Sadlier-oxford Level G Unit 11


Level G, Unit 11
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Abrogate
 
to repeal; cancel. anuul, revokeAntonyms:renew; ratify
ambient
 
completely surrounding; encompassing
asperity
 
roughness, severity, rigor, harshnessantonyms: blandness, lenience
burnish
 
make smooth or glossy by rubbing; polish, buffantonyms: tarnish, abrade
cabal
 
a small group working in secret, clique, ring, conspiracy
delectable
 
delightful, deliciously flavored, savory, scrumptiousantonyms: repugnant, distasteful
deprecate
 
express mild disapproval;belittle, frown uponantonyms: countenance
detritus
 
loose bits and pieces of material resulting from disintegration or wearing away, debris
ebullient
 
overflowing with enthusiasm, exhilaratedantonyms: morose, apathetic, blase
eclectic
 
drawn from different sources, selectiveantonyms: monolithic
flaccid
 
limp, not firm, lacking vigor, flabby
impecunious
 
having little or no money, indigent antonyms: affluent
inexorable
 
inflexible, relentless, inescapable, ineluctable, obdurateantonyms: pliant
Moribund
 
dying, obsolescent
necromancer
 
one who claims to reveal or influence the future through magic, especially communication with the dead, magician or wizard; conjurer
onerous
 
burdensome, involving hardship or difficulty, weightyantonyms: untaxing
rife
 
common, prevalent, repleteantonyms: devoid of
rudiments
 
fundamentals, basics
sequester
 
to set apart, separate for any special purpose, segregation
winnow
 
to get rid of something unwanted, to sift through to obtain what is desirable, strain
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