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acquiesce
V. to accept without protest

S. comply with, accede, consent
A. resist, protest
allure
V. to entice, tempt; to be attractive to

S. beguile, tantalize, temptation
A. repel, turn off, repellent
askew
ADJ. twisted to one side, crooked, disapprovingly

S. awry, lopsided, cockeyed
A. straight, symmetrical
blithe
ADJ. cheerful, lighthearted; casual

S. carefree, nonchalant, indifferent
A. glum, morose, despondent
contentious
ADJ. quarrelsome, inclined to argue

S. argumentative, disputable, combative
A. agreeable, amiable, pacific
covet
V. to desire something thats not yours

S. crave, yearn for
A. disdain, scorn, despise
crestfallen
ADJ. discouraged, dejected, downcast

S. despondent, disconsolate
A. elated, cheerful, cocky
disheveled
ADJ. rumpled, mussed; disorder

S. untidy, disarranged, tousled
A. tidy, neat, orderly
exponent
N. one who advocates, speaks for, explains

S. defender, champion, interpreter
A. critic, adversary, faultfinder
garrulous
ADJ. given to much talking, tediously chatty

S. talkative, loquacious
A. reticent, mum, taciturn,
insuperable
ADJ. incapable of being overcome

S. invincible, insurmountable
A. surmountable, conquerable
lamentable
ADJ. to be regretted or pitied

S. deplorable, regrettable, distressing
A. praiseworthy, commendable, laudable
misnomer
N. an unsuitable or misleading name

S. misnaming, malapropism
profess
V. to affirm openly; to state belief in; to claim, pretend
Respite
N. a period of relief or rest
sinuous
ADJ. winding, having many curves; lithe and flexible

S. twisting, convoluted, serpentine
A. direct, straight, unbending, stiff
sonorous
ADJ. full, deep, or rich in sound

S. resonant, resounding, grandiloquent
A. tinny, reedy, hoarse
vanguard
N. the foremost part of an army

S. forefront, cutting edge, trailblazers
A. rear guard, stragglers
wastrel
N. a wasteful person, good for nothin

S. loafer, idler, squanderer
A. skinflint, tightwad
retrtibution
N. a repayment; a deserved punishment

S recompense, requital, just deserts