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Vocabulary Level F. Unit 1 Part B. jadedprovincial luridsimulate meritorioustranscend petulantumbrage prerogativeunctuous. Jaded. Jaded. ( adj.)wearied, worn out, dull Syn. sated, surfeited, cloyed. Ant. Unspoiled, uncloyed. Jaded.

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Vocabulary level f

Vocabulary Level F

Unit 1 Part B


Vocabulary level f

jadedprovincial

luridsimulate

meritorioustranscend

petulantumbrage

prerogativeunctuous


Jaded

Jaded


Jaded1

Jaded

  • (adj.)wearied, worn out, dull

  • Syn. sated, surfeited, cloyed.

  • Ant. Unspoiled, uncloyed.


Jaded2

Jaded

  • The wilted handclasp and the fast-melting smile mark the JADED refugee of too many parties.


Lurid

Lurid


Lurid1

Lurid

  • (adj.) Causing shock, horror

  • Syn. gruesome, gory, grisly, ghastly.

  • Ant. pleasant, attractive, appealing.


Lurid2

Lurid

  • Bright, sensational and often LURID, some old-time movie posters make today’s newspaper ads look tame.


Mertorious

Mertorious


Meritorious

Meritorious

  • Adj. worthy, deserving recognition and praise

  • Syn. praiseworthy, laudable, commendable.

  • Ant. blameworthy, reprehensible.


Meritorious1

Meritorious

  • Many years of MERITORIOUS service could not dissuade him from feeling that he had not chosen work that he liked.


Vocabulary level f

A +++


Petulant

Petulant


Petulant1

Petulant

  • (adj.) peevish, annoyed by trifles

  • Syn. irritable, testy, waspish.

  • Ant. even-tempered, placid, serene.


Petulant2

Petulant

  • An overworked parent may be unlikely to indulge the complaints of a PETULANT child.


Bah humbug

Bah Humbug

  • Ebenezer Scrooge


Prerogative

Prerogative


Prerogative1

Prerogative

  • (n.) A special right or privilege, special quality

  • Syn. perquisite, perk.


Prerogative2

Prerogative

  • She seemed to feel that a snooze at her desk was not an annoying habit but the PREROGATIVE of a veteran employee.


Notice the flags

Notice the flags


Provincial

Provincial


Provincial1

Provincial

  • The banjo, once thought to be a PROVINCIAL product of the Southern hills, actually came here from Africa.


A provincial road

A provincial road


Provincial2

Provincial

  • (adj.) Pertaining to an outlying area; local.

  • Syn. narrow-minded, parochial, insular.

  • Ant. cosmopolitan, catholic, broad-minded.


Simulate

Simulate


Simulate1

Simulate

  • (v.) To make a pretense, imitate.

  • Syn. feign, pretend, affect.


Simulate2

Simulate.

  • Some skilled actors can SIMULATE emotions they might never have felt in life.


Transcend

Transcend


Transcend1

Transcend

  • (v.) To rise above or beyond, exceed.

  • Syn. surpass, outstrip.


Transcend2

Transcend

  • A great mark of art may be said to TRANSCEND time, and it is remembered for decades, or even centuries.


The essence of human life transcends our differences

The essence of human life transcends our differences.


Umbrage

Umbrage


Umbrage1

Umbrage

  • (n.) offense, resentment

  • Syn. irritation, pique, annoyance.

  • Ant. pleasure, delight, satisfaction.


Umbrage2

Umbrage

  • She hesitated to offer her opinion, fearing that they would take UMBRAGE at her criticism.


Unctuous

Unctuous


Unctuous1

Unctuous

  • (adj.) Excessively smooth or smug.

  • Syn. Mealymouthed. Servile. Fawning, greasy.

  • Ant. Gruff, blunt.


Unctuous2

Unctuous

  • Her consistent inquiring about the health of my family at first seemed friendly, later merely UNCTUOUS.


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