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61 Cards in this Set

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the wasting away of a body organ or tissue
atrophy
any progressive decline or failure
atrophy
to waste away
atrophy
degeneration, deterioration; wither
atrophy
growth, development; mature, develop
ANTONYM
atrophy
a fortified place, stronghold
bastion
citadel, rampart, bulwark, parapet
bastion
a state of agreement, harmony, unanimity
concord
treaty, pact, covenant
concord
disagreement, strife, discord
ANTONYM
concord
complete or perfect in the highest degree
consummate
to bring to a state of completion or perfection
consummate
masterful
consummate
clinch, conclude
consummate
launch, initiate, begin, kick off
ANTONYM
consummate
disorder, confusion
disarray
to throw into disorder
disarray
disorganization; dishevel, mess up
disarray
organization, order, tidiness
ANTONYM
disarray
urgency, pressure, urgent demand, pressing need. an emergency
exigency
requirement, crisis
exigency
floating debris
flotsam
homeless, impoverished people
flotsam
frenzied, highly agitated
frenetic
frantic, overwrought
frenetic
calm, controlled, relaxed, leisurely
ANTONYM
frenetic
to gather bit by bit; to gather small quantities of grain left in a filed by the reapers
glean
collect, cull, pick up
glean
a type of game bird
grouse
a complaint; to complain, grumble
grouse
gripe, kvetch, bellyache
grouse
to imprison, confine, jail
incarcerate
intern, immure
incarcerate
liberate, release, free
ANTONYM
incarcerate
obligatory, required
incumbent
one who holds a specific office at the time spoken of
incumbent
mandatory, necessary
incumbent
optional, necessary
ANTONYM
incumbent
humorous, jesting, jolly, joking
jocular
waggish, facetious, droll, witty
jocular
humorless, solemn, grave, earnest, grim
jocular
ridiculous, laughable, absurs
ludicrous
risible, preposterous
ludicrous
heartrending, poignant, pathetic
ludicrous
biting or caustic in thought, manner or style; sharply or bitterly harsh
mordant
acrimonious, acidulous, sardonic, scathing
mordant
bland, mild, gentle, soothing
ANTONYM
mordant
a prickly or stinging plant
nettle
to arouse displeasure, impatience, or anger; to vex or irritate severely
nettle
peeve, annoy, incense, gall, irk
nettle
please, delight, soothe, pacify
ANTONYM
nettle
consisting of or measued in money; of or related to money
pecuniary
monetary, financial
pecuniary
contemptibly cowardly or mean-spirited
pusillanimous
craven, lily-livered
pusillanimous
stoutheartedm courageous, daring
ANTONYM
pusillanimous
in a reclining position, lying down, in the posture of one sleeping or resting
recumbent
prone, prostrate, supine, inactive
recumbent
erect, urpight, energetic, dynamic
ANTONYM
recumbent
a scheme to outwit or deceive an opponent or to gain an end
strategem
ruse, trick, ploy, subterfuge
strategem