Level E Vocabulary Workshop Study Guide

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adulterate

(v.) to corrupt

ambidexterous

(adj.) skilled in handwork; skillful
(adj.) deceitful, hypocritical; sly

augment

(v.) to make longer; increase (knowledge, income)

bereft

(adj.) deprived of, taken away
(adj.) made unhappy because of a loss

deploy

(v.) to position or arrange; to utilize

dour

(adj.) stern, gloomy, ill-humored, unyielding

fortitude

(n.) courage in times of trouble

gape

(v.) to stare with your mouth open

gibe

(n.) an expression of scorn or hatred
(v.) to taunt with utter words (trash talk)

guise

(n.) mask; cover up

insidious

(adj.) intended to deceive or entrap; sly or treacherous
(adj.) sinister

intimation

(n.) a hint or a suggested decision

opulent

(adj.) wealthy, luxurious, grandiose

pliable

(adj.) easily bent; flexible; easily influenced

reiterate

(v.) to say again; to repeat

stolid

(adj.) not easily moved mentally or emotionally
(adj.) dull, non-responsive

tentative

(adj.) uncertain, hesitant, not sure

unkempt

(adj.) untidy, not properly maintained
(adj.) unpolished, rude, no manners

verbatim

(adj.) word for word

wanly

(adv.) cautiously, very quickly, carefully

adroit

(adj.) skillful; ambidexterous

amicable

(adj.) likable, friendly

averse

(v.) oppose

belligerent

(adj.) hostile; aggressive

benevolent

(adj.) kind; generous

cursory

(adj.) hasty

duplicity

(n.) fraud

extol

(v.) to praise; applaud

feasible

(adj.) something that can be done

grimace

(n.) a disgusted face

holocaust

(n.) a large scale destruction

impervious

(adj.) not affected by

impetus

(n.) a moving force

jeopardy

(n.) danger

meticulous

(adj.) extremely careful

nostalgia

(n.) a longing for the past; homesickness

quintessence

(n.) the best example

retrogress

(v.) to revert; go back in a lower position

scrutinize

(v.) to examine closely

tepid

(adj.) lacking interest
(adj.) warm

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