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Ameliorate

<p>(v.) To improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming.</p><p>Synonyms: Amend, Better</p><p>Antonyms: Worsen, Aggravate, Exacerbate</p>

(v.) To improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming.

Synonyms: Amend, Better

Antonyms: Worsen, Aggravate, Exacerbate

<p>(v.) To improve, make better, correct a flaw or shortcoming.</p><p>Synonyms: Amend, Better</p><p>Antonyms: Worsen, Aggravate, Exacerbate</p>
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Aplomb

<p>(n.) Poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularity.</p><p>Synonyms: Composure, Self-Possession, Levelheadedness</p><p>Antonyms: Confusion, Embarrassment, Abashment</p>

(n.) Poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularity.

Synonyms: Composure, Self-Possession, Levelheadedness

Antonyms: Confusion, Embarrassment, Abashment

<p>(n.) Poise, assurance, great self-confidence; perpendicularity.</p><p>Synonyms: Composure, Self-Possession, Levelheadedness</p><p>Antonyms: Confusion, Embarrassment, Abashment</p>
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Bombastic

<p>(adj.) Pompous or overblown in language; full of high-sounding words intended to conceal a lack of ideas.</p><p>Synonyms: Inflated, Highfalutin, High-Flown, Pretentious</p><p>Antonyms: Unadorned, Simple Plain, Austere</p>

(adj.) Pompous or overblown in language; full of high-sounding words intended to conceal a lack of ideas.

Synonyms: Inflated, Highfalutin, High-Flown, Pretentious

Antonyms: Unadorned, Simple Plain, Austere

<p>(adj.) Pompous or overblown in language; full of high-sounding words intended to conceal a lack of ideas.</p><p>Synonyms: Inflated, Highfalutin, High-Flown, Pretentious</p><p>Antonyms: Unadorned, Simple Plain, Austere</p>
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Callow

<p>(adj.) Without experience; immature, not fully developed; lacking sophistication and poise; without feathers.</p><p>Synonyms: Green, Raw, Unfledged, Inexperienced</p><p>Antonyms: Mature, Grown-Up, Polished, Sophisticated</p>

(adj.) Without experience; immature, not fully developed; lacking sophistication and poise; without feathers.

Synonyms: Green, Raw, Unfledged, Inexperienced

Antonyms: Mature, Grown-Up, Polished, Sophisticated

<p>(adj.) Without experience; immature, not fully developed; lacking sophistication and poise; without feathers.</p><p>Synonyms: Green, Raw, Unfledged, Inexperienced</p><p>Antonyms: Mature, Grown-Up, Polished, Sophisticated</p>
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Drivel

<p>(n.) Saliva or mucus flowing from the mouth or nose; foolish, aimless talk or thinking; nonsense. (v.) To let saliva flow from the mouth; to utter nonsense or childish twaddle; to waste or fritter away foolishly.</p><p>Synonyms: (n.) Balderdash, Hogwash, Tommyrot; (v.) Slaver</p>

(n.) Saliva or mucus flowing from the mouth or nose; foolish, aimless talk or thinking; nonsense. (v.) To let saliva flow from the mouth; to utter nonsense or childish twaddle; to waste or fritter away foolishly.

Synonyms: (n.) Balderdash, Hogwash, Tommyrot; (v.) Slaver

<p>(n.) Saliva or mucus flowing from the mouth or nose; foolish, aimless talk or thinking; nonsense. (v.) To let saliva flow from the mouth; to utter nonsense or childish twaddle; to waste or fritter away foolishly.</p><p>Synonyms: (n.) Balderdash, Hogwash, Tommyrot; (v.) Slaver</p>
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Epitome

<p>(n.) A summary, condensed account; an instance that represents a larger reality.</p><p>Synonyms: Abstract, Digest, Model, Archetype</p>

(n.) A summary, condensed account; an instance that represents a larger reality.

Synonyms: Abstract, Digest, Model, Archetype

<p>(n.) A summary, condensed account; an instance that represents a larger reality.</p><p>Synonyms: Abstract, Digest, Model, Archetype</p>
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Exhort

<p>(v.) To urge strongly, advise earnestly</p><p>Synonyms: Entreat, Implore, Adjure</p><p>Antonyms: Discourage, Advise Against, Deprecate</p>

(v.) To urge strongly, advise earnestly

Synonyms: Entreat, Implore, Adjure

Antonyms: Discourage, Advise Against, Deprecate

<p>(v.) To urge strongly, advise earnestly</p><p>Synonyms: Entreat, Implore, Adjure</p><p>Antonyms: Discourage, Advise Against, Deprecate</p>
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Ex Officio

<p>(adj., adv.) By virtue of holding a certain office.</p>

(adj., adv.) By virtue of holding a certain office.

