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adjacent (adj.)
Near, next to, adjoining
Syn:nearby
Ant:distant
alight (v., adj.)
(v)to get down from, step down, to come down from air
(adj)lighted up
syn:dismount
ant:take off
barren (adj.)
Not productive, bare
Syn:sterile
Ant:fruitful
disrupt (v.)
To break up, disturb
Syn:disorder
Ant:organize
dynasty (n.)
A powerful group or family of rulers that maintains it's power for a long period of time
Syn:regime
foretaste (n.)
An advance indication, sameple, or warning
Syn:preview
germinate (v.)
To begin to grow, come into being
Syn:sprout
Ant:die
humdrum (adj.)
Ordinary, dull, routine
Syn:monotonous
Ant:exciting
hurtle (v.)
to rush violently
Syn:speed
Ant:creep
insinuate (v.)
To suggest or hint slyly; to edge about something indirectly
Syn:imply
Ant:broadcast, barge in
interminable (adj.)
Endless, so long as to seem endless
Syn:ceaseless
Ant:fleeting
interrogate (v.)
To ask questions, to examine
Syn:query
recompense (v., n.)
(v.) To pay back
(n.) A payment for a loss
syn:repay, compensation
renovate (v.)
to repair
Syn:fix up, repair
resume (n.)
a brief summary of one's education
Syn: synopsis