English Vocab Ch 1
Terms in this set (29)
unable to be upset or excited; calm.
walk or travel through or around a place or area, especially for pleasure and in a leisurely way.
the point in the orbit of the moon or a satellite at which it is nearest to the earth.
a thing that lasts forever or for an indefinite period, in particular.
having a ready insight into and understanding of things.
holding firmly to an opinion or a course of action.
make (someone) anxious or unsettled.
spread through and be perceived in every part of.
An unforeseen or indirect result or effect of an event.
The sharp striking of one thing against another
Lasting for an indefinitely long time
To penetrate through spaces; to spread throughout
To hold fast to a task or purpose despite handicaps or obstacles.
to gather or arrange in their proper sequence (the pages of a report, the sheets of a book, the pages of several sets of copies, etc.).
flattened at the poles, as a spheroid generated by the revolution of an ellipse about its shorter axis
an ecclesiastic of a high order, as an archbishop, bishop, etc.; a church dignitary.
to put before a person for acceptance; offer.
Excellent; above all others
To postpone, to delay
Tending to delay or to postpone
Excited feeling of pride triumph, or happiness.
To use available evidence to form a conclusion
a relaxing of tension, especially between nations, as by negotiations or agreements.
an arrangement or understanding between two or more nations agreeing to follow a particular policy with regard to affairs of international concern
to indicate in advance; to foreshadow or presage, as an omen does
having or showing a definite tendency, bias, or purpose
To engage in a quarrel, a struggle, or rivalry.