Vocab Unit 7-9

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  1. (v) to regard with honor or loathing; to hate deeply

    Syn: detest; despise
    Ant: admire; cherish
    abhor
  2. (v) to change in a formal way; to change for the better

    Syn: modify; improve
    Ant: none
    amend
  3. (v) to slap or cuff; to strike repeatedly; to drive or force with blows; to force one's way with difficulty

    (n) a slap, blow

    Syn: batter; sock
    Ant: none
    buffet
  4. (n) great confusion, disorder

    Syn: pandemonium; anarchy
    Ant: order; tranquility
    chaos
  5. (adj) roomy, spacious

    Syn: comfortable; ample
    Ant: cramped; crowed
    commodious
  6. (adj) eating away gradually, acid-like; bitterly sarcastic

    Syn: caustic; spiteful
    Ant: bland; mild
    corrosive
  7. (v) to see clearly, recognize

    Syn: perceive; detect
    Ant: overlook
    discern
  8. (adj) still existing; not exterminated, destroyed, or lost

    Syn: surviving; in-existence
    Ant: extinct; vanished
    extant
  9. (v) to involve in; to connect with or be related to

    Syn: incriminate; entangle
    Ant: absolve; exculpate
    implicate
  10. (v) to bury, commit to the earth, to consign to oblivion

    Syn: none
    Ant: unearth; exhume
    inter
  11. (n) a strict disciplinarian; a stickler for the rules

    Syn: taskmaster; slave driver
    Ant: none
    martinet
  12. (v) to anticipate and prevent; to remove, dispose of

    Syn: preclude; forestall
    Ant: none
    obviate
  13. (n) one who leaves a group; a deserter, outlaw

    (adj) traitorous, unconventional, unorthodox

    Syn: turncoat; defector
    Ant: loyalist; patriot
    renegade
  14. (adj) deserving blame or punishment

    Syn: objectionable; blameworthy
    Ant: commendable; blameless
    reprehensible
  15. (adj) dark, gloomy; depressed or melancholy in spirit

    Syn: mournful; dismal
    Ant: bright; sunny
    somber
  16. (adj) filthy, wretched, debased

    Syn: dingy; foul
    Ant: neat; spruce
    squalid
  17. (adj) disorderly, riotous, violent; stormy

    Syn: agitated; unruly
    Ant: calm; tranquil
    turbulent
  18. (adj) loud and noisy; compelling attention

    Syn: blustering; clamorous
    Ant: quiet; soft-spoken
    vociferous
  19. (adj) of great size; numerous; writing or speaking at great length

    Syn: bulky; massive
    Ant: scant; meager
    voluminous
  20. (v) to do without, give up voluntarily; to put off temporarily, defer

    Syn: decline; forgo
    Ant: claim; accept
    waive
  21. (n) strong dislike; bitter hostility

    Syn: enmity; rancor
    Ant: affection; fondness
    animosity
  22. (n) a lack of feeling, emotion, or interest

    Syn: indifference; disinterest
    Ant: enthusiasm; concern
    apathy
  23. (adj) fearful or anxious, especially about the future

    Syn: worried; nervous
    Ant: unworried; assured
    apprehensive
  24. (v) to praise, express approval; to present as worthy of attention; to commit to the care of

    Syn: applaud; entrust
    Ant: abhor; loathe
    commend
  25. (adj) able to get along or work well together; capable of use with some other model or system

    Syn: harmonious; in agreement
    Ant: mismatched; antagonistic
    compatible
  26. (n) an expression of sympathy

    Syn: commiseration; sympathy
    Ant: none
    condolence
  27. (v) to make sacred, hallow; to set apart for a special purpose

    Syn: devote; dedicate
    Ant: desecrate; dishonor
    consecrate
  28. (adj) old and feeble; worn-out, ruined

    Syn: infirm, broken-down
    Ant: vigorous; sturdy
    decrepit
  29. (v) to ridicule, laugh at with contempt

    Syn: mock; scorn
    Ant: praise; applaud
    deride
  30. (adj) innocent, simple; frank, sincere

