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intricate

intricate

puzzlingly detailed; complicated; involved; complex

intrigue


interesting

intimidation

intimidation

fear, restraint or discouragement caused by threat; the act of causing such

timid


domination

personification

personification

giving human qualities to an inanimate object or idea; any example of such; an embodiment or personal

fiction


person

antipathy

antipathy

a feeling of aversion or strong dislike; the opposite of sympathy; the object of such feeling

anti


antonym



scalpel

scalpel

small, light, straight knife w/ a very sharp blade, used in surgery & dissection

scrape


sharp

sedulous

sedulous

steadily busy or attentive; dilligent

studious


duty

levity

levity

lack of seriousness; inappropriate; lightheartedness; frivolity

witty


levitation

decrepitude

decrepitude

weakness because of advanced age or infirmity; feebleness

creep


decrease



amenable

amenable

responsible and responsive to what is right; willing to comply; persuadable; submissive

Bible


amen

malfeasance

malfeasance

misconduct or wrongful action, especially while in a position of trust

mal


false

filial

filial

pertaining to the relationship between children and their parents

father


phylum

invidious

invidious

arousing dislike or ill will; offensive because of discrimination

insidious


vicious

obsolescent

obsolescent

becoming obsolete; growing useless, becoming unused; going out of fashion

old


ancient

parody

parody

humorous and ridiculing imitation; a farce; a poor imitation

parrot


rap

schizophrenic

schizophrenic

suffering from a mental disorder characterized by withdrawal from reality.

schism


frenzy

moribund

moribund

near death or termination; dying

morir


morbid

candelabrum

candelabrum

one large candleholder with branches supporting several candles

candle


luminere

anachronism

anachronism

something out of place in time; such a representation

acronym


chronological

latent

latent

existing but not energized; capable of later full development

late


later

extemporary

extemporary

spoken or preformed without prior practice or memorization

improv


temporary

infer

infer

to conclude or derive from something assumed, known, or implied

refer


info

cognomen

cognomen

the family name; surname; a name by which one is known; a nickname

code name


nomenclature

filament

filament

a thin threadlike object

floss


file

obtrusive

obtrusive

pushing forward or outward; intruding or forcing in an unwarranted manner

observe


thrust

affront

affront

A challenge insult; an insolent confrontation; to offend by such

up front


taunt

alimentary

alimentary

pertaining to nourishment or food; nourishing

almonds



morose

morose

gloomy; dejected; sullen; ill-humored

morbid

moron

calumny

calumny

a false and injurious accusation or statement ; slander; defamation

calamity


callous

morass

morass

a marsh or bog; a difficult place or situation to get out of

mess


grass

extirpated

extirpated

eradicated; erased; uprooted

expired


excommunicated

infamous

infamous

famous for bad qualities; notorious; vile

mafia


sinner



adage

adage

an old saying of instructive value; a proverb

passage


age

filch

filch

to steal slyly, usually something of little value

grinch


flick

obsequious

obsequious

excessively servile; overly obedient or attentive; fawning

servant


obsessive

affulence

affulence

great material abundance; wealth; opulence

influence


fluent

alacrity

alacrity

eager and cheerful willingness or readiness.

creativity


laugh

motif

motif

a dominant, recurrent, and characterizing theme, pattern, or feature.

motive


motto

motley

motley

Of many different colors or varied characteristics; hetergenous

multi


medley

callow

callow

inexperienced; immature

calf


low

aperature

aperature

opening, hole

puncture


tear

essence

essence

perfume

scent


presence

estranged

estranged

changed from a close and friendly relationship to a distant and hostile one; alienated

strangle


range

estuary

estuary

the wide mouth of the river where it merges with an ocean or sea

tributary


delta

misanthrope

misanthrope

one who hates or constantly distrusts mankind

atheist


lone

miscegenation

miscegenation

intermixing of races by marriage or sexual relations

mixed


generation

mitigate

mitigate

to make or become milder, less painful, less servere, less blameworthy

mediate


arbitrate

subsume

subsume

to make or become milder, less painful, less servere, less blameworthy

consume


substitute

ethereal

ethereal

light and airy; celestial; heavenly

ether


feather

ethical

ethical

conforming to accepted or prescribed to stanfords of conduct

logic


theoretical

blight

blight

a disease which destroys plants; anything destructive of growth, hopes, character, etc. to cause such effects

plight


plague