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allocate
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to set apart or designate for a specail purpose; to distribute
S:assign, allot, apportion
ardent
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very enthusiastic, impassioned
S:intense, zealous, fervent, aid
A: indifferent, stolid, phlegmatic, apathetic
assiduous
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persisten, attentive, diligent
S: industrious, unremitting, sedulous
A: lazy, lackadaisical, shiftless
brash
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prone to act in a hasty manner; impudent
S: rash, impetuous, brazen, impertinent
A: prudent, wary, cautious, circumspect
capricious
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subject to whims or passing fancies
S: impulsive, fickly, unpredictable, mercurial
A: constant, steady, steadfast, unwavering
cahstise
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to inflict physical punishment as a means of correction; to scold severely
S: discipline, censure
A: comment, reward
copious
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abundant; plentiful; wordy, verbose
S: ample, profuse, bountiful
A: inadequate, meager, scanty, concise
deviate
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to turn aside; to stray from a norm; one who departs from a norm; differing from a norm, heterodox, unconventional
S: diverge, veer, swerve
A: conform to, abide by; orthodox
emaciated
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unnaturally thin
S: gaunt, withered, shriveled
A: plump, fat, obese, corpulent
exult
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to rejoice greatly
S: revel, glory
A: mope, sulk, regret, rue, lament
gnarled
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knotted, twisted, lumpy
S: knotty, misshapen, contorted
A: smooth, unblemished, straight
indemnity
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a payment for damage or loss
S: compensation, restitution, reparation
inkling
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a hint; a vague notion
S: clue, intimation, suggestion
limpid
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clear, transparent; readily understood
S: lucid, intelligible
A: clouded, murky, opaque
omnipotent
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almighty, having unlimited power or authority
S: all-powerful
A: powerless, impotent, feeble, weak
palatable
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agreeable to the taste of one's sensibilities; suitable for consumption
S: edible, appetizing, attractive
A: inedible, distasteful, disagreeable
poignant
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deeply affecting, touching; keen or sharp in taste or smell
S: heartrending, bittersweet, melancholy
A: unaffecting, bland, vapid, insipid, funny
rancor
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bitter resentment or ill-will
S: animosity, enmity, bitterness
A: goodwill, harmony, rapport, amity
sophomoric
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immature and overconfident; conceited
S: pretentious, superficial, fatuous
A: mature, judicious, sage, knowledgeable
spontaneous
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arising naturally; not planned or engineered in advance
S: unpremeditated, unplanned, impromptu
A: premeditated, planned, contrived, rehearsed