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Alias
(A)lias
(n) an assumed name, especially as used to hide one's identity; (adv.) otherwise called.
Synonym: pseudonym
Antonyms: real name, given name, legal name
Amble
(am)ble
(v) to walk slowly, stroll
(n) an easy pace, a leisurely walk
Syn - (v) saunter (n) ramble
Ant - (v + n) gallop, dash, sprint, run, race, rush
Burly
(Bur)ly
(adj) Big + strong; muscular
Syn: Strapping, hefty, beefy, brawny
Ant: Weak, Puny, delicate, frail
Distort
dis(tort)
(v) to give a false or misleading account of; to twist out of shape
Syn: disfigure, misshape, falsify
Dogged
(dogg)ed
(adj) persistant, stubbornly determined, refusing to give up
Syn: untiring
Ant: wishy-washy, faltering, irresolute
Dumbfounded
(dumb)founded
(adj) so amazed that one is unable to speak, bewildered
Syn: speechless, stunned, flabbergasted
Ant: unsuprised, expectant
Extinct
ex(tinct)
(adj) no longer in existance, no longer active, gone out of use
Syn: died out, vanished
Ant: still alive, surviving, extant
Fossil
(foss)il
(n) the petrified remains or traces of an animal or plant that lived in the past; an extremely old fashoned persion or thing;
(adj) having qualitiesthat belong to a remote past
Syn: (n) relic
Grit
(Grit)
(n) very fine sand or gravel; courage in the face of hardship or danger
(v) to grind; to make a grating sound
Syn: dirt mettele
Ant: timidity, cawardice, faintheartedness
Inevitable
in(ev)itable
(adj sure to happen, unnavoidable
Syn: inescapable, fated
Ant: avoidable, escapable, preventible