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dishearten
(v.)to discourage
S:dismay, demoralize, dispirit
A:encourage, hearten
controversial
(adj.)arousing argument, dispute, or disagreement
S:arguable, debatable
alliance
(n.)a joining together for some common purpose
S:pact, league, coalition
A:rift split
malignant
(adj.)deadly, extremely harmful, evil, spiteful, malicious
S:lethal, wicked
A:wholesome, beneficial, benign
orthodox
(adj.)in agreement with established of generally beliefs or ways of doing things
S:traditional,standard, costomary
A:unusual, unconventional, heretical
procure
(v.)to obtain through special effort, to bring about
S:gain, acquire, achieve
sodden
(adj.)soaked with liquid or moisture, expressionless, dull, spirtless, listless
S:drenched, waterlogged, saturated
A:parched, arid
void
(adj.,n.,v.)having no legal force or effect;empty or unfilled space;to cancel or nullify
S:invalid, vacant, bare
A:in effect, teeming with; (v.)confirm
wayward
(adj.)disobedient, willful, unpredictable, capricious
S:perverse
A:docile, well-behaved, predictable
rural
(adj.)relating to farm areas & life in the country
S:countrified, rustic
A:urban, metropolitian, citified
inimitable
(adj.)not capable of being copied or imitated
S:matchless, incomparable, unique
pending
(adj.)waiting to be settled; (prep.)until
S:undecided, unsettled
A:settled, decided, resolved
scrimp
(v.)to handle very economically or stingily; to supply in a way that is small, short, or scanty
S:economize
A:splurge