How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

20 terms

Mrs. Hughes - Unit 14 Study Guide - 2-3-11

STUDY
PLAY
adv. Unexpectedly
Abruptly
n. condition of being dry and barren
Aridity
v. to stop or check the motion, course, or spread of; n. a taking into custody
Arrest
adv. Harshly; severely
Austerely
v. to stop
Cease
n. disorder
Chaos
adj. vague; not easily defined; that cannot be touched; n. something vague
Intangible
v. to bump or push, as in a crowd; n. a rough bump or shove
Jostle
v. to balance; keep steady; n. ease and dignity of manner
Poise
n. calmness
Quietude
adj. isolated; distant
Remote
n. rest; sleep; composure; calm; v. to lie at rest
Repose
adj. bouncing or springing back into original shape or form
Resilient
adj. not bending or flexible
Rigid
adj. sleepy, drowsy; causing drowsiness
Somnolent
n. a frame of mind or disposition; life principle or soul; liveliness; courage; an apparition; adj. of ghosts or spirits; v. to encourage; carry away
Spirit
n. very hard work; intense pain; v. to toil or work hard
Travail
adj. wild; stormy
Turbulent
n. the edge or brink of something; v. to be on the brink of; to bend or incline to or toward
Verge
adj. upright; perpendicular to the horizon; n. an upright position
Vertical