SAT Beowulf vocab (antonyms and synonyms) Flashcard Example #82230

artful
skillful, clever, tricky
(can relate to Odysseus)
antonym of artful
guileless
bolt
to move suddenly
antonym of bolt
to move sluggishly
fret
to worry or be annoyed
(can relate to when Beowulf finds out about the dragon terrorizing his kingdom)
antonym of fret
relax
furrow
to make wrinkles or grooves
antonym of furrow
to make plain
grate
to cause irritation
antonym of grate
to soothe
hack
one who forfeits professional integrity in exchange for money or reward
(the hacker in cyberchase lol)
hoary
white with age
(grey-haired king)
antonym of hoary
young
infamous
having a reputation of the worst kind,vicious, notoriously bad
synonyms of infamous
disreputable, ignominious
antonym of infamous
illustrious
lament
to mourn or express sorrow in a demonstrative power
(woman laments at the funeral of Beowulf)
synonyms of lament
beoman, bewail, deplore
antonym
to rejoice
loathe
to detest
synonyms of loathe
abhor, abominate
antonyms of loathe
to adore
quench
to extinguish, to put out; to relieve with liquid
antonym of quench
to stir up
relish
to take great pleasure or delight in
antonym of relish
to detest
reprise
a recurrence,renewal, or resumption of action
antonym of reprise
repetition
solace
to comfort or to cheer
synonym of solace
soothe, mitigate,assuage
antonym of solace
to deride, to harrass
utter
to express by speaking
antonym of utter
to leave unspoken
vexation
discomfort or distress
antonym of vexation
pleasantry
artful
skillful, clever, tricky
(can relate to Odysseus)
antonym of artful
guileless
bolt
to move suddenly
antonym of bolt
to move sluggishly
fret
to worry or be annoyed
(can relate to when Beowulf finds out about the dragon terrorizing his kingdom)
antonym of fret
relax
furrow
to make wrinkles or grooves
antonym of furrow
to make plain
grate
to cause irritation
antonym of grate
to soothe
hack
one who forfeits professional integrity in exchange for money or reward
(Beowulf for his glory/treasure)
hoary
white with age
(grey-haired king)
antonym of hoary
young
infamous
having a reputation of the worst kind,vicious, notoriously bad
synonyms of infamous
disreputable, ignominious
antonym of infamous
illustrious
lament
to mourn or express sorrow in a demonstrative power
(woman shows lament at the funeral of Beowulf)
synonyms of lament
beoman, bewail, deplore
antonym of lameny
to rejoice
loathe
to detest
synonyms of loathe
abhor, abominate
antonyms of loathe
to adore
quench
to extinguish, to put out; to relieve with liquid
antonym of quench
to stir up
relish
to take great pleasure or delight in
antonym of relish
to detest
reprise
a recurrence,renewal, or resumption of action
synonym of reprise
repetition
solace
to comfort or to cheer
synonym of solace
soothe, mitigate,assuage
antonym of solace
to deride, to harrass
utter
to express by speaking
antonym of utter
to leave unspoken
vexation
discomfort or distress
antonym of vexation
pleasantry

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