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abrupt
adjective
bruhpt

1. suddenandnotexpected.
synonyms: sharp,sudden
antonyms: deliberate,gradual
2. sayingsolittleastoberudeorunpleasant.
synonyms: curt,gruff
antonyms: friendly

derivedforms: abruptly(adv.),abruptness(n.)

cluster
noun
kluh str

asmall,closegroupofthingsthatarealike.
synonyms: bunch,group

verb
togroworgathertogetherinclosegroups.
synonyms: assemble,bunch,gather

derivedforms: clustery(adj.),clusteringly(adv.)

glimpse
noun
glImps

aquicklook.
synonyms: glance

verb
togetaquicklookat.
synonyms: spot

derivedforms: glimpser(n.)

plead
verb
plid

1. toaskforsomethinginasincereorseriousway.
synonyms: appear,beg
2. togiveone'sanswertoaspecificchargeofhavingbrokenalaw.

derivedforms: pleadable(adj.),pleadingly(adv.),pleader(n.)

ruffian
noun
ruh fi n

onewhoistoughandviolentbullythug.
synonyms: hoodlum,hooligan,rowdy,thug,tough

scatter
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verb
skae tr

1. tocausetoseparateinalldirections.
synonyms: dispel,disperse
antonyms: collect,gather
2. totosshereandthere.
synonyms: distribute,spread
3. toseparateandmovequicklyindifferentdirections.
synonyms: disperse
antonyms: gather

derivedforms: scatterable(adj.),scatterer(n.)

stingy
adjective
stIn ji

1. spendingorgivingaslittleaspossible.
synonyms: tight
antonyms: bountiful,generous,liberal
2. lessthanexpectedorneededmeager.
synonyms: meager,scant
antonyms: generous

derivedforms: stingily(adv.),stinginess(n.)

tangle
verb
taeng gl

1. tomixortwistintoaconfusedmass.
synonyms: entangle,mat,mixup,snarl
antonyms: untangle
2. toinvolveinacomplicatedorconfusedsituationentangle.
synonyms: entangle
3. tobeorbecomemixedupinaconfusedmass.
synonyms: mat,twist

noun
1. aconfused,mixedupmass.
synonyms: mat,snarl
2. acomplicatedorconfusingconditionorsituation.
synonyms: jam,jumble,mixup,snarl

derivedforms: tangly(adj.),tangler(n.)

valiant
adjective
vael ynt

1. showingorcharacterizedbycourageinbothspiritandactionbraveheroic.
synonyms: brave,courageous,doughty,greathearted,valorous
antonyms: cowardly,pusillanimous
2. determinedorpraiseworthy.
synonyms: heroic,praiseworthy

noun
abraveorheroicperson.
synonyms: brave

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derivedforms: valiantly(adv.)

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