Vocab Midterm Words
Terms in this set (52)
loyal, reliable, and hardworking (person)
an expert judge in matters of taste.
a person who acts obsequiously toward someone important in order to gain advantage.
a person, especially a young one, endowed with exceptional qualities or abilities.
traveling from place to place (person)
a person who wanders from place to place without a home or job.
a person who steals by means of deception or fraud.
an experienced and trusted adviser.
a moving mechanical device made in imitation of a human being.
a person highly skilled in music or another artistic pursuit.
a person who is very interested in and enthusiastic about someone or something.
a person who lives a solitary life and tends to avoid other people.
someone who is practical and focused on reaching a goal
a person inclined to question or doubt all accepted opinions.
very skilled or proficient at something (person)
involving or requiring strenuous effort; difficult and tiring.
showing great care and perseverance.
a feeling of fear or agitation about something that may happen.
without the basic necessities of life.
deserving hatred and contempt.
(of a person or their grief) not able to be comforted or alleviated.
irritate intensely; infuriate.
filled with or characterized by a lively energy and excitement.
make (someone) ecstatically happy.
characterized by or feeling intense excitement and happiness.
feeling or expressing overwhelming happiness or joyful excitement.
characterized by vulgar or pretentious display; designed to impress or attract notice.
keeping careful watch for possible danger or difficulties.
remarkably or impressively great in extent, size, or degree or unnatural or abnormal.
(of a gift or sum of money) larger or more generous than is usual or necessary (person)
unwilling to spend money or use resources; stingy or frugal (person)
(of an atmosphere or event) friendly, lively, and enjoyable (person)
friendly, good-natured, or easy to talk to (person)
optimistic or positive, especially in an apparently bad or difficult situation (person)
(of a person) excessively or ingratiatingly flattering; oily.
making a show of being morally superior to other people (person)
producing a great deal of profit.
examine or inspect closely and thoroughly.
feeling or characterized by great anger.
furiously angry (person)
wary and unwilling to take risks (person)
(of a person or their efforts) persisting tirelessly.
impossible to subdue or defeat.
too powerful to be defeated or overcome (person)
not harmful or offensive (person or something)
unable to be placated/ relentless, unstoppable
impossible to stop or prevent (person)
done without being planned, organized, or rehearsed.
created and performed spontaneously or without preparation; impromptu.
(of something regarded as unpleasant) continuing without pause or interruption.
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