Flashcards in Unit 4 Deck (20):
Courteous and pleasant. Sociable. Easy to speak to.
Syn. Amicable. Agreeable. Cordial. Genial
Ant. Surly. Cantankerous. Dour. Inhospitable
To increase in greatness power or wealth. To build up or intensify. To make appear greater.
Syn. Aggrandize. Augment. Amplify. Enhance. Exalt.
Ant. Reduce. Decrease. Diminish.
Shapeless without definite form. Of no particular type or character. Without organization unity or cohesion.
Syn. Formless. Unstructured. Nebulous. Inchoate.
Ant. Definite. Well defined. Clear cut.
That which surrounds (as an atmosphere). A distinctive air or personal quality.
Syn. Ambience. Atmosphere.
Illegal traffic smuggled goods. Illegal prohibited
Syn. Boot leg. Illicit. Unlawful.
Ant. Legal. Lawful. Licit.
Scholarly. Learned. Bookish. Pedantic.
Syn. Profoundly. Educated. Well read.
Ant. Ignorant. Illiterate. Uneducated.
Thin light delicate insubsantial. A very thin light cloth
Syn. Sheer. Diaphanous. Filmy. Airy. Feathery. Gauzy
Ant. Thick. Dense. Solid. Massive.
To find out by reasoning. To arrive at a conclusion on the basis of thought. To hint suggest imply.
Syn. Gather. Deduce. Presume. Guess. Speculate.
Incapable of being understood. Impossible to see through physically.
Syn. Incomprehensible. Enigmatic. Impenetrable.
Ant. Compressible. Intelligible. Penetrable.
Relating to characteristic of or situated on an island. Narrow or isolated in outlook or experience.
Syn. Narrow minded. Provincial. Parochial.
Ant. Cosmopolitan. Liberal. Catholic.
Incapable of being changed or called back.
Syn. Irreversible. Unalterable. Unrecallable.
Ant. Reversible. Changeable.
A natural inclination or predilection toward.
Syn. Natural bent. Proclivity. Penchant.
Ant. Natural incapability of inability.
Peevish complaining fretful.
Syn. Petulant. Touchy. Irritable. Cranky.
Ant. Serene. Stoical. Placid. Uncomplaining.
To argue against or plead with someone against something to protest against object to.
Syn. Expostulate. Reason against.
To disown reject or deny the validity of
Syn. Disown. Renounce. Abjure.
Ant. Affirm. Avow. Aver. Avouch.
Able to return to an original shape or form. Able to recover quickly.
Syn. Buoyant. Elastic. Springy. Bouncy.
Ant. Rigid. Stiff. Unyielding. Inflexible.
To re echo resound. To reflect or be reflected repeatedly.
Syn. Rumble. Thunder. Boom. Echo.
Coarsely abusive vulgar or low (especially in language) foul mouthed.
Syn. Obscene. Vituperative. Filthy. Abusive.
Ant. Tasteful. Dignified. Decius. Seemingly.
Persistent showing industry and determination.
Syn. Assiduous. Tireless. Indefatigable.
Ant. Lackadaisical. Listless. Indolent. Otiose.