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abate to
lessen;
abdication giving
up
aberration straying
away
abeyance suspended
action
abhor to
hate;
abide be
faithful;
abjure promise
or
abrogate repeal
or
abscond to
go
abstemious restraint,
especially
abstruse difficult
to
abut border
on
abysmal bottomless;
extreme
acarpous effete;
no
acclaimed welcomed
with
accolade praise;
approval
accretion the
growing
adamant kind
of
addle to
become
adduce to
offer
adjudicate to
settle
adjunct something
added;
adjure to
beg
admonitory containing
warning
adorn add
beauty;
adulteration making
unpure,
adumbrate to
suggest
adventitious coming
from
affable polite
and
affinity close
connection
aggravate make
worse;
agile active;
quick-moving
agog eager;
excited
ail trouble;
be
alacrity eager
and
alcove recess;
partially
allegiance duty;
support;
alleviate make
(pain)
alloy to
debase
aloof reserved;
indifferent
altercate to
dispute
amalgamate mix,
combine,
ambidextrous able
to
ambiguous doubtful;
uncertain
ambivalent having
both
amble leisurely
walk
ameliorate improve;
make
amortize end
(a
anathema something
loathed;
anguish severe
suffering
animosity strong
dislike
antebellum existing
before
antediluvian made
a
anthropomorphic having
human
antidote medicine
used
antithetical direct
opposing
apartheid brutal
racial
aphasia loss
of
aphorism concise
statement
aplomb self-confidence
apostasy renunciation
of
apostate one
who
apotheosis deification;
glorification
appease make
quiet
appellation identifying
name
apprehensive grasping;
understanding;
apprise give
notice;
approbation approval
apropos appropriate
to
apt well-suited;
quick-witted
arabesque a
complex
arboreal of
connected
ardor enthusiasm
arduous steep;
difficult;
argot jargon;
slang
arrant in
the
arrogance proud
superior
articulate speak
distinctly;
ascend go
or
ascertain get
to
ascribe consider
to
aseptic surgically
clean
ashen deadly
pale
asperity roughness;
harshness;
aspersion slander
assiduous diligent;
hard-working;
assuage make
smth
asterisk the
mark
astringent substance
that
astute clever,
quick
atelier artist's
workroom
atonement repayment
death
attenuate make
thin;
attune bring
into
audacious daring;
foolishly
augury omen;
sign
august majestic;
venerable
auspicious favorable;
successful;
austere severely
moral
auxiliary helping;
supporting
aver affirm;
assert;
aversion strong;
dislike
avid eager;
greedy
avow admit;
declare
bait to
persecute
baleful harmful;
ominous;
balk obstacle;
purposely
baneful causing
harm
barrage artificial;
obstacle
barren not
good
bask enjoy
warmth
beatify to
bless;
bedizen to
adorn,
belabor beat
hard
bellicose belligerent;
pugnacious;
belligerent (person,
nation)
benediction something
that
benefactor person
who
benevolence wish
or
benign kind
and
bequest arrangement
to
berate scold
sharply
bereft rob
or
bewilder puzzle;
confuse
bigot stubborn;
narrow-minded
bilge bulge
the
bilk to
cheat
blandishment flattery
coaxing
blandness polite
manner;
blatant noisy
and
blithe cheerful;
casual;
bluster to
talk
bogus sham;
counterfeit;
boisterous loud;
noisy;
bolster give
greatly
boorish crude;
offensive;
brash hasty;
rush;
brass yellow
metal
brazen made
of
breach opening;
broken
brittle easily
broken
broach bring
up;
brook to
tolerate,
buoyant able
to
burgeon grow
forth;
burnish to
polish,
cabal a
scheme
cacophony harsh
sound
cadence rhythmic
modulation
cadge to
beg;
cajole use
