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QUIS

Ask, seek, demand
Inquisitive, acquisitive, requisition

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INQUISITIVE

Adj. curious; asking many questions
Ant: uninterested

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ACQUISITIVE

Adj. seeking to get things; greedy
Syn: demanding ant: generous

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REQUISITION

N. act of ordering or demanding something
V. To make a request or demand

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SPOND/SPOUSE

Pledge, show support for
Espouse, correspond, despondent

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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
Interrogate, derogatory, arrogant, abrogate

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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
Precarious, imprecation, deprecate

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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