Chapter 16-21 Snyonyms

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Again, synonyms are helpful. c:

pique

irritate

plebeian

peon, peasant, base, lowly

precocious

advanced

predatory

pillaging, despoiling

prowess

strength, dominance, power

pugnacious

combative, belligerent

purloin

burglarize

pusillanimous

fainthearted, timid

quell

calm

rabble

riffraff

rabid

uncontrollable, fervid

vindictive

vengeful

circumspect

judicious, prudent

renegade

turncoat, defector

retribution

reprisal

hurtle

hurl

scourge

torment, bane, curse

caustic

acidic, harsh

taciturn

reticent, reserved

agnostic

skeptic

terse

abbreviated, curt

uncanny

eerie

penitent

apologetic

vindicate

exonerate, acquit

raillery

banter

impregnable

unbeatable

inherent

intrinsic

irreverent

insubordinate

expedite

hurry, hasten, streamline

filibuster

derail

pristine

pure

pithy

succinct

invective

reproach

prodigal

wastrel, libertine

torpid

apathetic, lethargic

tenuous

thin, unconvincing, fragile

discordant

conflicting

mellifluous

harmonious

epicurean

hedonistic, gormet

oeuvre

canon

verdant

lush

vagary

whim, caprice

vacuous

empty-headed

attrition

erosion

archetype

model

insouciant

nonchalant

static

immobile, inert

stipulate

require

proliferate

multiply

tenet

cornerstone, creed

ruminate

ponder, reflect

vigilant

alert

dissident

renegade

petulant

contemptuous

derivative

offspring, branch

accolade

kudos, recognition

demur

object, disagree

invidious

malicious

august

regal, magnificent

semblance

similarity, copy

autodidact

self-made

asinine

foolish, boorish

conduit

channel

indiscretion

peccadillo, transgression

picayune

worthless, cheap

dossier

record

behest

demand

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