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ANATHEMA
AN OBJECT OF INTENSE DISLIKE; A CURSE OR STRONG DENUNCIATION (OFTEN USED ADJECTIVALLY WITHOUT THE ARTICLE)

S: MALEDICTION, IMPRECATION, ABOMINATION

A: BENEDICTION, BLESSING
THE THERMALS HATE THINGS.
AVARICE
A GREEDY DESIRE, PARTICULARLY FOR WEALTH

S- CUPIDITY, RAPACITY, ACQUISITIVENESS
AVA RICE, ANNE'S SISTER USED HER SISTER FOR $
CULPABLE
DESERVING BLAME, WORTHY OF CONDEMNATION

S- GULITY, DELINQUENT, PECCANT, BLAMEWORTHY

A- BLAMELESS, INNOCNET, LAUDABLE, MERITORIOUS
THE CULPRITE IS GUILTY
EGREGIOUS
CONSPICUOUS, STANDING OUT FROM THE MASS (IN AN UNFAVORABLE SENSE)

S- GLARING, FLAGRANT, BLATANT

A- UNNOTICEABLE, PALTRY, PIDDLING
E-GREG IS A CREEP. EVERYONE KNOWS WHATS UP.
PRETENTIOUS
DONE FOR SHOW, STRIVING TO MAKE A BIG IMPRESSION, CLAMING MERIT OR POSITION UNJUSTIFIABLY; MAKING DEMANDS ON ONES SKILL OR ABILITIES, AMBITIOUS

S- INFLATED, OSTENTATIOUS, AFFECTED

A- UNASSUMING, UNAFFECTED, MODEST
WE PRETEND TO BE A LOT BETTER THEN WE REALLY ARE
COVERT
HIDDEN, DISGUISED, PURPOSEFULLY KEPT SECRET, SHELTERED, SECLUDED
A SHELTERED PLACE, A HIDING PLACE
-
EFFICACIOUS
EFFECTIVE, PRODUCING RESULTS

S- EFFECTUAL, EFFICIENT, POTENT, POWERFUL

A- INEFFECTIVE, WORTHLESS, USELESS
MAKE AN EFFORT
= RESULTS
MOTLEY
SHOWING GREAT VARIETY; COMPOSED OF DIFFERENT ELEMENTS OR MANY COLORS
A JESTER'S COSTUME; A JESTER
RECONDITE
EXCEEDINGLY ORDINARY KNOWLEDGE AND UNDERSTANDING

S- ESOTERIC, ARCANE, PROFOUND, ABSTRUSE

A- SIMPLE, UNCOMPLICATED
PEOPLE WHO ARE ___ RE CONSIDER THINGS MORE THEN ORDINARY PEOPLE
SEDENTARY
CHARACTERIZED BY OR CALLING FOR CONTINUED SITTING; REMAINING IN ONE PLACE

S- SEATED, STATIONARY, STATIC

A- ACTIVE, PERIPATETIC, MIGRATORY
DENIZEN
AN INHABITANT, RESIDENT; ONE WHO FREQUENTS A PLACE

S- RESIDENT, DWELLER, HABUTUE

A- ALIEN, OUTSIDER, STRANGER, FOREIGNER
FLORID
HIGHLY COLORED, REDDISH; EXCESSIVELY ORNATE, SHOWY

S- FLUSHED, RUDDY, FLOWERY, FRILLY, FLAMBOYANT

A- PALE, ASHEN, PALLID, SALLOW, AUSTERE, SARK
INCULCATE
TO IMPRESS ON THE MIND BY REPETITION, TEACH PERSISTENTLY AND EARNESTLY

S- INSTILL, IMPLANT, INFUSE, INGRAIN, IMBUE

A- EFACE, EXTIRPATE, ROOT OUT
PERNICIOUS
EXTREMELY HARMFUL; DEADLY, FATAL

S- INJURIOUS, DELETERIOUS, BALEFUL, NOXIOUS

A- HARMLESS, INNOCUOUS, SALUTARY, SALUBRIOUS
PERMS CAN BE DANGEROUS
SALIENT
LEAPING JUMPING, OR SPRINGING FORTH; PROMINENT, STANDING OUT, CONSPICUOUS
A PROJECTION OR BULGE, A LAND FORM THAT PROJECTS UPWARD OR OUTWARD

S- STRIKING, NOTABLE, PROTRUSIVE, OBVIOUS

A- INCONSPICUOUS, RECESSIVE
DELETERIOUS
HARMFUL, INJURIOUS

S- DETRIMENTAL, DESTRUCTIVE, PERNICIOUS, DAMAGING

A- HELPFUL, BENEFICIAL, HARMLESS, INNOCUOUS
EXTENUATE
TO LESSEN THE SERIOUSNESS OR MAGNITUDE OF AN OFFENSE BY MAKING PARTIAL EXCUSES

