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Wordmasters 1: word synonyms

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quarry
verb: mine
noun: prey
veer
turn, jerk, shift
scathing
biting, sharp, caustic, acrimonious, acrid, pungent, cutting, bitter, mordant
edifice
building, structure, construction, fabric, house, erection
germinate
sprout, bud, burgeon, germ
ponderous
heavy, weighty, stodgy, hard, massive, grave
orator
speaker, rhetorician, talker
billow
verb: undulate, surge, wave
noun: wave, surge, roller
mandatory
adjective: compulsory, obligatory, binding, imperative
noun: mandatary, proxy
tycoon
noun: magnate, baron
convey
carry, communicate, transport, transmit, transfer, deliver, impart
acrid
pungent, biting, acrimonious, sharp, bitter, poignant, caustic, cutting, acid, sour, mordant
martinet
disciplinarian
recollect
remember, recall
intemperate
immoderate, incontinent, unrestrained, excessive, inordinate
quagmire
morass, swamp, quag, marsh, slough, bog, mire, fen
crave
desire, yearn, hanker, beg, long, lust, wish, covet, beseech, hunger
frivolous
light-minded, trifling, flippant, light-headed, shallow, giddy, light, flighty
protuberance
bulge, prominence, bump, lump, swelling, protrusion, prominency
anticipate
expect, foresee, forestall, await
cavalier
adjective: haughty, arrogant, proud
noun: knight, horseman, chevalier, equestrian, rider, cavalryman
predator
attacker
digress
deviate, diverge, depart, swerve, wander, stray
judicious
wise, sensible, reasonable, prudent, sane, intelligent, sagacious, discreet, politic, sage, clever, rational
cavity
hollow, hole, socket, pit, cave, cavern