12 terms

Vocab Unit 7 Abbie Sanden #29

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barrier
(syn.) (n.) an obstruction , fence, wall, blockade, safeguard
(ant.) (n.) an opening, passage
(n.) something that blocks the way; an obstacle
calculate
(syn.) (v.) to gauge, figure, determine, judge
(v.) to find out by using mathematics or reasoning; to reckon, estimate
compose
(syn.) (v.) to produce , invent; to still, settle
(ant.) (v.) to annoy, disturb
(v.) to be or make up the parts of, form; to create or write; to calm or quiet one's mind
considerable
(syn.) (adj.) great, sizable, major, important
(ant.) (adj.) small, slight, negligible
(adj.) fairly large in size or extent; worthy of attention
deputy
(syn.) (n.) an assistant, aide, substitute
(n.) one chosen to help or take the place of another or to act in that person's absence
industrious
(syn.) (adj.) active, occupied, energetic, untiring
(ant.) (adj.) lazy, idle, loafing, slow
(adj.) busy, working steadily
jolt
(syn.) (v.) to jar, rattle, hit; (n.) a lurch, bounce
(v.) to shake up roughly; to move along in a jerky or bumpy fashion

(n.) a sudden bump or jerk; a shock or surprise
loot
(syn.) (v.) to steal, plunder; (n.) prize, spoils
(v.) to rob by force or violence, especially during war or time of unrest

(n.) valuable things that have been stolen or taken by force
rejoice
(syn.) (v.) to celebrate, cheer
(ant.) (v.) to grieve, mourn
(v.) to feel joy or great delight; to make joyful
reliable
(syn.) (adj.) faithful, proven, trustworthy
(ant.) (adj.) unreliable, questionable, fickle
(adj.) deserving trust, dependable
senseless
(syn.) (adj.) ridiculous, silly, illogical, birdbrained; unconscious
(ant.) (adj.) brilliant, clever, smart
(adj.) lacking meaning, stupid or foolish; without use of the senses
shrivel
(syn.) (v.) to wither, dry, contract
(ant.) (v.) to expand, enlarge, swell
(v.) to shrink and wrinkle, especially from heat, cold, or dryness