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Adapt
to change or adjust
adept
skilled
adopt
to accept or embrace, to accept formally
adverse
unfavorable, unfriendly, opposing
averse
opposed
advice
suggestion
advise
to counselm to give suggestions
affect
influence, be of importance to, produce an effect on
affect
to make pretense of, to fake, to feign
effect
result, consequence; to bring about, to produce
affront
inslult, offense
confront
to face
allusion
reference to
illusion
unreal image
apprise
to let know, to inform
appraise
to estimate value of
chronic
constant, long lasting
acute
short-lived, perhaps severe
coherent
intelligible, meaningful, logical
inherent
innate, essential, intrinsic
complacent
contented
complaisant
willing, obliging
complement
to complete, to go well with
compliment
a remark of courtesy or respect, praise
continual
repeated, happening often
continuous
uninterrupted, ceaseless
credible
believable, plausible
creditable
worthy of credit or praise, commendable
credulous
ready to believe, gullible, easily convinced
denote
to refer to explicity
connote
to suggest
depredation
sack
deprecation
disapproval, disparagement
detract
to take away from, to diminish
distract
to divert, to turn away from
discreet
prudent, careful, tactful
disinterested
impartial, having nothing to gain
uninterested
not interested in, unconcerned, incurious
elicit
to draw out
illicit
unlawful, illegal
eminent
prominent, ilustrious, preeminent
imminent
close at hand, impending
immanent
inherent, innate, intrinsic
farther
to a greater distance
further
more, addionally (in time or degree)
fewer
smaller in number
less
more limited in amount
flammable
combustible, able to burn
inflammable
combustible, able to burn
flout
to scorn, to treat with disdain
flaunt
to show off, exhibit
homogeneous
of the same kind, uniform, unmixed, similar in structure
heterogeneous
mixed or varied in composition
imply
to hint, or suggest, to indicate
infer
to conclude from known facts or premises
ingenious
clever
ingenuous
frank, artless, naive
ludricrous
ridulous
lugbrious
gloomy
perquisite
privlege that comes with a job
prerequisite
necessity, something required beforehand
precipitate
to bring on, to hasten, to quicken
precipitous
steep
persecute
to harass, to badger, to victimize
prosecute
to put on trial, to indict, to bring legal action against
perspective
viewpoint
prospective
future, expected
precede
to go in front of
proceed
to go ahead
prescribe
to order or advise (as in medicine)
proscribe
to condemn, to disapprove, to outlaw
supplement
to add to something
supplant
to replace, to usurp the place of
venal
capable of being bribed, corrupt
venial
forgivable