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Extort

V. To wrongly or illegally force someone to comply with a demand
Root: Tort
Syn: coerce
Ant: coax

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Incriminate

V. To reveal guilty or make (someone) appear guilty
Root: Crimin
Syn: implicate
Ant: acquit

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Incredulous

Adj. Unable to believe something; amazed
Root: Cred
Syn: skeptical
Ant: trusting

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Erroneous

Adj. Wrong or inaccurate
Root: Err
Syn: mistaken
Ant: correct

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Virile

Adj. Masculine; manly
Root: Vir

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Convoluted

Adj. Having too many twists and turns
Root: Volu
Syn: tangled
Ant: clear

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Culprit

N. One responsible for a crime
Root: Culp
Syn: perpetrator

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Ultimatum

N. A demand or threat that is final
Root: Ultima

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Incursion

N. An attack on another's territory; a raid
Root: Curs
Syn: invasion

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Inflection

N. Change in pitch or tone of the voice
Root: Flect

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Exonerate

V. To prove not guilty
Root: Oner
Syn: acquit
Ant: convict

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Novice

N. An inexperienced person; amateur
Root: Nov
Syn: beginner
Ant: expert

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Circumvent

V. To avoid by going around; bypass
Root: Vent
Syn: sidestep
Ant: confront

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Apolitical

Adj. Having no interest in politics; not political
Root: Polit

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Civility

N. Politeness; courteous
Root: Civis
Syn: decorum
Ant: rudeness

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Malediction

N. A recital of words intended to harm; a curse
Root: Dict

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Colloquial

Adj. Of or related to informal speech; conversational
Root: Loqu
Syn: idiomatic

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Primal

Adj. Original; dating from the beginning of existence
Root: Prim
Syn: primitive
Ant: modern

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Declaim

V. To speak loudly and with feeling
Root: Claim

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Indolent

Adj. lazy; adverse to work
Root: Dol
Syn: listless
Ant: robust

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Acrid

Adj. Stinging or biting in odor or taste; harsh; irritating
Root: Acri

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Excruciating

Adj. Extremely painful; agonizing
Root: Crux
Syn: unbearable
Ant: pleasant

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Prescient

Adj. Showing knowledge of events before they occur
Root: Sci
Syn: far-sighted
Ant: rash

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Aesthetic

Adj. Having to do with beauty or order
Root: Aes
Syn: artistic

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Antipathy

Adj. Hostility or hatred
Root: Path
Syn: dislike
Ant: sympathy

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Avarice

N. Desire for wealth; greed
Root: Av

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Tangible

Adj. Able to be grasped or perceived
Root: Tang
Syn: concrete
Ant: abstract

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Despondent

Adj. Lacking all hope
Root: Spond
Syn: despairing
Ant: joyful

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Abrogate

V. To cancel; to repeal
Root: Rog
Syn: abolish
Ant: ratify

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Dissuade

V. To convince one not to do something
Root: Suad
Syn: discourage
Ant: persuade

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Insipid

Adj. Dull; uninteresting
Root: Sip
Syn: colorless
Ant: intriguing

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Glutton

N. One who wants or takes too much (especially food or drink)
Root: Glut

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Palatable

Adj. Acceptable; satisfactory
Root: Palat
Syn: tolerable
Ant: unbearable

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Stagnant

Adj. Unhealthy because of lack of movement
Root: Stagn
Syn: sluggish
Ant: invigorating

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Olfactory

Adj. Having to do with the sense of smell
Root: Ol

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Odoriferous

Adj. Giving off an odor
Root: Odor

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Degrade

V. To lower in dignity or esteem; insult
Root: Grad
Syn: belittle
Ant: honor

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Pandemic

Adj. Having an effect on a large area or region
Root: Dem
Syn: rampant
Ant: confined

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Revert

V. To fall back into an old condition
Root: Vert
Syn: lapse
Ant: improve

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Fidelity

N. Faithfulness; loyalty
Root: Fid