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abortive
failing to succeed, unsuccessful, fruitless, futile, ineffectual
abrogate
abolished, to annul, to void, to cancel by authority
antithetic
directly opposed to something, opposite, contradictory
approbation
approval, commendation, sanction
bland
not irritating, mild, soothing, not stimulating
clement
mild, favorable, mercificul in disposition or character, lenient, compassionant
counterpart
duplicated, corresponding part, parallel, or facsimile
contrive
devised to, to plan, to plot, to design
contentious
quarrelsome, giving to arguing, contrary, belligerent, discordant
deprecate
disparage, to express disapproval
defamatory
slandering; harming somebody's name or reputation, maligning
docile
easily taught or managed, tractable, teachable, obedient
enshrine
preserved with care, consecrated, cherished as sacred
evanescent
fleeting, momentary, transatory, transient, ephemeral
estrange
keep at a distance, to remove from a custom relationship to separate or disunite
expend
use up, consume, spend
equitable
fair, just, unbiased, even-handed, objective
emaciated
thin, lean, gaunt, scrawny, skinny
fell
fierce, cruel, severe, inhumane, truculent, lethal
feasible
capable of being done, likely, workable, practicable