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fodder
(n) food for horses or cattle; raw material for a designated purpose
S:feed, provender
expulsion
(n) the process of driving or forcing ourt
S:ejection, ouster, eviction
A:admittace, admission
terse
(adj) brief and to the point
S:concise, succinct, crisp, short and sweet
A:verbose, wordy, diffuse, prolix
feint
(n) a deliberately deceptive moment; a pretense; (v) to make a deceptive movement; to make a pretense of
S:(n)trick, ruse, subterfuge, dodge, bluff
dissolute
(adj)loose in one's morals and behavior
S:dissipated, debauched immoral, corrupt
A:virtuous, chaste, moral, seemly, proper
tantalize
(v) to tease, torment by teasing
S:tempt, lead on, make on's mouth water
A:satisfy, fulfill, gratify
sully
(v) to soil, stain, tarnish, defile, besmirch
S:pollute, taint, smear
A:cleanse, purify, decontaminate
fortify
(v) to stregthen, build up
S:reinforce, shore up
A:weaken, undermine, sap, impair
unflinching
(adj) firm, showing no signs of fear, not drawing back
S:resolute, steadfast, unwavering
A:irresolute, wavering, vacillating
illegible
(adj) difficult or impossible to read
S:unreadable, indecipherable, scribbled
A:readable, decipherable, distinct, clear
adjourn
(v) to stop proceedings temporarily; move to another place
S:postpone, suspend, discontinue
A:open, call to order
lucrative
(adj)bringing in money; profitable
S:gainful, moneymaking
A:unprofitable,losing in the red
jeer
(v) to make fun of rudely or unkindly; (n) a rude remark of derision
S:(v)laugh at, mock, taunt
A:(n) applause, plaudits, accolades
compensate
(v)to makeup for; to repay for serices
S:pay back, reimburse, recompense
A:fail to reward, stiff
alien
(n) a citizen of another country; (adj) foreign, strange
S:(adj)exotic, unfamiliar
A:(adj)native, endemic, familiar
erratic
(adj) not regular or consistent; different from what is ordinarily expected; undependable
S:irregular, inconsistent, unpredictable
A: steady, consistent, dependable
mediocre
(adj) average, ordinary, undistinguished
S:run-of-the-mill
A:exceptional, outstanding, distinguished
comely
(adj)having a pleasing appearance
S:good-looking, attractive, bonny
A:plain, homely, ugly, repulsive
subjugate
(v) to conquer by force, bring under complete control
S:subdue, vanquish, master
A:be conquered, submit, surrender
proliferate
(v) to reproduce, increase, or spread rapidly
S:multiply, mushroom, burgeon
A:decrease, diminish, dwindle, slack off