flattery
calumny slander;
aspersion
candid frank;
straight-forward
cant insincere
talk
cantankerous bad-tempered;
quarrelsome
canvass discuss
thoroughly;
carouse to
drink
carp to
find
carte
blanche full
castigation severe
punishment
catalyst substance
that
catholic comprehensive;
universal
caustic biting;
sarcastic
cavil to
raise
cede/cession to
surrender
celerity rapidity
of
censure expression
of
centurion leader
of
chaff to
tease
charlatan quack
or
chary cautious;
wary
chastisement punishment
chauvinist a
blindly
chicanery legal
trickery;
chimera illusion
or
chisel steel
tool
chivy to
tease
choleric irritable;
bad-tempered
chromatic of
color
churl bad-tempered
person
chutzpah nerve;
gall
circumscribe to
draw
clamor shout;
complain
clerical of
the
clientele customers
clinch come
to
cling to
resist
clot half-solid
lump
cloture closing
device
coagulation change
to
coalescing coming
together
coax get
smb
coda passage
that
coddle treat
with
coerce compel
to
coeval of
the
cogent strong;
convincing
cogitate think
deeply;
cognizant being
fully
collusion secret
agreement
combustion process
of
commemorate keep
the
commodious having
plenty
commuter person
who
complaisance tending
to
compunction feeling
of
conceal hide;
keep
conceited having
an
conciliatory reconciling;
soothing;
concord agreement
or
concur agree
in
condense increase
in
condone forgive
congeal make
or
congenital existing
from
conjoin to
join
connoisseur a
person
connotation suggestion
in
console give
comfort
conspicuous easily
seen;
consternation surprise
and
constrain compel
constrict make
tight
consume get
to
consummate perfect;
make
contemn to
scorn
contentious argumentative;
pugnacious;
contiguous touching;
neighboring
contrite filled
with
contumacious insubordinate;
rebellious
conundrum a
riddle;
convalesce to
recover
conviction firm
belief
convivial fond
of
convoke call
together;
convoluted complicated;
coiled;
cordial warm
and
cordon line
(of
cornucopia abundant
supply
corporeal physical
of
corpulent having
a
correlate have
a
corroboration additional
strengthening
countenance to
favor
counterfeit forgery
countervail counterbalance
covert disguised
covetous eagerly
desirous
cower crouch;
shrink
coy shy,
modest
cozen to
cheat
crass very
great
cravat piece
of
craven cowardly
crease line
made
credulous ready
to
cringe to
behave
crotchet highly
individual
cryptic secret;
with
cumbersome burdensome;
heavy
cupidity greed;
lust
curmudgeon bad-tempered
person
curriculum course
of
cursory quick
hurried
curtail make
shorter
dainty pretty,
delicate
daunt intimidate;
make
dawdler person
who
dearth shortage
debacle a
breakup;
declaim/declamation to
speak
declivity downward
inclination
decorum propriety;
properness
decree order
given
decry disapprove
of
deferential showing
respect
defiance open
disobedience
deign to
condescend;
delineate to
portray,
deluge great
flood;
demagogue person
appealing
demur to
hesitate;
denigrate blacken;
belittle;
denouement an
outcome
deplete use
until
deposition dethronement;
depositing
deprave make
morally
deprecate protest
against;
dereliction deserting
and
derision ridicule;
mockery;
derivative unoriginal;
obtained
derogatory insulting;
tending
descry catch
sight
desiccant substance
used
desuetude cessation
of
desultory aimless;
haphazard;
deter discourage;
hinder
detraction slandering;
verbal
detumescence diminishing
or
deviance being
different
dexterity skill
(esp.
