Lesson 14 reading vocbulary

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These are the reading vocabulary words for lesson 14.

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Lesson 14 reading vocbulary

  1. 1. Ms. Snyder’s Class
  2. 2. perturb to annoy or bother a lot Synonyms – bother, disturb, upset, annoy, irritate, aggravate Antonyms – comfort, encourage, reassure, soothe
  3. 3. smug Someone who is annoyingly happy about how good, smart, or lucky they are Synonyms – proud, arrogant, conceited, pompous Antonyms – humble, modest, unassuming
  4. 4. hideous Something is very ugly and unpleasant Synonyms – gross, disgusting, repulsive, revolting Antonyms – beautiful, appealing, attractive, enticing
  5. 5. gumption You have the courage and the drive to do something Synonyms – courage, backbone, nerve, fortitude, determination Antonyms – weakness, cowardice, spinelessness, irresoluteness
  6. 6. fester A pus-filled and infected wound, usually with the infection spreading Synonyms – rot, worsen, decay, putrefy Antonyms – get better, heal, improve
  7. 7. misconception An idea that someone believes but it is not correct Synonyms – myth, mistake, delusion, misapprehension Antonyms – truth, fact, reality, veracity
  8. 8. eradicate To get rid of something completely Synonyms – destroy, eliminate, annihilate, obliterate Antonyms – save, protect, preserve, conserve
  9. 9. burrow To dig into something Synonyms – dig, tunnel, excavate, delve Antonyms – fill, cover, plug

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