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non sequitur
when your talking about something ad you suddenley bring up something totally different, not sequenced
to make up for or repent
atone/verb
synoyms:expiate redeem offset penance expiation compensation reparation restitution redress
maven
smart person
keen of mind and judgement, especially in practical manners
astute/adjective
synoyms:shrewd sagacious judicious wily cagey
antonyms:obtuse doltish vacuous inane undiscerning
modus operandi
what your work is
genuine
authentic/adjective
synonyms:veritable bonafide legitimate kosher indisputable indubitable
antonyms:spurious apocryphal dubious
cockamamie
valueless
a savagely cruel, brutal, or inhuman deed
atrocity/noun
synonyms:enormity outrage barbaric sadistic grisly gruesome ghastly
antonyms:clement benevolent kindhearted merciful humane impeccable flawless irreproachable
shnook
stupid
a failure;rogressive wasting away/to waste away
atrophy/noun and verb
synonyms:deterioration degeneration decay wither rot stunt
antonyms:growth development maturation flourish prosper
deus ex machina
person/event is sudden and solves a problem
to make greater
augment/verb
synoyms:enlarge expand extend magnify
antonyms:decrease lesson curtail abate dwindle
vice versa
with the order or meaning reversed
institution/protection/legal penalty
asylum/noun
synoyms:sanctuary refuge haven
alma mater
when you graduate a school
someone who can forecast the future/to predict or foretell through signs
augur/noun and verb
Synoynms:soothsayer diviner prophet seer bode presage
persona non grata
someone that is not welcomed
rigidly severe
austere/adjective
synoyms:abstemious sober puritanical ascetic
antonyms:tolerant affable self-indulgent orotund florid flamboyant
inabsentia
not present
a gradual wearing down/a gradual often natural decrease
attrition/noun
synonyms:abrasion erosion exhaustion enervation reduction diminution
antonyms:augmentation expasion enlargement
schlemiel
someone that always messes up
status quo
stays the same
alter ego
another side
example:superman and clark