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Unit 1 Vocabulary Sadlier Oxford
adulterate
ambidextrous
augment
bereft
to corrupt or make worse
able to use both hands equally well
to make larger; increase
deprived of, made unhappy through a loss
adulterate
to corrupt or make worse
ambidextrous
able to use both hands equally well
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Unit 2 Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary
adroit (adj.)
amicable (adj.)
averse (adj.)
belligerent (adj.)
skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind
peaceable, friendly
having a deep-seated distaste; opposed, unwilling
given to fighting, warlike; combative, aggressive (n.) one at…
adroit (adj.)
skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind
amicable (adj.)
peaceable, friendly
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Unit 3 Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary
adversary
alienate
artifice
coerce
an enemy; opponent
to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfer, co…
a skillful or ingenious device; a clever trick; a clever skill
to compel, force
adversary
an enemy; opponent
alienate
to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfer, co…
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Unit 14 Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary
affliction
akin
cosmopolitan
elongate
n. a physical ailment; a cause of pain or trouble, misfortune
adj. related by blood; having similar qualities or character
adj. found in most parts of the world;having many fields of i…
v. to grow in length, become longer; to extend the length of
affliction
n. a physical ailment; a cause of pain or trouble, misfortune
akin
adj. related by blood; having similar qualities or character
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Unit 15 Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary
authoritative
bankrupt
clamor
coincide
adj. official, coming from a source that calls for obedience…
adj. in a state of financial ruin; ... v. to ruin financially;... n…
n. a public outcry;any loud and continued noise;... v. to call f…
v. to be in full agreement; to be the same in nature, charact…
authoritative
adj. official, coming from a source that calls for obedience…
bankrupt
adj. in a state of financial ruin; ... v. to ruin financially;... n…
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Unit 13 Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary
agitation
blurt
chronological
countenance
n. a violent stirring or movement; noisy confusion, excitemen…
v. to say suddenly or without thinking
adj. arranged in order of time of occurrence
n. a face, facial expression... v. to tolerate or approve
agitation
n. a violent stirring or movement; noisy confusion, excitemen…
blurt
v. to say suddenly or without thinking
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Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary
Ameliorate
Aplomb
Aplomb
Bombastic
(v.) To improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming.
perpendicularity.
(n.) Poise, assurance, great self-confidence;
(adj.) Pompous or overblown in language;
Ameliorate
(v.) To improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming.
Aplomb
perpendicularity.
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Unit 4 Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary
alliance
bewilder
buffoon
controversial
(n.) a joining together for some common purpose
(v.) to puzzle completely, confuse
(n.) a clown; a coarse; stupid person
(adj.) arousing argument, dispute, or disagreement
alliance
(n.) a joining together for some common purpose
bewilder
(v.) to puzzle completely, confuse
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Unit 3 Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary
adversary
alienate
artifice
coerce
an enemy; opponent
to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfer, co…
a skillful or ingenious device; a clever trick; a clever skill
to compel, force
adversary
an enemy; opponent
alienate
to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfer, co…
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Unit 12 Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary
abound
braggart
cache
clarification
v. to be plentiful, be filled
n. a boaster... adj. boastful in a loud, annoying way
n. a hiding place, something hidden or stored
n. the act of making clear or understandable, an explanation
abound
v. to be plentiful, be filled
braggart
n. a boaster... adj. boastful in a loud, annoying way
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Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary Unit 6
atone
bondage
credible
defray
(v.) to make up for
(n.) slavery; any state of being bound or held down
(adj.) believable
(v.) to pay for
atone
(v.) to make up for
bondage
(n.) slavery; any state of being bound or held down
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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…
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Unit 2 Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary
adroit' (adj.)
am'icable (adj.)
averse' (adj.)
bellig'erent (adj.)
skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind... syn: clever,…
peaceable, friendly... syn:congenial, neighborly, cordial... ant:ho…
having a deep-seated distaste; opposed, unwilling... syn:disincl…
given to fighting, warlike; combative, aggressive (n.) one at…
adroit' (adj.)
skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind... syn: clever,…
am'icable (adj.)
