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Abbreviate. Jeff Williams Verb Synonyms: to shorten or to reduce Antonyms: to lengthen or increase. Abstinence. Jeff Williams Noun Synonyms: refraining or resisting Antonyms: giving in to or releasing. Adulation. Jeff Williams Noun Synonyms: to praise or to worship

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abbreviate

Abbreviate

Jeff Williams

Verb

Synonyms: to shorten or to reduce

Antonyms: to lengthen or increase

abstinence

Abstinence

Jeff Williams

Noun

Synonyms: refraining or resisting

Antonyms: giving in to or releasing

adulation

Adulation

Jeff Williams

Noun

Synonyms: to praise or to worship

Antonyms: to hate or dislike

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AnachronisticAdjectiveThe representation of someone as existing or something as happening in other than chronological, proper, or historical order.

  • Synonyms
    • Out Dated
      • No longer valid or fashionable
    • Old Fashioned
      • A suit of rather antique appearance
  • Antonyms
    • Cotemporary
      • Modern day
    • New-fashioned
      • To lately come into fashion.
anecdote noun an interesting or amusing story
AnecdoteNounAn interesting or amusing story
  • Synonyms
    • Episode
      • An adventure or scene
    • Tall Tale
      • Farfetched story
anonymous adjective having no known name identity or known source
AnonymousAdjectiveHaving no known name, identity or known source
  • Synonyms
    • Nameless
      • With out a name
    • Unidentified
      • With no known identification
  • Antonyms
    • Binomial
      • Relating or consisting of two terms
    • Pseudonymous
      • Bearing or identified by an assumed
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Antagonist

NOUN

Synonyms: enemy or attacker

Antonyms: for it, or a friend

a person who is opposed to, struggles against, or competes with another person

T McMahan

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Arid

Adjective

Synonyms: waterless or thirsty

Antonyms: quenched or filled with water

being without moisture; extremely dry; parched: arid land; an arid climate

T McMahan

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Assiduous

Synonyms: studious, devoted

Antonyms: failure to do work, doesn’t care

constant; unremitting: assiduous reading.

Adjective

T McMahan

asylum

Asylum

D.diaz

Definition= Shelter from danger

Synonyms= Cover, Institution

Antonyms= Homeless

Way to remember= It’s a scary place

Noun

benevolent d diaz
BenevolentD.diaz
  • Definition= Friendly
  • Synonyms= Helpful, kind
  • Adjective
  • Antonyms= Greedy, Malevolent
  • Opposite of Malevolent
camaraderie d diaz
Camaraderie D.diaz
  • Definition= Friendship
  • Noun
  • Synonyms= Cheer, Fellowship
  • Antonyms= Dislike, hate
collaborate

M. Korsick

Collaborate

Synonyms- Team up, Help

Antonyms- Be independent, To split up

(v) to cooperate, work together

compassion
Compassion

M. Korsick

(n) helpfulness or mercy

Synonyms- sympathy, Understanding

Antonyms- apathy, Uncaring

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvXzvL-q100

compromise
Compromise

M. Korsick

  • (v) to settle a dispute by terms agreeable to both sides
  • Synonyms-Negotiate, concession
  • Antonyms- Dispute, Disagreement
c ongregation

L. Butler

Congregation

Definition: A group of people that have come together.

Part of speech: Noun

Synonyms: assembly, audience

Antonyms: alone, single

l butler
L. Butler

Convergence

Definition: An act or instance of converging.

Part of speech: noun

Synonyms: Merging, Meeting

Antonyms: Divergent, avoid

deleterious
Deleterious

L. Butler

Definition: anything that is harmful to life.

Part of speech: adjective

Synonyms: Harmful, Damaging

Antonyms: Safe, Careful

demagogue

Hunter Benko

a person, esp. an orator or political leader, who gains power and popularity by arousing the emotions, passions, and prejudices of the people.

Noun

demagogue

digression

Hunter Benko

Noun

a passage or section that deviates from the central theme in speech or writing.

digression

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Hunter Benko

Diligent

verbs

constant in effort to accomplish something; attentive and persistent in doing anything

discredit t olsen

DiscreditT. Olsen

Verb, noun

Synonyms: Defame, censure

Antonyms: Credit, honor

disdain t olsen
DisdainT. Olsen
  • Noun
  • Synonyms: Antipathy, Arrogance
  • Antonyms: Favor, Admiration
divergent t olsen
DivergentT. Olsen
  • Adjective
  • Synonyms: Aberrant, Abnormal
  • Antonyms:Agreeing, Convergent
n identification with the feelings of others

Empathy

(n) identification with the feelings of others

Compassion

Understanding

Misunderstanding

Uncaring

I have no empathy for you.

I can careless.

C.Conrad

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Imitate

Copy

Opposite

Different

Emulate

(v) to imitate, follow an example

Quit being a Copy Cat!

C.Conrad

adj weakening tiring
Exhausting

Wearing

Energize

Rejuvenate

Enervating

(adj) weakening, tiring

All this running is enervating.

