20 terms

Level E Unit 3

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Adversary
Definition:(n.) an enemy, opponent
Synonyms: antagonist, foe
Antonyms: friend, ally, supporter, confederate
Alienate
Definition:(v.) to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfer; convey
Synonyms: separate, drive apart, estrange
Antonyms: befriend, attract, captivate
Artifice
Definition:(n.) a skillful or ingenious device; a clever trick; a clever skill; trickery
Synonyms: ruse, stratagem, contrivance
Antonyms: none
Coerce
Definition:(v.) to compel, force
Synonyms: pressure, bully, constrain
Antonyms: persuade, cajole
Craven
Definition:(adj.) cowardly; (n.) a coward
Synonyms:(adj.) fearful, fainthearted, pusillanimous
Antonyms:(adj.) brave, courageous, valiant
Culinary
Definition:(adj.) of or related to cooking or the kitchen
Synonyms: none
Antonyms: none
Demise
Definition:(n.) a death, especially of a person in a lofty position
Synonyms: decease, passing away
Antonyms: birth, commencement
Exhilarate
Definition:(v.) to enliven, cheer, give spirit or liveliness to
Synonyms: stimulate, excite, gladden
Antonyms: discourage, dispirit, dishearten, inhibit
Fallow
Definition:(adj.) plowed but not seeded; inactive; reddish-yellow; (n.) land left unseeded; (v.) to plow but not seed
Synonyms:(adj.) unproductive, dormant
Antonyms:(adj.) productive, fertile, prolific
Harass
Definition:(v.) to disturb, worry; to trouble by repeated attacks
Synonyms: annoy, bedevil, beleaguer
Antonyms: none
Inclement
Definition:(adj.) stormy, harsh; severe in attitude or action
Synonyms: blustery, tempestuous, implacable
Antonyms: mild, gentle, balmy
Delete
Definition:(v.) to erase, wipe out, cut out
Muse
Definition:(v.) to think about in a dreamy way, ponder
Synonyms: contemplate, daydream
Antonyms: none
Negligible
Definition:(adj.) so unimportant that it can be disregarded
Synonyms: trivial, inconsequential, insignificant
Antonyms: significant, crucial, momentous
Perpetuate
Definition:(v.) to make permanent or long lasting
Synonyms: continue, preserve, prolong indefinitely
Antonyms: discontinue, abolish, abandon
Precedent
Definition:(n.) an example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later action
Synonyms: guide, tradition, model
Antonyms: none
Punitive
Definition:(adj.) inflicting or aiming at punishment
Synonyms: penalizing, retaliatory
Antonyms: none
Redress
Definition:(v.) to set right, remedy; (n.) relief from wrong or injury
Synonyms:(v.) correct, mitigate
Antonyms: none
Sojourn
Definition:(n.) a temporary stay; (v.) to stay for a time
Synonyms:(n.) visit, brief stay
Antonyms: none
Urbane
Definition:(adj.) refined in manner or style, suave
Synonyms: elegant
Antonyms: crude, uncouth