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40 terms

Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop Unit 4

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Alliance
Noun:A joining together for some common purpose
Bewilder
Verb: To puzzle completely, confuse
Buffoon
Noun: A clown; a course, stupid person
Controversial
Adjective: Arousing argument, dispute, or disagreement
Dishearten
Verb: To discourage
Fruitless
Adjective: Not producing the desired results, unsuccessful
Hostile
Adjective:Unfriendly; unfavorable; warlike, aggressive
Inflammable
Adjective:easily set on fire,easily angered or aroused.
Inflict
Verb: To cause something unpleasant, impose
Malignant
Adjective:Deadly, extremely harmful, evil; spiteful,malicious
Mortify
Verb:to hurt someones feelings, deeply; to cause embarrassment or humiliation; to subdue or disipline by self-denial or suffering
Orthodox
Adjective: In agreement with established or generally accepted beliefs or ways of doing things
Procure
Verb: to obtain through special effort; to bring about
Scurry
Verb:To run quickly, scamper, hurry
Sodden
Adjective:Soaked with liquid or moisture; expressionless, dull; spiritless,listless
Spirited
Adjective:Full of life and vigor; courageous
Virtual
Adjective: Having a certain force or effect in fact but not in name; so close as to be equivalent to the real thing
Void
Adjective:Completely empty; having no legal force or effect; Noun: empty or unfilled space; Verb: to cancel or nullify
Wayward
Adjective: Disobedient, willful; unpredictable, capricious
Wince
Verb: To draw back suddenly, as though in pain of fear; Noun: the act of drawing back in this way.
Alliance1
Syn:Pact, League, Coalition
Ant:Rift, Split
Bewilder1
Syn:Baffle, Perplex
Ant:Set straight, enlighten
Buffoon1
Syn:Jester, Fool
Controversial1
Syn:Arguable, Debatable
Dishearten1
Syn:Dismay,demoralize,dispirit
Ant:Encourage, hearten
Fruitless1
Syn:Useless, vain, unproductive, futile
Ant:Productive, effective
Hostile1
Syn:Friendly, cordial, peaceful
Inflammable1
Syn:Combustable,flammable, excitable
Ant:Fireproof, fire-resistant, calm
Inflict1
Syn:Deal out, visit upon
Ant:Suffer, undergo, sustain
Malignant1
Syn:Lethal, wicked
Ant:Wholesome, beneficial,benign
Mortify1
Syn:Humiliate, embarrass,abash
Orthodox1
Syn:Traditional, standard, customary
Ant:Unusual, unconventional, heretical
Procure1
Syn:Gain, acquire,achieve
Scurry1
Syn:Rush,dash,scramble
Ant:Trudge,plod,creep,crawl
Sodden1
Syn:Drenched, waterlogged,saturated
Ant:parched,arid
Spirited1
Syn:Lively,animated,gallant
Ant:Lifeless,dull,lackluster
Virtual1
Syn:Functioning as,equivalent to
Void1
Syn:Invalid,vacant,bare
Ant:In effect,teeming with,confirm
Wayward1
Syn:Perverse
Ant:Docile,well-behaved,predictable
Wince1
Syn:Flinch, shudder,recoil