Unit 3 Vocab

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  1. Articulate
    (Def)
    To pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to connect by a joint or joints; expressed clearly and forcefully; able to emplay language clearly and forcefully; jointed
  2. Articulate
    (PoS)
    V.; Adj.
  3. Articulate
    (Syn & Ant)
    • Syn: (v.) pronounce, elucidate; (adj.) eloquent
    • Ant: (v.) mumble, slur; (adj.) tongue-tied, halting
  4. Cavort
    (Def)
    To romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry
  5. Cavort
    (PoS)
    V.
  6. Cavort
    (Syn)
    Syn: gambol
  7. Credence
    (Def)
    belief, mental acceptance
  8. Credence
    (PoS)
    N.
  9. Credence
    (Syn & Ant)
    • Syn: credit, trust, confidence
    • Ant: disbelief, skepticism, incredulity
  10. Decry
    (Def)
    To condemn, express strong disapproval; to officially depreciate
  11. Decry
    (PoS)
    V.
  12. Decry
    (Syn & Ant)
    • Syn: denounce, sensure, devalue
    • Ant: tout, commend, extol, laud, praise
  13. Dissemble
    (Def)
    To diguise or concel, deliberately give a false impression
  14. Dissemble
    (PoS)
    V.
  15. Dissemble
    (Syn)
    Syn: Dissimulate, mask, feign
  16. Distraught
    (Def)
    very much agitated or upset as a result of emotion or mental conflict
  17. Distraught
    (PoS)
    Adj.
  18. Distraught
    (Syn & Ant)
    • Syn: frantic, distracted
    • Ant: calm, composed, collected
  19. Eulogy
    (Def)
    A formal statement of commendation; high praise
  20. Eulogy
    (PoS)
    N.
  21. Eulogy
    (Syn & Ant)
    • Syn: Panegyric. encomium, tribute, testimonial
    • Ant: Philippic, diatribe, invective
  22. Evince
    (Def)
    To display clearly, to make evident, to provoke
  23. Evince
    (PoS)
    V.
  24. Evince
    (Syn)
    Syn: exhibit, manifest, occasion
  25. Exhume
    (Def)
    to remove from a grave; to bring to light
  26. Exhume
    (PoS)
    V.
  27. Exhume
    (Syn & Ant)
    • Syn: disinter, unearth, uncover
    • Ant: bury, inter
  28. Feckless
    (Def)
    Lacking in spirit and strength; ineffective, weak; irresponsible, unreliable
  29. Feckless
    (PoS)
    Adj.
  30. Feckless
    (Syn & Ant)
    • Syn: feeble, helpless, incompetent, ineffectual
    • Ant: competent, capable, effective
  31. Murky
    (Def)
    dark and gloomy, obscure; lacking in clarity and precision
  32. Murky
    (PoS)
    Adj.
  33. Murky
    (Syn & Ant)
    • Syn: dum, cloudy, unclear
    • Ant: clear, transparent, lucid, limpid
  34. Nefarious
    (Def)
    Wicked, depraved, devoid or moral standards
  35. Nefarious
    (PoS)
    Adj.
  36. Nefarious
    (Syn & Ant)
    • Syn: iniquitous, reprehensible
    • Ant: virtuous, honorable, praiseworthy, meritorious
  37. Piquant
    (Def)
    stimulating to the taste or mind; spicy, pungent; appealingly provocative
  38. Piquant
    (PoS)
    Adj.
  39. Piquant
    (Syn & Ant)
    • Syn: tangy, zestful
    • Ant: bland, insipid, tasteless, mild
  40. Primordial
    (Def)
    Developed or created at the very beginning; going back to the most ancient times or earliest stage; fundamental, basic
  41. Primordial
    (PoS)
    Adj.
  42. Primordial
    (Syn)
    Syn: original. primeval, primal
  43. Propinquity
    (Def)
    Nearness in place or time; kinship
  44. Propinquity
    (PoS)
    N.
  45. Propinquity
    (Syn & Ant)
    • Syn: Proximity, similarity
    • Ant: remoteness, distance
  46. Unwonted
    (Def)
    Not usual or expected; not in character
  47. Unwonted
    (PoS)
    Adj.
  48. Unwonted
    (Syn & Ant)
    • Syn: unusual, uncommon, unexpected, atypical
    • Ant: usual, customary, typical
  49. Utopian
    (Def)
    Founded upon or involving a visionary view of an ideal world; impractical
  50. Utopian
    (PoS)
    Adj.
  51. Utopian
    (Syn & Ant)
    • Syn: idealistic
    • Ant: Realistic, pragmatic
  52. Verbiage
    (Def)
    language that is too wordy or inflated in proportion to the sense or content, wordiness; a manner of expression
  53. Verbiage
    (PoS)
    N.
  54. Verbiage
    (Syn)
    Syn: verbosity, prolixity, diction, jargon
  55. Verdant
    (Def)
    Green in tint or color; immature in experience or judgment
  56. Verdant
    (PoS)
    Adj.
  57. Verdant
    (Syn & Ant)
    • Syn: artless, naive
    • Ant: scorched, sere, barren, arid
  58. Viscous
    (Def)
    Having a gelatinous or gluey quality, lacking in easy movement or fluidity
  59. Viscous
    (PoS)
    Adj.
  60. Viscous
    (Syn & Ant)
    • Syn: gummy, sticky, thick
    • Ant: runny water, aqueous

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