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Vocabulary Unit 1: Synonyms and Antonyms

Unit 1 synonyms and antonyms
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approbation
Synonyms: commendation, sanction
assuage
Synonyms: mitigate, alleviate
coalition
Synonyms: alliance, league, federation
decadence
Synonyms: degeneration, corruption
elicit
Synonyms: call forth, evoke, extract
expostulate
Synonyms: protest, remonstrate, complain
approbation
Antonyms: disapproval, condemnation
assuage
Antonyms: intensify, aggravate, exacerbate
coalition
Antonyms: splinter group
decadence
Antonyms: rise, growth, development
elicit
Antonyms: repress, squelch, stifle
hackneyed
Synonyms: banal, trite, commonplace, corny
hiatus
Synonyms: pause, lacuna
innuendo
Synonyms: insinuation, intimation
intercede
Synonyms: intervene, mediate
jaded
Synonyms: sated, surfeited, cloyed
lurid
Synonyms: gruesome, gory, grisly, baleful
meritorious
Synonyms: praiseworthy, laudable, commendable
hackneyed
Antonyms: new, fresh, novel, original
hiatus
Antonyms: continuity, continuation
innuendo
Antonyms: direct statement
jaded
Antonyms: unspoiled, uncloyed
lurid
Antonyms: pleasant, attractive, appealing
meritorious
Antonyms: blameworthy, reprehensible
petulant
Synonyms: irritable, testy
prerogative
Synonyms: perquisite, perk
provincial
Synonyms: narrow-minded, parochial, insular
simulate
Synonyms: feign, pretend, affect
transcend
Synonyms: surpass, outstrip
umbrage
Synonyms: irritation, pique, annoyance
unctuous
Synonyms: servile, fawning, greasy
petulant
Antonyms: even-tempered, placid, serene
provincial
Antonyms: cosmopolitan, broad-minded
umbrage
Antonyms: pleasure, delight, satisfaction
unctuous
Antonyms: gruff, blunt
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