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Sadlier Oxford - C10

Sadlier Oxford - Level C Unit 10

accord (n.) agreement, harmony; (v.) to agree, be in harmony or bring into harmony; to grant, bestow on SYN: agreement, mutual understanding
barter (n.) an exchange in trade; (v.) to exchange goods SYN: to trade, exchange, swap
curt (adj.) short, rudely brief SYN: rude, brusque, terse, summary
devise (v.) to think out, plan, figure out, invent, create SYN: to concoct, contrive, work out, design
dexterous (adj.) skillful in the use of hands or body; clever SYN: skillful, agile, handy, deft
engross (v.) to occupy the complete attention, absorb fully SYN: to absorb, immerse, preoccupy
entail (v.) to put a burden on, impose, require, involve; to restrict (ownership of property) by limiting inheritance; (n.) such a restriction SYN: to involve, require, necessitate
ferret (n.) a kind of a weasel; (v.) to search or hunt out; to torment, badger SYN: to track down, hunt out, sniff out
habituate (v.) to become used to; to cause to become used to SYN: to get used to, acclimate, inure
impending (adj., part.) about to happen, hanging over (in a menacing way) SYN: about to happen, imminent, upcoming
personable (adj.) pleasing in appearance or personality, attractive SYN: attractive, charming, agreeable, likable
rue (v.) to regret, be sorry for; (n.) a feeling of regret SYN: to regret, lament, repent
scoff (v.) to make fun of; to show contempt for SYN: to ridicule, laugh at, jeer at
transition (n.) a change from one state or condition SYN: changeover, conversion, switch, passage
trepidation (n.) fear, fright, trembling SYN: dread, anxiety, apprehension
upbraid (v.) to blame, scold, find fault with SYN: to scold, bawl out, reprimand
veritable (adj.) actual, true, real SYN: true, actual
vex (v.) to annoy, anger, exasperate; to confuse, baffle SYN: to irritate, annoy, irk; to puzzle
vitality (n.) strength, energy, liveliness; the capacity to live and develop; the power to endure or survive SYN: energy, vigor, stamina; liveliness
whimsical (adj.) subject to odd ideas, notations, or fancies, playful; unpredictable SYN: odd, peculiar, quaint; fanciful, playful
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