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A-T-R-O-P-H-Y
(n.) the wasting away of a body organ or tissuel any progressive decline or failure; (v.) to watse away

synoynms: (n.) degeneration, deterioration; (v.) wither
antonyms: (n.) growth, development (v.) mature, develop
B-A-S-T-I-O-N
(n.) a fortified place, stronghold

synoynms: citadel, rampart, bulwark, parapet
C-O-N-C-O-R-D
(n.) a state of agreement, harmony, unanimity, a treaty, pact, coveenant

antonyms: disagreement, strife, discord
C-O-N-S-U-M-M-A-T-E
(adj.) complete or perfect in the highest degree (v.) to bring to a state of completion or perfection

synonyms: (adj.) masterful; (v.) clinch, conclude
antonyms: launch, initiate, begin, kick off
D-I-S-A-R-R-A-Y
(n.) disorder, confusion; (v.) to throw into disorder

synonyms: (n.) disorganization; (v.) dishevel, mess up
antoynms: (n) organization, order, tidiness
E-X-I-G-E-N-C-Y
(n. often ppl) urgency, pressure, urgent demand,

synonym: requirment, crisis
F-L-O-T-S-A-M
(n.) floating debris; homeless, impoverished people

synonym: floating wreckage
F-R-E-N-E-T-I-C
(adj.) frenzied, highly agitated

synonyms: overwrought, frantic
antonyms: calm, controlled, relaxed, leisurely
G-L-E-A-N
(v.) to gather bit by bit

synonyms: collect, cull, pick up
G-R-O-U-S-E
(n.) a tpye of game bird; a complaint; (v.) to complain

synonynms: (v.) gripe, kvetch
I-N-C-A-R-C-E-R-A-T-E
(v.) to imprision, confine,

synonyms: intern, immure
antonyms: liberate, release, free
I-N-C-U-M-B-E-N-T
(adk.) obligatory, required; (n.) one who holds a specific office at the time spoken of

synonyms: (adj.) mandatory, neccesary
antonyms: (adj.) optional, unncessary
J-O-C-U-L-A-R
(adj.) humorous, jesting, jolly, joking

synonyms: waggish, facetious, droll
antonyms: humorless, solemn,
L-U-D-I-C-R-O-U-S
(adj.) ridiculous, laughable, absurd

synonyms: risible, preposterous
antonyms heartrending, poignant, pathetic
M-O-R-D-A-N-T
(adj.) biting or caustic in thought, manner or style, sharply or bitterly harsh

synonyms: acriminous aciduluous, sardonic, scathing
antonyms: blan, mild, gentle, soothing
N-E-T-T-L-E
(n.) a prickly or stinging plnat; (v.) to arouse displeasure, impatience or anger; to vex or irriatate severly

synonyms: peeve, annoying, incense, gall, irk
antonyms: please, delight, soothe, pacify
P-E-C-U-N-I-A-R-Y
(adj.) consisting of or measured in money; of or related to money

synonyms: monetary, financial
P-U-S-I-L-L-A-N-I-M-O-U-S
(adj.) contemptibly cowardly or mean-spirited

synonyms: cravel, lily-livered
antonyms: stouthearted, courageous, daring
R-E-C-U-M-B-R-E-N-T
(adj.) in a reclining position, lying down,

synonyms: prone, prostrate, supine, inactive
antonyms: erect,, upright, dynmaic, energetic
S-T-R-A-T-A-G-E-M
(n.) a scheme to outwit or decieve an opponent or to gain an end

synonyms: ruse, trick, ploy, subterfuge
A-C-U-I-T-Y
(n) the sharpness (particularly of the mind or senes)

synonyms: keeness, acuteness
antonyms: dullness, obtuseness
D-E-L-I-A-N-A-T-E
(v) to portary, sketch or describe in accurate and vivid detail

synonyms: depict, picture, render
D-E-P-R-A-V-E-D
(adj.) marked by evil and corruption, devoid of morals

synonyms: perverted, degenerate, vicious, corrupt
antonyms: moral, virtuous, upright, uncorrupted
E-N-E-R-V-A-T-E
(v) to weaken or lessen the mental, moral, or physical vigor of; enfeeble

synonyms: impair, cripple, paralyze
antonyms: invigorate, strengthen, buttress
E-S-O-T-E-R-I-C
(adj.) intented for or understood by only a select few, private, secret

synonyms: occult, cryptic, arcane, recondite
antonyms: accessible, comprehensible, intelligible
F-E-C-U-N-D
(adj.) fruitful in offfspring or vegetation; intellectually productive

synonyms: fertile, teeming, prolific
antonyms: infertile, barren, unproductive,
F-I-A-T
(n) an arbitrary order or decree; a command or act of will or consciousness

synonyms: edict, dictum, ukase
F-I-G-M-E-N-T
(n) a fabrication of the mind, an arbitrary notion

synonyms: creation, inventon, fancy
G-A-R-N-E-R
(v.) to aquire as the result of effort; to gather and store away

synonyms: collect, accumulate, accrue
antonyms: scatter, squander, waste, dissipate
H-A-L-L-O-W
(v.) to set apart as holy or sacred, sanctify

synonyms: venerate, bless
antonyms: desecrate, defile, profane
I-D-I-O-S-Y-N-C-R-A-S-Y
(n) a peculiarity that serves to distinguish or indentifiy

