Unit 14 A&B
Terms in this set (22)
Willing to follow advice or authority, tractable, submissive; responsive; amenable to: liable to be held responsible for.
To scold sharply.
Large-scale slaughter or loss of life.
Too ready believe, easily deceived.
A rule, test; a standard for judgment or evaluation.
To use up as a result of spending or consumption; to diminish greatly.
To expand on, write or talk at length or in detail; to move about freely.
Coming from the outside, foreign; present but not essential, irrelevant.
The beginning, start, earliest stage of some process, institution, etc
A weakness or ailment (physical, mental, moral, etc)
Lacking in nutritive value; lacking in interest or substance; immature, juvenile.
Apparent, appearing to be true or actual; capable of being shown or exhibited.
A collection of diverse or miscellaneous.
Showing unusually early development (especially in talents or mental capacity.
Happening as though through divine intervention; characterized by good fortune.
Delighting in cruelty, excessively cruel.
Self-righteous, characterized by moralizing; given to use of maxims or adages; saying much in few words, pithy.
To beg earnestly and humbly.
An excess or overindulgence, as in eating or drinking; causing disgust; to feed or supply with anything to excess
Winding. twisted, crooked; highly involved, complex; devious.
Swollen, bloated, filled to excess; overdecorated or excessive in language.