Vocabulary Word Flash Cards
Our flash cards are a great way of testing if you've learned the meanings of the words in this section. Look at the words below and see if you can remember what each of them means.
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Go through the whole list to see how many word definitions you can recall. Practise until you're confident you can recall all of them.
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Doing something quickly without thought for the results
Unambiguous, unconditional, without exceptions or conditions
A bridge made of several small spans
Rule on behalf of a monarch
A rapid, repeated, slight change in the pitch of a musical note
To make someone a victim; to subject to cruel or harmful treatment
A period of keeping awake during the time usually spent asleep. Keeping watch or protesting.
Agree; have the same opinion
A severe flood, or to overwhelm with a flood.
Very much so; truly; used to emphasise that something is real
Being sorry and feeling guilty for something bad that you have done
To tell someone they have done wrong firmly.
To tell someone they have done wrong gently, without kind intent
Having a very bright or beautiful appearance
An accessory or other object associated with an activity or lifestyle
Written or spoken communications; an exchange of ideas
A clear and full explanation of an idea or theory
The state of being famous
The moulded frame round a doorway or window