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gird

(v.) to prepare for an event or an action Syn: brace

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daunt

(v.) to make afraid; to discourage Syn: intimidate; dishearten Ant: encourage

3

flux

(n.) a state of continual change or movement Syn: fluctuation; instability Ant: stability; solidity

4

hovel

(n.) a wretched living place; an open shed Syn: shanty; shack Ant: palace; mansion

5

cadaverous

(adj.) of or like a corpse; pale; gaunt; thin Syn: ghastly Ant: robust; healthy

6

gothic

(adj.) of the middle ages; of or relating to a mysterious, grotesque, and desolate style of fiction

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penury

(n.) extreme poverty Syn: destitution Ant: wealth; opulence

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egress

(n.) an exit; a means of going out Syn: passage Ant: ingress; entrance

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felicity

(n.) happiness; bliss Syn: euphoria; delight Ant: unhappiness; discontent

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despot

(n.) a dictator with absolute power Syn: tyrant

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(v.) to prepare for an event or an action Syn: brace

gird

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(v.) to make afraid; to discourage Syn: intimidate; dishearten Ant: encourage

daunt

13

(n.) a state of continual change or movement Syn: fluctuation; instability Ant: stability; solidity

flux

14

(n.) a wretched living place; an open shed Syn: shanty; shack Ant: palace; mansion

hovel

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(adj.) of or like a corpse; pale; gaunt; thin Syn: ghastly Ant: robust; healthy

cadaverous

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(adj.) of the middle ages; of or relating to a mysterious, grotesque, and desolate style of fiction

gothic

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(n.) extreme poverty Syn: destitution Ant: wealth; opulence

penury

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(n.) an exit; a means of going out Syn: passage Ant: ingress; entrance

egress

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(n.) happiness; bliss Syn: euphoria; delight Ant: unhappiness; discontent

felicity

20

(n.) a dictator with absolute power Syn: tyrant

despot

21

suffix ism

belief in

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root deci

ten

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prefix anti

against

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roots duc and duct

to lead

25

root do

to give

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belief in

suffix ism

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ten

root deci

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against

prefix anti

29

to lead

roots duc and duct

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to give

root do