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Vocabulary Workshop Level E unit 7

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Abhor
(v.) to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply
Ant. admire, cherish, respect, relish
Amend
(v.) to change in a formal way; to change for the better Syn. modify, improve, correct
Buffet
(v.)to slap or cuff; to strike repeatedly; to drive or force
Chaos
(n.) great confusion, disorder
Commodious
(adj.)r roomy, spacious
Corrosive
(adj.) eating away gradually, acid-like; bitterly sarcastic
Discern
(v.) to see clearly, recognize
Extant
(adj.) still existing; not exterminated, destroyed, or lost
Syn. surviving, in existence
Implicate
(v.) to involve in; to connect with or be related to
Syn. incriminate, entangle
Inter
(v.) to bury, commit to the earth; to consign to oblivion
Martinet
(n.) a strict disciplinarian; a stickler for the rules
Obviate
(v.) to anticipate and prevent; to remove, dispose of
Renegade
(n.) one who leaves a group; a deserter, outlaw; traitorous; unconventional, unorthodox
Reprehensible
(adj.) deserving blame or punishment
Somber
(adj.) dark, gloomy; depressed or melancholy in spirit
Syn. mournful, dismal
Squalid
(adj.) filthy, wretched, debased
Ant. neat, spruce, exalted, lofty
Turbulent
(adj.) disorderly, riotous, violent; stormy
Ant. calm, placid, tranquil, still
Vociferous
(adj.) loud and noisy; compelling attention
Syn. clamorous, uproarious, blustering
Voluminous
(adj.) of great size; numerous; writing or speaking at great length
Syn. bulky, massive, copious, plentiful
Waive
(v.) to do without, give up voluntarily; to put off temporarily, defer
Sym. decline, relinquish, forgo