Unit 6 Vocab

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Unit 6 Vocab
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  1. Verb

    to yield; to assume an office or dignity

    Syn: to consent, concur, comply

    Ant: to withhold consent, demur, balk at
    accede
  2. Verb

    to wave or flourish in a menacing fashion

    Syn: to swing, shake, flourish
    brandish
  3. Verb

    to include or contain; to be made up of

    Syn: to compose, constitute, encompass

    Ant: to exclude
    comprise
  4. Adjective

    skilful; nimble

    Syn: dexterous, adroit, prefecient

    Ant: clumsy, awkward, bungling, inept
    deft
  5. Adjective

    deprived of the necessities of lie; lacking in

    Syn: wanting, devoid, impoverished

    Ant: rich, wealthy; luxurious, bountiful; full replete
    destitute
  6. Adjective

    definite, clearly stated

    Syn: distinct, forthright, unambiguous

    Ant: vague, ambiguous; implied, implicit
    explicit
  7. Verb

    to tear up by the roots; to destroy totally

    Syn: to uproot, eradicate, wipe out

    Ant: to implant, sow; to foster, nourish
    extirpate
  8. Adjective

    coming at a badtime; not appropriate

    Syn: ill-timed, inconvenient, inappropriate

    Ant: timely, convenient, felicitous
    inoppurtune
  9. Adjective

    suggesting at incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens; given to irony, sarcastic

    Syn: incongruous; poignant; satiric, sardonic, wry, tongue-in-cheek

    Ant: straightforward, unequivocal, artless
    ironic
  10. Adjective

    stale, moldy; out-of-date

    Syn: stale, hackneyed, antiquated

    Ant: fresh, sweet-smelling; up-to-date
    musty
  11. Adjective

    meddling; excessively forward in offering services or assuming authority

    Syn: meddlesome, prying, impertinent

    Ant: reserved, diffedent, timid: aloof
    officious
  12. Adjective

    unfavorable, threatening, of bad omen

    Syn: unpropitious, inauspicious, portentous

    Ant: auspiciouss, propitious, promising
    ominous
  13. Noun

    a high peak or point

    Syn: an apex, acme, summit, apogee

    Ant: a low point, nadir, perigee
    pinnacle
  14. Adjective

    considered beforehand, deliberately planned

    Syn: preplanned, rehearsed, calculated

    Ant: unplanned, spontaneous, impromptu
    premeditated
  15. Adjective

    growing without check, running wild

    Syn: widespread, unrestrained, extravagant

    Ant: controlled, restrained, held in check
    rampant
  16. Noun

    comfort, relief

    Verb

    to comfort, console

    Syn: to soothe, reassure, console, comfort

    Ant: to vex, aggravate, upset
    solace
  17. Adjective

    dignified, magestic

    Syn: grand, magnificent, imposing

    Ant: lowly, humble; servile, abject
    stately
  18. Adjective

    bending easily; bending with agility; readily adaptable; servile

    Syn: to subdue, crush, stifle, squelch, quash

    Ant: to provoke, spur, arouse, incite, instigate
    supple
  19. Verb

    to stop by force, put down

    Syn: to subdue, crush, stifle, squwlch, quash

    Ant: to provoke, spur, arouse, incite, instigate
    suppress
  20. Adjective

    open to or marked by bribery or corruption

    Syn: bribable, corruptible; mercenary

    Ant: honest, scrupulous, incorruptible
    venal

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