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belittle
to make something appear smaller than it is; to refer to in a way that suggest lack of importance or value
minimize underate, disparage
juncture
joining together' the point at which two things are joined; any important point in time
union, seam, joint, turing point.
predatory
preying on plundering or piratical
looting, pillaging, ravenous, rapacious
tawdry
showy and flashing but lacking good tast
loud,granish, gaudy, tacky, vulgar
unassuming
not putting on aris, unpretentious; modest
conceited, pretentious, self-imortant
avail
to be of use or benifit to;
corny
a very close friend
cryptic
puzzling, mystifying
fervant
very earnest, emotional, passionate
enthusiastic, ardent, burning
perceptible
capable of being grasped by the sense of mind
noticeable, discernible, obervable
stink
to limit, be sparing or frugal;
restrict, scrimp, economize
stoical
self-controled, not showing
unpresponsive, impassive
apt
suitable, fitting, likely, quick to learn
appropriate, fit, proper liable
capitulate
to end resistance, give up
disarming
charming, tending to get rid of unfriendliness
endearing, winning
fend
to ward off, resist to get along
stave off, cope
pertinent
related to the matter at hand, to the point
relevent, germane, apropos
predominant
the greatest in strength or power, most common
chift, major, paramount, prevalent
prodigy
something wonderful or marvelous; something monstrous or abnormal, an unusual feat
marval wonder, freak, genius
dexterous
skillful in the use of hands or body
agile, handy, deft
scoff
to make fun of; to show contempt for
ridicule, laugh at, jeer at
trepadation
fear, fright, trembling
dread, anxiety, apprehension
veritable
actual, real, true
vitality
strength, energy, liveliness, the capacity to live and develop the power to endure or survive.
vigoe, stamina
whimisical
subject to off ideas, notions, or fancies
odd, pecuilar, quaint, fanciful
appeas
to make calm, soothe: to relieve
pacify, mollify, placate, propitiate
calamitous
causing great misfoutune
disastrous, catastrophic, ruinous, fatal
conventional
in line with accepted ideas or standards
ordinary, commonplace, orthodox
gallantry
herioc courage; respect and courtesy; an act or statement makred by a high level of courtesy
bravery, chivalrousness, valor, daring
impart
to make known, tell; to give; pass something on
transmit, bestow, grant