Junior Vocabulary List 10

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DefinitionWordAntonyms/Connections
(adj.) lazy; idle; APATHETIC; AVERSE; CURSORY; DESULTORY; DERELICT; DILATORY; EFFETE; FALLOW; FECKLESS; INERT; taking no pains with one's workAnalogy: EBULLITION : AVID as APATHY : ____
(adj.) 1) excessive in amount; COPIOUS. 2) extreme or DRASTIC in intensity. 3) beyond what is proper, normal, necessary, or endurable; EGREGIOUSConnection (2): A crime of ____ quality is HEINOUS.
(adj.) 1) said of a person - hostile; unfriendly; ACERBIC; CANTANKEROUS; CAUSTIC; CHOLERIC; FRACTIOUS. 2) said of a situation - unfavorable; ACRIMONIOUSAntonyms (1): AMMENDABLE, COMPLAISANT; AFFABLE, COMPATIBLE, CONVIVIAL, GREGARIOUS. Antonym (2): AUSPICIOUS
(adj.) deeply rooted, INCORRIGIBLE; IMPERVIOUS to criticismAntonym: INCIPIENT. Connections: An ____ habit must be EXTIRPATED.
(n.) uprightness; honesty; sincerityAntonyms: DUPLICITY; GUILE. Connections: ARTLESS, CANDID, GUILELESS, INGENUOUS people possess ____.
(adj.) 1) growing or produced naturally in a particular region or country; native. 2) innate; inherent; inborn; INTRINSICAntonym (2): EXOTIC
(adj.) wicked; evil; BALEFUL; BANEFUL; DIABOLICAntonyms: BENIGN; CHERUBIC; INNOCUOS. Connections: ____ people live in IGNOMINY usually because they have commited EGREGIOUS acts or HEINOUS crimes.
(adj.) 1) unyielding; ADAMANT; CONTUMACIOUS; not likely to ACQUIESCE or to show DEFERENCE; INCORRIGIBLE. 2) not easily discouraged, defeated, or subdued; unconquerable; FORMIDABLEAntonyms (1): ABJECT; AMENDABLE; COMPLAISANT; DOCILE
(adj.) 1) Said of a person - merciless; severe; strict; AUSTERE; IMPLACABLE; INEXORABLE. 2) said of the weather - stormy; HIBERNALAnalogy (1): CLEMENCY : BENIGN as ASPERITY : ____
(v.) to harden or accustom to something difficult, painful, etc.; to cause to become CALLOUSAntonym: ASSUAGE
(adj.) unbelievable; improbable; CHIMERICALAntonym: FEASIBLE. Connections: Most people are DUBIOUS about and do not put CREDENCE in ____ stories.
(adj.) said of a person or thing - lacking sense or meaning; silly; foolish; BALMY; BANAL; FATUOUS; INSIPID.Antonyms: AUGUST; GRANDIOSE. Connection: DOGGEREL is often ____.
(adj.) very BUMPTIOUS; FEARLESS; BOLD; BRAVEAntonyms: ABJECT; CRAVEN; DIFFIDENT
(adj.) clever; resourceful; inventive; skillful; APT; ASTUTE; DISCERNING; having ACUMENAntonyms: FALLOW; INERT. Analogy: physical : DEXTEROUS as intellectual : ____
(v.) to cancel; to make void; to ABROGATEn/a
(adj.) frank; without cunning; unsophisticated; ARTLESS; CANDID; GUILELESSAntonym: CYNICAL. Connections: ____ people would never practice, but are often the victims of, CHICANERY or DUPLICITY.
(n.) drunkenness; intoxicationConnections: ____ might make someone behave in a FATUOUS or INANE manner. Analogy: ASCETIC : ABSTEMIOUSNESS as HEDONIST : ____.
(adj.) inconsistent; inharmonious; ABBERANT; ANOMALOUS; INCOMPATIBLEAntonym: COMPATIBLE. Analogy: HOMOGENOUS : COMPATIBLE as HETEROGENOUS : ____.
(adj.) flat; tasteless; BANAL; BLAND; DRAB; HACKNEYED; INANE; INNOCUOUSAntonym: FELICITOUS. Connection: a CLICHÉ is ____.
(adj.) cunning; deceitful; waiting to trap or trick; sneaky; DEVIOUS; DIABOLIC; FURTIVEAntonyms: ARTLESS; CANDID; BUMPTIOUS. Connections: ____ people try to BEGUILE, BLANDISH, CAJOLE, or INVEIGLE others.
(n.) detention or confinement within a country or area, usually for political reasons.Analogy: criminal : INCARCERATION as alien : ____
(adj. or adv.) with true identity concealed or disguised; under an assumed or fictitious name.Connections: People who COLLABORATE or who are invloved in CLANDESTINE, COVERT, or FURTIVE activities often work ____.
(adj.) arousing envy; discriminating unfairlyConnection: invidious comparisons create ANTIPATHY among those being compared.
