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									Unit 6 Vocab

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            Anomalous (adj)
• Abnormal, irregular, not usual
            Stressed syllable
• A-’nom-a-lous
              Synonyms
• Divergent
• Irregular
• Abnormal
                Arbiter (n)
• A judge or one holding power to decide an
  issue.
               Stressed syllable
• ‘ar-bit-er
                synonyms
•   Moderator
•   Umpire
•   Referee
•   mediator
               Aspersion (n)
• A damaging statement or the act of slander.
                 syllable
• As-’per-sion
               synonyms
•   Slander
•   Insult
•   Abuse
•   innuendo
               Bizarre (adj)
• Extremely strange or unusual.
               synonyms
• Fantastic
• Outlandish
• Grotesque
              Antonyms
• Normal
• Customary
• Typical
               Brusque (adj)
• Abrupt or blunt.
             synonyms
• Gruff
• Frank
• cavalier
               antonyms
• Methodical
• Drawn-out
                 Cajole (v)
• To deceive with soothing thoughts or false
  promises or to coax.
             Syllable
• Ca-’jole
            synonyms
• Beguile
• Entice
• con
                 Castigate (v)
• To punish or criticize severely.
                 syllable
• ‘cast-i-gate
              synonyms
• Reprimand
• Rebuke
• Chastise
                Contrive (v)
• To plan with ingenuity or to invent.
              synonyms
• Blueprint
• Formulate
• chart
                 sentence
• Thomas Edison contrived to invent the light
  bulb in 1880.
             Demagogue (n)
• A leader who exploits popular prejudices and
  false claims and promises in order to gain
  power.
                    Synonyms
•   Radical
•   Firebrand
•   Rebel
•   Revolutionary
                 Sentence
• Adolf Hitler was perhaps the greatest example
  of a demagogue of all time
                Disabuse (v)
• To free from deception or error, set right in
  ideas or thinking
               Synonyms
•   Correct
•   debunk
•   liberate
•   rectify
                Sentence
• The math teacher disabused me during the
  test corrections.
                 Ennui (n)
• Weariness and discontent from lack of interest
  or occupation; boredom
                    synonyms
• Apathy
• Melancholy
• dissatisfaction
                 Antonyms
•   Energy
•   Enthusiasm
•   Vigor
•   Liveliness
                  Fetter (n)
• A chain or shackle placed on the feet.
          synonyms
• Bind
• Chain
• cuff
           Antonyms
• Free
• Loosen
• Let go
               Heinous (adj)
• Very wicked or hateful.
              Synonyms
• god-awful
• nefarious
• crying
                Antonyms
• Good
• Lovely
• Magnificent
             Immutable (adj)
• Not subject to change.
             synonyms
• Constant
• Fixed
• stable
               Antonyms
• Changeable
• Flexible
• Mutable
               Insurgent (n)
• One who rebels or rises against authority.
                  Synonyms
• Disobedient
• Revolutionary
• Revolting
                Antonyms
• Obedient
• Subordinate
            Megalomania (n)
• A delusion marked by a feeling power.
              Synonyms
• Arrogance
• Assurance
• Vanity
                 Antonyms
• Altruism
• Humility
• selflessness
                Sinecure (n)
• A position requiring little or no work.
               Synonyms
• Push over
• Soft touch
• Toast
                Stressed syllable
• ‘Si-ne-kyur
            Surreptitious (adj)
• Stealthy, secret, or intended to escape
  observation.
                Synonyms
• Hidden
• Undercover
• Under wraps
               Antonyms
• Open
• Honest
• Authorized
              Transgress (v)
• To go beyond limit or boundary.
            Synonyms
• Break
• Defray
• Violate
                 Sentence
• Vigilantes such as batman always transgress
  the laws.
              Transmute (v)
• To change from one nature, substance, or
  form to another.
               Vicarious (adj)
• Suffered, performed, or experienced by one
  person as a substitute for another; indirect; in
  surrogate.
                  Syllable
• Vi-’car-i-ous
                   Synonyms
• Substitutional
• Delegated
• acting
              Vouchsafe (V)
• to be gracious enough or condescend to give
  or grant
                 synonyms
•   Accord
•   Award
•   Bestow
•   condescend
              antonyms
• Take away
• Removal
              Synonyms
• Mutate
• Transform
• Translate
                 Sentence
• In the movie Transformers, the charters
  transmute into different machines.
              Synonyms
• Indirect
• Pretend
• Secondary
                  Sentence
• I took his place last night so he didn’t have go
  on the date with Helga.
           Review Q’s

Be prepared for your brain to explode
                         sentences
1.In the jungles of south America, there are many () creatures.
a. Bizarre b. brusque c. anomalous
2. the prisoner was confined to his cell, being immobilized thanks to
     the ().
a. Fetter b. sinecure c. ennui
3. The speech he gave was very () and to the point.
a. Brusque b. surreptitious c. heinous
4. The () were sentenced to death once they were captured by the
     government.
a. Insurgents b. megalomaniacs c. arbiters
5. The acts of the terrorists on 9/11 can only be described as ().
a. Heinous b. vicarious c. immutable
                  Syllables
• Choose the correct stresses syllable:
1. Anomalous
a. 2 b.1 c.4 d.3
2. Vicarious
a.2 b. 1 c.4 d.3
3. Megalomania
a. 5 b. 1 c. 6 d. 4
                 Synonyms
• Choose a word the closely relates to the vocab
  word:
1. Demagogue
2. disabuse
3. Immutable
                            Definition
• Weariness and discontent from lack of interest or occupation; boredom
a. Ennui b. aspersion c. megalomania
2. To plan with ingenuity; invent
a. Contrive b. disabuse c. cajole
3. One having power to reside over or judge; an umpire
a. Arbiter b. demagogue c. insurgent
4. A damaging or derogatory statement; the act of slandering
a. Aspersion b. ennui c. sinecure
5. To coax; persuade through flattery or to deceive through false remarks or
      promises
a. Cajole b. contrive c. vouchsafe
6. To punish severely; criticize severely
a. Castigate b. transmute c. transgress
                  Antonyms
• A difficult job, requiring hard work
a. Sinecure b. ennui c. aspersion
2. To obey, listen; follow the rules
a. Transgress b. vouchsafe c. castigate
3. To withhold, deny, keep for oneself
a. Vouchsafe b. castigate c. transgress
4. Out in the open; easily seen
a. Surreptitious b. vicarious c. transgress
                   Answers
• All of the answers were the letter A.

								
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