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(adj) sufficient enough
Syn: satisfactory, sufficing
Ant: insufficient
adequate
(adj., adv) partly open
ant: closed tight, shut, open wide
ajar
(n) a conversation between 2 or more people
Syn: exchange of ideas
Ant: monologue, soliloquy
dialogue
(n) a symbol, sign, token
Syn: badge, insignia
emblem
(adj) huge, giant, immense
syn: enormous, colossal, mammoth
Ant: tiny, infinitesimal, diminutive
gigantic
(n) very great destruction, ruin;
great confusion and disorder
Syn: devastation, harm, disarray
Ant: peace and quiet, calm, order
havoc
(n) the floor of a fireplace; the fireside as a symbol of the home and family
Syn: chimney corner
hearth
(v) to beg earnestly for
Syn: entreat, beseech, pray
Ant: demand forcefully, clamor for
implore
(adj) very wicked; disgraceful, shameful
syn: scandalous, villainous, flagrant, heinous
Ant: glorious, splendid, illustrious, praiseworthy
infamous
(adj) too many to count, without number
Syn: countless, beyond reckoning
Ant: countable, few in number
innumerable
(adj) not strict, careless; lacking discipline; not tense, relaxed
Syn: slack, negligent, remiss
Ant: strict, vigilant, conscientious, scrupulous
lax
(v) to spoil, damage, inuure
Syn: scar, disfigure, deface
Ant: beautify, embellish, repair
mar
(n) a crime or offense that is less serious than a felony; any minor misbehavior or misconduct
Syn: misdeed, petty offense or transgression
Ant: felony, serious crime
misdemeanor
(v) to think about, ponder; to grind or mix; to heat and flavor with spices
Syn: consider, reflect on
mull
(n) a story, detailed report; (adj) having the quality or the nature of a story
Syn: tale, chronicle
narrative
(n) an opening move toward negotiation or action; a proposal or offer; an introductory section or part
Syn: prelude, tender
Ant: finale, postlude
overture
(n) an agreement, treaty
Syn: compact, alliance, deal
pact
(n) a situation in which further actioin by either of two opponents is impossible; (v) to bring to a standstill
syn: standoff, draw; deadlock
Ant: victory; defeat
stalemate
(adj) bearing a grudge, feeling or showing a strong tendency toward revenge
syn: vengeful, spiteful, malicious
ant: forgiving, relenting
vindictive
(v) to become limp and drooping (as a flower), wither; to lose strength or vigor
syn: sag, weaken, shrivel up
ant: flourish, bloom, sprout, perk up, revive
wilt