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1Vocab Unit #3 Collaborative 5th block World Literature
2RedressDefinition: (V) to set right, remedy; (n)relief from wrong or injurySynonyms: Correct and mitigateAntonyms: Hurt and injuryThe team leader attempted to redress the issues within the group.
3Sojourn Definition: (n)a temporary stay; (v) to stay for a time Synonyms: visit, Brief, stayAntonyms: departure, move, journeyAfter a brief sojourn at the beach the family returned home.
4Urbane Definition: (adj) refined in manner or style, suave Synonyms: elegant, sophisticated, worldlyAntonyms:crude,uncouthThe host of the party was very urbane with his appearance.
5Precedent (n)An example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later actionEX: Hopefully the new workers follow our precedent to help them better understand the work.Synonyms- Guide , Tradition, Model
6Punitive (adj) Inflicting or aiming at punishment EX: The stages should become increasingly punitive in order to enforce compliance.Synonyms- penalizing, retaliatory
7InclementDefinition: (adj.) stormy, harsh; severe in attitude or actionSynonyms: blustery, tempestuous, implacableAntonyms: mild, gentle, balmyCobb County Schools usually close if there is a threat of inclement weather.
8LiquidateDefinition: (v.) to pay a debt, settle an account; to eliminateSynonyms: reconcile, pay, cancel, exterminateAntonyms: invest, collectAfter a profitable year, the business was able to liquidate its loan.
9Muse Definition: (v.) to think about in a dreamy way, ponder Synonyms: contemplate, daydreamI 'm sure there are other qualities which I'll muse over soon !
10NegligibleDefinition: (adj.) so unimportant that it can be disregardedSynonyms: trivial, inconsequential, insignificantAntonyms: significant, crucial, momentousThere was a negligible speed difference between the two cars.
11Perpetuate Definition: (v.) to make permanent or long lasting Synonyms: continue, preserve, prolong indefinitelyAntonyms: discontinue, abolish, abandonHe perpetuates the myth that his house is haunted.
12Culinary (adj.) of or related to cooking or the kitchen Cooking shows on television have helped many people to master the secrets of the culinary arts.
13Demise (n.) A death, especially of a person in a lofty position Synonyms- decease, passing wayAntonyms- birth, commencementTraditional the tolling of a church bell has announced the demise of a monarch.
14Exhilarate (v.) To enliven, cheer, give spirit or liveliness to Synonyms- stimulate, excite, gladdenAntonyms- discourage, dispirit, dishearten, inhabitThe landing on the moon, in the summer of 1969 exhilarated the nation.
15Fallow(adj.) Plowed but not seeded; inactive; reddish-yellow; (n.)land left unseeded; (v.) to plow but not seedSynonyms- unproductive, dormantAntonyms- productive, fertile, prolificIn the drought –stricken region, there were millions of acres of fallows.
16Harass (v.) To disturb, worry; to trouble by repeated attacks Synonyms- annoy, bedevil, beleaguerTo judge repeatedly cautioned the prosecuting attorney not to harass the witness.