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Ustach L-A Unit 5

Ustach 6th grade level A Unit 5

acute (adj.) with a sharp point; keen and alert; sharp and severe; rising quickly to a high point and lasting for a short time. SYNONYMS; clever, penetrating ANTONYMS; dull, blunted, mild, stupid, obtuse
bluster (v.) to talk or act in a noisy and threatening way; to blow in stormy gusts; (n.) speech that is loud and threatening SYNONYMS; (v.) spout, rant, brag, swagger; (n.) bravado
bungle (v.) to act or work clumsily and awkwardly; to ruin something through clumsiness. SYNONYMS; blunder, botch, mess up
commentary (n.) a series of noted clarifying or explaining something; and expression of opinion. SYNONYMS; explanation, remarks, narration, description, account, review, analysis
duration (n.) the length of time that something continues or lasts.
eerie (adj.) causing fear because of strangeness; weird, mysterious SYNONYMS; frightening, spooky, creepy
facet (n.) one aspect or side of a subject or problem; one of the cut surfaces of a gem. SYNONYMS; angle, characteristic, factor, element, cut
finelity (n.) the state of being faithful; accuracy in details, exactness SYNONYMS; loyalty, faithfulness ANTONYMS; disloyalty, treachery, inexactness
fray (n.) a brawl, a noisy quarrel; (v.) to wear away by rubbing; make ragged or worn; to strain, irritate. SYNONYMS; (n.) scuffle; (v.) unravel
headstrong (adj.) willful, stubborn SYNONYMS; obstinate, mulish, unruly ANYONYMS; obedient, docile, submissive
inhaitant (n.) one living permanently in a given place SYNONYMS; resident, native, occupant, tenant ANTONYMS; stranger, outsider, visitor, foreigner
numb (adj.) having lost the power of feeling or movement; (v.) to dull the feelings of; to cause to lose feeling SYNONYMS; (adj.) unfeeling, insensible, dazed; (v.) deaden ANTONYMS; (adj.) sensitive, alert
pacify (v.) to make peaceful or calm; to soothe SYNONYMS; mollify, placate ANTONYMS; anger, arouse, stir up, foment, ignite
ravenous (adj.) greedy; very hungry; eager for satisfaction. SYNONYMS; starved, famished, voracious, wolfish. ANTONYMS; not hungry, well-fed, satisfied, satiated
refute (v.) to prove incorrect. SYNONYMS; disprove, rebut. ANTONYMS; prove, support, confirm, corroborate
remorse (n.) deep and painful regret for one's past misdeeds; pangs of conscience. SYNONYM; guilt. ANYONYMS; clear conscience, guiltlessness
setback (n.) something that interferes with progress; a disappointment, unexpected loss or defeat; a steplike recession in a wall. SYNONYMS; failure, reversal. ANTONYMS; advance, gain, progress, triumph
smug (adj.) overly self-satistied, self-righteous. SYNONYMS; conceited, complacent. ANYONYMS; discontented, disgruntled
synopsis (n.) a brief statement giving a general view of some subject, book, etc.; a summary. SYNONYMS; outline, digest, abstract
tarry (v.) to delay leaving; to linger, wait; to remain or stay for a while. SYNONYMS; dawdle, dally. ANTONYMS; rush, hasten leave, depart
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