Ela Vocabuluary Week 9 Flashcards Preview

8th Grade > Ela Vocabuluary Week 9 > Flashcards

Flashcards in Ela Vocabuluary Week 9 Deck (30):
1

What is the definition of adhere

To cling to or follow without deviation

2

What is the definition of admonish

To caution or warn; to reprimand or scold

3

What is the definition of adroit

Skillful, accomplished, highly competent

4

What is the definition of adulterate

To corrupt or make impure

5

What is the definition of benevolent

Kind, inclined to do good

6

What is the synonym of circumvent

To avoid, Dodge, bypass

7

What is a synonym of Clandestine

Concealed, covert, furtive

8

What is The synonym of demean

To degrade, debase, humble

9

What is a synonym of Denigrate?

To defame, disparage, slander

10

What is the synonym of equivocate?

To fence, hedge, circumlocution

11

What is the antonym of adhere

To abandon, forsake, relinquish

12

What is the antonym of admonish

To approve, advocate, encourage

13

What is the antonym of adroit?

Incompetent, clumsy, inept

14

What is the antonym of adulterate?

To purify, cleanse, expurgate

15

What is the antonym of benevolent?

Malevolent, malicious, cold-hearted

16

What is the definition of circumvent?

To bypass or go around

17

What is the definition of clandestine?

Done in secret

18

What is the definition of demean?

To degrade or defame

19

What is the definition of denigrate?

Ridicule; belittle

20

What is the definition of equivocate?

To be ambiguous; to double speak

21

What is the synonym of adhere?

To cleave, cling, cohere

22

What is the synonym of admonish?

To advise, caution, warn

23

What is the synonym of adroit?

Deft, agile, adept

24

What is the synonym of adulterate

To defile, corrupt, sully

25

What is the synonym of benevolent?

Altruistic, magnanimous, unselfish

26

What is the antonym of circumvent?

To confront, meek, seek

27

What is the antonym of clandestine

Overt, blatant, forthright

28

What is the antonym of demean?

To elevate, raise, uplift

29

What is the antonym of denigrate?

To acclaim, compliment, praise

30

What is the antonym of equivocate?

To clarify, elucidate, explain