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Abstain
ab(stain)
(v) to stay away from doing something by one's own choice
Syn: avoid decline resist
Ant: yeild to give in to
accommodate
a(ccomm)odate
(v) to do a favor or service for help out to provide for service for supply with
Syn: oblige lodge
ant: disoblige trouble
allegiance
a(lleg)iance
(n) loyal or obligation owed to a government nation or cause
Syn: obediance devotion fidelity
amalgamate
a(mal)gamate
(v) to unite; to combine elements into unidentified whole
Syn: merge consoidate
Ant: divide separate
append
a(ppend)
(v) to attach add or tack on to use as an extra suppliment or item
Ant: detach dis-connect
commemorate
co(mmem)orate
(v) to preserve or honor or celebrate the memory of
Syn: memorialize
Ant: dishonor forget overlook
enumerate
e(nu)merate
(v) to count to name one by one list
Syn: check of spell out specify
exalt
e(xalt)
(v) to make high in rank power character or quality to fill with pride joy or noble feeling
Syn: elevate rise
Ant: lower cast down
extort
ex(tort)
(v) to obtain by violence misuse of athority or threats
Syn: blackmail bilk shake down
far-fetched
far(fetched)
(adj) strained or improbable going far a feild from a topic
Syn: unlikely
Ant: likely probible
glum
(glum)
(adj) depressed gloomy
Syn: dejected morose
Ant: cheerful merry
replica
(rep)lica
(n) a copy close reproduction
Syn: duplicate imitation
Ant: original prototype
responsive
re(spon)sive
(adj) answering or replying reacting readily to requests or suggestions etc showing interest and understanding
Syn: sypathetic
Ant: intensive
sanctuary
(sanc)tuary
(n) a sacred or holy place refuge or protection from capture or punishment
Syn: shrine haven
self-seeking
self-(seek)ing
(adj) selfishly ambitious
Syn: selfish opportunistic gold-digging
Ant: unselfish selfless altruistic
submissive
sub(miss)ive
(adj) humbly obedient tending to give in to authority
Syn: meek compliant
Ant: rebbelious
tally
(tall)y
(v) to count up to keep score to make entries for reckoning
Syn: total record
taskmaster
(task)master
(n) ones whos job it is to assign work to others (forces people to work very hard)
Syn: supervisor overseer slave driver
transform
trans(form)
(v) to change completely in appearance or form
Syn: alter convert
Ant: maintain preserve
upheaval
up(heav)al
(n) a sudden violent upward movement great disorder or radical change
Syn: confusion disruption chaos
Ant: tranquility peace and quiet