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14 terms

Vocabulary 13

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Abhor
to hate. Syn. be down on, be grossed out by. Ant. admire, adore, approve.
Abscond
run away.Syn.beat it, bolt, break, clear out, cut and run. Ant.abide, continue, endure.
Adherent
someone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another. Syn.advocate, aficionado, backer, believer. Ant.
Adjacent
near or close to but not necessarily touching. Syn.adjoining, alongside, beside, bordering. Ant.
Antedate
establish something as being earlier relative to something else. Syn.accelerate, anachronize, antecede. Ant.predate.
Adversary
someone who offers opposition. Syn. antagonist, attacker, bad person, bandit. Ant.ally, assistant, backer, friend, helper.
Antecedents
preceding events that influence what comes later; ancestors or early background. Syn.ancestor, ancestry, antecessor. Ant. descendant.
Antemeridian
before noon. Syn.
Anteroom
a large entrance or reception room or area. Syn., niche, recess, study.
Postmortem
an examination and dissection of a dead body to determine cause of death or the changes produced by disease. Syn.future, later, post-obit.
Postscript
textual matter that is added onto a publication
Syn. appendage, appendix, attachment. Ant
Bicameral
composed of two legislative bodies.Syn.amphibian, amphibious, bicameral , bifurcate. Ant.
Biennial
occurring every second year.Syn. bush, creeper, cutting. Ant. animal.
Bipartisan
supported by both sides.Syn.amphibian, amphibious, bicameral. Ant. Animal

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