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    ability capacity, faculty, talent, skill, competence, aptitudeabolish exterminate, extinguish, extirpate, eradicate, obliterateabstinence self-denial, temperance, sobriety, continenceabstracted absorbed, distraught, absent-mindedabuse misuse, mistreat, ill-treat, maltreataccidental fortuitous, contingent, incidental, adventitiousaccompany conduct, escort, chaperoneacknowledge admit, own, avow, confess, concedeactive energetic, dynamic, vigorous, livelyadapt accommodate, adjust, conform, fit, reconcileadmonish reprove, rebuke, reprimand, reproachadulterate debase, doctor, load, sophisticateadvance forward, foster, further, promote [RETR!"advantage edge, handicap, oddsadventurous adventuresome, audacious, daredevil, daring, venturesome

    advice counsel, recommendationadvise counsel, recommendaffair business, concern, lookoutaffect influence, impress, touch, move, strikeaffectation pose, air, mannerismafflict agoni#e, excruciate, rack, torment, tortureafraid apprehensive, fearful [$%&R'!"ageless eternal, timelessagitate churn, convulse, rock, shakeagree conform, harmoni#e, accord, correspond, coincide [!'()REE"aim direct, level, point, train

    airy diaphanous, ethereal, filmy, gau#y, gossamer, sheer, transparent,vaporousalarm alert, tocsin, warningallocate appropriate, designate, earmarkalone lonely, lonesome, solitaryalso too, likewise, besides, moreover, furthermoreamateur dabbler, dilettante, tyro [*R+&E(('+%"ambiguous euivocal, obscure, recondite, abstruse, vague, cryptic, enigmatic

    ambush ambuscade, bushwhack, waylayamenity comfort, convenience, facilityamiable affable, good-natured, obliging, agreeable, pleasant

    amiss afield, astray, awry, wrongamuse entertain, divert, regaleanaly#e anatomi#e, dissect, resolveancestor forebear, forefather, progenitor [!E(.E%!%T"anger rage, fury, ire, wrath, resentment, indignationangry furious, indignant, irate, ireful, mad, wrathfulannounce advertise, broadcast, declar, proclaim, promulgate, publishannoy irritate, bother, irk, vex, provoke, aggravate, peeve, rile

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    answer respond, reply, retortanxiety worry, care, concern, solicitudeapology apologetic, apologia, defense, justificationapparent clear, clear-cut, distinct, evident, manifest, obvious, patent, plainappear emerge, issue, loom, materiali#e, showappendage appurtenance, adjunct, accessory, attachmentapplaud cheer, rootappoint designate, name, nominate, tapappreciate value, pri#e, esteem, treasure, cherishapprehend comprehend, understand, graspapprehension foreboding, presentiment, misgivingappropriate arrogate, commandeer, confiscate, preempt, usurpapprove endorse, sanction, certify, accredit, ratifyarbitrary capricious, whimsicalarea region, belt, #one, district, localityargue uarrel, wrangle, suabble, bickerargument dispute, controversy

    argumentative combative, contentious, disputatious, uarrelsome, scrappyarrange marshal, order, organi#e, sort, systemati#e [!'(RR%)E"art craft, expertise, knack, know-how, techniueartifice trick, ruse, wile, feint, stratagem, maneuver, dodgeartificial synthetic, ersat#, simulatedask uestion, inuire, uery, interrogate, examine, ui#assent agree, accede, acuiesce, consent, concur, subscribeassert asseverate, declar, affirm, aver, avowassign allot, apportion, allocateassistant aide, coadjutant, helper, lieutenant, secondattack bombard, assail, storm, assault, beset

    attribute ascribe, impute, credit, assign, referauthentic bona fide, genuine, real, true, undoubted, unuestionableauthori#e accredit, commission, empower, licenseaverage medium, mediocre, fair, middling, indifferent, tolerableaware cogni#ant, conscious, sensible, awake, alert, watchful, vigilantawkward clumsy, maladroit, inept, gauche, ungainlybad evil, wickedbalance euilibrium, euipoise, poiseband company, corps, party, troop, troupebanish exile, expatriate, deport, transport, extraditebanter chaff, josh, kid, rag, ra##, ribbargain compact, contract, covenant, deal

    barrage bombard, pepper, showerbase basis, foundation, ground, groundworkbatter maim, mangle, maul, mutilatebe breathe, exist, live, subsistbear endure, stand, abide, suffer, toleratebearing manner, demeanor, mien, presencebeautiful lovely, pretty, handsome, comely, fairbeg crave, beseech, implore, entreat, importune

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    begin commence, start, initiate, inauguratebeginning birth, dawn, genesis, nascence, risebehavior conduct, deportmentbelief credence, credit, faithbelligerent bellicose, pugnacious, contentious, uarrelsomebend crook, curve, roundbeneficial profitable, advantageousbenefit capitali#e, profitbenevolent charitable, ellemosynary, philanthropicbesiege beleaguer, blockade, invest, siegebet ante, pot, stake, wagerbias color, jaundice, prejudice, warpbinge fling, jag, orgy, spreebite champ, gnawbitter acerbic, acridblackball blacklist, boycott, ostraci#e [!/'T"blackout faint, swoon, syncope

