10 terms

Sadlier Oxford - Unit 1 - 11-20 - Terms

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Efface
Verb: To wipe out, to keep oneself from being noticed Synonyms: blot out; erase, obliterate, expunge
Muddle
Verb: to make a mess of, to get by Noun: a hopeless mess Synonyms: (verb): jumble, mess up (noun): confusion, disorder Antonyms: (verb): orderliness, tidiness, neatness
Opinionated
Adjective: Stubborn and often unreasonable in holding to one's own ideas, having a closed mind Synonyms: obstinate, pigheaded, inflexible Antonyms: open-minded, reasonable
Perennial
Adjective: lasting for a long time, persistent
Noun: a plant that lives for many years
Synonyms: (adjective): enduring, recurring
Antonyms: (adjective): brief, short-lived, fleeting, ephemeral
Predispose
Verb: To incline to beforehand Synonyms: make susceptible to Antonyms: immunize against, shield from
Salvage
Verb: to save from fire or shipwreck
Noun: property is saved Synonyms: rescue, recover, retrieve, reclaim
Antonyms: abandon, scrap, junk
Spasmodic
Adjective: Sudden and violent but brief, fitful occasional Antonyms: steady, continuous, chronic
Relinquish
Verb: To let go, give up Synonyms: surrender, abandon Antonyms: hold on to, keep, retain, cling to
Spurious
Adjective: Not genuine, not true, not valid Synonyms: false, counterfeit, fraudulent, bogus Antonyms: genuine, authentic, bona fide, valid
Unbridled
Adjective: Uncontrolled, lacking in restraint
Synonyms: unrestrained, unchecked
Antonyms: restrained, held in check, muted

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