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APT (adj.) suitable, fitting, likely; quick to learn
The appropriate greeting card for a particular occasion is one that expresses APT sentiments. Synonyms appropriate, fit, proper, liable Antonyms inappropriate, unlikely, slow
AWRY (adj., adv.) in a turned or twisted position or direction; wrong, out of the right or hoped-for course
When something goes AWRY during a countdown, NASA officials will cancel a shuttle launch. Synonyms crooked, askew, amiss Antonyms straight, symmetrical
BLUDGEON (n.) a short club used as a weapon; (v.) to strike with a heavy club; to use force or strong arguments to gain some point
Early humans fashioned BLUDGEONS from the thick limbs of trees. Synonyms cudgel, clobber, clout Antonyms
CAPITULATE (v.) to end resistance, give up, surrender, throw in the towel
When I saw that I had been outmaneuvered by my opponent, I had no choice but to CAPITULATE. SynonymsAntonyms hold out, persist
CHAFE (v.) to wear sore by rubbing; to feel annoyance or dissatisfaction; annoy, irk (n.) a sore or injury caused by rubbing
To keep that raw CHAFE from becoming infected, you should put a clean bandage on it. Synonyms irritate, scrape, abrade Antonyms soothe, mollify, please, elate
DEFILE (v.) to make unclean or dirty, destroy the purity of; to march in a single line or in columns; (n.) a narrow passage; gorge, canyon
The citizens believed cell phone towers would DEFILE the beauty of their historic town. Synonyms pollute, contaminate, desecrate Antonyms cleanse, purify
DIRE (adj.) dreadful, causing fear or suffering; warning of trouble to come; demanding immediate action to avoid disaster
Environmentalists warn of the DIRE consequences of the destruction of the world’s rain forests. Synonyms disastrous, ominous, sinister, urgent Antonyms favorable, auspicious, beneficial
DISARMING (adj.) charming, tending to get rid of unfriendliness or suspicion
My best friend has a most DISARMING smile. Synonyms endearing, winning Antonyms alarming, troubling, disquieting
DISGRUNTLED (adj.) in bad humor, discontented, annoyed
When flights are delayed because of bad weather, airline passengers may become extremely DISGRUNTLED. Synonyms displeased, grumpy, surly Antonyms pleased, satisfied, content
ENCROACH (v.) to advance beyond the usual or proper limits, trespass
Where suburbs ENCROACH on unspoiled forests or wetlands, delicate ecosystems may be disrupted. Synonyms intrude, infringe Antonyms
ENDOW (v.) to furnish, equip, provide with funds or some other desirable thing or quality
Wealthy individuals often make provisions in their wills to ENDOW their favorite charities. Synonyms grant, bestow, present, bequeath Antonyms take away, deprive
FEND (v.) to ward off, resist; to get along, manage
A novel’s heroine may have to FEND off the proposals of unappealing suitors. Synonyms stave off, cope Antonyms
IMPUNITY (n.) freedom from punishment
Bullies must be made to realize that they cannot push other people around with IMPUNITY. Synonyms exemption from penalty, immunity Antonyms
MIEN (n.) air, manner; appearance; expression
A person may adopt a cheerful MIEN in an attempt to conceal sorrow or anger. Synonyms look, bearing, demeanor Antonyms
PENAL (adj.) having to do with punishment
Devil’s Island, off the coast of French Guiana, was once the site of an infamous PENAL colony. Synonyms correctional, disciplinary Antonyms
PERTINENT (adj.) related to the matter at hand, to the point
The joke you told was very amusing, but I fail to see how it was PERTINENT to the conversation. Synonyms relevant, germane, apropos Antonyms unrelated, irrelevant, immaterial
PREDOMINANT (adj.) the greatest in strength or power; most common
Cy Young, for whom the coveted pitching award is named, was once the PREDOMINANT pitcher in baseball. Synonyms chief, major, paramount, prevalent Antonyms secondary, minor, subsidiary, rare
PRODIGY (n.) a child or young person with extraordinary ability or talent; something wondering or marvelous, monstrous or abnormal; an unusual feat
The careers of some musical PRODIGIES have turned out to be short-lived. Synonyms marvel, wonder, genius Antonyms dumbbell, dunce, dullard
RECLUSE (n.) a person who leads a life shut up or withdrawn from the world
An individual who has suffered a great emotional loss may become something of a RECLUSE. Synonyms loner, hermit Antonyms
RENOWN (n.) fame, glory
Some writers earn acclaim during their lifetime, but others win RENOWN only after their death. Synonyms reputation, celebrity, prestige Antonyms obscurity, infamy, notoriety
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