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Vocab Unit 9

All words for Vocab Unit 9 + part of speech + synonyms + example sentence

WordPart of SpeechSynonyms / DefinitionExample Sentence
halcyon adjective happy, peaceful, calm, bucolic The rural town was very halcyon.
idiosyncrasy noun peculiarity, quirk, oddity The idiosyncrasy of the girl was that she tugged her ear three times every time she opened a door.
inexorable adjective impossible to stop or prevent, merciless, pitiless, relentless, unstoppable The deadly earthquake was inexorable.
jeer verb to make rude and mocking remarks, to mock, to taunt The man jeered at her because of her dirty shoes.
maelstrom noun a powerful storm, a whirlpool, vortex, turbulence, chaos The maelstrom sucked me in.
opulence noun great wealth or luxury, fortune, lavishness, prosperity The rich lady had much opulence
poppycock noun nonsense, silliness, baloney, rubbish, foolishness The students' prank led to much poppycock around the school.
vulnerable adjective helpless, exposed, defenseless, weak The injured soldier was vulnerable on the battlefield.
aggrieved adjective resentful, distressed, disturbed, aggravated, irritated, offended, annoyed When you are aggrieved it can be hard to focus.
faux adjective fake, artificial, false, unreal, imitated The cheap diamond was faux.
Created by: sseideman2027



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