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DefinitionWordAntonyms/Connections
(adj.) endless; seeming to last forevern/a
(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
(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.) 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 : ____
(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.) vague; incapable of being touched or seenn/a (surprisingly)
(adj.) frank; without cunning; unsophisticated; ARTLESS; CANDID; GUILELESSAntonym: CYNICAL. Connections: ____ people would never practice, but are often the victims of, CHICANERY or DUPLICITY.
(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
(v.) forbid; ENJOIN from; INHIBITAntonym: COERCE. Connection: An ARBITER may ____ certain actions by a person or group.
(v.) to cancel; to make void; to ABROGATEn/a
(v.) flood; DELUGEConnections: When an area is ____, ALLUVIAL deposits remain when the waters ABATE.
(adj.) harmless; inoffensive; mild; BENIGN; BLAND; INSIPIDAntonyms: BALEFUL, BANEFUL, DELETERIOUS; INIQUITOUS
(v.) to denounce abusively; DEPLORE; to use INVECTIVE; DEPRECATE; DERIDEConnections: Someone who ____ EXCORIATES or FLAYS others.
(n.) harsh accusation; DIATRIBE; HARANGUE; language which is used to INVEIGHAntonyms: ACCOLADES, ADULATION, ENCOMIUM, EULOGY. Connections: ____ are ACERBIC, ACRIMONIOUS, CAUSTIC, or DEROGATORY.
(adj.) very BUMPTIOUS; FEARLESS; BOLD; BRAVEAntonyms: ABJECT; CRAVEN; DIFFIDENT
(adj.) wicked; evil; BALEFUL; BANEFUL; DIABOLICAntonyms: BENIGN; CHERUBIC; INNOCUOS. Connections: ____ people live in IGNOMINY usually because they have commited EGREGIOUS acts or HEINOUS crimes.
(n.) drunkenness; intoxicationConnections: ____ might make someone behave in a FATUOUS or INANE manner. Analogy: ASCETIC : ABSTEMIOUSNESS as HEDONIST : ____.
(adj.) just beginning to exist or come into noticeAntonym: INVETERATE
(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) 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.
(v.) To imprisonAnalogy: Chains : FETTER as cell : ____
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.) arousing envy; discriminating unfairlyConnection: invidious comparisons create ANTIPATHY among those being compared.
(adj.) poor; DESTITUTEAntonym: AFFLUENT. Connections: An ____ person, such as a DERELICT, may be ABJECT and may have to IMPORTUNE for money from others.
(n.) detention or confinement within a country or area, usually for political reasons.Analogy: criminal : INCARCERATION as alien : ____
DefinitionWordAntonyms/Connections
(adj.) deeply rooted, INCORRIGIBLE; IMPERVIOUS to criticismAntonym: INCIPIENT. Connections: An ____ habit must be EXTIRPATED.
(adj.) too overwhelming or wonderful to be expressed in words; IMPONDERABLE.Connection: To an AGNOSTIC, Gawd is ____
(adj.) clever; resourceful; inventive; skillful; APT; ASTUTE; DISCERNING; having ACUMENAntonyms: FALLOW; INERT. Analogy: physical : DEXTEROUS as intellectual : ____
(v.) to work oneself into the good graces of another; BLANDISH; CAJOLEAnalogy: ARROGANT/BUMPTIOUS : COERCE as ABJECT : ____.
(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.
(n). an oppressive weight; anything CUMBROUS; an IMPEDIMENTAntonym: BUTTRESS. Connections: Anything that CURTAILS or INHIBITS one's movement, such as a FETTER, is ____.
(adj.) said of a person or thing - lacking sense or meaning; silly; foolish; BALMY; BANAL; FATUOUS; INSIPID.Antonyms: AUGUST; GRANDIOSE. Connection: DOGGEREL is often ____.
(adj.) lazy; idle; APATHETIC; AVERSE; CURSORY; DESULTORY; DERELICT; DILATORY; EFFETE; FALLOW; FECKLESS; INERT; taking no pains with one's workAnalogy: EBULLITION : AVID as APATHY : ____
(n.) uprightness; honesty; sincerityAntonyms: DUPLICITY; GUILE. Connections: ARTLESS, CANDID, GUILELESS, INGENUOUS people possess ____.
(adj.) flat; tasteless; BANAL; BLAND; DRAB; HACKNEYED; INANE; INNOCUOUSAntonym: FELICITOUS. Connection: a CLICHÉ is ____.
(adj.) basic; essentialAntonym: EXTRANEOUS
(v.) to persuade by flattery; BEGUILE; BLANDISH; CAJOLE; wheedleAntonym: COERCE. Connections: ABJECT, DEVIOUS, and INSIDIOUS people would ____.
(n.) logical conclusion or deductionAntonyms: FALLACY; INNUENDO
(v.) to harden or accustom to something difficult, painful, etc.; to cause to become CALLOUSAntonym: ASSUAGE
(adj.) inconsistent; inharmonious; ABBERANT; ANOMALOUS; INCOMPATIBLEAntonym: COMPATIBLE. Analogy: HOMOGENOUS : COMPATIBLE as HETEROGENOUS : ____.
(adj.) unbelievable; improbable; CHIMERICALAntonym: FEASIBLE. Connections: Most people are DUBIOUS about and do not put CREDENCE in ____ stories.
(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.) 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. 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.) 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 restrain, especially an action, thought, or emotion; to ENJOIN from doing something; STIFLEConnections: COMPUNCTIONS ___ people from doing wrong. FETTERS, IMPEDIMENTS, and INCUBI ____ movement.
(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.) without pause or interruption; continuousConnections: Something ____ does not ABATE and is not ALLEVIATED. A GARRULOUS person is often an ____ talker
(adj.) 1) growing or produced naturally in a particular region or country; native. 2) innate; inherent; inborn; INTRINSICAntonym (2): EXOTIC
(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.

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