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Vocabulary Unit 1. For the following vocabulary words, write down the definition and part of speech. Admonish . (V.) to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly; to remind of a duty Synonyms: warn, call on the carpet Antonyms: praise, pat on the back . Breach.

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vocabulary unit 1

Vocabulary Unit 1

For the following vocabulary words, write down the definition and part of speech

admonish
Admonish
  • (V.) to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly; to remind of a duty

Synonyms: warn, call on the carpet

Antonyms: praise, pat on the back

breach
Breach
  • (n.) an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infraction; (v.) to create an opening, break through

Antonyms: (v.) close, seal

brigand
Brigand
  • (n.) a bandit, robber, outlaw, highwayman
circumspect
Circumspect
  • (adj.) careful, cautious

Synonyms: way, prudent, guarded

Antonyms: incautious, rash, reckless, heedless

commandeer
Commandeer
  • (v.) to seize for military or official use

Synonyms: take over, requisition, expropriate

cumbersome
Cumbersome
  • (adj.) Clumsy, hard to handle; slow moving

Synonyms: unwieldy, ponderous

Antonyms: manageable, easy to handle

deadlock
Deadlock
  • (n.) a standstill resulting from the opposition of two equal forces of fractions; (v.) to bring to such a standstill
debris
Debris
  • (n.) scattered fragments, wreckage

Synonyms: rubble, detritus, flotsam and jetsam

diffuse
Diffuse
  • (v.) to spread or scatter freely or widely; (adj.) wordy, longwinded, or unfocused; scattered or widely spread

Synonyms: (v.) disperse; (adj.) rambling, verbose

Antonyms: (v.) concentrate; (adj.) brief, concise, succinct

dilemma
Dilemma
  • (n.) difficulty or perplexing situation or problem

Synonyms: predicament, quandary, pickle, bind

Antonyms: cinch

efface
Efface
  • (v.) to wipe out; to keep oneself from being noticed

Synonyms: blot out, erase, obliterate, expunge

muddle
Muddle
  • (v.) to make a mess of; muddle through: to get by; (n.) a hopeless mess

Synonyms: (v.) jumble, mess up; (n.) confusion, disorder

Antonyms: (n.) orderliness, tidiness, neatness

predispose
Predispose
  • (v.) to incline to beforehand

Synonyms: make susceptible

Antonyms: immunize against, shield from

relinquish
Relinquish
  • (v.) to let go, give up

Synonyms: surrender, abandon

Antonyms: hold on to, keep, retain, cling to

spasmodic
Spasmodic
  • (adj.) sudden and violent but brief; fitful; intermittent

Synonyms: irregular, occasional

Antonyms: steady, continuous

spurious
Spurious
  • (adj.) not genuine, not true, not valid

Synonyms: false, counterfeit, fraudulent, bogus

Antonyms: genuine, authentic, bona fide, valid