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BALLISTICS the firing characteristics of weapons
CADENCE rhythm
CAPILLARY a thin blood vessel
CARDAMOM an aromatic spice
CENTRIFUGAL a rotating force that pushes outward
CENTRIFUGAL SYNONYM: radiating
CENTRIFUGAL ANTONYM: centripetal
OLFACTORY pertaining to smell and taste
DICTUM SYNONYM: aphorism
DICTUM an authoritative statement or announcement
RUINOUS "damaging, harmful"
RUINOUS ANTONYM: advantageous
GROTESQUE "distorted, strange, disturbing"
GROTESQUE SYNONYM: aberrant
GROTESQUE ANTONYM: beautiful
IMPERCEPTIBLY very slight or gradual
IMPERCEPTIBLY SYNONYM: subtly
IMPERCEPTIBLY ANTONYM: distinctly
ANTHOLOGY a collection of artistic (esp. literary) works
JUGGERNAUT a crushing force
LIMNED "drawn, painted, described in clear detail"
LIMNED SYNONYM: outlined
LIMNED ANTONYM: fuzzy
MANIFESTED "shown clearly, appeared"
MANIFESTED displayed
MANIFESTED concealed
MELANCHOLY "pensive sadness, gloom"
MELANCHOLY SYNONYM: despondent
MELANCHOLY ANTONYM: cheerful
MULTIFACETED with diverse qualities
MULTIFACETED SYNONYM: complex
MULTIFACETED ANTONYM:invariable
NONCOMBUSTIBLE not capable of combustion
NONCOMBUSTIBLE SYNONYM: nonflammable
NONCOMBUSTIBLE ANTONYM: inflammable
OBSCURE hard to understand or see
OBSCURE SYNONYM: enigmatic
OBSCURE ANTONYM:obvious
ODIOUS hateful
ODIOUS SYNONYM: foul
ODIOUS ANTONYM: delightful
PARRIED evaded
PARRIED SYNONYM: dodged
PARRIED ANTONYM: faced
PEDANT someone who shows off knowledge
PEDANT SYNONYM: sophist
PRATFALL a fall on your backside or other humiliating mistake
PROCLIVITIES natural tendencies
PROCLIVITIES SYNONYM: penchants
PROCLIVITIES ANTONYM: disinclinations
PULVERIZED destroyed; ground to a powder
PULVERIZED SYNONYM: crushed
PULVERIZED ANTONYM: reinforced
PYRE a ceremonial fire for cremating a body
RAVENOUS extremely hungry or greedy
RAVENOUS SYNONYM: voracious
RAVENOUS ANTONYM: satisfied
RECEPTACLE a container that holds or receives
REFRACTED altered in appearance (esp. by viewing through a different medium)
RETALIATION deliberate harm motivated by revenge
RETALIATION SYNONYM: reciprocation
RETALIATION ANTONYM: forgiveness
SIMULTANEOUSLY at the same time
SIMULTANEOUSLY SYNONYM: concurrently
SIMULTANEOUSLY ANTONYM: separately
SMOLDERING burning slowly
SMOLDERING SYNONYM: simmering
SMOLDERING ANTONYM: freezing
STOLID unemotional, not easily excited
STOLID SYNONYM: apathetic
STOLID ANTONYM: sensitive
TACTILE touchable, solid
TACTILE ANTONYM: intangible
TACTILE SYNONYM: palpable
VERBIAGE excessive words with little meaning
VERBIAGE SYNONYM: wordiness
VERBIAGE ANTONYM: conciseness
LUMINOUS emitting light
LUMINOUS SYNONYM: brilliant
LUMINOUS ANTONYM:dull
INSIDIOUS sinister, dangerous
INSIDIOUS SYNONYM: treacherous
INSIDIOUS ANTONYM: trustworthy
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