    blame fault, guiltblameworthy blamable, blameful, censurable, culpable, guilty, reprehensibleblast blight, dash, nip, wreckbla#e flame, flare, flash, glare, incandescence, glowblemish imperfection, fault, defect, flawblink nictitate, twinkle, winkblock hide, obscure, obstruct, screen, shroudbloody gory, sanguinary, sanguineousbloom blossom, efflorescence, florescence, flower, flush, primeblunder bumble, flounder, lumber, lurch, stumbleboast brag, crow, vaunt

    bodily corporal, corporeal, fleshly, physical, somaticbody corpse, carcass, cadaverboil simmer, seethe, stewbombast rant, fustian, claptrap, rodomontadebonus bounty, subsidy, premium, pri#e, reward, gratuitybook bespeak, engage, reserveboor barbarian, churl, lout, vulgarian, yahooborder margin, edge, verge, brink, rim, brimboredom ennui, tedium [/$(E/E%T"boring monotonous, tedious, irksome, tiresome, handrumbotch blow, bungle, fumble, muffboundary border, frontier, limit

    bouuet nosegay, posybranch arm, fork, offshootbrave courageous, fearless, intrepid, bold, audacious, valient, valorous,doughty, mettlesome, plucky, dauntless, undauntedbrawl broil, donnybrook, fracas, fray, free-for-all, melee, row, ructionbreach infraction, violation, transgression, trespass, infringementbreak crack, fracture, burst, split, splinter, shatter, shiver, smashbree#e cinch, pushover, snap, walkaway, walkover

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    bright brilliant, radiant, lustrous, lambent, lunimous, incandescent, effulgentbroach introduce, moot, raisebroad-minded broad, liberal, open-minded, tolerantbrood dwell, fret, mope, stew, worrybrush flick, glance, gra#e, shave, skimbrute animal, brutish, brutal, beastly, bestialbuilding structure, edifice, pilebulge balloon, belly, jut, overhang, project, protrudebulwark barricade, breastwork, earthwork, rampart, bation, parapetburden affliction, cross, trial, tribulationburdensome onerous, oppressive, arduous, demanding, rigorous, exactingburn scorch, singe, sear, char, parchbusiness industry, commerce, trade, trafficbusy industrious, diligent, assiduous, sedulouscadge beg, bum, mooch, panhandlecalculate compute, reckon, cipher, figurecall convene, convoke, muster, summon

    calm tranuil, placid, serene, halcyon, peacefulcampaign crusade, drive, pushcaprice whim, whimsy, vagary, freakcare charge, custody, keeping, supervision, trustcareful heedful, mindful, observant, watchfulcareless heedless, thoughtless, inadvertentcaress cuddle, fondle, petcaricature burlesue, parody, travesty, satire, lampooncasuistry fallacy, sophistry, spuriousness, speciousness, sophismcatalyst ferment, leaven, leavening, yeastcatch enmesh, ensnare, entangle, entrap, snare, tangle, trap

    cause reason, occasions, antecedentcelebrity hero, luminary, name, notable, personagecenter focus, headuarters, heart, hub, seatcertain inescapable, inevitable, sure, unavoidablecertainty certitude, assurance, convictionchafe abrade, excoriate, fret, gallchance random, casual, hapha#ard, desultorycharge freight, imbue, impregnate, permeate, pervade, saturate, suffusecharm beguile, bewitch, captivate, enchant, entrance, fascinatechoice altenative, option, preference, selection, electionchoose select, elect, pickchronic confirmed, habitual, inveterate

    circle coterie, set, cliuecircumference circuit, compass, perimeter, peripheryciti#en national, subjectclaim pretense, pretension, titleclean antiseptic, cleanly, immaculate, spotlessclear limpid, lucid, pellucid, transparentclever ingenious, shrewdcliche bromide, commonplace, platitude, truism

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    close immediate, near, nearby, nigh, proximateclothe cloak, drape, mantle, robecoagulate clot, congeal, curdle, jell, jelly, setcoarse gross, indelicate, vulgar, obscene, ribaldcold artic, chilly, cool, frigid, frosty, gelid, glacial, icycollision concussion, crash, impact, jar, jolt, shockcomfort console, solacecomfortable co#y, snug, restfulcomment observation, remarkcommit consign, entrust, confide, relegatecomplex complicated, intricate, involved, tangled, knottyconceit amour-propre, egoism, egotism, narcissism, vanity [0$/''T1"condemn damn, doom, sentenceconfer consult, parley, treatconfidence assurance, aplomb, self-confidence, self-possessionconfirm corroborate, substantiate, authenticate, validate, verifyconflict contest, combat, fight, affray

    confuse addle, befuddle, discombobulate, fuddle, muddle, throwconjecture surmise, guess, speculate, inferconsider deem, regard, account, reckonconspiracy plot, machination, collusion, intrigue, cabalcontain hold, accommodatecontaminate befoul, foul, poison, pollute, taintcontemporary contemporaneous, simultaneous, synchronous, concurrent,coincident, concomitantcontinual continuous, constant, ceaseless, incessant, perpetual, eternal,perennial, interminablecontract condense, compress, constrict, shrink

    contrary balky, perverse, wayward, orneryconvert metamorphose, transfigure, transform, transmogrify, transmutecool composed, collected, unruffled, nonchalant, impertubable, detachedcorrect rectify, remedy, redress, reform, revise, amendcorrupt debase, debauch, deprave, pervert, vitiatecount import, matter, signify, weighcouple pair, brace, yokecrisis crossroad, exigency, head, juncture, passcritical captious, censorious, faultfinding [$%.R'T'."critici#e blame, reprehend, censure, condemn, denouncecrowd crush, flock, horde, mob, press, throngcrude native, raw

    cruel fierce, ferocious, barbarous, inhuman, savage, viciouscrush mash, pulp, smash, suashcry weep, wail, keen, whimper, sob, blubbercure heal, remedycurious inuisitive, snoopy, nosydark dim, murky, dusky, obscure, opaue, shady, shadowyda#e bemuse, benumb, stun, stupefydead deceased, departed, extinct, lifeless, inanimate

