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  1. Unit 6 Vocab By me and this kid

  2. Anomalous (adj) • Abnormal, irregular, not usual

  3. Stressed syllable • A-’nom-a-lous

  4. Synonyms • Divergent • Irregular • Abnormal

  5. Arbiter (n) • A judge or one holding power to decide an issue.

  6. Stressed syllable • ‘ar-bit-er

  7. synonyms • Moderator • Umpire • Referee • mediator

  8. Aspersion (n) • A damaging statement or the act of slander.

  9. syllable • As-’per-sion

  10. synonyms • Slander • Insult • Abuse • innuendo

  11. Bizarre (adj) • Extremely strange or unusual.

  12. synonyms • Fantastic • Outlandish • Grotesque

  13. Antonyms • Normal • Customary • Typical

  14. Brusque (adj) • Abrupt or blunt.

  15. synonyms • Gruff • Frank • cavalier

  16. antonyms • Methodical • Drawn-out

  17. Cajole (v) • To deceive with soothing thoughts or false promises or to coax.

  18. Syllable • Ca-’jole

  19. synonyms • Beguile • Entice • con

  20. Castigate (v) • To punish or criticize severely.

  21. syllable • ‘cast-i-gate

  22. synonyms • Reprimand • Rebuke • Chastise

  23. Contrive (v) • To plan with ingenuity or to invent.

  24. synonyms • Blueprint • Formulate • chart

  25. sentence • Thomas Edison contrived to invent the light bulb in 1880.

  26. Demagogue (n) • A leader who exploits popular prejudices and false claims and promises in order to gain power.

  27. Synonyms • Radical • Firebrand • Rebel • Revolutionary

  28. Sentence • Adolf Hitler was perhaps the greatest example of a demagogue of all time

  29. Disabuse (v) • To free from deception or error, set right in ideas or thinking

  30. Synonyms • Correct • debunk • liberate • rectify

  31. Sentence • The math teacher disabused me during the test corrections.

  32. Ennui (n) • Weariness and discontent from lack of interest or occupation; boredom

  33. synonyms • Apathy • Melancholy • dissatisfaction

  34. Antonyms • Energy • Enthusiasm • Vigor • Liveliness

  35. Fetter (n) • A chain or shackle placed on the feet.

  36. synonyms • Bind • Chain • cuff

  37. Antonyms • Free • Loosen • Let go

  38. Heinous (adj) • Very wicked or hateful.

  39. Synonyms • god-awful • nefarious • crying

  40. Antonyms • Good • Lovely • Magnificent

  41. Immutable (adj) • Not subject to change.

  42. synonyms • Constant • Fixed • stable

  43. Antonyms • Changeable • Flexible • Mutable

  44. Insurgent (n) • One who rebels or rises against authority.

  45. Synonyms • Disobedient • Revolutionary • Revolting

  46. Antonyms • Obedient • Subordinate

  47. Megalomania (n) • A delusion marked by a feeling power.

  48. Synonyms • Arrogance • Assurance • Vanity

  49. Antonyms • Altruism • Humility • selflessness

  50. Sinecure (n) • A position requiring little or no work.