Busy. Please wait.
Log in with Clever

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever

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.
Your email address is only used to allow you to reset your password. See 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.
Didn't know it?
click below
Knew it?
click below
Don't Know
Remaining cards (0)
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


abet (v) to encourage, assist, aid, support (especially in something wrong or unworthy)
aver (v) to affirm, declare confiently
blatant (adj) noisy in a coarse, offensive way; obvious or conspicuous especially in an unfavorable sense
broach (v) to bring up or begin to talk about (a subject); to announce, introduce; to break the surface of the water; to turn sideways to the wind and waves; to pierce (a keg or cask) in order to draw off liquid (n) a spit for roasting; a tool for tapping casks
buttress (v) to support, prop up, strengthen (n) a supporting structure
carousal (n) noisy revelry or merrymaking (often with a suggestion of heavy drinking)
collate (v) to compare critically in order to note differences, similarities etc to arrange in order for some specific purpose
connoisseur (n) an expert; one who is well qualified to pass critical judgments, especially in one of the fine arts
disconsolate (adj) deeply unhappy or dejected, without hope, beyond consolation
encumber (v) to weigh down or burden (with difficulties, cares, debt, etc) to fill up,block up, hinder
foment (v) to promote trouble or rebellion; to apply warm liquids to, warm
grisly (adj) frightful, horrible, ghastly
herculean (adj) relating to hercules; characterized by great strength; very hard to do in the sense of requiring unusual strength
impassive (adj) showing no feeling or emotion; inanimate; motionless
inauspicious (adj) unfavorable, unlucky, suggesting bad luck for the future
incontrovertible (adj) unquestionable, beyond dispute
nonplussed (adj, part) puzzled, not knowing what to do, at a loss
opportune (adj) suitable or convenient for a particular purpose; occurring at an appropriate time
prolific (adj) abundantly productive; abundant, profuse
rejoinder (n) a reply to a reply, especially from the defendant in a legal suit
Created by: AlanaR
Popular Stadlier Oxford Voca sets




Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!
"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards