vocabulary level g unit 7

  1. allay
    v. to calm or pacify, set to rest; to lessen or relieve
  2. allay
    reduce, alleviate, moderate (syn.)
  3. allay
    aggravate, exacerbate, intensify (ant.)
  4. bestial
    adj. beastlike; beastly, brutal; subhuman in intelligence and sensibility
  5. bestial
    animalistic, loathsome (syn.)
  6. bestial
    human, clement, virtuous, upright (ant.)
  7. convivial
    adj. festive, sociable, having fun together, genial
  8. convivial
    fun-loving, jovial, merry (syn.)
  9. convivial
    dour, sullen, unsociable (ant.)
  10. coterie
    n. a circle of acquaintances; a close-knit, often exclusive, group of people with a common interest
  11. coterie
    clique, set (syn.)
  12. counterpart
    n. a person or thing closely resembling or corresponding to another; a complement
  13. counterpart
    match (syn.)
  14. demur
    v. to object or take exception to
  15. demur
    n. an objection
  16. demur
    protest, object to (syn.)
  17. demur
    assent to, consent to, accept, agree to (ant.)
  18. effrontery
    n. shameless boldness, impudence
  19. effrontery
    chutzpah, nerve, impertinence, cheek (syn.)
  20. effrontery
    shyness, diffidence, timidity (ant.)
  21. embellish
    v. to decorate, adorn, touch up; to improve by adding details
  22. embellish
    garnish (syn.)
  23. embellish
    strip, mar, disfigure (ant.)
  24. ephemeral
    adj. lasting only a short time, short-lived
  25. ephemeral
    transient, evanescent, transitory (syn.)
  26. ephemeral
    durable, long-lasting, permanent, perpetual (ant.)
  27. felicitous
    adj. appropriate, apt, well chosen; marked by well-being or good fortune, happy
  28. felicitous
    fortunate, well-put (syn.)
  29. felicitous
    inappropriate, inept, graceless, unhappy (ant.)
  30. furtive
    adj. done slyly or stealthily, sneaky, secret, shifty; stolen
  31. furtive
    covert, surreptitious (syn.)
  32. furtive
    aboveboard, open (ant.)
  33. garish
    adj. glaring; tastelessly showy or overdecorated in a vulgar or offensive way
  34. garish
    gaudy, flashy, tawdry (syn.)
  35. garish
    subdued, muted, understated, quiet (ant.)
  36. illusory
    adj. misleading, deceptive; lacking in or not based on reality
  37. illusory
    specious, spurious, imaginary (syn.)
  38. illusory
    actual, real, factual, objective (ant.)
  39. indigent
    adj. needy, impoverished
  40. indigent
    penniless, poverty-stricken, destitute (syn.)
  41. indigent
    affluent, prosperous (ant.)
  42. inordinate
    adj. far too great, exceeding reasonable limits, excessive
  43. inordinate
    exorbitant, extravagant (syn.)
  44. inordinate
    reasonable, equitable (ant.)
  45. jettison
    v. to cast overboard, get rid of as unnecessary or burdensome
  46. jettison
    cast off, discard, dump, junk (syn.)
  47. jettison
    conserve, retain, hold on to, keep (ant.)
  48. misanthrope
    n. a person who hates or despises people
  49. misanthrope
    people-hater (syn.)
  50. pertinacious
    adj. very persistent; holding firmly to a course of action or a set of beliefs; hard to get rid of, refusing to be put off or denied
  51. pertinacious
    stubborn, determined (syn.)
  52. picayune
    adj. of little value or importance, paltry, measly; concerned with trifling matters, small-minded
  53. picayune
    piddling, trifling (syn.)
  54. picayune
    important, significant, huge, gigantic (ant.)
  55. raiment
    n. clothing, garments
  56. raiment
    apparel, attire (syn.)
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vocabulary level g unit 7
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