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Sadlier Oxford Level A Unit 9 w ANT, SYN

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avenge (syn.)
Synonym: retaliate
cede (syn.)
Synonyms: yield, deliver up, transfer
deluge (syn.)
Synonyms: (v) swamp, inundate
deluge (ant.)
Antonyms: (n) trickle, dribble
discretion (syn.)
Synonyms: prudence, tact, discrimination
giddy (syn.)
Synonyms: faint, frivolous, flighty
giddy (ant.)
Antonyms: levelheaded, serious, earnest, sober
impact (syn.)
Synonyms: (n) collision, blow, effect
intimidate (syn.)
Synonyms: bully, browbeat, hector
liberate (syn.)
Synonyms: untie, unshackle
liberate (ant.)
Antonyms: imprison, fetter, shackle, bind
logical (syn.)
Synonyms: rational, sensible
logical (ant.)
Antonyms: absurd, ridiculous, unsound, preposterous
misrepresent (syn.)
Synonyms: distort, falsify, twist, exaggerate
optional (syn.)
Synonyms: voluntary, elective, discretionary
optional (ant.)
Antonyms: required, mandatory, compulsory
outright (syn.)
Synonyms: (adj) total, out-and-out; (adv) utterly, instantly
outright (ant.)
Antonyms: (adj) partial, incomplete; (adv) by degrees
rendezvous (syn.)
Synonyms: (n) date, appointment, assignation
rotund (syn.)
Synonyms: round, plump, chubby, portly, sonorous
rotund (ant.)
Antonyms: thin, angular, lean, lanky, skinny, gaunt
saunter (syn.)
Synonyms (v) ramble, amble; (n) promenade
saunter (ant.)
Antonyms: (v) speed, race, hurry, dash, scurry, rush
sluggish (syn.)
Synonyms: unhurried, lethargic, leisurely
sluggish (ant.)
Antonyms: active, energetic, lively, rapid, brisk
subordinate (syn.)
Synonyms: (n) assistant, helper
subordinate (ant.)
Antonyms: (adj) superior, higher; (n) chief, supervisor
tint (syn.)
Synonyms: (n) shade, tone; (v) color, stain
tint (ant.)
Antonyms: (v) bleach, whiten
variable (syn.)
Synonyms: (adj) fluctuating, shifting, inconstant
variable (ant.)
Antonyms: (adj) constant, unchanging, steady
verge (syn.)
Synonyms: (n) brink, threshhold, edge
avenge
(v.) to get revenge for, get even for, settle a score; to punish someone or get satisfaction for a wrong or injury
cede
(v.) to give up, surrender; to hand over to another
deluge
(n.) a great flood; a heavy fall of rain; anything that comes in vast quantity (like a flood); (v.) to flood
discretion
(n.) good judgment; care in speech and action; freedom to judge or choose
giddy
(adj.) dizzy; light-headed; lacking seriousness
impact
(n) the striking of one object against another; the shock caused by a collision; (v.) to affect especially forcefully
intimidate
(v.) to make timid or frighten by threats; to use fear to get someone to do (or not to do) something
liberate
(v.) to free from bondage or domination; to release
logical
(adj.) reasonable; making use of reason and good sense
misrepresent
(v.) to give a false or untrue idea
optional
(adj.) left to one's own choice; not required
outright
(adj.) complete; instantaneous; without reservation, thoroughgoing; (adv.) completly, instantaneously
rendezvous
(v.) to meet in accordance with a plan; (n.) a meeting by agreement; a meeting place
rotund
(adj.) rounded and plump; full or rich in sound
saunter
(v.) to stroll; walk in an easy, leisurely way; (n.) a stroll
sluggish
(adj.) lazy; slow-moving; not active, dull
subordinate
(adj.) lower in rank or position, secondary; (n.) one who is in a lower position or under the orders of someone else; (v.) to put in a lower or secondary position
tint
(n.) a delicate color or hue; a slight trace of something; (v.) to give color to something; to dye
variable
(adj.) likely to undergo change; changeable; (n.) a value or quantity that varies; a symbol for such
verge
(n.) the point at which something begins or happens; a border; (v.) to incline, tend toward, approach; to be in the process of becoming something else