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antipathy
a strong dislike, hostile feeling, hostility, enmity, aversion, bad blood
applicable
capable of being applied, relevant, suitable, appropriate, fit, apt, apposite
asset
something of calue, a resource an advantage, property
beset
to attack from all sides, to surround, hem in, assail, harass, badger, pester, torment
compassion
sympathy for another's suffering, pity, concern, commiseration, empathy
decourm
proper behavior, good taste, orderliness, seemliness, good forum, propriety
duress
compulsion by threat, forcible confinement, intimidation, coercion
exuberant
high-spirited, enthusiastic, un-restrained, excessive,abundant, lively, ebullient, irrepressible, lavish
facsimile
an exact copy, replica, duplicate, reproduction, clone
imbibe
to drink, to take in, absorb, swallow, gulp, guaff, assimilate, digest
implacable
not to be satisified, unyielding, relentless, inexorable, unappeasable
infinitesimal
so small its almost unmeasureable, tiny, minute, microscopic, unnoticeable
innocusous
harmless, inoffensice, insignificant, feeble, impotent, unobjectionable, insipid
militate
to have effect or force against someone or something, fight against, counter, oppose, work against
patent
exclusive rights over an invention, copyright, to arranger or obtain such rights, plain, open to view, copyrighted
prowess
distinguished by bravery, superior skill or ability, valor
sedate
quiet settled, sober, unruffled, composed, cool and collected
stentorian
extremely loud, thundering, booming, deadening, earsplitting
stipulate
to arrange specifically, to require as a condition, specify, contract, provide for
ultimatum
a final proposal, final terms
alactiry
a cheerful readiness, brish and eager, promptness, willingness, dispatch, celerity
alleviate
to relieve, make more bearable, less, lighten, allay
antithesis
the firect opposite, a shart contrast, contrary, antipode
appall
to fill with dismay or horror, shock, stun, stupefy, horrify
belicose
warelike in manner, quarrelsome, aggressive, combative, belliegerent
disparage
to belittle, speak slightingly of, to undervalue, degrade, run down, underrate
dissonant
not in harmony, disagreeing, at odds, grating, strident
droll
amusingly odd, comical, humorous, whimsical, zany
edict
an order issued by someone of authority, command, decree, proclamation
eludicate
to clarify, explain, interrupt, expound, explicate
laud
to praise, hail, extol, glorify, exalt
loll
to act in a lazy manner, to lounge, to recline, droop, loaf, loiter, sag, dangle
loquacious
talkative, wordy, fond of talking, gossipy, voluable, garrulous, long-winded
magnanimous
general in forgiving, above cmall meanness, unselfish, chairtable, noble, bighearted
mandatory
required, obligatory, compulsory, requisite, imperative
nondescript
ordinary, not outstanding, not easily clarified
phlegmatic
slow-moving, sluggish, unemotional, lethargic, indolent, torpid, stolid, impassive
rescind
to repeal, cancel, withdraw, revoke, retrack, annul, abrogate
vivacious
lively, sprightly, full of energy, spirited, animated, ebullient
whet
to sharpen, put a edge on, to make keen or eager, hone, excite, stimulate
abrasive
causing irritation, harshm grinding, wearing down, chafing, grating, rasping, erosive
acclimate
to adapt to a new climate, environment or situation, accustom, learn the ropes
chagrin
irritation or humiliation cased by disappointment, to cause such a feeling, vexation, mortiication, abash
complacent
self-satifify, overly content, smug, pleased with oneself
concur
to pexpress agreement, approve, agree, assent, ratify, sanction
deflamation
slander or libel, calumny, mudslinging, cilification
explicate
to make a plain or clear, explain, to interpret, clarify, untangle, spell out
fracas
a noisy quarrel or brawl, row, altercation, rhubarb, bruhaha
grosteque
unnatural, distorted, bizarre, gantastic, outlandish, ugly, deformed
pandemonium
a wild uproar, din, commotion, chaos, tumult, bedlam, three-ring circus
raucous
disagreeable harsh-sounding, disorderly, boisterous, clamorous, strident
receptive
open and responsive to ideas of suggestions, open-minded, tolerant, amendable
renounce
to gibe up or resign something, repudiate, disown, abdicate, abjure
repress
to hold back, to put down or check by force, subdue, curb, stifle, constrain, bottle up
reticent
not inclinded to speak, reserved, reluctant, taciturn, closemouthed, tight-lipped
savory
tasty, appetizing, not sweet, inoffensice, respectable
somnolent
sleepy, drowsy, induced to sleeping, groogy, soporific
vehement
intense, forceful, powerful, emphatic, fierce, vigorous, long-winder, prolix
voluble
characterized by ready flow of words, glib, fluent, loquacious, garrilous, long-winded, prolix
zealous
eager, earnest, devoted, ardent, fervent, devout, dogged, gung ho