Vocab Unit 3

Adversary

(N)
Definition: an enemy, opponent
Synonym: antagonist, rival, foe
Antonym: friend, ally, supporter, confederate
Definitional Sentence: The Adversary of Batman was the Joker because he was an antagonist that tried to take of Gotham

Alienate

(V)
Definition: to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfer, convey
Synonym: separate, drive apart, estrange
Antonym: befriend, attract, captivate, reconcile
Definitional Sentence: I had to alienate the fight because the two guys clearly nee

Artifice

(N)
Definition: a skillful or ingenious device; a clever trick; a clever skill; trickery
Synonym: ruse, stratagem, contrivance
Antonym: no antonyms
Definitional Sentence: The artifice got out of control and the huge ruse in downtown cost the city millions

Coerce

(V)
Definition: to compel, force
Synonym: pressure, bully, intimidate, constrain
Antonym: persuade, cajole
Definitional Sentence: My coach coerced me but i did not need any more pressure for the next two plays

Craven

(Adj.)
Definition: cowardly; a coward
Synonym: fearful, fainthearted, pusillanimous
Antonym: brave, courageous, valiant
Definitional Sentence: He is a craven person and is very fearful to go to haunted house.

Culinary

(Adj.)
Definition: of or related to cooking or the kitchen
Synonym: no synonyms
Antonym: no antonyms
Definitional Sentence: He had some culinary skills and our dinner was fantastic

Delete

(V)
Definition: to erase, wipe out, cut out
Synonym: remove, cancel, expunge
Antonym: insert, add, retain, include
Definitional Sentence: He deleted the picture because if it was not removed, our parents would have seen it

Demise

(N)
Definition: a death, especially of a person in a lofty position
Synonym: decease, passing away
Antonym: birth, beginning, commencement
Definitional Sentence: This man is demised, so we went to the funeral to honor his passing away

Exhilarate

(V)
Definition: to enliven, cheer, give sprit or liveliness to
Synonym: simulate, excite, gladden
Antonym: discourage, dispirit, dishearten, inhabit
Definitional Sentence: I had an exhilarating night, and learned to make it exciting and enjoyable.

Fallow

(Adj.)
Definition: plowed but not seeded; inactive; reddish-yellow; land unseeded; to plow but not to see
Synonym: unproductive, inert, dormant
Antonym: productive, fertile, prolific
Definitional Sentence: During ILT i am fallow and unproductive while i j

Harass

(V)
Definition: to disturb, worry; to trouble by repeated attacks
Synonym: annoy, pester, bedevil, beleaguer
Antonym: no antonyms
Definitional Sentence: My teacher harassed me and is now the most annoying man in my life.

Inclement

(Adj.)
Definition: stormy, harsh; severe in attitude or action
Synonym: Blustery, tempestuous, implacable
Antonym: Mild, gentle, balmy, tranquil
Definitional Sentence: The man's incremented atitude really gave the wrong impression on his now blustery lawy

Muse

(V)
Definition: to think about in a dreamy way, ponder
Synonym: Meditate, contemplate, daydream
Antonym: no antonyms
Definitional Sentence: They mused in the garden and were in a different place mentally while they meditated

Negligible

(Adj.)
Definition: so unimportant that it can be disregarded
Synonym: trivial, inconsequential, insignificant
Antonym: Significant, crucial, momentous
Definitional Sentence: The negligible discovery was a waste of time because of it's insignificance of va

Perpetuate

(V)
Definition: to make permanent or long lasting
Synonym: Continue, preserve, prolong indefinite
Antonym: discontinue, abolish, abandon
Definitional Sentence: Even though he had a broken ankle, he continued to play in the game.

Precedent

(N)
Definition:an example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later action
Synonym: Guide, tradition, model
Antonym: no antonyms
Definitional Sentence: Since we could not find the look out, we did not let that stop us from our precedent of going to

Punitive

(Adj.)
Definition: inflicting or aiming at punishment
Synonym: Penalizing, retaliatory
Antonym: no antonyms
Definitional Sentence: He was now punitive for our offense as we got penalized for 4 flags.

Redress

(V)
Definition: to set right, remedy. relief from wrong or injury
Synonym: rectify, correct, mitigate
Antonym: no antonyms
Definitional Sentence: He redressed the problem to get it correct.

Sojourn

(N)
Definition:a temporary stay; to stay for a time
Synonym: Visit, stopover, brief stay
Antonym: no antonyms
Definitional Sentence: I sojourned my friend in the hospital and he was happy that I came to visit him.

Urbane

(Adj.)
Definition:
Synonym:
Antonym:
Definitional Sentence: