Unit 3

  1. articulate
    pronounce distinctly. connect by a joint. elucidate. eloquent
  2. cavort
    to romp around exuberantly. to make merry. gambol
  3. credence
    belief, mental acceptance. credit. trust. confidence
  4. decry
    to condemn. express strong disapproval. to officially depreciate. denounce. censure. devalue.
  5. dissemble
    to disguise or conceal. deliberately give a false impression. dissimulate. mask. feign
  6. distraught
    very much agitated or upset as a result of emoption or mental conflict. frantic. distracted.
  7. euolgy
    a formal statement of commendation, high praise. panegyric. encomium. tribute. testimonial.
  8. evince
    to dispay clearly, to make evident, to provoke. exhibit. manifest. occasion.
  9. exhume
    to remove from a grave, to bring to light. disinter. unearth, uncover
  10. feckless
    lacking in spirit and strength. ineffective. weak. irresponsible. unreliable
  11. murky
    dark and gloomy. obscure. lacking in clarity and precision. dim. cloudy. unclear
  12. nefarious
    wicked. depraved. devoid of moral standards. inquitous. reprehensible
  13. piquant
    stimulating the taste or mind. spicy. pungent. appealing, provocative. tangy. zestful
  14. primordial
    created at the very beginning. going back to most acient times, fundamental, basic, original, primeval, primal.
  15. propinquity
    nearness or place in time, kinship. proximity, similarly
  16. unwonted
    not usual or expected, not in character. unusual uncommon unexpected atypical
  17. utopian
    founded upon or involving a visionary view of an ideal world, impractical. idealistic
  18. verbiage
    language that is too wordy or inflated in proportion to the sense or content. wordiness, a manner of expression. verbosity prolixity diction jargon
  19. verdant
    green in tint or color. immature in experience or judgment. artless. naive
  20. viscous
    having a gelatinous or gluey quality. lacking in easy movement or fluidity. gummy. sticky. thick.
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Unit 3
Vocab Workshop Level G unit 3