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1

to assign or distribute in shares or portions

allot

2

to bring together, collect, gather, especially for oneself;

amass

3

bold, adventurous, recklessly daring

audacious

4

to yield to a request or command

comply

5

not having or using, lacking

devoid

6

the choice part of a group of people or things

elite

7

superior

elite

8

an iron hook used to grab and hold

grapple

9

to come to grips with, wrestle or fight with

grapple

10

to deprive of strength or ability

incapacitate

11

to stir up, provoke, start, incite

instigate

12

long life, long duration, length of life

longevity

13

in very great numbers;

myriad

14

a very great number

myriad

15

a point of view or general standpoint from which different things are viewed, physically or mentally

perspective

16

to trouble, make uneasy;

perturb

17

extraordinary in bulk, size, or degree

prodigious

18

connected with or related to the matter at hand

relevant

19

extremely nervous and easily frightened;

skittish

20

a rope or chain used to fasten something to a fixed object

tether

21

to fasten with a rope or chain

tether

22

a sounding together;

unison

23

to compete;

vie

24

stubbornly self-willed;

willful

25

to come together, assemble

amass

26

to make legally ineligible

incapacitate

27

to urge on;

instigate

28

the appearance to the eye of various objects at a given time, place, or distance

perspective

29

to disturb greatly;

perturb

30

to throw into confusion

perturb

31

immense

prodigious

32

shy or timid

skittish

33

extremely cautious

skittish

34

unstable, undependable

skittish

35

the outer limit of strength or resources

tether

36

agreement or accord

unison

37

to strive for victory or superiority

vie

38

done on purpose, deliberate

willful

39

S for allot

apportion, parcel out, allocate

40

S for amass

accumulate, pile up, garner

41

S for audacious

enterprising, brave

42

S for comply

submit to, consent to, acquiesce in

43

S for devoid

wanting, bereft

44

S for elite

cream of the crop, upper crust

45

S for grapple

tackle, confront, struggle with

46

S for incapacitate

disable, debilitate, paralyze, cripple

47

S for instigate

urge on, stir up, provoke, start, incite

48

S for longevity

long life, long duration, length of life

49

S for myriad

innumerable, countless

50

S for perspective

viewpoint, sense of proportion

51

S for perturb

upset, agitate, anger, irritate

52

S for prodigious

gigantic, tremendous, astounding

53

S for relevant

pertinent, germane, applicable

54

S for skittish

jumpy, restive, capricious, fickle

55

S for tether

tie up, chain up, leash

56

S for unison

harmony, concord, assent

57

S for vie

contend, rival

58

S for willful

headstrong, obstinate, premeditated

59

A for amass

scatter, dissipate, squander, waste

60

A for audacious

timid, cowardly

61

A for comply

reject, refuse, decline

62

A for devoid

full, teeming, abounding

63

A for elite

rank and file, dregs of society

64

A for incapacitate

rehabilitate, restore

65

A for instigate

stop, quell, squelch, quash

66

A for longevity

brevity, transience

67

A for myriad

few, scant, sparse

68

A for perturb

delight, gladden, please

69

A for prodigious

puny, minuscule, insignificant

70

A for relevant

unconnected, extraneous

71

A for skittish

bold, daring, reckless, cool, unflappable

72

A for tether

untie, let loose

73

A for willful

docile, obedient, tractable