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allocate
V. to set apart or designate for a special purpose

S: assign, allot, apportion
ardent
ADJ. very enthusiastic,

S: intense, zealous, fervent,
A: indifferent, stolid, phlegmatic
assiduous
ADJ. persistent, attentive, diligent

S: industrious, unremitting
A: lazy, shiftless, lackadaisical
brash
ADJ. prone to act in a hasty manner

S: rash , impetuous, brazen
A: prudent, wary, cautious, circumspect
capricious
ADJ. subject to whims or passing fancies

S: impulsive, fickle, unpredictable
A: constant, steady, steadfast
chastise
V. to inflict physical punishment

S: discipline, senure
A: commend, reward
copious
ADJ. abundant; plentiful, verbose

S: ample, profuse, bountiful
A: inadequate, meager, scanty
deviate
V. to turn aside, to stray from a norm

S: v. diverge, veer, swerve
A: v. conform to, abide by
emaciated
ADJ. unnaturally thin

S: gaunt, withered, shriveled
A: plump, fatfuck, corpulent
exult
V. to rejoice greatly

S: revel, glory
A: mope, skulk, rue, larment
gnarled
ADJ. knotted, twisted, lumpy

S: knotty, misshapen, contorted
A: smooth, unblemished, stiraight
indemnity
N. a payment for damage or loss

S: compensation, restitution, reparation
inkling
N. a hint, a vague notion

S: clue, intimation, suggestion
limpid
ADJ. clear, transparent; understood

S: lucid, intelligible
A: clouded, murky, opaque
omnipotent
ADJ. almighty, having unlimited power

S: all-powerful
A: powerless, impotent, feeble, weak
palatable
ADJ. agreeable to the taste or one's sensibilities

S: edible, appetizing, attractive
A: inedible, distasteful, disagreeable
poignant
ADJ. deeply affecting, touching, sharp in smell

S: heartrending, bittersweet, melancholy
A: unaffecting, bland, vapid, funny
rancor
N. bitter resentment or ill-will

S: animosity, enmity, bitterness
A: goodwill, harmony
sophmomoric
ADJ. immature and overconfident, conceited

S: pretentious, superficial, fatuous
A: mature, judicious, sage
spontaneous
ADJ. arising naturally; not planned

S: unpremeditated
A: premeditiated