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Voc 14 flashcards


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Voc 14 flashcards

  1. 1. Vocabulary<br />Unit 14<br />
  2. 2. affliction<br />(n.)<br />a physical ailment; a cause of pain or trouble, misfortune<br />
  3. 3. cosmopolitan<br />(adj.)<br />found in most parts of the world; having many fields of interest; of worldwide scope; sophisticated<br />
  4. 4. gala<br />(n.)<br />a public entertainment marking a special event, a festive occasion<br />(adj.)<br />festive, showy<br />
  5. 5. gaudy<br />(adj.)<br />flashy, showy; not in good taste<br />
  6. 6. gratitude<br />(n.)<br />appreciation, thankfulness<br />
  7. 7. heed<br />(v.)<br />to pay careful attention to, notice; to be guided by<br />(n.)<br />close attention or consideration<br />
  8. 8. hoax<br />(n.)<br />an act intended to trick or deceive, a fraud<br />(v.)<br />to trick, deceive<br />
  9. 9. impartial<br />(adj.)<br />just, unbiased, fair, not taking sides<br />
  10. 10. meager<br />(adj.)<br />poor, scant, unsatisfactory, thin, slight<br />
  11. 11. wan<br />(adj.)<br />unnaturally pale or sickly looking; lacking vitality; dim, faint; weak, ineffectual<br />