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1 Vocabulary Level F Unit 10

2 Vocabulary Level F Unit 10 Without being too imperious, I hope this munificent amount of motley annotations will provide you with efficacious, fortuitous, and gratuitous tips to help you avoid the bedlam and restore equanimity, so you can get the gist of this week’s words without procrastinating!

3 Rue tried to accumulate food and supplies.

4 accrue (v.) to grow or accumulate over time; to happen as a natural result (v.) to grow or accumulate over time; to happen as a natural result Synonym: collect, accumulate, proceed from Antonym: dwindle, decrease, diminish, lessen

5 I made a note to explain an abbreviation Welcome to our Eng 10H class th Grade Honors English

6 annotation (n.) a critical or explanatory note or comment, especially for a literary work (n.) a critical or explanatory note or comment, especially for a literary work

7 Bethlem Royal Hospital From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The Bethlem Royal Hospital is a hospital for the treatment of mental illness located in London. Although no longer based at its original location, it is recognized as Europe's first and oldest institution to specialize in mental illnesses. It has been known by various names including St Mary Bethlehem, Bethlem Hospital, Bethlehem Hospital and Bedlam. The word bedlam, meaning uproar and confusion, is derived from the hospital's prior name. Although currently a modern psychiatric facility, historically it became representative of the worst excesses of asylums in the era of lunacy reform.

8 bedlam (n.) a state or scene of uproar and confusion (n.) a state or scene of uproar and confusion Synonym: commotion, pandemonium, chaos, anarchy Antonym: peace and quiet, order, tranquility

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10 (adj.) hidden, disguised, purposefully kept secret; sheltered, secluded; (adj.) hidden, disguised, purposefully kept secret; sheltered, secluded; (n.) a sheltered place, a hiding place Synonym: undercover, clandestine, sub-rosa Antonym: open, overt, undisguised covert

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12 debonair (adj.) pleasant, courteous, lighthearted; smooth and polished in manner and appearance (adj.) pleasant, courteous, lighthearted; smooth and polished in manner and appearance Synonym: carefree, jaunty, Gracious, suave, urbane Antonym: distraught, agitated, boorish, churlish

13 Are you done… with the dun?

14 (v.) to demand insistently, especially in payment of a debt; (v.) to demand insistently, especially in payment of a debt; (n.) a creditor (adj.) dark, dull, drab, dingy Synonym: hound, pester, harass, nag dun

15 We’re going to be very effective with this one

16 efficacious (adj.) effective, producing result (adj.) effective, producing result Synonym: effectual, efficient, potent, powerful Antonym: ineffective, worthless, useless

17 Both are equal in balance

18 equanimity (n.) calmness, composure, refusal to panic (n.) calmness, composure, refusal to panic Synonym: tranquility, imperturbability Antonym: excitability, flappability, agitation

19 I found a fortune fortune

20 (adj.) accidental, occurring by a happy chance (adj.) accidental, occurring by a happy chance Synonym: unintentional, unplanned, random, lucky Antonym: intentional, deliberate, premeditated fortuitous

21 You’ll get the gist of this next one…

22 gist (n.) the essential part, main point, or essence (n.) the essential part, main point, or essence Synonym: substance, core, nucleus

23 Did you leave a gratuity for the server at the restaurant?

24 (adj.) freely given; not called for by circumstances, unwarranted (adj.) freely given; not called for by circumstances, unwarranted Synonym: voluntary, unjustified, uncalled- for Antonym: justified, warranted gratuitous

25 imperious

26 imperious (adj.) overbearing, arrogant, seeking to dominate; pressing, compelling Synonym: domineering, magisterial, urgent, imperative Antonym: fawning, obsequious, humble, unassuming

27 The angry professor made an invection at convection

28 invective (n.) a strong denunciation or condemnation; abusive language (n.) a strong denunciation or condemnation; abusive language (adj.) abusive, vituperative Synonym: vituperation, abuse, diatribe, philippic Antonym: tribute, panegyric, encomium

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30 motley (adj.) showing great variety; composed of different elements or many colors; (adj.) showing great variety; composed of different elements or many colors; (n.) a jester’s costume, a jester Synonym: variegated, heterogeneous, diverse, fool Antonym: uniform, homogenous, monochromatic

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32 munificent (adj.) extremely generous, lavish (adj.) extremely generous, lavish Synonym: bounteous, liberal Antonym: stingy, miserly, tightfisted, parsimonious

33 I’m gonna make a really good slide for this next word. Later.

34 procrastinate (v.) to delay, put off until later (v.) to delay, put off until later Synonym: stall, temporize, dillydally

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36 (adj.) tending to produce a strong feeling or response; arousing desire or appetite; irritating, annoying (adj.) tending to produce a strong feeling or response; arousing desire or appetite; irritating, annoying Synonym: stimulating, arousing, vexing, galling Antonym: dull, insipid, bland, unstimulating provocative

37 The recon made him erudite

38 recondite (adj.) exceeding ordinary knowledge and understanding Synonym: esoteric, arcane, profound, abstruse Antonym: simple, uncomplicated

39 probationreprobation Re-re-probation

40 (n.) a depraved, vicious, or unprincipled person, scoundrel; (n.) a depraved, vicious, or unprincipled person, scoundrel; (adj.) wicked, corrupt, or unprincipled; (v.) to disapprove of, condemn Synonym: scoundrel, blackguard, immoral, corrupt Antonym: saint, upright, virtuous, moral reprobate

41 Sedentary rock Sedentary job

42 (adj.) characterized by or calling for continued sitting; remaining in one place (adj.) characterized by or calling for continued sitting; remaining in one place Synonym: seated, stationary, static Antonym: active, peripatetic, migratory sedentary


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