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Can you name the 50 words on the fifth vocabulary packet?

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DefinitionWordAntonyms/Connections
(n.) submission or aquiescence to another's will or opinionConnections: A person who is AMENDABLE or COMPLAISANT will usually show ____ to others.
(n.) a scarcity or lackAntonyms: BOUNTY; DELUGE
(n.) a desertion of a cause; deviation from former beliefsConnection: An APOSTATE is so named because of his/her ____ from former beliefs.
(v.) 1) to lament or regret. 2) to protest strongly; to DEPRECATEn/a
(adj.) skillful, usually with the handsAnalogy- accountant : ASSIDUOUS as surgeon : ____
(v.) to ridicule; to mock; to DEPRICATEAntonyms: to give ACCOLADES or ADULATION to
(n.) propriety; APPOSITE, APT, COMELY conductn/a
(adj.) fiendish; devilish; evilAntonym: CHERUBIC
(v.) to wander from the usual courseConnections: When an APOSTATE ____ from his former beliefs, that is a DEFECTION.
1) (n.) a substance that is intended to dry up in moisture. 2) (adj.) dryingConnections: After a DELUGE, a ____, or ____ substance, might be used to sop up the ALLUVIAL deposits.
(adj.) burdensomeConnection: Something ____ will weigh a person down, while something that lifts someone up is a BUTTRESS.
(n.) the end result; the highest point; ACMEAntonyms: CATACLYSM; DEBACLE
(adj.) pertaining to food preparation or the kitchenConnection: A CONNOISSEUR of fine food is expert in ____ matters.
(n.) an authoritative or ARBITRARY statement or decision.Analogy- DEMAGOGUE : DIATRIBE as ARBITER : ____
(adj.) poverty-stricken; deprivedAntonym: AFFLUENT. Connection: Someone who is ____ lives in ABJECT poverty.
1) (adj.) cowardly 2) (n.) a cowardn/a
(v.) to erase; to cancel; to effaceConnections: To BOWDLERIZE literature is to delete offensive passages, often leaving the material BLAND.
(n.) a rabble-rouser (one who tries to stir up a crowd by appealing to emotion, prejudice, or bigotry)Connections: A ____ is ARBITRARY or BIGOTED in his/her views and BOMBASTIC.
(adj.) hasty; quickConnections: An ASSIDUOUS person would not give his/her work ____ attention, he/she would CON it and COGITATE about its contents.
(n.) belief; trustConnections: One gives ____ to a CONNOISSEUR because he/she supposedly knows what is AUTHENTIC.
(v.) to empty; to use upConnection: If one ____ his/her supply of something, he/she will have a DEARTH of that thing.
(adj.) infirm; broken downConnections: ATROPHY of the muscles can cause people to become ____. Someone CADAVEROUS is often ____ as well.
(adj.) no longer existing or functioningConnection: After a DEBACLE, a business or government is often ____.
(adj.) indirect, crooked; CLANDESTINE; COVERTAntonyms: ARTLESS; CANDID
(v.) to discern or notice after close observationConnections: Because ASSIDUOUS people, as wll as CONNOISSEURS, are known for their ACUMEN, they will ____ what casual observers will not detect with their CURSORY glances.
DefinitionWordAntonyms/Connections
(adj.) unmethodicalAntonym: ASSIDUOUS. Connections: A ____ person may give his/her work CURSORY attention and, as a result, could be caled DERELICT in his/her duties.
(adj.) sneering; sarcastic; distrustfulAntonym: CREDULOUS. Connections: A ____ person is rarely taken by CHARLATANS or their CHICANERY because he/she gives CREDENCE to no one.
belittling; depricating; deridingn/a
(n.) 1) death 2) end of existencen/a
(v.) 1) to hesitate or BALK at doing something often because of COMPUNCTIONS. 2) to take exception to; to objectn/a
(adj.) blameworthy; guiltyConnection: The ____ person should receive a punishment that is CONDIGN.
(n.) greed, AVARICEAntonym: BOUNTY
(n.) an occupant or resident of, or a very frequent vistor to, a placeConnection: A BIBLIOPHILE could be a ____ of a library or bookstore café.
(v.) to flood (n.) 1) a flood; CATACLYSM; DEBACLE. 2) a great amount of anythingn/a
(adj.) pleasant, delightful, usually used in the CULINARY senseConnections: An AROMA can be ____. CONDIMENTS are used to make food more ____.
(v.) to sketch; to depict; to describe or explainConnections: An ASSIDUOUS person ____ material. He/She does not give it CURSORY attention.
(n.) a state of disusen/a
(adj.) harmful to health or morals; BANEFULAntonym: BENIGN
(n.) the center of attentionConnections: Someone or something BIZARRE or BLATANT would be the '____ of all eyes'.
(v.) 1) to belittle; to use CALUMNY against; to DERIDE; to mock; to speak of in DEROGATORY terms; to issue a DIATRIBUTE against. 2) to protest strongly; to DEPLOREn/a
(n.) 1) an abandoned ship. 2) a social outcast. (adj.) negligent or remiss in one's dutiesn/a
(adj.) inclined to believe anythingAntonyms: CYNICAL; incredulous. Connections: One who is ____ gives CREDENCE too readily and, as a result, is often the victim of CHARLATANS and their CHICANERY.
(n.) a division into two antithetical parts, such as fantasy and reality, etc.Connection: A ____ is composed of ANTITHESES.
(v.) to shorten; to cut backAntonym: AUGMENT
(n.) a cleansing agentn/a
(n.) a horrible and total collapse; a disastrous occurence; CATACLYSMAntonyms: ACME; CULMINATION. Connection: A CABAL hopes to bring down a government in a ____.
(n.) an abusive speech; a speech which DEPLORES, DEPRECATES, DERIDES, or is DEROGATORY.Antonyms: ACCOLADES; ADDULATION. Connection: A DEMAGOGUE would deliver a ____.
(adj.) pretending to be shy or modest; coyConnections: A ____ person would BEGUILE, BLANDISH, or CAJOLE to get her way, while a BUMPTIOUS person would try to COERCE others to get his/her way.
(n.) explanation resulting from a careful study of the factsConnections: A ____ DELINEATES the elements of a situation or condition. It does result from a CURSORY glance at the facts or a DESULTORY approach.
(v.) to make unholy; to destroy the sanctity ofAntonyms: to CONSECRATE; to give a BENISON. Connection: To use BLASPHEMY is to desecrate the name of God.

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