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antics

ridiculous and unpredictable behavior or actions

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avowed

-declared openly and without shame;
-acknowledged

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banter

-to exchange playful remarks, tease
-talk that is playful and teasing

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bountiful

giving freely, generous; plentiful, given abundantly

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congested

overcrowded, filled or occupied to excess

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detriment

-harm or loss; injury, damage;
-a disadvantage
-a cause of harm, injury, loss or damage

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durable

-sturdy, not easily worn out or destroyed
-lasting for a long time
-consumer goods used repeatedly over a series of years

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enterprising

-energetic, willing and able to start something new
-showing boldness and imagination

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frugal

-economical, avoiding waste and luxury
-scanty, poor, meager

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gingerly

with extreme care or caution

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glut

-to provide more than is needed or wanted
-too feed or fill to the point of overstuffing
-an oversupply

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incognito

-the disguised state, under an assumed name or identity
-the state of being disguised; a person in disguise

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invalidate

to make valueless, take away all force or effect

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legendary

-described in well-known stories
-existing in old stories (legends) rather than in real life

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maim

to cripple, disable, injure, mar, disfigure, mutilate

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minimize

-to make as small as possible; to make the least of
-to make smaller than before

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oblique

slanting or sloping; not straightforward or direct

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veer

-to change direction or course suddenly
-turn aside, shift

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venerate

to regard with reverence, look up to with great respect

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wanton

-reckless, heartless, unustifiable
-loose morals
-spoiled, pampered person
-one with low morals

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syn: rash, malicious, spiteful, unprovoked

wanton

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syn: worship, revere, idolize

venerate

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syn: diagonal, indirect

oblique

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syn: belittle, downplay

minimize

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syn: mythical, fabulous, famous

legendary

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syn: cancel, annul, disapprove, discredit

invalidate

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ant: justified, morally strict, reponsible

wanton

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ant: despise, detest, ridicule, deride

venerate

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ant: direct, straight to the point

oblique

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ant: magnify, enlarge, exaggerate

minimize

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ant: support, confirm, back up, legalize

invalidate

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syn: pranks, shenanigans

antics

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syn: admitted, sworn

avowed

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syn: raillery, chitchat

banter

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syn: liberal, abundant, copious

bountiful

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syn: jammed, choked, packed

congested

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syn: hindrance, liability

detriment

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syn: long-lasting, enduring

durable

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syn: vigorous, aggressive, audacious

enterprising

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syn: thrifgy, skimpy

frugal

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syn: cautiously, warily, circumspectly

gingerly

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syn: flood, inundate, surplus, plethora

glut

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ant: undisguised

incognito

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ant: shortage, scarcity, dearth, paucity

glut

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ant: firmly, confidently, aggressively

gingerly

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ant: wasteful, indulgent, lavish

frugal

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ant: lazy, indolent, timid, diffident

enterprising

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ant: fragile, perishable, fleeting, ephemeral

durable

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ant: advantage, help, plus

detriment

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ant: uncluttered, unimpeded

congested

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ant: scarce, scanty, in short supply

bountiful

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ant: serious talk

banter

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ant: unacknowledged, undisclosed

avowed

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The __ of the chimpanzees amused the crowds at the zoo.

antics

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The governor was an __ supporter of the plan to aid public libraries throughout the state.

avowed

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There is nothing my friends and I enjoy more than to __ good-naturedly for hours.

banter

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Casual __ helps to pass the time during a long journey.

banter

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On Thanksgiving Day, people all over America celebrate the __ gifts of nature.

bountiful

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The doctor grew very concerned when the patient's lungs became __ with fluid.

congested

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The home team survived a six-game losing streak with almost no __ to its standing in the league.

detriment

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Denim is a very __ kind of fabric.

durable

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Many people own household __ such as furniture and appliances.

durables

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An __ young person may turn a hobby into a way of earning money.

enterprising

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At home, we usually prepare __ but nourishing and delicious meals.

frugal

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Pedestrians made their way __ along the slippery, snow-covered streets.

gingerly

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Hollywood studios __ theaters with big-budget action movies during the summer season.

glut

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When there is a __ of gasoline on the market, prices a the pump may drop dramatically.

glut

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Just before the battle of Agincourt, Shakespeare's King Hnery V prowls through his camp __.

incognito

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In a way, makeup artists are practitioners of the fine art of __.

incognito

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Lawyers will try to __ the contract.

invalidate

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Ajax was one of the __ Greek heroes who fought before the walls of Troy.

legendary

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Each year, accidental falls __ thousands of people, some of them for life.

maim

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Whenever you are in a car, you should wear your seatbelt to __ the risk of injury in an accident.

minimize

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The boxer's __ blow left his opponent unscathed.

oblique

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The huge storm finally __ out to sea leaving much destruction in its wake.

veered

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In a number of cultures, it is customary f or people to __ the oldest members of society.

venerate

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The brave superhero soon put a stop to the evil villain's acts of __ cruelty.

wanton