diaphanous transparent;
gauzy
diatribe bitter
and
didactic intended
to
diffidence shyness
dilate speak
comprehensively;
dilatory intended
to
disabuse to
free
disallow refuse
to
discern see
with
discomfit confuse;
embarrass
discompose to
destroy
disconcert upset
the
disconsolate cheerless;
dejected
discountenance refuse
to
discourse speech
lecture
discredit refuse
to
discreet careful,
prudent
discrete individually
distinct
disdain look
on
disencumber free
from
disheveled untidy
disingenuous sophisticated;
artful;
disinter dig
up
dislodge move
force
dismal sad;
gloomy;
disparate essentially
different
disproof proof
to
disquiet to
take
dissemble speak
or
disseminate distribute
(esp.
dissent have
a
dissipate to
be
dissolute marked
by
dissolution disintegration;
looseness
distraught distracted
violently;
divergence getting
farther
divestiture taking
off;
divulge make
known
doggerel trivial,
poorly
dogmatic positive;
certain;
dolorous marked
by
dolt stupid
fellow
dormant in
a
dote show
much
drawl slow
way
droll jesting
drone male
bee;
drowsiness feeling
sleepy;
drudge to
do
dubious feeling
doubt
dud no
use
dulcet melodious;
harmonious
dupe cheat;
make
duplicity deliberate
deception
duress threats
to
dwarf person
or
dynamo a
generator;
earthenware dishes
made
ebullience exuberance;
outburst
ebullient overflowing
with
ecumenical representing
the
edacious voracious;
devouring
eddy circular
or
edible fit
to
efface to
make
effete infertile;
worn
efficacy production
of
effluvia outflow
in
effrontery boldness;
impudence;
egress way
out;
elaborate worked
out
elegy a
lament;
elicit draw
out
eloquence fluent
speaking;
emaciate make
thin
embellish make
beautiful
embezzle use
in
emollient soothing
to
emote stir
up;
empirical relying
on
encapsulate enclose
in
encomium warm
or
encumbrance burden
things
endearing making
dear
endorse write
one's
enduring lasting
enervate weaken;
deprive
engrave impress
deeply
engrossing taken
up
engulf swallow
up
enigma smth
that
enmity hatred;
being
ensign flag;
badge
entangle put
into
enthral please
greatly;
entice tempt
or
entreat ask
earnestly
enunciate pronounce
(words);
enzyme catalyst
epicurean devoted
to
epigram terse
or
epistle letter
epithet adjective
epitome brief
summary;
equable steady;
regular
equanimity calmness
of
equilibrium state
of
equipoise equal
distribution
equivocal having
a
equivocate try
to
eradicate get
rid
erratic irregular
in
erudite learned
scholarly
eschew avoid
esoteric abstruse;
intended
espouse marry;
give
eulogy formal
praise;
euphoria elation
state
euthanasia easy
and
evasive tending
to
evince to
show
evoke call
up;
exacerbate to
make
excoriation severe
criticism
exculpate to
clear
execrate to
denounce;
exhaustive complete;
thorough
exigency emergency
an
exoneration set
smb
exorbitant much
too
expatiate to
roam;
expedient likely
to
expiation ending;
expiring
exploit brilliant
achievement;
expostulate argue
earnestly;
expurgate to
remove
exscind to
cut
extant still
in
extempore without
previous
extenuate reduce
the
extinct no
longer
extinguish end
the
extirpate to
destroy;
extol praise
highly
extort obtain
by
extralegal outside
the
extraneous extrinsic;
not
extricable that
can
extrovert cheerful
person
exuberance state
of
facetious humorous;
funny;
facile easily
done
fallacious based
on
falter waver;
move
fatuous without
sense;
fawn young
deer;
feckless lacking
purpose
fecund fertile
feint pretend
felicitous apt;
suitably
felon person
guilty
ferment substance;
become
ferocity savage
cruelty
ferret discover
by
fervid showing
earnest
fervor warmth
of
fetid stinking
fetter to
shackle;
