As the Sun Rises Vocab

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As the Sun Rises Vocab
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  1. row
    • argument
    • syn: altercation
    • ant:agreement
  2. exalted
    • glorify
    • syn:idolized
    • ant:demoted
  3. chic
    • in style
    • syn:stylish
    • ant: unfashionable
  4. platonic
    • a loving relationship that doesn't involve sex
    • syn:friendly
    • ant:sexual
  5. ostentatious
    • trying to show off
    • syn:flashy, showy
    • ant:plain, modest
  6. to daunt
    • syn:to intimidate
    • ant:to help, to encourage¬†
  7. pestilential
    • full of disease
    • syn:diseased
    • ant:clean, healthy
  8. trajectory
    • path of a moving object
    • syn:path, direction
    • ant:stationary
  9. expatriate
    • someone who moves to another country that's not their own
    • syn:migrant
    • ant:citizen
  10. impotent
    • weak, lack of power; a man who can't hold an erection
    • syn:weak
    • ant:potent, powerful
  11. aficionado
    • an individual who is an expert at something
    • syn:expert
    • ant:amateur
  12. steer
    • a bull without testicles
    • syn:neutered bull
    • ant:fertile bull
  13. perfunctory
    • doing something in a mechanical way; indifferent
    • syn:routine
    • ant:precise, thoughtful
  14. sallow
    • sickly, yellow complexion
    • syn:sickly
    • ant:healthy
  15. retribution
    • syn:revenge
    • ant:forgiveness
  16. gentry
    • the aristocracy, upper class
    • syn: aristocracy
    • ant: poor, peasant
  17. suave
    • smooth, charming, gracious
    • syn:smooth
    • ant:brusque, awkward
  18. brusque
    • awkward, abrupt, rude
    • syn:abrupt, blunt
    • ant:kind, courteous
  19. proselyting
    • to seek to convert someone to your faith/beliefs
    • syn:to convert
    • ant:to condone
  20. contempt
    • to look down on someone
    • syn:disdain
    • ant:respect

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