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A'trophy
(N)the wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progressive decline or failure: (V)to waste away

SYN:degeneration, deterioration,wither
ANT:growth,development,mature,develop
Bas'tion
(N)a fortified place; stronghold

SYN:citadel,rampart,bulwark,
parapet
Con'cord
(N)a state of agreement,harmony,unanimity: a treaty,pact,covenant

ANT:disagreement,strife,
discord
Con'summate
(ADJ)complete or perfect in the highest degree: (V)to bring to a state of completion or perfection
Disarray'
(N)disorder,confusion: (V)to throw into disorder

SYN:disorganization,dishevel,
mess up
ANT:organization,order,
tidiness
Ex'igency
(N often pl.)urgency,pressure,urgent demand,pressing need,an emergency

SYN:requirement,crisis
Flot'sam
(N)floating debris;
homeless,impoverished people

SYN:floating wreckage
Frenet'ic
(ADJ)frenzied,highly agitated

SYN:frantic,overwrought
ANT:calm,controlled,relaxed,
leisurely
Glean'
(V)to gather bit by bit;to gather small quantities of grain left in a field by the reapers

SYN:collect,cull,pick up
Grouse'
(N)a type of game bird;a complaint (V) to complain, grumble

SYN:gripe,kvetch,bellyache
Incar'cerate
(V) to imprison,confine,jail

SYN:intern,immure
ANT:liberate,release,free
Incum'bent
(ADJ)obligatory,required; (N)one who holds a specific office at the time spoken of

SYN:mandatory,necessary
ANT:optional,unnecessary
Joc'ular
ADJ:humurous,jesting,jolly, joking

SYN:waggish,facetious,droll, witty
ANT:humorless,solemn,grave, earnest,grim
A'trophy
(N)the wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progressive decline or failure: (V)to waste away

SYN:degeneration, deterioration,wither
ANT:growth,development,mature,develop
Bas'tion
(N)a fortified place; stronghold

SYN:citadel,rampart,bulwark,
parapet
Con'cord
(N)a state of agreement,harmony,unanimity: a treaty,pact,covenant

ANT:disagreement,strife,
discord
Con'summate
(ADJ)complete or perfect in the highest degree: (V)to bring to a state of completion or perfection
Disarray'
(N)disorder,confusion: (V)to throw into disorder

SYN:disorganization,dishevel,
mess up
ANT:organization,order,
tidiness
Ex'igency
(N often pl.)urgency,pressure,urgent demand,pressing need,an emergency

SYN:requirement,crisis
Flot'sam
(N)floating debris;
homeless,impoverished people

SYN:floating wreckage
Frenet'ic
(ADJ)frenzied,highly agitated

SYN:frantic,overwrought
ANT:calm,controlled,relaxed,
leisurely
Glean'
(V)to gather bit by bit;to gather small quantities of grain left in a field by the reapers

SYN:collect,cull,pick up
Grouse'
(N)a type of game bird;a complaint (V) to complain, grumble

SYN:gripe,kvetch,bellyache
Incar'cerate
(V) to imprison,confine,jail

SYN:intern,immure
ANT:liberate,release,free
Incum'bent
(ADJ)obligatory,required; (N)one who holds a specific office at the time spoken of

SYN:mandatory,necessary
ANT:optional,unnecessary
Joc'ular
ADJ:humurous,jesting,jolly, joking

SYN:waggish,facetious,droll, witty
ANT:humorless,solemn,grave, earnest,grim