Level 44 Level 46

73 words 0 ignored

Ready to learn       Ready to review

Ignore words

Check the boxes below to ignore/unignore words, then click save at the bottom. Ignored words will never appear in any learning session.

All None

Ignore?
subliminal
adj. below conscious awareness
submissive
adj. yielding; timid
subordinate
adj. occupying a lower rank; inferior; submissive
suborn
v. persuade to act unlawfully (especially to commit perjury)
subpoena
n. writ summoning a witness to appear
subsequent
adj. following; later
subservient
adj. behaving like a slave; servile; obsequious
subside
v. settle down; descend; grow quiet
subsidiary
n. something secondary in importance or subordinate; auxiliary
subsidy
n. direct financial aid by government, etc.
subsistence
n. means needed to support life; existence
substantial
adj. ample; solid; in essentials
substantiate
v. establish by evidence; verify; support
substantive
adj. real, as opposed to imaginary; essential; solidly based; substantial
subterfuge
n. deceitful stratagem; trick; pretense
subtlety
n. perceptiveness; ingenuity; delicacy
subversive
adj. tending to overthrow; destructive
succinct
adj. brief; terse; compact
succor
v. aid; assist; comfort
succulent
adj. juicy; full of richness
succumb
v. yield; give in; die
suffragist
n. advocate of voting rights (for women)
sully
v. tarnish; soil
sultry
adj. sweltering
summation
n. act of finding the total; summary
summit
n. utmost height or pinnacle; highest point (of a mountain, etc.)
sumptuous
adj. lavish; rich
sunder
v. separate; part
supercilious
adj. arrogant; condescending; patronizing
superficial
adj. trivial; shallow
superfluous
adj. unnecessary; excessive; overabundant
superimpose
v. place over something else
supersede
v. cause to be set aside; replace; make obsolete
supplant
v. replace; usurp
supple
adj. flexible; pliant
supplicate
v. petition humbly; pray to grant a favor
supposition
n. hypothesis; the act of supposing
suppress
v. stifle; overwhelm; subdue; inhibit
surfeit
v. satiate; stuff; indulge to excess in anything
surly
adj. rude; cross
surmise
v. suspect; guess; imagine
surmount
v. overcome
surpass
v. exceed
surreptitious
adj. secret; furtive; sneaky; hidden
surrogate
n. substitute
surveillance
n. watching; guarding
susceptible
adj. impressionable; easily influenced; having little resistance, as to a disease; receptive to
sustain
v. experience; support; flourish
sustenance
n. means of support, food, nourishment
swagger
v. behave arrogantly or pompously; strut or walk proudly
swarm
n.dense moving crowd; large group of honey bees
swarthy
adj. dark; dusky
swathe
v. wrap around; bandage
swelter
v. be oppressed by heat
swerve
v. deviate; turn aside sharply
swill
v. drink greedily
swindler
n. cheat
sybarite
n. lover of luxury
sycophant
n. servile flatterer; bootlicker; yes man
symbiosis
n. interdependent relationship (between groups, species), often mutually beneficial
symmetry
n. arrangement of parts so that balance is obtained; congruity
synoptic
adj. providing a general overview; summary, synopsis
synthesis
n. combining parts into a whole
table
v. set aside a resolution or proposal for future consideration
tacit
adj. understood; not put into words
taciturn
adj. habitually silent; talking little
tactile
adj. pertaining to the organs or sense of touch
taint
v. contaminate; cause to lose purity; modify with a trace of something bad
talisman
n. charm to bring good luck and avert misfortune
tangential
adj. peripheral; only slightly connected; digressing
tangible
adj. able to be touched; real; palpable
tantalize
v. tease; torture with disappointment
tantamount
adj. equivalent in effect or value