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Sadlier level A Vocabulary Unit 1B

Sadlier level a Vocabulary unit 1 6th grade
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immense
adj. very large or great; beyond ordinary means of measurement
syn: vast, enormous, immeasurable, gigantic
ant: small, tiny, minute, infinitesimal
inept
adj. totally without skill or appropriateness
syn: clumsy, unskilled, bungling, incompetent
ant: skillful, accomplished, adroit
ingenious
adj. showing remarkable originality, inventiveness, or resourcefulness; clever
syn: imaginative, inventive, resourceful
ant: unimaginative, unoriginal, uninventive
instantaneous
adj. done in an instant; immediate
syn: prompt, quick, speedy
ant: delayed, slow, gradual
irk
v. to annoy; trouble, make weary
syn: bother, irritate, vex
ant: please, delight, cheer, gladden
libel
n. a written statement that unfairly or falsely harms the reputation of the person about whom its made
v. to write or publish such a statement
syn: Slur, smear, defame
misgiving
n. a feeling of fear, doubt, or uncertainty
syn: worry, qualm, hesitation
ant: feeling of confidence, assurance
oaf
n. a stupid person; a big, clumsy, slow individual
syn: bonehead, dunce, clod, lout
recede
v. to go or move backward; to become more distant
syn: retreat, go back, back up, ebb
ant: advance, come closer
repast
n. a meal, food
Syn: victuals
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