Vocab Master Day – 78

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Meaning: based on, concerned with, or verifiable by observation

or experience rather than theory or pure logic

Synonym: observed, seen, factual, actual,

Antonym: theoretical

Sentence: “they provided considerable empirical evidence to

support their argument”


Meaning: Making or spreading scandalous claims about someone

with the intention of damaging their reputation.

Synonym: abusive, vituperative, derogatory, disparaging

Antonym: clean, decent, moral

Sentence: “a scurrilous attack on his integrity”


Meaning:relating to physical, especially sexual, needs and


Synonym: sensual, erotic, lustful, lascivious


Sentence:”carnal desire”


Meaning: well-known but probably not true

Synonym: fictitious, made-up, untrue, fabricated,

Antonym: authentic, true

Sentence:”an apocryphal story about a former president”


Meaning:rough and bad-mannered; coarse.

Synonym: rude, discourteous, impolite,

Usage: “boorish behaviour”


Meaning: not genuine or true (used in a disapproving manner

when deception has been attempted).

Synonym: false, fraudulent, sham, deceptive,

Usage: “a bogus insurance claim”


Meaning:(of a person or action) innocent and unsuspecting

Synonym:naive, innocent, simple, childlike, trusting,

Antonym :disingenuous, artful

Sentence:”he eyed her with wide, ingenuous eyes”


Meaning:having or showing a great desire to possess something

belonging to someone else.

Synonym:grasping, greedy, rapacious, insatiable

Usage:”she fingered the linen with covetous hands”


Meaning:widespread respect and admiration felt for someone or

something on the basis of a perception of their achievements or


Synonym:status, standing, stature,

Antonym:Disrespect, humility

Sentence:”the firm has recently gained considerable prestige”


Meaning: a wrong or inaccurate name or designation.

Sentence: “‘King crab’ is a misnomer—these creatures are not

crustaceans at all”



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