C.Conrad

enhance

Verb

  • To improve or make better.
  • Synonyms: Beautify, embellish,
  • Antonyms: Decrease, worsen

Enhance

S. Johnson

ephemeral

S. Johnson

Ephemeral
  • Adjective
  • Momentary or transit.
  • The term is used to describe objects found in nature, and it also describes a wide range of things.
  • Synonyms: Brief, impermanent
  • Antonyms: Enduring, eternal
evanescent

S. Johnson

Evanescent
  • Adjective
  • Quickly fading, short lived, fleeting.
  • Tending to become imperceptible; scarcely perceptible.
  • Synonyms: Temporary, vanishing
  • Antonyms: Long lasting
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Florid

T. Wolfe

  • Adjective
  • Definition- reddish; ruddy; rosy
  • Antonyms- natural, plain, undecorated
  • Synonyms- embellished, garnished, ornamented
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Fortuitous

T. Wolfe

  • Adjective
  • Definition- happening or produced by chance; accidental
  • Antonyms- calculated, designed, planned
  • Synonyms- luck, unplanned, fortunate
  • Sentence- A series of fortuitous events advanced her career.
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Frugal

T. Wolfe

  • Adjective
  • Definition- economical in use or expenditure; prudently saving or sparing
  • Antonyms- wasteful, generous, un economical
  • Synonyms- conserving, not wasteful, penny-wise
  • Sentence- The family was very frugal by buying only things the they needed not wanted.
incompatible
Incompatible

A. Stein

  • Adj.
  • Opposed in nature, not able to live or work together.
inconsequential
Inconsequential

A. Stein

  • Adj.
  • of little or no importance; insignificant; trivial.
inevitable
Inevitable

A. Stein

  • Adj.
  • Certain, unavoidable
integrity

Definition

  • Synonyms
    • Decency
    • Honesty
  • Antonyms
    • Disgrace
    • Dishonor
  • Part of speech
    • noun
Integrity

S. McGuire

intrepid

Definition

    • To be free from fear.
  • Synonyms
    • Fearless
    • Adventurous
  • Antonyms
    • Meek
    • Timid
  • Part of Speech
    • Adjective
Intrepid

S. McGuire

intuitive

Definition

    • Knowledge
  • Synonyms
    • Untaught
    • Instinctive
  • Antonyms
    • Calculated
    • Taught
  • Part of Speech
    • Adjective
Intuitive

S. McGuire

jubilation
jubilation
  • a feeling of or the expression of joy or exultation

Jarrett Newberg

labbyist
labbyist
  • a person who tries to influence legislation on behalf of a special interest; a member of a lobby.

Jarrett Newberg

longevity
longevity
  • a long individual life; great duration of individual life: Our family is known for its longevity.

Jarrett Newberg

mundane

Lauren Traylor

Mundane

Adj.

Ordinary/common place

Synonyms:

Routine

Normal

Antonyms:

Abnormal

Strange

Olivia is not a mundane girl.

nonchalant

Lauren Traylor

Nonchalant

Adj.

Calm, casual

Synonyms:

Careless

unconcerned

Antonyms:

Careful

Cautious

The girl was nonchalant when she was rushing through her homework.

novice

Novice

Noun

Beginner

Synonyms:

fledgling

Rookie

Antonyms:

Experienced

Veteran

He was a novice in his swimming class.

L. Traylor

opulent
Opulent

Adj.

Synonyms: lavish, rich

Antonyms: poor, destitute

W. Turner

orator
orator

n.

Synonyms: speaker, lecturer

Antonyms: stage fright

W. Turner

ostentatious
ostentatious

Adj.

Synonyms: boastful, dashing

Antonyms: modest, shy

W. Turner

parched

N.Cady

parched
  • Adjective
  • To make extremely dry, especially by exposure to heat
  • Synonyms: Dried up, Shriveled
  • Antonyms: Damp, moist, wet
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LdTuXkZtYZ0
perfidious

N.Cady

perfidious
  • Adjective
  • Synonyms: False, Slick, Shifty
  • Antonyms: Trustworthy, loyal, True
  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1vfrVayIUh0
precocious

N.Cady

precocious

Adjective

Unusually advanced or talented at an early age

Synonym: Advanced, Bright

Antonym: Stupid, Dumb

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6aEo0WxOW4

pretentious

~pretending to be important, intelligent or cultured

~Adjective

~ Synonyms: showy, ostentatious

Antonyms: humble, modest

Pretentious

  • Thiel
procrastinate
Procrastinate
  • to unnecessarily delay, postpone, put off
  • Verb
  • Synonyms- delay, linger
  • Antonyms- complete , advance

A. Thiel

prosaic
Prosaic
  • relating to prose; dull, commonplace
  • Adjective
  • Synonyms-boring, colorless
  • Antonyms- creative, imaginative

A. Thiel

prosperity

Prosperity

a successful, flourishing, or thriving condition, esp. in financial respects; good fortune.

(N)

Tanner Gardner

provocative
Provocative

tending or serving to provoke; inciting, stimulating, irritating, or vexing.

(Adj)

Tanner Gardner

prudent

Prudent

Wise in handling practical matters; exercising good judgment or common sense.

(Adj)

Tanner Gardner

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