20 terms

vocabulary workshop level e unit 5 syn/ant

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altruistic
syn: selfless
ant: selfish, self-centered
assent
syn: (v.) concur, consent, accede
ant: (v.) to disagree, differ, dissent
benefactor
syn: patron, humanitarian
ant: misanthrope, malefactor
chivalrous
syn: gallant, civil, valiant
ant: crude, uncouth, churlish, loutish
clemency
syn: leniency, forbearance, gentleness
ant: harshness, severity, cruelty, inflexibility
dearth
syn:insufficiency,want,paucity
ant: surplus, oversupply, glut, abundance
diffident
syn: timid, bashful, unassertive, withdrawn
ant: bold, brash, audacious, self-confident, jaunty
discrepancy
syn: disagreement, divergence, inconsistency
ant: bold, brash, audacious, self-confident, jaunty
embark
syn: commence, launch,begin, board
facile
syn: effortless, assured, poised, specious
ant: labored, awkward, halting
indomitable
syn: unbeatable, invincible, unyielding
ant: surrendering, submissive, yielding
infallible
syn: unerring, certain
ant: imperfect
plod
syn: lumber, trudge
ant: scamper, skip, prance
pungent
syn: sharp, spicy, piquant, caustic, racy
ant: bland, unappetizing, colorless, insipid
remiss
syn: negligent, lax, slack
ant: scrupulous, dutiful, punctilious
repose
syn: (v.) sleep (n.) tranquility, respite
ant: (n.) exertion, wakefulness, tumult, bustle, ado
temerity
syn: recklessness, foolhardiness, effrontery
ant: timidity, fearfulness, diffidence, humility
truculent
syn: brutal, savage, belligerent, vitriolic
ant: gentle, mild, meek, unthreatening
unfeigned
syn: genuine, heartfelt
ant: insincere, simulated, phony
virulent
syn: venomous, noxious, baneful, hateful
ant: innocuous, harmless, benign