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acute
(adj)with a sharp point;keen and alert;sharp and severe

syn-clever,penetrating

ant-dull,stupid,mild
bluster
(v)to talk or act in a noisy/threatening way
(n)speech that is loud

syn-spout,brag,bravado
bungle
(v)to act/work clumsily and awkwardly

syn-blunder,botch,mess up
commentary
(n)a series of notes clarifying something;an expression or opinion

syn-explanation,narration
duration
(n)the length of time that something continues or lasts
eerie
(adj)causing fear because of strangeness;weird,mysterious

syn-frightening,spooky,creepy
facet
(n)one aspect or side of a subject or problem;one of the cut surfaces of a gem

syn-angle,characteristic,cut
fidelity
(n)the state of being faithful,exactness

syn-loyalty,faithfulness

ant-disloyalty,treachery
fray
(n)a brawl
(v)to wear away by rubbing

syn-scuffle,unravel
headstrong
(adj)willful,stubborn

syn-obstinate,mulish

ant-obedient,docile
inhabitant
(n)one living permanently in a given place

syn-resident,native,tenant

ant-stranger,outsider,visitor
numb
(adj)having lost the power of feeling or movement
(v)to dull the feelings of

syn-unfeeling,dazed,deaden

ant-sensitive,alert
pacify
(v)to make peaceful or calm;to soothe

syn-mollify,placate

ant-anger,arouse,stir up
ravenous
(adj)greedy;very hungry;eager for satisfaction

syn-starved,famished

ant-not hungry,well-fed
refute
(v)to prove incorrect

syn-disprove,rebut

ant-prove,support,confirm
remorse
(n)a deep and painful regret for one's past misdeeds

syn-guilt

ant-clear conscience
setback
(n)something that interferes with progress;a disappointment,unexpected loss

syn-failure,reversal

ant-advance,gain
smug
(adj)overly self-satisfied

syn-conceited,complacent

ant-discontented,disgrunted
synopsis
(n)a brief statement of giving a general view of some subject,etc.;a summary

syn-outline,digest,abstract
tarry
(v)to delay leaving;to linger,wait;to remain for a while

syn-dawdle,dally

ant-rush,hasten,leave