English vocab Unit 7
Terms in this set (22)
(v.) To calm or pacify, set to rest; to lessen or relieve.
(adj) beastlike; beastly, brutal; subhuman in intelligence and sensibility
(adj) festive, sociable, having fun together, genial.
(n) a circle of acquaintances; a close-knit, often exclusive, group of people with a common interest.
(n) a person or thing closely resembling or corresponding to another; a compliment
(V) to object or take exception to; (n) an objection
(n) shameless boldness, impudence
(v) to decorate, adorn, touch up; to improve by adding details
(adj) lasting only a short time, short lived
(adj) appropriate, apt, well chosen; marked by well-being or good fortune, happy
(adj) done slyly or stealthily, sneaky, secret, shifty; stolen
(adj) glaring; tastelessly, showy or over-decorated in a vulgar or offensive way
(adj) misleading, deceptive; lacking or not based on reality
(adj) needy, impoverished
(adj) far too great, exceeding reasonable limits, excessive
(v) to cast overboard, get rid of as unnecessary or burdensome
(n) a person who hates or despises people
(adj) very persistent; holding firmly to a course of action or a set of beliefs; hard to get rid of, refusing to be put off or denied
(adj) of little value or importance, paltry, measly; concerned with trifling matters, small-minded
(n) clothing, garments
(n) the board or stone that lies under a door, sill; the place or point of entering or beginning, outset; the point at which a physiological or psychological effect is produced, brink
(n) a ghostly apparition, specter