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Assuage
Calming Word

Make less severe; soothe
Mollify
Calming Word

Soothe an angry person
Palliate
Calming Word

Ease pain
Placate
Calming Word

Pacify; bring peace to
Slake
Calming Word

Satisfy thirst
Calming Words (6)
Assuage: make less severe; soothe

Mollify: soothe an angry person

Palliate: ease pain

Placate: pacify

Slake: satisfy thirst
Chafe
Agitated

Warm or make sore by rubbing
Gall
Agitated

Annoy or exasperate
Pique
Agitated

Irritation; resentment from wounded pride
Agitated Words (3)
Chafe: warm or make sore by rubbing

Gall: annoy or exasperate

Pique: Irritation; resentment from wounded pride

Nettle: Irritate, annoy
Adulation
Respect

Flattery
Aggrandize
Respect

Make greater; increase in power
Encomium
Respect

Praise
Laud
Respect

Praise
Laudatory
Respect

Expressing praise
Panegyric
Respect

Formal praise
Venerate
Respect

Treat with great respect
Respect Words (7)
Adulation: flattery

Aggrandize: make greater or more powerful

Encomium: praise

Laud: praise

Laudatory: expressing praise

Panegyric: formal praise

Venerate: treat with great respect
Aspersion
Disrespect

Slanderous remark
Calumny
Disrespect

Slander
Castigate
Disrespect

Reprimand severely
Denigrate
Disrespect

Blacken; defame
Deride
Disrespect

Ridicule; treat with contempt
Derisive
Disrespect

Expressing contempt or ridicule
Diatribe
Disrespect

Bitter scolding or denunciation
Excoriate
Disrespect

Scold with biting harshness
Execrate
Disrespect

Curse; detest
Gainsay
Disrespect

Deny
Harangue
Disrespect

Long, passionate speech
Impudent
Disrespect

Not showing respect
Impugn
Disrespect

Dispute or contradict
Inculpate
Disrespect

Accuse or blame
Inveigh
Disrespect

Denounce
Lambaste
Disrespect

Criticize harshly
Lampoon
Disrespect

Ridicule
Obloquy
Disrespect

Slander
Objurgate
Disrespect

Rebuke severely
Opprobrium
Disrespect

Infamy; disgrace
Pillory
Disrespect

Punish; expose to criticism or ridicule
Remonstrate
Disrespect

Protest
Reprehend
Disrespect

Reprimand
Reprove
Disrespect

Censure, rebuke
Revile
Disrespect

Attack with abusive language
Vitriolic
Disrespect

Causing sharp pain to the mind; abusive
Vituperate
Disrespect

Abusive, scolding
Disrespect Words
Aspersion

Calumny

Castigate

Denigrate

Deride

Diatribe

Excoriate

Execrate

Gainsay

Harangue

Impudent

Inculpate

Inveigh

Lambaste

Lampoon

Obloquy

Objurgate

Opprobrium

Pillory

Remonstrate

Reprehend

Reprove

Revile

Vitriolic

Vituperate
Amulet
Good

Charm
Auspicious
Good

Favoring success
Copacetic
Good

In excellent order
Felicitous
Good

Suitably expressed, well chosen
Munificent
Good

Generous
Rectitude
Good

Moral correctness
Sacrosanct
Good

Regarded as sacred
Seraphic
Good

Serene; angelic
Good Words
Amulet

Auspicious

Copacetic

Felicitous

Munificent

Rectitude

Sacrosanct

Seraphic
Anathema
Evil

Curse
Avarice
Evil

Greediness
Bacchanalian
Evil

Drunken
Deleterious
Evil

Harmful
Egregious
Evil

Notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking
Iniquity
Evil

Immoral behavior
Invidious
Evil

Designed to create ill will or envy
Libertine
Evil

Debauched or licentious person
Malediction
Evil

Curse
Reprobate
Evil

Morally disapproved person
Ribald
Evil

Wanton; profane
Scurrilous
Evil

Obscene; indecent
Turpitude
Evil

Depravity; baseness
Virulent
Evil

Harmful or poisonous
Evil Words
Anathema

Avarice

Bacchanalian

Deleterious

Egregious

Iniquity

Invidious

Libertine

Malediction

Reprobate

Ribald

Scurrilous

Turpitude

Virulent
Aphoristic
True

A statement of truth
Axiomatic
True

Self-evident or unquestionable
Incontrovertible
True

Indisputable
Ingenuous
True

Naive and trusting
