Vocabulary Workshop Level F Unit 7

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  1. austere
    adj. severe or stern in manner; without adornment or luxury, simple, plain; harsh or sour in flavor
  2. austere
    forbidding, rigorous, puritanical, ascetic, unadorned (syn.)
  3. austere
    mild, indulgent, luxurious, flamboyant (ant.)
  4. beneficent
    adj. performing acts of kindness or charity; conferring benefits, doing good
  5. beneficent
    humanitarian, magnanimous, charitable (syn.)
  6. beneficent
    selfish, cruel, harmful, deleterious (ant.)
  7. cadaverous
    adj. pale, gaunt, resembling a corpse
  8. cadaverous
    corpselike, wasted, haggard, emaciated, ghastly (syn.)
  9. cadaverous
    robust, portly, rosy, the picture of health (ant.)
  10. concoct
    v. to prepare by combining ingredients, make up (as a dish); to devise, invent, fabricate
  11. concoct
    create, fashion, rustle up (syn.)
  12. crass
    adj. coarse, unfeeling; stupid
  13. concoct
    crude, tasteless, oafish, obtuse (syn.)
  14. concoct
    refines, elegant, tasteful, polished, brilliant (ant.)
  15. debase
    to lower in character, quality, or value; to degrade, adulterate; to cause to deteriorate
  16. debase
    cheapen, corrupt, demean, depreciate (syn.)
  17. debase
    elevate, uplift, improve, enhance (ant.)
  18. desecrate
    v. to commit sacrilege upon, treat irreverently; to contaminate, pollute
  19. desecrate
    profane, defile, violate (syn.)
  20. desecrate
    revere, venerate, consecrate (ant.)
  21. disconcert
    v. to confuse; to disturb the composure of
  22. disconcert
    upset, rattle, ruffle, faze (syn.)
  23. disconcert
    relax, calm, put at ease (ant.)
  24. grandiose
    adj. grand in an impressive or stately way; marked by pompous affectation or grandeur, absurdly exaggerated
  25. grandiose
    majestic, bombastic, highfalutin (syn.)
  26. grandiose
    simple, modest, humble (ant.)
  27. inconsequential
    adj. trifling, unimportant
  28. inconsequential
    trivial, negligible, paltry (syn.)
  29. inconsequential
    important, essential, crucial (ant.)
  30. infraction
    n. a breaking of a law or obligation
  31. infraction
    violation, transgression, offense (syn.)
  32. mitigate
    v. to make milder or softer, to moderate in force or intensity
  33. mitigate
    lessen, relieve, alleviate (syn.)
  34. mitigate
    aggravate, intensify, irritate, exacerbate (ant.)
  35. pillage
    v. to rob of goods by open force (as in war), plunder
  36. pillage
    n. the act of looting; booty
  37. pillage
    v. ravage, sack, loot; n. booty (syn.)
  38. prate
    v. to talk a great deal in a foolish or aimless fashion
  39. prate
    prattle, blab, palaver (syn.)
  40. prate
    come to the point (ant.)
  41. punctilious
    adj. very careful or exact, attentive to fine points of etiquette
  42. punctilious
    precise, scrupulous (syn.)
  43. punctilious
    careless, perfunctory (ant.)
  44. redoubtable
    adj. inspiring fear or awe; illustrious, eminent
  45. redoubtable
    formidable, august (syn.)
  46. redoubtable
    laughable, risible (ant.)
  47. reprove
    v. to find fault with, scold, rebuke
  48. reprove
    chastise, upbraid, reproach (syn.)
  49. reprove
    praise, comment, laud, pat on the back (ant.)
  50. restitution
    n. the act of restoring someone or something to the rightful owner or to a former state or position; making good on a loss or damage
  51. restitution
    reimbursement, redress, restoration (syn.)
  52. stalwart
    adj. strong and sturdy; brave; resolute
  53. stalwart
    n. a brave, strong person; a strong supporter; one who takes an uncompromising position
  54. stalwart
    adj. sturdy, stout, intrepid, valiant; n. mainstay (syn.)
  55. stalwart
    adj. weak, infirm, irresolute, vacillating (ant.)
  56. vulnerable
    adj. open to attack; capable of being wounded or damaged; unprotected
  57. vulnerable
    defenseless, unguarded (syn.)
  58. vulnerable
    invincible, protected, safe, secure (ant.)
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Vocabulary Workshop Level F Unit 7
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