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avenge
(v)to get revenge for,get even for,settle a score; to punish someone

syn-retaliate
cede
(v)to give up,surrender; to hand over to another

syn-yield,deliver up,transfer
deluge
(n)a great flood; a heavy fall of rain; anything that comes in vast quantity
(v)to flood

syn-swamp,inundate

ant-trickle,dribble
discretion
(n)good judgment; care in speech and action; freedom to judge or choose

syn-prudence,discrimination
giddy
(adj)dizzy; light-headed; lacking seriousness

syn-faint,frivolous,flighty

ant-levelheaded,serious,sober
impact
(n)the striking of one object against another; the shock caused by collision
(v)to affect,especially forceful

syn-collision,blow,effect
intimidate
(v)to make timid or frighten by threats; to use fear to get someone to do(or not to do) something

syn-bully,browbeat,hector
liberate
(v)to free from bondage or domination; to release

syn-untie,unshackle

ant-imprison,fetter,bind
logical
(adj)reasonable; making use of reason and good sense

syn-rational,sensible

ant-absurd,ridiculous,unsound
misrepresent
(v)to give a false or untrue idea

syn-distort,falsify,twist
optional
(adj)left to one's own choice; not required

syn-voluntary,elective

ant-required,madatory
outright
(adj)complete; instantaneous; without reservation, thoroughgoing
(adv)completely

syn-total,utterly,instantly

ant-partial,incomplete
rendezvous
(v)to meet in accordance with a plan
(n)a meeting by agreement; a meeting place

syn-date,appointment
rotund
(adj)rounded and plump; full or rich in sound

syn-round,plump,chubby

ant-thin,lean,lanky,skinny
saunter
(v)to stroll; walk in an easy,leisurely way
(n)a stroll

syn-ramble,amble

ant-speed,race,hurry,scurry
sluggish
(adj)lazy; slow-moving; not active,dull

syn-unhurried,lethargic

ant-active,energetic,lively
subordinate
(adj)lower in rank or position,secondary
(n)one who is in a lower position
(v) to put in a lower position

syn-assistant,helper

ant-superior,chief,supervisor
tint
(n)a delicate color or hue; a slight trace or something
(v)to give color to something; to dye

syn-shade,tone,color,stain

ant-bleach,whiten
variable
(adj)likely to undergo change; changeable
(n)a value or quantity that varies; a symbol for such

syn-fluctuating,shifting

ant-constant,unchanging
verge
(n)the point at which something begins or happens; a border
(v)to incline,tend toward,approach

syn-brink,threshhold,edge