34 terms

Vocabulary Developement: Word Pairs

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accept
willingly take or receive
except
exclude; omit
affect
influence or change
effect
to cause (verb); a change or result (noun)
all ready
entirely ready; completely ready
already
before this time
all together
everyone in a group
altogether
to the whole extent; entirely, completely
complement
something that completes or makes perfect
compliment
a comment made in praise
council
group of people called together to give advice, discuss matters, or settle questions
counsel
act of exchanging ideas, discussing things (verb); advice (noun)
condemn
express strong disapproval of
condone
forgive or overlook
concave
hollow and curved like the inside of a circle or sphere; away from the viewer
convex
curving or bulging outward like the outside of a circle or sphere; toward the viewer
dairy
store or company selling or producing milk products
diary
a written daily record about the day's events
desert
a barren, usually sandy region, having little or no rainfall
dessert
a sweet food or fruit eaten at the end of a meal
deductive
reasoning from general principles to specific conclusions
inductive
arriving at a general rule through studying specific facts
eligible
properly qualified
illegible
not plain enough to read
explicit
clearly expressed; definite
implicit
meant, but not clearly expressed; implied
indigent
poor or needy
indignant
angry at something unworthy, unjust, or mean
principal
the head of an elementary or secondary school
principle
a fundamental belief
temerity
reckless, boldness, rashness
timidity
shyness
weather
condition of the atmosphere
whether
either; indicates a decision between two alternatives
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