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acme
n: the highest point
synonyms: the summit, top, peak, pinnacle
antonyms: the low pint, bottom, nadir
the acme of success
attribute
n: a quality or characteristic belonging to or associated with someone or something
v: to assign to, credit, with; to regard as caused by or resulting from
synonyms: a quality, trait; to credit with, ascribe to
a painting attribute to Rembrandt
belittle
v: to make something appear smaller than it is; to refer to in a way that suggests lack of importance or value
synonyms: to minimize, underrate, disparage
belittle my ability
convey
v: to transport; to transmit; to communicate, make known; to transfer ownership or title to
synonyms:to carry trasport to send transmit to impart
convey our best wishes
doctrine
n: a belief principle or teaching a system of such beliefs or principals a formulation of such beliefs or principles
synonyms: a principle belief
the doctrine of free enterprise
excise
v: to remove by cutting; n: an indirect tax on the manufacture sale or distibute of a commodity or service
synonyms: to cut out delete expunge
excise an irrelevant paragraph
exotic
adj: foreign charming unfamiliar or strikingly unusual
synonyms: strange alien picturesque colorful
a rare and exotic bird
haggard
adj: thin pale and careworn as a result of worry or suffering wild-looking
synonyms: careworn drawn gaunt wasted
startled by this haggard appearance
jaunty
adj: lively easy and carefree (in manner) smart or trim(in appearance)
synonyms: carefree unconcered lighthearted
walk with a jaunty step
juncture
n:a joining together the point at which two things are joined any important point in time
synonyms: a union a seam joint a turning point