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con tro ver' sial
syn arguable, debatable Edit
n a joining togethr for some common purpose a lli' ance
syn pact, leaue, coalition
ant rift, split Edit
bewilder
v to puzzle completely, confuse be wil' der
syn baffle, perplex
ant set straight, enlighten Edit
buffoon
n a clown, a coarse, stupid person bu ffoon'
syn jester, fool Edit
controversial
adj arousing argument, dispute, or disagreement
con tro ver' sial
syn arguable, debatable Edit
dishearten
v to discourage dis heart' en
syn dismay, demoralize, dispirit
fruitless
adj not producing the desired results, un succesful
fruit' less
syn useless vain unproductive futile
ant productive effective
hostile
adj unfriendly unfavorable, warlike, aggressive hos'tile
ant friendly cordial peaceful Edit
in flamm' a ble
adj easily set on fire, easily angered or aroused
inflammable
syn combustible, flammable, excitable
ant fireproof fireproof fire resistant calm Edit
inflict
v to give or cause something unpleasant, impose
in flict'
syn deal out, visit upon
ant suffer undergo, sustain
malignant
adj deadly extremely harmful, evil, spiteful, malicous ma lig' nant
syn lethal, wicked
antwholesome, beneficial, benign Edit
mortify
v to hurt someones feelings deeply, to cause embarrassment or humiliation
mort' i fy
syn humiliate, abash Edit
orthodox
adj adj in agreement with established or generally accepted belief or ways of doing things or' tho dox
syn traditional, standard customary
ant unusual, unconventional, heretical Edit
procure
v to obtain thruogh special effort, to bring out
pro cure'
syn gain acquire achieve Edit
scurry
v to run quickly, scamper, hurry scu' rry
syn rush dash scramble
ant trudge plod p crawl Edit
sodden
adj soaked w/ liquid or moisture, dull, listless
sodd' en syn drenched saturated
ant parched arid Edit
spirited
adj full of life and vigor, courages spir' i ted
syn livelygallant
ant lifeless dull lackluster Edit
virtual
adj hving a certain force or effect in fact but not in name, so close as to be equivalent to the real thing
vir' tu al
syn funtioning as equivalent to Edit
void
adj, n, completely empty, no legal force or effect vto cancel or nullify
syn invalid vacant bare
ant in effect, teeming w/ v confirm Edit
wayward
adj disobedient willful unpredictable caprcious
way' ward
syn perverse
ant docile well behave predictable Edit
wince
v to draw back suddenly
syn flinch shudder recoil
alliance
n a joining togethr for some commmon purpose a lli' ance
syn pact league coalition
ant rift split