sadlier vocabulary workshop level e unit 9

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all'ocate

(v.) to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to distribute SYN: assign, allot, apportion

ar'dent

(adj.) very enthusiastic; impassioned
SYN: intense, zealous, fervent, avid

a'ssid'uous

(adj.) persistent, attentive, diligent
SYN: industrious, unremitting, sedulous

brash

(adj.) prone to act in a hasty manner; impudent
SYN: rash, impetuous, brazen, impertinent

ca'pric'ious

(adj.) subject to whims or passing fancies
SYN: impulsive, fickle, unpredictable, unwavering

chast'ise'

(v.) to inflict punishment on as a means of correction; to scold severely
SYN: discipline, censure ANT: commend, reward

co'pious

(adj.) abundant; plentiful; wordy, verbose
SYN: ample. profuse, bountiful ANT: inadequate, meager, scanty, concise

de'viate

(v.) to turn aside; to to stray from the norm (n.) one who departs from the norm (adj.) differing from the norm; heterodox, unconventional
SYN: (v.) diverge, veer, swerve
ANT: (v.) conform, to abide by (adj.) orthodox

e'ma'clated

(adj. part) unnaturally, thin
SYN: gaunt, withered, shrivel ANT: plump, fat, obese, corpulent

exult

(v.) to rejoice greatly
SYN: revel, glory ANT: mope, sulk, regret, rue, lament

gnarled

(adj.) knotted, twisty, lumpy
SYN: knotty, misshapen, contorted ANT: smooth, unblemished, straight

in'dem'nity

(n.) payment for damage or loss
SYN: compensation, restitution, reparation

ink'ling

(n.) a hint; a vague emotion
SYN: clue, intimation, suggestion

lim'pid

(adj.) clear, transparent; readily understood
SYN: lucid, intelligible ANT: clouded, murky, opaque

om'nip'otent

(adj.) almighty, having unlimited power or authority
SYN: all-powerful ANT: powerless, impotent, feeble, weak

pal'atable

(adj.) agreeable to the taste or ones's sensabilities; suitable for consumption
SYN: edible, appetizing, attractive ANT: inedible, distasteful, disagreeable

poin'gant

(adj.) deeply affecting, touching; keen or sharp keen or sharp in taste or smell
SYN: heartrending, bittersweet, melancholy ANT: unaffecting, bland, vapid, insipid, funny

ran'cor

(n.) bitter resentment or ill-will
SYN: animosity, enmity, bitterness ANT: goodwill, harmony, rapport, amity

sopho'mor'ic

(adj.) immature and overconfident; conceited
SYN: pretentious, superficial, fatuous ANT: mature, judicious, sage, knowledgeable

spon'ta'neous

(adj.) arising naturally; not planned or engineered in advance SYN: unpremeditated, unplanned, impromptu ANT: premeditated, planned, contrived, rehearsed

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