feud bitter
quarrel
fidelity loyalty;
accuracy
fidget move
restlessly;
figurehead carved
image
finesse delicate
way
finical too
fussy
finicky finical
fission splitting
or
fixate stare
at
flak criticism;
anti-aircraft
flamboyant brightly
colored;
flaunting show
off
flax pale;
yellow
flay to
skin;
fledged able
to
fleet number
of
flinch draw;
move
flop fail;
move;
florid very
much
flounder to
struggle
flout reject,
mock;
fluke lucky
stroke
fluster make
nervous
foible defect
of
foil prevent
from
foment put
smth
foolproof incapable;
of
foppish like
a
forage food
for
forbear refrain
from;
forbearance patience;
willingness
ford shallow
place
forebode to
foretell
forensic belonging
to
forestall prevent
by
foretoken premonitory
sign
forfeit suffer
the
forge workshop
for
forgery counterfeit
forswear renounce;
disallow;
foster nurture;
care
fracas noisy
quarrel
fractious quarrelsome;
irritable
fragile easily
injured,
fragrant sweet-smelling
frantic wildly
excited
frenetic frantic,
frenzied
fret worry;
irritation;
fringe edge;
ornamental
froward intractable;
not
frugal careful;
economical
fulmination bitter
protest
fulsome disgusting;
offensive
fusty musty;
rigidly
gainsay to
deny;
garble make
unfair
garment article
of
garner to
gather
garrulity talkativeness
garrulous too
talkative
gaucherie socially
awkward,
germane relevant
pertinent
gist the
point;
glean gather
facts
glib ready
and
glimmer weak,
unsteady
gloat look
at
glut supply
too
gnaw waste
away;
gnomic characterized
by
goad smth
urging
gorge eat
greedily;
gossamer soft
light;
gouge tool
for
grandiloquent using
pompous
grave serious;
requiring
graze touch
or
gregarious living
in
grievous causing
grief
grovel crawl;
humble
guile deceit;
cunning
gullible easily
gulled
gush burst
out
gust outburst
of
hack cut
roughly;
halcyon calm
and
hallow to
make
harangue a
long
harbinger smth
or
hardihood resolute;
courage
harrow to
distress;
haughty arrogant;
conceited
heckle to
harass
hector to
bully
heed attention;
give
heinous odious
(of
heresy belief
contrary
hermetic sealed
by
heterogeneous made
up
hew make
by
highbrow (person)
with
hirsute hairy;
shaggy
hoax mischievous
trick
holster leather
case
homiletics act
of
hone stone
used
honorific conferring
or
hoodwink trick;
mislead
hospitable liking;
to
hubbub noise;
confusion
hubris arrogant
pride
hush make
or
husk worthless
outside
hyperbole extravagant
exaggeration
hypocrisy falsely
making
iconoclast person
who
idiosyncrasy personal
mannerism
idolatry excessive
admiration
idyll a
carefree
ignoble dishonorable;
common;
ignominious shameful;
dishonorable;
illicit unlawful;
forbidden
imbroglio complicated
and
immaculate pure
faultless
imminent likely
to
immutable that
cannot
impair worsen;
diminish
impassioned filled
with
impassive unmoved
feeling;
impeach to
accuse;
impecunious having
little
impede hinder;
get
impending imminent;
being
imperative urgent;
essential
imperious commanding;
haughty;
impermeable that
cannot
impertinent given
to
imperturbable calm;
not
impervious not
allowing
imperviousness haughty;
arrogant;
impetuous having
sudden
impiety lack
of
implacable incapable
of
implicate show
that
implicit implied
though
implosion collapse;
bursting
importune beg
urgently;
imprecation an
invocation
impromptu without
preparation
impudent rash
indiscreet
impugned challenged;
to
impunity exemption
from
impute to
attribute;
inadvertent not
paying
inane silly
senseless
inasmuch since;
because
incandescent white,
glowing
incarcerate to
put
incense make
angry
incessant often
repeated;
inchoate not
yet
incipient beginning
incise engrave;
make
