Flashcards in Unit 6 Deck (20):
Abnormal irregular departing from the usual.
Syn. Exceptional. Atypical. Unusual. Aberrant.
Ant. Normal. Regular. Customary. Typical. Ordinary.
A damaging or derogatory statement. The act of slandering or defaming.
Syn. Innuendo. Calumny. Denigration.
Ant. Testimonial. Praise. Endorsement.
Extremely strange unusual atypical
Syn. Grotesque. Fantastic. Outlandish.
Ant. Normal. Typical. Ordinary. Expected.
Abrupt. Blunt with no formalities.
Syn. Curt. Tackless. Ungracious. Gruff. Rough.
Ant. Gracious. Tactful. Courteous. Diplomatic
To coax persuade through flattery or artifice. To deceive with soothing thoughts or false promises.
Syn. Wheedle. Inveigle. Soft-soap. Sweet-talk.
Ant. Coerce. Force. Strong arm
To punish severely. To criticize severely.
Syn. Chastise. Rebuke. Censure. Upbraid.
Ant. Reward. Honor. Praise. laud.
To plan with ingenuity invent. To bring about as the result of scheme or plan
Syn. Think up. Devise. Concoct. Fabricate.
A leader who exploits popular prejudices and false claims
To free from deception or error set right in ideas or thinking.
Syn. Undeceive. Enlighten. Set straight.
Ant. Deceive. Delude. Pull wool over ones eyes.
Weariness and dissatisfaction from lack of occupation or interest boredom.
Syn. Languor. World-weariness. Listlessness.
Ant. Enthusiasm. Liveliness. Excitement. Intensity.
A chain or shackle placed on the feet( often used in plural). Anything that confines or restrains To chain or shackle. To render helpless or impotent
Syn. Bond. Restraint. Bind. Hamber.
Ant. Free. Liberate. Emancipate.
Very wicked offensive hateful
Syn. Evil. Odious. Abominable. Outrageous.
Ant. Excellent. Wonderful. Splendid.
Not subject to change constant.
Syn. Unchangeable. Unalterable. Fixed. Invariable.
Ant. Changeable. Inconstant. Variable. Fickle.
One who rebels or rises against authority. Rising in revolt refusing to accept authority. Surging or rushing in or on.
Syn. Revolutionary. Rebellious. Mutinous.
Ant. Loyalists. Loyal. Faithful.
A delusion marked by feeling of power wealth talent far in excess of reality.
Syn. Delusions of grandeur.
Ant. Humility. Modesty. Self-abasement.
A position requiring little or no work. An easy job.
Syn. No show job. Cushy job. Plum.
Stealthy secret intended to escape observation. Made or accomplished by fraud.
Syn. Furtive. Covert. Clandestine. Concealed.
Ant. Open. Frank. Aboveboard. Overt.
To go beyond a limit or boundary. To sin violate a law.
Syn. Overstep. Exceed. Err. Trespass.
Ant. Obey. Toe the line.
To change from one nature substance or form to another.
Syn. Transform. Convert. Translate. Metamorphose.
Ant. Maintain. Unchanged. Preserve.