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Ingrained
in(grained)
(adj) fixed deeply and firmly, working into the grain or fiber, forming a part of the inmost being
Syn: deep-seated, deep-rooted, indelible
Ant: superficial, shallow, skin-deep
Meteoric
mete(or)ic
(adj) resembling a meteor in speed, having suddenand teporarely brilliance similar to a meteors
Syn: brilliant, blazing
Ant: slow, sluggish, gradual
Parody
(par)ody
(n) a humorous or rediculous imitation
(v) to make fun of something by imitating it
Syn: satire, travesty, lampoon, burlesque
Prevail
pre(vail)
(v) To triumph over, to succeed, to exist wildly, to be in general use, to get someone to do something by urging.
Syn - win, rule, rain, overcome, conquer.
Ant - be defeated, go under, succumb
Rend
(Rend)
(v)to tear to pieces, split violently apart
(past tense) - rent
Syn - cleave, dismember, splinter, tear asunder
Replenish
re(plen)ish
(v)to fill again, make good, replace
Syn - refill, restock, refresh, restore
Ant - empty, drain, deplete, sap
Rummage
(rumm)age
(v)to search through, investigate the contents of
(n)an active search, a collection of odd items
Syn: delve into, sift through, poke around
Skimp
(skimp)
(v)to save, be thrifty, to be extremely sparing with, to give little attention or effort to
Syn: be stingy, scimp, cut corners
Ant: to be extravagant, splurge, lavish
Sleuth
(sleuth)
(n) a detective
Syn: investigator, gum shoe
Vandalism
(van)dalism
(n) deliberate and pointless of public or private property
Syn: willful destruction, malicus defacement