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exultant
cheerful
exult
to rejoice greatly
rejoice
to be joyful
rejoin
to respond; to answer
enjoin
to command; to order
exalt
to praise highly
pretentious
not modest
assuming
pretentious
unassuming
modest, not pretentious
presumptuous
1)over-confident
2)arrogant
diffident
lacking in confidence
pontitical
1)to speak or behave arrogantly
2)to preside over a catholic mass
supercilious
arrogant
pontiff
Pope
pompous
arrogant
stilted
artificially formal or dignified; pompous
flatulent
arrogant
ostentation
arrogant in appearance; showy
grandiloquent
arrogant in speech
vain
1)worthless
2)conceited
conceited
arrogant
haughty
arrogant
bombastic
bragging
imperious
commanding
indigenous
original, native
enigma
mystery
enigmatic
mysterious
enigmatize
to mystify; to confuse
mystify
to confuse
bewilder
to confuse
bemuse
to confuse
befuddle
to confuse
bedazzle
to confuse
confound
to confuse
disconcert
to confuse
disorient
to confuse
fluster
to be nervous and confused
faze
to confuse
muddle
to confuse
perplex
to confuse
obfuscate
to darken; to confuse
baffle
to confuse
becloud
to confuse
quandary
perplexity
foreshadow
to fortell; to be a sign or warning of
forebode
to fortell; to be a sign or warning of
portend
to be a sign or warning of
portent
sign; omen; warning
portentous
ominous
ominous
of bad omen; threatening
harbinger
to fortell; to be a sign or warning of
augur
v)to foretell
n)(ancient Rome)officials who foretells the future events
presage
to fortell; to be a sign or warning of
bespeak
to fortell; to be a sign or warning of
augury
sign; warning
soothsayer
fortune teller
misnomer
wrong use of a name
malapropism
wrong use of a word
obliterate
to destroy; to remove by rubbing out
subvert
to destroy or overthrow a government
decimate
to kill or destroy the large part of
desiccate
to dry out
desiccant
substance that absorbs moisture
raze
to destroy buildings, towns, etc.
fell
to cut down trees
demolish
to destroy
annihilate
to destroy
dilapidate
to destroy
mar
to damage
ravage
to damage
impair
to damage
immortal
never dying
mortal
be to die
morbid
diseased
moribund
dying; at the point of death
moratorium
suspension of activity
mortuary
morgue
indulge
to overlook the fault of
extrapolate
to guess
speculate
to guess
surmise
to guess
conjecture
to guess
"sanguinea"
blood
sanguinary
bloody
sanguine
optimistic
reticent
saying little; briefly expressed; expressed in few words
taciturn
quiet; saying little
laconic
saying little; briefly expressed; expressed in few words
pithy
brief to the point
pith
core; essence
tacit
without words; silent
sententious
1)saying, by using a proverb, etc, in such way that is moralizing
2)pithy
epigram
a short, wise saying
loquacious
talkative
garrulous
talkative
concise
saying little; briefly expressed; expressed in few words
terse
saying little; briefly expressed; expressed in few words
essential
saying little; briefly expressed; expressed in few words
sontentious
saying little; briefly expressed; expressed in few words
succint
saying little; briefly expressed; expressed in few words
epigramatic
saying little; briefly expressed; expressed in few words
verbose
saying much; expressed in many words
voluble
saying much; expressed in many words
prolix
saying much; expressed in many words
circumlocutory
saying much; expressed in many words
copious
1)abundant in language, etc
2)wordy
"loque"
talk
interlocutor
on who takes a part in conversation, etc
circumlocutory
roundabout in speech, writing
candid
saying freely about one thinks
candar
noun for candid
querulous
complaining much; fretful
fretful
worried & nervous
abstruce
difficult to understand
debunk
to make known the falseness of myth, etc
divulge
to make known; to show
intimate
to show; to suggest or indicate
betray
to make known; to show
reveal
to make known; to show
lay bare
to expose; to make known
paucity
smallness in number
snippet
a small amount of piece
modicum
a small amount of piece
iota
a small number
plethora
a great amount
myriad
a great number
vituperate
to scold by cursing
anathematize
to curse
anathem
1)curse
2)object of hatred
revile
to curse
imprecate
to invoke evil on someone or something; to curse
solemn
very serious, sad
defer
1)to respect
2)to postpone duty, responsibility, payment, etc
revere
to respect
venerate
to respect
esteem
to respect
reverence
respect
deference
respect
veneration
respect
homage
respect
respectful
showing respect
reverential
showing respect
deferential
showing respect
respectable
deserving respect
venerable
deserving respect
estimable
deserving respect
reverent
deserving respect
respective
each
flippant
showing no respect
impertinent
showing no respect
flippancy
lack of respect
impertinent
1)not related
2)showing no deserved respect
pertinent
related
relevant
related
cognate
related
germane
related
impertinent
not related
irrelevant
not related
extraneous
not related
tangential
not related
plaintive
sorrowful
lugubrious
sad; sorrowful
woeful
sad; sorrowful
rueful
sad; sorrowful
mournful
sad; sorrowful
doleful
sad; sorrowful
lementable
sad; sorrowful
plaintift
one who sues
lachrymose
sad; sorrowful
gloomy
sad; sorrowful
glum
sad; sorrowful
dismal
sad; sorrowful
melancholy
sad; sorrowful
pathetic
sad; sorrowful
