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Word: rancor

Definition: long-lasting hatred; bitterness; Ex. negotiation without rancor; ADJ. rancorous


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::: detonation - explosion
::: libidinous - lustful
::: spendthrift - someone who wastes money; CF. thrift: accumulated wealth
::: accommodate - oblige or help someone; adjust or bring into harmony; adapt; make enough space for; ADJ. accommodative; CF. accomodating: helpful and obliging
::: extenuate - weaken; mitigate; lessen the seriousness of (bad behavior)
::: disclaim - disown; renounce claim to; deny; CF. disclaimer
::: bluff - pretense (of strength); deception; high cliff; ADJ: rough but good-natured
::: Occident - the West
::: amenable - obedient; compliant; readily managed; responsive; willing to be led; answerable or accountable legally; responsible; able to be tested by; Ex. amenable to sensible suggestions; Ex. He is very amenable; Ex. amenable to the usual tests