Vocab Set 6

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aggrandize

verb
syn. enlarge, increase
ant. diminsh, deflate

arable

adj.
syn. farmable, productive, fruitful
ant. barren, sterile

cogitation

noun.
syn. reflection, contemplation
ant. thoughtlessness

congenital

adj.
syn. inherent, inherited
ant. acquired, learened

correlate

verb.
syn. associate, correspond,
ant. disconnect, disassociate

desecrate

verb.
syn. violate, foul, dishonor, contaminate
ant. honor, praise

egregious

adj.
syn. flagrant, outrageous,
ant. minor, petty, trivial

enigma

noun.
syn. mystery, conundrum
ant. simpleton

esoteric

adj.
syn. mysterious, private, secret,
ant. familar, known, obvious

extenuating

adj.
syn. excusing, justifying,
ant. unqualifying, incriminating

finesse

noun, verb
syn. refinement, delicacy, skill
ant. ignorance, mishandle

goad

verb, noun
syn. impel, encourage, provoke
ant. discourage, deterrent

impunity

noun
syn. exception, permission
ant. restriction

insoluble

adj.
syn. unexplainable, unsolvable, mysterious
ant. explicable, simple, solvable

litigation

noun
syn. dispute
ant. mediation

moot

adj.
syn. obselete, insignificant, doubtful, debatable
ant. established, certain, indisputable

rationalize

verb
syn. reason, justify, reconcile
ant. complicate

scathing

adj.
syn. biting, brutal
ant. kind

taciturn

adj.
syn. aloof, anti-social,
ant. tyalkative, social

veracity

noun
syn. accuracy, integrity
ant. inaccuracy, inprecision

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