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Appropriate; suitable; apt Syn: relevant, pertinent, material Ant: irrelevant, immaterial, inappropriate **appropriate. Apposite (adj). Augur (n) (v). (n) A prophet or seer; (v) to predict, foreshadow Syn: (n)oracle; (v)bode ***I was in AWE at the ability of the augur to see future.

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Apposite adj

Appropriate; suitable; apt

Syn: relevant, pertinent, material

Ant: irrelevant, immaterial, inappropriate

**appropriate

Apposite (adj)


Augur n v

Augur (n) (v)

(n) A prophet or seer; (v) to predict, foreshadow

Syn: (n)oracle; (v)bode

***I was in AWE at the ability of the augur to see future


Bilk v

Bilk (v)

To defraud, cheat, or swindle; to evade payment of; to frustrate, thwart

Syn: dupe, cozen***didn’t pay the bill


Charisma n

Charisma (n)

The special personal magnetism that makes an individual exceptionally appealing to other people; a divinely bestowed gift or power

Syn: charm, mystique, appeal

**character


Debilitate v

Debilitate (v)

To make weak or feeble

Syn: enervate, sap, exhaust, enfeeble

Ant: strengthen, fortify, invigorate

**need to rehabilitate


Execrable adj

Execrable (adj)

Utterly detestable, hateful, or abhorrent; extremely inferior

Syn: odious, abominable, reprehensible

Ant: commendable, praiseworthy, meritorious

**terrible; excrement


Impinge v

Impinge (v)

To strike against or collide with violently; to encroach or obtrude upon; to make an impression upon

Syn: horn in, affect

**infringe upon


Labyrinth n

Labyrinth (n)

A bewildering maze; any confusing or complicated situation

Syn: tangle, mystery, enigma


Narcissism n

Narcissism (n)

Excessive self-love; absorption in oneself

Syn: egotism, conceit, vanity

**Narcissus


Niggardly adj

Niggardly (adj)

Stingy; meanly small or insufficient

Syn: tightfisted, penny-pinching

Ant: generous, bountiful, magnanimous

***beggarly


Pastiche n

Pastiche (n)

A dramatic, musical, or literary work made up of bits and pieces from other sources; a hodgepodge

Syn: medley, patchwork, mélange, potpourri

**pasta dish with lots of stuff


Precarious adj

Precarious (adj)

Very uncertain or unsure; dangerous or risky

Syn: perilous, dubious, ticklish

Ant: secure, sage, sturdy, firm **dangerous


Rapport n

Rapport (n)

A close and harmonious relationship

Syn: bond, tie, affinity, understanding

**rap with people with whom you have good rapport


Utilitarian adj

Utilitarian (adj)

Stressing practicality over other considerations; relating to the belief that what is good or desirable is determined purely by its usefulness

Syn: practical, functional, pragmatic

Ant: nonfunctional, ornamental, decorative

**utility, useful


Vacuous adj

Vacuous (adj)

Devoid of matter, substance, or meaning; lacking ideas or intelligence

Syn: inane, insipid, fatuous, void, empty

Ant: incisive, trenchant, perceptive, intelligent

**vacuum


Vagary n

Vagary (n)

An unpredictable, erratic, or seemingly purposeless action, occurrence, or notion

Syn: caprice, whim, quirk


Viable adj

Viable (adj)

Capable of living or developing under normal circumstances

Syn: practicable, workable, feasible

Ant: impracticable, unworkable, unfeasible

**vida - life


Xenophobia n

Xenophobia (n)

Undue or unreasonable fear, hatred, or contempt of foreigners or strangers or of what is foreign or strange

Syn: provinciality, parochialism, chauvinism

**phobia – fear of

x men - outsiders


Zany adj n

Zany (adj) (n)

(adj)Clownish or funny in a crazy, bizarre, or ludicrous way; (n) one who plays the clown

**zany brainy, crazy


Zealot n

Zealot (n)

A fanatical partisan; an ardent follower

Syn: fanatic, extremist

**overzealous


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