Vocabulary Workshop Level F Unit 6


(adj.) abnormal, irregular, departing from the usual
Synonyms: exceptional, atypical, unusual, aberrant
Antonyms: Normal, regular, customary, typical, ordinary


(n.) a damaging or derogatory statement; the act of sladering or defaming
Synonyms: innuendo, calumny, denigration
Antonyms: endorsement, testimonial, praise


(adj.) extremely strange, unusual, atypical
Synonyms; grotesque, fantastic, outlandish
Antonyms: normal, typical, ordinary, expected


(adj.) abrupt, blunt, with no formalities
Synonyms: curt, tactless, ungracious, gruff, rought
Antonyms:gracious, tactful, courteous, diplomatic


(v.) To coax, persuade though flattery or artifice; to deceive with soothing thoughts or false promises
Synonyms: wheedle, inveigle, soft-soap, sweet-talk
Antonyms: coerce, force, strong-arm


(v.) to plan with ingenuity, invent; to birng about as the result of a scheme or plan
Synonyms: think up, devise, concoct, fabricate


(v.) to free from deception or error, to set right in ideas or thinking
Synonyms: undeceive, enlighten, set straight
Antonyms: deceive, delude, pull wool over one's eyes


(n.)weariness and dissatisfaction from lack of occupation or interest, boredom
Synonyms: languor, world-weariness, listlessness
Antonyms: enthusiasm, liveliness, excitement, intesity


(n.) a chain or shackle plaved on the feet (often used in plural); anything that confines or restrains; (v.) to chain or shackle; to render helpless or impotent
Synonyms: (n.) bond, restraint;(v.) bind, hamper
Antonyms: (v.) free, liberate, emancipate


(adj.) very wicked, offensice, hateful
Synonyms: evil, odious, abominable, outrageous
Antonyms: excellent, wonderful, splendid


(adj.) not subject to change, constant
Synonyms: unchangeable, unalterable, fixed, invariable
Antonyms: Changeable, inconstant, variable, fickle


(n.) one who rebels or rises against authourity; (adj.) rising in revolt, refusing to accept authority; surging or rushing in or on
Synonyms: (adj.) revolutionary, rebellious, mutinous
Antonyms: (adj.) loyalist, loyal, faithful


(n.) a delusion marked by a feeling of power, wealth, talent, etc., far in excess or reality
Synonym: delusions of grandeur
Antonyms: humility, modesty, self-abasement


(n.) a position requiring little or no work, and easy job
Synonym: "no-show" job, cushy job, "plum


(adj.) stealthy, secret, intended to escape observation; made or accomplished by fraud
Synonyms: furtive, covert, clandestine, concealed
Antonyms: open, frank, aboveboard, overt


(v.) to go beyond a limit or boundary; to sin, violate a law
Synonyms: overstep, exceed trespass, err
Antonyms: obey, toe the line


(v.) to change from one nature, substance, or form to another
Synonyms: transform, convert, translate, metamorphose
Antonyms: maintain unchanged, preserve


(adj.) Performed, suffered, or otherwise experienced by one person in place of another
Synonyms: surrogate, substitute, imagined, secondhand
Antonyms: real, actual, firsthand