Language Arts Vocab (Mr. Williams)
Terms in this set (37)
An inflated opinion of yourself as well as how you think others see you and your value to them.
It is actually a form of mental sickness. One who automatically and immediately places him/her above everyone else.
Regarding oneself as the center of all things/events and (usually) demands that all attention be lavished pun him/her.
Short sighted; unable to see "the whole picture" or act prudently in certain situations due to lack of tolerance and/or understanding (insight).
The ability to feel for others; a feeling of anxiety due to a realization of guilt; the ability to feel compassion (sorrow) for others.
Lacking; very poor.
Lavish and wealthy; not lacking anything (as in having an abundance of everything).
Having bad breath.
Having smelly feet.
Sneaky, calculating, shrewd, up to no good.
Excessively particular, critical, demanding and/or hard to please.
Extremely small: barely existing.
To cause something to occur.
To decorate; to add ornamentation and details to.
a [complete] failure.
Pertaining to the night; active at night.
To sharpen or stimulate.
Fearless; having boldness.
A leader who promises things to people to gain power.
Beyond what is necessary.
To try to equal [or copy] by imitating.
To become similar, to act in agreement.
Fake; false; counterfeit.
Brilliant or expert at an early age.
To conclude; to deduce.
A pleasure seeker.
To shorten; to abridge.
Patronizing; to speak down to (in an offensive way).
Respectable because of age.
Dull; ordinary; run of the mill.
Acting suddenly with little thought; acting/speaking with very little forethought.
Shrewd; wise; smart.
Something that passes away very fast/quickly (i.e. the vision of a ghost); momentary; fleeting.