Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop Unit 4

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Alliance

Noun:A joining together for some common purpose

Bewilder

Verb: To puzzle completely, confuse

Buffoon

Noun: A clown; a course, stupid person

Controversial

Adjective: Arousing argument, dispute, or disagreement

Dishearten

Verb: To discourage

Fruitless

Adjective: Not producing the desired results, unsuccessful

Hostile

Adjective:Unfriendly; unfavorable; warlike, aggressive

Inflammable

Adjective:easily set on fire,easily angered or aroused.

Inflict

Verb: To cause something unpleasant, impose

Malignant

Adjective:Deadly, extremely harmful, evil; spiteful,malicious

Mortify

Verb:to hurt someones feelings, deeply; to cause embarrassment or humiliation; to subdue or disipline by self-denial or suffering

Orthodox

Adjective: In agreement with established or generally accepted beliefs or ways of doing things

Procure

Verb: to obtain through special effort; to bring about

Scurry

Verb:To run quickly, scamper, hurry

Sodden

Adjective:Soaked with liquid or moisture; expressionless, dull; spiritless,listless

Spirited

Adjective:Full of life and vigor; courageous

Virtual

Adjective: Having a certain force or effect in fact but not in name; so close as to be equivalent to the real thing

Void

Adjective:Completely empty; having no legal force or effect; Noun: empty or unfilled space; Verb: to cancel or nullify

Wayward

Adjective: Disobedient, willful; unpredictable, capricious

Wince

Verb: To draw back suddenly, as though in pain of fear; Noun: the act of drawing back in this way.

Alliance1

Syn:Pact, League, Coalition
Ant:Rift, Split

Bewilder1

Syn:Baffle, Perplex
Ant:Set straight, enlighten

Buffoon1

Syn:Jester, Fool

Controversial1

Syn:Arguable, Debatable

Dishearten1

Syn:Dismay,demoralize,dispirit
Ant:Encourage, hearten

Fruitless1

Syn:Useless, vain, unproductive, futile
Ant:Productive, effective

Hostile1

Syn:Friendly, cordial, peaceful

Inflammable1

Syn:Combustable,flammable, excitable
Ant:Fireproof, fire-resistant, calm

Inflict1

Syn:Deal out, visit upon
Ant:Suffer, undergo, sustain

Malignant1

Syn:Lethal, wicked
Ant:Wholesome, beneficial,benign

Mortify1

Syn:Humiliate, embarrass,abash

Orthodox1

Syn:Traditional, standard, customary
Ant:Unusual, unconventional, heretical

Procure1

Syn:Gain, acquire,achieve

Scurry1

Syn:Rush,dash,scramble
Ant:Trudge,plod,creep,crawl

Sodden1

Syn:Drenched, waterlogged,saturated
Ant:parched,arid

Spirited1

Syn:Lively,animated,gallant
Ant:Lifeless,dull,lackluster

Virtual1

Syn:Functioning as,equivalent to

Void1

Syn:Invalid,vacant,bare
Ant:In effect,teeming with,confirm

Wayward1

Syn:Perverse
Ant:Docile,well-behaved,predictable

Wince1

Syn:Flinch, shudder,recoil

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