Verisimilitude
True

Appearance of truth
True Words
Aphoristic

Axiomatic

Incontrovertible

Ingenuous

Verisimilitude
Apocrypal
False

Widely believed but untrue
Blandishment
False

Flattery
Charlatan
False

Pretender to knowledge
Chicanery
False

Trickery, deception
Dissemble
False

Disguise
Equivocate
False

Lie; mislead
Ersatz
False

False replacement
Mendacious
False

Lying; dishonest
Perfidious
False

Treacherous; disloyal
Prevaricate
False

Lie; hide truth
Specious
False

Seemingly reasonable but incorrect; misleading
Spurious
False

False; forged
False Words
Apocryphal

Blandishment

Charlatan

Chicanery

Dissemble

Equivocate

Ersatz

Mendacious

Perfidious

Prevaricate

Prevarication

Specious

Spurious
Ebullient
Happiness

Showing excitement
Jocund
Happiness

Merry
Sanguine
Happiness

Optimistic, cheerful
Happiness Words
Ebullient

Jocund

Sanguine
Disconsolate
Sorrow

Hopelessly sad
Doleful
Sorrow

Expressing sorrow
Dolor
Sorrow
Lachrymose
Sorrow

Tearful
Lugubrious
Sorrow

Mournful; sorrowful
Plaintive
Sorrow

Expressing sorrow
Saturnine
Sorrow

Morose
Threnody
Sorrow

A mournful or sorrowful song or poem
Elucidate
Clear

Explain
Limpid
Clear

Crystal clear
Luculent
Clear

Easily understood
Pellucid
Clear

Transparant
Abtruse
Unclear

Difficult to understand
Arcane
Unclear

Secret, mysterious
Esoteric
Unclear

Hard to understand
Inscrutable
Unclear

Difficult to understand
Nebulous
Unclear

Vague, Hazy
Rarefied
Unclear

Made less dense
Recondite
Unclear

Secret; not easily understood
Roiled
Unclear

Make muddy
Turbid
Unclear

Make muddy
Ablution
Clean

Washing
Lavation
Clean

Process of washing
Squalid
Dirty

Extremely dirty
Sully
Dirty

Defile, make dirty
Largess
Generous

Generous gift
Prodigal
Generous

Wasteful or reckless with money
Profligate
Generous

Wasteful of money
Spendthrift
Generous

Someone who wastes money
Unstinting
Generous

Giving without restraint
Acquisitive
Greedy

Excessively interesting in acquiring money
Avaricious
Greedy

Desirous of wealth or gain
Mercenary
Greedy

Motivated solely by money or gain
Parsimonious
Greedy

Frugal or stingy
Penurious
Greedy

Extremely poor and poverty-stricken
Rapacious
Greedy

Ravenous; excessively grasping
Venal
Greedy

Capable of being bribed
Bombastic
Wordy

Pompous
Circumlocution
Wordy

Indirect or roundabout expression
Garrulous
Wordy
Grandiloquent
Wordy

Using pompous language
Loquacious
Wordy

Talkative
Periphrastic
Wordy

Indirect speech
Prolix
Wordy

Tedious wordiness
Turgid
Wordy

Swollen
Voluble
Wordy

Talkative
Terse
Concise
Compendious
Terse

Containing concise facts
Laconic
Terse

Brief and to the point
Pithy
Terse

Concise
Reticent
Terse

Inclined to silence
Taciturn
Terse

Silent; talking little
Baleful
Harmful

Evil; deadly
Inimical
Harmful

Unfriendly, hostile
Insidious
Harmful

Treacherous
Minatory
Harmful

Menacing
Pernicious
Harmful

Deadly
Salubrious
Healthful
Salutary
Healthful

Tending to improve
Tonic
Healthful

An agent that restores the body
Bestir
Agitate

To rouse
Foment
Agitate

Incite
Craven
Timid

Cowardly
Dastardly
Timid

Cowardly and malicious
Diffident
Timid

Modest or shy
Pusillanimous
Timid

Cowardly
Recreant
Timid

Disloyal; cowardly
Timorous
Timid

Fearful; timid
Cheek
Bold

Impertinent boldness
Dauntless
Bold

Bold; fearless
Effrontery
Bold

Rudeness without shame
Impudent
Bold

Not showing respect
Intrepid
Bold

Fearless
Stalwart
Bold

Physically strong
Temerity
Bold

Boldness; rash
Implacable
Stubborn

Impossible to appease
Inexorable
Stubborn

Relentless; unyielding
Intractable
Stubborn

Unruly; difficult to manage
Intransigent
Stubborn

Unwilling to change views
Obdurate
Stubborn
Pertinacious
Stubborn

Holding to an action
