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Anthem. Vocabulary. Abyss ~ uh BISS. Bottomless hole, a vast expanse or depth The man had fallen into the abyss of depravity. Advocacy ~ AD vuh cuh see. Support of an idea or cause The nominee’s advocacy of higher taxes may have cost him the election. Antonym: opposition.

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Anthem

Anthem

Vocabulary


Abyss uh biss
Abyss ~ uh BISS

  • Bottomless hole, a vast expanse or depth

  • The man had fallen into the abyss of depravity.


Advocacy ad vuh cuh see
Advocacy ~ AD vuh cuh see

  • Support of an idea or cause

  • The nominee’s advocacy of higher taxes may have cost him the election.

  • Antonym: opposition


Approbation ap row bay shun
Approbation ~ ap row BAY shun

  • Official approval, praise, commendation

  • We initiated the attack with the approbation of the general.

  • Antonym: disapproval


Atone uh tone
Atone ~ uh TONE

  • To make amends

  • He atoned for his theft by repaying the victim.

  • Antonym: to offend


Baseness base ness
Baseness ~ BASE ness

  • The quality of lacking higher values

  • We were shocked at the criminal’s baseness.

  • Synonyms: vileness, servility, unworthiness


Defile deh file
Defile ~ deh FILE

  • To make dirty, to desecrate, to pollute

  • The gang defiled the school with obscene graffiti.

  • Synonyms: contaminate, taint


Depravity deh prav eh tee
Depravity ~ deh PRAV eh tee

  • Moral corruption, a wicked or perverse act

  • The depravity of his behavior shocked everyone.

  • Synonyms: corruption, debauchery, perversion


Discern deh surn
Discern ~ deh SURN

  • To differentiate between two or more things

  • Because of the frog, I was barely able to discern the landing strip.

  • Antonym: To ignore, to be oblivious


Ecstasy ek stuh see
Ecstasy ~ EK stuh see

  • Extreme happiness

  • The music was so beautiful that it put the crowd into a state of ecstasy.

  • Synonyms: rapture, transport

  • Antonym: wretchedness


Fluid floo id
Fluid ~ FLOO id

  • Smooth and effortless

  • Most good golfers have a very fluid swing.

  • Antonym: jerky


Furrow fur ow
Furrow ~ FUR ow

  • To make wrinkles or grooves

  • The man’s furrowed brow showed his deep concern.

  • Antonym: To make plain


Heedless heed les
Heedless ~ HEED les

  • Disregarding, thoughtless

  • He walked on, heedless of the signs warning about the mine field.

  • Antonyms: aware, concerned, attentive


Illustrious eh lus tree us
Illustrious ~ eh LUS tree us

  • Notably outstanding, famous

  • I was impressed by the illustrious personage at the ball.

  • Synonyms: celebrated, distinguished

  • Antonym: infamous


Infamous in fuh mus
Infamous ~ IN fuh mus

  • Having a reputation of the worst kind, vicious, notoriously bad

  • The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor was an infamous act.

  • Synonym: disreputable

  • Antonym: illustrious


Lassitude las eh tood
Lassitude ~ LAS eh tood

  • Feeling of weariness; fatigue

  • The hot weather in some parts of Mexico probably created the lassitude that led to the siesta.

  • Synonyms: Languor, stupor

  • Antonym: Restlessness



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