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Unit 3 Level C

Sadlier Oxford Vocabulary Level C Unit 3

QuestionAnswer
allot (v) to assign or distribute in shares or portions SYN apportion, parcel out, allocate
amass (v) to bring together, collect, gather, especially for oneself; to come together, assembly SYN accumulate, pile up, garner ANT scatter, dissipate, squander, waste
audacious (adj) bold, adventurous, recklessly daring SYN enterprising, brave ANT timid, cowardly
comply (v) to yield to a request or a command SYN submit to, consent to, acquiesce in ANT reject, refuse, decline
devoid (adj) not having or using, lacking SYN wanting, bereft ANT full, teeming, abounding
elite (n) the choice part of a group of people or things (adj) superior SYN cream of the crop, upper crust, all that ANT rank and file, dregs
grapple (n) an iron hook used to grab and hold (v) to come to grips with, wrestle or fight SYN tackle, confront, struggle with
incapacitate (v) to dreprive of strength or ability; to make legally ineligible SYN disable, debilitate, paralyze, cripple ANT rehabilitate, restore
instigate (v) to urge on; to stir up, provoke, start, incite ANT stop, quell, squelch, quash
longevity (n) long life, long duration, length of time ANT brief, brevity, transience
myriad (adj) in very great numbers; (n) a very great number SYN innumerable, countless ANT few, scant, sparse
perspective (n) a point of view or general standpoint from which different things are viewed, physically or mentally; the appearance to the eye of various objects at a given time, place, or distance SYN viewpoint, sense of proportion
perturb (v) to trouble, make uneasy; to disturb greatly; to throw into confusion SYN upset, agitate, anger, irritate ANT delight, gladden, please
prodigious (adj) immense; extraordinary in bulk, size or degree SYN gigantic, tremendous, astounding ANT puny, minuscule, insignificant
relevant (adj) connected with or related to the matter at hand SYN pertinent, germane, applicable ANT unconnected, extraneous
skittish (adj) extremely nervous and easily frightened; shy or timid; extremely cautious; unstable; undependable SYN jumpy, restive, capricious, fickle ANT bold, daring, reckless, cool, unflappable
tether (noun) a rope or chain used to fasten something to a fixed object; the outer limit of strength or resources; (v) to fasten with a rope or chain SYN tie up, chain, leash ANT untie, let loose
unison (noun) a sounding together; agreement or accord SYN harmony, concord, assent
vie (v) to compete; to strive for victory or superirity SYN contend, rival
willful (adj) stubbornly self-willd; done on purpose, deliberate SYN headstrong, obstinate, premeditated ANT docile, obedient, tractable
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