Level E Vocab Unit 8

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animosity

n- strong dislike; bitter hostility

apathy

n-lack of feeling, emotion or interest

apprehensive

adj-feaarful or anxious, especially about the future

commend

v-to praise, express approval

compatible-

adj- able to get along/work together

condolence

n-an expression of sympathy

consecrate

v-to make sacred, hallow; to set apart for special purpose

decrepit

old and feeble; worn-out ruined

deride

to ridicule, laugh at with contempt

ingenuous

innocent, simple; frank, sincere

multifarious

having great variety; numerous and diverse

obsolete

out-of-date, no longer in use

omnivorous

eating every kind of food; eagerly taking in everything, having a wide variety of tastes

parsimonious

stingy, miserly; meager, poor, small

quandary

a state of perplexity or doubt

recalcitrant

stubbornly disobedient, resisting authority

reprisal

an injury done in return for injury

revel

to take great pleasure in; a wild celebration

stultify

to make ineffective or useless, cripple; to have a dulling effect on

suave

smoothly agreeable or polite; pleasing to the senses

synonyms & anthonyms
suave

s- sophisticated, urbane, polished
a- crude, clumsy, unpolished, oafish, loutish

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stultify

s-smuther, nuetralize, stifle, negate
a-arose, excite, stimulate, inspire

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revel

s-relish, savor, bask in, carouse
a-abhor, loathe

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reprisal

s-reteliation, revenge, retribution

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recalcitrant

s- unruly, obstinate, contrary, ornery
a-compliant, obedient, docile, cooperative

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quandary

s-confusion, dilemma, predicament

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parsimonious

s- frugal, niggardly, penny-pinching, cheap
a-generous, openhanded

synonyms & antonyms
omnivorous

s-all-devouring, voracious

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obsolete

s-outmoded, antiqueated, old hat, passe
a-current, up-to-date, brand new

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MULTIFARIOUS

s-varied, heterogenous, manifold
a-uniformed, unvaried, homogenous

synonyms & antonyms
ingenuous

s-naive, candid, artless, guileless
a-artful, craftly, worldly, sophisticated

deride-

s-mock, scorn, jeer at, disparage
a-praise, extol, applaud, acclaim

synonyms & antonyms
decrepit

s- infirm, broken down, rickety, dilipidated
a-virgorous, robust, sturdy

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consecrate

s-devote, dedicate, sanctify
a-desecrate, dishonor, defile, profane

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condolence

s-commiceration, solace, sympathy

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compatible

s-harmonious, like-minded, in agreement
a-antagonistic, mismatched, incongruous

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commend

s-applaud, entrust
a- abhor; loathe

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apprehensive

s-worried, nervous, jittery, fretful
a-unworried, assured, confident, certain

synonyms & antonyms
apathy

s-indifference, disinterest, detachment
a-enthusiasm, fervor, ardor, concern

synonyms & antonyms
animosity

s-enmity, rancor, antipathy
a- affection, fondness, rapport, amity

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