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 Unit 11

belated (adj.) late, tardy
cite (v.) to quote; to mention; to summon to appear in court; to commend, recommend
appease V to make calm, soothe; to relieve, satisfy; to yield to; pacify, mollify, placate, propitiate
calamitous ADJ causing great misfortune; disastrous, catastrophic, ruinous, fatal
conventional ADJ in line with accepted ideas or standards; trite; ordinary, commonplace, orthodox
decoy V to lure into a trap; entice, entrap; N a person or thing used to lure into a trap; lure, bait
delve V to dig; to search deeply and thoroughly into; probe, investigate
ensue V to follow in order, come immediately after and as a result
gallantry N heroic courage; respect and courtesy; an act or statement markeb by a high level of courtesy; chivalrousness, valor, daring
impart V to make known, tell; to give, pass something on; transmit, bestow, grant
judicious ADJ using or showing good judgement, wise, sensible; thoughtful, prudent, shrewd, astute
mediate V to bring about an agreement between persons or groups, act as a go-between; settle, arbitrate, umpire, referee; ADJ occupying a middle position; indirect, acting through an intermediary
milieu N the setting, surroundings, environment
outlandish ADJ strange, freadish, weird, foreign-looking; out-of-the-way, geographically remote, exceeding resonable limits; peculiar, bizarre, odd, unorthodox, unconventional
overbearing ADJ domineering, haughty, bullying; overpowering, predominant; high-handed, overriding
pert ADJ high-spirited; lively; bold, saucy; jaunty; vivacious, impudent, fresh
quirk N a peculiar way of acting; a sudden twist or turn; peculiarity,oddity, eccentricity
regale V to feast, entertain agreeably; amuse, divert
shiftless ADJ lazy, lacking in ambition and energy; inefficient; careless, sloppy, lackadaisical
taint N a stain or spot; a mard of corruption or dishonor; blot; V to stain or contaminate; soil, tarnish, pollute
Created by: 22liuge
Popular English Vocabulary 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