Terms in this set (100)
To remove or discard; peel off
Friendly or peaceable
Marked by shame or disgrace; deserving disgrace or shame; despicable; degrading
obtained, done, made, etc., by stealth
A group of people leading the way in new developments or ideas.
Agreeably pungent or sharp in taste or flavor; pleasantly biting or tart; agreeably stimulating, interesting, or attractive
A jeweled crown or headband worn as a symbol of sovereignty
A wall or bank of earth or stone built to prevent flooding an area
Dexterous; nimble; skillful; clever
Requiring immediate action or remedy; requiring much effort or expense; demanding
having a projecting lower jaw or chin.
to decrease in strength, intensity
expressing or revealing thoughtfulness, usually marked by some sadness
elevated or lofty in thought, language.
to represent fictitiously; put on an appearance of.
telling lies, esp. habitually; dishonest; lying; untruthful
to impede or hinder; hamper; to block up or fill with what is obstructive or superfluous
a rushing, violent, or abundant and unceasing stream of anything.
showing great joy, satisfaction, or triumph; rejoicing; exultant
favorable to or promoting health; healthful
Yarn-dyed, plain-weave cotton fabric, usually striped or checked.
situated or lying under the skin, as tissue.
the restoration and upgrading of deteriorated urban property by middle-class or affluent people, often resulting in displacement of lower-income people
a literary, musical, artistic composition made up of selections from different works
the act or condition of giving tacit assent; agreement or consent by silence or without objection; compliance
to mold or carve in relief; to decorate with or as if with a raised design; to adorn; decorate; to cover with many protuberances; stud.
Of, relating to, or adapted for walking; Capable of walking; not bedridden; Designed for or available to patients who are not bedridden
a quick, witty reply.
lacking experience of life; immature
lacking interest or excitement; dull.
a place where a sea, river, or other body of water is shallow.
characterized by affected, exaggerated, or insincere earnestness; excessively or ingratiatingly flattering
firm, steadfast, or uncompromising
small; little; tiny
capable of being touched or felt; tangible.
spending money or resources freely and recklessly; wastefully extravagant.
gruesome and horrifying; ghastly; horrible
a small, very humble dwelling house; a wretched hut.
characterized by stealth; surreptitious; expressive of hidden motives or purposes; shifty
to make the sound and movement of vomiting
To sap the strength or energy of; enervate
To clear of accusation, blame, suspicion, or doubt with supporting arguments or proof.
Modest and reserved in manner or behavior; affectedly shy, modest, or reserved
A desire to harm others or to see others suffer; extreme ill will or spite
To feel or express sorrow or pity for; sympathize with.
Of, relating to, or shaped like a cone.
A temporary encampment often in an unsheltered area
A space in air, water, or soil containing pollutants released from a point source
To solidify by or as if by freezing; to coagulate; jell
To get rid of as if by tearing up by the roots
Lacking interest, care, or enthusiasm; indifferent or apathetic.
to irritate; annoy; provoke
(of a person, manner, or gesture) displaying or having a disinclination for physical exertion or effort; slow and relaxed.
an uneasy feeling or pang of conscience as to conduct; compunction
(of a person) open and responsive to suggestion; easily persuaded or controlled.
strong enough to resist or withstand attack; not to be taken by force, unconquerable.
a set of principles concerned with the nature and appreciation of beauty, esp. in art.
characterized by trembling, as from fear, nervousness, or weakness.
to fill or inflame with love, to charm or captivate
something that incites, instigates, angers or irritates.
equivalent, as in value, force, effect, or signification
uttering, containing, or exhibiting blasphemy; irreverent; profane
to speak with lengthened or drawn-out vowels; the speech or manner of speaking which involves lengthened or drawn-out use of vowels.
belonging naturally; essential.
preference or special liking for something; a bias in favor of something
a small amount or portion
without interest, vigor, or determination; listless; lethargic
a small mass of rounded or irregular shape, as a small abnormal knobby bodily protuberance
soaked with liquid or moisture; saturated
felt in or as if in the internal body; deep, instinctive, unreasoning
Inadequate supply; scarcity; lack
Desolate or dreary; unhappy or miserable; as in feeling, condition, or appearance
a curved single edged sword of oriental origin
A tall roof-like projection above a theater usually containing the name of a currently playing film or performer
Anything that foreshadows a future event; omen; sign
An instance or means of communication between different units or groups of an organization
Promptness in response: cheerful readiness
neatly or effectively concise; brief; pithy (as in language)
Relentlessly severe, stern, or gloomy in manner of appearance
To break or crush something inward
Extreme indulgence in sensual pleasures
A very noisy place; wild uproar or noise
Fragments from an exploded artillery shell, mine, or bomb
Deviation or departure from the normal or common order, form, or rule.
To move in waves or with a smooth, wavelike motion
Marked by strident color or excessive ornamentation; gaudy.
A definite liking; a strong inclination
To move about rapidly and nimbly
A cheerful or lively manner of speaking, in which the pitch of the voice varies pleasantly.
To deprive of peace or rest; trouble.
To pronounce clear of guilt or blame; to relieve of requirement or obligation
Contemplation of the past; a survey of past time, events
To vary irregularly; to rise and fall in or as if in waves
to attack the character of
Lineal descent from an ancestor; ancestry or extraction
To enroll or obtain (a sailor) for the crew of a ship by unscrupulous means, as by force or the use of liquor or drugs; to kidnap or steal.
Constituting a beginning; giving origin to something derived or developed; elementary
A garment consisting of a long piece of cloth wrapped around the body and tucked at the waist or under the armpits; traditionally worn in Southeast Asia and now in the west
traveling from place to place
a long, precipitous, cliff like ridge of land, rock, or the like commonly formed by the faulting or fracturing of the earth's crust.