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20 terms

unit 3 syn. & ant.

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animated
syn.-lively,energetic,vigorous -ant.-dull,lifeless,dead,flat
brood
syn.-to ponder,meditate;to worry, agonize
culminate
syn.- to end, conclude, terminate, climax - ant.- to begin, initiate, kick off, commence
downright
syn.- total, out-and-out,unqualified
drone
syn.- a loafer; to hum, buzz, purr -ant.- a hard worker, workaholic
goad
syn.- to prod, urge, spur on, incite -ant.-to curb, check, restrain
indulge
syn.- to oblige, humor; to coddle, pamper -ant.- to deny,refuse
ingredient
syn.-an element, componet, constituent, factor
literate
syn.- educated, trained, able to read and write -ant.- unlettered, unschooled, ignorant
loom
syn.-to emerge, surface, appear, hover, tower
luster
syn.- gloss, sheen,brilliance
miscellaneous
syn.- varied, assorted, motley -ant.-identical, uniform, homogeneous
oration
syn.- a formal speech or address, harangue
peevish
syn.- crabby, cranky, test; stubborn -ant.- agreeable, amiable, even-tempered, plesant
seethe
syn.- to boil, churn, foam -ant.- to be calm and placid
singe
syn.- to scorch, char, sear -ant.- to burn to a crisp, incinerate
unique
syn.- unparalleled, distinctive, singular -ant.- ordinary, commonplace, run-of-the-mill
upright
syn.- perpendicular,vertical; honest,virtuous -ant.- horizontal, prone;dishonest, corrupt
verify
syn.- to prove, confirm,validate, substantiate -ant.- to disprove, refute, discredit
yearn
syn.- to crave,long for, desire, want -ant.- to have no desire for