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Ustach L-A Unit 7

Ustach 6th grade level A unit 7

authorize (v.) to approve or permit, to give power or authority to SYNONYMS; order, entitle, empower ANTONYUMS; forbid, ban, prohibit
culprit (n.) a person who has committed a crime or is guilty or some misconduct; an offender SYNONYMS; lawbreaker, wrongdoer
dawdle (v.) to waste time, to be idle; to spend more time in doing something than is necessary SYNONYMS; delay, loiter, dillydally ANTONYMS; hurry, hasten speed up, bustle
dissect (v.) to cut apart in preparation for scientific study; to analyze with great care SYNONYM; examine ANTONYMS; sew together, fuse, weld
expend (v.) to pay out, spend, to use up SYNONYMS; utilize, consume, disburse ANTONYMS; save, hoard
fatality (n.) an event resulting in death; an accidental death SYNONYMS; casualty, mortality ANTONYM; injury
gullible (adj.) easily fooled, tricked, or cheated SYNONYMS; trusting, innocent, native, credulous ANTONYMS; suspicious, skeptical
illicit (adj.) not permitted, unlawful, improper SYNONYMS; illegal, unauthorized, forbidden ANTONYMS; legal, lawful, permissible, aboveboard
immerse (v.) to plunge or dip into a fluid, to involve deeply SYNONYMS; dunk, engross ANTONYMS; dredge up, pull out
inflammatory (adj.) causing excitement or anger; leading to violence or disorder SYNONYMS; provoking, incendiary, provocative ANTONYMS; calming, soothing, lulling, quieting
memorandum (n.) a note to aid one's memory, an informal note or report (pl., memorandums, or memoranda) SYNONYM; reminder
pathetic (adj.) marked by strong emotion, especially pity and sorrow; able to move people emotionally; worthy of pity; woefully inadequate SYNONYMS; moving, distressing, pitiable, heartrending ANTONYMS; funny, hilarious, frightening
persevere (v.) to keep doing something in spite of difficulities; to refuse to quit even when the going is tough SYNONYMS; plug away, pursue, stick to it ANTONYMS; give up, despair, throw in the towel, quit
prevaricate (v.) to lie, tell an untruth; to mislead on purpose SYNONYMS; fib, stretch the truth, equivocate ANTONYM; tell the truth
quash (v.) to crush, put down completely SYNONYM; suppress ANTONYMS; start, kindle, ignite, encourage
relish (n.) enjoyment or satisfaction, something that adds a pleasing flavor; (v.) to enjoy greatly SYNONYMS; (n.) pleasure, gusto, (b.) take delight in ANTONYMS; (v.) dislike, loathe, hate, despise
reminisce (v.) to recall one's past thoughts, feelings, or experiences SYNONYMS; remember, recollect
scour (v.) to clean or polish by hard rubbing; to examine with great care; to move about quickly in search of SYNONYMS; scrub, search, comb ANTONYMS; dirty, soil
tribute (n.) something done or given to show thanks or respect; a payment SYNONYMS; praise, honor, homage, recognition, commendation, glorification, money, tax, levy ANTONYMS; blame, criticism, reproach
writhe (v.) to make twisting or turning movements in a way that suggests pain or struggle SYNONYMS; twist, squirm, thrash
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