Vocab Level G Unit 4

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  1. atrophy
    n. the wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progressive decline or failure
  2. atrophy
    v. to waste away
  3. atrophy
    degeneration, deterioration, wither (syn.)
  4. atrophy
    growth, mature (ant.)
  5. bastion
    n. a fortified place, stronghold
  6. bastion
    citadel, rampart, parapet (syn.)
  7. concord
    n. a state of agreement, harmony, unanimity; a treaty, pact, covenant
  8. concord
    disagreement, strife, discord (ant.)
  9. consummate
    adj. complete or perfect in the highest degree
  10. consummate
    v. to bring to a state of completion or perfection
  11. consummate
    masterful, clinch, conclude (syn.)
  12. consummate
    launch, initiate, begin, kick off (ant.)
  13. disarray
    n. disorder, confusion
  14. disarray
    v. to throw into disorder
  15. disarray
    disorganization, dishevel, mess up (syn.)
  16. disarray
    organization, order, tidiness (ant.)
  17. exigency
    n. urgency, pressure; urgent demand, pressing need; an emergency
  18. exigency
    requirement, crisis (syn.)
  19. flotsam
    n. floating debris; homeless, impoverished people
  20. flotsam
    floating wreckage (syn.)
  21. frenetic
    adj. frenzied, highly agitated
  22. frenetic
    frantic, overwrought (syn.)
  23. frenetic
    calm, controlled, relaxed, leisurely (ant.)
  24. glean
    v. to gather bit by bit; to gather small quantities of grain left in a field by the reapers
  25. glean
    cull, pick up (syn.)
  26. grouse
    n. a type of game bird; a complaint
  27. grouse
    v. to complain, grumble
  28. grouse
    kvetch, bellyache (syn.)
  29. incarcerate
    v. to imprison, confine, jail
  30. incarcerate
    intern (syn.)
  31. incarcerate
    liberate, free (ant.)
  32. incumbent
    adj. obligatory, required
  33. incumbent
    n. one who holds a specific office at the time spoken of
  34. incumbent
    mandatory, necessary (syn.)
  35. incumbent
    optional, unnecessary (ant.)
  36. jocular
    adj. humorous, jesting, jolly, joking
  37. jocular
    waggish, facetious, droll (syn.)
  38. jocular
    solemn, grave, earnest, grim (ant.)
  39. ludicrous
    adj. ridiculous, laughable, absurd
  40. ludicrous
    risible, preposterous (syn.)
  41. ludicrous
    heartrending, poignant, pathetic (ant.)
  42. mordant
    adj. biting or caustic in thought, manner, or style; sharply or bitterly harsh
  43. mordant
    acrimonious, acidulous, sardonic, scathing (syn.)
  44. mordant
    bland, mild, gentle, soothing (ant.)
  45. nettle
    n. a prickly or stinging plant
  46. nettle
    v. to arouse displeasure, impatience, or anger; to vex or irritate severely
  47. nettle
    peeve, annoy, incense, gall (syn.)
  48. nettle
    please, delight, soothe, pacify (ant.)
  49. pecuniary
    adj. consisting of or measured in money; of or related to money
  50. pecuniary
    monetary (syn.)
  51. pusillanimous
    adj. contemptibly cowardly or mean-spirited
  52. pusillanimous
    lily-livered (syn.)
  53. pusillanimous
    stouthearted, courageous (ant.)
  54. recumbent
    adj. in a reclining position, lying down, in the posture of one sleeping or resting
  55. recumbent
    prone, supine, inactive (syn.)
  56. recumbent
    erect, energetic, dynamic (ant.)
  57. stratagem
    n. a scheme to outwit or deceive an opponent or to gain an end
  58. stratagem
    trick, ploy, subterfuge (syn.)
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Vocab Level G Unit 4
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