Vocabulary Level G Unit 8

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Vocabulary Level G Unit 8
2015-01-29 22:25:00
vocabulary level unit

fuck you vocab. i don't want to write a stupid story. I don't have the memory capacity to remember anymore god damn words. WHY?!
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  1. allege
    v. to assert without proof or confirmation
  2. allege
    contend (syn.)
  3. allege
    prove (ant.)
  4. arrant
    adj. thoroughgoing, out-and-out; shameless, blatant
  5. arrant
    egregious, unmitigated (syn.)
  6. badinage
    n. light and playful conversation
  7. badinage
    banter, persiflage, repartee (syn.)
  8. badinage
    sermon (ant.)
  9. conciliate
    v. to overcome the distrust of, win over; to appease, pacify; to reconcile, make consistent
  10. conciliate
    mollify, propitiate (syn.)
  11. conciliate
    antagonize, alienate, estrange (ant.)
  12. countermand
    v. to cancel or reverse one order or command with another that is contrary to the first
  13. countermand
    recall, revoke (syn.)
  14. countermand
    reaffirm, reassert (ant.)
  15. echelon
    n. one of a series of grades in an organization or field of activity; an organized military unit; a steplike formation or arrangement
  16. echelon
    rank (syn.)
  17. exacerbate
    v. to make more violent, severe, bitter, or painful
  18. exacerbate
    intensify, worsen (syn.)
  19. exacerbate
    alleviate, mitigate, ameliorate (ant.)
  20. fatuous
    adj. stupid or foolish in a self-satisfied way
  21. fatuous
    silly, vapid, inane, doltish, vacuous (syn.)
  22. fatuous
    intelligent, perceptive, bright (ant.)
  23. irrefutable
    adj. impossible to disprove; beyond argument
  24. irrefutable
    indisputable, incontrovertible, undeniable (syn.)
  25. irrefutable
    disputable, indefensible, untenable (ant.)
  26. juggernaut
    n. a massive and inescapable force or object that crushes whatever is in its path
  27. lackadaisical
    adj. lacking spirit or interest, halfhearted
  28. lackadaisical
    indolent, indifferent, lax (syn.)
  29. lackadaisical
    energetic, vigorous, wholehearted (ant.)
  30. litany
    n. a prayer consisting of short appeals to God recited by the leader alternating with responses from the congregation; any repetitive chant; a long list
  31. litany
    catalog, megillah (syn.)
  32. macabre
    adj. grisly, gruesome; horrible, distressing; having death as a subject
  33. macabre
    grim, ghoulish (syn.)
  34. paucity
    n. an inadequate quantity, scarcity, dearth
  35. paucity
    lack (syn.)
  36. paucity
    glut, plenitude, deluge (ant.)
  37. portend
    v. to indicate beforehand that something is about to happen; to give advance warning of
  38. portend
    bode, foretell, suggest (syn.)
  39. raze
    v. to tear down, destroy completely; to cut or scrape off or out
  40. raze
    pull down, demolish, shave off (syn.)
  41. raze
    build, construct, raise, erect (ant.)
  42. recant
    v. to withdraw a statement or belief to which one has previously been committed, renounce, retract
  43. recant
    repudiate, disavow (syn.)
  44. recant
    reassert (ant.)
  45. saturate
    v. to soak thoroughly, fill in capacity; to satisfy fully
  46. saturate
    drench, flood, imbue (syn.)
  47. saturate
    drain (ant.)
  48. saturnine
    adj. of a gloomy or surly disposition; cold or sluggish in mood
  49. saturnine
    morose (syn.)
  50. saturnine
    cheerful, vivacious (ant.)
  51. slough
    v. to cast off, discard; to get rid of something objectionable or unnecessary; to plod through as if through mud
  52. slough
    n. a mire; a state or depression
  53. slough
    shed, slog (syn.)
  54. slough
    take on, acquire, assume (ant.)