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clairvoyant
mind reader; seer
foreboding
ominous; premonition; menacing; threatening; apprehension
harbinger
presages or foreshadows what is to come; forerunner; precursor
ominous
warning; threatening; menacing; boding evil; foreshadowing disaster
portend
to give an omen or anticipatory sign
presage
foretell; portend
prescience
forethought; insight; foreknowledge of events; divine omniscience
prognosticator
a person who can foretell; predict; presage; forecast
prophetic
foretelling events; predictive; visionary
boorish
rude; ill mannered; crude
brusque
abrupt; rough; gruff
charlatan
fraud; swindler; imposter
churlish
rude; boorish; surly
impertinent
impolite; insolent; rude
insolent
rude; disrespectful; impertinent
petulant
insolent or rude; irritable; ill-tempered
surly
rude; brusque; abrupt
cantankerous
irritable and complaining
fractious
irritable; peevish; and complaining
irascible
irritable; grumpy; hot-tempered; petulant
peevish
irritable; crabby; cranky; temperamental; moody
petulant
irritable; ill-tempered
querulous
argumentative; grouchy; irritable
bombastic
pompous; pretentious; grandiloquent
haughty
arrogant; lofty; self-important
hubris
exaggerated pride or self-confidence;
imperious
haughty; arrogant; domineering; superior
lofty
arrogant; haughty
supercillious
haughty; pompous; scornful
caustic
sarcastic; scathing
condescending
patronizing; arrogant; disdainful
contemptuous
disdainful; sneering
deride
ridicule; scoff; mock; scorn
derisive
mocking; scathing; scornful; irreverent
derogatory
critical; belittling; offensive; insulting; disparage
disdain
scorn; contempt; derision
disparage
belittle; ridicule;vilify
flout
scorn; show contempt for
glower
glare; look angrily; frown
patronizing
belittling; condescending; demeaning
pejorative
critical; derogatory; sneering
sardonic
scornful; ironic; sarcastic
vilify
speak ill of; malign; belittle; disparage
vitriolic
bitter; malicious; spiteful; rancorous
vituperative
offensive; malicious; scathing
deleterious
harmful; toxic;poisonous
egregious
conspicuously bad; flagrant
exacerbate
worsen; aggravate; increase in bitterness; to make much worse
heinous
monstrous; atrocious; hateful
incorrigible
irredeemable; hopeless
insidious
wicked; quietly dangerous
malevolent
malicious; spiteful; wicked; nasty
malice
hatred; meanness; malevolent
nefarious
wicked; evil; reprehensible
pernicious
harmful; malicious; insidious
virulent
potent and dangerous; infectious; toxic
artifice
deception; lie; trick; ploy
debunk
discredit; expose as being false or exaggerated
disingenuous
untruthful; insincere; dishonest
libel
defames in writing; vilify; smear in writing
ruse
hoax; trick; subterfuge
slander
defames in speech; slur; vilify by speaking
specious
having the ring of truth but false
spurious
false; fake; forged;deceitful origin
Appeasing
placatory(to placate); conciliatory
Benevolent
Kind; compassionate; giving(bene=good)
benign
ending a dispute; bringing together; placate; winning goodwill; peacemaking; pacifying; appeasing
innocuous
harmless; inoffensive
salutary
beneficial; curative; promoting health(salud)
acclaim
praise; commendation; applause
accolade
tribute; praise; eulogize
eulogize
praise; laud; eu=good
laud
praise; extol; speak well of
laudatory
expressing praise
plaudit
appluse; approval; praise
Eugenic
improving genes- offspring
eulogy
a commendatory formal statement or set oration: high praise (speaking kindly of the dead)
Euphemism
the substitution of an agreeable or inoffensive expression for one that may offend or suggest something unpleasant(putting a good word)
Euphonic
pleasing sound
Euphoria
a feeling of well-being or elation
eurhythmic
harmoniously, pleasing rhythm
auspicious
favorable; promising (an auspicious beginning)
propitious
favorable; shows potential; auspicious
anthrop
latin for HUMAN BEING
