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  1. Abbreviated
    • Abridge
    • Compendium
    • Cursory
    • Curtail
    • Syllabus
    • Synopsis
    • Terse
  2. Act quickly
    • Apace
    • Abrupt
    • Headlong
    • Impetuous
    • Precipitate
  3. Assist
    • Abet
    • Advocate
    • Ancillary
    • Bolster 
    • Corroborate
    • Countenance
    • Espouse
    • Mainstay
    • Munificent
    • Proponent
    • Stalwart
    • Sustenance
  4. Bad mood
    • Bilious
    • Dudgeon
    • Irascible
    • Pettish
    • Petulant
    • Pique
    • Querulous
    • Umbrage
    • Waspis
  5. Beginner / Amateur
    • Dilettante
    • Fledgling 
    • Neophyte 
    • Novitiate
    • Proselyte
    • Tyro
  6. Beginning / Young
    • Burgeoning
    • Callow
    • Engender 
    • Inchoate
    • Incipient 
    • Nascent
  7. Biting (As in wit orTemperament)
    • Acerbic
    • Acidulous
    • Acrimonious
    • Asperity
    • Caustic
    • Mordacious
    • Mordant
    • Trenchant
  8. Bold
    • Audacious
    • Courageous
    • Dauntless
  9. Boring
    • Banal
    • Fatuous
    • Hackneyed
    • Insipid
    • Mundane
    • Pedestrian
    • Platitude
    • Prosaic
    • Quotidian
    • Trite
  10. Carousal
    • Bacchanalian
    • Debauchery
    • Depraved
    • Dissipated
    • Iniquity
    • Libertine
    • Libidinous
    • Licentious
    • Reprobate
    • Ribald
    • Salacious
    • Sordid
  11. Changing quickly
    • Capricious
    • Mercurial
    • Volatile
  12. Copy
    • Counterpart
    • Emulate
    • Facsimile
    • Factitious
    • Paradigm
    • Precursor 
    • Quintessence
    • Simulated
    • Vicarious
  13. Criticize / Criticism
    • Aspersion
    • Belittle
    • Berate
    • Calumny
    • Castigate
    • Decry
    • Defamation
    • Denounce
    • Deride/derisive
    • Diatribe
    • Disparage
    • Excoriate
    • Gainsay
    • Harangue
    • Impugn
    • Inveigh
    • Lambaste
    • Objurgate
    • Obloquy
    • Opprobrium
    • Pillory
    • Rebuke
    • Remonstrate
    • Reprehend
    • Reprove
    • Revile
    • Tirade
    • Vituperate
  14. Death / Mourning
    • Bereave
    • Cadaver 
    • Defunct
    • Demise
    • Dolorous
    • Elegy
    • Knell
    • Lament
    • Macabre
    • Moribund
    • Obsequies
    • Sepulchral
    • Wraith
  15. Denying of self 
    • Abnegate
    • Abstain
    • Ascetic
    • Spartan
    • Stoic
    • Temperate
  16. DictatorialAuthoritarian
    • Despotic
    • Dogmatic
    • Hegemonic
    • Imperious
    • Peremptory
    • Tyrannica
  17. Difficult to understand
    • Abstruse
    • Ambiguous
    • Arcane
    • Bemusing
    • Cryptic
    • Enigmatic
    • Esoteric
    • Inscrutable
    • Obscure
    • Opaque
    • Paradoxical
    • Perplexing
    • Recondite
    • Turbid
  18. Disgusting / offensive
    • Defile
    • Fetid
    • Invidious 
    • Noisome
    • Odious
    • Putrid
    • Rebarbative
  19. Easy to understand
    • Articulate
    • Cogent
    • Eloquent
    • Evident
    • Limpid
    • Lucid
    • Pellucid
  20. Eccentric / dissimilar
    • Aberrant
    • Anachronism
    • Anomalous
    • Iconoclast
    • Discrete
    • Eclectic
    • Esoteric
  21. Embarrass
