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Synonyms assent, consent.
Antonyms dissent, differ, protest.
I fully concur with their decision to protest.
Spruce (sproos) tidy and clean in appearance.
Synonyms neat, trim, well-groomed
Antonyms disarrayed, messy, untidy, dishevelled.
He is spruce and smart and that is what makes him stand apart from the rest.
Guile (gail) clever and deceitful behaviour.
Synonyms deception, wiliness.
Antonyms sincerity, honesty, candor.
He managed to
take his business partners share by guile.
Synonyms persevering, diligent.
Antonyms indifferent, lethargic, indolent.
Indians are known to be industrious and creative.
Urbane (urbane) having or showing refined manners.
Synonyms civil, considerate, courteous.
Antonyms rude, uncouth, uncivil.
Her urbane manners have made her very popular among her colleagues.
Torpid (tor pid) not active
Synonyms sluggish, dull
Antonym alert, diligent
She hasnt recovered from her illness and I often find her lying around in a torpid state.
Match the following
1. Corn criba a. list of names
2. Hawser b. building for storing corn
3. Roster c. the platform that a speaker gives his speech from.
4. Rostrum d. an establish- ment licensed to sell alcoholic beverages.
5. Tavern e. a place where dead bodies are kept till they are claimed.
6. Morgue f. a heavy rope or cable for towing or securing a ship.
Burke means to murder, especially by throttling. It comes from Burke, a murderer in Edinburgh. He was an Irish man who committed the crime in order to sell the bodies of his victims for dissection. He was hanged in 1829.
The best manner of avenging ourselves is by not resembling him who has injured us. Jane Porter
1b, 2f, 3a, 4c, 5d, 6e.