Ellsworth Voc F Unit 3 Syn/Ant

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Abominate

Loathe, abhor, despise, detest.
Relish, savor, cherish, esteem.

Acculturation

Adaption.
None.

Adventitious

Extrinsic, accidental, incidental, fortuitous.
Essential, intrinsic, inherent, congenital.

Ascribe

Impute, credit, attribute.
None.

Circuitous

Indirect, meandering, winding.
Straight, direct, as the crow falls.

Commiserate

Feel sorry for, empathize.
Feel no sympathy for.

Enjoin

Bid, charge, command, adjure.
Allow, permit.

Expedite

Accelerate, facilitate, speed up.
Hinder, hamper, impede, obstruct.

Expiate

Redeem, make amends for, atone, make reparation.
None.

Ferment

Commotion, turmoil, unrest.
Peace and quiet, tranquility, placidity.

Inadvertent

Accidental, inconsidered.
Deliberate, intentional, premeditated.

Nominal

Titular, token, trifiling, inconsequential.
Real, actual, exorbitant, excessive

Noncommittal

Cagey, uninformative, playing it safe, playing it close to the vest.
Positive, definite, committed.

Peculate

Embezzle, fefraud, misappropriate.
None.

Proclivity

Natural bent, penchant, propensity.
Inability or incapacity.

Sangfroid

Poise, self-assurance, equanimity.
Excitability, hysteria, flappability.

Seditious

Mutinous, rebellious, subversive.
Supportive, loyal, faithful, allegiant.

Tenuous

Flimsy, insubstantial, vague, hazy.
Strong, solid, substantial, valid.

Vitriolic

Withering, acerbic, mordant.
Bland, saccharine, honeyed, sugary.

Wheedle

Cajole, inveigle, soft-soap, sweet-talk.
Coerce, browbeat, intimidate, strong-arm.

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