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amenity
(n)
1. that which is pleasent or agreeable
2. attractive features, customs, etc.
aperture
(n)
1. an opening, gap, hole
2. orifice
ant- occlusion
dissidence
(n)
1. difference of opinion
2. discontent
ant- concord
epicurean
(adj)
1. devoted to the pursuit of pleasure
2. fond of good food, comfort, and ease
3. with discriminating tastes
(n)
a person with discriminating tastes
ant- ascetic
improvident
(adj)
1. not thrifty
2. failing to plan ahead
ant- frugal
iniquity
(n)
1. wickedness, sin
2. a grossly immoral act
ant- probity
invioable
(adj)
1. sacred
2. must not be broken, injured, or profaned
ant- assailable
mutable
(adj)
open to or capable of change, fickle
changeable
ant- steadfast
nascent
(adj)
1. just beggining to exist or develop
2. having just come into existance
ant- moribund
obeisance
(n)
1. a deep bow or other body movement indicating respect or submission
2. deference, homage
ant- irreverence
panegyric
(n)
1. formal or elaborate praise
2. a tribute
ant- philippic
pillory
(n)
1. a device for publicly punishing offenders
2. a means for exposing oe to public comtempt or ridicule
(v)
to expose to public contempt or ridicule
ant- laud
pittance
(n)
a woefully meager allowance, wage, or portion
presage
(v)
1. to foreshadow or point to a future event
2. to predict
(n)
a warning or indication of the future
ant- augur
progeny
(n)
descendants, offspring, children, followers, disciples
promulgate
(v)
1. to announce
ant- nullify
rectitude
(n)
1. uprightness, righteousness
2. correctness
ant- iniquity
restive
(adj)
restless, hard to manage, balky
ant- serene
seraphic
(adj)
angelic, heavenly, celestial
ant- devilish
subsist
(v)
1. to have existance
2. to remail alive, manage to make a living or maintain life
3. to persist or continue