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articulate
to pronounce distinctly, express well in words, connect by joints
s: pronounce, elucidate
a: mumble, slur
cavort
to romp or prance around; make merry
s: gambol
credence
belief, mental acceptance
s: credit, trust, confidence
a: disbelief, skepticism
decry
to condemn, express strong disapproval
s: denounce, devalue
a: commend, praise
dissemble
to disguise or congeal, give false impression
s: mask, feign
distraught
very much agitated or upset as a result of emotion or mental conflict
s: frantic, distracted
a: calm, cool and collected
eulogy
formal statement of commendation;high praise
s: encomiumm, tribute
a: exhibit, manifest
evince
to display clearly, making evident
s: exhibit, manifest, occasion
exhume
to remove from a grave; bring to light
s:unearth, uncover
a: bury, inter
feckless
lacking in spirt and strength, weak, unreliable
s: feeble, helpless
a: capable, effective
murky
dark and gloomy;lacking in clarity and precision
s: dim, cloudy, unclear
a: clear, transparent
nefarious
wicked, depraved, devoid or moral standards
s: reprehensible
a: virtuous, honorable
piquant
stimulating to the taste or mind;spicy, pungent, appealing
s: tangy, zestful
a: bland, tasteless
primordial
developed or created from the beginning;ancient times, basic
s: original, primal
propinquity
nearness in place or time
s:proximity, similarity
a: remoteness, distance
unwonted
not usual or expected;not in character
s: unusual, uncommon
a: usual, typical
utopian
founded upon or involving a view of an ideal world;impractical
s: idealistic
a: realistic
verbaige
language that is too wordy or inflated
s: inflated, prolixity
verdant
green in tint or color;immature in experience or judgement
s: artless, naive
a: scorched, barren, arid
viscuous
having a gelatinous or gluey quality, lacking in movement
s: gummy, sticky
a: funny, watery