Vocab Master Day – 75

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1. Alliteration

Meaning: the occurrence of the same letter or sound at the

beginning of adjacent or closely connected words.

Sentence: “the alliteration of ‘sweet birds sang’”


Meaning: make (suffering, deficiency, or a problem) less severe.

Synonym: reduce, ease, relieve

Antonym: aggravate

Sentence: “he couldn’t prevent her pain, only alleviate it”

3. Alchemy

Meaning: the medieval forerunner of chemistry, concerned with

the transmutation of matter, in particular with attempts to

convert base metals into gold or find a universal elixir

Synonym: chemistry

Sentence:”occult sciences, such as alchemy and astrology”


Meaning: wrong ,deviant

Synonym: erratic, stray

Antonym: normal,

Sentence:I saw an errant man shouting at his daughter for

skipping office


Meaning: A wearing down to weaken or destroy

Synonym: erosion, grinding

Antonym: building, happiness

Sentence:The difficulty was to overcome its susceptibility to



Meaning: impossible to stop or prevent.

Synonym: relentless, unstoppable, unavoidable

Antonym: flexible, lenient

Sentence: “the seemingly inexorable march of new technology”

7. Pensive

Meaning: engaged in, involving, or reflecting deep or serious


Synonym: thoughtful, thinking, reflective

Antonym: unreflective

Sentence: “a pensive mood”

8. Solace

Meaning: comfort or consolation in a time of great distress or

sadness, give solace to

Synonym: comfort, consolation, cheer, support, relief

Antonym: distress, heartache, heartbreak, torment, torture

Sentence: “she sought solace in her religion”

9. Aloft

Meaning: up in or into the air; overhead.

Synonym: into the sky, skyward, on high, heavenward


Sentence:”the congregation sways, hands aloft”


Meaning: make (something bad or unsatisfactory) better.

Synonym: improve, amend, better, enhance, enrich

Antonym: damage, endamage, harm, hurt, impair, injure, spoil,

tarnish, vitiate

Sentence: “the reform did much to ameliorate living standards

Vocab Master Day – 74



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