Verb: to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to distribute. (Syn) assign, allot, apportion
Verb: to yield to; to assume an office or dignity. (Syn) consent, concur, comply, assent. (Ant) demur, balk at
Adj. high-spirited, enthusiastic, unrestrained; excessive, abundant. (Syn) lively, ebullient, irrepressible, lavish. (Ant) depressed, despondent, sulky, restrained
Adj. stubbornly disobedient, resisting authority. (Syn) unruly, obstinate, contrary, ornery. (Ant) obedient, docile, cooperative, compliant
Verb: to hold back; to put down or check by force. (Syn) subdue, curb, stifle, constrain, bottle up. (Ant) liberate, set loose, provoke, excite
Adj. not able to be wounded or hurt; shielded against attack. (Syn) impregnable, impervious, immune. (Ant) exposed, unprotected, defenseless
Adj. ordinary, not outstanding; not easily classified. (Syn) plain, unremarkable, vivid, prepossessing. (Ant) distinctive, remarkable, vivid, prepossessing
Adj. so small as to be almost be immesurable; minute. (Syn) tiny, minuscule, microscopic, unnoticeable. (Ant) vast, immense, huge, infinite
Verb. to turn away; to make indiffernt or hostile; to transfer, convey. (Syn) separate, drive apart, estrange. (Ant) befriend, attract, captivate, reconcile
Adj. extremely poisonous; full of malice; spiteful. (Syn) venomous, noxious, baneful, hateful. (Ant) innocuous, harmless, benign
Verb. to make permanent or long lasting. (Syn) continue, preserve, prolong inddefinitely. (Ant) discontinue, abolish, abandon
Noun. slander or libel. (Syn) vilification, calumny, mudslinging. (Ant) salute, tribute, testimonial, praise
Adj. quarrelsome, inclined to argue. (Syn) argumentative, disputatious, combative. (Ant) agreeable, amiable, affable, pacific
Adj. intense, forceful, powerful (Syn) emphatic, fierce, vigorous, impassioned. (Ant) apathetic, lukewarm, subdued, muted
Adj. discouraged, dejected, downcast. (Syn) despondent, disconsolate (Snt) elated, cheerful, self-satisfied, cocky.
Adj. not able to be erased or removed; memorable. (Syn) lasting, permanent, unforgettable. (Ant) erasable impermanent, ephemeral
Noun. a route of travel; a record of travel; a guidebook. (Syn) schedule, program
Adj. slow-moving, sluggish, unemotional. (Syn) lethargic, indolent, torpid, stolid, impassive. (Ant) emotional, sensitive, thin-skinnes, excitable
Verb. to relieve, make more bearable. (Syn) lesson, lighten, allay, mitigate, assuage.
Verb. to praise. (Syn) hail, extol, glorify, exalt. (Ant) criticize, censure, belittle, disparage
Verb. to anticipate and prevent; to remove, dispose of. (Syn) preclude, forestall, ward off.
Adj. harmless, inoffensive; insignificant. (Syn) feeble, impotent, unobjectionable, insipid. (Ant) harmful, dangerous, pernicious, toxic, virulent
Verb. to adapt to a new climate, environment, or situation. (Syn) accustom, learn the ropes
Adj. smoothly agreeable or polite; pleasing to the senses. (Syn) sophisticated, urbane, polished (Ant) crude, clumsy, unpolished, oafish, loutish
Adj. old and feeble; worn-out, ruined. (Syn) infirm, broken-down, rickety, dilapidated. (Ant) vigorous, robust, sturdy.
Noun. something of value; a resource; an advantage. (Syn) property, possession, holding, endowment. (Ant) drawback, handicap, liability.
Noun. irritation or humiliation caused by disappointment or frustration; Verb. to cause such a feeling. (Syn)(n) vexation, mortification; (v) abash, mortify. (Ant) (n) jubilation, exultation, triumph; (v) exult, delight.
