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allocate
v. to set apart of designate for a special purpose; to distribute.
Synonyms: assign, allot, apportion
ardent
adj. very enthusiastic, impassioned
synonyms: intense, zealous, fervent, avid
antonyms: indifferent, stolid, phlegmatic, apathetic
assiduous
adj. persistent, attentive, diligent
synonyms: industrious, unremiting, sedulous
antonyms: lazy, lackadaisical, shiftless
brash
adj. prone to act ina hasty manner; impudent
synonyms: rash, impetuous, brazen, impertinent
antonyms: prudent, wary, cautious, circumspect
capricious
adj. subject to whims or passing fancies
synonyms: impulsive, fickle, unpredictable, mercurial
antonyms: constant, steady, steadfast, unwavering
chastise
v. to inflict physical punishment as a means of correction; to scold severely
synonyms: discipline, censure
antonyms: commned, reward
copious
adj. abundant; plentiful; wordy, verbose
synonyms: ample, profuse, bountiful
antonyms: inadequate, meager, scanty, concise
deviate
v. to turn aside; to stray from a norm; n. one who departs from a norm' adj. differing from a norm, heterodox, unconventional
synonyms:v. diverge, veer, swerve
antonyms: v. conform to, abide by adj. orthodox
emaciated
adj.,part. unnaturally thin
synonyms: gaunt, withered, shriveled
antonyms: plump, fat, obese, corpulent
exult
v. to rejoice greatly
synonyms: revel, glory
antonyms: mope, sulk, regret, ruue, lament
gnarled
adj. knotty, twisted, lumpy
synonyms: knotty, isshapen, contorted
antonyms: smooth, unblemished, straight
indemnity
n. a payment for damage or loss
synonyms: compensation, restitution, reparation
inkling
n. a hint, a vague notion
synonyms: clue, intimation, suggestion
limpid
adj. clear, transparent; readily understood
synonyms: lucid, intelligible
antonyms: clouded, murky, opaque
omnipotent
adj. almighty, having unlimited power or authority
synonyms: all powerfull
antonyms: powerless, impotent, feeble, weak
palatable
adj. agreeable to the taste or one's sensibilities; suitable for consumption
synonyms: edible, appetizing, attractive
antonyms: inedible, distasteful, disagreeable
poignant
adj. deeply affecting, touching; keen or sharp in taste or smell
synonyms: heartrending, bittersweet, melancholy
antonyms: unaffecting, bland, vapid, insipid, funny
rancor
n. bitter resentment or ill-will
synonyms: animosity, enmity, bitterness
antonyms: goodwill, harmony, rapport, amity
sophomoric
adj. immature and overconfident; conceited
synonyms: pretentious, superficial, fatuous
antonyms: mature, judicious, sage, knowledgeable
spontaneous
adj. arising naturally; not planned or engineered in advance
synonyms: unpremeditated, unplanned, impromptu
antonyms: premeditated, planned, contrived, rehearsed