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Vocabulary Unit 4. Unit 4. 1.) Affable ( adj ) 2.) Erudite ( adj ) 3.) Infer (verb) 4. Irrevocable ( adj ) 5. Propensity (n) 6. Repudiate (verb) 7. Resilient ( adj ). 8. Amorphous ( adj ) 9. Aura (noun) 10. Scurrilous ( adj ). Affable.

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Vocabulary unit 4

Vocabulary

Unit 4


Unit 4

Unit 4

1.) Affable (adj)

2.) Erudite (adj)

3.) Infer (verb)

4. Irrevocable (adj)

5. Propensity (n)

6. Repudiate (verb)

7. Resilient (adj)

8. Amorphous (adj)

9. Aura (noun)

10. Scurrilous (adj)


Affable

Affable

(adj) courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to

Syn: genial, amicable

Ant: surly, cantankerous


Challenge word amorphous

Challenge Word: Amorphous

  • (adj) shapeless, without definite form; of no particular type of character; without organization, unity, or cohesion

  • Syn: formless, nebulous

  • Ant: definite, clear-cut


Challenge word aura

Challenge Word:Aura

(n) that which surrounds (as an atmosphere); a distinctive air or personal quality

  • Syn: ambience, atmosphere


Erudite

Erudite

(adj) scholarly, learned, bookish, pedantic

Syn: well-read, profoundly educated

Ant: ignorant, illiterate


Infer

Infer

  • (v) to find out by reasoning; to arrive at a conclusion on the basis of thought; to hint, suggest, imply

  • Syn: gather, deduce


Irrevocable

Irrevocable

  • (adj) incapable of being changed or called back

  • Syn: unrecallable, unalterable

  • Ant: reversible, changeable


Propensity

Propensity

  • (n) a natural inclination or predilection toward

  • Syn: natural bent, penchant

  • Ant: inability, incapacity


Repudiate

Repudiate

  • (v) to disown, reject, or deny the validity of

  • Syn: disavow, renounce

  • Ant: affirm, vouch


Resilient

Resilient

  • (adj) able to return to an original shape or form; able to recover quickly

  • Syn: springy, buoyant

  • Ant: rigid, unyielding


Challenge word scurrilous

Challenge Word: Scurrilous

  • (adj) coarsely abusive, vulgar or low (especially in language), foul-mouthed, unseemly

  • Syn: obscene, filthy

  • Ant: decorous, tasteful


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