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atrophy (def.)
the wasting away of a body organ or tissue; any progressive decline or failure; to waste away
bastion (def.)
a fortified place, stronghold
concord (def.)
a state of agreement, harmony, unanimity; a treaty, pact, covenant
consummate (def.)
complete or perfect in the highest degree; to bring to a state of completion or perfection
disarray (def.)
disorder, confusion; to throw into disorder
exigency (def.)
urgency, pressure; urgent demand, pressing need, an emergency
flotsam (def.)
floating debris; homeless, impoverished people
frenetic (def.)
frenzied, highly agitated
glean (def.)
to gather bit by bit; to gather small quantities of grain left in a field by the reapers
grouse (def.)
a type of game bird; a complaint; to complain grumble
incarcerate (def.)
to imprison, confine, jail
incumbent (def.)
obligatory, required; one who holds a specific office at the time spoken of
jocular (def.)
humorous, jesting, jolly, joking
ludicrous (def.)
ridiculous, laughable, absurd
mordant (def.)
biting or caustic in thought, manner, or style; sharply or bitterly harsh
nettle (def.)
a prickly or stinging plant; to arouse displeasure, impatience or anger; to vex or irritate severely
pecuniary (def.)
consisting of or measured in money; of or related to money
pusillanimous (def.)
contemptibly cowardly or mean-spirited
recumbent (def.)
in a reclining position, lying down, in the posture of one sleeping or resting
stratagem (def.)
a scheme to outwit or deceive an opponent or gain an end
atrophy- synonyms
degeneration, deterioration; wither
bastion-synonyms
citadel, rampart, bulwark, parapet
consummate-synonyms
masterful; clinch, conclude
disarray- synonyms
disorganization, dishevel, mess up
exigency-synonyms
requirement, crisis
flotsam- synonyms
floating wreckage
frenetic- synonyms
frantic, overwrought
glean- synonyms
collect, cull, pick up
grouse- synonyms
gripe, kvetch, bellyache
incarcerate- synonyms
intern, immure
incumbent- synonyms
mandatory, necessary
jocular- synonyms
waggish, facetious, droll, witty
ludicrous- synonyms
risible, preposterous
mordant- synonyms
acrimonious, acidulous, sardonic, scathing
nettle- synonyms
peeve, annoy, incense, gall, irk
pecuniary- synonyms
monetary, financial
pusillanimous- synonyms
craven, lily-livered
recumbent- synonyms
prone, prostrate, supine, inactive
stratagem- synonyms
ruse, trick, ploy, subterfuge
atrophy-antonyms
growth, development, mature, develop
concord- antonyms
disagreement, strife, discord
consummate- antonyms
launch, initiate, begin, kick off
disarray- antonyms
organization, order, tidiness
frenetic- antonyms
calm, controlled, relaxed, leisurely
incarcerate- antonyms
liberate, release, free
incumbent- antonyms
optional, unnecessary
jocular- antonyms
humorless, solemn, grave, earnest, grim
ludicrous- antonyms
heartrending, poignant, pathetic
mordant- antonyms
stouthearted, courageous, daring
nettle- antonyms
please, delight, soothe, pacify
concord- antonyms
disagreement, strife, discord
consummate- antonyms
launch, initiate, begin, kick off
disarray- antonyms
organization, order, tidiness
frenetic- antonyms
calm, controlled, relaxed, leisurely
incarcerate- antonyms
liberate, release, free
incumbent- antonyms
optional, unnecessary
jocular- antonyms
humorless, solemn, grave, earnest, grim
ludicrous- antonyms
heartrending, poignant, pathetic
mordant- antonyms
bland, mild, gentle, soothing
nettle- antonyms
please, delight, soothe, pacify
pusillanimous- antonyms
stouthearted, courageous, daring
recumbent- antonyms
erect, upright, energetic, dynamic