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abscond
to run off and hide



Syn. bolt, make off, skip town
access
appoach or admittance to places, persons, things; an increase


verb: to get at, obtain
syn: entry, admittance, entree
ant: total exclusion
anarchy
a lack of governemnt and law; confusion

syn: chaos, disorder, turmoil,
pandemonium

ant: law and order, peace and quiet
arduous
hard to do, requiring much effort

syn: hard, difficult, laborious,
fatiguing

ant: easy, simple, effortless
auspicious
favorable; fortunate


syn: promisiong, encouraging,
propitious

ant: ill-omened, ominous, sinister
biased
favoring one side unduly; prejudiced


syn: unfair, partial, bigoted

ant: fair, impartial, unprejudiced,
just
daunt
to overcome with fear, intimidate; to dishearten, discourage.

syn: dismay, cow

ant: encourage, embolden, reassure
disentangle
to free from tangles or complications

syn: unravel, unwind, unsscramble,\
unsnarl

ant: tangle up, ensnarl, snag
fated
determined in advance by destiny or fortune

syn: destined, preordained, doomed

ant: accidental, fortuitous, chance,
random
hoodwink
to mislead by a trick, deceive

syn: dupe, put one over on

ant: undeceive, disabuse, clue in
inanimate
not having life; without energy or spirit

syn: lifeless, dead, inert, spiritless

ant: living, alive, energetic,
lively, sprightly
incinerate
to burn to ashes

syn: burn up, cremate, reduce to ashes
intrepid
very brave, fearless, unshakable

syn: valiant, courageous, audacious,
daring

ant: timid, cowardly, craven,
pusillanimous
larceny
theft

syn: stealing, robbery, burglary
pliant
bending readily, easily influenced

syn: supple, flexible, elastic,
plastic

ant: rigid, stiff, inflexible, set in
stone
pompous
overly self-important in speech and manner; excessively stately or ceremonious

syn: pretentious, highfalutin,
bombastic

ant: unpretentious, unaffected, plain
precipice
a very steep cliff; the brink or edge of disaster

syn: cliff, crag, bluff, promontory,
ledge.

ant: abyss, chasm, gorge
rectify
to make right, correct

syn: remedy, set right

ant: mess up, botch, bungle
reprieve
a temporary relief or delay; to grant a postponement

syn: stay, respite; postpone, delay

ant: proceed
revile
to attack with words, call bad names

syn: inveigh against, malign, vilify,
denounce.

ant: praise, acclaim, revere, idolize