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    discover ascertain, determine, learndiscuss argue, debate, dispute, contenddisgrace dishonor, shame, infamy, ignomity, odium, oblouy, opprobrium,disrepute, discreditdisguise camouflage, cloak, dissemble, dissimulate, maskdisgust nauseate, repel, revolt, sickendishonest lying, untruthful, deceitful, mendaciousdismay appall, daunt, horrify, shakedismiss boot, bounce, can, cashier, discharge, drop, fire, sackdisplay array, panoply, parade, pompdisposition temperament, character, personality, naturedissuade deter, discourage [*ER($!E"distant far, far-off, faraway, remote, removeddistinct discrete, separate, severaldistort twist, deform, contort, warpdistribute divide, dispense, dole, deal, rationdoctrine dogma, tenet

    dominant predominant, preponderant, paramount, preeminentdoubtful dubious, uestionabledramatic histrionic, melodramatic, stagy, theatricaldry dehydrate, desiccate, parch [/+'(TE%"dull colorless, drab, humdrum, lackluster, pedestrian, stodgy, uninspireddumb inarticulate, mute, speechlesseager avid, keen, agogearn deserve, merit, rate, wineasy simple, facile, effortless, smooth, lighteat consume, devour, ingesteccentricity idiosyncracy, uirk

    echo reecho, reflect, resound, reverberateecstasy rapture, transport, exaltationeffect conseuence, result, outcome, upshot, seueleffective effectual, efficacious, efficienteffort exertion, endeavor, application, pains, troubleeject expel, evict, dismiss, oustelaborate complicated, intricate [('/*E"elderly old, aged, venerable, superannuatedelegance grace, polish, urbanityelement component, constituent, factor, ingredientelevation altitude, heighteliminate eradicate, liuidate, purge

    embarrass abash, chagrin, discomfit, disconcert, fa#e, rattleemphasis accent, stressempty vacant, blank, void, vacuous, bare, barrenenclose cape, coop, fence, hem, pen, wallencomium eulogy, panegyric, tribute, citationencourage animate, cheer, embolden, hearten, inspiritendanger ha#ard, imperil, jeopardi#e, riskenforce implement, invoke

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    engagement appointment, assignation, date, rende#vous, trystenmity hostility, antagonism, animosity, rancor, antipathy, animusenormous immense, huge, gigantic, colossal, mammoth, tremendous,stupendous, gargantuan, vastenrapture entrance, ravish, thrill, transportenvy begrudge, coveteuanimity composure, sang-froid, serenityeuipment apparatus, gear, materiel, outfit, paraphernalia, rig, tackleerase expunge, efface, delete, cancelerror mistake, oversightescape avoid, shun, eschew, evade, eludeestimate appraise, assess, assay, evaluate, rateestrange alienate, disaffectetiuette propriety, protocol, decomrumevoke educe, elicitexaggerate inflate, magnify, overstateexample instance, case, illustration, sample, specimen

    excel surpass, exceed, transcend, outdo, outstripexcessive exorbitant, extravagant, immoderate, inordinate, extreme,unreasonableexistence actuality, being [%+%E4'(TE%.E"expect anticipate, hope, awaitexperience suffer, sustain, taste, undergoexplain elucidate, expound, explicate, interpret, construeexplicit categorical, definite, express, specificexpressive elouent, meaningful, significantextemporaneous extemporary, extempore, impromptu, offhand, unrehearsed,unpremeditated, ad-lib

    extricate disengage, disentangle, untangleextrinsic extraneous, foreign, alienface countenance, kisser, mug, pan, physiognomy, puss, visagefair just, euitable, impartial, unprejudiced, unbiased, objective,dispassionatefaithful loyal, true, constant, fast, steadfast, staunchfaithless unfaithful, false, disloyal, traitorous, treacherous, perfidious,recreantfamiliar close, intimate, confidential, chummyfanatic #ealot, enthusiastfantastic bi#arre, grotesue, fanciful, exoticfashion style, mode, vogue

    fashionable chic, dashing, in, modish, posh, sharp, smart, stylish, swank,trendyfast rapid, swift, fleet, speedy, uick, hasty, expeditiousfasten anchor, fix, moor, secure [$%&(TE%"fat obese, corpulent, fleshy, portly, stout, pudgy, rotund, plump, chubbyfatal deadly, mortal, lethalfate destiny, kismet, lot, portionfault failing, weakness, frailty, foible, vice

