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Lesson 5 Vocabulary. Mrs. Frazee. Jaded. Kate became jaded about love after the third boyfriend in a month broke up with her. Jaded. Adjective Worn out; dulled, as from overindulgence Synonyms: exhausted, wearied, tired, spent Antonyms: fresh, unused. Gist.

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Lesson 5 vocabulary

Lesson 5 Vocabulary

Mrs. Frazee


Jaded

Jaded


Kate became jaded about love after the third boyfriend in a month broke up with her

Kate became jaded about love after the third boyfriend in a month broke up with her.


Jaded1

Jaded

  • Adjective

  • Worn out; dulled, as from overindulgence

  • Synonyms: exhausted, wearied, tired, spent

  • Antonyms: fresh, unused


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Gist


I never did understand the gist of the story

I never did understand the gist of the story!


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Gist

  • Noun

  • The main point

  • Synonyms: idea, essence


Advocate

Advocate


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When the majority of people in the community were in favor of school uniforms, Johnny stood up and advocated against school uniforms.


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Advocate

  • Verb

  • To recommend; to speak in favor of

  • Synonyms: promote, encourage

  • Antonyms: oppose, contest


Efface

Efface


He tried to efface his memories of her by burning all her pictures

He tried to efface his memories of her by burning all her pictures.


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Efface

  • Verb

  • To obliterate; to wipe out

  • Synonyms: erase

  • Antonyms: allow, permit


Charisma

Charisma


The candidate had charisma and good looks but little knowledge of important issues

The candidate had charisma and good looks, but little knowledge of important issues.


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Charisma

  • Noun

  • Personal appeal or attraction; magnetism

  • Synonyms: charm, captivation

  • Antonyms: repulse


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Ogre


The ogre occasionally emerged from this mountain cave and terrorized the villagers

The ogre occasionally emerged from this mountain cave and terrorized the villagers.


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Ogre

  • Noun

  • A brute; a large monster; a frightful giant


Mesmerize

Mesmerize


The fast music and spinning dancers mesmerized the audience

The fast music and spinning dancers mesmerized the audience.


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Mesmerize

  • Verb

  • To hypnotize

  • Synonym: captivate, entrance

  • Antonym: bore, disenchant, turn off


Entity

Entity


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Ann thought that she saw a ghostly entity hovering over the graveyard, but it turned out to be a flag.


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Entity

  • Noun

  • Anything having existence, either physical or mystical


Bandy

Bandy


Let s not bandy words about the deal any more just sign the papers and leave please

Let’s not bandy words about the deal any more; just sign the papers and leave, please.


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Bandy

  • Verb

  • To exchange words to discuss casually


Dastardly

Dastardly


The dastardly thief stole money only from helpless elderly people

The dastardly thief stole money only from helpless, elderly people


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Dastardly

  • Adjective

  • Cowardly and treacherous

  • Synonyms: dishonorable; shameful

  • Antonyms: righteous


Latent

Latent


Don t you think it s sad that many people use only a small fraction of their latent abilities

Don’t you think it’s sad that many people use only a small fraction of their latent abilities?


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latent

  • Adjective

  • Hidden; present but not realized

  • Synonyms: dormant, inactive, undeveloped

  • Antonyms: exposed, manifest, evident


Succumb

Succumb


Most dieters occasionally succumb to the lure of a high calorie dessert

Most dieters occasionally succumbto the lure of a high-calorie dessert.


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succumb

  • Verb

  • To give way to superior force, yield

  • Synonyms: submit, die, expire

  • Antonyms: overcome, master, conquer


Stagnant

Stagnant


It is dangerous for hikers to drink water from any source that appears to be stagnant

It is dangerous for hikers to drink water from any source that appears to be stagnant.


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stagnant

  • Adjective

  • Not running or flowing; foul from standing still; inactive, sluggish, dull

  • Synonyms: still motionless, inert, dormant

  • Antonyms: flowing, running, fresh


Brazen

Brazen


Behavior considered brazen in one era may be deemed perfectly acceptable in another

Behavior considered brazen in one era may be deemed perfectly acceptable in another.


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brazen

  • Adjective

  • Shameless, impudent; made of brass

  • Synonyms: blatant, bold

  • Antonyms: deferential, respectful


Incorrigible

Incorrigible


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Criminals deemed incorrigible can expect to receive maximum sentences for their offenses against society.


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incorrigible

  • Adjective

  • Not able to be corrected; out of control

  • Synonyms: unruly, hopeless, incurable, persistent

  • Antonyms: manageable, obedient, good


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