Vocabulary Workshop Level F: Unit 6

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Fetter(n.) A chain or shackle placed on the feet (often used in plural). (v.) To chain or shackle; to render helpless or impotent. Synonyms: (n.) Bond, Restraint; (v.) Bind, Hamper Antonyms: (v.) Free, Liberate, EmancipateHeinous(adj.) Very wicked, offensive, hateful. Synonyms: Evil, Odious, Abominable, Outrageous Antonyms: Excellent, Wonderful, SplendidImmutable(adj.) Not subject to change, constant Synonyms: Unchangeable, Unalterable, Fixed, Invariable Antonyms: Changeable, Inconstant, Variable, FickleInsurgent(n.) One who rebels or rises against authority. (adj.) Rising in revolt, refusing to accept authority; surging or rushing in or on. Synonyms: (adj.) Revolutionary, Rebellious, Mutinous Antonyms: (adj.) Loyalist, Loyal, FaithfulMegalomania(n.) A delusion marked by a feeling of power, wealth, talent, etc., Far in excess of reality. Synonym: Delusions or Grandeur Antonyms: Humility, Modesty, Self-AbasementSinecure(n.) A position requiring little or no work; an easy job. Synonyms: "No-Show" Job, Cushy Job, "Plum"Surreptitious(adj.) Stealthy, secret, intended to escape observation; made or accomplished by fraud. Synonyms: Furtive, Covert, Clandestine, Concealed Antonyms: Open, Frank, Aboveboard, OvertTransgress(v.) To go beyond a limit or boundary; to sin, violate a law. Synonyms: Overstep, Exceed, Trespass, Err Antonyms: Obey, Toe the LineTransmute(v.) To change from one nature, substance, or form to another. Synonyms: Transform, Convert, Translate, Metamorphose Antonyms: Maintain Unchanged, PreserveVicarious(adj.) Performed, suffered, or otherwise experienced by one person in place of another. Synonyms: Surrogate, Substitute, Imagined, Secondhand Antonyms: Real, Actual, Firsthand.

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