How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

12 terms

American Classics Hinton Set # 5

Here is set #5; sorry it's late!!!!
STUDY
PLAY
Efface
obliterate, remove completely from recognition or memory; make inconspicuous
Plagiarize
unauthorized use or close imitation of another author and the representation of them as one's own original work
Querulous
fretful; habitually complaining
Voracious
excessively greedy and grasping; insatiably hungry; exceedingly eager or avid
Reticent
reserved; disposed to be silent or not to speak freely; reluctant or restrained
Deference
courteous regard for people's feelings; a disposition or tendency to yield to others' will; respect
Euphemism
The substitution of a mild or less negative word or phrase for a harsh or blunt one
Guile
craftiness, shrewdness; insidious cunning in attaining a goal; skillful deceit
Savory
morally respectable or inoffensive; pleasant or agreeable in taste or smell; salty to the taste; not sweet
Jargon
slang; a characteristic language of a particular group; unintelligible or meaningless talk or writing; gibberish
Prodigious
colossal; so great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe; of momentous or ominous significance
Surmise
infer from incomplete evidence; suspect: imagine to be the case or true or probable