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allude
V. to refer to casually or indirectly

S. suggest, insinuate, intimate
clairvoyant
ADJ. supernaturally perceptive. N. someone who possesses powers

S. insightful, discerning, uncanny;N. visionary
A. blind, unseeing, myopic, dense
disreputable
ADJ. not respectable, not esteemed

S. disgraceful, discreditable, shady
A. honest, aboveboard, respectable
endemic
ADJ. native or confined to a particular region or people

S. indigenous, restricted to
A. alien, foreign, extraneous
exemplary
ADJ. worthy of imitation, commendable, model

S. praiseworthy, meritorious, sterling
A. infamous, notorious, scandalous
fathom
V. to understand, get to the bottom of N. measure water

S. grasp, comprehend, figure out
guile
N. treacherous cunning, deceit

S. trickery, duplicity, chicanery
A. candor, artlessness, naivety
integrity
N. honesty, high moral standards, completeness, soundless

S. rectitude, probity
A. dishonesty, corruption, turpitude
itinerary
N. a route of travel; a record of travel, guidebook

S. schedule, program
misconstrue
V. to interpret wrongly, mistake the meaning of

S. misjudge, misinterpret
obnoxious
ADJ. highly offensive

S. disagreeable, repugnant, odious
A. agreeable, pleasing, engaging
placate
V. to appease, soothe, pacify

S. satisfy, mollify, allay
A. vex, irk, provoke, exasperate
placid
ADJ. calm, peaceful

s. undisturbed, tranquil, quiet
A. stormy, agitated, tempestuous
plagiarism
S. piracy, theft
potent
ADJ. powerful; highly effective

S. mighty, formidable, forceful
A. weak, inept, feckless powerles
pretext
N. a false reason, deceptive excuse

S. pretense, cover story, rationale, evasion
protude
V. to stick out, thrust forth

S. project, jut out, bulge
stark
ADJ. harsh, unrelieved, desolate, utterly

S. sheer, downright, grim, bleak
A. bright, cheerful, embellished, ornate
superficial
ADJ. on or near the surface; shallow

S. skin-deep, insubstantial, cursory, slapdash
A. deep, profound, thorough, exhaustive
conclusive
ADJ. serving to settle an issue; final

S. decisive, indisputable, convincing
A. unsettled, provisional, indefinite