Grade 6- Unit 10 by rub18840

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									           Grade 6 - Unit 10

                    Definition:
                    (adj.) arousing hatred; disguising,
                    detestable
abominable          Synonyms: hateful, despicable, loathsome

                    Antonyms: praiseworthy, delightful,
                    charming




                    Definition:
                    (adj.) blundering and awkward
 bumbling           (n.) clumsiness

                    Synonyms: (adj.) clumsy, stumbling

                    Antonyms: (adj.) forceful, effective,
                    skillful, adroit



                    Definition:
                    (n.) a result, effect; importance
consequence         Synonyms: outcome, significance

                    Antonyms: cause, source




                    Definition:
                    (v.) to fool, deceive, to mislead utterly
  delude            Synonyms: trick, hoodwink
            Definition:
            (v.) to give out in small amounts;
  dole      (n.) money, food, or other necessities given
            as charity; a small portion

            Synonyms: (v.) ration, allot, distribute; (n.)
            handout




            Definition:
            (v.) to swallow up, overwhelm, consume


 engulf     Synonyms: envelop, encompass, immerse




            Definition:
             (v.) to defeat; to keep from gaining some
            end
            (n.) a thin sheet of metal, a light fencing
  foil      sword; a person or thing serving as a
            contrast to another

            Synonyms: (v.) frustrate, thwart, counter,
            (n.) rapier

            Antonyms: (v.) aid, abet, assist, advance,
            promote


            Definition:
             (v.) to express definitely or systematically;
formulate   to devise, invent, to state as a formula

            Synonyms: define, articulate, frame,
            specify
                Definition:
                 (n.) the taking care of the first step or move;
                the ability to act without being directed or
  initiative    urged from the outside

                Synonyms: leadership, enterprise

                Antonyms: laziness, sloth, shiftlessness



                Definition:
                (n.) something that serves as a reminder
  memento       Synonyms: remembrance, keepsake,
                souvenir, token




                Definition:
                 (n.) a person who refuses to follow
                established ideas or ways of doing things

                (adj.) of or relating to the unconventional


nonconformist   Synonyms:(n.) maverick, individualist,
                bohemian

                Antonyms: (n.) traditionalist,
                conventionalist; (adj.) traditional,
                conventional, conservative



                Definition:
                 (adj.) without legal force or effect; no longer
                binding
null and void   Synonyms: canceled, invalid, repealed,
                abolished

                Antonyms: in effect, binding, valid
            Definition:
            (n.) a wide unobstructed view of an area; a
panorama    complete survey of an object; a continuously
            passing or changing scene; arrange or
            spectrum

            Synonyms: vista, overview




            Definition:
posterity   (n.) all of a person’s offspring, descendants;
            all future generations

            Antonyms: ancestry, ancestors, forebears, the
            past




  pry       Definition:
             (v.) to pull by force; to look at closely or
            inquisitively; to be nosy about something

            Synonyms: snoop, meddle




            Definition:
            (v.) to brighten, freshen, or polish; to restore
refurbish   or improve

            Synonyms: remodel, renew, spruce up

            Antonyms: dilapidate, run down
              Definition:

              (adj.) able to deal promptly and effectively
              with all sorts of problems; clever in finding
              ways and means of getting along
resourceful   Synonyms: inventive, ingenious, skillful

              Antonyms: uninventive, incompetent, dull-
              witted



              Definition:
              (adj.) severe, harsh, strict; thoroughly logical
 rigorous     Synonyms: tough, trying, challenging,
              stringent

              Antonyms: easy, lax, indulgent,
              undemanding

              Definition:
              (adj.) coming after; following in time, place,
              or order
subsequent    Synonyms: following, later, next, suceeding,
              ensuing

              Antonyms: previous, prior, preceding



              Definition:
              (adj.) making no mistakes, faultless,
 unerring     completely accurate

              Synonyms: sure, certain, unfailing

              Antonyms: faulty, fallible, unreliable

								
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