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Junior Vocabulary List 7
Can you name the 50 words on the seventh vocabulary list?
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(n.) a lover of luxurious living
Antonym: ASCETIC. Connections: A CONNOISSEUR of CULINARY knowledge is often an ____.
(adj.) Short-lived; EVANESCENT
(n.) calmness of temperment; poise.
Antonym: DISCOMFITURE. Connection: An equable person displays ____.
(n.) mild or BENIGN expression of an offensive fact; understatement
Antonym: hyperbole. Connections: A ____ is not explicit; it is often CIRCUMLOCUTORY.
(adj.) still in existence
(v.) to atone for a sin; to do penance
Connections: People who are CONTRITE or have COMPUNCTIONS will try to expiate those sins.
(v.) to avoid; forego
Antonym: ESPOUSE. Connections: An APOSTATE ____ his former cause as an apostle ESPOUSES a cause.
(n.) 1) a summary or part that is representative of the whole; COMPENDIUM. 2) a perfect or CONSUMMATE example of a type of person or thing.
(adj.) 1) foreign; imported from elsewhere. 2) strange
Antonyms: BANAL; BLAND; DRAB. Connection: BIZARRE implies wierdness, while ____ means different in a positive sense.
(n.) descriptive name, usually DEROGATORY
Connections: The use of ____ will AGGRAVATE or EXACERATE troubled interpersonal relationships.
(v.) to cleanse of offensive passages; to BOWDLERIZE
Connections: When literature is ____, the resulting material is often BANAL or BLAND
(adj.) no longer existing
(adj.) 1) even; steady (said of a person). 2) calm; serene (said of a person). 3) mild; not fluctuating or changing much.
(v.) to try to excel or equal
Connection: An apostle or ACOLYTE would ____ his/her leader.
(v.)to cause; to bring into being; BEGET
(n.) a speech of praise, often given after someone's DEMISE; ACCOLADES; ENCOMIUM
Antonyms: ANATHEMA; DIATRIBE; EXECRATION
(v.) to scold severely
Connections: We ____ people who are CULPABLE with ANATHEMAS, DIATRIBES, and EXECRATIONS.
(n.) inscription on a gravestone
Connection: A(n) ____ is inscribed after someone's DEMISE.
Antonyms: DESULTORY; DILATORY
(adj.) deliberately vague; AMBIGUOUS; CIRCUMLOCUTORY; DUBIOUS
(adj.) irrelevant; off the topic
Antonym: APPOSITE. Connections: Because it contains ____ material, writing or speech which DEVIATES from the topic is called DISCURSIVE or CIRCUMLOCUTORY.
(v.) to embitter; AGGRAVATE
Antonyms: ALEVIATE; AMELIORATE; ASSUAGE; ENHANCE; EXTENUATE
(n.) a pressing need; something which must be done right away
1) (v.) to live in exile voluntarily; to choose to live in another country other than one's own. 2) (v.) To drive out of one's country. 3) (n.) a person who chooses to live in anot
(n.) 1) justice; fairness. 2) the value of one's property after the outstanding mortgage has been paid off
(n.) praise; ACCOLADES; ADULATION; EULOGY
Antonyms: ANATHEMA; DIATRIBE
(v.) 1) to root out; to eliminate any traces of. 2) to BOWDLERIZE or EXPURGATE, when used in reference to the removal of offensive passages from literature
Connection: ____ is a more complete action than DELETE or EXPUNGE
(adj.) fleeting; vanishing; short-lived; EPHEMERAL
(v.) to free of guilt or blame.
Antonyms: ASCRIBE blame to; declare CULPABLE.
(v.) to increase; add to (something already good or positive); AUGMENT
Antonyms: AGGRAVATE; EXACERBATE
(v.) to clear of blame; to EXCULPATE
Antonyms: ASCRIBE blame to; declare CULPABLE
(v.) to alienate; to cause to be on unfriendly terms
Connections: If something ____ people, they move form AMITY to DISCORD.
(adj.) profound; understood by only a few; ABSTRUSE
Connection: Something ____ is difficult for the ordinary person to CONSTRUE.
(n.) pleasing sound of words or music
Antonym: cacaphony. Connections: DULCET sounds create ____ while CLARION sounds create cacaphony
(adj.) pressing; very important or urgent
(v.) 1) to marry or wed. 2) to advocate or support; to give one's support to
Antonym (2): ESCHEW
(n.) science of racial origins
(adj.) just; fair
Antonyms: ARBITRARY; BIASED. Connections: An ARBITER should be ____ and hand down only CONDIGN injunctions.
(n.) a puzzle or puzzling situation
Connections: A(n) ____ is AMBIGUOUS or ABSTRUSE. One must COGITATE to understand it.
(adj.) doing what is convenient or advantageous without regard to its morality or consequences.
(v.) to erase; to delete
Connections: To ____ offensive material from literature is to BOWDLERIZE or EXPURGATE.
(v.) to wear away
Connections: A DELUGE will cause soil to ____, where a CATACLYSM will cause soil to erupt.
(v.) 1) To prohibit from doing. 2) to order to do something
Connections: A DICTUM or ARBITER might ____ someone from doing, or to do, something.
(v.) to reason earnestly with (in an effort to change behavior)
Antonym: COERCE. Connections: Someone DIDACTIC would ____ with a person to EDIFY him/her.
(v.) to talk or write at great length.
(v.) to excuse; to CONDONE; to modify the severity of (a punishment); ALLEVIATE
Antonyms: AGGRAVATE; EXACERBATE. Connections: People characterized by CLEMENCY would ____ punishments.
(n.) ANATHEMA; denunciation
Antonyms: ACCOLADES; ENCOMIUM; EULOGY
(adj.) 1) light; airy; delicate. 2) heavenly
Connection: A CHERUBIC being is ____.
(adj.) clearly expressed ; directly stated
Antonyms: implicit; AMBIGUOUS; EQUIVOCAL
(n.) science of word origins
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