Julius Caesar Vocabulary
Terms in this set (50)
v. reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
I do not like reading an ___________ version of a story.
adj. diffusing warmth and friendliness
I like it when my bosses are ___________ .
v. to belong or be connected as a rightful part or attribute
need a sentence
adj. in fear or dread of possible evil or harm
I do not like feeling ___________ .
adj. lacking or indicating the lack of higher qualities of mind or spirit
Sometimes humor is ___________ .
v. an authoritative direction or instruction to do something; to issue an order to; beseech
I always try to do my mother's ___________ .
n. a chest especially for storing valuables
Stores sell fireproof ___________ .
n. attentive consideration and meditation
"After much ___________ he rejected the offer."
n. knowledge or awareness of
They seemed to have no ___________ of the crime.
n. a person or thing of immense size or power
Leonardo da Vinci remains a ___________ in the history of art.
v. to hinder or encumber by being in the way
The multitude of books I have to carry to class ___________ me.
v. to cause to separate and go in different directions
When she waved her hand the crowd ___________ .
v. weigh down, burden (hold back)
These rules will only ___________ the people we're trying to help.
v. destroy completely, as if down to the roots
His ambition is to ___________ poverty in his community.
v. to make more violent, bitter, or severe
His angry comments have ___________ tensions in the negotiation process.
adj. (demanding attention) requiring immediate aid or action
He started his workday with a flood of ___________ matters that required his quick decision.
n. deed or action, especially a notable or heroic act
Would you like to hear about my ___________ from a time I went canoeing?
n. a party or group (as within a government) that is often contentious or self-seeking
That ___________ doesn't speak for everyone.
v. : to grow well : to be healthy
: to be very successful : to do very well
: to hold up and show (something) in an excited or proud way
v. 1a : to stuff to capacity : glut
b : to fill completely or to the point of distension
1: to make slow or difficult the progress of : hamper
2: to hold back : check ...
1: offensive to the senses and especially to sight : exceedingly ugly
2: morally offensive : shocking
1: marked by impartiality : unbiased
2a : that does not matter one way or the other
2b : of no importance or value one way or the other
3a : marked by no special liking for or dislike of something
a : the quality or state of being infirm
b : the condition of being feeble : frailty
: to cause (a person or thing) to be filled with something (such as a quality)
: to cause (something, such as a quality) to be added or introduced into a person or thing
: to allow something (such as tea or herbs) to stay in a liquid (such as hot water) in order to flavor the liquid...
: forgetfulness of or poor return for kindness received...
n. : a dishonest man
Archaic: a servant boy...
1: to free from faults or defects: as
a : to improve in manners or morals : reform
b : to set right : correct
c : to put into good shape or working order again
: an elaborate discourse delivered in a formal and dignified manner...
: amazing or wonderful : very impressive
: very big...
a : a portentous event : omen
b : something extraordinary or inexplicable
2a : an extraordinary, marvelous, or unusual accomplishment, deed, or event
b : a highly talented child or youth
1a : to melt down <render suet>; also : to extract by melting
2a : to transmit to another
3. to give in acknowledgment of dependence or obligation
4.to cause to be or become
: to repeat or copy (something) exactly...
2: a dishonest or worthless person : scoundrel
3: a mischievous person : scamp
5: an individual exhibiting a chance and usually inferior biological variation
1: of or befitting a slave or a menial position
2: meanly or cravenly submissive : abject
: having a very loud, high-pitched sound
: loud and difficult to ignore but often unreasonable
: to offend or insult (someone) : to treat (someone) with disrespect...
: someone who makes predictions about what is going to happen in the future...
1a : plunder taken from an enemy in war or from a victim in robbery : loot
b : public offices made the property of a successful party —usually used in plural
1: to tread sharply or heavily upon : trample
2: to reject with disdain or contempt : scorn
1: to spread by scattering
2: to cover by or as if by scattering something
1:menacing or threatening in appearance <surly weather>
2obsolete : arrogant, imperious
3:irritably sullen and churlish in mood or manner :
1a : a multitude of assembled persons
b : a large number : host
2a : a crowding together of many persons
1: a ruler or state that pays tribute to a conqueror
2: a stream feeding a larger stream or a lake
: a person of low rank who works for a more powerful person...
to make a vain display of one's own worth or attainments : brag...
a : conformity to a standard of right : morality
b : a particular moral excellence
: manly strength or courage : valor
5: a commendable quality or trait : merit
: not having or showing good manners, good taste, or politeness
: relating to the common people or the speech of common people
1: worked into shape by artistry or effort <carefully wrought essays>
2: elaborately embellished : ornamented
3: processed for use : manufactured