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Define Palliate and name 2 synonyms and 2 antonyms.
To lessen the severity of, gloss over, make something seem less serious or severe. Synonyms: soften, diminish, mitigate, and extenuate. Antonyms: worsen, intensify, aggravate, and exacerbate.
Define Wizened.
Dried up, shriveled, witherd, shrunken and wrinkled.
Define Captious anf name 2 synonyms.
Faultfinding, quick to point out faults or raise trivial objections. Synonyms: carping, quibbling, caviling, censorious, and querlous.
Define Emendation.
Correction, alteration, change made to correct or improve in a piece of writing.
Define Truculent and name 2 synonyms and 4 antoyms.
Fierce, ferocious, especially in a brutal, bullying, threatening, or aggressively defiant way. Synonyms: pugnacious, belligerent, malevolent, rapacious, feral. Antonyms: humane, merciful, compassionate, benevolent,clement, timid, demure, diffident, apprehensive, and timorous.
Define Expurgate and name 1 synonym.
Cleanse by removing offensive or objectionable content. Synonyms: censor, purge, an bowdlerize.
Define Reprobate and name 3 synonyms and 3 antonyms.
Very bad, wicked and corrupt, morally abandoned, lacking all sense of decency and duty. Synonyms: unprincipled, shameless, base, base, vile, degenerate, depraved, irredeemable, and incorrigible. Antonyms: virtuous, pure, righteous, honorable, chaste, unsulied, and exemplary.
Define Spurious and name 4 synonyms and 2 antonyms.
False, counterfeit, artificial. Synonyms: sham, bogus, phony, fictitious, fabricated, fraudulent, illusory, apocryphal, and supposititious. Antonyms: genuine, authentic, valid, and bona fide.
Define Volition.
Will, choice, decision, determination.
Define Interpolate.
To insert, introduce; especially in a piece of writing or conversation.