LOVE liking, affection, fondness, kindness, at-
tachment, esteem, adoration.
LOVELY attractive, amiable, charming, ele-
gant, handsome, delightful, fine, beautiful.
LOVER beau, wooer, suitor.
LOVING kind, affectionate, tender, attentive,
Low humble, mean, base, abject, debased,
LOWER humble, humiliate, debase, degrade.
LUCKY successful, fortunate, prosperous.
LUDICROUS amusing, comical, droll, laugh-
LUNACY mania, derangement, insanity, mad-
LUXURIANT excessive, voluptuous, abundant,
LUXURY profusion, abundance, excess.
MAGNIFICENT noble, grand, glorious, sublime,
MAGNITUDE size, greatness, bulk.
MAINTAIN sustain, keep, support, help, con-
tinue, assert, defend, vindicate.
MALADY evil, disease, affliction, disorder, dis-
MANAGE control, direct, conduct.
MANDATE command, charge, order, injunc-
MANGLE cut, lacerate, tear, mutilate, maim.
MANIFEST evident, clear, apparent, obvious,
MARGIN edge, verge, rim, brim, brink, border.
MARK stamp, impress, imprint, brand, show,
MARRIAGE matrimony, wedlock, nuptials.
MARVEL wonder, prodigy, miracle.
MASSIVE large, ponderous, heavy, bulky.
MASTER achieve, overcome, surmount, con-
MATURE perfect, complete, ripe.
MAXIM saying, adage, proverb.
MEAN abject, low, despicable, miserly, sordid,
MEANING sense, import, signification, inten-
tion, purpose, design.
MEANWHILE meantime, interim, intervening.
MECHANIC artisan, artificer.
MEDDLE interpose, interfere, interrupt.
MEDIATE intercede, interpose.
MEEK mild, soft, gentle, humble.
MEET assemble, join, fit, becoming.
MEETING assembly, company, auditory, con-
MELANCHOLY sadness, distress, depression,
dejection, gloom, grief.
MEI-ODT harmony, happiness, unison, con-
MELT dissolve, soften, liquify.
MEMORY remembrance, reminiscence, recol-
MEND improve, repair, rectify, correct.
MERCIFUL mild, tender, gracious, benignant,
MERCILESS hard-hearted, pitiless, cruel, un-
MERCY pity, clemency, compassion, lenity.
MERRY happy, gay, joyous, cheerful, lively,
mirthful, sportive, sprightly, vivacious.
MESSENGER bearer, carrier, harbinger, fore-
METAPHOR similitude, trope, allegory, em-
METHOD order, manner, mode, rule, system,
MIGHTY strong, powerful, great, potent.
MILD meek, gentle, kind, easy, sweet, tender,
MINDFUL heedful, observant, attentive.
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MINISTER contribute, supply, administer.
MIRTH merriment, joy, hilarity, cheerfulness,
MISCHIEF damage, harm, hurt, misfortune,
MISERLY stingy, covetous, penurious, nig-
MISFORTUNE calamity, harm, disaster, mis-
hap, ill luck.
MISTAKE error, blunder, misconception.
MISUSE ill-treat, pervert, misapply, abuse.
MITIGATE lessen, alleviate, ameliorate, abate,
appease, assuage, soothe, mollify.
MODEL pattern, copy, sample, mould, speci-
MODERATION temperance, sobriety, frugality,
MODERN recent, late, new, novel.
MODEST quiet, retiring, reserved, diffident,
MODIFY re-arrange, change, alter, extenuate,
MOLEST -annoy, vex, tease, trouble, disturb,
MOLLIFY ease, appease, moderate, mitigate,
MOROSE sour, sullen, gloomy, peevish, for-
MOTIVE incentive, reason, cause, principle.
MOURN grieve, lament, sorrow, bewail, be-
MOVE change, pass, stir, influence, persuade,
incite, actuate, instigate, impel.
MUNIFICENT bounteous, bountiful, generous,
beneficent, plentiful, liberal.
