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.
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

Stack #37571


TACEO(LATIN VERB) to be silent
TACITURN silent;reticient;reserved;secretive;indicates the permanent, habitual, & temperamental disinclination to talk
TACIT unspoken, unsaid, not verbalized
RETICIENT who prefers to keep silent
LOQUOR(LATIN) to speak
LOQUACIOUS one who loves to talk
SOLILOQUY(SOLUS = alone) speech when alone
VENTRILOQUIST(VENTER/VENTRIS = belly) one who speaks from belly; can throw his voice; listener thinks sound is coming from some source other than person speaking
COLLOQUIAL(CON- = with/ together) speak together; suitable for informal conversation
CIRCUMLOCATION(CIRCUM- = around) talking around
CIRCUMLOCATORY any way of expressing an idea that is round about or indrect
LACONIC pithy; concise; economic in use of words; almost to the point of curtness; saying little meaning much
COGO(LATIN VERB) to drive together; compel force
COGENT cogent argument compels acceptance bcoz. of its logic, persuasiveness, and appeal to one's sense of reason
ELOQUENT(LIQUOR+E- = out) one who speaks out, is vividly expressive, fluent, forceful or persuasive in language
MAGNILOQUENT(MAGNU = large) uses high flown, grandiose, even pompous language; large and impressive words; flowery or overlegant phraseology; talking big
GRANDILOQUENT(GRANDIS = large) same as magniloquent
VERBOSE(VERBOM = word) you smoother ur ideas with excess words
VOLUBLE(VOLBO/ VOLUTIS = to roll) speak rapidly,fluently;
GARRULOUS(GARRIO = to chatter) talk constantly,and usually aimlessly and meaninglessly
MAGNATE(MAGNUS = large) a person of great power or influence
MAGNUM a lrage bottle, generally twice as big as the standard bottle
MAGNUM OPUS(OPUS = work) a big work; the greatest work; masterpiece
OPERA (from plural of opus) many musical works
VERBATIM(VERBUM = word) word- for- word( ' a verbatim report')
VERBIAGE an excess of words('such verbiage') ; style or manner of using words('medical verbiage')
VENTRAL(VENTER/ VENTRIS = belly) refering to belly; front;
VENTRICLE a hollow organ or cavity, or, logically enough belly, as one of the two chambers of heart
VENTRICULAR having a belly like bulge
AURICLE(AURIS = ear) ear shaped; recieves blood from viens and sends to ventricle
AVUNCULUS(LATIN) uncle on the mother's side
DORSAL(DORSUM = back) SIDE a back side
ENDORSE back it; approve or support
SOMNIFEROUS(FERO + SOMNUS = sleep) carrying, bearing or bringing sleep
INSOMNIA inability to fall asleep
SOMNOLENT sleepy or drowsy
SOMNAMBULISM(AMBULO = to walk) walking in one's sleep
AMBULATORY PATIENT finally well enough to walk around
PERAMBULATOR( PER = through) baby carriage; often shortened to PRAM
PERAMBULATE to walk through; to stroll around
AMBLE to walk aimlessly
PREAMBLE something that walks before; hence an introduction or introductory statement
SPORIFIC( SOPAR = sleep) sleeping pill
INARTICULATE( IN + ARTICULUS = a joint) one who has trouble joining words together
MARTINENT a strict, inhuman disciplinarian
SYCOPHANT( SYKON = fig + PHANIEN = to show) (fig- shower) cultivates friends that can do him good financially
DIAPHANOUS( DIA = through + PHANIEN) a material which is so delicate or fine in texture that anything behind it will show through
DILETTANTE( DILETTARE = delight) engages in painting, writing, etc. purely for amusement
TYRO inexperienced beginner in some art
VIRTUOSO who has developed consummate skill in an artistic field, generally allied to music
LIBRETTO the story or book of an opera
CONCERTO a form of musical composition
VIRAGO ( VIR = man) a shrewish, loud-mouthed female; masculine in personality
TERMAGANT/ HARRIDAN same uncomplimentary meaning as virago
CHAUVINIST exagerated and balatant patriot
PATRIMONY an inheritance from one's father
JUNO MONETA( gives the word money, - mony) roman goddess guarded the temples of finance
PATRONYMIC( ONYMA = name) a name formed on father's name
SYNONYMN( syn + onyma) with, together + name
ANTONYM( ANTI + ONYMA) against + name
HOMONYM( HOMO=same + ONYMA ) a word that sounds like another but has different meaning
HOMOPHONE more accurate word for homonym
PATERNITY fatherhood
PATRIARCH( PATER/ PATRIS + ARCHEIN = to rule) an old man in a ruling, fatherlike position
PATRICIDE( CAEDO = to kill) the killing of one's father
MATRIARCH( ARCHEIN = to rule) mother ruler
Created by: anuj_ajad



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