Recalcitrant
Stubborn

Disobedient or resisting authority
Refractory
Stubborn

Unmanageable and disobedient
Renitent
Stubborn

Resisting pressure
Untoward
Stubborn

Unexpected and averse
Amenable
Yielding

Obedient; compliant
Ductile
Yielding

Malleable
Plastic
Yielding

Ability to be molded
Accrete
Grow

To make larger
Append
Grow

Attach
Burgeon
Grow

Grow rapidly
Wax
Grow

Increase gradually
Abate
Shrink

Subside
Blandish
Insincere

Flattery
Cajole
Insincere

Persuaded by false promise
Fulsome
Insincere

Disgustingly excessive
Guileful
Insincere

Deceitful or cunning
Obtensible
Insincere

Pretended
Unctuous
Insincere

Oily; insincerely suave
Artless
Sincere

Open and honest
Banal
Boring

Commonplace
Fatuous
Boring

Foolish; silly
Hackneyed
Boring

Commonplace
Insipid
Boring

Lacking in flavor; dull
Pedestrian
Boring

Ordinary, dull
Platitude
Boring

Trite remark; commonplace statement
Prosaic
Boring

Lacking in imagination
Quotidian
Boring

Daily; commonplace
Trite
Boring

Commonplace
Enervate
Weaken

Weaken; take energy from
Obviate
Weaken

Make unnecessary
Stultify
Weaken

Make stupid
Vitiate
Weaken

Spoil the effect of
Antithetical
Hostile

Directly opposed
Bellicose
Hostile

Warlike
Churlish
Hostile

Boorish; rude
Irascible
Hostile

Irritable
Misanthrophic
Hostile

Hates mankind
Truculent
Hostile

Eager to fight
Anathema
Hatred

Curse
Antipathy
Hatred

Aversion
Dissension
Hatred

Disagreement with opinions of group
Enmity
Hatred

Ill will; hatred
Odium
Hatred

Detestation
Rancor
Hatred

Long-lasting hatred
Callow
Beginner

Immature
Inchoate
Beginner

Recently begun
Incipient
Beginner

Beginning
Nascent
Beginner

Coming into being or existence
Neophyte
Beginner

Recent convert
Novitiate
Beginner

The period of being a novice
Proselyte
Beginner

A new convert
Despotic
Bossy

Government that is ruled by a single individual
Dogmatic
Bossy

Opinionated
Hegemonic
Bossy

Domination of one group over others
Imperious
Bossy

Domineering
Peremptory
Bossy

Demanding and leaving no choice
Indolent
Lazy
Inert
Lazy

Inactive
Lackadaisical
Lazy

Lacking interest or effort
Languid
Lazy

Lacking energy or vitality
Lassitude
Lazy

Weariness
Phlegmatic
Lazy

Calm and unexcitable
Quiescent
Lazy

Dormant; temporarily inactive
Torpid
Lazy

Inactive
Exculpate
Forgive

Clear of blame or guilt
Expiate
Forgive

Make amends for
Esurient
Poor

Hungry or greedy
Impecunious
Poor

Without money
Indigent
Poor
Doctrinaire
Biased

Unable to compromise about points of view
Tendentious
Biased

Promoting a particular point of view
Zealot
Biased

Fanatic
Abnegate
Selfless

Renounce something valuable
Abstemious
Selfless

Sparing in eating and drinking
Ascetic
Selfless

Practicing self-denial
Spartan
Selfless

Without attention or comfort
Ambulatory
Walking About

Able to walk
Itinerant
Walking About

Wandering
Peripatetic
Walking About

Traveling from place to place
Discomfit
Obstruct

Frustrate
Encumber
Obstruct

Burden
Fetter
Obstruct

Shackle
Forefend
Obstruct

Ward off
Occlude
Obstruct

Shut
Aberrant
Dissimilar

Abnormal; deviant
Anachronism
Dissimilar

Something misplaced in time
Discrete
Dissimilar

Separate
Heretical
Dissimilar

Departure from established beliefs
Heterodox
Dissimilar

Against accepted opinion
Iconoclast
Dissimilar

Attacking cherished traditions
Maverick
Dissimilar

Rebel
Renegade
Dissimilar

Deserter; traitor
Consonant
Pleasant Sounding

Harmonious
Dulcet
Pleasant Sounding

Sweet sounding
Euphonious
Pleasant Sounding

Pleasing to the ear
La Soie
silk
Cacophonous
Noisy/Loud

Inharmonious
Discordant
Noisy/Loud

Not harmonious
Plangent
Noisy/Loud

Loud
Fetid
Offensive

Foul
Odious
Offensive

Hateful
Rebarbative
Offensive

Unattractive