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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS

1,abate Make less active or intense-the storm abated Aggravate


Allay,Slacken-Make less active or intense,relax,Satisfy (thirst) exacerbate
Alleviate-Provide physical relief, as from pain,relieve Worsen
Mitigate,extenuate-Lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of Deteriorate
Ameliorate-To make better,improve exasperate
Assuage-Cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of,Satisfy
(thirst),Provide physical relief, as from pain-relieve
Mollify,Placate,Assuage,Appease,Pacify-gain the good will ,Soothing Language Provoke
Propitiate-Make peace with Needle(US)
Console-Give moral or emotional strength to Incite Instigate
OPP
exacerbate,exasperate-irritate,infuriate
execrate-Find repugnant(Offensive to the mind),loathe
abase -accept refused to abase herself-abase -accept somebody's power over u
somebody's chagrin,Humiliate-Cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of, Uplift
power over u Degrade,Lower Edify
disgrace-A state of dishonor Exalt
Demean-Reduce in worth or character, usually verbally
Debase-Corrupt morally or by intemperance or sensuality,make impure by adding Elevated
a foreign or inferior substance
Opp
Ennobling-Investing with dignity or honor
Edify-Make understand,enlighten
Exhort-Spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts
4,abdicate abdicate,Renounce,Give up, such as power, as of monarchs and emperors, or Seize,Usurp
(Technical term) duties and obligations
Relinquish-Part with a possession or right, Besiege(to try for a
Depose-Done under compulsion long time)
5, abet Assist or encourage, usually in some wrongdoing Hinder Discourage
Complicity ,Indirect assistance Illegal, unlawful aid
6,abeyance Suspended temporarily, Put in cold storage ,Shelved
abhor Strong dislike,repulsive Love Like Approve
Hatred
Loathe-Find repugnant(Offensive to the mind),execrate ,Abominate
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Detest-Dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards-I detest politicians
Aversion(mild)-A feeling of intense dislike
Odious,odium-Unequivocally detestable
(Invidious comparisons")-Containing or implying a slight or showing prejudice
Obnoxious-Causing disapproval or protest
8,abject Of the most contemptible kind-abject poverty ,Misery Affluence
Privation,Penury,Indigence-A state of extreme poverty Opulence
Pauper-A person who is very poor Lucre
Impoverished-Poor enough to need help from others Mammon
Destitution-A state without friends or money or prospects Nouveau riche
Impecunious-Not having enough money to pay for necessities Purloin
Thrifty (+)-Careful and diligent in the use of resources
Frugal baniya (+)-Avoiding waste
Husbandry (+)-The practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
Chary investor-Characterized by great caution and Careless
Wary-caution and watchful prudence Carefree
Circumspect-Heedful of potential consequences Nonchalant
prudish-Discretion in practical affairs,Knowing how to avoid embarrassment or Cavalier
distress,
Providence-The prudence and care exercised by someone in the management of
resources,Frugality
Discreet investor-Marked by prudence or modesty and wise self-restraint
Astuteness-Intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)
Judicious-Marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical
matters
Cautious driver-Showing careful forethought
SECONDARY:
Servile (like that of slaves)
Grovel-Show submission or fear,fawn
Fawn-Try to gain favor by cringing or flattering
Obsequious (shop assistants)-Attempting to win favor from influential people by
flattery,Servile, Fawning(deer)
Cringing slaves-Totally submissive,Draw back, as with fear or pain
Bondman-A male bound to serve without wages,slave
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Thralldom-slavery
Opposites
Affluence-Abundant wealth,richness
Opulence-Wealth as evidenced by sumptuous living
Lucre,pelf-Informal term for money
Mammon-(New Testament) a personification of wealth and avarice as an evil spirit
Nouveau riche-new rich
Parvenu-Characteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but
lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position
Purloin-Make off with belongings of others
Avarice,cupidity-greed, Reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth
(personified as one of the deadly sins)
9,abjuration(or) abjure,abjuration-A disavowal , Formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief,
abjure usually under pressure Renounce on oath-she abjured her beliefs ,Relinquish(very
strong word)

10,abnegate Deny pleasures of life, Ascetic(person who practice self denial-disciplined Aristocrat
Spartan) Austere (severly simple,person who is strict in manner),renounce
12,abrade Scrape , Scrunch-Make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface
Abstract Concise,A sketchy summary of the main points of an argument or theory Elaborate
Synopsis (of an epic) Exemplify
Conspectus-An overall summary Expatiate,
Compendium-A concise but comprehensive summary of a larger work Expound-
Gist (of a book) Magnify
Abstract (of a thesis)
Epitome-A standard or typical example, A brief abstract (as of an article or book)
analecta-A collection of excerpts from a literary work
Essence-The central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work
Crux-The most important point
Quintessence-The purest and most concentrated essence of something
OPP Expatiate, Expound-Add details, as to an account or idea
16,absorbed Assimilate, Imbibe
incorporate
engrossed-marked by complete attention

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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
interested
17,absolve Shrive, Grant remission of a sin to-priest absolved him Arraign
Exculpate-Pronounce not guilty of criminal charges
exeonerate-Pronounce not guilty of criminal charges,acquit Indict
Vindicate-Show to be right by providing justification or proof Indict
Pardon-The act of excusing a mistake or offense Inculpate
Amnesty-A period during which offenders are exempt from punishment Impeach
Condone-Excuse, overlook, or make allowances for; be lenient with see opp. Convict
Below
Indict-Accuse formally of a crime,charge Prosecute
Inculpate-Suggest that someone is guilty
Impeach-Charge (a public official) with a misdemeanor committed while in office
Convict-Find or declare guilty
Prosecute-Bring a criminal action against (in a trial)
Arraign-Call before a court to answer an indictment
18,abstinence Act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite , Keeping away from food Indulgence, sybaritic
Abstemious-Sparing in consumption of especially food and drink
Celibate-Abstaining from sexual intercourse
Temperate-(of weather or climate) free from extremes; mild; or characteristic of
such weather or climate-temperate zone
sybaritic-from sybaratic city-Displaying luxury , furnishing gratification to the
19,abstruse senses
Recondite scriptures-Difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to understanding Clear
cryptic writings-Having a secret or hidden meaning Obvious
Arcane-Requiring secret or mysterious knowledge-arcane science of alchemy seeming
Profound(mind)-Showing intellectual penetration or emotional depth, apparent
Unfathomable-Of depth; not capable of being sounded or measured ostensible
Confound,ing problems of prob-Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be manifest
unable to think clearly
obscure phrases-Not clearly understood or expressed Lucid
abstruse lectures-incomprehensible to one of ordinary understanding or Edify
knowledge
Obfuscate-Make obscure or unclear,
Befuddle-Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
20,accolade A tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
Prize
Award
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Honor
21,accoutre Equip,Dress,(Uniform),Provide with military equipment
Array(of troops)-An orderly arrangement
Nurse-white
Police-Khaki
22,accrue Grow by addition,Interest
Proceeds
Results
23,acerbity A sharp bitterness,Biting,Acidic,Acidulous Mild
Stinging-(of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character-stinging comment Polite
Acerbic(tone),Vitriolic critique,Caustic jokes-Sour or bitter in taste Equanimity-
Trenchant(remark)-(very strong)-Having keenness and forcefulness and Steadiness of mind
penetration in thought, expression, or intellect under stress
Waspish comment-Very irritable
Equanimity-Steadiness of mind under stress
Pert,Malapert behaviour of a young girl-(especially of a girl or young woman)
showing a lack of respect, especially in a cheerful and amusing way,a pert nose-(of
a part of the body) small, firm and attractive:

Tart,Saucy bar girls-informal, disapproving, a woman who you think behaves or


dresses in a way that is immoral to make men sexually excited,prostitute
Sluts-A dirty untidy woman
OTHERS:
Acrimonious dispute-Marked by strong resentment or cynicism
guard snarled at us-Utter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone
Pungent,Sour,Vinegary
Irritable-Easily irritated or annoyed
Peevish,Petulant k k-Easily irritated or annoyed
Fretful jagana-Nervous and unable to relax,habitually complaining
Badger -Annoy persistently-Pester,irritate,Harass,Vex
Baiting(stronger) a dog-Harassment especially of a tethered animal
Maniacal-Wildly disordered
Torment-Unbearable physical pain, Extreme mental distress, Torture-rack-A form
of torture in which pain is inflicted by stretching the body
excruciate,ing family problems-Torment emotionally or mentally
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Grouchy protesters-surly waiter-Inclined to anger or with overtones of menace
Grumpy-Annoyed and irritable
Curt, Brusque-Marked by rude or peremptory shortness-Brusque manner, curt
reply Bumptious youth-Offensively self-assertive
Abrasive, brash-Offensively bold-brash newcomer
Sullen crowd-Showing a brooding ill humor
Disgruntled look,Scowl faced
Abash-Embarrass,Disconcert-Cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-
conscious,humiliate
Discomfiture-Anxious embarrassment
Mortify-Cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of,Practice self-denial of one's body
and appetites
Vexed-Troubled persistently especially with petty annoyances
Chagrin-Cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of
Unsettling-Disturb the composure of
25,acme, acme (of beauty)>The highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of Nadir-
pinnacle,zenith development<Pinnacle-(architecture) a slender upright spire at the top of a buttress
of tower,
Highest point -Apex -Summit
Zenith-The point above the observer that is directly opposite the nadir on the
imaginary sphere against which celestial bodies appear to be projected-Opp-nadir
Nadir-An extreme state of adversity-Lowest point
26,acolyte acolyte-assists a priest or minister in liturgical service-Religious follower
Lackey-A person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal
advantage,A male servant (especially a footman)
Flunky-A person of unquestioning obedience, A male servant (esp a footman)
Sycophant,Toady-A person who tries to please someone in order to gain a personal
advantage
Flatterer-A person who uses flattery
Stooge-A person of unquestioning obedience,A victim of ridicule or pranks
Minion-A servile or fawning dependant
Valet-A manservant who acts as a personal attendant to his employer,footman
Parasitic-having the nature or habits of a parasite or leech; living off another
Mistress-An adulterous woman
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Concubine-A woman who cohabits with an important man,paramour,courtesan
(Symbiotic(+) relationship )-Used of organisms (especially of different species)
living together but not necessarily in a relation beneficial to each, dependent
27,acquiesce acquiesce-Accept passively Reject Deny Refuse
Comply-Act in accordance with someone's rules, commands,
Accede-Yield to another's wish or opinion repudiate-
Agree-Be in accord; be in agreement,Consent or assent to a condition, or agree to
do something
Assent-Agreement with a statement or proposal to do something
repudiate-Refuse to acknowledge, ratify, or recognize as valid Arrest
29,actuate actuate-Put in motion or move to act, Stop,Hinder
prompt Thwart,Prevent
Impel-Urge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate
30,acumen Mental keenness-Perspicacious-Acutely insightful and wise
Shrewd,Astute, Clever,Skillful,
31,adage Adage,proverb, saw ,maxim, Epigram-A condensed saying embodying some Platitude,
important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people
Precept-Rule of personal conduct,A doctrine that is taught-christian precepts Truism
Dictum-An authoritative declaration Banal, Trite
Epigram-A witty saying Inane,
Aphorism,Gnome, Byword,Apothegm-A short pithy instructive saying Quotidian
Homily-A sermon on a moral or religious topic Clich,
Pithy (observations),Sententious style-Concise and full of meaning
Opposites
Platitude,Clich-A trite or obvious remark
Truism-An obvious truth
Banal,Hackneyed( phrases)-Repeated too often; overfamiliar through overuse-
Trite
Inane idea-Showing lack of intelligence/ thought; stupid and silly, fatuous,asinine
Quotidian(commute)- Found in the ordinary course of events,mundane
bromidic (sermons)-Dull and tiresome but with pretensions of significance or
originality
32,addendum addendum-Textual matter that is added onto a publication; usually at the
end,Addition, Accessory (Adjunct), Appendix
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
33,adduce adduce-Advance evidence for,cite
Infer Quote Suggest Put forth
34,adjure adjuring poor-Ask for or request earnestly,(In a grave and sedate manner) Order Command
Beseech entreat Implore-Call upon in supplication-imploring the gods; entreating poor
beseeching wives asking to spend more time with kids
Importunate (job seeker)-Expressing earnest entreaty
Supplication-A prayer asking God's help as part of a religious service
Genuflection-The act of bending the knees in worship or reverence, )
Exhort-encourage especially by cheers and shouts, Hortatory
35,admonish admonish-the child for his bad behaviour-Scold,caution Praise
Chide-Censure severely or angrily Approbation Applaud
Upbraid-Express criticism towards Plaudits
Commend
Reproach-A mild rebuke or criticism-words of reproach Commendation
Reprove,reproof-Take to task Laud, Belaud*
Censure,reprimand-rebuke formally,Harsh criticism or disapproval Laudation Extol
Rebuke-Censure severely or angrily Encomium
Stronger Words: Eulogize
Eulogy
Rate, Berate -Censure severely or angrily
Peaen,doxology
Objurgate-condemn,Express strong disapproval of
Chastise-Censure severely
Castigate,chasten,Chastise-Censure severely ,Inflict severe punishment on
Denounce,Deplore
inveigh-Speak against in an impassioned manner
Animadversion,Criticize
Zoilean (K)
OPP
Paean-song of praise in honour of Apollo
Panegyric( Eulogy)-formal speech or writing in praise of distinguished
Doxology-hymn in praise of God
Laud-Praise, glorify, or honor
Commendation-An official award (as for bravery or service) usually given as
formal public statement,citation
Approbation-Official recognition or approval
Encomium-A formal expression of praise
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Plaudits -Enthusiastic approval-he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd"
Eulogize-Praise formally and eloquently
36,adroit Quick or skillful or adept in action or thought-adroit negotiater Clumsy Maladroit
Deft-Skillful in physical movements; especially of the hands-deft dancer,deft Awkward Gauche
fingers
Adept (in music)-Having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude sinister
dexterity-Adroitness in using the hands
Ambidextrous (surgeon)-Equally skillful with each hand
( Southpaw-A person who uses the left hand with greater skill than the right)
Shrewd-Marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
Ingenious (solution)-Showing inventiveness and skill
Opposites
inept handling of the issue-incompetant ,not graceful
Gauche-Lacking social polish-their excellent manners made me feel gauche"
Clumsy -Lacking grace in movement or posture-"clumsy fingers"
Maladroit-Not adroit-a maladroit movement of his hand
Awkward-Lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance-an
awkward dancer"; "an awkward gesture"
Mangle-Injure badly by beating
Sinister storm-Threatening or foreshadowing evil or tragic developments
Mutilated bodies-Destroy or injure severely
Tactless
Malapert-Done with left hand
37,adulation adulation-Servile flattery; exaggerated and hypocritical praise
Adoration-A feeling of profound love and admiration, High praise
adumbrate adumbrate-Describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of,outline,
Umbrella like thing
Canopy
Cove-Small or narrow cave in the side of a cliff or mountain
39, adventitious-Associated by chance and not an integral part-his misconduct
adventitious his misconduct was adventitious
Supervene-Take place as an additional or unexpected development
Fortuitous -Having no cause or apparent cause-fortuitous encounters
Accidental shooting
40,affable affable smile-Diffusing warmth and friendliness,Cultured,refine Boorish
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Suave-Having a sophisticated charm Bucolic
Refined-(used of persons and their behavior) cultivated and genteel-a genteel old Churlish
lady
urbane tone in his letters-Urbane-Showing a high degree of refinement and the Curt
assurance that comes from wide social experience
congenial atmosphere-Genial,congenial-Suitable to your needs Rude
Opp.
Churlish,Boorish manners-Ill-mannered and coarse and contemptible in behavior Vulgar
or appearance
bucolic scene-(used with regard to idealized country life) idyllically rustic Pretense
Curt reply-Marked by rude or peremptory shortness Feign
Rude-Socially incorrect in behavior Act
Vulgar taste-Lacking refinement or cultivation or taste
Pretense-The act of giving a false appearance
He feigned that he was ill-Feign-Make believe with the intent to deceive
Cordial Polite
Affection Friendly Civil
Amiable Culture
Liking Refine
Love Suave
Regard Compliment
Kindness Flatter
Tenderness-A tendency to express warm and affectionate feeling
Fondness
Affectionate
42,affront an affronted expression-A deliberately offensive(rebuff) act,Affront Insult,
Rebuke -He was silenced by her stinging rebuke.
take 'umbrage (at sth)-Umbrage-A feeling of anger caused by being offended
expressed outrage at the ruling.-Outrage-A feeling of righteous anger
she showed her Pique at the result-A sudden outburst of anger,Displeasure
43,aggrandise Add details to,dramatize ,embellish
44,agile agile as a gymnast-Moving quickly and lightly-Nimble-nimble fingers Slow
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accepted the offer with alacrity-Alacrity-Liveliness and eagerness, Celerity-A Tardy
rate that is rapid
sprightly young girl- Slothful
Spry-the old dog was so spry it was halfway up the stairs before we could stop it" Lazy
Verve -An energetic style(US) (Women) Lackadaisical
Vivacity-Characterized by high spirits and animation(Women)
this tonic will give you more pep-pep-Liveliness and energy
bounce (women)-rebound
Lively (US) Buoyant, Animated Pep & Bounce (Women) Cheerful
Gay-Full of or showing high-spirited merriment
Ebullience,Exuberance-Overflowing with eager enjoyment or approval
merriment-A gay feeling,Activities that are enjoyable or amusing
Effervescence, Enthusiastic -Bubbling with happiness
expansiveness of their extravagant life style
blithe spirit-Carefree and happy and lighthearted,Light headedness
Muzziness*
Buoyant spirits-Characterized by liveliness and lightheartedness
noisy reveler ,Merry making,Happy, Jolly, Bonhomie,Celebrating
Bonhomie-A disposition to be friendly and approachable (easy to talk to)
rant-A loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion,Declaim
Spout-Talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner
Shout at the top of voice, Spit Venom
Rave-Talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner,A dance party that lasts all
night and electronically synthesized music is played
Festive mood, Festive Occasion
Noisy, Boisterous crowd-Noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline, Clamorous
Jocose, Jocular, Jolly,Jovial, Droll-Comical , Funny
Witty, Jesting, Waggish-Witty or joking
jocular,jocose -Characterized by jokes and good humor,
opposites
sluggish worker,Lazy
tardy students are sent to the principal,After the expected or usual time; delayed
slothful employees-Disinclined to work or exertion
lackadaisical attempt-Lacking spirit or liveliness
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languorous afternoon-Lacking spirit or liveliness- languid mood
Lassitude-Weakness characterized by a lack of vitality or energy
Torpor-A state of motor and mental inactivity with a partial suspension of
sensibility, Torpid mind in old age
Comatose state-Relating to or associated with a coma
Catatonic-muscular rigidity; a common symptom in catatonic schizophrenia
45,allay Reduce Allay (of pain) lighten Lessen
46,alleviate Reduce
Lessen (Sufferings)
48,altruistic Selfless person unselfish Philanthropic Like for humanity Gracious, Humane, Kind Selfish Egoist
Benevolent, Benign Egotistic-own
importance
50, ambiguous message-Open to two or more interpretations; Precise
ambiguous Equivocation(deliberate)-Intentionally vague or ambiguous
Palter-deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or withhold Concise
information
ambivalent about having children-Uncertain or unable to decide Pointed
54,anathema Ex-communication ,Gods curse by pope -Imprecation, Malediction, Interdiction-
Authoritative prohibition Proscribe Outlawry, ban
he suffered the imprecations of the poor-The act of calling down a curse that
invokes evil (and usually serves as an insult)-Malediction
A detested person-he is anathema to me
55,anchorite anchorite,hermit,recluse-One retired from society for religious reasons Gregarious Social
recluse-One who lives in solitude
Solitary traveler-Characterized by or preferring solitude
Eremite-A Christian recluse
Gregarious -(of animals) tending to form a group with others of the same
56,anile species,Instinctively or temperamentally
anile-Of or like a feeble old woman seeking and enjoying the company of
others
Senile (men)-Mentally or physically infirm with age
Dotard-An oldster in his dotage; someone whose age has impaired his intellect
Dotage-Mental infirmity as a consequence of old age
Decrepitude-A state of deterioration due to old age or long use
Enfeebled mentally
58,animosity A feeling of ill will arousing active, hostility,hatred,bitterness Friendly
rancor-A feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will
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58,animosity Friendly
WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
animus-A feeling of ill will arousing active hostility
acrimonious dispute-Marked by strong resentment or cynicism
inimical critic-Not friendly
59,anneal Transition from liquid state to solid state Metals
People attaining a strong position in society from a bad one.
60,annul contract was annulled-declare invalid Status quo
Repeal (in Parliament)
Rescind (Superior --- Inferior)
Quash (Judges)
Revoke(Suspension, appointment)
Countermand (an election)
Cancel,Abolish, Abrogate,Annul, Invalidate,Nullify
61,anodyne anodyne,Lenitive,Palliative-Analgesic,Pain Reliever Stimulate rejuvenate
Narcotic-A drug that produces numbness(The trait of lacking enthusiasm for or
interest in things generally) or stupor(The feeling of disbelief that you have when
something bad happens accidentally); often taken for pleasure or to reduce pain;
extensive use can lead to addiction
Sedative,Soporific,Somnific-Tending to soothe or tranquilize,Sleep inducing
Emollient,Demulcent,Balm -Having a softening or soothing effect esp to the skin
Opium, Opiate
62,anomalous Deviating from the general,Minor discrepancy, Irregular
63,antediluvian antidiluvian idea-Of or relating to the period before the biblical flood Primitive-
Used of preliterate or tribal or nonindustrial societies, Ancient time ,Antiquated
Anachronism(US)
65,ape Troglodyte, Simian->gorilla Imitating(v), mock(v)
66,aplomb aplomb-Great coolness and composure under strain Confident, Self assurance ,In
total Control, Self-possession Nervous
Diffident-opp to confidence,nervous,unsure Unsure
67, apocalyptic apocalyptic-Prophet of doom apocalypse-A cosmic cataclysm in which God
destroys the ruling powers of evil
Seer-A person with unusual powers of foresight
oracular message-Of or relating to an oracle-A prophecy (usually obscure or
allegorical) revealed by a priest or priestess; believed to be infallible
Delphic(prophetic) oracles
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Epiphany-A divine manifestation
sibylline book-koran-Resembling or characteristic of a prophet or prophecy
visionary-A person with unusual powers of foresight Not realizable; speculative
Portentous (monster)-Of momentous or ominous significance
Ominous-Threatening or foreshadowing evil
Ogre-(folklore) a giant who likes to eat human beings,
Monster-An imaginary creature usually having various human and animal parts
Hobgoblin-(folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes trouble
for human beings
related
chimera-Fantasy,A grotesque product of the imagination,(Greek mythology) fire-
breathing female monster with a lion's head and a goat's body and a serpent's tail;
daughter of Typhon,
Illusion-An erroneous mental representation
chimerical-Imagination
Phantasmagoria-A constantly changing medley of real or imagined images (as in
a dream)
Bizarre-Conspicuously or grossly unconventional or unusual
Mirage-Something illusory and unattainable
68, apocryphal apocryphal-Being of questionable authenticity,FALSE Truthful
mendacious statement-Intentionally untrue Canonical
Mendacity-The tendency to be untruthful Authentic
Mythical Factual
legendary exploits of Jesse James Veracity,
fictitious address Veracious
opposites Verisimilitude
Truthful Straight from
Canonical-Appearing in a biblical canon horses mouth
Authentic,Factual
Veracity-Unwillingness to tell lies(see Vivacity also)
veracious witness-Habitually speaking the truth
Verisimilitude-The appearance of truth; the quality of seeming to be true

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SEC: Parable-A short moral story (often with animal characters)-Fable- Allegory-
Apologue,legend
69,apodictic apodictic-Of a proposition; necessarily true or logically certain,Beyond doubt Solipsism-
Unquestionable,Demonstrated,Proved (philosophy) the
Indubitable-Too obvious to be doubted philosophical theory
that the self is all that
empirical-Derived from experiment and observation rather than theory you know to exist
Axiom-A saying that is widely accepted on its own merits self evident truth
Incontrovertible,Universal ,Axiomatic
OPP
Solipsism-(philosophy) the philosophical theory that the self is all that you know
to exist
70,apollyon Satan, Lucifer,Beelzebub-(Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of Humane Kind
evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell
apollyon Benign ,
Arch(chief)-fiend-A cruel wicked and inhuman person Benevolent
Devil Angelic,
Baal-the Hebrews considered Baal a false god Cherubic,
Moloch-God to whom parents sacrificed their children Seraphic
Mammon-(New Testament) a personification of wealth and avarice as an evil spirit Altruistic
Mephistopheles-Evil spirit to whom Faust sold his soul
Diabolic scene-expressive of cruelty or befitting hell, Satanic, Fiendish,caliban,devilish
opposites
cherubic face-Having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub
Seraphic-Of or relating to an angel of the first order
Ubiquitous (Cockroach)-Being present everywhere at once
Omnipresent (God)
71,apostasy or Give up religious beliefs , recreant general-Having deserted a cause or principle, Loyalty Allegiance
apostate renegade supporters Fugitive, fidelity(spouse)

SECONDARY:
Non- conformist, Recusant-(of Catholics) refusing to attend services of the
Church of England
Heretic-A person who holds religious beliefs in conflict with the dogma of the
Roman Catholic Church
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
maverick-Independent in behavior or thought
deserter, Turncoat
Iconoclast-Idol breaker,Someone who attacks cherished ideas or traditional
institutions ,
recant-Formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure
Unconventional
Unorthodox
Rebel-Someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action,armed
rebellion
OPP
fealty-The loyalty that citizens owe to their country (or subjects to their sovereign)
75,arrogate arrogate,Usurp,Overthrow,Take position unlawfully,Assert
Demand as being one's due or property; assert one's right or title to
Changeling -False child,Imposter
Supplant-Take the place or move into the position of
78,assay To attempt
Evaluate
Test
83,augment augment (+ve) Increase Resources, Aggrandize (-ve)
(+ve)
aver Declare
Pronounce
Opine(US)
Affirm
State
87,badinage badinage-teasing conversation,Frivolous banter, Serious
Clown,Buffoon,Harlequinade,Droll-A person who amuses others by
ridiculous behavior,
merry-andrew Grave
Harlequinade-Acting like a clown or buffoon Sober
Droll little man-Comical in an odd or whimsical manner
drollery-A comic incident or series of incidents
Persiflage-Light teasing, Badinage

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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Raillery,Banter-Light teasing repartee(Adroitness and cleverness in reply),wit ,
humour
SECONDARY:
Twit-Harass with persistent criticism or carping-Taunt
Tease, Mock, Challenge & joke
89,barb barbed remarks,Thorny-An aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile
and intended to have a telling effect,Anything that pricks
Stinging comment-(of speech) harsh or hurtful in tone or character
Laceration to be stitched-A torn ragged wound
Prickly-Very irritable
91,bask Take the warmth of the VIP parent-basking in the sun
reposing (faith)-Put or confide something in a person or thing
dallying-Behave carelessly or indifferently,Waste time
lounging on the sofa-Sit or recline comfortably
94,bastion A group that defends a principle-last bastion of communism A stronghold into
which people could go for shelter during a battle-impregnable fortress
Entrenchment-An entrenched fortification; a position protected by trenches
95,bate capable of bating his enthusiasm-Moderate or restrain
96,bathos bathos,Anticlimax-A change from a serious subject to a disappointing one
Triteness or triviality of style
97,bawdy Vulgar(humour) talk in sex, Lewd or obscene talk or writing Virtuous
Concupiscent-Vigorously passionate,church word, Carnal Pure
Prurient (Salacious)literature-Characterized by lust Chaste
ribald language-humourously vulgar Vestal
Smutty, Bawdy(jokes) Continence
Risqu story-Suggestive of sexual impropriety Celibate,martinet
Lewd whispering of old man-Suggestive of or tending to moral looseness ,vestal
Lascivious,Libidinous,-preoccupied with or exhibiting lustful desires,
Lecherous gleam in his eyes-Given to excessive indulgence in sexual activity
Licentious men-Lacking moral discipline; esp sexually unrestrained, pristine
Legerdemain
Dissolute,Libertine -Unrestrained by convention or morality
Depravity(dissipated)-impairment of virtue and moral principles
Debauch (the young people with wine and women)-Corrupt morally or by
intemperance or sensuality
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Profligate-Recklessly wasteful,Unrestrained by convention or morality
Philanderer-A man who likes many women and has short sexual relationships with
them, Casanova, Lothario ,Don Juan
Rake,Rou-A dissolute man in fashionable society
Rakish-Marked by up-to-dateness in dress and manners
Lothario-A successful womanizer; a man who behaves selfishly in his
sexual relationships with women
Don Juan-Any successful womanizer (after the legendary profligate Spanish
nobleman)
Satyr-Man with strong sexual desires
Women:
siren-A sea nymph (part woman and part bird) supposed to lure sailors to
destruction on the rocks where the nymphs lived,seductress
wanton behaviour-Casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
Voluptuary,sybarite-A person addicted to luxury and pleasures of the senses
Hedonist,Sensualist-Someone motivated by desires for sensual pleasures
Cyrenaic*
Latitudinarian-A person who is broad-minded and tolerant (especially in
standards of religious belief and conduct)
nymphomaniac-(used of women) affected with excessive sexual desire
fan-fatalle
Circe the enchantress-(Greek mythology) a sorceress who detained Odysseus on
her island and turned his men into swine
lamia the vampire-(folklore) a corpse that rises at night to drink the blood of the
living
medusa the gorgon-(Greek mythology) a woman transformed into a Gorgon by
Athena; she was slain by Perseus
Martinet-Someone who demands exact conformity to rules and
forms,Disciplinarian,moralist
a stickler for promptness Stickler -Someone who insists on something
Virtuous-Morally excellent,In a state of sexual virginity,Integrity ,Probity
Chaste-Morally pure (especially not having experienced sexual intercourse)

