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partial
unfair; prejudice
impartial
fair; not prejudiced
biased
prejudiced
unbiased
not prejudiced
tendentious
prejudiced
disinterested
not prejudiced
opinionated
prejudiced
disspassionate
not prejudiced
jaundiced
1. prejudiced esp. jealousy
2. a type of liver disease
detached
not prejudiced
bigoted
prejudiced
objective
not prejudiced
motley
mixture of colors
alloy
mixture of metals
hybrid
mixture of breeds
mongrel
mixture of breeds
chronological
in a timely order
chronicle
1. to record events chronologically
2.chronological record of events
crony
a long time friend
chronic
lasting a long time
anachronistic
outdated
extemporaneous
done or spoken w/ little preparation; instantaneous
improvise
to write a poem, music, etc., instantaneously
impromptu
1. something improvised
2. quick, ingenious; instantaneous
extemporize
to improvise
obsolete
1. out of date or fashion
2. [language] spoken no more
3. existing no more
defunct
existing no more
extent
still in existence
vulnerable
that can be easily attacked; weak
tenable
defendable
untenable
undefendable
impregnable
that cannot be taken by force
invincible
too strong to be defeated
unassailable
unattackable
assailable
attackable
lucid
clear
limpid
clear
perspicuous
clear
diaphanous
clear; transparent
explicit
clear
vague
unclear
foggy
unclear
ambiguous
unclear
ambivalent
having two opposite meanings
nebulous
unclear; cloudy
sanction
v. 1. to approve
2. to punish
n. 1. punishment
2. approval
pellucid
very clear; easy to understand
elucidate
to make clear for better understanding
perspicuity
clearness
perspicacious
quick and keen in judging and understanding
equivocal
quiestionable; unclear
turbid
1. thick; muddy
2. unclear
turgid
swollen
torpid
dull; slow
torpor
dullness; slowness
enroot
to implant; to establish firmly
uproot
to eliminate completely; to pull out by the root
extirpate
to eliminate completely; to pull out by the root
eradicate
to eliminate completely; to pull out by the root
tranquil
calm and quiet; peaceful
serene
calm and quiet; peaceful
placid
calm and quiet; peaceful
pacific
calm and quiet; peaceful
halcyon
peaceful; relaxing; easy going
implacable
that cannot be calmed; revengeful
pacifist
a peace advocate
lull
v. to calm
n. a break or rest during a debate, argument, conversation, etc.
tranquilize
to make calm; quiet and peaceful; to make less severe
placate
to make calm; quiet and peaceful; to make less severe
pacify
to make calm; quiet and peaceful; to make less severe
alleviate
to make calm; quiet and peaceful; to make less severe
assuage
to make calm; quiet and peaceful; to make less severe
propitiate
to make calm; quiet and peaceful; to make less severe
appease
to make calm; quiet and peaceful; to make less severe
allay
to make calm; quiet and peaceful; to make less severe
compose
to make calm; quiet and peaceful; to make less severe
palliate
to make calm; quiet and peaceful; to make less severe(pain)
abate
to make calm; quiet and peaceful; to make less severe
sedate
to make calm; quiet and peaceful; to make less severe
relent
to make calm; quiet and peaceful; to make less severe
mitigate
to make calm; quiet and peaceful; to make less severe
salve
to make calm; quiet and peaceful; to make less severe
soothe
to make calm; quiet and peaceful; to make less severe
mollify
to make calm; quiet and peaceful; to make less severe
composure
calmness in mind
equanimity
calmness of mind
palliative
painkiller
paregoric
painkiller
andogyne
painkiller
analgesic
painkiller
sedative
medicine to calm, relax, sleep, etc.
