Vocabulary Workshop Level F Unit 2

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  1. ameliorate
    v. to improve, or make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
  2. ameliorate
    amend, better (syn.)
  3. ameliorate
    worsen, aggravate, exacerbate (ant.)
  4. aplomb
    n. poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularity
  5. aplomb
    composure, self-possession, levelheadedness (syn.)
  6. aplomb
    confusion, embarrassment, abashment (ant.)
  7. bombastic
    adj. pompous or overblown in language; full of high-sounding words intended to conceal a lack of ideas
  8. bombastic
    inflated, highfalutin, pretentious (syn.)
  9. bombastic
    unadorned, simple, plain, austere (ant.)
  10. callow
    adj. without experience; immature, not fully developed; lacking sophistication and poise; without feathers
  11. callow
    green, rawr, unfledged, inexperience (syn.)
  12. callow
    mature, grown-up, polished, sophisticated (ant.)
  13. drivel
    n. saliva or mucus flowing from the mouth or nose; foolish, aimless talk or thinking; nonsense
  14. drivel
    v. to let saliva flow from the mouth; to utter nonsense or childish twaddle; to waste or fritter away foolishly
  15. drivel
    balderdash, tommyrot (syn.)
  16. drivel
    slaver (ant.)
  17. epitome
    n. a summary, condensed account; an instance that represents a larger reality
  18. epitome
    abstract, digest, archetype (syn.)
  19. exhort
    v. to urge strongly, advise earnestly
  20. exhort
    entreat, implore, adjure (syn.)
  21. exhort
    discourage, advise against, deprecate (ant.)
  22. ex officio
    adj. adv. by virtue of holding a certain office
  23. infringe
    v. to violate, trespass, go beyond recognized bounds
  24. infringe
    encroach, impinge, intrude (syn.)
  25. infringe
    stay in bounds, comply (ant.)
  26. ingratiate
    v. to make oneself agreeable and thus gain favor or acceptance by others (sometimes used in critical or derogatory sense)
  27. ingratiate
    cozy up to, curry favor with (syn.)
  28. ingratiate
    humiliate oneself (ant.)
  29. interloper
    n. one who moves in where he or she is not wanted or has no right to be, an intruder
  30. interloper
    trespasser, meddler, buttinsky (syn.)
  31. intrinsic
    adj. belonging to someone or something by its very nature, essential, inherent; originating in a bodily organ or part
  32. intrinsic
    immanent, organic (syn.)
  33. intrinsic
    extrinsic, external, outward (ant.)
  34. inveigh
    v. to make a violent attack in words, express strong disapproval
  35. inveigh
    harangue, remonstrate (syn.)
  36. inveigh
    acclaim, glorify, extol (ant.)
  37. lassitude
    n. weariness of body or mind, lack of energy
  38. lassitude
    fatigue, lethargy, torpor, languor (syn.)
  39. lassitude
    energy, vitality, animation, liveliness (ant.)
  40. millennium
    n. a period of one thousand years; a period of great joy
  41. millennium
    chiliad, golden age (syn.)
  42. millennium
    doomsday (ant.)
  43. occult
    adj. secret, hidden from view; not detectable by ordinary means; mysterious, magical, uncanny
  44. occult
    v. to hide, cover up; eclipse
  45. occult
    n. matters involving the supernatural
  46. occult
    esoteric, abstruse, arcane (syn.)
  47. occult
    mundane, common, public, exoteric (ant.)
  48. permeate
    v. to spread through, penetrate, soak through
  49. precipitate
    v. to fall as moisture; to bring about suddenly; to hurl down from a great height; to give distinct form to
  50. precipitate
    adj. characterized by excessive haste
  51. precipitate
    n. moisture; the product of an action or process
  52. precipitate
    provoke, produce; reckless, impetuous (syn.)
  53. precipitate
    wary, circumspect (ant.)
  54. stringent
    adj. strict, severe; rigorously or urgently binding or compelling; sharp or bitter to the taste
  55. stringent
    stern, rigorous, tough, urgent (syn.)
  56. stringent
    lenient, mild, lax, permissive (ant.)
  57. surmise
    v. to think or believe without certain supporting evidence; to conjecture or guess
  58. surmise
    n. likely idea that lacks definite proof
  59. surmise
    infer, gather; inference, presumption
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Vocabulary Workshop Level F Unit 2
2013-09-24 01:21:10
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