a condition marked by misfortune, calamity, or distress: A friend will show his or her true colors in times of adversity.
disposed or inclined to revenge; vengeful: a vindictive person.
a searching examination or investigation; minute inquiry.
surveillance; close and continuous watching or guarding.
a close and searching look.
pleasantly easy to approach and to talk to; friendly; cordial; warmly polite: an affable and courteous gentleman.
open to or having several possible meanings or interpretations; equivocal: an ambiguous answer.
difficult to understand or classify; obscure
give notice, inform
to be apprised of the death of an old friend.
marked by readiness to fight or argue; aggressive: a belligerent tone
warlike; given to waging war.
brazenly obvious; flagrant: a blatant error in simple addition; a blatant lie.
offensively noisy or loud; clamorous: blatant radios.
easy to see through, understand, or recognize; obvious
easily seen through, recognized, or detected: transparent excuses.
a destructive fire, usually an extensive one
stubbornly perverse or rebellious; willfully and obstinately disobedient.
An economic system in which the production and distribution of goods are controlled substantially by the government rather than by private enterprise, and in which cooperation rather than competition guides economic activity.
an economic system in which investment in and ownership of the means of production, distribution, and exchange of wealth is made and maintained chiefly by private individuals or corporations, especially as contrasted to cooperatively or state-owned means of wealth.
advocacy of a classless society in which private ownership has been abolished and the means of production and subsistence belong to the community
a theory or system of social organization based on the holding of all property in common, actual ownership being ascribed to the community as a whole or to the state.
Domination by a government of all political, social, and economic activities in a nation.
a governmental system led by a dictator having complete power, forcibly suppressing opposition and criticism, regimenting all industry, commerce, etc., and emphasizing an aggressive nationalism and often racism.
private, careful to avoid social embarrassment or distress
obvious, easily seen
criticize hatefully, to scold
to compel by force, intimidation, or authority, especially without regard for individual desire or volition
aware, having knowledge of
large in quantity or number; abundant; plentiful:
confirm or support
unkempt, untidy, out of place, messy
to use vague or ambiguous language, esp in order to avoid speaking directly or honestly; hedge
avoid an issue
to make more intense , aggravate, make worse
free from blame, exonerate, forgive
difficult; requiring hard labor
conflicting, uncertainty or fluctuation
all powerful, godlike
Portend + Forebode
to give warning of; predict or foreshadow
portending(foreshadowing) evil or harm
in excess of what is reasonable; excessive;
full of vitality, energetic, enthusiastic
unruly, stubborn, difficult
economical, not wasteful, sparing
entire range of; scale
enjoying the company of other, sociable
n, or verb
close and careful attention; notice. Take heed, he didn't heed the warning (v)
to draw or bring out or forth; educe; evoke, to draw out
to appease or pacify
unselfishly concerned for or devoted to the welfare of others
thick and sticky
continuing without interruption; ceaseless; unending
to stir up or provoke to action, to stir, encourage, or urge on; stimulate or prompt to action
seriously impoverished condition; poverty.
to yield to an inclination or desire, gratify
clumsy, unskilled; incompetent
1. frank, straightforward, open. free from reserve, restraint, or dissimulation; candid; sincere, honest,trustful
not harmful or injurious; harmless
dull, uninteresting, boring
fearless; daring; bold
easily angered; irritable
without energy or spirit, dull, listless
lustful; lecherous, sexually aroused
a condition of general bodily weakness or discomfort, often marking the onset of a disease, depression, sickness
not satisfied or content with currently prevailing conditions or circumstances.
an incorrect or unsuitable name or term for a person or thing
to pacify; soothe, appease
everyday, ordinary, as compared with heavenly or earthly matters.
a very great or indefinitely great number of persons or things. Innumerable