peaceable, friendly... syn:congenial, neighborly, cordial... ant:ho…
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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…
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Unit 9 Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary
accelerate
bystander
canvass
casual
v. to speed up, cause to move faster; to bring about more qui…
n. one who looks or observes, a person present but not taking…
v. to go through an area in order to procure votes, sales, or…
adj. happening by chance or on an irregular basis; showing li…
accelerate
v. to speed up, cause to move faster; to bring about more qui…
bystander
n. one who looks or observes, a person present but not taking…
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Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary Level F Unit 8
acrimonious (adjective)
bovine (adjective)
consternation (noun)
corpulent (adjective)
stinging, bitter in temper or tone ... (SYN: biting, rancorous,…
resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive... (SYN: stolid,…
dismay, confusion ... (SYN: shock, amazement, bewilderment, dism…
fat; having a large, bulky body ... (SYN: overweight, heavy, obe…
acrimonious (adjective)
stinging, bitter in temper or tone ... (SYN: biting, rancorous,…
bovine (adjective)
resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive... (SYN: stolid,…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary Level F Unit 10
accrue
annotation
bedlam
covert
v. to grow or accumulate over time; to happen as a natural re…
n. a critical or explanatory note or comment, especially for…
n. a state or scene of uproar and confusion... SYN: commotion,…
adj. hidden, disguised, purposefully kept secret; sheltered,…
accrue
v. to grow or accumulate over time; to happen as a natural re…
annotation
n. a critical or explanatory note or comment, especially for…
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Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary 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…
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Unit 10 Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary
bellow
beneficiary
botch
clutter
v. to make a sound similar to that of a bull, roar; ... n. a lou…
n. one who benefits from something; a person who is left mone…
v. to repair or patch poorly; make a mess of... n. a hopelessly…
v. to fill or cover in a disorderly way... n. a state of disorde…
bellow
v. to make a sound similar to that of a bull, roar; ... n. a lou…
beneficiary
n. one who benefits from something; a person who is left mone…
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Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary 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
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Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Level F Unit 11
abstemious
censurable
contingent
corroborate
(adj.) moderate, sparing (as in eating and drinking); charact…
(adj.) deserving of blame or correction... SYN: blameworthy, di…
(adj.) likely but not certain to happen, possible; dependent…
(v.) to confirm, make more certain, bolster, substantiate, ve…
abstemious
(adj.) moderate, sparing (as in eating and drinking); charact…
censurable
(adj.) deserving of blame or correction... SYN: blameworthy, di…
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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…
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Unit 11 Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary
adequate
ajar
dialogue
emblem
adj. sufficient, enough
adj., adv. partly open
n. a conversation between two or more people; an interchange…
n. a symbol, sign, token
adequate
adj. sufficient, enough
ajar
adj., adv. partly open
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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…
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Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary 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... SYNONYMS: corpselike…
(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…
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Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary 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
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Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary: Level F: Unit 6
Anomalous
Aspersion
Bizarre
Brusque
(adj.) abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual... Synony…
(n) a damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slandering…
(adj.) extremely strange, unusual, atypical... Synonyms: grote…
(adj.) abrupt, blunt, with no formalities.... Synonyms: tactle…
Anomalous
(adj.) abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual... Synony…
Aspersion
(n) a damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slandering…
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Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary Level G Unit 6
abject
agnostic
complicity
derelict
degraded; base, contemptible; cringing, servile; complete and…
one who believes that nothing can be known about God; a skept…
involvement in wrongdoing; the state of being an accomplice…
someone or something that is abandoned or neglected; left aba…
abject
degraded; base, contemptible; cringing, servile; complete and…
agnostic
one who believes that nothing can be known about God; a skept…
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Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary Level B Unit 2
available
cater
customary
dissuade
ready for use, at hand
to satisfy the needs of, try to make things easy and pleasant…
usual, expected, routine
to persuade not to do something
available
ready for use, at hand
cater
to satisfy the needs of, try to make things easy and pleasant…
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Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary Level F Unit 6
Anomalous
Aspersion
Bizarre
Brusque
(adj.) abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual... Synony…
(n) a damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slandering…
(adj.) extremely strange, unusual, atypical... Synonyms: grote…
(adj.) abrupt, blunt, with no formalities.... Synonyms: tactle…
Anomalous
(adj.) abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual... Synony…
Aspersion
(n) a damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slandering…
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Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Level G - Unit 2
Accost
Animadversion
Avid
Brackish
(v.) To approach and speak first, to confront in a challengin…
(n.) A comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
(adj.) Desirous of something to the point of greed; intensely…
(adj.) Having a salty taste and unpleasant to drink
Accost
(v.) To approach and speak first, to confront in a challengin…
