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antipathy
a strong dislike, hostile feeling
capable of being applied; relevant, suitable
applicable
something of value; a resource; an advantage
asset
to attack from all sides; to surround, hem in; harassed, troubled; studded
beset
sympathy for another's suffering; pity
compassion
proper behavior, good taste; orderliness
decorum
compulsion by threat; forcible confinement
duress
high spirited, enthusiastic, unrestrained; excessive, abundant
exuberant
an exact copy
facsimile
to drink, to tak in, absorb
imbibe
not to be satisfied or pacified; unyeilding
implacable
so small as to be almost immeasurable; minute
infinitesimal
harmless, inoffensive; insignificant
innocuous
to have effect or force on or against someone or something, fight against
militate
exclusiive rights over an invention; copyright; to arragne or obtain such rights; plain, open to view
patent
distinguished bravery; supior skill or ability
prowess
quiet, settled, sober; to administer a tranquilizer
sedate
extremely loud
stentorian
to arrange specifically; to require as a condition or agreement
stipulate
a final proposal or statement of conditions
ultimatum
a cheerful readiness; brisk and eager action
alacrity
to relieve, make more bearable
alleviate
the direct opposite, a asharp contrast
antithesis
to fill with dismay or horror
appall
warlike in manner or temperament; quarrelsome
bellicose
to belittle, speak slighingly of; to undervalue
disparage
not in harmony; disagreeing , at odds
dissonant
amusingly odd
droll
an order issued by someone in authority
edict
to clarify, explain
elucidate
to praise
laud
to act in a lazy manner; to lounge; to recline, droop
loll
talkative, wordy; fond of talking
loquacious
generous in forgiving, above small meanness
magnanimous
required, obligatory
mandatory
ordinary, not outstanding; not easily classified
nondescript
slow-moving, sluggish; umemotional
phlegmatic
to repeal, cancel
rescind
lively, sprightly, full of energy
vivacious
to sharpen, put an edge on; to meake keen or eager
whet
causing irritation, harsh; grinding or wearing down; a substance used to smooth or polish
abrasive
to adapt to new climate, environment, or situation
acclimate
irritation or humiliation caused by disappointement or frustration; to cause such a feeling
chagrin
self-satisfied; overly content
complacent
to express agreement, approve
concur
slander or libel
defamation
to make plain or clear; explain; to interpret
explicate
a noisy quarrel or brawl
fracas
unnatural, distorted; bizarre
grotesque
a wild uproar, din, or commotion
panademonium
diagreeabley harsh-sounding; disorderly
raucous
open and responisve to ideas or suggestions
receptive
to give up or resign something
renounce
to hold back; to put dwn or check by force
repress
not inclined to speak; reserved; reluctant
reticent
tasty, appetizing; pungent or salty, not sweet; inoffensive, respectable
savory
sleepy, drowsy; indicing sleep
somnolent
intense, forceful, powerful
vehement
characterized by ready flow or words; glib, fluent
voluable
eager, earnest, devoted
zealous