Sadlier Level F- Unit 2

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(v.) To improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming. Synonyms: Amend, Better Antonyms: Worsen, Aggravate, Exacerbate
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(n.) Poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularity. Synonyms: Composure, Self-Possession, Levelheadedness Antonyms: Confusion, Embarrassment, Abashment
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(adj.) Pompous or overblown in language; full of high-sounding words intended to conceal a lack of ideas. Synonyms: Inflated, Highfalutin, High-Flown, Pretentious Antonyms: Unadorned, Simple Plain, Austere
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(adj.) Without experience; immature, not fully developed; lacking sophistication and poise; without feathers. Synonyms: Green, Raw, Unfledged, Inexperienced Antonyms: Mature, Grown-Up, Polished, Sophisticated
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(n.) Saliva or mucus flowing from the mouth or nose; foolish, aimless talk or thinking; nonsense. (v.) To let saliva flow from the mouth; to utter nonsense or childish twaddle; to waste or fritter away foolishly. Synonyms: (n.) Balderdash, Hogwash, Tommyrot; (v.) Slaver
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(n.) A summary, condensed account; an instance that represents a larger reality. Synonyms: Abstract, Digest, Model, Archetype
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(v.) To urge strongly, advise earnestly Synonyms: Entreat, Implore, Adjure Antonyms: Discourage, Advise Against, Deprecate
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Ex Officio
(adj., adv.) By virtue of holding a certain office.
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(v.) To violate, trespass, go beyond recognized bounds. Synonyms: Encroach, Impinge, Intrude, Poach Antonyms: Stay in Bounds
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(v.) to make oneself agreeable and thus gain favor or acceptance by others (sometimes used in a critical or derogatory sense). Synonyms: Cozy Up To, Curry Favor With Antonyms: Alienate, Humiliate Oneself, Mortify Oneself.
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(n.) One who moves in where he or she is not wanted or has no right to be, an intruder. Synonyms: Trespasser, Meddler, Buttinsky
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(adj.) Belonging to someone or something by its very nature, essential, inherent; originating in a bodily organ or part. Synonyms: Immanent, Organic Antonyms: Extrinsic, External, Outward
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(v.) To make a violent attack in words, express strong disapproval. Synonyms: Rail, Harangue, Fulminate, Remonstrate Antonyms: Acclaim, Glorify, Extol
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(n.) Weariness of body or mind, lack of energy. Synonyms: Fatigue, Lethargy, Torpor, Languor Antonyms: Energy, Vitality, Animation, Liveliness
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(n.) A period of one thousand years; a period of great joy. Synonyms: Chiliad, Golden Age, Prosperity, Peace Antonyms: Doomsday, Day of Judgement
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(adj.) Mysterious, magical, supernatural; secret, hidden from view; not detectable by ordinary means. (v.) To hide, conceal; eclipse. (n.) Matters involving the supernatural. Synonyms: (adj.) Supernatural, Esoteric, Abstruse, Arcane Antonyms: (adj.) Mundane, Common, Public, Exoteric
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(v.) To spread through, penetrate, soak through. Picture: The food coloring permeated the paper towel.
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(v.) To fall as moisture; to cause or bring about suddenly; to hurl down from a great height; to give distinct form to. (adj.) Characterized by excessive haste. (n.) Moisture; the product of an action or process. Synonyms: (v.) Provoke, Produce; (adj.) Reckless, Impetuous Antonyms: (adj.) Wary, Cautious, Circumspect
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(adj.) Strict, severe; rigorously or urgently binding or compelling; sharp or bitter to the taste. Synonyms: Stern, Rigorous, Tough, Urgent, Imperative Antonyms: Lenient, Mild, Lax, Permissive
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(v.) To think or believe without certain supporting evidence; to conjecture or guess. (n.) Likely idea that lacks definite proof. Synonyms: (v.) Infer, Gather; (n.) Inference, Presumption
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