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Unit 12 Book E
1. Abjure: (v.) to renounce, repudiate under oath: to avoid, shunSynonyms: forswear, retract, recant, abstain from. Antonyms: affirm, avow, aver, profess
2. Acrid: (adj.) harsh in taste or odor: sharp in manner or temper.Synonyms: irritating, stinging, bitter, caustic Antonyms: gentle, smooth, mild
3. August: (adj.) majestic, inspiring admiration and respectSynonyms: Stately, dignified, exalted, venerable Antonyms: humble, base, mean, lowly
4. Callous: (adj.) emotionally hardened, unfeelingSynonyms: insensitive, unsympathetic, thick-skinned. Antonyms: sensitive, compassionate, tenderhearted.
5. Clandestine: (adj.) secret, concealed; underhanded.Synonyms: covert, furtive, surreptitious, stealthy Antonyms: open, overt, undisguised, aboveboard
6. Compunction: (n.) remorse, regretSynonyms: scruple, qualm, misgiving, contrition Antonyms: shamelessness, insouciance, nonchalance
7. Conflagration: (n.) a large destructive fireSynonyms: holocaust, wildfire Antonyms: deluge, flood
8. Elated: (adj.) high in spirits, jubilant: extremely pleasedSynonyms: overjoyed, ecstatic, tickled pink Antonyms: depressed, crestfallen, despondent, blue
9. Indelible: (adj.) not able to be erased or removed; memorableSynonyms: lasting, permanent, unforgettable Antonyms: erasable, impermanent, ephemeral
10. Indulgent: (adj.) yielding to the wishes or demands of othersSynonyms: lenient, permissive, tolerant, liberal Antonyms: strict, severe, inflexible, hard-nosed
Inveterate: (adj.) firmly established, long-lasting: habitualSynonyms: persisting, chronic, dyed-in-the-wool Antonyms: sporadic, intermittent, occasional
Irrelevant: (adj.) not to the point, not applicable or pertinentSynonyms: inapplicable, immaterial, besides the point Antonyms: pertinent, material, apropos, germane
Nocturnal: (adj.) of or occurring in the night: under cover of darknessSynonyms: nighttime Antonyms: daytime, diurnal (DAY OR DAILY)
Platitude: (n.) the commonplace, stale, or trite remark.Synonyms: cliché, truism, bromide Antonyms: epigram, quip, witticism, bon mot
Quell: (v.) to subdue, put down forciblySynonyms: suppress, pacify, squelch, quash, crush Antonyms: incite, provoke, arouse, foment, stir up
Quiescent: (adj.) inactive, at restSynonyms: still, inert, motionless, dormant, tranquil Antonyms: active, thriving, lively, bustling, volatile
Ruminate: (v.) to mediate, think about at length; to chew the cudSynonyms: ponder, reflect, mull over, muse
Tacit: (adj.) unspoken, silent; implied, inferredSynonyms: unexpressed, unvoiced, understood, implicit. Antonyms: explicit, express, specific
Tangible: (adj.) capable of being touched; real, concreteSynonyms: perceptible, actual, evident, palpable Antonyms: immaterial, imperceptible, insubstantial
Trenchant: (adj.) incisive, keen: forceful, effective; cutting caustic; distinct, clear- out.Synonyms: penetrating, cutting, telling, acute Antonyms: dull bland, insipid, vapid, imperceptive
Level E Unit 12 Vocabulary Words.
Vocabulary Level E Unit 12. abjure “I denounce these proceedings. I quit this court!” The Crucible Confederate soldiers abjure allegiance to the South.
Insensitive, thick-skinned callous. concrete, palpable tangible.
Unit 12 Vocabulary Level E. abjure DEF = (v.) to renounce, repudiate under oath; to avoid, to shun SYN = forswear, retract, recant, abstain from ANT =
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Vocabulary Week #2 English II. Abjure verb to renounce, repudiate, or retract, esp. with formal solemnity. to avoid or shun. Syn: forswear, recant.
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Synonym/ Antonym Explanation/Examples Image SYN: ludicrous, agitated ANT: calm, controlled hysterical, adj. hys· ter· i · cal Having excessive or uncontrollable.
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transcendent (adj.) – going beyond known limits Examples: Synonyms:
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absolve (verb) to clear from blame, responsibility, or guilt
RETRACT TO DRAW BACK; WITHDRAW. INVINCIBLE UNABLE TO BE CONQUERED.
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( adj. ) – implied, not stated outright Examples: Synonyms : Unspoken, implicit, inferred, implied Antonyms : Bold, explicit, clear tacit.
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Vocabulary Level F Unit 12. absolve (verb) to clear from blame, responsibility, or guilt SYN: acquit, exonerate, vindicate, excuse, pardon ANT: condemn,
UNIT 12 LEVEL F. Verb Definition: to clear from blame, responsibility, or guilt Synonyms: acquit, exonerate, vindicate, excuse, pardon Antonyms: condemn,
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AQUISITIVE (adj.) able to get and retain ideas or information Acquire information in order to do well on a quiz.
UNIT 10 LEVEL F. Noun Definition: a critical or explanatory note or comment, especially for a literary work Sentence: When reading a text, making annotations,
Level F Unit 6. Adjective Definition: extremely strange, unusual, atypical Synonyms: grotesque, fantastic, outlandish Antonyms: normal, typical, ordinary,
Word List #1 9/16-9/27. adulation (n.) extreme admiration or praise SYNONYMS: applause, commendation ANTONYMS: abuse, criticism The rugby player enjoyed.
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Acquisitive (adj) Able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with acquiring wealth or property Syn: greedy, grasping, avaricious, retentive.
(v.) to pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; (adj,) expressed clearly and forcefully; able to employ language clearly.
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Freshmen English. Unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others Synonyms: selfless Antonyms: selfish, self-centered Pronunciation.
Unit One. (adj.) refusing to compromise, irreconcilable Concerning political ideals, my opinions tend to be very intransigent.
List 10. Affront -- noun or verb An offensive act or word It was an affront to the school board when no one voted for any of the candidates.
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SAT List #19 (Woah, 190 words!!) Space out: 5 on front, 5 on back in BLUE. 1.pejorative 2.perfidy 3.perspicacious 4.pique 5.placid 6. platitude 7. pliable.
List 10. Falter -- verb To hesitate or move unsteadily The team lost the game because their confidence faltered in the ninth inning.
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Anomalous Feeling protective of my friend but knowing of his difficulties placed me in an anomalous position.
Vocabulary Chapter 15 Page 164. Abase (v.) to lower in esteem, degrade; to humble SYNONYM: lower, humiliate, prostrate, demean ANTONYM: elevate,
LEVEL F, UNIT 10 Am. Lit. Vocabulary. accrue (v.) to grow or accumulate over time; to happen as a natural result Synonyms: collect, accumulate, proceed.
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