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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Vestal-Of or relating to Vesta((Roman mythology) goddess of the hearth and its fire
whose flame was tended by vestal virgins; counterpart of Greek Hestia),In a state
of sexual virginity
Continence-The exercise of self constraint in sexual matters
Pristine-Completely free from dirt or contamination,unpolluted
Eremite-A Christian recluse
anchorite,hermit,recluse-One retired from society for religious reasons
Stoic-Seeming unaffected by pleasure or pain; impassive
Teetotaler-A total abstainer
abnegate-Deny pleasures of life, Ascetic(person who practice self denial-Pain Aristocrat
living-disciplined ,Spartan) ,
Austere (severly simple,person who is strict in manner),renounce
Celibate priests-Abstaining from sexual intercourse
rectitude-Righteousness as a consequence of being honorable and honest
99,bay 100, Sound made by a hound Bark of dog, Bay of a hound at some distance hounds are
after you
beadle beadle-(Church word) Church ,servitor, Summoner ,Sexton-Protestant church One
who Serves the priest pardoner
101, beatitude Highest form of Spiritual happiness,Bliss,Ecstasy,Happiness,Holy joy
Rapturous( joy)-A state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion-listening
to sweet music in a perfect rapture,delight, ecstasy
Delirious(baseball) fans,rhapsodic
103,bedizen Over adorned, over-decorative, showy
Outlandish-foreign,bizarre
Garish-gaudy-cheaply ornate,showy Plain
embellish-Add details to,Make more attractive by adding ornament, colour,
bedeck-Decorate
tawdry ornaments-Tastelessly showy Sober,Somber-
Lacking brightness or
dowdy-slovenly(careless in dress, appearance)woman color; dull
Meretricious-false allurement (like prostitute)
Bizarre,strange-odd in manner
grotesque-ridiculous,style of painting/sculpture
gaudy costume-Tastelessly showy
exotic hairstyle-Strikingly strange or unusual
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Disheveled-her clothing was disheveled-In disarray; extremely disorderly,Clumsy
Crumpled, rumpled unmade bed-In disarray; extremely disorderly
Slatternly-A dirty untidy woman-of prostitute
Unkempt hair-Not neatly combed
Bed with Tousled sheets-In disarray; extremely disorderly
Debonair gentleman-Having a sophisticated charm,Well turned out,Good looking
Nattily-arranged carefully and nattily
Opp
He spruced up for the party-Dress and groom with particular care, as for a special
occasion
Tidy-Marked by order and cleanliness in appearance or habits
Primp-Dress or groom with elaborate care
Adonis-(Greek mythology) a handsome youth loved by both Aphrodite and
Persephone
Chic-women-Elegant and stylish
106,behest Order
Decree-Command- Bidding
Injunction
Mandatory
107,behove Suitable, necessary-it behoved Christ to suffer
Proper, Propriety, Decorous
108,belabour belabour-To beat soundly, to thump
Verbal assault(US)
Physical assault(UK)
Pommel- a kind of club, bat
Pound-to strike with heavily and repeatedly-to pound meat to make it tender
Cudgel-short thick stick of wood, to take up cudgels-to come the defense of
Flail-Give a thrashing to; beat hard
baste-Strike violently and repeatedly
bastinado-A cudgel used to give someone a beating on the soles of the feet
Clobber,batter-Strike violently and repeatedly
Bludgeon-Strike with a club or a bludgeon
Lambaste-Beat with a cane,Censure severely or angrily
109,belated Delayed Punctual
Postponed
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109,belated Punctual
WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Defer
Procrastinate (peripheral)
111,beldam(UK) beldam-Vicious old women Lady
Harridan- (old-fashioned ) a bad-tempered unpleasant woman
Crone- (literary) an ugly old woman
Witch
Hag- (offensive) an ugly and/or unpleasant old woman
Vixen (old-fashioned) an unpleasant and bad-tempered woman
Termagant, Shrew (Young) (formal)- a woman who is very strict or who tries to
tell people what to do, in an unpleasant way
Virago-manlike bold quarrelsome woman
Xantippe
Jezebel-shameless wicked woman
112,bel-espirit Witty, clever, cultivated person Bonhomie-pleasing manner,
cheerful disposition
114, bellicose bellicose-Warlike ,disposed to quarrel Pacifist
Pugnacious-Ready and able to resort to force or violence
Belligerent
Jingoism(UK)-warlike foreign policy, Chauvinism
Warmongering-advocate of war
Saber-Rattling-menacing show of armed force
116,bemused bemused,Confused, stupefied, confounded,Stultified
perplexed, Flummoxed
Mystify-Puzzled, Bamboozled,Baffled
Nonplused-Flabbergasted, speechless, amazed, bewildered
Stultified-to cause to appear foolish
117,benign Benevolent
Kind
120,bevy covey-A large gathering of people of a particular type , Group of Pretty
122,bias girls/witches
Lean,Slant
Predilection-preconceived liking, partiality, Inclination, Bent
Penchant (+)-strong liking, taste, fondness
Proclivity (-) to vice, natural human tendency
Propensity-An inclination to do something
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
126, Billet Billet (v)-Humble position
(v) Just enough salary to keep one alive
Soldiers lodge
Billet-Doux (Love letter)
128,bland Mild ,balmy , soothing, affable,uninteresting Expressiveness
Non-Spicy,a bland diet-lacking flavor or tang
Harmless & Non-Irritant
Mild & Gentle
129, To cajole, caress
blandishment Compliment
Flattery of sorts
Gifts
Blarney-flattery,Adulation
Cajole, Coax, Wheedle,inveigle
Gammon-nonsense intended to deceive
131,blase blas-Satiated and bored by excessive entertainment/enjoyment
Surfeited,Satiated, Sated, Satiety
Cloy-to glut, satiate-cloy the appetite
Otiose-indolent,Redundant & Superfluous
132,blatant Loud & Clear Canard (When a nation lies)-A deliberately misleading fabrication
136, bombastic Turgid-swollen,grandioloquent,Flowery,Pompous Language Direct Simple Plain
Euphuistic-Any artificially elegant style of language Lucid
Johnsonian-like Samuel johnson
138,boor Uncultured,Churlish-Having a bad disposition, boorish Cultured
Crude Warm
Rude Refined
Vulgar Urbane
surly-Inclined to anger or bad feelings with overtones of menace-surly waiter Genial,Congenial
Rustic, Bucolic-(used with regard to country life) idyllically rustic, Polished
Relating to shepherds or herdsmen or devoted to raising sheep or cattle
Uncouth-Lacking refinement or cultivation or taste-uncouth villager Civil
Idyl-A short poem descriptive of rural or Suave
pastoral life
Eclogue-Pastoral poems written for shepherds

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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Madrigal-An unaccompanied partsong for 2 or 3 voices; follows a strict poetic
form-The group was madrigaling beautifully
139,bosh bosh,Pure nonsense Cogent
Prate, Prattle-Gibber, Gibberish-Jabber, Babble,Jabberwocky-unintelligible or Coherent, Rational
meaningless talk
Twaddle-Bosh-Pretentious or silly talk or writing Logical
140,bounden bounden,Obligated-Morally obligatory,Bonded Volitional
Trussed-Bound or secured closely Voluntary
Shackle,Fetters
Manacle-Shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist;
OPP Volitional act-With deliberate intention
bourgeoisie bourgeoisie (Fr) (Special Word)-Trades people,Merchant Class (UK) Patrician
Rabble-A disorderly crowd of people,Disparaging term for the common people- Scion
Hoi polloi-Groundling-Plebian Mandarin
Yokel-A person who is not very intelligent or interested in culture Noblesse
publican-The keeper of a public house Prince Regent
plebeian-Of or associated with the great masses of people
Hoi-polloi-The common people generally
Opp-
Patrician -noble origin ,Aristocrat ,Blue Blooded
Scion-A descendent or heir of royal stock
Mandarin -A member of an elite intellectual group
Noblesse-Members of the nobility (especially of the French nobility)
Prince Regent-Acting or functioning as a regent or ruler,Guardian
bovine Bovine-Dull and slow-moving and stolid; like an ox,Of or relating to or belonging
to the genus Bos (cattle)
Lumpish-Mentally sluggish
Asinine,Fatuous,Doltish-Showing a lack of intelligence or thought; stupid and
silly
Ludicrous-Broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce Intelligence
Absurd excuse-Incongruous; inviting ridicule Wise
preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history -Incongruous; inviting Clever
ridicule
Obtuse-Slow to learn or understand; lacking intellectual acuity Sapient-
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Ninny,Nincompoop,Numskull, Dunce ,Blockhead,Dunderhead-A stupid foolish sagacious
person-these words are used to express a low opinion of someone's intelligence
Dullard-not very bright,evokes boredom astute
Demented-Affected with madness or insanity Perspicacity
imbecile,Moronic,Cretin-A person of subnormal intelligence Preposterous
Opp-
Sapient ,sagacious-Acutely insightful and wise
astute tenant-Marked by practical hardheaded intelligence
Perspicacity-Intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)
144,brag Brag-show off,Boast
Vaunt-Extravagant self-praise Modest
Gloat-Gaze at or think about something with great self-satisfaction, gratification, or Meek
joy
Swagger-To walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others Timid
Vainglorious-Feeling self-importance Timorous-Timid by
nature or revealing
Gasconade-An instance of boastful talk timidity-Timorous
Rodomontade-Vain and empty boasting little mouse
Cock-a-hoop-Exhibiting self-importance
Braggart-Exhibiting self-importance Braggadocio-Vain and empty
boasting & Swaggerer
Roisterer-An especially noisy and unrestrained merrymaker
Blusterer-A person who causes trouble by speaking indiscreetly drunken boaster
Thrasonical
Meek-Humble in spirit or manner; mildness or even cowed submissiveness
145,brash Offensively bold-brash newcomer-Hasty,Rude,Reckless
Impetuous KK-Characterized by undue haste and lack of thought or deliberation
Bumptious-Offensively self-assertive
Brusque-Marked by rude or peremptory shortness-cultivate a less brusque
146,brevity manner
In a nutshell,Concise,Shortness
Tersely-In a short and concise manner-terse description Circumlocutive
Succinct-giving the Zist-Succinct comparisons Lengthy
Brevity Magnified
Taciturn, Reticent -Habitually reserved and uncommunicative,Reserved Verbiage
Laconic-Brief and to the point-Laconic reply,a prisoner held incommunicado Verbosity
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
quibble-Beat around the bush -Evasive
Opp-
Circumlocutive,Lengthy,Magnified
Prolixity-Boring verbosity
Verbiage-Overabundance of words
Verbosity-An expressive style that uses excessive or empty words
Loquacious, Garrulous-Full of trivial conversation ,Talkative
Voluble-Marked by a ready flow of speech,
Multiloquent men , Loquacious women
147,brigand An armed thief who is (usually) a member of a band Highwaymen
Marauder-Someone who attacks in search of booty ,Foot-pad
Mountebank-A flamboyant deceiver; who attracts customers with tricks or jokes
148,broach ,broach-Bring up a topic for discussion,Approach
Begin
Introduce a topic or a person
149,bromidic bromidic-Dull & Uninteresting,Barren,Dry,Sterile Stimulating
Vapid-Lacking taste or flavor or tang-vapid beer,Lacking significance or liveliness Interesting
or spirit or zest-vapid conversation
insipid hospital food, bland-tastelesss piquant-pungent
taste
Jejune-Lacking in nutritive value,Lacking interest or impact-jejune novel

OPP-Exhilarating-Making lively and cheerful-Exhilarating air


150,bruit bruit-Tell or spread rumorsRumor Truthful
Hearsay Canonical
Hoax-Something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an Authentic
advantage
Grapevine-Gossip spread by spoken communication From horsesmouth
Unauthentic Not dependable
154,burgeon Grow overnight-burgeoning population
Mushroom
Sprout

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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
cabal cabal-(originally of the secret Jewish group who indulge in occult like
clairvoyance(Apparent power to perceive things that are not present to the senses),
telepathy etc.,)

A clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue,Coterie (-),
Clique (-) ,Cohorts (-) Conclave (of admirals) Caucus (of party people)
Junta->of disgruntled army man after seizing power
Insurgents
Insurrectionary
Gang
Faction
Confederacy
League
157, cacophony Unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound Creaking ,Grating ,Jarring
Croaking- harsh hoarse utterance (as of a frog), Musical,
Staccato-(music) marked by or composed of disconnected parts
Opp-
Euphonious-Having a pleasant sound-Euphonious speech
Mellifluent-Pleasing to the ear,Dulcet Melodious
158, cadaverous Very thin especially from disease or hunger or cold, Of a Dead Body , Corpse (UK)
Pallid (US),Wan (US),Haggard,Gaunt ,Pinch-Abnormally deficient in color as suggesting
physical or emotional distress-Pallid face,Wan face,gaunt men and skeltel boys, Pinched
faces
159,caitiff caitiff-Despicably mean and cowardly Honest Integrity
Knave,Rascal,varlet ,rogue-A deceitful and unreliable scoundrel probity
Scoundrel-A wicked or evil person; someone who does evil deliberately veracity
Scamp-One who is playfully mischievous
Scullion-A kitchen servant employed to do menial tasks (especially washing)
arrant fool-Without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers
rank treachery-Conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible
Mountebank,Charlatan-A flamboyant deceiver; one who attracts customers with
tricks or jokes
Street Arabs, Gamine-street girl,Street Urchin-slum children (Guttersnipe)
II Meaning:

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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Stingy,Parsimonious,Niggardly-Unwilling to spend
Skinflint(US)-A selfish person who is unwilling to give or spend
160,callous callous attitude-Insensitive to others feelings,Indifferent,Apathetic Pity
Ruthless, Heartless & Merciless Commiserate
Nonchalant-Marked by blithe unconcern Sympathy
Insouciance-The cheerful feeling you have when nothing is troubling you Empathy
Pity-A feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others Care
Empathy-Understanding and entering into another's feelings Concern
Sympathy-Sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish) Solicitude
Compassion-A deep awareness of and sympathy for another's suffering Compassion
Solicitude-A feeling of excessive concern Clemency
Clemency-Leniency and compassion shown toward offenders by a person or
agency charged withfeeling
Commiseration-A administering justice
of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others
161,callow callow-young and inexperienced,Beginner Veteran Expert
Fledgling enterprise Master Virtuosity
Tyro,novice-Someone new to a field or activity
Greenhorn-An awkward and inexperienced youth
Proselyte-A new convert; especially a gentile converted to Judaism
Neophyte-A plant found in an area where it had not been recorded previously
162,calumet A highly decorated ceremonial pipe of Amerindians; smoked on puff from the
pipeceremonial occasions (especially as a token of peace)-To promote fraternity
164,canard Rank Lie,When a nation lies.

166,candid Candor-Ability to make judgments free from discrimination or dishonesty-The Crafty


quality of being honest and straightforward in attitude and speech,Frank
Artless,Ingenuous-Simple and natural; without cunning or deceit Artful
guileless-Free of deceit Cagey
Gullible-Naive and easily deceived or tricked, Cunning
Nave, Simpleton-A person lacking intelligence or common sense, Vulpine-like fox
Ingenuous explanation-Lacking in sophistication or worldliness Machiavellian
Credulous-Disposed to believe on little evidence
Frank, Open, Candid-Openly straightforward and direct without reserve or
secretiveness
Ignoramus-An ignorant person
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Opp-
Covertly manners(CIA),clandestine intelligence operations-Secret or hidden; Direct
not openly practiced or engaged in or shown or avowed
Surreptitious glance,mobilisation of troops,stealthy footsteps-Furtive-(of looks & Open
Glances)-Marked by quiet and caution and secrecy
gingerly footwork over the jagged stones-extreme care and delicacy St.Forward
Collude,Collusive-2 people get together to harm the interests of 3 person.
rd

Complicity, conspire, complot cabal,junto,camarilla,


faction-A clique (often secret) that seeks power usually
through intrigue
subrosa-Designed and carried out secretly or confidentially,Secretly Confidential
surreptitious mobilization of troops
furtive behavior-Marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid
being observed
cabal-A clique (often secret) that seeks power usually through intrigue,Coterie(-
cabalClique (-) ,Cohorts (-), Conclave (of admirals),Caucus (of party people)
Junta->of disgruntled army man after seizing power
Insurgents
Insurrectionary
Gang
Faction
Confederacy
League
cabal(originally of the secret Jewish groupwho indulge in occult like clairvoyance,
telepathy etc.,)
wily old attorney,Crafty-Marked by skill in deception,Tendentious Candid
Artful
Cagey lawyer-Showing self-interest and shrewdness in dealing with others
Cunning
Vulpine-like fox
Machiavellian
cozen-delude,Be false to; be dishonest with,Cheat
Gull-Make a fool or dupe of,Dupe,Defraud

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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Mountebank,Charlatan-A flamboyant deceiver; one who attracts customers with
tricks or jokes
Hoodwink-Conceal one's true motives from especially by elaborately feigning
good intentions so as to gain an end
beguile-Influence by slyness(Shrewdness as demonstrated by being skilled in
deception)
Dissemble,Pretend-Make believe with the intent to deceive
Ploy-A maneuver in a game or conversation
Ruse-A deceptive maneuver (especially to avoid capture),artifice
stratagem-Trick
subterfuge-Something intended to misrepresent the true nature of an
activity,Evasive
STRATAGEM-An elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade
Deception-An elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade
Inveigle-Influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering, Strategy
Feign-Make believe with the intent to deceive
Simulate-make pretense(false appearance of)
Malinger-Avoid responsibilities and duties, e.g., by pretending to be ill
Sham-Something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
Fake
Imposter-A person who makes deceitful pretenses
quack-An untrained person who pretends to be a physician and who dispenses
medical advice,Does
Supplant-Take not or
the place have credentials
move he claimsofto
into the position
Changeling -False child
168,capacious Spacious Large Well read
169,caprice (of caprice (of women)-A sudden desire,Whimsical-Determined by chance or Decisive Firm
women) impulse or whim rather than by necessity or reason Steadfast Stern
Impulsive-Proceeding from natural feeling or impulse without external stimulus
Importunate job applicant-Expressing earnest entreaty
SEC: Oddities, Singularities-unusual
Idiosyncrasies-A behavioral attribute that is distinctive and peculiar to an individual
Capricious-Changing one's mind quickly and often,Fickle,Whimsical,Willful
carte blanche Total Freedom Total Authority Blank Cheque
176, catechise catechise-Examine through questioning and answering,Interrogate
Impugn-Attack as false or wrong,challenge
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176, catechise
WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Inquisition-A severe interrogation ( violating the rights or privacy of individuals),
177,cathartic A purging medicine; stimulates evacuation of the bowels,Purgative,Evacuant
Laxative-Stimulating evacuation of feces
Bowdlerize a novel,Expurgate-Edit by omitting or modifying parts considered
indelicate
Inner moral cleansing
Purge-Oust politically,The act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma

