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The expression of approval or favorable opinion prais

Syn- Commendation, sanction
Ant- Disapproval, condemnation, Censure
Approbation
To make easier, relive, calm

Syn- mitigate, alleviate, slake, allay
Ant- Intensify, aggravate, exacerbate
Assuge
Combation union

Syn- Alliance, lauge, feration, combine
Ant- splinter group
Coalition
Decline, decay,

Syn- Degeneration, corruption
ant- rise, growth, development, maturation
Decadence
To draw forth, get something

syn- Call foth, evoke, extract, educe
Ant- repress quash, squelch, stifle
Elicit
Reasoning, persuade

syn- protest, remonstrate, complain
Expostulate
used so often as to lack freshness

syn- banal, trite, commonplace, corny
ant- new, fresh, novel, orginal
Hackneyed
a gap, break

Syn- pause,lacuna
Ant- continuity, continuation
Hiatus
Hint, reference

syn- insinuation, intimation
ant- direct statement
Innuendo
To plead on behalf of someone else

syn- intervene, mediate
Intercede
Wearied, work-out, dulled

syn- sated, surfeited, cloyed
ant- unspolied, uncloyed
Jaded
Causing shock, horror, or revulsion

syn-gruesome, gory,grisly
ant pleasent, wholesome, attractive
Lurid
Worthy deserving

syn- praiseworthy, laudable
ant- blameworthy, reprehensible
Meritotious
peevish, miserable, irritated

syn- irritable, testy, waspish
ant- even- tempered, placid, amiable
Petulant
A right or privliage

ayn- perquisite, perk
Prerogative
countryside,

syn- narrow-minded, parochial, insular
ant- cosmopolitan, satisfied, catholic
Provincial
Imitate, make a pretense of

syn- feign pretend, affect
Simulate
To rise above, exceed

syn- surpass outstrip
Trancend
Shade cast by trees, esentment

syn- irritation, pique, annoyance
ant- pleasure, delight, satisfaction
Umbrage
Smooth, slick talker

syn- mealymouthed, servile, fawning,
ant- gruff, blunt
Unctuous