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Parts of Speech: Definition: 1. Noun 2.Verb approval or loud applause Acclaim Synonym: Antonym: 1. Approval 2. Applaud criticism, disapproval Rhymes with: A Chain 1. The young rapper performed his first show in Los Angeles to great acclaim. 2. The newspaper acclaimed the rock star’s
Definition: Parts of Speech: Adjective Sour, sharp, irritating, or bitter to the sense of taste or smell Acrid Synonym: Antonym: pungent, sharp Sweet, savory Rhymes with: Rapid I thought the crab apples would be delicious, but they tasted extremely acrid instead.
Definition: Parts of Speech: Noun Braggart someone who brags a lot Synonym: Antonym: Bigmouth, know-it-all Introvert Sounds Like: Bad hurt Word used in a sentence Kylie was so into herself; she was such a braggart.
Definition: Parts of Speech: Noun a big noisy fight, often involving lots of people Brawl Synonym: Antonym: Fight, battle Sounds Like: crawl Word used in a sentence Unfortunately, the concert was cancelled when a brawl broke out in the back.
well behaved; easy to handle Parts of Speech: Adjective Docile Synonym: Agreeable, Antonym: stubborn, uncooperative Sounds Like: Fossil Word used in a sentence Dolphins are some of the most docile creatures on Earth.
Definition: Parts of Speech: verb Dumbfound to make speechless with amazement Synonym: Antonym: astonish, bewilder, stun Clear up, explain Sounds Like: Really? Alicia was dumbfounded when she found out she had won the lottery .
Definition: Parts of Speech: noun Flaw a slight fault; a defect Synonym: Antonym: Weakness, defect perfection Sounds Like: Jaw Because of a flaw in the stitching, my shirt started falling apart very quickly.
Definition: Parts of Speech: adjective too flashy and showy Gaudy Synonym: Antonym: Crude, flashy, loud Simple, dull, plain Sounds Like: body Word used in a sentence That shirt covered with all those different colored jewels is gaudy.
Definition: Parts of Speech: adjective Illiterate unable to read or write Synonym: Antonym: Uneducated Educated Sounds Like: considerate Word used in a sentence Though he could read a few basic signs and words, Mark was basically illiterate.
much more than enough; extravagant Parts of Speech: adjective Lavish Synonym: Antonym: generous, splendid Small, sparce Sounds Like: vanish Word used in a sentence Instead of a normal dinner, we had a lavish feast for my birthday.
Definition: Parts of Speech: adjective Peevish Balanced or ready for action; calm, controlled, and self-assured Synonym: Antonym: Confident Nervous, doubtful Sounds Like: Noise • The superhero, poised on the edge of the cliff, suddenly jumped into action.
Definition: Parts of Speech: Adjective Potential Earlier, former Synonym: Antonym: Before After Sounds Like: Liar • Because of a prior delay, the trains were all running an hour late.
Definition: Parts of Speech: Adjective Retort Shining, bright; giving off light or energy Synonym: Antonym: Glowing Cloudy, dark Sounds Like: ? Word used in a sentence • During the day, the sun is the most radiant star in the sky.
Definition: Parts of Speech: noun Vicious A long story of a heroic adventure Synonym: Antonym: Tale, history, epic ? Sounds Like: ? Word used in a sentence • I can tell you the saga of Harriet Tubman’s life, but it might take a while.
Definition: Doubt; the state of being unsure Parts of Speech: noun Vista Synonym: Antonym: confusion careless Sounds Like: Certain, sure Word used in a sentence • Locked in his uncertainty about whom to ask to the dance, Juan waited too long and had to go alone.