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Unformatted text preview: WORD LIST 1 • ABHOR ( v ) : detest, loathe, abominate/ ant: love, admire • BIGOT ( n ) : fanatic, zealot, chauvinist, jingoist • COUNTERFEIT ( adj. ) : imitation, feigned , fraudulent, spurious • ENFRANCHISE ( v ) : grant suffrage to, give voting right • HAMPER ( v ): thwart, retard, stymie / ant : expedite, aid • KINDLE ( v ) : stimulate, actuate, stir • NOXIOUS ( adj. ) : noisome, pernicious, menacing • PLACID ( adj. ) : tranquil, unruffled, serene/ ant : stormy, excited • REMUNERATION ( n ) : emolument, honorarium, reimbursement • TALISMAN ( n ) : amulet GROUP 2 • ABRASIVE (adj.) : erosive, chafing/abrasive manner- caustic granting, nasty • BILK (v) : swindle, bamboozle, rook, gull • COVERT (adj.) : surreptitious, furtive, stealthy • ENGENDER (v) : produce, incite/conceive, procreate • HANGER (n) : storage area for a plane • KNOTTY (adj.) : intricate, Byzantine, thorny/gnarled, lumpy • NUANCE (n) : subtlety, nicety, refinement • PLAGIARISM (n) : pirating, reproduction • RENOWN (n) : celebrity, illustriousness, prominence • TANGENT (v) : going off the main subject • PLAINTIFF (n) : petitioner (in court of law) Group 3 • ABASEMENT (adj.) : belittlement, disparagement, mortification • BILLOWING (v) : surging, puffing up •...
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