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English 11 Level 2:,Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop Level F
Approbation
Assuage
Coalition
Decadence
Noun: the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise…
Verb: to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to p…
Noun: a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
Noun: decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or period…
Approbation
Noun: the expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise…
Assuage
Verb: to make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to p…
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English Unit 11 words (Sadlier-Oxford Vocab Workshop Level F)
abstermious
censurable
contingent
corroborate
adj. moderate, sparing (as in eating and drinking); character…
adj. deserving of blame or correction
adj. likely but not certain to happen, possible; dependent on…
v. to confirm, make more certain, bolster, substantiate, verify
abstermious
adj. moderate, sparing (as in eating and drinking); character…
censurable
adj. deserving of blame or correction
20 terms
Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 15
abrasive
acclimate
chagrin
complacent
adj.) causing irritation, harsh; grinding or wearing down; ... (…
(v.) to adapt a new climate, environment, or situation... syn: a…
n.) irritation or humiliation caused by disappointment or fru…
(adj.) self-satisfied; overly content... syn: smug, unconcerned…
abrasive
adj.) causing irritation, harsh; grinding or wearing down; ... (…
acclimate
(v.) to adapt a new climate, environment, or situation... syn: a…
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Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop Level E unit 14
alacrity
alleviate
antithesis
appall
a cheerful readiness, brisk and eager action
to relieve, make more bearable
the direct opposite, a sharp contrast
to fill with dismay or horror
alacrity
a cheerful readiness, brisk and eager action
alleviate
to relieve, make more bearable
20 terms
Sadler-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop New Edition: Level G: Unit 5: Definitions
acuity
delineate
depraved
enervate
noun, sharpness, particularly of mind or senses
verb, to portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid d…
adjective, marked by evil and corruption, devoid of moral pri…
verb, to weaken or lessen the mental, moral, or physical vigo…
acuity
noun, sharpness, particularly of mind or senses
delineate
verb, to portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid d…
21 terms
Sadler-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop New Edition: Level G: Unit 14: Definitions
beatific
behemoth
blandishment
cacophonous
(adj) blissful, rendering or making blessed
(n) a creature of enormuos size, power, or appearance
(n) anything designed to flatter or coax; sweet talk, apple-p…
(adj) harsh-sounding, racous, discordant, dissonant
beatific
(adj) blissful, rendering or making blessed
behemoth
(n) a creature of enormuos size, power, or appearance
21 terms
Sadler-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop New Edition: Level G: Unit 4: Definitions
atrophy
concord
consummate
disarray
the wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progressive d…
noun, a state of agreement, harmony, unanimity; a treaty, pac…
adjective, complete or perfect in the highest degree; verb, t…
noun, disorder, confusion ; verb, to throw into disorder
atrophy
the wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progressive d…
concord
noun, a state of agreement, harmony, unanimity; a treaty, pac…
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Sadler-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop New Edition: Level G: Unit 13: Synonyms and Atonyms
abstruse
affront
canard
captious
Synonym(s): esoteric, arcane, recondite, occult
Synonym(s): offense, offend
Synonym(s): hoax
Synonym(s): faultfinding, nit-picking, carping
abstruse
Synonym(s): esoteric, arcane, recondite, occult
affront
Synonym(s): offense, offend
20 terms
Sadler-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop New Edition: Level G: Unit 12: Definitions
aesthetic
defunct
discomfit
espouse
(adj.) pertaining to beauty; sensitive or responsive to beauty
(adj.) no longer inexistence or functioning, dead
(v.) to frustrate, thwart, or defeat; to confuse, perplex, or…
(v.) to take up and support; to become attached to, adopt; to…
aesthetic
(adj.) pertaining to beauty; sensitive or responsive to beauty
defunct
(adj.) no longer inexistence or functioning, dead
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Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop Level G: Unit 1
Acquisitvie
Arrogate
Banal
Belabor
(adj.) able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned…
(v.) to claim or take without right
(adj.) hackneyed, trite, commonplace
(v.) to work on excessively; to thrash soundly
Acquisitvie
(adj.) able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned…
Arrogate
(v.) to claim or take without right
