Type
Crossword
Description

to calm or pacify, set to rest allay
beastlike, beastly, brutal bestial
festive, sociable, having fun together convivial
a circle of acquaintances, having fun together coterie
a person or thing closely resembling or corresponding to another counterpart
to object or take exception to demur
shameless boldness, impudence effrontery
to decorate, adorn, touch up embellish
lasting only a short time, short lived ephemeral
appropriate, apt, well chosen felicitous
done slyly or stealthily furtive
glaring, tastelessly showy garish
misleading, deceptive illusory
needy, impoverished indigent
far too great, exceeding reasonable limits inordinate
to cast overboard, get rid of as unnecessary jettison
a person who hates or despises people misanthrope
very persistent pertinacious
of little value or importance picayune
clothing, garments raiment

Unit 7 Vocabulary. Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

Garish
Effrontery
Embellish
Ephemeral
Illusory
Furtive
Picayune
Felicitous
Raiment
Indignent
Misanthrope
Jettison
Inordinate
Pertinacious
Demur
Counterpart
Coterie
Convivial
Bestial
Allay

Vocabulary: week 7 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Set to rest Allay
Of or like an animal or cruel Bestial
Being sociable or having fun Convivial
A circle of acquaintances Coterie
A person or thing closely resembling one another Counterpart
To object or take exception to Demur
Shameless or boldness Effrontery
To decorate or touch up something Embellish
Lasting only a short time Ephemeral
Well chosen or appropriate Felicitous
Very sneaky Furtive
Overdecorated Garish
Lacking in or not based on reality Illusory
Poor or needy Indigent
Far too great Inordinate
Get rid of unnecessary things Jettison
A person who hates or despises people Misanthrope
Very persistent Pertinacious
Little value or not importance Picayune
Garments or clothing Raiment

Unit 7-9 Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

Animalistic (S) Bestial
( n. ) A circle of acquaintances Coterie
( v.) To object or take exception to Demur
Garnish (S) Embellish
Inappropriate, graceless, unhappy (A) Felicitous
( adj. ) Glaring: tastelessly showy or overdecorated in a vulgar or offensive way Garish
Prosperous, Affluent (A) Indigent
( v. ) To cast overboard Jettison
Stubborn, Determined (S) Pertinacious
( n. ) clothing, garments Raiment
Prove (A) Allege
( n. ) Light and playful conversation Bandinage

Vocabulary 7 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

To calm or pacify Allay
Beastlike , beastly , brutal Bestial
Having fun together, sociable Convivial
Group of people with a common interest Coterie
A person or Thing closely resembling or corresponding to another Counterpart
To object or take exception Demur
Shameless boldness Effrontery
To decorate , touch up Embellish
Short lived Ephemeral
Well chosen , happy , good fortune Felicitous
Sneaky , done slyly Furtive
Glaring , tastelessly showy Garish
Misleading Illusory
Needy Indigent
Far too great , exceeding reasonable limits Inordinate
To get rid of as unnecessary or burdensome Jettison
A person who hates or despises people Misanthrope
Very persistent Pertinacious
Of little value Picayune
Clothing ; garments Raiment

Unit 7 Vocabulary Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

illusory
furtive
felicitous
ephemeral
embellish
effrontery
demur
counterpart
coterie
convivial
bestial
allay
garish
raiment
picayune
pertinacious
misanthrope
jettison
inordinate
indingent

Vocabuleray Unit 7-9 crossword puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

(V) to calm or pacify, set to rest Allay
In beating their prisoner, the guards were guilty of a truly _______ act. Bestial
(V) to object or take exception to Demur
(N) shameless boldness, impudence Effrontery
Synonym: Garnish Embellish
Antonyms: durable, long-lasting, permanent, perpetual Ephemeral
(Adj) needy, impoverished Indigent
Synonym: people-hater Misanthrope
A supervisor who fusses about every _____ fault of the workers will lower morale and productivity. Picayune
Synonyms: stubborn, determined Pertinacious
The newspaper tabloid______ that the movie star and the director were having creative differences. Allege
In Shakespeare's tragedy the audience sees clearly that lago is an ________ scoundrel, but othello is blind to his treachery. Arrant
(N) light and playful conversation. Badinage
Synonym:Rank Echelon
(V) to make violent, severe, bitter, or painful Exacerbate
(Adj) impossible to disprove; beyond argument Irrefutable
(Adj) lacing spirit or interest, halfhearted Lackadaisical
Whenever she talks about her childhood, she recites an interminable ________ of grievances. Litany
Synonyms: grim, ghoulish Macabre
The senate campaign was married by a _________ of original ideas. Paucity
At New Years time, many people resolve to ______ off bad habits and live better. Slough
(N) a shout of welcome Acclamation
(V) to slander; to accuse falsely and maliciously Calumniate
The billionaire was so greedy that he contributed only a _________ sum of money to charity each year. Paltry
Synonyms: fit, seizure Paroxysm
Antonyms: unevocative, odorless Redolent
Synonyms: neophyte Tyro
The social laws in Edith Whartons novels are _________. Unremitting
Antonyms: complimentary, laudatory, flattering Vituperative
Synonyms: password, slogan Shibboleth

