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alibi
a claim of having been elsewhere when a crime was committed; a reason given to
explain something
synonym: an excuse
mutiny
an open rebellion against authority; to rebel against those in charge
synonym: uprising
antonym: obey
confederate
a person, state, or country that joins with another for a common purpose; a partner
in crime
synonym: ally
antonym: enemy
discharge
to let go; to unload cargo or passengers; to fire off; to give off; something given off
synonym: to release
antonym: to hire
economical
careful about spending money or using resources
synonym: thrifty
antonym: extravagant
reign
the power or rule of a monarch; a monarch’s period of rule; to rule as a monarch; to be widespread
synonym: the regime
frank
honest in expressing thoughts and feelings
synonym: blunt
antonym: insincere
singular
referring to one person or thing only;out of the ordinary
synonym: unusual
antonym: plural
modify
to change somewhat
synonym: alter
swindle
to cheat out of money or property; a scheme for cheating someone
synonym: cheat (add to book)
negative
not being positive; less than zero; saying“no”; having the same charge as an electron; a photographic image
synonym: unfavorable
antonym: favorable
pursue
to chase in order to catch; to strive to achieve; to carry out
synonym: chase (add to book)antonym: flee