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  1. abbreviated communication
    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, waspish bilious, dudgeon, irascible, pettish, petulant, pique, querulous, umbrage, waspish
  5. beginner/amateur
    dilettante, fledgling, neophyte, novitiate, proselyte, tyro
  6. beginning/young
    burgeoning, callow, engender, inchoate, incipient, nascent
  7. biting (as in wit or temperament)
    acerbic, acidulous, acrimonious, asperity, caustic, mordacious, mordant, trenchant
  8. boring
    banal, fatuous, hackneyed, insipid, mundane, pedestrian, platitude, prosaic, quotidian, trite
  9. bold
    audacious, courageous, dauntless
  10. carousal
    bacchanalian, debauchery, depraved, dissipated, iniquity, libertine, libidinous, licentious, reprobate, ribald, salacious, sordid, turpitude
  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. dictatorial
    authoritarian, despotic, dogmatic, hegemonic, imperious, peremptory, tyrannical
  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, discrete, eclectic, esoteric, iconoclast
  21. embarrass
    abash, chagrin, compunction, contrition, diffidence, expiate, foible, gaucherie, rue
  22. equal
    equitable, equity, tantamount
  23. falsehood
    apocryphal, canard, chicanery, dissemble, duplicity, equivocate, erroneous, ersatz, fallacious, feigned, guile, mendacious/mendacity, perfidy, prevaricate, specious, spurious
  24. family 
    conjugal, con-sanguine, 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, strident
  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, naive, novitiate, tyro
  39. insincere
    disingenuous, dissemble, fulsome, ostensible, unctuous
  40. investigate
     appraise, ascertain, assay, descry, 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
    ameliorate, appease, assuage, defer, mitigate, mollify, placate, propitiate, satiate, slake, sooth
  48. pleasent-sounding
     euphonious, harmonic, 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, prognostic
  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. withdrawl/retreat
    abeyance, abjure, abnegation, abortive, abrogate, decamp, demur, recant, recidivism, remission, renege, rescind, retrograde
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