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A-L-L-A-Y
(v.) to calm or pacify, set to rest; to lessen or relieve

synonyms: reduce, alleviate, moderate
antonyms: aggravate, exacerabate, intensify
B-E-S-T-I-A-L
(adj.) beastlike, brutal, subhuman in intelligence and sensibility

synonyms: animal, depraved, loathsome
antonyms: human, humane, clement, virtuous, upright
C-O-N-V-I-V-A-L
(adj.) festive, sociable, having fun together, genial

synonyms: fun-loving, jovial
antonyms: dour, sullen, grim
C-O-T-E-R-I-E
(n.) a circle of acquaintances, a close-kint, often exclusive, group of people with a common interest

synonyms: clique, set
C-O-U-N-T-E-R-P-A-R-T
(n.) a person or thing closely resmesbling or corresponding to another

synonym: match
D-E-M-U-R
(v.) to object (n) an objcetion
A-F-F-R-O-N-T-E-R-Y
(n.) shameless boldness, impudence

synonyms: gail, chutzpah, impertience
antonyms: shyness, diffidence, timdity
E-M-B-E-L-L-I-S-H
(v.) to decorate, adorn, touch up, to improve by addiing details

synonyms: ornament, garnish
antonyms: strip, mar, disfigure
E-P-H-E-M-E-R-A-L
(adj.) short-lived

synoynms: fleeting, transient, evanescent, transitory
antonyms: durable, perpetual
F-E-L-I-C-I-T-O-U-S
(adj.) appropriate, apt, well chosen, happy,

synonyms: fortunate, well-put
antonyms: inappropriate, inept, graceless, unhappy
F-U-R-I-T-I-V-E
(adj.) done slyly or seatlhtily, sneaky

synonyms: clandestine, covert, surreptitious
antonyms: forthright, aboveboard, open
G-A-R-I-S-H
(adj.) glaring; tastelessly showy or overdecorated in a vulgar or offensive

synonyms: gaudy, flashy, tawdry
antonyms: subdued, muted, understated
I-L-L-U-S-O-R-Y
(adj.) misleading, deceptive; acking in or not based on reality

synonyms: specious, spurious, fanciful, imaginary
antonyms: actual, real, factual, objective
I-N-D-I-G-E-N-T
(adj.) needy, impoverished

synonyms: penniless, destitute
antonyms: wealthy, affluent,
I-N-O-R-D-I-N-A-T-E
(adj.) far too great, exceeding reasonable limits, excessive

synonyms: exorbitant, extravagent
antonyms: moderate, reasaonable, equitable
J-E-T-T-I-S-O-N
(v.) to cast overboard, get rid of as unneccesary or burdensome

synonyms: cast off, discard, dump,
antonyms: conserve, retain, keep
M-I-S-A-N-T-H-R-O-P-E
(n.) a person who hates or despises people

synonym: people-hater
P-E-R-T-I-N-A-C-I-O-U-S
(adj.) very persistent, holding firmly to a course of action hard to get rid of

synonyms: stubborn, dogged, determined
P-I-C-A-Y-U-N-E
(adj.) of little value or importance; concenred with trifiling matters, small minded

synonyms: inconsequential, piddling trifling
antonyms: important, significant, huge gigantic
R-A-I-M-E-N-T
(n.) clothing, garments

synonyms: apparel, attire
A-L-L-E-G-E
(v.) to assert wtihout proof or conformation

synonyms: claim, contend
antonyms: prove, deny
A-R-R-A-N-T
(adj.) thoroughing, out-and-out, shameless, blatant

synonyms: egregious, unmitigated
B-A-N-D-I-A-G-E
(n.) light and playful conversation

synonyms: banter, persiflage, repartee
antonym: sermon
C-O-N-C-I-L-I-A-T-E
(v.) to overcome the distrust of, win over; to appease, concile

synonyms: placate, mollify, propriate
antonyms: antagonize, alienate, estrange
C-O-U-N-T-E-R-M-A-N-D
(v.) to cancel or reverse one order or command with another

synonyms: recall, revoke
antonyms: reaffirm, reassert
E-C-H-E-L-O-N
(n.) one of a series of grades in an orginization or field of activity; an organized military unit

synonyms: level, rank
E-X-A-C-E-R-B-A-T-E
(v.) to make more violent, severe, bitter or painful

synonyms: aggravate, intensify, worsen
antonyms: alleviate, mitigate, ameliorate
F-A-T-U-O-U-S
(adj.) stupid or foolsih in a self-satisfied way

synonyms: silly, vapid, inane, doltish, vacuous
antonyms: sensible, intelligent, perceptive, bright
I-R-R-E-F-U-T-A-B-L-E
(adj.) impossible to disprove, beyond argument

synonyms: indisputable, incontrovertible, undeniable
antonyms: disputable, untenable
J-U-G-G-E-R-N-A-U-T
(n.) a massive and inescapable force or object that crushes whatever is in its path
L-A-C-K-A-D-A-I-S-I-C-A-L
(adj.) lacking spirit or interest, halfhearted

synonyms: listless, indolent, indifferent, lax
antonyms: energetic, vigroous, wholehearted
L-I-T-A-N-Y
(n). any repetative chant; a long list

synonyms: rigmarole, catalog, megillah
M-A-C-A-B-R-E
(adj.) grisly, gruesome, horrible, distressing, having death as a subject

synoynms: grotesque, grim, ghoulish
P-A-C-U-I-T-Y
(n.) an inadequate quantity, scarcity, dearth

synonyms: lack
antonyms: abundance, glut, plentittude, deluge
P-O-R-T-E-N-D
(v.) to indicate beforehand that somethign is about to happen; to give advance warning of

synonyms: bode, fortell, foreshadow, suggest
R-A-Z-E
(v.) to tearn down, destroy completely to cut or scrape off or out,

synonyms: pull down, demolish, shave off
antonyms: build, construct, raise, erect
R-E-C-A-N-T
(v.) to withdraw a statement or belief to which one has previously been cokitted, renonce, retract

synonyms: repudiate, disavow
antoyns: reaffirm, reassert
S-A-T-U-R-A-T-E
(v.) to soak thoroughly, fill to capacity, to satisfy fully
S-A-T-U-R-N-I-N-E
(adj.) of a gloom yor surly disposistion; cold or sluggish in mood

synonyms: sullen, morose
antonyms: lighthearted, cheerful, vivacious
S-L-O-U-G-H
(v.) to cast off, discard; to get rid of something objectionable or unneccesary; to plod through as if through mud (n.) a state of depression

synonyms: (v.) shed, slog
antonyms: (v.) take on, acquire, assume