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allot
(v.) to assign or distribute in shares or portions

Synonyms: apportion, parcel out, allocate
amass
(v.) to bring together, collect, gather, especially for oneself; to come together, assemble

Synonyms: accumulate, pile up, garner
Antonyms: scatter, dissipate, squander, waste
audacious
(adj.) bold, adventurous, recklessly daring

Synonyms: enterprising, brave
Antonyms: timid, cowardly
comply
(v.) to yield to a request or command

Synonyms: submit to, consent to
Antonyms: reject, refuse, decline
devoid
(adj.) not having or using, lacking

Synonyms: wanting, bereft
Antonyms: full, teeming, abouding
elite
(n.) the choice part of a group of people or things
(adj.) superior

Synonyms: cream of the crop, upper crust
Antonyms: rank and file, dregs of society
grapple
(n.) an iron hook used to grab and hold
(v.) to come to grips with, wrestle or fight with

Synonyms: tackle, confront, struggle with
incapacitate
(v.) to deprive of strenght or ability; to make legally ineligible

Synonyms: disable, debilitate, paralyze
Antonyms: rehabilitate, restore
instigate
(v.) to urge on; stir up, provoke, start, incite

Antonyms: stop, quell, quash
longevity
(n.) long life, long duration, length of life

Antonyms: brevity, transcience
myriad
(adj.) in very great numbers
(n.) a very great number

Synonyms: innumerable, countless
Antonyms: few, scant, sparse
persepective
(n.) a point of view or general standpoint from which different things are viewed, physically or mentally; the appearance to the eye of various objects at a given time, place, or distance

Synonyms: viewpoint, sense of proportion
perturb
(v.) to trouble, make uneasy; to disturb greatly; to throw into confusion

Synonyms: upset, agitate, anger, irriate
Antonyms: delight, gladden, please
prodigious
(adj.) immense; extraordinary in bulk, size, or degree

Synonyms: gigantic, trememdous, astounding
Antonyms: puny, minuscule, insignificant
relevant
(adj.) connected with or related to the matter at hand

Synonyms: pertinent, germane, applicable
Antonyms: unconnected, extraneous
skittish
(adj.) extremely nervous and easily frightened; shy or timid; extremely cautious; unstable, undependable

Synonyms: jumpy, resitive, fickle
Antonyms: bold, daring, reckless, cool
tether
(n.) a rape or chain used to fasten something to a fixed object; the outer limit of strength or resources
(v.) to fasten with a rape or chain

Synonyms: tie up, chain up, leash
Antonyms: untie, let loose
unison
(n.) a sounding together; agreement or accord

Synonyms: harmony, concord, assent
vie
(v.) to compete; to strive for victory

Synonyms: contend, rival
willful
(adj.) stubbornly self-willed; done on purpose, deliberate

Synonyms: headstrong, obstinate, premeditated
Antonyms: docile, obedient, tractable