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adjacent
(adj.) near, next to, adjoining
synonyms: alongside, nearby, neighboring
dynasty
(n)a powerful family or group of rulers
synonyms: ruling house, regime
germinate
(v.)to begin to grow, come into beings
synonyms: sprout, shoot up, grow
recompense
(v) to pay back; give reward
(n) a payment for loss, service, or injury
synonyms: (v) repay (n)compentsation
resume
(re-sum-A)
(n) a brief summary; a short written account of one's education, workin experience, or qualification for a job
synonyms: synopsis, job history
vicious
(adj) evuk, bad; spiteful; having bad habits or an ugly disposition; painfully severe or extreme
synonyms: wicked, malicious, savage
entrepeneur
(n.) a person who starts up and takes on the risk of a business
synonyms: businessperson, impressario
indignant
(adj.)filled with resentment or anger over something unjust
synonyms: offended, resentful, outraged, exasperated
mutual
(adj.) shared, felt, or shown equally by two or more
synonyms: two-sided, joint, shared, reciprocal
unschathed
(adj.) wholy unharmed, not injured
synonyms: unhurt, sound, intact, unimpaired
regime
(n.) a government in power; a form or system of rule or management; period of rule
synonyms: administration, rule
culminate
(v.) to reach a high point of development; to end, climax
synonyms: conclude, terminate
drone
(n.)a loafer, idler; a buzzing or humming sound; a remote-control device; a male bee (v.) to make a buzzing sound; to speak in a dull tone of voice
synonyms: bum, do nothing (v.) hum buzz or pur
seethe
(v.)to boil or foam; to be excited or disturbed
synonyms: churn, swimmer, stew
literate
(adj.) able to read; showing an excellent education background; having knowledge or training
synonyms: educate, trained
singe
(v.) to burn slightly (n.)a burn at the dge or edges
synonyms: (v.) scorch, char, sear
buffoon
a clown, a coarse, stupid person
synonyms: jester, fool
controversial
(adj.) arousing argument, dispute, or disagreement
synonyms: agruable, debateable
malignant
(adj.) deadly, extremely harmul, evil; spiteful, malicious
synonyms: lethal, wicked
orthodox
(adj.) ub agreement with established or generally accepted beleifs or ways of doing things
synonyms: traditional, standard, customary
procure
to obtain through special effort; to bring about
synonyms: gain, acquire, achieve
wince
(v.) to draw back suddenly, as though in pain or fear; (n.) the act of drawing back in this way
synonyms: flinch, shudder, recoil
consolidate
(v.) to combine, unite; to make solid or firm
synonyms: false phony or bogus
docile
easily taught led or managed; obedient
synonyms: managable, teachable, plaint
entreat
(v.) to beg, implore, ask earnestly
synonyms: clamor for
iota
(n.) a very small part or quantity
synonyms: speck, dab, jot, bit, smidgen
maul
to beat or knock about, handle roughly; to mangle (n.) heavy hammer
synonyms: rough up. manhandle, batter
tactful
(adj.) skilled in handling difficult situations or people, polite
synonyms: skillful, diplomatic, discreet
tamper
to interfere with; to meddle rashly or foolishly with; to handle in a secret and improper way
synonyms: monkey with, fool with, mess with
eradicate
to root out, get rid of, destroy completley
synonyms: wipe out, uproot
inimitable
not capable of being copied or imitated
synonyms: inimitable, incomparable, unique
marginal
in, at, or near, the edge of a margin; only barely good, large. or important enough for the purpose
synonyms: borderline, minimal, peripheral
pending
waiting to be settled
synonyms: undecided, unsettled
prominent
standing out so as to be easily seen; important, well-known
synonyms: standing out so as to be easily seen; important well-known
scrimp
to handle very economically, or stingily; to supply in a way that is small, short, or scanty
synonyms: economize
fledgling
and inexperienced person, beginner; a young bird about to leave the nest; (adj.)inexperienced, budding
synonyms: novice, tyro, neophyte
flagrant
extremely bad, glaring; scandalous, notorious
synonyms: blatant, gross, outrageous
perjury
the act of swearing to a lie
synonyms: false witness
salvo
a burst of gunfire or cannon shot, often as a tribute or salute; a sudden burst of anything; a spirited verbal attack
synonyms: barrage, volley
paradox
a self-contradictory statement that on closer examinationn proves true; a personor thing with seemingly contradictory qualities
synonyms: riddle, enigma, anomaly, absurdity
detest
to hate, dislike very much, loathe
synonyms: despise, abhor
insinuate
to suggest or hint slyly; to edge into something indirectly
synonyms: imply, imitate
firebrand
a piece of burning wood; a troublemaker; and extremely energetic or emotional person
synonyms: hothead, agitator, rabble-rousor
barren
not productive, bare
synonyms: unproductive, sterile, desolate, arid
humdrum
ordinary, dull, routine, without variation
synonyms: monotonous, uneventful, prosaic, boring
poised
balanced, suspended; calm, controlled; ready for action
collected, self confident, ready