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  1. death/mourning
    • bereave: be deprived of a loved one through a profound absence, esp. due to the loved one's death
    • cadaver
    • defunct
    • demise
    • dolorous
    • elegy
    • knell: end, toll
    • lament
    • macabre: gruesome: black, weird, unhealthy; informal sick.
    • moribund:waning, dying
    • obsequies: funeral rites, funeral service,funeral, burial, interment, entombment, inhumation, last offices;formal exequies; archaic sepulture.
    • sepulchral: gloomy, lugubrious
    • wraith: ghost, specter
  2. denying of self
    • abnegate: renounce
    • abstain
    • ascetic: austere; ANT sybaritic.
    • Noun... abstainer, puritan, recluse, hermit, anchorite, solitary;fakir, Sufi, dervish, sadhu; archaic eremite. ANTONYMS sybarite.spartan
    • stoic : phlegmatic ANT, complaining
    • temperate:
    • 1. clement, benign, balmy. ANTONYMSextreme.
    • 2. self-restrained; abstemious; ascetic; teetotal, abstinent. ANTONYMS immoderate.
  3. dictatorial
    • authoritarian
    • despotic: ANT, democratic
    • dogmatic
    • hegemonic
    • S imperious: peremptory, commanding, imperial, arrogant, haughty, presumptuous
    • S peremptory
    • tyrannical: dictatorial ANT: democratic
    • S imperious:
    • draconic: excessively harsh and severe .
  4. Disgusting/Offensive
    • defile
    • fetid: ANT FRAGRANT
    • invidious: ANT PLEASANT
    • odious:
    • putrid:
    • rebarbative: unattractive
  5. difficult to understand
    • abstruse
    • ambiguous
    • arcane

    • inscrutable
    • opaque
    • paradoxical
    • recondite
    • turbid ANT clear
  6. easy to understand
    • cogent
    • eloquent
    • evident
    • limpid: ANT OPAQUE
    • pellucid
  7. eccentric/dissimilar
    • aberrant - deviant, anomalous, rogue; strange, odd, peculiar. ANTONYMS NORMAL, typical, anachronism
    • discrete
    • eclectic
    • esoteric
    • iconoclast-dissident, dissenter, infidel; rebel,renegade, mutineer.
  8. embarrass
    • abash
    • chagrin
    • compunction: scruples; guilt,regret, contrition, self-reproach.
    • contrition: , penitence, regret, ruefulness; shame,compunction; archaic rue.
    • diffidence: shyness, self-effacement, reticence,
    • expiate-atone for,do penance for, redress, redeem, offset, make good.
    • foible-weakness, flaw,imperfection; quirk,idiosyncrasy, eccentricity, peculiarity. ANTONYMS strength.
    • gaucherie: awkward, embarassing, or unsophisticated ways
    • rue: regret
  9. equal
    • equitable
    • equity
    • tantamount
  10. falsehood
    • apocryphal: fictitious, spurious. ANT authentic.
    • canard: an unfounded rumor or story
    • chicanery
    • dissemble
    • duplicity
    • equivocate
    • erroneous
    • ersatz: insuperior, substitute
    • fallacious
    • feigned: sincere
    • guile
    • mendacious
    • perfidy: deceitfulness; untrustworthiness.
    • prevaricate
    • specious
    • spurious
  11. family
    • conjugal: marital, matrimonial,nuptial, marriage, bridal; Law spousal; literary connubial.
    • consanquine
    • distaff: spindle, of women (M: de STAFF, WOMENS TASK)
    • endogamous: (M Ending amarous gama)
    • filial: (fial all kids)
    • fratricide
    • progenitor: promote generations
    • scion: descendent from ions
  12. favoring/not impartial
    • ardor/ardent: ardiendo
    • doctrinaire: dogmatic, rigid; authoritarian, intolerant, fanatical, zealous,extreme (M.doctor)
    • fervid: fever
    • partisan: my part is in
    • tendentious: tend denn
    • zealot: seeee them allllot
  13. forgive
    • absolve:
    • acquit
    • exculpate
    • exonerate
    • expiate
    • palliate
    • redress-remedy or set right
    • vindicate
  14. Funny
    • chortle: chuckle
    • droll: jocular : ANT serious (M DRUNK TROLL)
    • facetious: (FACE IS ISHHH)
    • gibe:
    • jocular
    • levity
    • ludicrous
    • raillery: teasing (<> RAIL- to protest)
    • simper: smily whimper
    • riposte: retort (M RIP YOUR HOST)
  15. gaps/openings
    • abatement: subsidding: A BAIT is MEANT...
