unit 3

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articulate

s- pronounce, elucidate, eloquent
a- mumble, slur; tongue-tied, halting

cavort

s-gambol

credence

s-credit, trust, confidence
a- disbelief, skepticism, incredulity

decry

s- denounce, censure, devalue
a-tout, commend, extol, laud, praise

dissemble

s- dissimulate, mask, feign

distraught

s- frantic, distracted
a- calm, composed, collected

eulogy

s- panegyric, encomium, tribute, testimonial
a- philippic, diatribe, invective

evince

s- exhibit, manifest, occasion

exhume

s-disinter, unearth, uncover
a- bury, inter

feckless

s-feeble, helpless, incompetent, ineffectual
a- competent, capable, effective

murky

s- dim, cloudy, unclear
a- clear, transparent, lucid, limpid

nefarious

s- iniquitous, reprehensible
a- virtuous, honorable, praiseworthy, meritorious

piquant

s- tangy, zestful
a- bland, insipid, tasteless, mild

primordial

s- original, primeval, primal

propinquity

s- proximity, similarity
a- remoteness, distance

unwonted

s- unusual, uncommon, unexpected, atypical
a- usual, customary, typical

utopian

s- idealistic
a- realistic, pragmatic

verbiage

s- verbosity, prolixity, diction, jargon

verdant

s- artless, naive
a- scorched, sere, barren, arid

viscous

s- gummy, sticky, thick
a- runny, watery, aqueous

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