LA Vocab

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Vocabulary words for LA TAG 6th
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  1. ACCLAIM

    verb, noun; acclamation, honor
    definition

    sentence:  This statue is really abstract.

    synonyms:

    antonyms:
  2. ABSTRUSE
    definition:

    sentence:

    synonyms:

    antonyms:
  3. ABSTRACT 

    adjective, noun, verb; abstracter and abstractly
    • definitions:
    • (adj) thought of apart from concrete realities, specific objects, or actual instances.(n) a summary of a text, scientific article, document, speech, etc.; epitome(v) to draw or take away; remove

    sentence:  The publishers ask for an abstract  of only 150 words.

    synonyms:

    antonyms:
  4. ACQUIESCENT

    adjective; acquiescently and half-acquiescently.
    definition: disposed to acquiesce or consent tacitly.

    sentence:  Sugar snap peas, cocooned in their skins are similarly acquiescent.

    synonyms: compliant, submissive, tolerant, passive

    antonyms: protesting, resistant
  5. COMPLACENT

    Adjective, non-complacent and complacently.
    definition: pleased, especially with oneself or one's merits, advantages, situation, etc., often without awareness of some potential danger or defect; self-satisfied.

    sentence: The voters are too complacent to change the government.

    synonyms: smug, unbothered, indifferent

    antonyms: concerned, interested
  6. ACRIMONY

    noun, acrimonious and acrimonies
    definition: sharpness, harshness, or bitterness of nature, speech, disposition

    sentence: The environment is designed for acrimony not success.

    synonym: bitterness, animosity, spitefulness

    antonym: goodwill, civility, politeness
  7. ADAMANT

    adjective; adamantly and adamance
    noun,
    definition: (adj) utterly unyielding in attitude  or opinion  in spite of all appeals, urgings. (noun) any impenetrably or unyielding hard substance.

    sentence:  He was adamant that he not be afforded any "special" privileges."

    synonym:  inflexible, rigid, uncompromising

    antonym: flexible, easygoing, yielding.
  8. AFFIRMATION

    noun, pre-affirmation and self-affirmation
    definition:  the assertion that something exists or is true.

    sentence: Your affirmation of faith seems too short.

    synonyms:  confirmation

    antonyms: denial, negation
  9. ADROIT

    adjective, adroitly, adroitness
    definition: expert or nimble in the use of the hands or body.

    sentence:

    synonyms: proficient, skillfull

    antonyms: awkward, clumsy, inept
  10. AFFABLE

    adjective; unaffable and affably
    definition: pleasantly easy to approach and to talk to.

    sentence:

    synonyms:  amiable, sociable

    antonyms: miserable, unfriendly
  11. ADVOCATE

    verb, noun; advocative and advocator
    definition: to speak or write in favor of; support or urge by argument; a person who speaks or writes in support or defense of a person.

    sentence

    synonyms:  champion, proponent

    antonyms:  opposition, antagonist

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