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vocabulary power plus lesson 6
nepotism
begrudge
mandarin
glutinous
n. favoritism shown to family or friends
v. to resent another's success; to envy... synonym: resent; anto…
n. an influential person; a member of an elite group
adj. gluey;sticky
nepotism
n. favoritism shown to family or friends
begrudge
v. to resent another's success; to envy... synonym: resent; anto…
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Vocabulary Power Plus Book 1 - Lesson 2
amalgamate (v.)
demented (adj.)
hone (v.)
beleaguer (v.)
to combine
mentally ill; insane
to sharpen
to besiege by encircling (as with an army)
amalgamate (v.)
to combine
demented (adj.)
mentally ill; insane
POWER PLUS Vocabulary : Lesson Three
insurrection (n.)
thesis (n.)
maul (v.)
deliberate (v.)
a rebellion against established authority or government
a proposed idea that has yet to be proven
to injure by beating and rough treatment
to consider carefully, especially as group
insurrection (n.)
a rebellion against established authority or government
thesis (n.)
a proposed idea that has yet to be proven
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Lesson 3 Vocabulary Power Plus
egalitarian
forum
chauvinist
animate
promoting equal rights for all people
a meeting or meeting place for public discussion
one having a fanatical devotion to a country, gender, or reli…
to give life or motion to
egalitarian
promoting equal rights for all people
forum
a meeting or meeting place for public discussion
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POWER PLUS Vocabulary: Lesson 6
indisposed (adj.)
stark (adj.)
commandeer (v.)
sally (v.)
slightly ill
grim and barren, bleak; austere
to seize property for official use
to rush forward suddenly, usually from a defensive position
indisposed (adj.)
slightly ill
stark (adj.)
grim and barren, bleak; austere
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POWER PLUS Vocabulary: Lesson Two
prose (n.)
renaissance (n.)
surcharge (n.)
enshroud (v.)
ordinary writing or speech, other than poetry or music
a revival or rebirth, especially in thinking or activity
a charge added to the usual cost
to cover up; to conceal
prose (n.)
ordinary writing or speech, other than poetry or music
renaissance (n.)
a revival or rebirth, especially in thinking or activity
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Vocabulary Power Plus Lesson 2
amalgamate
demented
hone
beleaguer
v. to combine
adj. mentally ill; insane
v. to sharpen
v. to harass
amalgamate
v. to combine
demented
adj. mentally ill; insane
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POWER PLUS VOCABULARY - Lesson 7
primeval (adj.)
dote (v.)
tenure (n.)
laminate (v.)
of the ancient, first ages of the world
to show excessive love for
the period of time a job lasts
to make by bonding layers together
primeval (adj.)
of the ancient, first ages of the world
dote (v.)
to show excessive love for
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Vocabulary Power Plus Lesson 6
condone
nuance
connoisseur
enigma
to forgive or overlook an offense
a slight or subtle degree of difference
an expert in matters of culture, food or wine
a mystery; something seemingly inexplicable
condone
to forgive or overlook an offense
nuance
a slight or subtle degree of difference
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POWER PLUS Vocabulary : Lesson Three
insurrection (n.)
thesis (n.)
maul (v.)
deliberate (v.)
a rebellion against established authority or government
a proposed idea that has yet to be proven
to injure by beating and rough treatment
to consider carefully, especially as group
insurrection (n.)
a rebellion against established authority or government
thesis (n.)
a proposed idea that has yet to be proven
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POWER PLUS Vocabulary: Lesson One
gall (n.)
parry (v.)
cogitate (v.)
transpire (v.)
shameless boldness; nerve
to deflect or evade a blow, especially in swordfighting
to think deeply
to happen; to take place
gall (n.)
shameless boldness; nerve
parry (v.)
to deflect or evade a blow, especially in swordfighting
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POWER PLUS Vocabulary: Lesson 4
composite (adj.)
navigable (adj.)
accentuate (v.)
transcribe (v.)
made up of separate parts
able to be passed or traversed, especially for ships
to emphasize
to write out or copy information, usually by hand
composite (adj.)
made up of separate parts
navigable (adj.)
able to be passed or traversed, especially for ships
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POWER PLUS Vocabulary: Lesson 5
ingrate (n.)
status quo (n.)
jeopardize (v.)
waylay (v.)
a person who offers no thanks
the existing situation or state of affairs
to put in danger
to interrupt or attack unexpectedly
ingrate (n.)
a person who offers no thanks
status quo (n.)
