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ALLOT
(v) to assign or distribute in shares or portions

a llot'

Syn: apportion, parcel out, allocate
Assign
AMASS
(v) to bring together, collect, gather, especially for oneself; to come together, assemble

a mass'

Syn: accumulate, pile up, garner
Ant: scatter, dissipate, squander, waste
Assemble
AUDACIOUS
(adj) bold, adventurous, recklessly daring

au da' cious

Syn: enterprising, brave
Ant: timid cowardly
Adventure
COMPLY
(v)to yield to a request or command

com ply'

Syn: submit to, consent to, acquiesce in
Ant: reject, refuse, decline
Command
DEVOID
(adj) not having or using, lacking

di void'

Syn: wanting, bereft
Ant: full, teeming, abounding
Wanting
ELITE
(n)the choice part of a group of people or things; (adj)superior

e lite'

Syn: cream of the crop, upper crust
Ant: rank and file, dregs of society
Superior
GRAPPLE
(n)an iron hook used to grab and hold; (v)to come to grips with, wrestle or fight with

grap'ple

Syn: tackle, confront, struggle with
Tackle
INCAPACITATE
(v)to deprive of strength or ability; to make legally ineligible

in ca pac' i tate

Syn: disable, debilitate, paralyze, cripple
Ant: rehabilitate, restore
Disable
INSTIGATE
(v)to urge on; to stir up, provoke, start, incite

in' sti gate

Ant: stop, quell, squelch, quash
Incite
LONGEVITY
(n)long life, long duration, length of life

lon gev' i ty

Ant: brevity, transience
Long life!
MYRIAD
(adj)in very great numbers; (n)a very great number

Syn: innumerable, countless
Ant: few, scant, sparse
Infinity
PERSPECTIVE
(n)a POV or general standpoint from which different things are viewed, physically or mentally; the appearance to the eye of various objects at a given time, place, or distance

per spec' tive

Syn: viewpoint, sense of proportion
POV
PERTURB
(v)to trouble, make uneasy; to disturb greatly; to throw into confusion

per turb'

Syn: upset, agitate, anger, irritate
Ant: delight, gladden, please
Confusion
PRODIGIOUS
(adj)immense; extraordinary in bulk,size, or degree

pro dig' ious

Syn: gigantic, tremendous, astounding
Ant:puny, minuscule, insignificant
HUGE
RELEVANT
(adj)connected with or related to the matter at hand

rel' e vant

Syn: pertinent, germane, applicable
Ant: unconnected, extraneous
Same
SKITTISH
(adj)extremely nervous and easily frightened; shy or timid; extremely cautious; unstable, undependable

skit' tish

Syn: jumpy, restive, capricious, fickle
Ant: bold, daring,reckless, cool, unflappable
Shy
TETHER
(n)a rope or chain used to fasten something to a fixed object

teth' er

Syn:tie up, chain up, leash
Ant:untie, let loose
Tie
UNISON
(n) a sounding together; agreement or accord

un' i son

Syn: harmony, concord, asset
VIE
(v)to compete; to strive for victory or superiority

Syn: contend, rival
Compete
WILLFUL
(adj) stubbornly self-willed; done on purpose, eliberate

Will' ful

Syn: headstrong, obstinate, premeditated
Ant: docile, obedient, tractable
Self-willed