Animadversion
(n.) A comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
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Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary Level C Unit 1
adage
bonanza
churlish
citadel
(n.) a proverb, wise saying
(n.) A rich mass of ore in a mine; something very valuable, p…
(adj.) lacking politeness or good manners; lacking sensitivit…
(n.) a fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any stron…
adage
(n.) a proverb, wise saying
bonanza
(n.) A rich mass of ore in a mine; something very valuable, p…
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Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary level A unit 6
agenda
amiable
befuddle
blight
(n.) the program for a meeting; a list, outline, or plan of t…
(adj.) friendly, good-natured.... Synonyms: pleasant, agreeable
(v.) to confuse, make stupid.... Synonyms: bewilder,boggle, stup…
(n.) a disease that causes plants to wither and die; a condit…
agenda
(n.) the program for a meeting; a list, outline, or plan of t…
amiable
(adj.) friendly, good-natured.... Synonyms: pleasant, agreeable
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Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary 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…
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Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary Level F Unit 5
amnesty
autonomy
axiomatic
blazon
(n.) a general pardon for an offense against a government; in…
(n.) self-government, political control... SYNONYM: home rule... A…
(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... SYNONYM: home rule... A…
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Sadlier-Oxford: Level F; Unit 12 Vocabulary
Absolve (Verb)
Caricature (Noun) (Verb)
Clangor (Noun) (Verb)
Contiguous (Adjective)
To clear from blame, responsibility, or guilt. ... (SYN: acquit,…
[Noun] a representation, such as a drawing, that exaggerates…
[Noun] a loud ringing sound; [Verb] to make a loud ringing no…
Side by side; touching; near; adjacent in time. ... (SYN: abutti…
Absolve (Verb)
To clear from blame, responsibility, or guilt. ... (SYN: acquit,…
Caricature (Noun) (Verb)
[Noun] a representation, such as a drawing, that exaggerates…
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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…
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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…
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Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary: Level G: Unit 7
allay
bestial
convivial
coterie
(v.) to calm or pacify, set to rest; to lessen or relieve... SY…
(adj.) beastlike; beastly, brutal; subhuman in intelligence a…
(adj.) festive, sociable, having fun together, genial... SYN: f…
(n.) a circle of acquaintances; a close-knit, often exclusive…
allay
(v.) to calm or pacify, set to rest; to lessen or relieve... SY…
bestial
(adj.) beastlike; beastly, brutal; subhuman in intelligence a…
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Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary level G Unit 15
amenity
aperture
dissidence
epicurean
that which is pleasant or agreeable, attractive features, cus…
the opening, gap, hole, orifice ... Antonyms, closure blockage,…
a difference of opinion, discontent ... Synonyms: disagreement,…
devoted to the pursuit of pleasure: fond of good food, comfor…
amenity
that which is pleasant or agreeable, attractive features, cus…
aperture
the opening, gap, hole, orifice ... Antonyms, closure blockage,…
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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…
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Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary: Level G: Unit 6
abject
agnostic
complicity
derelict
degraded; base, contemptible; cringing, servile; complete and…
one who believes that nothing can be known about God; a skept…
involvement in wrongdoing; the state of being an accomplice…
someone or something that is abandoned or neglected; left aba…
abject
degraded; base, contemptible; cringing, servile; complete and…
agnostic
one who believes that nothing can be known about God; a skept…
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Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Level G - Unit 3
Articulate
Cavort
Credence
Decry
(v.) To pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to co…
(v.) To romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry
(n.) Belief, mental acceptance
(v.) To condemn, express strong disapproval; to officially de…
Articulate
(v.) To pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to co…
Cavort
(v.) To romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry
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Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary: Level G: Unit 6
abject
agnostic
complicity
derelict
degraded; base, contemptible; cringing, servile; complete and…
one who believes that nothing can be known about God; a skept…
involvement in wrongdoing; the state of being an accomplice…
someone or something that is abandoned or neglected; left aba…
abject
degraded; base, contemptible; cringing, servile; complete and…
agnostic
one who believes that nothing can be known about God; a skept…
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Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary: Level G: Unit 2
Accost
Animadversion
Avid
Brackish
(v.) To approach and speak first, to confront in a challengin…
(n.) A comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
(adj.) Desirous of something to the point of greed; intensely…
(adj.) Having a salty taste and unpleasant to drink
Accost
(v.) To approach and speak first, to confront in a challengin…
Animadversion
(n.) A comment indicating strong criticism or disapproval
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Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Level E Unit 6
accede
brandish
comprise
deft
(verb) to yield to; to assume an office or dignity... Managemen…
(verb) to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion…
(verb) to include or contain; to be made up of... Classical sym…
(adj.) skillful, nimble... The __________ fingers of Spanish nu…
accede
(verb) to yield to; to assume an office or dignity... Managemen…
brandish
(verb) to wave or flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion…
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Sadlier-Oxford: Level C Unit 1 Vocabulary
adage
bonanza
churlish
citadel
(n) a proverb, wise saying
(n) a rich mass of ore in a mine; something very valuable, pr…
(adj) lacking politeness or good manners; lacking sensitivity…
(n) a fortress that overlooks and protects a city; any strong…
adage
(n) a proverb, wise saying
bonanza
(n) a rich mass of ore in a mine; something very valuable, pr…
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