Vocabulary Words

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The vocab words for the second vocab test for adv. english 3
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  1. A period of 1000: A period of great joy

    synonyms:chiliad, golden age, prosperity, peace
    antonyms:doomsday, day of judgement
    • Millennium (n)
    • Plural- Millennia
  2. To spread through, penetrate, soak through
    permeate (v)
  3. (v) to fall as moisture; to cause or bring about suddenly; to hurl down from a great height, to give distinct form to; (adj) characterized by excessive haste; (n) moisture; the product of an action or process
    synonyms:(v)provoke, produce (adj)reckless, impetuous
    Antonyms:(adj)wary, cautious, circumspect
    Precipitate
  4. (adj) Strict, severe; rigorously or urgently binding or compelling; sharp or bitter to the taste

    synonyms: stern, rigorous, tough, urgent, imperative
    antonyms: lenient, mild lax, permissive
    stringent
  5. (v)to think or believe without certain supporting evidence; to conjecture or guess; (n) likely idea that lacks definite proof

    synonyms:(v)infer, gather;(n)inference, presumption
    surmise
  6. (adj)mysterious, magical, supernatural; secret, hidden from view; not detectable by ordinary means (v) to hide; eclipse; (n)matters involving the supernatural

    Synonyms:(adj) supernatural, esoteric, abstuse,arcane
    Antonyms:mundane, common, public, exoteric
    Occult
  7. (n) one who moves in where he or she is not wanted or has no right to be, an intruder

    synonyms: trespasser, meddler, buttinsky
    interloper
  8. (v)to violate; trespass, go beyond recognized bounds

    synonyms: encroach, impinge, intrude, poach
    antonyms: stay in bounds
    infringe
  9. (v) to make oneself agreeable and thus gain favor or acceptance by others (often used in a critical or derogatory sense)

    Synonyms:cozy up to, curry favor with
    Antonyms:alienate, humiliate oneself, mortify oneself
    ingratiate
  10. (adj., adv.) by virtue of holding a certain office
    ex officio
  11. (adj) belonging to someone or something by its nature, essential, in herent; originating in a bodily organ or part

    synonyms: immanent, organic
    antonyms: extrinsic, external, outward
    intrinsic
  12. (v) to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming

    synonyms: amend, better
    antonyms: worsen, aggravate, exacerbate
    ameliorate
  13. (n) poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularity

    synonyms: composure, self-possession, level-headedness
    antonyms: confusion, embarrassment, abashment
    aplomb
  14. (adj) pompous or overblown in language; full of high-sounding words intended to conceal a lack of ideas

    synonyms: inflated, high falutin, high -flown, pretentious
    antonyms: unadorned, simple, plain, austere
    bombastic
  15. (adj) without experience; immature, not fully developed; lacking sophistication and poise; without feathers

    synonyms: green, raw, unfledged, inexperienced
    antonyms: mature, grown-up, polished, sophisticated
    callow
  16. (n) saliva or mucas flowing from the mouth or nose; foolish, aimless talk or thinking; nonsense (v) to let saliva flow from the mouth; to utter nonsense in a childish twaddle; to waste or fritter away foolisly

    synonyms: balderdash, hogwash, tommyrot, slaver
    drivel
  17. (n) a summary, condesed account; an instance that represents a larger reality

    synonyms: abstract, digest, model, archetype
    epitome
  18. (v) to urge strongly, advise earnestly

    synonyms: entreat, implore, adjure
    antonyms: discourage, advise against, depreciate
    exhort
  19. (v) to make a violent attack in words, express strong disapproval

    synonyms: rail, harangue, fulminate, remonstrate
    antonyms: acclaim, glorify, extol
    inveigh
  20. (n) weariness of body or mind, lack of energy

    synonyms: fatigue, lethargy, torpor, languor
    antonyms: energy, vitality, animation, liveliness
    lassitude

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