Level E vocab synonyms and antonyms Flashcards

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jurisdiction
a-purview
epitaph
s-tombstone inscription
assert
s-affirm, avow
infallible
unerring, certain; imperfect
acquit
Synonyms: exonerate, dismiss
ameliorate
worsen, aggravate, exacerbate
fecund
Antonyms: barren, infertile
squeamish
Synonyms: nauseated, queasy
taciturn
Synonyms: tight-lipped, uncommunicative
prodigal
s-improvident, spendthrift, wastrel
facile
effortless, assured; labored, awkward
truculent
brutal, savage; gentle, mild
ingratitude
Antonyms: thankfulness, gratefulness, recognition
infringe
encroach, impinge, intrude, poach
exhort
discourage, advise against, deprecate
delineate
Synonyms: to depict, portray
sumptuous
Synonyms: lavish, opulent, splendid
frenetic
Antonyms: calm, controlled, relaxed
concord
Antonyms: strife, discord, disagreement
acrimonious
Synonyms: biting, stinging, hostile
germane
Synonyms: pertinent, relevant, apropos
congeal
Antonyms: to melt, liquefy
generate
Synonyms: create, produce, beget, cause
stringent
stern, rigorous, tough, urgent, imperative
fiat
Synonyms: a command, decree, edict
asseverate
Antonyms: to deny, repudiate, disavow
encomium
Synonyms: a tribute, panegyric, eulogy
acquisitive
Antonyms: unconcerned about material possessions or gain, altruistic, unretentive
scan
Synonyms: study, glance at, skim; survey
emend
Antonyms: to spoil, mar, mess up
pulverize
to grind or powder to dust
surmise
to think or believe without certain supporting evidence; to conjecture or guess; likely idea that lacks definite proof
drivel
saliva or mucus flowing from mouth or nose; foolish, aimless talk or thinking; nonsense; to let saliva flow from the mouth; to utter nonsense or childish twaddle; to waste or fritter away foolishly
scuttle
to sink a ship by cutting holes into it; to get rid of something in a desisive way; to run hastily, scurry, a pail
synonyms-abandon,discard,scrap,ditch,dump
antonyms-keep afloat,salvage, rescue,preserve
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