179,caveat A warning against certain acts,Caveat Emptor (buyer beware) Caveat Venditor
(Latin)
186,choleric (seller beware) moved to anger
choleric-Easily Composure
Splenetic-Very irritable Poise
Irascible response-Quickly aroused to anger,Ill-tempered Equanimity
Ire-Belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong ,wroth-Vehemently incensed
198,cicatrice A mark left (usually on the skin) by the healing of injured tissue,Hidden Scar
201, Clap- Clap-Trap- stupid talk that has no value,Duplicity Probity
Trap Chicanery-the use of complicated plans and clever talk in order to trick people Integrity
Filch-Make off with belongings of others-purloin Upright
Sophistry-A deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity in reasoning in the Truthful,Honest
hope of deceiving someone
202, Cleave Cleft,Come or be in close contact with; stick or hold together and resist
separation,Hold on
Adhere,Stick,Cleavage
204, A period in a man's life corresponding to menopause, Watershed for Indian
Climacteric Cross road of life
Turning point
Junction
Menopause for women
Phase of life which is important
207, Cobble Repair or mend,Pebble stones with smooth surface Shoe mender(cobbler) stitch
shoes Metal mender -Tinker, Cloth mender
210, Cogent cogent argument-Powerfully persuasive,Logical
ratiocinate-Reason methodologically and logically
Syllogisms-Deductive reasoning in which a conclusion is derived from two
211, Coiffure premises
Coiffure-Arrange attractively, The arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's
hair),Hair style Head dress Artificial hair
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
212, Colligate colligate these facts,Make a logical or causal connection-link,relate,Join, Bind,
Unite, Fuse
Coalesce-Mix together different elements
Amalgamate (companies)-Joined together into a whole
Concatenate ideas (diversified facts)-Add by linking or joining so as to form a
chain or series
Agglomerate (ideas)-Form into one cluster
Conglomerate Americans-Composed of heterogeneous elements gathered into a
mass
Collocate Have a strong tendency to occur side by side,Classify Tabulate
commensurate Corresponding in size or degree or extent,Equal,Equivalent to
coterminous-Being of equal extent or scope or duration
Wages salary to the qualification
Commingle Blend, Mix of different cultures
Complacent Contented to a fault with oneself or one's actions,Satisfied Disgruntled
Contented-Satisfied or showing satisfaction with things as they are Unhappy
Smug-Marked by excessive complacency or self-satisfaction Malcontent
Disgruntled-In a state of sulky dissatisfaction
Malcontent-Discontented as toward authority
Complaisant Showing a cheerful willingness to do favors for others-Obliging,Helpful (Recidivist)-
Feign-Make believe with the intent to deceive
Qualms-Uneasiness about the fitness of an action
Compunction-A feeling of deep regret (usually for some misdeed)
Twinge-A sudden sharp feeling
Casuistry-Argumentation that is specious or excessively subtle (Difficult to detect
or grasp,hidden) and intended to be misleading
OPP-(Recidivist)-Someone who is repeatedly arrested for criminal behavior
(especially for the same criminal behavior)
229, Conciliate Cause to be more favorably inclined; gain the good will of,Reconcile
Concomitant Following or accompanying as a consequence,Accompanying
231, Concord Concord-Agreement of opinions,Harmony,Agreement, Accord Discord
Dtente-The easing of tensions or strained relations (especially between nations) Dissent
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WORD SYNONYMS conflict
ANTONYMS
Comity of nations-Courteous respect by one nation for the laws and institutions of
another
Unison-Occurring together or simultaneously
Amity-A state of friendship and cordiality
Armistice-A state of peace agreed to between opponents so they can discuss peace
terms,ceasefire,truce
234, Conduce Promote,Aid,Help, Assist
Configuration Pattern-Design (Gestalt), Constellation,
Confluence Meeting Junction Union Conflux
237, Congeal Congeal-Become gelatinous,Freeze
Anneal-Bring to a desired consistency, texture, or hardness by a process of
gradually heating and cooling
his blood Curdled-Turn from a liquid to a solid mass,Solidify
Congeal, Clot, Coagulate,Curdled - for blood
Congruous Suitable or appropriate together,Harmony,Agreement,Understanding
A hypothesis that has been formed by speculating or conjecturing (usually with
Conjecture little hard evidence)-Guess -Surmise Hypothesis Not factual Supposition
Connoisseur Connoisseur-An expert able to appreciate a field; especially in the fine arts,Expert, Materialistic
Critic, judge , Epicurean Art, Music, Paint, Aesthetic Pragmatic Practical
Gourmet,Epicurean -A person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially
good food and drink)
Opp-Philistine-Smug and ignorant and indifferent or hostile to artistic and
cultural values
241, Connote Imply Denote
Conscientious Conscientious effort-Characterized by extreme care and great effort in accordance Slapdash
with conscience,Hard working , Committed work
Industrious-Characterized by hard work and perseverance Diligent Lethargic,lazy
scrupulous attention-Having scruples; arising from a sense of right and wrong; Slothful
principled
Sedulous pursuit-Marked by care and persistent effort (am+)( br -) Sluggish
Assiduous research-Marked by care and persistent effort Indolent-
OPP Slapdash-Careless Inattentive Lax
Slothful employees
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Conspicuous Obvious to the eye or mind Prominent by presence or absence
Construe Interpret Misconstrue
Contumacious contumacious witness -Wilfully obstinate; stubbornly disobedient,insubordinate Misinterpret
Pliable
Intransigent conservative-Impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason Amenable
Stubborn,Obstinate-tenacious unwillingness to yield Flexible
Refractory child,fractious-Stubbornly resistant to authority or control
Obdurate-Stubbornly persistent in wrongdoing Pliant
Froward-Habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition Suppliant
Mulish(US)-Unreasonably rigid in the face of argument or entreaty
Wayward behaviour-Resistant to guidance or discipline
Intractable pain-Not tractable; difficult to manage or mold
Pertinacious,Tenacious,recalcitrant-Stubbornly unyielding
Perseverance-Persistent determination
Indefatigable-Showing sustained enthusiastic action with unflagging vitality
Dogged persistence-Stubbornly unyielding
Indomitable-Impossible to subdue
252, Dalliance Dalliance-Playful behavior intended to arouse sexual interest-Flirtation
Coquette-A seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men,
Promiscuous-Casual and unrestrained in sexual behavior
255, Data Information
256, Daub daub paint onto the wall-Plastering & Covering,An unskillful painting , Splash
Dash-Run or move very quickly or hastily-
259, Dawdle She dashed into
Dawdle-Take thetime;
one's yardproceed slowly,waste time
Doodle-An aimless drawing,scribble
Dally,Dilatory-Wasting time hurry,
Shilly-Shally-The act of procrastinating; putting off or delaying or deferring an punctual
action to a later time,protract
Dilly-Dally-Postpone doing what one should be doing prompt,
Fiddle-Avoid (one's assigned duties),Commit fraud with employer,play voilen
Tarry,Loiter-hang around
Dearth Scarcity (of water) Abundant
Paucity (of money) Plentiful
Shortage Plentitude
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Deficiency Copious Plethora
Decadence Declining of morals standards Rectitude
Declivity-A downward slope or bend,coming down from a mountain Acclivity
Declension-Process of changing to an inferior state
267, Decamp Runaway after robbing,Escape,fly,flee
Bolt-Move or jump suddenly
Deciduous Deciduous-(of plants and shrubs) shedding foliage at the end of the Evergreen
growing season,Lack of moisture ,Vitality
Lack of moisture Hollow Gaunt
Defoliate-Deprived of leaves,
molt -Periodic shedding of the cuticle in arthropods or the outer skin in reptiles
Slough-A hollow filled with mud,
Desiccated-Thoroughly dried out-Lacking vitality or spirit; lifeless
270, Decimate Decimate-Kill one in every ten, as of mutineers in Roman armies,Killing Large no
of innocent people
Carnage ,Butchery,Massacre, Annihilation-The savage and excessive killing of
many people
Butchery, Abattoir-A building where animals are butchered
Genocide-Systematic killing of a racial or cultural group
Pogrom-Organized persecution of an ethnic group (especially Jews)
Exterminate-Hitler wanted to exterminate the Jews,kill en masse
shambles-A building where animals are butchered,Walk by dragging one's feet
Extirpation-Surgical removal of a body part or tissue
Holocaust-The mass murder of Jews under the German Nazi regime
Cataclysm-A sudden violent change in the earth's surface
Calamity-An event resulting in great loss and misfortune
Catastrophe-A sudden violent change in the earth's surface,An event resulting in
great lossSanguinary-Accompanied
Tragedy, and misfortune by bloodshed( bitter and sanguinary war")
Bloody battle, Slaughter-Kill a large number of people indiscriminately
272, Decorous Decorous-Characterized by propriety and dignity and good taste in manners and Coarse
conduct,Modest,Decorous behavior,Propriety Crude
Proper,Demure->women,Suitable Barbaric
Dress perfect for the perfect place Rustic
Seeming honesty-Appearing as such but not necessarily so Bucolic
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275, Decry Censure (Strong) Deplore Denouncing (Strong)
277, Defamation Obloquy, A false accusation of an offense or a malicious misrepresentation of
someone's words or actions Damage ones reputation, Slander
Detraction-The act of discrediting or detracting from someone's reputation
(especially by slander)
Vilification-Slanderous defamation
Libel-A false and malicious publication printed to defame a living person
Belittle, Disparage-Express a negative opinion of
Denigrate-Charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the reputation of
someone
derogatory comments-Expressive of low opinion
Deprecatory remarks-depreciatory effects- Tending to diminish or disparage
Calumny Family of words (Stronger)
begrime-to make dirty, to soil Praise Commend
Damage a Mans reputation
Besmirch ,Bemire,-to dishonour,to sully
Sully-Tarnish-Stigmatize
Maligner-To damage ones reputation by slander or libel
Revile-Spread negative information about , Malign ,Slur
Aspersion-An abusive attack on a person's character
Related word groups:
Opprobrious-Expressing offensive reproach,Abusive language
Piquant wit-provocative,Sarcastic,Severe, Biting, Caustic, Sharp
Mordacious-Capable of wounding
Fulminate-Criticize severely-Fulmunic acid
Fusillade-Rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms
Trenchant-Having keenness and forcefulness and penetration in thought,
expression, or intellect-Trenchant criticism
Invective-Abusive or venomous language used to express blame
Vituperative-Marked by harshly abusive criticism
Scurrilous-Expressing offensive reproach
Truculence-Obstreperous(Noisily and stubbornly defiant) and defiant
aggressiveness
Logomachy-Argument about words or the meaning of words,debate
Expletive-Profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
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278, Defer Postpone, Delay Disrespectful
Procrastinate, Shelve
Deep respect for Elders (as in Deference for father)
279, Defile Desecrate Consecrate
Defile-Place under suspicion or cast doubt upon Sanctify
it is sacrilegious to enter with shoes on-Grossly irreverent toward what is held to Sanctimonious
be sacred
Profane,Blasphemous-profane utterances against the Church,Grossly irreverent Sanctum
toward what is held to be sacred
opposites
sanctum-A place of inviolable privacy, Sacrosanct-Must be kept
sacred, Sanctimonious-Excessively or hypocritically pious
280, Definitive 100% Definite,Categorical Very sure, certain Vague Indefinite
Certitude-Total certainty or greater certainty than circumstances warrant
281, Deflect Off the course ,Swerve-The act of turning aside suddenly
Ricochet (for bullets)-A glancing rebound
Careen (for fast cars)-The ship careened out of control Divert, Refract
282, Defunct No longer valid Dead Extinct (of animals ex: dinosaur) (Of defunct laws, Extant
newspapers, constitution)
283, Deify Elevate someone to the level of god,(Demi-god)
Apotheosize-Deify or glorify
284, Deign Deign-Do something that one considers to be below one's dignity
stoop, condescend-Bend one's back forward from the waist on down,Debase
oneself morally, act in an undignified, unworthy, or dishonorable way
285, Define Explicate-Make plain and comprehensible,Clarify,Manifested
Delineation Delineation-A graphic or vivid verbal description
Portray ,Depict ,Limn (-)-Trace the shape of
289, Deluge heavy rain,The rising of a body of water and overflowing onto dry land-Inundation
Downpour,Cloudburst-heavy rain,Cyclonic-violent tropical storm
Cataclysm-A sudden violent change in the earth's surface, Floods,Major upheavals
Noahs Flood & Noahs Ark-The Hebrew patriarch who saved himself and his
family and the animals by building an ark in which they survived 40 days and 40
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Demeanor Demeanor-Deportment-(behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward Misdemeanor
other people, Comport-Behave well or properly Misbehavior
Mien-Dignified manner or conduct
Decorum, Decorous,Appearance & Behavior
Misdemeanor-A crime less serious than a felony(murder,arson)
293, Denizen denizens of field and forest-A person who inhabits a particular place,Resident
,Habitu,dweller,habitant
294, Deplete Drain off resources, Energy Exhausting (Tiring) Exhaust (Pipes) Exhaustive
(Complete)
Depredation the depredations of age and disease,An act of plundering and pillaging and
marauding
Spoliation-The act of stripping and taking by force
Despoil-Steal goods; take as spoils
the ravages of time-(usually plural) a destructive action
Marauding-bands of marauding Indians
Rapacious-the rapacious wolf, Rapacity
Rapine-The act of despoiling a country in warfare
Plunder-Goods or money obtained illegally,Loot
Pillage (Of churches, temples)-The act of stealing valuable things from a place
300, Deride Deride-Treat or speak of with contempt,Contemptuous Polite
Mock-Treat with contempt , Scorn-Look down on with disdain Cultured
Scoff-Laugh at with contempt and derision, Sneer-Express through a scornful Suave
smile
Deride, Derision-Contemptuous laughter, Derisive Composure
The crowd jeered at the speaker Poise
Fleer-To smirk(Smile affectedly or derisively) contemptuously Equanimity
Gibe-An aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have
a telling effect,Laugh at with contempt and derision
Ridicule-The act of deriding or treating with contempt
( Twit-Someone who is regarded as contemptible,Harass with persistent criticism
or carping & Taunt)
302, Descry Catch sight of-Espy,spy
Spot something with binoculars
Despotism Despotism-A form of government in which the ruler is an absolute dictator (not Democrat
restricted by a constitution or laws or opposition etc.),Dictator
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Autocrat ,Tyrant, Despot -A cruel and oppressive dictator Democracy
Totalitarian-Characterized by a government in which the political authority
exercises absolute and centralized control
308, Desultory desolutory thoughts-Marked by lack of definite plan or regularity or purpose; Pointed
jumping from one thing to anotherAimless
Casual-Marked by blithe unconcern,Without or seeming to be without plan ,offhand Concise
cursory inspection-Hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough Precise
perfunctory courtesy-Hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough Succinct
Amble,Stroll,Saunter,Jaunt,Maunder-A leisurely walk ( in some public
place),journey
Rambling Discursive book-(of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the
main point or cover a wide range of subjects, Digressive
Ramble-An aimless amble on a winding course,Continue talking or writing in a
desultory manner
Meander-To move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
Academic Rigmarole-A long and complicated and confusing procedure
Labyrinth-Complex system of paths or tunnels in which it is easy to get lost,
Maze,
Conundrum ,Riddle,Puzzle -A difficult problem
Enigma-Something that baffles understanding and cannot be explained
311, Devious devious means-departing from the accepted or proper way; misleading,Indirect Direct
devious character-Characterized by insincerity or
deceit; devious route-Deviating
Circumlocutory from a straight course
expression-ambiguous St. Forward
Detour-A roundabout road (especially one that is used temporarily while a main Pointed
route is blocked)
ambage,Periphrastic study,Circumlocution-Roundabout and unnecessarily
wordy,An indirect way of expressing something
wiggly worms,a serpentine wall,Sinuous-Curved or curving in and out,
tortuous reasoning-Not straightforward,Marked by repeated turns and bends
Insinuate-to suggest indirectly that sth unpleasant is true- The article insinuated
that he was having an affair with his friends wife, insinuate yourself into sth
(formal, disapproving) to succeed in gaining sbs respect, affection, etc. so that you
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Innuendo-(disapproving) an indirect remark about sb/sth, usually suggesting sth
bad or rude; the use of remarks like this:
innuendoes about her
Allusive (Indirect) private life
speech-Characterized by indirect references
Artful, Cunning, Cagey,Feign
Impute (Direct),assign,attribute-Attribute or credit to
Hint,slant,inclined,Oblique
312, Devout Deeply religious, Pious( reading)-Having or showing reverence for a deity, Impious Ungodly
Religious Holy ,Godly Irreligious Irreverent
Impious -Lacking piety or reverence for a god,God
Dichotomy Bisect,Divide(cut in two) Dichotomize
Diffuse Scatter Make thin Dilute Spread
Dilapidated In deplorable condition,Derelict-Worn and broken down by hard use,ramshackle
old pier
Desuetude-A state of inactivity or disuse
rickety limbs and joints-suffering from rickets-Lacking bodily or muscular
strength or vitality
325, Dilettante An amateur who engages in an activity without serious intentions and who pretends Professional
to have knowledge/ Amateur hobbyist-Engaged in as a pastime,Lacking
professional skill or expertise
Dabbler
Beginner
327, Dingy No ventilation, No light
Seedy(US) and soiled-Shabby and untidy
Dingy(UK) linen-Thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot
Dipsomaniac Fond of drinking liquor-Dipsomaniac- Guzzler, Quaffer Teetotaler Sober
Crapulous-Suffering from excessive eating or drinking
Toper- who topes(drink heavily)-drunkard-Tippler,
Sloshed very drunk-Sozzled-careless
Sot-chronic drinker,Inebriated
Maudlin - A Sentimental Drinker,Intoxicated
Enchanted-Come under some bodys spell,fascinated,bewitched
329, Dire A situation between Life and death
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330, Disclaim SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Her husband Disavowed her-Refuse to acknowledge; disclaim knowledge of;
responsibility for, or association with
Reject
Disconsolate Grief stricken Heart broken Forlorn attempt-Marked by or showing hopelessness
Inconsolable-Sad beyond comforting;
Discrepancy incapable of being consoled
Error Anomaly Foible-A behavioral attribute that is distinctive and peculiar to an
individual ,Defect
343, Dispel Remove
344, Disperse Scatter
347, Spread Scatter Broadcast
Disseminate
348, Divest Stripped Deprive
351, clat (Fr) lan,Panache- elegance and splendor,Brilliance
355, Eddy Swirling Maelstrom Whirlpool Vortex
356, Edict Edict-A formal or authoritative proclamation,Decree-A legally binding command or
decision entered on the court record (as if issued by a court or judge)
Injunction-(law) a judicial remedy issued in order to prohibit a party from doing or
continuing to do a certain activity
Mandate-A document giving an official instruction or command
Proclamation
Manifesto-A public declaration of intentions (as issued by a political party or
government)
358, Educe Elicit,Deduce (a principle) or construe (a meaning)-Extracting something,infer
360, Effigy Figure of a man who is unpopular made of straw.
Efflorescence Efflorescence-The period of greatest prosperity or productivity,Flowering
Blossoming-The time and process of budding and unfolding of blossoms
Blooming-The organic process of bearing flowers
362, Effluence Effluence-The process of flowing out
Firth-A long narrow estuary (especially in Scotland)
Egress-The act of coming (or going) out,exit
Estuary-The wide part of a river where it nears the sea; fresh and salt water mix
Back water, Water outlet
365, Effusion Sudden gush outpouring of emotions
Egregious egregious lie-Conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible
368, Elegance Beautiful Regal Majestic Attractive
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369, Elegy Mournful Poem meant to speak about a dead person,lament
370, Elf Elf,Pixie,Imp,Puck,Goblin,Hobgoblin,Gnome-(folklore) fairies that are somewhat
mischievous,Mischievous sprits
Puck-A mischievous sprite of English folklore
Goblin,Hobgoblin-(folklore) a small grotesque supernatural creature that makes
trouble for human beings
Gnome-A legendary creature resembling a tiny old man; lives in the depths of the
earth and guards buried treasure
371, Elide vowel is usually elided before a single consonant,Words drop down to something
else
Expunge-Remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line
373, Ellipsis Gap()
Lacuna-A blank gap or missing part
Hiatus
Omission
Chasm-A deep opening in the earth's surface
Elliptical style
374, Elysian Elysian-Greek concept of heaven paradise,Empyreal, Empyrean Hell
Heavenly-Relating to or inhabiting a divine heaven Limbo
Empyreal, Empyrean-Of or relating to the sky or heavens Limbus
Celestial-Relating to or inhabiting a divine heaven,Ethereal Hades
Paradise-(Christianity) the abode of righteous souls after death Stygian
Salvation,Redemption-(theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil Perdition
Opp Damnation
Hell,Perdition-(Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where
sinners suffer eternal punishment
Limbo-The state of being disregarded or forgotten,(theology) in
Roman Catholicism, the place of unbaptized but innocent or righteous souls (such
as infants and virtuous individuals)
Damnation-The state of being condemned to eternal punishment in Hell
Hades-(religion) the world of the dead
Stygian-Hellish
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378, Embezzle Peculate,Defalcate,Misappropriation-Appropriate (as property entrusted to one's Honest
care) fraudulently to own use,
Purloin,Filch-Make off with belongings of others Upright
Mulct (US)-Money extracted as a penalty Truthful
Bilk (US)-Cheat somebody out of what is due, especially money Integrity
Malversation ,Malfeasance-Misconduct in public office Probity
380, Emend Correct,the text was emended in the second edition
Errata-A mistake in printed matter resulting from mechanical failures of some
kind,misprint
Emendation
388, Ennui Ennui,Tedium-The feeling of being bored by something tedious,Boredom
Lassitude, Languor-A state of comatose torpor (as found in sleeping sickness),A
feeling of lack of interest or energy
Monotonous-Tediously repetitious or lacking in variety
389, Ensconce ensconced himself in the chair,settle,Protected by a shell
Harbor-A place of refuge and comfort and security
Aegis-Armor plate that protects the chest; the front part of a cuirass
Shield
390, Enthrall Hold spellbound,enrapture,ravish,delight
Hypnotize-Induce hypnosis in-mesmerize
Enslave-Make a slave of; bring into servitude
Captivate-Attract; cause to be enamored
Bewitched-Under a spell,Charm
Enchanted-Come under some bodys spell,fascinated,bewitched
Ensnared-Take or catch as if in a snare or trap
Besotted,Intoxicated,besot,(Inebriated)-(Crapulous)
Entangled,Embroiled-Deeply involved especially in something complicated
enmeshed in financial difficulties-as in a mesh
Bait-Anything that serves as an enticement,Lure, entice, or entrap with bait
Enticement,temptation-Something that seduces or has the quality to seduce
Allurement-The act of enticing a person to do something wrong
decoy-Something used to lure fish or other animals
entrap-Take or catch as if in a snare or trap
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WORD
391, Ephemeral, SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Eternal Lasting
Lasting a very youth's transient beauty- Permanent Immortal
short time, love is transitory but it is eternal-lasting for a short time
a fleeting glance,brief
evanescent beauty-Tending to vanish like vapor,volatile
fugacious blossoms
393, Episcopal Ecclesiastic,Of or pertaining to or characteristic of the Episcopal church ,Priest Laity
Cleric,Prelate-A clergyman or other person in religious orders
Episcopacy-The collective body of bishops
Cardinal ( rule-Serving as an essential component) (Roman Catholic Church) one
of a group of more than 100 prominent bishops in the Sacred College who advise
the Pope and elect new Popes
Pontiff,Pope-The head of the Roman Catholic Church
Ecumenical-Concerned with promoting unity among churches or religions
Equestrian Horse rider Cavalier (UK) Chevalier (Fr)
Eschew Eschew-Avoid and stay away from deliberately;stay clear of- Shun-Expel from a
community or group,ostracise
Espirit De
Corps
400, Estuary Estuary-Mouth of the river
Water goes in to->firth, inlet
Water outlet->effluence, egress
401, Etiolate, Etiolate-make pale or sickly,Bleach and alter the natural development of (a green Ruddy
castrate, plant) by excluding sunlight, Debilitated,enervated-Lacking strength or
vigor
Emasculated,Castrated-(of a male animal) having the testicles removed,deprived of Robust
rejuvenate, strength and vigour
Salubrious
Enfeebled-made weak Rubicund
Bobited *(K) Rosette
Emaciated during chemeotherapy,Gaunt-Very thin - from disease,hunger or cold Florid
Pale, Bloodless, Anemic Wiry
effete youth-Marked by excessive self-indulgence and moral decay Rejuvenated
loss of vitality Vitality
Opp Salubrious
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Elixir-A sweet flavored liquid (usually containing a small amount of alcohol) used
in compounding medicines to be taken by mouth in order to mask an unpleasant
taste-A substance believed to cure all ills
invigorating mountain air
The contact with his grandchildren rejuvenated him
ruddy complexion-healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life
Robust body-Sturdy and strong in form, constitution, or construction
Rubicund cheeks-healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life
Rosette -resembling rose,Florid
Wiry-Lean and sinewy((of a person) possessing physical strength and weight;
rugged and powerful)
Vitality-A healthy capacity for vigorous activity
Salubrious mountain air-Promoting health; healthful
404, Ex Formal,With the full authority of the office,Authoritative
cathedra Popes authority,Church order
406, Excoriate Excoriate-Express strong disapproval , Excruciate-Torment emotionally,mentally
Exegesis An explanation or critical interpretation (especially of the Bible),Translation of
bible ,Solving of the problem
409, Exigency Urgency Contingency Necessity Emergencies
410, Exiguous an exiguous budget,Extremely scanty,Small,Thin,Slender
412, Exorcise exorcise evil spirits,Drive away the terror, Expel
415, Expatiate Expatiate,Expound-Add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of Concise
and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing,Talk at length
Explicate,elucidate-Make plain and comprehensible Terse
Exemplify-Clarify by giving an example of Succinct
416, Expedient Suitable Proper Politic Fit
Expiate expiate one's sins,Atone-Make amends for Reparation
Expostulate Reason with (somebody) for the purpose of dissuasion,Protest Remonstrate
423, Extrude Expel Discharge Banish Eject Barge in
426, Fastidious Fastidious about personal cleaniness,Giving careful attention to detail; Carefree Careless
hard to please,exacting Nonchalant Cavalier
Fussy about clothes-Exacting especially about details
Finicky eater-Exacting especially about details
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Squeamish (women), Dainty-Excessively fastidious and easily disgusted
Meticulous research-Marked by precise accordance with details
Pernickety,punctilious in his attention to rules of etiquette
428, Feculent Feculent-Foul with waste matter, Stink,stale,not fresh ,Fetid,putrid,fusty,musty Salubrious
Stench-A distinctive odor that is offensively unpleasant
Mephitic-Of noxious stench from atmospheric pollution-miasmic jungles
Fetid-Offensively malodorous,
Noisome-Causing or able to cause nausea,
Noxious chemical waste-Injurious to physical or mental health
Putrid-In an advanced state of decomposition and having a foul odor,
Morally corrupt or evil -the putrid atmosphere of
the court
Putrefaction-Moral perversion; impairment of virtue and moral principles-Rome
had fallen into moral putrefaction
Morbific,Pestilential-Able to cause disease
Fusty-Stale and unclean smelling
Musty odor-Stale and unclean smelling
rancid butter-Smelling of fermentation or staleness
Opp-Salubrious mountain air-Promoting health- salutary,wholesome
429, Fecund Capable of producing offspring or vegetation Sterile,Barren
SECONDARY: Dry
Prolific-Bearing in abundance especially offspring, Productive Arid,Fallow
431, Flaccid Loose,Flaccid penis-Drooping without elasticity; wanting in stiffness
Flabby-Out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance
434, Flex Getting ready for a fight Bend
438, Funereal Funereal-Suited to or suggestive of a grave or burial,
Rituals and ceremonies,Exequies & Obsequies
Lamentation-The passionate and demonstrative activity of expressing
grief,mourning
Dirge,elegy-A mournful poem; a lament for the dead
Monody-Music consisting of a single vocal part (usually with accompaniment)
Epicedium
Jeremiad against government-A long and mournful complaint
Ululation,howl-A long loud emotional utterance
requiem,Threnody-A song of mourning performed as a memorial to a
dead person
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Cortege,-A funeral procession
entourage,retinue-The group following and attending to some important person
Hearse-A vehicle for carrying a coffin to a church or a cemetery;
Wreath-Flower arrangement consisting of a circular band of foliage
Lilac (US), Chrysanthemum (UK)
goad Give heart or courage to curb
442, Germane Germane-More relevant Pertinent Apposition Kindred (SEC) Irrelevant
Gigantic Gigantic -exceedingly large, extensive as to suggest a giant or Trivial
mammoth,Himalayan
Prodigious storm,Colossal-So great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe Miniscule
Mammoth ship-So exceedingly large or extensive as to suggest a giant or mammoth Atomic
Gargantuan,jumbo,elephantine -Of great mass; huge and bulky Petty
"ravenous as wolves,"voracious sharks-Devouring or craving food in great
quantities,Voracious-Excessively greedy and grasping
Appetite for life-A feeling of craving something,Hunger
Gourmandize-Overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
443, Gird Prepare oneself for a military confrontation,Tie
444, Glib Having only superficial plausibility,Smooth
Lubricous-Having a smooth or slippery quality
Unctuous-Unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
Con man-A swindler who exploits the confidence of his victim
oleaginous hypocrisy-Unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in
manner or speech
hypocritical praise-hypocracy
445, Gnostic Gnostic-Possessing intellectual or esoteric knowledge of spiritual things,Mystic
Clairvoyant-Perceiving things beyond the natural range of the senses
449, Gyrate Gyrate-To wind or move in a spiral course,Swaying motion
Pirouette-(ballet) a rapid spin of the body (especially on the toes as in ballet)
450, Gyre ? Manacle-Shackle that consists of a metal loop that can be locked around the wrist;
usually used in pairs
Fetter-A shackle for the ankles or feet
453, Hauteur, Imperious,Impudence,Insolence-The trait of being rude and impertinent; inclined Polite
Arrogance to take liberties,Contumely,Conceited,Supercilious,Hauteur
Brazenness-Behavior marked by a bold defiance of the proprieties and lack of Civil
shame
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Overweening manner-Presumptuously arrogant Cultured
Effrontery-Audacious (even arrogant) behavior that you have no right to Suave
Contumely,Conceited,Supercilious,Hauteur-Overbearing pride evidenced by a Urbane
superior manner toward inferiors
Supercilious-Having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one Refined
views as unworthy
Contumely-A rude expression intended to offend or hurt
Proud, Arrogant-Having or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of
overbearing pride
Brazenness-Behavior marked by a bold defiance of the proprieties and lack of
shame
Conceited-Characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-
importance
Imperious-Having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one
views as unworthy
Rashness-The trait of acting rashly and without prudence
Audacity-Aggressive boldness or unmitigated effrontery
Recklessness-The trait of giving little thought to danger
Temerity-Fearless daring
Boldness-The trait of being willing to undertake things that involve risk or danger
Precipitancy-The quality of happening with headlong haste or without warning
Haughty bureaucrats-Having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of
those one views as unworthy
Contemptuous-Expressing extreme contempt
Overbearing-Expecting unquestioning obedience,
Dauntless,"intrepid pioneers",audacious explorers-Invulnerable to fear or
intimidation
Adventurous,Venturesome investor-Disposed to venture or take risks
Impertinent-Not pertinent to matter under consideration,Improperly forward or
bold,impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup"
Tranquil life in the country,Serene expresssion -Not agitated; without losing self-
possession
Valiant attempt,Valorous-Having or showing valor
Plucky,Gutsy,Spunky-Marked by courage and determination in the face of
difficulties or danger;
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Foolhardy-Marked by defiant disregard for danger or consequences
Daunt-Cause to lose courage,scare,Intimidate,Cow,Frighten
Insurmountable-Not capable of being surmounted or overcome
Overwhelming-So strong as to be irresistible
Opp
Meek as a mouse,self effacing-Humble in spirit or manner; suggesting retiring
mildness or evenfear
Timid-Showing cowed
and submissiveness
lack of confidence-bold not timid response is the need of
the hour
Timorous mouse-Timid by nature or revealing timidity
bashful-Self-consciously timid-Young women who are shy Bold
Shy(both men and women) Aggressive
Coy(women)-Affectedly modest or shy especially in a playful or provocative way Froward*-Habitually
Demure(young maidens who are very shy) disposed to
Meek, timid, timorous disobedience and
opposition
Mollycoddle-A pampered darling; an effeminate man
Sissy-Having unsuitable feminine qualities ,Effeminate Males

Milksop-A timid man or boy considered childish or unassertive


Namby-Pamby-Weak in willpower, courage or vitality
Hanky-Panky
Silly,Frivolous,Senseless
Shilly-Shally-The act of procrastinating; putting off or delaying or deferring an
action to a later time
Dilly-Dally-Postpone doing what one should be doing
Cowardly baniyas-Lacking courage; ignobly timid and faint-hearted
Cowardice-The trait of lacking courage
Dastardly-Despicably cowardly-unprovoked and dastardly attack by Japan
Craven baniya ran-Lacking even the rudiments of courage; abjectly fearful
Poltroon(rank coward) -Characterized by complete cowardliness
trepidation,apprehension-A feeling of alarm or dread
Pusillanimous-Lacking in courage and manly strength and resolution;
contemptibly fearful
Blench,blanch-[dialect] Turn pale, as if in fear Ruddy-reddish-
Tremble -A reflex motion caused by cold or fear or excitement heatlthlike color of
skin
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Ruddy-reddish-
WORD SYNONYMS heatlthlike color of
ANTONYMS
Quaver-Give off unsteady sounds, alternating in amplitude or frequency, skin
Waver-Pause or hold back in uncertainty or unwillingness, Shake
quaking-Shake with fast, tremulous movements-the earth was quaking Rosette-rose like
Cower-Show submission or fear,Bend one's back forward from the waist on Robust
down,Shrink, Blench, Blanch
quail-Draw back, as with fear or pain
Quirk her head-Twist or curve abruptly
Horrendous-fearful, frightful
457, Hoyden Tomboy,Romp-A girl who behaves in a boyish manner-
Ignis fatuus(L) Willow-the-wisp-An illusion ,Evil sprits which mislead,A pale light sometimes
seen at night over marshy ground-Jack-a-lantern-A large poisonous agaric with
orange caps and narrow clustered stalks; the gills are luminescent
463, Ignominy Ignominy-A state of dishonor,Disgraceful-(used of conduct or character)-
deserving or bringing disgrace or shame
Infamous-Known widely and usually unfavorably,Shameful
Immoderate Immoderate,Intemperate-(of weather or climate) not mild; subject to
extremes,Given to excessive indulgence of bodily appetites espfor intoxicating
liquors
Gluttonous appetite-Given to excess in consumption of especially food or drink
Gourmandize-Overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
468, Immure Immure,(Incarcerate)-Lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
Entomb-Place in a grave or tomb
Buried alive,
Immutable Unchangeable Unalterable Constant Fixed
Impeccable impeccable reputation-Faultless, Immaculate white uniform-Completely neat
and clean, Stainless ,Blameless, Sinless, Spotless
Implacable Irreconcilable
Implicit Understood,Hidden,Implied Explicit
Tacit agreement-Implied by or inferred from actions or statements Obvious
481, Impugn Impugn -Attack as false or wrong,Punish religiously ,Interrogate
(Strong) Inquisition-A former tribunal of the Roman Catholic Church (1232-1820) created
to discover and suppress heresy,A severe interrogation (often violating the rights
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484, Incubus Incubus-A male demon believed to lie on sleeping persons and to have
sexual intercourse with sleeping women,Burden, evil
Nightmare-A situation resembling a terrifying dream
Situation when breathing is difficult,Oppression
486, Indite Write, Compose a literary work
Jackanapes Jackanapes-Someone who is unimportant but cheeky and
presumptuous,whippersnapper,lightweight
Jackass Male ass. Stupid( ASININE)
Monkey(Person resembling an ape)
494, Jacobin Jacobin-A member of the radical movement that instituted the Reign of Terror
during the French Revolution, Black friars, who do not come out of monastery
and translate the bible with hand, lived with a diet of bread & water.

495, Jaculate * Dart Throw Hurl Launch


Porter
Caretaker
498, Janitor Doorkeeper, Doorman
Jargon, Esoteric Technical language not understandable to others.,Esoteric,Jargon Sensible
Prate, Prattle-Gibber, Gibberish-Jabber, Babble,Jabberwocky-unintelligible or Coherent
meaningless talk,Pure nonsense
Twaddle-Bosh-Pretentious or silly talk or writing Logical
Balderdash,fiddle-faddle-Trivial , nonsense Cogent
Gabble,Tattle,Palaver,piffle -Speak (unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly Rational
parlance,Argot,Phraseology-A manner of speaking that is natural to Cohesive
native speakers of a language
Patter-Plausible glib talk (especially useful to a salesperson))
500, Jaundiced Prejudiced
Biased
504,Jeopardy Jeopardy-Unnecessary risk, danger,peril, Risky, Perilous voyage,precarious
508,Junta Junta-Disgruntled army man
Malcontent-Discontented as toward authority
Insurgent-A person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted
authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)

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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Insurrection-Organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction
tries to wrest control from another
Iconoclast, Maverick
Rebellious people
Coup d etat-A sudden and decisive change of government illegally or by force
NEG: cohorts-A group of people having approximately the same age
caucus-A group of like-minded people with shared concerns
Coterie,clique-An exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
Faction, gang
POS: Conclave, cabal
Kickshaw Trifle,Trivial thing like toy
Keen Eager, Anxious, Sharp edged
Kleptomania Mania for stealing
Knoll Mound ,Hillock ,Sand-dunes(US),Ring bell as in announcing death
520,Lambent Lambent,lucent,Softly bright or radiant,Gliding,Glossing
Touching lightly, Graceful movement
542, Limpid limpid blue eyes-clear and bright,transparent,crystal clear,gelly Turbid (Water)
Incandescent bulb-Emitting light as a result of being heated Murky (Night)
Luminescent-Emitting light not caused by heat Opaque
Lucid-Transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity Nebulous
cerulean--Of a deep somewhat purplish blue color similar to that of a clear Cloudy
sky,Azure,sapphire
Pellucid,, Limn-Clear,easy to understand,pellucid prose,lucid,transparent dull
gauzy clouds,gossamer cobwebs-So thin as to transmit light, Diaphanous
Dazzling snow-Shining intensely, Scintillating stars-reflect brightly
Refulgent sunset,the effulgent daffodils-Radiating or as if radiating light
Resplendent,splendid costumes-Having great beauty and splendor
Transplendent *
Coruscated-Reflect brightly-his playing coruscated throughout the concert hall
Opp-
Turbid,Murky -(of liquids) clouded as with sediment,murky waters Opaque
Nebulous-Lacking definite form or limits or definite content
Dishabille-The state of being carelessly or partially dressed,transparent
Dejected,Melancholic,dolorous,Lugubrious,-Characterized by or causing or Animated
Lugubrious expressing sadness-Melancholic smile
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Doleful-Filled with or evoking sadness-Child's doleful expression Effervescent-Marked
Downcast-Filled with melancholy and despondency-downcast after defeat by high spirits or
Ebullient-Joyously
Despondent-Without or almost without hope-despodent after failure excitement
unrestrained
Buoyant
Nadir-An extreme state of adversity; the lowest point of anything Cheer
Euphoria
Mope (US)-Be apathetic, gloomy, or dazed
Megrim-A severe recurring vascular headache; occurs more frequently in women t
Dolorous,Lachrymose-Showing sorrow
Lacerate-Cut (literally) Attack heavily, Barb(An aggressive remark directed at a
person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect)
dispirited and divided Party-Marked by low spirits; showing no enthusiasm
Effervescent-Marked by high spirits or excitement
Ebullient-Joyously unrestrained

Trickery Magic Juggling Conjuring


532, Lenity Mild Gentle Soft Lenience
533, Leonine Lion Like
Levity Discussing serious matters in a frivolous fashion
544, Linguist 1)Scientific study of a language 2)Speaks several languages but cannot read &
write SEC: polyglot (Read, Write, Speak)
545, Lithe Lithe,Supple,Pliable,Limber,Lissome,Flexible-Moving and bending with ease,
(used of e.g. personality traits) readily adaptable
Graceful-Characterized by beauty of movement, style, form, or execution
Willowy-Slender and graceful
Slender waist-Having little width in proportion to the length or height
Svelte-Being of delicate or slender build
Lubber Lubber-An awkward stupid person,An inexperienced sailor on the first voyage,
Vagrant-A wanderer who has no established residence or visible means of support
Wastrel-Someone who dissipates resources self-indulgently
Waif-A homeless child especially one forsaken or orphaned
Tramp,Hobo-A disreputable vagrant
Vagabond-Move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of
food or employment

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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Lout,Oaf-An awkward stupid person
Street urchin, Street Arab Vagrant, Gypsy, Vagabond, Waif, Lubber,
ragamuffin-A dirty shabbily clothed urchin(Poor and often mischievous city
child)
guttersnipe-A child who spends most of his time in streets especially in slum areas
Lusty Vigorous, Robust,Full throated cry of a baby
Lydian Soft Gentle Effeminate Voluptuous, Lydian
Lynx-Eyed Lynx-Eyed,Eagle-Eyed Hawk-Eyed Keen- Shrewd Businessman,visionary
Machinate Machinate,Plot-A secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand
or illegal)
Maneuver-A military training exercise,A plan for attaining a particular goal
Machiavellian person ,Manipulate
Machinations,intrigues-A crafty and involved plot to achieve (usually sinister)
Maelstrom ends
Whirlpool
Eddy Waters
Swirling
Maelstrom
Vortex
Air current that sucks you apart
562, Maim Loss of the use of either limb
Cripple
Mangle-Injure badly by beating,Clothes dryer for drying and ironing laundry by
passing it between two heavy heated rollers
Mutilate
Manumit Manumit-Free from slavery or servitude,emancipate Enslave
Liberated (Country)
Emancipate (Women)
572, Matrix Source Umbilical
Mlange (Fr) Mlange,Farrago,A motley assortment of things,Heterogeneous Monolithic
Farrago, Farraginous-Composed of a mixture of substances; hodgepodge Homogeneous
(Motley-A collection containing a variety of sorts of things, Variegated-Having a
variety of colors, Diversified)
Pot-Pourri
Motley-People from diverse walks of life
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Variegated-Having a variety of colors
Pied-Having sections or patches colored differently and usually brightly
Mottled-Having spots or patches of color,blotched,streaked
Hotch-potch,Hodge-podge-A motley assortment of things
olla podrida-Spanish version of burgoo(Thick spicy stew of whatever meat and
whatever vegetables are available)
Mnage Mnage-A social unit living together,Furniture
Chattel-Personal as opposed to real property-furniture or domestic animals or a car
etc
Household
Passive Wives
Misconstrue Misunderstand Misinterpret
Miscreant Felony ,A serious crime (such as murder or arson)
Mite Mite ,Tiny Coin
Atomic
Particle
Whit ,Iota,Scintilla-A tiny or scarcely detectable amount
Modicum-A small or moderate or token amount
Monotony The quality of wearisome constancy, routine, and lack of variety, ennui
Tedium-The feeling of being bored by something
tedious Drone-An unchanging
intonation-monotone,
Mormon Religious Godly
Mummery Mummery-Ritualistic ceremony
Ridiculous ceremonial; religious ritual regarded as silly or hypocritical
602, Muzzle Muzzle ,Suppress-A leather or wire restraint that fits over an animal's snout
(especially a dog's nose and jaws) and prevents it from eating or biting
Snout-A long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head; esp the nose

Nozle-Informal term for the nose


603, Myopic Myopic-Short sighted Near sighted
Purblind oligarchy-Lacking in insight
604, Myth mendacious statement,false
605, Myriad (Of Numerous
colors, Stars)

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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
607, Naiad Naiad-(Greek mythology) a nymph of lakes and springs and rivers and
fountains,Allusive
Water-nymph,Fairy
610, Naught Naught,Nothing Nought (Zero)
Necrology Necrology-A notice of someone's death; usually includes a short
biography,Obituary
Necromancer Necromancer-One who practices magic or sorcery by calling the dead,
Theurgy-White magic performed with the help of beneficent spirits (as formerly
practiced by Neoplatonists)
Black Magic-The belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or evil spirits to
produce unnatural effects in the world
Shaman-one acting as a medium between the visible and spirit worlds; practices
sorcery for healing or divination
Sorcerery,Witchcraft-The belief in magical spells that harness occult forces or
evil spirits to produce unnatural effects in the world
Voodoo-A religious cult practiced chiefly in Caribbean countries (especially Haiti);
involves witchcraft and animistic deities
Milder:
Magician-Someone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audience
Juggler-A performer who juggles objects and performs tricks of manual dexterity
Wizard-Someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field
Conjurer-A witch doctor who practices conjury(Calling up a spirit/ devil)
conjecture-hypotheis,deduction
(Merlin)-(Arthurian legend) the magician who acted as King Arthur's advisor
Necropolis Necropolis-A tract of land used for burials
Cemetery,Burial ground,Graveyard,Mortuary
Cemetery ,Ossuary ,charnel house-building where corpses or bones are
deposited,Gruesomely indicative of death or the dead,Bloody Killing
Neologism Neologism-Coining new words,coinage
Neoteric Contemporary Fashion
leather is the latest vogue"
Beau monde ( Sartorial-relating to a tailor & Tonsorial-relating to barbers)-The
fashionable elite
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Nestle Nestle,Cuddle, Snuggle-A close and affectionate (and often prolonged)
embrace,Move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
Coddle-Treat with excessive indulgence, Nurture
Nourish
Foster
Feed
620, Nicety Nicety ,Accuracy Precision SEC Fastidious, finicky eater-Exacting especially
about detailsgroup
621,Niche Niche,Nook-A position particularly well suited to the person who occupies it,
Corner
Cranny-A long narrow depression in a surface
Nihilism, Nihilism ,Non-existent-The delusion that things (or everything, including the self)
Nihility do not exist; a sense that everything is unreal Nothingness
Existentialism- people are entirely free and thus responsible for what they make of
themselves
626, Nonage Nonage-Minor-Any age prior to the legal age
Pupilage Tutelage Protg
Nonpareil nonpareil center fielder,No equal
Peerless scholar-Eminent beyond or above comparison
Unparalleled
sui generis works like Chestnut's War diary-Constituting a class of its own; unique

