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SANGUINE
HAVING A RUDDY COMPLEXION; A NATURALLY CHEERFUL, CONFIDENT OR OPTIMISTIC OUTLOOK

SYN FLUSHED, ROSY
VERISIMILITUDE
THE QUALITY OF APPEARING TO BE TRUE, REAL LIKELY OR PROBABLE

SYN REALISM, AUTHENTICITY
CONDESCEND
TO COME DOWN OR STOOP VOLUNTARILY TO A LOWER LEVEL; TO DEAL WITH PEOPLE IN A PATRONIZING MANNER

SYN DEIGN
COZEN
TO TRICK; TO CHEAT OR SWINDLE


SYN DUPE, DECEIVE, BEGUILE, INVEIGLE
GRATIS
FREE; WITHOUT CHARGE


SYN ON THE HOUSE; FREELY
ICON
A REPRESENTATION OR IMAGE OF A SACRED PERSONAGE; A GRAPHIC SYMBOL ON A COMPUTER MONITOR DISPLAY; AN OBJECT OF BLIND DEVOTION

SYN EMBLEM, IDOL
INTERSTICE
A SMALL NARROW SPACE BETWEEN THINS OR PARTS OF THINGS

SYN GAP, SLOT, CREVICE, INTERVAL
MACROCOSM
THE UNIVERSE CONSIDERED AS A WHOLE


SYN COSMOS, ENTIRETY
MOUNTEBANK
A TRICKSTER OR SWINDLER; A CHARLATAN


SYN IMPOSTOR, QUACK
PAEAN
A SONG OF PRAISE, JOY, OR TRIUMPH


SYN HYMN, ODE, ANTHEM
PERSIFLAGE
LIGHTHEARTED JOKING, TALK OR WRITING


SYN BANTER, JESTING, REPARTEE, BADINAGE
PLETHORA
OVERFULLNESS; SUPERABUNDANCE, SUPERFLUITY


SYN SURPLUS, SURFEIT, GLUT, EXCESS
PRAGMATIC
CONCERNED WITH PRACTICAL CONSIDERATIONS OR VALUES; DEALING WITH ACTIONS AND RESULTS RATHER THAN WITH ABSTRACT THEORY

SYN DOWN-TO-EARTH, BUSINESSLIKE
QUIZZICAL
PUZZLED, MOCKING; ODD, EQUIVOCAL


SYN PECULIAR, PERPLEXED, MYSTIFIED
RAPACITY
INORDINATE GREED; THE DISPOSITION TO OBTAIN ONE'S DESIRES BY FORCE EXTORTION OR PLUNDER

SYN AVARICE, CUPIDITY, VORACIOUSNESS
SCHISM
A FORMAL SPLIT WITHIN A RELIGIOUS ORGANIZATION; ANY DIVISION OR SEPARATION OF A GROUP

SYN RIFT, BREACH
THERAPEUTIC
HAVING THE POWER TO HEAR OR CURE; BENEFICIAL

SYN CURATIVE, SALUTARY, SALUBRIOUS
ANCILLARY
SUBORDINATE OR SUPPLEMENTARY

SYN AUXILIARY, SUBSIDIARY, ACCESSORY
BOWDLERIZE
TO REMOVE MATERIAL CONSIDERED OFFENSIVE FROM A BOOK, PLAY, FILM, ETC.

SYM CENSOR, PURGE, EXPURGATE
CATERWAUL
TO HOWL OR SCREECH LIKE A CAT
SYN: WHINE, WAIL, SCREECH
ENCLAVE
AN ENCLOSED DISTRICT, REGION OR AREA INHABITED BY A PARTICULAR GROUP

SYN SUBGROUP, ISLAND
FORTE
A PERSON'S STRONG POINT; WHAT A PERSON DOES BEST

SYN GIFT, APTITUDE, SPECIALTY
MELEE
A CONFUSED STRUGGLE; A VIOLENT FREE-FOR-ALL; A TUMULTUOUS MINGLING

SYN FRACAS, BRAWL, SCUFFLE, DONNYBROOK
SOLECISM
SUBSTANDARD OR UNGRAMMATICAL USAGE; A BREACH OF ETIQUETTE; ANY IMPROPRIETY OF MISTAKE

SYN MISUSAGE, BLUNDER, FAUX PAS
VASSAL
A PERSON UNDER THE PROTECTION OF A FEUDAL LORD TO WHOM HE OR SHE OWES ALLEGIANCE; SUBSERVIENT