the existing situation or state of affairs
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power plus vocabulary 9
blik
homily
demise
emit
to cheat or swindle ; to thwart
a sermon
death; a ceasing to exist
to sent out to give forth as in sound or light
blik
to cheat or swindle ; to thwart
homily
a sermon
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ALL Vocabulary PowerPlus
jaded
gist
advocate
efface
worn out; dulled, as from overindulgence
the main point
to recommend; to speak in favor of
to obliterate; to wipe out
jaded
worn out; dulled, as from overindulgence
gist
the main point
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Vocabulary Power Plus 13
holocaust
embroil
anachronism
denigrate
a great or complete destruction of life
to draw into a conflict or fight
something existing outside of its proper time
to attack the reputation of; to speak ill of
holocaust
a great or complete destruction of life
embroil
to draw into a conflict or fight
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Power Plus Vocabulary 3
Avarice
Furtive
Bacchanalian
Extradite
greed; desire for wealth
stealthy; secretive
wild and drunken
to turn over or deliver to the legal jurisdiction of another…
Avarice
greed; desire for wealth
Furtive
stealthy; secretive
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Vocabulary Power Plus
Elixir
Desiccated
Cessation
Juxtapose
Supposed remedy for all ailments
Dried up
A stopping or discontinuance
To place side by side for comparison
Elixir
Supposed remedy for all ailments
Desiccated
Dried up
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Vocabulary Power Plus
idolatry
adulterate
emanate
garish
n. an excessive or blind adoration; worship of an object
v. to make impure; to contaminate
v. to come forth; to send forth
adj. tastelessly gaudy
idolatry
n. an excessive or blind adoration; worship of an object
adulterate
v. to make impure; to contaminate
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Vocabulary Power Plus Lesson Two (Book 1)
amalgamate
demented
hone
beleaguer
(v.) to combine
(adj.) mentally ill; insane
(v.) to sharpen
(v.) to besiege by encircling (as with an army); to harass
amalgamate
(v.) to combine
demented
(adj.) mentally ill; insane
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Vocabulary Power Plus--Lesson 9
antagonist
detriment
drone
drudgery
n. someone who opposes another; an adversary
n. a disadvantage; a loss
v. to speak in a monotonous voice... n. 1. a person who does men…
n. tedious, wearisome work
antagonist
n. someone who opposes another; an adversary
detriment
n. a disadvantage; a loss
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Vocabulary Power Plus Lesson Six (Book 1)
nepotism
begrudge
mandarin
glutinous
(n.) favoritism shown to family or friends by those in power,…
(v.) to resent another's success; to envy... Aaron Burr _______…
(n.) an influential person; member of an elite group... The gro…
(adj.) gluey; sticky... The _______ honey that had leaked out o…
nepotism
(n.) favoritism shown to family or friends by those in power,…
begrudge
(v.) to resent another's success; to envy... Aaron Burr _______…
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POWER PLUS Vocabulary: Lesson 6
indisposed (adj.)
stark (adj.)
commandeer (v.)
sally (v.)
slightly ill
grim and barren, bleak; austere
to seize property for official use
to rush forward suddenly, usually from a defensive position
indisposed (adj.)
slightly ill
stark (adj.)
grim and barren, bleak; austere
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Vocabulary Power Plus Lesson Two (Book 3)
impotent
antithesis
maelstrom
emendation
(adj.) powerless; lacking strength... The impotent president wa…
(n.) an exact opposite; an opposite extreme... Peace is the ant…
(n.) whirlpool; turbulence; agitated state of mind... Cindy was…
(n.) a correction... The teacher made a few emendations on my e…
impotent
(adj.) powerless; lacking strength... The impotent president wa…
antithesis
(n.) an exact opposite; an opposite extreme... Peace is the ant…
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Vocabulary Power Plus Lesson 2
amalgamate
demented
hone
beleaguer
v. to combine
adj. mentally ill; insane
v. to sharpen
v. to harass
amalgamate
v. to combine
demented
adj. mentally ill; insane
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Vocabulary Power Plus Lesson Six (Book 3)
scurrilous
antipathy
elucidate
imminent
(adj.) coarsely abusive; vulgar... The ________ TV show host us…
(n.) an intense dislike... The two hockey players felt ______ t…
(v.) to make clear... My glasses _________ the text so that I c…
(adj.) likely to happen; threatening... The asteroid's crash to…
scurrilous
(adj.) coarsely abusive; vulgar... The ________ TV show host us…
antipathy
(n.) an intense dislike... The two hockey players felt ______ t…
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POWER PLUS Vocabulary: Lesson 4
composite (adj.)
navigable (adj.)
accentuate (v.)
transcribe (v.)
made up of separate parts
able to be passed or traversed, especially for ships
to emphasize
to write out or copy information, usually by hand
composite (adj.)
