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to get revenge for, settle a score; to punish someone or get satisfaction for a wrong or injury
avenge
(definition)
avenge
(accent)
2nd
avenge
(part of speech)
verb
In Shakespear's Hamlet, the title character vows to ______
his father's death.
avenge
(sentence)
retaliate
avenge
(synonym)
to give up, surrender; to hand over to another
cede
(definition)
Spain _______ territory of France.
cede
(sentence)
yield, deliver up, trasnfer
cede
(synonyms)
a great flood; heavy fall of rain; anything that comes in vast quantity (like a flood); to flood
deluge
(definition)
deluge
(accent)
1st
deluge
(parts of speech)
noun, verb
(v) swamp, inundate
deluge
(synonyms)
(n) trickle, dribble
deluge
(antonyms)
(n) Owners are hoping this summer will being a ________ of visitors to their new theme park in Minneapolis.
(v) A torrential downpour ________ the entire town.
deluge
discretion
(accent)
2nd
lazy;slow-moving;not active, dull
sluggish
(definition)
sluggish
(accent)
1st
sluggish
(part of speech)
adjective
After a big lunch, I feel ____________
sluggish
unhurried, lethargic, leisurely
sluggish
(synonyms)
active, energetic, livly, ripid, brisk
Sluggish
(antonyms)
good judgement;care in speech and action; freedom to judge or choose
discretion
(definition)
discretion
(part of speech)
noun
My teacher suggested I use ________ in dealing with my difficult classmate.
discretion
(sentence)
prudence, tact, discrimination
discretion
(synonyms)
giddy
(accent)
1st
dizzy; light-headed; lacking seriousness
giddy
(definition)
giddy
(part of speech)
adjective
After the long race, the marathoner felt _______.
giddy
(sentence)
faint, fivolous, fighty
giddy
(synonyms)
levelheaded, serious, earnest, sober
giddy
(antonyms)
subordinate
(adj. and noun accent)
2nd
subordinate
(verb accent)
2nd
lower rank in position, secondary
subordinate
(adj definition)
one who is in a lower position or under the orders of somebody else
subordinate
(noun definition)
to put in a lower position or secondry position
subornate
(verb definition)
Let's ask a _________ to help us file.
subordinate
(sentence)
assistant, helper
subordinate
(noun synonyms)
superior, higher
subordinate
(adj antonyms)
chief, supervisor
subordinate
(noun antonyms)
a delicate color or hue; a slight trace of something
tint
(noun definition)
to give color to somthing; to dye
tint
(verb definition)
He wants to paint his room a darker _________ of blue.
tint
(sentence)
shade, tone
tint
(noun synonyms)
color, stain
tint
(verb synonyms)
bleach, whiten
tint
(verb antonyms)
variable
(accent)
1st
likly to undergo change; changeable
variable
(adj definition)
a value or quantity that varies; a symbol for such
variable
(noun definition)
Spring weather can be extremely__________.
variable
(sentence)
fluctuating, shifting, inconstant
variable
(adj synonyms)
constant, unchanging, steady
variable
(adj antonyms)
the point at which something begins or happens; a border
verge
(noun definition)
to incline, tend toward, approach; to be in the process of becoming something else
verge
(verb defintion)
That chatter _________ on baby talk.
verge
(sentence)
brink, threshold, edge
verge
(noun synonyms)
n. thestriking of one object against; the shock caused by a collision v. to affect, especially forcefully
impact
v. to make timid or frighten by threats; to use fear to get someone to do (or not to do) something
intimidate
v. to free from bondage or domination; to release
liberate
adj. reasonable; making use of reason and good sense
logical
v. to give a false or untrue idea
misrepresent
misrepresent (part of speech)
verb
intimidate (part of speech)
verb
impact (part of speach)
noun, verb
liberate (part of speech)
verb
logical (part of speech)
adjective
logical (accent)
first
intimidate (accent)
second
impact (accent)
n. first, v. second
misrepresent (accent)
fourth
liberate (accent)
first
rotund (definition)
rounded and plump; full or rich in sound
rotund (part of speech)
adjective
My friends like to display the largest and most ? pumpkin outside their front door.
rotund
rotund (accent)
2nd
rotund (synonyms)
round, plump, chubby, portly, sonorous
rotund (antonyms)
thin, angular, lean, lanky, skinny, gaunt
saunter (definition)
(v.) to stroll; walk in an easy, leisurely way; (n.) a stroll
saunter (accent)
1st
saunter (part(s) of speech)
verb and noun
The star ? past his adoring fans, pretending not to notice their cries of joy.

It's such a beautiful day to take a ?.
saunter
saunter (synonyms)
(v.) ramble, amble (n.) promenade
saunter (antonyms)
(v.) speed, race, hurry, dash, scurry, rush
optoinal(part of speech)
adjective
The hotel will charge us for breakfast and dinner, but lunch is ______.
optional
optional(synonyms)
voluntary, elective, discretionary
(adj.) left to one's own choice; not required
optional
optional(antonyms)
required, mandatory, compulsory
optional(accent)
1st
When the teacher asked her why she didn't do her homework, she told an ______ lie.
outright
Even though they had already heard it several times, the hilarious joke made them laugh ______.
outright
outright(synonyms)
(adj.) total, out-and-out;(adv.)utterly, instantly
(adj.) complete; instantaneous; without reservation, thoroughgoing
(adv.) completely, instantaneously
outright
outright(antonyms)
(adj.) partial, incomplete
(adv.) by degrees
outright(accent)
1st
outright(part of speeches)
adjective and adverb
rendezvous(part of speeches)
verb and noun
Let's all agree to ________ by the fountain on Saturday afternoon.
rendezvous
They kept their _________ a secret.
rendezvous
(v.) to meet in accordance with a plan
(n.) a meeting by agreement; a meeting place
rendezvous
rendezvous(synonyms)
(n.) date, appointment, assignation
rendezvous(accent)
1st