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Junior Vocabulary List 6
Can you name the 50 words on the sixth vocabulary list?
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(adj.) 1) instructive. 2) moralistic
Connections (1): An ADMONITION is meant to be ____. Something ____ is meant to EDIFY
(adj.) 1) truly shy, as opposed to DEMURE. 2) lacking confidence.
(adj.) delaying; tardy
Connection: A ____ person does not act with ALACRITY or CELERITY.
(n.) a perplexing situation involving a choice between two equally undesirable choices.
(n.) an amateur or dabbler in the arts.
Antonym: CONNOISSEUR. Connections: A ____ knows just a little about subjects that are AESTHETIC. He/she gives CURSORY attention to the various arts.
(n.) a funeral song
Connection: A ____ is DOLOROUS.
(adj.) having keen insight; ASSIDUOUS; ASTUTE; COGNIZANT of the fine points of a subject.
(n.) disappointment; embarrassment; confusion; frustration
Connections: An ADMONITION or chiding or an ALTERCATION might leave one with a feeling of ____.
(n.) disagreement; lack of harmony
Antonym: AMITY. Connections: ____ is caused by people who are ACERBIC, ACRIMONIOUS, CAUSTIC, ADAMANT, BELLICOSE, CANTANKEROUS, CHOLERIC, or CONTUMACIOUS
(adj.) rambling from one subject to another; CIRCUMLOCUTORY; DESULTORY
Connection: If someone is DISTRAUGHT, he/she might be called ____ or DESULTORY, but someone DEVIOUS would more likely be called CIRCUMLOCUTORY.
(v.) to belittle; DEPRECATE; DERIDE
Connections: CALUMNY, DIATRIBES, and DEROGATORY language ____.
(adj.) completely different.
Connection: In a DICHOTOMY, the parts are ____. In fact, each is the ANTITHESIS of the other.
(v.) to disperse; scatter; distribute
(adj.) dissipated; morally corrupt
Antonyms: very ABSTEMIOUS; ASCETIC; AUSTERE
(adj.) absent-minded; inattentive to detail
Antonyms: ASSIDUOUS, ASTUTE, COGNIZANT, DISCERNING
(adj.) bewildered or perplexed, usually due to grief
ANTONYM: BLITHE. Connection: We offer our CONDOLENCES to people who are ____. Someone very DOLEFUL could be ____
(adj.) daily; occuring in the daytime
(adj.) to disclose; to make known
Connections: People ____ secrets of the COVERT, CLANDESTINE activities DEVIOUS people, but they disseminate information
(adj.) submissive, showing DEFERENCE; easy to teach or EDIFY; aquiescent; AMENDABLE; COMPLAISANT
Antonyms: ADAMANT; CONTUMACIOUS. Connections: People who are AMENABLE, or COMPLAISANT tend to be docile and will ACUIESCE to another or will show DEFERENCE.
(n.) trivial or worthless poetry
Analogy- jewlery : BAUBLE as poetry : DOGGEREL
(adj.) strongly stating an opinion without evidence
Connections: An ARBITRARY or BIGOTED person, such as a DEMAGOGUE is ____
(adj.) sad; mournful (said of a person)
Antonyms: BLITHE; CONVIVIAL; DROLL
(adj.) sad; mournful (never a person)
Connection: A dirge is _____.
(adj.) monotonous, dull
Analogy- food : BLAND as clothing : ____
(adj.) extreme in effect; dire
(adj.) 1) comical. 2) amusingly odd; BALMY
(adj.) doubtful; AMBIGUOUS; APOCRYPHAL
Connections: One should be ____ or look askance at what is _____.
(n.) sullen resentment or anger
Connections: BELLICOSE, CANTANKEROUS, CHOLERIC people are often in high ____.
(adj.) 1) sweet to the taste. 2) pleasant sounding
(n.) deception; double dealing
Connections: DEVIOUS people, such as CHARLATANS or CABALS practice ____.
(n.) coercion; force
Connections: If one is AVERSE to doing something, he/she may BALK doing it or do it only under ____.
(adj.) energetic; AVID; COGENT; EFFICIOUS.
Antonym: EFFETE. Connection: ____ people often display EBULLITION
(n.) bubbling over; outburst of spirit
Antonym: APATHY. Connections: AVID, DYNAMIC people display ____.
(n.) 1) brilliant achievement or conspicuous success. 2) great acclaim; ACCOLADES; ADULATION
(n.) a poem about rural areas and people
Connection: ____ deal with subjects which are BUCOLIC.
(v.) to enlighten; to instruct morally
Connections: DIDACTIC material is intended to ____.
(adj.) no longer productive; worn out; decadent
Antonyms: AVID; COGENT; DYNAMIC; EFFICACIOUS
(adj.) able to produce an effect; potent; COGENT; DYNAMIC
(n.) a sculptured or pictured image of someone; a dummy
Connection: One way to express ANTIPATHY for someone is to hang him/her in ____
(n.) boldness; ARROGANCE
Antonym: DEFERENCE. Connection: ADAMANT, BUMPTIOUS, CONTUMACIOUS people display ____.
(adj.) outstandingly bad
(v.) to exclaim; cry out
(v.) to draw forth
(adj.) thin; atrophied; CADAVEROUS
(v.) to issue forth from
(v.) to steal when in a position of trust
Connections: People who ____ are characterized by DUPLICITY. They employ COVERT, CLANDESTINE and DEVIOUS methods.
1) (n.) a softener or moisturizer. 2) (adj.) soothing
(n.) payment for services; salary
(adj.) resulting from experience or experiment
Antonym: ARBITRARY Connections: A BIGOTED or DOGMATIC person, such as a DEMAGOGUE, usually does not have ____ evidence to CORROBORATE his/her opinions; therefore, those opinions are ARBITRARY.
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