Harrison English 12 Vocab. All of it.

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Yup. All of it.

use, uti

useful
der: utility, useful

ven(t)

come, arrive
der: advent

vert, vers

turn
der: revert, advertise

vid, vis

see
der: visor, provident

vict, vinc

to conquer, prove
der: victory

accrue

to increase, accumulate, gain
ant: to lose

amenity

pleasant, attractive, agreeable
ant: bland

misanthrope

hating mankind
ant: philanthropic

raiment(s)

clothing garments
ant: exposed, to be without clothing

bucolic

rustic, countryside or its people
ant: urban

allay

to relieve
ant: to burden

cacophonous

having a harsh sound
ant: melodious

moribund

dying, about to die
ant: about to be born, expecting

temporize

to postpone a decision
ant: precipitate a decision

colloquial

conversational, informal
ant: formal language

aphasia

unable to comprehend language
ant: to understand, comprehend

cynosure

serving as a guide, focus, center
ant: hindrance

vulpine

resembling a fox, sly, cunning
ant: clumsy, conspicuous

languish

become weak, vigor-less
ant: to be strong, energetic

comport

to act in a particular manner
ant: to be uncivilized, discourteous

assiduous

diligent, active, constant
ant: negligent, lazy, casual

desiccate

arid, dull
ant: lively, effervescent

perspicacious

aware, keen, discerning
ant: incompetent

vituperate

rebuke, berate
ant: comment, extol

contingency

uncertainty, possibility
ant: certainty, assurance

captious

marked by a disposition to find and point out trivial faults, entrap
ant: agreeable

emanate

arise, issue forth
ant: terminate

posit

presume, postulate
ant: fair, objective

diaphanous

transparent
ant: opaque

complacent

self-satisfied, pleased
ant: worried, concerned

complaisant

showing a desire or willingness to please
ant: uncaring

propinquity

proximity, nearness
ant: distance, far away

expunge

to erase or strike out
ant: add, include

ductile

easily molded or shaped
ant: inflexible, unyielding

concomitant

companion, mate
ant: mate

importune

plead, urge, question
ant: ignore

refectory

cafeteria
ant: classroom

unadulterated

pure, virginal
ant: contaminated

equanimity

composure, sangfroid
ant: fluster, anxiety

contravene

violate, breach
ant: protect

tutelage

guardianship, protection, instruction
ant: ignorance

salacious

lustful, carnal
ant: chaste,moral

immanent

inherent
ant: developing

imminent

impending, approaching
ant: dormant, distant, far away

dictum

authoritative, often formal pronouncement, declaration
ant: informal lecture

abeyance

condition of being temporarily set aside, suspension
ant: continuance, revival

obeisance

attitude of deference, honor, loyalty
ant: insubordination

incorporeal

intangible
ant: tangible

exhume

to remove from a grave
ant: bury

discrete

separate, distinct, unique
ant:connected, common

discreet

modest, prudent, judicious
ant: discordant, strident, harsh

jurisprudence

having to do with decision making, judgments, law
ant: anarchy, without law or judgment

redolent

aromatic, fragrant, sweet smelling
ant: pungent, stinky, smelly, acrid

educe

to draw out, evoke, elicit, derive
ant: cover up, hide, mask

preempt

to arrogate, seize, take, usurp, occupy
ant: release, give, support

subterfuge

trick, ruse, ploy, deception
ant: genuine, direct, honest

miscegenation

mixed race marriage
ant: marriage within the same race

unwonted

unusual, unique, special, atypical
ant: common, customer, regular

redundancy

repetitious, prolix, verbose, pleonastic, long-winded, verbosity
ant: direct, succinct, brief

abjure

to denunce under oath
ant: to endorse, or suport, to concur

tenacious

committed, unyielding, mulishness, obstinacy, doggedness, pertinacity
ant: compliant, yielding, tractable, docile

nefarious

markedly evil, wicked
ant: kind, caring, helpful, gentle

phlegmatic

slow, lethargic, listless, stolid, unresponsive, impassive
ant: energetic, lively, emotional, responsive

exigency

emergency, compelling, dire, imperative, urgent, pressing, demanding, onerous, formidable
ant: trivial, inconsequential, minor, trigling, marginal, negligble

adjudicate

to judge, determine, arbitrate, referee, umpire
ant: bystander, undecided, neutral, ambivalent

undulant

wave-like, serpentine, sway
ant: straight, direct, rigid

peripatetic

nomadic, wandering, roving, walking
ant: planted, unmoving, stationary, rooted

emolument

payment, compensation, fee, remuneration, stipend, wage, salary
ant: debt

refulgent

shining, radiating, effulgent, lambent, lucent, luminous, brilliant
ant: dull, lackluster, dreary, tedious, boring, muted, faded, insipid, obtuse

amnesty

pardon, reprieve, forgiveness
ant: damned, condemned

visage

face, countenance, surface, facade, mug, features
ant: back

peruse

to examine carefully, scrutinize, evaluate
ant: skim, scan, browse

pontificate

to preach, dogmatic, officious, sound off, grandstand
ant: liberal, flexible, laissez-faire, freethinking

wizened

wrinkled
ant: plump, full, smooth

philanthropy

altruistic, benevolent, charitable
ant: egocentric, unconcerned, selfish, nastiness, wicked, evil

abstruse

difficult, obscure, perplexing, complex, mysterious
ant: simple, pedestrian, sophomoric

postprandial

after dinner
ant: aperitif, appetizer, before dinner

extirpation

annihilation, eradication, extermination, liquidation, obliteration
ant: protection

