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augment

to make larger, increase

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bereft

deprived of; made unhappy through a loss

3

fortitude

courage in facing difficulties

4

gape

to stare with open mouth; to open the mouth wide; to open wide

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insidious

intended to deceive or entrap

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opulent

wealthy, luxurious; ample; grandiose

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pliable

easily bent, flexible; easily influenced

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reiterate

to say again, repeat

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stolid

not easily moved mentally or emotionally; dull; unresponsive

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unkempt

not combed, untidy, not properly maintained; unpolished, rude

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"he ___________ his summer income by painting houses"

augmented

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"a large duffel bag _______ open by her feet"

gaped

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"she endured her illness with great ____________"

fortitude

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"sexually transmitted diseases can be _________ and sometimes without symptoms"

insidious

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"her room was stark and ___________ of color"

bereft

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"the __________ comfort of a limousine"

opulent

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quality leather is ___________ and will not crack"

pliable

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hey were unwashed and __________"

unkempt

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"she _______________ that the administration would remain steadfast in its support"

reiterated

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He was a _______ man who did not even show his emotions at his mother’s funeral.

stolid

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synonyms/antonyms of bereft

synonyms: bereaved
antonyms: replete, well provided

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synonyms/antonyms of stolid

synonyms: impassive, phlegmatic
antonyms: emotional, oversensitive, high strung

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synonyms/antonyms of fortitude

synonyms: resolve, steadfastness, mettle
antonyms: fearfulness, timidity, faintheartedness

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synonyms/antonyms of insidious

synonyms: cunning, underhanded, perfidious
antonyms: frank, ingenuous, aboveboard

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synonyms/antonyms of augment

synonyms: enlarge, supplement, amplify
antonyms: decrease, diminish

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synonyms/antonyms of unkempt

synonyms: sloppy, disheveled, disordered, rough
antonyms: well-groomed, tidy, neat, natty

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synonyms/antonyms of pliable

synonyms: supple, adaptable, resilient
antonyms: rigid, inflexible, recalcitrant

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synonyms/antonyms of gape

synonyms: gawk, ogle
antonyms:

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synonyms/antonyms of opulent

synonyms: rich, lavish, plentiful, abundant
antonyms: poverty-stricken, wretched, destitute

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synonyms/antonyms of reiterate

synonyms: restate, rehash, recapitulate
antonyms:

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FANBOYS

for
and
not
buy
or
yet
so

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compound sentence structure

sentence , FANBOYS sentence
sentence ; sentence.
two independent clauses

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complex sentence

independent + dependent clause

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compound/complex sentence

compound+complex.
2 independent and 1 dependent

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mis, miss, mit

to send

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example of mis, miss, mit

emissary