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1. antithesis: a direct opposite, a contrast Synonym: different Sentence: Lord Voldemort is the antithesis of Harry Potter.
2. ascend (uh SEND): to move upward, to rise from a lower station Synonym: climb, rise Sentence: After hours of studying, the student ascended to the top 10% of the sophomore class.
3. austere (aw STEER): strict, stern; unadorned, ascetic Synonym: severe Sentence: Ms. Brauneis’ austere expectations helped her students prepare for their junior year.
4. autonomous (aw TON uh muhs): independent, selfcontained Synonym: independent Sentence: The autonomous college student paid for his books for class through hard work instead of with money from his parents.
5. Banal (BANE ul, ) : common, ordinary, lacking freshness, hackneyed Synonyms: inane, insipid, jejune, vapid Sentence: The banal house was given last place in the neighborhood’s Halloween decorating contest.
6. benign (buh NINE): not causing harm, of gentle disposition, beneficial Synonym: innocent; safe Sentence: The minister was loved because of his benign attitude toward all types of people.
7. capricious (kuh PRISH us): changing suddenly, fickle Synonyms: inconstant, mercurial, unstable Sentence: Her capricious moods are difficult to anticipate.
8. dawdle (DOD ul): to waste time, to spend time idly, to move in a lackadaisical manner Sentence: Since we have a deadline, do not dawdle over your work. Synonyms: linger dillydally
9. defamation (def uh MAY shun): act of harming or ruining another's reputation Sentence: The defamation of another's character is a horrible thing. Synonyms: insult slur smear
10. esoteric (es uh TER ik): understood only by a small group or a select few Synonym: obscure, mysterious Sentence: The English teachers were having an esoteric discussion about the correct usage of Oxford commas.
11. exacerbate (ig ZAS ur bate): to aggravate, to irritate, to vex Synonym: bitter Sentence: The teacher was exacerbated by the student’s lack of effort in their work.
12. extol (ik STOLE): to praise, to glorify Sentence: The teacher would always extol the students who did their best. Synonym: Praise, exalt, commend
13. fastidious (fa STID ee us): reflecting a meticulous or demanding attitude, critical to an extreme Synonym: finicky Sentence: He considered her fastidious because she was offended by insignificant mistakes or errors. New Cat Food!
14. furtive (FUR tiv): secret in an underhanded way, stealthy Synonym: covert, stealthy, underhanded Sentence: Gru plans to steal the moon in a furtive manner.
15. gregarious (greh GAR ee us): sociable and outgoing Synonym: extroverted Sentence: He became much more gregarious after he developed an interest in football.
16. hypocrite (HIP uh krit): one who is insincere or deceitful Sentence: Saying one thing and then doing the other is the mark of a hypocrite. Synonym: fraud, phony
17. innate (eh NATE): existing from birth, inborn Synonym: natural, built-in Sentence: Wolverine’s inability to die is an innate quality that he holds.
18. lethargic (luh THAR jik): sluggish, languid Synonym: lackluster, torpid Sentence: Malfoy was lethargic after too many glasses of pumpkin juice.
19. melancholy (MEL un kol ee): depression of spirits Synonym: sadness Sentence: Harry Potter fell into a state of melancholy after Cedric Diggory died.
20. opaque (oh PAKE): not allowing the passage of light, not transparent; hard to understand Synonyms: cloudy, muddy Sentence: The opaque tights hid the girl’s scars.
21. Prolific (pro LIF ik): abundantly fruitful, marked by great productivity Synonym: fertile Sentence: His prolific career resulted in an abundant supply of money.
22. Reprove (reh PROOV): to scold or to rebuke for a misdeed usually with kindly intent Synonym: admonish, rebuke, reproach Sentence: The Doctor reproved the patient for not taking better care of himself.
23. Symmetry: balanced proportions Synonym: eveness, proportion Sentence: The symmetry of the gardens of Versailles creates a beautiful and balanced atmosphere.
24. Tranquil (trang kwul): peaceful, calm Synonym: placid, serene Sentence: I noticed the lake was very tranquil as I watched the sunrise.
25. Venerate (VEN uh rate): to honor, to revere Synonym: adore, worship Sentence: The King was venerated by his subjects, as they always bowed in praise of him.