Vocab (College Bound) Lesson A2

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Ryle High School English II Ms. Caldwell

amalgamate

to combine
ANTONYM: splinter, disunite

ambidextrous

equally skillful with either hand

anachronism

something or someone out of its proper time

animate

to give life or motion to
ANTONYM: deaden

anthropomorphic

attributing human characteristics or qualities to objects, animals, or gods

antiquated

no longer used or useful; very old

aphorism

a concise statement of a truth or principle

aplomb

self-confidence
ANTONYM: awkwardness

bandy

to give and take quickly in conversation; to toss back and forth

bane

the cause of ruin, harm, or distress, death

allude

to hint at, to refer to indirectly

aloof

reserved, distant
ANTONYM: warm, friendly

admonish

to warn, to caution

aghast

feeling great dismay or horror

affliction

anything causing great suffering
ANTONYM: relief, aid

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