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annul
to cancel,
abolish,
invalidate,
nullify
annul
to validate,
authorize,
ratify
blasé
bored,
indifferent,
apathetic
blasé
enthusiastic,
passionate,
fervent
bolster
to strengthen,
reinforce,
buttress;
to validate
bolster
to undermine,
weaken,
impair
deplore
to lament,
bemoan,
bewail
deplore
to approve,
commend,
extol
frivolous
silly,
foolish,
inane;
petty,
trifling
frivolous
serious,
important,
significant
muster
to assemble,
mobilize,
marshal;
roster,
inventory
muster
to disband,
dismiss,
disperse
nonentity
a nobody
nonentity
a celebrity,
superstar
obsess
to preoccupy,
monopolize one's mind
ornate
fancy,
elaborate,
flashy,
flamboyant
ornate
simple,
plain,
austere,
stark
oust
to expel,
eject
persue
to study,
pore over,
scrutinize
persue
to glance quickly at,
scan
porous
leaky,
permeable
porous
airtight and waterproof,
impermeable
promontory
a cliff,
headland
prone
lying face down,
prostrate;
liable,
apt
prone
standing uupright,;
unlikely
qualm
a regret,
second thought,
scruple
recourse
something a person can turn to for help
residue
a remnant;
the remains,
leavings
solicitious
concerned,
anxious
solicitious
unconcerned,
indifferent,
apathetic
staid
sedate,
sober,
prim
staid
gaudy,
jaunty;
unconventional
sustain
to nourish,
foster;
to maintain;
to undergo
aghast
shocked,
horrified,
stupefied
aghast
delighted,
overjoyed;
unmoved
ample
sufficient,
adequate,
considerable
ample
insufficient,
inadequate
apparition
a phantom,
specter
assert
to declare,
affirm,
avow
cower
to cringe,
flinch
cower
to stand up to,
refuse to back down
disdain
contempt;
to scorn,
spurn,
reject
disdain
to revere,
venerate,
esteem,
respect
epitaph
a tombstone inscription
ethical
moral,
upright,
virtuous,
honorable
ethical
immoral,
unscrupulous,
dishonest
facetious
comical,
witty,
tongue-in-cheek
facetious
serious,
dishonest
inaudible
incapable of being heard
inaudible
easily heard
indiscriminat
haphazard,
random;
unselective,
uncritical
indiscriminat
selective,
discriminating,
judicious
intrigue
a scheme,
plot,
conspiracy
intrigue
fair play,
dealings that are out in the open
jurisdiction
an area of authority or control,
purview
plausible
believable,
reasonable,
probable
plausible
far-fetched,
improbable
plebeian
lowborn,
proletarian;
coarse,unrefined
plebeian
aristocratic;
refined,cultivated
prodigal
wasteful,
improvident;
lavish;
a spendthrift,
wastrel
prodigal
wasteful,
improvident;
lavish;
a spendthrift,
wastrel
prodigal
frugal,
economical;
stingy,
miserly
proximity
nearness in time or place
proximately
distance,
remoteness
pulverize
to grind,
pound,
crush,
demolish
sequel
a follow-up,
continuation
sequel
a prelude,
overture,
curtain raiser
volatile
unstable,
erratic;
explosive
volatile
stable,
steady;
static,
inert,
dormant
abashed
ashamed,
embarrassed,
nonplussed
abashed
unembarrassed,
unashamed
aloof
distant,
cold,
withdrawn,
standoffish
aloof
involved,
in the thick of things
anguish
distress,
mental
suffering,
misery
anguish
joy,
delight,
peace fo mind
articulate
to enunciate,
expound;
glib,
eloquent
articulate
tongue-tied;
mumbled,
incoherent
bask
to take pleasure in,
wallow in,
revel in
defect
a flaw, imperfection,
blemish
finesse
skill, delicacy
finesse
clumsiness,
awkwardness
flaunt
to show off,
parade
flaunt
to hide,
keep under wraps,
downplay
forthright
frank,
candid,
blunt,
straightforward
forthright
indirect,
evasive;
deceitful,
two-faced
geneial
friendly,
warm,
amiable
genial
cold,
unfriendly,
unsociable
instill
to implant,
infuse,
inculcate
instill
to root out,
eradicate,
extirpate
ostracize
to cast out,
expel,
blackball,
snub
ostracize
to fraternize with,
associate with
premonition
a foreboding,
a presentiment
pseudonym
a pen name,
a nom de plume
purge
to cleanse,
purify
purge
to pollute,
contaminate,
defile
rehabilitate
to reclaim,
rebuild;
to reform
repercussion
a consequence or result
repercussion
a cause or source
resolute
steadfast,
firm;
determined,
unflinching
resolute
weak,
spineless,
indecisive
retentive
able to hold or recall
retentive
forgetful;
porous
scapegoat
a fall guy,
whipping boy