ENG 4 Unit 2

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Section 1

Question Answer
Adroitclever or skillful in using the hands or mind.
inepthaving or showing no skill; clumsy.
monotonousdull, tedious, and repetitious; lacking in variety and interest.
banalso lacking in originality as to be obvious and boring.
advocatea person who publicly supports or recommends a particular cause or policy.
espouseadopt or support (a cause, belief, or way of life).
stridentloud and harsh; grating.
vociferouscrying out noisily
austeresevere or strict in manner, attitude, or appearance.
lavishsumptuously rich, elaborate, or luxurious.
chastisetelling someone that something they did was really bad.
upbraidfind fault with (someone)
appease relieve or satisfy (a demand or a feeling).
patronizetreat with an apparent kindness that betrays a feeling of superiority
circumventfind a way around (an obstacle)
parryward off (a weapon or attack), especially with a countermove
adulationto admire instensely
reverefeel deep respect or admiration for (something).
frugalsimple and plain and costing little
pasimoniousunwilling to spend money or use resources

Section 2

Question Answer
antonymopposite meaning
synonymsimilar meaning