English II Honors - Vocab. Unit III

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adversary

(n) an enemy, opponent synonyms: antagonist, rival, foe antonyms: friend, ally, supporter, confederate

<p>(n) an enemy, opponent synonyms: antagonist, rival, foe antonyms: friend, ally, supporter, confederate</p>
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alienate

(v) to turn away, to make indifferent or hostile, to transfer, convey synonyms: separate, drive apart, estrange antonyms: befriend, attract, captivate, reconcile

<p>(v) to turn away, to make indifferent or hostile, to transfer, convey synonyms: separate, drive apart, estrange antonyms: befriend, attract, captivate, reconcile</p>
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artifice

(n) a skillful or ingenious device; a clever trick; a clever skill; trickery synonyms: ruse, stratagem, contrivance

<p>(n) a skillful or ingenious device; a clever trick; a clever skill; trickery synonyms: ruse, stratagem, contrivance</p>
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coerce

(v) to compel, force synonyms: pressure, bully, intimidate, constrain antonyms: persuade, cajole

<p>(v) to compel, force synonyms: pressure, bully, intimidate, constrain antonyms: persuade, cajole</p>
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craven

(adj) cowardly (n) a coward synonyms: fearful, fainthearted, pusillanimous antonyms: brave, courageous, valiant

<p>(adj) cowardly (n) a coward synonyms: fearful, fainthearted, pusillanimous antonyms: brave, courageous, valiant</p>
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culinary

(adj) of or related to cooking or the kitchen

<p>(adj) of or related to cooking or the kitchen</p>
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delete

(v) to erase, wipe out, cut out synonyms: remove, cancel, expunge antonyms: insert, add, retain, include

<p>(v) to erase, wipe out, cut out synonyms: remove, cancel, expunge antonyms: insert, add, retain, include</p>
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demise

(n) a death, especially of a person in a lofty position synonyms: decease, passing away antonyms: birth, beginning, commencement

<p>(n) a death, especially of a person in a lofty position synonyms: decease, passing away antonyms: birth, beginning, commencement</p>
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exhilarate

(v) to enliven, cheer, give spirit or liveliness to synonyms: stimulate, excite, gladden antonyms: discourage, dispirit, dishearten, inhibit

<p>(v) to enliven, cheer, give spirit or liveliness to synonyms: stimulate, excite, gladden antonyms: discourage, dispirit, dishearten, inhibit</p>
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fallow

(adj) plowed but not seeded; inactive; reddish-yellow; (n) land left unseeded; (v) to plow but not seed synonyms: unproductive, inert, dormant antonyms: productive, fertile, prolific

<p>(adj) plowed but not seeded; inactive; reddish-yellow; (n) land left unseeded; (v) to plow but not seed synonyms: unproductive, inert, dormant antonyms: productive, fertile, prolific</p>
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harass

(v) to disturb, worry; to trouble by repeated attacks synonyms: annoy, pester, bedevil, beleaguer

<p>(v) to disturb, worry; to trouble by repeated attacks synonyms: annoy, pester, bedevil, beleaguer</p>
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inclement

(adj) stormy, harsh; severe in attitude or action synonyms: blustery, tempestuous, implacable antonyms: mild, gentle, balmy, tranquil

<p>(adj) stormy, harsh; severe in attitude or action synonyms: blustery, tempestuous, implacable antonyms: mild, gentle, balmy, tranquil</p>
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muse

(v) to think about in a dreamy way, ponder synonyms: meditate, contemplate, daydream

<p>(v) to think about in a dreamy way, ponder synonyms: meditate, contemplate, daydream</p>
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negligible

(adj) so unimportant that it can be disregarded synonyms: trivial, inconsequential, insignificant antonyms: significant, crucial, momentous

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perpetuate

(v) to make permanent or long lasting synonyms: continue, preserve, prolong indefinitely antonyms: discontinue, abolish, abandon

<p>(v) to make permanent or long lasting synonyms: continue, preserve, prolong indefinitely antonyms: discontinue, abolish, abandon</p>
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precedent

(n) an example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later action synonyms: guide, tradition, model

<p>(n) an example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later action synonyms: guide, tradition, model</p>
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punitive

(adj) inflicting or aiming at punishment synonyms: penalizing, retaliatory

<p>(adj) inflicting or aiming at punishment synonyms: penalizing, retaliatory</p>
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redress

(v) to set right, remedy (n) relief from wrong or injury synonyms: rectify, correct, mitigate

<p>(v) to set right, remedy (n) relief from wrong or injury synonyms: rectify, correct, mitigate</p>
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sojourn

(n) a temporary stay (v) to stay for a time synonyms: visit, stopover, brief stay

<p>(n) a temporary stay (v) to stay for a time synonyms: visit, stopover, brief stay</p>
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urbane

(adj) refined in manner or style, suave synonyms: elegant antonyms: crude, uncouth, boorish

<p>(adj) refined in manner or style, suave synonyms: elegant antonyms: crude, uncouth, boorish</p>
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