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Ambiguous

(Adj) Open to more than one definition, obscure, vague
Syn: Vague
Ant: Clear

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Amenity

(N) Pleasantness of a place or person, a desirable or useful feature of a building or place
Syn: Advantage
Ant: Inconvenience

3

Bastion

(N) An instruction, place or person strongly defending or upholding particular principles, activities
Syn: Protect
Ant: Weakness

4

Coherent

(Adj) Logically connected, consistent
Syn: Logical
Ant: Irrational

5

Delineate

(V) To describe or portray
Syn: Depict
Ant: Vague

6

Dissidence

(N) Disagreement; difference of opinion
Syn: Dispute
Ant: Peace

7

Dogma

(N) An official system of principles concerning faith, morals, behavior
Syn: Doctrine
Ant: Doubt

8

Equity

(N) The quality of being fair and impartial

Value of shares issued by a company

Syn: Fairness, pr Value
Ant: Unfairness

9

Fraught

(Adj) Filled with or destined to result in
Syn: Filled
Ant: Empty

10

Garner

(V) To gather or collect
Syn: Collect
Ant: Throw Away

11

Germane

(Adj) Relevant to a subject under consideration
Syn: Relevant
Ant: Inappropriate

12

Incongruous

(Adj)Out of keeping or place; conflicting, inappropriate
Syn: Alien
Ant: Fitting

13

Indigent

(Adj) Poor, needy
Syn: Penniless
Ant: Rich
(N) A needy person
Syn: Beggar
Ant: Rich Person

14

Interpolate

(V) To introduce between other things, to insert
Syn: Insert
Ant: Remove

15

Linchpin

(N) A person/thing that holds something together (important component of a system)
Syn: Essential
Ant: Unimportant

16

Misanthrope

(N) A hater of humankind
Syn: Cynic
Ant: Humanitarian

17

Neophyte

(N) A person who is new to a subject, skill or belief
Syn: Beginner
Ant: Expert

18

Obeisance

(N) A movement of the body expressing deep respect or courtesy
Syn: Curtsy
Ant: Bad Mannered

19

Opprobrium

(N) Harsh criticism or censure
Syn: Disgrace
Ant: Praise

20

Overt

(Adj) Open to view or knowledge
Syn: Public
Ant: Private

21

Pariah

(N) An outcast
Syn: Hobo
Ant: Popular

22

Sacrilege

(N) The violation of anything sacred
Syn: Sin or Crime
Ant: Respect

23

Sequester

(V) To remove or withdraw into solitude or retirement
Syn: Isolate
Ant: Bring out

24

Shibboleth

(N) A common saying, belief, principle or practice but by some it's thought to be inappropriate
Syn: Cliche
Ant: Profundity

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Ubiquitous

(Adj) Existing or being everywhere at the same time
Syn: Everywhere
Ant: Scarce