Unit 7 Vocab: Synonyms

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Fickle
capricious, changeable, temperamental, volatile, inconstant
Rancor
acrimony, malice, enmity, harshness, hostility, resentment
Inundate
to deluge, to flood, to overflow
Bauble
knickknack, novelty, curio, trifle, ornament
Dote
cherish, fawn, flatter, nurture, praise
Bawdy
lewd, obscene, rude, indecent, licentious, prurient, salacious
Dexterity
deftness, ingenuity, nimbleness, skill, adroitness
Arbitrate
to adjudicate, to intervene, to mediate, to placate
Jocund
elated, jocular, jolly, lighthearted, merry, sprightly
Saucy
brash, cheeky, flippant, rude, insolent
Lamentable
deplorable, grievous, lousy, pitiful, woeful, wretched
Pernicious
damaging, dangerous, deadly, destructive, detrimental, harmful
Grievance
grief, hardship, injustice, objection, outrage, resentment, sorrow
Pestilence
contagion, disease, endemic, infection, plague, scourge, sickness
Languish
deteriorate, dwindle, fail, faint, rot, suffer, weaken, wither
Scourge
curse, pest, terror, affliction
Garish
gaudy, glittering, ornate, ostentatious, showy, tasteless
Inauspicious
unfortunate, ominous, unpromising, baleful, dire, impending
Impetuous
ardent, impulsive, hurried, unreflecting
Sepulchre
catacomb, crypt, mausoleum, shrine, tomb, vault