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Unit 1 Level D Vocab

TermDefinition
admonish (v.) to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly; to remind of a duty synonyms: reprimand, call on the carpet antonyms: praise pat on the back
breach (n.) (v.) (n.) an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infraction (v.) to create an opening, break through antonyms: (v.) close, seal
brigand (n.) a bandit, robber, outlaw, highway man
circumspect (adj.) careful, cautious synonyms: wary, prudent, guarded antonyms: incautious, rash, reckless. headless
commandeer (v.) to seize for military or official use synonyms: take over, requisition, expropriate
cumbersome (adj.) clumsy, hard to handle; slow- moving synonyms: ponderous, difficult, uncomfortable antonyms: manageable, easy to handle
deadlock (n.) (v.) (n.) a standstill resulting from the opposition of two equal forces or factions (v.) to bring to such a standstill synonyms: (n.) standoff, impasse antonyms: (n.) agreement, accord, breakthrough
debris (n.) scattered fragments, wreckage synonyms: remains, detritus, flotsam and jetsam
diffuse (v.) (adj.) (v.) to spread or scatter freely or widely (adj.) wordy, long- winded, or unfocused; scattered or widely spread synonyms: (v.) disperse; (adj.) verbose, prolix antonyms: (v.) concentrate; (adj.) brief, concise, succint
dilemma (n.) a difficult or perplexing situation or problem synonyms: predicament, quandary, pickle, bind antonym: cinch
efface (v.) to wipe out; to keep oneself from being noticed synonyms: blot out, erase, expurge
muddle (v.) (n.) (v.) to make a mess of; muddle through, get by (n.) a hopeless mess synonyms: (v.) jumble, mess up; (n.) confusion, disorder antonyms: (n.) orderliness, neatness
opinionated (adj.) stubborn and often unreasonable in holding to one's own ideas, having a closed mind
perennial (adj.) (n.) (adj.) lasting for a long time, persistent (n.) a plant that lives for many years synonyms: (adj.) enduring, recurring antonyms: (adj.) brief, short- lived, fleeting, ephemeral
predispose (v.) to incline to before hand synonym: make susceptible to antonyms: immunize against
relinquish (v.) to let go, give up synonyms: surrender, abandon antonyms: hold on to, keep, retain, cling to
spasmodic (adj.) sudden and violent but brief; fitful, intermittent synonyms: irregular, occasional antonyms: steady, continuous, chronic
salvage (v.) (n.) (v.) to save from fire or shipwreck (n.) property thus saved synonyms: (v.) rescue, recover, retrieve, reclaim antonyms: (v.) abandon, scrap, junk
spurious (adj.) not genuine, not true, not valid synonyms: false, counterfeit, fraudulent, bogus antonyms: genuine, authentic, bonafide, valid
unbridled (adj.) uncontrolled, lacking in restraint synonyms: unrestrained, held in check, muted
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