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Unit 4

abate reduce; decrease
abet encourage; support
accept receive or take willingly; uphold
except exempt; excuse
adapt adjust; confirm; accommodate
adept highly skilled; expert
complement supplement; completion
compliment an admiring remark
discreet tactful; careful not to reveal too much
discrete separate; distinct; independent
flammable capable of being easily set on fire and burning rapidly
inflammable easily angered; excitable; easily set on fire
flout laugh at; mock
flaunt show off; brag
hurdle obstacle; difficulty; barrier to be jumped in a race
hurtle rush; move with great speed
incredible unbelievable; remarkable; astounding
incredulous skeptical; doubtful
infer guess; speculate; arrive at as a conclusion
imply hint or suggest
prescribe recommend; order; authorize
proscribe outlaw; prohibit; ban
prior previous; preexisting
priority greater; preference; urgency
Created by: AMS Adv English



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