    • Abash
    • Chagrin
    • Compunction
    • Contrition
    • Diffidence
    • Expiate
    • Foible
    • Gaucherie
    • Rue
  22. Equal
    • Equitable
    • Equity
    • Tantamoun
  23. Falsehood
    • Apocryphal
    • Canard
    • Chicanery
    • Dissemble
    • Duplicity
    • Equivocate
    • Erroneous
    • Ersatz
    • Fallacious
    • Feigned
    • Guile
    • Mendacious / mendacity
    • Perfidy
    • Prevaricate
    • Specious
    • Spurious
  24. Family
    • Conjugal
    • Consanguine
    • Distaff 
    • Endogamous
    • Filial
    • Fratricide
    • Progenitor 
    • Scion
  25. Favoring / Not Impartial 
    • Ardor / ardent
    • Doctrinaire
    • Fervid
    • Partisan
    • Tendentious
    • Zealot
  26. Forgive
    • Absolve
    • Acquit
    • Exculpate
    • Exonerate
    • Expiate
    • Palliate
    • Redress
    • Vindicate
  27. Funny
    • Chortle
    • Droll
    • Facetious
    • Flippant
    • Gibe
    • Jocular
    • Levity
    • Ludicrous
    • Raillery
    • Riposte
    • Simper 
  28. Gaps / Openings
    • Abatement
    • Aperture
    • Fissure
    • Hiatus
    • Interregnum
    • Interstice
    • Lull
    • Orifice
    • Rent
    • Respite
    • Rift
  29. Generous / Kind
    • Altruistic
    • Beneficent
    • Clement
    • Largess
    • Magnanimous
    • Munificent
    • Philanthropic
    • Unstinting
  30. Greedy
    • Avaricious
    • Covetous
    • Mercenary
    • Miserly
    • Penurious
    • Rapacious
    • Venal
  31. Hardhearted
    • Asperity
    • Baleful
    • Dour 
    • Fell
    • Malevolent
    • Mordant
    • Sardonic
    • Scathing
    • Truculent
    • Vitriolic
    • Vituperation
  32. Harmful
    • Baleful
    • Baneful
    • Deleterious
    • Inimical
    • Injurious
    • Insidious
    • Minatory
    • Perfidious
    • Pernicious
  33. Harsh-sounding
    • Cacophony
    • Din
    • Dissonant
    • Raucous
    • Striden
  34. Hatred
    • Abhorrence
    • Anathema
    • Antagonism
    • Antipathy
    • Detestation
    • Enmity
    • Loathing
    • Malice
    • Odium
    • Rancor
  35. Healthy
    • Beneficial
    • Salubrious
    • Salutary
  36. Hesitate
    • Dither 
    • Oscillate
    • Teeter 
    • Vacillate
    • Waver
  37. Hostile
    • Antithetic
    • Churlish
    • Curmudgeon
    • Irascible
    • Malevolent
    • Misanthropic
    • Truculent
    • Vindictive
  38. Innocent /Inexperienced
    • Credulous
    • Gullible
    • Ingenuous 
    • Naïve 
    • Novitiate
    • Tyro
  39. Insincere
    • Disingenuous
    • Dissemble
    • Fulsome
    • Ostensible
    • Unctuous
  40. Investigate
    • Appraise
    • Ascertain
    • Assay
    • Decry
    • Peruse
  41. Lazy / Sluggish
    • Indolent
    • Inert
    • Lackadaisical
    • Languid
    • Lassitude
    • Lethargic
    • Phlegmatic
    • Quiescent
    • Slothful
    • Torpid
  42. Luck 
    • Adventitious
    • Amulet
    • Auspicious
    • Fortuitous
    • Kismet
    • Optimum
    • Portentous
    • Propitiate
    • Propitious
    • Providential
    • Talisman
  43. Nag
    • Admonish
    • Cavil
    • Belabor 
    • Enjoin
    • Exhort
    • Harangue
    • Hector 
    • Martinet
    • Remonstrate
    • Reproof
