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ABET
TO ENCOURAGE

Don't aid and abet criminals.
Don't aid and abet criminals.
ABSTRUSE
PROFOUND

The essay was too abstruse to understand.
The paper was to abstruse to understand.
ACCEDE
TO CONSENT

My mother won't accede to my engagement.
My mother won't accede my engagement.
ABUT
ADJOIN

We abut two phrases with "and".
We abut two phrases with "and".
ANIMUS
HOSTILE FEELING

The bull was fulled with animus for the matador.
I don't understand the animus the bull has for the matador.
APPPOSITE
APPROPRIATE

According to their wonts, burping is quite apposite.
According to their wont, burping is quite apposite.
CAPTIOUS
FAULT-FINDING

Grandmother is so captious of everything I do!
My grandmother is very critical and captious.
ASPERITY
SHARPNESS

Lemon juice has an unpleasant asperity.
Lemon juice has an unpleasant asperity.
PIECEMEAL
GRADUAL

Assemble the little table piecemeal.
Assemble the table piecemeal.
CALLOW
YOUTHFUL

The girl was callow and immature.
The girl was callow and immature.
CATEGORICAL
ABSOLUTE

Scientists look for categorical truths.
Scientists look for categorical truths.
CENSURE
TO CRITICIZE

Grandmother censures everything I say with acerbic comments.
My grandmother censures everything I say with acerbic comments.
CESSATION
STOPAGE

She will bleed to death without cessation on her neck!
She will bleed to death without cessation on her neck!
COLLATION
LIGHT MEAL

Grandmother takes a collation at 4 pm.
My grandmother takes a collation at 4 pm.
CONJECTURE
TO GUESS, TO SURMISE

There is no need for conjecture, you should know the answer.
There no need for conjecture, you should know the answer.
CONTRITE
REPENTANT, PENITANT

Mary was contrite, she knew she was wrong.
CONTROVERT
CONTRADICT

Don't controvert me!
COZEN
TO CHEAT

The fortuneteller cozened young girls.
PRATE
TO SPEAK FOOLISHLY

Politicians don't converse, they prate.
DELETERIOUS
HARMFUL

Love can be deleterious.
DENIGRATE
TO BLACKEN

The steak denigrated to a crisp.
DENOUMENT
SOLUTION

What is the denoument to our problem?
DISPASSIONATE
CALM

Passive-agressive people can be too dispassionate.
DISTRAIT
ABSENTMINDED

The distrait student forgot his homework.
PETULANT
PEEVISH

The bunny was petulant after being dropped.
EDIFY
TO CORRECT MORALLY

The priest tried to edify the congregants.
EMENDATION
CORRECTION

I made some emendations to your paper.
YEN
LONGING

Her yen made her lacrymose.
WONT
CUSTOM

The geishas' wonts were complicated.
WINSOME
GRACIOUS

The winsome hostess poured the wine.