vocabulary workshop level g unit 3

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vocabulary workshop level g unit 3
2014-10-08 19:41:47
vocabulary workshop level unit

dem vocab words are a pain in my ass.
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  1. cavort
    v. to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry
  2. cavort
    gambol (syn.)
  3. credence
    n. belief, mental acceptance
  4. credence
    credit, truth, confidence (syn.)
  5. credence
    disbelief, skepticism, incredulity (ant.)
  6. decry
    v. to condemn, express strong disapproval; to officially depreciate
  7. decry
    denounce, censure, devalue (syn.)
  8. decry
    tout, commend, extol, laud, praise (ant.)
  9. dissemble
    v. to disguise or conceal, deliberately give a false impression
  10. dissemble
    dissimulate, mask, feign (syn.)
  11. distraught
    adj. very much agitated or upset as a result of emotion or mental conflict
  12. distraught
    distracted (syn.)
  13. distraught
    calm, collected (ant.)
  14. eulogy
    n. a formal statement of commendation; high praise
  15. eulogy
    panegyric, encomium, tribute (syn.)
  16. eulogy
    philippic, invective (ant.)
  17. evince
    v. to display clearly, to make evident, to provoke
  18. evince
    exhibit, manifest, occasion (syn.)
  19. exhume
    v. to remove from a grave; to bring to light
  20. exhume
    disinter, unearth, uncover (syn.)
  21. exhume
    bury, inter (ant.)
  22. feckless
    adj. lacking in spirit and strength; ineffective, weak; irresponsible, unreliable
  23. feckless
    feeble, incompetent, ineffectual (syn.)
  24. feckless
    competent, capable, effective (ant.)
  25. murky
    adj. dark and gloomy, obscure; lacking in clarity and precision
  26. murky
    dim, cloudy (syn.)
  27. murky
    clear, transparent, lucid, limpid (ant.)
  28. nefarious
    adj. wicked, depraved, devoid of moral standards
  29. nefarious
    iniquitous, reprehensible (syn.)
  30. nefarious
    virtuous, honorable, praiseworthy, meritorious (ant.)
  31. piquant
    adj. stimulating to the taste or mind; spicy, pungent; appealingly provocative
  32. piquant
    zestful, tangy (syn.)
  33. piquant
    bland, insipid, tasteless, mild (ant.)
  34. primordial
    adj. developed or created at the very beginning; going back to the most ancient times or earliest stage; fundamental, basic
  35. primordial
    original, primal (syn.)
  36. propinquity
    n. nearness in place or tie; kinship
  37. propinquity
    similarity (syn.)
  38. propinquity
    remoteness, distance (ant.)
  39. substantive
    adj. real, having a solid basis; considerable in number or amount; meaningful and on topic
  40. substantive
    firm, substantial, meaty (syn.)
  41. substantive
    imaginary, unreal, meaningless (ant.)
  42. unwonted
    adj. not usual or expected; not in character
  43. unwonted
    unusual, uncommon, unexpected, atypical (syn.)
  44. unwonted
    usual, customary, typical (ant.)
  45. utopian
    adj. founded upon or involving a visionary view of an ideal world; impractical
  46. utopian
    idealistic (syn.)
  47. utopian
    realistic, pragmatic (ant.)
  48. verbiage
    n. language that is too wordy or inflated in proportion to the sense or content, wordiness; a manner of expression
  49. verbiage
    prolixity, diction, jargon (syn.)
  50. verdant
    adj. green in tint or color; immature in experience or judgment
  51. verdant
    artless, naive (syn.)
  52. verdant
    scorched, sere, barren (ant.)
  53. viscous
    adj. having a gelatinous or gluey quality, lacking in easy movement or fluidity
  54. viscous
    sticky, thick (syn.)
  55. viscous
    watery, aqueous (ant.)