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Allay
Verb: to calm or pacify; set to rest; to lessen or relieve

synonyms: reduce, alleviate, moderate
Antonyms: Aggravate, exacerbate, intensify
Bestial
Adj: beastlike

synonyms: Animal, depraved, Loathsome
Antonyms: Human, Humane, clement, virtuous, upright
Covivial
Adj: festive, sociable, having fun togehter, genial
Synonyms: fun-loving, jovial, merry
Antonyms: dour, grim, sullen, unsociable
Demur
v: to object or take exception to
N: an objection
Synonyms: protest, object to
Antonyms: Assent to, conset to, accept, agree to
coterie
N: A circlve of acquaintances; a close knit group of people
Synonyms: clique, set
counterpart
N: A person or thing closely resembling or corresponding to another; a complement
Synonyms: Match
effrontery
N: shameless boldnesss, impudence
synonyms: Gall, chutzpah, nerve, impertinence, cheek
Antonyms: Shyness, diffidence, timidity
Embellish
V: To decorate; adorn, touch up
Synonyms: Ornament, garnish
Antonyms: strip, mar, disfigure
Ephemeral
Adj: Lasting only a short time, short-lived
felicituous
Adj: appropriate, apt, well chosen/ good fortune
Synonyms: fortunate, well-put, apt
Antonyms: Inappropriate, inept, graceless, unhappy
Furtive
Adj: Done slyls or setalthily; sneaky, secret, shifty; stolen
Synonyms: Clandestine, covert, surreptitious
Antonyms: forthright, aboveboard, open
Garish
Glaring; tastelessly showy or over decorated in a vulgar or offensive way
Synonyms: Gaudy, Flashy, Tawdry
Antonyms: Subdued, muted, understated, quiet
Illusory
Adj: Misleading, decpetive; lacking in or not based on reality
Synonyms: Specious, spurious, fanciful, imaginary
Antonyms: Actual, real, factual, objective
Indigent
Adj: Needy, impoverished
Synonyms: penniless, poverty-stricken, destitute
Antonyms: wealthy, affluent, prosperous
Inordinate
Adj: far too great, exceeding reasonable limit, excessive
Synonyms: Exorbitant, extravagant
Antonyms: Moderate, reasonable, equitable
Jettison
V: to cast overboard, get rid of
synonyms: Cast off, discard, dump, junk, abandon
Antonyms: Conserve, retain, hold on to, keep
Misanthrope
N: a person who hates or despises people
Synonyms: people-hater
Pertinacious
Adj: very persistent
Synonyms: stubborn, dogged, determined
Picayune
Adj: of little value or importance, small-minded
Synonyms: inconsequential, piddling, trifling
Antonyms: Important, significant, huge, gigantic
raiment
N: clothing, garments
Synonyms: apparel, attire
ephemeral
adj: lasting only a short time, shortlived
Syn: fleeting, transient, evanescent, transitory
Ant: strip, mar, disfigure