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strong dislike; bitter hostility
animosity
a lack of feeling, emotion, or intrest
apathy
fearful or anxious, especially about the future
apprehensive
to make sacred, hallow; to set apart for a special purpose
consecrate
innocent, simple, frank sincere
ingenuous
having great variety; numerous and diverse
multifarious
out-of-date, no longer in use
obsolete
a state of perplexity or doubt
quandary
an injury done in return for an injury
reprisal
to make ineffective or useless, cripple; to have a dulling effect on
stultify
to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply
abhor
to change in a formal way; to change for the better
amend
to slap or cuff; to strike repeatedly; to drive or force with blows; to force obe's way with difficulty; a slap, blow
buffet
to see clearly, recognize
discern
to bury, commit to the earth; to consign to oblivion
inter
a strict disciplinarian; a stickler for the rules
martinet
filthy, wretched, debased
squalid
disorderly riotous, violent; stormy
turbulent
loud and noisy; compelling attention
vociferous
of great size; numerous, writing or speaking at great length
voluminous
to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to distribute
allocate
very enthusiastic, impassioned
ardent
persistent, attentive, diligent
assiduous
prone to act in a hasty manner; impudent
brash
subject to whims or passing fancies
capricious
to inflict physical punishment as a means of correction; to scold severly
chastise
abundant; plentiful; wordy, verbose
copious
to turn aside; to stray from the norm; one who departs from a norm; differing from a norm, heterodox, unconventional
deviate
unnaturally thin
emaciated
to rejoice greatly
exult
knotted, twisted, lumpy
gnarled
a payment for a damage or loss
indemnity
a hint; a vague notion
inkling
clear, transparent; readily understood
limpid
almighty, having unlimited power or authority
omnipotent
agreeable to the taste or one's sensibilities
palatable
deeply affecting, touching; keen or sharp in taste or smell
poignant
bitter resentment or ill-will
rancor
immature and overconfident; conceited
sophomoric
arising naturally; not planned or engineered in advance
spontaneous
peacable, friendly
amicable
having a deep-seated distaste; opposed, unwilling
averse
given to fighting, warlike; combative; aggressive
(n) one at war, one engaged in war
belligerent
kindly, charitable
benevolent
to praise extravagantly
extol
a wry face, facial distortion (v) to make a wry face
grimace
not affected by; admitting of no passageor entrance
impervious
a moving force, impulse, stimulus
impetus
danger
jeopardy
extremely careful; particular about details
meticulous
a longing for something in the past; homesickness
nostalgia
the purest essence or form of something; the most typical example
quintessence
to move backward; to return to an earlier condition
retrogresss
to examine closely
scrutinize
lukewarm; unenthusiastic, marked by an absence of intrest
tepid
an enemy, opponent
adversary
to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfer, convey
alienate
to compel, force
coerce
cowardlt (n) a coward
craven
a death. especially of person in a lofty position
demise
to enliven, cheer, give spirit or liveliness to
exhilarate
plowed but not seeded; inactive; reddish-yellow; (n) land left unseeded (v) to plow but not seed
fallow
stormy, harsh; severe in attitude or action
inclement
to think about in a dreamy way, ponder
muse
so unimportant that it can be disregarded
negligible
to make permanent or long lasting
perpetuate
an example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later action
precedent
inflicting or aiming at punishment
punitive
a temporary stay (V) to stay for a time
sojourn
refined in manner or style, suave
urbane
to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of lesser value
adulterate
able to use both hands equally well; very skillful; deceitful, hypocritical
ambidextrous
to make larger, increase
augment
deprived of; made unhappy through a loss
bereft
to position or arrange; to utilize; to form up
deploy
stern, unyielding, gloomy, ill-humored
dour
courage in facing difficulties
fortitude
to stare with an open mouth; to open the mouth wide; to open wide
gape
to utter taunting words (n) an expression of scorn
gibe
an external appearance, cover, mask
guise
intended to decieve or entrap; sly, treacherous
insidious
a hint, indirect suggestion
intimation
wealthy,luxurious, ample, grandiose
opulent
easily bent, flexible; easily influenced
pliable
to say again, repeat
reiterate
not easily moved mentally or emotionally; dull, unresponsive
stolid
experimental in nature; uncertain, hesitant
tentative
not combed, untidy; not properly maintained; unpolished, rude
unkempt
word for word (adv) exactly as written or spoken
verbatim
cautiously, with great care
warily