Like this study set? Create a free account to save it.

Sign up for an account

Already have a Quizlet account? .

Create an account

MANIFOLD (MAN-i-fohld)

Numerous and varied, consisting of many kinds, containing many elements, features, or
Synonyms: multifarious, multitudinous.


Bending easily, flexible.
Synonyms: adaptable, workable, pliable, supple.


A quick reply, especially one that is cutting or witty.
Synonym: rejoinder.


Stubborn, inflexible, unwilling to give in or compromise, not yielding to argument or
Synonyms: hidebound, intractable, intransigent, adamant (Level 1, Word 15).
Pronunciation tip: Obstinate is sometimes mispronounced as if it were spelled obstinant. Take care to spell obstinate correctly and pronounce it AHB-sti-nit.


Literally, to tear, cut roughly, rend, mangle. Figuratively, to wound, afflict, cause pain.

OMNIPOTENT (ahm-NIP-uh-tint)

All-powerful, almighty, having unlimited power or authority.
Etymology tip: The element omni- means "all," as in omnidirectional, omnipresent, and
omniscient (ahm-NISH-int), all-knowing.


Untrustworthy, dishonorable, deceitful, corrupt, lacking integrity or moral principles.
Related words: scruple, something that causes hesitation or doubt in determining what is
appropriate and proper; scrupulous, having scruples-hence, taking pains to do something
exactly right.

RENAISSANCE (ren-uh-SAHNS orREN-uh-sahns)

A revival, renewal of life or vigor.
Synonyms: rebirth, resurgence


A coming into being, beginning.
Synonyms: origin, birth, creation.

WARRANT (WAH-rint or WAR-int)

(1) To justify, give good reason for, authorize, sanction.
(2) To guarantee, promise, give formal assurance of.
Related word: unwarranted, without good reason or authorization, unjustifiable.

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again


Reload the page to try again!


Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

Voice Recording