Word Voyage Quarter 4(test on 5/18)
Terms in this set (60)
Obviously and flatly opposed to truth; inconsistent with all common sense; logically contradictory; nonsensical; ridiculous.
: Dexterous in the use of the hands or in the exercise of the mental faculties; cleverly skillful, resourceful or ingenious.
1.) Pleasantly friendly and warm; easy to approach and talk to. 2.) Showing warmth; pleasant.
1.) Want or suppression of passion, emotion, or excitement. 2.) Lack of interest in or concern for things that others find moving or exciting.
1.) Of, in, or pertaining to water. 2.) Living in water. 3.) Taking place in or on water.
To turn aside, or away; to ward off, or prevent, the occurrence or effects of.
1.) Frank; outspoken; open and sincere. 2.) Informal; unposed.
1.) Characterized by or causing sticking together. 2.) Well-integrated; unified; tending to stick together.
Overpowering; having a powerful and irresistible effect; requiring acute admiration, attention, or respect.
Expressing much in a few words; condensed; brief and but comprehensive; succinct; -- used of style in writing or speaking.
1.) The formation or expression of an opinion or judgment formed on defective or presumptive evidence. 2.) An opinion, or judgment, so formed or expressed; probable inference; guess; speculation.
1.) To carry from one place to another; to bear or transport. 2.) To communicate or make known; to impart. 3.) To lead or conduct, as a channel or medium; to transmit.
Tending to overwhelm or intimidate; disheartening.
To decrease seriously or exhaust the abundance or supply of.
Selecting from various sources; not following any one system
Extraordinary in some bad way; glaring; flagrant; conspicuously bad.
Representing the most choice or select; best.
1.) A puzzling or contradictory person, saying, question, situation, etc. 2.) A riddle; a saying, question, picture, etc., containing a hidden meaning.
1.) To destroy or remove utterly; to extirpate. 2.) To erase by rubbing or by means of a chemical solvent. 3.) To pluck up by the roots.
1.) To form into a whole by uniting its parts; to frame; to construct; to build. 2.) To form by art and labor; to manufacture; to produce. 3.) To invent and form; to forge; to devise falsely.
Shockingly or outrageously bad or reprehensible; conspicuously offensive.
1.) Seeking and enjoying the company of others; sociable. 2.) Tending to move in or form a group with others of the same kind; living in flocks or herds.
1.) Imminent; about to happen. 2.) Imminently menacing or threatening.
Heedlessly; carelessly; unintentionally.
1.) Essential; impossible to be omitted or spared; absolutely necessary or requisite. 2.) Unavoidable; inevitable; incapable of being disregarded.
1.) Having or seeming to have no end; wearisomely protracted; unceasing; annoyingly incessant. 2.) Admitting no limit; boundless
1.) To cover with water; to overflow; to deluge; to flood. 2.) To fill with an overflowing abundance; to overwhelm.
To place close together or side by side, especially for comparison or contrast
Pertaining to, affected with, or resembling, apathetic or sluggish inactivity; drowsy.
A long duration of individual life; length of life. Length of service, tenure, etc.
Ridiculously absurd; laughable; provoking or deserving derisive scorn or laughter
1.) Generous in forgiving an insult or injury; free from petty resentfulness or vindictiveness. 2.) High-minded; noble. 3.) Proceeding from or revealing generosity or nobility of mind, character, etc.
Firmly or stubbornly adhering to one's purpose, opinion, etc.; not yielding to argument, persuasion, or entreaty.
1.) Chief in importance or impact; supreme; preeminent. 2.) Having the highest rank or authority; superior to all others in power.
1.) To read, especially to read through carefully or in a leisurely manner. 2.) To study; to examine with care; to look over in a casual way.
Altruistic concern for human welfare and advancement, usually manifested by donations of money or work.
1.) Visually charming, expressing that peculiar kind of beauty which is agreeable in a picture. 2.) Strikingly graphic or vivid; creating detailed mental images.
1.) Keenly distressing to the feelings. 2.) Keen or strong in mental appeal; designed to make an impression. 3.) Affecting or moving the emotions. 4.) Pungently pervasive to the smell.
1.) A very steep, perpendicular, or overhanging place; a cliff. 2.) A situation of great peril.
1.) The act or process of making ready beforehand for a specific purpose, as for an event or occasion; readiness. 2.) A substance, such as a medicine, prepared for a particular purpose.
1.) Assumption of something as true. 2.) Belief on reasonable grounds or probable evidence
Coming or occurring before something else; prior.
1.) A person (especially a child) having extraordinary talent or ability. 2.) Anything so extraordinary as to excite wonder or astonishment; a marvel. 3.) A production out of ordinary course of nature; an abnormal development.
Struck, beat or thrashed repeatedly with or as if with the fists.
A relation of mutual dependence, action or influence; a mutual exchange of privileges, obligations, or rights.
1.) Using more words or images than are necessary or useful; characterized by unnecessary repetition in expressing ideas. 2.) Exceeding what is natural or necessary; being in excess; superfluous. 3.) Having some unusual or extra part or feature. 4.) Serving as a duplicate that can continue to perform in the event of malfunction.
1.) Abundantly supplied or provided; filled. 2.) Stuffed with food or drink. 3.) Complete.
Severe or formal reproof, especially by a person in authority
1.) Distasteful in a high degree; offensive. 2.) Making opposition; averse. 3.) Being at variance; contrary; inconsistent.
1.) Inclined to keep silent; reserved; uncommunicative. 2.) Reluctant; restrained.
Shrewdly informed; experienced and well-informed; canny
1.) Being or lying under the surface of the earth; situated within the earth; underground. 2.) Existing or operating out of sight or secretly; hidden or secret.
In a stealthy manner; secretly.
1.) Habitually silent; not given to converse; not apt to talk or speak. 2.) Stern and silent in manner and expression.
1.) Persistent; obstinate; stubborn. 2.) Holding fast, or characterized by keeping a firm hold; inclined to retain what is in possession; highly retentive. 3.) Holding together; cohesive; tough.
Refined; elegant; sophisticated; having the polish and suavity regarded as characteristic of one with wide social experience.
Word for word; in the exact same words
Greedy in eating; very hungry; eager to devour or swallow; ravenous; gluttonous
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