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english midterm: building an enriched vocab
abidicate
abet
abhor
abject
to give up formally
to encourage or assist, especially for wrong doing
to regard with horror and loathing
wretched,miserable
abidicate
to give up formally
abet
to encourage or assist, especially for wrong doing
Building an Enriched Vocabulary Lesson 9
caustic
censor
charlatan
chronic
a. able to dissolve or eat away by chemical action ... b. sharp…
a. (noun) anyone who acts as an arbiter of morals or reading/…
(noun) anyone who claims to have skills or knowledge that he…
(adjective) continuing over a long period of time or recurrin…
caustic
a. able to dissolve or eat away by chemical action ... b. sharp…
censor
a. (noun) anyone who acts as an arbiter of morals or reading/…
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Building an enriched vocabulary lesson 1-3 AP Lang
alienate
allege
allude
ambience
To cause hostility or indifference where love, friendliness,…
To claim that something is true but without offering any proof
To refer to indirectly
The surrounding or pervading atmosphere; the tone and spirit…
alienate
To cause hostility or indifference where love, friendliness,…
allege
To claim that something is true but without offering any proof
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Lesson 1 building an enriched vocabulary
Abdicate
Abet
Abhor
abject
Latin away and latin Proclaim... To formally, as an office , dut…
ad from latin to and beter germanic Bait incite... Syn Promote,…
Ab latin from at and horrere latin "shiver, shudder"... Syn. Loa…
ab (Latin) Down : from jacere, jactus(latin) throw ... syn shame…
Abdicate
Latin away and latin Proclaim... To formally, as an office , dut…
Abet
ad from latin to and beter germanic Bait incite... Syn Promote,…
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Sadlier Building an Enriched Vocabulary: Lesson 16
exodus
exotic
expedient
exploit
A departure, usually of large numbers of people.... Syn flight,…
Foreign; charmingly unfamiliar or strikingly unusual.... Syn. Al…
a. (adj.) Advantageous to one's interest or purpose.... b. (n.)…
To use to the greatest possible advantage, often selfishly.... S…
exodus
A departure, usually of large numbers of people.... Syn flight,…
exotic
Foreign; charmingly unfamiliar or strikingly unusual.... Syn. Al…
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Building an Enriched Vocabulary
Abdicate- Part of Speech
Abet- Part of Speech
Abhor- Part of Speech
Abject- Part of Speech
Verb
Verb
Verb
Adjective
Abdicate- Part of Speech
Verb
Abet- Part of Speech
Verb
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Building an Enriched Vocabulary Lesson 28
Scape-goat
Schism
Scrutinize
Secular
n. Someone or something that is innocently made to bear the b…
n. A split or division within the ranks of an organization.
v. To examine closely or critically
adj. Not religious; pertaining to worldly (as opposed to spir…
Scape-goat
n. Someone or something that is innocently made to bear the b…
Schism
n. A split or division within the ranks of an organization.