Outstanding
Genius
629, Nosegay Nosegay,Bouquet,Posy,corsage -An arrangement of flowers that is usually given as Wreath
a present
631, Nugget Nugget-Words of wisdom Golden
Obeisance Obeisance,Courtesy ,Bow
Salutation Respect
639, Obelisk Obelisk ,Pier Pillar
640, Obese Obese, Corpulent Excessively fat,Fat
men are portly and women are stout-Euphemisms for 'fat'
Buxom-(of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Obliterate Obliterate ,Erase,Rub-out,Delete,Blot-out
Expunge-Remove by erasing or crossing out or as if by drawing a line
Efface-Remove completely from recognition or memory
Deface-spoil the appearance of
Oblivious oblivious of the mounting pressures for political reform,(followed by 'to' or 'of')
lacking conscious awareness of, Forgetful,Unaware
656, Obtrude Obtrude ,Intrude,Thrust oneself in as if by force,Interference
Barge in-Enter uninvited; informal
Invade someones privacy
658, Obviate Obviate,Prevent the occurrence of,Preclude Remove
Occasional Done infrequently Casually Not done often, Sporadic (Violence)
661, Oddity Eccentric-A person with an unusual or odd personality Normal
Singularity-Strangeness by virtue of being remarkable or unusual
Idiosyncrasy-A behavioral attribute that is distinctive and peculiar to an individual
Oddity-A strange attitude or habit
Queer-Beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
Quaint-Very strange or unusual; odd or even incongruous in character or
appearance
Quixotic-Not sensible about practical matters; idealistic and unrealistic
Johnsonian
idealist-Someone guided more by ideals than by practical considerations
Dilemma, Predicament-State of uncertainty or perplexity especially as requiring a
choice between equally unfavorable options-Queer
Dire straits-A state of extreme distress
Harrowing-Extremely painful Double minded
664, Odorous "odorous jasmine flowers,scented soap Malodorous
Fragrant-Pleasant-smelling Noxious
balmy days and nights-Mild and pleasant Noisome
the pine woods were more redolent-Having a strong pleasant odor
Whiff-Perceive by inhaling through the nose,A short light gust of air
Opp
Malodorous,stinky-Having an unpleasant smell
noxious chemical wastes
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Noisome-Causing or able to cause nausea,Offensively malodorous
665, Offal Offal-Viscera and trimmings of a butchered animal often considered inedible by
humans,Garbage Can
Putrid matter, Putrefaction-A state of decay accompanied by an offensive odor

Ordure,Dung-Solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels


Excrement
Faeces
Officious Officious-Meddlesome, Interfering
668, Ogee Ogee-Cyma-A molding that (in section) has the shape of an S with the convex part
above and the concave part below,
Serrated-Notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex
669, Ogle Ogle-Look at with amorous(Expressive of or exciting sexual love or romance)
intentions-amorous glances),Eyeing a women

Leer-The men leered at the young women on the beach-Look suggestively or


obliquely
673, Onerous Onerous-Burdensome Responsible office
674, Opine Assert, Declare Pronounce, Opine(US) Affirm, State, Aver(US)
Opportune Right moment
Timely
Auspicious beginning-Auguring favorable circumstances and good luck
Proper
Suitable
Politic-Smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication
680, Orgies Orgies-Mixed party(men & women) Drinking heavily and indulging in sex
681, Orifice Tiny opening Aperture
682, Orison Orison-Normally a woman who dress in white for the prayer with bible in hand
Woman who is always praying
Ostentation Glamorous Plain
Flamboyant Ascetic
Decorated Spartan
Flaunting
Showing
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Lavish display of wealth
Extravagant
Outr
Ostracism Social boycott
685, Otiose Otiose lines in a play-Redundant,Superfluous-Serving no useful purpose Novel New
Blas indifference-Uninterested because of frequent exposure or indulgence
Satiated, Sated, Satiety
spicy food cloyed his appetite-Cause surfeit through excess though initially
pleasing
Surfeited-Indulge (one's appetite) to satiety
Lazy
Indolent
Overture Beginning of playing of musical
instrument
Make peace with friends
Make pass at a women
688, Pacific Calm Turbulent
Serene Agitated
Tranquil Violent
Placid
Halcyon
Peace
Pachyderm Thick skinned animal Elephant, Rhinoceros, Hippopotamus Behemoth mammoth
animals (100 feet) Leviathan- Huge
691, Pagan Pagan -Used by early Christians for referring non-Christians(Jews) Christian
(Archaic-old-not Heathen Loyalist
used) Infidel (used by Muslims) Faithful
Fidelity
Fealty
Allegiance
692,Pageant Pageant, Spectacle ,Float-An elaborate representation of scenes from history etc;
usually involves a parade with rich costumes
Tableau
Pallid(US) Wan(US)
Cadaver(UK)
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Pallid(US)
WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Corpse(UK)
696, Palter Palter-Equivocate Ambiguous (Ambivalent)
697, Paltry Small Trivial Insignificant (Frivolous)
698, Panacea Cure all, Magic cure Universal Medicine
699, Pander Pimp,Procurer-[archaic] Arrange for sexual partners for others
Solicitor, Lawyer
(Tout)-Someone who advertises for customers in an especially brazen way
paradigm A picture of perfection
Example
Model
Exemplar, Paragon
paragon Women who is beautiful Man who is virtuous Exemplar Model
paralogism paralogism-Sophism Sophistry
Specious reasoning False logic
paramour Lover (Illicit partner of a married person)
Mistress
Concubine
709,parity Equality Disparity
Egalitarian Unequal
Equity(Sometimes used for shares)
paroxysm paroxysm-(Of anger, Of laughter)A sudden uncontrollable attack,fits
(Of anger, Of Convulsions
laughter) Spasm
714,parricide ,parricide,Patricide(US)
Killing a near relative(Like Father, Uncle,
Nephew, Brother-in-Law)(UK)
Treason(UK)
715,parry parry-Ward off
Evade
Fencing
Peregrination Peregrination Cavalier like Traveling or wandering around Unmethodically

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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Peremptory Offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power-
peremptory manner,Not allowing contradiction or refusal-peremtory
tones,autocratic,bossy
735,perigee perigee-Closest point from equator
Nearest
Lowest
Peripatetic A follower of Aristotle or an adherent of Aristotelianism,Traveling especially on
pernicious foot
Exceedingly harmful,Deadly,baneful,Working or spreading in a hidden and usually
injurious way
Disease that has no cure (Ex: AIDS)
Anemic Condition Timid Polite Modest
Perjury Perjury-Criminal offense of making false statements under oath,willful
Pertinent Pertinent-Having precise or logical relevance to the matter at hand,apt
apposite-Being of striking appropriateness and pertinence
pervious pervious-Admitting of passage or entrance,permeable
phlegmatic Slow to react
Stolid Misanthropy
Philanthropy
Philistine Lethargic, Dull witted person
Picaresque Picaresque,Hypocrisy-An expression of agreement that is not supported by real
conviction,Involving clever rogues or adventurers especially as in a type of fiction-
Picaresque novel
746,plaintive Provincial ,Colloquial,Insular
Plaque A memorial made of brass,(pathology) a small abnormal patch on teeth or inside
the body
Plethora Extreme excess,glut,superfluity
Pliant pliable,easily bent shaped or twisted
Plod Plod-trudge-Walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud, slog-
Work doggedly or persistently
Plumb Examine thoroughly and in great depth
Poignant Keenly distressing to the mind or feelings-Poignant anxiety
Polemical Of or involving dispute or controversy,Polemic-A writer who argues in opposition
to others (especially in theology)
750,polity Method of government
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Poncho Large piece of cloth,A blanket-like cloak(Anything that covers or conceals) with a
hole in the center for the head
Ponderous Ponderous-lumbering ,Slow and laborious because of weight
portend portend-Presage,Indicate by signs,Impending calamity
Ominous(writing on the wall)
Augury-An event that is experienced as indicating important things to come
Premonition-A feeling of evil to come
Precognition-Knowledge of an event before it occurs, Prescient-Perceiving the
significance of events before they occur,
Omen
portent-A sign of something about to happen, prognostic-Of or relating to Idealist
prediction; having value for making predictions
753,potentate potentate-Puissant Mighty king Powerful Utopian
pragmatic Practical Quixotic
Pragmatic
Feet on terraform Down to earth Realistic
precarious precarious-uncertain,risky,Affording no ease or reassurance
parlous,perilous-Fraught with danger-perilous voyage,parlous journey
preclude preclude-prevent from happening,Make impossible, especially
beforehand,forbid,ruleout
precocious Characterized by or characteristic of exceptionally early development or maturity
(especially in mental aptitude)-precocious child
preen preen-Pride or congratulate (oneself) for an achievement,Dress or groom with
elaborate care(plume)
756,preface preface-Foreword-A short introductory essay preceding the text of a Epilogue
book,Introduction
Prologue-An introduction to a play Peroration
short introductory essay preceding the text of a book Appendix
Preamble-A preliminary introduction to a statute or constitution (usually explaining
its purpose)
Exordium-(rhetoric) the introductory section of an oration or discourse
Opp
Appendix-Supplementary material that is collected and appended at the back of a
book

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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Epilogue-A short speech (often in verse) addressed directly to the audience by an
actor at the end of a play
Peroration-(rhetoric) the concluding section of an oration
preponderance preponderance-Superiority in power or influence,A superiority in numbers or
amount,prevalence
prescient prescient-Perceiving the significance of events before they occur,discerning Honest
preternatural Surpassing the ordinary or normal,not natural Upright
prevaricate prevaricate-Be deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or withhold Truthful
information,Fact that is distorted
Perjure-Knowingly tell an untruth in a legal court and render oneself guilty of Integrity
perjury
Travesty-A composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in Probity
a humorous way
Garble-Make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
Convoluted-Highly complex or intricate and occasionally devious
Gnarled-Used of old persons or old trees; covered with knobs or knots
SECONDARY:
Caricature -A representation of a person that is exaggerated for comic effect
Burlesque -A theatrical entertainment of broad and earthy humor; consists of
comic skits and short turns (and sometimes striptease)
Parody (Humorous)-A composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's
style, usually in a humorous way
Warble-Sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below
Charade dumb play-A composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's
style, usually in a humorous way
Mime,pantomime-A performance using gestures and body movements without
words
Masque-A party of guests wearing costumes and masks
Lampoon-Ridicule with satire,
Pasquinade (Attack against political rival)-A composition that imitates or
misrepresents
Squib-Firework somebody's
consistingstyle, usually
of a tube in with
filled a humorous
powderway
(as a broken firecracker)
that burns with a fizzing noise
Satire,-Witty language used to convey insults or scorn,irony,sarcasm,
neat formal,Affectedly dainty(Affectedly dainty or refined) or refined
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Uncontaminated
prim prim-Exaggeratedly proper
probity probity-Complete and confirmed integrity, having strong moral principles
procrastinate procrastinate-Defer Punctual
Delay Prompt
Postpone
Lag
Adjourn
761a,Prodigal Recklessly wasteful,Extravagant,Profligate
prodigious prodigious-colossal-So great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe-prodigious
storm
portentous-Of momentous or ominous significance
763,profligate Recklessly wasteful
prolific Intellectually productive,fecund,fertile
prolix prolix-Tediously prolonged or tending to speak or write at great length-prolix
manuscript
propinquity propinquity-Nearness, Proximity Closeness, Contiguous
Propriety Propriety-Correct or appropriate behavior, seemliness-A sense
of propriety and consideration for others
proscription proscription-Banishment, Anathema Ex-communication Gods curse by pope
Imprecation Malediction Interdiction Proscribe Outlawry, ban
proselytize Convert to another faith or religion,evangelize
protuberance protuberance-Something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its
surroundings
767,proxy proxy-Substitute
Deputy
Surrogate (motherhood)
prissy,prim-Exaggeratedly proper,easily shocked
fastidious-Giving careful attention to detail; hard to please; excessively concerned
with cleanliness
prune prune-Dried plum,Weed out unwanted or unnecessary things,Cultivate, tend, and
cut back the growth of
768,puerile puerile-Childish Sophisticated
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WORD SYNONYMS Sophisticated
ANTONYMS
Immature, Foolish, Silly
Bellicose young officers-Having or showing a ready disposition to fight Pacifist Calm
pugnacious Belligerent tone-Characteristic of an enemy or one eager to fight
Pugnacious spirits-Ready and able to resort to force or violence
Jingoism-An appeal intended to arouse patriotic emotions,chauvinism
War-mongering
770,puissant puissant-Powerful,
POTENTATE-A ruler who is unconstrained by law,dictator
pulchritude pulchritude-Physical beauty (especially of a woman),Ineffable beauty
Beauty which Is indescribable
purvey purvey-Supply with provisions,provision
773,purlieu purlieu-An outer adjacent area of any place,Bounds
Limits
Level of jurisdiction
777,pyromaniac pyromaniac-Mania for starting fires
Quiescent Quiescent -animals in winter,dormant,inactive,quiet
780,quagmire quagmire-Marshy area-A soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot

Fen, Morass, Slough, Slack


784,quandary quandary-Dithering, Vacillate, Indecisive
Demur-he demurred at my suggestion to work on Saturday-Take exception
to,Hesitate
Dither-Act nervously; be undecided; be uncertain
Vacillate-Be undecided about something; waver between conflicting positions or
courses of action
Hedge-An intentionally noncommittal or ambiguous attitude
Strait-A narrow path
ackward Predicament-A situation from which extrication is difficult especially an
unpleasant or trying one
(In Dire Straits ) A situation in which one needs to be helped out
Dilemma-State of uncertainty or perplexity especially as requiring a choice
between equally unfavorable options
Harrowing-Extremely painful
(Quagmire)-A soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
788,quell quell my hunger,Suppressive forcibly
Stop
Prevent
789,quench ,quench-Sate(Fill to satisfaction) (Thirst) Put out, Douse-Lower quickly
792,quid pro quid pro quo-On a reciprocal basis
quo Tit for tat (Revengeful) (-)
794,quirk quirk-Twist or curve abruptly,Twist Trick
795,quietus (For quietus (For a dying person)-Euphemisms for death (based on an analogy between
a dying person) lying in a bed and in a tomb),Final settlement with god, Peace with god,eternal
sleep
Acquittance
796,quixotic quixotic-Not sensible about practical matters; idealistic and unrealistic
800,radiance radiance-Inner glow & Happiness
814,rapt rapt-Feeling great rapture or delight,Lost
Transported Far away
816,ratify ratify-Corroborate Confirm
ratiocination ratiocination-Reasoning
Syllogism, Syllogistic Argumentation Deduction
818,rationale rationale-Reason raison d'tre
819,raucous a raucous party",Laughter melliflous-Pleasing
Drunken laughter to the ear
40 to 50 people laughing at the same time
Guffaw-A burst of deep loud hearty laughter
822,ravish ravish-Deflower, Rape
823,ravine ravine-Canyon
Gorge
Gulch
Chasm
SEC: Abyss, Cleft
recherch recherch-Rare, Uncommon
Delicate
Exquisite
Research in a difficult area

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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
831,recluse recluse-Hermit
Anchoret
anchorite
Solitary
Recluse
Eremite
reconnoitere reconnoitere-Spy
Survey
Inspect
Examine
Reconnaissance flight Reprobate Turpitude
recumbent recumbent-Lying down; in a position of comfort or rest,Leaning
Lying Backwards (Posture)
A good for nothing fellow
Posture
Reclining
Lounging
838,redolent redolent-Fragrance Stench
Sweet-scented Foul
Odoriferous Perfumed Malodorous
839,redress redress-Social Justice
Ones Grievance
840,refluence refluence-Backward flow of water Regurgitate Accept
Deny Accede
843,refute refute-Reject
Repudiate
Retract
Confute
Volte-face
844,regale regale-Raconteur Nice Stories
845,regalia regalia-Medallions
Heavily Decorated War heroes
Insignia, Emblem
Signet, Decorating
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
846,regress regress-Backward step in time progress
Retrocession
Retrogression
847,relegate relegate-Transfer Power Delegate Assign Consign
848,relent ,relent-Yield after pressure Soften Capitulate Surrender
849,relinquish relinquish-Quit
Waive
Renounce
remonstrance remonstrance-Protest vociferously Expostulate
854,rendition ,rendition-Translation
Rendering
Transcription
856,repartee repartee-Rejoinder
Retort
Wit, Witticism
Sharp, Fits in very beautiful
858,repine repine-Yearning for something which leads to nostalgic memories (UK)
Reflect(US)
859,repletion repletion-Overflowing Replete Joy, Happiness Satiety, Surfeit Depletion
repository repository-People who are custodians of something
Repository of Knowledge
Container
Depository(US)
Magazine(US)
Custodial
(Confluence)
861,requital requital-Reciprocate (For love) Quid pro quo Tit for Tat
reprehensible reprehensible-misdemeanor
Unmoral
(Decry, Deplore, Felony)
Blamable
865,reprieve reprieve-Lease of life Relief Pardon Acquit
866,reprobate reprobate-Immoral, Laxity in morality Turpitude
869,repudiate repudiate-Discard
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Deny
Reject
Refute, Retract
Refuse, Repudiate
Confute, Volte-face
871,requite requite-Compensate Repay
Quid pro quo Tit for tat Reciprocity
875,retribution retribution-Divine justice Nemesis
876,retrocede retrocede-regress
retrogression retrogression-Returning to a former state
881,rife rife (Rumors)-Rampant (Corruption)
(Rumors) SEC: Puzzle, Riddle, Conundrum
Mystery, Enigma
883,rile(US) rile(US)-Provoke,Instigate,Incite
Rile
Needle(US)
(Foment)
884,risible risible-Mocking Laughter
Facetious
Risible
humour
Sardonic
Raucous
SEC: Jeer, Fleer, Leer Frail
rive rive-Cut, Rend, Rent Shaping Feeble
,rubicund rubicund-Ruddy, Good looks Reddish & Roundish Robust, Florid Rosette Weak
(Women)
sacrosanct sacrosanct-Sacred
Holy Ruddy
Hallowed Rosette
892,sallow sallow-Yellow Rubicund
Pale complexion, Anemic Cynic Pessimistic
SEC: Pallid, Wan (US), Cadaverous
894,sanguine sanguine-Optimistic Hopeful
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
896,saucy saucy-Impudent, Brazen Pert, Malapert, Slut, Tart, Insolent
savoir-faire savoir-faire-Tactful (Diplomacy)
Polish
Polite Tidy Primp
899,scraggy scraggy-Uneven Growth, Jagged Ragged
901,similitude similitude-Akin
Similarity
Alike
902,sine qua sine qua non-Indispensable Essential Cohesive Rational
non
903,shibboleth shibboleth (For Success)-A favorite saying of a sect or political group,
(For Success) Password (For Success) Secret Word for success,motto,slogan
904,slobber slobber-Saliva spilling from the mouth, Slaver
Blabber-One who reveals confidential information to the police or other authority
Drivel-A worthless message,Saliva spilling from the mouth
Drool-Pretentious or silly talk or writing
907,snivel snivel-Talk in a tearful manner, Whimper-A complaint uttered in a plaintive
whining way, Whine

908,solecism solecism-Error in grammar,A socially awkward or tactless act


Spoonerism-Transposition of initial consonants in a pair of words
Malapropism-The unintentional misuse of a word by confusion with one that
sounds similar
909,somatic somatic-somatic symptom ,Bodily
corporal defect-Corporal-Affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the
mind or spirit, corporeal suffering
910,sophism sophism-A deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity in reasoning in the
hope of deceiving someone,Specious reasoning False logic Sophism, Sophistry ,
Paralogism-An unintentionally invalid argument
Casuistry-Argumentation that is specious or excessively subtle and intended to be
misleading
Quibbling-Evade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections

913,spume spume-Foam or froth on the sea,Froth


Waves lash against the rock, a kind of foam is produced
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
916,staid staid-Characterized by dignity and propriety,Sedate-Cause to be calm or quiet as by
administering a sedative to &Dull Exciting
Drab personality-Lacking in liveliness or charm or surprise Exhilarating
Stolid judje-Having or revealing little emotion or sensibility; not easily aroused or
excited Stimulating
Dull
Phlegmatic judge-Showing little emotion, Slow, Tardy
a dour, self-sacrificing life", Dragness of life
Sober-Completely lacking in playfulness, Serious, Grave, (Uninteresting)
918,stint stint-Time is limited in a particular job Short time
921,strangle strangle-Kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air,
Choke,Stifle-Impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of
Strangle
Othello smothered Desdemona with a pillow-prevent from breathing
Throttle-Kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air
927,sublunary sublunary-Situated between the earth and the moon,Connected to moon
Worldly as opposed to idealistic, temporal
sumptuous sumptuous -Lavish meal or Dinner Luxurious Dinner
Redundant
supernumerary Excessive
Superannuated
950,thrall thrall-Hypnotize and keep under a spell
Slavery - Thralldom
954,tirade ,tirade-A speech of violent denunciation, Colloquy-A
conversation especially a formal one
Parley-A negotiation between enemies
Harangue-A loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion
Diatribe-Thunderous verbal attack
955,titter titter-Woman who laughs in a silly fashion
Giggle
Chuckle
Snigger
Snicker
959,trammel trammel-Confine,Restrict,Hamper,Hinder,Impede
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Shackle,fetter, Cramp-A restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially
something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
Clog-Become or cause to become obstructed, Stenosis-Abnormal narrowing of a
bodily canal or passageway
Stanch-Stop the flow of a liquid
Filibuster-Obstruct deliberately by delaying
Trammel-A restraint that is used to teach a horse to amble,A restraint that confines
or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)
SEC: Stenosis, Choke, Block, Stanch ,impede,retard
Occlude-Block in the flow of blood
Stenosis, stricture-Abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway
,repress-Repression of urges,Subdue
Subjugate-Put down by force or intimidation
transplendent transplendent-Resplendent
Dazzle
Scintillate
962,transude transude-Release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities-Exude (confidence)
Strain-Separate by passing through a sieve or other straining device to separate out
coarser elements
Percolate-Permeate or penetrate gradually
Ooze-Pass gradually or leak through or as if through small openings
Filter
Permeate
Imbue-Spread or diffuse through
966,trill trill-Sharp whistling sound made by a bird
Warble
Shake
Quaver
967, truncheon truncheon-Steel rod-carried by police
Club
Bollard
Pound
Thrash
Beat
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
968,trundle trundle-Move heavily or noisily
Small wheel
Roll
Bowl
Revolve
969,tumbrel tumbrel-Farmers cart
971,turbulent turbulent-Violent Calm
Agitated Serene
Clamorous uproar-Conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry Halcyon
Tumultuous-Characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination Quiet
Riotous Placid
Uproarious Tranquil
Fractious-Stubbornly resistant to authority or control,Unruly rabble (US)-A pacific
disorderly
Riotous mobcrowd of people, canaille (UK) Destructive peace
Unruly Calm
Obstreperous agitaters-Noisily and stubbornly defiant order
Boisterous (Children)-Noisy
Chaotic-Completely and lacking inand
unordered and unpredictable restraint or discipline
confusing cosmos
Din-The act of making a noisyClamorous
disturbance (workers) -Conspicuously and harmony
offensively loud;
Pandemonium-A state of extreme confusion and disorder
Boom-Make a resonant sound, like artillery voice Loud & Unpleasant
stentorian-Used of the voice
Strident demands-Conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry
Clarion call-Loud and clear
Babel-a tower built by Noah's descendants (probably in Babylon) who intended it
to reach up to heaven; God foiled them by confusing their language so they could
no longer understand one another,A confusion of voices and other sounds

Anarchy-A state of lawlessness and disorder (usually resulting from a failure of


government)
Imbroglio-An intricate and confusing interpersonal or political situation
similar
altercation-(formal) a noisy argument or disagreement Composure Poise
Quarrel
Tiff, bicker,squabble-A quarrel about petty points
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Wrangler-Someone who argues noisily or angrily
Jangler
Contentious issue
Disputations,controversies-The formal presentation of a stated proposition and the
opposition to it (usually
Litigious attitude-Of followedtoby
or relating a vote)
litigation
Logomachy-Argument about words or the meaning of words
Spat-A quarrel about petty points
Melee -A noisy riotous fight-Affray-Noisy quarrel- Fracas
Skirmish-A minor short-term fight
clutter-Fill a space in a disorderly way
Opp
Halcyon days-Marked by peace and prosperity
Placid temperament-Not easily irritated
Tranquil life in the country,Serene-Not agitated; without losing self-possession
972,turgid turgid-Swollen
Enlarged
Swelled
Inflated
Tumid
973,turpitude turpitude-Evil
Wicked
Shameful
Depravity
Vileness
Villainy
Baseness
Meanness
Ignoble
974,tutelage tutelage-Instruction
Pupilage
Protg
Aegis
Protection
Guardianship
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WORD SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Care
975,twit twit-To tease Mock Taunt
Challenging Ridicule reproach
976,ubiquity ubiquity-Omnipresent
[Related words Omniscient
Omnipotent]
977,ukase ukase-Russian court
978,ululation ululation-Wailing
See 952 THRENODY
979, umbilicus Source Navel
983,uxorious uxorious-Fond of wife Bluebeard Wife
984,vacuous vacuous-Void Empty Vacant Unfilled beater
985,vapid vapid-Dull Exhilarating
Uninteresting Stimulate
Jejune
Bromidic
Stale
986,vacuity vacuity-Emptiness void
987,vaquero vaquero-Cow boy(Spanish)
990,verdant verdant-Green Barren Sterile Arid
Fresh colored Lush Viridity* Dry
verisimilitude verisimilitude-Appearance of truth Probability, Likeliness, Fiction Veracity,
Canonical Authentic
992,vertigo vertigo-Dizziness
giddiness
Sickness
Light headedness
Muzziness*
994,vicissitude vicissitude-Change Mutation Alternation Shift Stable
995,viridity viridity-Greenness
See also 990 VERDANT
997,waft waft-Convey Transport Carry Bear
999,wainscot wainscot-Wood paneling
1000,wassail wassail-Bacchanalian-bachchan and wasim with sohail --daaru rivalry
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WORD
1000,wassail SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Carousal
Revelry
Toast
Heavy drinking during festive occasion
Saturnalia
1001,waddle waddle-Toddle-ducks walk with a waddle
On the verge of falling down
Totter
Wobble-Move unsteadily
1002,waive waive-Relinquish Renounce Give up
1003,wallow wallow-Falling and getting up and again falling Flounder
1005,wean wean-To detach
Accustom to food other than (esp. the mother's) milk.
1006,welter welter-To roll about Flounder
1009,whirr whirr-Going round & round---like whirrl
1010,wizened wizened-Old man with wisdom Youthful
1011,wince wince-Contortion of face
Flinch
Wince in pain
1012,wistful wistful-Reflective Contemplative
1013,woof woof-Warp
Texture
Fabric
1014,wraith wraith-Ghost Spook Zombie Dead
1015,wroth wroth-Anger
Ire
Irascible
1017, xanthous xanthous-Very fair skinned
xylographer xylographer-Wood carver
1019,xylem xylem-Tissue from plant Woody
1020,xantippe ,xantippe- TERMAGANT
xenodochium xenodochium-Guest Chamber
, xenodochy xenodochy-Guest room

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WORD
, xenodochy SYNONYMS ANTONYMS
Related to Hospitality
1023,xiphoid xiphoid-Sword shaped.
1024,xylophago xylophag-Feeding on wood (Ex: termite)
us
xylotomous xylotomous-Cutting wood
1026,yap yap-Puppy, Yelp
1028,zany zany-Nitwit (ASININE Group of words)
1030,zebrine zebrine-Zebra like striped
1031,zephyr zephyr-West wind (used in poem)
1032,zetetic zetetic-In search of truth, Investigating, Inquiring
1033,zoilean zoilean-Hypercritical
1034,zygote zygote-Cell formed by union of two gametes.
1035,zymotic zymotic-Contagious Fermentative Bacterial, Infectious

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Branches of Study: -logy's,-ics,-try's
Cosmology
Astronomy
Astrology
Chemistry
Alchemy
Onthropology
Oynaecology
Oermatology
Ophthalmology
Orthopaedics
Osteopathy
Cardiology
Neurology
Pathology
Psychiatry
Pedagogy
Geriatrics
Orthodontics
Periodontics
Endodontics
Exodontics
Epistemology
Entomology
Spectroscopy

Medical Conditions:
taxidermy
hypodermic
epidermis
pachyderm
dermatitis
neuritis
neuralgia
neurosis
psychosis

People: -cian's,-ist's
obstetrician
paediatrician
optomerist
osteopath
chiropractor
chiropodist
graphologist
gerontologist
socialogist
egoist
egotist
altruist
introvert
extrovert
ambivert
misanthrope
misogynist
misogamist
masochist
hedonist
polygynist
polyandrist
monogamy
bigamy
polygamy
misogyny
misogamy

Characteristics:
philanthropy
misanthropy
altruism
conscience
omniscience
prescience
nescience
ambiguity
perspicuity
veracity
mendacity
tenacity
ferocity
paucity
perspicacity
sagacity

Fears: -phobia's
acrophobia
agoraphobia
algophobia
androphobia
aquaphobia
claustrophobia
gynophobia
hydrophobia
xenophopia
zoophbia

Instruments and Tools:


sphygmomanometer
metronome
plexor/plessor
gavel
Polissoir (n.)

man:tool::

ANALOGIES
Bridges
Group of
Type of / Part of
Place where
Caused by
Function of
Measure of
Degree of
Extreme of
Opposite of
Lack of
Characteristic of
Tool used by
Interruption
Sequence

Some Examples
alcohol:inebriation::
diva:songs::
bomb:explosion::
Credible:believed::
fortress:impregnable::
masochist:pain::
exact:precision::
villain:malevolence::
courteous:respect::
detractor:criticism::
recalcitrant:authority::
exculpate:blame::
sociable:diffidence::
apathetic:emotion::
liar:truthfulness::
loathe:dislike::
Incarceration:punishment::
misdemeanor:felony::
Pedantic:learned::
apprehension:terror::
nuance:distinction::
cabin:house::
MISCELLANEOUS WORDS

study of origins and structure of the universe, Cosmogony


study of celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon
study of composition of substances and their properties and reactions
pseudoscientific forerunner of chemistry in medieval times
study of human development
study of female ailments
study of skin
study of eyes
study of bones
Study of disease of the bones
study of heart
study of nervous system
study of the causes and nature and effects of diseases
study of mental or emotional disturbance
study of principles of teaching
study of medical problems of elderly
study of teeth and straightening of teeth
study of gums
dental speciality of pulp & root canal
dental speciality of tooth extraction
philosophical theory of knowledge
study of Insects
study of spectroscopic phenomena; The production and investigation of spectra

stuffing of skins of teaching


under the skin
outer layer of the skin, integument
thick skin
inflammation of the skin
inflammation of nerves
nerve pain
emotional disturbance
mental disturbance

One who...
is a doctor of pregnancy, childbirth
is a doctor of infants
measures vision
has interests in bones & blood vessels
has interests in joints of spine
has interests in feet
has interests in handwriting
has interests in problems of aging
has a community & family life
believes in self advancement
talks about accomplishments
is interested in welfare of others
turns thoughts inwards
turns thought outwards
turns thought inward & outwards
hates people
hates women
hates marriage
indulges in or enjoys pain
indulges in or enjoys pleasure
male with many wives
female with many husbands
system of only one marriage
illegal plurality of marriages
custom of one man many wives
hatred of women
hatred of marriage

The property of...


love of mankind
hatred of mankind
putting another's welfare above own
having sense of right and wrong
having infinite knowledge
having fore knowledge
having ignorance
being unclear
being clear
being truthful
being untruthful
having persistent determination
being wild or turbulent
being insufficient
quick judging and understanding
wisdom, knowledge, or insight, often gained from years of experience.

