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Level E Vocab Unit 8

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animosity
n- strong dislike; bitter hostility
apathy
n-lack of feeling, emotion or interest
apprehensive
adj-feaarful or anxious, especially about the future
commend
v-to praise, express approval
compatible-
adj- able to get along/work together
condolence
n-an expression of sympathy
consecrate
v-to make sacred, hallow; to set apart for special purpose
decrepit
old and feeble; worn-out ruined
deride
to ridicule, laugh at with contempt
ingenuous
innocent, simple; frank, sincere
multifarious
having great variety; numerous and diverse
obsolete
out-of-date, no longer in use
omnivorous
eating every kind of food; eagerly taking in everything, having a wide variety of tastes
parsimonious
stingy, miserly; meager, poor, small
quandary
a state of perplexity or doubt
recalcitrant
stubbornly disobedient, resisting authority
reprisal
an injury done in return for injury
revel
to take great pleasure in; a wild celebration
stultify
to make ineffective or useless, cripple; to have a dulling effect on
suave
smoothly agreeable or polite; pleasing to the senses
synonyms & anthonyms
suave
s- sophisticated, urbane, polished
a- crude, clumsy, unpolished, oafish, loutish
synonyms & anthonyms
stultify
s-smuther, nuetralize, stifle, negate
a-arose, excite, stimulate, inspire
synonyms & anthonyms
revel
s-relish, savor, bask in, carouse
a-abhor, loathe
synonyms & anthonyms
reprisal
s-reteliation, revenge, retribution
synonyms & anthonyms
recalcitrant
s- unruly, obstinate, contrary, ornery
a-compliant, obedient, docile, cooperative
synonyms & anthonyms
quandary
s-confusion, dilemma, predicament
synonyms & anthonyms
parsimonious
s- frugal, niggardly, penny-pinching, cheap
a-generous, openhanded
synonyms & antonyms
omnivorous
s-all-devouring, voracious
synonyms & antonyms
obsolete
s-outmoded, antiqueated, old hat, passe
a-current, up-to-date, brand new
synonyms & antonyms
MULTIFARIOUS
s-varied, heterogenous, manifold
a-uniformed, unvaried, homogenous
synonyms & antonyms
ingenuous
s-naive, candid, artless, guileless
a-artful, craftly, worldly, sophisticated
deride-
s-mock, scorn, jeer at, disparage
a-praise, extol, applaud, acclaim
synonyms & antonyms
decrepit
s- infirm, broken down, rickety, dilipidated
a-virgorous, robust, sturdy
synonyms & antonyms
consecrate
s-devote, dedicate, sanctify
a-desecrate, dishonor, defile, profane
synonyms & antonyms
condolence
s-commiceration, solace, sympathy
synonyms & antonyms
compatible
s-harmonious, like-minded, in agreement
a-antagonistic, mismatched, incongruous
synonyms & antonyms
commend
s-applaud, entrust
a- abhor; loathe
synonyms & antonyms
apprehensive
s-worried, nervous, jittery, fretful
a-unworried, assured, confident, certain
synonyms & antonyms
apathy
s-indifference, disinterest, detachment
a-enthusiasm, fervor, ardor, concern
synonyms & antonyms
animosity
s-enmity, rancor, antipathy
a- affection, fondness, rapport, amity