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  1. abridge, compendium, cursory, curtail, syllabus, sunopsis, terse
    abbreviated communication
  2. apace, abrupt, headlong, impeutous, percipitate
    act quickly
  3. abet, advocate, ancilllary, bolster, corroborate, countenance, espouse, mainstay, munificent, proponendt stlwart, sustenance
    assist
  4. bilious, dudgeon, irascible, pettish, petulant, pique, querulous, umbrage, waspish
    bad mood
  5. dilettante, fledgling, neophyte, novitiate, proselyte, tyro
    beginner, ammateur
  6. burgeoning, callow, engender. inchoate, incipient, nascent
    beginning, young
  7. acrebic, acidulous, acrimonious, asperity, caustic, mordacious, mordant, trenchant
    biting (wit or temperament)
  8. audacious, courageous, dauntless
    bold
  9. banal, fauous, hackneyed, insipid, mundane, pedestrian, platitutde, prosaic, quotidian, trite
    boring
  10. bacchanalian, debauchery, depraved, dissipated, iniquity, libertine, libidinous, licentious, reprobate, ribald, salcious, sordid, turnitude
    carousal
  11. capricious, mercurial, volatile
    changing quickly
  12. counterpart, emulate, facsimile, factitious, paradigm, precursor, quintessence, simulated, vicarious
    copy
  13. 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
    criticize/criticism
  14. bereave, cadaver, defunct, demise, dolorous, elegy, knell, lament, macabre, moribund, obsequies, sepulchral wraith
    death/mourning
  15. abnegate, abstain, ascetic, spartan, stoic, temperate
    denying of self
  16. authoritarian, despotic, dogmatic, hegemonic, imperious, peremptory, tyrannical
    dictatorial
  17. abstruse, amiguous, arcane, bemusing, cryptic, enigmatic, esoteric, inscrutable, obsure, opaque, paradoxical, perplexing, recondite, turbid
    difficult to understand
  18. defile, fetid, invidious, noisome, odious, putrid, rebarbative
    disgusting/offensive
  19. articulate, cogent, eloquent, evident, limpid, lucid, pellucid
    easy to understand
  20. aberrant, anachronism, anomalous, iconolast, discrete, eclectic, esoteric
    dissimilar/eccentric
  21. abash, chagrin, compunction, contrition, diffidence, expiate, foible, gaucherie, rue
    embarrass
  22. equitable, equity, tantmount
    equal
  23. apocryphal, canard, chcanery, dissemble, duplicity, equivocate, erroneous, ersatz, fallacious, feigned, guile, mendacious/mendacity, perfidy, prvaricate, specious, spurious
    falsehood
  24. conjugal, consanguine, distaff, dnogamous, filial, fractiricide, progenitor, scion
    family
  25. ardor, ardent, dotrinaire, fervid, partisan, tendentious, zealot
    favoring/not impartial
  26. absolve, acquit, exculpate, exonerate, expiate, palliate, redress, vindicate
    forgive
  27. chortle, droll, facetious, flippant, gibe, jocular, levity, ludicrous, raillery, riposte, simper
    funny
  28. abatement, aperture, fissure, haitus, interregnum, interstice, lull, orifice, rent, respite, rift
    gaps/openings
  29. altruistic, beneficient, clement, largess, magnanimous, munificient, phlanthropic, unstining
    generous, kind
  30. avaricious, covetous, mercenary, miserly, penurious, rapacious, venal
    greedy
  31. asperity, baleful, dour, fell, malevolent, mordant, sardonic, scathing, truculent, virtriolic, vituperation
    hardhearted
  32. baleful, baneful, deleterious, inimical, injurious, insidious, minatory, perfidious, pernicious
    harmful
  33. cacophony, din, dissonant, raucous, strident
    harsh-sounding
  34. abhorrence, anathema, antagonism, antipathy, destestation, enmity, loathing, malice, odium, rancor
    hatred
  35. beneficial, salubrious, salutary
    healthy
  36. dither, oscillate, teeter, vacillate, waver
    hesitate
  37. antithetic, churlish, curmudgeon, irascible, malevolent, misanthropic, truculent, vindictive
    hostile
  38. credulous, gullible, ingenuous, naive, novitiate, tyro
    innocent/innexperienced
  39. disingenuous, dissemble, fulsome, ostensible, unctuous
    insincere
  40. appraise, ascertain, assay, descry, peruse
    investigate
  41. indolent, inert, lackadaisical, languid, lassitude, lethargic, phlegmatic, quiescent, slothful, torpid
    lazy, sluggish
  42. adventerous, amulet, auspicious, fortitude, kismet,optimum, portentous, propitiate, propitious, providential, talisman
    luck
  43. admonish, cvil, belabor, enjoin, exhort, harangue, hector martinet, remonstrate, reproof
    Nag
  44. fetic, noisome, noxious
    Nasty
  45. askance, awry, careen, carom, circuitous, circumvent, gyrate, labyrinth, meander, oblique, serrated, sidle, sinuous, indulating, vortex
    not a straight line
  46. bombastic, circumlocution, garrulous, grandiloquent, loquacious, periphrastic, prolix, rhetoric, turgid, verbose
    overblown/wordy
  47. ameliorate, appease, assuage, defer, mitigate, mollify placate, propitiate, satiate, slake, sooth
    pacify/satisfy
  48. euphonious, harmonious, melodious, sonorous
    pleasant-sounding
  49. destitute, esurient, impecunious, indugent
    poor
  50. acclaim, accolade, aggradize, encomium, eulogize, extol, fawn, laud/laudatory, venerate/veneration
    praise
  51. augur, auspice, fey, harbinger, portentous, presage, prescient, prognosticate
    predict
  52. dsicomfort, encumber, fetter, forfend, hinder, impede, inhibit, occlude
    prevent/obstruct
  53. astute, canny, erudite, perspicacious
    smart/learned
  54. disconsolate, doleful, dolor, elegiac, forlorn, lament, lugubrious, melancholy, morose, plaintive, threnody
    sorrow
  55. implacable, inexorable, intractable, intransigent, obdurate, obstinate, recalcitrant, refractory, renitent, untoward, vexing
    stubborn
  56. compendious, curt, laconic, pithy, succinct, taciturn
    terse
  57. anachronism, antecede, antedate, anterior, archaic, dirurnal, eon, ephemeral, epoch, fortnight, millennium, penultimate, synchronous, temporal
    time/order/duration
  58. craven, diffident, pusillanimous, recreant, timorous, trepidation
    timid, timidity
  59. candor, fealty, frankness, indesputable, legitimate, probity, sincere, veracious, verify
    truth
  60. aberration, anomaly, iconoclast, idiosyncrasy
    unusual
  61. ambulatory, itinerant, peripatetic
    walking about
  62. discursive, expatiate, forage, itinerant, peregrination, peripatetic, sojourn
    wandering
  63. adulterate, enervate, exacerbate, inhibit, obviate, stultify, undermine, vitiate
    weaken
  64. adage, aphorism, apothergm, axiom, bromide, dictum, epigram, platitude, sententious, truism
    wisdom
  65. abeyance, abjure, abnegation, abortive, abrogate, decamp, demur, recant, recidivism, remission, renege, rescind, retrograde,
    withrrawal/retreat

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