Sadlier-Oxford Vocab Level D Unit 12 Synonms and Antonyms

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These are flashcards for the Sadlier-Oxford level D unit 12 syn and ant. Gives word then the synonms and the antonyms. 


 
  
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appreciable
 
Syn: perceptible, detectable, considerable
Ant: slight, trivial, inconsequential, negligible...
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autocratic
 
Syn: domineering, dictatorial, tyrannical, bossy
Ant: democratic, egalitarian, lenient,...
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blanch
 
Syn: bleach, drain, wash out, go white
Ant: color, dye, infuse, blush, flush
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blasphemy
 
Syn: curse, profanity, sacrilege, imperfection
Ant: reverance, veneration, devotion, respect
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brawny
 
Syn: broad-shouldered, strapping, husky, burly
Ant: slight, frail, delicate, puny
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concerted
 
Syn: joint, cooperative, combined, consolidated
Ant: unorganized, unilateral, diffused
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contend
 
Syn: battle, dispute, vie, maintain, assert
Ant: yield, acquiesce, submit, relinquish
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humane
 
Syn: sympathetic, compassionate, kindhearted
Ant: cruel, merciless, unfeeling, brutal, heartless
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illustrious
 
Syn: eminent, reowned, prominent, celebrated
Ant: unknown, obscure, nameless, anonymous
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intolerable
 
Syn: insufferable, unendurable, outrageous
Ant: enjoyable, pleasant, pleasing
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irreverant
 
Syn: profane, impious, sacrilegious, flippant
Ant: awed, respectful, devout, pious, deferential
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laborious
 
Syn: arduous, difficult, strenuous, wearisome
Ant: easy, effortless, facile
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lithe
 
Syn: supple, flexible, pliant, lissome
Ant: stiff, rigid, inflexible, taut
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maltreat
 
Syn: misuse, mistreat, harm, aggrieve
Ant: coddle, pamper, indulge
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ponder
 
Syn: think over, ruminate, contemplate
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subversive
 
Syn: treasonous, traitorous, a revolutionary
Ant: patriotic, loyal, true-blue
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synthetic
 
Syn: artificial, ersatz
Ant: natural, genuine
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temperate
 
Syn: composed, balanced, mellow, fair
Ant: immoderate, extreme, excessive, harsh
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venomous
 
Syn: nasty, malicious, virulent, malevolent
Ant: harmless, innocuous, benign
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wily
 
Syn: clever, tricky, artful, foxy, cagey
Ant: dull-witted, dense, artless, straightforward


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