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immutable is to change as...
irrevocable is to recall
pickpocket is to filch as...
scofflaw is to flout
unwieldy is to handle as...
fractious is to control
asymmetrical is to balance as...
amorphous is to shape
aggrandize is to build up as...
retrench is to cut back
caveat is to warn as...
precept is to teach
erudite is to knowledge as...
dexterous is to kill
sneak thief is to surreptitious as..
maven is to scurrilous
ennui is to bored as...
ardor is to excited
affable is to aloof as...
courteous is to brusque
sleazy is to unfavorable as...
salutary is to favorable
produce is to farming as...
contraband is to smuggling
merriment is to festive as...
gloom is to sepulchral
straitlaced is to conventionality as...
bizarre is to unconventionality
extricate is to embroil as...
repudiate is to avow
resilent is to recoil as...
buoyant is to float
alcohol is to soporific as...
coffee is to stimulant
sleazy is to quality as...
shoddy is to workmanship
a brusque reply
curt
a propensity to boast
tendency
forced to retrench
economize
amorphous structures
formless
sepulchral tones
ghostly
an aura of respectability
atomosphere
contrive to see us
scheme
accept as axiomatic
self-evident
transmute his experiences into fiction
transform
a group of fractious students
unruly
filched a pair of sneakers
stole
a resilient spirit
buoyant
an anomalous position
abnormal
vouchsafe a reply
grant
castigate the students
rebuke
disabused her listeners
set straight
flout accepted standards
disregard
seek vicarious thrills
substitute
a ship filled with contraband
ilegal imports
straitlaced standards of behavior
stuffy
repudiate a treaty
antonym
accept
state of ennui
antonym
excitement
a soporific report
antonym
stimulating
erudite comments
antonym
uninformed
spread aspersions
antonym
praise
a decidedly insular viewpoint
antonym
cosmopolitan
a state of autonomy
antonym
dependence
a vapid moving picture
antonym
meaningful
an affable companion
antonym
unfriendly
an irrevocable decision
antonym
reversible
tried to aggrandize her social position
antonym
diminish
attitudes that fetter the mind
antonym
liberate
a sleazy waterfront hotel
antonym
classy
a heinous act
antonym
noble
a surreptitious meeting
antonym
open
transient joys
antonym
permanent
his querulous tone
antonym
agreeable
wore a bizarre costume
antonym
ordinary
his scathing comments
antonym
complimentary
"I must admit that, though far from generous, this settlement is eminently________ and fairminded," she replied
equitable
the harder I struggled to_________ myself from the quicksand, the deeper I seemed to sink into it
extricate
I will not permit anyone to either coerce or _____ me into doing something that I know in my heart is wrong
cajole
If he applied the same _______ attention to his schoolwork that he does to baseball, he would be an outstanding student
sedulous
Of all the________ that were taught to you by your parents, which one do you consider the most important?
precepts
What can we _________ from his stubborn refusal to tell us where he was at the time of the crime?
infer
The package was so _______ that I had to ask the custodian to help me place it in the car
unwieldly
In the American Revolution, the British forces represented the established government, while the Colonials were the________
insurgents
Far from doing you any harm, a summer spent working on a farm will have a(n)_________ influence, both physically and psychologically
salutary
Though she is not displeased with her own accomplishments, she seems to derive a good deal of ________ delight from those of her son.
vicarious