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DefinitionWordAntonyms/Connections
(v.) to work oneself into the good graces of another; BLANDISH; CAJOLEAnalogy: ARROGANT/BUMPTIOUS : COERCE as ABJECT : ____.
(adj.) 1) excessive in amount; COPIOUS. 2) extreme or DRASTIC in intensity. 3) beyond what is proper, normal, necessary, or endurable; EGREGIOUSConnection (2): A crime of ____ quality is HEINOUS.
(adj.) basic; essentialAntonym: EXTRANEOUS
(adj.) 1) When said of an action or occurrence - not planned; unintentional; due to oversight. 2) When said of a person - negligent; heedless; thoughtless; not attentive or observaAntonyms (2): ASSIDUOUS; ASTUTE; CIRCUMSPECT; COGNIZANT; DISCERNING
(adj.) 1) physically inactive; DESULTORY; INDOLENT. 2) mentally inactive; DESULTORY; DERELICT; FALLOW; INDOLENTAntonyms (1): AVID; DYNAMIC; EXPEDITIOUS, FLEET. Connections (1): An ____ person displays APATHY, not EBULLITION.
(adj.) incomprehensible; difficult to figure out or CONSTRUE; ABSTRUSEAntonym: AXIOMATIC. Connections: An ENIGMA is ____. The ARGOT of hoboes or thieves was intended to be ____ to others.
(adj.) 1) when said of a person - pitiless; inflexible; AUSTERE; INCLEMENT; IMPLACABLE. 2) when said of the laws of nature - IMMUTABLEAntonym (1): BENIGN. Analogy (1): CLEMENCY : BENIGN as ASPERITY : ____
(v.) forbid; ENJOIN from; INHIBITAntonym: COERCE. Connection: An ARBITER may ____ certain actions by a person or group.
(v.) to denounce abusively; DEPLORE; to use INVECTIVE; DEPRECATE; DERIDEConnections: Someone who ____ EXCORIATES or FLAYS others.
(n.) detention or confinement within a country or area, usually for political reasons.Analogy: criminal : INCARCERATION as alien : ____
(adj.) inconsistent; inharmonious; ABBERANT; ANOMALOUS; INCOMPATIBLEAntonym: COMPATIBLE. Analogy: HOMOGENOUS : COMPATIBLE as HETEROGENOUS : ____.
(adj.) arousing envy; discriminating unfairlyConnection: invidious comparisons create ANTIPATHY among those being compared.
(adj.) very BUMPTIOUS; FEARLESS; BOLD; BRAVEAntonyms: ABJECT; CRAVEN; DIFFIDENT
(adj.) vague; incapable of being touched or seenn/a (surprisingly)
(v.) to harden or accustom to something difficult, painful, etc.; to cause to become CALLOUSAntonym: ASSUAGE
(n.) burialConnections: After a person's DEMISE, there is usually an ____ ceremony. This service would take place in a cemetary where the ground had been CONSECRATED or HALLOWED.
(adj.) said of a person or thing - lacking sense or meaning; silly; foolish; BALMY; BANAL; FATUOUS; INSIPID.Antonyms: AUGUST; GRANDIOSE. Connection: DOGGEREL is often ____.
(v.) To imprisonAnalogy: Chains : FETTER as cell : ____
(n.) hint; insinuation; COVERT, AMBIGUOUS or EQUIVOCAL reference to someone's character, usually negative.Antonym: INFERENCE. Connections: ____ IMPUGN or DEPRECATE and DISPARAGE someone's character and ASCRIBE or IMPUTE bad actions or qualities to a person.
(n.) drunkenness; intoxicationConnections: ____ might make someone behave in a FATUOUS or INANE manner. Analogy: ASCETIC : ABSTEMIOUSNESS as HEDONIST : ____.
(adj.) deeply rooted, INCORRIGIBLE; IMPERVIOUS to criticismAntonym: INCIPIENT. Connections: An ____ habit must be EXTIRPATED.
(adj.) 1) said of a person - hostile; unfriendly; ACERBIC; CANTANKEROUS; CAUSTIC; CHOLERIC; FRACTIOUS. 2) said of a situation - unfavorable; ACRIMONIOUSAntonyms (1): AMMENDABLE, COMPLAISANT; AFFABLE, COMPATIBLE, CONVIVIAL, GREGARIOUS. Antonym (2): AUSPICIOUS
(adj.) 1) growing or produced naturally in a particular region or country; native. 2) innate; inherent; inborn; INTRINSICAntonym (2): EXOTIC
(n.) uprightness; honesty; sincerityAntonyms: DUPLICITY; GUILE. Connections: ARTLESS, CANDID, GUILELESS, INGENUOUS people possess ____.