MUSE study, ponder, wonder, think, reflect,
MUTABLE changeable, unsteady, inconstant,
fickle, wavering, unstable, variable, alterable,
MUTILATE deface, injure, destroy, deprive,
MUTINOUS turbulent, seditious, insubordi-
MYSTERIOUS hidden, obscure, dim, mystic,
NAKED exposed, nude, unclothed, uncovered,
NAME cognomen, appellation, title, reputa-
tion, credit, denomination.
NARROW contracted, confined, limited, cur-
NATIVE indigenous, genuine, intrinsic.
NEAR adjoining, adjacent, close, contiguous.
NECESSARY needful, expedient, indispensable,
essential, important, requisite.
NEED poverty, want, penury, indigence.
NEFARIOUS evil, wicked, unjust, wrong, in-
NEGLIGENT careless, heedless, remiss, neglect-
NEW fresh, late, modern, novel.
NIGH close, adjoining, near, contiguous, ad-
NOBLE distinguished, elevated, exalted, illus-
trious, great, grand.
NOISY boisterous, turbulent, clamorous, high,
NOTED renowned, distinguished, conspicuous,
celebrated, eminent, notorious, illustrious.
NOTICE warning, information, intelligence,
NOTION thought, opinion, sentiment, whim,
idea, conception, perception.
NOTORIOUS celebrated, distinguished, noted,
public, conspicuous, renowned.
NOTWITHSTANDING nevertheless, however, in
spite of, yet.
NOURISH feed, uphold, maintain, cherish, nur-
OBDURATE inflexible, unfeeling, callous, im-
penitent, hardened, insensible, obstinate.
OBEDIENT submissive, compliant, yielding,
dutiful, respectful, obsequious.
OBJECT end, subject, aim.
OBJECT oppose, except to, against.
OBLIGE compel, coerce, bind, force, engage,
favor, please, gratify.
OBNOXIOUS offensive, liable, disagreeable, un-
OBSCURE hidden, concealed, indistinct, diffi-
cult, dark, abstruse.
OBSERVANCE ceremony, rite, form, attention,
OBSERVANT watchful, attentive, mindful, re-
OBSERVE see, notice, watch, follow, remark,
OBSOLETE disused, old, worn-out, antiquated,
OBSTACLE impediment, obstruction, difficulty,
OBSTINATE stubborn, resolute, headstrong.
OBSTRUCT impede, hinder, stop, prevent.
OBTAIN gain, secure, get, win, acquire, pro-
OBVIOUS plain, apparent, open, clear, evident,
OCCUPATION work, profession, calling, trade,
business, avocation, employment.
OCCUPY keep, hold, use, possess.
OCCURRENCE event, contingency, adventure,
ODOR smell, fragrance, scent, perfume.
OFFENSE trespass, crime, injury, sin, outrage,
insult, misdeed, wrong, transgression.
OFFENSIVE mean, abusive, insulting, imper-
tinent, insolent, rude, scurrilous, obnoxious,
OFFICIOUS busy, active, forward, obtrusive,
ONLY solely, singly, alone, simply, merely.
OPEN unravel, reveal, disclose, unlock.
OPENING fissure, aperture, hole, cavity.
OPERATION performance, agency, action.
OPINION belief, idea, sentiment, notion.
OPINIONATED stiff, obstinate, egotistical, con-
ceited, stubborn, self-willed.
OPPONENT opposer, adversary, foe, enemy,
OPPOSITE contrary, repugnant, adverse.
OPPROBRIOUS reproachful, abusive, offensive,
insolent, insulting, scandalous, scurrilous.
OPPROBRIUM shame, disgrace, reproach, in-
ORATION speech, sermon, lecture, discourse,
ORDAIN appoint, invest, order, prescribe.
ORDER brotherhood, fraternity, rank, method,
succession, series, degree, genus.
ORDER mandate, injunction, command, pre-
ORDERLY precise, regular, systematic, me-
ORDINARY usual, common.
ORIGIN rise, cause, source, foundation, be-
ginning, descent, fountain.
ORIGINAL primitive, first, pristine, primary.
ORNAMENT decorate, beautify, adorn, deck,
ORNATE decorated, adorned, embellished, be-
OSTENTATION parade, display, show, bopst.
