12 terms

Sadlier Oxford Level Blue Vocabulary Unit 7

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barrier
(n): something that blocks the way; an obstacle
SYNONYMS: an obstruction safeguard
ANTONYMS: passage
calculate
(v): to find out using mathematics estimate
SYNONYMS: figure
compose
(v): to be or make up the parts of, form; to calm one or quiet one's mind
SYNONYMS: to produce, settle
ANTONYMS: to annoy, disturb
considerable
(adj): fairly large in size or extent; worthy of attention
SYNONYMS: sizable
ANTONYMS: small
deputy
(n): one chosen to help
SYNONYMS: an assistant
industrious
(adj): busy
SYNONYMS: active
ANTONYMS: lazy
jolt
(v): to shake up roughly
SYNONYMS: to jar, rattle, hit
(n): a sudden bump or jerk
SYNONYMS: (v) to jar, (n) bounce
loot
(v): to rob
SYNONYMS: to steal, plunder
(n): valuable things that have been stolen
SYNONYMS: prize
rejoice
(v): to feel joy or great delight
SYNONYMS: to celebrate
ANTONYMS: to grieve
reliable
(adj): dependable
SYNONYMS: trustworthy
ANTONYMS: unreliable
senseless
(adj): stupid or foolish
SYNONYMS: silly
ANTONYMS: smart
shrivel
(v): to shrink
SYNONYMS: dry
ANTONYMS: swell

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