(adj.) lazy; idle; APATHETIC; AVERSE; CURSORY; DESULTORY; DERELICT; DILATORY; EFFETE; FALLOW; FECKLESS; INERT; taking no pains with one's workAnalogy: EBULLITION : AVID as APATHY : ____
DefinitionWordAntonyms/Connections
(v.) to restrain, especially an action, thought, or emotion; to ENJOIN from doing something; STIFLEConnections: COMPUNCTIONS ___ people from doing wrong. FETTERS, IMPEDIMENTS, and INCUBI ____ movement.
(adj.) frank; without cunning; unsophisticated; ARTLESS; CANDID; GUILELESSAntonym: CYNICAL. Connections: ____ people would never practice, but are often the victims of, CHICANERY or DUPLICITY.
(adj.) clever; resourceful; inventive; skillful; APT; ASTUTE; DISCERNING; having ACUMENAntonyms: FALLOW; INERT. Analogy: physical : DEXTEROUS as intellectual : ____
(n). an oppressive weight; anything CUMBROUS; an IMPEDIMENTAntonym: BUTTRESS. Connections: Anything that CURTAILS or INHIBITS one's movement, such as a FETTER, is ____.
1)(n.) A current office holder. 2)(adj.) obligatory; requiredConnection (2): If one doesn't do what is ____ upon him, he will be DERELICT in his duties.
(adj.) poor; DESTITUTEAntonym: AFFLUENT. Connections: An ____ person, such as a DERELICT, may be ABJECT and may have to IMPORTUNE for money from others.
(n.) logical conclusion or deductionAntonyms: FALLACY; INNUENDO
(adj.) 1) unyielding; ADAMANT; CONTUMACIOUS; not likely to ACQUIESCE or to show DEFERENCE; INCORRIGIBLE. 2) not easily discouraged, defeated, or subdued; unconquerable; FORMIDABLEAntonyms (1): ABJECT; AMENDABLE; COMPLAISANT; DOCILE
(adj.) beyond or IMPERVIOUS to correction, especially because of deep-rooted habit; ADAMANT; CONTUACIOUS; INDOMITABLE; INVETERATEAntonyms: CONTRITE; DOCILE. Connections: ____ people have no COMPUNCTIONS. They do not DEMUR wrongdoing. In fact, they often do wrong with ALACRITY, CELERITY, and IMPUNITY.
(adj.) too overwhelming or wonderful to be expressed in words; IMPONDERABLE.Connection: To an AGNOSTIC, Gawd is ____
(adj.) without pause or interruption; continuousConnections: Something ____ does not ABATE and is not ALLEVIATED. A GARRULOUS person is often an ____ talker
(adj.) flat; tasteless; BANAL; BLAND; DRAB; HACKNEYED; INANE; INNOCUOUSAntonym: FELICITOUS. Connection: a CLICHÉ is ____.
(adj.) just beginning to exist or come into noticeAntonym: INVETERATE
(adj.) 1) Said of a person - merciless; severe; strict; AUSTERE; IMPLACABLE; INEXORABLE. 2) said of the weather - stormy; HIBERNALAnalogy (1): CLEMENCY : BENIGN as ASPERITY : ____
(v.) to persuade by flattery; BEGUILE; BLANDISH; CAJOLE; wheedleAntonym: COERCE. Connections: ABJECT, DEVIOUS, and INSIDIOUS people would ____.
(n.) harsh accusation; DIATRIBE; HARANGUE; language which is used to INVEIGHAntonyms: ACCOLADES, ADULATION, ENCOMIUM, EULOGY. Connections: ____ are ACERBIC, ACRIMONIOUS, CAUSTIC, or DEROGATORY.
(adj.) wicked; evil; BALEFUL; BANEFUL; DIABOLICAntonyms: BENIGN; CHERUBIC; INNOCUOS. Connections: ____ people live in IGNOMINY usually because they have commited EGREGIOUS acts or HEINOUS crimes.
(v.) to cancel; to make void; to ABROGATEn/a
(adj.) unbelievable; improbable; CHIMERICALAntonym: FEASIBLE. Connections: Most people are DUBIOUS about and do not put CREDENCE in ____ stories.
(adj.) endless; seeming to last forevern/a
(adj.) cunning; deceitful; waiting to trap or trick; sneaky; DEVIOUS; DIABOLIC; FURTIVEAntonyms: ARTLESS; CANDID; BUMPTIOUS. Connections: ____ people try to BEGUILE, BLANDISH, CAJOLE, or INVEIGLE others.
(v.) flood; DELUGEConnections: When an area is ____, ALLUVIAL deposits remain when the waters ABATE.
(adj. or adv.) with true identity concealed or disguised; under an assumed or fictitious name.Connections: People who COLLABORATE or who are invloved in CLANDESTINE, COVERT, or FURTIVE activities often work ____.
(adj.) not able to express oneself well in words.Antonym: GLIB. Connections: A CRASS person is often ____. A person is often ____ when DISTRAUGHT or INEBRIATED.
(adj.) harmless; inoffensive; mild; BENIGN; BLAND; INSIPIDAntonyms: BALEFUL, BANEFUL, DELETERIOUS; INIQUITOUS

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