Morbid fear of
Heights
Open Spaces
Pain
Men
Drowning
Confined spaces
Women
Water
Foreigners
Animals

blood pressure apparatus


instument to measure musical time
hammer used by docs to check reflexes, percussor
mallet used by a Judge
A polishing or grinding implement or instrument.

doctor:stethoscope/plexor
judge:gavel
blacksmith:hammer
painter:brush
carpenter:chisel
farmer:plough
gardener:rake/shears

Parts of Speech Word Charge


N:N
N:N
N:N
N:N / N:V or V:N
N:N / N:V or V:N
N:N
N:N
N:N / A:A / V:V Less + : More + : : Less - : More - or Neutral: negative extreme::
N:N / A:A / V:V
N:N / N:A or A:N +:-::+:- or -:-::+:+
N:N / N:A or A:N +:-::+:- or -:-::+:+
N:N
N:N
N:N

sun:heatstroke (Cause)
orator:speeches (function)
joke:mirth (Function)
brittle:broken (Characteristic)
comedy:funny (Characteristic)
hedonist:pleasure (Characteristic)
violent:force (Characteristic)
impostor:deceit (Characteristic)
aloof:disdain (Characteristic)
teacher:instruction (Characteristic) [ - : - : : + : + ]
rebellious:governance (Characteristic) {A:N::A:N} [-:+::-:+]
vindicate:fault (Lacks)
crass:manners (Lacks)
sophomoric:maturity (Lacks)
philanderer:fidelity (Lacks)
castigate:rebuke (Extremes)
hurricane:storm (Extremes)
frugality:parsimoniousness (Extremes)
fussy:careful (Extremes) {A:A::A:A} [negative extreme:Neutral:: negative extreme:Neutral]
affection:adoration (Extremes) [Less negative:More negative::Less positive:More Positive]
hint:suggestion (Degree)
hamlet:village (Extremes/Type of)
WORD +/- P.Sp
abate V
abdication CN
abet - V
abeyance CN
abidance + CN
abject - A
abjure + V
abraded - A
abrogate V
absonous - A
abstruse - A
abut V
a corpse acarpous - A
accolade + PN
accretion CN
admonish /-nitory - A
adulation + CN
affable + A
fiance affiance V
afterwise - A
agglutination CN
agog + A
ail - V
alacrity + CN
allegiance + CN
altruism + N
amalgamate V
ambidextrous + A
ambiguous - A
ambivalent - A
ambulatory A
ambus(h)cade ambuscade - V
ameliorate + V
amenable + A
amortize V
anachronism CN
annals PN
antithetical - A
aplomb + CN
ape-cry-phal=false apocryphal - A
apostate PN
apotheosis CN
appellation CN
apprise + V
apprise V
approbation + CN
appropriate - V
a propose apropos + A
apt + A
arabesque - A
arboreal A
ardor + CN
argot - PN
arrant fool arrant + A
arrogate - V
ascetic - A
ascribe N
aseptic + A
aspirin+tea asperity - / + CN
aspersion - CN
ass-everest asseverate + V
sidhu-louis univ assiduous + A
assuage + V
astringent - A
atonement N
attenuate - V
attune + V
augury - PN
august + A
austere A
avarice - CN
avatar N
aver + V
aversion - N
avid - A
avow + V
awry - A
axiom / axiomatic PN/A
bacchanalian - PN
baleful - A
baneful - A
barrage PN
barren - A
bedizen - V
belabor - V
belie - V
bellicose - A
belligerent - A
benediction + CN
benevolence + CN
bequest PN
berate - V
bereft - V
beset V
bilge PN
binge - V
blandishment - CN
in-suzi-ant=carefree blithe + A
boorish - A
brazen A
broach V
brook-bond=tolerance brook + V
bucolic - A
burgeon + V
burnish + V
cabal - PN
cacophony / -nous - N/A
cadet+sense=rhythm cadence + CN
cage+person=begging cadge - V
cajole - V
calcify V
calipers PN
kahlon callow - A
calumny - N
cannon + PN
cantt ambala puadhi jargon cant - N
capitulate - V
capricious - A
capt+tea+us=faultfinding captious - A
caret PN
carousal - N
castigate / -ion - V/N
cathartic A
caucus PN
caustic - A
censure - N
centurion PN
chagrin - N/V
chary + A
chastened A
chastisement - N
chiken curry=fox chicanery - N
choleric - A
chronicles PN
churl - PN
clamor - V
cloture PN
clay eat/paste=satiate/burden cloy - V
coagulation CN
coalescing + CN
coda PN
coddle + V
codicil PN
coeval A
cogent + A
cogitate + V
cognizant + A
colander PN
collusion - N
commensurate A
commingle V
commodious + A
compendium PN
complacent / ncy - A / CN
complaisance + CN
compunction - CN
conceit - CN
concord + CN
confluence CN
confound - V
congeal V
congenial + A
congenital A
conjoin V
constellation falling=fear consternation - CN
consummate + A
condemn contemn - V
contentious - A
contiguous A
continence + CN
contrite - A
kaun-tu-main=rebel contumacious - A
conundrum - PN
convivial + A
convoke V
convoluted - A
corn-cups=abundant cornucopia + CN
corporeal A
corroborate / -tion V/N
coruscate + V
countenance + V, PN
countervail + V
covetous - A
cower V
coy A
crass - A
cravat PN
craven - PN
culpable - A
karm-mud=bad temper curmudgeon - PN
cursory A
deity-food=difficult to please dainty - A
dawdler - PN
dearth - N
debacle - PN
debilitate - V
decimate - V
decorum / -rous + CN
decrepitude - N
decry - V
defer -/+ V
deference / tial + CN / A
delineate V
deluge PN / V
demagogue - PN
demi-moore=objection senate demur - V
denigrate - V
denouement CN
deposition - CN
deprave - V
deprecate - V
dereliction - CN
derision - CN
descry V
desiccate / nt PN
dis-use-attitude desuetude CN
desultory - A
detraction - N
detumescence CN
diaphanous A
diatribe - CN
dichotomy N
didactic + A
diffidence CN
digression - N
dilapidate - V
dilate + V
dilatory - A
dilettante - PN
dirge PN
disabuse + V
discern / -ing V/A
discomfit - V
disconcert - V
disconsolate - A
discordant - A
discountenance - V
discourse PN
discreet + A
discrepancy - N
disdain - V
disencumber + V
disheveled - A
disingenuous - A
disinter V
disparage / -ging - V/A
disparate A
disproof N
disquisition PN
dissemble - V
disseminate V
dissent - V, CN
dissimulate - V
dissolute - A
distend V
divest - V
divestiture N
divulge V
doggerel - PN
dolt - PN
dote + V
dour - A
drawl - V
droll + A
drone PN
dulcet + A
duress - N
ebullient / ce + A / CN
eclectic + A
ecumenical A

edacious - A
effete - A
efficacy / cious + CN / A
effluvia PN
effrontery - CN
egress CN
elegy + PN
emaciate - V
emancipate + V
embellish + V
emolient + A
emote + V
emulate V
encapsulate V
encomium + PN
encumbrance - CN
endearing + A
endemic - PN
enervate - V
engender + V
ennui - N
ensign PN
entangle - V
enthral + V
entreat + V
enunciate V
ephemeral - A
epicurean PN
epigram + PN
epilogue PN
epistle PN
epithet PN
epitome + PN
equable + A
equanimity + CN
equipoise + CN
equivocal / ate - A/V
erudite + A
escapade - PN
eschew - V
esoteric - A
espouse V
evanescent - A
evince + V
exacerbate - V
exacting + A
excoriate - V
exhort + V
exigent / -ncy - N
expatiate V
expedient + A
expiation N
expostulate V
expurgate + V
exscind V
extant A
extempore / risation A
extenuate - V
extirpate - V
extol + V
extralegal - A
extricable + A
extrovert + PN
exuberance + CN
facetious + A
fallacious - A
farcical - A
fatuous - A
fawn V
fealty + N
feckless - A
fecund + A
feign - V
feint - V
felicitous + A
felon - N
ferment - V
ferocity - CN
ferret V
fervid / vent + A
fervor + N
fetid - A
fetter - V
fidelity + N
figurehead N
filibuster - N
flag - V
flak - N
fledge / -ed + A
fledgling - A/N
fleeting - A
flinch - V
flout - V
foible - A
foment V
foppish - A
forage PN
forbear / ance + V / CN
ford PN
forestall V
forswear - V
fortuitous + A
fractious - A
fritter - V
froward - A
fulgent + A
fulmination - N
fulsome - A
furtive - A
gaffe - A
gainsay - V
gamut N
garble - V
garish - A
garner V
garrulous / lity - A / CN
gaucherie - N
germane + A
gesticulate + V
gird V
glean V
glib A
gloat V
glut - N
gnaw V
goad + V

gossamer N
gouge PN
grandiloquent - A
gratuitous + A
gregarious + A
gristle PN
grouse - V
grovel V
hack V / PN
hackneyed - A
halcyon + A
hallow + V
hapless - A
harangue + PN
harbinger PN
harrow - V
hedonism / t / tic N/A
hegemony N
hermetic A
hew V
highbrow + PN
hirsute A
histrionic A
hoi polloi PN
holster PN
homiletics + PN
hone PN
hoodwink - V
hubris - N
husk - PN
hyperbole N
iconoclast PN
idiosyncrasy
idiosyncrasy / -atic N/A
idyll
ignoble -
ignominious -
imbroglio -
immutable -
impecunious -
impede -
impediment -
imperious -
impetuous +/- A
impiety -
implicate
importune -
imprecate - V
impromptu
impudent -
impugn - V
impunity N
impute
inadvertent -
inane -
inasmuch
incarcerate - V
inchoate
incipient
incise
incumbent/s / -ncy
incursion -
indefatigability + CN
indelible
indigent / -nce - CN
indolent / -nce - CN
indomitable +
inebriety - N
ineffable +
ineluctable
inept / ineptitude - A/N
inexorable - A
infelicitous - A
infuse
inimical -
inimitable +
innocuous +
insalubrious / ity - A / CN
insignia PN
insipid - A
insolvent - A
insouciant +/- A
instantiate V
insularity - CN
intemperence - CN
interdict -
intermittent A
intersperse
intractable - A
intransigent / ce - A / CN
intrepid +
inundate
inured +
invective - N
inveigh -
inveigle - V
inveterate
involute -
irascible -
ire -
irksome -
irresolute -
irrevocable
itinerate
jaded - A
jeremiad - PN
jingoism - PN
jocular + A
juxtapose V
labyrinth / -ine N/A
lachrymose -
laconic - A
laconic + A
lament -
languish - V
lassitude -
latent + A
lechery - N
lethargic - A
levee
levity - CN
libel -
libertine -
lien
limn
lint PN
lionize +
lithe -
loll
lope
loquacious -
lucubrate +
luculent +
lugubrious -
lumber -
macabre -
macerate
machination - PN
magnanimity + CN
magnate PN
maladroit -
malaise -
malapropism -
malevolence - CN
malinger -
manacle
mandate + N
manumit + V
martinet PN
matriculation
maudlin -
maul -
maverick -
mawkish - A
mellifluous +
mendacity - CN
mendicant -
mercurial
meretricious -
mesmerize +
mettle / -some +
middling +
militate V
minatory -
mince
misanthrope -
misdemeanor - PN
misogynist -
mitigate + V
mollify +
molt
monolithic + A
morbid -
mordant - A
motility + CN
muffler
multifarious +
munificence + CN
nadir -
natty + A
nebulous -
nefarious - A
neologism PN
neophyte
nepotism - PN
nexus
nibble +
nihilism PN
noisome -
non sequitur - PN
nonchalant -
nondescript - A/N
nonplused
nostrum -
noxious - A
nuance CN
nugatory -
obdurate -
obeisance + CN
obfuscate -
obloquy -
obsequious +
obstreperous -
obtain
obtrusive -
obtuse -
obviate -
occluded -
odium / odius - N/V
officious +
ominous -
omnipotent / -nce + A / CN
omniscient / -nce +/- A / CN
onerous -
opprobrious / -ium -
ossify
ostensible +
ostentatious + CN
ostracism -
overweening -
paean +
palate
palliate +
palpability + CN
palpitate -
paltry - A
panegyric + PN
panorama + N
paradigm + PN
paragon + PN
pariah -
parochial - A
parsimonious -
partisan -
paucity - CN
peccadillo -
pecuniary A
pedagogy + PN
pedantic -
pediment PN
pellucid +
penchant +
penitent -
penury / -urious -
peregrination
peremptory
perfidy / -fidious -
perfunctory -
peripatetic
perjury -
pernicious -
persiflage - N
personable +
perspicacious/ -ity + A / CN
perspicuous / -uity + A/N
pertinent + A
peruse + V
pervade / -vasive V/A
petrified -
petrify
petrous
petulant -
philanthropy + CN
philistine -
phlegmatic +
picaresque -
pied +
pillory - V
pine -
pious +
piquant +
pique -
pith
pivotal +
plaintive -
plaque
platitude -
plebeian - PN
plethora -
pliant
plod
plumb
poignant
polemical - A
poncho
ponderous -
portent -
prattle - V
preamble PN
precarious -
precepts
precipitate N
precipitate / -tous - V/A
preclude -
precocious + A
precursory
predilection + N
preen +
preponderance + CN
presage -
prescient / -nce A / CN
presumption - CN
preternatural
prevaricate -
prim +
pristine +
probity + CN
proclivity +
procrastination - CN
prodigious +
profane -
profligate / gacy - A/N
proliferate
prolific + A
prolix -
propensity + CN
propinquity CN
propitiate / -tory +
propitious +
proscribe -
proselytize - V
protracted
protuberance CN
provident +
provisional -
prudence + CN
prudish +/-
prune -
prurient - A
pucker
pugnacious -
puissance + CN
punctilious
pundit
pungency -
purvey
pusillanimous -
putrefy / -faction - V/N
quaff
quail -
qualm -
quandary -
quell -
querulous - A
quibble -
quiescent / -ence - A / CN
quintessence + N
quintessence PN
quirk
quixotic -/+
quotidian
rabble
raconteur
raffish -
ramify -
rampant - A
rancorous -
rant
rapacious -
rarefy +
raucus - A
rave +
reactionary -
rebuff -
recalcitrant -
recant -
recast
recidivism -
recitals
recluse -
recompense +
recondite -
recreancy -
recumbent A
redoubtable -
refractory -
refulgent +
regale +
regicide -
rejuvenation + N
relapse -
relegate - V
relinquish - V
remonstrate -
render
renegade - PN / V
renege - V
repast
repine -
reproach -
reprobate -
reprove -
repudiate -
requite +
rescind / -cission -
resigned
respite +
restive -
resuscitation +
retard -
reticent -
revere / reverent +
rhetoric + N
ribald - A
rift -
risible + A
rotund
rubric N
rumple -
rustic
saccharine - A
sacrilege -
sagacious / -city + A / CN
salacious -
salubrious +
salutary +
sanctimonious - A
sanguine +
satiate +
satire - N
saturnine -
saucy - A
savant +
scabbard PN
scorch
scurrilous - A
scurvy -
sedulous +
seminal
sententious
sequester - V
sere
serendipity + CN
sermon
serrated
servile -
shard PN
sheath PN
shunt
sidestep - V
simper
sinuous -
skiff
skit
slack -
slake +
sluggard -
slur
smolder
snare -
snub -
sodden
solicitous + A
solvent + A
somatic
sophistry -
sophomore / -ric -
soporific A/N
sordid - A
specious -
spendthrift - PN
splenetic -
splice
spoliation - N
sponge - V
spurn -
squalor / lid - N/A
squander - V/N
squat
stanch
statute PN
stentorian +
stickler
stigmatize -
stint +
stipple
stodgy - A
stoic + A
stolid - A
striated
strut
stupefy + V
stygian -
stymie -
subdue +
sublime +
suborn -
subpoena
subsume
subtle -
succinct + A
succor +
sullied -
sumptuous +
sundry
supercilious -
superfluous +
supine -
supplant V
suppliant V
supplicate
surcharge - N/V
surfeit +
surreptitious - A
suture PN
sycophant - N
tacit / taciturn A
talon
tamp
tangential
tarnished
taunt -
taut
tautology
tawdry -
teetotal +
temerity - CN
temperance + CN
tenacity + CN
tenuous -
tepid
terse +
testiness - CN
thrift +
thwart -
timorous -
tirade - PN
tithe PN
toady -
toil + V
torpid / torpor - A/N
tortuous -
tout -
tractable +
transient -
transitory +
travesty
trenchant +
trifling -
trite - A
truculence - CN
trudge
turbid - A
turgid - A
turpitude -
tutelary + A
tyro -
ubiquitous / -ty - A/N
umbrage -
unbridled - A
uncouth -
undulate
unencumbered
unfeigned +
untenable - A
untoward -
upbraid -
urbane +
uxorious - A
vacillate - V
vagary
vanquish
vapid - A
variagated + A
veer
vehement
venal -
veneer
veracity + CN
verdant +
verisimilitude +
veritable +
vernacular A/N
vernal + A
verve +
vestige
vicarious A
victuals PN
vilify - V
vindictive -
virago -
virulent - A
visceral
vitiate -
vitriolic - A
vituperate -
voluble / -bility + A / CN
voracious - A
waffle -
waft
wag +
warmonger -
wean
welter -
wend
wince - V
wizened - A
wonted A
writ
yarn
yoke V
yokel - PN
zealous / zealot + A
zenith + PN

