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v. to make shorter

syn: shorten, condense, abbreviate
ant: expand, enlarge, augment
abridge
n. a follower, supporter. adj. attached, sticking to

syn. n. discipline
ant. n. opponent, adversary, critic detractor
adherent
n. an angry argument

syn: quarrel, dispute, squabble
ant: agreement, accord
altercation
adj. resembling an angel portrayed as a little child with a beautiful, round, or chubby face; sweet and innocent

syn: angelic, seraphic, beatific
ant: impish, devilish, diabolic, fiendish
cherubic
v. to pardon or overlook

syn: ignore, wink at, turn a blind eye to
ant: impish, devilish, diabolic, fiendish
condone
v. to disagree; n. disagreement

syn: v. differ, dispute
ant: v. agree, concur
n. unanimity, harmony
dissent
adj. famous, outsstanding, distinguished; projecting

syn: illustrious, renowned
ant: obscure, nameless, unsung, lowly, humble
eminent
v. to drive out by magic; to dispose of something trouble-some, meancing, or oppressive

syn: expel, dispel
exorcise
v. to make, manufacture; to make up, invent

syn: put together, devise, contrive, concoct
ant: take apart, undo, destroy, demolish
fabricate
adj. angry

syn: incensed, infuriated, enraged, livid
ant: calm, composed, cool, unruffled
irate
n. a raider, plunderer

syn: looter, pirate, freebooter
marauder
n. excessive fatness

syn: serious overweight, extreme corpulence
ant: emaciation, gauntness, scrawniness
obesity
n. an extremely poor person

syn: destitute person
ant: millionaire, tycoon
pauper
v. to steal in small quantities

syn: filch, rob, sweipe, purloin
pilfer
n. a split, break, breach

syn: crack, fissure, gap, cleft
ant: reconciliation
rift
n. a likeness; an outward appearance; an apparition

syn: appearance, air, aura, veneer, facade
anat: dissimilarity, contrast, total lack
semblance
v. to overcome, rise above

syn: conquer, triumph over
ant: be vanquished, be defeated, succumb to
surmount
v. to bring to an end

syn: conclude, finish, discontinue
ant: begin, commerce, initiate
terminate
adj. commonplace; overused, stale

syn: banal hackneyed, corny
ant: original, novel, fresh, innovative
trite
v. to seize and hold a position by force or without right

syn: seize illegally, commandeer, supplant
usurp