Flashcards in Unit 3 Deck (20):
To have an intense dislike or hatred for.
Syn: loathe. Despise. Detest. Abhor.
Ant: relish savor cherish esteem
The modification of the social patterns traits are structures of a group or society by contact with those of another the resultant blend.
Syn. Adaptation. Acceptance
Resulting from chance rather than from an inherent cause or character accidental not essential acquired not congenital
S. Extrinsic. Incidental. Fortuitous.
Ant. Essential intrinsic congenital inherent
To assign or refer to. Attribute
Syn. Impute. Credit. Attribute.
Round about not direct
Syn. Indirect meandering winding
Ant. Straight direct as the crow flies
To sympathize with have pity or sorrow for sure a feeling of distress
Syn. Feel sorry for. Empathize.
Ant. Feel no sympathy for
To director order to prescribe a course of action in an authoritative way to prohibit
Syn. Bid. Charge. Command.
Ant. Allow. Permit
To make easy cause or progress faster
Syn. Accelerate facilitate speed up
Ant. Hinder hamper impede obstruct
To make amends make up for to avert.
Syn. Atone make amends for make reparation
A state of great excitement agitation or turbulence to be in or work into such a state. to produce alcohol by chemical action
Syn. Commotion. Turmoil. Unrest.
Ant. Peace and quite. Tranquility. Placidity
Resulting from what are marked by lack of attention unintentional accidental
Syn. Accidental unconsidered unintentional
Ant. Deliberate intentional premeditated
Existing in name only not really too small to be considered or taken seriously.
Syn. Titular. Token. Trifling. In consequential.
Ant. Real. Actual. Excessive. Exorbitant.
Not decisive or definite unwilling to take a clear position or to say yes or no
Syn. Cagey. Uniformity of playing it safe playing it close to the vest
Ant. Definite positive committed
To steal something that has been given into one's trust to take improperly for one's own use
Syn. Embezzle defraud misappropriate
A natural or habitual inclination or tendency especially of human character or behavior
Syn. Natural bent. Penchant. Prosperity.
Ant. Inability. Incapacity
Composure coolness especially in trying circumstances
Syn. Poise self assurance equanimity
Ant. Excitibility hysteria flappability
Resistant to lawful Authority having the purpose of overthrowing an established government
Syn. Mutinous. Rebellious. Subversive
Ant. Supportive loyal faithful allegiant
The slender not dense lacking clarity or sharpness of slight importance or significance lacking a sound basis poorly supported
Syn. Flimsy in substantial vague hazy
Ant. Strong solid substantial valid
Bitter sarcastic highly caustic or biting
Syn. Acerbic. Biting. Mordant. Mean spirited.
Ant. Bland. Saccharine. Honeyed