Flashcards in 7th Grade Vocab 4 Deck (73):
to reduce to nothing; to make ineffective or inoperative; to declare legally invalid or void
indifferent, bored as a result of having enjoyed many pleasures; apathetic
- to support, give boost to
- a long pillow or cushion; a supporting post
to feel or express regret or disapproval
of little importance, not worthy of serious attention; not meant seriously
- to bring together for service or battle; to gather or summon; to amount o, comprise, include
- a list of military personnel; a gathering, accumulation
a person or thing of no importance
to trouble, haunt, or fill the mind
elaborately decorated; showily splendid
to remove, drive out of position or place
to read thoroughly and carefully
full of tiny holes; able to be penetrated by air or water
a high point of land extending into water
- lying face down
- inclined, likely
- a pang of conscience, uneasiness, misgiving or doubt
- a feeling of faintness or nausea
a person or thing turned to for help or advice; the act of seeking help or protection
a remainder, that which remains when a part has been used up or removed
- showing concern or care
- fearful or anxious about someone or something
serious and dignified; quiet or subdued in character or conduct
- to support, nourish, keep up
- to suffer, undergo
- to bear up under, withstand
- to affirm the validity of
syn: prostrate, liable
syn: regret, second thought, scruple
syn: redress, remedy
syn: remnant, remains, leavings
syn: sedate, sober, prim
syn: foster, uphold
ant: standing upright, unlikely
ant: unconcerned, indifferent, apathetic
ant: gaudy, jaunty, unconventional
syn: mobilize, marshal, roster, inventory
syn: fancy, flashy, flamboyant
syn: expel, eject
syn: study, pore over, scrutinize
syn: leaky, permeable
syn: cliff, outcrop, jetty
ant: disband, dismiss, disperse
ant: plain, stark, austere
ant: admit, welcome
ant: airtight, impermeable
The sleepy new recruits assembled on the parade ground for the early morning __.
We may not be movie stars, but we did not deserve to be treated as __ by the presumptuous and haughty headwaiter.
If you allow fear of failure to __ you, you will find it difficult or even impossible to achieve your goals in life.
If you ask me, an __ gilded frame distracts the viewer's eye from a simple drawing.
Military leaders __ the duly elected president and took over the government.
It is wise to have a lawyer __ an agreement before you sign it.
Some synthetic materials are as __ and strong as natural sponges.
We chose a high __ overlooking the sea as the perfect spot for our picnic lunch.
syn: cancel, abolish, invalidate, nullify
ant: enthusiastic, passionate, fervent
syn: reinforce, buttress, validate
syn: lament, bemoan, bewail
syn: silly, foolish, inane, petty
ant: validate, authorize, ratify
ant: undermine, weaken, impair
ant: serious, important, significant
The state legislators voted by an overwhelming majority to __ the out-of-date law.
Battle-hardened soldiers may tend to become a bit __ about the dangers they face.
When you write a research paper, you should always use appropriate facts to __ your case.
The sofa has four comfortable __.
Social critics __ what they believe is a widespread decline in good manners.
I'll ignore your __ suggestion.
You will need to __ your courage to face the bully who has been tormenting you.
Unfortunately, I am __ to earaches and sinus infections.
Don't you have serious __ about voting for such a relatively unknown and inexperienced candidate?
If my letter of complain fails to get results, I will still have __ to a higher authority.
A __ of sticky taffy made the pan difficult to clean.
Neighbors made __ inquiries about the state of the elderly couple's health.
Many companies have a dress code which requires that all employees wear __ colors such as navy or gray.