Logan-Combo Units 1-3 Level F
Terms in this set (60)
to have an intense dislike or hatred for
Syn. loathe, abhor, despise, detest
Ant. relish, savor, cherish, esteem
the modification of the social patterns, traits, or structures of one group or society by contract with those of another; the resultant blend
(adj.) resulting from chance rather than from an inherent cause or character; accidental, not essential; (medicine) acquired, not congenital
Syn. extrinsic, incidental, fortuitous
Ant. essential, intrinsic, inherent, congenital
(v.) to assign or refer to (as a cause or source), attribute
Syn. impute, credit, attribute
roundabout, not direct
Syn. indirect, meandering, winding
Ant. straight, direct, as the crow flies
to sympathize with, have pity or sorrow for, share a feeling of distress
Syn. feel sorry for, empathize
Ant. feel no sympathy for
to direct or order; to prescribe a course of action in an authoritative way; to prohibit
Syn. bid, charge, command, adjure
Ant. allow, permit
to make easy, cause to progress faster
Syn. accelerate, facilitate, speed up
Ant. hinder, hamper, impede, obstruct
to make amends, make up for; to avert
Syn. redeem, make amends for, atone, make reparation
(n.) a state of great excitement, agitation, or turbulence; (v.) to be in or work into such a state; to produce alcohol by chemical action
Syn. commotion, turmoil, unrest
Ant. peace and quiet, tranquility, placidity
resulting from or marked by lack of attention; unintentional, accidental
Syn. accidental, unconsidered
Ant. deliberate, intentional, premeditated
existing in name only, not real; too small to be considered or taken seriously.
Syn. titular, token, trifling, inconsequential
Ant. real, actual, exorbitant, excessive
not decisive or definite; unwilling to take a clear position or to say yes or no.
Syn. cagey, uninformative, playing it safe, playing it close to the vest
Ant. positive, definite, committed
(v.) to steal something that has been given into one's trust; to take improperly for one's own use
Syn. embezzle, defraud, misappropriate
(n.) a natural or habitual inclination or tendency (especially of human character or behavior)
Syn. natural bent, penchant, propensity
Ants- inability or incapacity
(n.) composure or coolness, especially in trying circumstances
Syn. poise, self-assurance, equanimity
Ant. excitability, hysteria, flappability
(adj.) resistant to lawful authority; having the purpose of overthrowing an established government
Syn. mutinous, rebellious, subversive
Ant.supportive, loyal, faithful, allegiant
(adj.) thin, slender, not dense; lacking clarity or sharpness; of slight importance or significance; lacking a sound basis, poorly supported
Syn. flimsy, insubstantial, vague, hazy
Ant. strong, solid, substantial, valid
(adj.) bitter, sarcastic; highly caustic or biting (like a strong acid)
Syn. withering, acerbic, mordant
Ant. bland, saccharine, honeyed, sugary
(v.) to use coaxing or flattery to gain some desired end
Syn. cajole, inveigle, soft-soap, sweet-talk
Ant. coerce, browbeat, intimidate, strong-arm
(n.) The expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise; official approval.
Synonyms: Commendation, Sanction
Antonyms: Disapproval, Condemnation, Censure
(v.) To make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to put an end to, appease, satisfy, quench.
Synonyms: Mitigate, Alleviate, Slake, Allay
Antonyms: Intensify, Aggravate, Exacerbate
(n.) A combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose.
Synonyms: Alliance, League, Federation, Combine
Antonyms: Splinter Group
(n.) Decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or period of decline or decay; excessive self-indulgence.
Synonyms: Degeneration, Corruption
Antonyms: Rise, Growth, Development, Maturation
(v.) To draw forth, bring out from some source (such as another person).
Synonyms: Call Forth, Evoke, Extract, Educe
Antonyms: Repress, Quash, Squelch, Stifle
(v.) To attempt to dissuade someone from some course or decision by earnest reasoning.
Synonyms: Protest, Remonstrate, Complain
(adj.) Used so often as to lack freshness or originality.
Synonyms: Banal, Trite, Commonplace, Corny
Antonyms: New, Fresh, Novel, Original
(n.) A gap, opening, break (in the sense of having an element missing).
Synonyms: Pause, Lacuna
Antonyms: Continuity, Continuation
(n.) A hint, indirect suggestion, or reference (often in a derogatory sense).
