Vocabulary Workshop Level F Unit 1

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  1. approbation
    n. the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise; official approval
  2. approbation
    sanction (syn.)
  3. approbation
    disapproval, condemnation, censure (ant.)
  4. assuage
    v. to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an end to, appease, satisfy, quench
  5. assuage
    mitigate, slake, allay (syn.)
  6. assuage
    intensify, aggravate, exacerbate (ant.)
  7. coalition
    n. a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
  8. coalition
    alliance, league, federation, combine (syn.)
  9. coalition
    splinter group (ant.)
  10. decadence
    n. decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or period of decline or decay; excessive self-indulgence
  11. decadence
    degeneration, corruption (syn.)
  12. decadence
    rise, growth, maturation (ant.)
  13. elicit
    v. to draw forth, bring out from some source (such as another person)
  14. elicit
    evoke, extract, educe (syn.)
  15. elicit
    repress, quash, squelch, stifle (ant.)
  16. expostulate
    v. to attempt to dissuade someone from some course or decision by earnest reasoning
  17. expostulate
    protest, remonstrate, complain (syn.)
  18. hackneyed
    adj. used so often as to lack freshness or originality
  19. hackneyed
    banal, trite, commonplace, corny (syn.)
  20. hackneyed
    new, fresh, novel, original (ant.)
  21. hiatus
    n. a gap, opening, break (in the sense of having an element missing)
  22. hiatus
    pause, lacuna (syn.)
  23. hiatus
    continuity, continuation (ant.)
  24. innuendo
    n. a hint, indirect suggestion, or reference (often in a derogatory sense)
  25. innuendo
    insinuation, intimation (syn.)
  26. innuendo
    direct statement (ant.)
  27. intercede
    v. to plead on behalf of someone else; to serve as a third party or go-between in a disagreement
  28. intercede
    intervene, mediate  (syn.)
  29. jaded
    adj. wearied, worn-out, dulled (in the sense of being satiated by excessive indulgence)
  30. jaded
    sated, surfeited, cloyed (syn.)
  31. jaded
    unspoiled, uncloyed (ant.)
  32. lurid
    adj. causing shock, horror, or revulsion; sensational; pale or sallow in color; terrible or passionate in intensity or lack of restraint
  33. lurid
    gruesome, gory, grisly, baleful, ghastly (syn.)
  34. lurid
    pleasant, attractive, appealing, wholesome (ant.)
  35. meritorious
    adj. worthy, deserving recognition and praise
  36. meritorious
    praiseworthy, laudable, commendable (syn.)
  37. meritorious
    blameworthy, reprehensible (ant.)
  38. petulant
    adj. peevish, annoyed by trifles, easily irritated and upset
  39. petulant
    irritable, testy, waspish (syn.)
  40. petulant
    amiable, placid (ant.)
  41. prerogative
    n. a special right or privilege; a special quality showing excellence
  42. prerogative
    perquisite, perk (syn.)
  43. provincial
    adj. pertaining to an outlying area; local; narrow in mind or outlook, countrified in the sense of being limited and backward; of a simple, plain design that originated in the countryside
  44. provincial
    n. a person with a narrow point of view; a person from an outlying area; a soldier from a province or colony
  45. provincial
    narrow-minded, parochial, insular, naive (syn.)
  46. provincial
    cosmopolitan, broad-minded (ant.)
  47. simulate
    v. to made a pretense of, imitate; to show the outer signs of
  48. simulate
    pretend, affect (syn.)
  49. transcend
    v. to rise above or beyond, exceed
  50. transcend
    surpass, outstrip (syn.)
  51. umbrage
    n. shade cast by trees; foliage giving shade; an overshadowing influence or power; offence, resentment; a vague suspicion
  52. umbrage
    irritation, pique (syn.)
  53. umbrage
    pleasure, delight, satisfaction (ant.)
  54. unctuous
    adj. excessively smooth or smug; trying too hard to give an impression of earnestness, sincerity, or piety; fatty; oily; pliable
  55. unctuous
    mealymouthed, fawning, greasy (syn.)
  56. unctuous
    gruff, blunt (ant.)
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Vocabulary Workshop Level F Unit 1
2013-09-17 01:54:45
vocabulary workshop level unit

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