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(v.) to set apart or designate for a special purpose; to distribute.

ardent, avid

(adj.) very enthusiastic, impassioned.

assiduous, sedulous

(adj.) persistent, attentive, diligent.

brash, impudent, circumspect (antonym)

(adj.) prone to act in a hasty manner; impudent.

capricious, mercurial

(adj.) subject to whims or passing fancies.

chastise, censure

(v.) to inflict physical punishment as a means of correction; to scold severely.

copious, scanty (antonym)

(adj.) abundant; plentiful; wordy, verbose.


(v.) to turn aside; to stray from a norm; (n.) one who departs from a norm; (adj.) differing from a norm, heterodox, unconventional.

emaciated, corpulent (antonym)

(adj.,part.) unnaturally thin.

exult, rue (antonym)

(v.) to rejoice greatly.


(adj.) knotted, twisted, lumpy.


(n.) a payment for damage or loss.

inkling, intimation

(n.) a hint; a vague notion.


(adj.) clear, transparent; readily understood.


(adj.) almighty, having unlimited power or authority.


(adj.) agreeable to the taste or one's sensibilities; suitable for consumption.


(adj.) deeply affecting, touching; keen or sharp in taste or smell.


(n.) bitter resentment or ill-will.

sophomoric, fatuous

(adj.) immature and overconfident; conceited.

spontaneous, contrived (antonym)

(adj.) arising naturally; not planned or engineered in advance.

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