Vocabulary Flashcards

"Building a Better Vocabulary"- Some words that express Annoyance and Disgust

Gadfly (n.) 1. A persistently annoying person who questions, critiques, and pesters. 2. An insect that annoys livestock by biting and sucking their blood. Querulous (adj.) Full of complaints; complaining in an annoyed way [Used to describe a person or his or her manner or actions] Peevish (adj.) irritable; easily annoyed, especially by unimportant things […]

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Persia and Greece vocabulary terms

persian empire the biggest empire and it had a centralized government Alexander the Great invaded Persia with a strong armed army. He portrayed himself in Persia and Egypt as a legitimate successor. Athenian democracy direct democracy, athenians opened government offices to all citizens and broadened the base of political participation in classical Greece. Greco-Persian Wars […]

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7th Grade LA Vocabulary Word Map Study Guide

Calamity an event causing great damage; a disaster Plethora a large amount of something Catastrophe an event causing damage Fruitless failing to achieve something; useless Acclimate become accustomed to a new climate or to new condition Adjourn to put off or postpone Analyze discover or examine Appointed designated or chosen Apparatus the technical equipment or […]

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Synonym Vocabulary

Adequate suitable, sufficient, satisfactory, enough, ample Fickle changeable, capricious, erratic, whimsical Humility modesty, humbleness Loathe Hate, detest, scorn,disdain Flamboyant showy,flashy,ostentatious Versatile Resourceful, ingenious, talented Torrid Hot,scorching, burning, broiling Vicious Cruel, ferocious, fierce, violent Opponent adversary, foe, antagonist, competitor Serene tranquil, pleasant, peaceful, composed

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Child vocabulary development

Vocabulary development – 12 months: 1st words – 15-18 months: 50 words – 2 years: 400-600 words – School age: 10,000-14,000 – End of high school: 45,000-60,000 Gesture and learning words -Gesture accompanies early speech -Refer to objects before they have words -Convey relation between meanings -Point and label: express desire Characteristics of early words […]

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Adjectives To Expand Your Vocabulary

Allusive having reference to something implied or inferred Bilious (adj) peevish or irritable; sickeningly unpleasant Bombastic pompous; using inflated language; Cantankerous Contrary; disagreeable; quarrelsome; stubborn Caustic Corrosive, harsh, stinging Colloquial Characteristic of informal spoken language or conversation Complacent Satisfied with a situation that should be changed or improved Contemptuous Lacking respect; scornful Contentious argumentative; quarrelsome; […]

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Kaplan GRE Vocabulary

Abase to humble; disgrace Abate to reduce in amount, degree, or severity Abdicate to give up a position, right, or power Aberrant deviating from what is normal or expected Abeyance temporary suppression or suspension Abjure to reject; abandon formally Abscond to leave secretly Abstemious moderate in appetite Accretion a growth in size; increase in amount […]

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Quality Core Vocabulary List- Biology

Active transport Enery-requiring process that moves material across a cell membrane against a concentration difference Adaptation Inherited characteristic that increases an organisms chance for survival Amino acid Compound with an amino group on one end and a carboxyl group on the other end Anaerobic Process that does not require oxygen Aerobic Process that requires oxygen […]

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Life Is Choices Crossword Puzzle Vocabulary

Culture a way of thinking, behaving, or working that exists in a place or organization. Slavery opposite of self control. Rebel rejecting the world’s vision for your life. Choices the opportunity or power to choose between two or more possiblities. Holiness having a divine quality, being perfectly good. Character the way you think, feel, act. […]

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Vocabulary Activity 4-3 Social Development

It fulfills the need for closeness Clique Symptoms include binge eating and purging Bulimia Nervosa Peer groups are held together by _____. Conformity Symptoms include a refusal to eat. Anorexia Nervosa People suffering from _____ have a distorted body image. Anorexia Nervosa Discomfort with dressing differently than the group you belong to often is an […]

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Hindi Vocabulary: Nature

phūl flower sūraj sun chānd moon (chandramā – Used in poetry) āsmān sky zamīn earth tārā star bāriś/varṣa rain (colloquial/formal) nadī river bādal cloud bijalī lightning indrā dhanuś rainbow havā/vāyū wind patthar stone āg fire sonā gold samudr sea sāgar ocean peḍ tree podha plant mausam weather/season tūfān typhoon/storm garmī heat/warmth/summer basant spring sharad fall […]

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Vocabulary Frayer Model

Abolitionist A person who wanted to end slavery Replica a exact copy of something Commemorate honor the memory of Perseverance the state of being patient in effort; continuous attempts; never giving up Access a means to obtain entry or a means of approach Context 1. The parts before or after a word or statement that […]

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12 Angry Men Study Quotes & Vocabulary

“You’re a sadist.” 8 “Do you believe the kid’s story? 10 “Lawyers can’t think of everything.” 5 “I want an open ballot. Let’s call out our votes. I want to know who stands where.” 3 “I think that is a good point. We have a job to do. Let’s do it.” Foreman But supposing the […]

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GRE Advanced

cacophony loud confusing disagreeable sounds chicanery the use of tricks to deceive someone (usually to extract money from them) opprobrium a state of extreme dishonor desiccate lose water or moisture inchoate in an initial stage; not fully formed anachronistic chronologically misplaced iconoclastic characterized by attack on established beliefs or institutions approbation official recognition or approval […]

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Preamble to the Constitution: Vocabulary Lesson

form create Union Nation Justice Fairness Tranquility Peace defence Protection Welfare Well-being Liberty Freedom Posterity Descendants ordain enact Constitution Law

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Academic Vocabulary List 15- Definitions AA Reading- BYU ELC (AVL0351-0375)

trend noun: a general direction of change; something that is currently popular or fashionable exchange noun: an occurrence in which people give things of similar value to each other percentage noun: a number or rate that is expressed as a certain portion of something divided into 100 parts; a part of a whole objective noun: […]

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The Razor’s Edge Vocabulary — ALL

affront N: insult; offense; intentional act of disrespect; V: to insult or hurt the feelings of intentionally e.g. Maugham ___________(s) Isabel when he accuses her of killing Sophie. impediment N: obstruction, hindrance, obstacle e.g. Elliott is so dedicated to climbing the social ladder, that he will not allow any ______________ to prevent him from reaching […]

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The Conservative Tide Building Vocabulary

televangelist jerry falwell forced the organization known as the moral majority sandra day o’connor was the first woman to be appointed to the supreme court ronald reagan’s successor was george h.w. bush the nation’s first african american governor was L. douglas wilder the anti-communist gerrilla forces in nicaragua hacked by the united states were known […]

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(Upper_02) Vocabulary (Buildings and area / Festival and carnival)

*Buildings and area* affluent / grand / hideous / high-rise / historic / deprived / residential / rough / run-down / stunnig / trendy What kind of buildings and other things might you see in an ____ area? affluent – diprive (裕福な、金持ちな) What kind of buildings and other things might you see in an (affluent) […]

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Mapping Vocabulary

Title the name of a map Legend a list of symbols used on a map to explain what is on your map – territories, capitols, bodies of water, etc. Key also called a legend, this is an explanatory list of symbols used on a map Mountains high, steep, rugged land that rises above the surrounding […]

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Hatchet Ch. 9-14 Vocabulary Context Clues

gratified Brian was very ____________ to see the fire finally get going good. Now all he had to do was find something to cook over it flammable Brian started plucking off bits of bark to start his fire with because they seemed to be _______________. kindling Brian had to find some ______________ to help him […]

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