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n. a person who takes part in a crime

syn: partner in crime, confederate
accomplice
v. to destroy completely

syn: obliterate, decimate, demolish
ant: foster, promote, encourage, nurture
annihilate
adj. unreasonable; based on one's wishes or whims without regard for reason or fairness

syn: capricious, high-handed, autocratic
ant: reasoned, rational, objective, equitable
arbitrary
n. made of brass, shameless, impudent

syn: saucy, bold
ant: deferential, respectful, self-effacing
brazen
n. a substance that causes or hastens a chemical reaction; any agent that causes change

syn: stimulus, spur, instigator
catalyst
n. a large-scale departure or flight

syn: emigration, escape, hegira
ant: immigration, influx, arrival, entrance
exodus
v. to make easier; to assist

syn: ease, smooth the way, simplify
ant: hamper, hinder, obstruct, impede
facilitate
adj. not able to be corrected; beyond control

syn: unruly, intractable, incurable, inveterate
ant: tractable, docile, curable, reparable
incorrigible
adj. hidden, present but not realized

syn: dormant, inactive, undeveloped
ant: exposed, manifest, evident
latent
adj. given to fighting; active and aggressive in support of a cause;
n. an activist

syn: adj. truculent
ant: adj. unassertive, peaceable, passive
militant
adj. having a gloomy or sullen manner; not friendly or sociable

syn: morbid, doleful
ant: cheerful, blithe, januty, buoyant
morose
adj. not letting light through; not clear or lucid; dense, stupid

syn: hazy, cloudy, foggy, murky, dull, obtuse
ant: transparent, clear, bright, perceptive
opaque
adj. chief in importance, above all others

syn: supreme, foremost, primary, dominant
ant: secondary, subordinate, ancillary
paramount
v. to talk in an aimless, foolish, or simple way; to babble;
n. baby talk; babble

syn: v. chatter;
n. twaddle, gibberish, piffle
prattle
v. to offer arguments or evidence that contradicts an assertion; to refute

syn: disprove, confute, shoot holes in
ant: confirm, corroborate, substantiate
rebut
v. to scold; find fault with
n. a rebuke

syn: v. reprove, reproach
n. reproof
ant: v. praise, pat on the back
reprimand
n. slavery, forced labor

syn: captivity, bondage, thralldom
ant: freedom, liberty
servitude
adj. careless and hasty

syn: cursory, perfunctory, sloppy, slipshod
ant: painstaking, meticulous, thorough, in-depth
slapdash
adj. not running or flowing; foul from standing still; inactive, sluggish, dull

syn: still, motionless, inert, fetid
ant: flowing, running, fresh, sweet
stagnant
v. to give way to superior force, yield

syn: submit, die, expire
ant: overcome, master, conquer
succumb