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articulate

syn: pronounce, elucidate, eloquent

ant: mumble, slur, tongue-tied, halting
v. to pronounce distinctly; to express well in words; to connect by a joint or joins;

adj. expressed clearly and forcefully; able to emply language clearly and forcefully; jointed
cavort

syn: gambol
to romp or prance around exuberantly; to make merry
credence

syn: credit, trust, confidence

ant: disbelief, skepticism, incredulity
belief, mental acceptance
decry

syn: denounce, censure, devalue

ant: tout, commend, extol, laud, praise
to condemn, express strong disapproval; to officially depreciate
dissemble

syn: dissimulate, mask, feign
to disguise or conceal, deliberately give a false impression
distraught

syn: frantic, distracted

ant: calm, composed, collected
very much agitated or upset as a result of emotion or mental conflict
eulogy

syn: panegyric, encomium, tribute, testimonial

ant:philippic, diatribe, invective
a formal statement of commendation; high praise
evince

syn: exhibit, manifest, occasion
to display clearly, to make evident, to provoke
exhume

syn: disinter, unearth, uncover

ant: bury, inter
to remove from a grave; to bring to light
feckless

syn: feeble, helpless, incompetent, ineffectual

ant: competent, capable, effective
lacking in spirit and strength; ineffective, weak; irresponsible, unreliable
murky

syn: dim, cloudy, unclear

ant: clear, transparent, lucid, limpid
dark and gloomy, obscure; lacking in clarity and precision