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Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 11
allude
clairvoyant
conclusive
disreputable
(verb) to refer to casually or indirectly... Syn.: suggest, ins…
(adj.) supernaturally perceptive; (noun) one who possesses ex…
(adj.) serving to settle an issue; final... Syn.: decisive, ind…
(adj.) not respectable, not esteemed... Syn.: disgraceful, disc…
allude
(verb) to refer to casually or indirectly... Syn.: suggest, ins…
clairvoyant
(adj.) supernaturally perceptive; (noun) one who possesses ex…
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Sadler-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop New Edition: Level G: Unit 10: Definitions
askance
attenuate
benign
cavil
adverb; with suspicion, distrust, or disapproval
verb, to make thin or slender, to weaken or lessen in force,…
adjective, Gentle, kind, forgiving, understanding, having a f…
verb, to find fault in a pretty way, carp; noun, a trivial ob…
askance
adverb; with suspicion, distrust, or disapproval
attenuate
verb, to make thin or slender, to weaken or lessen in force,…
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Sadler-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop New Edition: Level G: Unit 11: Definitions
abrogate
ambient
asperity
burnish
vous, to repeal, cancel, declare null and void
adjective, completely surrounding, encompassing
noun, roughness, severity; bitterness or tartness
verb, to make smooth or glossy by rubbing, polish
abrogate
vous, to repeal, cancel, declare null and void
ambient
adjective, completely surrounding, encompassing
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Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 1 - 5
adulterate
ambidextrous
augment
bereft
to corrupt, make worse by addition of something
able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; deceitful…
to make larger, increase
deprived of, made unhappy through loss
adulterate
to corrupt, make worse by addition of something
ambidextrous
able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; deceitful…
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Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 1
adulterate
ambidextrous
augment
bereft
(verb) to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of…
(adj.) able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; de…
(verb) to make larger, increase... Many couples have to _______…
(adj., part.) deprived of; made unhappy through a loss... Indiv…
adulterate
(verb) to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of…
ambidextrous
(adj.) able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; de…
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Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 3
adversary
alienate
artifice
coerce
(n.) an enemy, opponent... SYNONYMS: antagonist, rival, foe... ANT…
(v.) to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfe…
(n.) a skillful or ingenious device; a clever trick; a clever…
(v.) to compel, force... SYNONYMS: pressure, bully, intimidate,…
adversary
(n.) an enemy, opponent... SYNONYMS: antagonist, rival, foe... ANT…
alienate
(v.) to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfe…
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Sadler-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop New Edition: Level G: Unit 2: Definitions
accost
animadversion
avid
brackish
verb, to approach and speak to first; to confront in a challe…
noun, a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
adjective, desirous of something to the point of greed; inten…
adjective, having a salty taste and unpleasent to drink
accost
verb, to approach and speak to first; to confront in a challe…
animadversion
noun, a comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
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Sadlier-Oxford Vocab Workshop: Level F: Unit 8: Definitions
élan
dissipate
disavow
conducive
noun; an enthusiastic vigor and liveliness
verb; to cause to disappear; to scatter, dispel;
verb; to deny responsibility for or connection with
adj; tending to promote or assist, helpful, favorable
élan
noun; an enthusiastic vigor and liveliness
dissipate
verb; to cause to disappear; to scatter, dispel;
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Sadler-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop New Edition: Level G: Unit 7: Definitions
allay
bestial
convivial
coterie
verb, To calm or pacify, set to rest; lessen of relieve
adjective, Beastlike, beastly, brutual; subhuman in intellige…
adjective, festive, sociable, having fun together, genial
noun, A circle of acquaintances; a close-knit, often exclusiv…
allay
verb, To calm or pacify, set to rest; lessen of relieve
bestial
adjective, Beastlike, beastly, brutual; subhuman in intellige…
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Sadlier-Oxford Vocab Workshop: Level F: Unit 11: Definitions
denizen
contingent
foist
corroborate
noun, an inhabitant, resident; one who frequents a place
