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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

(1) n. Act of ordering or demanding something. (2) v. To make a request or demand.

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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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Interrogate

V. To formally question.
Syn: grill

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Derogatory

Adj. Insulting; degrading.
Syn: belittling
Ant: degrading

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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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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

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Prec

Latin: prayer

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Rog

Latin: ask; demand

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Spond/Spouse

Latin: pledge; show support for.

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Quis

Latin: ask, seek, demand