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Flashcards in Units 4-6 Synonyms Deck (60):
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exceptional, unusual, aberrant

anomalus

2

innuendo, calumny

aspersion

3

grotesque, fantastic, outlandish

bizarre

4

tactless, ungracious

brusque

5

wheedle, inveigle

cajole

6

chastise, censure

castigate

7

think up, concoct, fabricate

contrive

8

rabble-rouser, firebrand

demagogue

9

undeceive, enlighten

disabuse

10

languor, world-weariness, listlessness

ennui

11

bond, restraint, bind, hamper

fetter

12

evil, odious, outrageous

heinous

13

unchangeable, unalterable, fixed, invariable

immutable

14

revolutionary, rebellious, mutinous

insurgent

15

delusions of grandeur

megalomania

16

"no-show" job, cushy job, "plum"

sinecure

17

furtive, covert, clandestine, concealed

surreptitious

18

overstep, trespass

transgress

19

transform, convert

transmute

20

surrogate, secondhand

vicarious

21

reprieve

amnesty

22

home rule

autonomy

23

taken for granted

axiomatic

24

broadcast, trumpet

blazon

25

admonition, word to the wise

caveat

26

right, reasonable, evenhanded

equitable

27

disentangle, extract

extricate

28

pilfer, purloin, swipe

filch

29

sneer at, snicker at, scorn

flout

30

refractory, recalcitrant, peevish

fractious

31

principle, maxim

precept

32

salubrious, curative

salutary

33

searing, harsh, savage

scathing

34

flog, beat; bane, plague, pestilence

scourge

35

lugubrious, mortuary

sepulchral

36

narcotic, anesthetic

soporific

37

highly conventional, overly strict, stuffy

straitlaced

38

impermanent, ephemeral, evanescent

transient

39

bulky, clumsy, impractical

unwieldy

40

lifeless, colorless

vapid

41

genial, amicable, cordial

affable

42

augment, amplify, enhance, exalt

aggrandize

43

formless, unstructured, inchoate

amorphous

44

model, prototype, epitome

archetype

45

ambience, atmosphere

aura

46

bootleg, unlawful

contraband

47

profoundly educated, well-read

erudite

48

filmy, diaphanous, sheer, airy, feathery, gauzy

gossamer

49

impenetrable, incomprehensible, enigmatic

inscrutable

50

narrow-minded, parochial, provincial

insular

51

unrecallable, unalterable

irrevocable

52

natural bent, proclivity, penchant

propensity

53

petulant, irritable

querulous

54

reason against, espostulate

remonstrate

55

disavow, renounce

repudiate

56

springy, elastic

resilient

57

rumble, thunder, boom, echo

reverberate

58

obscene, filthy, abusive, vituperative

scurrilous

59

assiduous, indefatigable

sedulous

60

inferior, cheesy

sleazy