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improper

im pro per

syn. - incorrect, wrong; impolite, unsuitable, rude
not correct, showing bad manners or taste


ant.- proper, right, appropriate, polite
cherish

cher ish

syn. - to love, treasure, hold dear, honor; to prize, preserve
to feel or show great love for; to value highly; to take special care of

ant. - to hate, despise, dishonor; to neglect
pursuit

pur suit
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a hunt or chase;

an activity, such as a hobby
bruise


......
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two wound without breaking the skin

to damage one's ego
displace

dis place

syn. - to uproot, expel, evict, dislodge
to force to move or flee; to move out of position


ant. - to settle, plant, or install
presume

pre sume
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to take for granted

to take action without proper authority
downfall

down fall

syn.- collapse, ruin
a sudden fall from power or position; a sudden and heavy snow or rain

ant. - triumph, success
estimate

es ti mate

syn. - to figure, judge; a guess, calculation, opinion
to form a rough judgement about the size, quantity, or value of something
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vicinity

vi ci ni ty

syn. - neighborhood, area, surroundings
the area near a place, the surrounding region
humiliate

hu mi li ate

syn. - to shame, disgrace, dishonor, embarrass
to hurt someone's self-respect or pride

ant. - respect, grace, honor, praise
reproach

re proach
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to criticize or rebuke

condemnation, disgrace
soothe

......

syn. - to quiet, pacify; to comfort, relieve
to calm; ease pain or sorrow
identical

i den ti cal


syn. - duplicate, same, original

exactly the same, alike in everyway

ant. - unlike, different, opposite

claimed

claim ed
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a thing demanded; an assertion

to request or demand as a right; to state a fact
poll

....

syn. - an election; a survey, tally; to interview, tally up
a collecting of votes; a place where voting takes place; a collecting of opinions

to receive votes; to vote; to question people to collect opinions
goal

....
.

an objective toward which one strives
transformed

trans form ed
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to be or become changed

transform : to change the form; to change the nature or character of
subdue

sub due
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to gain dominion over;

to repress
brisk

.....

syn. - quick, active, peppy, refreshing, nippy
energetic, lively, fast; cool and fresh

ant. - slow, dull, sluggish
considerate

con si de rate

syn. - thoughtful, kind, giving, gracious
showing concern for the needs or feeling of others

ant. - thoughtlessness, self-centered, selfish