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Bovine

(Adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive

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Consternation

(N.) dismay, confusion

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Corpulent

(Adj.) fat; having a large, bulky body

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Disavow

(V.) to deny responsibility for or connection with

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Dispassionate

(Adj.) impartial; calm, free from emotion

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Dissension

(N.) disagreement, sharp difference of opinion

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Dissipate

(V.) to cause t disappear; to scatter, dispel; to spend foolishly, squander; to be extravagant in pursuit of pleasure

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Expurgate

(V.) to remove objectionable passages or words from a written text; to cleanse, purify

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Gauntlet

(V.) an armed or protective glove; a challenge; two lines of men armed with weapons with which to beat a person forced to run between them; an ordeal

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Hypothetical

(Adj.) based on an assumption or guess; used as a provisional or tentative idea to guide or direct investigation

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Ignoble

(Adj.) mean, low, base

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Impugn

(V.) to call into question; to attack as false

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Intemperate

(Adj.) immoderate, lacking in self-control; inclement

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Odium

(N.) hatred, contempt; disgrace or infamy resulting from hateful conduct

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Perdify

(N.) faithlessness, treachery

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Relegate

(V.) to place in a lower position; to assign, refer, turn over; to banish

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Squeamish

(Adj.) inclined to nausea; easily shocked or upset; excessively fastidious or refined

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Subservient

(Adj.) subordinate in capacity or role; submissively obedient; serving to promote some end

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Susceptible

(Adj.) open to; easily influenced; lacking in resistance

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Syn- biting, rancorous, hostile, peevish
Ant- gentle, warm, mild, cordial

Acrimonious

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Syn- stolid, dull, slow, stupid
Ant- sharp, bright, keen, quick

Bovine

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Syn- shock, amazement, bewilderment, dismay
Ant- calm, composure, aplomb

Consternation

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Syn- overweight, heavy, obese, stout, portly
Ant- slender, lean, spare, gaunt, emaciated

Corpulent

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Syn- disclaim, retract, abjure
Ant- acknowledge, admit, Grant, certify

Disavow

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Syn- unbiased, disinterested, cool, detached
Ant- committed, engaged, partial, biased

Dispassionate

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Syn- strife, discord, contention
Ant- agreement, accord, harmony

Dissension

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Syn- disperse, strew, diffuse, waste
Ant- gather, collect, conserve, husband

Dissipate

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Syn- purge, censor, bowdlerize

Expurgate

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Syn- dare, provocation, trial, punishment

Gauntlet

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Syn- assumed, supposed, conditional
Ant- actual, real, tested, substantiated

Hypothetical

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Syn- inferior, unworthy, sordid
Ant- admirable, praiseworthy, lofty, noble

Ignoble

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Syn- challenge, deny, dispute, query, question
Ant- confirm, prove, verify, validate

Impugn

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Syn- excessive, extreme, unrestrained, inordinate
Ant- moderate, restrained, cool and collected

Intemperate

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Syn- abhorrence, opprobrium, shame, ignominy
Ant- esteem, admiration, approbation

Odium

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Syn- betrayal, disloyalty, treason
Ant- faithfulness, loyalty, steadfastness

Perdify

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Syn- transfer, consign, demote, exile
Ant- promote, elevate, advance, recall

Relegate

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Syn- nauseated, queasy, delicate, oversensitive, priggish

Squeamish

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Syn- secondary, servile, obsequious, useful
Ant- primary, principal, bossy, domineering

Subservient

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Syn- vulnerable, receptive, impressionable
Ant- resistant, immune

Susceptible

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Acrimonious

(Adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone