Final English Vocab 7-15

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abhor

hate, detest

amend

fix, modify, improve

buffet

slap, pummel, toss about

chaos

confusion, disorder, pandemonium

commodious

comfortable, spacious, capacious

corrosive

acidulous, caustic, sarcastic, mordant

discern

distinguish, perceive, recognize

extant

still existing

implicate

involve, embroil, entangle, incriminate

inter

bury, sweep under the rug

martinet

stickler, slave driver

obviate

anticipate, preclude, forestall, ward

renegade

deserter, outlaw, traitorous

reprehensible

punishable, culpable, blameworthy

somber

serious, dark, dismal

squalid

wretched, filthy, sordid

turbulent

stormy, riotous, unruly

vociferous

loud, clamorous

voluminous

large, great lenth

waive

defer, relinquish, forgo, do without

animosity

strong dislike, hostility, rancor, enmity

apathy

lack of emotion, indifference

apprehensive

anxious, fretful, nervous

commend

praise, laud, entrust, commit

compatible

harmonious, like-minded

condolence

sympathy, commiseration

consecrate

dedicate to, make sacred, sanctify

decrepit

old, feeble, ruind, infirm

deride

ridicule, laugh at, scorn, disparage

ingenous

innocent, guileless, candid

multifarious

varied, manifold

obsolete

out of date, no longer in use, old hat, antiquated

omnivorous

all-devouring, voracious

parsimonious

stingy, miserly, niggardly

quandary

confusion, dilemma, predicament

recalcitrant

disobedient, obstinate, ornery

reprisal

retaliation, revenge, retribution

revel

relish, savor, carouse

stultify

cripple, smother, stifle, negate

suave

smooth, urbane, polished

allocate

set apart, distribute, assign, allot

ardent

enthusiastic, passionate, zealous, fervent

assiduous

persistent, industrious, sedulous, unremitting, diligent

brash

hasty, impudent, brazen, impertinent

capricious

impulsive, fickle, mercurial

chastise

scold, discipline, censure

copious

abundant, plentiful, ample

deviate

diverge, veer, swerve, unconventional

emaciated

thin, gaunt, withered

exult

rejoice, revel, glory

gnarled

twisted, knotted, lumpy

indemnity

compensation, restitution, reparation

inkling

hint, notion, intimation

limpid

clear, transparent, lucid, intelligible

omnipotent

all powerful, almighty

palatable

edible, appetizing, attractive

poignant

bittersweet, melancholy, touching

rancor

ill-will, animosity, enmity, bitterness

sophomoric

immature, conceited, pretentious, fatuous

spontaneous

unplanned, impromptu

acquiesce

accept, agree, comply, accede

allure

entice, tempt, charm, beguile

askew

lopsided, crooked, awry

blithe

cheerful, unconcerned, nonchalant

contentious

quarrelsome, argumentative, disputatious

covet

desire, crave, yearn

crestfallen

discouraged, disconsolate, despondent

disheveled

rumpled, mussed, untidy, unkempt

exponent

advocate, defender, interpreter

garrulous

talkative

insuperable

insurmountable, invincible

lamentable

regrettable, deplorable

misnomer

wrong name, malapropism

profess

admit, claim, declare, purport

respite

rest, relief, lull

retribution

deserved punishment, recompense, just deserts

sinuous

winding, lithe, serpentine

sonorous

full, deep, rich in sound, grandiloquent

vanguard

forefront, cutting edge

wastrel

spendthrift, loafer, profligate

allude

refer to, suggest, insinuate

clairvoyant

perceptive, uncanny, visionary, discerning

conclusive

final, definitive, decisive

disreputable

not respectable, shady, discreditable

endemic

native indigenous, restricted to

exemplary

commendable, praiseworthy, meritorious, illustrative

fathom

understand, perceive, plumb, comprehend

guile

deceit, cunning, chicanery

integrity

honesty, moral standards, rectitude, probity

itinerary

schedule, guidebook, travel route, program

misconstrue

mistake, misinterpret, misjudge

obnoxious

offensive, dislikable, odious

placate

calm, appease, sooth, conciliate

placid

calm, peaceful, serene

plagiarism

piracy, theft

potent

powerful, effective, forceful, formidable

pretext

false reason, deceptive, evasion, pretense

protrude

stick out, thrust, jut out, bulge

stark

harsh, desolate, grim, downright

superficial

shallow, insubstantial, cursory

abjure

renounce, give up, shun, forswear, recant

acrid

harsh, caustic, sharp, stinging

august

grand, majestic, dignified

callous

unfeeling, insensitive, thick-skinned

clandestine

secret, underhanded, surreptitious

compunction

remorse, regret, contrition

conflagration

fire, holocaust

elated

joyful, jubilant

indelible

permanent, memorable

indulgent

yielding, liberal, tolerant

inveterate

firmly established, long standing, chronic

irrelevant

inapplicable, immaterial

nocturnal

nighttime

platitude

commonplace, trite remark, cliche, truism, bromide

quell

subdue, pacify, suppress

quiescent

inactive, at rest, dormant

ruminate

mull over, muse, meditate

tacit

unspoken, silent, implicit

tangible

real, palpable, perceptible

trenchant

penetrating, telling, acute, cutting

antipathy

strong dislike, enmity, aversion

applicable

relevant, suitable, apposite

asset

resource, advantage

beset

assail, harass, surround

compassion

sympathy, pity, commiseration

decorum

orderliness, propriety, seemliness

duress

compulsion by threat, intimidation, coercion

exuberant

enthusiastic, ebullient,irrepressible

facsimile

copy

imbibe

take in, drink, quaff, assimilate

implacable

inconsolable, unyielding, inexorable

infinitesimal

minute, tiny, unnoticeable

innocuous

harmless, insipid

militate

oppose, counter, fight against

patent

exclusive license, evident, obvious

prowess

proficiency, heroism, skill

sedate

calm, quiet, sober

stentorian

loud

stipulate

specify, provide for, arrange, contract

ultimatum

final terms

alacrity

enthusiasm, promptness, dispatch, celerity

alleviate

ease, relieve, allay, assuage, mitigate

antithesis

opposite, contrast, antipode

appall

dismay, horrify

bellicose

belligerent, combative

disparage

belittle, put down, decry

dissonant

disagreeing, irreconcilable

droll

amusing, zany

edict

law, command

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