English IV List 7
Terms in this set (70)
fail to give a true notion or impression of (something).
to make sore by rubbing against it.
a stored up supply.
tending to cause discontent, animosity,or envy.
of similar nature or character.
an occurrence believed to foretell the future.
copying someone's words or ideas as one's own.
to handle (as a tool) especially effectively.
wield; wave;display eloquently.
make more attractive by the addition o decorative details or features.
ask someone earnestly or anxiously to do something.
to give or bestow in abundance; to shower.
a heap of combustible materials, usually used as a part of funeral rites.
the act of risking something in hopes of profit.
in an abrupt and discourteous manner.
someone related to you.
guess; draw a conclusion.
a payment to a ruler or stronger power as acknowledgment of submission.
did not become afraid.
trick or deceive.
to wrestle (either physically or emotionally).
softly bright or radiant.
to scout out an area (especially in military operations).
get together (with)
to waste away
prevaricate; use double meaning to confuse listeners
make lighter or brighter
unable to be satisfied
the father or father-figure of a household or group
in a sarcastic, humorous manner
seize the day, to make most of your time
to chop off a head
unnecessary and unwarranted
give to understand
with indefatigable energy
information, esp. of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view
one who seizes or holds power
influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering
conformity with conventional thought and behavior
the act of deriding or treating with contempt
not capable of being surmounted or overcome
the action of perverting something (turning it to a wrong use)
being in the earliest stages of development
mentally healthy; free from mental disorder
in a sentimental manner
marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed