20 terms

unit 5 vocabulary synonyms and antonyms

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acuity
syn: keenness, acuteness
ant: dullness, obtuseness
delineate
syn: depict, picture, render
depraved
syn: perverted, degenerate, vicious, corrupt
ant: moral, virtuous, upright, uncorrupted
enervate
syn: impair, cripple, paralyze
ant: invigorate, strengthen, buttress
esoteric
syn: occult, cryptic, arcane, recondite
ant: accessible, comprehensible, intelligible
fecund
syn: refile, teeming, prolific
ant: infertile, barren, unproductive
fiat
syn: edict, dictum, ukase
figment
syn: creation, invention, fancy
garner
syn: collect, accumulate, accrue
ant: scatter, squander, waste, dissipate
hallow
syn: venerate, bless
ant: desecrate, defile, profane
idiosyncrasy
syn: eccentricity, quirk, mannerism
ignominy
syn: dishonor, humilation, disrepute, odium
ant: honor, glory, acclaim
mundane
syn: prosaic, humdrum, routine, sublunary
ant: heavenly, unworldly, spiritual, transcendental
nuance
syn: shade, nicety, refinement | ant: X
overweening
syn: arrogant, unbridled, inflated
ant: restrained, understated, modest, meek
penchant
syn: proclivity, propensity, predilection
ant: disinclination, aversion
reputed
syn: putative, reputable, supposed
ant: proven, corroborated, authenticated
sophistry
syn: specious reasoning
sumptuous
syn: lavish, munificent, opulent, splendid
ant: skimpy, meager, stingy, niggardly, spartan
ubiquitous
syn: omnipresent, pervasice, universal