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(n.) a mass of varied elements; an AGGREGATEAntonym: CONCATENATION
(n.) a series; a chain; a linking together of related itemsAntonym: CONGLOMERATION Connection: Well developed CHOREOGRAPHY should be a ____ of smoothly connected movements not a CONGLOMERATION of unconnected steps.
(n.) an expert, especially in matters of tasteConnections: It is difficult for a ____ of fine food and wine to be ABSTEMIOUS. A ____ of fine art has a well-developed AESTHETIC sense.
(adj.) sorry for sin; penitent; feeling ____Connection: Someone ____ might adopt an ASCETIC or AUSTERE lifestyle to make up for his/her sins.
(adj.) coarsely stupid; vulgarn/a
(adj.) 1) pleasant to look at; attractive 2) suitable; APPOSITE; APTAnalogy- example : APPOSITE/APT as outfit : ____
(adj.) existing from birthn/a
(n.) a commonplace expression; an expression made BANAL; commonplace; boring; uninteresting by overusen/a
(n.) division; act of splitting, often into opposing or hostile groupsAntonym: coalition
(n.) a secret conferencen/a
(adj.) accompanying; usually found withn/a
(v.) to excuse or overlookAntonym: CAVIL
(adj.) deserved; appropriate; APT, as a punishmentConnections: A person who has COMPUNCTIONS or is CONTRITE about his wrongdoings sees any reasonable punishment for those sins as ____. If the offense is minor, an ADMONITION or chiding would be ____. If the offense is more serious, it would be ____ to CHASTISE or CASTIGATE the offender.
(adj.) secret; concealed; COVERTAntonyms: ARTLESS; CANDID
(adj.) scornfully insubordinate; extremely ADAMANT; extremely AVERSE to doing what is askedAntonyms: COMPLAISANT; ABJECT; AMENDABLE
(adj.) strongly persuasive; compelling; convincingConnections: An ASTUTE speaker or writer, one characterized by verbal ACUMEN, would give or write ____ arguments.
(v.) to evade (detection, punishment, etc.) by means of deception.Connections: ARTLESS, CANDID people don't try to ____ punishment or detection. CIRCUMLOCUTORY is sometimes used by someone trying to ____ punishment or detection. CHARLATANS try to ____ detection or punishment in order to practice their CHICANERY.
(n.) mercy; mildnessAntonym: ASPERITY
(n.) a state of physical contact; a continous mass; unbroken stretchConnection: In a CONCATENATION the linked elements have ____.
(adj.) 1) compliant; showing willingness to please; AMENDABLE 2) courteousn/a
(adj.) 1)agreeable; AFFABLE; BLITHE; CONVIVAL 2) consistentn/a
1) (adj.) perfect 2) (v.) to perfect or completen/a
(v.) to compel; to forceAntonyms: BEGUILE; BLANDISH; CAJOLE. Connections: If one has ANTIPATHY for something or is AVERSE to doing it, he/she must often be ____ into doing it. For example, one must ____ a BIBLIOPHOBE into reading.
(adj.) self-satisfied; smugConnections: If a person is too ____, he/she is ARROGANT or BUMPTIOUS (conceited). He/she expects ACCOLADES for everything he/she does. A CHAUVENIST is ____ in the belief that his/her way is the only way.
(n.) 1) a group of stars (in the ASTRAL sense) 2) a group of famous peopleConnection: ____s CORUSCATE.
DefinitionWordAntonyms/Connections
(adj.) plentiful; abundantConnections: Someone who garners ____ ACCOLADES receives ADULATION from others.
(n.) expression of sympathyConnections: ____ are intended to ALLEVIATE or ASSUAGE the grief of the bereaved. A CALLOUS person would not offer his/her ____ to someone.
(n.) sorrow for sin or hesitation to do wrongConnections: ARROGANT, BUMPTIOUS people have no ____s about ACCOSTING others. A CHARLATAN has no ____s about practicing CHICANERY. A person who has ____s about wrongdoing would consider a reasonable punishment for that CONDIGN. A CONTRITE person displays ____.
(v.) to bless; to make holy; to give a BENISONAntonyms: desecrate; utter ANATHEMAS or BLASPHEMY
(v.) to ponder or consider deeply; to meditateConnection: One would have to ____ deeply over something ABSTRUSE.
(v.) to interpret; to explainConnections: Something ABSTRUSE is difficult to ____; something AXIOMATIC is not.
(n.) summary; abridgement; digestConnection: A ____ CITES key points, items, features, etc.
(adj.) hidden; CLANDESTINEn/a
(v.) to confirm; to substantiate; AVER; AVOUCHConnections: In an attempt to write a COGENT paper, one should CITE ASTUTE authorities or APPOSITE passages from the material under discussion to ____ the conclusions one has drawn.
(n.) one's clique or social circleConnections: A ____ is a group of AFFABLE, COMPATIBLE, CONVIVAL people.
(v.) to read carefully and memorizeConnection: One would need to ____ material that was ABSTRUSE.
(v.) to sparkleConnections: CONSTELLATIONS or ASTRAL bodies ____.
(v.) 1) to agree 2) to occur at the same time as; to be CONCOMITANTn/a
(v.) 1) to work together on a project 2) to work in some evil enterprise; conniveConnection: to ABET a criminal is to ____ with him/her.
(adj.) contributing to a result; causing; begettingAntonym: balking
(adj.) aware; fully informed ofConnection: A person who is ASSIDUOUS is cognizant of every little detail of his/her work.
(adj.) roomy; spaciousConnections: Some following an ASCETIC or AUSTERE lifestyle would not inhabit or possess ____ living quarters.
(v.) to plot or conspire; COLLABORATEn/a
(adj.) joyous; AFFABLE; COMPATIBLEAntonyms: ACERBIC, ACRIMONIOUS, CAUSTIC; BELLICOSE; CANTANKEROUS, CHOLERIC
(v.) to fuse; to merge; to form into a mass; to AGGREGATE or form an AGGREGATEn/a
1) (n.) a guess 2) (v.) to guessn/a
(v.) to name; to mention; to quote as an authority Connections: One should ____ AUTHENTIC, not APOCRYPHAL sources when trying to BUTTRESS one's arguments and write a COGENT argument. To ____ someone for something worthwhile he/she has done is to give him/her ACCOLADES. If one's CELERITY on the road is too far over the limit, he/she may be ____ for speeding.
(adj.) clear and shrill; BLATANTn/a
(adj.) a spice or relishConnection: a ____ usually has a pleasant AROMA and is used to make BLAND food more appetizing.
(adj.) grasping; craving; AVID; showing AVARICEAntonyms: ALTRUISTIC; bountiful

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