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    favorable propitious, auspicious, benign, conducivefawn apple-polish, bootlick, kowtow, slaver, toady, trucklefear fright, dread, terror, horror, panic, alarm, dismay, consternation,trepidationfeat achievement, exploit, masterstrokefeeling emotion, passion, sentimentfeminine female, womanly, womanish, effeminate, ladylikefertile fecund, fruitful, productive, prolific ['%&ERT'E"fidelity allegiance, fealty, loayltyfield bailiwick, domain, province, realm, sphere, territoryfigure design, device, motif, patternfinancial pecuniary, fiscal, monetaryfirm hard, solidfit suitable, meet, proper, appropriate, apt, fitting, happy, felicitousflagrant glaring, gross, egregious, rankflash gleam, glance, glint, sparkle, glitter, glisten, shimmer, glimmer, twinkle,scintillate

    flexible elastic, resilient, springy, suppleflirt dally, play, toy, trifleflock flight, herd, drove, pack, gang, gaggle, bevy, broodflourish brandish, waveflow current, flood, flux, rush, stream, tideflutter flicker, flit, flitter, hoverfollow succeed, ensue, result, supervenefoolish silly, fatuous, absurd, preposterous, ridiculous, ludicrousforbid ban, enjoin, interdict, prohibit, proscribeforce compel, coerce, constrain, oblige, obligateforeign alien, exotic, strange

    foretell augur, divine, prophesy, vaticinateforgetful unmindful, obliviousforgive pardon, excuse, condoneform figure, shape, configuration, contour, profileforte metier, specialty, thingfound create, establish, institute, organi#efragile breakable, frangible, delicate, brittlefragrance aroma, bouuet, perfume, redolence, scentfrank candid, outspoken, straightforward, openfreedom liberty, licensefrighten scare, alarm, terrify, terrori#e, startle, panicfrown glower, lower, scowl

    frustrate thwart, foil, balkfull complete, plenary, repletefunction duty, office, rolefurnish euip, outfit, appoint, accouterfutile barren, bootless, fruitless, unavailing, useless, vaingather collect, assemble, congregate, accumulate, amassgaudy flashy, garish, loud, meretricious, tawdryga#e stare, gape, glare, peer, ogle

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    impostor uack, faker, humbug, mountebank, charlatanimpression impress, imprint, print, stampimproper unbecoming, unseemly, indelicate, indecent, indecorousimprove better, help, ameliorateinactive idle, inert, passive, dormant, torpid, supineincalculable countless, immeasurable, incomputable, infinite, innumerable,measurelessincisive trenchant, biting, cutting, crisp, clear-cutincite instigate, foment, abetincline bias, dispose, predispose [!'('%.'%E"include comprise, comprehend, embrace, involveinconsistent incongruous, incompatible, discordant, uncongenial, discrepantincrease expand, enlarge, extend, augment, multiplyindicate argue, attest, bespeak, betoken, testify, witnessindifferent unconcerned, incurious, detached, uninterestedindirect circuitous, roundaboutindispensable essential, necessary, needful, reuisite

    infinite boundless, eternal, illimitable, sempiternal [&'%'TE"inflexible inexorable, adamant, obdurateinjure harm, hurt, damage, impair, mar, spoilinjustice injury, wrong, grievanceinnate inborn, inbred, congenital, hereditaryinuiry inuest, inuisition, investigation, probe, researchinsanity lunacy, madness, mania, dementiainstinctive instinctual, intuitive, visceralinsubordinate rebellious, mutinous, factious, seditiousintelligent bright, brilliant, knowing, uick-witted, smart, intellectualintense fierce, vehement, violent

    intention intent, purpose, goal, end, aim, object, objectiveinterfere meddle, tamperintimidate browbeat, bulldo#e, cow, bully, bludgeonintroduce insert, interject, interlard, interpolate, interposeintrude obtrudeirrelevant extraneous, immaterial, impertinent [REE3%T"isolate insulate, seclude, segregate, seuesteritem detail, particular

    jealous covetous, enviousjerk snap, twitch, wrench, yankjoin combine, unite, link, connect, relate, associatejoke jest, witticism, uip, sally, crack, wisecrack, gag

    jolly jovial, merry, blithe, jocundjudge arbitrator, arbiter, referee, umpirejustify warrantkeep retain, withhold, reservekind kindly, kindhearted, benign, benevolentknowledge information, learning, erudition, lore, scholarshiplack want, needlarge big, great [(/"

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    last final, terminal, eventual, ultimatelatent dormant, uiescentlawyer attorney, counselor, counsel, barrister, solicitorla#y faineant, idle, indolent, slothfullean spare, skinny, scrawny, lank, lanky, rawboned, gauntlearned erudite, scholarlylethargy lassitude, torpor, torpidity, stupor, languorletter epistle, missive, notelevel flat, even, plane, smooth, flushliberal bounteous, bountiful, freehanded, generous, handsome, munificent,openhanded [(T'%)1"lie euivocate, fib, palter, prevaricatelift raise, rear, elevate, hoist, heave, boostlike love, enjoy, relish, fancy, dotelikeness similarity, similitude, resemblance, analogy, affinitylimit restrict, confine, circumscribelimp flabby, flaccid, floppy [&'R/"

    livelihood living, subsistence, sustenance, maintenance, support, keepliving alive, live, animate, animated, vitallogical analytic, ratiocinative, rationalloose lax, slack [T')0T"loud earsplitting, stentorian, strident [(+&T"love affection, devotion, fondness, infatuationlure entice, inveigle, decoy, tempt, seducelurk skulk, slink, sneakluxury extravagance, frill [%E.E(('T1"makeshift expedient, resort, stopgapmale masculine, manlike, manly, manful, virile, mannish

    malign defame, traduce, vilify, asperse, slander, calumniate, libelmalleable ductile, plastic, pliable, pliantmanipulate exploit, maneuvermark brand, label, tag, ticketmature age, develope, ripenmeager spare, sparse, skimpy, scanty, scantmean denote, import, signifymean low, base, abject, ignoble, sordidmeaning acceptation, import, sense, significance, significationmeaningless senseless, mindless, irrational, pointless, purposelessmelt fuse, liuefy, thaw, deliuescememory remembrance, recollection, reminiscence

    mercy leniency, lenity, clemency, charitymethod system, routine, manner, mode, fashion, waymeticulous careful, painstaking, scrupulous, fastidious, punctiliousmind intellect, intelligence, brain, wit, reasonmirth merriment, jollity, hilarity, gleemiscellaneous heterogeneous, motley, mixed, varied, assortedmisfortune adversity, mishap, mischancemisleading deceptive, delusive, delusory

