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Abhor
To regard with horror or loathing; To hate deeply
Synonyms:Detest, despise, abominate

Antonyms:Admire, cherish, respect, relish
Amend
To change in a formal way; to change for the better
Synonyms: modify improve or correct.
buffet
to slap or cuff; to strike repeatedly; to drive force with blows; to force one's way with difficulty

A slap or blow
Synonyms: batter, sock, thump, pummel, toss about.
Chaos
great confusion, disorder
Synonyms: anarchy, turmoil, pandamonium.

Antonyms: Order, regularity, tranquility
commodious
roomy, spacious
Synonyms: Comfortable, ample, capacious

Antonyms: Cramped, claustrophobic, insufficient
Corrosive
eating away graduall, acidlike; bitterly sarcastic
Synonyms: caustic, mordant, acidulous, spiteful.

Anynoyms: bland, mild, benign, amiable.
discern
to see clearly, recognize
extant
Still existing; not exterminated, destroyed or lost.
implicate
involve in; to connect with or be related to
inter
to bury, commit ot earth; consign to oblivion
martinet
a strict disciplinarian; a stickler for the rules
obviate
to anticipate and prevent; to remove, dispose of
renegade
one who leaves a group; a deserter, outlaw

traitorous; unconvetional, unorthodox
reprehensible
deserving blame or punishment
somber
dark, gloomy; depressed or meloncholy in spirit
squalid
filthy, wretched, debased
turbulent
disorderly, riotous, violent, stormy
vociferous
loud, and noisy; compelling attention
voluminous
of great size; writing or speaking at great length.
waive
to do without, give up voluntarily; to put off temporarily, defer
animosity
strong dislike,; bitter hostility
apathy
a lack of feeling, emotion, or intrest
apprehensive
fearful or anxious, especially about the furture
commend
to praise, express approval; to present as worthy of attention; to commit to the care of
compatible
to get along or work well together; capable of use with some other model or system.
condolence
an expression of sympathy
consecrate
to make sacred, hallow; to set apart for a special purpose
decrepit
old and feeble; worn-out, ruined
deride
to ridicule, laugh at with contempt
ingenuous
innocent, simple; frank, sincere
multifarious
having great variety; numerous and diverse
obsolete
out-of-date, no longer in use
omnivorous
eating every kind of food; eagerly taking in everything, having a wide variety of tastes
parsimonious
tingy, miserly; meager poor, small
quandary
a state of perplexidy or doubt
recalcitrant
stubbornly disobediant, resisting authority
reprisal
an injury done in return for injury
revel
to take great pleasure in

a wild celebration
stultify
to make ineffective or useless, cripple; to have a dulling effect on
suave
smoothly agreeable or polite; pleasing to the senses
allocate
to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to distribute
ardent
very enthusiastic, impassionate
assiduous
persistent, attentive, diligent
brash
prone to act in a hasty manner; imprudent
capricious
subject to whims or passing fancies
chastise
to inflict physical punishment as a means of correction; to scold severly
copious
abundant; plentiful; wordy, verbose
deviate
to turn aside, to stray from a norm

one who departs from a norm

differing from a norm, heterodox, unconventional
emaciated
unnaturally thin
exult
to rejoice greatly
gnarled
knotted, twisted, lumpy
indemnity
a payment for damage or loss
inkling
hint; a vague notion
limpid
clear transparent; readily understood
omnipotent
almighty, having unlimited power or authority
palatable
agreeable to the taste or one's sensibilities; suitable for consumption
poignant
deeply affecting, touching; keen or sharp in taste or smell
rancor
bitter resentment or ill-will
sophmoric
immature and over confident; conceited
spontaneous
arising naturally; not planned or engineered in advance