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abbreviated Communication
abridge, compendium, cursory, syllabus, synopsis, terse
syllabus
Act Quickly
apace, abrupt, headlong, impetuous, precipitate
abrupt
Assist
abet, advocate, ancillary, bolster, corroborate, countenance, espouse, mainstay, munificent, proponent, stalwart, sustenance
countenance
Bad Mood
bilious, dudgeon, irascible, pettish, petulant, pique, querulous, umbrage, waspish
petulant
Beginner
dilettante, fledgling, neophyte, novitiate, poselyte, tyro
ameteur
Beginning
burgeoning, callow, engender, inchoate, incipient, nascent
young
Biting
acerbic, acidulous, acrimonious, asperity, caustic, mordacious, mordant, trenchant
temperament
Bold
audacious, courageous, dauntless
courageous
Boring
banal,fatuous,hackneyed,insipid,mundane,pedestrian,platitude,prosaic,quotidian, trite
banal
Carousal
bacchanalian, debauchery, deprave,iniquity,libertine,libidinous,licentious,reprobate,ribald,slacious,sordid,turpitude
sordid
Changing Quickly
capricious, mercurial, volatile
volatile
Copy
counterpart,emulate,facsimilefactitious,paradigm,precursor,quintessence,simulated,vicarious
facsimile
Criticize
aspersion,belittle,berate, calumny,castigate,decry,defamation,denounce,deride,diatribe,disparage,escoriate,gainsay
inveigh, obloquy, opprobrium, remonstrate, vituperate
Death/Mourning
bereave,cadaver,defunct,demise,dolorous,elegy,knell,lament,macabre,moribundkobesequies,sepulchral,wrath
knell
Denying of Self
abnegate, abstain, ascetic, spartan, stoic, temperate
abstain
Dictatorial
authoritarian, depsotic, dogmatic, hegemonic, imperious, peremptory, tyrannical
tyrannical
Difficult to Understand
abstruse, ambiguous, arcane, bemusing, cryptic, enigmatic, esoteric, inscrutable, obscure, opaque, paradoxical, perplexing, recondite
turbid
Disgusting/Offensive
defile, fetid, invidious, noisome, odious, putrid, rebarbative
fetid
Easy to understand
articulate, cogent, eloquent, evident, limpid, lucid, pellucid
cogent
Eccentric/Dissimilar
aberrant, anachronism, anomalouw, iconoclast, discrete, eclectic, esoteric
eclectic
Embarrass
abash, chagrin, compunction, contrition, diffidence, expiate, foible, gaucherie, rue
chagrin
Equal
equitable, equity, tantamount
same
Falsehood
apocryphal, canard, chicanery, dissemble, duplicity, equivocate, erroneous, ersatz, fallacious
feigned, guile, mendacious, perfidy, prevaricate, specious, spurious
Family
conjugal, consanguine, distaff, endogamous, filial, fratricide, progenitor, scion
scion
Favoring
ardor, doctrinaire, fervid, partisan, tendentious, zealot
not impartial
Forgive
absolve, acquit, exculpate, exonerate, expiate, palliate, redress, vindicate
absolve
Funny
chortle, droll, facetious, flippant, gibe, jocular, levity, ludicrous, raillery, riposte, simper
chortle
Gaps
abatement, aperture, fissure, hiatus, interregnum, interstice, lull, orifice, rent, respite, rift
Openings
Generous
altruistic, beneficient, clement, largess, magnanimous, munificent, philanthropic, unstinting
beneficent
Greedy
avaricious, covetous, mercenary, miserly, penurious, rapacious, venal
covetous
Hardhearted
asperity, baleful, dour, fell, malevolent, mordant, sardonic, sdathing, truculent, vitriolic, vituperation
sardonic
Harmful
baleful,baneful,deleterious, inmical, injurious, insidious, minatory, perfidious, pernicious
baneful
Harsh-Sounding
cacophony, din, dissonant, raucous, strident
cacophony
Hatred
abhorrence,anathema,antagonism,antipathy,detestation,enmity,loathing,malice,odium,rancor
abhorrence
Healthy
beneficial, salubrious, salutary
Hesitate
dither, oscillate,teeter,vacillate,waver
dither
Hostile
antithetic,churlish,curmudgeon,irascible,malevolent,misanthropic, truculent,vindictive
curmudgeon
Innocent
