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(adj). blissful; rendering or making blessed SYN: rapturous, ecstatic, transcendent ANT: disconsolate, dejected, doleful


(n). a creature of enormous size, power, or appearance SYN: mammoth, whale, elephant, colossus ANT: dwarf, pygmy, midget


(n, often pl.) anything designed to flatter/coax; sweet talk, apple-polishing SYN: allurement, enticement, cajolery ANT: threat, intimidation


(adj). harsh-sounding, raucous, discordant, dissonant ANT: harmonious, melodious, mellifluous


(n). trickery, deceptive practices or tactics, double-dealing ANT: fair dealing


(v). to give over to another's care, charge, or control; to entrust, deliver; to set apart for a special use SYN: transfer, remit, convey


(n). a highly successful stroke, masterstroke, tour de force, act, plan, or stratagem; a sudden takeover of power or leadership ANT: blunder, faux pas, gaffe


(n). a mild or inoffensive expression used in place of a harsh or unpleasant one; a substitute


(adj). feverish; pertaining to or marked by fever; frenetic ANT: leisurely, relaxed


(v). to deny, contradict, controvert; to dispute, oppose SYN: confirm, corroborate, support, admit


(adj). about to happen, threatening SYN: impending, looming ANT: distant, remote, faraway


(adj). natural, inborn, inherent; built-in SYN: intrinsic, congenital ANT: learned, acquired, extrinsic, accidental


(adj). unwilling, reluctant, disinclined SYN: averse, indisposed ANT: willing, eager, inclined


(adj). clear, evident to the eyes or mind; (v). to show plainly, exhibit, evince (n). a list of cargo and/or passengers SYN: (adj). apparent; (v). reveal, disclose ANT: (adj). unrevealed, hidden (v). hide, conceal


(pl. n). small or trivial details, trifling matters SYN: trivia, trifles ANT: essentials


(n). a suspension of activity; an official waiting period; an authorized period of delay SYN: postponement, stoppage ANT: acceleration, escalation


(n). an alleged cure-all; a remedy or scheme of questionable effectiveness SYN: panacea, elixir


(n). one who is rejected by a social group or organization


(adj). not practical, lacking in realism; having the nature of a fantasy or dream; (n). one given to far-fetched ideas; a dreamer or seer characterized by vision or foresight SYN: (adj). utopian, idealistic, impractical ANT: (adj). realistic, practical


(adj, part.) dry, shrunken, and wrinkled (often as the result of aging) SYN: withered, shriveled ANT: bloated, distended

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