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12 terms

Vocab

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peruse
to read or to examine
Verb
Syn: Analyze
Ant: Neglect
petty
small and insignificant
Adjective
Syn: trifling
Ant: prominent
philanthropist
one who tries to do good for mankind; lover of mankind
Noun
Syn: patron
Ant: antagonist
pique
resentment, irritation
Noun
Syn: irk
Ant: joy
placid
peaceful, calm
Adjective
Syn: composed
Ant: agitated
plausible
seemingly acceptable, believable, or possible
Adjective
Syn: valid
Ant: unlikely
plumage
feathers of a bird
Noun
Syn: tuf
Ant: air
poignant
piercing, incisive, and keen
Adjective
Syn: bitter
Ant: soothing
pompous
exaggerated show of dignity or self-importance, bombastic
Adjective
Syn: conceited
Ant: modest
ponderous
very heavy, unwieldy from weight
Adjective
Syn: bulky
Ant: delicate
portent
a sign or forewarning
Noun
Syn: harbinger
Ant: history book
prate
to talk idly or foolishly at great length
Verb
Syn: blab
Ant: silent