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    mix blend, mingle, coalesce, merge, amalgamate, fusemixture blend, admixture, compund, composite, amalgammoderate ualify, temper ['%TE%('&1"moment instant, minute, second, jiffy, flashmonopoli#e absorb, consume, engross, preoccupymood humor, tempermoral ethical, virtuous, righteousmorale esprit, esprit de corpsmoving stirring, poignant, touching, pathetic, affectingmultitude host, legion, armymuscular athletic, brawny, burly, sinewymysterious esoteric, arcane, occult, inscrutablenaive simple, ingenuous, unsophisticated, natural, unaffected, guileless,artlessname designation, denomination, title, appellation, cognomennative indigenous, endemic, autochthonous, aboriginalnautical marine, maritime, naval

    neat tidy, trim, shipshape, spick-and-span, spruce, trigneed necessity, exigency, reuisitenegligent derelict, lax, neglectful, remiss, slackneutrali#e negate, nullify, counteractnew fresh, novel, newfangled, originalnews advice, intelligence, tidings, wordnimble agile, uick, brisk, facile, sprynoise din, racket, uproar, pandemonium, hullabaloo, hubbub, clamor, babelnormal regular, natural, typicalnoted celebrated, eminent, famed, famous, illustrious, notable, preeminent,renowned

    noticeable observable, marked, conspicuous, prominent, outstanding, salient,remarkable, signal, arresting, strikingnuance gradation, shadenurture cultivate, foster, nurseobedient biddable, compliant, acuiescent, submissive, docile, amenable,tractableobject protest, kick, demur, remonstrate, expostulateobligation responsibility, dutyoblige accommodate, favor [!'(+5')E"observe keep, celebrate, commemorate, solemni#eobstacle obstruction, bar, barrier, block, hindrance, impediment, snagobstinate stubborn, headstrong, stiff-necked, bullheaded, pigheaded, mulish,

    dogged, pertinaciousoccurrence happening, event, incident, episode, circumstanceoffend insult, affront, outrageoffense crime, sin, erroroffensive disgusting, loathsome, nasty, repellent, repulsive, revolting, vileoffer proffer, tender, presentold ancient, archaic, antediluvian, obsolete, antiue, antiuatedopinion view, sentiment, feeling, belief, conviction, persuasion

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    opponent adversary, antagonistopportune seasonable, timely, well-timed ['%+**+RT$%E"opportunity occasion, opening, chance, breakoppose fight, combat, resist, withstand, contestopposite contrary, antithetical, contradictoryorderly methodical, systematicorigin inception, source, rootornate florid, flamboyant, baroue, rococooutline contour, profile, silhouetteoutlive outlast, surviveoutrageous flagrant, atrocious, monstrousoverthrow overturn, subvert, topple, upsetpacify mollify, conciliate, appease, placatepain ache, pang, smart, stitch, throe, twingepalliate extenuate, gloss, glo#e, whitewashpamper indulge, humor, spoil, coddle, mellycoddle, babeparagon nonsuch, nonpareil

    partner colleague, ally, confederatepassion fervor, fire, #eal, ardorpathetic pitiful, pitiable, piteous, lamentablepatience long-suffering, resignation, forbearancepause intermission, recess, respite, suspensionpedantic academic, bookish, donnish, scholasticpenitence compunction, contrition, remorse, repentancepensive contemplative, reflective, meditative, thoughtfulperceptible palpable, appreciable, noticeable, discernibleperfect consummate, faultless, flawless, impeccable ['/*ER&E.T"perform execute, accomplish, achieve, effect, fulfill, discharge

    period epoch, era, age, termperiodic sporadic, intermittent, occasional, fitfulpermission authori#ation, consent, leave, license [*R+0'5'T'+%"perseverance persistence, tenacity, pertinacitypersuade induce, prevail, convincephase aspect, facet, angle, sidephysiue build, constitutionpity compassion, commiseration, sympathy, condolence, empathyplain modest, simple, unostentatious, unpretentious [+R%TE"plan blueprint, design, project, scheme, strategyplausible believable, colorable, credibleplayful mischievous, impish, waggish, frolicsome

    please delight, gladden, gratify, tickle [!'(*E(E"pleasure enjoyment, delight, delectation, joyplentiful abundant, ample, copious, plenteous [(.%T"poet bard, versifier, rhymer, rhymester, poetasterpoisonous mephitic, pestilent, pestilential, toxic, venomous, virulentpolite mannerly, civil, courteous, genteelponder meditate, deliberate, ruminate, mull, musepoor indigent, needy, impecunious, penniless, impoverished, poverty-

