Vocabulary Workshop level E Unit 3

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Vocabulary Workshop level E Unit 3
2012-09-16 22:38:30
Vocabulary Workshop Level Unit three Suzanna Arul

Vocab for unit 3
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  1. Adversary
    • An enemy or opponent
    • Syn: Antagonist, rival, foe
    • Ant: Friend, ally, supporter, confederate
  2. Alienate
    • To turn away, to make indiffrent or hostile, to transfer, convey
    • Syn: separate, drive apart, estrang
    • eAnt: Befriend, attract, captivatate¬†
  3. Artiface
    • a skillful or ingenious device; a clever trick; a clever skill; trickery
    • Syn: Ruse, stratagem, contrivance
  4. Coerce
    • to compel, force
    • Syn: Pressure, bully, intimidate, constrain
    • Ant: Persuade, cajole
  5. Craven
    • cowardly; a coward
    • Syn: Fearful, fainthearted, pusillanimous
    • Ant: Brave, courageous, valiant
  6. Culinary
    Of or related to cooking or the kitchen
  7. Demise
    • a death, especially of a person in a lofty position
    • Syn: Decrease, passing away
    • Ant: Birth, beginning, commencement
  8. Exhilarate
    • to enliven, cheer, give spirit or liveliness to
    • Syn: Stimulate, excite, gladden
    • Ant: Discourage, dispirit, dishearten, inhibit
  9. Fallow
    • plowed but not seeded; inactive; reddish-yellow
    • Syn: Unproductive, inert, dormant
    • Ant: Productive, fertile, prolific
  10. Harass
    • to disturb, worry; to trouble by repeated attacks
    • Syn: Annoy, pester, bedevil, beleaguer
  11. inclement
    • stormy,harsh; severe in attitude or action¬†
    • Syn: Blustery, tempestuous, implacable
    • Ant: Mild, gentle, balmy, tranquil
  12. Muse
    • to think about in a dreamy way, ponder
    • Syn: Mediate, contemplate, daydream
  13. liquidate
    • to pay a debt, settle an account, to eliminate
    • syn: reconcile
    • ant: invest, collect
  14. Negligible
    • so unimportant that it can be disregarded
    • Syn: Trivial, inconsequential, insignificant
    • Ant: Significant, crucial, momentous
  15. Perpetuate
    • to make permenant or long lasting
    • Syn: Continue, preserve, prolong indefinitely
    • Ant: Discontinue, abolish, abandon
  16. Precedent
    • An example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later action
    • Syn: Guide, tradition, model
  17. Punitive
    • inflicting or aiming at punishment
    • Syn: Penalizing, retaliatory
  18. Redress
    • to set right, remedy; relief from wrong or injury
    • Syn: Rectify, correct, mitigate
  19. Sojurn
    • a temporary stay, to stay for a time
    • Syn: Visit, stopover, brief stay
  20. Urbane
    • refined in a manner or style, suave
    • Syn: Elegant
    • Ant: Crude, uncouth, boorish