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ant.-
to repel, turn off; a repellent
allure
syn.-
talkative, loquacious, long-winded
garrulous
syn.-
carefree, nonchalant, indifferent
blithe
syn.-
twisting, convoluted, serpentine; supple
sinuous
syn.-
an interval, intermission, lull, "breather"
respite
syn.-
a misnaming, malapropism
misnomer
syn.-
resonant, resounding; gradiloquent
sonorous
ant.-
neat, tidy, orderly, well-groomed
disheveled
ant.-
surmountable, conquerable
insuperable
ant.-
elated, cheerful; self-satisified, cocky
crestfallen
ant.-
tinny, reedy, harsh and grating
sonorous
ant.-
direct, straight, unbending; stiff, rigid
sinuous
ant.-
to disclaim, disavow, repudiate
profess
ant.-
agrereable, amiable, affable; pacific
contentious
ant.-
straight, symmetrical
askew
ant.-
a skinflint, tightwad, miser
wastrel
ant.-
the rearguard; stragglers, laggards
vanguard
ant.-
a critic, adversary, faultfinder, detractor
exponent
ant.-
reticent, mum, taciturn, laconic, reserved
garrulous
ant.-
praiseworthy, commendable, laudable
lamentable
ant.-
to resist, protest, drag one's heels
acquiesce
ant.-
glum, morose, despondent, depressed
blithe
ant.-
to disdain, scorn, despise
covet
def.-
(n)a period of relief and rest
respite
syn.-
to assert, declare, proclaim; to purport
profess
syn.-
ro yearn for, hunger for, crave
covet
syn.-
the forefront, cutting edge; trailblazers
vanguard
syn.-
a defender, champion; an interpreter
exponent
syn.-
to comply, accede, consent, yield
acquiesce
def.-
(v)to affirm openly; to state belief; to claim, pretend
profess
syn.-
despondent, disconsolate
crestfallen
syn.-
a loafer, idler; a squanderer, profilgate
wastrel
syn.-
invincible, insurmountable, indomitable
insuperable
syn.-
temptation, enticement; to beguile, tantalize
allure
def.-
(adj, adv)twisted to one side, crooked, disapprovingly
askew
def.-
(v)to accept without protest; to agree or submit
acquiesce
def.-
(adj)cheerful, lighthearted; casual, unconcerned
blithe
def.-
(adj)quarrelsome, inclined to argue
contentious
def.-
(v)to desire something belonging to another
covet
def.-
(adj)discouraged, dejected, downcast
crestfallen
def.-
(adj)rumpled, mussed; hanging in disorder
disheveled
def.-
(n)a repayment; a deserved punishment
retribution
def.-
(n)one who advocates, speaks for, explains, or interprets
(math)the power to which a number, symbol, or expession is to be raised
(adj) explanatory
exponent
def.-
(v)to entice, tempt; to be attractive to
(n)a strong attraction; the power to attract, charm
allure
def.-
(adj)given to much talking, tediously chatty
garrulous
def.-
(adj)incapable of being overcome
insuperable
def.-
(adj)to be regreeted or pitied
lamentable
def.-
(n)an unsuitable or misapplied name
misnomer
def.-
(adj)winding, having many curves; lithe and flexible
sinuous
def.-
(adj)full, deep, or rich in sound; impressive in style
sonorous
def.-
(n)the foremost part of an army; the leading position in any field
vanguard
def.-
(n)a wasteful person, spendthrift; a good-for-nothing
wastrel
syn.-
argumentative, disputatious, combative
contentious
syn.-
untidy, disarranged, tousled, unkempt
disheveled
syn.-
deplorable, regrettable, distressing
lamentable
syn.-
recompose, requital, just deserts
retribution
syn.-
resonant, resounding; grandiloquent
sonorous
syn.-
awry, lopsided, cockeyed
askew