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abut
v to join at one end or be next to ; to support prop up
syn; border on , bolster
attire
n; clothes apparel garb <v> to dress, adorn, bedeck
syn; clothing
avail
v to be of use or benefit to; to make use of; to take advantagve of, to profit or benefit, <n> use benefit or value
crony
n a very close friend, pal, chum, buddy

ant; enemy rival
cryptic
adj; puzzling, mystifing, or enigmatic

ant crystal clear unambiguous
divergent
adj,going in differnt directions differnt from each other departing from convention , deviant
syn; not in agreement , diffeing, unorthodox, unconventialnal
ant; merging intersecting, converging, orthodox, conventianal
enmity
n hatred ill will

syn; hostility, animosity, antagonism
ant; friendship, anmity
frevent
adj; very earnest, emotinal, passinate; extremely hot

syn; enthusiastic, ardent, burning, blazing, scorching,
ant; blase, apathetic, restrained, emotioneless
gaunt
adj, thin and bony, starved looking, bare barren
syn; lean, scrawny, lanky, all skin and bones
ant; plump, chubby stout corpulent
infiltrate
v; to pass through or gain entrance to gradually or stealthily
ayn; slip into , creep into penetrate
nullify
v to make of no value or consequence cancel wipe out
syn;invalidaye, annul
ant; confirm endorse ratify, sanction
perceptible
adj; capable of being grasped by the senses of mind
syn; noticable, discernible, obsevable
ant; invisible, unnoticible, indicernable
plummet
v to plunge straight down n; a weight fastend to a line
syn; take a nosedive
ant; soar, skyrocket
proclaim
v to declare publicly or officially
syn; annonce promulgate
antl conceal, cover up
proxy
n an agent, substitute a written permission allowing one person to act in anothers place
syn; deputy, representive
rankle
v to cause anger irritation or bitterness with the suggestion that the pain grows worse with time
syn; irritate, vex, nettle, irk, gall
ant, please, delight, gratify
scavenger
n a person who collects or removes usable items from waste materials an animal that feeds on refuse or dead bodies
synl rummager
stint
v to limit be sparing or frugal; n a limit or restiction ; a fixed share of work or duty a period of activity
stocial
adj; self controlled not showing feeling in response to pleasure or pain
syn; unresponsive, impassive
ant; excitable, emotinal, hot headed
unflagging
v tireless countinuing with vigor
syn; steady, undiminshed, unremitting
ant; diminishing drooping sagging