28 terms

Sadlier Oxford level green UNIT 16

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boast
(v) to speak proudly of oneself, brag; to take pride in
boast
(n) talk that is too full of pride in oneself
boast
synonyms: (v) crow, exaggerate, flaunt, overstate; have, own, enjoy (n) self- praise, pretension, swaggering
boast
antonyms: (v) belittle
eloquent
(adj) showing the ability to use words clearly and effectively
eloquent
synonyms: expressive, well-spoken, articulate, persuasive, forceful, powerful, charismatic;
eloquent
antonyms: awkward, inarticulate, tongue-tied
glisten
(v) to shine with sparkling light
glisten
synonyms: sparkle, glimmer, glitter, shimmer, gleam
ideal
(adj) considered to be perfect; existing only in the imagination
ideal
(n) a person or thing that is considered to be perfect
ideal
synonyms: (adj) supreme, flawless, exemplary, ultimate; abstract, conceptual; (n) model, example, epitome, paragon
ideal
antonyms: (adj) practical, progmatic, real, substantial
infectious
(adj) caused or spread by germs; able or tending to spread from one to another
infectious
synonyms: contagious, transmittable, catching, communicable
invest
(v) to put money into something that will earn interest or make a profit; to make use of for future benefit
invest
synonyms: spend, expend, contribute
locate
(v) to find the position of; to settle into a place
locate
synonyms: discover, identify, pinpoint, detect, uncover; situate, build establish
ripple
(n) a small wave
ripple
(v) to form or cause small waves
ripple
synonyms: (n) vibration; (v) ruffle, spread
sufficient
(adj) as much as is needed, enough
sufficient
synonyms: adequate, plenty, ample
sufficient
antonyms: insufficient, inadequate, deficient, lacking, sparse, scanty
uproar
(n) a state of noisy excitement, confusion
uproar
synonyms: turmoil, disorder, confusion, commotion, disturbance, bedlam, clamor
antonyms: calmness, serenity, tranquillity
uproar