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SYN. consent, concur, comply, assent, to yield
accede
ANT. demur, balk at
accede
SYN. swing, shake
brandish
SYN. compose, constitute, encompass
comprise
ANT. exclude
comprise
SYN. skillful, nimble, dexterous, adroit, proficient, clever, masterful
deft
ANT. clumsy, awkward, bungling, inept
deft
SYN. wanting, devoid, impoverished, penniless
destitute
ANT. rich, wealthy, luxurious, bountiful, full, replete
destitute
SYN. definite, clearly stated, distinct, forthright, unambiguous, clear
explicit
ANT. vague, ambiguous, implied, implicit
explicit
SYN. uproot, eradicate, wipe out, excise
extirpate
ANT. implant, sow, foster, nourish
extirpate
SYN. ill-timed, inconvenient, inappropriate, unsuitable
inopportune
ANT. timely, convenient, felicitous, opportune
inopportune
SYN. incongruous, satiric, sardonic, wry
ironic
ANT. straightforward, unequivocal
ironic
SYN. stale, moldy, out-of-date, hackneyed, antiquated
musty
ANT. fresh, sweet-smelling, up-to-date, brand-new
musty
SYN. meddling, meddlesome, prying, impertinent, obtrusive
officious
ANT. reserved, diffident, timid, aloof
officious
SYN. unfavorable, threatening, unpropitious, inauspicious, portentous
ominous
ANT. propitious, auspicious, promising
ominous
SYN. apex, acme, summit, apogee, high point
pinnacle
ANT. nadir, perigee, low point
pinnacle
SYN. preplanned, rehearsed, calculated, prearranged
premeditated
ANT. unplanned, spontaneous, impromptu
premeditated
SYN. running wild, widespread, unrestrainded, extravagant, prevalent
rampant
ANT. controlled, restrained
rampant
comfort, relief, console, soothe, reassure, cheer up
solace
ANT. vew, aggravate, upset
solace
SYN. dignified, majestic, grand, magnificent, imposing
stately
ANT. lowly, humble, servile, abject
stately
SYN. flexible, limber, pliable, pliant
supple
ANT. stiff, rigid, unbending, hidebound
supple
SYN. stop by force, put down, subdue, crush, stifle, squelch,quash, silence
suppress
ANT. provoke, spur, arouse, incite, instigate
suppress
SYN. dishonest, bribable, corruptible, mercenary
venal
ANT. honest, incorruptible, scrupulous
venal
SYN. attached, related, joined, associated, connected
affiliated
ANT. dissociated, unconnected
affiliated
DEF. associated connected
affiliated
DEF. to find out
ascertain
SYN. discover determine establish
ascertain
DEF. an accomplishment, the act of achieving
attainment
SYN. achievement, fullfillment
attainment
ANT. failure, defeat, frustration
attainment
DEF. to give or pass on as an inheritance
bequeath
SYN. transmit, bestow, hand down
bequeath
DEF. forceful, convincing; relevant, to the point
cogent
SYN. persuassive, compelling
cogent
ANT. weak, unconvincing, ineffective, irrelevant
cogent
DEF. to move toward one point, approach nearer together
converge
SYN. meet, unite, intersect, merge
converge
ANT. diverge, seperate
converge
DEF. to scatter, spread far and wide
disperse
SYN. break up, dispel
disperse
ANT. collect, congregate, assemble, muster
disperse
DEF. to regard highly, a highly favorable opinion or judgement
esteem
SYN. respect, admire, honor, revere
esteem
ANT. disdain, scorn, contempt
esteem
DEF. to erase, obliterate, destroy
expunge
SYN. delete, efface, annihilate
expunge
ANT. insert, mark imprint, immpress
expunge
DEF. having limits, lasting for a limited time
finite
SYN. bounded, measureable
finite
ANT. unlimited, immeasureable, everlasting, eternal
finite
DEF. not able to be wounded or hurt, shielded against attack
invulnerable
SYN. impregnable, impervious, immune
invulnerable
ANT. exposed, unprotected, defenseless
invulnerable
DEF. spiteful, showing ill will
malevolent
SYN. malicious, wicked, sinishter, malignant
malevolent
ANT. kind, benevolent, compassionate
malevolent
DEF. cool and confident, unconcerned
nonchalant
SYN. composed, unruffled, indiiferent, blase
nonchalant
ANT. perturbed, agitated, disconcerted, abashed
nonchalant
DEF. knowing everything, having unlimited awareness or understanding
omniscient
SYN. wise, all-knowing
omniscient
ANT. ignorant, unknowing
omniscient
DEF. a remedy, for all ills, cure-all, an answer to all problems
panacea
SYN. universal cure, easy solution
panacea
DEF. exact, careful, attending, throroughly to details, having high moral standards, principled
scrupulous
SYN. painstaking, meticulous, conscientious
scrupulous
ANT. careless, negligent, remiss, dishonest
scrupulous