adj, likely but not certain to happen, possible, happening by…
verb, to impose by fraud; to pass off as worthy or genuine; t…
verb, to confirm, make more certain
denizen
noun, an inhabitant, resident; one who frequents a place
contingent
adj, likely but not certain to happen, possible, happening by…
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Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 9
allocate
ardent
assiduous
brash
(v.) to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to dist…
(adj.) very enthusiastic, impassioned... Syn: intense, zealous,…
(adj.) persistent, attentive, diligent... Syn: industrious, unre…
(adj.) prone to act in a hasty manner; impudent... Syn: rash, im…
allocate
(v.) to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to dist…
ardent
(adj.) very enthusiastic, impassioned... Syn: intense, zealous,…
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Sadlier-Oxford Vocab Workshop: Level F: Unit 12: Definitions
clangor
deleterious
absolve
enhance
noun, a loud ringing noise; verb, to make a loud ringing noise
adjective, harmful, injurious
verb, to clear from blame, responsibility, or guilt
verb, to raise to a higher degree; to increase the value or d…
clangor
noun, a loud ringing noise; verb, to make a loud ringing noise
deleterious
adjective, harmful, injurious
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Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 13
antipathy
applicable
asset
beset
(n.) a strong dislike, hostile feeling... Syn: hostility, enmity…
(adj.) capable of being applied; relevant, suitable... Syn: app…
(n.) something of value; a resource; an advantage... Syn: prope…
(v.) to attack from all sides; to surround, hem in; (adj., pa…
antipathy
(n.) a strong dislike, hostile feeling... Syn: hostility, enmity…
applicable
(adj.) capable of being applied; relevant, suitable... Syn: app…
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Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop Level G: Unit 1
Acquisitvie
Arrogate
Banal
Belabor
(adj.) able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned…
(v.) to claim or take without right
(adj.) hackneyed, trite, commonplace
(v.) to work on excessively; to thrash soundly
Acquisitvie
(adj.) able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned…
Arrogate
(v.) to claim or take without right
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Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 11
allude
clairvoyant
conclusive
disreputable
(verb) to refer to casually or indirectly... In his speech, the…
(adj.) supernaturally perceptive; (noun) one who possesses ex…
(adj.) serving to settle an issue; final... When they weighed a…
(adj.) not respectable, not esteemed... Supermarket tabloids fr…
allude
(verb) to refer to casually or indirectly... In his speech, the…
clairvoyant
(adj.) supernaturally perceptive; (noun) one who possesses ex…
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Sadlier-Oxford Vocab Workshop: Level F: Unit 13: Definitions
collate
foment
abet
encumber
verb, to compare critically in order to note differences, sim…
verb, to promote trouble or rebellion; to apply warm liquids…
verb, to encourage, assist (especially in something wrong)
verb, to weigh down or burden; to fill up, block, hinder
collate
verb, to compare critically in order to note differences, sim…
foment
verb, to promote trouble or rebellion; to apply warm liquids…
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Sadler-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop New Edition: Level G: Unit 8: Definitions
allege
arrant
badinage
conciliate
v. to assert without proof or confirmation
adj. thoroughgoing, out-and-out; shameless, blatant
n. light and playful conversation
v. to overcome the distrust of, win over; to appease, pacify;…
allege
v. to assert without proof or confirmation
arrant
adj. thoroughgoing, out-and-out; shameless, blatant
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Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 4
affiliated
ascertain
attainment
bequeath
(adj., part.) associated, connected... Syn.: attached, relate…
(verb) to find out... Syn.: discover, determine, establish
(noun) an accomplishment, the act of achieving... Syn.: achieve…
(verb) to give or pass on as an inheritance... Syn.: transmit,…
affiliated
(adj., part.) associated, connected... Syn.: attached, relate…
ascertain
(verb) to find out... Syn.: discover, determine, establish
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Sadler-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop New Edition: Level G: Unit 1: Definitions
acquisitive
arrogate
banal
belabor
adj, able to get and retain ideas or information; conserned w…
verb, to claim or take without right
adj, hackneyed, trite, commonplace
verb, to work on excessively; to thrash around
acquisitive
adj, able to get and retain ideas or information; conserned w…
arrogate
verb, to claim or take without right
20 terms
Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop Level F Unit 5
amnesty
autonomy
axiomatic
