(v.) to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to distribute.
I allocated the pencils evenly.
(adj.) very enthusiastic, impassioned.
ant: indifferent, stolid
I was very ardent about my upcoming birthday.
(adj.) persistent, attentive, diligent.
She was assiduous in her work.
(adj.) prone to act in a hasty manner; impudent.
ant: prudent, wary, cautious
She was quick and brash.
(adj.) subject to whims or passing fancies.
ant: constant, steady
Her capricious mood was hard to keep up with.
(v.) to inflict physical punishment as a means of correction; to scold severely.
ant: commend, reward
They chastised their son by spanking him.
(adj.) abundant; plentiful; wordy, verbose.
ant: inadequate, meager
Thanksgiving is a copious holiday.
(v.) to turn aside; to stray from a norm; (n.) one who departs from a norm; (adj.) differing from a norm, heterodox, unconventional.
ant: conform to, abide by
We deviated from the norm for some change.
(adj.,part.) unnaturally thin.
ant: plump, fat
She was so emaciated it look like anorexia.
(v.) to rejoice greatly.
ant: mope, sulk, regret
I exulted after getting an A on my test.
(adj.) knotted, twisted, lumpy.
ant: smooth, unblemished
My headphones are always gnarled when their in my pockets.
(n.) a payment for damage or loss.
She owed me an indemnity when she broke my phone.
(n.) a hint; a vague notion.
Foreshadowing is like an inkling.
(adj.) clear, transparent; readily understood.
ant: clouded, murky
Some Hawaiian beach's water is limpid.
(adj.) almighty, having unlimited power or authority.
ant: powerless, impotent
Caesar was omnipotent.
(adj.) agreeable to the taste or one's sensibilities; suitable for consumption.
The feast was delicious and palatable.
(adj.) deeply affecting, touching; keen or sharp in taste or smell.
ant: unaffecting, bland
She was very poignant about simple situations.
(n.) bitter resentment or ill-will.
ant: goodwill, harmony
Her rancor was unhealthy.
(adj.) immature and overconfident; conceited.
ant: mature, judicious
Sophomores are often sophomoric.
(adj.) arising naturally; not planned or engineered in advance.
ant: premeditated, planned
I like to do spontaneous and adventurous things.