36 terms

Everyday Words Lesson 7 (terms/definitions)

STUDY
PLAY
scissors
and edge tool having two crossed pivoting blades
finale
the concluding part of any performance; conclusion; concluding part
literature
creative writing of recognized artistic value
portion
a part or share of the whole
suicidal
tending toward the act of voluntarily taking one's life
verify
confirm the truth of
infidelity
unfaithfulness; unfaithfulness, especially in marriage
linear
of, in, along or relating to a line
luminous
emitting or reflecting light, glowing; illuminating
deprecate
belittle; , express strong disapproval of
terminate
to end something
vestibule
a large entrance or reception room or area; any of various bodily cavities leading to another cavity
definitive
conclusive
aver
affirm to be true
uxoricide
the act of killing one's wife
obliterate
to erase
travesty
bad or grotesque imitation
impart
give a portion to
indeterminate
vague
perfidy
treachery
sui generis
unique perfidy
luminary
notable person
precarious
dangerous, risky
lineage
descent from a common ancestor
semifinal
The round before the championship; halfway to the end
verdict
decision, especially after a trial
tripartite
divided into or consisting of three parts
suicide
to kill one's self
multilinear
many lines; , The accepted notion that different cultures pass through any one of a number of possible sequences of change.
partner
a person who is a member of a partnership
alliteration
repetition of initial consonant sounds
parricide
murder of your own parents
terminally
ending in death; fatal; at the end
diffident
shy
confinement
the act of restraining of a person's liberty by confining them
imprecation
a curse