Synonyms impassioned fervent zealous 3 augment verb

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Synonyms: impassioned, fervent, zealous3. augment(verb)to add toLarry’s dad agreed to augmenthis allowance by two dollars a week.Synonyms: to boost, increase, enhanceAntonyms: to decrease, reduce4. blasé(adj)unimpressed and indifferentWe all thought Ken would be really excited about the prestigious award he received, but instead he was very blaséabout the whole thing.Synonyms: bored, disenchantedAntonyms: eager, enthusiastic5. desolate(adj)without any people; dismal and devastatedWe were shipwrecked and washed up on the most desolateisland.Other forms: Desolateis also a verb meaning “to devastate,” as in: Several mean boys tried to desolatemy sand castle on the beach by running through it. Something that is destroyed is an example of desolation(noun).5Unit 1anarchy / ardent / augment / blasé / desolate / embark / fend / panorama / reception / rubble / teem / tract / vice versa / vie / wrangle
6The Word Up Project: Level Blue6. embark (verb)to start or beginTrina is going to embarkon a trip and sail around the world by herself.Synonyms: to commence, launch, undertake7. fend(verb)to ward off or defendThe rock stars had to fendoff the screaming and swarming girls as they exited the building.Synonyms: to repel, resist, shield8. panorama(noun)an unobstructed or complete viewThe celebrity’s home had a panoramaof the entire valley and beyond.Other forms: The panoramic(adj) view from the top of the building was breathtaking.9. reception(noun)the act or instance of receiving or meetingThe boys gave the girls a chilly receptionat the Super Bowl party.Other forms: A person is usually very receptive(adj) when someone offers to clean their bathroom and kitchen for them.10. rubble(noun)broken bits and piecesAfter the huge earthquake, the buildings were nothing but rubble.Synonyms: debris, fragments, wreckage11. teem(verb)to swarm, brim or overflowPonds often teemwith fish, insects and frogs.Synonyms: to abound, overrun, be prolificAntonyms: to lack, need12. tract(noun)an area, expanse or regionWhile trying to buy a tractof land, Chris had to be taken to the hospital due to his inflamed digestive tract.13. vice versa (noun)conversely, in reverseKristina hates the homecoming queen, and vice versa: The queen hates her back.14. vie(verb)to compete forCharlie and Big “T” are both vyingfor starting-point guard spot on the ball team.Synonyms: to compete, contend, strive15. wrangle(verb)to argue or disputeEleanor likes to wranglewith her father about the dangers of smoking.Synonyms: to dispute, fight, brawlAntonyms: to agree, give in6
Other forms: Wrangleis also a noun meaning “a noisy dispute or altercation,” as in: During the wrangle, Everett threw plates and cups at Stephanie.1D Fix the MistakeEach of the sentences below has a mistake. The wrong vocabulary words have been used, so the sentences don’t make sense. Rewrite each sentence using the correct vocabulary word from this unit.

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