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available
ready for use, at hand

synonoyms: obtainable, on hand
anonyms: unobtainable; not to be had
cater
to satisfy the needs of, try to make things easy and pleasant, to supply food and service

synonyms: pamper, indulge, gratify,provide
antonyms: frustrate, deny, refuse
customary
usual, expected, routine

synonyms: regular, normal, traditional
antonyms: strange, odd, unusual, untraditional
dissuade
to persuade not to do something

synonyms: discourage, talk out of
antonyms: persuade talk into
entrepeneur
a person who starts up and takes on the risk of business

synonyms: businessperson, impresario
firebrand
a piece of burning wood; a troublemaker; an extremely energetic or emotional person

synonyms: hothead, agitator, rabble-rouser
antonyms: peacemaker, pacifier, conciliator
hazard
(n) risk, peril (v) to expose to danger or harm; to gamble

synonyms: danger, venture
homicide
the killing of one person by another

synonyms: manslaughter, murder
indifference
a lack of interest or concern

synonyms: apathy, unconcern
antonyms: interest, concern, enthusiasm
indignant
filled with resentment or anger over something unjust, unworthy, or mean

synonyms: offended, resentful, outraged, exasperated
antonyms: pleased, elated, delightful, overjoyed
indispensable
absoultely necessary, not to be neglected

synonyms: essential, cucial, vital
antonyms: unnecessary, nonessential
lubricate
to apply oil or grease, to make smooth, slippery, or easy to use

synonyms: oil, grease
mutual
shared, felt, or shown equally by two or more

synonyms: two-sided, joint, shared, reciprocal
antonyms: one-sided, unilateral
pelt
to throw a stream of things, to strike successively, to hurry

synonyms: bombard, shower, pepper
plague
(n) an easily spread disease causing a large number of deaths, a widespread evil (v) to annoy or bother

synonyms: (n) epidimic, pestilence (v) pester, vex
antonyms: boon, blessing
poised
balanced, suspended, calm, controlled, ready for action

synonyms: collected, ready, self-confident
antonyms: nervous, tense
regime
a government in power, a form or system of rule or management, a period of rule

synonyms: administration, rule
retard
to make slow, delay, hold back

synonyms: slow down, restrain, impede
antonyms: hasten, speed up
transparent
allowing light to pass through; easily recognized or understood; easily seen through or detected

synonyms: clear, obvious,
translucent
antonyms: frosted, sooty, smoky, unclear, indistinct
unscathed
wholly unharmed, not injured

synonyms: unhurt, sound, intact, unimpaired
antonyms: injured, damaged, harmed, hurt