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to lessen, to subside PR300, K200 1
giving up control authority 0
help/encourage somebody (in doing wrong) 1
suspended action A250 0
the state of abiding; abode; continuance; compliance (with) 1
hopeless, most unfortunate or miserable 1
promise or swear to give up 0
rubbed off worn away by friction 1
repeal or annul by authority A250 0
inharmonious, incongruous, discordant 1
difficult to comprehend, obscure, esoteric, recondite A250 1
border on 1
worn out, effete, no longer fertile 0
praise, approval, encomium PR300 1
the growing of separate things into one ; increase by natural growth 0
warn strongly, take to task / containing warning 1
excessive praise, flattery, sycophancy 1
polite and friendly 1
give to (in marriage) ; assure by promise 0
Wise after the event, wise or knowing when it is too late 1
clumping of bacteria/red cells when held together by antibodies; glueing 1
eager/excited 0
trouble, be ill 1
eager and cheerful readiness PR300, A250 1
duty, support, loyalty 0
quality of unselfish concern for the welfare of others, selflessness 1
to combine several elements into a whole PR300, A250 1
able to use the left hand or the right equally well 1
having two contrary meanings, equivocal PR300, K200 1
characterized by opposite feelings or emotions PR300, K200 1
(pertaining to legs) able to walk about, ambulant 1
act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise, ambush 0
improve make better PR300, A250 1
ageeable; responsive to suggestion; changeable PR300 1
end (a debt) by setting aside money 0
something out of place i.t.o. its historical or chronological context PR300, A250 1
chronological record of events in successive years, chronicles 1
direct opposing 1
self-confidence 0
false, spurious, fallacious A250 0
one who abandons long-held religious or political convictions 0
deification, glorification to godliness A250 1
identifying words by which something is classified, designation 0
make aware of, give information or notice to ; Gain in value (of currency) B333 0
give notice to inform 0
approval, commendation PR300 1
confiscate, invade 1
appropriate to the situation, apt, felicitous 1
well-suited, quick-witted, pertinent 1
a complex ornate design 0
of connected with trees 1
enthusiasm, fervour, zeal K200 0
jargon slang 0
in the highest degree 0
demand as being one's property, seize and take control without authority 0
practicing religious self-denial, austere, stark PR300 0
consider to be the origin of or belonging to 1
surgically clean 1
hardship, something hard to endure; harshness, irritability, 0
slander, calumny 1
state categorically, make a positive statement or solemn declaration 0
diligent, hard-working, sedulous persuit K200 0
make something (pain desire) less PR300, K200 1
substance that shrinks PR300 0
repayment, death of Jesus 1
make thin. Weaken, enervate K200, A250 1
bring into harmony 0
omen sign, prediction 1
majestic venerable 1
severely moral and strict, simple and plain, ascetic, stark disciplinarian PR300, K200 1
greed, esp for wealth PR300 1
incarnation ; new personification of a familiar idea 1
affirm, assert, prove, justify PR300 0
strong dislike KAP 1
eager, greedy, zealous for something 1
admit, declare openly 1
twisted toward one side, off course ; not functioning properly 0
a universally accepted principle; self evident truth, taken as given PR300 1
drunken merrymaking 1
harmful, causing evil, ominous, pernicious, baneful, pestilent 1
causing harm or ruin, sinister, ominous, pernicious, baleful A250 1
artificial obstacle built across a river 0
not good enough, unable to have young ones without value 0
to adorn, especially in a cheap and showy manner A250 0
beat hard 0
be in contradiction with, represent falsely, negate, contradict B333 1
warlike, belligerent, pugnacious, contentious 1
(person nation) waging war 1
act of praying for divine protection, blessing 1
wish or activity in doing good 1
arrangement to give something at death, legacy, inheritance 1
scold sharply, reproach, vituperate, upbraid 1
rob or dispossess of something (material) 0
surrounded to be attacked by all sides, besieged ; plagued 0
bulge; sides of the vessel that curve in to form the bottom (ship) A250 1
Overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself 1
flattery, coaxing, enticement A250 0
cheerful, casual, carefree, insouciant, nonchalant 0
crude, offensive, rude 1
made of brass 1
bring up, announce, begin to talk about, initiate A250 0
to tolerate, endure 0
charachteristic of rural areas/people (like a village/r !!), rustic, pastoral 1
to expand, grow and flourish PR300 0
to polish rub to a shine A250 1
a scheme or plot a group of plotters 1
a loud harsh or strident noise K200 1
recurrent rhythmical series, rhythm, a 'beat' 0
to beg to get by begging 0
use flattery or deceit to persuade A250 1
to change into a hard, stony condition, petrify A250 1
metal supports attached to the legs measuring instrument 1
immature, inexperienced, unsophisticated, fledgling, nave 1
slander, aspersion A250 1
code of laws or set of principles (usually religious in nature) PR300 0
insincere talk/jargon 0
to surrender, give up A250 0
unpredictable, erratic, changing one's mind impulsively, whimsical PR300, A250 1
faultfinding 0
mark used by an author to indicate where something is to be inserted 0
drunken revel, a merry drinking party 0
to chastise correct by punishing / severe punishment PR300, K200, A250 1
strongly laxative, stimulates evacuation of the bowels (shitting), purgative 1
a closed political meeting 0
biting, sarcastic (in speech), satire PR300, K200 1
expression of blame or disapproval, a rebuke PR300 1
leader of a unit of 100 soldiers 1
strong feelings of embarrassment, vexation, shame / to hurt the pride of 0
cautious, wary PR300 0
corrected punished A250 1
punishment 1
legal trickery, deception, shenanigan, guile, foxiness / false argument PR300, K200 1
quickly aroused to anger, irascible 1
chronological record of events in successive years, annals 1
bad-tempered person 0
shout, complain with a lot of noise 1
closing device (in Parliament) to end a debate by voting 0
To fill to satiety, to stuff full, to clog ; to overload, to burden 0
change to a thick and solid state 1
coming together and uniting into one substance 1
passage that concludes a piece of music, finale (analogous to epilogue) A250 1
treat with care and tenderness 1
an addition to a will, appendix, supplement A250 0
of the same period, contemporary, coetaneous A250 0
strong convincing PR300, K200 1
think deeply, mediate 1
being fully aware of A250 1
bowl-shaped vessel with many holes used to drain off water 0
secret agreement for a deceitful purpose 0
equivalent, corresponding in size or degree ; fitting, appropriate to 0
mix together different elements 1
having plenty of space for what is needed 1
a concise but comprehensive summary of a larger work, collection B333 1
self-satisfied, contented to a fault / feeling of self-satisfaction, smug 1
tending to comply, willingness to please, obliging, deference PR300 0
feeling of regret for one's action, contrite 0
over-high opinion of, too much pride 0
agreement or harmony 1
flowing together, place where two things come together 1
be confusing or perplexing to, cause to be unable to think clearly B333 0
make or become gelatinous, stiff and solid 0
suitable to your needs or similar to your nature, agreeble, friendly 0
present from birth but not necessarily hereditary, inherent 1
to join together A250 1
surprise and fear dismay 0
perfect, make perfect, complete ; of marriages 0
to scorn or despise A250 0
argumentative, combative, quarrelsome, pugnacious, bellicose PR300, A250 1
touching, neighboring, near, adjoining 0
self-restraint; sexual chastity 0
filled with deep sorrow for wrongdoing, compunction PR300 0
insubordinate, rebellious A250 0
a riddle, dilemma, enigma A250 1
friendly, occupied with or fond of the pleasures of good company 1
call together, summon 1
complicated, coiled, twisted, labyrinthine PR300 1
abundant supply 0
pertaining to the body, somatic 1
Support with evidence, confirm / additional strengthening, evidence K200 0
glitter; scintillate; be lively or brilliant or exhibit virtuosity 0
to favor or approve of A250 0
counterbalance 0
eagerly desirous 1
crouch shrink back (ketakutan) 0
shy, modest (esp of a girl) 1
so unrefined as to be lacking in discrimination and sensibility (stupidity) 1
piece of linen worn as a necktie 0
cowardly person, pusillanimous A250 0
deserving blame (of a crime) PR300 1
bad-tempered person 0
quick, hurried, perfunctory 0
pretty, delicate (food) ; difficult to please 1
person who is slow, waste of time 1
shortage, sacarcity, paucity PR300, A250 1
A sudden and violent collapse, sudden disaster A250 0
make weak (w.r.t. health) 1
kill in large numbers (one in every ten), annihilate 1
propriety, properness / proper PR300, K200 1
state of deterioration due to old age or long use, dilapidation 1
disapprove of 1
postpone, delay ; submit to another's wish or opinion 1
showing respect, regardful of another's wishes K200 1
to portray, depict, sketch out, define, describe 1
great flood, heavy rush of water / to flood, inundate 0
person appealing not to reasons but to emotions, rabble-rouser 0
to hesitate, raise objections PR300, A250 0
defame, belittle, sully, disparage, detract 1
an outcome or solution the unraveling of a plot A250 0
dethronement, depositing 0
make morally bad corrupt 1
protest against, express disapproval of, inveigh, deplore 0
deserting and leaving to fall into ruins 0
ridicule, scorn, treat with contempt PR300 1
catch sight of, see something in the distance 0
dehydrate / substance used to absorb moisture PR300, K200, A250 1
cessation of use disuse A250 0
aimless haphazard digressing at random K200, A250 0
criticism, slandering, verbal attack, aspersion, calumny 1
diminishing or lessening of swelling A250 0
transparent gauzy A250 1
violent verbal attack, tirade, malediction, obloquy, jeremiad, fulmination PR300, K200 1
Being twofold, a classification into two opposed subclasses, duality B333 1
intended to teach or instruct PR300 0
shyness K200, A250 0
a message that departs from the main subject, wandering off B333 1
Bring into a condition of decay by neglect or misuse 1
speak comprehensively, become wider, large K200 1
tending to cause delay, procrastinating K200, A250 1
one with amateur or superficial interest in a subject, dabbler PR300, K200 1
hymn of mourning performed as a memorial to a dead person, lament B333 0
to set right, undeceive PR300 1
see with an effort but clearly, perceive, recognize / shrewd; discriminating K200 1
confuse embarrass 0
upset the self-possession of 0
sad beyond comforting; incapable of being consoled 1
conflicting in sound, disharmonious, dissonant PR300 1
refuse to approve of 0
speech, lecture 1
careful/prudent 0
A difference between conflicting facts or claims or opinions B333 1
look on with contempt 1
free from encumbrance 1
untidy 1
sophisticated, artful, trying to deceive, cunning A250 1
dig up from the earth (inter = bury) 1
to belittle, denigrate / derogative PR300, A250 1
essentially different, unlike PR300, K200 1
proof to the contrary 1
an elaborate analytical or explanatory essay or discussion 1
speak or behave so as to hide something (in mind) PR300, K200, A250 0
distribute (esp. ideas) 1
have a different opinion refuse to assent 0
pretend; conceal by feigning, as of feelings 1
lewd, debauched, degenerate, dissipated, libertine, profligate A250 0
to swell, expand 0
take away possessions from someone, deprive of status B333 0
An order to an offending party to rid itself of property A250 0
make known something secret, disclose PR300 1
trivial, poorly constructed verse A250 0
stupid fellow 0
show much fondness, excessive attention, Be senile due to old age 0
stubbornly unyielding, pertinacious ; dull, sullen, gloomy, saturnine 0
slow way of speaking by drawing out the vowels 0
jesting 0
male bee, person who isn't self-employed 1
melodious, harmonious A250 1
threats to compel somebody 0
overflowing with enthusiasm / exuberance, outburst of feeling PR300 0
composed of elements drawn from various sources, compiled PR300, K200, A250 1
representing the whole Christian world, of worldwide scope 0
edacious vultures-Devouring or craving food in great quantities, voracious,
ravenous, rapacious 0
marked by excessive self-indulgence and moral decay 0
production of a desired result, productive, efficient, effective K200, A250 0
outflow in a stream of particles ,a noxious odor or vapor A250 0
boldness, impudence-rude-take liberties , arrogance PR300, A250 1
reappearance of a celestial body after an eclipse, the act of coming out 0
a lament, a melancholy composition, dirge PR300, K200 0
make thin and weak 0
free from slavery or servitude,give equal rights to minorities, manumit 0
make beautiful 1
soothing (esp to the skin), mollify PR300 0
stir up, excite 0
to simulate, imitate ; strive to equality K200, A250 1
enclose in capsule 1
warm or glowing praise, eulogy, panegyric, accolade 1
burden things that get on the way of 0
making dear or liked 1
epidemic ; prevailing to people living in a particular location PR300 1
weaken, deprive of strength, attenuate PR300, K200, A250 1
cause, produce, give rise to K200 1
dissatisfaction and restlesness as a result of boredom PR300 0
flag/badge, commisioned rank below lieutenent junior 1
put into difficulties 1
please greatly, astound, hold spellbound,enslave (fig) 1
ask earnestly, beseech 0
pronounce (words) ; express a theory 1
brief, fleeting, evanescent PR300, K200, A250 1
one who is devoted to pleasure (sensuous enjoyment), hedonist 0
a witty statement 0
short passage/speech after the end of a book/play, antonym of prologue 0
letter 0
adjective ,A defamatory or abusive word or phrase 0
summary, abstract, synopsis, prologue / standard example, paradigm A250 0
steady, regular 0
calmness of temperament A250 1
equal distribution of weight, equilibrium A250 1
having a double meaning, suspicious / try to deceive, prevaricate PR300, K200, A250 1
learned, scholarly PR300, K200, A250 1
adventure,prank, any carefree episode, wild and exciting undertaking 1
avoid 0
abstruse, obscure, intended only for a small circle of people PR300, K200 1
marry ,give one's support to 0
tending to disappear like vapour, vanishing, ephemeral, fleeting PR300 1
to show clearly, to indicate A250 0
to make worse 1
demanding, rigorous, fastidious 1
severely criticize A250 0
to strongly urge, force 1
urgent / emergency, an urgent situation PR300, K200 0
to roam wander freely A250 0
likely to be useful for a purpose, practical 0
ending, expiring 0
argue earnestly, to dissuade, correct or protest 0
to remove obscenity, purify, censor, bowdlerize 0
to cut out, cut away 0
still in existence 0
without previous thought or preparation / improvisation, impromptu PR300 0
reduce the strength of, lessen seriousness, partially excuse 1
to destroy, exterminate, cut out, exscind 0
praise highly, laud, exalt 1
outside the law 1
that can be freed A250 1
cheerful person 1
state of growing vigorously being full of life 1
facetious remarks,humorous, funny, jocular PR300 0
based on error, apocryphal PR300, A250 1
absurd, ludicrous 1
without sense, foolish, self-satisfaction A250 0
young deer, try to win somebody's favour, pander, toady, grovel PR300, K200 1
loyalty that citizens owe to their country, allegiance 0
lacking purpose or vitality, ineffective, careless 0
fertile 0
make believe, a pretence of, simulate, sham, dissemble 1
pretend,juke 0
apt, suitably expressed well chosen, apropos A250 0
person guilty of murder 1
become agitated ; organic molecule splitting into simpler substances 1
savage, cruelty 1
discover by searching search 0
showing earnest feeling, zealous, vehement PR300, K200, A250 1
warmth of feelings, earnestness 1
stinking, malodorous, putrid, foetid 0
to shackle, put in chains, to restrain 0
loyalty; accuracy of sound reproduction 1
carved image on the prow of a ship 0
intentional obstruction (esp to delay legislatve action) PR300 1
droop, sink, or settle from or as if from pressure or loss of tautness B333 1
criticism, aspersion, calumny, excoriation ; anti-aircraft guns 0
grow feathers, of birds, ant. of molt / able to fly, trained, experienced 0
young and inexperienced, young bird that has become capable of flying B333 0
lasting for a markedly brief time, moving past swiftly, antonym of perennial 1
draw, move back as with fear or pain, wince 0
reject, mock, to go against (tradition), sneer PR300, A250 0
defect of character (a person is wrongly proud) 0
put something warm (to lessen pain) ; to stir up public opinion, instigate K200, A250 0
like a man who pays too much attention to his clothes 0
food for horses and cattle 0
refrain from, be patient, ancestor / patience, willingness to wait KAP 1
shallow place in a river (to cross) 0
prevent by taking action in advance, preempt 1
renounce, disallow, repudiate 0
happening by fortunate accident or chance, serendipitous PR300 1
stubbornly resistant to authority, refractory ; Easily irritated or annoyed 1
spend frivolously and unwisely, profligate, spendthrift 0
not willing to yield or comply, stubborn, intransigence, intractable A250 0
shining intensely, dazzling 1
bitter protest, tirade, malediction, obloquy, jeremiad, diatribe PR300 0
disgusting, offensive due to excessiveness A250 1
marked by stealth, covert, clandestine, surreptitious PR300 0
socially awkward or tactless act, rustic, gaucherie 0
to deny, to oppose A250 0
complete extent or range, plethora 1
make unfair selection from facts 0
gaudy, tastelessly showy, tawdry, raffish 0
to gather and save to store up A250 0
too talkative, loquacious, effusive / talkativeness PR300, K200, A250 1
socially awkward, tactless behavior 0
relevant, pertinent to, apt PR300 0
to wave one's arms 1
encircle or bind ; put a girdle on or around ; bind with something round 0
gather facts in small quantities 0
ready and smooth but not sincere PR300 0
over look at with selfish delight 0
supply to much fill to excess 1
waste away, bite steadily 1
to urge on 0
soft light delicate material, antonym of ponderous-Slow and laborious
because of weight A250 0
tool for cutting grooves in wood PR300, K200 0
Lofty in style, magniloquent, pompous, pontifical, portentous, overblown B333 1
voluntary, free A250 1
living in societies, liking the company, social 1
tough elastic tissue; mostly converted to bone in adults 0
to complain, grumble A250 0
crawl humble oneself , fawn, pander, to be toady 0
cut roughly / hired horse 0
commonplace by overuse, trite, banal, platitude, clichd PR300 1
calm and peaceful PR300 0
to make holy consecrate A250 0
unlucky A250 0
a long passionate, forceful speech PR300 1
something or somebody that foretells the coming of, warning signs 1
to distress, create stress or torment 0
devotion to pleasure of the senses / pleasure seeker / epicurean PR300, A250 1
dominance of one state or ideology over another PR300 0
sealed by fusion A250 1
make by hard work cut (by striking) 0
(person) with superior tastes 0
hairy, shaggy A250 0
overly dull, characteristic of acting or a stage performance, melodramatic 0
the masses, the rabble 0
leather case for a pistol, sheath 1
act of preaching 0
stone used for sharpening tools A250 0
trick, mislead, Influence by slyness 0
arrogant, pride PR300 0
worthless outside part of anything 1
an exaggerated statement used as figure of speech PR300 1
person who attacks popular beliefs PR300 1
personal mannerism 0
behavioral attribute that is distinctive to an individual / private 1
a serene episode of pastoral or romantic charm ; bucolic 0
dishonorable common undignified 0
shameful dishonorable undignified disgraceful A250 0
complicated and embarrassing situation 0
that cannot be changed PR300 1
having little or no money PR300 0
hinder, get in the way of 1
something that hinders (e.g. stammer) 0
commanding, haughty, arrogant 1
having sudden energy, impulsive, forceful ; haste, precipitous PR300, K200 1
lack of reverence or dutifulness 1
show that somebody has a share 1
beg urgently or insistently, plead 0
to invoke or conjure a curse (as an insult), malediction A250 0
without preparation, extempore 0
rash, indiscreet 0
attack as false or wrong, challenge 0
immunity from punishment or penalty PR300 1
to attribute to a cause or source ascribe 0
accidental, unintentional 1
silly, senseless 0
since because 0
to imprison A250 0
not yet fully formed, elementary, rudimentary, amorphous ; incipient PR300, K200 0
beginning, emerging, partly in existence, inchoate PR300 0
engrave make a cut in 0
official who holds an office/official duties / term of office, tenure 0
a raid, a sudden attack A250 1
not easily exhaustible tirelessness A250 1
that cannot be rubbed out 0
poor / poverty 1
lazy / laziness, sloth, acedia 0
not easily discouraged or subdued A250 0
habitual intoxication 0
too great to be described in words 0
certain inevitable A250 0
unskillful said or done at the wrong time / quality of being unskillful 1
not placated or appeased, unsusceptible to persuasion, intransigent 0
unfortunate, inappropriate PR300 1
put, pour, fill 0
harmful or unfriendly, antagonistic, dissident PR300, K200 1
defying imitation, unmatchable 1
causing no harm PR300, K200 1
unhealthy, debilitating / unwholesomeness, debilitation 0
badge worn by soldier to show official position 1
without taste or flavor, bland, vapid PR300, K200 1
unable to pay dept, bankrupt A250 1
blithely unconcerned, carefree, indifferent, nonchalant A250 0
represent by an instance or a concrete example 0
narrow-mindedness, state of being isolated or detached 0
lack of restraint or moderation; addiction to alcohol A250 1
prohibit forbid 0
marked by regular intervals 1
place here and there 0
obstinate, unmanageable, froward, refractory, recalcitrant, intransigent 1
uncompromising, , adamant, inexorable / stubbornness, intractability PR300, K200, A250 1
fearless, brave, undaunted PR300, A250 1
flood cover by overflowing, submerge, engulf, deluge K200 0
accustomed to adapted PR300 0
abusive language curses, vituperation A250 0
to attack verbally denounce deprecate A250 0
to obtain by deception or flattery PR300 0
deep-rooted, habitual, chronic, long-established, wonted 0
complex 1
irritable, easily angered, choleric PR300, K200 0
anger 0
tiresome, bothersome, irritating 0
hesitating, undecided 1
final and unalterable 1
to travel from place to place to peregrinate 1
tired, fatigued 1
long and mournful complaint / an expression of grievance 1
an appeal intended to arouse patriotic emotions, fanatical patriotism 1
meant as a joke 1
to place side by side 1
Complex system of pathways where it is easy to get lost / highly intricate 1
causing tears, tearful A250 1
rudely abrupt, blunt, brusk, brusque, curt PR300, K200, A250 1
using few words, concise, terse, pithy, compendious, sententious PR300, K200, A250 1
feel great sorrow ; mournful speech or hymn, elegy, dirge 1
lose vigor, health, or flesh, as through grief ; become feeble 0
weariness, tiredness A250 0
potentially existing but not presently evident or realized, not active B333 1
unrestrained indulgence in sexual activity, gross lewdness, lustfulness 1
drowsy, lazy; indifferent K200, A250 1
formal reception / embankment , dam 0
lack of seriousness 0
statement that damages reputation 0
immoral person 1
legal claim until a debt on it is repaid 0
paint, portray 0
cotton or linen fabric used to dress wounds 0
treat as a famous person A250 1
bending twisting 0
rest to sit or stand in a lazy way hang (dog's tongue) 0
move along with long strides 0
talkative, garrulous, effusive PR300, K200, A250 1
write in scholarly fashion 0
easily understood lucid clear 0
mournful, excessively sad A250 0
move in a clumsy/noisy way 0
gruesome, suggesting death 0
make or become soft by soaking in water 0
plot, scheme (esp. evil) 1
quality of being noble in mind and heart, forgiving, munificence, largess PR300 1
a very wealthy or powerful businessman, tycoon 1
tactless, clumsy A250 1
unease, physical discomfort 0
misuse of a word (for one that resembles it) 1
wishing to do evil, antonym of benevolence PR300 1
to fake illness or injury in order to shirk a duty K200 1
chains for the hands or feet 0
order; charge, assign authority to 1
free from slavery or servitude, liberate, emancipate 0
someone who demands exact conformity to rules, disciplinarian 0
be admitted, enter a university as a student (after 12th year) 1
sentimental in a silly or tearful way 1
hurt by rough handling 1
rebel, nonconformist PR300 1
effusively or insincerely emotional, sickeningly sentimental (soap opera's) 1
sweetly flowing A250 0
dishonesty, antonym of veracity PR300 1
a beggar A250 1
quick changeable in character; lasting for a brief time, fleeting PR300 1
attractive on the surface but of little value (skin-deep beauty) 0
hypnotize 1
quality of endurance or courage / courageous, high-spirited 0
fairly good but not very good 0
have force or influence; bring about an effect or change 0
menacing, threatening 0
pronounce or speak affectedly, euphemize 0
person who hates mankind PR300, K200, A250 1
a crime less serious than a felony, offense, violation, infringement 1
one who hates women/females 1
to make less severe or intense, moderate, relieve, palliate, assuage PR300, K200, A250 1
make calmer or quieter, assuage, alleviate PR300, K200 1
moult lose hair feathers before new growing 0
characterized by massiveness and rigidity and uniformity, monumental 1
diseased, unhealthy (e.g.. about ideas) 0
harshly ironic or sinister 0
the power of having the inherent power of motion (eg. Animals, etc) A250 1
cloth worn round the neck / silencer 1
varied, motley, greatly diversified A250 1
quality of being extremely generous, magnanimity, largess A250 1
lowest point on celestial sphere, extreme state of adversity, ant. of zenith A250 1
marked by smartness in dress and manners 0
cloud-like, hazy, vague, indistinct PR300 1
wicked, vile A250 0
a new word, expression, or usage PR300 1
person who has been converted to a belief PR300 0
favoritism 1
a connection tie or link, alliance A250 1
show some inclination to accept (an offer) 0
no right or wrong ; the delusion that everything is unreal 1
offensive disgusting (smell) A250 1
a conclusion that does not follow from the facts stated, irrelevant reply 1
not having interest 0
lacking distinct or individual characteristics; dull and uninteresting 0
greatly surprised 0
a quack remedy an untested cure 0
harmful, injurious PR300 1
a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude, subtlety 0
trifling/worthless 0
hardened and unrepenting stubborn inflexible PR300, K200, A250 1
act of obeying, dutiful or submissive behavior with respect to another person 1
to darken make obscure muddle PR300, A250 1
abusively detractive language, slander, vituperation, calumny,aspersion 1
too eager to obey or serve PR300, K200 1
noisy loud A250 0
to be established accepted or customary, axiom 0
projecting, prominent, undesirably noticeable 1
blunt/stupid PR300 1
to make unnecessary get rid of PR300, A250 0
blocked up PR300, A250 0
contempt, dislike, aversion / repulsive, hateful 1
too eager or ready to help or offer advice A250 0
threatening, fore-shadowing ill fortune 1
having unlimited power, all-powerful 1
having unlimited knowledge, infinitely wise, all-knowing 1
needing effort burdensome PR300, K200 0
showing scorn or reproach, contempt ; dishonour, shame, scurrilous PR300, K200 0
to turn, to bone, to settle rigidly into an idea A250 1
seeming appearing as such professed 0
vulgar display intended to attract notice and impress others, pretentious PR300, K200 0
shut out from society refuse to meet talk 0
presumptuously arrogant, overbearing, immoderate, being a jerk 1
song of praise or triumph PR300, K200 0
roof of the mouth sense of taste 0
lessen the severity of, assuage, alleviate, mitigate A250 1
can be felt touched, understood, tangibility 1
tremble, beat rapidly and irregularly 0
insignificant, petty, trifling 1
formal praise, eulogy, encomium, accolade, laurels A250 1
comprehensive view, 360 degrees 1
a model example or pattern, prototype, epitome A250 1
a model example of excellence, quintessence, apotheosis K200 1
an outcast a rejected and despised person A250 0
narrow, restricted, insular 1
too economical, miserly, penurious 1
one-sided committed to a party biased or prejudiced 0
scarcity, a lacking of A250 1
small sin, small weakness in one's character 1
relating to or involving money, monetary 0
the art or profession of training, teaching, instructing; education PR300, A250 1
bookish, showing off, learning PR300, K200 1
triangular part above columns in Greek buildings 0
transparent, easy to understand A250 1
strong inclination, a liking 1
feeling or showing regret 0
extreme poverty / poor, pinched, impecunious; stingy, parsimonious PR300 1
traveling about wandering A250 0
urgent, imperative, unchallengeable ending debate 0
treachery, breaking of faith / treacherous, faithless PR300, K200, A250 1
done as a duty without care, hastily, cursory PR300, K200, A250 0
wandering 0
willful, FALSE statement, unlawful act 1
harmful, injurious PR300 1
light teasing, banter 0
pleasing in appearance attractive 0
acutely insightful and wise / quick judging and astute, sagacity PR300 0
transparently clear, easily understandable / clarity, antonym of ambiguity 0
appropriate, having precise or logical relevance, germane, apt 1
to examine with great care PR300 1
permeate or diffuse through / tendency to spread throughout PR300 1
frightened as to be unable to move; stunned or paralyzed with terror 1
to make hard rocklike ; make rigid and set into a conventional pattern 1
like a rock hard stony A250 1
unreasonably impatient A250 0
charity, desire to do good for mankind, altruism, antonym of misanthropy 1
a smug ignorant person one who lacks knowledge 1
calm sluggish temperament unemotional PR300, A250 1
involving clever rogues or adventurers 0
of mixed colors 1
to punish, hold up to public scorn A250 0
waste away through sorrow or illness PR300 0
dutiful to parents devoted to religion PR300 1
agreeably pungent, stimulating A250 1
hurt the pride or self-respect stir (curiosity) A250 0
essential part force soft liquid substance PR300 0
of great importance (others depend on or "revolve around" it) 1
mournful, melancholy, sorrowful 0
flat metal as a memorial usually of brass / abnormal patch on teeth 1
a trite or banal statement, unoriginality PR300 1
one of the common people, vulgar, commoner 1
glut, Extreme excess PR300, K200, A250 1
pliable easily bent shaped or twisted 1
continue doing something without resting 0
get to the root of 0
deeply moving, keen 1
controversial, argumentative PR300 0
large piece of cloth 0
heavy, bulky, dull 0
omen marvelous threatening 0
to babble meaninglessly in an empty and idle manner PR300 1
preliminary introduction to a statute or constitution B333 1
uncertain risky dangerous 0
rules establishing standards of conduct 0
solid substance in suspension or after settling or filtering 1
hurl or throw violently, fall vertically, sharply, or headlong, occur abruptly PR300, K200, A250 1
prevent from happening, make impossible 0
premature or advanced development of a child A250 0
preliminary, anticipating PR300 1
special liking, mental preference PR300, A250 1
tidy / show self-satisfaction PR300 0
greatness in number strength weight 0
warning sign 0
perceiving the significance of future events / foreknowledge of events PR300 1
arrogance PR300 1
not normal or usual 0
to stray from the truth, to equivocate PR300, k200 0
neat formal 1
primitive, unspoiled, pure, as in earlier times, unadulterated PR300, K200 1
uprightness, incorruptibility, principle PR300 1
inclination PR300, A250 1
keeping on putting off, delaying, stalling, dilly-dallying, shilly-shallying 1
enormous, wonderful PR300 1
worldly; having contempt for God, blasphemous, sacrilegious 1
wasteful, extravagant, prodigal, licentious / dissolution, dissipation PR300 1
grow, reproduce by rapid multiplication PR300, K200, A250 1
bearing in abundance especially offspring; intellectually productive PR300 0
tiring because too long A250 0
natural inclination, proclivity, aptness PR300 1
property of being near in time or place; affinity of nature A250 0
appease / conciliatory, appeasing, mitigating K200, A250 0
auspicious presenting favorable circumstances 0
denounce as dangerous 0
convert to another faith or religion, evangelize A250 0
prolonged 0
part of a thing that protrudes, a bulge A250 1
frugal, looking to the future 1
of the present time only 1
careful forethought, astuteness, circumspection K200 1
easily shocked, excessively modest ; exaggeratedly proper, prim, prissy 0
dried plum, silly person 0
characterized by lust, lubricious, salacious, lascivious 0
wrinkle 0
fond of in the habit of fighting, bellicose, contentious 1
strength 0
precise paying attention to trivialities 0
pedant authority on a subject A250 0
sharpness stinging quality PR300, K200 1
provide supply 0
cowardly, craven 1
rot, decay, give off a foul odour / becoming rotten 0
drink deeply PR300, A250 0
lose courage turn frightened 0
feeling of doubt temporary feeling of sickness PR300 0
state of doubt or perplexity 0
suppress subdue 1
habitually complaining, whiny, fretful 0
try to avoid by sophistication 0
at rest, dormant, torpid / state of being passive, motionless PR300, K200 1
purest and most concentrated essence of something; typical model, paragon 1
the fifth and highest element after air and earth and fire and water 1
habit or action peculiar to somebody or something 0
not sensible about practical matters, unrealistic / extravagently chivalrous PR300, A250 0
recurring daily, banal PR300 0
mob crowd the lower classes of populace 0
person who tells anecdotes 0
low, vulgar, tawdry, garish A250 1
to be divided or subdivided to branch out A250 0
flourishing, spreading unchecked, violent and uncontrollable action A250 1
feeling bitterness spitefulness PR300 0
use extravagant language 1
greedy (esp for money) A250 0
to make thin to make less dense to purify or refine PR300, K200 1
harch, hoarse, rough sounding, strident, clamorous, vociferous 0
act with excessive enthusiasm 1
opposing progress 0
snub, reject 1
disobedient, refractory, fractious, intractable, froward PR300 0
take back as being FALSE give up PR300 0
cast or fashion anew 0
relapse into antisocial or criminal behavior A250 0
a number of performance of music 0
person who lives alone and avoids people 1
make payment, to reward, punish 1
little known, abstruse, obscure, esoteric PR300, A250 1
cowardice, a cowardly giving up A250 0
lying down, in a position of comfort or rest, reclining, acc/dec-umbent 0
formidable causing fear K200, A250 0
stubborn, unmanageable, recalcitrant, fractious, intractable, froward A250 1
shining brilliant PR300 0
to delight or entertain to feast 0
crime of killing a king 0
becoming young in nature or appearance 1
fall back again 1
to forcibly assign to task esp. to demote PR300 1
part with a possession or right, turn away from; give up (power) 1
to protest object 1
deliver provide represent 1
someone who rebels and becomes an outlaw / break established customs 1
fail to fulfill a promise or obligation PR300 0
meal 0
to be discontented with 0
scold upbraid, berate, vituperate 1
person hardened in sin one devoid of decency A250 0
to mildly criticize, admonish 0
disown refuse to accept or pay PR300, K200 0
repay give in return 0
annul, repeal / The act of rescinding, (law) the cancellation of a contract PR300 0
unresisting submissive 1
a pause for relaxation, abatement, hiatus 0
refusing to move reluctant to be controlled 0
coming back to consciousness 1
check, hinder, impede, stymie 1
reserved, untalkative, silent, taciturn, introvert PR300, K200, A250 0
have deep respect for / feeling or showing deep respect PR300 1
art of using language effectively to please or persuade; grandiloquence PR300, K200 1
humorously vulgar and offensive A250 1
split, crack, dissension 1
arousing or provoking laughter 1
rich and deep plump and round 0
heading, title or category A250 0
make rough 0
characteristic of a village, ordinary, bucolic, pastoral, bumpkin 1
excessively sweet 1
blasphemy, desecration, profanation 1
having sound judgment, perceptive, wise like a sage/ wisdom, insight 1
obscene 0
healthful PR300 1
remedial, wholesome, causing improvement 0
self-righteous, hypocritical with FALSE piety 1
cheerful, confident, optimistic; inclined to a healthy reddish color (blood) A250 1
satisfy fully K200 1
witty language used to convey insults or scorn, caustic remark, sarcasm PR300 1
gloomy, dark, sullen, morose A250 1
rude, sassy, impudent, impertinent A250 1
person of great learning A250 0
sheath for the blade 1
become discolored, dry up ; go at high speed 1
expressing offensive reproach, vulgar, coarse, opprobrious 1
mean, contemptible 1
persevering, assiduous PR300, A250 0
like a seed, constituting a source, originative A250 1
short and pithy full of maxims/proverbs A250 0
keep away from others, requisition forcibly, confiscate, approbate 0
make hard and without feeling 0
luck in discovering things you were not looking for, pleasant accident 1
reproving a person for his faults 0
having a toothed edge 1
like a slave lacking independence 1
piece of broken earthenware PR300, A250 0
cover for the blade of a weapon or a tool 0
send from one track to another lay aside evade discussion 0
avoid fulfilling, answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues) 1
(give a) silly/self-conscious smile 0
winding, undulating, serpentine (snake-like) A250 1
small boat 0
short piece of humorous writing/play 1
sluggish dull not tight 1
to satisfy, satiate ; allay , assuage A250 1
lazy slow-moving person 1
join sounds/words (indistinct) 1
burn slowly without flame 1
trap 0
treat with contempt 1
soaked saturated 0
concerned and attentive, eager PR300 0
able to meet financial obligations ; to dissolve another substance PR300 1
of the body, corporal / -eal 0
fallacious reasoning faulty logic 0
2nd-year undergrad / self-assured although immature, affected, bombastic A250 1
producing sleep, somnific, somnolent, slumberous PR300, K200, A250 1
wretched, comfortless, contemptible, squalid PR300 0
illogical of questionable truth or merit, deceptively attractive PR300, K200, A250 1
one who spends money wastefully, prodigal, squanderer, profligate 1
bad-tempered, irritable A250 0
join (two ends) 0
act of stripping and taking by force ; intentional destruction of evidence 1
to live at anothers expense, like a parasite 0
have nothing to do reject or refuse 0
filth, sordidness / foul, filthy PR300, A250 0
spend wastefully, profligate, fritter / prodigal, spendthrift PR300 1
crouch ; settle without permission 0
to stop the flow of a fluid 0
An act passed or enacted by a legislative body 1
extremely loud and powerful A250 0
person who insists on importance of something 0
describe somebody scornfully 1
to be thrifty, frugal, to set limits 0
paint with dots 0
old fashioned, conventional and unimaginative and hence dull 0
unaffected by pleasure or pain, unemotional ; steadfast PR300 1
showing no emotion, impassive, phlegmatic, stolic, apathetic K200 1
striped, grooved or banded 1
a supporting bar 1
to stun, baffle, amaze PR300 1
hence dark gloomy 0
to hinder, obstruct or block PR300, A250 1
overcome bring under control 1
extreme, astounding, grand, regal, respledent, exalted K200 0
induce by bribery or something to commit perjury 0
(sa-pi-na) written order requiring a person to appear in a low court PR300 1
include under a rule 0
not obvious, hidden and devious, insidious, pernicious; difficult to discern PR300 1
brief, concise, pithy, terse, compendious, sententious 1
assistance, relief in time of distress 1
to be stained or discredited 0
magnificent 1
various, miscellaneous, separate A250 0
disdainful, characterized by haughty scorn 0
more then is needed or wanted, surplus, redundant, supererogatory PR300 1
lying on the back, slow to act, passive 0
to take the place of, supersede PR300 0
asking humbly, beseeching, suplicant 0
make a humble petition to 0
An additional charge / Rip off; ask an unreasonable price 1
feed to fulness or to excess, satiate PR300 1
secretive, covert, clandestine, furtive A250 0
(su-cher) join with a seam, as of a wound in surgery 1
one who seeks favour through flattery, toady, obsequious, fawn, groveler A250 1
implied without direct expression / untalkative, silent, reticent PR300, A250 1
claw of a bird of prey 0
tap or drive down by repeated light blows 0
suddenly changeable 0
lost brightness 1
contemptuous reproach hurtful remark 0
tightly stretched 0
a repetition, a redundancy 0
cheap, gaudy, showy, tacky, garish, raffish A250 1
oppose to alcohol 0
boldness, brashness, intrepidness 1
abstinence from alcohol, self-control, moderation 1
firmness, persistence, adhesiveness, tending to hang on PR300, A250 1
insubstantial, flimsy, weak PR300, A250 1
lukewarm 0
brief and to the point, pithy PR300 1
feeling easily irritated 0
care, economy, thriving, prosperous 1
obstruct/frustrate 1
fearful timid afraid A250 1
harsh spech, verbal attack, diatribe, philippic, revilement, vilification PR300, K200 1
a levy or tax of one tenth of something 1
flatterer, sycophant, obsequious 1
work hard 0
sleeping, dormant; sluggish, lethargic / mental and physical sluggishness PR300, K200 1
devious/not straightforward PR300 0
advertize in strongly positive terms, show off PR300 0
easily controlled or guided A250 0
for a brief time, fleeting, ephemeral PR300, A250 1
for a brief time, temporary K200 1
parody/imitation 0
forceful effective vigorous extremely perceptive incisive PR300, A250 0
unimportant 1
repeated too often, banal, platitude, clichd, hackneyed 1
aggressiveness, ferocity PR300, A250 0
walk heavily 0
muddy, clouded with sediment ,stirred up, murky ; confused A250 1
excessively ornate swollen or bloated A250 0
wickedness, shamefulness A250 0
providing protective supervision, safeguarding, custodial, custodial 1
beginner, amateur, tiro, novice, rookie KAP 1
being present everywhere at once, omnipresent ; constantly encountered PR300 1
offense resentment 0
not restrained or controlled, violent 1
rough, awkward 1
to move in wavelike fashion fluctuate, sinuate 1
easy-going trifle 0
not pretended, sincerely felt or expressed, genuine PR300 0
incapable of being defended or justified, not viable, indefensible PR300 1
unfortunate inconvenient A250 1
scold, reproach, berate, vituperate 1
elegant refined in manners PR300 1
foolishly fond of, devoted or submissive to your wife 1
to be uncertain, hesitate PR300, K200, A250 1
strange act or idea 0
conquer 0
flavourless, bland, insipid A250 1
multicoloured PR300 1
change direction 1
marked by extreme intensity of emotions, inclined to react violently; fervid 1
ready to do something dishonest, corrupt minded 0
surface appearance covering the TRUE nature 1
truthfulness, honesty PR300, K200 1
fresh and green 0
appearing TRUE or real 1
real rightly named 0
characteristic of everyday language, argot, colloquial / lingo of a group 0
suggestive of youth, vigorous and fresh ; occurring in spring 0
spirit vigor enthusiasm 0
trace or sign 0
experienced at secondhand, done by one as a substitute for another 0
stock or supply of foods 0
say evil things, slander, revile, vituperate PR300 0
spiteful, showing malicious ill will and a desire to hurt 1
a loud domineering woman,a nag 0
extremely harmful or poisionous ; hostile, antagonistic ; bitter, vitriolic 0
of the internal organs of the body 0
lower the quality, weaken, corrupt morally, pollute, pervert, debase 0
caustic, erosive, acerbic, virulent 1
curse, abuse in words, berate, upbraid, reproach PR300 1
fluent / fluency verbosity easy use of spoken language A250 1
having an insatiable apetite, greedy, edacious, ravenous, rapacious PR300 1
talk vaguely and without much result 0
scent waving movement carry lightly through 0
merry person 1
person who stirs up war 1
to turn away (from a habit) 0
turmoil a bewildering jumble 0
to go proceed 0
show bodily or mental pain, flinch 0
lean and wrinkled by shrinkage as from age or illness 1
customary, habitual, inveterate 0
written order 1
tale, story, fibers for knitting 1
to join or link together (with a yoke) 1
country bumpkin 1
fervent, ardent, impassioned / one passionately devoted to a cause PR300, A250 1
highest point on the imaginary celstial sphere, antonym of nadir 1
Words Mastered 513
Words left to Master 487

serted into an Excel file so that you can edit the words as you please, and especially because you can use the
reorganize the wordlist in terms of Word Charge(+/-), Parts of speech (P.Sp), Word lists or Words Mastered(a).
NLY the wordlist, ie, from A2 to F1001, and click "Data --> Sort" and choose your sort preference.
up the Left and Right margins to 0.25" each or less

Compiled from Princeton Review, Kaplan & Arco wordlists, & the difficult words from "1200 wordlist"
Compiled from Princeton Review, Kaplan & Arco wordlists, & the Easy words from "1200 wordlist"
Many are common with the previous 2 lists
Branches of Study, Medical Conditions, Characteristics, Instruments and Tools, Phobia's, Analogies

Sometimes, it is enough to just know the word charge of the word instead of the exact meaning
Positive words tend to sound pleasing to the year when pronounced. "ss" tend to be "+ve"
Negative words tend to jarr or sound a bit harsh. Hard consonants like "co", "ca", "rr" tend to be "-ve"

Describing a noun. Never preceded by "The" unless followed by "nature" or "manner". (How it is)
A thing - material or immaterial. (What it is)
Naming a characteristic, property, derived from an adjective. Never preceded by "a" or "an".
Usually ending in '-tion', '-ness', '-ence', '-ing', '-ty'. (Immaterial)
Naming a kind of object, person, place, event. (Material)
To "do" or "be" something. Preceded by 'to','be' or 1st/2nd/3rd Person/s. (What to do)

Princeton Review's "Top 300 Hit Parade"


Kaplan's "Top 200 GRE Words"
Arco's "Top 250 GRE Wordlist"
Barron's "333-Word High-Frequecy Wordlist"
Kaplan's 2500 word Minidictionary