credulous, gullible, ingenious, naive, novitiate, tyro
tyro
Insincere
disingenuous, dissemble, fulsome, ostensible, unctuous
ostensible
Investigate
appraise, ascertain, assay, descry, peruse
peruse
Lazy
indolent,inert,lackadaisical, languid,lassitude,lethargic, phlegmatic,quiescent, slothful, torpid
sluggish
Luck
aventitious,amulet,auspicious,fortuitous,kismet,optimum,portentous,propitiate, propitious, providential
talisman
Nag
admonish,cavil,belabor,enjoin,exhort,harangue,hector,martinet,remonstrate,reproof
admonish
Nasty
fetid, noisome, noxious
Not a Straight Line
askance,awry,careen,carom,circuitous,circumvent,gyrate,labyrinth, meander,oblique, serrated, sidle, sinious, undulating, vortex
Overblown
bombastic,circumlocution,garrulous,grandiloquent,loquacious,prolix,rhetoric,turgid,verbose
wordy
Pacify
ameliorate, appease,assuage,defer.mitigate,mollify,placate,propitiate,satiate,slake,sooth
Satisfy
Pleasant-Sounding
euphonious,harmonious,melodious,sonprous
Poor
destitute, esurient,impecunious, indigent
Praise
acclaim,accolade,aggrandize,encomium,eulogize,extol,fawn, laud/laudatory, venerate/veneration
Predict
augur,auspice,fey,harbinger, portentous,presage,prescient,prognosticate
Prevent
discomfort,encumber,fetter, forfend,hinder,impede, inhibit,occlude
obstruct
Smart
astute, canny, erudite, perspicacious
learned
Sorrow
disconsolate, doleful, dolor, elegiac, forlorn, lament, lugubrious, melancholy, morose, plaintive, threnody
Stubborn
implacable,inexorable,intractable,intransigent,obdurate,obstinate,recalcitrant,refractory,renitent,untoward,vexing
Terse
compendious, curt, laconic, pithy, succinct, tacitum
Time
anachronism,antecede, antedate,anterior,archaic, diurnal,eon,ephermal,epoch,fortnight,millenium,penultimate
synchronous, temporal, timidity
Truth
candor, candid, fealty, frankness, indisputable,indubitable, legitimate, probity, sincere
veracious, verity
unusual
aberration, anomaly, iconoclast, idiosyncrasy
Walking About
ambulatory, itinerant, peripatetic
Wandering
discursive, expatiate, forage, itinerant, peregrination, per5ipatetic, sojourn
Weaken
adulterate, enervate, exacerbate, inhibit, obviate, stultify, undermine, vitiate
Wisdom
adage, aphorism, apothegm, axiom, bromide, dictum, epigram, platitude, sententious, truism
Withdrawal
abeyance,abjure,abnegation,abortive,abrogate,decamp,demur,recant,recidivism,remission,renege,rescind,retrograde
retreat
Predict
augur, auspice, fey, harbinger, portentous, presage, prescient, prognosticate
Prevent
discomfort, encumber, fetter, forfend, hinder, impde, inhibit, occlude
Obstruct
Smart
astute, canny, erudite, perspicacious
Learned
Sorrow
disconsolate,doleful,dolor,elagiac, forlorn, lament, lugubrious, melancholy, morose, plaintive, threnody
Stubborn
implacable, intransigent, obdurate, obstinate, recalcitrant, refractory, renitent, untoward, vexing
Terse
compendious, curt, laconic, pithy, succinct, taciturn
Time/Order/Duration
anachronism, antecede, antedate, anterior, archaic, diurnal, eon, ephemeral, epoch, fortnight, millenium, penultimate, synchronous, temporal
Timid/Timidity
craven, diffident, pusillanimous, recreant, timorous, trepidation
Truth
candor, fealty, frankness, indisputable, indubitable, legitimate, probity, sincere, veracious, verity
Unusual
aberration, anomaly, iconoclast, idiosyncrasy
Walking About
ambulatory, itinerant, peripatetic
Wandering
discrusive, expatiate, forage, itinerant, peregrination, peripatetic, sojourn
Weaken
adulterate, enervate, exacerbate, inhibit, obviate, stultify, undermine, vitiate
Wisdom
adage,aphorism, apothegm, axiom, bromide, dictum, epigram, platitude, sententious, truism
Withdrawal
abeyance,abjure,abnegation, abortive,abrogate,decamp, demur,recant,recidivism,remission,renege,rescind,retrograde