Vocab Unit 9

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a shout of welcome; an overwhelming verbal vote of approval.

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a shout of welcome; an overwhelming verbal vote of approval.

acclamation

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pos of acclamation:

noun

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synonyms of acclamation:

ovation, cheering, plaudits

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antonym of acclamation:

booing, hissing, jeers, catcalls

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enthusiastic and public praise

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praise enthusiastically and publicly

acclaim

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pos of acclaim

noun and verb

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Synonyms of acclaim

(n.) acclamation, applause, commendation

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antonyms of acclaim

(n.) criticism; (v.) criticize

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characteristic of the countryside, rural; relating to shepherds and cowherds, pastoral

bucolic:

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bucolic pos

adjective

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Synonyms of bucolic

rustic, country

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antonyms of bucolic:

metropolitan, urban

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to slander; to accuse falsely and maliciously

calumniate

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calumniate pos

verb

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synonyms of calumniate

defame, libel

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antonyms of calumniate

flatter, whitewash, praise, extol

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extremely cautious, hesitant, or slow (to); reserved, diffident

chary

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chary pos

adjective

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chary synonyms

skittish, wary

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chary antonyms

heedless, reckless, incautious

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a person who asserts a right or title

claimant

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claimant pos

noun

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marked by loud confusion or outcry; noisily insistent ("crying out")

clamorous

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clamorous pos

adjective

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clamorous synonyms

discordant, raucous, cacophonous

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clamorous antonyms

tranquil, quiet, soothing

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secret agreement or cooperation

collusion

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pos collusion

noun

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synonyms of collusion

conspiracy, plot, connivance, cahoots

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antonyms of collusion

honesty, transparency, faithfulness

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to speak like an orator; to recite in public, make a public speech; to speak bitterly against

declaim

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declaim pos

verb

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synonyms of declaim

proclaim, lecture, harangue

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a dabbler in the arts; one who engages in an activity in an amateurish, trifling way; or superficial

dilettante:

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synonyms of dilettante

(n) .) dabbler; (adj.) dabbling

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antonyms of dilettante

n.) professional, expert

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a denial or disavowal of responsibility or connection; a former refusal of one's rights or claims

disclaimer:

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pos dilettante

noun and adjective

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pos of disclaimer

noun

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synonyms of disclaimer

clause, waiver, retraction

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antonyms of disclaimer

approval

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not easily excited; emotionally steady

imperturbable:

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pos of imperturbable:

adj

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synonyms of imperturbable

unflappable, unexcitable, serene, unruffled

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antonyms of imperturbable:

excitable, touchy, jittery, irritable

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increment:

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pos of increment:

noun

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synonyms of increment:

accretion, advancement, augmentation, gain

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antonyms of increment

reduction, decrease, decline, drop

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incapable of being reformed; incapable of being rendered useful

irreclaimable:

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pos of irreclaimable:

adjective

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synonyms of irreclaimable:

Irredeemable

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antonyms of irreclaimable:

virtuous, corrigible

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an authoritative command, formal order, authorization; to issue such an order

mandate:

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mandate pos

noun and verb

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synonyms of mandate

directive, decree

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antonyms of mandate

forbid, ban, outlaw

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paltry

trifling, insignificant, mean, despicable; inferior, trashy

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paltry pos

adjective

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synonyms of paltry

measly, meager, piddling, trivial

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antonyms of paltry

gigantic, immense, colossal

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a sudden outburst; a spasm, convulsion

paroxysm

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paroxysm pos

noun

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synonyms of paroxysm

fit, seizure

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antonyms of paroxysm

calm, calmness, peace, peacefulness

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a pretentious display of knowledge; overly rigid attention to rules and details

pedantry

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pedantry pos

noun

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synonyms of pedantry

nit-picking, hairsplitting, pettifoggery, dogmatism

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antonyms of pedantry

imprecision, inexactness

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the act of traveling; an excursion, especially on foot or to a foreign country

peregrination:

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peregrination pos

noun

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synonyms of peregrination:

journey, wandering, odyssey

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an official or formal announcement

proclamation

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pos of proclamation

noun

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synonyms of proclamation

decree, command, edict

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the act of bringing back or restoring to a normal or useful condition ("to call back")

reclamation:

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reclamation pos

noun

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synonyms of reclamation

recovery, redemption

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.) fragrant, smelling strongly; tending to arouse memories or create an aura

redolent

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redolent pos

adjective

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synonyms of redolent

evocative, reminiscent, aromatic

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antonyms of redolent

unevocative, odorless

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shining, radiant, resplendent

refulgent

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refulgent pos

adjective

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synonyms of refulgent

splendid, bright, luminous

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antonyms of refulgent

dim, dark, obscure, dingy, dull

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a word, expression, or custom that distinguishes a particular group of persons from all others; a commonplace

shibboleth

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pos of shibboleth

noun

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synonyms of shibboleth

password, slogan, catchword

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a beginner, novice; one with little or no background or skill

tyro

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pos of tyro

noun

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synonyms of tyro

neophyte, apprentice, greenhorn

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antonyms of tyro

veteran, past master, expert

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not stopping, maintained steadily, never letting up, relentless

unremitting

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unremitting pos

adjective

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synonyms of unremitting

incessant, unrelenting, constant

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antonyms of unremitting

: desultory, intermittent

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to swing indecisively from one idea or course of action to another; to waver weakly in mind or will

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vacillate pos

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