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sadlier and oxford vocab unit 9 level f Test

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  1. Dilatory
  2. Pretentious
  3. Penury
  4. Equivocate
  5. Anathema
  1. a tenting to delay or procrastinate, not prompt; intended to delay or postpone SYNONYMS: stalling slow tardy laggard ANTONYMS: prompt punctual speedy expeditious
  2. b DEFINITION: to speak or act in a way that allows for more than one interpretation; to be deliberately vague or ambiguous SYNONYMS: to talk out of both sides of one's mouth palter hedge ANTONYMS: to speak one's mind plainly
  3. c DEFINITION: extreme poverty barrenness insufficiency SYNONYMS: destitution want indigence ANTONYMS: affluence abundance luxury opulence
  4. d DEFINITION: done for show striving to make a big impression claiming merit or position unjustifiably making demands on one's skill or abilities ambitious SYNONYMS: inflated ostentatious affected ANTONYMS: unassuming unaffected modest
  5. e DEFINITION: An object of intense dislike a curse or strong denunciation (often used adjectivally without the article) SYNONYMS: Malediction Imprecation Abomination ANTONYMS: Benediction blessing

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  1. DEFINITION: praise or flattery that is excessive SYNONYMS: Adoration Idolization hero-worship ANTONYMS: ridicule derision scorn odium
  2. DEFINITION: to make less in amount, degree to subside become less to nullify deduct omit SYNONYMS: Diminish decrease subside let up ANTONYMS: intensify increase magnify wax
  3. DEFINITION: Shrewd crafty showing practical wisdom SYNONYMS: shrewd acute sagacious judicious wily ANTONYMS: obtuse doltish empty-headed dumb
  4. DEFINITION: Conspicuous, standing out from the mass SYNONYMS: Glaring Flagrant blatant ANTONYMS: Unnoticeable Paltry Piddling
  5. DEFINITION: one who is just a beginner at some activity requiring skill and experience SYNONYMS: neophyte tyro trainee apprentice ANTONYMS: veteran past master pro expert

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  1. SuppositionDEFINITION: praise or flattery that is excessive SYNONYMS: Adoration Idolization hero-worship ANTONYMS: ridicule derision scorn odium

          

  2. NebulousDEFINITION: cloudlike resembling a cloud cloudy in color not transparent vague confused indistinct SYNONYMS: hazy fuzzy cloudy vague murky opaque indeterminate ANTONYMS: definite distinct clear sharply focused

          

  3. EvanescentDEFINITION: Vanishing soon passing away light airy SYNONYMS: ephemeral transient transitory ANTONYMS: everlasting immortal imperishable

          

  4. AvariceDEFINITION: one who is just a beginner at some activity requiring skill and experience SYNONYMS: neophyte tyro trainee apprentice ANTONYMS: veteran past master pro expert

          

  5. IrresoluteDEFINITION: Shrewd crafty showing practical wisdom SYNONYMS: shrewd acute sagacious judicious wily ANTONYMS: obtuse doltish empty-headed dumb

          

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