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anecdote
n a short account of an incidet in someones life
an' ec dote
syn tale story sketch vignette yarn
consolidate
v to combine, unite make solid or firm
con sol' i date
syn strengthen firmup merge
ant scatter disperse dissipate seperate
counterfeit
n an imitation designed to deceive adj not genuine fak v to make an illegal copy
count' ter feit
syn adj false phony bogus
ant genuine real authentic
docile
adj easily taought led or managed obedient doc' ile
syn manageable teachable pliant
ant unruly, wayward, intractable, disobedient
dominate
v to rule over by strength or power control to tower over command due to height
dom' in ate
syn control govern overlook
entreat
v to beg implore ask earnestly en treat'
syn plead beseech
ant clamor for
fallible
adj capable of being wrong mistaken or inaacurate
fall' ible
syn imperfect, errant
ant foolproof, unfailing flawless
fickle
adj liable to change very rapidly erratic marked by a lack of constancy or steadiness; inconsistant
fick' le
syn capricious inconstant faithless
ant constant steady invariable
fugitive
n one who flees or runs away
adj fleeting lasting a very short time wandering difficult to grasp
fu' gi tive
syn runaway deserter adj elusive
ant adj lasting enduring permsnent
grimy
adj very dirty covered with dirt or soot gr' imy
syn filthy sooty soiled dirt encrustedant
ant spotless spick and span immaculate
iota
n a very small part or quantity i o' ta
syn speck dab jot bit smidgen
ant flood deluge avalanche glut
maul
v to beat or knock about handle roughly to mangle n a heavy hammer
syn v to rough up, manhandle batter
potential
adj possible able 2 happen n something that can develop or become reality
po ten' tial
syn possibility capability
ant actual real unlikely impossible
radiant
adj shining bright to give forth light or energy
ra' di ant
syn glowing brilliant dazzling reslpendant
ant dull tarnished lasckluster
rural
adj relating to farm areas and life in the country
rur' al
syn countrified rustic
ant urban metropolitn citified
substantial
adj large important major significant prosperous not imaginary material
sub stan' tial
syn considerable tangible big
ant minor insignificant negligible
tactful
adj skilled in handling difficult situations or people polite tact' ful
syn skillful diplomatic discreet
ant clusy gauche boorish indiscreet
tamper
v to interfere with to meddle rashly or foolishly with to handle in a secret and improper way tam' per
syn monkey with fool with mess with
ultimate
adj last final most important extreme eventul basic fundamental ul' ti mate
syn farthest furthest terminal
ant first initial most immediate nearest
uncertainty
n doubt the state of being unsure un cer' tan ty
syn doubtfullness unsureness hesitation
ant sureness certainty confidence