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abdicate
-spell
to resign, formally give up an office or duty
bestow
to give up as a gift
capacious
able to hold much, roomy
caustic
able to burn or eat away by chemical action
crusade
a strong movement to advance a cause or idea; to campaign, work vigorously
deface
to injure or destroy the surface or appearance of; to damage the value
embargo
an order forbidding the trade in or movement of commercial goods; to forbid to enter or leave port
fallacy
a false notion or belief
levity
a lack of seriousness or earnestness, especially about things that should be treated with respect
mendicant
a beggar; depending on begging for a living
nauseate
to make sick to the stomach
negate
to nullify, deny, bring to nothing
pivotal
-spell
vitally important, essential
recipient
one who receives; receiving
ruse
an action designed to confuse or mislead, a trick
teem
to become filled to overflowing
tenet
-spell
an opion, belief, or principle held to be true
tractable
easily managed, easy to deal with
ungainly
clumsy, awkward
voracions
having a huge appetite, greedy, ravenous
capacious-pronunciation
ca 'pa cious
embargo-pronunciation
em 'bar go
fallacy-part of speech
noun
levity-pronunciation
'lev i ty
nauseate-part of speech
verb
tractable-pronunciation
'trac ta ble
voracious-part of speech
adj.
tractable-antonym
refractory
ungainly-antonym
graceful
mendicant-antonym
a millionaire
nauseate-antonym
to delight