Synonyms: Insinuation, Intimation
Antonyms: Direct Statement
(v.) To plead on behalf of someone else; to serve as a third part or go-between in a disagreement.
Synonyms: Intervene, Mediate
(adj.) Wearied, worn-out, dulled (in the sense of being satiated by excessive indulgence)
Synonyms: Sated, Surfeited, Cloyed
Antonyms: Unspoiled, Uncloyed
(adj.) Causing shock, horror, or revulsion; sensational; pale or sallow in color; terrible or passionate in intensity or lack of restraint.
Synonyms: Gruesome, Gory, Grisly, Baleful, Ghastly
Antonyms: Pleasant, Attractive, Appealing, Wholesome
(adj.) Worthy, deserving recognition and praise.
Synonyms: Praiseworthy, Laudable, Commendable
Antonyms: Blameworthy, Reprehensible, Discreditable
(adj.) Peevish, annoyed by trifles, easily irritated and upset.
Synonyms: Irritable, Testy, Waspish
Antonyms: Even-Tempered, Placid, Serene, Amiable
(n.) A special right or privilege; a special quality showing excellence.
Synonyms: Perquisite, Perk
(adj.) Pertaining to an outlying area; local; narrow in mind or outlook, countrified in the sense of being limited and backward; of a simple, plain design that originated in the countryside.
(n.) A person with a narrow point of view; a person from an outlying area; a soldier from a province or colony.
Synonyms: (adj.) Narrow-Minded, Parochial, Insular, Naive
Antonyms: (adj.) Cosmopolitan, Catholic, Broad-Minded
(v.) To make a pretense of, imitate; to show the outer signs of.
Synonyms: Feign, Pretend, Affect
(v.) To rise above or beyond, exceed.
Synonyms: Surpass, Outstrip
(n.) Shade cast by trees; foliage giving shade; an overshadowing influence or power; offense, resentment; a vague suspicion.
Synonyms: Irritation, Pique, Annoyance
Antonyms: Pleasure, Delight, Satisfaction
(adj.) Excessively smooth or smug; trying too hard to give an impression of earnestness, sincerity, or piety; fatty, oily; pliable.
Synonyms: Mealymouthed, Servile, Fawning, Greasy
Antonyms: Gruff, Blunt
amend, better; to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming
composure, self-possession, levelheadedness; poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularity
inflated, highfalutin, high-flown, pretentious; pompous or overblown in language; full of high-sounding words intended to conceal a lack of ideas
green, raw, unfledged, inexperienced; without experience; immature, not fully developed; lacking sophistication and poise; without feathers
balderdash, hogwash, tommyrot; slaver; saliva or mucus flowing from the mouth or nose; foolish, aimless talk or thinking; nonsense; to let saliva flow from the mouth; to utter nonsense or childish twaddle; to waste or fritter away foolishly
abstract, digest, model, archetype; a summary, condense account; an instance that represents a larger reality
entreat, implore, adjure; to urge strongly, advise earnestly
by virtue of holding a certain office
encroach, impinge, intrude, poach; to violate, trespass, go beyond recognized bounds
cozy up to, curry favor with; to make oneself agreeable and thus gain favor or acceptance by others (sometimes used in a critical or derogatory sense)
trespasser, meddler, buttinsky; one who moves in where he or she is not wanted or has no right to be, an intruder
immanent, organic; belonging to someone or something by its very nature, essential, inherent; originating in a bodily organ or part
rail, harangue, fulminate, remonstrate; to make a violent attack in words, express strong disapproval
fatigue, lethargy, torpor, languor; weariness of body or mind, lack of energy
chiliad, golden age, prosperity, peace; a period of one thousand years; a period of great joy
supernatural, esoteric, abstruse, arcane; mysterious, magical, supernatural; secret, hidden from view; not detectable by ordinary means; to hide, conceal; eclipse; matters involving the supernatural
to spread through, penetrate, soak through
provoke, produce, reckless, impetuous; to fall as moisture; to cause or bring about suddenly; to hurl down from a great height; to give distinct form to; characterized by excessive haste; moisture, the product of an action or process
stern, rigorous, tough, urgent, imperative; strict, severe; rigorously or urgently binding or compelling; sharp or bitter to the taste
infer, gather; inference, presumption; to think or believe without certain supporting evidence; to conjecture or guess; likely idea that lacks definite proof