Verb. to fill with dismay or horror. (Syn) shock, stun, stupefy, horrify (Ant) please, cheer, gladden, elate, exhilarate.
Verb. to think about in a dreamy way, ponder. (Syn) meditate, contemplate, daydream.
Adj. unnatural, distorted, bizarre. (Syn) fantastic, outlandish, ugly, deformed. (Ant) appealing, attractive, comely.
Noun. an unsuitable or misleading name. (Syn) misnaming, malapropism
Adj. firmly established, long-lasting; habitual. (Syn) persisting, chronic, dyed-in-the-wool. (Ant) sporadic, intermittent, occasional
Verb. to move about stealthily; to lie in hiding. (Syn) lurk, slink, prowl.
Verb. to express agreement, approval. (Syn) agree, assent, ratify, sanction (Ant) disagree, differ, part company.
Adj. deserving blame or punishment. (Syn) objectionable, blameworthy, culpable, odious. (Ant) commendable, blameless, meritorious.
Adj. generous in forgiving, above small meanness. (Syn) unselfish, charitable, noble, bighearted. (Ant) petty, selfish, unforgiving, spiteful
Verb. to belittle, speak slightingly of; to undervalue. (Syn) degrade, decry, run down, underrate (Ant) praise, extol, laud, plug
Verb. to have effect or force on or against someone or something, fight against (Syn) counter oppose, work against.
Noun. passing off or using as one's own the writing (or other materials) of another person. (Syn) piracy, theft.
Adj. innocent, simple; frank, sincere. (Syn) naive, artless, guileless, candid. (Ant) artful, crafty, worldly, sophisticated.
Noun. a strong dislike, hostile feeling (Syn) hostility, enmity, aversion, bad blood (Ant) attraction, appeal, allure, sympathy.
Adj. clear, transparent; readily understood (Syn) lucid, intelligible (Ant) clouded, murky, opaque.
Adj. suggesting an incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens; given to irony, sarcastic. (Syn) incongruous, satiric, sardonic, why (Ant) straightforward, unequivocal.
Noun. a noisy quarrel or brawl. (Syn) row, altercation, rhubarb, brouhaha (Ant) agreement, accord, unanimity, harmony
Adj. stern, unyielding, gloomy, ill-humored. (Syn) harsh, bleak, forbidding, saturnine (Ant) cheery, inviting, genial
Adj. strange, mysterious, weird, beyond explanation (Syn) eerie, inexplicable, spooky
Verb. to express agreement; Noun agreement. (Syn) concur, consent, accede (Ant) disagree, differ, dissent
Verb. to affirm openly; to state belief in; to claim, pretend (Syn) assert, declare, proclaim, purport (Ant) disclaim, disavow, repudiate
Adj. abundant; plentiful; wordy, verbose. (Syn) ample, profuse, bountiful (Ant) inadequate, meager, scanty, concise.
Adj. roomy, spacious (Syn) comfortable, ample, capacious (Ant) cramped, claustrophobic, insufficient.
Verb. to repeal, cancel. (Syn) withdraw, revoke, retract, annul, abrogate (Ant) affirm, endorse, uphold, ratify.
Noun. a state of perplexity or doubt. (Syn) confusion, dilemma, predicament
Adj. possible, able to be done. (Syn) workable, practicable, viable. (Ant) unworkable, impractical
Noun. honesty, high moral standards; an unimpaired condition, completeness, soundness (Syn) recitude, probity (Ant) dishonesty, corruption, turpitude
Verb. to attack from all sides; to surround, him in; (adj.,part.)harassed, troubled; studded (as with jewels) (Syn) (v) assail, harass, badger, pester, torment
Verb. to appease, soothe, pacify (Syn) satisfy, mollify, allay, conciliate. (Ant) vex, irk, provoke, exasperate, annoy.
