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Hackneyed (adj) used so often as to lack freshness or originality (corny)
Hiatus (n) a gap or opening (PAUSE)
Intercede (v) TO PLEAD on behalf of someone else
Innuendo (n) a hint or reference
Lurid (adj) causing shock, pale or sallow in color (GRUESOME)
jaded (adj) Worn-out, wearied,dulled
petulant (adj) easily irritated and upset. EX: petulant child (irritable)
meritorious (adj) worthy of recognition (praiseworthy)
prerogative (n) a special right or privelage (perk)
approbation (n) official approval; the expression of approval..(judges after piano recital)
elicit (v) to draw forth, bring out form another source (like another person) (call forth)
assuage (v) to make easier; to calm or quiet down; to put an end to (alleviate)
expostulate (v) to persuade someone not to make a bad decision (disapproval)
coalition (n) ALLIANCE, to merge, a union
decadence (n) decline or EXCESSIVE INDULGANCE
provincial (adj) LOCAL, being limited, narrow in mind or outlook
transcend (v) to RISE above or beyond; exceed
umbrage (n) offense or annoyance...vague suspicion
simulate (v) imitate; pretend
unctuous (adj) trying too hard to give an expression; excessively flattering
synonym of pause hiatus
synonym of insinuation innuendo
synonym of wearied jaded
synonym of peevish petulant
synonym of perquistive prerogative
synonym of annoyance umbrage
synonym of servile unctuous
synonym of feign simulate
synonym of alleviate assuage
synonym of commendation approbation
synonym of gruesome lurid
synonym of protest expostulate
synonym of exceed transcend
synonym of alliance coalition
synonym of mediate intercede
antonym of development decadence
antonym of broad-minded provincial
antonym of squelch elicit
antonym of discreditable meritorious
antonym of novel hackneyed
Created by: elizabeth_diaz