(adj.) poor; DESTITUTEAntonym: AFFLUENT. Connections: An ____ person, such as a DERELICT, may be ABJECT and may have to IMPORTUNE for money from others.
(adj.) harmless; inoffensive; mild; BENIGN; BLAND; INSIPIDAntonyms: BALEFUL, BANEFUL, DELETERIOUS; INIQUITOUS
DefinitionWordAntonyms/Connections
(adj.) vague; incapable of being touched or seenn/a (surprisingly)
(adj.) not able to express oneself well in words.Antonym: GLIB. Connections: A CRASS person is often ____. A person is often ____ when DISTRAUGHT or INEBRIATED.
(n.) hint; insinuation; COVERT, AMBIGUOUS or EQUIVOCAL reference to someone's character, usually negative.Antonym: INFERENCE. Connections: ____ IMPUGN or DEPRECATE and DISPARAGE someone's character and ASCRIBE or IMPUTE bad actions or qualities to a person.
(adj.) basic; essentialAntonym: EXTRANEOUS
(adj.) without pause or interruption; continuousConnections: Something ____ does not ABATE and is not ALLEVIATED. A GARRULOUS person is often an ____ talker
(v.) flood; DELUGEConnections: When an area is ____, ALLUVIAL deposits remain when the waters ABATE.
(v.) forbid; ENJOIN from; INHIBITAntonym: COERCE. Connection: An ARBITER may ____ certain actions by a person or group.
(n.) logical conclusion or deductionAntonyms: FALLACY; INNUENDO
(n.) harsh accusation; DIATRIBE; HARANGUE; language which is used to INVEIGHAntonyms: ACCOLADES, ADULATION, ENCOMIUM, EULOGY. Connections: ____ are ACERBIC, ACRIMONIOUS, CAUSTIC, or DEROGATORY.
(adj.) 1) when said of a person - pitiless; inflexible; AUSTERE; INCLEMENT; IMPLACABLE. 2) when said of the laws of nature - IMMUTABLEAntonym (1): BENIGN. Analogy (1): CLEMENCY : BENIGN as ASPERITY : ____
(adj.) too overwhelming or wonderful to be expressed in words; IMPONDERABLE.Connection: To an AGNOSTIC, Gawd is ____
(v.) to denounce abusively; DEPLORE; to use INVECTIVE; DEPRECATE; DERIDEConnections: Someone who ____ EXCORIATES or FLAYS others.
1)(n.) A current office holder. 2)(adj.) obligatory; requiredConnection (2): If one doesn't do what is ____ upon him, he will be DERELICT in his duties.
(v.) to restrain, especially an action, thought, or emotion; to ENJOIN from doing something; STIFLEConnections: COMPUNCTIONS ___ people from doing wrong. FETTERS, IMPEDIMENTS, and INCUBI ____ movement.
(adj.) incomprehensible; difficult to figure out or CONSTRUE; ABSTRUSEAntonym: AXIOMATIC. Connections: An ENIGMA is ____. The ARGOT of hoboes or thieves was intended to be ____ to others.
(adj.) endless; seeming to last forevern/a
(v.) To imprisonAnalogy: Chains : FETTER as cell : ____
(adj.) 1) physically inactive; DESULTORY; INDOLENT. 2) mentally inactive; DESULTORY; DERELICT; FALLOW; INDOLENTAntonyms (1): AVID; DYNAMIC; EXPEDITIOUS, FLEET. Connections (1): An ____ person displays APATHY, not EBULLITION.
(n.) burialConnections: After a person's DEMISE, there is usually an ____ ceremony. This service would take place in a cemetary where the ground had been CONSECRATED or HALLOWED.
(adj.) beyond or IMPERVIOUS to correction, especially because of deep-rooted habit; ADAMANT; CONTUACIOUS; INDOMITABLE; INVETERATEAntonyms: CONTRITE; DOCILE. Connections: ____ people have no COMPUNCTIONS. They do not DEMUR wrongdoing. In fact, they often do wrong with ALACRITY, CELERITY, and IMPUNITY.
(v.) to work oneself into the good graces of another; BLANDISH; CAJOLEAnalogy: ARROGANT/BUMPTIOUS : COERCE as ABJECT : ____.
(v.) to persuade by flattery; BEGUILE; BLANDISH; CAJOLE; wheedleAntonym: COERCE. Connections: ABJECT, DEVIOUS, and INSIDIOUS people would ____.
(adj.) just beginning to exist or come into noticeAntonym: INVETERATE
(adj.) 1) When said of an action or occurrence - not planned; unintentional; due to oversight. 2) When said of a person - negligent; heedless; thoughtless; not attentive or observaAntonyms (2): ASSIDUOUS; ASTUTE; CIRCUMSPECT; COGNIZANT; DISCERNING
(n). an oppressive weight; anything CUMBROUS; an IMPEDIMENTAntonym: BUTTRESS. Connections: Anything that CURTAILS or INHIBITS one's movement, such as a FETTER, is ____.

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