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(v.)to lower in esteem, degrade; to humble
abase
(v.)to move to action; to impel
actuate
(v.)to turn aside, turn away; to prevent, avoid
avert
(adj.)rude, unrefined; clumsy
boorish
(n.)the main impact, force, or burden
brunt
(n.)a fighter;
(adj.)engaged in fighting
combatant
(adj.)inactive; in a state of suspension; sleeping
dormant
(adj.)causing uncertainty or suspicion; in a doubtful or uncertain state of mind, hesitant
dubious
(v.)to deliver a loud, ranting speech;
(n.) a loud speech
harangue
(v.)to make a destructive raid on; to torment, harass
harry
(adj.)not feeling remorse or sorrow for errors or offenses
impenitent
(n.)a tricky, unprincipled, or deceitful fellow
knave
(n.)a large military force; any large group or number;
(adj.)many, numerous
legion
(n.)generosity, generous act; breadth of mind or outlook
liberality
(n.)one who begins a lawsuit
plaintiff
(v.)to examine, investigate thoroughly;
(n.)an investigation; a device used to explore or examine
probe
(v.)to draw out or lengthen in space or time
protract
(v.)to cut or take from (or as if from) a quarry;
(n.)a place from which stone is taken; something that is hunted or pursued
quarry
(v.)to refuse with scorn, disdain
spurn
(n.)an excuse or trick for escaping or hiding something
subterfuge
SYNONYMS:
lower, humiliate, prostrate, demean
abase
SYNONYMS:
trigger, incite, instigate
actuate
SYNONYMS:
stop, deflect, ward off, preclude
avert
SYNONYMS:
vulgar, crude, uncouth, ill-mannered, gauche
boorish
SYNONYMS:
blow, shock
brunt
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(n.)soldier, disputant, warrior; (adj.)hostile, battling
combatant
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resting, still, quiescent
dormant
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questionable, suspect, unsettled, undecided
dubious
SYNONYMS:
(v.)rant, lecture
(n.)tirade, diatribe
harangue
SYNONYMS:
badger, pester, hound, pillage, ravage
harry
SYNONYMS:
remorseless, unrepentant, incorrigible
impenitent
SYNONYMS:
rascal, rogue, scoundrel, miscreant
knave
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(n.)multitude, host, throng, division, regiment
legion
SYNONYMS:
largesse, magnanimity, broad-mindedness
liberality
SYNONYMS:
complaintant, accuser
plaintiff
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(v.)explore, scrutinize
(n.)inquiry, detector
probe
SYNONYMS:
prolong, extend, elongate, spin out
protract
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(n.)prey, game, victim, excavation, pit, mine
quarry
SYNONYMS:
turn down, reject, decline, snub, repudiate
spurn
SYNONYMS:
dodge, blind, ruse, deception, artifice
subterfuge
ANTONYMS:
elevate, ennoble, exalt
abase
ANTONYMS:
invite, induce, provoke, cause
avert
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suave, urbane, polished, courtly, well-bred
boorish
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aftershock, aftermath, repercussion
brunt
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(n.)civilian;
(adj.)peaceful, neutral
combatant
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awake, active, lively, productive
dormant
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certain, positive, indubitable, reliable
dubious
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(n.)whisper, murmur, undertone
harangue
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ashamed, remorseful, contrite, apologetic
impenitent
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(n.)squad, platoon
(adj.)few, sparse
legion
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stinginess, miserliness, narrow-mindedness
liberality
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defendant, accused
plaintiff
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(v.)conceal, hide
(n.)cover-up, whitewash
probe
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contract, compress, concentrate
protract
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(n.)hunter, predator, pursuer
quarry
ANTONYMS:
accept, welcome, greet
spurn