10 terms

MS SAT List 7

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abort
verb; to stop an activity because it would be difficult or dangerous to continue it
synonyms; terminate, end, abandon
antonyms; start, begin
abrasive
adjective; rude or unkind; having a rough surface, especially one that can be used to clean something or make it smooth
synonyms; rough, coarse, harsh
antonym; smooth
canvas
noun; a strong cloth used to make bags, tents, shoes, etc.
synonyms; muslin, tarp, awning cloth
antonym; n/a
impromptu
adjective; done or said without any preparation or planning
synonyms; unprepared, unrehearsed, unplanned
antonym; prepared
obsession
noun; an extremely unhealthy interest or concern about something, which tops you from thinking about anything else
synonyms; fascination, fixation, passion
antonym; indifference
parasite
noun; a plant or animal that lives on or in another plant or animal and gets food from it
synonyms; pest, leech
antonym; host
rebuttal
noun; a statement or charge made to prove that the charges are false.
synonyms; disproof, denial, negation
antonyms; acceptance, endorsement
recluse
noun; someone who chooses to live alone, and does not like seeing or talking to other people
synonyms; hermit, loner, solitary
antonym; extrovert
sparse
adjective; existing only in small amounts
synonyms; thin, scant, scarce
antonyms; dense, plentiful
unwittingly
adverb; in a way that shows you do not know or realize something
synonyms; innocently, unsuspectingly, unintentionally
antonyms; knowingly, deliberately