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ADJOURN(V)
TO STOP PROCEEDINGS TEMPORARILY; MOVE TO ANOTHER PLACE
SYN:POSTPONE,SUSPEND, DISCONTINUE
ANT:OPEN,CALL TO ORDER
ALIEN(N)(ADJ)
A CITIZEN OF ANOTHER COUNTRY
FOREIGN, STRANGE
SYN:EXOTIC,UNFAMILIAR
ANT:NATIVE,ENDEMIC,FAMILAR
COMELY(ADJ)
HAVING A PLEASING APPEARANCE
SYN:GOOD-LOOKING,ATTRACTIVE, BONNY
ANT:PLAIN,HOMELY,UGLY REPULSIVE
COMPENSATE(V)
TO MAKE UP FOR; TO REPAY FOR SERVICES
SYN:PAYBACK,REIMBURSE, RECOMPENSE
ANT FAIL TO REWARD, STIFF
DISSOLUTE(ADJ)
LOOSE IN ONES'S MORALS OR BEHAVIOR
SYN:DISSIPATED, DEBAUCHED, IMMORAL,CORRUPT
ANT:VIRUOUS,CHASTE,MORAL, SEEMLY,PROPER
ERRATIC(ADJ)
NOT REGULAR OR CONSISTENT; DIFFERENT FROM WHAT IS ORDINARYILY EXPECTED; UNDEPENDABLE
SYN:IRREGULAR,INCONSISTENT, UNPREDIDTIBLE
ADJ:STEADY,CONSISTENT, DEPENDABLE
EXPULSION(N)
THE PROCESS OF DRIVING OR FORCING OUT
SYN:EJECTION,OUSTER,EVICTION
ANT:ADMITTANCE,ADMISSION
FEINT(N)(V)
A DELIBERATELY DECEPTIBE MOVEMENT;A PRETENSE;TO MAKE A DECEPTIVE MOVEMENT;TO MAKE A PRETENCE OF
SYN:TRICK,RUSE,SUBTERFUGE,
DODGE,BLUFF
FODDER(N)
FOOD FOR HOURSES OR CATTLE; RAW MATERIALS FOR A DESIGNATED PURPOSE
SYN:REED,PROVENDER
FORTIFY(V)
TO STRENGTHEN, BUILD UP
SYN:RIENFORCE,SHORE UP
ILLEGIBLE(ADJ)
DIFFICULT OR IMPOSSIBLETO READ
SYN:UNREADABLE,INDECIPHERABLE,SCRIBBLED
ANT:READABLE,DECIPHERABLE,
DISTINCT,CLEAR
JEER (V)(N)
TO MAKE FUN OF RUDLELY OR UNKINDLY; A RUDE REMARK ORF DERISION
SYN:LAUGHAT,MOCK,TAUNT
ANT:APPLAUSE,PLAUDITS, ACCOLADES
LUCRATIVE(ADJ)
BINGING IN MONEY;PROFITABLE
SYN:GAINFUL,MONEYMAKING
ANT:UNJPROFITABLE,LOSING,IN THE RED
MEDIOCRE(ADJ)
AVERAGE,ORDINARY, UNDISTINGUISHED
SYN:RUN-OF-THE-MILL
ANT:EXCEPTIONAL,OUTSTANDING, DISTINGUISHED
PROLIFERATE(V)
TO REPRODUCE, INCRESE, OR SPREAD RAPIDLY
SYN:MULTIPLY,MUSHROOM,BURGEON
ANT:DECREASE,DIMINISH,DWINDLE, SLACKOFF
SUBJAGATE(V)
TO CONQUER BY FORCE, BRING UNDER COMPLETE CONTROL
SYN:SUBDUE,VANQUISH,MASTER
ANT:BECONQUERED,SUBMIT, SURRENDER
SULLY(V)
TO SOIL,STAIN,TARNISH,DEFILE, BESMIRSH
SYN:POLLUTE,TAINT,SMEAR
ANT:SATISFY,FULFILL,GRATIFY
TANTALIZE(V)
TO TEASE,TORMENT BY TEASING
SYN:TEMPT,LEAD ON,MAKE ONE'S MOUTHWATER
ANT:SATISFY,FULFILL,GRATIFY
TERSE(ADJ)
BRIEF AND TO THE POINT
SYN:CONCISE,SUCCINCT,CRISP, SHORT AND SWEET
ANT:VERBOSE,ORDY,DIFFUSE, PROLIX
UNFLINSHING(ADJ)
FIRM SHOWING NO SIGNS OF FEAR, NOT DRAWING BACK
SYN:RESOLUTE,STEADFAST, UNWAVERING
ANT:IRRESOLUTE,WAVERING, VACILLATING