made up of separate parts
navigable (adj.)
able to be passed or traversed, especially for ships
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Vocabulary PowerPlus Book 1 Lesson 4
elude
fallow
blight
obsequy
(v)- to escape notice; get away from... syn- avoid, evade, lose…
(adj)- inactive; unproductive... syn- idle, barren... ant- producti…
(n)- anything that destroys, prevents growth, or causes deval…
(n)- a funeral rite or ceremony
elude
(v)- to escape notice; get away from... syn- avoid, evade, lose…
fallow
(adj)- inactive; unproductive... syn- idle, barren... ant- producti…
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Vocabulary Power Plus lesson 8
alight
convalesce
dainty
feint
v. to descend and settle after flying... adj. burning; lighted
v. to recover ones health
adj. preciously delicate or charming
v. to distract an opponent by moving one way and then moving…
alight
v. to descend and settle after flying... adj. burning; lighted
convalesce
v. to recover ones health
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Vocabulary Power Plus Book 2: Lesson 7
cynical
ambivalent
demagogue
demure
(adj.) Doubtful or distrustful of the goodness or sincerity o…
(adj.) Having mixed or opposing feelings at the same time
(n.) A leader who appeals to citizens' emotions to obtain pow…
(adj.) Quiet, modest, reserved
cynical
(adj.) Doubtful or distrustful of the goodness or sincerity o…
ambivalent
(adj.) Having mixed or opposing feelings at the same time
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Vocabulary Power Plus, Book 4, Lesson 11
canard
wont
etymology
cortege
a deliberately misleading story... The thief used the canard of…
likely... Waters are wont to include gratuity for large parties…
the origins of a word; the field of studying word origins
a group of attendants; entourage
canard
a deliberately misleading story... The thief used the canard of…
wont
likely... Waters are wont to include gratuity for large parties…
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Vocabulary Power Plus Book 4 Lesson 2
metamorphosis
donnybrook
nonchalant
vestige
n. a transformation or dramatic change... The butterfly will exp…
n. a fight; an uproar... During the last minute of the close cha…
adj. unconcerned; indifferent... The ________ banker looked at t…
n. a trace or evidence of something that once existed... The ric…
metamorphosis
n. a transformation or dramatic change... The butterfly will exp…
donnybrook
n. a fight; an uproar... During the last minute of the close cha…
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Vocabulary Power Plus Book 3: Lesson 3
pedestrian (adj.)
bona fide (adj.)
adventitious (adj.)
fecund (adj.)
ordinary or dull... ant: imaginative, compelling
in good faith... ant: phony, fraudulent
accidental; nonessential
fertile; productive... ant:sterile
pedestrian (adj.)
ordinary or dull... ant: imaginative, compelling
bona fide (adj.)
in good faith... ant: phony, fraudulent
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Vocabulary Power Plus
alienate
elated
epigram
fatalistic
to turn away feelings or affections
in high spirits; exultantly proud and joyful
a witty saying expressing a single thought or observation
believing that all events in life are inevitable and determin…
alienate
to turn away feelings or affections
elated
in high spirits; exultantly proud and joyful
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Vocabulary Power Plus Lesson One (Book 3)
factious
ignoble
boor
aegis
(adj.) causing disagreement... The factious kittens were always…
(adj.) dishonorable; shameful... Disrespecting a figure of auth…
(n.) a rude or impolite person... The student was such a boor a…
(n.) a shield; protection... The knight used an aegis to protec…
factious
(adj.) causing disagreement... The factious kittens were always…
ignoble
(adj.) dishonorable; shameful... Disrespecting a figure of auth…
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Vocabulary Power Plus - Lesson 3
anonymity
awry
citadel
delirious
n. the state of being unknown
adj. 1. turned or twisted to one side... 2. unexpectedly wrong;…
n. fortress
adj. experiencing uncontrolled excitement, emotion, or confus…
anonymity
n. the state of being unknown
awry
adj. 1. turned or twisted to one side... 2. unexpectedly wrong;…
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power plus vocabulary
fallible
blatant
dawle
affiliate
capable of error
obvious too conspicuous
to waste time
an associate partner
fallible
capable of error
blatant
obvious too conspicuous
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Vocabulary Power Plus - Lesson 2
allusion
chronic
denunciation
embellish
n. an indirect reference ... [syn: suggestion; hint / ant: refer…
adj. lasting and recurring for a long time ... [syn: continuing;…
n. the act of openly disapproving a person or thing. ... [syn: c…