    • aperture:
    • interstice: intervening space (INTERUPT MY GYSTTT)
    • orifice
    • rent: gorge, rip, tear (MONEY FROM MY POCKET)
    • respite
    • rift: crack, break (RIP MY DRIFT)
  16. generous/kind
    • clement
    • largess
    • magnanimous
    • munificent: (of a gift or sum of money) larger or more generous than is usual or necessary :ANT mean
    • unstinting
  17. greedy
    • avaricious
    • covetous
    • mercenary
    • miserly
    • penurious
    • rapacious
    • venal: bribable, open to bribery; dishonest; mercenary ANT. honorable, honest.
  18. hardhearted
    • asperity
    • baleful
    • dour
    • fell: of terrible evil or ferocity; deadly : murderous, savage,, vicious, ferocious,barbarous, barbaric, monstrous, cruel, ruthless; archaic sanguinary.
    • malevolent
    • mordant
    • sardonic
    • truculent
    • S scathing
    • S vitriolic: acrimonious, rancorous
    • vituperation
  19. harmful
    • S baleful:threatening harm; menacing
    • S baneful: a cause of great distress or annoyance
    • S deleterious
    • inimical
    • S injurious
    • insidious: proceeding in a gradual, subtle way, but with harmful effects; stealthy, surreptitious
    • perfidious
    • pernicious: having a harmful effect, esp. in a gradual or subtle way
    • minatory: expressing or conveying a threat
  20. harsh-sounding
    • cacophony
    • din <> silence
    • strident<> soft
  21. hatred
    • anathema: an abomination, a bane, a bugbear, a bête noire; adjectives abhorrent, hateful, repugnant, odious, repellent,offensive.
    • rancor
    • detestation
    • enmity
    • malice
    • odium
  22. healthy
    • beneficial
    • salubrious
    • salutary
  23. Hesitate
    • dither
    • waver
    • teeter
    • oscillate
  24. Hostile
    • churlish
    • curmudgeon
    • irascible
    • malevolent
    • truculent
    • vindictive
  25. innocent/inexperienced
    • credulous
    • gullible
    • naive
    • novitiate
    • tyro
  26. Insincere
    • adventitious
    • amulet
    • auspicious
    • fortuitous
    • kismet: destiny, fate
    • optimum
    • portentous
    • propitiate: appease, mollify.ANT provoke.
    • propitious: favorable, auspicious; opportune, timely. ANT inauspicious,unfortunate.
    • providential: opportune, auspicious, propitious, heaven-sent, welcome, golden,lucky, happy, fortunate, felicitous, timely, well-timed, seasonable,convenient, expedient. ANTONYMS inopportune.
    • talisman
  27. Investigate
    • appraise
    • ascertain
    • assay: evaluation,assessment, appraisal, analysis, examination, test/tests, testing,inspection, scrutiny.
    • descry
    • peruse
  28. Lazy/sluggish
    • indolent
    • inert
    • lackadaisical
    • languid
    • lassitude
    • lethargic
    • phlegmatic: 'calm, cool, and collected', serene, tranquil, placid, impassive,imperturbable; stolid,bland, lifeless; unflappable. ANT excitable.
    • slothful
    • torpid
  29. Luck
    • adventitious
    • amulet
    • auspicious
    • fortuitous
    • kismet: destiny, fate
    • optimum
    • portentous
    • propitiate
    • propitious
    • providential opportune, advantageous,favorable, auspicious, propitious, heaven-sent, welcome, golden,lucky, happy, fortunate, felicitous, timely, well-timed, seasonable,convenient, expedient. ANTONYMS inopportune.
    • talisman
  30. Nag
    • admonish
    • cavil: carp
    • belabor
    • enjoin
    • exhort: urge
    • harangue
    • hector: bully,intimidate, harass, torment, plague; coerce, threaten, menace; .
    • martinet: nouna strict disciplinarian, esp. in the armed forces.
    • remonstrate
    • reproof
  31. Nasty
    • fetid
    • noisome
    • noxious
  32. Not a straight line
    • askance : suspiciously, skeptically, cynically, dubiously; contemptuously, scornfully, disdainfully. ANT approvingly.
