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English 8 | Power Words 1
Terms in this set (40)
Wordy, Long-winded, talkative
Untiring, unrelenting, unfaltering
Unpleasantly strong and bitter in smell or taste
Resentful and angry
Sociable, friendly, easy going
One who is skeptical or distrustful, pessimist
Sluggish, tired, weary
Relevant, related to matter being considered.
Person of prominence or influence.
Support, adopt, promote
Aggressive, argumentative, quarrelsome, cantankerous
Superfluous, repetitions, excessively wordy
One who is antiwar, antiviolence
Idealist, person who looks on the good side.
Keen, finely tuned, intense, piercing, sensitive.
lighthearted teasing or amusing remarks exchanged between people.
Lightness; lack of seriousness
Someone who wastes money
Tasty; pleasing, agreeable
Pay attention to; consider
Lasting only for a short time; momentary; temporary
To make tranquil or quiet
Harm or loss, damage, disadvantage
Increase in value, especially over time.
Easy to fool, trusting, naive, innocent
Outburst, rant, lecture
Unnecessary, superfluous, uncalled for, unjustifiable
Blameworthy, guilty, in the wrong, liable
Acting on the spur of the moment without considering the consequences
To regard somebody or something as not worthy of respect; extreme contempt or disgust for something or somebody
Example of excellence
To clear somebody or something of blame, guilt, suspicion, or doubt
To seek to attain a goal
Dilemma, predicament, difficulty, jam
In a very cautious way, carefully, gently
Excessive self-admiration and self-centeredness, egotism
Prodigy, expert, maestro, genius
Believable and appearing likely to be true
Antonym: Far-fetched, improbably
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