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20 Cards in this Set

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(v) to improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming.
synonyms: amend, better
antonyms: worsen, aggravate, exacerbate
(n) poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularity
synonyms: composure, self-possession, levelheadedness
antonyms: confusion, embarrassment, abashment
(adj) pompus or overblown in language; full of high-sounding word intended to conceal a lack of ideas
(adj) without experiece; immature, not fully developed; lacking sophistication and pose; without feathers
synonyms: green, raw, unfledged, inexperienced
antonums: mature, grown-up, polished, sophistication
(n) saliva or mucus flowing from the mouth or nose; foolish, aimless talk or thinking; nonsense; (v) to let saliva flow from the mouth; to utter nonsense or childish twaddle; to waste or fritter away foolishly
synonyms: balderdah, hogwash, tommyrot (v) slaver
(n) a summary, condensed account; an instance that represents a larger reality
synonyms: abstract, digest, model, archetype
(v) to urge strongly, advise earnestly
synonyms: entreat implore adjure
antonyms: discourage adivse against deprecate
ex officio
(adj, adv) by virtue of holding a certain office
(v) to violate, trepass, go beyond recognized bounds
synonyms: encroach, impinge, intrue, poach
antonyms: stay in bounds
(v) to make oneself agreeable and thus gain favor or acceptance by other
synonyms: cozy up to, curry flavor with
(adj) belongint to someone or something by its very nature; essential, inherent, orginating in a bodily organ or part
synonyms: immanent, organic
antonyms: extrinsic, external outward
(v) tom make a violent attack in words, express strong disapproval
synonyms: rail, harangue, fulminate, remonstrate
antonyms: acclaim, glorify, extol
(n) weariness of body or mind, lack of energy
synonyms: fatigue, lethargy, torpor, languor
antonyms: energy, vitality, animation, liveliness
(n)one who moves in where he or she is not wanted or has no right to an intruder
synonyms: trespasser, meddler, buttinsky
(n) a period of one thousand years; a period of great joy
snonyms: chiliad, golden age, properity, peace
antonyms: doomsday, day of judgement
(adj) mysterious, magical, supernatural; secret, hidden from view; not detectable by ordinary means; (v) to hide, conceal; ecopse; (n)matters involving the supernatural
synonyms: chiliad golden age prosperity peace
antonyms: doomsday day of judgment
(v) to spread through, penetrate, soak through
(v) to fall as moisturel to cause or bring about suddenly; to hurl down from a great height; to give distinct form to; (adj) characterized by excessive hates; (n) moisture; the product of an action or process
synonyms: (v)provoke, produce; (adj) reckless, impetuous
antonyms: (adj) wary, cautiousm circumspect
(adj) strict, severe; rigorously or urgently binding or compelling; sharp or bitter to the taste
synonyms: stern rigorous tough urgent imperative
antonyms: lenient mild laz permissive
(v) to think or believe without certain supporting evidence; to conjecture or guess; (n) likely idea that lacks definite proof
synonyms:(v)infer, gather; (n)inference, presumption