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capsize

overturn, upset

contend

1.) compete, vie, take part in as a contest, fight struggle 2.) argue, maintain as true, assert

contentious

quarrelsome, belligerent

decease

death demise

din

loud noise, uproar, clamor, racket,

distinguish

tell apart, differentiate, recognize

divulge

make known, reveal, disclose,

drought

long period of dry weather, lack of rain, dryness

famish

starve, suffer from extreme hunger, make extremely hungry

illuminate

light up, brighten. lighten

inaudible

incapable of being heard, not audible

incense

make extremely angry, enrage, madden, infuriate,

inundate

flood, swamp, deluge

jeopardy

danger, peril

jeopardize

endanger, imperil

magnify

cause to be or look larger, enlarge, amplify, exaggerate

municipal

of a city or town

puncture

make a hole with a pointed object, pierce, perforate

rummage

search thoroughly by turning over all the contents, ransack

simultaneously

at the same time, concurrently, together

subsequently

later, afterward, next

survive

live longer than, outlive, outlast

traverse

pass across, over, or through, croxx

velocity

speed, swiftness, celerity, rapidity

accommodate

1.) hold or contain without crowding or inconvenience, have room for 2.) oblige, do a favor for, furnish with something desired

apprehend

1.) anticipate (foresee) with fear, dread 2.) arrest

apprehension

alarm uneasiness

apprehensive

fearful, afraid

cleave

stick, adhere, cling, be faithful

conceal

keep secret, withdraw from observation, hide, secret

content

satisfied, pleased

culprit

one guilty of a fault or crime, offender, wrongdoer

eliminate

drop, exclude, remove, get rid of, rule out

facetious

given to joking, not to be taken seriously, witty, funny

fatigue

tire, exhaust, weary

fatigue

exhaustion, weariness

infallible

incapable of being in error, sure, certain, absolutely reliable

pilfer

steal (in small amounts), purloin

province

1.) proper business or duty, sphere, jurisdiction 2.) territory, region, domain

reflect

think carefully, meditate, contemplate

reverse

turn completely about, change to the opposite position, revoke, annul

reverse

setback, defeat, reversal

reversible

able to be worn with either side out

shallow

1.) not deep 2.) lacking intellectual depth, superficial, uncritical

superfluous

beyond what is necessary or desirable, surplus, needless

surmount

conquer, overcome, climb over

urban

having to do with cities or towns

vicinity

neighborhood, locality, region, about or near a place

vocation

occupation, calling, bbusiness, trade, profession

affluent

very wealthy, rich, opulent

avarice

excessive desire for wealth, greediness, cupidity

avaricious

greedy, grasping, covetious

covet

desire, long for, crave, especially something belonging to another

dowry

money, property, etc.., that a bride brings to her husband

financial

having to do with money matters, monetary, pecuniary, fiscal

fleece

deprive or strip of money or belongings by fraud, charge excessively for goods or services. swindle, rob, cheat,

hoard

save and conceal, accumulate, amass

lavish

1.) to free in giving using or spending, profuse, prodigal 2.) given or spent too freely, very abundant, extravagant, profuse

lucrative

profitable, moneymaking

means

wealth, property, resources

opulence

wealth, riches, affluence

sumptuous

involving large expense, luxurious, costly

apprehensive

expecting something unfavorable, afraid anxious

cower

draw back tremblingly, shrink or crouch in fear, cringe, recoil,

dastardly

cowardly and mean

intimidate

make fearful or timid, frighten, force by fear, bully

poltroon

thorough coward, dastard, craven

timid

lacking courage or self confidence

trepidation

nervous agitation, fear, fright, trembling

audatious

1.)bold, fearlessly daring 2.) too bold, insolent, impudent

audacity

nerve rashness, remerity

dauntless

fearless, intrepid, very brave, valiant

exploit

heroic act, daring deed, feat

fortitude

courage in facing danger , hardship, or pain, endurance, bravery, pluck, backbone, valor

indomitable

incapable of being subdued, unconquerable, invincible

plucky

courageous, brave, valiant, valorous

rash

overhasty, foolhardy, reckless, impetuous, taking to much risk

acede

agree, assent, consent, acquiesce

accord

harmony, agreement

compact

agreement, understanding, accord, covenant

compatible

able to exisr together harmoniously, in harmony, agreeable, congenial

compromise

settlement reached by a partial yielding on both sides

conform

be in agreement or armony with, act in accordance with accepted standards or customs, comply, obey

consistent

keeping to the same principles throughout, showing no contradiction, in accord, compatible, consonant

correspond

be in harmony, match, fit, agree, be similar

dovetail

to fit together with , so as to form a harmonious whole. interlock with

reconcile

cause to be friendly again, bring back to harmony

relent

become less harsh severe. or strict. soften in temper, yield

altercation

noisy, angry dispute, quarrel, wrangle

antagonize

make an enemy of arouse the hostility of

cleavage

split, division, schism, chasm

discord

disagreement, dissension, strife

discrepancy

difference, disagreement, variation, inconsistency

dissent

differ in opinion, disagree, object

embroil

draw into conflict

estrange

turn (someone) from affection to dislike or enmity, make unfriendly, separate, alienate

friction

conflict of ideas between persons or parties of opposing views, disagreement

irreconcilable

unable to be brought into friendly accord or understanding, hostile beyond the possibility of reconciliation not reconcilable, incompatible

litigation

lawsuit, act or process of carrying on a lawsuit

at variance

in disagreement, at odds

wrangle

quarrel noisily, dispute angrily, brawl, bicker

condiment

somthing added to or served with food to enhance its flavor, seasoning

devour

eat up greedily, feast upon like an animal or a glutton, dispatch

edible

fit for human consumption, eatable. comestible, nonpoisonous

glutton

1.) greedy eater, person in the habit of eating too much 2.) person with a great capacity for enduring or doing something

lusious

delicious, juicy and sweet, delectable

palatable

agreeable to the taste, pleasing, savory, good but...

slake

bring to an end through refreshing drink, satisfy, quench

succulent

full of juice, juicy

voracious

having a huge appetite, greedy in eating, gluttonous, ravenous

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