VOCABULARY WORKSHOP LEVEL E

Lessons 3 And 4
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adversary
an enemy, opponent [s] antagonist, rival, foe [a] friend, ally, supporter, confederate ad'ver...
alienate
to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfer, convey [s] separate, drive apart,...
artifice
a skillful or ingenious device; a clever trick; a clever skill [s] ruse, stratagerm, contrivance ar'...
coerce
to compel, force [s] pressure, bully, intimidate, constrain [a] persuade, cajole ko ers'
craven
cowardly; coward [s] fearful, feint hearted, pusillanimous [a] brave, courageous, valiant kra'...
culinary
cooking or kitchen kyu'le ner e
delete
to erase, wipe out completely, cut off [s] remove, cancel, expunge [a] insert, add, retain,...
demise
death, especially a person in a lofty position [s] deceit, past away [a] birth, beginning,...
exhilirate
to enliven, cheer, give spirit or livlieness to [s] stimulate, excite, gladden [a] discourage,...
fallow
plowed, but not seeded; inactive, reddish yellow, land left unseeded, to plow but not seed [s]...
harass
to disturb, worry, to trouble by repeated attacks [s] annoy, pester, bedevil, beliger he...
inclement
stormy, harsh, severe in attitude or action [s] blustery, tempestuous, implacible [a] mild,...
muse
to think about in a dremy way, ponder [s] meditate, contemplate, daydream myuze
negligible
so unimportant that it can be disregarded [s] trivial, inconsequential, insignificant [a]...
perpetuate
to make permanent or long lasting [s] continue, preserve, prolong indefinently [a] discontinue,...
precedent
an exaple that may serve as a basis for imitation or later action [s] guide, tradition, model pres'...
punitive
inflicting or aiming at punishment [s] penalizing, retaliatroy pyu' ne tiv
redress
to set right, remedy, relief from wrong or energy [s] rectify, correct, midigate re dress'
sojourn
temporary stay, to stay for a time [s] visit, stop over, brief stay so' journ
urbane
redifined in a manner of style, suave [s] elegant [a] rude, uncouth, boorish er ban'
affiliated
associated, connected [s] attached, related, joined [a] disassociated, unconnected e fil'...
ascertain
to find out [s] discover, determine, establish as er tan'
attainment
an accomplishment, the act of achieving [s] achievement, fullifulment [a] failure, defeat,...
bequeath
to give or pass on as an inheritence [s] transmit, bestow, hand down bi kweth'
cogent
forceful, convincing, relavent, to the point [s] persuasive, compelling [a] weak, unconvincing,...
converge
to move forward, one point, approach, near, together [s] meet, unite, intersect, merge [a]...
disperse
to scatter, spread far and wide [s] break up, dispell [a] collect, congregate, assemble,...
esteem
to regard highly, highly favorable opinion or judgement [s] respect, admire, honor, revere [a]...
expunge
to erase, obliterate, destroy [s] delete, efface, aniliate [a] insert, mark, inmprint, impress ik...
finite
having limits, lasting for a limited time [s] bounded measurable [a] unlimited, immeasurable,...
invulnerable
not able to be wounded or hurt, shielded against attack [s] impregnible, impervious, immune [a]...
malevolent
spiteful, showing ill will [s] malicious, wicked, sinister, malignant [a] kind, benevolent,...
nonchalant
cool and confident, unconcerned [s] composed, unruffiled, indifferent, blase [a] perturbed,...
omnisicent
knowing everythign, having unlimited awarenedd or understandign [s] wise, all knowing [a]...
panacea
remedy for all ills, cure all, answer to all problems [s] universal cure,e asy solution pan...
scrupulous
exact, careful, attending thoughroughly to details, high morals, principles [s] painstaking,...
skulk
to move about stealthily, to lie in hiding [s] lurk, slink, prowl skelk
supercilious
pround and contemptous, showing scorn bc of a feeling of superiority [s] snobish, patrionizing,...
uncanny
strange, mysterious, weird, beyond explanation [s] errie, inexplicable, spooky en ken' e
venial
easily excused, pardonable [s] excused, forgivable [a] inexcusable, unforgivable, unpardonable ve'...


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