Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary Level G Unit 8 And Unit 9

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allegeVerb Unit 8
v. to assert without proof or confirmationAre you alleging that i am not the victum here?Syn:claim,...
arrantAdjUnit 8
adj. thoroughgoing, out-and-out; shameless, blatantYour arrant lies sting my ears.Syn:shameless,...
badinageNounUnit 8
n. light and playful conversationThis badinage is very pleasing to partake in in the morning.Syn:ight...
conciliateVerb Unit 8
v. to overcome the distrust of, win over; to appease, pacify; to reconcile, make consistentI...
countermandVerb Unit 8
v. to cancel or reverse one order or command with another that is contrary to the firstI here...
echelonNounUnit 8
n. one of a series of grades in an organization or field of activity; an organized military...
exacerbateVerb Unit 8
v. to make more violent, severe, bitter, or painfulYou are exacerbating my wounds rather than...
fatuousadjUnit 8
adj. stupid or foolish in a self-satisfied wayYour fatuous love for me will be your down fall. Syn:silly,...
irrefutableadjUnit 8
adj. impossible to disprove; beyond argumentThe irrefutable evidence proves that he took the...
juggernautnounUnit 8
n. a massive and inescapable force or object that crushes whatever is in its pathThe juggernaut...
lackadaisicaladjUnit 8
adj. lacking spirit or interest, halfheartedI don't want a lackadaisical sorry from you give...
litanyNounUnit 8
n. a prayer consisting of short appeals to God recited by the leader alternating with response...
macabreAdjUnit 8
adj. grisly, gruesome; horrible, distressing; having death as a subjectThe macabre subject...
paucityNounUnit 8
n. an inadequate quantity, scarcity, dearthThe paucity of food will cause a famine in the later...
portendVerbUnit 8
v. to indicate beforehand that something is about to happen; to give advance warning ofThe...
razeVerbUnit 8
v. to tear down, destroy completely; to cut or scrape off or outThe men razed the town destroying...
recantVerbUnit 8
v. to withdraw a statement or belief to which one has previously been committed, renounce,...
saturateVErb Unit 8
v. to soak thoroughly, fill to capacity; to satisfy fullyYou must saturate the cake in the...
saturnineadjUnit 8
adj. of a gloomy or surly disposition; cold or sluggish in moodThe boys girlfriend acted saturnine...
sloughVerbUnit 8
v. to cast off, discard; to get rid of something objectionable or unnecessary; to plod through...
AcclamationnounUnit 9
(n.) ovation, a shout of welcomeI recieved a standing ovation for my preformance. 
BucolicAdjUnit 9
(adj.) Characteristic of the countryside, rural; relating to shepherds and cowherds, pastoral...
CalumniateVerbUnit 9
(v) to slander; to accuse falsely and maliciously Syn: Libel Ant: WhitewashTry not to...
Chary(adj.)Unit 9
(adj.)Extremely cautious, hesitant, or slow (to): reserved, diffident Syn: Skittish Ant: IncautiousThe...
Collusion(n.)Unit 9
(n)Secret agreement or cooperation Syn: Connivance, cahootsMany were brought into WW1 by collusions...
Dilettante(n.)Unit 9
(n)a dabbler in the arts; one who engages in an activity in an amateurish, trifling way; superficial...
Imperturbable(adj.)Unit 9
(adj.)not easily excited; emotionally steady Syn: Serene, UnflappableThe imperturbable frog...
Increment(n.)Unit 9
(n)an enlargement, increase, addition. Syn: AccretionHis monthly salary increased in increments.
Mandate(n.) (v)Unit 9
(n.)An authoritative command, formal order, authorization; (v)to issue such an order....
Paltry(adj.)Unit 9
(adj.)Trifling, insignificant; mean, despicable; inferior, trashy Syn: PiddlingThe paltry details...
Paroxysm(n.)Unit 9
(n.)A sudden outburst; a spasm, convulsionHis paroxysms of speaches throw the class for a loop.
Pedantry(n.)Unit 9
(n.)a pretentious display of knowledge, overly rigid attention to rules and details Syn: Pettifoggery,...
Peregrination(n.)Unit 9
(n.)the act of traveling; an excursion, especially on foot or to a foreign countryI lover to...
Redolent(adj)Unit 9
(adj.)Fragrant, smelling strongly; tending to arouse memories or create an aurathe redolent...
Refulgent(adj)Unit 9
(adj.)Shining, radiant, resplendent.The refulgent diamond sparkled.
Shibboleth(n.)Unit 9
(n.)a word, expression, or custon that distinguished a particualar group of persons from all...
Tyro(n.)Unit 9
(n.)A beginner, novice; one with little or no background or skill Syn: NEOPHYTE!The tyro was...
Unremitting(adj.)Unit 9
(adj.)not stopping, maintained steadily, never letting up, relentless Ant: DesultoryHis unremitting...
Vacillate(V)Unit 9
(v)To swing indecisively from one idea or course of action to another; to waver in mind or...
Vituperative(adj.)Unit 9
(adj.)harshly abusive, severely scolding Syn: Scurrilous Ant: LaudatoryThe boys was vituperative...


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