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def, syn, ant, sen for alien
(n.) a citizen of another country; (adj.) foreign, strange
Syn:foreign
Ant:native
Sen:The laws of the USA protect native citizens and alien citizens residing in our country.
def syn ant sen comely
(adj.) having a pleasing appearance
Syn:attractive
Ant:ugly
Sen:The comely lass was outside giving fodder to her horses when a brigand came and carried her off.
def syn ant sen compensate
(v.) to make up for; to repay for services
Syn:reimburse
Ant:"stiff"
Sen:Even the fact that he is truly sorry does not compensate for the pain he has put me through in the past.
def syn ant sen dissolute
(adj.) loose in one's morals or behavior
Syn:immoral
Ant:moral
Sen:The man received a lot of grief after his expulsion from the country club for dissolute conduct.
def syn ant sen erratic
(adj.) not regular or consistent; different from what is ordinarily expected; undependable
Syn:irregular
Ant:regular
Sen:His behavior is so erratic that I can never know what to expect from him.
def syn ant sen expulsion
(n.) the process of driving or forcing out
Syn: eviction
Ant: admittance
Sen: He received a lot of greif after his expulsion from the country club.
def syn ant sen feint
(n.) a deliberately decpetive movement; a pretense; (v.) to make a deceptive movement; to make a pretense of
Syn:dodge
Ant:
Sen:In the soccer game, the offender on the other team feinted to the right and got past me.
def syn ant sen fodder
(n.) food for horses or cattle; raw material for a designated purpose
Syn:feed
Ant:
Sen:Many farmers have buildings to store their fodder in during the winter.
def syn ant sen fortify
(v.) to strengthen, build up
Syn:reinforce
Ant:weaken
Sen:Many people turn to their religions to fortify them against the shocks of daily lives.
def syn ant sen illegible
(adj.) difficult or impossible to read
Syn:unreadable
Ant:clear
Sen: Her handwriting was so illegible that i couldn't even read her name when she wrote it on her paper.
definition, synonym, antonym, sentence for adjourn
(v.) to stop proceedings for at ime; to move to another place
Syn:suspend
Ant:open
Sen:When we were coming close to the end of our meeting, I decided to make a motion to adjourn it.
def syn ant sen jeer
(v.) to make fun of rudely or unkindly; (n.) a rude remark of derision
Syn:mock
Ant:applause
Sen:I told them to be careful but all they did was jeer at me and keep going.
def syn ant sen lucrative
(adj.) bringing in money, profitable
Syn:profitable
Ant:unprofitable
Sen: My lemonade stand proved to be extremely profitable and we made over $30.
def syn ant sen mediocore
(adj.) average, ordinary, undistinguished
Syn:average
Ant:distinguished
Sen:Although he had reached the mediocre writing level, his teacher wanted him to advance beyond her expectations.
def syn ant sen proliferate
(v.) to reproduce, increase, or spread rapidly
Syn:increase
Ant:decrease
Sen:Rumors seem to proliferate very quickly throughout my school.
def syn ant sen subjugate
(v.) to conquer by force, bring under complete control
Syn:master
Ant:surrender
Sen:Kings sent armies to subjugate neighboring villages in order to expand their territory.
def syn ant sen sully
(v.) to soil, stain, tarnish, defile, besmirch
Syn:tarnish
Ant:purify
Sen:Her dissolute behavior sullied the reputation of the country club.
def syn ant sen tantalize
(v.) to tease, torment by teasing
Syn:tempt
Ant:fulfill
Sen: She tantalized her dog by holding a piece of steak in front of it and then snatching it away.
def syn ant sen terse
(adj.) brief and to the point
Syn:concise
Ant:wordy
Sen:Because telegrams are priced depending on how long they are, they are usually kept as terse as possible.
def syn ant sen unflinching
(adj.) firm, showing no signs of fear, not drawing back
Syn:unwavering
Ant:wavering
Sen:He stood unflinching while his principal informed him of his punishment for stealing the book from the library.