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apparel
clothing that which serves as dress or decoration, dress up
ant-undress, strip, unclothe
syn-attire, garments
besiege
to attack by surrounding with military forces, to cause worry or trouble
syn- blockage, encircle, pressure,hound
compress
to press together, to reduce in sixe or volume; a folded cloth or pad applied to an injury
syn-condense, shrink, shorten
ant-expand, enlarge
denounce
to condemn openly, to accuse formally
syn-criticise, censure
ant-hail, acclaim
dispatch
to send off or out for a purpose, to kill, an official message, promptness, speed
syn- slay, report, communication
ant-recall, withhold
douse
to plunge into a liquid, drench, to put out quickly, extinguish
syn-submerge,soak,dunk,immerse
ant-dry out, dehydrate,kindle, ignite
expressly
plainly, in so many words, for a particular purpose
syn-clearly, pointedly, explicity
ant-implicityly,accidentally
famished
suffering severely from hunger or from lack of something
syn-hungry,starving,ravenous
ant-well fed,full,satisfied,satiated
forsake
to give up,renounce,to leave,abandon
syn-desert,disown
ant-keep,hold on,stand by
gainful
profitable, bringing in money or some special advantage
Syn-moneymaking,paying
ant-unprofitable,unrewarding,
nonpaying
immense
very large or great,beyond ordinary means of measurement
syn-vast,enormous,immeasurable,
gigantic
ant-small,tiny,minute
inept
totally without skill or appropriateness
syn-clumsy,unskilled,
bungling
ant-skillful,accomplished
ingenious
showing remarkable originality, inventiveness or clever
syn-imaginative, inventive
ant-unimaginative, unoriginal
instantaneous
done in an instant, immediate
syn-prompt,quick,speedy
ant-delayed,slow,gradual
irk
to annoy,trouble,make weary
syn bother, irritate, vex
ant-please,delight,cheer,gladden
libel
a written statement that unfairly or falsely harms the reputation of the person about whom it is made
to write or publis such a statement
syn- slur, smear, defame
misgiving
a feeling of fear,doubt,or uncertainty
syn-worry,qualm,hesitation
ant-feeling of confidence,assurance
oaf
a stupid person,a big,clumsy slow individual
syn- benehead, dunce, clod,lout
recede
to go or mobe backward, to become more distant
syn- retreat,go back back up, ebb
ant-advance,come closer
repast
a meal, food
syn-victuals