lesson 9

Created by cheesesmells 

Upgrade to
remove ads

bilk

to cheat or swindle; to thwart

bilk

syn: defraud; con

homily

a sermon

homily

syn: lecture; speech

demise

death; a ceasing to exist

demise

syn: termination; conclusion

emit

to send out; to give forth, as in sound or light

emit

syn: produce; discharge; release

decadence

moral deterioration

decadence

syn: decay; corruption; debauchery

decadence

ant: decency

aghast

feeling great dismay or horror

aghast

syn: terrified; horrified; shocked

granary

a storehouse for grain

choleric

easily angered

choleric

syn: irascible; cantankerous

choleric

ant: apathetic; impassive

impede

to hinder, obstruct

impede

syn: delay; retard

impede

ant: aid; encourage

qualm

a feeling of uneasiness

qualm

syn: misgiving

qualm

ant: ease

lampoon

a written satire used to ridicule or attack someone

lampoon

syn: parody; caricature

narcissistic

conceited; having excessive self-love or admiration

narcissistic

syn: vain; egotistic

narcissistic

ant: humble; modest

eradicate

to wipe out; to destroy

eradicate

syn: eliminate

eradicate

ant: add; create

fabricate

to concoct; to make up a story in order to deceive

fabricate

syn: forge; fake

ghastly

horrible; frightful

ghastly

syn: dreadful; hideous

ghastly

ant: lovely; attractive

multi

many (root)

naut, naus

sailor, ship (root)

nov, neo

new (root)

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set