12 terms

Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary-Level Blue, Unit 3

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bluff
(adj.) direct and outspoken in a good-natured way
(n.) an attempt to fool someone
(v.) to deceive or trick
Syn:hearty.trick
Ant:insincere
cautious
(adj.) avoiding unnecessary risks or mistakes
Syn:careful
Ant:daring
consist
(v.) (used with of) to be made up of
Syn: involve
despise
(v.) dislike strongly
Syn:to hate
Ant: to love
haven
(n.) a safe place
Syn:shelter
Ant:a trap
miniature
(n.) a very small copy
(adj.) on a very small scale
Syn:little
Ant:huge
monarch
(n.) a person who rules over a kingdom or empire
Syn:king or queen
Ant:follower
obstacle
(n.) something that gets in the way
Syn:barrier
Ant:an aid
postpone
(v.) to put off until later
Syn:to delay
Ant:to advance
straggle
(v.) to stray off or trail behind
Syn:drift
treacherous
(adj.) likely to betray ;
seemingly safe but actually dangerous
Syn:untrustworhty
Ant:trustworthy
vivid
(adj.) bright and sharp, giving a clear picture;
full of life
Syn:lively
Ant:dull

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