SYN MENIAL, MINION, SERVANT
VIGNETTE
A SHORT DESCRIPTION OR SKETCH, A PICTURE OR ILLUSTRATION WITH EDGES

SYN THUMBNAIL SKETCH, ANECDOTE
VIRTUOSO
A BRILLIANT PERFORMER; A PERSON WITH MASTERLY SKILL OR TECHNIQUE

SYN EXPERT, MASTER, PRODIGY, MAESTRO
ADJUNCT
SOMETHING ADDED TO SOMETHING ELSE
SYN: ASSOCIATE, ADDITION, ACCESSORY
BELLWETHER
MALE SHEEP THAT LEADS THE FLOCK TO THE
SLAUGHTERHOUSE
SYN: RINGLEADER, INITIATOR,
CHIMERICAL
ABSURD, WILDLY FANTASTIC, IMPOSSIBLE
SYN: FANCIFUL, VISIONARY, QUIXOTIC
EFFETE
LACKING IN WHOLESOME VIGOR OR ENERGY
SYN: DECADENT, ENFEEBLED, OUTMODED
FAIT ACCOMPLI
AN ACCOMPLISHED AND PRESUMABLY IRREVERSIBLE DEED, FACT OR ACTION
SYN: ACCOMPLISHED FACT
HIDEBOUND
NARROW-MINDED AND RIGID, ESPECIALLY IN OPINIONS OR PREJUDICES
SYN: INTOLERANT, INFLEXIBLE
HIERARCHY
ANY SYSTEM OF THINGS OR PEOPLE ARRANGED OR GRADED ONE ABOVE ANOTHER IN ORDER OF RANK
SYN: CHAIN OF COMMAND, PECKING ORDER
LITURGY
A RELIGIOUS SERVICE OR RITE THE FORM OF A RITUAL OR OTHER ACT OF PUBLIC WORSHIP
SYN CEREMONY, OBSERVANCE
MIRAGE
SOMETHING ILLUSORY, WITHOUT SUBSTANCE
SYN OPTICAL ILLUSION
MORASS
A PATCH OF LOW, SOFT WET GROUND, A SWAMP

SYN BOG, QUAGMIRE
NOISOME
OFFENSIVE OR DISGUSTING, FOUL-SMELLING

SYN FETID, NOXIOUS, VILE, LOATHSOME
OBLIVIOUS
FORGETFUL, UNAWARE

SYN INSENSIBLE
POLTROON
BASE COWARD

SYN CRAVEN, DASTARD, CHICKEN
PROSELYTE
A CONVERT, A DISCIPLE

SYN NOVICE, NEOPHYTE
QUASI
RESEMBLING BUT NOT ACTUALLY BEING; SEEMINGLY BUT NOT ACTUALLY OR COMPLETELY

SYN KIND OF, SEMI-, AS IF
RAILLERY
GOOD-HUMORED RIDICULE, TEASING

SYN BANTER, PERSIFLAGE
RIBALD
IRREVERENTLY MOCKING; COARSE, VULGAR

SYN BAWDY, RISQUE
SUPINE
LYING FLAT ON ONE'S BACK, LISTLESS OR LETHARGIC, APATHETIC OR PASSIVE

SYN PRONE, PROSTRATE, INERT
AEGIS
PROTECTION, PATRONAGE, SPONSORSHIP

SYN AUSPICES
APPRISE
TO INFORM OF, TO MAKE AWARE OF

SYN ACQUAINT, NOTIFY
BIBULOUS
FOND OF OR INCLINED TO DRINK, ABSORBENT

SYN INEBRIOUS, ALCOHOLIC
CLAQUE
A GROUP OF PEOPLE HIRE TO APPLAUD A PERFORMER

SYN FAN CLUB, FLATTERERS, HANGERS-ON
DERACINATE
TO PULL UP BY THE ROOTS, TO ROOT OUT

SYN EXTIRPATE, ERADICATE, EXPUNGE
ELEEMOSYNARY
CHARITABLE, DEPENDENT UPON OR SUPPORTED BY CHARITY

SYN BENEFICENT, PHILANTHROPIC
INDIGENOUS
ORIGINATING IN THE COUNTRY OR REGION WHERE FOUND, NATIVE, INBORN, INHERENT

SYN ENDEMIC, DOMESTIC, HOMEGROWN
LACHRYMOSE
GIVEN TO TEARS OR WEEPING, CAUSING TO
SHED TEARS, MOURNFUL

SYN TEARFUL, DOLEFUL, DOLOROUS
LEXICON
A DICTIONARY OF A LANGUAGE, A COMPENDIUM


SYN GLOSSARY, WORDBOOK
MICROCOSM
A MINIATURE WORLD OR UNIVERSE; A GROUP OR SYSTEM VIEWED AS THE MODEL OF A LARGER GROUP OR SYSTEM

SYN EPITOME, WORLD IN LITTLE
MINUSCULE
VERY SMALL, TINY, A LOWERCASE LETTER

SYN INFINITESIMAL, INSIGNIFICANT
OBFUSCATE
TO DARKEN OR OBSCURE; TO CONFUSE OR BEWILDER

SYN MUDDY THE WATERS
PATERNALISM
THE POLICY OR PRACTICE OF TREATING PEOPLE IN THE MANNER OF A FATHER DEALING WITH HIS CHILDREN

SYN FATHERLINESS, BENEVOLENCE
POLARIZE
TO CAUSE TO CONCENTRATE AROUND TWO CONFLICTING POSITIONS; TO CAUSE LIGHT TO VIBRATE IN A PATTERN

SYN SPLIT, DIVIDE, ALIENATE, ESTRANGE
PURVIEW
THE RANGE, EXTENT OR SCOPE OF SOMETHING IN LAW

SYN JURISDICTION, ORBIT