Vocabulary Unit 1

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Vocabulary Unit 1
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20 words with defintions, synonyms and antonyms
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  1. adulterate
    • (v.) to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of lesser value
    • Syn: contaminate, sully
    • Ant: purge, expurgate
  2. ambidextrous
    • (adj.) able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; deceitful, hypocritical
    • Syn: versatile
    • Ant: clumbsy, maladroit
  3. augment
    • (v.) to make larger, increase
    • Syn: supplement, amplify
    • Ant: decrease, diminish
  4. bereft
    • (adj.,part) deprived of; make unhappy through a loss
    • Syn: bereaved
    • Ant: replete, well provided
  5. deploy
    • (v.) to position or arrange; to utilize; to form up
    • Syn: station, organize
  6. dour
    • (adj.)stern, unyielding, gloomy, ill-humored
    • Syn: bleak, staurnine
    • Ant: cheery, genial
  7. fortitude
    • (n.) courage in facing difficulties
    • Syn: resolve, mettle
    • Ant: fearfulness, timidity
  8. gape
    • (v.) to stare with open mouth; to open the mouth wide; to open wide
    • Syn: gawk, ogle
  9. gibe
    • (v.) to utter taunting words; (n.) an expression of scorn
    • Syn: mock, jeer
    • Ant: compliment, praise
  10. guise
    • (n.) an external apperance, cover, mask
    • Syn: costumes, semblance
  11. insidious
    • (adj.) intended to decieve or entrap; sly, treacherous
    • Syn: underhanded, perfidious
    • Ant: frank, ingenuous
  12. intimation
    • (n.) a hint, indirect suggestion
    • Syn: clue, inkling
  13. opulent
    • (adj.) wealthy, luxurious; ample; grandiose
    • Syn: lavish, abundant
    • Ant: wretched, destitute
  14. pliable
    • (adj.) easily bent, flexible; easily influenced
    • Syn: supple, resilient
    • Ant: rigid, recalcitrant
  15. reiterate
    • (v.) to say again, repeat
    • Syn: restate, recapitulate
  16. stolid
    • (adj.) not easily moved mentally or emotionally; dull, unresponsive
    • Syn: impassive, phlegmatic
    • Ant: emotional, oversensitive
  17. tentantive
    • (adj.) experimental in nature; uncertain, hesitant
    • Syn: provisional, inconclusive
    • Ant: conclusive, confirmed
  18. unkempt
    • (adj.) not combed; untidy; not properly maintained; unpolished, rude
    • Syn: disheveled, disoredered
    • Ant: tidy, natty
  19. verbatim
    • (adj.,adv.) word for word; exactly as written or spoken
    • Syn:(adj.) exact; (adv.) precisely
    • Ant: (adj.) paraphrased
  20. warily
    • (adv.) cautiously, with great care
    • Syn: prudently, gingerly
    • Ant: recklessly, heedlessly

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