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v. to accept without protest, to agree or submit

syn: comply with, accede, consent, yield

ant: resist, protest


v. to entice, tempt, to be attractive to
n. a strong attraction; the power to attract, charm

syn: v. beguile, tantalize n. temptation, enticement

ant: v. repel, turn off n. repellent


adj. adv. twisted to one side, crooked; disapprovingly

syn: awry, lopsided, cockeyed

ant: straight, symmetrical


adj. cheerful, lighthearted; casual, unconcerned

syn: carefree, nonchalant, indifferent

ant: glum, morose, despondent, depressed


adj. quarrelsome, inclined to argue

syn: argumentative, disputatious, combative

ant: agreeable, amiable, affable, pacific


v. to desire something belonging to another

syn: crave, yearn for, hunger for

ant: disdain, scorn, despise


adj. discouraged, dejected, downcast

syn: despondant, disconsolate

ant: elated, cheerful, self-satisfied, cocky


adj. rumpled, mussed; hanging in disorder

syn: untidy, disarranged, tousled, unkempt

ant: tidy, neat, orderly, well-groomed


n. 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. given to much talking, tediously chatty

syn. talkative, loquacious, long-winded

ant: reticent, mum, taciturn, laconic, reserved


adj. incapable of being overcome

syn. invincible, insurmountable

ant. surmountable, conquerable


adj. to be regretted or pitied

syn. deplorable, regrettable, distressing

ant. praiseworthy, commendable, laudable


n. an unsuitable or misleading name

syn. misnaming, malapropism


v. to affirm openly; to state belief in; to claim, pretend

syn. assert, declare, proclaim, purport

ant. disclaim, disavow, repudiate


n. a period of relief or rest

syn. interval, intermission, lull, breather


n. a repayment; a deserved punishment

syn. recompense, requital, just deserts


adj. winding, having many curves; lithe and flexible

syn. twisting, convoluted, serpentine, supple

ant. direct, straight, unbending, stiff, rigid


adj. full, deep or rich in sound; impressive in style

syn. resonant, resounding, grandiloquent

ant. tinny, reedy, harsh, grating


n. the foremost part of an army; the leading position in any field

syn. forefront, cutting edge, trailblazers

ant. rear guard, stragglers, laggards


n. a wasteful person, spendthrift, good-for nothing

syn. loafer, idler, squanderer, profligate

ant. skinflint, tightwad, miser

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