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1 Level F Unit 4

2 Affable Adjective Definition: courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to Synonyms: genial, amicable, cordial Antonyms: surly, cantankerous, dour, inhospitable Sentence: He was finding the general a most thoughtful and affable host, a true cosmopolite. .

3 Aggrandize Verb Definition: to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up or intensify; to make appear greater Synonyms: augment, amplify, enhance, exalt Antonyms: reduce, decrease, diminish Sentence: Donald Trump has worked to aggrandize his empire by purchasing properties, hotels and golf courses in many different cities and countries.

4 Archetype Noun Definition: an original model on which something was patterned or replicated; the ideal example of a particular type of person or thing Synonyms: model, prototype, epitome Sentence: Sherlock Homes was an archetype of a clever detective who always solves the case and was the model for many television detectives such as: The Scooby Doo Gang and Adrian Monk.

5 Aura Noun Definition: that which surrounds (as atmosphere); a distinctive air or personal quality Synonyms: ambience, atmosphere Sentence: Darth Vader’s aura surrounded Luke Skywalker with a powerful feeling of the Dark Side.

6 Noun or Adjective Definition: (n
Noun or Adjective Definition: (n.) illegal traffic, smuggled goods; (adj.) illegal, prohibited Synonyms: (adj.) bootleg, unlawful Antonyms: (adj.) legal, lawful, licit Sentence: Pirated movies and music are illegal and are considered contraband subject to stiff fines. contraband

7 Verb Definition: to fine out by reasoning to arrive at a conclusion on the basis of thought; to hint, suggest, imply Synonyms: gather, deduce, presume, guess, speculate Sentence: I can infer from this cartoon that it is hot outside. Infer

8 Adjective Definition: incapable of being changed or called back Synonyms: irreversible, unrecallable, unalterable Antonyms: reversible, changeable Sentence: Even now irrevocable damage may have been done to the ecosystems on which we all ultimately depend that nature will be incapable of changing. Irrevocable BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

9 Propensity Noun Definition: a natural inclination or predilection toward Synonyms: natural bent, proclivity, penchant Antonyms: natural incapacity or inability Sentence: Men, unfortunately, have a slight increased propensity towards baldness.

10 resilient Adjective Definition: able to return to an original shape or form; able to recover quickly Synonyms: springy, elastic, buoyant, bouncy Antonyms: rigid, stiff, inflexible, unyielding Sentence: A resilient ice strengthen hull allows ice cutters to navigate frozen waters.

11 reverberate Verb Definition: to re-echo, resound; to reflect or be reflected repeatedly Synonyms: rumble, thunder, boom, echo Sentence: The man in Poe’s “The Tell-Tale Heart,” thought he could hear the heart of the old man reverberating underneath the boards where he buried him.

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