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Lesson 19 Building an Enriched Vocabulary words
Haughty
Heinous
Ignominy
Illicit
Scornfully superior and aloof
Grossly wicked or vile
Dishonor or disgrace usually resulting from some sort of sham…
Unlawful, illegal
Haughty
Scornfully superior and aloof
Heinous
Grossly wicked or vile
Building an Enriched Vocabulary
Abdicate
Abet
Abhor
Abject
Etymology: [ab-"away"+dicare-"proclaim"]... Definition: To give…
Etymology: [ad-"to"+beter-"bait or incite"... Definition: To en…
Etymology:
Etymology:
Abdicate
Etymology: [ab-"away"+dicare-"proclaim"]... Definition: To give…
Abet
Etymology: [ad-"to"+beter-"bait or incite"... Definition: To en…
Building an enriched vocabulary
Prefix - ab, abs
Root- ced
Root- dic, dict
Prefix-ad... ac... Af... Ag... Al... An... Ap... Ar ... As... At
Away from, off
Go or yield
To say, to indicate , consecrate, devote , dedicate , and dic…
To, toward
Prefix - ab, abs
Away from, off
Root- ced
Go or yield
Sadlier Building an Enriched Vocabulary: Lesson 6
avarice
avid
badger
baffle
an excessive desire to acquire to acquire and possess wealth;…
extremely eager, anxious, or enthusiastic
to tease; to annoy with a constant string of petty torments
a. to puzzle completely... b. to prevent from achieving a goal
avarice
an excessive desire to acquire to acquire and possess wealth;…
avid
extremely eager, anxious, or enthusiastic
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Building an Enriched Vocabulary Lesson 17
Fiasco
Fickle
Filch
Finesse
A complete failure
Inconstant
To steal slyly, especially small things
Skill, delicacy
Fiasco
A complete failure
Fickle
Inconstant
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Sadlier Building an Enriched Vocabulary: Lesson 10
coerce
cogent
cohere
collaborate
to force someone to do something against his or her will by u…
forceful and convincing; to the point
to hold or stick together; to fit together into an orderly, l…
a. to work together on some kind of joint project... b. to coope…
coerce
to force someone to do something against his or her will by u…
cogent
forceful and convincing; to the point
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Building an enriched vocabulary lesson 23
obscene
obsequious
obsession
obsolete
offensive to accepted standards of decency; repulsive
excessively submissive to another person's wishes or ideas, o…
an irrational preoccupation with an idea or feeling that usua…
no longer in use; outmoded
obscene
offensive to accepted standards of decency; repulsive
obsequious
excessively submissive to another person's wishes or ideas, o…
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Building an Enriched Vocab Lesson 27
reticent
retribution
retroactive
reverberate
Disinclined to speak out; reserved or restrained.
Just payment for something else, especially a punishment.
Applying or referring to a period prior to enactment.
To echo over and over again; to resound.
reticent
Disinclined to speak out; reserved or restrained.
retribution
Just payment for something else, especially a punishment.
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Building an Enriched Vocabulary Lesson 26
Raze
Recalcitrant
Recant
Reciprocate
v. To level to the ground; to blot out or demolish
adj. Stubbornly resistant to reason or authority.... n. A perver…
v. To withdraw formally or publicly.
v. To give in return for, or in response to, something alread…
Raze
v. To level to the ground; to blot out or demolish
Recalcitrant
adj. Stubbornly resistant to reason or authority.... n. A perver…
Building an Enriched Vocabulary Lesson 2
adjourn
adverse
advocate
aesthetic
a. To close formally. b. To put off to another time; to move…
Hostile in purpose or effect; unfavorable.
a. (v) To speak or argue in favor of; to give active public s…
Pertaining to a sense of beauty; artistic.
adjourn
a. To close formally. b. To put off to another time; to move…
adverse
Hostile in purpose or effect; unfavorable.
Building an Enriched Vocabulary Lesson 2
adjourn
adverse
advocate
aesthetic
a. To close formally. b. To put off to another time; to move…
Hostile in purpose or effect; unfavorable.
a. (v) To speak or argue in favor of; to give active public s…
Pertaining to a sense of beauty; artistic.
adjourn
a. To close formally. b. To put off to another time; to move…
adverse
Hostile in purpose or effect; unfavorable.
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Sadlier Building an Enriched Vocabulary: Lesson 16
exodus
exotic
expedient
exploit
A departure, usually of large numbers of people.
Foreign; charmingly unfamiliar or strikingly unusual.
a. (adj.) Advantageous to one's interest or purpose.... b. (n.)…
a. (v.) To use to the greatest possible advantage, often self…
exodus
A departure, usually of large numbers of people.
exotic
Foreign; charmingly unfamiliar or strikingly unusual.
