Level E Unit 7/8 Vocabulary

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Abhor

Syn: detest, despise, abominate

Ant: admire, cherish, respect, relish

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Amend

Syn: modify, improve, correct

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Buffet

Syn: v. - sock, thump, pummel, toss about

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Chaos

Syn: anarchy, turmoil

Ant: order, regularity, tranquility

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Commodious

Syn: comfortable, ample, capacious

Ant: cramped, claustrophobic, insufficient

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Corrosive

Syn: caustic, mordant, acidulous, spiteful

Ant: bland, mild, benign, amiable

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Discern

Syn: perceive, detect, distinguish

Ant: overlook

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Extant

Syn: surviving, in existence

Ant: extinct, vanished

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Implicate

Syn: incriminate, entangle

Ant: absolve, exculpate

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Inter

Ant: unearth, exhume

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Martinet

Syn: taskmaster, slave driver

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Obviate

Syn: preclude, forestall, ward off

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Renegade

Syn: n. - turncoat, heretic

Ant: n. - loyalist, patriot

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Reprehensible

Syn: objectionable, blameworthy, culpable, odious

Ant: commendable, blameless, meritorious

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Somber

Syn: mournful, dismal

Ant: bright, sunny, lighthearted, jaunty

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Squalid

Syn: dingy, sordid, foul, vile, abject

Ant: neat, spruce, exalted, lofty

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Turbulent

Syn: tumultuous, unruly, agitated

Ant: calm, placid, tranquil, still

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Vociferous

Syn: clamorous, uproarious, blustering

Ant: quiet, soft-spoken, muted, subdued

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Voluminous

Syn: bulky, massive, plentiful

Ant: scant, meager

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Waive

Syn: decline, relinquish, forgo

Ant: claim, accept

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Animosity

Syn: enmity, rancor, antipathy

Ant: affection, fondness, rapport, amity

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Apathy

Syn: indifference, disinterest, detachment

Ant: enthusiasm, fervor, ardor, concern

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Apprehensive

Syn: worried, nervous, fretful, jittery

Ant: unworried, assured, confident, certain

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Commend

Syn: applaud, entrust

Ant: abhor, loathe

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Compatible

Syn: harmonious, in agreement

Ant: mismatched, incongruous, antagonistic

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Condolence

Syn: commiseration, solace, sympathy

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Consecrate

Syn: devote, sanctify

Ant: desecrate, profane, dishonor

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Decrepit

Syn: infirm, broken-down, rickety

Ant: vigorous, robust, sturdy

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Deride

Syn: mock, scorn, disparage

Ant: praise, extol, acclaim, applaud

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Ingenuous

Syn: naive, artless, guileless, candid

Ant: artful, crafty, worldly, sophisticated

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Multifarious

Syn: varied, manifold, heterogeneous

Ant: unvaried, uniform, homogeneous

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Obsolete

Syn: outmoded, passe, old hat

Ant: current, up-to-date, brand-new

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Omnivorous

Syn: all-devouring, voracious

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Parsimonious

Syn: frugal, niggardly, penny-pinching, cheap

Ant: generous, openhanded

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Quandary

Syn: confusion, dilemma, predicament

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Recalcitrant

Syn: unruly, obstinate, contrary, ornery

Ant: obedient, docile, compliant

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Reprisal

Syn: retaliation, revenge

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Revel

Syn: v. - relish, favor, bask in, carouse

Ant: v. - abhor, loathe

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Stultify

Syn: smother, stifle, neutralize, negate

Ant: arouse, excite, inspire, stimulate

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Suave

Syn: sophisticated, urbane, polished

Ant: crude, clumsy, oafish, loutish

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