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1

associate, addition, accessory

SYNS for adjunct

2

ringleader, initiator, barometer

SYNS for bellwether

3

follower, imitator, emulator

ANTS for bellwether

4

whine, wail, screech

SYNS for caterwaul

5

fanciful, visionary, quixotic, pie-in-the sky

SYNS for chimerical

6

realistic, down-to-earth, practicable

ANTS for chimerical

7

decadent, enfeebled, outmoded

SYNS for effete

8

thriving, burgeoning, vigor, dynamic

ANTS for effete

9

accomplished fact

SYN for fait accompli

9

intolerant, inflexible

SYNS for hidebound

10

open-minded, tolerant, liberal, progressive

ANTS for hidebound

11

chain of command, pecking order

SYNS for hierarchy

12

ceremony, observance

SYNS for liturgy

13

optical illusion

SYN for mirage

14

bog, quagmire

SYNS for morass

15

solid ground, bedrock, terra firma

ANTS for morass

16

fetid, noxious, vile, loathsome

SYNS for noisome

17

wholesome, pleasant, sweet-smelling

ANTS for noisome

18

insensible

SYNS for oblivious

19

aware, mindful, cognizant, alert

ANTS for oblivious

20

craven, dastard, "chicken"

SYNS for poltroon

21

hero, stalwart, gallant

ANTS for poltroon

22

novice, neophyte

SYNS for proselyte

23

master, teacher, guide, guru

ANTS for proselyte

24

kind of, semi-, as if

SYNS for quasi

25

totally, completely, actually, in fact

ANTS for quasi

26

banter, persiflage

SYNS for raillery

27

bawdy, risque

SYNS for ribald

28

seemly, proper, decorous

ANTS for ribald

29

prone, prostrate, inert

SYNS for supine

30

upright, erect, perpendicular, vertical

ANTS for supine

31

thumbnail sketch, anecdote

SYNS for vignette

32

epic, full length treatment

ANTS for vignette