Eng III Vocab 1-6 Review
Flashcards for Master Words in Vocabu-Lit_level_J_lesson_1
Terms in this set (60)
[adjective]. low; ignoble; sinful. Instead of behaving nobly, he gave in to his _?_ desires and became a sinner.
[noun]. force; threats. Threatening my family if I don't do what you want is the worst kind of _?_.
[noun]. deception; trickery. She often behaves in a false manner to fool others, and I am tired of her _?_.
[noun]. a row made by a plow for planting seeds; a trench. The farm equipment moved down each row of plowed earth, planting seeds in the _?_.
[verb]. to give in to an action or feeling; to give free reign to. Instead of staying on my diet, I sometimes _?_ in rich desserts.
[adjective]. evil; damaging; dangerous. Over time, the chemical leak had a _?_ effect on the health of those living nearby.
[noun]. religious devotion; faith. The nun prayed deeply and sincerely, for she was a woman of great _?_.
[noun]. stolen goods; loot. The pirates stole gold and jewels and then buried their _?_ in a treasure chest.
[noun]. one who asks for something; a beggar; a petitioner. Each _?_ knelt before King Leopold, begging for the king's favor.
[adjective]. related to the river Styx and to hell; dark; somber. From the _?_ nature of the waters in the area comes its nickname, Hell's Gate.
[adjective]. distressed; heartbroken. Deeply distressed, she let out an _?_ cry.
[adjective]. daring; adventurous. The _?_ hero was always ready for adventure.
[noun]. power; supremacy. As ruler of the universe, Zeus had _?_ over the other gods and goddesses.
[noun]. ability to work or perform; potency. The _?_ of the medicine may be weakened if you do not take it as directed.
[adjective]. difficult; challenging. The other ski slope presents few challenges, but this one is quite _?_.
[noun]. one who creates new things; pioneer; a groundbreaker. She is an _?_ who has designed many creative new methods for conserving energy.
[verb]. to hit; to attack. Holding his sword high, the knight threatened to _?_ anyone who opposed him.
[verb]. to conquer; to bring under one's control. The invaders plan to conquer the planet and _?_ the people who live there.
[adjective]. too horrible to describe; unspeakable. It was truly an _?_ horror—no one could find words to describe it.
[verb]. to fly in a circle. She watched the birds _?_ in the sky, eventually circling back to the treetop.
[verb]. to praise; to honor. The city held a tickertape parade to _?_ the heroes.
[adjective]. informal; nonchalant. Dress for the party was _?_, and many people wore T-shirts and jeans.
[noun]. a movement along a path; a progression of steps. Our _?_ through the woods to the waterfall took less than half an hour.
[adjective]. awful; fearful. A _?_ monster blocked their path.
[adjective]. free of blemishes; perfect. The gymnast gave a _?_ performance and earned a perfect score.
[adjective]. abandoned; solitary. _?_ and lonely, she longed for a visitor.
[noun]. a maze. The ball of string helped her find her way back through the many twists and turns of the _?_.
[noun]. the death of a person who is killed for his or her religious or other beliefs. Facing death, he stayed true to his convictions; after his _?_, he was named a saint.
[adjective]. respectful; devout; dutiful. She kneeled as she spoke her _?_ words of prayer.
[adjective]. responsible; down-to-earth; practical. We need a _?_ solution to the problem, not an impractical scheme.
[verb]. to rub; to irritate by rubbing; to heat by friction. Each time the prisoner tried to escape the ropes, they would _?_ her wrists further.
[noun]. junction, especially of two rivers; meeting. The city that arose at the _?_ of the two rivers is still a major port today.
[verb]. to match or agree; to be equivalent; to be comparable. Does the answer on the third line _?_ with the third question, or does it go with a different question?
[noun]. happiness; gladness. _?_ spread when we learned that the war had finally ended.
[adjective]. acting with sudden energy, sometimes without thought; rushing with force. Instead of thinking carefully, he made an _?_ decision that he later regretted.
[verb]. to encroach or invade; to collide; to infringe upon. Will the new group _?_ upon our plans, or can we still move forward?
[verb]. to reduce to fine powder; to disintegrate; to smash. Floodwaters can _?_ stone, smashing it to tiny pieces.
[verb]. to walk idly with no special concern; to amble. Tourists often _?_ down this street, chatting together and looking in shop windows.
[adjective]. serious; sober. He is a _?_ person who takes most things seriously.
[adjective]. peaceful; serene; quiet; undisturbed. The lake is a _?_ retreat far from the hustle and bustle of city life.
[adjective]. insulted; offended. She was deeply _?_ by his insulting words.
[noun]. an indirect reference; a hint; an implied reference to something familiar. The poem made an _?_ to a famous line in a play by Shakespeare.
[verb]. to agree; to coincide; to act together. Since we all _?_ with Jane's suggestion, let's put it into practice.
[verb]. to do away with; to remove; to get rid of. Though it can be hard to _?_ a rumor, I hope we can do something to get rid of this one.
[verb]. to ascribe or attribute; to charge someone with an action, especially a negative act. You _?_ my actions as evil, but in fact I have done nothing wrong.
[verb]. to hint indirectly; to imply. Her remarks _?_ that Evan is a villain, but she never comes right out and says so.
[verb]. to remember; to give consideration. It is one of many memorable events that I _?_ from my childhood.
[noun]. the act of controlling one's thoughts or actions; caution; inhibition. You need to behave with more _?_ instead of blurting out everything that comes into your head.
[noun]. a quick reply, as to an accusation; a comeback. He quickly issued a challenge, and her _?_ came just as quickly.
[adjective]. extremely careful; mindful. The doctor is always _?_ when she scrubs up before surgery.
[adjective]. related to those from whom one is descended; traditional. This is my _?_ home, passed down for generations in my family.
[adjective]. given to sudden changes in mood; fickle. She is often _?_, abruptly turning from happiness to anger with little reason.
[verb]. to influence; to control. Large countries often _?_ their smaller neighbors.
[noun]. the state of not working; laziness. After working hard for over a year, Jane enjoyed a month of _?_ at the beach.
[adjective]. in an initial stage; developing. The plans are still in an _?_ stage, but eventually they will move forward.
[adjective]. close; personal. The movie star's personal assistant had an _?_ knowledge of his private affairs.
[adjective]. evil-minded; vicious. The _?_ villain did a great deal of harm.
[adjective]. never-ending; permanent. As soon as she wakes up, the baby seems to be in _?_ motion, never stopping to rest.
[verb]. to object to something in a strong way; to feel bitter about; to begrudge. She came to deeply _?_ the unfair treatment she often received.
[noun]. an office; a rank or position in an organization or society. The British aristocrat inherited his _?_ from his father.