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allocate
(v.) to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to distribute.

(Synonyms): assign, allot, apportion
ardent
(adj.) very enthusiactic, impassioned.

(Synonyms): interse, zealous, fervent, avid
(Antonyms): indifferent, stolid, phlegmatic, apathetic
assiduous
(adj.) persistent, attentive, diligent.

(Synonyms): industrious, unremitting, sedulous.
(Antonyms): lazy, lackadaisical, shiftless
brash
(adj.) prone to act in a hasty manner;impudent.

(Synonyms): rash, impetuous, brazen, impudent
(Antonyms): prudent, wary, cautious, circumspect
capricious
(adj.) subject to whims or passing fancies.

(Synonyms):impulsive, fickle, unpredictable, mercurial
(Antonyms): constant, steady steadfast, unwarvering
chastise
(v.) to inflict physical punishment as a means of correction; to scold severely.

(Synonyms): discipline, censure
(Antonyms): commend, reward
copious
(adj.) abundant; plentiful; wordy, verbose.

(Synonyms):ample, profuse, bountiful
(Antonyms): inadequate, meager, scanty, concise
deviate
(v.) to turn aside; to stray from a norm;(n.)one whow departs from a norm;(adj.) differing from a norm, heterodox unconventional.

(Synonyms): (v.) diverge, veer, swerve
(Antonyms): conform to, abide by; (adj.) orthodox
emaciated
(adj. part.) unnaturally thin

(Synonyms):gaunt, withered, shriveled
(Antonyms): plump, fat, obese, corpulent
exult
(v.) to rejoice greatly

(Synonyms): revel, glory
(Antonyms): mope, sulk, regret, rue, lament
gnarled
(adj.) knotted, twisted, lumpy

(Synonyms): knotted, misshapen, contorted
(Antonyms): smooth, unblemished, straight.
indemnity
(n.) a payment for damage or loss
(Synonyms): compensation, restituion, reparation
inkling
(n.) a hit; a vague notion

(Synonyms): clue, intimation, suggestion
limpid
(adj.) clear, transparent; readily understood

(Synonyms): lucid, intelligible
(Antonyms): clouded, murky, opaque
omnipotent
(adj.) almighty, having unmimited power or authority

(Synonyms): all-powerful
palatable
(adj.) agreeable to the taste or one's sensibilities; suitable for consumption

(Synonyms): edible, appetizing, attractive
(Antonyms): inedible, distasteful, disagreeable
poignant
(adj.) deeply affecting, touching; keen or sharp in taste or smell.

(Synonyms): heartrending, bittersweet, melancholy
(Antonyms): unaffecting, bland, vapid, insipid, funny
rancor
(n.) bitter resentment or ill-will

(Synonyms): animosity, enmity, bitterness
(Antonyms): goodwill, harmony, rapport, amity
sophomoric
(adj.) immature and overconfidentl; conceited

(Synonyms): pretentious, superficial, fatuous
(Antonyms): mature, judicious, sage, knowledgeable
spontaneous
(adj.) arising naturally; not planned or engineered in a advanced

(Synonyms): unpremeditated, unplanned, impromptu
(Antonyms): premeditated, planned, contrived, rehearsed