nubile

marriageable, eligible
ant: ineligible, off the market, divorced

benefactor

patron, sponsor, backer, supporter
ant: malefactor, villain, imp, scoundrel

asperity

severity, brusqueness, curtness
ant: softness gentleness, quietness

pusillanimous

cowardly, timid, spineless
ant: brave, valiant, brazen, machismo

iconoclast

a destroyer of religion
ant: zealot, supporter, patron

foist

pass off as genuine, dupe, trick
ant: real genuine

castigate

slander, lie about someone
ant: tell the truth about someone

remonstrance

protest, to block, counter
ant: support, endorse

incursion

to invade
ant: to defend

exonerate

forgive, free from guilt
ant: condemn

complicity

accomplice, share in responsibility
ant: unconnected

decimate

to wipe out completely, destroy
ant: create

sedulous

sexually attractive, seductive, sleazy
ant: modest, demur, timid

magniloquent

great speaker, fluent, articulate
ant: mute, quiet, inarticulate

fractious

grumpy, grouchy, irritable, truculent
ant: calm, even tempered, happy

conjugal

relating to marriage
ant: single, divorced

desuetude

state of disuse, retired, antiquated
ant: used, working, productive, new

specious

false, erroneous, baseless, fallacious, unfounded, phony, spurious
ant: genuine, sincere, accurate, founded, valid, correct

miscreant

a troublemaker, imp, rascal, gremlin
ant: benefactor, helpmate, helper

ignominious

dishonorable, humiliating, shameful
ant: proud, prideful, honorable

credulous

gullible, naive, trusting, innocent
ant: shrewd, suspecting, critical

enervate

to sap energy, drain, exhaust
ant:enliven, bolster, support

diffident

shy, demur, timid, reticent, unobtrusive, self-effacing
ant: outgoing, extroverted

perjury

to lie under oath
ant: to tell the truth

impecunious

poor, lacking
ant: rich, plenary, full

indignant

angry, resentful, incensed, annoyed
ant: pleasant

indigent

poor, lacking, impecunious
ant: rich, wealthy, posh

indigenous

native to a region, original, aboriginal, home-grown, local
ant: foreign

plethora

many, excess, overabundance, surfeit, glut, superfluity
ant: lacking, paucity, poor, without

interdict

veto, prohibition, bar, injunction, embargo, sanction, remonstrance
ant: endorse, support, back approval

disinter

to dig up, uncover, expose
ant: cover, bury, unexposed

meretricious

insincere, vulgar, relating to or resembling a prostitute, sleazy
ant: modest, demure, proper, prudish, upright

tenet

credo, belief, theory, ideology, view
ant: disbelief

predilection

penchant, partiality, fondness
ant: distaste, dislike, disdain

permeate

infiltrate, pervade, flood, fill, saturate
ant: empty, devoid

efficacious

effective, working
ant: ineffective, useless

opprobrium

a state of shame, disgraceful, ignominy
ant: shameless, full of grace

venal

corruptible, open to bribery, vacillating
ant: strong, resolute, stalwart

venial

easily excused, pardonable, forgivable
ant: unforgivable, unpardonable

misogyny

hatred toward women
ant: love of women

overt

obvious, unconcealed, explicit, blatant
ant: covert, clandestine, hidden

absolve

forgive
ant: condemn, damn

vociferous

loud, raucous, strident, volubile, noisy
ant: quiet, mute, silent

querulous

argumentative, prone to fighting, truculent
ant: compliant, contented, amiable, cordial

obsequious

willing compliance, servile, fawning
ant: obstinate, assertive

puissant

power, might, strength
ant: weak, cowardly

admonitory

scolding, castigate, vituperate
ant: praise, support, extol, commend, congratulate, eulogize

acuity

keenness, acumen, insight
ant: dullness

obsequies

funeral rites/rituals
ant: birth rites/rituals

perquisite

bonus, perk, gratuity, freebie
ant: debt, charge

surrogate

substitute
ant: original

anodyne

soothing agent
ant: irritant

morass

mess, quagmire, tangle, knot, chaos
ant: sorted, organized, structured

superannuated

very old, retired, state of disuse
ant: young, vibrant, lively, useful

poignant

emotionally painful, wrenching, turbulent, difficult
ant: easy, painless, smooth

wreak

to inflict, induce, cause
ant: withhold, stop, ease

apposite

appropriate, apt, relevant, suitable, pertinent
ant: irrelevant, inappropriate

chary

wary, skittish, suspicious, mindful
ant: trusting, lacking discretion

munificent

generous, liberal, magnanimous, bountiful
ant: tight-fisted, cheap, miserly

prodigal

wasteful, wayward, wild
ant: frugal, obedient, modest

cognoscenti

a person of marked intelligence
ant: a dullard, an idiot, stupid, obtuse, dense, thick

benignant

kind-hearted, nice, considerate
ant: rude, inconsiderate, boorish

demur

object, protest, balk, reluctant, showing doubt
ant: agree, inclined, eager

demure

shy, modest, decorous, reserved, diffident
ant: bold, outgoing, brash

recant

to take back, withdraw, balk, repudiate, retract, revoke
ant: avow, endorse

plenary

ample, many, full, complete
ant: empty, devoid, few

cognition

to know, recognize, understand
ant: clueless, lacking understanding or knowledge

ebullient

bubble, effervescent, energetic
ant: depressed, draining, sad

tortuous

twisted, meandering, winding, circuitous, labyrinthine
ant: straight, aligned, direct, focused

sacrosanct

sacred, holy, consecrated, sanctified
ant: secular

husbandry

managing a farm or livestock, economical, careful management or resources, economy
ant: wasteful, careless, mismanagement

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