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allude
(V) refer to casually or indirectly

Syn: suggest, insinuate, hint at, intimate
clairvoyant
(adj) supernatuarally perceptive; (N) one who possesses extrasensory powers, seer.

Syn;(adj) insightful, discerning, uncanny, (N.) visionary
Antonyms: (adj) blind, unseeing, myopic, dense, imperceptive
Ant:
conclusive
(adj) serving to settle an issue; final

Syn: decisive, indisputable,convincing,definitive
Ant: unsettled, provisional, indefinte
disreputable
(adj) not respectable, not esteemed

Syn: disgraceful, discreditable, shady
ant: honest, aboveboard, respectable, creditable
endemic
(adj) native or confined to a particular region or people; characteristic of or prevalent in a field

Syn: indigenous, restricted to
Ant: alien, foreign, extraneous

"Scientist have yet to indentify may plant and animal spcies endemic to the rain forest."
exemplary
(adj.)workthy o fimitation, commendable, serving as a model.
SYN: praiseworthy, meritorious, sterling, illustrative
ANT: infamous, notorious, scandalous, disreputable
fathom
(v.) to understand, geto to the bottom of; to determine the depth of; (n.) a measure of depth of water

Syn: grasp, comprehend, figure out, plumb.
guile
(n.) treacherous, cunning, deciet

SYN: trickery, duplicity, chicanery
ANT: candor, artlessness, naivete, plain dealing
integrity
(n.) honesty,high moral standards; unimpaired condition, completeness, soundness

SYN: rectitude, probity
ANT: dishonesty, corruption, turpitude
itinerary
(n.) a route of travel; a record of travel; a guidebook

SYN: schedule, program
misconstrue
(v.) to interpret wrongly, mistake the meaning of

SYN: misjudge, misinterpret
obnoxious
(adj). highly offensive, arousing strong dislike

SYN: disagreeable, repugant, hateful, odious
ANT: agreeable,pleasing, engaging, personable
placate
(v.) to appease, soothe, pacify

Syn: satisfy, mollify, allay, conciliate
Ant: vex, irk, provoke, exasperate, annoy.
placid
(adj.) calm, peaceful

Syn: undisturbed, tranquil, quiet, serene.
ANT: stormy, agitated, turbulent, tempestuous
plagerism
(n.) passing off or using as one's own the writing (or other materials) of another person

Syn: Piracy, theft
potent
(adj.) powerful; highly effective

Syn: might formidable, forceful
Ant: weak inept, feckless, powerless, ineffective
pretext
(n.) a false reason, deceptive excuse

SYN: pretense, coverstory, rationale, evasion
protrude
(v.) to stick out, thrust forth

SYN. : project, jut out, bulge
stark
(adj.) harsh, unrelieved, desolate; (adv. utterly

STN: sheer, downright, grim, bleak; (adv) absolutely
Ant: brigh, cheerful, embellished, ornate
superficial
(adj) on or near the surface; concerned with or understanding only what is on the surface, shallow.

SYN: skin-deep, insubstantial, cursory, slapdash
ANT: deep, profound, thorough, exhasutive.