Sadlier-Oxford Vocab Level F Unit 12

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20 cardsDef, anti, syn, and senPink- verbGreen- AdjOrange- noun


 
  
Created Nov 18, 2009
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AbsolveVerb Unit 12
 
(v.) to clear from blame, responsibility, or guiltIf i absolve myself then i...
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CaricatureNoun Verb Unit 12
 
(n.) a drawing in which the subject's characteristic features are exaggerated. (v.) to...
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ClangorNoun Verb Unit 12
 
(n.) a loud ringing sound. (v.) to make a loud ringing noise.(n) The clangor...
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ContiguousAdjective Unit 12
 
(adj.) side by side, touching; near; adjacent in timeThe salt sat contiguous...
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CupidityNoun Unit 12
 
(n.) an eager desire for something; greedThe cupidity i felt caused me to desire...
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DeleteriousAdjective Unit 12
 
(adj.) harmful, injuriousThe deleterious knife is dangerous to run around...
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EnhanceVerb Unit 12
 
(v.) to raise to a higher degree; to increase the value or desirabilty ofI wanted to enhance...
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EnthrallVerb Unit 12
 
(v.) to captivate, charm, hold spellbound; to enslave; to imprisonOthello was accused of enthralling...
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ExtenuateVerb Unit 12
 
(v.) to lessen the seriousness or magnitude of an offense by making partial excusesIn Romeo...
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ImplicitAdjective Unit 12
 
(adj.) implied or understood though unexpressed; without doubts or reservations, unquestioning;...
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IncisiveAdjective Unit 12
 
(adj.) sharp, keen, penetratingWith your incisive observations you will figure...
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OstentatiousAdjective Unit 12
 
(adj.) marked by conspicuous or pretentious display, showyThe ostentatious dress...
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ParagonNoun Unit 12
 
(n.) a model of excellence or perfectionA paragon student is given a reward like...
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Paraphrase
Verb Noun Unit 12
 
(v.) to restate in other words; (n.) a statement that presents a given idea in a new language(v)...
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PoliticAdjective Unit 12
 
(adj.) prudent, shrewdly conceived and developed; artful, expedientThe politic...
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ProsaicAdjective Unit 12
 
(adj.) dull, lacking in distinction and originality; matter-of-fact, straightforward; not poeticThe...
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RedundantAdjective Unit 12
 
(adj.) extra, excess, more than is needed; wordy, repetitive; lushThe stupid, not smart girl...
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SanctimoniousAdjective Unit 12
 
(adj.) making a show of virtue or righteousness; hypocritically moralistic or pious, self-righteousYour...
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ScintillatingAdjective Unit 12
 
(adj., part) sparkling, twinkling, exceptionally brilliantThe scintillating lights...
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WinsomeAdjective Unit 12
 
(adj.) charming, attractive, pleasingThe winsome man was so attractive and charming.S:...


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