Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/30

Click to flip

30 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
epidemic
disease; spreading rapidly
epidermis
outer layer of skin
epilogue
the concluding part of a story
intercede
to act between two parties to restore peace
interim
a period of time between two events
parable
a simple story with a moral
paradigm
an example or model
parallel
at the same distance apart at every point; never intersecting
paralysis
a loss of sensation and the ability to move
paraphrase
to reword a statement
catacomb
underground cave or tomb
catalyst
a substance that speeds up a reaction; something that causes activity between people
catastrophe
tragic event; sudden disaster or misfortune
debark
to exit a ship
default
failure to do something, be somewhere, or pay money that is due
degrade
to lower in status
depose
to remove from office
telemarket
to sell products or services over the telephone
telepathy
communication by means other than normal sensory communication; extrasensory perception (ESP)
telephoto
a camera lens that makes distant objects appear closer
embellish
add detail or make more beautiful; to decorate
embody
to give bodily form to
enamor
to be in love with
imbibe
to consume a liquid
immigrate
to come to a country different from one's native country
induct
to bring into a group as a member
influx
a flowing in; a continuous stream of people or things
intrastate
occurring within a state
introspection
looking within; an analysis of one's own mental and emotional state
introvert
a shy or quiet person; to turn inward