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to apporoach and speak to firts: to confront in a challenging way

syn: buttonhole, approach,confront

ant: evade, avoid, shun
accost
desirous of something to the point of greed:intensely eager

syn:keen, enthusiastic, grasping

ant: reluctant, indefferent, unenthusiastic
avid
swiftness,rapidity of motion or action

syn:promptness, alacrity,speed

ant:slowness,sluggishness,dilatoriness
celerity
legendary bird identified w/ the kingfisher; of/relating to the halcyon; calm,peaceful; happy,golden; prosperous,affluent

syn:tranqull,serene,placid,palmy

ant:turbulent,chaotic,tumultuous
halcyon
deliberately setting or causing fires; designed to start fires; tending to stir up strife or rebellion; one who deliberately sets fires,arsonist; one who causes strife

syn:inflammatory,prvacative,firebrand

any:soothing,quieting,peacemaker
incendiary
nearsighted; lacking a broad,realistic view of a situation; lacking foresight or discernment

syn:shortsighted
ant:farsighted
myopic
tending to make worse; expressing disapproval or disparagement,derogatory,desprecatory,belittling

ant:complimentary, ameliorative
pejorative
improper or disrespectful treatment of something held sacred

syn:desecration,profanation,defilement
sacrilege
asking humbly n earnestly; one who makes a request,petitioner,suitor
suppliant
move in waves or w/ wavelike motion; to have a wavelike appearance or form

syn: ripple,fluctuate,rise and fall
undulate