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Bulldogs 12

Vocabulary Unit G1

WordDefinitionSynonymsAntonyms
arrogate (v.) to claim or take without right expropriate, usurp, commandeer relinquish, renounce, abdicate, abandon
banal (adj.) hackneyed, trite, commonplace stale, insipid fresh, novel, original, new
acquisitive (adj.) able to get and retain ideas or information; concerned with acquiring wealth or property greedy, grasping, avaricious, retentive altruistic, unretentive
belabor (v.) to work excessively; to thrash soundly overwork
coherent (adj.) holding or sticking together; making a logical whole comprehensible, meaningful; connected, unified, consistent, cohesive muddled, chaotic, disjointed
carping (adj.) tending to find fault, especially in a petty, nasty, or hairsplitting way (n.) petty, nagging criticism nit-picking, caviling approving, uncritical
congeal (v.)to change from liquid to solid; thicken; to make inflexible or rigid harden, jell,coagulate, solidify. melt, liquefy
emulate (v.) to imitate with the intent of equaling or surpassing the model copy, mimic, rival, match, measure up to
encomium (n.) a formal expression of praise, a lavish tribute panegyric, euology, commendation condemnation, castigation, criticism
eschew (v.) to avoid, shun, keep away from abstain from, steer clear of, forgo embrace, adopt
germane (adj.) relevant, appropriate, apropos, fitting; syn: pertinent pertinent irrelevant, extraneous, inappropriate
insatiable (adj.) so great or demanding as not to be satisfied unquenchable, ravenous, voracious
intransigent (adj.) refusing to compromise, irreconcilable uncompromising, unyielding, obdurate lukewarm, halfhearted, yielding
invidious (adj.) offensive, hateful; tending to cause bitterness and resentment malicious, spiteful, prejudicial, pejorative complimentary, flattering, ameliorative
largesse (n.) generosity in giving; lavish or bountiful contributions liberality, munificence, bounty stinginess, miserliness, niggardliness
reconnaissance (n.) a survey made for military purposes; any kind of preliminary inspection or examination scouting expedition
substantiate (v.) to establish by evidence, prove; to give concrete or substantial form to verify, confirm, validate, authenticate refute, disprove, invalidate
taciturn (adj.) habitually silent or quiet, inclined to talk very little tight-lipped, uncommunicative, laconic garrulous, loquacious, prolix, verbose
temporize (v.) to stall or act evasively in order to gain time, avoid a confrontation, or postpone a decision; to compromise hedge, dillydally, procrastinate
tenable (adj.) capable of being held or defended defensible, justifiable, maintainable indefensible, unjustifiable
Created by: jownsby