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austere
severe or stern in manner
s. forbbidding
a. mild
crass
coarse
s. crude
a. refined
desecrate
to treat irrevently
s. profane
a. honor
disconcert
to confuse
s. upset
a. relax
grandiose
grand in an impressive or stately way
s. majestic
a. simple
prate
to talk a great deal about
s. chatter
a. not waste words
punctilious
very carefull exact
s. precise
a. careless
redoubtable
inspiring fear or awe
s. formidable
a. laughable
acrimonious
stinging, bitter
s.hostile
a. gentle
consternation
confusion
s. amazement
a. composure
dissension
dissagreement
s.discord
a. harmony
expurgate
to clense, purify
s. purge
impugn
to call to question
s. challenge
a. prove
intemperate
lacking in self control
s. extreme
a. moderate
odium
hatred
s. abhorrence
a. admiration
perfidy
faithlessness, treachery
s. betrayal
a. faithfulness
relegate
to place in a lower position
s. demote
a. elevate
subservient
subordinate in capacity or role
s. servile
a. principal
abate
to make less in amount
s. decrease
a. intensify
astute
shrewd, crafty
s. acute
a. dumb
avarice
a greedy desire
s. cupidity
egregious
conspicious, standing out from the mass
s. noticable
a. pidding
equivocate
to speak out in a way that allows for more than one interpretation
s. palter
a. to speak ones mind plainly
penury
extreme poverty
s. want
a. luxury
pretentious
done for show
s. inflated
a. modest
slovenly
untidy
s. unkempt
a. careful
supposition
something that is assumed or taken for granted without conclusive evidence
s. assumption
recapitulate
to review as a series of facts
s. summarize