vocabulary workshop level F unit 3

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abominate

(syn): loathe, abhor, despise, detest (ant): relish, savor, cherish, esteem

acculturation

(syn): adaptation

adventitious

(syn): extrinsic, incidental, fortuitous (ant): essential, intrinsic, inherent,congenital

ascribe

(syn):impute, credit, attribute

circuitous

(syn): indirect, meandering, winding (ant): straight, direct, as the crow flies

commiserate

(syn): feel sorry for, empathize (ant): feel no sympathy for

enjoin

(syn): bid, charge, command, adjure (ant): allow, permit

expedite

(syn):accelerate, facilitate, speed up (ant): hinder, hamper, impede, obstruct

expiate

(syn): redeem, make amends for, atone, make reparation

ferment

(syn): commotion, turmoil, unrest (ant):peace and quiet, tranquility, placidity

inadvertent

(syn): accidental, unconsidered (ant): deliberate, intentional, premeditated

nominal

(syn):titular, token, trifling, inconsequential (ant): real, actual, exorbitant, excessive

noncommittal

(syn): cagey, uninformative, playing it safe, playing it close to the vest (ant): positive, definite, committed

peculate

(syn): embezzle, defraud, misappropriate

proclivity

(syn): natural bent, penchant, propensity (ant): inability, incapacity

sangfroid

(syn): poise, self-assurance, equanimity (ant): excitability, hysteria, flappability

seditious

(syn): mutinous, rebellious, subversive (ant): supportive, loyal, faithful, allegiant

tenuous

(syn): flimsy, insubstantial, vague, hazy (ant): strong, solid, substantial, valid

vitriolic

(syn): withering, acerbic, mordant (ant): bland, saccharine, honeyed,sugary

wheedle

(syn): cajole, inveigle, soft-soap, sweet-talk (ant): coerce, browbeat, intimidate, strong-arm

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