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ABBREVIATED COMMUNICATION
abridge
compendium
cursory
curtail
syllabus
synopsis
terse
ACT QUICKLY
apace
abrupt
headlong
impetuous (moving w/ great force/violence)
precipitate
ASSIST
abet
advocate
ancillary
bolster
corroborate
countenance
espouse
mainstay
munificent
proponent
stalwart
sustenance
BAD MOOD
bilious
dudgeon
irascible
pettish
petulant
pique
querulous
umbrage
waspish
BEGINNER/AMATEUR
dilettante
fledging
neophyte
novitiate
proselyte
tyro
BEGINNING/YOUNG
burgeoning
callow
engender
inchoate
incipient
nascent
BITING (AS IN WIT OR TEMPER)
acerbic
acidulous
acrimonious
asperity
caustic
mordacious
mordant
trenchant
BOLD
audacious
dauntless
BORING
banal
fatuous
hackneyed
insipid
pedestrian
platitude
prosaic
quotidian
trite
CAROUSAL
bacchanalian
debauchery
depraved
dissipated
iniquity
libertine
libidinous
licentious
reprobate
ribald
salacious
sordid
turpitude
CHANGING QUICKLY
capricious
mercurial
COPY
counterpart
emulate
factitious
paradigm
precursor
quintessence
vicarious
CRITICISE/CRITICISM
aspersion
calumny
decry
deride/derisive
diatribe
disparage
excoriate
gainsay
harangue
impugn
inveigh
objurgate
obloquy
opprobrium
pillory
rebuke
remonstrate
reprehend
reprove
revile
tirade
vituperate
DEATH/MOURNING
bereave
defunct
dolorous
elegy
knell
obsequies
sepulchral
wraith
DENYING OF SELF
abnegate
ascetic
spartan
stoic
temperate
DICTATORIAL
despotic
dogmatic
hegemonic
imperious
peremptory
DIFFICULT TO UNDERSTAND
ambiguous
arcane
bemusing
esoteric
inscrutable
opaque
paradoxical
recondite
turbid
DISGUSTING/OFFENSIVE
defile
fetid
invidious
noisome
putrid
rebarbative
EASY TO UNDERSTAND
cogent
limpid
lucid
pellucid
ECCENTRIC/DISSIMILAR
anachronism
iconoclast
eclectic
esoteric
EMBARRASS
abash
chagrin
compunction
contrition
diffidence
expiate
foible
gaucherie
rue
EQUAL
equity
tantamount
FALSEHOOD
apocryphal
canard
chicanery
dissemble
equivocate
erroneous
ersatz
feigned
guile
mendacious
perfidy
prevaricate
specious
spurious
FAMILY
consanguine
distaff
endogamous
fratricde
scion
FAVORING/NOT IMPARTIAL
ardor/ardent
doctrinaire
fervid
tendentious
zealot
FORGIVE
absolve
exculpate
exonerate
expiate
palliate
redress
vindicate
FUNNY
chortle
droll
facetious
flippant
gibe
jocular
levity
ludicrous
raillery
riposte
simper
GAPS/OPENINGS
abatement
aperture
fissure
hiatus
interregnum
interstice
lull
orifice
rent
respite
rift
GENEROUS/KIND
altruistic
beneficient
clement
largess
magnanimous
munificent
unstinting
GREEDY
avaricious
covetous
mercenary
miserly
penurious
rapacious
venal
HARDHEARTED
asperity
baleful
dour
fell
mordant
sardonic
scathing
truculent
vituperation
HARMFUL
baleful
baneful
inimical
insidious
minatory
perfidious
pernicious
HARSH-SOUNDING
cacophany
din
strident
HATRED
anathema
antipathy
enmity
odium
rancor
HEALTHY
salubrious
salutary
HESITATE
dither
oscillate
teeter
vacillate
waver
HOSTILE
antithetic
churlish
curmudgeon
misanthropic
truculent
vindictive
INNOCENT/INEXPERIENCED
credulous
gullible
ingenuous
INSINCERE
disingenuous
dissemble
fulsome
ostensible
unctuous
INVESTIGATE
appraise
assay
descry
peruse
LAZY/SLUGGISH
indolent
lackadaisical
languid
lassitude
phlegmatic
quiescent
slothful
torpid
LUCK
adventitious
amulet
fortuitous
kismet
portentous
propitiate
propitious
providential
talisman
NAG
admonish
cavil
belabor
enjoin
exhort
harangue
hector
martinet
remonstrate
reproof
NOT A STRAIGHT LINE
askance
awry
careen
carom
meander
oblique
serrated
sidle
sinuous
undulating
vortex
OVERBLOWN/WORDY
cirumlocution
garrulous
grandiloquent
loquacious
periphrastix
prolix
urgid
PACIFY/SATISFY
ameliorate
assuage
defer
mitigate
mollify
placate
propitiate
satiate
slake
POOR
destitute
esurient
impecunious
indigent
PRAISE
accolade
aggrandize
encomium
eulogise
extol
fawn
laud
venerate
PREDICT
augur
auspice
fey
harbinger
portentous
presage
prescient
prognosticate
PREVENT/OBSTRUCT
discomfit
encumber
fetter
forfend
impede
occlude
SMART/LEARNED
astute
canny
erudite
perspicacious
SORROW
disconsolate
doleful
dolor
elegiac
forlom
lugubrious
morose
plaintive
threnody
STUBBORN
implacable
inexonerable
intractable
intransigent
obdurate
obstinate
recalcitrant
refractory
renitent
untoward
vexing
TERSE
compendious
curt
laconic
pithy
succinc
taciturn
TIME/ORDER/DURATION
anachronism
antecede
anterious
diurnal
eon
ephemeral
penultimate
synchronous
TIMID/TIMIDITY
craven
diffident
pussilanimous
recreant
timorous
trepidation
TRUTH
candor/candid
fealty
indubitable
probity
veracious
verity
UNUSUAL
aberration
iconoclast
idiosyncrasy
WALKING ABOUT
abulatory
itinerant
peripatetic
WANDERING
discursive
expatiate
forage
itinerant
peregrination
peripatetic
sojourn
WEAKEN
adulterate
enervate
exacerbate
obviate
stultify
vitiate
WISDOM
adage
aphorism
apothegm
axiom
bromide
dictum
epigram
platitude
sententious
truism
WITHDRAWAL/RETREAT
abeyance
abjure
abnegation
abrogate
decamp
demur
recant
recidivism
remission
renege
rescind
retrograde