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Sadlier-Oxford Vocabulary Unit 9 Level C

Unit 9 Words:apt. Awry. Bludgeon. Capitulate. Chafe. Defile. Dire. Disarming. Disgruntled. Encroach. Endow. Fend. Impunity. Mien. Penal. Pertinent. Predominant. Prodigy. Recluse. Renown. Best If Done Shuffled
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(adj.) suitable, fitting, likely; quick to learn
apt
(adj,adv) in a turned or twisted position or direction; wrong, out of the right or hoped-for...
awry
(n.) a short club used as a weapon
bludgeon
(v.) to strike with a heavy club; to use force or strong arguments to gain some point
bludgeon
(v.) to end resistance, give up; surrender, throw in the towel
capitulate
(v.) to warm or wear sore by rubbing;; to feel annoyance or dissatisfaction, annoy, irk; to...
chafe
(n.) a sore or injury caused by rubbing
chafe
(v., trans.) to make unclean or dirty, destroy the purity of
defile
(v., intrans.) to march in a single line or in columns
defile
(n.) a narrow passage; gorge, canyon
defile
(adj.) dreadful, causing fear or suffering; warning of trouble to come; demanding immediate...
dire
(adj.) charming, tending to get rid of unfriendliness or suspicion
disarming
(adj., part.) in bad humor, discontented, annoyed
disgruntled
(v.) to advance beyond the usual proper limits, trespass
encroach
(v.) to furnish, equip, provide with funds or some other desirable thing or quality
endow
(v.) to ward off, resist; to get along, manage
fend
(n.) freedom from punishment
impunity
(n.) air, manner; appearance; expression
mien
(adj.) having to do with punishment
penal
(adj.) related to the matter at hand; to the point
pertinent
(adj.) the greatest in strength or power; most common
predominant
(n.)something wonderful or marvelous; something monstrous or abnormal; an unusual feat
prodigy (also: a child or young person with anextraordinary ability or talent)
(n.) a person who leads a life shut up or withdrawn from the world
recluse
(n.) fame, glory
renown
Synonyms: appropriate, fir, proper, liable Antonyms: inappropriate, unlikely, slow
apt
Synonyms: (adj.) crooked, askew, amiss Antonyms: (adj.) straight, symmetrical
awry
Synonyms: (n.) cudgel; (v.) clobber, clout
bludgeon
Antonyms: hold out, persist
capitulate
Synonyms: (v.) irritate, scrape, abrade Antonyms: (v.) soothe, molligy, please, elate
chafe
Synonyms: (v., trans.) pollute, contaminate, descrate Antonyms: (v., trans.) cleanse, purify
defile
Synonyms: disastrous, ominous, sinister, urgent Antonyms: favorable, auspicious, beneficial
dire
Synonyms: endearing, winning Antonyms: alarming, troubling, disquieting
disarming
Synonyms: displeased, grumpy, surly Antonyms: pleased, satisfied, content
disgruntled
Synonyms: intrude, infringe
encroach
Synonyms: grant, bestow, present, bequeath Antonyms: take away, deprive
endow
Synonyms: stave off, cope
fend
Synonyms: exemption from penalty, immunity
impunity
Synonyms: look, bearing, demeanor
mien
Synonyms: correctional, disciplinary
penal
Synonyms: relevant, germane, apropos Antonyms: unrelated, irrelevant, immaterial
pertinent
Synonyms: chief, major, paramount, prevalant Antonyms: secondary, minor, subsidiary, rare
predominant
Synonyms: marvel, wonder, freak, genius Antonyms: dumbbell, dunce, dillard
prodigy
Synonyms: loner, hermit
recluse
Synonyms: reputation, celebrity, prestige Antonyms: obscurity, infamy, notoriety
renown


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