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2011-01-18 06:43:25

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  1. Adjourn
    • Verb: to stop proceedings temporarily; move to another place
    • Syn: postpone, suspend, discontinue
    • Ant: open, call to order
  2. Alien
    Noun: a citizen of another country

    • Adj: foriegn, strange
    • Syn: exotic, unfamiliar
    • Ant: native, endemic, familiar
  3. Comely
    • Adj: having a pleasing appearance
    • Syn: good-looking, attractive, bonny
    • Ant: plain, homely, ugly, repulsive
  4. Compensate
    • Verb: to make up for; to repay for services
    • Syn: pay-back, reimburse, recompence
    • Ant: fail to reward, stiff
  5. Dissolute
    • Adj: loose in one's morals or behavior
    • Syn: dissipated, debauched, immoral, corrupt
    • Ant: virtous, chaste, moral, seemly, proper
  6. Erratic
    • Adj: not regular or consistent; different from what is normally expected; undependable
    • Syn: irregular, inconsistent, unpredictable
    • Ant: steady, consistent, dependable
  7. Expulsion
    • Noun: the process of driving something out
    • Syn: ejection, ouster, eviction
    • Ant: admittance, admission
  8. Feint
    • Noun: a deliberately deceptive movement; a pretense
    • Syn: trick, ruse, subterfuge, dodge, bluff

    Verb: to make a deceptive movement; to make a pretense of
  9. Fodder
    • Noun: food for horses or cattle; raw material for a designated purpose
    • Syn: feed, provender
  10. Fortify
    • Verb, strengthen, build up
    • Syn: reinforce, shore up
    • Ant: weaken, undermine, sap, impair
  11. Illegible
    • Adj: difficult or impossible to read
    • Syn: unreadable, indecipherable, scribbled
    • Ant: readable decipherable, distinct, clear
  12. Jeer
    • Verb: make fun of rudely or unkndly
    • Syn: laugh at, mock, taunt

    • Noun: a rude remark of derision
    • Ant: applause, plaudits, accolades
  13. Lucrative
    • Adj: bringing in money; profitable
    • Syn: gainful, money-making
    • Ant: unprofitable, losing, in the red
  14. Mediocre
    • Adj: average, ordinary, undistinguished
    • Syn: run-of-the-mill
    • Ant: exceptional, outstanding, distinguished
  15. Proliferate
    • Verb: reproduce, increase, or spread rapidly
    • Syn: multiply, mushroom, burgeon
    • Ant: decrease, diminish, dwindle, slack off
  16. Subjugate
    • Verb: conquer by force, bring under complete controll
    • Syn: subdue, vanquish, master
    • Ant: be conquered, submit, surrender
  17. Sully
    • Verb: to soil, stain, tarnish, defile, besmirch
    • Syn: pollute, taint, smear
    • Ant: cleanse, purify, decontaminate
  18. Tantalize
    • Verb: tease, torment by teasing
    • Syn: tempt, lead on, make one's mouth water
    • Ant: fulfill, satisfy, gratify
  19. Terse
    • Adj: brief and to the point
    • Syn: concise, succict, crisp, short and sweet
    • Ant: verbose, wordy, diffuse, prolix
  20. Unflinching
    • Adj: firm, showing no signs of fear, not drawing back
    • Syn: resolute, steadfast, unwavering
    • Ant: irresolute, wavering, vacillating