synonyms: eccentricity, quirk, mannerism
I-G-N-O-M-I-N-Y
(n) shame and disgrace

synonyms: dishonor, humiliation, disrepute, odium
antonyms: honor, glory, acclaim
M-U-N-D-A-N-E
(adj.) earthly, wordly, relating to practical an dmaterial affairs; concenred with what is ordinary

synonyms: prosaic, humdrum, routine, sublunary
antonyms: heavenly, unwordly, spiritual, transcendental
N-U-A-N-C-E
(n) a subtle or slight variation (as in color, meaning, quality) delicate gradation or shade of difference

synonyms: shade, nicety, refinement
O-V-E-R-W-E-E-N-I-N-G
(adj.) arrogant, presumptuous; excessive, immoderate

synonyms: arrogant, unbridled, inflated
antonyms: restrained, understated, modest, meek
P-E-N-C-H-A-N-T
(n) a strong attraction or inclination

synonyms: procilvity, propensity, predilection
antonyms: disinclination, aversion
R-E-P-U-T-E-D
(adj.) according to reputation or general beleif, having widespread acceptance and good reputation

synonyms: putative, reputable, supposed
antonyms: proven, corroborated, authenticated
S-U-M-P-T-U-O-U-S
(adj.) costly, rich, mangificent

synonyms: lavish, munificent, opulent, splendid
antonyms: skimpy, meager, stingy,
U-B-I-Q-U-I-T-O-U-S
(adj.) present or existing everywhere

synonyms: omnipresent, pervasive, universal
antonyms: restritced, limieted, rare, scarce
S-O-P-H-I-S-T-R-Y
(n) reasoning that seems plausible but is actually a fallucly or unsound

synonyms: specious reasoning
A-B-J-E-C-T
(adj.) degraded; base, contemptiblel cringing, servile; complete and unreilieved

synonyms: wretched, miserable, sheer, utter, ignoble
antonyms: lofty, noble, exalted
A-G-N-O-S-T-I-C
(n.) one who believes that nothing can be known about God (adj.) without faith, skeptical

synonym:(n) doubeter
antonym:(n) believer
C-O-M-P-L-I-C-I-T-Y
(n) involvemnt in wrongdoing, the state of being an accomplice

synonyms: connivance, collusion
antonyms: noninvolvement, innocence
D-E-R-E-L-I-C-T
(n.) someone or something that is abandoned or negleted

synoynms: (n.) vagrant (adj.) remiss, delinquent
antonyms: (adj.) punctilious, conscientuous, scrupulous
D-I-A-T-R-I-B-E
(n.) a bitter and prolonged verbal attack

synonyms: harangue, tirade
antonyms: panegyric, ecomium, eulogy
E-F-F-I-G-Y
(n.) a crude image of a despised person

synonyms: figure, figurine, likeness,
E-Q-U-I-T-Y
(n.) the state or quality of being just, fair, or impartial; th emoney value of a property above and beyond any mortgage or other claim
I-N-A-N-E
(adj.) silly, empty of meaning or value

synonyms: vapid, idiotic, moronic, fatuous
antonyms: sensible, meaningful, profound
I-N-D-I-C-T-M-E-N-T
(n.) the act of accusing; a formal accusation

synonyms: charge, accusation
I-N-D-U-B-I-T-A-B-L-E
(adj.) certain, not to be doubted or denied

synonyms: unequestionable, indisputable
antonyms: questionable, debatable, dubious
I-N-T-E-R-M-I-T-T-E-N-T
(adj.) stopping and begginning again, sporadic

synonyms: fitful, spasmodic, random
antonyms: continuous, uninterruped
M-O-O-T
(adj.) open to discussion and debate, unresolved; (v.) to bring up for discussion; (n.) a hypothetical law case argued by students

synoynms: (adj.) debatable, questionable, (v.) broach
antonyms: (adj.) undetbatable, indisputable, self-evident
M-O-T-I-F
(n.) a principal idea, feature, theme or element; a repeated or dominant figure in a design
N-E-O-P-H-Y-T-E
(n.) a new convert, beginner, novice

synonyms: tenderfoot, tyro, rookie
antonyms: veteran, past master, expert, pro
P-E-R-S-P-C-A-C-I-T-Y
(n.) keennes in observing and understanding

synonyms: acuity, acumen, discernment
atnoynms: dullness, obtuseness
P-L-E-N-A-R-Y
(adj.) complete in all aspects; attended by all qualified memebers

synonyms: ulimited, unrestricted
antonyms: limited, restricted, incomplete
S-U-R-V-E-I-L-L-A-N-C-E
(n.) a watch kept over a person; careful, close and disciplined observation

synonyms: observation, scruitiny, monitoring
S-Y-L-V-A-N
(adj.) pertaining to or characteristic of forests; living or located in a forest; wooded, woody

synonyms: forested, arcadian
T-E-S-T-Y
(adj.) easily irritated; chracterized by impatience and exapseration

synonyms: irritable, peevish, waspish, petulant
antonyms: even-temperted, impertubable, unexcitiable
T-R-A-V-E-S-TY
(n) a grotesque or grossly inferior imitation; a disguise, especially in the clothing of the opposite sex; (v.) to ridicule by imitating in a broad or burlesque fashion

synoynms (n.) burlesque, paraody, caricature, farce