incite stir
up;
incongruous out
of
incorrigibility cannot
be
incredulous skeptical;
unwilling
inculcate fix
firmly
incumbents official
duties
incursion a
raid;
indefatigability not
easily
indelible that
cannot
indigence poverty
indigenous native
indistinct not
easily
indolence laziness
indomitable not
easily
indubitable too
evident
indulge gratify;
give
indulgent inclined
to
ineffable too
great
ineluctable certain;
inevitable
inept unskillful;
said
ineptitude quality
of
inferno hell
infuriate fill
with
infuse put;
pour;
ingenuous naïve;
young;
ingest take
in
ingress the
act
inimical harmful
or
inimitable defying
imitation;
innocuous causing
no
inordinate exceeding
reasonable
inscrutable incapable
of
insensible unconscious;
unresponsive;
insinuate suggest
unpleasantly;
insipid without
taste
insolvent unable
to
insouciant unconcerned;
carefree
insularity narrow-mindedness;
isolated
insuperable incapable
of
insurrection rising
of
inter to
entomb
interdict prohibit;
forbid
interim as
an
interloper to
encroach;
interpose to
come
interregnum lapse
in
intersperse place
here
intimate to
announce;
intractable not
easily
intransigence unwillingness
to
intransigent uncompromising
intrepid fearless;
brave;
introspection examining
one's
inundate flood;
cover
inured accustomed
to
invective abusive
language;
inveigh to
attack
inveterate deep-rooted;
long-established
invidious of
an
invincible too
strong
involute complex
irascible irritable;
easily
irate angry
ire anger
irksome tiresome
irresolute hesitating;
undecided
irrevocable final
and
itinerate to
travel
jabber talk
excitedly;
jejune lacking
nutritive
jettison to
get
jibe gibe;
make
jocular meant
as
judicious sound
in
knit draw
together;
labyrinthine to
entangle;
lachrymose causing
tears;
lackluster (of
eyes)
lament show,
feel
lassitude weariness;
tiredness
latent present
but
laudatory expressing
or
lavish giving
or
legacy smth
handed
levee formal
reception;
levity lack
of
libel statement
that
liberality free
giving;
libertine immoral
person
licentious lacking
legal
lien legal
claim
limn paint;
portray
limp lacking
strength;
limpid transparent;
absolutely
lionize treat
as
listless characterized
by
lithe bending
twisting
loll rest
to
lope move
along
loquacious talkative;
garrulous
lucubrate write
in
luculent easily
understood;
lugubrious mournful
excessively;
lull become
quiet
lumber move
in
luminary star;
light-giving
lurk be
out
lustrous being
bright,
macabre gruesome;
suggesting
macerate make
or
machination plot,
scheme
maelstrom powerful;
violent
maladroit tactless;
clumsy
malapropism misuse
of
malediction curse;
execration
malefaction evil
deed;
malevolence wishing
to
malign injurious;
speak
malinger to
fake
malleable yielding
easily;
manacle chains
for
massacre cruel
killing
matriculation be
admitted
maudlin sentimental
in
maul hurt
by
maverick rebel;
nonconformist
mawkish sickly
or
mellifluous sweetly
flowing
mendacity dishonesty
mendicant a
beggar
mercurial quick,
changeable
meretricious attractive
on
mesmerize hypnotize
meticulous giving
great
mettle quality
of
mettlesome courageous;
high-spirited
miasma vaporous
exhalation
middling fairly
good
minatory menacing;
threatening
mince pronounce
or
misanthrope person
who
mischievous harmful;
causing
miscreant heretical;
villainous
miser person
who
misogynist one
who
moderation quality
of
mollify make
calmer
molt moult;
lose
monomania excessive
concentration
morbid diseased
unhealthy
mordant biting
and
morose ill-tempered
unsocial
mottle surface
having
muffler cloth
worn
mulish unreasonably
and
multifarious varied;
motley;
mundane worldly
