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quis

ask, seek, demand

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inquisitive

adj. curious, ask many questions
ant: uninterested

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acquisitive

adj. seeking to things
syn: demanding
ant: generous

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requisition

n. act of demanding or ordering something

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spond/spouse

pledge, show support for

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espouse

v. to support; pledge support to
syn: advocate
ant: criticize

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correspond

v. to be similar to
syn: match
ant: differ

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despondent

adj. lacking all hope
syn: despairing
ant: joyful

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rog

to ask; demand

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interrogate

v. to formally question
syn: grill

10

derogatory

adj. insulting; degrading
syn: belittling
ant: compliomentary

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arrogant

adj. excessively proud
syn: conceided
ant: humble

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abrogate

v. to cancel, to repeal
syn: abolish
ant: ratify

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prec

prayer

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precarious

adj. threatened or unsafe
syn: risky
ant: safe

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imprecation

v. a curse
ant: blessing

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deprecate

v. to show disproval of
syn: belittle
ant : praise