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available
adj. ready to use
s- obtainable
a- unobtainable
cater
v. to satisfy needs of,
s-indulge, gratify
a-deny, refuse
customary
adj.usual, expected
s-traditional
a-odd, unusual, untraditional
dissuade
v.to persuade not to do something
s-disucourage
a-incourage
entrepreneur
n.a person who starts up a business
s-impresario
firebrand
n.troublemaker, burning wood
s-rabble-rouser
a-peacemaker, pacifier, conciliator
hazard
n.risk
v.to gamble, to expose danger
s-danger, venture
homicide
n.the killing of a person
s-manslaughter
indifference
n.the lack of interest
s-apathy
a-interest, concern, enthusiasm
indignant
adj.mean
s-outraged, exasperated
a-overjoyed, elated
indespensable
adj.absolutely necessary
s-essential, crucial, vital
a-unnecessary, nonessential
lubricate
v.to apply oil or grease
s- oil, grease
mutual
adj.shared, or shown equally
s-shared reciprocal
a-one-sided, unilateral
pelt
v.to throw a stream of things, to hurry
s-bombard, shower, pepper
plague
n.a widespread evil
v.to annnoy or bother
s-epidemic, pestilence, pester vex. a-boon, blessing
poised
adj.balanced, calm, ready for action
s-self-confident, ready
a-nervous, tense
regime
n.a government in power
s-administration, rule
retard
v.to make slow, delay
s-restrain, impede
a-hasten, speed up
transparent
adj.see-through
s-translucent, obvious
a-frosted, sooty,smoky, unclear, indistinct
unscathed
adj.not injured
s-intact, unimpaired
a-damaged, harmed