  44. Nasty
    • Fetid 
    • Noisome 
    • Noxious
  45. Not a straight line
    • Askance
    • Awry
    • Careen
    • Carom
    • Circuitous
    • Circumvent
    • Gyrate
    • Labyrinth
    • Meander
    • Oblique
    • Serrated
    • Sidle
    • Sinuous
    • Undulating
    • Vortex
  46. Overblown / Wordy
    • Bombastic
    • Circumlocution
    • Garrulous
    • Grandiloquent
    • Loquacious
    • Periphrastic
    • Prolix
    • Rhetoric
    • Turgid
    • Verbose
  47. Pacify / Satisfy
    • Ameliorate
    • Appease
    • Assuage
    • Defer
    • Mitigate
    • Mollify
    • Placate
    • Propitiate
    • Satiate
    • Slake
    • Sooth
  48. Pleasant-sounding
    • Euphonious
    • Harmonious
    • Melodious
    • Sonorous
  49. Poor
    • Destitute
    • Esurient
    • Impecunious
    • Indigent
  50. Praise
    • Acclaim
    • Accolade
    • Aggrandize
    • Encomium
    • Eulogize
    • Extol
    • Fawn
    • Laud / laudatory
    • Venerate / veneration
  51. Predict
    • Augur 
    • Auspice
    • Fey
    • Harbinger 
    • Portentous
    • Presage
    • Prescient
    • Prognosticate
  52. Prevent / Obstruct
    • Discomfort
    • Encumber 
    • Fetter 
    • Forfend
    • Hinder
    • Impede
    • Inhibit
    • Occlude
  53. Smart / learned
    • Astute
    • Canny
    • Erudite
    • Perspicacious
  54. Sorrow
    • Disconsolate
    • Doleful
    • Dolor 
    • Elegiac
    • Forlorn
    • Lament
    • Lugubrious
    • Melancholy
    • Morose
    • Plaintive
    • Threnody
  55. Stubborn
    • Implacable
    • Inexorable
    • Intractable
    • Intransigent
    • Obdurate
    • Obstinate
    • Recalcitrant
    • Refractory
    • Renitent
    • Untoward
    • Vexing
  56. Terse
    • Compendious
    • Curt
    • Laconic
    • Pithy
    • Succinct
    • Taciturn
  57. Time / Order /Duration
    • Anachronism
    • Antecede
    • Antedate
    • Anterior 
    • Archaic
    • Diurnal
    • Eon
    • Ephemeral
    • Epoch
    • Fortnight
    • Millennium
    • Penultimate
    • Synchronous
    • Temporal
  58. Timid / Timidity
    • Craven
    • Diffident
    • Pusillanimous
    • Recreant
    • Timorous
    • Trepidation
  59. Truth
    • Candor / Candid
    • Fealty
    • Frankness
    • Indisputable
    • Indubitable
    • Legitimate
    • Probity
    • Sincere
    • Veracious
    • Verity
  60. Unusual
    • Aberration
    • Anomaly
    • Iconoclast
    • Idiosyncrasy
  61. Walking about
    • Ambulatory
    • Itinerant
    • Peripatetic
  62. Wandering
    • Discursive
    • Expatiate
    • Forage
    • Itinerant
    • Peregrination
    • Peripatetic
    • Sojourn
  63. Weaken
    • Adulterate
    • Enervate
    • Exacerbate
    • Inhibit
    • Obviate
    • Stultify
    • Undermine
    • Vitiate
  64. Wisdom
    • Adage
    • Aphorism
    • Apothegm
    • Axiom
    • Bromide
    • Dictum
    • Epigram
    • Platitude
    • Sententious
    • Truism
  65. Withdrawal / Retreat
    • Abeyance
    • Abjure
    • Abnegation
    • Abortive
    • Abrogate
    • Decamp
    • Demur 
    • Recant
    • Recidivism
    • Remission
    • Renege
    • Rescind
    • Retrograde

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