blazon
(n.) a general pardon for an offense against a government; in…
(n.) self-government, political control... Syn: home rule... Ant:…
(adj.) self-evident, expressing a universally accepted princi…
(v.) to adorn or embellish; to display conspicuously; to publ…
amnesty
(n.) a general pardon for an offense against a government; in…
autonomy
(n.) self-government, political control... Syn: home rule... Ant:…
22 terms
Sadlier-Oxford Vocab Workshop: Level F: Unit 10: Definitions
fortuitous
covert
bedlam
debonair
adj, accidental, happening by chance
adj, hidden, disguised, secluded; noun, a hiding or sheltered…
noun, a state or scene of uproar and confusion
adj, pleasant, courteous, lighthearted;
fortuitous
adj, accidental, happening by chance
covert
adj, hidden, disguised, secluded; noun, a hiding or sheltered…
20 terms
Sadler-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop New Edition: Level G: Unit 9: Definitions
acclamation
bucolic
calumniate
chary
(n) a shout of welcome, an overwhelming verbal note of approval
(adj.) characteristic of the countryside, rural, relating to…
(v.) to slander, to accuse falsely and maliciously
(adj.) Extremely cautious, hesitant, or slow, reserved, diffi…
acclamation
(n) a shout of welcome, an overwhelming verbal note of approval
bucolic
(adj.) characteristic of the countryside, rural, relating to…
20 terms
Sadler-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop New Edition: Level G: Unit 3: Definitions
articulate
cavort
credence
decry
verb, to pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to c…
verb, to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry
noun, belief, mental acceptance
verb, to condemn, express strong disapproval; to officially d…
articulate
verb, to pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to c…
cavort
verb, to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry
22 terms
Sadlier-Oxford Vocab Workshop: Level F: Unit 14: Definitions
jejune
credulous
infirmity
berate
adjective, lacking in nutritive value; lacking in interest or…
adjective, too ready to believe, easily deceived
noun, a weakness or ailment
verb, to scold sharply
jejune
adjective, lacking in nutritive value; lacking in interest or…
credulous
adjective, too ready to believe, easily deceived
20 terms
Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary: Level F: Unit 3
Abominate
Acculturation
Adventitious
Ascribe
(v.) To have an intense dislike or hatred for.... Synonyms: Loa…
(n.) The modification of the social patterns, traits, or stru…
(adj.) Resulting from chance rather than from an inherent cau…
(v.) To assign or refer to (as a cause or source), attribute.…
Abominate
(v.) To have an intense dislike or hatred for.... Synonyms: Loa…
Acculturation
(n.) The modification of the social patterns, traits, or stru…
20 terms
Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 15
abrasive
acclimate
chagrin
complacent
adj.) causing irritation, harsh; grinding or wearing down; ... (…
(v.) to adapt a new climate, environment, or situation... syn:…
n.) irritation or humiliation caused by disappointment or fru…
(adj.) self-satisfied; overly content... syn: smug, unconcerned…
abrasive
adj.) causing irritation, harsh; grinding or wearing down; ... (…
acclimate
(v.) to adapt a new climate, environment, or situation... syn:…
20 terms
Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop Level D, Unit 3
abridge
adherent
altercation
cherubic
(v) to make shorter
(n) a follower, supporter; (adj) attached, sticking to
(n) an angry argument
(adj) resembling an angel portrayed as a little child with a…
abridge
(v) to make shorter
adherent
(n) a follower, supporter; (adj) attached, sticking to
100 terms
Sadler-Oxford Vocabulary Workshop New Edition: Level G: Units 1-5: Definitions
acquisitive
arrogate
banal
belabor
adj, able to get and retain ideas or information; conserned w…
verb, to claim or take without right
adj, hackneyed, trite, commonplace
verb, to work on excessively; to thrash around
acquisitive
adj, able to get and retain ideas or information; conserned w…
arrogate
verb, to claim or take without right
20 terms
Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary Level F Unit 1
Approbation
Assuage
Coalition
Decadence
(n.) The expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise;…
(v.) To make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to pu…
(n.) A combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
(n.) Decline, decay, or deterioration; a condition or period…
Approbation
(n.) The expression of approval or favorable opinion, praise;…
Assuage
(v.) To make easier or milder, relieve; to quiet, calm; to pu…
22 terms
Sadlier-Oxford Vocab Workshop: Level F: Unit 9: Definitions
Abate
Adulation
Anathema
Astute
To make less in amount, degree; to subside; become less; to n…
Praise or flattery that is excessive
An object of intense dislike a curse or strong denunciation
Shrewd, crafty, showing practical wisdom
Abate
To make less in amount, degree; to subside; become less; to n…
Adulation
