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Vocab Unit 5 quiz

TermDefinition
anecdote (n.) a short account of an incident in someone's life Synonyms: tale, sketch, vignette, yarn
consolidate (v.) to combine, untie; to make solid or firm Synonyms: strengthen, firm up, merge Antonyms: scatter, disperse, dissipate
counterfeit (n.) an imitation designed to deceive (adj.) not genuine, fake (v.) to make an illegal copy Synonyms: (adj.) false, phony, bogus Antonyms: (adj.) genuine, real, authentic
docile (adj.) easily taught, led or managed; obedient Synonyms: manageable, teachable, pliant Antonyms: unruly, wayward, intractable, disobedient
dominate (v.) to rule over by strength or power, control; to tower over, command due to height synonyms: govern, overlook
entreat (v.) to beg, implore, ask earnestly synonyms: plead, appeal to antonyms: clamor for
fallible (adj.) capable of being wrong, mistaken or inaccurate synonyms: errant, flawed antonyms: foolpoof, unfailing, flawless
fickle (adj.) liable to change very rapidly, erratic; marked by a lack of constancy or steadiness, inconsistent synonyms: inconsistant, faithless antonyms: constant, steady
fugitive (n.) one who flees or runs away (adj.) fleeting, lasting a very short time; wandering; difficult to grasp synonyms: (n.) deserter (adj.) elusive antonyms: (adj.) lasting, enduring, permanent
grimy (adj.) very dirty, covered with dirt or soot
iota (n.) a very small part or quantity synonyms: speck, dab, jot, bit, smidgen antonyms: flood, deluge, avalanche, glut
maul (v.) to beat or knock about, handle roughly: to mangle (n.) a heavy hammer synonyms: (v.) manhandle, batter
potential (adj.) possible, able to happen (n.) something that can develop or become a reality synonyms: (n.) possibility, capability antonyms: (adj.) actual, real, unlikely, impossible
radiant (adj.) shining, bright; giving forth light or energy synonyms: glowing, brilliant, dazzling, resplendent antonyms: dull, tarnished, lackluster
rural (adj.) relating to farm areas and life in the country synonyms: countrified, pastoral antonyms: metropolitan, citified
substantial (adj.) large, important: significant; prosperous; not imaginary, material synonyms: considerable, tangible, big antonyms: minor, insignificant, negligible
tactful (adj.)skilled in handling difficult situations or people, polite synonyms: skillful, discreet antonyms: clumsy, guache, indiscreet
tamper (v.) to interfere with; to handle in a secret or improper way synonyms: monkey with, fool with, mess with
ultimate (adj.) last, final; most important or extreme; eventual; basic, fundamental synonyms: farthest, furthest, terminal
uncertainty (n.) doubt, the state of being unsure
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