(N.) something added to something else as helpful or useful but not essential; an assistant or helper; a valuable quality or characteristic; (adj.) added or connected in a subordinate capacity; attached to a faculty or staff in an auxiliary capacity.
Synonyms: (n) associate, addition, accessory
(n.) the male sheep that leads the flock to the slaughterhouse; a leader, as in a desperate or violent undertaking; an indicator of trends.
synonyms: ringleader, initiator, barometer
antonyms: follower, imitator,emulator
v. to howl or screech like a cat; to quarrel
n. a harsh or noise cry; a racket
synonyms: v. whine; n. wail, screech
adj. absurb; wildly fantastic; impossible
synonyms: fanciful, visionary, quixotic, pie-in-the-sky
antonyms: realistic, down-to-earth, practicable
lacking in wholesome vigor or energy; worn-out or exhausted; sterile or unable to produce; out of date
synonyms: decadent, enfeebled, outmoded
antonyms: thriving, burgeoning, vigorous, dynamic
(n.) an accomplished and presumably irreversible deed, fact, or action.
synonym: accomplished fact
(adj.) narrow-minded and rigid, especially in opinions or prejudices; stubbornly and unthinkingly conservative
synonyms: intolerant, inflexible
antonyms: open-minded, tolerant, liberal, progressive
(n.) any system of things or people arranged or graded one above another in order of rank, wealth, class, etc.
synonyms: chain of command, pecking order
(n.) a religious service or rite; the form of a ritual or other act of public worship.
synonyms: ceremony, observance
(n.) something illusory, without substance, or without a basis in reality; an illusion.
synonym: optical illusion
(n.) a patch of low, soft, wet ground; a swamp; a confusing situation in which one is entrapped, as in quicksand
synonyms: bog, quagmire
antonyms: solid ground, bedrock, terra firma
(adj.) offensive or disgusting; foul-smelling; harmful or injurious
synonyms: fetid, noxious, vile, loathsome
antonyms: wholesome, pleasant, sweet-smelling
(adj.) forgetful; unaware
antonyms: aware, mindful, cognizant, alert
(n.) a base coward
synonyms: craven, dastard, "chicken"
antonyms: hero, stalwart, gallant
(n) a convert; a disciple
synonyms: novice, neophyte
antonyms: master, teacher, guide, guru
(adj.) resembling but not actually being; seemingly but not actually or completely
synonyms: kind of, semi-, as if
antonyms: totally, completely, actually, in fact
(n.) good-humored ridicule; teasing
synonyms: banter, persiflage
(adj.) irreverently mocking; coarse, vulgar, or indecent in language
synonyms: bawdy, risqué
antonyms: seemly, proper, decorous
(adj.) lying flat on one's back; listless or lethargic; apathetic or passive
synonyms: prone, prostrate; inert
antonyms: upright, erect, perpendicular, vertical
(n.) a short description or sketch; a picture or illustration with edges that gradually shade off; a decorative design on the title page of a book or at the beginning or end of a chapter.
synonyms: thumbnail sketch, anecdote
antonyms: epic, full-length treatment.