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10R Vocab Review - Synonyms (Bk 7; Lists 1-6)

70 words in set (does not account for all the words in the lists).
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accolade
award, badge, decoration, distinction, honor
Acrimony
animosity, ill will, bitterness.
Adjudicate
Examine, decide, settle
admant
determined, firm, insistent, stubborn
adulate
brown-nose, praise, worship
Affinity
closeness, fondness
altercation
argument, dispute, quarrel
Ambivalent
Unsure, doubtful, hesitant
Ameliorate
Alleviate, help, improve
Asperity
Sharp, harsh, bitterness, roughness
Assiduous
Attentive, diligent, scrupulous
Baleful
Deadly, Evil
Bane
blight, destruction
berate
Castigate, reprimand, scold
Buffon
Fool, idiot
Cessation
Pause, break, delay
Chary
guarded, reluctant, Hesitant
Circumvent
Avoid, Bypass, evade
Clique
crew, gang, in-group
Compunction
remorse, pity, shame
Condone
Forgive, Forget, excuse
Countenance
demeanor, experience, expression
Curtail
decrease, reduce, diminish
Decrepit
aged, antiquated, broken-down, dilapidated, old, run-down, shabby, worn-out
Diminuitive
Tiny, Small, miniature
Discriminate
differentiate
Disgruntled
Discontented, unhappy
Doleful
wretched
Emaciated
Scrawny, gaunt, skeletal
Enclave
region, district, jurisdiction
Endow
award, bequeath, donate, grant
Engender
bring about, incite, provoke
Ephemeral
brief, fleeting, short-lived, temporary
Equilibrium
Balance, symmetry , equality
espionage
intelligence, Shadowing, spying
Exacerbate
Worsen, aggravate, intensify
Expedite
accelerate, hasten, quicken
Expendable
Disposable, Unimportant
Extrovert
Outgoing, lively, fun
Garish
gaudy, showy, ostentatious
Gird
Ring, circle, enclose
Heresy
Error, Sin
Heretical
differing, dissenting, unbelieving
Hierarchy
ranking
Illicit
clandestine, illegal, unauthorized
Imbue
permeate, ingrain, instill
inalienable
basic, sacrosanct
incarcerate
confine, detain, imprison, jail
Indigenous
Natural, original
indignity
abuse, insult, injustice
Inexorable
Cruel, merciless, unrelenting
Infamous
notorious, disgraceful
Infatuated
Charmed, captivated, smitten
infirm
feeble, frail, ill
infirmity
Ailing, affliction, ill health
ingratiate
flatter, brown-nose
Insatiable
urgent, demanding, unquenchable
Instigate
incite, initiate, prompt
Intercede
intervene, plead, Intermediate
Malign
bad, harmful, hateful
Penchant
Affection, liking, tendency
Perpetrate
carry out, commit
perverse
contradictory, wicked
Poignant
moving, heartbreaking, touching
Profane
obscene, sacrilegious, vulgar
Proselytize
Accept, adopt, convice
Recompense
compensation, repayment
Repetoir
Collection, supply
tutelage
guidance, instruction