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adjacent
(adj.) near, next to, adjoining
syn- alongside, nearby, neighboring
ant- faraway, distant, remote
alight
v.- to get down from, step down from; to come down from the air, land
adj.- lightened up
syn. v.- dismount, descent, land, touch down
ant. v.- mount, ascend, board, takeo off
barren
adj.- not producing, bare
syn.- unproductive, sterile, desolate, arid
ant.- fertile, productive
disrupt
v.- to break up, disturb
syn.- upset, displace, disorder
ant.- organize, arrange
dynasty
n.- a powerful family or group of rulers that maintains is position or power for some time
syn.- ruling house, regime
fortaste
n. an advanced indication sample or warning
syn.-preview, anticipation
germinate
v.- to begin to grow, come into being
syn.- sprout, shoot up, grow, burgeon
ant.- wither, die, stagnate, shrivel up
humdrum
adj.- ordinary, dull, routine, without variation
syn- monotonous, uneventful, prosaic, boring
ant.- lively, exciting, thrilling, exhilaration
hurtle
v.- to rush violently, dash headlong; to fling or hurl forcefully
syn.- speed, fly, race, catapult, fling
ant.- crawl, creep
insinuate
v.- to suggest or hint slyly; to edge into indirectly
syn.- imply, intimate
ant.- barge in, broadcast
interminable
adj.- endless, so long as to seem endless
syn.- never-ending, ceaseless
ant.- brief, short, fleeting
interrogate
v.- to ask questions, examine by questioning
syn.- question, query
recopense
v.- to pay back; to give a reward
n.- a payment for loss service of injury
syn.- n.- repay/ v.- compensation
renovate
v.- to repar, restore to good condition, make new again
syn.- repair, fix up, recondition
resume
n.- a brief summary; a short written account of one's education, working expierience, or qualification for a job