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(n.)a pledge, freedom from doubt, self-confidence
assurance
(n.)an institution for the care of children, elderly people, etc.; a place of safety
asylum
(v.)to comfort;
(n.)the keyboard of an organ;
a control panel for an electrical or mechanical device
console
(v.)to make or become larger or wider; to expand upon
dilate
(n.)refuse, waste products
dross
(v.)to lessen, diminish
dwindle
(adj.)lacking in seriousness; disrespectful, saucy
flippant
(n.)resistance to disease; freedom from some charge or obligation
immunity
(v.)to establish, set up;
(n.)an organization for the promotion of learning
institute
(n.)a debt; something disadvantageous
liability
(adj.)ridiculous, senseless
preposterous
(adj.)quarrelsome, fond of fighting
pugnacious
(adj.)furious, violently intense, unreasonably extreme; mad
rabid
[infected with rabies]
(n.)a kingdom; a region or field of study
realm
(v.)to make young again; to make like new
rejuvenate
(v.)to reward, pay, reimburse
remunerate
(adj.)meager, scant; scattered
sparse
(adj.)genuine, excellent; made of silver of standard fineness
sterling
(n.)a risky or daring undertaking;
(v.)to expose to danger; to dare
venture
(v.)to twist out of shape;
(n.)an abnormality
warp
SYNONYMS:
promise, sureness, poise, self-possession
assurance
SYNONYMS:
sanatorium, sanctuary, refuge
asylum
SYNONYMS:
(v.)soothe, solace, alleviate
console
SYNONYMS:
enlarge, expand, swell, prolong
dilate
SYNONYMS:
rubbish, trash, detritus, dregs, scum
dross
SYNONYMS:
decrease, shrink, fade, peter out
dwindle
SYNONYMS:
frivolous, impudent, impertinent, insolent
flippant
SYNONYMS:
exemption, impunity
immunity
SYNONYMS:
(v.)found, bring about;
(n.)academy
institute
SYNONYMS:
handicap, difficulty, impediment, drawback
liability
SYNONYMS:
nonsensical, absurd, incredible
preposterous
SYNONYMS:
argumentative, combative, belligerent
pugnacious
SYNONYMS:
fanatical, zealous, raving, infuriated, berserk
rabid
SYNONYMS:
domain, duchy, bailiwick, jurisdiction
realm
SYNONYMS:
revitalize, renew
rejuvenate
SYNONYMS:
compensate, satisfy, profit, benefit
remunerate
SYNONYMS:
thin, scanty, few and far between
sparse
SYNONYMS:
first-rate, outstanding, worthy, pure
sterling
SYNONYMS:
(n.)gamble;
(v.)try, chance, undertake
venture
SYNONYMS:
(v.)bend, distort, misshape;
(n.)irregularity
warp
ANTONYMS:
uncertainty, doubt, insecurity
assurance
ANTONYMS:
(v.)distress, aggravate, bother, vex, torment
console
ANTONYMS:
contract, compress, constrict
dilate
ANTONYMS:
increase, enlarge, swell, proliferate
dwindle
ANTONYMS:
serious, respectful, deferential, obsequious
flippant
ANTONYMS:
vulnerability, susceptibility, exposure
immunity
ANTONYMS:
(v.)terminate, discontinue, demolish, raze
institute
ANTONYMS:
advantage, asset
liability
ANTONYMS:
sensible, reasonable, realistic, plausible
preposterous
ANTONYMS:
peace-loving, friendly, amicable, congenial
pugnacious
ANTONYMS:
moderate, restrained, blasé,
indifferent
rabid
ANTONYMS:
wear out, exhaust, enervate, debilitate
rejuvenate
ANTONYMS:
plentiful, abundant, profuse, teeming
sparse
ANTONYMS:
mediocre, shoddy, second-rate, sham
sterling
ANTONYMS:
(v.)withdraw, retire, shrink from, shy away
venture
ANTONYMS:
straighten, unbend, rectify
warp