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Admonish
To Scold Mildly
Berate, rebuke, reprimand
Apprehend
To take into custody; to take hold of mentally; percieve, understand
Arrest, Capture, Seize
Benign
Doing little or no harm; not malignant
Genial, Merciful, Obliging
Callous
Lacking pity or mercy; unfeeling
Hardhearted, impeninent
Eccentric
Deviating from the normal
Odd, unconventional
Erratic
Having no fixed course or purpose; irregular, random
Incalculable, uncertain, Vagarious
Exorbitant
Going beyond what is reasonable; excessive, extravagant
Absonant, preposterous, unconscionable
Flounder
To struggle to move or obtain footing; To move clumsily or ineffectively
Walter Cunningham floundered after the beating from scout at the playground
Gluttonous
Describing someone who greedily eats too much
Devouring, edacious, voracious
Illusory
Deceptive; not real
Chimerical, Ostensible, Semblant
Succinct
Concise; to the point
Breviloquent, laconic, pithy
Venerate
To revere or to respect
Admire, extol, laud
Virtuous
Pure; honorable
Chaste, exemplary, inculpable
Autocrat
A ruler with abosolute power; dictator
Absolutist, despot, tyrant
Cryptic
Having a hidden or ambiguous
Ambiguous meaning
Emaciated
Very thin
Attenuated, cadaverous, haggard
Eulogy
Spoken or written praise, especially of the recently deceased
Exaltation, glorification
Blithe
Joyful
Jocund, mirthful, vivacious
Allege
To declare; assert without proof
Avow, depose, recount
Precarious
Uncertain; insecure
Succulent
Full of Juice; Juicy
Luscious, Pulpy, Saturated
Vigilant
Staying watchful and alert to danger or trouble
Acute, Observant, wakeful
Supple
Easily bent or twisted; flexible, pliant
Lissome, resilient, svelte
Vindictive
Revengeful in spirit; inclined to seek vengeance
Avenging, Cruel, Grim
Ambiguous
Having two or more possible meanings; not clear
Halle's ambiguous smirk did nothing to help
Avow
To state openly; announce
In her first week, the principal avowed that she should change the lightbulbs
Dilate
To widen
As it got darker, the pupils of Georges eyes dilated to absorb as much light as possible
Brazen
Showing no shame; bold
Audacious, Contumelious, unabashed
Fawn
To behave in a servile manner; to flatter excessively
Flatter, grovel, slaver