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bountiful
bount` i ful

adjective- giving freely generous; plentiful, given adundantly

synonyms- liberal, abundant, copious
antonyms- scarce, scanty, in short supply
glut
glut

verb- to provide more than is needed or wanted; to feed or fill to the point of over stuffing
noun- an oversupply

synonyms- flood, inundiate/purplus, plethora
antonyms-/ shortage, scarcity, dearth, paucity
congested
con gest` ed

adjective- overcrowed, filled or ocupied to excess

synonyms- jammed, packed, chocked
antonyms- uncluttered,unimpeded
frugal
fru` gal

adjective- economical, avoiding waste and luxury, scanty, poor, meager

synonyms- thrifty skimpy
antonyms- wasteful, imprpnident, lavish
banter
ban` ter

verb- to exchange playful remarks, tease;
noun- talk that is playful and teasing

synonyms- joking, raillery
antonyms- seriuos talk
gingerly
gin` ger ly

adjective/adverb-
with extreme care or caution

synonyms- catiously, warily, circumspectedly
antonyms- firmly, confidently, aggressively
antics
an` tics
noun- ridiculous amd unpredictable behavior or actions

synonyms-pranks, shenanigans
veer
veer

verb- to change direction or course suddenly, turn aside, shift, swerve
avowed
a vowed`

adjective- declared openly and without shame, acknowledged

synonyms- amitted, sworn
antonyms- unacknowledged, undisclosed
venerate
ven` e rate

verb- to regard with reverence, look up to with great respect

synonyms- worship, revere, idolize
antonyms-despise, detest, ridicule, deride
durable
dur` a ble

adjective- sturdy, not easily worn out or destroyed; lasting for a long time
noun- consumer goods used peatedly over a series of years

synonyms- long-lasting, enduring
antonyms- fragile, perishable, fleeting, ephemeral
legendary
leg` in dar y

adjective-described in well-known stories; existing in old stories rather that in real life

synonyms- mythical, fabulous, famous, celebrated
minimize
min` i mize

verb- to make as small as possible, make the least of; to make smaller than before

synonyms- belittle, downplay, underrate
antonyms- magnify, enlarg, exaggerate
incognito
in cog ni` to
adjective/adverd- in disguised state, under an assumed name or identity
noun- the state of being disguied; person in disguise

antonym- undisguised
wanton
want` on

adjective- reckless, heartless, unjustfiable, loose in morals
noun- a spoiled, pampered person; one with low morals

synonyms- rash, malicioul, spiteful, unprovoked
antonyms-justified, morally strict, responsible
oblique
o blique`

adective- slanting or sloping; not sraightforward or direct

synonyms- diaganol, indirect
antonyms- direct, straight to the point
maim
maim

verb- to cripple, disabl, injure, mar, disfigure, mutilate
enterprising
ent` er pis ing

adjective- energetic, willing, and able, to start something new, showing boldness and imagination

synonyms- vigorous, ambitious, aggressive
antonyms- lazy, indolent, timid, diffident
invalidate
in val` i date

verb- to make valueless, take away all force or effect

synonyms- cancel, annul, disapprove, discredit
antonym- support, confirm, back-up, legalize
detriment
det` ri ment
noun- harm or loss; injury, damage; a disadvantage; a cause of harm, injury, loss ,or damage

synonym- hindrance, liability
antonyms- advantage,help, plus