Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


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.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

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

Remove Ads
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
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:
Retries:
restart all cards




share
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. - Level H

Unit 9

Vocab. - Level HUnit 9
beatitude (n.) a state of perfect happiness or blessedness; a blessing
bete noire (n.) someone or something that one especially dislikes, dreads, or avoids
bode (v.) to be an omen of; to indicate by signs
dank (adj.) unpleasantly damp or wet
ecumenical (adj.) worldwide or universal in influence or application
fervid (adj.) burning with enthusiasm or zeal; extremely heated
fetid (adj.) haviing an unpleasant or offensive odor
gargantuan (adj.) of immense size, volume or capacity; enormous, prodigious
heyday (n.)the period of greatest power, vigor, success, or influence; the prime years
incubus (n.) a demon or evil spirit supposed to haunt human beings in their bedrooms at night; anything that oppresses or weighs upon one, like a nightmare
infrastructure (n.) a basic foundation or framework; a system of public works; the resources and facilities required for an activity; permanent military installations
inveigle (v.) to entice, lure, or snare by flattery or artful inducements; to obtain or acquire by articice
kudos (n.) the acclaim, prestige, or renown that comes as a result of some action or achievement
lagniappe (n.) an extra or unexpected gift or gratuity
prolix (adj.) long-winded and wordy; tending to speak or write such a way
protege (n.) someone whose welfare, training, or career is under the patronage of an influential person; someone under the jurisdiction of a foreign country or government
prototype (n.) an original pattern or model; a primitive or ancestral form
sycophant (n.) someone who attempts to win favors or advance him-or herself by flattery or servile behavior; a slanderer, defamer
tautology (n.) needless repetition of an idea by using different but equivalent words; a redundancy
truckle (v.) to yield or submit tamely or submissively
Created by: Academic Center