<p>(adj., adv.) By virtue of holding a certain office.</p>
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Infringe

<p>(v.) To violate, trespass, go beyond recognized bounds.</p><p>Synonyms: Encroach, Impinge, Intrude, Poach</p><p>Antonyms: Stay in Bounds</p>

(v.) To violate, trespass, go beyond recognized bounds.

Synonyms: Encroach, Impinge, Intrude, Poach

Antonyms: Stay in Bounds

<p>(v.) To violate, trespass, go beyond recognized bounds.</p><p>Synonyms: Encroach, Impinge, Intrude, Poach</p><p>Antonyms: Stay in Bounds</p>
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Ingratiate

<p>(v.) to make oneself agreeable and thus gain favor or acceptance by others (sometimes used in a critical or derogatory sense).</p><p>Synonyms: Cozy Up To, Curry Favor With</p><p>Antonyms: Alienate, Humiliate Oneself, Mortify Oneself.</p>

(v.) to make oneself agreeable and thus gain favor or acceptance by others (sometimes used in a critical or derogatory sense).

Synonyms: Cozy Up To, Curry Favor With

Antonyms: Alienate, Humiliate Oneself, Mortify Oneself.

<p>(v.) to make oneself agreeable and thus gain favor or acceptance by others (sometimes used in a critical or derogatory sense).</p><p>Synonyms: Cozy Up To, Curry Favor With</p><p>Antonyms: Alienate, Humiliate Oneself, Mortify Oneself.</p>
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Interloper

<p>(n.) One who moves in where he or she is not wanted or has no right to be, an intruder.</p><p>Synonyms: Trespasser, Meddler, Buttinsky</p>

(n.) One who moves in where he or she is not wanted or has no right to be, an intruder.

Synonyms: Trespasser, Meddler, Buttinsky

<p>(n.) One who moves in where he or she is not wanted or has no right to be, an intruder.</p><p>Synonyms: Trespasser, Meddler, Buttinsky</p>
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Intrinsic

<p>(adj.) Belonging to someone or something by its very nature, essential, inherent; originating in a bodily organ or part.</p><p>Synonyms: Immanent, Organic</p><p>Antonyms: Extrinsic, External, Outward</p>

(adj.) Belonging to someone or something by its very nature, essential, inherent; originating in a bodily organ or part.

Synonyms: Immanent, Organic

Antonyms: Extrinsic, External, Outward

<p>(adj.) Belonging to someone or something by its very nature, essential, inherent; originating in a bodily organ or part.</p><p>Synonyms: Immanent, Organic</p><p>Antonyms: Extrinsic, External, Outward</p>
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Inveigh

<p>(v.) To make a violent attack in words, express strong disapproval.</p><p>Synonyms: Rail, Harangue, Fulminate, Remonstrate</p><p>Antonyms: Acclaim, Glorify, Extol</p>

(v.) To make a violent attack in words, express strong disapproval.

Synonyms: Rail, Harangue, Fulminate, Remonstrate

Antonyms: Acclaim, Glorify, Extol

<p>(v.) To make a violent attack in words, express strong disapproval.</p><p>Synonyms: Rail, Harangue, Fulminate, Remonstrate</p><p>Antonyms: Acclaim, Glorify, Extol</p>
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Lassitude

<p>(n.) Weariness of body or mind, lack of energy.</p><p>Synonyms: Fatigue, Lethargy, Torpor, Languor</p><p>Antonyms: Energy, Vitality, Animation, Liveliness</p>

(n.) Weariness of body or mind, lack of energy.

Synonyms: Fatigue, Lethargy, Torpor, Languor

Antonyms: Energy, Vitality, Animation, Liveliness

<p>(n.) Weariness of body or mind, lack of energy.</p><p>Synonyms: Fatigue, Lethargy, Torpor, Languor</p><p>Antonyms: Energy, Vitality, Animation, Liveliness</p>
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Millennium

<p>(n.) A period of one thousand years; a period of great joy.</p><p>Synonyms: Chiliad, Golden Age, Prosperity, Peace</p><p>Antonyms: Doomsday, Day of Judgement</p>

(n.) A period of one thousand years; a period of great joy.

