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Definition- stinging, bitter in temper or tone Part of Speech- adjective Synonyms- biting, rancorous, hostile, peevish Antonyms- gentle, warm, mild, cordial.

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1 Definition- stinging, bitter in temper or tone Part of Speech- adjective Synonyms- biting, rancorous, hostile, peevish Antonyms- gentle, warm, mild, cordial

2 BOVINE (ADJ.) Resembling A Cow or Ox; Sluggish, Unresponsive. SYNONYMS: STOLID, DULL, SLOW, STUPID ANTONYMS: SHARP, BRIGHT, KEEN, QUICK

3 Consternation (N.)- Dismay, Confusion SYN- Shock, Amazement, Bewilderment ANT.- Calm, Composure, Aplomb

4 (Adj.) – Fat; having a large, bulky body Synonyms: overweight, heavy, obese, stout, portly Antonyms: slender, lean, spare, gaunt, emaciated

5 Disavow (Verb) To deny responsibility for or connection with Synonyms: disclaim, retract, abjure Antonyms: acknowledge, admit, grant, certify

6 Dissension (n.) disagreement, sharp difference of opinion S: strife, discord, contention A:agreement, accord, harmony

7 Dissipate (verb) to cause to disappear; to scatter, dispel; to spend foolishly, squander; to be extravagant in pursuit of pleasure S: disperse, strew, diffuse, waste A: gather, collect, conserve, husband

8 Dispassionate (Adj.) Impartial; calm, free from emotion Synonym: unbiased, disinterested, cool, detached Antonym: committed, engaged, partial, biased

9 Expurgate Verb. Definition: to remove objectionable passages or words from a written text; to cleanse, purify Synonyms: purge, censor, bowdlerize Mike in 6 th grade. I know right?! LOL Mike Trivelis

10 Gauntlet Noun An armored or protective glove, a challenge, two lines of men armed with weapons with which to beat a person forced to run between them, an ordeal… Synonyms: dare, provocation, trial, punishment

11 hypothetical (Adj.) based on assumption or guess, used as a provisional or tentative idea to guide or direct investigation. Synonyms: assumed, supposed, conditional Antonyms: actual, real, tested, sustained

12 Ignoble Adj: mean, low and base Synonyms: inferior, unworthy, sordid Antonyms: admirable, praiseworthy lofty and noble

13 Adjective Definition: I mmoderate, L acking in S elf- C ontrol; I nclement Synonyms: E xcessive, E xtreme, U nrestrained, I nordinate Antonyms: M oderate, R estrained, C ool and C ollected Intemperate

14 ~ HATRED, CONTEMPT; DISGRACE OR INFAMY RESULTING FROM HATEFUL CONDUCT SYNONYMS : ABHORRENCE, OPPROBRIUM, SHAME, IGNOMINY ANTONYMS: ESTEEM, ADMIRATION, APPROBATION NOUN

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17 Squeamish Definition: (adj.) inclined to nausea; easily shocked or upset; excessively fastidious or refined Synonyms: nauseated, queasy, delicate, oversensitive, priggish

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19 Definition: open to; easily influenced; lacking in resistance Part of Speech: Adjective Synonyms: Vulnerable, receptive, impressionable Antonyms: resistant, immune


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