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animated
adj full of life, alive, lively part) moved to action an' i mat ed
syn energetic, vigorous
ant dull, lifeless, dead, flat
brood
n family of young animals, : any group having the same name and origin v) to think over in a worried, unhappy way
syn ponder, mediate, worry, agonize
culminate
v) to reach a high point of developement: to end, climax
cul' min ate
syn conclude, terminate
ant begin, initiate, kick off, commence
downright
adv throughly adj absolute, complete, frank blunt
down right'
syn total, out and out, unqualified
drone
n a loafer, idler,a buzzing or humming sound, a male bee
v t o make a buzzing sound, to speak in a dull tone of voice
goad
v to drive or urge on n somethign used to drive or urge on
syn prod, spur on, incite
ant v curb, check, restrain
indulge
v to give in to a wish or desire, give oneself up to
in dulge'
syn oblige humor, coddle, pamper
ant deny, refuse
ingredient
n one of the materials in a mixture, recipe, or formula
in gre' di ant
syn element, component, constituent, factor
literate
adj sble to read and write
lit' er ate
syn educated, trained
ant unlettered, unschooled, ignorant
loom
v to come into view, to appear in exaggerated form n a machine for weaving
syn emerge, surface, hover, tower
luster
n a quality of giving off light, brightness, glitter, brilliance lus' ter
syn gloss, sheen, shine
ant tarnish, dullness
miscellaneous
adj mixed, of different kinds
mis ce lla' ne ous
syn varied, assorted, motley
ant identical, uniform, homogeneous
oration
n a public speech for a formal occasion
o ra' tion
syn address, harangue
peevish
adj cross complaining, irritable, contrary pee' vish
syn crabby cranky testy, stubborn
ant agreeable, amiable, even tempered, pleasant
seethe
vto boil or foam, to be excited or disturbed
syn churn, simmer, stew
singe
v to burn slightly n)a burn at the ends or edges
syn scorch, char, sear
ant incinerate
unique
adj one of a kind, unequaled, unusual u nique'
synn unparalled, distinctive, singular
ant odinary, commonplace, run of the mill
upright
adj vertical, straight, good, honset adv in a vertical position up' right
syn perpendicular, virtuos
ant horizontal, prone, dishonest, corrupt
verify
v to establish the truth or accuracy of, confirm
ver' i fy
syn prove, validate, substaniate
ant disprove, refute, discredit
yearn
v to have and earnest desire
crave, long for, want