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syn.) associate, adddition, accessory
adjunct
syn.) ringleader, initiator, barometer
bellwether
syn.) whine
caterwaul
syn.) wail, screech
caterwaul
syn.) fanciful, visionary, quixotic, pie-in-the-sky
chimerical
syn.) decadent, enfeebled, outmoded
effete
syn.) accomplished fact
fait accompli
syn.) intolerant, inflexible
hidebound
syn.) chain of command, pecking order
hierarchy
syn.) ceremony, observance
liturgy
syn.) optical illusion
mirage
syn.) bog, quagmire
morass
syn.) fetid, noxious, vile, loathsome
noisome
syn.) insensible
oblivious
syn.) craven, dastard, "chicken"
poltroon
syn.) novice, neophyte
proselyte
syn.) kind of, semi-, as if
quasi
syn.) banter persiflage
raillery
syn.) bawdy, risque
ribald
syn.) prone, prostrate; inert
supine
syn.) thumbnail sketch, anecdote
vignette
ant.) realistic, down-to-earth, practicable
chimerical
ant.) thriving, burgeoning, vigorous, dynamic
effete
ant.) open-minded, tolerant, liberal, progressive
hidebound
ant.) solid ground, bedrock, terra firma
morass
ant.) wholesome, pleasant, sweet-smelling
noisome
ant.) aware, mindful, cognizant, alert
oblivious
ant.) hero, stalwart, gallant
poltroon
ant.) master, teacher, guide, guru
proselyte
ant.) totally, completely, actually, in fact
quasi
ant.) seemly, proper, decorous
ribald
ant.) upright, erect, perpendicular, vertical
supine
ant.) epic, full-length treatment
vignette
ant.) keep secret, withhold information
apprise
ant.) teetotaling, abstemious, temperate
bibulous
ant.) implant, nurture, foster, instill
deracinate
ant.) selfish, self-seeking, uncharitable
eleemosynary
ant.) foreign, alien, exoteric, imported
indigenous
ant.) dry-eyed, cheerful, merry, hilarious
lachrymose
ant.) friendly chat, peace and quiet
melee
ant.) universe, macrocosm, cosmos, totality
microcosm
ant.) huge, massive, monumental
minuscule
ant.) clarify, elucidate, explicate
obfuscate
ant.) unite, unify, reconcile
polarize
ant.) bloodless, ashen, pessimistic, gloomy
sanguine
ant.) correct usage
solecism
ant.) overlord
vassal
syn.) auspices
aegis
syn.) acquaint, notify
apprise
syn.) inebrious, alcoholic
bibulous
syn.) fan club, flatterers, hangers-on
claque
syn.) extirpate, eradicate, expunge
deracinate
syn.) philanthropic, beneficent
eleemosynary
syn.) endemic, domestic, homegrown
indigenous
syn.) tearful, doleful, dolorous
lachrymose
syn.) wordbook, glossary
lexicon
syn.) fracas, brawl, scuffle, donnybrook
melee
syn.) epitome, world in little
microcosm
syn.) infinitesimal, insignificant
minuscule
syn.) muddy the waters
obfuscate
syn.) benevolence, solicitude, fatherliness
paternalism
syn.) split, divide, alienate, estrange
polarize
syn.) jurisdiction, orbit
purview
syn.) flushed, rosy
sanguine
syn.) misusage, blunder, faux pas
solecism
syn.) menial, minion
vassal
syn.) servile
vassal
syn.) realism, lifelikeness, authenticity
verisimilitude
ant.) central, key, primary, principal, main
ancillary
ant.) weakness, shortcoming, foible
forte
ant.) for a price
gratis
ant.) model, miniature, microcosm
macrocosm
ant.) dirge, elegy, lament, threnody
paean
ant.) shortage, paucity, dearth, scarcity
plethora
ant.) idealistic, impractical, visionary
pragmatic
ant.) unequivocal, crystal-clear, unambiguous
quizzical
ant.) liberality, generosity, altruism
rapacity
ant.) united front, reconciliation
schism
ant.) harmful, injurious, deleterious
therapeutic
ant.) amateur, beginner, novice, mediocre
virtuoso
syn.) auxiliary, subsidiary, accessory
ancillary
syn.) censor, purge, expurgate
bowdlerize
syn.) deign
condescend
syn.) dupe, deceive, beguile, inveigle
cozen
syn.) island, subgroup
enclave
syn.) gift, aptitude, specialty
forte
syn.) on the house; freely
gratis
syn.) emblem, idol
icon
syn.) gap, slot, crevice, interval, lacuna
interstice
syn.) cosmos, entirety
macrocosm
syn.) impostor, quack
mountebank
syn.) hymn, ode, anthem
paean
syn.) banter, jesting, repartee, badinage
persiflage
syn.) surplus, surfeit, glut, excess
plethora
syn.) down-to-earth, businesslike
pragmatic
syn.) peculiar, perplexed, mystified, derisive
quizzical
syn.) avarice, cupidity, voraciousness
rapacity
syn.) rift, breach
schism
syn.) curative, salutary, salubrious
therapeutic
syn.) expert, master, prodigy, maestro
virtuoso