Vocabulary workshop level G unit 1 synonyms and antonyms

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acquisitive

synonyms:greedy, grasping, avaricious, retentive
antonyms: altruistic, unretentive

arrogate

synonyms: expropriate, usurp, commandeer
antonyms:relinquish, renounce, abdicate, abandon

banal

synonyms: stale insipid
antonyms: fresh, novel, original, new

belabor

synonyms: overwork

carping

synonyms: nit-picking, caviling
antonyms: approving, uncritical

coherent

synonyms: connected unified consistent
antonyms: muddled chaotic disjointed

congeal

synonyms: harden jell coagulate solidify
antonyms: melt liquefy

emulate

synonyms: copy mimic rival match

encomium

synonyms: panegyric eulogy commendation
antonyms: condemnation castigation crticism

eschew

synonyms: abstain from, forgo
antonyms: embrace, adopt

germane

synonyms: pertinent
antonyms: irrelevant extraneous inappropriate

insatiable

synonyms: unquenchable ravenous voracious

intransigent

synonyms: uncompromising unyielding obdurate
antonyms: lukewarm halfhearted yielding

invidious

synonyms: malicious spiteful pejorative
antonyms: complimentary flattering ameliorative

largesse

synonyms: liberality munificence bounty
antonyms: stinginess miserliness niggardliness

reconnaissance

synonyms: scouting expedition

substantiate

synonyms: verify confirm validate authenticate
antonyms: refute disprove invalidate

taciturn

synonyms: tight-lipped uncommunicative laconic
antonyms: garrulous loquacious prolix verbose

temporize

synonyms: hedge dillydally procrastinate

tenable

synonyms: defensible justifiable maintainable
antonyms: indefensible unjustifiable

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