Busy. Please wait.

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the email address associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know (0)
Know (0)
remaining cards (0)
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Vocab Jam

avid adj. Having a strong desire for, to the point of greed Eager, enthusiastic
brusque adj. Abrupt in manner pr speech, gruff
brusqueness n. The quality or state of being brusque.
concise adj. Short and to the point
demean v. To cause a lowering of self-esteem, to lower in reputation or character
demeaning adj. Degrading
despicable adj. Deserving contempt or scorn
emulate v. To try equal, to imitate
evoke v. To call forth, to produce To bring to mind, often by suggestion
evokative adj. Creating something again, especially through the imagination
excruciating adj. Very painful
inaugurate v. To install in office with a formal ceremony To begin officially or mark the opening of
inauguration n. The act of installing in office
pervade v. To spend throughout
pervasive adj. Spreading throughout
proprietor n. An owner of a store or other business
pseudonym n. A fictitious name used by an author, a pen name
rebuff v. To reject bluntly To drive back n. A blunt rejection An abrupt setback in progress
resilient adj. Capable of recovering quickly from misfortune
resilience n. The ability to recover The ability to spring back
turbulent adj. Chaotic, unruly Stormy, tempestuous
turbulence n. Great disturbance or agitation Rapid changes in wind speed and direction in the atmosphere
Created by: ginny0523