Salier Oxford level h Unit 6 synonyms

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abortive

miscarried,fruitless,premature

bruit

noise abroad, broadcast, blazon

contumelious

vituperative, scurrilous, excoriating

dictum

maxim, precept, aphorism, axiom

ensconce

nestle, lodge, entrench

iconoclastic

image- breaking, irreverent, heretical

in medias res

in or into the middle of

internecine

murderous, savage, ruinous

maladroit

inept, awkward, clumsy, gauche

maudlin

mushy, mawkish

modulate

adapt, moderate

portentous

foreboding, ominous, pretentious

prescience

foreknowledge

quid pro quo

swap, trade

salubrious

beneficial, healthy, invigorating

saturnalian

dissipated, debauched, orgiastic

touchstone

criterion, yardstick, benchmark

traumatic

jolting

vitiate

degrade, undermine

waggish

whimsical, jocular

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