Flashcards in Vocab List 1 Deck (20):
(V) To corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of lesser value
It is illegal to adulterate other people's drinks without their permission.
(Adj) able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; deceitful
It has always been a dream of mine to be ambidextrous.
(V) to make larger; increase
If you save enough you're bank account will augment and you will be able to afford more things.
(Adj) deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
Antonym: well provided
When my godmother died I felt bereft for the first time in my life.
(V) to position or arrange; to utilize
Antonym: to mix up
The sergeant deployed the troops to Afghanistan.
(Adj) stern; unyielding; gloomy
Synonym: harsh, forbidding
Antonym: cheery, inviting
My mothers dour look made me feel sad.
(N) courage in facing difficulties
It took much fortitude for the soldier to be able to combat.
(V) to stare with open mouth; to open mouth wide
Antonym: no reaction
I gaped when my mom fell out of the car.
(V) to utter taunting words
(N) an expression of scorn
The bully would always gibe the nerds.
(N) and external appearance, cover, mask
My fairness guise was so good nobody recognized him.
(N) a strong dislike, hostile feeling
I had much antipathy when I saw the bug.
(Adj) capable of being being applied, relevant
What we learned in school was applicable to real life.
(N) something of value; a resource
My house is an asset for my family.
(V) to attack from all sides; to surround
Antonym: to treat kindly
The boy was beset by all the bullies.
(N) sympathy for another's suffering; pity
His compassion for the girl was like no other.
(N) proper behavior, good taste
You need a proper decorum to go to a gala.
(N) compulsion by threat; forcible confinement
I was under duress when I had to steal the pencil.
(Adj) high spirited, enthusiastic
The girl was exuberant to see she made the cheerleading team.
(N) an exact copy
There are no twins that are facsimile.