20 terms

Vocab level F unit 8 Syn&Ant

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Acrimonious
S) biting, caustic, rancorous, hostile, peevish
A) gentle, warm, mild, friendly, cordial
Bovine
S) stolid, dull, slow, stupid
A) alert, sharp, bright, keen, quick
consternation
S) shock, amazement, bewilderment, dismay
A) calm, composure, aplomb
corpulent
S) overweight, heavy, obese, stout, portly
A) slender, lean, spare, gaunt, emaciate
disavow
S) disown, disclaim, retract, abjure
A) acknowledge, admit, grant, certify
dispassionate
S) unbiased, disinterested, cool, detached
A) committed, engaged, partial, biased
dissension
S) strife, discord, contention
A) agreement, accord, harmony
dissipate
S)disperse, strew, diffuse, waste
A) gather, collect, conserve, husband
expurgate
S) purge, censor, bowdlerize
gauntlet
S) dare, provocation, trial, punishment
hypothetical
S) assumed, supposed, conjectural, conditional
A) actual, real, tested, substantiated
ignoble
S) inferior, unworthy, dishonorable, sordid
A) admirable, praiseworthy, lofty, noble
impugn
S) challenge, deny, dispute, query, question
A) confirm, prove, verify, validate
intemperate
S) excessive, extreme, unrestrained, inordinate
A) moderate, restrained, cool and collected
odium
S) abhorrence, opprobrium, shame, ignominy
A) esteem, admiration, approbation
perfidy
S) betrayal, disloyalty, treason, duplicity
A) faithfulness, loyalty, steadfastness
relegate
S) transfer, consign, demote, exile
A) promote, elevate, advance, recall
squeamish
S) nauseated, queasy, delicate, oversensitive, priggish
subservient
S) secondary, servile, obsequious, useful
A) primary, principal, bossy, domineering
susceptible
S) vulnerable, receptive, impressionable
A) resistant, immune