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Sadlier Building an Enriched Vocabulary: Lesson 13
dilapidated
dilatory
diligent
dire
fallen into disrepair or partial ruin, usually through neglect
inclined to put things off; intended to postpone something
hardworking; thorough and persistent
a. dreadful or disastrous; bleak or cheerless... b. urgent
dilapidated
fallen into disrepair or partial ruin, usually through neglect
dilatory
inclined to put things off; intended to postpone something
Building an Enriched Vocabulary 19
haughty
heinous
ignominy
illicit
adj. scornfully superior and aloof
adj. grossly wicked or vile
noun dishonor or disgrace usually resulting from some sort of…
adj. unlawful, illegal
haughty
adj. scornfully superior and aloof
heinous
adj. grossly wicked or vile
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Building an enriched vocabulary unit 11
connoisseur
consensus
construe
consummate
someone with informed and discriminating judgement, especiall…
collective uniformity of opinion; general agreement in feelin…
to analyze, explain, interpret, or understand.... Syn Deduce , i…
complete or perfect in the highest degree. to bring to comple…
connoisseur
someone with informed and discriminating judgement, especiall…
consensus
collective uniformity of opinion; general agreement in feelin…
ENGLISH building an enriched vocabulary lesson #1 antonyms
retain
hold on to
dissuade
discourage
abdicate
abdicate
abet
abet
retain
abdicate
hold on to
abdicate
Lesson 3 Building an Enriched Vocabulary
alienate
allege
allude
ambience
To cause hostility or indifference where love, friendliness,…
To claim that something is true but without offering any proo…
To refer to indirectly. (verb)
The surrounding or pervading atmosphere; the tone and spirit…
alienate
To cause hostility or indifference where love, friendliness,…
allege
To claim that something is true but without offering any proo…
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Sadlier Building an Enriched Vocabulary: Lesson 20
inception
indigent
ingenious
inherent
the beginning of something
impoverished, needy
showing remarkable originality, imagination, inventiveness
existing as a natural or essential part of
inception
the beginning of something
indigent
impoverished, needy
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Building an Enriched Vocabulary Lesson 30
veneer
venerable
veracity
versatile
(noun) A thin layer of fine material put on the surface of so…
Worthy of reverence or respect because of character,position,…
Habitual adherence to the truth; accuracy.
Capable of doing many things or serving many functions.
veneer
(noun) A thin layer of fine material put on the surface of so…
venerable
Worthy of reverence or respect because of character,position,…
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Lesson 4 Building an Enriched Vocabulary
anomaly
apathy
appall
apprehend
(noun) A deviation from what is normal or expected.
(noun) Lack of feeling, emotion, or interest.
(verb) To fill with intense horror, fear, or dismay.
a. (verb) To arrest or take into custody. b. To perceive or u…
anomaly
(noun) A deviation from what is normal or expected.
apathy
(noun) Lack of feeling, emotion, or interest.
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Building an Enriched Vocabulary: Lessons 4-9
astute
asylum
atone
atrocity
keen of mind and judgement, especially in practical matters;…
a. an institution that shelters and cares for mentally unbala…
to make up for or repent
a savagely cruel, brutal, or inhuman deed; a monstosity
astute
keen of mind and judgement, especially in practical matters;…
asylum
a. an institution that shelters and cares for mentally unbala…
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Sadlier Building an Enriched Vocabulary: Lesson 18
gape
garble
gloat
goad
To stare open-mouthed in amazement; to open wide.... S: gawk, ru…
To distort in such a way as to make unintelligible.... S: scramb…
To regard with excessive or malicious satisfaction.... S: revel…
a. (n) A long pointed stick used for driving animals; anythin…
gape
To stare open-mouthed in amazement; to open wide.... S: gawk, ru…
garble
To distort in such a way as to make unintelligible.... S: scramb…
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Building an enriched vocaburlary lesson 4
Anomaly
Apathy
appall
apprehend
noun... a deviation from what is normal or expected... syn abnormal…
noun... lack of feeling, emotion, or interest... syn indifference... a…
verb... to fill with intense horror , fear , or dismay... syn. horr…
verb... To arrest or take custody... syn seize
Anomaly
noun... a deviation from what is normal or expected... syn abnormal…
