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animated
full of life, lively, alive; moved to action

synonyms - energetic, vigorous
antonyms - dull, lifeless, dead, flat
brood
a family of young animals, especially birds; any group having the same nature and origin; (v) to think over in a worried or unhappy way

synonyms - ponder, meditate, worry, agonize
culminate
to reach a high point of development, to end, climax

synonyms - conclude, terminate
antonyms - begin, initiate, kick off, commence
downright
(adv)thoroughly (adj)absolute, complete, frank, blunt

synonyms - total, out-and-out, qualified
drone
(n) a loafer, idler, a buzzing or humming sound, a remote-controlled device, a male bee (v) to make a buzzing sound, to squeek in a dull tone of voice

synonyms - (n)bum, do-nothing (v)hum, buzz, purr
antonyms - hard worker, workaholic
goad
(v) to drive or urge on (n) something used to drive or urge on

synonyms - prod, spur on, incite
antonyms - curb, check, restrain
indulge
to give in to a wish or desire, give oneself up to

synonyms - oblige, humor, coddle, pamper
antonyms - deny, refuse
ingredient
one of the materials in a mixture, recipe, or formula

synonyms - element, component, constituent, factor
literate
able to read and write, showing an excellent educational background, having knowledge or training

synonyms - educated, trained
antonyms - unlettered, unschooled, ignorant
loom
(v) to come into view, to appear in exaggerated form,(n)a machine for weaving

synonyms - emerge, surface, over, lower
luster
the quality of giving off light, brightness, glitter, brilliance

synonyms - glass, sheen, shine
antonyms - tarnish, dullness
miscellaneous
mixed, of different kinds

synonyms - varied, assorted, motley
antonyms - identical, uniform, homogeneous
oration
a public speech for a formal occasion

synonyms - address, harangue
peevish
cross, complaining, irritable, contrary

synonyms - crabby, cranky, testy, stubborn
antonyms - agreeable, amiable, even-tempered, pleasant
seethe
to boil or foam, to be excited or disturbed

synonyms - churn, simmer, stew
singe
to burn slightly, a burn at the ends or edges

synonyms - scorch, char, sear
antonyms - incinerate
unique
one of a kind; unequaled; unusual; found only in a given, class, place, or situation

synonyms - unparalleled, distinctive, singular
antonyms - ordinary, commonplace, run-of-the-mill
upright
(adj)vertical, straight, good, honest (adv) in a vertical position

synonyms - perpendicular, virtuous
antonyms - horizontal, prone, dishonest, corrupt
verify
to establish the truth or accuracy of, confirm

synonyms - prove, validate, substantiate
antonyms - disprove, refute, discredit
yearn
to have a strong and earnest desire

synonyms - crave, long for, want