Vocab Unit 6

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Ambiguous
open to more than one interpretation; having a double meaning
Anticipate
regard as probable; expect or predict
Burgeon
begin to grow or increase rapidly; flourish
Cumbersome
1. large or heavy and therefore difficult to carry or use 2. slow or complicated and therefore inefficient
Digress
to speak or write about something that is different from the main subject being discussed
Evolve
develop gradually, especially from a simple to a more complex form
Fleeting
lasting for a very short time
Minute
very small, complete, and precise
Redundant
repeating something else and therefore unnecessary
Skeptical
not easily convinced; having doubts or reservations
Sustainable
1. conserving an ecological balance by avoiding depletion of natural resources 2. able to be maintained at a certain rate or level
Void
a completely empty space
Ambiguous
Vague, obscure, equivocal
Anticipate
Predict, foresee, expect
Burgeon
Expand, thrive, augment
Cumbersome
Unwieldy, burdensome, ponderous
Digress
Stray, deviate, diverge
Evolve
Develop, advance, mature
Fleeting
Brief, transient, ephemeral
Minute
Tiny, diminutive, infinitesimal
Redundant
Unnecessary, superfluous, excessive
Skeptical
Doubtful, incredulous, cynical
Sustainable
Supportable, endurable, renewable
Void
Vacuum, blankness, vacuity