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    stricken, destitutepossible workable, practicable, feasible, viableposture attitude, carriage, pose, stancepractice drill, exercise, rehearsepraise acclaim, commend, extol, laudpredicament plight, uandary, jam, fix, picklepredict call, forecast, foretell, prognosticatepredilection bias, leaning, partiality, penchant, prejudice, proclivity,propensitypreliminary introductory, prefatory, preparatorypresume presuppose, postulate, posit, assumepretend assume, affect, simulate, feign, fake, counterfeitprevailing prevalent, current, rifeprevent preclude, avert, obviate, forestallprice charge, cost, expenseproduce bear, yieldprofane blasphemous, sacrilegious

    proficient adept, skilled, skillful, expertprofuse exuberant, lavish, lush, luxuriant, prodigal, riotous [(*RE"promise covenant, engage, pledge, plight, swear, vowprone supine, prostrate, recumbentproportion harmony, symmetry, balancepropose pose, propound, submitproud arrogant, haughty, disdainful, superciliousprovoke incite, excite, stimulate, arouse, rouse, stirprudence discretion, foresight, forethought, circumspectionpull drag, draw, haul, tow, tug [*$(0"pulsate pulse, beat, palpitate, throb

    punish correct, chastise, discipline, castigate, penali#epure absolute, sheer, simple, unadulteratedpush propel, shove, thrust [*$"pu##le perplex, mystify, bewilder, confounduality property, attribute, character, traitualm scruple, compunction, misgivinguibble carp, cavil, niggle, nitpick, pettifogrange ambit, compass, orbit, purview, reach, scope, sweepreach achieve, attain, gain, compassreal actual, true, existentreap garner, gather, gleam, harvestreason intuition, understanding, judgement

    rebellion revolution, revolt, mutiny, insurrection, uprisingrecede ebb, retract, retreat, retrograde [!3%.E"reciprocate reuite, returnreckless rash, precipitate, foolhardy, temerariousrecoil blench, uail, shrink, flinchrecover regain, recoup, retrieverefer advert, mentionrefrain abstain, forbear

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    refuse decline, reject, spurn, rebuffregard esteem, admiration, respectregret sorrow, grief, anguish, woe, heartache, heartbreakrelevant pertinent, germane, material, apposite, apropos ['RREE3%T"reliable dependable, responsible, trustworthyrelieve allay, alleviate, assuage, lighten, mitigate, palliatereligious devout, pious, sanctimoniousrelinuish yield, resign, abandon, surrender, cede, waive, renouncerely trust, depend, reckonremainder rest, balance, residue, residuum, remnant, leavings, remainsremember bethink, recall, recollect [&+R)ET"reparation redress, amends, restitution, indemnityrepeat iterate, reiterate, restatereplace supplant, supersederepresent delineate, depict, limn, picture, portrayresort apply, go, refer, turnresponsible answerable, liable, accountable, amenable

    rest relaxation, repose, leisure, ease, comfortrestrain curb, check, bridle, inhibitreturn revert, recur, recrudescereveal expose, disclose, divulge, betrayrevere worship, venerate, adore, idoli#ereverse invert, transposerevive restore, resuscitate, revivifyrhythm meter, cadencerich affluent, flush, loaded, moneyed, wealthy [*++R"ridicule mock, taunt, twit, deride, giberight privilege, prerogative, peruisite, birthright

    rise ascend, climb, soar, tower, mount, surgerival compete, vie, emulateroom elbowroom, latitude, leeway, margin, play, scoperough harsh, jagged, rugged, scabrous, unevenrude crude, primitive, raw, roughruin ra#e, demolish, destroy, wreckrural bucolic, rustic, pastoralsad melancholy, sorrowful, doleful, woebegone, desolatesame identical, selfsame, very [!'&&ERE%T"sarcastic ironic, caustic, satirical, sardonicsatiate sate, cloy, glut, gorge, surfeitsatisfy answer, fill, fullfil, meet

    save rescue, reclaim, redeem, deliversaying maxim, adage, saw, motto, epigram, proverb, aphorismscatter disperse, dissipate, dispelscold upbraid, berate, revile, vituperate, railscream shriek, screechsecret stealthy, covert, clandestine, furtive, surreptitious, underhandsee behold, note, notice, espy, descry, observe, contemplate, survey, view,perceive, discern, remark

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    seek hunt, uest, searchseem appear, looksend dispatch, forward, route, ship, transmitsensuous sensual, luxurious, voluptuous, sybaritic, epicureansentimental bathetic, maudlin, mawkish, mushy, romantic, schmalt#y, slushy,soppyseparate divide, part, sever, sunder, divorceseries succession, progression, seuence, chain, train, stringserious sober, grave, solemn, earnest, sedate, staidservitude bondage, slaverysevere stern, austere, ascetic, strictshade penumbra, shadow, umbra, umbrageshake tremble, uake, uiver, shiver, shuddershameless bra#en, barefaced, brash, impudent, unblushingshapleless amorphous, formless, unformed, unshaped [(0*E1"share participate, partakesharp keen, acute

    shelter cover, retreat, refuge, asylum, sanctuaryshorten abbreviate, abridge, curtail, truncate [E%)T0E%"shout bawl, bellow, holler, howl, roar, whoop, yellshow display, expose, parade, exhibit, flauntshowy flamboyant, ostentatious, pretentious, splashyshrewd sagacious, astute, perspicaciousshy bashful, diffident, modest, coy, demuresign badge, mark, token, symptom, notesilent reticent, reserved, taciturn, secretive, uncommunicative, tightlippedsincere unaffected, unfeigned, wholehearted, hearty, heartfeltsingle sole, uniue, solitary, lone, separate

    sinister baleful, malignslant incline, lean, slope, tilt, tipsleek glossy, satiny, silken, silky, slickslide slip, glide, coast, skid, slithersloppy slovenly, unkempt, slipshodslow dilatory, leisurely, laggard, deliberatesly cunning, tricky, crafty, wily, foxy, artful, guilefulsmall diminutive, little, miniature, minuscule, minute, petite, tiny, wee[R)E"smell aroma, odor, scentsmile grin, simper, smirksocial companionable, convivial, gregarious, sociable [%T'(+.'"

