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accomplice
(n.) a person who takes part in a crime
synonyms: partner in crime, confederate
annihilate
(v.) to destroy completely
synonyms: obliterate, decimate, demolish
antonyms: foster, promote, encourage, nurture
arbitrary
(adj.) unreasonable; based on one's wishes or whims without regard for reason or fairness
s: capricious, high-handed, autocratic
a: reasoned, rational, objective, equitable
brazen
(adj.) shameless, impudant; made of brass
s: saucy, bold
a: deferential, respectful, self-effacing
catalyst
(n.) a substance that causes or hastens a chemical reaction; any angent that causes change
s: stimulus, spur, instigator
exodus
(n.) a large-scale departure or flight
s:emigration, escape, hegira
a:immiggration, influx, arrival, entrance
facilitate
(v.) to make easier; to assist
s: ease, smooth the way, simplify
a: hamper, hinder, obstruct, impede
incorrigible
(adj.) not able to be corrected; beyond control
s:unruly, intractable, incurable, inveterate
a: tractable, docile, curable, reparable
latent
(adj.) hidden, present but not realized
s: dormant, inactive, undeveloped
a: exposed, manifest, evident
militant
(adj.) given to fighting; active and aggresive in support of a cause; (n.) an activist
s: truculent
a: unassertive, peasable, passive
morose
(adj.) having a gloomy or sullen manner; not friendly or sociable
s:morbid, doleful
a:cheerful, blithe, jaunty, buoyant
opaque
(adj.) not letting light through; not clear or lucid; dense, stupid
s:hazy, cloudy, foggy, murky, dull, obtuse
a: transparent, clear, bright, perceptive
paramount
(adj.) chief in importance, above all others
s: supreme, foremost, primary, dominant
a: secondary, subordinate, ancillary
prattle
(v.) to talk in aimless, foolish, or simple way; to babble; (n.) baby talk, baby
s:(v.) chatter; (n.) twaddle, gibberish, piffle
rebut
(v.) to offer arguments or evidence that contridicts an assertion; to refute
s: disprove, confute, shoot holes in
a: confirm, corrobate, substinate
reprimand
(v.) to scold; find fault with; (n.) rebuke
s:(v.) reprove, reproach; (n.) reproof
a:(v.)praise, pat on the back
servitude
(n.) slavery, forced labor
s: captivity, bondage, thralldom
a: freedom, liberty
slapdash
(adj.) careless and hasty
s: cursory, perfunctory, sloppy, slipshod
a: painstaking, meticulous, thorough, in-depth
stagnant
(adj.) not running or flowing; foul from standing still; inactive, sluggish, dull
s:still, motionless, inert, fetid
a: flowing, fresh, running, sweet
succumb
(v.) to give way to superior force, yield
s: submit, die, expire
a:overcome, master, conquer