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theoretical; not concrete
Abstract
Think of: absent tracks
praise; applaud
Acclaim
Sounds like: a claim
an award, or praise
Accolade
Sounds like: echo lad
reluctantly agreeable; compliant
Acquiescent
Sounds like: agree yes cent
words or behavior filled with harshness, anger, or bitterness
Acrimony
Looks like: acre money
refusing to change; stubborn, unyielding
Adamant
Looks like: a dam ant
skillful in the use of the hands, or handling difficult situations
Adroit
Looks like: android, which is a human-like robot
support; plead for; speak on behalf of
Advocate
Sounds like: ad for Kate
friendly; easygoing
Affable
Looks like: a fable
positive statement; assertion; agreement
Affirmation
Sounds like: a firm Asian
to push someone away, or cause him to separate from people
Alienate
Sounds like: Alien Nate
detached; apart; indifferent
Aloof
Sounds like: a roof
unselfish; caring
Altruistic
Sounds like: Al True's Wish Stick
able to use both hands with equal skill
Ambidextrous
Sounds like: Bambi Dextrous
difficult to understand
Abstruse
Sounds like: Abb's truce
unclear; vague; having several possible interpretations
Ambigous
Sounds like: a big U.S.
indecision; feeling a being pulled in two directions
Ambivalence
Looks like: Val inside ambulance (Ambi Valence)
to make a unpleasant situation better; to improve
Ameliorate
Sounds like: a metor ate
friendship
Amity
Sounds like: Emma tea
without form or shape
Amorphous
Sounds like: "Yay, more for us"
similar
Analogous
Soounds like: an alligator
a lack of order; chaos
Anarchy
Sounds like: an ark key
a religious curse, or the thing or person being cursed
Anathema
Looks like: an anthem
in hostile competition; opposing
Antagonistic
Sounds like: ant tag on his stick
too old to be useful; outdated; obsolete
Antiquated
Sounds like: Auntie Katie
opposite
Antithesis
Sounds like: anTEETHesis
lack of interest of concern
Apathy
Sounds like: apple tree
top; highest point; summit
Apex
Looks like: ape x
calm; pacify
Appease
Sounds like: peas
selected by random choice without solid reason
Arbitrary
Sounds like: our bee, Jerry
secret; mysterious
Arcane
Sounds like: our cane
old; antiguated
Archaic
Sounds like: our cake
acting superior, obnoxious, smug, or rude
Arrogant
Looks like: arrow can't
able to speak clearly and effectively
Articulate
Looks like: Artie Kool-Aid
domination; controlling power
Ascendance
Sounds like: a sun dance
person who rejects physical comfort
Ascetic
Sounds like: acidic
roughness; harshness; irritability
Asperity
Sounds like: a spirit tea
attack with words or force
Assail
Sounds like: a sail
persistent; hardworking; diligent; attentavie to detail
Assidous
Sounds like: a Sid, U.S.
relieve;ease;pacify
Assuage
Sounds like: as wage
wise;insightfully
Astute
Sounds like: a stew
waste away
Atrophy
Looks like: a trophy
brazen;brash;nervy
Audacious
Sounds like: all day shhh's
make larger
Augment
Looks like: Aug. mint
taking place under promising conditions; likely to succeed
Auspicious
Sounds like: our space shoes
stern;plain;without luxuries
Austere
Sounds like: our steer
greed
Avarice
Sounds like: Ava rice
feeling repelled; wanting to avoid
Averse
Looks exactly like: a verse
harmful;menacing
Baleful
Sounds like: bale fall
boring; trite; insipid
Banal
Looks like: ban AL
to cheat or deceive, usually through charm; also, to amuse
Beguile
Sounds a little like: beg a while
to give impression that is the opposite of the way things really are; to misrepresent
Belie
Looks like: bee lie
having a strong tendency to argue and fight
Belligerent
Sounds like: bell ledger rent
good wishes;a blessing; closing prayer
Benediction
Sounds like: Benedict shine
kindhearted;good natured;generous
Benevolent
Sounds like: Ben Elephant
gentle;kind-hearted;mild
Benign
Sounds like: be nine
to leave behind or hand down through a will;transmit
Bequeath
Rhymes with: beneath
decay;disease;widespread death
Blight
Looks like: B light
to support; to reinforce
Bolster
Sounds like: bowl stir
speech or writing intended to impress the audience; pompous
Bombat
Sounds like: bomb blast
Briefness; conciseness
Brevity
Sounds like: Bravo Tea
pushy; obnoxiously self assertive
Bumptious
Sounds like: bump chess
a collection of sounds or voices that don't blend well; harshness of sound
Cacophony
Looks like: a combination of "cocoon" and "symphony"
to fool with flattery or false promises; coax; deceive
Cajole
Sounds like:cage hole
honesty; frankness
Candor
Looks like: can door
large; roomy; spacious
Capacious
Sounds like: car patients
surrender; yield
Capitulate
Looks like: capital late
unpredictable
Capricious
Looks like: Cap riches
scold;punish
Castigate
Sounds like: curse the gate
burning, either with chemicals or sarcasm
Caustic
Sounds like: caw stick
speed
Celerity
Looks like: celery
to criticize
Censure
Sounds like: send ashore
punish; discipline;castigate
Chasten
Sounds like: chase sin
scold;punish;chasten
Chastise
Sounds like: chase ties
anger
Choler
Sounds like: collar
draw a line around;define limits;confine;restrict
Circumscribe
Looks like: circus crib
cautious
Circumspect
Sounds like: search inspect
mercy
Clemency
Sounds like: clam in sea
secluded/isolated from the outside world;place of seclusion
Cloister
Sounds like: closed oyster
to force someone by threatening/physically overpowering him
Coerce
Sounds like: course
self-satisfied;unconcerned
Complacent
Sounds like: come play cent
following someone else's demands;conforming;obeying
Compliant
Looks almost like: complaint
calmness;equanimity
Composure
Sounds like: Camp Pozer
admit reluctantly; yield
Concede
Sounds like: corn seed
short and to the point
Concise
Sounds like: Kahn's Ice
agree
Concur
Sounds like: can curl
to overlook;excuse;pardon
Condone
Looks like: concdo one
to mix up(in your mind);confuse someone else
Confound
Sounds like: gun found
blending of sounds/opinions; harmony;agreement
Consonance
Sounds exactly like: consonants
to complete/make whole
Consummate
Looks like: consume mate
to argue a point/position;to struggle for
Contend
Sounds like: can't end
dependent upon other circumstances; conditional
Contingent
Sounds like: can tin gent
squeeze together; shrink
Contract
Looks exactly like: contract- a legal document