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elate
V. To raise the spirits of: animate
Adj. Feeling great delight and joy
regocijar
vex
To disturb or annoy.
Do not vex your brother or sister while they are doing their homework
blatanlty
Noisy and obvious. In a rude manner.
It was definitely a blatant lie
debunks
To expose the falseness in something.
Skeptics are attempting to debunk the myth of the existence of a so-called Loch Ness Monster.
Countermand
To cancel a previously given command.
The rising water caused the leader of the group to countermand the order to cross the river.
Decry
To express disrespect and scorn for; to disapprove of or condemn.
The outspoken park ranger began to publicly decry those who were causing the lake to become polluted.
Turgid
Excessively ornate or complex in style or language; grandiloquent: turgid prose.
Swollen or distended, as from a fluid; bloated: a turgid bladder; turgid veins.
numismatics
The study or collection of money, coins, and often medals
Embolden
To impart courage, inspiration, and resolution to:
Gargantuan
The adjective gargantuan is derived from the character of Gargantua, who is a giant
Aver
1.report or maintain
2.to declare or affirm solemnly and formally as true
severe
Cut off, rip apart; separate.
Friendship should be more than biting time can sever.
Feint
finta
Secrecy
The habit, practice, or policy of keeping secrets
Definition: concealment
Antonyms: forthrightness, honesty, openness,
Muficient
Extraordinarily generous.
The new wing of the hospital was dedicated to the munificent family that donated the money to build it.
Inscrutable
hidden, mysterious; blank
Antonyms: clear, comprehensible, expressive, evident, intelligible,
Haphazardly
Dependent upon or characterized by mere chance
Travesty
A composition that imitates somebody's style with humour and satire.
Many citizens felt that the court case was a travesty of justice.
Febrile
Being at a higher temperature than is normal or desirable
Stealth
Not disclosing one's true ideology, affiliations, or positions: a stealth candidate.
Having or providing the ability to prevent detection by radar: a stealth bomber; stealth technology.
Difies
To challenge or dare (someone) to do something: She defied her accusers to prove their charges.