Vocab Master Day – 54

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Meaning: annoyance or distress at having failed or been


Synonym: irritation, vexation, exasperation

Antonym: delight

Sentence: “to my chagrin, he was nowhere to be seen”


Meaning: (of a woman or her behavior) reserved, modest, and shy.

Synonym: modest, unassuming, meek

Antonym: brazen, shameless

Sentence: “a demure little wife who sits at home minding the



Meaning: a wrong belief : a false or mistaken idea,the quality of

being false or wrong

Synonym: error, misbelief, falsity

Sentence: “the once-common fallacy that girls just weren’t any

good at math”


Meaning: obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree

Synonym: sycophantic, servile

Antonym: domineering

Sentence: “they were served by obsequious waiters”


Meaning: making or constituting a disturbingly harsh and loud


Synonym: harsh, strident,

Antonym: soft, dulcet, peaceful, quiet, restrained

Sentence: “raucous youths”


Meaning: the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties;


Synonym: flexibility, pliability, suppleness

Antonym: rigidity, fragility, vulnerability, weakness

Sentence: “the often remarkable resilience of so many British



Meaning: a soldier or guard whose job is to stand and keep watch.

Synonym: guard, keeper

Sentence: “soldiers stood sentinel with their muskets”


Meaning: a mixture of dried petals and spices placed in a bowl to

perfume a room.

a mixture or medley of things.

Synonym: mixture, assortment, collection, selection

Sentence: “he played a potpourri of tunes from Gilbert and



Meaning: dealing with things sensibly and realistically in a way

that is based on practical rather than theoretical considerations.

Synonym: practical, realistic

Antonym: idealistic, impractical, unrealistic, utopian

Sentence: “a pragmatic approach to politics”


Meaning: a general vote by the electorate on a single political

question which has been referred to them for a direct decision.

Synonym: public vote, plebiscite, popular vote, ballot, poll

Sentence: “he called for a referendum on the death penalty”