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(v.)To encourage, assist, aid, support (especially in something wrong or unworthy)

abet

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(v.) to affirm, declare confidently

aver

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(adj.) noisy in a coarse, offensive way; obvious or conspicuous, especially in an unfavorable sense

blatant

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(v.) to bring up or begin to talk about ( a subject ); to announce, introduce, to break the surface of the water; to turn sideways to the wind and waves; to pierce ( a keg or cask ) in order to draw off liquid; (n.) a spit for roasting; a tool for tapping casks

broach

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(v.) to support, prop up, strengthen; (n.) a supporting structure

buttress

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(n.) noisy revelry or merrymaking ( often with a suggestion of heavy drinking )

carousal

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(v.) to compare critically in order to note differences, similarities, etc.; to arrange n order for some specific purpose

collate

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(n.) an expert; one who is well qualified to pass critical judgments, especially in one of the fine arts

connoisseur

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(adj.) deeply unhappy or dejected; without hope, beyond consolation

disconsolate

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(v.) to weigh down or burden ( with difficulties, cares, debt, etc.); to fill up, block up, hinder

encumber

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Syn: assert, asseverate, avouch

aver

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Syn: flagrant, glaring, egregious, disagreeably loud

blatant

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Syn: bolster, reinforce, brace, shore up

buttress...lol

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Syn: drinking bout, drunken revel, binge

carousal

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Syn: sort out, cross-check, rearrange

collate

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Syn: authority, savant, pundit

connoisseur

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Syn: grief-stricken, inconsolable, comfortless

disconsolate

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Syn: overload, saddle, hamper, clog

encumber

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Ant: hamper, hinder, impede, frustrate

abet

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Ant: deny, disavow, repudiate, disclaim

aver

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Ant: inconsequential, trifling, piddling, petty

blatant

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Ant: undermine, weaken, impair

buttress

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Ant: ignoramus, philistine, yahoo

connoisseur

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Ant: cheerful, blithe, buoyant, jaunty

disconsolate

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Ant: unburden, unload, relieve

encumber

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To allow a man in his condition behind the wheel of a car is to ___________ a potential crime

abet

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I will ___________ your fitness to do the work to any prospective employer who inquires

aver

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Your comments showed a _______ disregard for my feelings

blatant

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Though he did not like scrambled eggs, he opted not to ________ the subject for fear of insulting his hosts

broach

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He has read so widely and in such depth that he can produce facts to _______ any argument he advances

buttress