15 terms

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gratis
free; without charge
resign
to accept as inevitable; to give up
syn: submit
ant: resist; deny
conjecture
a judgement or opinion based on little or questionable evidence
syn: speculation; guesswork
ant: fact
progeny
offspring; children
syn: descendants; young
ant: ancestors
faux
artificial; false; not genuine
syn: fake; imitation
ant: authentic; true
genocide
the deliberate destruction of a group of people
materialistic
wanting material possessions
ant: altruistic
monolithic
massive, uniform, and solid
foray
a surprise attack
syn: raid; incursion
quintessential
the most typical; ideal
syn: model; standard
predilection
a preference toward someone or something
syn: preference; partiality; penchant
ant: aversion; hatred
belabor
to work at something beyond practicality; to over stress
syn: stress; overdo
ant: disregard; ignore
rudimentary
basic; not refined or well developed
syn: elementary; undeveloped
ant: refined; sophisticated
allocate
to distribute, allot, or designate
syn: apportion; assign
manifesto
a public declaration of policies or intentions
syn: proclamation
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