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19 terms

Unit 8

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abut
syn: border on, bolster
attire
syn: clothing
crony
ant: enemy, rival
cryptic
ant: crystal clear, unambiguous
divergent
syn: not in agreement, differing, unorthodox, unconventional ant: merging, intersecting, converging, orthodox, conventional
enmity
syn: hostility, animosity, antagonism ant: friendship, amity
fervent
syn: enthusiastic, ardent, burning, blazing, scorching ant: blase, apathetic, restrained, emotionless
gaunt
syn: lean, scrawny, lanky, all skin and bones ant: plump, chubby, stout, corpulent
infiltrate
syn: slip into, creep into, penetrate
nullify
syn: invalidate, annul ant: confirm, endorse, ratify, sanction
perceptible
syn: noticeable, discernible, observable ant: invisible, unnoticeable, indiscernible
plummet
syn: take a nose dive ant: soar, skyrocket
proclaim
syn: announce, promulgate ant: conceal, cover up
proxy
syn: deputy, representative
rankle
syn: irritate, vex, nettle, irk, gall ant: please, delight, gratify
scavenger
syn: rummager
stint
syn: restrict, scrimp, economize ant: splurge, squander, lavish
stoical
syn: unresponsive, impassive ant: excitable, emotional, hotheaded
unflagging
syn: steady, undiminished, unremitting ant: diminishing, drooping, sagging