Vocabulary Units 7-9 Review Project Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Effective coaches are able to _____ the doubts of their players. allay
(ADJ) beastly, brutal; subhuman in intelligence and sensibility beastial
Synonym for clique and set coterie
(V) to object or take exception to demur
Synonym for nerve and impertinence effrontery
The girl was caught taking a _____ glance at the test paper of the student sitting next to her. furtive
Synonym for gaudy and flashy garnish
Police state tactics provide _____ sense of security in an unjust society. illusory
(N) a person who hates or despises people misanthrope
A supervisor who fusses about every _____ fault of the workers will lower morale and productivity. picayune
(ADJ) thoroughgoing, out-and-out, shameless, blatant arrant
Synonym for banter and repartee badinage
(V) to cancel or reverse one order or command with another that is contrary to the first countermand
Synonym for intensify and worsen exacerbate
Not surprisingly, the committee's final report was an incongruous mixture of the astute and the ______. fatuous
Synonym for indolent and indifferent lackadaisical
Stephan King's book Danse _____ surveys popular and obscure horror fiction of the twentieth macabre
(V) to indicate beforehand that something is about to happen portend
Synonym for pull down and demolish raze
(V) to soak throughly, fill to capacity; to satisfy fully saturate
Synonym for ovation and cheering acclamation
Perhaps he would be less lyrical about the delights of the _____ life if, like me, he had grown up on a farm in Kansas. bucolic
Synonym for conspiracy and plot collusion
Many people dismissed the poster artists of the 1960s as mere _____ with nothing serious to say about life or art. dilettante
(N) an enlargement, increase, addition increment
The children greeted the clown with a _____ of laughter when he began making his funny faces. paroxysm
(ADJ) fragrant, smelling strongly; tending to arouse memories or create an aura redolent
Synonym for neophyte and beginner tyro
(ADJ) not stopping, maintained steadily, never letting up, relentless unremitting
Synonym for abusive and insulting vituperative

Vocabulary Unit 7-9 (by Lauren Williams) Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

to accuse falsely calumniate
an amateur dilettante
sudden out burst or fit paroxysm
an excursion or journey peregrination
an expression used in a particular group of people shibboleth
to overcome the distrust of or win over conciliate
cold or sullen in mood saturnine
to retract a statement or belief already said recant
a level or rank echelon
light or playful conversation badinage
a lack of quantity paucity
grotesque or gruesome macabre
to object or protest demur
appropriate or fortunate felicitous
to discard or get rid of jettison
gaudy or showy garish
a clique or exclusive group coterie
lasting a short time or fleeting ephemeral
to calm or alleviate allay
needy or impoverished indigent
of little importance or trifling picayune
shining or radiant refulgent
tending to arouse memories redolent
extremely cautious or wary chary
to repeatedly change opinions vacillate

The Pearl Vocabulary Chapters 1-3 Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

extreme greed avarice
poor; needy; impoverished indigent
short story that illustrates a moral attitude or lesson parable
thick beverage made from an agave plant pulque
a wall or embankment that serves as a safeguard bulwark
the wide lower part of a river where the current meets the tides estuary
a low mound or ridge of earth hummock
the light emitted from an object incandescence
a warm, soft mass of seaweed to soothe inflammation poultice
to cheat or deceive cozen
lying; hiding the true nature of dissemble
giving off light lucent
being under complete control subjugation
gets stung by scorpion Coyotito
Kino's wife Juana
The protagonist of the story Kino
Juana pleaded with Kino to visit for Coyotito Doctor
Story's setting La Paz

Cassie Bonilla Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

festive, sociable, having fun together, genial Convivial
a person or thing closely resembling or corresponding to another; a complement Counterpart
to cancel or reverse one order or command with another that is contrary to the first Countermand
to cast off, discard; to get rid of something objectionable or unnecessary; Slough
to cast overboard, get rid of an unnecessary or burdensome Jettison
Synonyms-banter, persiflage, repartee Badinage
glaring; tastelessly showy or overdecorates in a vulgar or offensive way Garish
to decorate, adorn, touch up,; to improve by adding details Embellish
a word, expression, or custom that distinguishes a particular group of persons from all others; a commonplace saying or truism Shibboleth
Antonyms-loss, reduction, decrease Increment
characteristic of the countryside, rural; relating to shepherds and cowherds, pastoral Bucolic
Antonyms-booing, hissing, jeers, catcalls Acclamation
one of a series of grades in an organization or field of activity; an organized military unit; a step-like formation or arrangement Echelon
a massive and inescapable force or object that crushes whatever is in its path Juggernaut
Antonyms-abundance, glut, plenitude, deluge Paucity
grisly, gruesome; horrible, distressing; having death as a subject Macabre
Synonyms:people-hater Misanthrope
Antonyms:forthright, aboveboard, open Furtive
(v.) to object or take exception to; (n.) an objection Demur
(v.) to calm or pacify, set to rest; to lessen or relieve Allay
(n.) a sudden outburst; a spasm, convulsion Paroxysm
Antonyms-dim, dark, obscure, dingy, dull, murky Refulgent
Antonyms-veteran, past master, expert Tyro
(adj.) harshly abusive, severely scolding Vituperative
(v.) to swing indecisively from one idea or course of action to another; to weaver weakly in mind or will Vacillate