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allot
to assign or distribute in shares or portions

Syn. apportion, parcel out, allocate
amass
to bring together, collect, gather, especially for consent; to come together, assemble

Syn. accumulate, pile up, garner
Ant. scatter, dissipate, squander, waste
audacious
Bold, adventurous, recklessly daring

Syn. enterprising, brave
Ant. timid cowardly
comply
To yeild to a request or command

Syn. submit to, consent to, acuiesce in
Ant. reject, refuse, decline
devoid
Not having or using, lacking

Syn. wanting, bereft
Ant. reject, refuse, decline
elite
The choice part of a group of people or things; superior

Syn. cream of crop, upper crust
Ant. rank and file, dregs of society
grapple
an iron hook used to grab and hold; to come to grips with, wrestle or fight with

Syn. tackle, confront, struggle with
incapacitate
to deprive of strength or ability; to make legally ineligible

Syn. disable, deilitate, paralyze, cripple
Ant. rehalilitae, restore
instigate
to urge on; to stir up, provoke, start, incite

Ant. stop, quellm squelch, quash
longevity
long life, long duration, length of life

Ant. brevity, transience
myriad
in very great numbers; a very great number

Sny. innumerable, countless
Ant. few, scant, sparse
perspective
point of view or general standpoint from which different things are viewed, physically or mentally; the appearance to the eye of various objects at a given time, place, or distance

Syn. viewpoint, sense of proportion
perturb
to trouble, make uneasy; to disturb greatly; to throw into confusion

Syn. upset, agitate, anger, irritate
Ant. delight, gladden, please
prodigious
immense, extraordinary in bulk, size, or degree

Syn. gigantic, tremendous, astounding
Ant. puny, minuscule, insignificant
relevant
conected with or related to the matter at hand

Syn. pertinent, germane, applicable
Ant. unconnected, extraneous
skittish
extremely nervous and easily frightened; shy or timid; extremely cautious; unstable, undependable

Syn. jumpy, restive, capricious, fickle
Ant. bold, daring, reckless, cool, unflappable
tether
rope or chain used to fasten something to a fixed object

Syn. tie up, chain up, leash
Ant. untie, let loose
unison
sounding together; agreement or accord

Syn. harmony, concord, assent
vie
to compete; to strive for victory or superiority

Syn. contend, rival
willful
stubbornly self willed; done on purpose, deliberate

Syn. headstrong, obstinate, premeditated
Ant. docile, obedient, tractable