    solitude isolation, seclusion, retirementsolve decipher, resolve, unravelsour acid, acidulous, dry, tartspacious ample, capacious, commodious, roomysparing frugal, thrifty, economicalspeak talk, converse, discoursespeed hurry, hasten, uicken, accelerate, precipitatespend disburse, expend [(3E"

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    spontaneous impulsive, instinctive, involuntary, automaticstain blot, brand, stigma, taintstammer stutterstandard benchmark, criterion, gauge, measure, touchstone, yardstickstate condition, situation, statusstay remain, wait, abide, tarry, linger, sojournsteady even, euable, uniform, constantsteal purloin, filch, snitch, pilfer, cop, hook, swipe, lift, pinchsteep abrupt, precipitous, sheerstem arise, derive, emanate, flow, issue, originatestench fetor, malodor, reek, stinksterile infertile, barren, unfruitful, impotentstiff rigid, inflexible, inelastic, tensestill uiet, silent, noiseless, soundlessstingy close, close-fisted, niggardly, penny-pinching, miserly, parsimonious,penurious, tightstoop condescend, deign

    stop cease, desist, discontinue, halt, uit [(TRT"strange peculiar, odd, ueer, uaint, outlandish, singular, eccentric, curiousstreak strain, veinstrength power, might, energy, forcestrip divest, denude, barestrong stout, sturdy, tough, stalwart, tenaciousstrut swagger, swankstupid slow, dumb, dull, obtuse, densesuave smooth, urbane, diplomatic, politicsubject matter, topic, themesubstance burden, core, gist, pith, purport

    sufficient adeuate, enough ['%($&&'.'E%T"suggest imply, hint, intimate, insinuatesummit peak, pinnacle, acme, apex, #enith, climaxsuperficial shallow, cursorysuperfluous excess, extra, spare, supernumerary, surplus, supererogatorysupervise boos, overlook, oversee, superintendsupport uphold, back, advocate, championsupposed conjectural, hypothetical, putative, reputed, suppositious,supposititious [.ERT'%"suppress stifle, represssure certain, confident, positivesurprise astonish, ama#e, astound, dumbfound, flabbergast

    surrender submission, capitulationsurround circle, compass, encircle, encompass, environ, gird, girdle, ringswerve depart, deviate, digress, diverge, stray, veerswing oscillate, sway, rock, vibrate, fluctuate, undulate, waversymbol attribute, emblemtact address, diplomacy, savoir-fairetalkative louacious, garrulous, voluble, verbose, glibtardy behindhand, late, overdue [*R+/*T"

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  • 8/12/2019 Analogies for GRE


    vigor dash, punch, verve, vim, vitalityvindictive vengeful, revengefulvociferous blatant, boisterous, strident, clamorousvoluntary intentional, deliberate, willful, willingvoracious gluttonous, rapacious, ravenousvotary devotee, habitu6wander ramble, roam, rove, range, meander, stray, gallivant, gadwarn caution, forewarnwaste blow, consume, dissipate, fritter, suander [(3E"way route, course, passage, pass, arteryweak feeble, frail, fragile, infirm, decrepit, debilitatedweird eerie, uncanny, unearthlywet damp, moist, dank, humidwhole all, entire, gross, total [*RT'"wise sage, sapient, judicious, prudent, sensible, sanewit humor, repartee, sarcasm, ironywonder marvel, miracle, phenomenon, prodigy, sensation

    wordy diffuse, long-winded, prolix, verbosework labor, toil, drudgery, travailwrithe agoni#e, suirmyearn long, pine, hanker, hunger, thirstyield relent, bow, defer, submit, capitulate, succumbyoung youthful, adolescent, immature, juvenile, puerile, green#est gusto, relish

    abettor7 encouragerabrade7 wear away by friction, erodeacephalous7 headlessacuiesce7 to assent, agree passivelyadduce7 present as evidenceadumbration7 foreshadowing, to give a sketchy outline ofafferent7 carrying towards the centerafflatus7 inspirationagronomist7 scientist engaged in the management of landamorti#ation7 act of reducing debts through partial paymentsandirons7 metal supports in a fireplace for cooking utensils or logsapologue7 moral fableapoplexy7 stroke, loss of consciousnessappurtenances7 subordinate possessionsarrant7 complete, thorougharrogate7 claim without reasonable groundsasseverate7 make a positive statement or solemn declarationatelier7 workshop, studioathwart7 across, in oppositionauscultation7 act of listening to the heart or lungs for abnormalities

