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UNIT 9 VOCABULARY
(Adj) giving assistance; (n) a helper or aid
(Syn) additional, reserve, accessory
(Ant) main, primary
My father is the auxiliary in charge in my house.
(Adj) frank, sincere, impartial
(Syn) forthright, unbiased
(Ant) evasive, misleading
I was candid when I told my friends what had happened.
(N) the smallest room or compartment
(Syn) hole in the wall
(Ant) vast hall, auditorium
My bedroom was very cubicle.
(N) work that is tiresome
(Syn) toil, labor, grind
(Ant) recreation, fun, amusement
The workers had endless drudgery after working all day.
(N) a representative or messenger
(Syn) ambassador, minister
The country asked the man to act as a envoy of there country.
(V) to elevate; to increase in intensity
(Syn) raise, ascend, mount
(Ant) decrease, lessen, descend
The prices in the market began to escalate.
(N) a means to an end; (adj) advantageous, useful
(Syn) contrivance, device
(Ant) inconvenient, disadvantageous
The boy took advantage of his expedient talents.
(V) to pretend
(Syn) fake, sham, affect
Children feign there injuries so they get attention.
(N) a natural quality talent
(Syn) bent, gift, knack
The man had a flair for singing.
(Adj) causing sorrow or pain
(Syn) painful, flagrant
(Ant) joyful, upbeat, cheery
The boy got hit and had grievous pain.
(Adj) composed of different kids
(Syn) mixed, variegated
(Ant) uniform, homogenous
When the man met a knew person he realized both were heterogenous.
(N) a vast number (as of people)
(Syn) crowd, mass, host
(Ant) few, handful
There were a horde amount of people at the game.
(V) to force, drive forward
(Syn) urge, push, spur
(Ant) check, restrain, curb
A injury may impel people to come back.
(Syn) mistrust, doubting
(Ant) believing trustful
The parents were very incredulous of him as he told the story.
(V) to write or engrave
(Syn) enroll, enlist
(Ant) erase, rub-out, delete
The young man asked if he could inscribe into Canisius.
(N) a speech by one actor
Many characters in Julius Caesar have a monologue.
(N) A forecast of the probable course.
The football play was prognosis of getting drafted first.
(Adj) with a harsh sound; (n) harsh sound
(Syn) scraping, gravelly
(Ant) smooth, silky
The old man had a rasping voice.
(Syn) hateful, revolting, repulsive
(Ant) pleasing, attractive, tempting
The man said some very repugnant remarks.
(V) To sink a ship causing holes in it
(Syn) discard, scrap, ditch
(Ant) keep, salvage, rescue
The ship was scuttle because the man put a hole in it.