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absolve
to clear from blame
syn: exonerate
ant: condemn, convict
caricature
drawing, deliberately exaggerated
syn: parody
clangor
a loud ringing sound
syn: din, clamor
ant: silence
contiguous
side by side
syn: adjoining
ant: detached
cupidity
greed
syn: avarice
ant: detached
deleterious
harmful
syn: detrimental, pernicious
ant: helpful, beneficial
enhance
to increase the value
syn: improve
ant: degrade
enthrall
to captivate, charm
syn: fascinate, captivate
ant: repel
extenuate
to lessen the seriousness
syn: moderate, mitigate
ant: intensify, aggravate
implicit
implied or understood, unquestioning
syn: inferred, tacit, unspoken
ant: explicit, expressed
incisive
sharp
syn: sharp, keene
ostentatious
display, showy
syn: flashy, flameboyant
ant: modest, ousture
paragon
a model
syn: ideal, model
paraphrase
to restate in other words
syn: rephrase
politic
prudent, shrewdly concieved and developed; artful, expedient
syn: tactful, diplomatic
ant: unwise, rash
prosaic
dull, lacking originality
syn: commonplace, humdrum
ant: remarkable, distinctive
redundant
extra, excess
syn: unnecessary, superfluous
ant: succint
sanctimonious
making a show, righteousness
ant: sincere, self-rightuousness
scintillating
sparking, twinking,
syn: stimulating, lively
ant: boring, vapid
winsome
charming
syn: engaging
ant: unappealing, repulsive