Wordly Wise Book 4 Lesson 8

Total Flash Cards » 15
 
1. 

Acrid

 

adj. Sharp, irritating, or bitter to the sense of taste or smell.

 
2. 

Casualty

 

n. A person killed or injured in a war or accident.

 
3. 

Congested

 

adj. Overcrowded; filled too full. 2. Filled with fluid. Congestion

 
4. 

Cope

 

v. To manage problems or difficulties successfully.

 
5. 

Headlong

 

adj. With great speed or force; reckless. adv. Recklessly; without time for careful thought.

 
6. 

Hurtle

 

v. To move with great force and speed.

 
7. 

Impede

 

v. To get in the way of; to interfere with the movement of. Impediment

 
8. 

Inevitable

 

adj. Bound to happen; unavoidable.

 
9. 

Initiate

 

v. To put into effect; to bring into use. 2. To take in as a member. Initiation: The act of beginning.

 
10. 

Irate

 

adj. Very angry; furious.

 
11. 

Lax

 

adj. Not strictly enforced; undemanding; careless. 2. Not tight; loose.

 
12. 

Negligent

 

adj. Failing to take proper care of or to give proper attention to. Negligence

 
13. 

Smolder

 

v. To burn slowly without bursting into flames. 2. To exist in a hidden state before bursting into the open.

 
14. 

Stringent

 

adj. Strict; severe.

 
15. 

Throng

 

n. A large number of people gathered together; a crowd. v. To gather or move in large numbers.