(n.) One who advocates, speaks for, explains, or interprets. (Math) The power to which a number, symbol, or expression is to be raised. S- Defender, champion, interpreter. A- Critic, adversary, faultfinder, detractor.
(adj.) Given to much talking, tediously chatty. S- Talkative, loquacious, long-winded. A- Reticent, mum, taciturn, laconic, reserved.
(adj.) Incapable of being overcome. S- Invincible, insurmountable, unbeatable. A- Surmountable, conquerable, easily overcome.
(adj.) To be regretted or pitied. S- Deplorable, regrettable, distressing. A- Praiseworthy, commendable, laudable.
(n.) An unsuitable or misleading name. S- Misnaming, malapropism, inappropriate name, contradiction. A- None.
(v.) To affirm openly; to state belief in; to claim, pretend. S- Assert, proclaim, purport. A- Disclaim, disavow, repudiate.
(n.) A period of relief or rest. S- Interval, intermission, lull, breather. A- None.
(n.) A repayment; a deserved punishment. S- Recompense, requital, just deserts, payback. A- None.
(adj.) Winding, having many curves; lithe and flexible. S- Twisting, convoluted, supple, serpentine. A- Direct, unbending, stiff, rigid.
(adj.) Full, deep, or rich in sound; impressive in style. S- Resonant, resounding, grandiloquent. A- Tinny, reedy, harsh, grating.
(n.) The foremost part of an army; the leading position in any field. S- Forefront, cutting edge, trailblazers, front line. A- Rear guard, stragglers, laggards.
(n.) A wasteful person, spendthrift; a good-for-nothing. S- Loafer, idler, profligate, squanderer. A- Skinflint, tightwad, miser.