Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
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.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.


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.

Remove ads
Don't know
Know
remaining cards
Save
0:01
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards




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

Page 65

QuestionAnswer
bedlam/a noisy uproar
beget/to produce
begrudge/to resent another’s success
beguile/to deceive
behemoth/huge animal
belated/delayed
beleaguer/to annoy
belittle/to put down; disparage
belligerent/quarrelsome
benediction/blessing
benefactor/one who helps another; a donor
beneficiary/one who receives benefits
benevolent/generous; kindly
benign/harmless
benignant/kindly; gentle
bequeath/to hand down
berate/to scold severely
bereave/to leave in a sad state
berserk/violently destructive
beseech/to appeal to
beset/to attack
besiege/to close in on
besmirch/to make dirty
bestial/savage
bestow/to give or present
betrothed/engaged
bevy/a large group
bias/preference; prejudice for; not neutral
bibliophile/lover of books
bibulous/very absorbent
bicker/to quarrel
bide/to wait
biennial/occurring every two years
bigot/prejudiced person
bilious/bad-tempered
bilk/to swindle
binge/a spree
bivouac/temporary shelter
blanch/to make pale; to avoid or pull back from
blasé/unexcited; indifferent
blasphemy/disrespect for holy things; irreverence
blatant/conspicuous; offensively noisy and loud
blazon/to display; to proclaim
bleak/unsheltered; gloomy
bleary/blurred; dimmed
blight/destruction or withering disease
bliss/extreme happiness
blithe/carefree
bludgeon/a heavy club
blunt/abrupt in speech or manner; having a dull edge
blurt/(out) to utter suddenly or indiscreetly
bluster/to speak noisily; to boast
bode/to indicate in advance, as an omen does
bogus/false; fake
bolster/to prop up/ to support
bolt/to dash out suddenly; to discontinue support of
bombastic/using impressive but meaningless language
bona fide/genuine
bondage/slavery
boon/a benefit
booty/stolen money or goods
boreal/northern
borne/carried
botch/to mess up
bounty/a reward/goodness
bourgeoisie/middle class
bovine/pertaining to oxen or cattle
braggart/one who brags
brandish/to shake or wave a weapon aggressively
brash/rude; aggressive
bravado/false bravery
brawn/muscular strength
brazen/shameless
breach/a violation or a gap
breadth/width
brevity/briefness; concise
brine/salt water
brisk/lively; quick
broach/to introduce or bring up
browbeat/to intimidate
brunt/the main force or impact, as of a blow
brusque/abrupt in manner, blunt; rough
bucolic/pertaining to the countryside; rural
buffoon/a fool
bulbous/swollen; bulb shaped
bulwark/a strong defense
bumptious/arrogant
bungle/to do things clumsily
buoyant/to float; lively
bureaucracy/system of government through departments
Created by: CCHS-FS