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Unit 9

definitions, synonyms, antonyms

QuestionAnswer
Revenge? to get revenge for, get even for, settle the score; to punish someone or get satisfaction for a wrong or injury
Synonyms for revenge? retaliate
Cede? to give up, surrender; to hand over to another
Synonyms for cede? yield, deliver up, transfer
Deluge? a great flood; a heavy fall of rain; anything that comes in vast quantity (like a flood; to flood
Synonyms for deluge? swamp, inundate
Antonyms for deluge? trickle, dribble
Discretion? good judgement; care in speech and action; freedom to judge or choose
Synonyms for discretion? prudence, tact, discrimination
Giddy? dizzy; light-headed; lacking seriousness
Synonyms for giddy? faint, frivolous, flighty
Antonyms for giddy? levelheaded, serious, earnest, sober
Impact? the striking of one object against another; the shock caused by a collision; to affect, especially forcefully
Synonyms for impact? collision, blow, effect
Intimidate? to make timid or frighten by threats; to use fear to get someone to do (or not to do)something
Synonyms for intimidate? bully, browbeat, hector
Liberate? to free from bondage or domination; to release
Synonyms for liberate? untie, unshackle
Antonyms for liberate? imprison, fetter, shackle, bind
Logical? reasonable; making use of reason and good sense
Synonyms for logical? rational, sensible
Antonyms for logical? absurd, ridiculous, unsound, preposterous
Misrepresent? to give a false or untrue idea
Synonyms for misrepresent? distort, falsify, twist, exaggerate
Optional? left to one's own choice; not required
Synonyms for optional? voluntary, elective, discretionary
Antonyms for optional? required, mandatory, compulsory
Outright? complete; instantaneous; without reservation, thoroughgoing; completely, instantaneously
Synonyms for outright? total, out and out, utterly, instantly
Antonyms for outright? partial, incomplete; by degrees
Rendezvous? to meet in accordance with a plan; a meeting by agreement; a meeting place
Synonyms for rendezvous? date, appointment, assignation
Rotund? rounded and plump; full of rich in sound
Synonyms for rotund? round, plump, chubby
Antonyms for rotund? thin, lean
Saunter? to stroll; walk in an easy, leisurely way; a stroll
Synonyms for saunter? ramble, amble, promendade
Antonyms for saunter? speed, race, hurry, dash, scurry, rush
Sluggish? lazy; slow-moving; not active, dull
Synonyms for sluggish? unhurried, lethargic, leisurely
Antonyms for sluggish? active, energetic, lively, rapid, brisk
Subordinate? lower in rank or position, secondary; one who is in a lower position or under the orders of someone else; to put in a lower or secondary position
Synonyms for subordinate? assistant, helper
Antonyms for subordinate? superior, higher, chief, supervisor
Tint? a delicate color or hue; a slight trace of something
Synonyms for tint? shade, tone, color, stain
Antonyms for tint? bleach, whiten
Variable? likely to undergo change; changeable
Synonyms for variable? fluctuating, shifting, inconstant
Antonyms for variable? constant, unchanging, steady
Verge? the point at which something begins or happens; a border
Synonyms for verge? brink, threshhold, edge
Created by: come_on_summer
 

 



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