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Vocabulary Level F. Unit 11. ABSTEMIOUS. (adj.) moderate, sparing (as in eating and drinking); characterized by abstinence and self-discipline Syn : temperate, sober, moderate Ant: indulgent, immoderate, intemperate. ABSTAIN……. ABSTEM……. ABSTEMIOUS. SOUNDS LIKE ABSTAIN…….

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abstemious
ABSTEMIOUS
  • (adj.) moderate, sparing (as in eating and drinking); characterized by abstinence and self-discipline
  • Syn: temperate, sober, moderate
  • Ant: indulgent, immoderate, intemperate

ABSTAIN…….

ABSTEM…….

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ABSTEMIOUS

SOUNDS LIKE ABSTAIN…….

To restrain oneself from doing or enjoying something.

censurable
CENSURABLE
  • (adj.) deserving of blame or correction
  • Syn: blameworthy, discreditable, reprehensible
  • Ant: commendable, laudable, meritorious

CULPABLE

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CENSURABLE

Worthy of Censure.

Censure isthe expression of formal disapproval.

contingent
CONTINGENT
  • (adj.) likely but not certain to happen, possible; dependent on uncertain events or conditions; happening by chance
  • (n.) a representative group forming part of a larger body
  • Syn: conditional, dependent, a detachment
  • Ant: independent of, unconnected with, certain
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CONTINGENT

Good grades are contingent upon

hard work!Study your vocab words. Your success on Friday’s quizis contingentupon it!

corroborate
CORROBORATE
  • (v.) to confirm, make more certain, bolster, substantiate, verify
  • Ant: refute, contradict, undermine, discredit
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CORROBORATE

Sounds like “copsand robbers”

A police officer can be called

upon in court to

corroborate the

testimony of a witness.

denizen
DENIZEN
  • (n.) an inhabitant, resident; one who frequents a place
  • Syn: resident, dweller, habitue
  • Ant: alien, outsider, stranger, foreigner
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DENIZEN

Sounds like “den”

During football season, Roger’s friends were denizens of his den.

discursive
DISCURSIVE

Cursive Handwriting

  • (adj.) passing aimlessly from one place or subject to another, rambling, roving, nomadic
  • Syn: digressive, diffuse, wandering, episodic
  • Ant: short and to the point, succinct
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DISCURSIVE

Sounds like “cursive”

To people who didn’t learn it, cursive handwriting can seem to wander aimlessly all over the paper in a discursive manner.

To people who didn’t learn it, cursive handwriting can seem to wander aimlessly all over the paper in a discursive manner.

disseminate
DISSEMINATE
  • (v.) to scatter or spread widely
  • Syn: disperse, publicize, broadcast, circulate
  • Ant: bring together, concentrate, muster, conceal, hide
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DISSEMINATE

Think “Distribute”In Mean Girls,

Regina disseminated copies of the burn book all over the school.

dowdy
DOWDY
  • (adj.) poorly dressed, shabby; lacking smartness and good taste
  • Syn: frumpy, tacky, frowsy, drab
  • Ant: chic, stylish, elegant, fashionable
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DOWDY

Sounds like Chris O’Dowd!Even when he dresses up, Chris O’Dowd can appear Dowdy!

florid
FLORID
  • (adj.) highly colored, reddish; excessively ornate, showy
  • Syn: flushed, ruddy, flowery, frilly, flamboyant
  • Ant: pale, ashen, pallid, sallow, austere, stark
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FLORID

Sounds like “Florida”Florida’s flowers are especially florid this time of year.

foist
FOIST
  • (v.) to impose by fraud; to pass off as worthy or genuine; to bring about by stealth, dishonesty, or coercion
  • Syn: pass off, palm off, fob off
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FOIST

Sounds like “forced”!To “foist” something upon someone is to force him or her to use or do it!

gauche
GAUCHE
  • (adj.) awkward, lacking in social graces, tactless, clumsy
  • Syn: inept, uncouth, maladroit
  • Ant: adroit, tactful, diplomatic, politic
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GAUCHE

Sounds like “ghost”!The gauche ghost was more clumsy than scary!

heresy
HERESY
  • (n.) an opinion different from accepted belief; the denial of an idea that is generally held sacred
  • Syn: unorthodox belief, heterodoxy
  • Ant: orthodoxy
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HERESY

Looks like “here say”!One man’s opinion about how we got here

is another’s idea of heresy!

inculcate
INCULCATE

REPEAT

REPEAT

REPEAT

  • (v.) to impress on the mind by repetition, teach persistently and earnestly
  • Syn: instill, implant, infuse, ingrain, imbue
  • Ant: efface, extirpate, root out
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INCULCATE

Teach (someone) an attitude, idea, or habit by such instruction:

“They will try to inculcate you with a respect for culture.”

palpable
PALPABLE
  • (adj.) capable of being touched or felt; easily seen, heard, or recognized
  • Syn: tangible, plain, obvious, manifest
  • Ant: intangible, insubstantial, incorporeal
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PALPABLE

Like “Pulp”

“The pulp was palpable.”

perceptive
PERCEPTIVE
  • (adj.) having sympathetic insight or understanding, capable of keen appreciation
  • Syn: insightful, discerning, observant
  • Ant: dense, thick, obtuse, dim-witted

What is wrong with this girl?

My, aren’t your PERCEPTIVE!

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PERCEPTIVE

Like “perception”

Don’t you think he has very good perception?

pernicious
PERNICIOUS
  • (adj.) extremely harmful; deadly, fatal
  • Syn: injurious, deleterious, baleful, noxious
  • Ant: harmless, innocuous, salutary, salubrious
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PERNICIOUS

DANGEROUS!

Don’t you think he could be very pernicious?

salient
SALIENT
  • (adj.) leaping, jumping, or springing forth; prominent, standing out, conspicuous
  • (n.) a projection or bulge, a land form that projects upward or outward
  • Syn: striking, notable, protrusive, obvious
  • Ant: inconspicuous, recessive
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SALIENT

EASILY SEEN!

Waldo was quite salient in this puzzle.

satiate
SATIATE
  • (v.) to satisfy completely; to fill to excess
  • (adj.) full, satisfied
  • Syn: gratify, cloy, surfeit, gorge
  • Ant: starve, deprive entirely of
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SATIATE

Think: “Satisfied” and “ate”

On Saturday we ate so much more than we needed to be satisfied.

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SEAR
  • (v.) to make or become dry and withered; to char or scorch the surface of; to harden or make unfeeling; to parch, dessicate, singe
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SEAR

Think: “Sears” and “seared”

It looks like Sears got seared!

specious
SPECIOUS
  • (adj.) deceptive, apparently good or valid but lacking real merit
  • Syn: deceptively plausible, sophistic, casuistic
  • Ant: valid, sound, solid, genuine
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SPECIOUS

Think: “Species”

She appeared to be good……but she wasn’t!