Terms in this set (35)

  • authoritative
    official, coming from a source that calls for obedience or belief
  • bankrupt
    in a state of financial ruin
  • bankrupt
    to ruin financially
  • bankrupt
    one who has been ruined financially
  • clamor
    a public outcry; any loud and continued noise
  • clamor
    to call for by loud, continued outcries
  • coincide
    to be in full agreement; to be the same in nature or function
  • coincide
    to happen at the same time
  • cynical
    inclined to believe the worst of people
  • cynical
    bitterly mocking or sneering
  • despot
    a ruler who oppresses his or her subjects
  • feud
    a bitter, long-term quarrel
  • feud
    to fight or quarrel with
  • haggle
    to argue in a petty way, especially about a price
  • hardy
    able to bear up under difficult conditions or harsh treatment
  • harmonious
    able to get along together well
  • harmonious
    combining different elements that blend pleasingly; melodious
  • hoard
    to store up, save
  • hoard
    a hidden store or supply
  • indisposed
    slightly ill; disinclined to do something
  • legacy
    an inheritance
  • legacy
    something handed down from an ancestor or from the past
  • legitimate
    lawful, rightful; reasonable, justifiable
  • mirth
    merry fun, gaiety; laughter
  • officiate
    to perform the duties of an office
  • officiate
    to conduct a religious ceremony; to referee
  • partial
    not complete
  • partial
    favoring one side over another; showing a strong liking for someone or something
  • patronize
    to give one's business to regularly as a customer
  • patronize
    to support, provide financial help
  • patronize
    to treat someone as an inferior while making a show of being kind or gracious
  • rite
    a ceremony; the customary form of a ceremony
  • rite
    any formal custom or practice
  • sagacious
    shrewd; wise in a keen, practical way
  • despot
    a tyrant