Vocabulary Workshop Level E Unit 5

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(adj.) unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others.

Synonyms: selfless.
Antonyms: selfish, self-centred.
(v.) to express agreement; (n.) agreement.

Synonyms: (v.) concur, consent, accede.
Antonyms: (v.) disagree, differ, dissent.
(n.) one who does good to others.

Synonyms: patron, humanitarian.
Antonyms: misanthrope, malefactor.
(adj.) marked by honor, courtesy, and courage; knightly.

Synonyms: galant, civil, valiant.
Antonyms: crude, uncouth, churlish, loutish.
(n.) mercy, humaness; mildness, moderateness.

Synonyms: leniency, forbearance, gentleness.
Antonyms: harshness, severity, cruelty, inflexibility.
(n.) a lack, scarcity, inadequate supple; a famine.

Synonyms: insufficiency, want, paucity.
Antonyms: surplus, oversupply, glut, abundance.
(adj.) shy, lacking self-confidence; modest, reserved.

Synonyms: timid, bashful, unassertive, withdrawn.
Antonyms: bold, brash, audacious, self-confident, jaunty.
(n.) a difference; a lack of agreement.

Synonyms: disagreement, divergence, inconsistency.
Antonyms: agreement, convergence, consistency.
(v.) to go aboard; to make a start; to invest.

Synonyms: commence, launch, begin, board.
(adj.) easily done or attained; superficial; ready, fluent; easily shown but not sincerely felt.

Synonyms: effortless, assured, poised, specious.
Antonyms: labored, awkward, halting.
(adj.) unconquerable, refusing to yield.

Synonyms: unbeatable, invincible, unyielding.
Antonyms: surrendering, submissive, yielding.
(adj.) free from error; absolutely dependable.

Synonyms: unerring, certain.
Antonym: imperfect.
(v.) to walk heavily or slowly; to work slowly.

Synonyms: lumber, trudge.
Antonyms: scamper, skip, prance.
(adj.) causing a sharp sensation; stinging, biting.

Synonyms: sharp, spicy, piquant, caustic, racy.
Antonyms: bland, unappetizing, colorless, insipid.
(adj.) neglectful in performance of one's duty, careless.

Synonyms: negligent, lax, slack.
Antonyms: scrupulous, dutiful, punctilious.
(v.) to rest; lie; place; (n.) relaxation, peace of mind, calmness.

Synonyms: (v.) sleep; (n.) tranquility, respite.
Antonyms: (n.) exertion, wakefulness, tumult, bustle, ado.
(n.) rashness, boldness.

Synonyms: recklessness, foolhardiness, effrontery.
Antonyms: timidity, fearfulness, diffidence, humility.
(adj.) fierce and cruel; aggressive; deadly, destructive; scathingly harsh.

Synonyms: brutal, savage, belligerent, vitriolic.
Antonyms: gentle, mild, meek, unthreatening.
(adj.) sincere, real, without pretense.

Synonyms: genuine, heartfelt.
Antonyms: insincere, simulated, phoney.
(adj.) extremely poisonous; full of malice; spiteful.

Synonyms: venomous, noxious, baneful, hateful.
Antonyms: innocuous, harmless, bening.