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urbane
(adj) refined in manner or style, suave
S: elegant
A: crude, uncouth, boorish
demise
(n) a death, especially of a person in a lofty position
S: decease, passing away, downfall
A: birth, beginning, commencement
inclement
(adj) stormy, harsh; severe in attitude or actiou
S: blustery, tempestuous, implacable
A: mild, gentle, balmy, tranquil
muse
(v) to think about in a dreamy way; ponder
S: meditate, contemplate, daydream
negligible
(adj) so unimportant that it can be disregarded
S: trivial, inconsequential, insignificant
A: significant, crucial, momentous2
perpetuate
(v) to make permanent or long lasting
S: continue, preserve, prolong indefinitely
A: discontinue, abolish, abandon
precedent
(n) an example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later action
S: guide, tradition, model
punitive
(adj) inflicting or aiming at punishment
S: penalizing, retaliatory
redress
(v) to set right, remedy
(n) relief from wrong or injury
S: (v) rectify, correct, mitigate
sojourn
(n) a temporary stay
(v) to stay for a time
S: (n) visit, stopover, brief stay
adversary
(n) an enemy, opponent
S: antagonist, rival, foe
A: friend, ally, supporter, confederate
Anybody that has a lot of ads is an enemy
alienate
(v) to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfer, convey
S: separate, drive apart, estrange
A: befriend, attract, captivate, reconcile
artifice
(n) a skillful or ingenious device; a clever trick; a clever skill trickery
S: ruse, stratagem, contrivance
You have to have clever skill to creat great art
coerce
(v) to compel, force
S: pressure, bully, intimidate, constrain
A: persuade, cajole
craven
(adj) cowardly
(n) a coward
S: (adj) fearful, fainthearted, pusillanimous
A: (adj) brave, couragious, valiant
ravens are cowards
culinary
(adj) of or related to cooking or the kitchen
delete
(v) to erase, wipe out, cut out
S: remove, cancel, expunge
A: insert, add, retain, include
exhilarate
(v) to enliven, cheer, give spirir or liveliness to
S: stimulate, excite, gladden
A: discourage, dispirit, dishearten, inhibit
fallow
(adj) plowed but not seeded; inactive; reddish-yellow
(n) land left unseedid
(v) to plow but not seed
S: (adj) unproductive, inert, dormant
A: (adj) productive, fertile, prolific
harass
(v) to disturb, worry; to trouble by repeated attacks
S: annoy, pester, bedevil, beleagueer