elegiac
sad; sorrowful
elegy
sad music or literature
"lacrima"
tear
lachrymal
of tears
overcast
dark and sad
murky
dark and sad
somber
longing for; sad
wistful
longing for; sad
levity
lack of seriousness
grave
serious
gravity
seriousness
frivolous
lacking in seriousness
congruous
harmonious
compatible
harmonious
consonant
harmonious
accordant
harmonious
incongruous
not harmonious
incompatible
not harmonious
dissonant
not harmonious
discordant
not harmonious
emancipate
to free; to literate
emaciate
to make thin
attenuate
to make thin or weak; to weaken
tenuous
thin
emaciated
thin
lean
thin
meager
thin
slender
thin
haggard
1)[face]looking thin because of lack of sleep, tiredness, etc
2)tired
gaunt
thin
wispy
thin
spare
thin
corpulent
fat
obese
fat
plump
fat
portly
thick in girth
rotund
round and fleshy
corpulence
fatness
obesity
fatness
girth
thickness or a round, cylindrical thing
"corp"
body
opulent
rich; wealthy
corpulent
fat
corporeal
1)of or related to body
2)that has a bodily shape
3)physical; sexual
"somatokis"
body
somatic
of or related to body
somatology
a field in anthropology in which human races are classified by their body characteristics such as color of skin, hair, ey, etc
tangible
that has a bodily shape; that can be touched
palpable
that has a bodily shape; that can be touched
tactile
that has a bodily shape; that can be touched
incorporeal
that does not have a bodily shape; that cannot be touched
intangible
that does not have a bodily shape; that cannot be touched
impalpable
that does not have a bodily shape; that cannot be touched
amorphous
shapeless; formless
lascivious
sexual; physical
lewd
sexual; physical
prurient
sexual; physical
sensual
sexual; physical
voluptuous
arousing sensual pleasure
solacious
obscene; sexual
lecherous
sexual; physical
obscene
morally disgusting; sexual
lecher
one who like sex
lustful
sexual; physical
lust
desire
carnal
sexual; physical
wanderlust
excessive desire to travel
"carn"
meat; flesh
carnal
1)of meat or flesh
2)physical; sexual
haggard
tired; lacking in energy
languid
tired; lacking in energy
lethargic
`tired; lacking in energy
effete
tired; lacking in energy
listless
too tired to show interest or to do something
exhausted
1)tired; out of energy
2)completely consumed or used up
exhaustive
thorough; comprehensive
prostrate
1)to exhausted completely
2)to lie face downward
phlegmatic
tired; lacking in energy
haggardness
tiredness; lack of energy
languor
tiredness; lack of energy
lethargy
tiredness; lack of energy
effeteness
tiredness; lack of energy
listlessness
tiredness; lack of energy
exhaustion
tiredness; lack of energy
prostration
1)complete exhaustion
2)physical weakness
phlegm
not enthusiastic
prone
1)tending to
2)lying face downward
pronate
to turn or lie face downward
sapine
lying face upward
sapinate
to turn or lie face upward
phagmatic
1)tired
2)not enthusiastic
lassitude
lack of vigor
latitude
freedom of speech, opinion, etc
constrict
to make or become tight or smaller
intrigue
1)to arouse a great interest or curiosity of
2)to make and carry out a secret plan or plot; to conspire
oust
to fire; to kick out; to eliminate
ouster
1)one who oust
2)elimination
vaciliate
to hesitate
dither
to hesitate
waver
to hesitate
baggle
to hesitate
demur
to hesitate
demure
modest
hesitant
hesitating
unassuming
modest
self-effacing
modest
self-efface
to be modest
lowly
modest
prudish
overly modest to an annoying degree
prude
a prudish person
thrive
to prosper
burgeon
to prosper
flourish
to prosper
auspicious
of the future success; prosperous; favorable
propitious
prosperous
hinder
to block
deter
to block
impede
to block
stymie
to block
restrain
to block
traverse
1)to cross
2)to block
occlude
to block
obstruct
to block
hamper
to block
thwart
to block
stunt
to block
blight
to block; to discourage
inhibit
to block
hindrance
something that blocks; blocked situation
deterence
something that blocks; blocked situation
impediment
something that blocks; blocked situation
stymie
something that blocks; blocked situation
restraint
something that blocks; blocked situation
traverse
something that blocks; blocked situation
occlusion
something that blocks; blocked situation
obstruction
something that blocks; blocked situation
obstacle
something that blocks; blocked situation
inhibition
something that blocks; blocked situation
engender
to be the cause of
recur
to happen again
concure
1)to agree
2)to happen at the same time
consent
to agree
assent
to agree
flout
to disagree
deprecate
to disagree
dissent
to disagree
flout
to oppose; to disagree
flount
to show off
deprecate
to consider as not important of valueble; to depreciate; to disapprove
dissident
a dissenter
languish
to become languid
transcendent
surpassing; super
transcendental
that cannot be explained by real world practice, happening, etc
surpass
to exceed
preclude
to prevent; to make impossible
forstall
to prevent; to do something forced in order to prevent
proclaim
to announce officially and publicly
condone
to forgive; to overlook
vindicate
to prove the truth; to justify; to defend against
vindictive
uncondoning; unforgiving
"ver"
truth
verify
truth
aver
to say positively that something is true
veritable
true; rightly named
veracious
truthful; honest
veracity
truthfulness