Vocabulary Workshop Level C unit 3
Terms in this set (10)
(v.) to assign or distribute in shares or portions
syn. apportion, parcel out, allocate
The house elves that cook for the Great Hall allot each student a portion of food every day.
(v.) to bring together, collect, gather, especially for oneself; to come together, assemble
syn. accumulate, pile up, garner
ant. scatter, dissipate, squander, waste
In the beginning of the year, there is an amass of people at King's Cross Station, Platform 9 3/4.
(adj.) bold, adventurous, recklessly daring
syn. enterprising, brave
ant. timid, cowardly
Sirius Black was an audacious person, who was an adrenaline junkie.
(v.) to yield to a request or command
syn. submit to, consent to, acquiesce in
ant. reject, refuse, decline
Harry Potter was forced to comply with Umbridge and use a special quill.
(adj.) not having or using, lacking
syn. wanting, bereft
ant. full, teeming, abounding
Muggle born children are devoid in wizardry.
(n.) the choice part of a group of people or things; (adj.) superior
syn. cream of the crop, upper crust
ant. rank and file, dregs of society
All Beauxbatons students are very elite and intelligent.
(n.) an iron hook used to grab and hold; (v.) to come to grips with, wrestle or fight with
syn. tackle, confront, struggle with
I can't come up with a good Harry Potter sentence using the word grapple, a hook used to pull objects up a rope/string.
(v.) to deprive of strength or ability; to make legally ineligible
syn. disable, debilitate, paralyze, cripple
ant. rehabilitate, restore
When you cast the imperius curse upon someone, you incapacitate them.
(v.) to urge on; to stir up, provoke, start, incite
ant. stop, quell, squelch, quash
Dumbledore always instigated Harry to take occlumency.
(n.) long life, long duration, length of life
ant. brevity, transience
Nicholas Flamel had a longevity and also created the sorcerers stone.