anthropology
the study of human beings inrelation to distribution, origin, classification
Anthropomorphism
humanization (usually refers to giving human characteristics (feelings) to animals or insects or any nonhuman)
misanthropy
a person who hates or distrusts mankind
philanthropy
goodwill to fellowmen; especially: active effort ro promote human welfare
anthropophagus
cannibal
aesthetic
artistic; beauty
appluent
wealthy; prosperous
embellish
adorn; make fancy; ornate
flaunt
show off, to display ostentatiously
lavish
spend freely; spending without limits; opulent; abundance
opulent
affluent; lavish; luxurious
ornate
overly elaborate; complicated; elaborate; complex; excessively showy
ostentatious
showy; pretentious; flamboyant
alacrity
eagerness; cheerful readiness; swiftness
ardent
eager; zealous; enthusiastic
ardor
passion; zeal; fervor
emphatic
ardent; insistent; vigorous
exuberant
enthusiastic; fanatical; zealous
fervor
passion; zeal; eagerness; intellectually alert
sanguine
cheerful; optimistic; hopeful; confident
zealous
enthusiastic; passionate; ardent
dearth
shortage; deficiency; scarcity
paucity
scantiness; rareness; scarcity
scarcity
shortage; insufficiency; lack
admonish
caution; warn; reprimand; rebuke
censure
scorn; condemn; criticize
decry
criticize; condemn; express strong disapproval
harangue
scolding; verbal attack
impugn
hold responsible; censure; accuse
rail
criticize; complain bitterly
rebuke
to scold; admonish; chide; reprimand
recriminate
to accuse in response to an accusation
reprimand
scolding; warning
reproach
scold; reproof; rebuke; criticism
reprove
scold; rebuke; tell off
fawn
flatter; grovel
obsequious
flattering; toadying; sycophantic; fawning
sycophant
flatterer; toady
toady
flatterer
clandestine
secret; covert; concealed; underground
covert
stealthy; concealed; hidden
furtive
secret; stealthy
illicit
dishonest; criminal; illegal; unlawful
stealth
secret; sneaky; furtive
stratagem
strategy; trick; ruse
subterfuge
stratagem; ruse; ploy; trick
surreptitious
secret; sneaky; furtive
despondent
hopeless; dejected; sad
lugubrious
sad; mournful; gloomy
maudlin
overly sentimental; sappy
melancholy
depressed; glum; gloomy
morose
gloomy; glum; depressed
comber
solemn; serious; sober; sad
treacle
overly sweet
debilitate
weaken; incapacitate
dilatory
lazy; slow; tardy
enervate
weaken; drain of energy; debilitate
indolence
laziness; sluggishl torpor; lassitude
inertia
inactivity; sluggish; torpor
languid
lazy; lethargic; indolent
lassitude
weary; lazy; stupor; tired
listless
lacking energy
lanuor
lazy; torpor; inertia
sedentary
sitting; inactive; desk-bound
slovenly
lazy; sloppy; messy
torpor
inactivity; indolence
wane
decrease; get smaller; vanish; disappear
apathetic
listless; droopy; lethargic; indifferent
phlegmatic
indifferent; unconcerned; matter-of-fact; apathetic
lackadaisical
lazy; laid-back; easy going
immutable
indiputable; absolute; undeniable
incobtrovertible
indisputable; irrefutable; uncontestable
irrefutable
certain; indisputable; uncontested; undeniable
arduous
laborious; grueling; strenuous
assiduous
hard-working; persevering
diligent
conscientious; hard-working; industious
onerous
tedious; difficult; arduous
sedulous
diligent; persevering
affable
friendly; genial; easygoing; sociable
amenable
agreeeable; willing
amiable
friendly; sociable; likeable
camaraderie
friendship; companionship; amity
convivial
social; con=with viva=life
congenial
friendly; agreeable; pleasant; amiable; affable
cordial
affable; genial; pleasant; jovial
ebullient
cheerful; happy
gregarious
sociable; outgoing
jocular
humorous; playful; lighhearted
jovial
jolly; cheery; happy
placid
easygoing; docile; calm; peaceful
salutary
helpful; beneficial; valuable
sanguine
optimistic; confident; hopeful; upbeat
compendious
concise; succint
brevity
brief; concise; terse
cursory
brief; superficial; hasty