Vocab Synonyms/Antonyms Flashcards

Terms Definitions
fathom
comprehend
pittance
Atm)fortune
Decorum
Syn: propriety
Facsimile
Ant: permutation
Infinitesimal
Syn: tiny
lud'icrous
synonym:risible, preposterous
antonym:heartrending, poignant, pathetic
frugal
thrifty / extravagent
Antonym(s) of blight
enhancement
hiatus
Antonyms: continuity, continuation
vertices / corners
s
remiss
adj.
antonyms: scrupulous, dutiful, punctilious
nondescript
S: plain, unremarkable, unimpressive
A: distinctive, remarkable, vivid prepossessing
Reiterate
Synonyms: restate, rehash, recapitulate
Acost
Synonyms: buttonhole, approach, confront
Antonyms: evade, avoid, shun
Inscrutable
syn: impenetrable, incomprehensible, enigmatic
ant: comprehensible, intelligible, penetrable
vitriolic
Antonym: bland, saccharine, honeyed
acute
S=clever, penetrating A=mild, obtuse
gnarled
(adj.) knotted, twisted, lumpy.
Attest
Synonyms: Witness, verify, confirm, corroborate
apprehensive
S: worried, nervous, fretful, jittery
A: unworried, assured, confident, certain
decoy
syn: entice, entrap, lure, bait
annul
synonyms: cancel, abolish, invalidate, nullify
antonyms: validate, authorize, ratify
stringent
Synonym: stern, rigorous, tough, urgent, imperative
legendary
(adj.) described in well-known stories; existing in old stories (legends) rather than in real life
synonyms: mythical, cofirm, back up, legalize
Plunder
Synonyms: (v.) pillage, loot, sack; (n.) spoils, pelf
antonym of magnify
to reduce, to shrink
finesse
(n.) Delicate skill; tact and cleverness; (v.) to accomplish something by cleverness, good judgment, or skillful evasion
synonyms: delicacy, subtlety
antonyms: clumsiness, awkwardness
qualm
n. a pang of conscience, uneasiness, misgiving, doubt; a feeling of nausea
synonyms: regret, second thought, scuple
opportunist
noun
apex
apogee
sodden
adj
skulk
slink-s
demise
commencement (ant)
scatter (a)
coalesce
corpulent
Synonyms: portly
amass
accumulate scatter
conscientious
careless, negligent
tawdry
a: refined
retarded (a)
precocious
remunerate
SYNONYM: benefit
Transcend (s)
surpass, outstrip
prelude syn.
beggining, preface
mur'ky
synonym:dim, cloudy, unclear
antonym:clear, transparent, lucid, limpid
Amenity (syn)
Unplesantness, Disagreeableness
antonymn for inconsequential
essential
rustic
Synonyms: rough unsophisticated countrified
Antonyms: citified urban sophisticated suave
sullen
-SYN:grumpy, surly, peevish, remote
-ANT:cheerful, blithe, sociable, vivacious
irrefutable
syn: indisputable, incontrevertible, undeniable Ant: disputable, indefensible, untenable
candid
antonyms: insincere, evasive, misleading, artful
Flaccid
Soft, Flabby
Hard, Firm, Solid
expostulate
SYN: protest, remonstrate, complain
heresy
(s): unorthodox belief, heterodoxy (a): orthodoxy
Occult (s)
(adj) supernatural, esoteric, abstruse, arcane
effrontery
Syn: gall, chutzpah, nerve, impertinece, cheek Ant: shyness, diffidence, timidity
lurid
s:greusome gory grisly baleful ghastly
a:pleasant attractive appealing wholesome
Append
A- To detach, to delete
resilient
(syn) springy, elastic, buoyant, bouncy
(s) postpone, suspend discontinue, (a) open, call to order
adjourn
imbibe
antonyms: (adj.) eject, emit, expel, discharge
Rend (s)
Cleave, dismember, splinter, tear asunder
Forsake
derset, disown;keep, hold on to, stand by
Syn: accustom, learn the ropes
Syn: vexation, mortification; abash, mortify,
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