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

Vocabulary 1-3

beleaguered adjective- filled with difficulties, troubled
demur (demurred) verb- to object, disagree
derail verb- to block something from its intended purpose, blocked, stop
grotesque adjective- distorted or ugly, disgusting
imprudent adjective- foolish, thoughtless, unwise
magnanimous adjective- generous, forgiving, unselfish
placate verb- to make someone less angry,soothe, calm down
pusillanimous adjective- timid, fearful, cowardly
sanguine adjective- positive or optimistic, happy, hopeful
tranquility noun- calmness, serenity, peace
detonate verb- to explode, blow up, burst
flabbergasted adjective- astonished, amazed, astounded
incredulous adjective- disbelieving, doubtful, unconvinced
meticulous adjective- careful and thorough, accurate, precise
mundane adjective- everyday, ordinary, day - to - day, common
perfidy noun- untrustworthiness, faithlessness, treachery
requisition verb- to request or order, demand, call for
spurious adjective- false or fake, phony, bogus
strife noun- angry or bitter disagreement, conflict, rivalry
resolute adjective- in a determined way, fixed, unwavering
abundance noun- a large quantity of something, plenty, alot
agog adjective- very eager to hear or see something, enthusiastic, amazed
ambiguity noun- vagueness, uncertainty, doubt
austere adjective- severe or strict, forbidding, ridgid
discombobulated adjective- confused, bewildered, puzzled
harbinger noun- something that signals the approach of something else, signal, sign
inconspicuous adjective- unnoticeable, hidden, camouflaged
loiter verb- to waste time or dawdle, hang around, move slowly
niche noun- a shallow recess used to display something, compartment, nook
traipse verb- to plod or trudge, lumber, tromp
Created by: mcuiffo
Popular Reading 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