English Lesson 19

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tantamount

of essentially equal value or significance

tantamount

S: equivalent, commensurate

tantamount

A: incomparable

subversive

in opposition to authority or government

subversive

S: dissident, rebellious

subversive

A: loyal

conducive

tending to cause or bring about

conducive

S: contributive

amenable

agreeable; responsive to suggestion or advice

amenable

S: responsive, tractable

amenable

A: inflexible

stricture

a restraint or limit

stricture

S: constraints, limitations

sedentary

characterized by or requiring sitting; motionless

sedentary

S: inactive

influx

an inward flow

influx

A: outflow

rigorous

severe, relentless, harsh

rigorous

S: arduous, austere, grueling

rigorous

A: easy, painless

patina

a sheen on a surface resulting from age and use

placebo

a fake drug used in the testing of medication

junta

a military group ruling a country after seizing power

pinnacle

a peak or climax

pinnacle

S: summit, apex

pinnacle

A: nadir

mollify

to reduce, sooth, or calm

mollify

S: placate, pacify

mollify

A: enrage

perjury

the act of lying under oath

plaintive

expressing sorow; mournful

plaintive

S: melancholic

plaintive

A: joyful

phon

sound (root)

tele

afar or at a distance (root)

put

to clean, to prune, or to reckon (root)

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