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Brandon Hopen Mr. Sharpe English 11H-5 Vocabulary Encroach (v): to advance beyond proper, established, or usual limits; make gradual inroads Syn: intrude Ant: depart Recoil (v): to draw back; start or shrink back, as in alarm, horror, or disgust. Syn: withdrawal Ant: move forward Interloper (n): a person who interferes or meddles in the affairs of others Syn: intruder Ant: Insidious (adj): stealthily treacherous or deceitful Syn: corrupting Ant: good-hearted Descant (n): song or melody Syn: melody Ant: screech Inured (v): to get accustomed to hardship, difficulty, pain Syn: toughen Ant: soften Malady (n): any undesirable or disordered condition Syn: disease Ant: normality Plummet (n/v): something that weighs down or depresses/to plunge Syn: fall Ant: rise Evoke (v): to call up or produce Syn: summon Ant: discard Decimated (v): to destroy Syn: eliminate Ant: revive
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Effigy (n): a crude representation of someone disliked, used for purposes of ridicule.
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Unformatted text preview: Syn: caricature Adj: accurate portrayal Disaffected (adj): discontented and disloyal, as toward the government or toward authority. Syn: estranged Ant: assimilated Propaganda (n): information, ideas, or rumors deliberately spread widely to help or harm a person, group, movement, institution, nation, etc. Syn: advertisement Ant: truth Canny (adj): skilled, expert, careful, and precise Syn: cautiously Ant: impatiently Exotic (adj): strikingly unusual or strange in effect or appearance Syn: foreign Ant: familiar Appall (v): t o fill or overcome with horror, consternation, or fear Syn: horrify Ant: pacify Subsistence (n): means of supporting life Syn: survival Ant: lethal Array (v): to place in proper or desired order Syn: oraganize Ant: mix Discern (v): to distinguish mentally; recognize as distinct or different; discriminate Syn: detect Ant: neglect...
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