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accord
n. agreement, harmony
v. to agree, to be in harmony or bring into harmony, to grant, bestow on

N. Mutual Understanding
A. Disagreement, conflict, friction
Barter
N. An exchange in trade
V. To exchange goods

S. Trade, swap
A. Sell, buy, purchase
Curt
Adj. Short, rudely, brief

S. rude, brusque, terse, summary
A. Civil, courteous, lengthy, details
Devise
V. To think out, plan, figure out, invent, create

S. Concoct contrive, work out, design
Dexterous
Skillful in the use of hands or body, clever

S. agile, handy, deft
A. Clumsy, akward, ungainly
Engross
V. To occupy the complete attension, absorb fully

S. Immerse, preoccupy
A. Bore, stultify, put to sleep
Entail
V. To put a burden on, impose, require, involve, to restrict ownership property by limiting inheritance

S. Neccesitate
A. Exclude, rule out, preclude
Ferret
N. A kind of weasel
V. To search or hunt out, to torment, badger

S. Track down, sniff out
Habituate
V. To become used to, to cause to become used to

S. Acclimate, inure, get used to
A. Deprogram, brainwash
Impending
About to happen, hanging over in a menacing way

S. Imminint, upcoming
A. Distant, remote
Personable
Pleasing in appearnce or personality, attractive

S. Charming, agreeable, likable
A. Unpleasent, disagreeable, obnoxious
Rue
V. To regret, be sorry for
N. A feeling of regret

S. Lament, repent
A. Cherish
Scoff
V. To make fun of, to show contempt for

S. Ridicule, laugh at, jeer at
A. Take seriously, admire, revere
Transition
A change from one state to another

S. Changover, conversion, switch, passage
Trepidation
Fear, fright, trembling

S. Dread, anxiety, apprehnsion
A. Confidence, self-assureance, poise
Upbraid
To blame, scold, find fault with

S. bawl out, reprimand
A. praise, pat on the back
Veritable
Actual, true, real

A. False, specious
Vex
To annoy, anger, exasperate, to confuse, baffle

S. Irritate, irk, puzzle, distress
A. Please, delight, soothe, nullify
Vitality
Strength, energy, liveliness, the capacity to live and develop, the power to endure or survive

S. Vigor, stanima
A. Lifelessness, torpor, lethargy
Whimsical
Subject to odd ideas, notions, or fancies, playful, unpredictable

S. Odd, peculiar, quaint, fanciful
A. Serious, sober, matter-of-fact, realistic
Appease
V. To make calm, soother, to relieve, satisfy, to yield to

S. Pacify, mollify, placate, propitiate
A. Enrage, provoke, irritate
Belated
Late, tardy

S. Delayed, behindhand
A. Early, ahead of time
Calamitious
Causing great misfortune

S. Disastorous, catastrophic, ruinos, fatal
A. Fortunate, beneficial, salutary
Cite
To quote, to mention, to summon or appear in court, to commend, to recomend
Conventional
In line with accepted ideas or standards, trite

S. Ordinary, commonplace, orthodox
A. Outlandish, bizzare, unorthodox
Decoy
V. To lure into a trap
N. A person place or thing used to lure into a trap

S. entice, entrap, lure, bait
Delve
To dig, search deeply and thoroughly into

S. Probe, investigate
Ensure
To follow in order, come immediatly, after and as a result

S. Result
A. Precede, come before
Gallantry
Heroic courage, respect and courtesy, an act or statement, marked by a high level of courtesy

S. Bravery, chivalrousness, valor, daring
A. Cowardice, boorishness
Impart
To make known, tell, to give, pass something on

S. Transmit, bestow, grant
A. Withhold, keep back, conceal
Judicious
Using or showing good judgment, wise, sensible

S. Thoughtful, prudent, shrewd, astute
A. Foolish, thoughtless, ill-considered
Mediate
V. To bring agreement between personsor groups, act as a go-between
Adj. Occupying a middle posititon, inderect, acting through an imtermediary

S. Settle, arbitrate, umpire, referee
Milleu
The setting, surrondings, environment
Outlandish
Strange, freakish, weird, geographically remote

S. Peculiar, bizzare, odd
A. Conventional, orthodox
Overbearing
Domineering, haughty bullying, overpowering, predominant

S. high-handed, overriding
A. Meek, unassuming, self-effacing
Pert
High spirited, lively, bold, saucy, jaunty
Quirk
A peculiar way of acting, a sudden twist or turn
Regal
To feast, entertain agreeably
Shiftless
Lazy, lacking in ambition and energy, inneficent
Taint
N.A stain or spot, a mark of corruption or dishonor
V. To stain or contaminate
Abdicate
To resign, formally give uo an office or a duty, to disown, discard
Bestow
To give as a gift, to provide with lodgings
Capacious
Able to hold much, roomy
Caustic
Able to burn or eat away by chemical action, biting, sarcastic
Crusade
A strong movement to advance a cause or idea, to campaign, work vigorously
Crusade
A strong movement to advance a cause or idea, to campaign, work vigorously
Embargo
An order forbidding the trade in or movement of commercial goods, any restraint or hindrance, to forbid to enter or leave a port, to forbid trade with
Fallacy
A flase notion or belief
Levity
A lack of seriousness or earnestness, especially about things that should be treated with respect, buoyancy, lightness in weight
Mendicant
N. beggar
Adj. Depending on begging for a living
nauseate
To make sick to the stomach, to fill with disgust
Negate
To nullify, deny, bring to nothing
Pivotal
Vitally important, essentail
Recipiant
One who recieves, recieving, able or willing to recieve
Ruse
An action designed to confuse or mislead, a trick
Teem
To become filled to overflowing, to be present in large quantities
Tenet
An opion, belief, or principle held to be true
Tractable
Easily managed, easy to deal with, easily wrought, malleable
Ungainly
Clumsy, akward, unwiedly
Voracious
Having a huge appetite, greedy, ravenous, excessively eager