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adjacent
(adj) near next to, adjoining

Syn: alongside, nearby, neighboring
Ant: faraway, distant, remote
alight
(v) to get down from, step down from

Syn: dismount
Ant: mount
barren
(adj) not productive

Syn: unproductive
Ant: fertile
disrupt
(v) to break up

Syn: upset
Ant: organize
dynasty
(n) a powerful family or group of rulers that maintains its position of power for some time

Syn: ruling house, regime
Ant: N/A
fortaste
(n) an advance indication, sample or warning

Syn: preview, anticipation
Ant: N/A
germinate
(v) to begin to grow, come into being

Syn:sprout. shoot up
Ant: wither, die, stagnate
adjacent
(adj) near next to, adjoining

Syn: alongside, nearby, neighboring
Ant: faraway, distant, remote
alight
(v) to get down from, step down from

Syn: dismount
Ant: mount
barren
(adj) not productive

Syn: unproductive
Ant: fertile
disrupt
(v) to break up

Syn: upset
Ant: organize
dynasty
(n) a powerful family or group of rulers that maintains its position of power for some time

Syn: ruling house, regime
Ant: N/A
fortaste
(n) an advance indication, sample or warning

Syn: preview, anticipation
Ant: N/A
germinate
(v) to begin to grow, come into being

Syn:sprout. shoot up
Ant: wither, die, stagnate
humdrum
(adj) ordinary, dull, routine, without variation

Syn: monotonous, uneventful
Ant: lively, exciting
hurtle
(v) to rush violently, dash headlong

Syn: speed, fly, race
Ant: crawl, creep
insinuate
(v) to suggest or hint slyly

Syn: imply, intimate
Ant: Barge in, broadcast
interminable
(adj) endless, so long as to seem endless

Syn: never-ending, ceaseless
Ant: brief, short, fleeting
interrogate
(v) to ask questions

Syn: question, query
Anty: N/A
recompense
(v) to pay back

Syn:repay
renovate
(v) to repair, restore to good condition

Syn: repair, fix up
Ant: N/A
resume
(n) a breif summary; a short written account of one's education

Syn: synopsis, job history
Ant: N/A
sullen
(adj) silent, or brooding necause of ill humor

Syn: grumpy
Ant: cheerful, blithe
trickle
(v) to flow or fall by drops or in a small stream

Syn: dribble, drizzle, drop
Ant: gush pour flood
trivial
(adj) not important, minor

Syn: insignificiant
Ant: important, weighty, momentous
truce
(n) a pause in fighting, temporary peace

Syn: cease-fire, armistace
Ant: war, warfare, fighting
vicious
(adj) evil, bad, spiteful

Syn: wisked, malicious, svage
Ant: good, kind, kindly mild, harmless
available
(adj) ready for use; at hand

Syn: obtainable, on hand
Ant: unobtainable, not to be at hand
Cater
(v) to satisfy the needs of, try to make things easy and pleasent

Syn: pamper, indulge, gratify, provide
Ant: Frustrate, deny, refuse
customary
(adj) usual, expected, routine

Syn: regular, normal, traditional
Ant: strange, odd, unusual
dussuade
(v) to persuade no tto do something

Syn: discourage, talk out of
Ant: persuade, talk into
entreprenaur
(n) a person who starts up and takes a risk of a business

Syn: nuisnessperson, impresario
Ant: N/A
pelt
(v) to throw a stream of things

Syn: bombard, shower, pepper
Ant: N/A
plague
(n) an easily spread disease causing a (n)large number of deaths

Syn: epidemic, pestilence
Ant: boon, blessing
poised
(adj) balanced, suspened

Syn: collected, self-confident
Ant: nervous, tense
regime
(n) a government in power; a form or (n)system of rule or managment

Syn: administration
Ant: N/A
retard
(v) to slow down, delay, hold back

Syn: slow down, restrain, impede
Ant: hasten. speed up
transparent
(adj) allowing light to pass through

Syn: clear, transulcent
Ant: frosted, sooty, smoky
unscathed
(adj) wholly unharmed, not injured

Syn: unhurt, sound, intact
Ant: injured, damaged, harmed, hurt
animated
(adj) full of life, lively, alive

Syn: energetic, vigorous
Ant: dull, lifeless, dead, flat
Brood
(n) a family of younf animals

Syn: ponder, mediatate
Ant: N/A
culminate
(v) to reach a high point of development

Syn: conclude
Ant: begin, intiate
downright
(adv) throughly

Syn: toal, out-ant-out, unqualified
Ant: N/A
unscathed
(adj) wholly unharmed, not injured

Syn: unhurt, sound, intact
Ant: injured, damaged, harmed, hurt
animated
(adj) full of life, lively, alive

Syn: energetic, vigorous
Ant: dull, lifeless, dead, flat
Brood
(n) a family of younf animals

Syn: ponder, mediatate
Ant: N/A
culminate
(v) to reach a high point of development

Syn: conclude
Ant: begin, intiate
downright
(adv) throughly

Syn: toal, out-ant-out, unqualified
Ant: N/A
drone
(n) a loafer, ilder

Syn: bum, do-nothing
Ant: hard worker, workaholic
goad
(v) to drive or urge on

Syn: prod, spur on, incite
Ant: deny, refuse
indulge
(v) to give into a wish or desire

Syn:obliege, humor, coddle, pamper
Ant: deny, refuse
ingrediant
(n) one of the materials in a mixture, recipe, or mixture

Syn: element, component
Ant: N/A
literate
(adj) able to read and write

Syn: educated, trained
Ant: unlettered, unschooled, ignorent
loom
(v) to come into view

Syn: emerge, surface, hover, tower
Ant: N/A
luster
(n) the quality of giving off light

Syn: gloss, sheen, shine
Ant: Tarnish, dullness
miscellaneous
(adj) mixed, of different kinds

Syn: varied, assorted, motley
Ant: identical, uniform, homogeneous
oration
(n) a public speech for a formal occasion

Syn: address, harangue
Ant: N/A
peevish
(adj) cross, complaining

Syn: crabby, cranky, testy, stubborn
Ant: agreeable, amiable, eve-tempered, pleasent
seethe
(v) to boil or foam

Syn: chrun, simmer, stew
Ant: N/A
Singe
(v) to burn slightly

Syn: scorch,, char, sear
Ant: incinerate
Unique
(adj) one of a kind

Syn: unparelleled, distinctive, singular
Ant: ordinary, commonplace
upright
(adj) vertical, straight, good

Syn: perpendicular, virtuous
Ant: horizontal, prone, dishonest
Verify
(v) to establish the truth or accuracy of, confirm

Syn: prove, validate, ssubstantiate
Ant: disprove, refute, discredit
yearn
(v) to have strong and earnest desire

Syn: crave, long for, ant
Ant: N/A