Apathy
noun... lack of feeling, emotion, or interest... syn indifference... a…
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Lesson 3 Building an Enriched Vocabulary
alienate
allege
allude
ambience
To cause hostility or indifference where love, friendliness,…
To claim that something is true but without offering any proo…
To refer to indirectly. (verb)
The surrounding or pervading atmosphere; the tone and spirit…
alienate
To cause hostility or indifference where love, friendliness,…
allege
To claim that something is true but without offering any proo…
Sadlier Building an Enriched Vocabulary - Lesson 8
bungle
bureaucracy
buttress
cajole
verb; to mismanage or make a mess of... Synonyms: boggle, foozle…
noun; a complicated system of administrative agencies and off…
noun; a support or reinforcement... verb; to support or reinforc…
verb; to persuade or obtain by flattery or deceit... Synonyms: c…
bungle
verb; to mismanage or make a mess of... Synonyms: boggle, foozle…
bureaucracy
noun; a complicated system of administrative agencies and off…
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Building an Enriched Vocabulary 25
prerogative
probity
procrastinate
prodigious
a special right or privilege that belongs to a person or grou…
unquestionable honesty or uprightness... SYN: integrity, rectit…
to delay action... SYN: postpone, dillydally, temporize, stall…
extraordinary in size or extent; marvelous... SYN: tremendous…
prerogative
a special right or privilege that belongs to a person or grou…
probity
unquestionable honesty or uprightness... SYN: integrity, rectit…
Building an Enriched Vocabulary Unit 17
fiasco
fickle
filch
finesse
noun... A complete failure.... syn: bomb
adj.... Likely to change for no apparent reason; inconsistent.…
verb... To steal slyly, especially small things.
noun and verb... a. (n) Skill, delicacy, or subtlety in doing s…
fiasco
noun... A complete failure.... syn: bomb
fickle
adj.... Likely to change for no apparent reason; inconsistent.…
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building an enriched vocabulary lesson 5
Astute
Asylum
atone
atrocity
adj... Keen of mind and judgement , especially in practical mann…
Noun... An place that keeps crazy people... offers protection from…
Verb... To make up for or repent... syn. redeem
noun... A savagely cruel, brutal, or inhuman deed... syn gruesome…
Astute
adj... Keen of mind and judgement , especially in practical mann…
Asylum
Noun... An place that keeps crazy people... offers protection from…
Lesson 29 Building an Enriched Vocabulary Estfan
371. tac-it... [tacitus (Latin),"silent"…
372. tac-i-turn... [taciturnus (Latin) "s…
373. tan-gi-ble... [tangibilis, tangibile…
374. ten-a-ble... [tenable (Old French),"…
adjective... unspoken, imploed or inferred ... syn: understood, imp…
adjective... habitually untalkative... syn: close mouthed, tight li…
adjective... capable of being touched; real or concrete ... syn: pe…
adjective ... capable of being defended or maintained ... syn: denf…
371. tac-it... [tacitus (Latin),"silent"…
adjective... unspoken, imploed or inferred ... syn: understood, imp…
372. tac-i-turn... [taciturnus (Latin) "s…
adjective... habitually untalkative... syn: close mouthed, tight li…
Sadlier Building an Enriched Vocabulary Lesson 27
reticent
retribution
retroactive
reverberate
Disinclined to speak out:reserved or restrained
Just payment for something else
applying or referring to a period prior to and enactment
to echo over and over again: to resound
reticent
Disinclined to speak out:reserved or restrained
retribution
Just payment for something else
Lesson 4 Building an Enriched Vocabulary
anomaly
apathy
appall
apprehend
(noun) A deviation from what is normal or expected.
(noun) Lack of feeling, emotion, or interest.
(verb) To fill with intense horror, fear, or dismay.
a. (verb) To arrest or take into custody. b. To perceive or u…
anomaly
(noun) A deviation from what is normal or expected.
apathy
(noun) Lack of feeling, emotion, or interest.
Sadlier Building an Enriched Vocabulary: Lesson 6
avarice
avid
badger
baffle
an excessive desire to acquire to acquire and possess wealth;…
extremely eager, anxious, or enthusiastic
to tease; to annoy with a constant string of petty torments
a. to puzzle completely... b. to prevent from achieving a goal
avarice
an excessive desire to acquire to acquire and possess wealth;…
avid
extremely eager, anxious, or enthusiastic
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Building an Enriched Vocabulary Lesson 25
prerogative
probity
procrastinate
prodigious
A special rank or privilege that belongs to a person or group…
Unquestionable honesty or uprightness.
