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flagrant

(adj.) glaringly bad; outrageous

Syn: offensive; shameless; brazen

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patrician

(n.) an aristocrat

Syn: noble

Ant: commoner

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emissary

(n.) one sent on a special mission to represent others

Syn: ambassador; agent

4

kindred

(adj.) having a similar origin, nature, or character

Syn: homogeneous

Ant: disparate

5

fracas

(n.) a loud quarrel or fight

Syn: brawl

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lacerate

(v.) to tear (flesh) jaggedly

Syn: slash; gash; rip

Ant: suture

7

futile

(adj.) useless; pointless

Syn: ineffectual; fruitless

Ant: effective; useful

8

immaculate

(adj.) spotless; perfect

Syn: clean; pure

Ant: dirty; soiled; spotted

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gait

(n.) manner of walking

Syn: walk

10

carp

(v.) to complain or find fault in a petty or nagging way

Syn: grumble; nag; nitpick

Ant: praise; laud

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query

(v.) to ask; to inquire

Syn: question; interrogate

 

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queu

(n.) a line of people or vehicles

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nefarious

 

(adj.) very wicked; notorious

Syn: villainous; despicable

Ant: reputable; honest

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genesis

(n.) beginning; origin

Syn: start; birth

Ant: conclusion; finish

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facade

(n.) a deceptive outward appearance; a misrepresentation

Syn: pretense; charade

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root am

friend

to love

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root aqu

water

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root brev

short

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root prot

first or original

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(adj.) glaringly bad; outrageous

Syn: offensive; shameless; brazen

flagrant

21

(n.) an aristocrat

Syn: noble

Ant: commoner

patrician

22

(n.) one sent on a special mission to represent others

Syn: ambassador; agent

emissary

23

(adj.) having a similar origin, nature, or character

Syn: homogeneous

Ant: disparate

kindred

24

(n.) a loud quarrel or fight

Syn: brawl

fracas

25

(v.) to tear (flesh) jaggedly

Syn: slash; gash; rip

Ant: suture

lacerate

26

(adj.) useless; pointless

Syn: ineffectual; fruitless

Ant: effective; useful

futile

27

(adj.) spotless; perfect

Syn: clean; pure

Ant: dirty; soiled; spotted

immaculate

28

(n.) manner of walking

Syn: walk

gait

29

(v.) to complain or find fault in a petty or nagging way

Syn: grumble; nag; nitpick

Ant: praise; laud

carp

30

(v.) to ask; to inquire

Syn: question; interrogate

 

query

31

(n.) a line of people or vehicles

queu

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(adj.) very wicked; notorious

Syn: villainous; despicable

Ant: reputable; honest

nefarious

 

33

(n.) beginning; origin

Syn: start; birth

Ant: conclusion; finish

genesis

34

(n.) a deceptive outward appearance; a misrepresentation

Syn: pretense; charade

facade

35

friend

to love

root am

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water

root aqu

37

short

root brev

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first or original

root prot