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Parts of Speech, Definitions, Synonyms and Antonyms - Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 1

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Adulterate
to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of lesser value
Ambidextrous
able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; deceitful, hypocritical
Augment
to make larger, increase
Bereft
deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
Deploy
to position or arrange; to utilize; to form up
Dour
stern, unyielding, gloomy, ill-humored
Fortitude
courage in facing difficulties
Gape
to stare with open mouth; to open the mouth wide; to open wide
Gibe
to utter taunting words; an expression of scorn
Guise
an external appearance, cover, mask
Insidious
intended to deceive or entrap; sly, treacherous
Intimation
a hint, indirect suggestion
opulent
wealthy, luxurious; ample; grandiose
Pliable
easily bent, flexible; easily influenced
Reiterate
to say again, repeat
Stolid
not easily moved mentally or emotionally; dull, unresponsive
Tentative
experimental in nature; uncertain, hesitant
Unkempt
not combed; untidy; not properly maintained; unpolished, rude
Verbatim
word for word; exactly as written or spoken
Warily
cautiously, with great care
adulterate
Synonyms: contaminate, pollute, sully
Antonyms: purify, purge, expurgate
ambidextrous
Synonyms: versatile, facile
Antonyms: clumsy, all thumbs, maladroit
augment
Synonyms: enlarge, supplement, amplify
Antonyms: decrease, diminish
bereft
Synonyms: bereaved
Antonyms: replete, well provided
deploy
Synonyms: station, organize
dour
Synonyms: harsh, bleak, forbidding, saturnine
Antonyms: cheery, inviting, genial
fortitude
Synonyms: resolve, steadfastness, mettle
Antonyms: fearfulness, timidity, faintheartedness
gape
Synonyms: gawk, ogle
gibe
Synonyms: (verb) ridicule, mock, deride, jeer
Antonyms: (noun) compliment, praise
guise
Synonyms: costume, semblance, pretense
insidious
Synonyms: cunning, underhanded, perfidious
Antonyms: frank, ingenious, aboveboard
intimation
Synonyms: clue, indication, inkling
opulent
Synonyms: rich, lavish, plentiful, abundant
Antonyms: poverty-stricken, wretched, destitute
pliable
Synonyms: supple, adaptable, resilient
Antonyms: rigid, inflexible, recalcitrant
reiterate
Synonyms: restate, rehash, recapitulate
stolid
Synonyms: impassive, phlegmatic
Antonyms: emotional, oversensitive, high-strung
tentative
Synonyms: provisional, inconclusive
Antonyms: definite, conclusive, confirmed
unkempt
Synonyms: sloppy, disheveled, disordered, rough
Antonyms: well-groomed, tidy, neat, natty
verbatim
Synonyms: (adjective) exact; (adverb) precisely
Antonyms: (adjective) paraphrased
warily
Synonyms: carefully, prudently, gingerly
Antonyms: recklessly, heedlessly, incautiously
verb
Adulterate (part of speech)
adjective
Ambidextrous (part of speech)
verb
Augment (part of speech)
adjective
Bereft (part of speech)
verb
Deploy (part of speech)
adjective
Dour (part of speech)
noun
Fortitude (part of speech)
verb
Gape (part of speech)
verb, noun
Gibe (part of speech)
noun
Guise (part of speech)
adjective
Insidious (part of speech)
noun
Intimation (part of speech)
adjective
opulent (part of speech)
adjective
Pliable (part of speech)
verb
Reiterate (part of speech)
adjective
Stolid (part of speech)
adjective
Tentative (part of speech)
adjective
Unkempt (part of speech)
adjective, adverb
Verbatim (part of speech)
adverb
Warily (part of speech)