Level G, Unit One: Synonyms and Antonyms Flashcards

Terms Definitions
discredit
Synonyms: disparage
volatile
s-unstable, erratic
plausible
s-believable, probable
ingratitude
Synonyms: thanklessness, ungratefulness
repent
Antonyms: rejoice over
aplomb
confusion, embarrassment, abashment
ignominy
Synonyms: disgrace, dishonor
pecuniary
Synonyms: monetary, financial
perfidy
Synonyms: betrayal, disloyalty
indiscriminate
s-haphazzard, random, uncritical
cower
a-stand up to
diffident
timid, bashful; bold, brash
strife
Synonyms: conflict, discord, turmoil
occult
supernatural, esoteric, abstruse, arcane
bombastic
unadorned, simple, plain, austere
mundane
Antonyms: heavenly, unworldly, spiritual
jocular
Synonyms: waggish, facetious, witty
bovine
Synonyms: dull, slow, stupid
hypothetical
Synonyms: assumed, supposed, guessed
banal
Synonyms: stale, trite, hackneyed
plebeian
s-lowborn, proletarian, coarse, unrefined
idolize
Antonyms: despise, scorn, disdain, detest
garner
Antonyms: to scatter, squander, waste
atrophy
Antonyms: growth, development; to mature, develop
arrogate
Antonyms: to relinquish, renounce, abdicate
apparition
a ghost or ghostly figure
stringent
strict, severe; rigorously or urgently binding or compelling; sharp or bitter to the taste
stratagem
Synonyms: a ruse, a trick, ploy
ingratiate
to make oneself agreeable and thus gain favor or acceptance by others (sometimes used in a critical or derogatory sense)
ethical
having to do with morals, values, right and wrong
envoy
a representative or messanger as of a government
synonyms-agent, ambassador, emissary,minister
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