How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

10 terms

Word-Hoard Wednesday - Set 6

STUDY
PLAY
cavernous
(adj) resembling a cave; a hollow area of darkness: cavernous eyes; deep-sounding: a cavernous voice
exhort
(verb) to advise strongly; urge
incessant
(adj) unending; continuing without interruption; not ceasing
infirmary
(noun) a school or other similar building set up for the care of the sick and injured; hospital
lackey
(noun) a follower or servant, or one who is treated like a servant; (verb) to act as a servant
lavish
(adj) using or giving in generous, liberal amounts; wasteful: lavish expenditure; (verb) to give without restraint
mausoleum
(noun) a burial place for the bodies or remains of many individuals, often of a single family, usually in the form of a small building; a large, gloomy, depressing building, room, or the like.
morosely
(adv) gloomily; (adj) expression of gloom
muck
(noun) mud; filth, dirt, or slime; manure made up of dung and/or decaying foods; (verb) to make dirty; (slang) to ruin: make a muck of; or confuse (often followed by up)
preened
(verb) 1. (of animals, especially birds) to trim or dress with the beak or tongue: The peacock preened itself on the lawn.
2. to dress (oneself) carefully or smartly; primp: The king preened himself in his elaborate ceremonial robes.
3. to pride (oneself) on an achievement, personal quality, etc.: He preened himself on having been graduated with honors.