DEF. to move about stealthily, to lie in hiding
skulk
SYN. lurk, slink, prowl
skulk
DEF. proud, and contemptuous, showing scorn because of a feeling of superiority
supercilious
SYN. snobbish, patronizing, overbearing
supercilious
ANT. humble, meek, deferential, servile
supercilious
DEF. strange mysterious, weird, beyond explanation
uncanny
SYN. eeire, inexplicable, spooky
uncanny
DEF. easily excused, pardonable
venial
SYN. excusable, forgiveable,
venial
ANT. inexcusable, unforgivable, unpardonable
venial
DEF. unselfish, concerned with the welfare of others
altrustic
SYN. selfless
altrustic
ANT. selfish, self-centered
altrustic
DEF. to express agreement
assent
SYN. concur, consent, accede
assent
ANT. disagree, differ, dissent
assent
DEF. one who does good to others
benefactor
SYN. patron, humanitarian
benefactor
ANT. misanthrope, malefactor
benefactor
DEF. marked by honor, courtesy and courage, knightly
chivalrous
SYN. gallant, civil, vaiant
chivalrous
ANT. crude, uncouth,churlish, louthish
chivalrous
DEF. mercy, humaneness, mildness, moderateness
clemency
SYN. leniency, forbearance, gentleness
clemency
ANT. harshness, seberity, cruelty, inflexibility
clemency
DEF. a lack scarcity inadequate supply, a famine
dearth
SYN. insufficiency, want, paucity
dearth
ANT. surplus oversupply glut abundance
dearth
DEF. shy, laicking self-confidence, modest, reserved
diffident
SYN. timid, bashful, unassertive, withdrawn
diffident
ANT. bold brash audacious self-confident juanty
diffident
DEF. a difference a lack of agreement
discrepancy
SYN. disagreement divergence inconsistency
discrepancy
ANT. agreement convergence consistency
discrepancy
DEF. to go aboard to make a start to invest
embark
SYN. commence, launch begin boar
embark
DEF. easily done or attained superficial read fluent easily shown but not sincerely felt
facile
SYN. effortless, assured, poised, specious
facile
ANT. labored awkward halting
facile
DEF. unconquerable refusing to yield
indomitable
SYN. unbeatable, invincible, unyielding
indomitable
ANT. surrending submissive yielding
indomitable
DEF. free from error absolutely dependable
infallible
SYN. unerring certain
infallible
ANT. imperfect
infallible
DEF. to walk heavily or slowly, to work slowly
plod
SYN. lumber trudge
plod
ANT. scamper, skip, prance
plod
DEF. causing a sharp sensation stinging biting
pungent
SYN. sharp spicy piquant caustic racy
pungent
ANT. bland unappetizing colorless insipid
pungent
DEF. neglectful in performance of one's duty careless
remiss
SYN. negligent lax slack
remiss
ANT. scrupulous dutiful punctillious
remiss
DEF. to rest lie place relaxation peace of mind calmness
repose
SYN. sleep tranquillity respite
repose
ANT. exertion wakefulness tumult bustle ado
repose
DEF. rashness boldness
temerity
SYN. recklesness foolhadiness effrontery
temerity
ANT. timidity fearfullness diffidence humility
temerity
DEF. fierce and cruel aggressive deadly destructive scathingly harsh
truculent
SYN. brutal savage belligerent vitriolic
truculent
ANT. gentle mild meek unthreatening
truculent
DEF. sincere real without pretense
unfeigned
SYN. genuine heartfelt
unfeigned
ANT. insincere simulated phony
unfeigned
DEF. extremely poisonous full of malice spiteful
virulent
SYN. venomous noxious baneful hateful
virulent
ANT. innocuous harmless benign
virulent
DEF. to yeild to to assume an office or dignity
accede
DEF. to wave r flourish in a menacing or vigorous fashion
brandish
DEF. to include or contain to be made up of
comprise
DEF. skillful nimble
deft
DEF. deprived of the necessities of life lacking in
destitute
DEF. definite clearly stated
explicit
DEF. to tear up by the roots to destroy totally
extirpate
DEF. coming at a bad time not appropriate
inopportune
DEF. suggesting an incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens given to irony sarcastic
ironic
DEF. stale modly out of date
musty
DEF. meddling excessively forward in offereing services or assuming authority
officious
DEF.unfavorable threatening of bad omen
ominous
DEF. a high peak pr point
pinnacle
DEF. considered beforehand deliberately planned
premeditated
DEF. growing without check running wild
rampant
DEF.comfort relief console
solace
DEF.dignified majestic
stately
DEF. bending easily bending with agility readily adaptable servile
supple
DEF. to stop by force to putdown
suppress
DEF. open to or marked by bribery or corruption
venal