word list 4

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abortive

failing to succeed, unsuccessful, fruitless, futile, ineffectual

abrogate

abolished, to annul, to void, to cancel by authority

antithetic

directly opposed to something, opposite, contradictory

approbation

approval, commendation, sanction

bland

not irritating, mild, soothing, not stimulating

clement

mild, favorable, mercificul in disposition or character, lenient, compassionant

counterpart

duplicated, corresponding part, parallel, or facsimile

contrive

devised to, to plan, to plot, to design

contentious

quarrelsome, giving to arguing, contrary, belligerent, discordant

deprecate

disparage, to express disapproval

defamatory

slandering; harming somebody's name or reputation, maligning

docile

easily taught or managed, tractable, teachable, obedient

enshrine

preserved with care, consecrated, cherished as sacred

evanescent

fleeting, momentary, transatory, transient, ephemeral

estrange

keep at a distance, to remove from a custom relationship to separate or disunite

expend

use up, consume, spend

equitable

fair, just, unbiased, even-handed, objective

emaciated

thin, lean, gaunt, scrawny, skinny

fell

fierce, cruel, severe, inhumane, truculent, lethal

feasible

capable of being done, likely, workable, practicable

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