S- MODERATE, MITIGATE, DIMINISH, DOWNPLAY

A- EXPLICIT, EXPRESSED, STATED, REVEALED
IMPLICIT
IMPLIED OR UNDERSTOOD THROUGH UNEXPRESSED; WITHOUT DOUBTS OR RESERVATIONS, UNQUESTIONIMG; POTENTIALLY CONTAINED IN

S- INFERRED, TACTIC, UNSPOKEN, UNCONDITIONAL

A- EXPLICIT, EXPRESSED, STATED
INCISIVE
SHARP, KEEN, PENETRATING (WITH A SUGGESTION OF DECISIVENESS AND EFFECTIVENESS)

S- ACUTE, CUTTING, PERCEPTIVE, TRENCHANT
PROSAIC
DULL, LACKING IN DISTINCTION AND ORIGINALITY, MATTER-OF-FACT, STRAIGHTFOWARD; CHARACTERISTIC OF PROSE, NOT POETIC

S- COMMONPLACCE, HUMDRUM, LITERAL, PEDESTRIAL

A- REMARKABLE, DISTINCTIVE, POETIC, INSPIRED
AVER
TO AFFIRM, DECLARE CONFIDENTLY

S- ASSERT, ASSEVERATE, AVOUCH

A- DENY, DISAVOW, REPUDIATE, DISCLAIM
BLATANT
NOISY IN COARSE, OFFENSIEV WAY; OBVIOUS OR CONSPICUOUS, ESPECIALLY IN AN UNFAVORABLE SENSE

S- FLAGRANT, GLARING, EGREGIOUS, DISAGREEABLY LOUD

A- INCONSEQUENTIAL, TRIFLING, PIDDING, PETTY
DISCONSOLATE
DEEPLY UNHAPPY OR DEJECTED; WITHOUT HOPE, BEYOND CONSOLATION

S- GRIEF-STRICKEN, INCONSOLABLE, COMFORTLESS

A- CHEERFUL, BLITHE, BUOYANT, JAUNTY
FOMENT
TO PROMOTE TROUBLE OR REBELLION; TO APPLY WARM LIQUIDS TO, WARM

S- INSTIGATE, INCITE, STIR UP

A- QUELL, QUASH, SQUELCH, SUPPRESS
NONPLUSSED
PUZZLED, NOT KNOWING WHAT TO DO, AT A LOSS

S- PERPLEXED, BAFFLED, STUMPED, FLABBERGASTED

A- POISED, CONFIDENT, ASSURED
AMENABLE
WILLING TO FOLLOW ADVICE OR AUTHORITY, TRACTABLE, SUBMISSINGVE, RESPONSIVE; LIABLE TO BE HELD RESPONSABLE

S- AGREEABLE, COMPLIANT, DOCILE

A- UNRESPONSIVE, RESISTANT, RECALCITRANT
EXTRANEOUS
COMING FROM THE OUTSIDE, FOREIGN, PRSENT BUT NOT ESSENTIAL, IRRELEVANT

S- incidental, extrinsic

A- INTRINSIC, RELEVANT, PERTINENT, GERMANE
OBDURATE
STUBBORN, UNYIELDING

S- OBSTINATE, ADAMANT

A- YIELDING, TRACTABLE, FLEXIBLE
SURFEIT
AN EXCESS OR OVERINDULGENCE, AS IN EATING OR DRINKING, CAUSING DISGUST.
TO FEED OR SUPPLYWITH ANYTHING IN EXCESS.

S- EXCESS GLUT, CLOY, SATIATE
A= DEARTH, PAUCITY, LACK
TORTUOUS
WINDING, TWISTED, CROOKED; HIGHLY INVOLVED, COMPLEX; DEVIOUS

S- CIRCUITOUS, SERPENTINE, LABYRINTHINE

A- DIRECT, STRAIGHT, STRAIGHTFORWARD
ADAMANT
FIRM IN PURPOSE, UNYIELDING, OBDURATE, IMPLACABLE, INFLEXIBLE
AN EXTREMELY HARD SUBSTANCE

A- TIELDING, FLEXIBLE, PLIABLE
CHOLERIC
EASILY MADE ANGRY, BAD-TEMPERED

S- IRASCIBLE, TESTY, SPLENETIC, BILIOUS

A- AFFABLE, GENIAL, EVEN-TEMBERED
DEFERENCE
COURTEOUS YIELDING TO THE WISHES AND IDEAS OF ANOTHER PERSON; GREAT RESPECT BY SUBMISSION; AS TO A SUPERIOR

S- EXHAUSTIVE, AUTHORITATIVE

A- TENTATIVE, INCONCLUSIVE
ENGMATIC
PUZZLING, PERPLEXING, INEXPLICABLE, NOT EASILY UNDERSTOOD

S- BAFFLING, MYSTERIOUS, INEXPLICABLE

A-INTELLIGIBLE, UNDERSTANDABLE, FATHOMABLE
PRESENTIMENT
A VAGUE SENSE OF APPROACHING MISFORTUNE

S- FORBODING, PREMONITION, HUNCH