November Vocabulary. Priya Varma. Adversary (noun). -an opponent or enemy. The little Shih-Tzu was the teddy bear’s adversary in a heated battle of chess, in which they played against each other. http://images.webster-dictionary.org/dict/109/153602-adversary.gif. Synonyms- enemy
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-an opponent or enemy
The little Shih-Tzu was the teddy bear’s adversary in a heated battle of chess, in which they played against each other.
-self-confident in a difficult situation
Franklin, the teddy bear, was so aplomb during his dance tryouts; he didn’t once mess up any of his dance steps.
- Anxious or fearful; uneasy
Franklin was apprehensive about what grade he got on his English test; he started furiously sweating.
Antonyms- at ease, calm
-a sweet or pleasant odor;
Snuggle, the laundry detergent teddy bear, always has a pleasing fragrance to him that makes everybody like him.
Antonyms- stench, stink
-sneaky; acting in a way so as not to be notices
The furtive teddy bear was creeping around the side of the house trying not to be caught while playing hide and seek.
Synonyms- creepy, hidden
Antonyms- open, honest
-physically or mentally exhausting; very hard to do
As Franklin, the teddy bear, ran across the finish line of the marathon, he thought that the grueling workout was more of a punishment.
-ability to grow, develop, or improve; possibility
The teddy bear has potential to get a scholarship to any culinary school of his choice.
Antonyms- helpless, unpromising
-very steep overhanging rock; edge of a cliff
Franklin’s class was taking a trip to the Himalaya Mountains,; he then decided to go stand at the edge of a precipice, but was quickly scolded by his teacher to back away because he might fall off.
Synonyms- cliff, steep
Antonyms- incline, rise
-in a pure or unspoiled state; untouched
After Franklin was washed in the washing machine he seemed pristine, all clean and fresh.
Synonyms- natural, wholesome
Antonyms- dingy, dilapitated
-an unusual or unexpected sight
While the teddy bear was trick-or-treating, he came across an apparition in the woods which scared him so much because of the vivid ghostly image, that he started crying.
Antonyms- animate, being
Franklin’s neighbor is very cryptic; he’s very reclusive and never shares anything about himself.
Franklin was being lugubrious after he lost his soccer championship; he was trying to hold back tears and became very gloomy.
Synonyms- sorrowful, gloomy
Antonyms- cheerful, joyous
-a powerful whirlpool; turmoil
As Franklin was getting his weekly wash in the washing machine, a maelstrom took him by surprise, spinning him furiously until he threw up.
-a large, elaborate tomb
For the school trip, kids went to a large mausoleum which was really horrifying because they had mummies everywhere!