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allot
to assign or distribute in shares or portions
syn: apportion, parcel out, allocate
amass
to bring together, collect, gather, expecially for oneself; to come together, assemble
syn: accumulate, pile up, garner
ant: scatter, dissipate, squander, waste
audacious
hold, adventurous, recklessly daring
syn: enterprising, brave
ant: timid, cowardly
comply
to yield to a request or command
syn: submit to, consent to, acquiensce in
ant: reject, refuse, decline
devoid
not having or using, lacking
syn: wanting, bereft
ant: full, teeming, abounding
elite
the choice part of a group of people or things; superior
syn: cream of the crop, upper crust
ant: rank and file, dregs of society
grapple
an iron hook used to grab and hold; to come to grips with, wrestle or fight with
syn: tackle, confront, struggle with
incapacitate
to deprive of strength or ability; to make legally ineligible
syn: disable, debilitate, paralzye, cripple
ant: rehabilitate, restore
instigate
to urge on; to stir up, provoke, start, incite
ant: stop, quell, squelch, quash
longevity
long life, long duration, length of life
ant: brevity, transience
myriad
in very great numbers; a very great number
syn: innumberable, countless
ant: few, scant, sparse
perspective
a point of view or general standpoint from which different things are viewed, physically or mentally; the apperarance to the eye of various objects at a given time, place, or distance
syn: viewpoint, sense of proportion
perturb
to trouble, make uneasy; to disturb greatly; to throw into confusion
syn: upset, agitate, anger, irritate
ant: delight, gladden, please
prodigious
immense; extraordinary in bulk, size, or degree
syn: gigantic, tremendous, astounding
ant: puny, minuscule, insignificant
relevant
connected with or related to the matter at hand
syn: pertinent, german, applicable
ant: unconnected, extraneous
skittish
extremely nervous and easily frightened; shy or timid; extremely cautious; unstable, undependable
syn: jumpy, restive, capricious, fickle
ant: bold, daring, reckless, cool, unflappable
tether
a rope or chain used to fasten something to a fixed object; the outer limit of strength or resources; to fasten with a rope or chain
syn: tie up, chain up, leash
ant: untie, let loose
unison
a sounding together; agreement or accord
syn: harmony, concord, assent
vie
to compete; to strive for victory or superiority
syn: contend, rival
willful
stubbornly self-willed; done on purpose, deliberate
syn: headstrong, obstinate, premeditated
ant: docile, obedient, tractable