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Glossary of Sadlier-Oxford Level A Lessons 1-9

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P.O.S. & Stress Marks

Leeway
Noun

lee-way
Constrain
Verb

con-strain
Synopsis
Noun

syn-op-sis
Devestate
Verb

dev-e-state
Intimidate
Verb

in-tim-i-date
Immobile
Adjective

im-mob-ile
Prevaricate
Verb

pre-var-i-cate
Cascade
Noun & Verb

cas-cade
Illicit
Adjective

i-lli-cit
Restrict
Verb

re-strict
Besiege
Verb

be-siege
Maze
Noun

maze
Cede
Verb

cede
Syn. & Ant.

Remorse
regret, guilt, pangs of conscience

a clear of conscience, guiltlessness
Ingenious
Imaginative, inventive, resourceful, gigantic

Unimaginative, unoriginal, uninventive
Sheepish
Embarrassed, shamefaced;timid meek

bold, saucy, brazen, confident
Induce
a first apperance, coming-out

retirement, departure
Gulliable
overtrusting, innocent, naive, credulous

suspicious, skeptical
Manacle
a handcuff;to put in chains, fetter

to unchain, set free, emancipate, release
Rotund
round, plump, chubby, portly; sonorous

thin, angular, lean, lanky, skinny, gaunt
Saunter
to stroll, ramble, amble, promenade

to speed, race, hurry, dash, scurry,rush
Global
worldwide, universal;widespread

local, regional, provincial
Idolize
to worship, adore, revere

to despise, scorn, disdain, detest
Ovation
cheers, bravos, hurrahs

booing, jeering, the cold shoulder
Bungle
to blunder, botch, mess up

to accomplish skillfully
Enigma
a riddle, mystery, puzzle, conundrum

someone you can "read" like an open book
Generate
to create, produce, beget; cause

to end, terminate, extinguish, stifle
Crotchety
grouchy, crabby, cranky; eccentric

sociable, friendly, agreeable, amiable
Incomprehensible
baffling, confusing, bewildering

understandable, clear, plain, intelligible

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