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Adhere
To stick fast Syn:stick on;hold
Amazon
Large, strong or athletic women- female warrior
Bequath
To give or bestow in one's will Syn:hand down;pass
Candid
Frank;Honest Syn:direct;forthright Ant:dishonest;gaurded
Chronic
Constant;habitual Syn:lingering;persistent Ant:sporadic
Eccentric
Odd Syn:bizzare;strange Ant:conventional;usual
Forage
To search for Syn:scavange;rummage
Impale
To pierce;thrust through Syn:spear;stab
Increment
An increase Syn:growth;rise Ant:decline
Initiative
Unprompted action;first step Syn:proposal;idea
Insolence
Insulting behavior;impudence Syn:disrespect;rudeness Ant:respect
Nocturnal
Occuring at night
Regal
Royal Syn:majestic;imperial
Stipulate
To specify Syn:detail
Synthetic
Artificial Syn:manmade Ant:natural
Arable
Suitable for cultivation. Farmable.
Archaic
Extremely old. Antiquated.
Archipelago
A large group of islands. Cluster.
Commute
To change a penaly to a less severe one. Mitigate.
Distend
To extend a great deal. Bloat.
Flippant
Marked by disrespectful lightheartedness or casulness. Pert.
Fernetic
Frantic. Hectic.
Immutable
Unchangeable. Absolute.
Inundate
To cover with a flood. Swamp.
Ruminate
To contemplate. Think over.
Scrtinize
To examine very carefully. Inspect.
Sensory
Having to do with the senses or sensation.
Soporfic
Sleep inducing. Hypnotic.
Supersede
To cause to be set aside or replace. Supplant.
Torpor
Sluggishness. Languor.
askance
adj- with disapproval
assent
v- to agree
cumulative
adj- increasing
curt
adj- abrupt
feral
adj- suggestive of a wild beast
fulsome
adj- abundant
husband
v- to manage economically
insular
adj- characteristic of an isolated people
lampoon
v- to mock
mannered
adj- artificial
placate
v- to soothe
rustic
adj- rural
specious
adj- misleading (having truth ring, being not true)
stagnation
n- motionlessness
theology
n- study of religion
anomaly
n- deviation from common rule
antiquated
adj- too old to be fashionable
condole
v- to grieve
endemic
adj- native
heresy
n- belief that is opposed to the established
incorrigible
adj- incapable of being changed
inquest
n- an inquiry
misnomer
n- error in naming
mote
n- speck
pilfer
v- to steal
proponent
n- advocate
rescind
v- to repeal
stint
v- to be frugal
surmount
v- to conquer
volley
n- flight of missiles
cloying
adj- excessively sweet
cull
v- to weed out
ebullient
adj- bubbling with excitement
expound
v- explain in detail
expunge
v- to erase
fictive
adj- fictional
importunate
adj- troublesomely urgent
integral
adj- essential
intrepid
adj- fearless
maverick
n- person who doesn't go with group
pervade
v- to spread throughout
proximity
n- nearness
rife
adj- abundant with
sully
v- to taint
transgress
v- to violate a law
animus
n- feeling of ill will
arcane
adj- secret
compliant
adj-willing
disparate
adj-different
exponent
n- champion, advocate
feign
v- to pretend
imminent
adj- just about to happen
indomitable
adj- incapable of being conquered
insular
adj- like an island
mitigate
v- to make less severe
patronize
v- act as patron of
proffer
v- offer for acceptance
proscribe
v- to outlaw
solicitous
adj- anxious
voluble
adj- talkative