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Level E Unit 1O

The orange book in the Sadlier Oxford Series,Level E Unit 1O

to accept without protest;to agree or submit SYN:comply with,accede,consent,yield ANT:resist,protest ACQUIESCE
to entice,tempt;to be attractive to;a strong attraction;the power to attract or charm SYN:beguile,tantalize,temptation,enticement ANT:repel,turn off;repellent ALLURE
twisted to one side,crooked;disapprovingly SYN:awry,lopsided,cockeyed ANT:straight,symmetrical ASKEW
cheerful,lighthearted;casual,unconcerned SYN:carefree,nonchalant,indifferent ANT:glum,morose,despondent,depressed BLITHE
quarrelsome,inclined to argue SYN:argumentative,disputatious,combative ANT:agreeable,amiable,affable,pacific CONTENTIOUS
to desire something belonging to another SYN:crave,yearn for,hunger for ANT:disdain,scorn,despise COVET
discouraged,dejected,downcast SYN:despondent,disconsolate ANT:elated,cheerful,self-satisfied,cocky CRESTFALLEN
rumpled,mussed,hanging in disorder SYN:untidy,disarranged,touseled,unkempt ANT:tidy,neat,orderly,well-groomed DISHEVELED
one who advocates,speaks for,explains,or interprets;the power to which a number,symbol,or expression is to be raised SYN:defender,champion,interpreter ANT:critic,adversary,faultfinder,detractor EXPONENT
given too much talking,tediously chatty SYN:talkative,loquacious,long-winded ANT:reticent,mum,taciturn,laconic,reserved GARRULOUS
incapable of being overcome SYN:invincible,insurmountable INSUPERABLE
to be regretted or pitied SYN:deplorable,regrettable,distressing ANT:praiseworthy,commendable,laudable LAMENTABLE
an unsuitable or misleading name SYN:misnaming,malapropism MISNOMER
to affirm openly; to state belief in; to claim,pretend SYN:assert,declare,proclaim,purport ANT:disclaim,disavow,repudiate PROFESS
a period of relief or rest SYN:interval,intermission,lull,breather RESPITE
a repayment; a deserved punishment SYN:recompense,requital,just desserts RETRIBUTION
winding,having many curves; lithe and flexible SYN:twisting,convoluted,serpentine,supple ANT:direct,straight,unbending,stiff,rigid SINUOUS
full,deep,or rich in sound;impressive in style SYN:resonant,resounding,grandiloquent ANT:tinny,reedy,harsh,grating SONOROUS
the foremost part of an army; the leading position in any field SYN:forefront,cutting edge,trailblaizers ANT:rear guard,stragglers,laggards VANGUARD
a wasteful person,spendthrift; a good-for-nothing SYN:loafer,idler,squanderer,profligate ANT:skinflint,tightwad,miser WASTREL
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