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allocate
(v.) to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to distribute
SYN assign, allot, apportion
ardent
(adj.) very enthusiastic, impassioned
SYN: intense, zealous, fervent, avid

ANT: indifferent, stolid, phlegmatic, apathetic
assiduous
(adj.) persistant, attentive, diligent
SYN: industirous, unremitting, sedulous

ANT: lazy, lackadaisical, shiftless
brash
(adj.) prone to act in a hasty manner; impudent
SYN: rash, impetuous, brazen, impertinent

ANT: prudent, wary, cautious, circumspect
capricious
(adj.) subject to whims or passing fancies
SYN: impulsive, fickle, unpredicatble, mercurial

ANT: constant, steady, steadfast, unwavering
chastise
(v.) to inflict physical punishment as a means of correction; to scold severely
SYN: discipline, censure

ANT: commend, reward
copious
(adj.) abundant; plentiful; wordy, verbose
SYN: ample, profuse, bountiful
deviate
(v.) to turn aside; to stray from a norm; (n.) one who departs from a norm; (adj.) differing from a norm, heterodox, unconventional
SYN: diverge, veer, swerve

ANT: conform to, abide by; (adj.) orthodox
emaciated
(adj., part.) unnaturally thin
SYN: gaunt, withered, shriveled

ANT: plump, fat, obese, corpulent
exult
(v.) to regoice greatly
SYN: revel, glory

ANT: mope, sulk, regret, rue, lament
gnarled
(adj.) knotted, twisted, lumpy
SYN: knotty, misshapen, contorted

ANT: smooth, unblemished, straight
indemnity
(n.) a payment for damage or loss
SYN: compensation, restitution, reparation
inkling
(n.) a hint; a vague notion
SYN: clue, intimation, suggestion
limpid
(adj.) clear, transparent; readily understood
SYN: lucid, intelligible

ANT: clouded, murky, opaque
omnipotent
(adj.) almighty, having unlimited power or authority
SYN: all-powerful

ANT: powerless, impotent, feeble, weak
palatable
(adj.) agreeable to the taste or one's sensibilites; suitable for consumption
SYN: edible, appetizing, attractive

ANT: inedible, distasteful, disagreeable
poignant
(adj.) deeply affecting, touching; keen or sharp in taste or smell
SYN: heartrending, bittersweet, melancholy

ANT: unaffecting, bland, vapid, insipid, funny
rancor
(n.) bitter resentment or ill-will
SYN: animosity, enmity, bitterness
sophomoric
(adj.) immature in overconfident; conceited
SYN: pretentious, superficial, fatuous

ANT: goodwill, harmony, rapport, amity
sponaneous
(adj.) arising naturally; not planned or engineered in advanced
SYN: unpremeditated, unplanned, impormptu

ANT: premeditated, planned, contrived, rehearsed