v. 1. to make beautiful by decorating ... [syn: adorn; beautify]…
allusion
n. an indirect reference ... [syn: suggestion; hint / ant: refer…
chronic
adj. lasting and recurring for a long time ... [syn: continuing;…
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Vocabulary Power PLUS - Lesson Three
avarice
furtive
bacchanalian
extradite
greed; desire for wealth
stealthy; secretive
wild and drunken
to turn over or deliver to the legal jurisdiction of another…
avarice
greed; desire for wealth
furtive
stealthy; secretive
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Vocabulary Power Plus Lesson Five (Book 3)
fop
imprecation
non sequitur
sanguine
(n.) an excessively fashion-conscious man
(n.) a curse
(n.) something that does not logically follow
(adj.) cheerful; optimistic
fop
(n.) an excessively fashion-conscious man
imprecation
(n.) a curse
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Vocabulary Power Plus Match
Licentious
Numismatist
Paucity
Fatalistic
morally unrestrained
a coin collector
a scarcity, lack
believing that all events in life are inevitable and determin…
Licentious
morally unrestrained
Numismatist
a coin collector
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Vocabulary Power Plus Lesson Four (Book 1)
elude
fallow
blight
obsequy
(v.) to escape notice; to get away from... The wide receiver el…
(adj.) inactive; unproductive... We could not grow anything on…
(n.) anything that destroys, prevents growth, or causes deval…
(n.) a funeral rite or ceremony... We held an obsequy for the f…
elude
(v.) to escape notice; to get away from... The wide receiver el…
fallow
(adj.) inactive; unproductive... We could not grow anything on…
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Vocabulary Power Plus Book 2: Lesson 5
rancor
inexorable
extol
clement
extreme hatred or ill will... Ant: amity; sympathy
unrelenting; unavoidable... Ant: avoidable, preventable
to praise highly... Ant: chastise
merciful; lenient... Ant: malevolent; harsh
rancor
extreme hatred or ill will... Ant: amity; sympathy
inexorable
unrelenting; unavoidable... Ant: avoidable, preventable
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Vocabulary Power Plus Book 3: Lesson 1
Factious
Ignoble
Boor
Aegis
(Adj.) causing disagreement... ant: cooperative; united
(Adj.) dishonorable; shameful... ant: noble; glorious
(N.) a rude or impolite person... ant: sophisticate
(N.) a shield; protection
Factious
(Adj.) causing disagreement... ant: cooperative; united
Ignoble
(Adj.) dishonorable; shameful... ant: noble; glorious
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Vocabulary Power Plus Book 2 - Lesson 1
divulge (v)
abet (v)
dogmatic (adj)
insipid (adj)
to tell; to reveal (as a secret)
to assist or encourage, especially in wrongdoing
arrogant and stubborn about one's (often unproven) beliefs
lacking flavor; dull; not at all stimulating
divulge (v)
to tell; to reveal (as a secret)
abet (v)
to assist or encourage, especially in wrongdoing
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Vocabulary Power Plus Book 2 - Lesson 9
collaborate
contrite
emulate
enhance
(v.) to work with, work together, to cooperate
(adj.) Regretful; plagued by guilt; rueful
(v.) imitate, copy, simulate
(v.) improve; make better or clearer
collaborate
(v.) to work with, work together, to cooperate
contrite
(adj.) Regretful; plagued by guilt; rueful
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Vocabulary Power Plus lesson 10
brash
buff
intemprate
interrogate
offensively bold
to polish with soft material
excessive in behaviour
to question formally
brash
offensively bold
buff
to polish with soft material
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Vocabulary Power Plus # 5
Jaded
Gist
Advocate
Efface
worn out, dulled, as from overindulgence
the main point
to recommend, to speak in favor of
to obliterate, to wipe out
Jaded
worn out, dulled, as from overindulgence
Gist
the main point
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Vocabulary Power Plus Book 4 Lesson 10
Majordomo
Untenable
Perambulate
Veneer
A chief butler or assistant
Impossible to defend or justify
To walk about; to stroll
A thin, attractive layer that conceals something common or co…
Majordomo
A chief butler or assistant
Untenable
Impossible to defend or justify
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Vocabulary Power Plus Book 2 Lesson 6
condone
nuance
connoisseur
enigma
to forgive or overlook an offense... syn: pardon, excuse... ant: co…
a slight or subtle degree of difference... syn: gradation; shade
an expert in matters of culture, food, or wine... ant: tyro, nov…
a mystery; something seemingly inexplicable... syn: riddle; puzzle
condone
to forgive or overlook an offense... syn: pardon, excuse... ant: co…
nuance
a slight or subtle degree of difference... syn: gradation; shade
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