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2011-01-18 06:46:51

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  1. Abscond
    • V: to run off and hide
    • Syn: bolt, make off, skip town
  2. Access
    • Noun: approach or admittence to places, persons, things; an increase
    • Verb: to get at, obtain

    • Syn: entry, admittence, entrĂ©e
    • Ant: total exclusion
  3. Anarchy
    • Noun: lack of govmt and law; confusion
    • Syn: chaos, disorder, turmoil, pandemonium
    • Ant: law and order, peace and quiet
  4. Arduous
    • Adj: hard to do, requiring much effort
    • Syn: hard, difficult, laborious, fatiguing
    • Ant: easy, simple, effortless
  5. Auspicious
    • Adj: favorable; fortuanate
    • Syn: promising, encouraging, propituous
    • Ant: il-omened; ominous, sinister
  6. Biased
    • Adj: favoring one side unduly; prejudiced
    • Syn: unfair, partial, bigoted
    • Ant: fair, impartial, unprejudiced, just
  7. Daunt
    • Verb: to overcome with fear, intimidate; to disheaten, discourage
    • Syn: dismay, cow
    • Ant: encourage, embolden, reassure
  8. Disentangle
    • Verb: to free from tangles or complications
    • Syn: unravel, unwind, unscramble, unsnarl
    • Ant: tangle up, ensnarl, snag
  9. Fated
    • Adj: determined in advance by destiny or fortune
    • Syn: destined, preordained, doomed
    • Ant: accidental, fortuitous, chance, random
  10. Hoodwink
    • Verb: to mislead by a trick, decieve
    • Syn: dupe, put one over on
    • Ant: undecieve, disabuse, clue in
  11. Inanimate
    • Adj: not having life; without energy or spirit
    • Syn: lifeless, dead, inert, spiritless
    • Ant: living, alive, energetic, lively, sprightly
  12. Incinerate
    • Verb: burn to ashes
    • Syn: burn up, cremate, reduce to ashes
  13. Intrepid
    • Adj: very brave, fearless, unshakable
    • Syn: valiant, courageous, audacious, daring
    • Ant: timid, cowardly, craven, pussilanimous
  14. Larceny
    • Noun: theft
    • Syn: stealing, robbery, burglary
  15. Pliant
    • Adj: bending readily; easily influenced
    • Syn: supple, flexible, elastic, plastic
    • Ant: rigid, stiff, inflexible, set in stone
  16. Pompous
    • Adj: overly self-important in speech and manner; excessively stately or ceremonious
    • Syn: pretentious, highfalutin, bombastic
    • Ant: unpretentious, unaffected, plain
  17. Precipice
    • Noun: a very steep cliff; thr brink or edge of a disaster
    • Syn: cliff, crag, bluff, promontory, ledge
    • Ant: abyss, chasm, gorge
  18. Rectify
    • Verb: to make right
    • Syn: remedy, set right
    • Ant: mess up, botch, bungle
  19. Reprieve
    • Noun: a temporary relief or delay
    • Verb: to grant a postponement

    • Syn: stay, respite; postpone, delay
    • Ant: proceed
  20. Revile
    • Verb: to attack with words, call bad names
    • Syn: inveigh against, malign, vilify, denounce
    • Ant: praise, acclaim, revere, idolize