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intricate

intricate

Puzzlingly detailed; complicated,


involved; complex

intrigue


tricky




The crossword puzzle was very intricate.

Intimidation

Intimidation

Fear, restraint, or discouragement caused by threat.

timid


domination




The intimidation shown by the smaller fighter is great.

personification

personification

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

fiction


person




She has the personification of a young lady.

antipathy

antipathy

feeling of adversion or strong dislike; opposite of sympathy; object of such feelings

anti


antonym



I cant describe the antipathy I have for math.

Scalpel

Scalpel

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

scrape


sharp




Surgeons will most likely use a scalpel to cut.

sedulous

sedulous

steadily busy or attentive; dilligent

studious


duty

levity

levity

Lack if seriousness

witty


levitation




I'm tired of your levity.

amenable

amenable

Responsible and responsive

amen


negotiate




I am very proud about how amenable you have become.

Decreptitude

Decreptitude

Weakness because of advanced age or infirmity

crippled


decomposed




There is a lot of decrepitude at a retirement home.

Malefeasance

Malefeasance

Misconduct or wrongful action

mal


menace




Your malefeasance has been out of control lately.

Filial

Filial

pertaining to the relationship between children and their parents

familia


family




Its always important to have a good filial relationship.

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

outdated


absent




My shoes are getting obsolescent.

parody

parody

humorous and rediculous imitation

parrots


rap




There are many parodies made from songs.

schizophrenic

schizophrenic

suffering from a mental disorder characterized by withdrawal from reality.

frantic


schism




Many TV shows have episodes with a schizophrenic character.

moribund

moribund

near death or termination; dying

morbid


mortal




My uncle had a moribund experience.

candelabrum

candelabrum

one large candleholder with branches supporting several candles

candle


menorah




Everyone has a candelabrum.

anachromnism

anachromnism

something out of a place in time; such a representation

acronym


chronological

latent

latent

existing but not energized; capable of later full development

talent


late




There are many latest inventions that havent been put to use.

extemporary

extemporary

spoken or preformed without prior practice or memorization

temper


priority

infer

infer

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

induct


info

cognomen

cognomen

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

cop


name

filament

filament

a thin threadlike object

floss


line




I need to cut that filament that is hanging from my shirt.

obtrusive

obtrusive

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

observe


trespass




Obtrusive people are never liked.

affront

affront

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

offensive


taunt

alimentary

alimentary

pertaining to nourishment or food; nourishing

almonds


lime




Order an alimentary meal.

morose

morose

gloomy; dejected; sullen; ill-humored

moron


roses




It is very morose outside.

calumny

calumny

a false and injurious accusation or statement ; slander; defamation

mean


curse




There has been many calumnies.

morass

morass

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

grass


moss




My friend lives next to a morass.

extirpated

extirpated

eradicated; erased; uprooted

extract


exit




My teacher exirpated the board.

infamous

infamous

famous for bad qualities; notorious; vile

mafia


famous




Most rappers are infamous.

adage

adage

an old saying of instructive value; a proverb

advice


old age

filch

filch

to steal slyly, usually something of little value

lift (shop)


snatch




We have many kids who filch at our school.

obsequious

obsequious

excessively servile; overly obidient or attentive; fawning

observant


servant

affulence

affulence

great material abundance; wealth; opulence

influence


fluid




Bill Gates has great affulence.



alacrity

alacrity

eager and cheerful willingness or readiness.

electrified


creativity

motif

motif

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

motive


fit

callow

callow

inexperienced; immature

shallow


calf

motley

motley

of many different colors

money


yellow

aperature

aperature

hole; opening

turtle


puncture

essence

essence

perfume;

scent


presence

estranged

estranged

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

extended


strangle

estruary

estruary

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

steward


tribituary

misanthrope

misanthrope

one who hates or constantly distrusts mankind

mrs grant


ant



miscegenation

miscegenation

intermixing of races by marriage or sexual relations

mixed


nation

mitigate

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

mediate


minimal




The doctor helped mitigate my injury.

subsume

subsume

to put into or include within a larger class or category

consume


sub




I have to subsume him.

ethereal

ethereal

light and airy; celestial; heavenly

angel


ether




This ball with holes is very ethereal.

ethical

ethical

conforming to accepted to prescibed stanfords of conduct

logical


bible

blight

blight

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

plight


plague




My garden was hit with blight.