Save
Busy. Please wait.
Log in using Clever
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
Sign up using Clever
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.
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.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
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 14 Acock

Unit 14 Acock~Curtesy of Angel ^-~ All 22 terms

QuestionAnswer
Beatific- adjective bestowing bliss, blessings, happiness, or the like; blissful; saintly
behemoth-noun any creature or thing of monstrous size or power
blandishment-noun something, as an action or speech, that tends to flatter, coax, entice, etc.
cacophonous-adjective having a harsh or discordant sound
chicanery-noun trickery or deception by quibbling or sophistry; a quibble or subterfuge used to trick, deceive, or evade
complaisant-adjective inclined or disposed to please; obliging; agreeable or gracious; compliant
consign-verb to hand over or deliver formally or officially; commit; to transfer to another's custody or charge; entrust; to ship, as by common carrier, esp. for sale or custody
coup-noun/verb a highly successful, unexpected stroke, act, or move; a clever action or accomplishment/overturn; upset
euphemism-noun the substitution of a mild, indirect, or vague expression for one thought to be offensive, harsh, or blunt
febrile-adjective pertaining to or marked by fever; feverish
gainsay-verb to deny, dispute, or contradict; to speak or act against; oppose
imminent-adjective likely to occur at any moment; impending; projecting or leaning forward; overhanging
innate-adjective existing in one from birth; inborn; native; inherent in the essential character of something; originating in or arising from the intellect or the constitution of the mind, rather than learned through experience
loath-adjective unwilling; reluctant; disinclined; averse
manifest-adjective/verb/noun readily perceived by the eye or the understanding; evident; obvious; apparent; plain/to prove; put beyond doubt or question/a list or invoice of goods transported by truck or train
minutiae-noun precise details; small or trifling matters
moratorium-noun a suspension of activity; an authorized period of delay or waiting
nostrum- noun a medicine sold with false or exaggerated claims and with no demonstrable value; quack medicine; a scheme, theory, device, etc., esp. one to remedy social or political ills; panacea
pariah- noun an outcast; any person or animal that is generally despised or avoided
replete-adjective/verb abundantly supplied or provided; filled/fill to satisfaction
visionary-adjective/noun given to or characterized by fanciful, not presently workable, or unpractical ideas, views, or schemes/a person who is given to audacious, highly speculative, or impractical ideas or schemes; dreamer
wizened-adjective lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness
Created by: AngelCalin
 

 



Voices

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:
Retries:
restart all cards