vocabulary week 9 parmer
Terms in this set (16)
well / good
1.) benediction-the utterance or bestowing of a blessing, especially at the end of a religious service.
2.) beneficial-favorable or advantageous; resulting in good.
1.) cardiac-of or relating to the heart.
2.) cardiology-the branch of medicine that deals with diseases and abnormalities of the heart.
1.) egocentric- thinking only of oneself, without regard for the feelings or desires of others; self-centered.
egoism- an ethical theory that treats self-interest as the foundation of morality.
give / gift
1.) donate-give (money or goods) for a good cause, for example to a charity.
2.) donation-something that is given to a charity, especially a sum of money.
1.) translucent-allowing light, but not detailed images, to pass through; semitransparent.
2.) illuminate-light up.
madness / frenzy / abnormal
1.) maniac-a person exhibiting extreme symptoms of wild behavior, especially when violent and dangerous.
2.) kleptomania-a recurrent urge to steal, typically without regard for need or profit.
1.) native- a person born in a specified place or associated with a place by birth, whether subsequently resident there or not.
2.) innate- inborn; natural
no / deny
1.) negative-consisting in or characterized by the absence rather than the presence of distinguishing features.
2.) negate-nullify; make ineffective.
1.) neonatal-of or relating to newborn children (or mammals).
2.) neoblastic- relating to or constituting new growth.
1.) novice-a person new to or inexperienced in a field or situation.
2.) innovate-make changes in something established, especially by introducing new methods, ideas, or products.
1) physics-the branch of science concerned with the nature and properties of matter and energy.
2.) physical-of or relating to the body as opposed to the mind.
mind / soul
1.) psychic-relating to or denoting faculties or phenomena that are apparently inexplicable by natural laws, especially involving telepathy or clairvoyance.
2.) psychopath-a person suffering from chronic mental disorder with abnormal or violent social behavior.
guide / rule
1.) regime-a government, especially an authoritarian one.
2.) regent-a person appointed to administer a country because the monarch is a minor or is absent or incapacitated.
to know / learn
1.) science- a systematically organized body of knowledge on a particular subject.
2.) conscience- an inner feeling or voice viewed as acting as a guide to the rightness or wrongness of one's behavior.
1.) solitary- done or existing alone.
2.) soliloquy- an act of speaking one's thoughts aloud when by oneself or regardless of any hearers, especially by a character in a play.
1.) contact-the state or condition of physical touching.
2.) tangible-perceptible by touch.