Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
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.
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.
Don't know
remaining cards
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 words III


mutation` noun-new form resulting from a change
nebula noun -an unclear bright area in the night sky, for example, a distant galaxy
nocturnal adjective-active at night : most owls are nocturnal
nuisance noun-something that is annoying
omnivore noun-an animal or person that eats both plants and meat
outrageous adjective-shockingly bad
ozone noun-a gas which can be toxic formed from oxygen
parasite noun-an organism that lives in or on another person or animal
participle noun -a word formed from a verb
phloem noun-the tissue in plants that brings food to the leaves
plateau noun -no change following a period of progress : (the peace process had reached a plateau)
polygon noun- shape with at least three or more straight sides and angles
protagonist noun-the leading character in a drama, movie, or book
pulverize verb -to smash
quandary` noun -uncertainty over what to do in a difficult situation : (The student is in a quandary)
quarantine noun-a place where people or animals are put by themselves because they are contagious with a disease
quota noun-a limited or fixed number of people or things
rain forest noun-a dense forest in tropical areas with heavy rainfall
random adjective-chosen without a method
recede verb -go or move back
renaissance noun-a renewed interest in something : (rail travel is enjoying a renaissance)
renegade noun-a person who behaves in a rebellious way
repose noun- a state of peace
sacrifice noun-an act of slaughtering an animal or person or giving up a possession
silhouette noun- dark shape and outline of something
Created by: inibbelink177