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    avatar7 incarnation

    5bassoon 7 a reed musical instrumentbatten7 grow fat, thrive upon othersbenighted7 overcome by darknessbete noire7 aversion, a person or thing stongly dislikedbillingsgate7 vituperation, abusive languagebla#on7 decorate with an heraldic coat of armsbluff7 high cliffbootless7 uselessbra#ier7 open pan in which live coals are burnedbreviary7 book containing daily prayersbumptious7 self assertivebuskin7 thick soled half boot worn by actors of )reek tragedy


    cameo7 shell or jewel carved in reliefcaparison7 put showy ornamentation on a horsecarmine7 rich redcarte blanche7 an unlimited authority or freedomcaryatid7 sculptured column of a female figurecausistry7 subtle or sophisticated reasoning resulting in minute decisionscausus7 a private meeting or partychamp7 chew noisilychattel7 personal propertychiromancy7 act of telling fortunes by reading hands, palmistrychiropodist7 one who treats disorders of the feet

    cloven7 splitcoadjutor7 assistant, colleaguecockade7 decoration worn on the hatcollier7 workers in coal mine, ship carrying coalconcordat7 agreementcontemn7 to view with contempt8 despisecontumely7 scornful insolence, insultcormorant7 greedy, rapacious birdcortege7 processioncoruscate7 glitter, scintillatecrepuscular7 pertaining to twilightcruet7 small bottle for vinegar, oil etc

    cul-de-sac 7 blind alley, trap

    !dastard7 cowarddebenture7 bond issued to secure a loandecrepit7 worn out by agedefalcate7 misuse money held in trust, embe##ledeliuescent7 capable of absorbing moisture from the air and becoming liuid

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    demesne7 domain, land over which a person has full sovereigntydepilate 7 to remove hairdescant7 to discuss fullydesideratum7 that which is desireddesuetude7 disusedipsomaniac 7 one who has strong cravings for intoxicating liuordishabille7 in a state of undressdistaff7 women considered as a group8 attachment for spinning wheeldrone7 an idle personduenna7 an older attendant for a young female, chaperone, governessdurance7 restraint, imprisonment

    Eeclat7 a brilliance8 gloryeduce7 draw forth8 elicitefflorescent7 flowering

    effulgent7 brilliantly radiantelusory7 tending to deceive expectations8 elusiveembla#on7 deck in brilliant coloursemeritus7 retired but retained in an honorary capacityempyreal7 celestial8 fieryendive7 species of leafy plants used in saladsepicurean7 person who devotes himself to the pleasure of the senseseuipage7 horse drawn carriageescutcheon7 shield shaped surface on which coat of arms is placedesprit de corps7 morale8 comradeshipeviscerate7 disembowel8 remove entrails

    ewer7 water pitcherex officio7 by virtue of one9s officeexhaustive7 thorough8 comprehensive

    &fain7 gladly8 happilyfaux pas or slip in manners or behavioursfealty7 loyalty8 faithfulnessfetish7 object supposed to possess magical powersfiduciary7 pertaining to a position of trustflagellate7 flog8 whipflotilla7 small fleet

    freebooter7 buccaneerfreshet7 sudden floodfroward7 disobedient8 perverse8 stubbornfrow#y7 slovenly8 untidyfulgent7 beaming8 radiantfustian7 pompous8 bombastic


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  • 8/12/2019 Analogies for GRE


    lave7 washlesion7 unhealthy change in strucure8 injurylissome7 agile, lithelubricity7 slipperiness8 evasivenesslucent7 shining

    /mall7 public walkmaunder7 talk incoherently8 utter drivelmelange7 medley8 miscellanymeringue7 pastry decoration made of white eggsmesa 7 highmews7 a group of stables built around a courtyardmien7 a demeanor8 a bearingminaret7 a slender tower attached to a mosuemiscegenation7 an intermarriage between racesmoeity7 half, part

    moor7 marshy wastelandmorganatic7 describing a marriage between a member of the royal family anda commonermugwump7 defector from a partymurrain7 plague, cattle disease

    %nave7 main body of churchneap7 lowestnecrology7 obituary notice8 list of the deadnon seuitor7 a conclusion that does not follow the facts stated

    nosegay7 fragrant bouet

    +objurgate7 scold8 rebuke severlyoblation7 the eucharist8 pious donationoffal7 waste8 garbageoffertory7 collection of money at a religious ceremonyorison7 prayerorotund 7 having a round, resonant uality8 inflated speech

    *paddock7 saddling enclosure at race track8 lot for exercising horses

    palaver7 discussion8 misleading speechpanoply7 full set of armorparapet7 low wall at edge of roof or balconyparegoric7 medicine that eases painparlous7 dangerous8 perilousparricide7 murder of a fatherparturition7 delivery, childbirthparvenu7 upstart8 newly rich person

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    patricide7 person who murders his fatherpatrimony7 inheritance from fatherpeculate7 steal8 embe##lepediment7 a triangular part above columns in )reek buildingspelf7 stolen property8 money or wealthpennate7 having wings or feathersperforce7 of necessityperistyle7 series of columns surrounding a buildingpersiflage7 flippant conversation8 banterphial7 a small bottlepicaresue7 pertaining to rogues in literatureplangent7 plaintive8 resounding sadlyplenipotentiary7 fully empoweredpoltroon7 cowardpommel7 beatporphyry7 igneous rock containing feldspar or uart# crystalsportentous7 ominous8 serious

    postprandial7 after dinnerpreciosity7 overrefinement in art or speechproboscis7 long snout8 noseprognathous7 having projecting jawsprorogue7 dismiss parliament8 end officiallyprovender7 dry food8 fodderpurblind7 dim sighted8 obtusepurloin7 to steal