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

Sadlier Oxford - C9

Sadlier Oxford - Level C Unit 9

apt (adj.) suitable, fitting, likely; quick to learn
awry (adj., adv.) in a turned or twisted position or direction; wrong, out of the right or hoped-for course
bludgeon (n.) a short club used as a weapon; (v.) to strike with a heavy club; to use force or strong arguments to gain some point
capitulate (v.) to end resistance, give up, surrender
chafe (v.) to warm by rubbing, to wear sore by rubbing, to feel annoyance or dissatisfaction, annoy, irk; to strain or press against; (n.) a sore or injury caused by rubbing
defile (v., trans.) to make unclean or dirty, destroy the purity of; (v., intrans.) to march in a single line or in columns; (n.) a narrow passage
dire (adj.) dreadful, causing fear or suffering; warning of trouble to come; demanding immediate action to avoid disaster
disarming (adj.) charming, tending to get rid of unfriendliness or suspicion
disgruntled (part., adj.) in bad humor, discontented, annoyed
encroach (v.) to advance beyond the usual or proper limits, trespass
endow (v.) to furnish, equip, provide with funds or some other desirable thing or quality
fend (v.) to ward off, resist; to get along, manage
impunity (n.) freedom from punishment
mien (n.) air, manner; appearance; expression
penal (adj.) having to do with punishment
pertinent (adj.) related to the matter at hand, to the point
predominant (adj.) the greatest strength or power; most common
prodigy (n.) something wonderful or marvelous; something monstrous or abnormal; an unusual feat; a child or young person with extraordinary ability or talent
recluse (n.) a person who leads a life shut up or withdrawn from the world
renown (n.) fame, glory
Created by: tom9
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