Adj. bending easily; bending with agility; readily adaptable; servile. (Syn) flexible, limber, pliable, pliant (Ant) stiff, rigid, unbending, hidebound
Adj. open and responsive to ideas or suggestions (Syn) open-minded, tolerant, amenable (Ant) narrow-minded, intolerant, hidebound
Adj. eager, earnest, devoted (Syn) ardent, fervent, devout, dogged, gung ho
Adj. majestic, inspiring admiration and respect. (Syn) stately, dignified, exalted, venerable (Ant
Verb. to renounce, repudiate under oath; to avoid, shun (Syn) forswear, retract, recant abstain from (Ant) affirm, avow, aver, profess
Noun. a wasteful person, spendthrift; a good-for-nothing (Syn) loafer, idler, squanderer, profiligate (Ant) skinflint, tightwad, miser
Adj. sleepy, drowsy; inducing sleep (Syn) groggy, soporific (Ant) alert, lively, wide-awake, stimulating
Adj. capable of being touched; real, concrete (Syn) penetrating, cutting, telling, acute (Ant) dull, bland, insipid, vapid, imperceptive
Adj. capable of being applied; relevant, suitable (Syn) appropriate, fit, apt, apposite (Ant) inappropriate, unsuitable, irrelevant
Noun. a wild uproar, din, or commotion (Syn) chaos, tumult, bedlam, three-ring circus (Ant) order, calm, tranquility, peace, repose
Noun. distinguished bravery; superior skill or ability (Syn) valor, courage, heroism, mastery, proficiency (Ant) cowardice, incompetence, ineptitude
Noun. proper behavior, good taste; orderliness (Ant) seemliness, good form, propriety (Ant) iimpropriety, bad form, bad taste
Noun. one who advocates, speaks for, explains, or interprets; (math) the power to which a number, symbol, or expression is to be raised (Syn) defender, champion, interpreter (Ant) critic, adversary, faultfinder, detractor
Adj. warlike in manner or temperament; quarrelsome (Syn) aggressive, combative, belligerent (Ant) amicable, peaceable, conciliatory, pacific
Verb. to praise extravagantly (Syn) glorify, applaud, acclaim, hail (Ant) criticize, belittle, disparage
Adj. lively, sprightly, full of energy (Syn) spirited, animated, ebullient (Ant) dull, spiritless, listless, indolent, languid
Adj. extremely loud. (Syn) thundering, booming, deafening, earsplitting (Ant) hushed, inaudible, whispered, mute.
Adj. talkative, wordy; fond of talking (Syn) gossipy, voluble, garrulous, long-winded (Ant) silent, reticent, closemouthed, terse, taciturn.
Verb. to give or pass on as an inheritance. (Syn) transmit, bestow, hand down.
Adj. quiet, settled, sober; Verb. to administer a tranquilizer. (Syn) unruffled, composed, cool and collected (Ant) loud, brash, flashy, flamboyant, garish, flighty
Adj. cheerful, lighthearted; casual, unconcerned (Syn) carefree, nonchalant, indifferent (Ant) glum, morose, despondent, depressed
Noun. comfort, relief; Verb. to comfort, console. (Syn) sooth, reassure, cheer up (Ant) vex, aggravate, upset
Adj. experimental in nature; uncertain, hesitant (Syn) provisional, inconclusive (Ant) definite, conclusive, confirmed
Noun. an exact copy (Syn) replica, duplicate, reproduction, clone. (Ant) variation, modification, permutation.
Verb. to clarify, explain (Syn) interpret, expound, explicate (Ant) obscure, becloud, muddy, obfuscate
Adj. neglectiful in performance of one's duty, careless (Syn) negligent, lax, slack (Ant) scrupulous, dutiful, punctilious
Verb. to interpret wrongly, mistake the meaning of (Syn) misjudge, misinterpret
Noun. a cheerful readiness; brisk and eager action (Syn) promptness, willingness, dispatch, celerity (Ant) reluctance, unwillingness, hesitancy.