Praise or flattery that is excessive
20 terms
Sadlier Vocabulary Workshop: Level F: Unit 4
affable
aggrandize
amorphous
archetype
(adj.) courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to... SY…
(v.) to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up…
(adj.) shapeless, without definite form; of no particular typ…
(n.) an original model on which something was patterned or re…
affable
(adj.) courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to... SY…
aggrandize
(v.) to increase in greatness, power, or wealth; to build up…
20 terms
Vocabulary Workshop Level F Unit 9
abate
adulation
anathema
astute
(v.) to make less in amount, degree, etc.; to subside, become…
(n.) praise or flattery that is excessive... synonyms: adoratio…
(n.) an object of intense dislike; a curse or strong denuncia…
(adj.) shrewd, crafty, showing practical wisdom... synonyms: sh…
abate
(v.) to make less in amount, degree, etc.; to subside, become…
adulation
(n.) praise or flattery that is excessive... synonyms: adoratio…
22 terms
Sadlier-Oxford Vocab Workshop: Level F: Unit 7: Definitions
desecrate
inconsequential
concoct
disconcert
verb; to commit sacrilege, treat irreverently; to contaminate…
adjective; trifling, unimportant
verb; to prepare by combining ingredients; to devise or invent
verb; to confuse; to disturb the composure of
desecrate
verb; to commit sacrilege, treat irreverently; to contaminate…
inconsequential
adjective; trifling, unimportant
20 terms
Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary: Level F: Unit 3
Abominate
Acculturation
Adventitious
Ascribe
(v.) To have an intense dislike or hatred for.... Synonyms: Loa…
(n.) The modification of the social patterns, traits, or stru…
(adj.) Resulting from chance rather than from an inherent cau…
(v.) To assign or refer to (as a cause or source), attribute.…
Abominate
(v.) To have an intense dislike or hatred for.... Synonyms: Loa…
Acculturation
(n.) The modification of the social patterns, traits, or stru…
20 terms
Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary: Level F: Unit 2
Ameliorate
Aplomb
Bombastic
Callow
(v.) To improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming.…
(n.) Poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularit…
(adj.) Pompous or overblown in language; full of high-soundin…
(adj.) Without experience; immature, not fully developed; lac…
Ameliorate
(v.) To improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming.…
Aplomb
(n.) Poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularit…
20 terms
Vocabulary Workshop Level F Unit 7
austere
beneficent
cadaverous
concoct
(adj.) severe or stern in manner; without adornment or luxury…
(adj.) performing acts of kindness or charity; conferring ben…
(adj.) pale, gaunt, resembling a corpse
(v.) to prepare by combining ingredients, make up (as a dish)…
austere
(adj.) severe or stern in manner; without adornment or luxury…
beneficent
(adj.) performing acts of kindness or charity; conferring ben…
20 terms
Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary: Level F: Unit 2
Ameliorate
Aplomb
Bombastic
Callow
(v.) To improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming.…
(n.) Poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularit…
(adj.) Pompous or overblown in language; full of high-soundin…
(adj.) Without experience; immature, not fully developed; lac…
Ameliorate
(v.) To improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming.…
Aplomb
(n.) Poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularit…
20 terms
Sadlier Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 1
adulterate
ambidextrous
augment
bereft
(verb) to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of…
(adjective) able to use both hands equally well, very skillfu…
(verb) to make larger, increase... SYN: enlarge, supplement, amp…
(adjective) deprived of, made unhappy through a loss... SYN: ber…
adulterate
(verb) to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of…
ambidextrous
(adjective) able to use both hands equally well, very skillfu…
20 terms
Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 12
abjure
acrid
august
callous
(verb) to renounce, repudiate under oath; to avoid, shun.... Sy…
(adj.) harsh in taste or odor; sharp in manner or temper.... Sy…
(adj.) majestic, inspiring admiration and respect.... Synonyms:…
(adj.) emotionally hardened, unfeeling.... Synonyms: insensitiv…
abjure
(verb) to renounce, repudiate under oath; to avoid, shun.... Sy…
acrid
(adj.) harsh in taste or odor; sharp in manner or temper.... Sy…
20 terms
Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary Workshop Unit 10 Level E
acquiesce
allure
askew
blithe
To accept without protest; to agree or submit
(v.) To entice, tempt; to be attractive to; (n.) a strong att…
Twisted to one side, crooked; disapprovingly
Cheerful, lighthearted; casual, unconcerned
acquiesce
To accept without protest; to agree or submit
allure
(v.) To entice, tempt; to be attractive to; (n.) a strong att…
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