as
munificent characterized
by
myriad very
great
nadir lowest,
weakest
nascent coming
into
nebulous cloud-like;
hazy;
negligent taking
too
neophyte person
who
nervy bold
or
nexus a
connection,
nibble show
some
noisome offensive
disgusting
nonchalant not
having
nonplused greatly
surprised
nostrum a
quack,
novitiate period
of
noxious harmful
nugatory trifling;
worthless
obdurate hardened
and
obfuscate to
darken;
oblivious unaware;
having
obloquy abusively
detractive
obnoxious odiously
or
obsequious too
eager
obstreperous noisy;
loud
obtain to
be
obtrusive projecting;
prominent;
obtuse blunt;
stupid
obviate to
make
occluded blocked
up
odious repulsive;
hateful
odium contempt;
dislike;
odor smell;
favor;
offal waste
or
officious too
eager
ominous threatening
onerous needing
effort;
opaqueness dullness;
not
opprobrious showing
scorn
orotund sonorous;
bombastic
ossify to
turn
ostensible seeming;
appearing
ostentation display
to
ostracism shut
out
overhaul examine
thoroughly;
overweening presumptuously
arrogant;
paean song
of
palate roof
of
palatial magnificent
palliate lessen
the
palpability can
be
palpitate tremble;
beat
panegyric formal
praise;
panoply smth
forming
paradigm a
model;
parasol umbrella
used
pariah an
outcast;
parsimonious too
economical;
partisan one-sided;
committed
pathos emotion
of
patron regular
customer;
paucity scarcity
a
peccadillo small
sin;
pedantic bookish;
showing
pedestrian commonplace;
trite;
peevish bad-tempered;
irritable
pellucid transparent;
easy
penchant strong
inclination;
penitent feeling
or
penurious poor;
stingy
penury extreme
poverty
perambulate to
travel
percipient capable
of
peregrination traveling
about;
peremptory urgent;
imperative
perfidious treacherous;
faithless
perfunctory done
as
perilous dangerous
peripatetic wandering
perish be
destroyed
permeate spread
into
pernicious harmful;
injurious
perpetrate be
guilty;
perquisite gratuity
or
personable pleasing
in
perspicacity quick
judging
pertain belong
as
pertinacious stubbornly
unyielding
pest destructive
thing
petrified taken
away
petrify to
make
petrous like
a
petulant unreasonably
impatient
philistine a
smug
phlegmatic calm
sluggish
picaresque involving
clever
pied of
mixed
pinch be
too
pine waste
away
pious dutiful
to
piquant agreeably
pungent;
pique hurt
the
pitfall covered
hole
pith essential
part;
pivotal of
great
placate soothe;
pacify;
placid serenely
free
plaintive mournful
melancholy;
plaque flat
metal
platitude a
trite
plea request
plead address
a
plethora glut
pliant pliable;
easily
plod continue
doing
pluck pull
the
plumb get
to
plummet fall;
plunge
plunge move
quickly,
poignant deeply
moving;
polemic aggressive
attack
poncho large
piece
ponderous heavy;
bulky;
portent omen;
marvelous;
posit to
postulate;
postulate to
claim;
potentate ruler;
one
prate to
talk
prattle to
prate;
precarious uncertain;
risky;
precepts rules
establishing
precis concise
summary
preclude prevent;
make
precursory preliminary;
anticipating
predilection special
liking;
predominate have
more
preen tidy;
show
premature doing
or
preponderance greatness
in
presage warning
sign
presumption arrogance
preternatural not
normal
prevalent common
prevaricate to
equivocate;
prim neat
formal
primp to
dress
pristine primitive;
unspoiled;
probity uprightness;
incorruptibility
proclivity inclination
procrastination keeping
on
prodigal wasteful;
reckless
prodigious enormous;
wonderful
prodigy portentous
event;
profane worldly;
having
profligacy shameless
immorality
profligate wasteful;
prodigal;
profundity depth
profuse abundant;
lavish
progeny/progenitor descendants;