Jackaby Flashcards

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25 Cards. Created by Hannah Hinton ().
 
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Fervant

having or displaying a passionate intensity.

Pertinent

relevant or applicable to a particular matter; apposite.

Walloped

strike or hit (someone or something) very hard.

Pantomime

a dramatic entertainment, originating in Roman mime, in which performers express meaning through gestures accompanied by music.

Petered

decrease or fade gradually before coming to an end.

Epaulettes

an ornamental shoulder piece on an item of clothing, especially on the coat or jacket of a military uniform.

Pompous

affectedly and irritatingly grand, solemn, or self-important.

Throng

a large, densely packed crowd of people or animals.

Ominous

giving the impression that something bad or unpleasant is going to happen; threatening; inauspicious.

Bric-a-Brac

miscellaneous objects and ornaments of little value.

Immaculately

in a perfectly clean, neat, or tidy manner.

Obscurity

the state of being unknown, inconspicuous, or unimportant.

Impeccably

in accordance with the highest standards; faultlessly.

Commodity

a raw material or primary agricultural product that can be bought and sold, such as copper or coffee.

Deft

neatly skillful and quick in one's movements.

Gouge

an indentation or groove made by gouging.

Brogues

a strong outdoor shoe with ornamental perforated patterns in the leather.

Reticent

not revealing one's thoughts or feelings readily.

Rabbinical

relating to rabbis or to Jewish law or teachings.

Uncouth

(of a person or their appearance or behavior) lacking good manners, refinement, or grace.