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Vocab Unit 6 Quiz

TermDefinition
anonymous (adj.) unnamed, without the name of the person involved; unknown; lacking individuality or character synonyms: nameless
browse (v.) to nimble, graze; to read casually; to window-shop synonyms: scan, dip into antonyms: pore over, scruntinize
dupe (n.) person easily ricked or deceived (v.) to deceive synonyms: (v.) mislead, hoodwink, delude antonyms: (v.) undeceive, disabuse
dynamic (adj.) active, energetic, forceful synonyms: high-powered, bold antonyms: lazy, lethargic, sluggish, lackadaisical
eradicate (v.) to root out, get rid of, destroy completely synonyms: uproot, abolish antonyms: implant, instill, foster, promote
frustrate (v.) to prevent from accomplishing a purpose or fulfilling a desire; to cause feelings of discouragement synonyms: foil, baffle, disappoint antonyms: help, assist, abet
grim (adj.) stern, merciless; fierce, savage, cruel synonyms: dreadful, frightful antonyms: mild, merciful, delightful
inimitable (adj.) not capable of being copied or imitated synonyms: matchless, incomparable, unique
makeshift (n.) a temporary substitue for something else (adj.) crude, flimsy, or temporary synonyms: (n.) stopgap, improvisation antonyms: (adj.) permeant, durable, solid, sturdy
marginal (adj.) in, at or near the edge or margin; only barely good, large or important enough for the purpose synonyms: borderline, peripheral antonyms: (adj.) central, pivotal, focal
pending (adj.) waiting to be settled synonyms: unsettled, unfinished antonyms: settled, decided, resolved
prescribe (v.) to order as a rule or course to be followed; to order for medical purposes synonyms: specify, appoint
preview (n.) something seen in advance (v.) to view beforehand synonym: foretaste
prominent (adj.) standing out so as to be easily seen; important, well-known synonyms: conspicuous, noticeable antonyms: inconspicuous, unnoticeable, obscure
quaint (adj.) odd or old-fashioned in a pleasing way; clever, ingenious, skillfully made synonyms: picturesque, peculiar, strange, curious antonyms: familiar, commonplace, modern, contemporary
reluctant (adj.) unwilling, holding back synonyms: hesitant, loath, disinclined antonyms: willing, eager, inclined
scrimp (v.) to handle very economically or stingily; to supply in a way that is short, small or scanty synonym: economize antonym: splurge
snare (v.) to trap, catch (n.) a trap or entanglement synonyms: ((n.) pitfall (v.) entrap antonym: liberate
utmost (adj.) greatest, highest, farthest (n.) the extreme limit synonyms: supreme, best antonym: least
vengeance (n.) punishment in return for an injury or a wrong; unusual force or violence synonyms: retaliation, reprisal antonyms: forgiveness, pardon
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