Synonyms: Chiliad, Golden Age, Prosperity, Peace

Antonyms: Doomsday, Day of Judgement

<p>(n.) A period of one thousand years; a period of great joy.</p><p>Synonyms: Chiliad, Golden Age, Prosperity, Peace</p><p>Antonyms: Doomsday, Day of Judgement</p>
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Occult

<p>(adj.) Mysterious, magical, supernatural; secret, hidden from view; not detectable by ordinary means. (v.) To hide, conceal; eclipse. (n.) Matters involving the supernatural.</p><p>Synonyms: (adj.) Supernatural, Esoteric, Abstruse, Arcane</p><p>Antonyms: (adj.) Mundane, Common, Public, Exoteric</p>

(adj.) Mysterious, magical, supernatural; secret, hidden from view; not detectable by ordinary means. (v.) To hide, conceal; eclipse. (n.) Matters involving the supernatural.

Synonyms: (adj.) Supernatural, Esoteric, Abstruse, Arcane

Antonyms: (adj.) Mundane, Common, Public, Exoteric

<p>(adj.) Mysterious, magical, supernatural; secret, hidden from view; not detectable by ordinary means. (v.) To hide, conceal; eclipse. (n.) Matters involving the supernatural.</p><p>Synonyms: (adj.) Supernatural, Esoteric, Abstruse, Arcane</p><p>Antonyms: (adj.) Mundane, Common, Public, Exoteric</p>
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Permeate

<p>(v.) To spread through, penetrate, soak through.</p><p>Picture: The food coloring permeated the paper towel.</p>

(v.) To spread through, penetrate, soak through.

Picture: The food coloring permeated the paper towel.

<p>(v.) To spread through, penetrate, soak through.</p><p>Picture: The food coloring permeated the paper towel.</p>
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Precipitate

<p>(v.) To fall as moisture; to cause or bring about suddenly; to hurl down from a great height; to give distinct form to. (adj.) Characterized by excessive haste. (n.) Moisture; the product of an action or process.</p><p>Synonyms: (v.) Provoke, Produce; (adj.) Reckless, Impetuous</p><p>Antonyms: (adj.) Wary, Cautious, Circumspect</p>

(v.) To fall as moisture; to cause or bring about suddenly; to hurl down from a great height; to give distinct form to. (adj.) Characterized by excessive haste. (n.) Moisture; the product of an action or process.

Synonyms: (v.) Provoke, Produce; (adj.) Reckless, Impetuous

Antonyms: (adj.) Wary, Cautious, Circumspect

<p>(v.) To fall as moisture; to cause or bring about suddenly; to hurl down from a great height; to give distinct form to. (adj.) Characterized by excessive haste. (n.) Moisture; the product of an action or process.</p><p>Synonyms: (v.) Provoke, Produce; (adj.) Reckless, Impetuous</p><p>Antonyms: (adj.) Wary, Cautious, Circumspect</p>
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Stringent

<p>(adj.) Strict, severe; rigorously or urgently binding or compelling; sharp or bitter to the taste.</p><p>Synonyms: Stern, Rigorous, Tough, Urgent, Imperative</p><p>Antonyms: Lenient, Mild, Lax, Permissive</p>

(adj.) Strict, severe; rigorously or urgently binding or compelling; sharp or bitter to the taste.

Synonyms: Stern, Rigorous, Tough, Urgent, Imperative

Antonyms: Lenient, Mild, Lax, Permissive

<p>(adj.) Strict, severe; rigorously or urgently binding or compelling; sharp or bitter to the taste.</p><p>Synonyms: Stern, Rigorous, Tough, Urgent, Imperative</p><p>Antonyms: Lenient, Mild, Lax, Permissive</p>
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Surmise

<p>(v.) To think or believe without certain supporting evidence; to conjecture or guess. (n.) Likely idea that lacks definite proof.</p><p>Synonyms: (v.) Infer, Gather; (n.) Inference, Presumption</p>

(v.) To think or believe without certain supporting evidence; to conjecture or guess. (n.) Likely idea that lacks definite proof.

Synonyms: (v.) Infer, Gather; (n.) Inference, Presumption

<p>(v.) To think or believe without certain supporting evidence; to conjecture or guess. (n.) Likely idea that lacks definite proof.</p><p>Synonyms: (v.) Infer, Gather; (n.) Inference, Presumption</p>
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