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5th Vocab. Un 7

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barrier
noun
something that blocks the way; an obstacle
syn: an obstruction, fence, wall, blockade, safeguard
calcuate
verb
to find out by using mathematics or reasoning; to reckon, estimate
syn: to gauge, figure, determine, judge
compose
verb
to be or make up the parts of, form; to create or write; to calm or quiet one's mind
syn: to produce, invent; to still, settle
considerable
adjective
fairly large in size or extent; worthy of attention
syn: great, sizable, major, important
deputy
noun
one chosen to help or take the place of another or to act in that person's absence
syn: an assistant, aide, substitute
industrious
adjective
busy, working steadily
syn: active, occupied, energetic, untiring
jolt
verb
to shake up roughly; to move along in a jerky or bumpy fashion syn: to jar, rattle, hit
noun
a sudden bump or jerk; a shock or surprise
syn: a lurch, bounce
loot
verb
to rob by force or violence, especially during war or time of unrest syn: to steal or plunder
noun
valuable things that have been stolen or taken by force
syn: prize, spoils
rejoice
verb
to feel joy or great delight; to make joyful
syn: to celebrate, cheer
reliable
adjective
deserving trust, dependable
syn: faithful, proven, trustworthy
senseless
adjective
lacking meaning, stupid or foolish; without use of the senses
syn: ridiculous, silly, illogical, birdbrained; unconscious
shrivel
verb
to shrink and wrinkle, especially from heat, cold or dryness
syn: to wither, dry, contract
antonym
barrier
an opening
antonym
compose
to annoy, disturb
antonym
considerable
small, slight, negligible
antonym
industrious
lazy, idle, loafing, slow
antonym
rejoice
to grieve, mourn
antonym
reliable
unreliable, questionable, fickle
antonym
senseless
briliant, clever, smart
antonym
shrivel
to expand, enlarge, swell