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Allocate
Synonyms:assign,allot,apportion
To apart or designate for a special purpose; to distribute.
Ardent
Synonyms:intense, zealous, fervent, avid,
Antonyms: indifferent, stolid, phlegmatic, apathetic
Very enthusiastic,impassioned.
Assiduous
Synonyms:industrious,unremitting,sedulous
Antonyms:lazy,lackadaisical, shiftless
Persistent,attentive,diligent.
Brash
Synonyms:rash,impetuous,brazen,impertinent
Antonyms:prudent,wary,cautious,circumspect
Prone to act in a hasty manner;impudent.
Capricious
Synonyms:impulsive,fickle,unpredictable,mercurial
Antonyms:constant,steady,steadfast,unwavering
Subject whims or passing fancies.
Chastise
Synonyms:discipline,censure
Antonyms:commend,reward
To inflict physical punishment as a means of correction;to scold severely.
Copious
Synonyms:ample,profuse,bountiful
Antonyms:inadequate,meager,scanty,concise
Abundant;plentiful;wordy,verbose.
Deviate
Synonyms:diverge,veer,swerve
Antonyms:conform to,abide by;orthodox
To turn aside;to stray from a norm;one who departs from a norm;differing from a norm,heterodox,unconventional.
Emaciated
Synonyms:gaunt,withered,shriveled
Antonyms:plump,fat,obese,corpulent
Unnaturally thin.
Exult
Synonyms:revel,glory
Antonyms:mope,sulk,regret,rue,lament
To rejoice greatly.
Gnarled
Synonyms:knotty,misshapen,contorted
Antonyms:smooth,unblemished,straight
Knotted,twisted,lumpy.
Indemnity
Synonyms:compensation,restitution,reparation.
A payment for damage or loss.
Inkling
Synonyms:clue,intimation,suggestion.
A hint; a vague notion.
Limpid
Synonyms:lucid,intelligible.
Antonyms:clouded,murky,opaque.
Clear transparent; readily understood.
Omnipotent
Synonym: all-pwerful
Antonym:powerless,impotent,feeble,weak
Almighty, having unlimited power or authority.
Palatable
Synonyms:edible,appetizing,attractive
Antonyms:inedible,distasteful,disagreeable.
Aggreeable to the taste or ones's sensibilities; suitable for consumption.
Poignant
Synonyms:heartending,bittersweet,melancholy
Antonyms:unaffecting,bland,vapid,insipid,funny
Deeply affecting, touching;keen or sharp in taste or smell.
Rancor
Synonyms:animosity,enmity,bitterness
Antonyms:goodwill,harmony,rapport,army
Bitter resentment or ill-will.
Sophomoric
Synonyms:pretentious,superficial,fatuous
Antonyms: mature, judicious, sage, knowledgeable
Immature and overconfident; conceited.
Spontaneous
Synonyms:unpremeditated,unplanned,inpromptu
Antonyms:premeditated,planned,contrived,rehearsed.
Arising naturally; not planned or engineered in advance.
Acquiesce
Synonyms:comply with,accede,consent,yield
Antonyms:resist,protest
To accept without protest; to agree or submit.
Allure
Synonyms:beguile,tantalize,temptation,enticement
Antonyms:repel,turn off,repellent
To entice, tempt; to be attractive to; a strong attraction; the power to attract, charm.
Askew
Synonyms: awry,lopsided,cockeyed
Antonyms:straight,symmetrical
Twisted to one side, crooked; disapprovingly.
Blithe
Synonyms:carefree,nonchalant,indifferent
Antonyms:glum,morose,despondent,depressed
Cheerful, lighthearted; casual, unconcerned.
Contentious
Synonyms:arguementative,disputatious,combative
Antonyms:agreeable,amiable,affable,pacific
Quarrelsome, inclined to argue.
Covet
Synonyms:crave,yearn for,hunger for
Antonyms:disdain,scorn,despise
To desire something belonging to another.
Crestfallen
Synonyms:despondent,disconsolate
Antonyms:elated,cheerful,self-satisfied,cocky
Discouraged, dejected, downcast.
Disheveled
Synonyms: untidy,disarranged,tousled,unkempt
Antonyms:tidy,neat,orderly,well-groomed
Rumpled, mussed; hanging in disorder.
Exponent
Synonyms:defender,champion,interpreter
Antonyms:critic,adversary,faultfinder,detractor
One who advocates, speaks for,explains, or interprets.