vocabulary workshop level g unit 5

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  1. acuity
    n. sharpness (particularly of the mind or senses)
  2. acuity
    acuteness (syn.)
  3. acuity
    dullness, obtuseness (ant.)
  4. delineate
    v. to portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid detail; to represent pictorially
  5. delineate
    picture, render (syn.)
  6. depraved
    adj. marked by evil and corruption, devoid of moral principles
  7. depraved
    perverted, degenerate, vicious, corrupt (syn.)
  8. depraved
    moral, virtuous, upright, uncorrupted (ant.)
  9. enervate
    v. to weaken or lessen the mental, moral, physical vigor of; enfeeble, hamstring
  10. enervate
    impair, cripple, paralyze (syn.)
  11. enervate
    invigorate, strengthen, buttress (ant.)
  12. esoteric
    adj. intended for or understood by only a select few, private, secret
  13. esoteric
    cryptic, arcane, recondite (syn.)
  14. esoteric
    accessible, comprehensible, intelligible (ant.)
  15. fecund
    adj. fruitful in offspring or vegetation; intellectually productive
  16. fecund
    fertile, teeming, prolific (syn.)
  17. fecund
    infertile, barren, unproductive (ant.)
  18. fiat
    n. an arbitrary order or decree; a command or act of will or consciousness
  19. fiat
    dictum, ukase (syn.)
  20. figment
    n. a fabrication of the mind; an arbitrary notion
  21. figment
    invention, fancy (syn.)
  22. garner
    v. to acquire as the result of effort; to gather and store away, as for future use
  23. garner
    collect, accumulate, accrue (syn.)
  24. garner
    scatter, squander, waste, dissipate (ant.)
  25. hallow
    v. to set apart as holy or sacred, sanctify, consecrate; to honor greatly, revere
  26. hallow
    venerate, bless (syn.)
  27. hallow
    defile, profane (ant.)
  28. idiosyncrasy
    n. a peculiarity that serves to distinguish or identify
  29. idiosyncrasy
    quirk, mannerism (syn.)
  30. ignominy
    n. shame and disgrace
  31. ignominy
    humiliation, disrepute, odium (syn.)
  32. ignominy
    honor, acclaim (ant.)
  33. mundane
    adj. earthly, worldly, relating to practical and material affairs; concerned with what is ordinary
  34. mundane
    prosaic, humdrum, routine, sublunary (syn.)
  35. mundane
    heavenly, spiritual, transcendental (ant.)
  36. nuance
    n. a subtle or slight variation (as in color, meaning, quality), delicate gradation or shade of difference
  37. nuance
    shade, nicety, refinement (syn.)
  38. overweening
    adj. conceited, presumptuous; excessive, immorderate
  39. overweening
    arrogant, unbridled, inflated (syn.)
  40. overweening
    restrained, understated, meek (ant.)
  41. penchant
    n. a strong attraction or inclination
  42. penchant
    proclivity, predilection (syn.)
  43. penchant
    disinclination, aversion (ant.)
  44. reputed
    adj. according to the reputation or general belief; having widespread acceptance and good reputation
  45. reputed
    part. alleged
  46. reputed
    putative, reputable (syn.)
  47. reputed
    proven, corroborated, authenticated (ant.)
  48. sophistry
    n. reasoning that seems plausible but is actually unsound; a fallacy
  49. sophistry
    specious reasoning (syn.)
  50. sumptuous
    adj. costly, rich, magnificent
  51. sumptuous
    lavish, munificent, opulent, splendid (syn.)
  52. sumptuous
    skimpy, stingy, niggardly, spartan (ant.)
  53. ubiquitous
    adj. present or existing everywhere
  54. ubiquitous
    pervasive, universal (syn.)
  55. ubiquitous
    restricted, limited, rare, scarce (ant.)
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vocabulary workshop level g unit 5
2014-11-10 23:37:18
vocab level unit

fucking stupid vocab that makes people sound intelligent but makes me look like an idiot.
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