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25 terms

Unit 7

Sadler-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop Level B
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domestic
(adj.) native to a country, not foreign; relating to the life or affairs of a household; (n.) a household servant
flagrant
(adj.) extremely bad, glaring; scandalous, notorious
brawl
Syn: (n.) scuffle, donnybrook; (v.) spar, scrap
fledgling
(n.) an inexperienced person, beginner; a young bird about to leave the nest; (adj.) inexperienced, budding
amiss
(adj.) faulty, imperfect, not as it should be; (adv.) in a mistaken or improper way, wrongly
vigilant
Ant: sleepy, inattentive, unobservant
fluster
Syn: (v.) agitate, rattle, disconcert
wrath
(n.) intense anger
detest
Ant: relish, love, admire, esteem
notable
Being chosen for the team was a ____________ event in our lives.
salvo
(n.) a burst of gunfire or cannon shot, often as a tribute or salute; a sudden burst of anything; a spirited verbal attack
flaw
Ant: faultlessness, perfection
momentum
The presidential campaign gained ___________ once the first primary was over.
vigilant
Ant: sleepy, inattentive, unobservant
detest
Ant: relish, love, admire, esteem
wrath
I well remembered how often during my childhood I felt the full force of my parents' _____________ when I had done something wrong.
fluster
During the trial, the judge told the attorney not to _____________ the witness.
brawl
Syn: (n.) scuffle, donnybrook; (v.) spar, scrap
foremost
(adj.) chief, most important, primary; (adv.) in the first place
notable
Syn: (adj.) noteworthy, impressive
presume
I have no way of knowing for sure why she left, but I ___________ that she had a good reason for doing so.
proficient
(adj.) skilled, expert, or capable in any field or activity
perjury
(n.) the act of swearing to a lie
flaw
Ant: faultlessness, perfection
nurture
Ant: (v.) neglect, ignore, discourage, hinder