    Syn: naive; artless
    Ant: sophisticated; artful
    ingenuous
  31. (adj) having great variety; numerous and diverse

    Syn: varied; heterogeneous
    Ant: unvaried; homogeneous
    multifarious
  32. (adj) out-of-date, no longer in use

    Syn: old hat; outmoded
    Ant: up-to-date; current
    obsolete
  33. (adj) eating every kind of food; eagerly taking in everything, having a wide variety of tastes

    Syn: all-devouring; voracious
    omnivorous
  34. (adj) stingy, miserly; meager, poor, small

    Syn: frugal; cheap
    Ant: generous; openhanded
    parsimonious
  35. (n) a state of perplexity or doubt

    Syn: confusion; dilemma
    Ant: none
    quandary
  36. (adj) stubbornly disobedient, resisting authority

    Syn: unruly; ornery
    Ant: obedient; docile
    recalcitrant
  37. (n) an injury done in return for an injury

    Syn: retaliation; revenge
    Ant: none
    reprisal
  38. (v) to take great pleasure in

    (n) a wild celebration

    Syn: relish; savor
    Ant: abhor; loathe
    revel
  39. (v) to make ineffective or useless, cripple; to have a dulling effect on

    Syn: smother; neutralize
    Ant: inspire; excite
    stultify
  40. (adj) smoothly agreeable or polite; pleasing to the senses

    Syn: sophisticated; polished
    Ant: clumsy; polished
    suave
  41. (v) to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to distribute

    Syn: assign; allot
    Ant: none
    allocate
  42. (adj) very enthusiastic, impassioned

    Syn: intense; avid
    Ant: indifferent; apathetic
    ardent
  43. (adj) persistent, attentive, diligent

    Syn: industrious; unremitting
    Ant: lazy; lackadaisical
    assiduous
  44. (adj) prone to act in a hasty manner; impudent

    Syn: brazen; impertinent
    Ant: prudent; cautious
    brash
  45. (adj) subject to whims or passing fancies

    Syn: impulsive; fickle
    Ant: constant; steady
    capricious
  46. (v) to inflict physical punishment as a means of correction, to scold severely

    Syn: discipline; censure
    Ant: commend; reward
    chastise
  47. (adj) abundant, plentiful; wordy, verbose

    Syn: ample; profuse
    Ant: meager; scanty
    copious
  48. (v) to turn aside; to stray from the norm

    (n) one who departs from a norm

    (adj) differing from a norm, heterodox, unconventional

    Syn: diverge; veer
    Ant: conformed-to; abide by
    deviate
  49. (adj) unnaturally thin

    Syn: gaunt; withered
    Ant: plump; fat
    emaciated
  50. (v) to rejoice greatly

    Syn: revel; glory
    Ant: mope; sulk
    exult
  51. (adj) knotted, twisted, lumpy

    Syn: misshapen; knotty
    Ant: smooth; unblemished
    gnarled
  52. (n) a payment for damage or loss

    Syn: compensation; restitution
    Ant: none
    indemnity
  53. (n) a hint; a vague notion

    Syn: clue; suggestion
    Ant: none
    inkling
  54. (adj) clear, transparent; readily understood

    Syn: lucid; intelligible
    Ant: clouded; murky
    limpid
  55. (adj) almighty, having unlimited power or authority

    Syn: all-powerful
    Ant: powerless; impotent
    omnipotent
  56. (adj) agreeable to the taste or one's sensibilities; suitable for consumption

    Syn: edible; appetizing
    Ant: inedible; distasteful
    palatable
  57. (adj) deeply affecting, touching; keen or sharp in taste or smell

    Syn: heartrending; bittersweet
    Ant: funny; bland
    poignant
  58. (n) bitter resentment or ill-will

    Syn: animosity; enmity
    Ant: goodwill; harmony
    rancor
  59. (adj) immature and overconfident; conceited

    Syn: pretentious; superficial
    Ant: mature; knowledgeable
    sophomoric
  60. (adj) arising naturally; not planned or engineered in advance

    Syn: unplanned; impromptu
    Ant: planned; rehearsed
    spontaneous

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