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askance
(end) (adv.) with suspicion, distrust, disapproval
Syn: add -ly
attenuate
(ten') (v.) to make thin/slender; weaken or lessen in force
Syn:thin out, dilute
Ant:thicken, holster
benign
(end) (adj.) gentle, kind
Syn:benevolent, saltuary, harmless
Ant: malevolent, deleterious
cavil
(cav') (v.) to find fault in a petty way, carp; (n.) a tricial onjection/critcism
Syn:(v.) nitpick,quibble
charlatan
(char')(n.) one who feigns knowledge or ability; pretender/impostor
Syn:fraud, mountebank
decimate
(dec') (v.) to kill/destroy large part of
Syn:ravage, devastate
foible
(foi')(n.)weak point,failing, minor flaw
Syn: shortcoming,defect,quirk
Ant:forte,virtue
forgo
(end)(v.)to do without, abstain from/give up
Syn:refrain from, renounce
Ant:indulge in, partake of
fraught
(none) (adj.) full or or laded with; accompained by
Syn:charged with
Ant:devoid of, lacking
inure
(end)(v.)to touchen, harden;to render used to somthing by long subjection or exposure
Syn:accustom, acclimate