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(adj.)thoroughly skilled;
(n.)an expert
adept
(v.)to have ambitious hopes or plans, strive toward a higher goal; desire earnestly; to ascend
aspire
(adj.)bare, dreary, dismal
bleak
(v.)to blame; scold
chide
(adj.)worthy of scorn, contemptible
despicable
(adj.)small, smaller than most others of the same type
diminutive
(v.)to free from slavery; to release or liberate
emancipate
(adj.)incorrect, containing mistakes
erroneous
(v.)to make use of, develop; to make improper use of for personal profit;
(n.)a feat, deed
exploit
(adj.)made or delivered on the spur of the moment
extemporaneous
(v.)to make imperfect, damage, harm
impair
(adj.)not able to be defeated, unbeatable
invincible
(adj.)drooping; without energy, sluggish
languid
(n.)mud; wet, swampy ground; a tough situation;
(v.)to get stuck
mire
(adj.)forward; undesirably prominent; thrust out
obtrusive
(n.)an introduction to a speech or piece of writing
preamble
(v.)to cause to become; to perform; to deliver officially; to process, extract
render
(adj.)rough, irregular; severe, stern; strong; stormy
rugged
(adj.)inclined to doubt; slow to accept something as true
skeptical
(adj.)untidy in dress, personal habits, etc.; careless, sloppy
slipshod
SYNONYMS:
(adj.)masterful, accomplished, proficient
adept
SYNONYMS:
seek, yearn, aim for, soar
aspire
SYNONYMS:
grim, cheerless, gloomy, desolate, barren
bleak
SYNONYMS:
upbraid, reprimand, rebuke, chastise
chide
SYNONYMS:
low, vile, cheap, sordid, detestable
despicable
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undersized, miniature, tiny, compact
diminutive
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set loose, unchain, unshackle, unfetter
emancipate
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mistaken, fallacious, all wrong
erroneous
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(v.)utilize, turn to advantage, misuse
exploit
SYNONYMS:
spontaneous, impromptu, off-the-cuff
extemporaneous
SYNONYMS:
injure, mar, disable, cripple, enervate
impair
SYNONYMS:
unconquerable, indomitable, insuperable
invincible
SYNONYMS:
lazy, sluggish, listless, slack, lethargic
languid
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(n.)marsh, swamp, bog, slough
mire
SYNONYMS:
brash, impudent, conspicuous, protruding
obtrusive
SYNONYMS:
opening, preface, prologue, preliminary
preamble
SYNONYMS:
present, furnish, submit, make, effect
render
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rocky, craggy, blunt, harsh, hardy, tough
rugged
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dubious, suspicious, incredulous
skeptical
SYNONYMS:
messy, untidy, slovenly, slapdash, cursory
slipshod
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(adj.)clumsy, unskilled, maladroit;
(n.)novice
adept
ANTONYMS:
rosy, cheerful, sunny, promising, encouraging
bleak
ANTONYMS:
approve, praise, compliment, pat on the back
chide
ANTONYMS:
praiseworthy, commendable, meritorious
despicable
ANTONYMS:
oversized, gigantic, huge, enormous
diminutive
ANTONYMS:
enslave, snare, chain, shackle
emancipate
ANTONYMS:
accurate, correct, exact, unerring
erroneous
ANTONYMS:
planned, rehearsed, prepared
extemporaneous
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improve, strengthen, promote, advance
impair
ANTONYMS:
vulnerable, conquerable, surmountable
invincible
ANTONYMS:
lively, energetic, vigorous, enlivening
languid
ANTONYMS:
meek, reserved, deferential, recessed
obtrusive
ANTONYMS:
conclusion, ending, closing, epilogue
preamble
ANTONYMS:
smooth, flat, soft, mild, tender, delicate
rugged
ANTONYMS:
believing, credulous, gullible, ingenuous
skeptical
ANTONYMS:
tidy, neat, orderly, careful, painstaking
slipshod