Read --> Study --> Test --> Review = Mastered


When you are sure that you have mastered a particular word and it's synonyms, put it as "1"
word antonym
pinch-small but appreciable amount abundant amount
abstruse ,subliminal obvious
crass refined
extant manuscripts destroyed
maniacal sane
quell foment
haggard plump
paltry munificent gift
scurvy trick above reproach
precipitate deliberate
effrontery deference
penitent unrepentant
sublimity baseness
chaffing serious
frustrate abet
wastrel conservator
intransigent yielding
opprobrious irreproachable
supernal devilish
progenitor descendent
incredulity gullibility
parry discuss
maunder talk intelligently
obsequious supercillious
salacious wholesome
laconic voluble
flaunt hide
arrhythmic exhibiting regularity
blithe grave
polemical conciliatory
veritable specious
veneration derision
inveterate casual
undermine undergrid
limp firm
dilate narrow
accretion reduction in substance caused by
erosion
cadge earn
quotidian extraordinary
pinch abundant amount
outset termination
rarefy make more dense
effrontery deference
scurvy above reproach
supine vigilant
putative auther-Purported; commonly put forth or accepted undisputed
as true on inconclusive grounds
obstuse-Lacking in insight or discernment shrewd
maculated unspotted
dank forest-Unpleasantly cool and humid dry
mendacious child-given to lying truthful
gusto-Vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment distaste-A feeling of intense dislike

chimerical not fantastic


truculent gentle
ersatz-artificial and inferior authentic
viable moribund-Not growing or
changing; without force or
vitality,on point of death
lugubrious-Excessively mournful facetious remarks-Cleverly amusing
in tone,bantering
Torpidity-A state of motor and mental inactivity,lethargy animatation
ostracise repatriate-Admit back into the
country,return to homeland
ANALOGY WITH EXPLANATIONS
garbled:comprehend::obscured:recognize
heat:calorimeter::distance:odometer
ally:war::teammate:game
eavesdrop:conversation::trespass:property
palpable:touch::pliable:mold
submerge:water::inter:earth
ruthless:mercy::insipid:flavor
minion:dependent::groveler:petitioner

panegyric:praise::valediction:farewell
snake:leg::horse:wings
box:fight::debate:argue
itinerary:trip::syllabus:course
frequency:pitch::wavelength:color
ratiocination:thinking::articulation:talking
narcissism:love::guilt:blame
placebo:painkiller::backdrop:vista

camouflage:deception::flattery:ingratiating
adulterate:purity::enervate:vigor
sketch:painting::outline:essay
gear:tooth::screw:thread
executor:will::soldier:order
prodigality:spending::gluttony:eating
baste:dryness::caulk:moistness

dross:metal::chaff:grain

gust:wind::flare:light
ductility:malleable::toxicity:poisonous
rail:vehemence::entreat:urgency
scythe:reaper::axe:woodcutter
discombobulated:order::erratic:consistency

fervor:zealot::doubt:skeptic
coltish:discipline::loutish:grace

awl:pierce::pestle:mash

compliment:flattery::deference:subservience
taxonomist:classify::carpenter:build
upbraid:disapproval::lament:grief
anathema:curse::theocracy:state
glue:seal::manure:fertilize
fickle:constancy::naive:sophistication
bow:violin::stick:drum

inexperience:neophyte::irresponsibility:wastrel

wood:sawdust::metal:filings
sophism:reasoning::counterfeit:money

apostacy:faith::recantation:heresy
molecule:atoms::tissue:cells
arrhythmic:regularity::apathetic:concern
objectivity:partisan::temperance:reprobate
limp:walk::stutter:talk

conundrum:solve::tangle:unravel
agenda:minutes::itinerary:log
ravishing:attractive::perspicacious:discerning

nil:quantity::vacuum:matter
fulminate:criticize::adulate:flatter
epilogue:novel::coda:symphony
piece:jigsaw puzzle::tile:mosaic
diameter:circle::diagonal:rectangle
mandatory:comply::forbidden:abstain
exemplary:criticized::erratic:predicted
credulity:dupe::discrimination:connoisseur

calligraphy:scribble::sonnet:doggerel
recommend:laud::sanction:foster
baleful:menace::solicitous:concern
galley:ship::kitchen:house
lethargic:stimulate::skeptical:convince
shrine:pilgrim::peak:climber
splint:mobility::lubricant:friction

rig:contest::gerrymander:district
creek:river::pebble:rock
seminary:theologian::conservatory:artist
rival:competition::sycophant:flattery
courageous:bravado::complimentary:fulsomeness

anesthetic:numbness::intoxicant:drunkennes
s
drummer:musician::tragedian:actor
archieve:manuscript::arsenal:weapon
rampart:invasion::levee:flood

reticent:talk::abstemious:gorge
mentor:guidance::oracle:prophecy
ligneous:wood::osseous:bone
irrevocable:repeal::ineluctable:avoid
literate:erudite::agitated:frenetic
tuition:instruction::fare:transportation
arbitrator:disputants::judge:litigants
arboretum:trees::aviary:birds

winnow:wheat::refine:oil
idyll:carefree::ordeal:difficult

relapse:convalescence::recidivism:rehabilitat
ion

anachronism:chronology::fallacy:logic
default:pay::yield:resist
firm:intransigent::concerned:obsessed

catch:fish::harvest:grain
curators:paintings::librarians:books
meteorology:weather::pathology:disease
pun:joke::termite:insect

plain:austere::clean:sterile
astrolabe:nautical::colander:culinary

alacrity:apathetic::temerity:timid
flout:disregard::taunt:challenge
liquid:valve::electric current:switch
primp:vain::gloat:smug

gobble:eat::guzzle:drink
shipshape:disarray::squalid:cleanliness

hover:plunge::crouch:spring
sage:wisdom::philanthropist:benevolence
erode:diminish::accrete:enlarge
mania:enthusiasm::doting:fondness
obdurate:budge::lachrymose:cheer
choir:singer::cast:actor
glaring:bright::deafing:loud
maverick:conformity::extrovert:reserve
slither:snake::waddle:duck

countenance:toleration::demur:objection
proctor:supervise::prodigal:squander

redolent:smell::piquant:taste

torque:rotation::tension:elongation
subsidy:support::debt:obligation
water:swim::snow:ski
tile:mosaic::stitch:sampler
school:fish::flock:birds
castigation:disapprove::blasphemy:irreveren
ce
accelerate:speed::prolong:duration
complain:carp::drink:guzzle
filigree:wire::lace:thread

skirmish:insignificance::duel:formality
study:learn::search:find
corral:horse::coop:chickens

lullaby:song::diatribe:discourse

die:shaping::drill:boring
mercenary:money::vindictive:revenge
authoritativeness:pundits::allegiance:partisans
strut:wing::buttress:wall
fawn:imperviousness::equivocate:directness

troubled:distraught::covetous:rapacious

tablecloth:table::sheet:mattress
canvas:painter::marble:sculptor
mansion:residence::limousine:automobile
door:room::hatch:hold

choreography:dance::plot:story
evaporate:vapor::petrify:stone
assuage:sorrow::dampen:ardor
numb:insensible::burnish:lustrous
audacious:trepidation::laconic:volubility
scalpel:surgeon::telescope:astronomer
apple:fruit::wood:fabric
envelope:letter::crate:produce
panegyric:eulogize::lampoon:satirize

overdose:prescription::indiscretion:convention

fresco:wall::parquetry:floor
hammer:anvil::pestle:mortar

relevant:crucial::perceptible:obvious
perfunctorily:inspiration::insolently:veneration

adult:child::cat:kitten
clot:dissolved::crowd:dispersed
glossary:text::legend:map
fervor:zealot::improvidence:spend thrift
shard:pottery::fragment:bone
fertilize:grow::immunize:resist
attentive:officious::refined:snobbish

exorbitant:moderation::perfidious:loyalty
blandishment:coax::medal:honor
apple:skin::melon:rind
fire:inferno::storm::hurricane

bodyguard:person::soldier:country
lope:run::drawl:speak

hoax:deceive::filibuster:delay

alcove:recess::dome:roof
ballast:instability::purchase:slippage

muffle:sound::assuage:grief
mitigate:severe::qualify:general
babble:talk::scribble:write
syllabus:course::agenda:meeting
varnish:wood::wax:linoleum
pitch:sound::color:light
discomfited:blush::contemptuous:sneer

invincible:subdue::impervious:damaged
striated:groove::braided:strand
doggerel:verse::burlesque:play
droll:laugh::grisly:flinch

web:spider::net:bird
four-poster:bed::convertible:automobile

bone:body::girder:skyscraper
scoop:concave::spatula:flat
symbols:rebus::note:score

gush:effusive::rage:irate

peroration:speech::coda:sonata
interregnum:government::hibernation:activity
embroider:cloth::chase:metal
coma:unconsciousness::delirium:confusion

tourniquet:blood::dam:river

foundation:house::pedestal:statue
philatelist:stamps::numismatist:coins
insect:butterfly::philosophy:metaphysics
pernicious:injure::disingenuous:mislead
flag:vigor::waver:resolution
embarrass:mortify::indulge:mollycoddle
distill:purity::leaven:volume
skeleton:animal::framing:building
outskirts:town::margin:page
amorphousness:definition::lassitude:energy

collusion:conspirators::cooperation:partners

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tree:forestry::flower:horticulture
command:request::summon:invite
pestle:grind::whetstone:sharpen
illiteracy:education::inequity:redistribution
reverence:respect::avidity:enthusiasm
apostrophes:word::ellipse:sentence
exaggeration:caricature::brevity:epigram
malleable:shape::irresolute:opinion
bolster:support::tackle:hoist
diverge:apart::traverse:across
atrocious:bad::momentous:important
patronize:condescension::deride:mockery

fang:tooth::finger:digit
analgesic:pain::anesthetic:sensation
impeccable:flaw::ingenuous:guile
polemic:disputatious::invective:abusive
embarrass:shame::console:comfort
ANALOGY WITH EXPLANATIONS
garbled-lacking orderly continuity

eavesdrop-listen without the speaker's knowledge


palpable,tangible-capable of being perceived, handled , touched or felt
inter,bury-place in a grave or tomb

groveler-someone who humbles himself as a sign of respect, who behaves as if


he had no self-respect

box-engage in a boxing match

ratiocinative thinking-logical and methodical


narcissism-an exceptional love and admiration for yourself
placebo-an innocuous or inert medication; given as a pacifier or to the control
group in experiments on the efficacy of a drug,
vista-the visual percept of a region
ingratiating manner -calculated to please or gain favor

executor-a person appointed by a testator to carry out the terms of the will

baste-cover with liquid before cooking,


caulk-seal with caulking(a waterproof filler and sealant)
dross-the scum formed by oxidation at the surface of molten metals
chaff-material consisting of seed coverings and small pieces of stem or leaves
that have been separated from the seeds
gust-(of wind) blow with bursts of strong wind,flare-burn brightly

rail-criticize severely entreat-ask for or request earnestly


scythe-an edge tool for cutting grass
discombobulated-having self-possession upset; thrown into confusion

coltish-given to merry frolicking,carefree


loutish manners-coarse and contemptible in behavior /
appearance
awl-a pointed tool for marking surfaces or for punching small holes,
pestle-a heavy tool of stone or iron (usually with a flat base) that is used to grind
and mix material (as grain or drugs or pigments) against a slab of stone
bow-a slightly curved piece of resilient wood with taut horsehair strands; used in
playing certain stringed instruments
neophyte:-any new participant in some activity

sophism-a deliberately invalid argument displaying ingenuity in reasoning in the


hope of deceiving someone
recantation-a disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion

reprobate-deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper or good


stutter-a speech disorder involving hesitations and involuntary repetitions of
certain sounds,
limp-the uneven manner of walking that results from an injured leg
tangle-a twisted and tangled mass that is highly interwoven
log-a written record of events on a voyage (of a ship or plane)
ravishing-stunningly beautiful, perspicacious-acutely insightful and wise

coda-the closing section of a musical composition

credulity-tendency to believe readily,


connoisseur-an expert able to appreciate a field; especially in the fine arts
discrimination-the cognitive process whereby two or more stimuli are distinguished

doggerel-a comic verse of irregular measure

galley-the area for food preparation on a ship/airline

splint-an orthopedic mechanical device used to immobilize and protect a part of the
body (as a broken leg)
gerrymander-divide unfairly and to one's advantage; of voting districts
Sir creek-a natural stream of water smaller than a river (often a tributary of a river)

fulsomeness-excessive but superficial compliments given with affected charm


bravado-a swaggering show of courage

tragedian-a writer (esp a playwright) who writes tragedies

rampart-an embankment built around a space for defensive purposes


levee,pier,wharf-an embankment,built in order to prevent a river from
overflowing
abstemious-sparing in consumption of especially food and drink
gorge-overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself
ligneous (or woody) tissue osseous tissue
ineluctable destiny-impossible to avoid

arboretum-botanical garden,where trees and shrubs are cultivated for exhibition

idyll-an episode of such pastoral or romantic charm


ordeal -a primitive method of determining a person's guilt or innocence by
subjecting the accused person to dangerous or painful tests
relapse-deteriorate in health
convalescence-recuperation,gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury

recidivism-habitual relapse into crime

default-fail to pay up
intransigent conservative-impervious to pleas, persuasion, requests, reason

curators-the custodian of a collection (as a museum or library),conservator

pun-a humorous play on words


termite-whitish soft-bodied ant-like social insect that feeds on wood

astrolabe-an early form of sextant(angular unit)


colander-bowl-shaped strainer; used to wash or drain foods

primp-dress or groom with elaborate care


vain-characteristic of false pride
gloat-malicious satisfaction
smug-marked by excessive complacency or self-satisfaction

shipshape-trim,neat,of places; characterized by order and neatness


squalid-foul and run-down
and repulsive,morally degraded

accrete-grow together (of plants and organs)

lachrymose-showing sorrow

slither-to pass or move unobtrusively or smoothly


waddle-walk unsteadily
countenance-formal and explicit approval,pleasant countenance,
demur-(law) a formal objection to an opponent's
pleadings
proctor-someone who supervises (an examination)
squander-spend thoughtlessly
redolent air-noticeably odorous,air redolent with the fumes of beer and whiskey
piquant-having pungent taste,piquant fact-
attractive

sampler-a piece of embroidery demonstrating skill with stitches


school-a large group of fish

carp-raise trivial objections


filigree-delicate and intricate ornamentation (usually in gold or silver or other fine
twisted wire)
lace- a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns

corral-a pen for cattle,corral the horses


coop-a farm building for housing poultry
lullaby-a quiet song intended to lull child to sleep,
diatribe-thunderous verbal attack

strut-brace consisting of a bar or rod used to resist longitudinal compression


fawn-show submission or fear

distraught with grief-deeply agitated esp from emotion rapacious-


excessively greedy and grasping

hatch-a movable barrier covering a hatchway,


hold-a cell in a jail or prison

petrify-change into stone,the horror petrified his feelings


dampen-smother or suppress, ardor-intense feeling

laconic reply-brief and to the point; volubility- articulateness


scalpel-surgical knife

crate-a rugged box (usually made of wood); used for shipping


lampoon-a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in
a humorous way
indiscretion-the trait of being injudicious

parquetry-a patterned wood inlay used to cover a floor


pestle-machine consisting of a heavy bar that moves vertically for pounding or
crushing ores

perfunctorily -as a formality,


inspiration-(theology) a special influence of a divinity on the minds of human being
insolently-marked
by casual disrespect

legend-brief description accompanying an illustration

shard-a broken piece of a brittle artifact

snobbish-befitting or characteristic of those who incline to social exclusiveness


and who rebuff the advances of people considered inferior
perfidious feudal lords-tending to betray

skin-the rind of a fruit or vegetable


inferno-a very intense and uncontrolled fire,(christianity) the abode of satan and
the forces of evil; where sinners suffer eternal punishment

lope-a slow pace of running


drawl-a slow speech pattern with prolonged vowels
hoax-something intended to deceive; deliberate trickery intended to gain an advantage,

filibuster-(law) a tactic for delaying legislation by making long speeches


alcove-a small recess opening off a larger room
ballast-any heavy material used to stabilize a ship or airship
purchase-the mechanical advantage gained by being in a position to use a lever

muffle-deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping


qualify-make more specific
babble-utter meaningless sounds, like a baby,

linoleum-a floor covering

blush-sudden reddening of the face (as from embarrassment or guilt or shame or


modesty)
sneer-a facial expression of contempt or scorn

braided-woven by (or as if by) braiding


doggerel-a comic verse of irregular measure
droll-comical in an odd or whimsical manner
grisly-a grisly murder-shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
flinch-draw back, as with fear or pain

four-poster-a bed with posts at the four corners that can be used to support a
canopy or curtains

scoop-a hollow concave shape made by removing something


spatula-a hand tool with a thin flexible blade, to mix or
spread soft substances
rebus-a puzzle where you decode a message consisting of pictures representing
syllables and words
gush-a sudden rapid flow (as of water)
irate protesters-feeling or showing extreme anger
peroration-(rhetoric) the concluding section of an oration
interregnum-the time between two reigns, governments
cut a groove into-chase silver
delirium-state of excitement and mental confusion often accompanied by
hallucinations
tourniquet-bandage that stops the flow of blood from an artery by applying
pressure

pernicious-exceedingly harmful in a hidden and usually injurious way


flag-become less intense,loose,sag
mollycoddle-treat with excessive indulgence
leaven-a substance used to produce fermentation in dough or a liquid

shunt-transfer to another track, of trains

fusillade-rapid simultaneous discharge of firearms


laconic-brief and to the point austere-severely simple

trinkets-cheap showy jewelry or ornament on clothing

receptive-ready or willing to receive favorably

endemic-native to or confined to a certain region


inborn-normally existing at birth
peccadillo-a petty misdeed

epitaph-an inscription on a tombstone or monument in memory of the person


buried there
simper-a silly self-conscious smile
roe-fish eggs
salmon-any of various large food and game fishes of northern waters
glimmer-a flash of light (especially reflected light)
nostrum-hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases; once sought by the
alchemists

dossier-a collection of papers containing detailed information about a particular


person or subject (usually a person's record)

homiletics:-the branch of theology that deals with sermons and homilies

violet-any of numerous low-growing violas with small flowers


parquet-a floor made of parquetry

cornucopia-the property of being extremely abundant


mace-a ceremonial staff carried as a symbol of office or authority

hamper-a basket usually with a cover


astringent-a drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals,
pucker-become wrinkled or drawn together
vertigo-a reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall

lurk-lie in wait, lie in ambush, behave in a sneaky and secretive manner


agog-highly excited

scabbard-a sheath for a sword or dagger or bayonet


subpoena-a writ issued by court authority to compel the attendance of a witness
conscript-enroll into
service compulsorily

malapropism-the unintentional misuse of a word by confusion with one that


sounds similar
gaffe-a socially awkward or tactless act
pluck-the trait of showing courage and determination in spite of possible loss or
injury
grovel-show submission or fear
dart-a small narrow pointed missile that is thrown or shot
skiff-small boats propelled by oars or by sails or by a motor
lumen-a unit of luminous flux

prosaic-not fanciful or imaginative

obeisance-bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or


submission or shame or greeting

colossus-someone or something that is abnormally large and powerful


figurine-a small carved or molded figure
needle-the leaf of a conifer
latency-the time that elapses between a stimulus and the response to it

juggernaut-a massive inexorable force that seems to crush everything in its way
quisling-someone who collaborates with an enemy force

smudge-a blemish made by dirt


tugboat-a powerful small boat designed to pull or push larger ships
barge-a flatbottom boat for carrying heavy loads (especially on canals)
sear-make very hot and dry

epaulet-adornment consisting of an ornamental cloth pad worn on the shoulder

runic-any character from an ancient germanic alphabet used in scandinavia from


the 3rd century to the middle ages
podiatrist-a specialist in care for the feet
understudy-an actor able to replace a regular performer when required

stipple-engrave by means of dots and flicks


drawbridge-a bridge that can be raised to block passage or to allow boats or ships
to pass beneath it
gangway-a temporary bridge for getting on and off a vessel at dockside

talon-a sharp hooked claw especially on a bird of prey

nuance-a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude

cloture-terminate debate by calling for a vote


demur-take exception to
qualms-uneasiness about the fitness of an action

bit-the cutting part of a drill

astringent-a drug that causes contraction of body tissues

cogitate-consider carefully and deeply; reflect upon; turn over in one's mind

foolproof-not liable to failure

troupe-organization of performers and associated personnel (esp theatrical)


snare-a trap for birds or small mammals; often has a slip noose
seine-a large fishnet that hangs vertically

miller-someone who works in a mill (esp a grain mill)


hide-the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)

cloying-overly sweet
tornado-violently destructive windstorm occurring over land characterized by a
funnel-shaped cloud extending toward the ground
choir-a chorus that sings as part of a religious ceremony

labyrinth-complex system of paths or tunnels in which it is easy to get lost


tortuous-highly complex or intricate and occasionally
devious
prate-idle or foolish and irrelevant talk

furtive-marked by quiet and caution and secrecy; taking pains to avoid being observed
caprice-a
sudden desire
tender-offer or present for acceptance
gerontocracy-a political system governed by old men

frown-a facial expression of dislike or displeasure


plummet-drop sharply
swerve-turn sharply; change direction abruptly
foragers-someone who hunts for food and provisions
stalking-a hunt for game carried on by following it stealthily or waiting in ambush

pertinent-having precise or logical relevance to the matter


belabor-to work at or to absurd length
transgression-the act of transgressing, violation of a law, duty or moral principle

blowhard-a very boastful and talkative person


shoulder-a narrow edge of land (usually unpaved) along the side of a road

preen-pride or congratulate (oneself) for an achievement


digressive-(of e.g. speech and writing) tending to depart from the main point or
cover a wide range of subjects, circuitous-deviating from a straight course

dyslexia-impaired ability to learn to read

inveigle-influence or urge by gentle urging, or flattering

parry-avoid or try to avoid answering, or performing (duties, questions, or issues)

scales-a thin flake of epidermis shed from the surface of skin

caret-a mark used by an author or editor to indicate where something is to be


inserted into a text

blush-turn red, as if in embarrassment or shame


tango-a ballroom dance of latin-american origin
hull-dry outer covering of a fruit or seed or nut

xenophobe-someone who fears or hates foreigners


swindle-deprive of by deceit

conductor-the person who leads a musical group


curator-the custodian of a collection ( a museum ,library)
abacus-a calculator that performs arithmetic functions by manually sliding counters
on rods or in grooves

levee-an embankment , to prevent a river from overflowing


fickle-marked by erratic changeableness in affections

margarine-a spread made chiefly from vegetable oils and used as a substitute for
butter
muted-in a softened tone
mitten-glove that encases the thumb separately and the other four fingers together

shard-a broken piece of a brittle artifact


crumb-small piece of e.g. bread or cake
dross-worthless or dangerous material that should be removed
padding-line or stuff with soft material

lumber-move heavily or clumsily

caustic-harsh or corrosive in tone,


eataway-wear away or erode
malingerer-someone shirking their duty by feigning illness or incapacity

hack-a tool (as a hoe or pick or mattock) used for breaking up the surface of the soil
gouge-an
edge tool with a blade like a trough for cutting channels or grooves
toupee-a small hairpiece to cover partial baldness
rookie-an awkward and inexperienced youth
score-a written form of a musical composition

dwindle-become smaller or lose substance

frieze-an architectural ornament consisting of a horizontal sculptured band


between the architrave and the cornice

wag-a witty amusing person who makes jokes

ironclad-inflexibly entrenched and unchangeable


veneer-coating consisting of a thin layer of superior wood glued to a base of
inferior wood

quaff-to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught mince-walk daintily


stingy-unwilling to spend

quixotic-not sensible about practical matters; idealistic and unrealistic

malinger-avoid responsibilities and duties, e.g., by pretending to be ill


ail- be ill or unwell
sidereal-of or relating to the stars or constellations

eavesdropper-a secret listener to private conversations


fidget-a feeling of agitation expressed in continual motion,
cringe-draw back, as with fear or pain

poseur-a person who pretends to be something he is not

gavel-a small mallet used by a presiding officer or a judge

soot-carbon black,a black colloidal substance consisting wholly or principally of


amorphous carbon and used to make pigments and ink
colander-bowl-shaped strainer; used to wash or drain foods
stanch-stop the flow of a liquid

conscript-enroll into service compulsorily


barrage-the heavy fire of artillery to saturate an area rather than hit a specific
target
wary-make a fool or dupe of

untenable theories-incapable of being defended or justified

plaque-(pathology) abnormal patch on or inside the body

lancet-a surgical knife with a pointed double-edged blade; used for punctures and
small incisions
aphoristic-containing aphorisms or maxims

evanescent beauty-tending to vanish like vapor

mutter-a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the


lips without the production of articulate speech
drone-monotonous low dull sound

pest-a persistently annoying person


millinery-shop selling women's hats

flip answer to serious question-marked by casual disrespect

molt-cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers

crave-plead or ask for earnestly

guy-a cable, wire, or rope that is used to brace something (especially a tent)
pylon-a large vertical steel tower
supporting high-tension power lines

contrite-feeling or expressing pain or sorrow for sins


euphemism-an inoffensive or indirect expression that is substituted for one that is
considered offensive or too harsh
prevarication-a statement that deviates from or perverts the truth
inured-made tough by habitual exposure

aria-an elaborate song for solo voice

the bottle imploded-burst inward

minutiae-a small or minor detail


quibbles-an evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant
distinctions or objections

credits-a list of acknowledgements of those who contributed to the creation of a film


byline-a
line giving the name of the writer of a story or article

cohabit-share living quarters; usually said of people who are not married and
live together as a couple

stratagem-an elaborate or deceitful scheme contrived to deceive or evade

diatribe-thunderous verbal attack


swill-drink large quantities of (liquid, esp alcoholic drink)
gobble-eat hastily without proper chewing
nibble- eat intermittently; take
small bites of
glade-a tract of land with few or no trees in the middle of a wooded area
exult-feel extreme happiness or elation
fastidiousness-the trait of being meticulous about matters of taste or style

truculence-obstreperous and defiant aggressiveness


unregenerate- unrepentant and incapable of being reformed
stridency-loud high-pitched sound
ballast-any heavy material used to stabilize ship or airship
stowaway-a person who hides aboard a ship or plane in the hope of getting free
passage
limber-(used of e.g. personality traits) readily adaptable spindly-long and lean

foible-a behavioral attribute that is distinctive and peculiar to an individual

sequester-keep away from others

squander-spend thoughtlessly; throw away


plait-a hairdo formed by braiding or twisting the hair

rarefaction-a decrease in the density of something

limerick-a humorous verse form of 5 anapestic lines with a rhyme scheme

insinuate-introduce or insert (oneself) in a subtle manner


overture-orchestral music played at the beginning of an opera or oratorio

cower-show submission or fear

slake-satisfy (thirst)
importune-beg persistently and urgently
pry-search or inquire in a meddlesome way
daguerreotype-a photograph made by an early photographic process,
musket-a muzzle-loading shoulder gun with a long
barrel; formerly used by infantrymen

mumble-talk indistinctly; usually in a low voice

stockade-fortification consisting of a fence made of a line of stout posts set firmly


for defense

preponderance-exceeding in heaviness; having greater weight

hieroglyph-a writing system using picture symbols; used in ancient egypt


frond-compound leaf of a fern or palm
pillory-a wooden instrument of punishment on a post with holes for the wrists and
neck; offenders were locked in and so exposed to public scorn
ditty-a short simple song (or the words of a poem intended to be sung)
oratorio-a musical composition for
voices and orchestra based on a religious text
gustation-the faculty of distinguishing sweet, sour, bitter, and salty properties in
the mouth
hubris-overbearing pride or presumption
illumination-painting or drawing included in a book (especially in illuminated
medieval manuscripts)

mumbling-indistinct enunciation

macabre tales of war and plague-shockingly repellent; inspiring horror


shuder-tremble convulsively, as from fear or
excitement
impresario-a sponsor who books and stages public entertainments

pecan-tree of southern united states and mexico cultivated for its nuts

inscrutable-of an obscure nature

frond-compound leaf of a fern or palm or cycad


tint-color lightly
suffuse-to become overspread as with a fluid, a colour, a gleam of light

splice-join by interweaving strands


prude-a person excessively concerned about propriety and decorum

swagger-to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others

capricious refusal-determined by chance or impulse or whim rather than by


necessity or reason

inkling-a slight suggestion or vague understanding

larder-a small storeroom for storing foods or wines

begrudge-wish ill or allow unwillingly


a minuscule kitchen-very small
molt-cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers

crescendo-(music) a gradual increase in loudness

snub-reject with contempt

friable sandstone-easily broken into small fragments or reduced to powder

receptacle-a container that is used to put or keep things in


cavern-a large cave or a large chamber in a cave
spelunker-a person who explores caves

browbeat-discourage or frighten with threats ,intimidate


cronyism-favoritism shown to friends and associates (as by appointing them to
positions without regard for their qualifications)

prodigy-an unusually gifted or intelligent (young) person; someone whose talents


excite wonder and admiration
sodden-wet through and through; thoroughly wet
ode-a lyric poem with complex stanza forms
gadfly-a persistently annoying person,any of various large flies that annoy
livestock

glisten-the quality of shining with a bright reflected light


gaffe-a socially awkward or tactless act

stoke-stir up or tend; of a fire

doldrums-a state of inactivity (in business or art etc),a belt of calms and light winds
between the northern and southern trade winds of the atlantic and pacific

a venal police officer-capable of being corrupted

gripe-informal term for objecting,complain

protean-taking on different forms

splint-an orthopedic mechanical device used to immobilize and protect a part of the
body (as a broken leg)
scalpel-a thin straight surgical knife used in dissection and surgery
shiftless-lack of ambition or initiative; lazy
sibilant-a consonant characterized by a hissing sound (like s or sh)

glib-artfully persuasive in speech


finicky-exacting especially about details
perambulate-make an official inspection on foot of (the bounds of a property)

discography-a descriptive catalogue of musical recordings,


hoe-a tool with a flat blade attached at right angles to a
long handle

twig-a small branch or division of a branch (especially a terminal division)


limb-any of the main branches arising from the
trunk or a bough of a tree brook-a
natural stream of water smaller than a river ( often a tributary of a river)

grating-unpleasantly harsh or grating in sound


narcissistic-characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance
horn-a brass musical instrument with a brilliant tone; has a narrow tube and a
flared bell and is played by means of valves
tambourine-a shallow drum with a single drumhead and
with metallic disks in the sides

lurk-lie in wait, lie in ambush,

regimen-(medicine) a systematic plan for therapy (often including diet)

easel-an upright tripod for displaying something (usually an artist's canvas)

emollient-having a softening or soothing effect especially to the skin


doodle-an aimless drawing
ramble-move about aimlessly or without any destination, often in search of food or
employment

perspicacity-intelligence manifested by being astute (as in business dealings)

playful-full of fun and high spirits


quarantine-enforced isolation of patients suffering from a contagious disease
in order to prevent the spread of disease
contagion-any disease easily transmitted by contact
chuckle-a soft partly suppressed laugh
stupor-marginal consciousness
paean-(ancient greece) a hymn of praise (especially one sung in ancient greece to
invoke or thank a deity)
renegade-a disloyal person who betrays or deserts his cause or religion or
political party or friend etc.

vestige-an indication that something has been present

rostrum-a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the
person on it

bravura-brilliant and showy technical skill


badger-annoy persistently
belabor-attack verbally with harsh criticism
coeval-a person of nearly the same age as another

placebo-an innocuous or inert medication; given as a pacifier or to the control


group in experiments on the efficacy of a drug
salve-semisolid preparation (usually containing a medicine)
applied externally as a remedy or for soothing an irritation
quaver-a tremulous sound(quivering as from weakness or fear)

craven-lacking even the rudiments of courage; abjectly fearful


filly-a young female horse under the age of four
pullet-young hen usually less than a year old

posturer-someone who behaves in a manner calculated to impress or mislead


others
facetious remarks-cleverly amusing in tone

pack-a group of hunting animals

whetstone-a flat stone for sharpening edged tools or knives

traverse-travel across or pass over

condescension-the trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered


inferior
fang-canine tooth of a carnivorous animal; used to seize and tear its prey

polemic-a writer who argues in opposition to others (especially in theology)


execrate-Find repugnant(Offensive to the mind),loathe
Odious,odium-Unequivocally detestable
(Invidious comparisons")-Containing or implying a slight or showing prejudice
prudish-Discretion in practical affairs,Knowing how to avoid embarrassment or
distress,
Providence-The prudence and care exercised by someone in the management of
resources,Frugality
Grovel-Show submission or fear,fawn
Obsequious (shop assistants)-Attempting to win favor from influential people by
flattery,Servile, Fawning(deer)
Purloin-Make off with belongings of others
Avarice,cupidity-greed, Reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth
(personified as one of the deadly sins)
abjure,abjuration-A disavowal , Formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief,
usually under pressure Renounce on oath-she abjured her beliefs ,Relinquish(very
strong word)