elate
to encourage; to stimulate
aquiesce
to agree w/o protest but not enthusiastically; to agree passively
disdain
v. to hate
n. hatred
detest
to hate; to dislike
despise
to hate; to dislike
execrate
to hate; to dislike
abominate
to hate; to dislike
abhor
to hate; to dislike
loathe
to hate; to dislike
execration
to hate; to dislike
abomination
to hate; to dislike
abhorence
to hate; to dislike
rancor
to hate; to dislike
enmity
to hate; to dislike
animosity
to hate; to dislike
venom
to hate; to dislike
odium
to hate; to dislike
abominable
causing hatred
loath
unwilling; reluctant
grudging
unwilling; reluctant
amity
friendship
amiable
to hate; to dislike
amicable
to hate; to dislike
affable
to hate; to dislike
odius
deserving or causing hatred; wicked
fastidious
1. quick in finding faults
2. hard to please
3. neat
4. picky
finicky
picky
dainty
picky
censorious
picky
indifferent
showing no concern
apathetic
showing no concern
apathy
showing no concern
pliable
flexible; easily influenced
pliathe
flexible; easily influenced
lithe
flexible; easily influenced
supple
flexible; easily influenced
susceptable
easily influenced by feeling
dogmatic
1. forcing to accpet w/o questioning
2. stubborn
dogma
dogmatic belief; forced belief
tenacious
holding firmly
persistent
1. recurring again and again
2. stubborn
doctrinaire
a. dogmatic; narrow-minded
n. such dogmatic person
obstinate
stubborn
impenitent
stubborn
willful
stubborn
obdurate
stubborn
dogged
stubborn
headstrong
stubborn
tentative
lasting a short time; temporary
ephemeral
lasting a short time; temporary
evanescent
lasting a short time; temporary
fleeting
lasting a short time; temporary
transient
lasting a short time; temporary
transitory
lasting a short time; temporary
submissive
obedient
ruly
obedient
docile
obedient
tractable
obedient
subordinate
obedient
amenable
willing to be quided or controlled; responsive; obedient
subservient
obedient
insubmissive
disobedient
unruly
disobedient
indocile
disobedient
intractable
disobedient
defiant
disobedient
restive
1. [horse] refusing to move forward
2. disobedient
wayward
disobedient
willful
disobedient
mutinous
disobedient
recalcitrant
disobedient
contumacious
disobedient
obstreperous
disobedient
conform
to comply with
conformity
compliance
insurgent
rebellious
culinary
of or related to kitchen, food, etc.
timorous
shy; easily frightened
pusillanimous
shy; easily frightened
reputed
well known; famous
illustrious
eminent
eminent
distinguished; famous
renowned
well known; famous
imminent
about to come or happen
impend
to be about to come or happen
orgy
1. over indulgence in pleasure seeking
2. excessive amount of
extravagant
wasteful
extravagance
wasteful
conform
to comply with
conformity
compliance
insurgent
rebellious
culinary
of or related to kitchen, food, etc.
timorous
shy; easily frightened
pusillanimous
shy; easily frightened
reputed
well known; famous
illustrious
eminent
eminent
distinguished; famous
renowned
well known; famous
imminent
about to come or happen
impend
to be about to come or happen
orgy
1. over indulgence in pleasure seeking
2. excessive amount of
extravagant
wasteful
extravagance
wastefulness
lavish
wasteful
sumptuous
1. costly looking
2. wasteful
profligate
a. wasteful
n. a wasteful person
prodigal
a. wasteful
n. a wasteful person
spend thrift
a. wasteful
n. a wasteful person
mprovident
wasteful
dissipating
wasteful
frugal
careful in spending
sparing
careful in spending
thrifty
careful in spending
niggardly
stingy
miserly
stingy
tight fisted
stingy
close fisted
stingy
parsimonious
stingy
lavish
wasteful
sumptuous
1. costly looking
2. wasteful
profligate
a. wasteful
n. a wasteful person
prodigal
a. wasteful
n. a wasteful person
spend thrift
a. wasteful
n. a wasteful person
improvident
wasteful w/o considering the future needs; w/o foresight
dissipating
wasteful
frugal
careful in spending
sparing
careful in spending
thrifty
careful in spending
niggardly
stingy
miserly
stingy
tight fisted
stingy
close fisted
stingy
parsimonious
stingy
penurious
stingy
niggard
a stingy person
niser
a stingy person
tight wed
a stingy perrson
skin flint
a stingy person
dissipate
to waste away
spare
to save
sparing
frugal
husband
1. to use or spend sparingly
2. to save
husbandry
1. frugality
2. farming
husbandman
a farmer
penurious
poor; needy; stingy
impoverished
poor
eleemosynary
depending on alms; poor
alms
charity
impecunious
moneyless; poor
destitute
lacking in necessities of life
indigent
poor
penury
poverty
impecuniousness
poverty
destitution
poverty
indigence
poverty
impoverishment
poverty
privation
poverty
pecuniory
of or related to money; monetary
mercenary
of or for money
escapade
reckless adventure
adept
skillful; an expert
adroit
skillful
dextrous
skillful
inept
not skillful
maladroit
not skillful
ineptitude
unskillfulness
fledgling
1. a young bird just about to fly
2. a beginner
fledge
1. to begin
2. to cover the body with feathers
tyro
a beginner
neophyte
a beginner
novice
a beginner
inductee
a beginner
newcomer
a beginner
greenhorn
one w/o experience
verdency
freshness; greenness
fallow
[land] not utilized; not cultivated; idle
callow
young and inexperienced
verdant
1. fresh and green
2. inexperienced
virtuosity
great skill
finesse
great skill
sinister
evil
gauche
clumsy
conventionality
traditionality
infallable
always being certain
infallibilty
certainty
inerrancy
certainty
certitude
certainty