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Apparel
noun: clothing, that which serves as dress or decoration
verb: to put clothes on, dress up
SYN:(n)attire, garments (v) deck out
AYN: undress, unclothe, strip, denude
Besiege
verb: to attack by surrounding with military forces; to cause worry or trouble
SYN: blockade, encircle, pressure, hound
Compress
verb: to press together; to reduce in size or volume noun: a folded cloth or pad applied to an injury
SYN: (v) condense, shrink, shorten
Denounce
verb: to condemn openly; to accuse formally
SYN: criticize, censure
AYN: hail, acclaim
Dispatch
verb: to send off or out for a purpose; to kill noun: an official message, promtness, speed; the act of killing
SYN:(v) slay (n) report communication
AYN:(v) recall, withhold
Douse
verb: to plunge into a liquid, drench; to put out quickly, extinguish
SYN: submerge, soak, dunk, immerse
AYN: dry out, dehydrate, kindle, ignite
Expressly
adverb: plainly in so many words; for a particular purpose
SYN: clearly, pointedly, explicitly
AYN: implicitly, accidentally
Famished
Adj, part: suffering severely from hunger or from lack of something
SYN: hungry, starving, ravenous
AYN: well fed, full, satisfied, satiated
Forsake
verb: to give up, renounce; to leave, abandon
SYN: desert, disown
AYN: keep, hold on to, stand by
Gainful
Adj: profitable; bringing in money or some special advantage
SYN: moneymaking, paying
AYN: unprofitable, unrewarding, not paying
Immense
Adj: very large or great; beyond ordinary means of measurement
SYN: vast, enormous, immeasurable, gigantic
AYN: small, tiny, minute, infinitesimal
Inept
Adj: totally without skill or appropriateness
SYN: clumsy, unskilled, bungling, incompetent
AYN: skillful, accomplished, adroit
Ingenious
Adj: showing remarkable originality, inventiveness, or resourcefulness; clever
SYN: imaginative, inventive, resourceful
AYN: unimaginative, unoriginal, uninventive
Instantaneous
Adj: done in an instant; immediate
SYN: prompt, quick, speedy
AYN: delayed, slow, gradual
Irk
verb: to annoy, trouble, make weary
SYN: bother, irritate, vex
AYN: please, delight, cheer, gladden
Libel
noun:a written statement that unfairly or falsely harms the reputation of the personabout whom it is made verb: to write or publish such a statement
SYN: (n) slur (v) smear, defame
Misgiving
noun: a feeling of fear, doubt, or uncertainty
SYN:worry, qualm, hesitation
AYN: feeling of confidence, assurance
Oaf
noun: a stupid person; a big, clumsy, slow individual
SYN: bonehead, dunce, clod, lout
Recede
verb: to go or move backward; to become more distant
SYN: retreat, go back, back up, ebb
AYN: advance, come closer
Repast
noun: a meal, food
SYN: victuals