To delay action.
Extraordinary in size or extent, marvelous.
prerogative
A special rank or privilege that belongs to a person or group…
probity
Unquestionable honesty or uprightness.
Building an Enriched Vocabulary: Lesson 6
avarice
avid
badger
baffle
An expressive desire to acquire and possess wealth; a combina…
Extremely eager, anxious, or enthusiastic.
To tease; to annoy with a constant string of petty torments.
To puzzle completely; to prevent from achieving a goal.
avarice
An expressive desire to acquire and possess wealth; a combina…
avid
Extremely eager, anxious, or enthusiastic.
15 terms
Sadlier Building an Enriched Vocabulary: Lesson 17
fiasco
fickle
filch
finesse
A complete failure.
Likely to change for no apparent reason; inconsistent.
To steal slyly, especially small things.
a. (n) Skill, delicacy, or subtlety in doing something or han…
fiasco
A complete failure.
fickle
Likely to change for no apparent reason; inconsistent.
ENGLISH building an enriched vocabulary lesson #1 (synonyms)
resign
renounce
relinquish
divest oneself of
abdicate
abdicate
abdicate
abdicate
resign
abdicate
renounce
abdicate
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building an enriched vocabulary lesson 2 synonyms
conclude
terminate
defer
postpone
adjourn
adjourn
adjourn
adjourn
conclude
adjourn
terminate
adjourn
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Building an Enriched Vocabulary: Lessons 1-3
abdicate
abdicate (synonyms)
abdicate (antonyms)
abet
[verb] to give up formally, as an office, duty, power, or claim
[verbs] resign, renounce, relinquish, divest oneself of; [nou…
[verbs] retain, hold on to
[verb] to encourage or assist, especially in wrongdoing
abdicate
[verb] to give up formally, as an office, duty, power, or claim
abdicate (synonyms)
[verbs] resign, renounce, relinquish, divest oneself of; [nou…
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Building an Enriched Vocabulary - Lesson 20 Enrichment
Impecunious
Immanent
Adventitious
Indomitable
having little or no money
1. indwelling, inherent "beauty is not something imposed but…
1. coming from another source and not inherent or innate "a F…
impossible to defeat or discourage
Impecunious
having little or no money
Immanent
1. indwelling, inherent "beauty is not something imposed but…
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building an enriched vocabulary lesson 23
obscene
obsequious
obsession
obsolete
offensive to accepted standards of decency; repulsive
excessively submissive to another person's wishes or ideas, o…
an irrational preoccupation with an idea or feeling that usua…
no longer in use; outmoded
obscene
offensive to accepted standards of decency; repulsive
obsequious
excessively submissive to another person's wishes or ideas, o…
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Building an Enriched Vocabulary Lesson 29
tacit
taciturn
tangible
tenable
unspoken; implied or inferred
habitually untalkative
capable of being touched; real or concrete
capable of being defended or maintained
tacit
unspoken; implied or inferred
taciturn
habitually untalkative
Building an Enriched Vocab Lesson 2
adjourn
adverse
advocate
aesthetic
(v.) to close formally; to stop proceedings temporarily; move…
(adj.) Unfavorable; hostile in purpose
(v.) To speak in favor of; (n.) A person who publicly support…
(adj.) pertaining to a sense of beauty; artistic
adjourn
(v.) to close formally; to stop proceedings temporarily; move…
adverse
(adj.) Unfavorable; hostile in purpose
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Sadlier Building an Enriched Vocabulary: Lesson 18
gape
garble
gloat
goad
To stare open-mouthed in amazement; to open wide.
To distort in such a way as to make unintelligible.
To regard with excessive or malicious satisfaction.
a. (n) A long pointed stick used for driving animals; anythin…
gape
To stare open-mouthed in amazement; to open wide.
garble
To distort in such a way as to make unintelligible.
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