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fellowship
friendly relationship
fidelity
faithfulness; loyalty
infidelity
disloyalty
perfidy
disloyalty; untrustworthyness
perfidious
disloyal; untrustworthy
flourish
to grow; to be successful
forbearance
patience; tolerance
forbear
to hold back; to be patient
foster
to help grow
galvanize
to stimulate sudden action
harmony
peacefulness; agreement
harmonious
peaceful; balanced; going well together
haven
safe place
hone
to sharpen (skills)
hygiene
healthful cleanliness
illuminate
to shed light on; to clarify
illumination
source of light
luminous
full of light
impetuous
impulsive; acting on sudden urges
impetus
motivation; driving force
inclusive
willing to include others
inclusion
including others; being included
incorporate
to include; to combine
ingenuous
innocent; naive; straightforward
disingenuous
insincere; deceptive
initiate
to begin
initiative
1. introductory step
2. energy to begin something
uninitiated
inexperienced
insight
a sudden; deep understanding
insightful
deeply perceptive
integral
important
integrate
to combine
disintegrated
seperated
disintegrate
to break into small pieces
integrity
1. honesty; sincerity
2. completeness; wholeness
integrate
to combine
unintegrated
separated
disintegrate
to break into small pieces
integrity
1. honesty; sincerity
2. completeness; wholeness
intensify
to strengthen; to increase
intensity
high degree of concentration or force
intercede
to act as a middleman; to settle an argument
intercession
mediation
jibe
to agree; to fit together ell
just
fair; honorable
injustice
a violation of what is right; unfairness
lenient
not strict
liberate
to set free
mainstream
1. dominant trend
2. commonly accepted
mediate
to settle an argument
mediator
one who settles an argument
unmediated
direct; without a middle person
meld
to merge; to mix
merge
to come together; to combine
merger
a combination
mingle
to combine
niche
1. a space scooped out of a wall
2. a suitable place or role
opt
to choose
option
choice
optimism
hopeful attitude
overhaul
to repair thoroughly
overlook
to ignore; to forgive
parallel
comparable; similar
unparalleled
not equaled
parity
equality
disparity
inequality
partisan
1. supporter of an idea or cause
2. having strong beliefs
partisanship
strong belief in an idea or cause
nonpartisan
free from party affiliation or bias
persevere
to keep going
perspicacity
sharp; accurate perception
perspicacious
strong belief in an idea or cause
perspucuity
clarity; sharp, accurate perception
pertain
to relate
pertinent
relevant; appropriate
impertinent
1. irrelevant
2. disrespectful and obnoxious
placid
peaceful; calm
pliant
1. bendable
2. submissive
pliable
capable of being bent or shaped
pliancy
1. bendability
2. submissiveness
poignant
emotionally moving
pool
to combine for shared use
potent
strong; powerful
impotent
powerless
omnipotent
all-powerful
potentate
a powerful ruler
plenipotentiary
a fully authorized representative
preserve
to save; to keep from changing or going bad
progress
1. to move forward; to advance
2. improvement; advancement
progressive
moving forward; favoring reform
promote
1. to support publicly; to help succeed
2. to give a more advanced job
demote
to lower in rank
proponent
supporter
propriety
proper behavior
impropriety
improper behavior
rapport
harmonious relationship
reciprocal
given to each other; mutual
reciprocate
to give in return
reciprocity
mutual exchange
reconcile
1. to settle an argument; to make up
2. to make consistent
irreconcilable
inconsistent; permanently disagreeing
refine
to improve or purify
refinement
1. purification; improvement
2. sophisticated taste and sensibility
refuge
shelter from danger
refugee
one who needs protection
relevent
important; pertinent
irrelevant
unrelated
reparable
fixable
irreparable
unfixable
reparation
1. compensation for an offense or injury
2. the act of repairing
resemble
to appear like; to be similar to
resemblance
similarity in appearance
resilient
recovering easily from change or difficulty
resolve
to decide; to settle
resolute
firm or determined; unwavering
irresolute
undecided; indecisive
resolution
1. purpose; determiation
2. settlement of a problem
restore
to bring back to a former or normal condition
revel
to enjoy deeply
reveler
one who celebrates
revelry
unrestrained employment or celebration
revelation
the act of revealing
revelatory
revealing
rouse
1. to wake up
2. to inspire into action
arouse
to excite; to stir up
safeguard
1. protection
2. to protect; to secure
scrutiny
a close; careful examination
scrutinize
to examine
inscrutable
mysterious; hard to understand
seductive
tempting; alluring
similar
alike
similarity
resemblance
simile
a comparison
similitude
similarity; likeness
verisimilitude
appearence of truth
assimilate
to fit into a group or culture
solidarity
togetherness; loyal to a group
sponsor
1. to support
2. supporter
stalwart
strong; steadfast
staunch
firm; loyal
strive
to try hard for a goal; to compete
submissive
obedient; following orders
succumb
to give in to
suited
well matched
suitable
acceptable; appropriate
surmount
to overcome
insurmountable
impossible to overcome
sustain
to maintain; to keep up
sustenance
food
sympathy
compassion
sympathize
to share another's feelings
synergy
combined energy
synergistic
cooperative
synthesize
to combine parts into a whole
synthesis
the combination of parts into a whole
tact
ability to avoid offending people; sensitivity to others
tactful
considerate; diplomatic; proper
tactless
rude; insensitive
tenacious
bold; firm; determined
tenacity
persistent determination
pertinacious
stubbornly persistent
tolerate
to allow
tolerant
1. allowing others to have their own opinions
2. patient
intolerant
closed-minded
tolerable
allowable; endurable
tractable
obedient
intractable
disobedient
tranquil
calm
tranquility
peace and quiet
tranquilizer
a calming drug
truce
peaceful agreement
unanimous
in complete agreement
underpinning
support; foundation
underscore
1. to emphasize
2. to underline
uniform
the same throughout
uniformity
consistency
unify
to bring together
valid
logical; truthful
validate
to confirm
invalid
1. illogical; ineffective
1. a sickly person
invalidate
to make ineffective
vanquish
to defeat
verify
to confirm
verity
truth
veracity
truth
vigor
strength; energy
vigorous
strong; energetic; active
invigorate
to energize
warrant
to justify; to deserve
yeasayer
one who always agrees and never criticizes
yield
to give in to; to submit
unyielding
inflexible