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v. to refer to casually or indirectly

syn: suggest, insinuate, hint at, intimate


adj. supernaturally perceptive

n. one who possesses extrasensory powers, seer


adj. serving to settle an issue, final

syn: decisive, indisputable, convincing, definitive

ant: unsettled, provisional, indefinite


adj. not respectable, not esteemed

syn: disgraceful, discreditable, shady

ant: honest, aboveboard, respectable, creditable


adj. native or confined to a particular region or people; characteristic of or prevalent in a field

syn: indigenous, restricted to

ant: alien, foreign, extraneous


adj. worthy of imitation, commendable; serving as a model

syn: praiseworthy, meritorious, sterling, illustrative

ant: infamous, notorious, scandalous, disreputable


v. to understand, get to the bottom of; to determine the depth of
n. a measure of depth in water

syn: v. grasp, comprehend, figure out, plumb


n. treacherous cunning, deceit

syn: trickery, duplicity, chicanery

ant: candor, artlessness, naïveté, plain dealing


n. honestly, high moral standards; an unimpaired condition, completeness, soundness

syn: rectitude, probity

ant: dishonesty, corruption, turpitude


n. a route of travel; a record of travel; a guidebook

syn: schedule, program


v. to interpret wrongly, mistake the meaning of

syn: misjudge, misinterpret


adj. highly offensive, arousing strong dislike

syn: disagreeable, repugnant, hateful, odious

ant: agreeable, pleasing, engaging, personable


v. to appease, soothe, pacify

syn: satisfy, mollify, allay, conciliate

ant: vex, irk, provoke, exasperate, annoy


adj. calm, peaceful

syn: undisturbed, tranquil, quiet, serene

ant: stormy, agitated, turbulent, tempestuous


n. passing off or using as one's own the writing )or other materials) of another person

syn: piracy, theft


adj. powerful, highly effective

syn: mighty, formidable, forceful

ant: weak, inept, feckless, powerless, ineffective


n. a false reason, deceptive excuse

syn: pretense, cover story, rationale, evasion


v. to stick out, thrust forth

syn: project, jut out, bulge


adj. harsh, unrelieved, desolate
adv. utterly

syn: sheer, downright, grim, bleak, absolutely

ant: bright, cheerful, embellished, ornate


adj. on or near the surface; concerned with or understanding only what is on the surface, shallow

syn: skin-deep, insubstantial, cursory, slapdash

ant: deep, profound, thorough, exhaustive

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