N. C. I. S. List Flashcards

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jur
swear
dix-sept
seventeen
ob
against
anti
against
acclaim
applaud,praise
Rinse
Enjuagar
censure
to condemn
enlever
to kidnap
la comptabilite
accounting
anthology
literary collections
earthy
realistic; practical.
jocund
cheerful and lighthearted
crocodile
crocodilus, i, m.
excoriate
to berate severely
victual
food supplies; provisions.
cede
yield, surrender formally
unhallowed
unholy, immoral, desecrated, irreligious
encima de
on top of
obstreperous
noisy, clamorous, or boisterous:
imperative
Absolutely necessary or required
implacable
unable to be appeased; relentless
tome
(n) an especially large book
comelily
pleasing in appearance; attractive; fair:
vernal
of or pertaining to spring:
unconscionable
not guided by conscience; unscrupulous.
sordid
morally ignoble or base; vile:
the humanities
academic disciplines engaged in non-empirical study of what it means to be human, including religion, philosophy, languages, and the arts
sedulous
diligent; characterized by effort and application
diffident
lacking confidence in one's own ability, worth, or fitness; timid; shy.
incorrigible
not corrigible; bad beyond correction or reform:
dearth
an inadequate supply; scarcity; lack as during famine
prate
to talk excessively and pointlessly; babble:
photogenic
forming an attractive subject for photography or having features that look well in a photograph:
quixotic
Foolishly impractical; marked by lofty or romantic ideals; impulsive and often rashly unpredictable
ummitigated
not diminished or moderated in intensity or severity
Acclimate
Verb - Adjust to climate or environment; adapt
Pervade
to spread or diffuse through every part of
ravish
to fill with strong emotion, esp. joy.
attenuate
to weaken or reduce in force, intensity, effect, quantity, or value:
compromise
a settlement of differences by mutual concessions; an agreement reached by adjustment of conflicting or opposing claims, principles, etc., by reciprocal modification of demands.
gummy
of, resembling, or of the consistency of gum; viscid; mucilaginous.
orthodontist
the branch of dentistry dealing with the prevention and correction of irregular teeth, as by means of braces.
incite
to stir, encourage, or urge on; stimulate or prompt to action:
affiliate
to bring into close association or connection:
Disinterested (adj)
Impartial; not favoring one side or the other
eclectic
selecting or made up of what seems best of varied sources
dissect
to cut apart (an animal body, plant, etc.) to examine the structure, relation of parts, or the like.
yoke
to be or become joined, linked, or united.
vintner
a person who makes wine or sells wines.
rebus
a representation of a word or phrase by pictures, symbols, etc., that suggest that word or phrase or its syllables:
harbinger
a person who goes ahead and makes known the approach of another; herald.
circumvent
to go around or bypass, to avoid by artfulness or deception; to surround or encompass, as by stratagem; entrap
replica
a copy or reproduction of a work of art produced by the maker of the original or under his or her supervision.
contour line
a visible border of a mass in space; a line that creates the illusion of mass and volume in space;
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