All Vocab Words: English
Terms in this set (80)
Morally unrestrained like St. Augustine.
A coin collector.
A scarcity; a lack.
Believing that all events in life are inevitable and determined by fate.
To force oneself into a situation.
To turn away feelings or affections.
In high spirits; exultantly proud and joyful.
A witty saying expressing a single thought or observation.
Mentally ill; insane.
To besiege by encircling (as with an army); to harass.
To eat or swallow greedily.
No longer in use or useful; very old.
A narcotic used to cause sleep or bring relief from pain.
An exaggerated portrayal of one's features.
To waste time; to dawdle.
Pertaining to or constituting a major crime.
A large elaborate structure; an imposing building.
Equally skillful with either hand.
To give life or motion to.
To work dough or day into a uniform mixture.
One having a fanatical devotion to a country, gender, or religion with contempt for other countries, the opposite sex or other beliefs.
Promoting equal rights for all people.
In state of violent or destructive rage.
Marked by conspicuous, showy, or pretentious display.
To mislead; to fool.
To escape notice; to get away from.
Anything that destroys; prevents growth, or causes devaluation.
A funeral rite or ceremony.
An occupant; an inhabitant.
Obligated loyalty or faithfulness.
To attract by offering reward or pleasure.
A slow person, especially one who falls behind.
A maneuver or action used to gain an advantage.
Worn out, as from overindulgence.
The main point.
To recommend; to speak in favor of.
To obliterate; to wipe out.
Personal appeal or attraction; magnetism.
A brute; a large monster; a frightful giant.
Anything having existence, either physical or mystical.
To exchange words; to discuss casually.
Cowardly and treacherous.
Favoritism shown to family/friends by those in power, esp. in business or hiring practices.
To reset another's success; to envy.
An influential person; a member of an elite group.
Deep-seated hostility, often mutual.
To speak in a dramatic, impassioned or blustering manner.
To inspire or influence; to saturate.
A pole with a large hook on one end.
To drink in large quantities.
A lover of books.
Reflexive, to prepare for an event, gorge.
To make afraid.
State of change (hormones, emotions).
Wretched living place.
Like a corpse.
Of middle ages.
A dictator with absolute power.
To draw or bring out.
To collect bit by bit.
To wear out or irritate.
To hint at.
Members of a group. Members of the best group.