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ingratitude

in grat i tude

Syn. thanklessness, ungratefulness

Ant. thankfulness, gratefullness, recognition
(n.) a lack of thankfulness
idolize

i dol ize

Syn. adore, revere

Ant. despise, scorn, disdain, detest
(v.) to worship as an idol, make an idol of, to love very much
mortal

mor tal

Syn. (n.) human; (adj.) fleeting, extreme

Ant. (n.) a god; (adj.) undying, everlasting, eternal, devine
(n.) a being that must eventually die; (adj.) of or relating to such a being; causing death, fatal; possible, conceivable
ovation

o va tion

Syn. cheers, bravos, hurrahs

Ant. boos jeers
(n.) an enthusiastic public welcome, an outburst of applause
petty

pet ty

Syn. insignificant, piddling

Ant. important, major, significant, weighty
(adj.) unimportant, trivial; narrow-minded; secondary in rank, minor
plight

plight
(n.) a sorry condition or state; (v.) to pledge, promise solemnly
repent

re pent

Syn. regret

Ant. rejoice over
(v.) to feel sorry for what one has done or has failed to do
reverie

rev e rie

Syn. fantasy, meditation
(n.) a daydream; the condition of being lost in thought
revocation

rev o ca tion

Syn. repeal, withdrawal

Ant. ratification, confirmation
(n.) an act or instance of calling back, an annulment, cancelation
scan

scan

Syn. (v.) study, glance at, skim, (v., n.) survey
(v.) to examine closely; to look over quickly but thoroughly; to analyze the rhythm of a poem; (n.) an examination
strand

strand

Syn. (n.) fiber, thread; (v.) abandon, maroon

Ant. (v.) rescue, save
(n.) a beach or shore; a string of wire, hair, etc.; (v.) to drive or run aground; to leave in a hopeless position
strife

strife

Syn. conflict, discord, turmoil

Ant. peace, calm, harmony, agreement
(n.) bitter disagreement; fighting, struggle
topple

topp le

Syn. unseat, upset, tumble

Ant. remain upright, establish, set up
(v.) to fall forward to overturn, bring about the downfall of
keepsake

keep sake

Syn. reminder, memento
(n.) something kept in memory of the giver; a souvenir
generate

gen e rate

Syn. create, produce, beget, cause

Ant. end, terminate, extinguish, stifle
(v.) to bring into existence; to be the cause of
Vocabulary Unit 4

Jon Sams

Mrs. Vassiliev, 5th Grade
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acquit

ac quit

Syn. exonerate, dismiss

Ant. convict, declare guilty
(v.) to declare not guilty, free from blame, discharge completely; to conduct or behave oneself
deem

deem

Syn. judge, regard
(v.) to think, believe; to consider, have an opinion
devastate

dev a state

Syn. wreck, desolate

Ant. develop, improve
(v.) to destroy, lay waste, leave in ruins
discredit

dis cred it

Syn. (v.) disparage

Ant. (v.) confirm, corroborate, bolster
(v.) to throw doubt upon, cause to be distrusted; to damage in reputation; (n.) a loss or lack of belief, confidence, or reputation
elusive

e lu sive

Syn. slippery, wily, fleeting, puzzling, baffling
(adj.) difficult to catch or to hold; hard to explain or understand