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sharpness (particulary of the mind of senses)

s-keenness, acuteness
a-dullness, obtuseness
acuity
to portray, sketch, or describe in accurate and vivid detail; to represent pictorially

s-depict, picture, render
delineate
marked by evil and corruption, devoid of moral principles

s-perverted, degenerate, vicious, corrupt
a-moral, virtuous, upright, uncorrupted
depraved
to weaken or lessen the mental, moral or physical vigor of; enfeeble, hamstring

s-impair, cripple, paralyze
a-invigorate, strengthen, buttress
enervate
intended for or understood by only a select few, private, secret

s-occult, cryptic, arcane, recondite
a-accessible, comprehensible, intelligble
esoteric
fruitful in offspring or vegetation; intellectually productive

s-fertile, teeming, prolific
a-infertile, barren, unproductive
fecund
an arbitrary order or decree; a command or act of will or consciousness

s-edict, dictum, unkase
fiat
a fabrication of the mind; an arbitrary notion

s-creation, invention, fancy
figment
to acquire as the result of effort; to gather and store away, as for future use

s-collect, accumulate, accrue
a-scatter, squander,waste, dissipate
garner
to set apart as holy or sacred, sanctify, consecrate; to honor greatly, revere

s-venerate, bless
a-desecrate, defile, profane
hallow
a peculiarity that serves to distinguish or identify

s-eccentricity, quirk, mannerism
idiosyncrasy
shame and disgrace

s-dishonor, humiliation, disrepute, odium
a-honor, glory, acclaim
ignominy
earthly, wordly, relating to practical and material affairs; concerned with what is ordinary

s-prosaic,humdrum, routine, sublunary
a-heavenly,unworldly,spiritual, transcendental
mundane
a subtle or slight variation (as incolor, meaning, quality), delicate gradation or shade of difference

s-shade, nicety, refinement
nuance
conceited, presumptuous; excessive, immoderate

s-arrogant, unbridled, inflated
a-restrained, understated, modest, meek
overweening
a strong attraction or inclination

s-procivity, propensity, predilection
a-disinclination, aversion
penchant
according to reputation or general beleif; having widespread acceptance and good reputation; (part.) alleged

s-putative, reputable, supposed
a-proven, corroborated, authenticated
reputed
reasoning that seems plausible but is actually unsound; a fallacy

s-specious reasoning
sophistry
costly, rich, magnificent

s-lavish, munificent, opulent, splendid
a-skimpy, meager, stingy, niggardly, spartan
sumptuous
present or existing everywhere

s-omnipresent, pervasive, universal
a-restrcted, limited, rare, scarce
ubiquitous