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(v.)to add to, attach; to incorporate;
(n.)an attachment or addition
annex
(v.)to cut or split open; to cling to
cleave
(adj.)in a friendly manner, hearty; cheery;
(n.)a liqueur
cordial
(n.)the starting point of a building; a fundamental principle or element
cornerstone
(n.)an overwhelming defeat, rout; a complete collapse or failure
debacle
(v.)to make weak or lifeless
devitalize
(v.)to involve in a conflict or difficulty; to throw into confusion
embroil
(v.)to clear from a charge or accusation
exonerate
(adj.)ready and fluent in speech; thoughtless, insincere
glib
(adj.)by chance, not planned; lacking order
haphazard
(v.)to compose or perform without preparation; to construct from available materials
improvise
(v.)to rouse, stir up, urge on
incite
(n.)a coming in, inflow
influx
(n.)an extreme or unnatural paleness
pallor
(n.)a list of ancestors, family tree; the history or origins of something
pedigree
(adj.)very steep
precipitous
(adj.)very abundant; given or flowing freely
profuse
(v.)to restore to friendship; to settle; to resign (oneself)
reconcile
(v.)to put into chains;
(n., usually pl.)a chain, fetter
shackle
(adj.)shabby, old and worn
threadbare
SYNONYMS:
(v.)join, acquire, appropriate, procure
annex
SYNONYMS:
sever, halve, sunder, adhere, clasp
cleave
SYNONYMS:
(adj.)hospitable, affable, warm, convivial
cordial
SYNONYMS:
foundation, base, underpinning, support
cornerstone
SYNONYMS:
disaster, fiasco, calamity
debacle
SYNONYMS:
enfeeble, sap, enervate
devitalize
SYNONYMS:
entangle, ensnarl
embroil
SYNONYMS:
absolve, acquit, vindicate, exculpate
exonerate
SYNONYMS:
superficial, pat, oily, unctuous, facile
glib
SYNONYMS:
random, accidental, slapdash
haphazard
SYNONYMS:
ad-lib, play it by ear, wing it, extemporize
improvise
SYNONYMS:
spur, kindle, provoke, instigate, prompt
incite
SYNONYMS:
inpouring, inrush, invasion
influx
SYNONYMS:
wanness, lividness, bloodlessness
pallor
SYNONYMS:
lineage, ancestry, genealogy
pedigree
SYNONYMS:
sheer, abrupt, sharp
precipitous
SYNONYMS:
extravagant, lavish, bounteous, plenteous
profuse
SYNONYMS:
unite, conciliate, mend forces
reconcile
SYNONYMS:
(v.)manacle, enslave;
(n.)handcuffs, bonds, irons
shackle
SYNONYMS:
frayed, seedy, ragged, shopworn, trite
threadbare
ANTONYMS:
(adj.)gruff, unfriendly, unsociable
cordial
ANTONYMS:
success, triumph, victory, coup
debacle
ANTONYMS:
enliven, stimulate, energize, excite
devitalize
ANTONYMS:
disentangle, separate, disconnect
embroil
ANTONYMS:
implicate, incriminate, inculpate
exonerate
ANTONYMS:
halting, tongue-tied, speechless, awkward
glib
ANTONYMS:
deliberate, purposeful, orderly, meticulous
haphazard
ANTONYMS:
plan, rehearse, practice, prepare
improvise
ANTONYMS:
check, curb, impede, restrain, smother
incite
ANTONYMS:
outpouring, exodus, departure
influx
ANTONYMS:
flush, blush, rosiness, bloom
pallor
ANTONYMS:
gradual, shallow, graded, incremental
precipitous
ANTONYMS:
sparse, scanty, meager, insufficient
profuse
ANTONYMS:
antagonize, alienate, drive a wedge between
reconcile
ANTONYMS:
(v.)free, unfetter, emancipate, liberate
shackle
ANTONYMS:
luxurious, plush, costly, sumptuous
threadbare