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acme
the highest point
s:summit, top, peak, pinnacle
a:low point, bottom, nadir
attribute
to assign, credit with, to regard
s:trait, ascribe
belittle
to make smaller than it is
s:minimize, underrate, disparage
a:exxagerate, magnify, overestimate
convey
to transmit, to transport, to communicate
s:carry, send, impart
doctrine
a belief, principle, or teaching. Formulation of such beliefs or principles.
excise
to remove by cutting: distribution of a commodity or service
s:cut out, delete, expunge
a:put in, insert, interpolate
haggard
thin, pale, and careworn.
s:drawn, gaunt, wasted
a:healthy, glowing, radiant, hale and hearty
jaunty
lively, easy and carefree
s:unconcerned, lighthearted
a:downcast, dejected, glum
juncture
joining together
s:union, seam, joint, turning point
menial
lowly, humble, and lacking importance or dignity.
s:underlying, scullion, servant
a:lofty, elevated, boss, master
parry
ward off, fend off, evade, avoid
predatory
preying on, plundering or piratical
s:looting, pillaging, ravenous, rapacious
ravage
to destroy, lay waste, ruin
s:wreck, and devestate
a:spare
stance
a way of holding the body
s:posture, bearing
tawdry
showy and flashy but lacking good in taste
s:loud, garish, gaudy, tacky, vulgar
a:refined, tasteful, subdued, muted
turncoat
a person who switched to an opposing side
s:traitor, quisling, deserter, renegade
a:loyalist, diehard
unassuming
not putting on airs, unpretentious, modest
a:conceited, pretentious, self important
wallow
roll about in a lazy,clumsy, or helpless way. A wet muddy or dusty area used by animals.Moral or physical collapse
s: delight in, bask in
waver
to move to and fro, become unsteady, lack of firmness or decision
s:hesitate, falter
a:stand firm, be resolute