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admonish
to caution or advise agaisnt something; to scold mildily

Syn: warn, call on the carpet
Ant: praise, pat on the back
breach
an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infraction

Ant: close, seal
brigand
a bandit, robber, outlaw, highwaymen
circumspect
careful, cautious

Syn: wary, prudent, guarded
Ant: incatious, rash, reckless, heedless
commandeer
to sieze for military or official use

Syn:take over, requisition, expropriate
cumbersome
clumsy, hard to handle, slow-moving

Syn: unwiedly, ponderous
Ant: manageable, easy to handle
deadlock
a standstill reulting from the opposition of two equal forces or fractions

Syn: standoff, stalemate, impasse
Ant: agreement, accord, breakthrough
debris
scattered fragments, wreckage

Syn: rubble, detritus, flotsam and jetsam
diffuse
to spread or scatter freely or widely

Syn: disperse
Ant: concentrate
Dilemma
a difficult or perplexing situation or problem

Syn: predicament, quandary, pickle, bind
Ant: cinch
Efface
to wipe out; keep oneself from being noticed

Syn: blot out, erase, obliterate, expunge
muddle
to make a mess of; muddle through: to get by

Syn: jumble, mess up
Ant: orderliness, tidiness, neatness
opinionated
stubborn and offten unreasonable in holding to one's own ideas, having a closed mind

Syn: obstinate, pigheaded, inflexible
Ant: open-minded, reasonable
perennial
lasting for a long time, persistent

Syn: endurring, recurring
Ant: breif, short-lived, fleeting, ephemeral
predispose
to incline to beforehand

Syn: make susceptible to
Ant: immunize against, shield from
relinquish
to let go, give up

Syn: surrender, abandon
Ant: hold onto to, keep, reatin, cling to
salvage
to save from fire or shipwreck

Syn: recue, recover, retrieve, reclaim
Ant: abandon, scrap, junk
Spasmodic
sudden and violent but brief

Syn: irregular, occasional
Ant: steady, continuous, chronic
Spurious
not genuine, not true, not valid

Syn: fals, counterfiet, fraudulent, bogus
Ant: genuine, authentic, bona fide, valid
unbridled
uncontrolled, lacking in restraint

Syn: unrestrained, unchecked
Ant: restrinaed, held in check, muted