VOCABULARY WORKSHOP LEVEL E

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Lessons 3 And 4


 
  
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adversary
 
an enemy, opponent [s] antagonist, rival, foe [a] friend, ally, supporter, confederate ad'ver...
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alienate
 
to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfer, convey [s] separate, drive apart,...
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artifice
 
a skillful or ingenious device; a clever trick; a clever skill [s] ruse, stratagerm, contrivance ar'...
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coerce
 
to compel, force [s] pressure, bully, intimidate, constrain [a] persuade, cajole ko ers'
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craven
 
cowardly; coward [s] fearful, feint hearted, pusillanimous [a] brave, courageous, valiant kra'...
6
culinary
 
cooking or kitchen kyu'le ner e
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delete
 
to erase, wipe out completely, cut off [s] remove, cancel, expunge [a] insert, add, retain,...
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demise
 
death, especially a person in a lofty position [s] deceit, past away [a] birth, beginning,...
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exhilirate
 
to enliven, cheer, give spirit or livlieness to [s] stimulate, excite, gladden [a] discourage,...
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fallow
 
plowed, but not seeded; inactive, reddish yellow, land left unseeded, to plow but not seed [s]...
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harass
 
to disturb, worry, to trouble by repeated attacks [s] annoy, pester, bedevil, beliger he...
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inclement
 
stormy, harsh, severe in attitude or action [s] blustery, tempestuous, implacible [a] mild,...
13
muse
 
to think about in a dremy way, ponder [s] meditate, contemplate, daydream myuze
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negligible
 
so unimportant that it can be disregarded [s] trivial, inconsequential, insignificant [a]...
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perpetuate
 
to make permanent or long lasting [s] continue, preserve, prolong indefinently [a] discontinue,...
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precedent
 
an exaple that may serve as a basis for imitation or later action [s] guide, tradition, model pres'...
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punitive
 
inflicting or aiming at punishment [s] penalizing, retaliatroy pyu' ne tiv
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redress
 
to set right, remedy, relief from wrong or energy [s] rectify, correct, midigate re dress'
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sojourn
 
temporary stay, to stay for a time [s] visit, stop over, brief stay so' journ
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urbane
 
redifined in a manner of style, suave [s] elegant [a] rude, uncouth, boorish er ban'
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affiliated
 
associated, connected [s] attached, related, joined [a] disassociated, unconnected e fil'...
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ascertain
 
to find out [s] discover, determine, establish as er tan'
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attainment
 
an accomplishment, the act of achieving [s] achievement, fullifulment [a] failure, defeat,...
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bequeath
 
to give or pass on as an inheritence [s] transmit, bestow, hand down bi kweth'
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cogent
 
forceful, convincing, relavent, to the point [s] persuasive, compelling [a] weak, unconvincing,...
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converge
 
to move forward, one point, approach, near, together [s] meet, unite, intersect, merge [a]...
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disperse
 
to scatter, spread far and wide [s] break up, dispell [a] collect, congregate, assemble,...
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esteem
 
to regard highly, highly favorable opinion or judgement [s] respect, admire, honor, revere [a]...
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expunge
 
to erase, obliterate, destroy [s] delete, efface, aniliate [a] insert, mark, inmprint, impress ik...
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finite
 
having limits, lasting for a limited time [s] bounded measurable [a] unlimited, immeasurable,...
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invulnerable
 
not able to be wounded or hurt, shielded against attack [s] impregnible, impervious, immune [a]...
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malevolent
 
spiteful, showing ill will [s] malicious, wicked, sinister, malignant [a] kind, benevolent,...
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nonchalant
 
cool and confident, unconcerned [s] composed, unruffiled, indifferent, blase [a] perturbed,...
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omnisicent
 
knowing everythign, having unlimited awarenedd or understandign [s] wise, all knowing [a]...
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panacea
 
remedy for all ills, cure all, answer to all problems [s] universal cure,e asy solution pan...
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scrupulous
 
exact, careful, attending thoughroughly to details, high morals, principles [s] painstaking,...
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skulk
 
to move about stealthily, to lie in hiding [s] lurk, slink, prowl skelk
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supercilious
 
pround and contemptous, showing scorn bc of a feeling of superiority [s] snobish, patrionizing,...
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uncanny
 
strange, mysterious, weird, beyond explanation [s] errie, inexplicable, spooky en ken' e
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venial
 
easily excused, pardonable [s] excused, forgivable [a] inexcusable, unforgivable, unpardonable ve'...


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