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Vocab. Lev. C

Unit 2

antics ridiculous and unpredictable behavior or actions n pl pranks, shenanigans none
avowed declared openly and without shame, acknowledged adj admitted, sworn unacknowledged, undisclosed
banter to exchange playful remarks, tease, talk that is playful and teasing v/n joking, raillery serious talk
bountiful giving freely, generous, plentiful, given abundantly adj liberal, abundant, copious scarce, scanty, in short supply
congested overcrowded, filled or occupied to excess adj jammed, packed, choked uncluttered, unimpeded
detriment harm or loss, injury damage, a disadvantage, a cause of harm, injury or damage n hindrance, liability advantage, help, plus
durable sturdy, not easily worn out or destroyed, lasting for a long time, consumer goods used repeatedly over a series of years adj/n pl long lasting, enduring fragile, perishable, fleeting, ephemeral
enterprising energetic, willing and able to start something new, showing boldness and imagination adj vigorous, ambitious, aggressive, audacious lazy, indolent, timid, diffident
frugal economical, avoiding waste and luxury, scanty poor, meager adj thrifty, skimpy wasteful, improvident, lavish, extravagant
gingerly with extreme care or caution adj/adv cautiously,warily, circumspectly firmly, confidently, aggressively
glut to provide more than is needed or wanted, to feed or fill to the point of overstuffing v/n flood, inundate, surplus, plethora shortage, scarcity, dearth, paucity
incognito in a disguised state, under an assumed name or identity, the state of being disguised adj/adv/n none undisguised
invalidate to make valueless v cancel, annul, disapprove, discredit support, confirm, back up, legalize
legendary described in well-known stories, existing in old stories rather than in real life adj mythical, fabulous, famous, celebrated none
maim to cripple, disable, injure, mar, disfigure, mutilate v none none
minimize to make as small as possible, make the least of, to make smaller than before v belittle, downplay, underrate magnify, enlarge, exaggerate
oblique slanting or sloping, not straightforward or direct adj diagonal, indirect direct, straight to the point
veer to change direction or course suddenly, turn aside, shift, swerve v none none
venerate to regard with reverence, look up to with great respect v worship, revere, idolize despise, detest, ridicule, deride
wanton reckless, heartless, loose in morals, a spoiled, pampered person adj/n rash, malicious, spiteful, unprovoked justified, morally strict, responsible
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