Sadlier Vocabulary Workshop Level G Unit 3
Also includes synonyms and antonyms.
Terms in this set (20)
Def: (v.) To romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry.
Def: (n.) Belief, mental acceptance.
Syn: Credit, trust, confidence
Ant: Disbelief, skepticism, incredulity
Def: (v.) To condemn, express strong disapproval; to officially depreciate.
Syn: Denounce, Censure, Devalue
Ant: Tout, Commend, Extol, Laud, Praise
Def: (v.) To disguise or conceal, deliberately give a false impression.
Syn: Dissimulate, Mask, Feign
Def: (adj.) Very much agitated or upset as a result of emotion or mental conflict.
Ant: Calm, Collected
Def: (n.) A formal statement of commendation; high praise.
Syn: Panegyric, Encomium, Tribute
Ant: Philippic, Invective
Def: (v.) To display clearly, to make evident, to provoke.
Syn: Exhibit, Manifest, Occasion
Def: (v.) The remove from a grave; to bring to light.
Syn: Disinter, Unearth, Uncover
Ant: Bury, Inter
Def: (adj.) Lacking in spirit and strength; ineffective, weak; irresponsible, unreliable.
Syn: Feeble, Incompetent, Ineffectual
Ant: Competent, Capable, Effective
Def: (adj.) Dark and gloomy, obscure; lacking in clarity and precision.
Syn: Dim, Cloudy
Ant: Clear, Transparent, Lucid, Limpid
Def: (adj.) Wicked, depraved, devoid of moral standards.
Syn: Iniquitous, Reprehensible
Ant: Virtuous, Honorable, Praiseworthy, Meritorious
Def: (adj.) Stimulating to the taste or mind; spicy, pungent; appealingly provocative.
Syn: Zestful, Tangy
Ant: Bland, Insipid, Tasteless, Mild
Def: (adj.) Developed or created at the very beginning; going back to the most ancient times or earliest stage; fundamental, basic.
Syn: Original, Primal
Def: (n.) Nearness in place or time; kinship.
Ant: Remoteness, Distance
Def: (adj.) Real, having a solid basis; considerable in number or amount; meaningful and on topic.
Syn: Firm, Substantial, Meaty
Ant: Imaginary, Unreal, Meaningless
Def: (adj.) Not usual or expected; not in character.
Syn: Unusual, Uncommon, Unexpected, Atypical
Ant: Usual, Customary, Typical
Def: (adj.) Founded upon or involving a visionary view of an ideal world; impractical.
Ant: Realistic, Pragmatic
Def: (n.) Language that is too wordy or inflated in proportion to the sense or content, wordiness; a manner of expression.
Syn: Prolixity, Diction, Jargon
Def: (adj.) Green or tint in color; immature in experience or judgement.
Syn: Artless, Naive
Ant: Scorched, Sere, Barren
Def: (adj.) Having a gelatinous or gluey quality, lacking in easy movement or fluidity.
Syn: Sticky, Thick
Ant: Water, Aqueous