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aVAILable
(adj) ready for use: at hand
Syn: obtainable, on hand
Ant: unobtainable, Not to be had
CAter
(v) to satisfy the needs of, try to make things easy and pleasant; to supply food and service
Syn: pamper, indulge, gratify, provide
Ant: frustrate, deny, refuse
CUStomary
(adj) usual, expected, routine
Syn: regular, normal, traditional
Ant: strange, odd, unusual, untraditional
disSUADE
(v)to persuade not to do something
Syn: discourgae, talk out of
Ant: persuade, talk into
entrepreNEUR
(n) a person who starts up and takes on the risk of a business
Syn: businessperson, impresario
FIrebrand
(n) a piece of burning wood; a troublemaker, an extremely energenic or emotional person
Syn: hothead, agitator, rabble-rouser
Ant: peacemaker, pacifier, conciliator
HAZard
(n) risk, peril
(v) to expose to danger of harm; to gamble
Syn: (n) danger; (v) venture
HOMicide
(n) the killing of one person by another
Syn: manslaughter, murder
inDIFference
(n) a lack of interest or concern
Syn: apathy, unconcern
Ant: interest, concern, enthusiasm
inDIGnant
(adj)filled with resentment or anger over somethnig unjust, unworthy, or mean
Syn: offended, resentful, outraged, exasperated
Ant: pleased delighted, overjoyed, elated
indiSPENsable
(adj) absolutely necessary, not to be neglected
Syn: essential, crucial, vital
Ant: unnecessary, nonessential
LUbricate
(v) to apply oil or grease; to make smooth, slippery, or easier to use
Syn: oil, grease
MUtual
(adj) shared, felt, or shown equally by two or more
Syn: two-sided, joint, shared, reciprocal
Ant: one-sided, unilateral
pelt
(v) to throw a stream of things; to strike successively; to hurry
Syn: bombard, shower, pepper
plague
(n) an easily spread disease causing a large number of deaths; a widespread evil;
(v) to annoy or bother
Syn: (n)epidemic, pestilence; (v)pester, vex
Ant: boon, blessing
poised
(adj.,part.) balanced, suspended; calm, controlled; ready for action
Syn: (adj)collected, self-confident, ready
Ant: (adj)nervous, tense
reGIME
(n) a government in power; a form or system of rule or manangement; a period of rule
Syn: administration, rule
reTARD
(v) to make slow, delay, hold back
Syn: slow down, restrain, impede
Ant: hasten, speed up
transPARent
(adj) allowing light to pass through; easily recognized or understood; easily seen through or detected
Syn: clear, translucent, obvious
Ant: frosted, sooty, smoky, unclear, indistinct
unSCATHED
(adj)wholly unharmed, not injured
Syn: unhurt, sound, intact, unimpaired
Ant: injured, damaged, harmed, hurt