    • awry: askew, crooked, skewed, skew, off-center, uneven;. ANT straight, symmetrical.careen
    • carom: strike and rebound
    • circuitous
    • circumvent
    • gyrate
    • labyrinth
    • meander
    • oblique
    • serrated
    • sidle
    • sinuous
    • undulating
    • vortex
  33. Overblown/Wordy
    • bombastic
    • circumlocution
    • garrulous
    • grandiloquent
    • periphrastic
    • prolix
    • rhetoric
    • turgid
    • verbose
  34. Pacify/Satisfy
    • ameliorate
    • appease
    • assuage
    • defer
    • mitigate
    • mollify
    • placate
    • satiate
    • propitiate: appease, placate, mollify, pacify,make peace with, conciliate, make amends to, soothe, calm.ANTONYMS provoke.
    • slake : quench, satisfy, sate,satiate, relieve, assuage.
    • sooth
  35. pleasant-sounding
    • euphonious
    • harmonious
    • melodious
    • sonorous
  36. poor
    • destitute
    • esurient: hungry or greedy
    • impecunious: ANT: wealthy
    • indigent: poor/needy
  37. praise
    • acclaim
    • accolade
    • aggrandize
    • encomium: eulogy, panegyric, paean, accolade; praise, acclaim, homage.
    • eulogize
    • extol
    • fawn
    • laud
    • venerate
  38. predict
    • augur
    • auspice: a divine or prophetic token, with the help, support, or protection of
    • fey: an impression of vague unworldliness; having supernatural powers of clairvoyance.;
    • harbinger
    • portentous
    • presage
    • pronosticate
    • prescient
  39. Prevent/obstruct
    • discomfort
    • encumber: hamper, burden
    • fetter: shackle, obstruct
    • forfend: protect (something) by precautionary measures.
    • hinder:
    • impede
    • inhibit
    • occlude
  40. smart/learned
    • astute
    • canny
    • erudite
    • perspicacious
  41. SORROW
    • disconsolate
    • doleful
    • dolor
    • elegiac:mournful ANT: cheerful
    • forlorn
    • lament
    • lugubrious
    • melancholy
    • morose
  42. stubborn
    • implacable
    • inexorable: relentless, intransigent
    • intractable
    • intransigent
    • obdurate
    • obstinate
    • recalcitrant
    • refractory
    • renitent
    • untoward: unexpected and inappropriate or inconvenient
    • vexing
  43. terse
    • compendious: succinct; ANT expanded
    • curt
    • laconic
    • pithy
    • succinct
    • taciturn
  44. time/order/duration
    • anachronism
    • antecede
    • antedate
    • archiac
    • diurnal: of or during the day
    • eon: indefinite long period of timeephemeral
    • epoch
    • fortnight
    • millennium
    • penultimate
    • synchronous
    • temporal
  45. timid
    • craven
    • diffident
    • pusillanimous
    • recreant: coward
    • timorous
    • trepidation: fear ANT equinamity,
  46. truth
    • candor
    • fealty
    • frankness
    • indisputable
    • indubitable
    • legitimate
    • probity
    • sincere
    • veracious
    • verity
  47. unusual
    • aberration
    • anomaly
    • iconoclast
    • idiosyncrasy
  48. walking about
    • ambulatory
    • itinerant
    • peripatetic
  49. wandering
    • discursive
    • expatiate:speak or write at length
    • forage: hunt
    • itinerant: traveling
    • peregrination: wandering from place to place
    • peripatetic: wandering, nomadic
    • sojourn: stay (SO JOURNEY)
  50. weaken
    • adulterate
    • enervate
    • exacerbate
    • inhibit
    • obviate: preclude, weaken,
    • stultify: hamper
    • undermine
    • vitiate: spoil or impair the quality or efficiency of
  51. wisdom
    • adage S
    • aphorism S consise
    • apothegm S
    • axiom
    • bromide: trite and unoriginal idea
    • dictum:pronouncement, saying, diktat
    • epigram: witticism, wisecrack
    • platitude: cliché
    • sententious: moralism, ponticious
    • truism
  52. withdrawal/retreat
    • abeyance: in suspension
    • abjure
    • abnegation:renounciation self-denial ANT...acceptance, self indulgence
    • abortive
    • abrogate: repeal ANT institute, introduct
    • decamp: abscond, break camp, move on.
    • demur:objection, object
    • recant
    • recidivism: a reoffence
    • remission
    • renege: default on, ANT HONOR
    • rescind
    • retrograde: for the worse, going backwards ANT: positive, moving forward

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