vocabulary workshop level g synonyms and antonyms Flashcards

Terms Definitions
illegible
S:unreadable
A:readable
s:myopic
shortsighted
adage
Syn:maxim,saw, aphorism
flaccid
Sym)soft, flabby
incognito
S: disguised
A: undisguised
smooth, polished
abrasive (a)
venture synonym
gamble, chance
s:avid
keen, grasping, enthusiastic
credible
a: unbelievable, implausible, improbable
obstreperous
ANTONYMS: quiet, well-behaved, docile
impropriety, bad form
decorum (a)
submissive
Antonyms: rebellious, defiant, insubordinate
animadversion
synonyms: rebuke reproof
antonyms: praise compliment
entrepreneur
(syn) business person, impresario
attest
syn: corroborate; ant: refute, rebut
syn: cast out, expel
ostracize syn:
oblique
S: diagonal, inderect
A: direct, straight to the point
copious
syn.- ample, profuse, bountiful
ant.- inadequate, meager, scanty, concise
voluminous
syn- bulky, massive, copious, plentiful
ant- scant, meager, brief, succinct
Exhilarate
Syn: Stimulate, excite, gladden
Ant: Discourage, dispirit, dishearten, inhibit
inveigh
Syns: rail, harangue, fulminate, remonstrate, castigate, condemn
Ants: acclaim, glorify, extol, flatter, praise
cherubic
s: angelic, seraphic, beatific
a: impish, devilish, diabolic, fiendish
rasping
a: sonorous, smooth, satiny, silky, mellow
languid
s: lazy, sluggish, listless, slack, lethargic
infer
Syns: gather, deduce, presume, guess, speculate
fetter
Syns: (n.) bond, restraint; (v.) bind, hamper
Ants: (v.) free, liberate, emancipate
foreboding
syn:presentiment
jeer
S:laugh at
A:applause
commemorate
Synonyms: memorialize
necromancer
Sym)sorcerer, conjurer
porous
S: leaky, permeable
thundering, booming
stentorian (s)
rejuvenate antonym
wear out
s:propriety
fitness, correctness, decorum
taunt
a: cheer, applaud, acclaim
metropolis
SYNONYM: large urban center
to specify, require
stipulate (s)
responsive
Synonyms: sympathetic, open, receptive
summarily
synonyms: promptly peremptorily abrubtly
pelt
(syn) bombard, shower, pepper
forlorn
syn: bereft; ant: buoyant, blithe
ethical
S: upright, virtuous, honorable
A: immoral, unscrupulous, dishonest
detriment
S: hindrance, liability
A: advantage, help, plus
servile
Syn:slavish, groveling, fawning Ant: masterly, overbearing
corrosive
syn- caustic, mordant, acidulous, spiteful
ant- bland, mild, benign, amiable
Delete
Syn: Remove, cancel, expunge
Ant: Insert, add, retain, include
jaded
Syns: sated, surfeited, cloyed, weary
Ants: unspoiled, uncloyed, fresh, unused
obesity
s: serious overweight, extreme corpulence
a: emaciation, gauntness, scrawniness
scuttle
a: keep afloat, salvage, rescue, preserve
slipshod
s: messy, untidy, slovenly, slapdash, cursory
megalomania
Syns: delusions of grandeur
Ants: humility, modesty, self-abasement
ingratiate
Syns: cozy up to, curry favor with
Ants: alienate, humiliate oneself, mortify oneself
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