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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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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