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QUIS

"Ask, seek, demand"

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Inquisitive

Adj. curious; asking many questions
Ant: uninteresting

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Acquisitive

Adj. Seeking to get things; greedy
Syn: demanding
Ant: generous

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Requisition

1. N. Act of ordering or demanding something
2. V. To make a request or demand

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SPOND/SPOUSE

"Pledge, to show support"

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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; compare 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

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Derogatory

Adj. insulting; degrading
Syn: belittling
Ant: complimentary

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Arrogant

Adj. excessively proud; haughty
Syn: conceited
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 disapproval of
Syn: belittle
Ant: praise