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implicate
(v) to involve in; to connect with or be related to
S: imcriminate, entangle
A: absolve, exculpate
inter
(v) to bury, commit to the earth; to consign to oblivion
A: unearth, exhume
martinet
(n) a strict disciplinarian; a stickler for the rules
S: taskmaster, slave driver
obviate
(v) to anticipate and prevent; to remove, dispose of
S: preclude, forestall, ward off
renegade
(n) one who leaves a group; a deserter, outlaw
(adj) traitorous, unconventional, unorthodox
S: (n) turncoat, defector, heretic
A: (n) loyalist, patriot
reprehensible
(adj) deserving blame or punishment
S: objectionable, blameworthy, culpable, odious
A: commendable, blameless, meritorious
somber
(adj) dark, gloomy; depressed or melancholy in spirit
S: mournful, dismal
A: bright, sunny, lighthearted, cheerful, jaunty
squalid
(adj) filthy., wretched, debased
S: dingy, sordid, foul, vile, abject
A: neat, spruce, exalted, lofty
turbulent
(adj) disorderly, riotous, violent; stormy
S: tumultous, unruly, agitated
A: calm, placid, tranquil, still
vociferous
(adj)loud and noisy; compelling attention
S: clamorous, uproarious, blusterng
A: quiet, soft-spoken, muted, subdues
voluminous
(adj) of great size; numerous; writing or speaking at great length
S: bulky, massive, copious, plentiful
A: scant, meager, bried, succint
waive
(v) to do without, give up voluntarily; to put off temporarily, deter
S: decline, relinquish, forgo
A: claim, accept
abhor
(v) to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply
S: detest, despise, abominate
A: admire, cherish, respect, relish
amend
(v) to change in a formal way; to change for the better
S: modify, improve, correct
buffet
(v) to slap or cuff; to strike repeatedly; to drive or force with blows; to force one's way with difficulty
(n) a lab, blow
S: (v) batter, sock, thump, pummel, toss about
chaos
(n) great confusion, disorder
S: anarchy, turmoil, pandemonium
A: order, regularity, tranquility
commodious
(adj) roomy, spacious
S: confortable, ample, capacious
A: cramped, claustrophobic, insufficient
corrosive
(adj) eating away gradually, acidlike; bitterly sarcastic
S: caustic, mordant, acidulous, spiteful
A: bland, mild, benign, amiable
discern
(v) to see clearly, recognize
S: perceive, detect, distinguish
A: overlook
estant
(adj) still existing, not exterminated, destroyed, or lost
S: surviving, in existence
A: extinct, defunct, vanished