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Adhere

To stick fast Syn:stick on;hold

Amazon

Large, strong or athletic women- female warrior

Bequath

To give or bestow in one's will Syn:hand down;pass

Candid

Frank;Honest Syn:direct;forthright Ant:dishonest;gaurded

Chronic

Constant;habitual Syn:lingering;persistent Ant:sporadic

Eccentric

Odd Syn:bizzare;strange Ant:conventional;usual

Forage

To search for Syn:scavange;rummage

Impale

To pierce;thrust through Syn:spear;stab

Increment

An increase Syn:growth;rise Ant:decline

Initiative

Unprompted action;first step Syn:proposal;idea

Insolence

Insulting behavior;impudence Syn:disrespect;rudeness Ant:respect

Nocturnal

Occuring at night

Regal

Royal Syn:majestic;imperial

Stipulate

To specify Syn:detail

Synthetic

Artificial Syn:manmade Ant:natural

Arable

Suitable for cultivation. Farmable.

Archaic

Extremely old. Antiquated.

Archipelago

A large group of islands. Cluster.

Commute

To change a penaly to a less severe one. Mitigate.

Distend

To extend a great deal. Bloat.

Flippant

Marked by disrespectful lightheartedness or casulness. Pert.

Fernetic

Frantic. Hectic.

Immutable

Unchangeable. Absolute.

Inundate

To cover with a flood. Swamp.

Ruminate

To contemplate. Think over.

Scrtinize

To examine very carefully. Inspect.

Sensory

Having to do with the senses or sensation.

Soporfic

Sleep inducing. Hypnotic.

Supersede

To cause to be set aside or replace. Supplant.

Torpor

Sluggishness. Languor.

askance

adj- with disapproval

assent

v- to agree

cumulative

adj- increasing

curt

adj- abrupt

feral

adj- suggestive of a wild beast

fulsome

adj- abundant

husband

v- to manage economically

insular

adj- characteristic of an isolated people

lampoon

v- to mock

mannered

adj- artificial

placate

v- to soothe

rustic

adj- rural

specious

adj- misleading (having truth ring, being not true)

stagnation

n- motionlessness

theology

n- study of religion

anomaly

n- deviation from common rule

antiquated

adj- too old to be fashionable

condole

v- to grieve

endemic

adj- native

heresy

n- belief that is opposed to the established

incorrigible

adj- incapable of being changed

inquest

n- an inquiry

misnomer

n- error in naming

mote

n- speck

pilfer

v- to steal

proponent

n- advocate

rescind

v- to repeal

stint

v- to be frugal

surmount

v- to conquer

volley

n- flight of missiles

cloying

adj- excessively sweet

cull

v- to weed out

ebullient

adj- bubbling with excitement

expound

v- explain in detail

expunge

v- to erase

fictive

adj- fictional

importunate

adj- troublesomely urgent

integral

adj- essential

intrepid

adj- fearless

maverick

n- person who doesn't go with group

pervade

v- to spread throughout

proximity

n- nearness

rife

adj- abundant with

sully

v- to taint

transgress

v- to violate a law

animus

n- feeling of ill will

arcane

adj- secret

compliant

adj-willing

disparate

adj-different

exponent

n- champion, advocate

feign

v- to pretend

imminent

adj- just about to happen

indomitable

adj- incapable of being conquered

insular

adj- like an island

mitigate

v- to make less severe

patronize

v- act as patron of

proffer

v- offer for acceptance

proscribe

v- to outlaw

solicitous

adj- anxious

voluble

adj- talkative

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