Arraign-Call before a court to answer an indictment


Recondite scriptures-Difficult to penetrate; incomprehensible to understanding
rectitude-Righteousness as a consequence of being honorable and honest

excruciate-Torment emotionally or mentally


Objurgate-condemn,Express strong disapproval of
inveigh-Speak against in an impassioned manner
inveigle-influence or urge by gentle urging, or flattering
refused to abase herself-abase -accept somebody's power over u
adjuring poor-Ask for or request earnestly,(In a grave and sedate manner)
beseeching wives asking to spend more time with kids
Importunate (job seeker)-Expressing earnest entreaty
Southpaw-A person who uses the left hand with greater skill than the right
Ingenious (solution)-Showing inventiveness and skill
Gauche-Lacking social polish-their excellent manners made me feel gauche"
adumbrate-Describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of,outline,
adventitious misconduct -Having no cause or apparent cause
Fortuitous -Having no cause or apparent cause-fortuitous encounters
Pretense-The act of giving a false appearance
an affronted expression-A deliberately offensive(rebuff) act,Affront Insult,
Rebuke -He was silenced by her stinging rebuke.
she showed her Pique at the result-A sudden outburst of anger,Displeasure
take 'umbrage (at sth)-Umbrage-A feeling of anger caused by being offended
Ebullience ,Exuberance-Overflowing with eager enjoyment or approval
blithe spirit-Carefree and happy and lighthearted,Light headedness
Bonhomie-A disposition to be friendly and approachable (easy to talk to)
rant-A loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion,Declaim
cant-jargon,dialect
Spout-Talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner
Palter-deliberately ambiguous or unclear in order to mislead or withhold
information
paltry-small
Ex-communication ,Gods curse by pope -Imprecation, Malediction, Interdiction-
Authoritative prohibition Proscribe Outlawry, ban
rancor-A feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will
aplomb-Great coolness and composure under strain
apocalyptic-Prophet of doom apocalypse-A cosmic cataclysm in which God
destroys the ruling powers of evil
apocryphal-Being of questionable authenticity,FALSE
oracular message-Of or relating to an oracle-A prophecy (usually obscure or
allegorical) revealed by a priest or priestess; believed to be infallible
Delphic(prophetic) oracles,Epiphany- divine manifestation, sibylline book-koran

Portentous (monster)-Of momentous or ominous significance


mendacious statement-Intentionally untrue
apodictic-Of a proposition; necessarily true or logically certain,Beyond doubt
Solipsism-(philosophy) the philosophical theory that the self is all that you know
to exist
Diabolic scene-expressive of cruelty , befitting hell, Satanic, Fiendish,caliban,devilish
Ubiquitous (Cockroach)-Being present everywhere at once
iconoclast,heretic, recreant general-Having deserted a cause or principle,
renegade Recusant( Non- conformist),recant
arrogate,Usurp,Overthrow
Clown,Buffoon, Harlequinade, Droll - amuses others by ridiculous behavior,
Pasquinade ,Travesty-A composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's
style, usually in a humorous way
bastinado-A cudgel used to give someone a beating on the soles of the feet
Persiflage-Light teasing, Badinage ,banter,Raillery, repartee (Adroitness and
cleverness in reply),wit , humour
Twit-Harass with persistent criticism or carping-Taunt
Concupiscent-Vigorously passionate,church word, Carnal
Prurient (Salacious)literature-Characterized by lust
Risqu story-Suggestive of sexual impropriety
Lewd whispering of old man-Suggestive of or tending to moral looseness
Satyr-Man with strong sexual desires
Eremite-A Christian recluse
anchorite ,hermit,recluse-One retired from society for religious reasons
beadle-(Church word) Church , servitor , Summoner ,Sexton-Protestant church
One who Serves the priest, pardoner
Rapturous( joy)-A state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion,rhapsodic
Garish-gaudy-cheaply ornate,showy
tawdry ornaments-Tastelessly showy
dowdy-slovenly(careless in dress, appearance)woman
Meretricious-false allurement (like prostitute)
Slatternly-A dirty untidy woman-of prostitute
Primp-Dress or groom with elaborate care
Flail-Give a thrashing to; beat hard
baste-Strike violently and repeatedly,cover a liquid
beldam-Vicious old women
bedlam-inane asylum, confustion,disorder
Hag- (offensive) an ugly and/or unpleasant old woman
Termagant, Shrew (Young) (formal)- a woman who is very strict or who tries to
tell people what to do, in an unpleasant way
Virago-manlike bold quarrelsome woman
Jezebel-shameless wicked woman
bemused ,Confused, stupefied, confounded, Stultified
Predilection-preconceived liking, partiality, Inclination, Bent
Penchant (+)-strong liking, taste, fondness
coltish-given to merry frolicking,carefree
loutish manners-coarse and contemptible in behavior / appearance
recantation-a disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion
reprobate-deviating from what is considered moral or right or proper or good
fulsomeness-excessive but superficial compliments given with affected charm
bravado-a swaggering show of courage
wholesome-food,attitude-Conducive to or characteristic of physical or moral well-being
ineluctable destiny-impossible to avoid
relapse-deteriorate in health
convalescence-recuperation,gradual healing (through rest) after sickness or injury
recidivism-
habitual relapse into crime
primp-dress or groom with elaborate care
vain-characteristic of false pride gloat-
malicious satisfaction
smug-marked by excessive complacency or self-satisfaction

smudge-a blemish made by dirt


carp-raise trivial objections
distraught with grief-deeply agitated esp from emotion
rapacious-excessively greedy and grasping-rapacious wolf
capricious-whimsical,freakish----caprice=sudden desire, whim
perfunctorily -as a formality, without serious attention
inspiration-(theology) a special influence of a divinity on the minds of
human being
insolently-marked
lope-a slow pace ofby casual disrespect
running drawl-a
slow speech pattern with prolonged vowels
recantation-a disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion
carp-raise trivial objections
babble-utter meaningless sounds, like a baby,
dabble-Work with in an amateurish manner,baby playing with water
droll-comical in an odd or whimsical manner
grisly-a grisly murder-shockingly repellent; inspiring horror
flinch-draw back, as with fear or pain
obeisance-bending the head or body or knee as a sign of reverence or submission or
shame or greeting
juggernaut-a massive inexorable force that seems to crush everything in its way
quisling-someone who collaborates with an enemy force
nuance-a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude
demur-take exception to
qualms-uneasiness about the fitness of an action
foragers-someone who hunts for food and provisions stalking-
a hunt for game carried on by following it stealthily or waiting in ambush
malingerer-someone shirking their duty by feigning illness or incapacity
rookie-an awkward and inexperienced youth
dwindle-become smaller or lose substance
swindle-deprive of by deceit
wag-a witty amusing person who makes jokes
Swagger-To walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others
quaff-to swallow hurriedly or greedily or in one draught mince-walk daintily
stingy-unwilling to spend
fidget-a feeling of agitation expressed in continual motion, cringe-
draw back, as with fear or pain
stanch-stop the flow of a liquid
wary-make a fool or dupe of
untenable theories-incapable of being defended or justified
mutter-a low continuous indistinct sound; often accompanied by movement of the lips
without the production of articulate speech drone-
monotonous low dull sound
minutiae-a small or minor detail
quibbles-an evasion of the point of an argument by raising irrelevant distinctions or
objections
swill-drink large quantities of (liquid, esp alcoholic drink)
gobble-eat hastily without proper chewing
nibble- eat intermittently; take small bites of
fastidiousness-the trait of being meticulous about matters of taste or style
truculence-obstreperous and defiant aggressiveness
unregenerate- unrepentant and incapable of being reformed
stridency-loud high-pitched sound
protean-taking on different forms
paean-a hymn of praise
chuckle-a soft partly suppressed laugh
stupor-marginal consciousness
badger-annoy persistently
belabor-attack verbally with harsh criticism
craven-lacking even the rudiments of courage; abjectly fearful
posturer-someone who behaves in a manner calculated to impress or mislead others
condescension-the trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior
Bland-non spicy,Mild ,balmy , soothing,flattering affable,uninteresting
Gammon-nonsense intended to deceive
blas-Satiated and bored by excessive entertainment/enjoyment
Otiose-indolent,Redundant & Superfluous
Canard (When a nation lies)-A deliberately misleading fabrication
Euphuistic-Any artificially elegant style of language
Eclogue-Pastoral poems written for shepherds
Madrigal-An unaccompanied partsong for 2 or 3 voices; follows a strict poetic
form-The group was madrigaling beautifully
Twaddle-Bosh-Pretentious or silly talk or writing
Pertinent-Having precise or logical relevance to the matter at hand,apt
pertinancious critic-Stubbornly unyielding,tenacious
bounden,Obligated-Morally obligatory,Bonded
OPP Volitional act-With deliberate intention
publican-The keeper of a public house
Lumpish-Mentally sluggish
Ludicrous-Broadly or extravagantly humorous; resembling farce
preposterous attempt to turn back the pages of history -Incongruous; inviting ridicule

Demented-Affected with madness or insanity


imbecile,Moronic,Cretin-A person of subnormal intelligence

Sapient ,sagacious-Acutely insightful and wise


Vainglorious-Feeling self-importance
Rodomontade-Vain and empty boasting
Roisterer-An especially noisy and unrestrained merrymaker
Blusterer-A person who causes trouble by speaking indiscreetly drunken boaster
Bumptious-Offensively self-assertive
bruit-Tell or spread rumors,Rumor,Grapevine
Euphonious-Having a pleasant sound-Euphonious speech,Mellifluent,Dulcet
caitiff-Despicably mean and cowardly
Knave,Rascal,varlet ,rogue-A deceitful and unreliable scoundrel,Scamp
Scullion-A kitchen servant employed to do menial tasks (especially washing)
Street Arabs, Gamine-street girl,Street Urchin-slum children (Guttersnipe)
callow-young and inexperienced,Beginner
Greenhorn-An awkward and inexperienced youth
Proselyte-A new convert; especially a gentile converted to Judaism
Ingenuous explanation-Lacking in sophistication or worldliness
Ingenious (solution)-Showing inventiveness and skill
Imperious,Impudence,Insolence-The trait of being rude and impertinent;
inclined to take liberties,Contumely,Conceited,Supercilious,Hauteur
impetuous k k
Impute (Direct),assign,attribute-Attribute or credit to
Ignoramus-An ignorant person
Surreptitious glance,mobilisation of troops,stealthy footsteps-Furtive-(of looks &
Glances)-Marked by quiet and caution and secrecy
gingerly footwork over the jagged stones-extreme care and delicacy
subrosa-Designed and carried out secretly or confidentially,Secretly Confidential
cozen-delude ,Be false to; be dishonest with,Cheat
deluge-inundate flood
Dissemble,Pretend-Make believe with the intent to deceive
Ruse-A deceptive maneuver (especially to avoid capture),artifice
Malinger-Avoid responsibilities and duties, e.g., by pretending to be ill
catechise-Examine through questioning and answering,Interrogate
Inquisition-A severe interrogation ( violating the rights or privacy of individuals),
Bowdlerize a novel,Expurgate-Edit by omitting or modifying parts considered
indelicate
Objurgate-condemn,Express strong disapproval of
Splenetic-Very irritable
ratiocinate-Reason methodologically and logically
Syllogisms-Deductive reasoning in which a conclusion is derived from two
premises
colligate these facts,Make a logical or causal connection-link,relate,Join, Bind,
Unite, Fuse
Concatenate ideas (diversified facts)-Add by linking or joining so as to form a
chain or series
Casuistry-Argumentation that is specious or excessively subtle (Difficult to detect
or grasp,hidden) and intended to be misleading
Entente-An informal alliance between countries
Congeal, Clot, Coagulate, Curdled - for blood
Gourmet,Epicurean -A person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially
good food and drink)
Opp-Philistine-Smug and ignorant and indifferent or hostile to artistic and
cultural values
contumacious witness -Wilfully obstinate; stubbornly disobedient,insubordinate
Coquette-A seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men,
Tarry,Loiter-hang around
Fiddle,malingerer-Avoid (one's assigned duties),Commit fraud with
employer,play voilen
molt -Periodic shedding of the cuticle in arthropods or the outer skin in reptiles
Slough-A hollow filled with mud, skin of reptile
Pogrom-Organized persecution of an ethnic group (especially Jews)
shambles-A building where animals are butchered,Walk by dragging one's feet
Tragedy, Sanguinary-Accompanied by bloodshed( bitter and sanguinary war)
sanguine-blood red color,healthy,optimistic and confident
Detraction-The act of discrediting or detracting from someone's reputation
(especially by slander)
distract-Draw someone's attention away from something
retract-Formally reject or disavow a formerly held belief, usually under pressure
Opprobrious-Expressing offensive reproach,Abusive language
Defile-Place under suspicion or cast doubt upon
Expletive-Profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger
rectitude-Righteousness as a consequence of being honorable and honest
100% Definite,Categorical Very sure, certain
Certitude-Total certainty or greater certainty than circumstances warrant
Deign-Do something that one considers to be below one's dignity
Demeanor-Deportment-(behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward
other people, Comport-Behave well or properly
Spoliation-The act of stripping and taking by force
Scoff-Laugh at with contempt and derision, Sneer-Express through a scornful
smile
Fleer-To smirk(Smile affectedly or derisively) contemptuously
Amble,Stroll,Saunter, Jaunt, Maunder-A leisurely walk ( in some public
place),journey
ambage,Periphrastic study,Circumlocution-Roundabout and unnecessarily
wordy,An indirect way of expressing something
wiggly worms,a serpentine wall, Sinuous-Curved or curving in and out,
wag,waggish-a witty amusing person who makes jokes
Crapulous-Suffering from excessive eating or drinking, gorge
cradulous-Disposed to believe on little evidence
cupidity-Extreme greed for material wealth
Maudlin - A Sentimental Drinker,Intoxicated
lan, Panache- elegance and splendor,Brilliance
panacea-Hypothetical remedy for all ills or diseases; once sought by the alchemists
egregious lie-Conspicuously and outrageously bad or reprehensible
Elf,Pixie,Imp,Puck,Goblin,Hobgoblin,Gnome-(folklore) fairies that are somewhat
mischievous,Mischievous sprits
Elysian-Greek concept of heaven paradise,Empyreal, Empyrean
Hell,Perdition-(Christianity) the abode of Satan and the forces of evil; where
sinners suffer eternal punishment
Limbo-The state of being disregarded or forgotten,(theology) in
Roman Catholicism, the place of unbaptized but innocent or righteous souls (such
as infants and virtuous individuals)
Hades-(religion) the world of the dead
Stygian-Hellish
Peculate,Defalcate,Misappropriation-Appropriate (as property entrusted to one's
care) fraudulently to own use,
Malversation ,Malfeasance-Misconduct in public office
Ennui,Tedium-The feeling of being bored by something tedious,Boredom
Lassitude, Languor-A state of comatose torpor (as found in sleeping sickness),A
feeling of lack of interest or energy
Ecumenical-Concerned with promoting unity among churches or religions
Emasculated,Castrated-(of a male animal) having the testicles removed,deprived of
strength and vigour
Emaciated during chemeotherapy,Gaunt-Very thin - from disease,hunger or cold
Excoriate-Express strong disapproval , Excruciate-Torment emotionally,mentally
exorcise evil spirits,Drive away the terror, Expel
Explicate, elucidate-Make plain and comprehensible
Pernickety,punctilious in his attention to rules of etiquette

Feculent-Foul with waste matter, Stink,stale,not fresh ,Fetid, putrid ,fusty,musty

petrify-become stonelike
Mephitic-Of noxious stench from atmospheric pollution-miasmic jungles
Noisome-Causing or able to cause nausea,
Noxious chemical waste-Injurious to physical or mental health
requiem,Threnody-A song of mourning performed as a memorial to a dead person
Hearse-A vehicle for carrying a coffin to a church or a cemetery;
hearsay-Heard through another rather than directly
Germane-More relevant Pertinent Apposition Kindred (SEC)
Prodigious storm,Colossal-So great in size or force or extent as to elicit awe
prodigal daughter-Recklessly wasteful
prodigy-An unusually gifted or intelligent (young) person; someone whose talents
excite wonder and admiration
"ravenous as wolves,"voracious sharks-Devouring or craving food in great
quantities,Voracious-Excessively greedy and grasping
oleaginous hypocrisy-Unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in
manner or speech
Plucky,Gutsy,Spunky-Marked by courage and determination in the face of
difficulties or danger;
Daunt-Cause to lose courage,scare,Intimidate,Cow,Frighten
Mollycoddle-A pampered darling; an effeminate man ,Voluptuous, Lydian
Sissy-Having unsuitable feminine qualities ,Effeminate Males
Namby-Pamby-Weak in willpower, courage or vitality
trepid-ation,apprehension-A feeling of alarm or dread
Cower-Show submission or fear,Bend one's back forward from the waist on
down,Shrink, Blench, Blanch
Immure,(Incarcerate)-Lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
Prate, Prattle-Gibber, Gibberish-Jabber, Babble,Jabberwocky-unintelligible or
meaningless talk,Pure nonsense
Twaddle-Bosh-Pretentious or silly talk or writing
Balderdash,fiddle-faddle-Trivial , nonsense
Gabble,Tattle,Palaver,piffle -Speak (unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly

parlance,Argot,Phraseology,jargon-A manner of speaking that is natural to


native speakers of a language
Pellucid,, Limn-Clear,easy to understand,pellucid prose,lucid,transparent
gauzy clouds,gossamer cobwebs-So thin as to transmit light, Diaphanous
Refulgent sunset,the effulgent daffodils-Radiating or as if radiating light
Coruscated-Reflect brightly-his playing coruscated throughout the concert hall

Dejected,Melancholic,dolorous,Lugubrious,-Characterized by or causing or
expressing sadness-Melancholic smile
Lithe ,Supple,Pliable,Limber,Lissome,Flexible-Moving and bending with ease,
(used of e.g. personality traits) readily adaptable
ponderous,Lumber-Move heavily or clumsily because of weight
Willowy-Slender and graceful
ragamuffin-A dirty shabbily clothed urchin(Poor and often mischievous city
child)
Mlange,Farrago,A motley assortment of things,Heterogeneous
olla podrida-Spanish version of burgoo(Thick spicy stew of whatever meat and
whatever vegetables are available)
Mnage-A social unit living together,Furniture
Chattel-Personal as opposed to real property-furniture or domestic animals or a car
etc
Mite ,Tiny Coin
Whit ,Iota,Scintilla-A tiny or scarcely detectable amount
Modicum-A small or moderate or token amount
Snout-A long projecting or anterior elongation of an animal's head; esp the nose
spout-Talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner
Purblind oligarchy-Lacking in insight
Conjurer-A witch doctor who practices conjury(Calling up a spirit/ devil)
Cemetery ,Ossuary ,charnel house-building where corpses or bones are
deposited,Gruesomely indicative of death or the dead,Bloody Killing
Beau monde ( Sartorial-relating to a tailor & Tonsorial-relating to barbers)-The
fashionable elite
Nestle,Cuddle, Snuggle-A close and affectionate (and often prolonged)
embrace,Move or arrange oneself in a comfortable and cozy position
nonpareil center fielder,No equal
Obliterate ,Erase,Rub-out,Delete,Blot-out
oblivious of the mounting pressures for political reform,(followed by 'to' or 'of')
lacking conscious awareness of, Forgetful,Unaware
Queer-Beyond or deviating from the usual or expected
sneer-Smile contemptuously
Quaint-Very strange or unusual; odd or even incongruous in character or appearance
Quixotic-Not sensible about practical matters; idealistic and unrealistic
Dilemma, Predicament-State of uncertainty or perplexity especially as requiring a
choice between equally unfavorable options-Queer
Harrowing-Extremely painful Double minded
Pertinent-Having precise or logical relevance to the matter at hand,apt
apposite-Being of striking appropriateness and pertinence
pervious-Admitting of passage or entrance,permeable
Plod-trudge-Walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud,
slog-Work doggedly or persistently
Keenly distressing to the mind or feelings-Poignant anxiety
Ponderous-lumbering ,Slow and laborious because of weight
portend-Presage,Indicate by signs,Impending calamity
parlous, perilous-Fraught with danger-perilous voyage, parlous journey
puerile-Childish,jejune
purlieu-An outer adjacent area of any place,Bounds
Perjure-Knowingly tell an untruth in a legal court and render oneself guilty of perjury
Travesty-A composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in
a humorous way
Garble-Make false by mutilation or addition; as of a message or story
Warble-Sing or play with trills, alternating with the half note above or below
Mime,pantomime-A performance using gestures and body movements without
words
Masque-A party of guests wearing costumes and masks
Pasquinade (Attack against political rival)-A composition that imitates or
misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way
Satire,-Witty language used to convey insults or scorn,irony,sarcasm,
Satyr-Man with strong sexual desires
prolix-Tediously prolonged or tending to speak or write at great length-prolix
manuscript
propinquity-Nearness, Proximity Closeness, Contiguous
protuberance-Something that bulges out or is protuberant or projects from its
surroundings
prissy,prim-Exaggeratedly proper,easily shocked
sissy-timid,and effeminate
Pugnacious spirits-Ready and able to resort to force or violence
puissant-Powerful,
pulchritude-Physical beauty (especially of a woman),Ineffable beauty
Quiescent -animals in winter,dormant,inactive,quiet
Fen-land, Morass, Slough, Slack ,marshland-wetland,transistion bet land and river
quandary-Dithering, Vacillate, Indecisive
squander-Spend thoughtlessly; throw away
quietus (For a dying person)-Euphemisms for death (based on an analogy
between lying in a bed and in a tomb),Final settlement with god, Peace with
god,eternal sleep
quixotic-Not sensible about practical matters; idealistic and unrealistic
rapt-Feeling great rapture or delight,Lost
reconnoitere-Spy
recumbent-Lying down; in a position of comfort or rest,Leaning
regalia-Medallions
Signet, Decorating
remonstrance-Protest vociferously Expostulate
rendition-Translation
repository-People who are custodians of something
requital-Reciprocate (For love) Quid pro quo Tit for Tat
reprehensible-misdemeanor-A crime less serious than a felony
demeanor-(behavioral attributes) the way a person behaves toward other people
requite-Compensate Repay
retribution-Divine justice Nemesis
retrogression-Returning to a former state
Paralogism-An unintentionally invalid argument
Othello smothered Desdemona with a pillow-prevent from breathing
Clog-Become or cause to become obstructed, Stenosis-Abnormal narrowing of a
bodily canal or passageway
transplendent-Resplendent-splendor,glory
Tumultuous-Characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination
Fractious-Stubbornly resistant to authority or control,Unruly
rabble (US)-A disorderly crowd of people, canaille (UK) Destructive
Obstreperous agitaters-Noisily and stubbornly defiant
Boisterous (Children)-Noisy and lacking in restraint or discipline
Clamorous (workers) -Conspicuously and
offensively loud;
verisimilitude-Appearance of truth Probability, Likeliness, Fiction Veracity,
Canonical Authentic
scraggy-Uneven Growth, Jagged Ragged
shibboleth (For Success)-A favorite saying of a sect or political group,
Drivel-A worthless message,Saliva spilling from the mouth
slobber-Saliva spilling from the mouth, Slaver
Blabber-One who reveals confidential information to the police or other authority
snivel-Talk in a tearful manner,
Whimper-A complaint uttered in a plaintive whining way, Whine
solecism-Error in grammar,A socially awkward or tactless act
Spoonerism-Transposition of initial consonants in a pair of words
Malapropism-The unintentional misuse of a word by confusion with one that
sounds similar
Quibbling-Evade the truth of a point or question by raising irrelevant objections
spume-Foam or froth on the sea,Froth
staid-Characterized by dignity and propriety,
Sedate-Cause to be calm or quiet as by administering a sedative to &Dull
Drab personality-Lacking in liveliness or charm or surprise
titter-Woman who laughs in a silly fashion,Snigger,Snicker
trammel-Confine,Restrict,Hamper,Hinder,Impede
pommel-Strike, usually with the fist
Occlude-Block in the flow of blood
Stenosis, stricture-Abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway
transude-Release (a liquid) in drops or small quantities-Exude (confidence)
trill-Sharp whistling sound made by a bird
truncheon-Steel rod-carried by police
trundle-Move heavily or noisily
Babel-a tower built by Noah's descendants (probably in Babylon) who intended it
to reach up to heaven; God foiled them by confusing their language so they could
no longer understand one another,A confusion of voices and other sounds
altercation-(formal) a noisy argument or disagreement
Tiff, bicker,squabble-A quarrel about petty points
Wrangler-Someone who argues noisily or angrily
Melee -A noisy riotous fight-Affray-Noisy quarrel- Fracas
clutter-Fill a space in a disorderly way
ululation-Wailing
uxorious-Fond of wife
vaquero-Cow boy(Spanish)
verdant-Green, viridity-Greenness
vertigo-Dizziness-A reeling (a feeling that you are about to fall when walk) sensation

waddle-Toddle-Totter-ducks walk with a waddle


Wobble-Move unsteadily
callow-young and inexperienced,Beginner
wallow-Falling and getting up and again falling, Flounder-Walk with great
difficulty
wince-Contortion of face with dislike or pain-Draw back, as with fear or pain
mince-Make less severe or harsh,cut into small pieces-mince the garlic
wraith-Ghost Spook Zombie Dead
xanthous-Very fair skinned
xenodochy-Guest room
zephyr-West wind (used in poem)-breeze,gnetle wind
cypher-zero,coding something
zetetic-In search of truth, Investigating, Inquiring
zymotic-Contagious Fermentative Bacterial, Infectious
ravine-Canyon
SEC: Abyss, Cleft
repletion-Overflowing Replete Joy, Happiness Satiety, Surfeit
risible-Mocking Laughter
Sardonic-sarcastic
Raucous party-Disturbing the public peace; loud and rough
SEC: Jeer, sneer, Fleer , Leer
rubicund-Ruddy, Good looks Reddish & Roundish Robust, Florid Rosette (Women)
Pale complexion, Anemic
sallow-Yellow
wallow-Falling and getting up and again falling Flounder-Walk with great
difficulty
Necromancer-One who practices magic or sorcery by calling the dead,
Theurgy-White magic performed with the help of beneficent spirits (as formerly
practiced by Neoplatonists)
Shaman-one acting as a medium between the visible and spirit worlds; practices
sorcery for healing or divination
Voodoo-A religious cult practiced chiefly in Caribbean countries (especially Haiti);
involves witchcraft and animistic deities
sui generis works like Chestnut's War diary-Constituting a class of its own; unique
Offal-Viscera and trimmings of a butchered animal often considered inedible by
humans,Garbage Can
Ordure ,Dung-Solid excretory product evacuated from the bowels
Serrated-Notched like a saw with teeth pointing toward the apex
Ogle-Look at with amorous(Expressive of or exciting sexual love or romance)
intentions-amorous glances),Eyeing a women
Leer-The men leered at the young women on the beach-Look suggestively or
obliquely
Politic-Smoothly agreeable and courteous with a degree of sophistication
Orgies-Mixed party(men & women) Drinking heavily and indulging in sex
Pageant, Spectacle , Float-An elaborate representation of scenes from history etc;
usually involves a parade with rich costumes
Picaresque,Hypocrisy-An expression of agreement that is not supported by real
conviction,Involving clever rogues or adventurers especially as in a type of fiction-
Picaresque novel
Confound,ing problems of prob-Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be
unable to think clearly
Obfuscate-Make obscure or unclear,
Befuddle-Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
Pert,Malapert -(especially of a girl or young woman) showing a lack of respect,
especially in a cheerful and amusing way,a pert nose-(of a part of the body) small,
firm and attractive:
Fretful jagana-Nervous and unable to relax,habitually complaining
Grouchy protesters-surly waiter-Inclined to anger or with overtones of menace
Grumpy-Annoyed and irritable
apocryphal-Being of questionable authenticity
acolyte-assists a priest or minister in liturgical service-Religious follower
apocalyptic-Prophet of doom apocalypse-A cosmic cataclysm in which God
destroys the ruling powers of evil
Aphorism, Gnome, Byword,Apothegm-A short pithy instructive saying
Pithy (observations), Sententious style-Concise and full of meaning
Reprove,reproof-Take to task
Approbation-Official recognition or approval
Plaudits -Enthusiastic approval-he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd"
accepted the offer with alacrity-Alacrity-Liveliness and eagerness, Celerity-A
rate that is rapid
sprightly young girl-
this tonic will give you more pep-pep-Liveliness and energy
Emollient, Demulcent ,Balm -Having a softening or soothing effect esp to the skin
Barrons difficult
abscission-cutting off,natural separation of leaf from plant
acclimate-adjust to climate,adapt
accost-approach to spk to a person
acquiesce-assent,agree positively
acrophobia-fear of heights
actuarial-calculating,insurance statistics
addle-muddle,mix up,confuse,become rotten
agape-openmouthed
aghast-horrified, dumbfounded-aghast at crude behaviour
alcove-nook,recess
alimony-payments made to ex wife after divorce
allude-refer indirectly
amazon-female warrior
ambrosia-food for gods
amiss-wrong,faulty
amnesia-loss of memory
amorous-moved by sexual love like Don Juan
amphitheater-oval theater to see gladiators
amok,amuk-in a state of rage
annotate-comment,make expainatory notes
annuity-yearly allowance
anoint-consecrate
anomalous-abnormal,irregular
anthropoid-manlike
antidote-to counteract poison or disease
antipathy-aversion,dislike
aphasia-loss of speech due to injury or illness
apothecary-druggist
appal- dismay, shock--appalled by horrifying conditions
apparition-ghost,phantom
appurtenances-subordinate possession,accessories
aquiline-curved,hooked
archetype-prototype,primitive pattern
argot-slang,argot of the underworld
arroyo-gully,stream, brook
askance-indirect look
askew-crookedly,slanted,at an angle
asunder-into parts,apart-quarrel split the partenership asunder
atavism-resemblance to ancestors than parents
atone-make amends for ,pay for
atrophy-wasting away
atypical-not normal
avocation--secondary or minor occupation
avuncular-like an uncle
balk-stop short,unwillingness-chief balked at sending his officers to riot prone area
balmy-mild,fragrant
bandy-discuss lightly
barefaced-shameless,bold,unconcealed
bate-let down,restrain
bauble-trinket,trifle
bedraggle-wet throughly
beeline-direct,quick route
behemoth-huge creature,monstrous size
beleaguer-besiege,attack,harass
benison-blessing
bent-determined
bestial-beastlike,brutal
betoken-signify,indicate
betroth-become engaged to marry
bilious-suffering from indigestion
billowing skirts-surging,swelling out in waves
bivouac-temorary encampment
blurt-utter impulsively-blurted out the news
bode-foreshadow,portend
bohemian-unconventional
bonhomie-A disposition to be friendly and approachable (easy to talk to)
behemoth-huge creature,monstrous size
bolt-dash or dart off,gobble down
bouillon-clear beef soup
brandish-flourish,wave around-brandish his gun until
brawn-muscualr strength
brindled-greyish streaks
bristling-with anger
brooch-ornamental clasp,fasten pin in women hair
brook-tolerate,endure,A natural stream of water
buccaneer-pirate----
buffet-slap,batter-
bugaboo-bugbear,object of baseless terror
bulwark-earthwork or strong defence