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accolade
(n) recognition of achievement or superiority
Syn: distinction, honor, award.
adroit
(adj) showing art or skill in doing or performing
Syn: deft, nimble, skillful
mutable
(adj) open to or capable of change
Syn: changeable, variable
nefarious
(adj) so objectional as to elicit hatred or deserve condemnation
Syn: abominable, despicable, vile
pittance
(n) a woefully meager allowance, wage, or portion
Syn: modicum, trifle
innate
(adj) natural, inborn, inherent
Syn: intrinsic, congenital
behemoth
(n) a creature of enormous size, power, or appearance
Syn: mammoth
manifest
(v) to show plainly
Syn: exhibit, evince
imminent
(adj) about to happen, threatening
Syn: impending, looming
incite
(v) to arouse to aciton
Syn: coax, induc, provoke
syntax
(n) organization of words in sentences
Syn: grammar, sentence structure
innocuous
(adj) lacking the qualities needed for spiritedness and originality
Syn: bland, harmless, innocent
obsolete
(adj) no longer in use
Syn: superceded
macabre
(adj) horribly gruesome
Syn: chilling, morbid
felicitous
(adj) suitable for a particular person, condition, occupation, or place
Syn: appropriate, correct
solvent
(adj) having enough money to pay one's debts
Syn: "in the black"
squalid
(adj) heavily soiled, very dirty or unclean
Syn: filthy, vile
raiment
(n) clothing, garments
plagiarism
(n) borrowing language from a source without giving credit
2 types: intentional, unintentional
brackets
[ ] Brackets allow you to insert your own words into quoted material and raw information