OUTRAGE insult, injure, affront, violence.
OUTWARD extraneous, apparent, extrinsic.
OVERBEARING repressive, haughty, imperti-
OVERCOME vanquish, conquer, surmount, sub-
OVERFLOW fill, inundate, deluge, abound.
OVERSIGHT mistake, error, misapprehension,
OVERWHELM overpower, crush, upturn, over-
OWNER holder, proprietor, possessor, master.
PACIFY calm, still, quiet, conciliate, soothe.
PAIN distress, afflict, torture, torment, suffer,
PAINT portray, represent, depict, sketch, color,
PAIR join, two, couple, brace.
PALE fade, wan, white, pallid, fair.
PALPABLE gross, plain, discernible, percep-
PALPITATE tremble, throb, beat, flutter, gasp,
PANG torture, torment, distress, agony, an-
PARDON acquit, free, forgive, discharge, re-
lease, remit, clear.
PARSIMONIOUS mean, frugal, miserly, avari-
cious, penurious, niggardly.
PART share, portion, division, piece, concern,
PARTICULAR individual, exact, appropriate,
circumstantial, peculiar, specific, exclusive,
PARTICULARLY principally, chiefly, mainly,
especially, distinctly, specifically.
PARTISAN disciple, adherent, follower.
PARTNER associate, accomplice, colleague,
PASSION desire, feeling, love, anger, excite-
PASSIONATE hot, angry, irascible, hasty, ex-
PASSIVE submissive, unresisting, patient, re-
PATHETIC affecting, moving, touching.
PATIENCE endurance, resignation, fortitude.
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PATIENT resigned, composed, enduring, calm,
passive, an invalid.
PEACEABLE quiet, calm, tranquil, serene,
PEEVISH fretful, disagreeable, petulant, cross,
PENALTY punishment, pain, fine, forfeiture,
PENITENCE contrition, remorse, compunction,
PENURIOUS parsimonious, sparing, miserly,
PENUKY want, poverty, indigence, distress,
PERCEIVE observe, discern, distinguish.
PERCEPTION belief, conception, sentiment,
idea, sensation, notion.
PEREMPTORY positive, arbitrary, dogmatical,
PERBECT done, complete, finished.
PERFIDIOUS false, treacherous, faithless.
PERFORATE penetrate, pierce, bore.
PERFORM execute, effect, accomplish, pro-
duce, achieve, fulfill.
PERFUME odor, smell, scent, fragrance, ex-
PERIOD circnit, date, age, epoch, era.
PERMIT allow, suffer, consent, admit, tolerate,
PERNICIOUS noisome, destructive, ruinous,
mischievous, hurtful, noxious.
PERPETUAL uninterrupted, unceasing, inces-
sant, constant, continual.
PERPLEX bewilder, annoy, involve, confuse,
molest, puzzle, harass, embarrass, entangle.
PERSEVERE endure, persist, insist, continue,
PERSPICUITY clearness, brilliancy, transpar-
PERSUADE urge, induce, influence, exhort, en-
tice, prevail upon.
PERVERSE stubborn, unmanageable, crooked,
PESTILENTIAL destructive, mischievous, epi-
demical, infectious, contagious.
PETITION prayer, supplication, request, suit,
PICTURE likeness, image, effigy, representa-
Pious spiritual, devout, godly, religious.
PIQUE offense, grudge, dislike, malice, spite,
PITY sympathy, commiseration, compassion,
PLACE position, site, ground, post.
PLACID still, calm, gentle, quiet, tranquil,
PLAGUE perplex, embarrass, tantalize, annoy,
importune, vex, torment.
PLAIN perceptible, discernible, manifest, ob-
vious, clear, apparent, evident, distinct.
PLAN design, contrivance, scheme, arrange-
ment, device, project, stratagem.
PLEASANT cheerful, vivacious, agreeable, gay,
facetious, jocular, witty.
PLEASE gratify, satisfy, humor, delight.
PLEASURE satisfaction, happiness, enjoyment,
PLEDGE pawn, deposit, security, hostage,
PLENTIFUL bounteous, abundant, copious, ex-
uberant, plenteous, ample.
PLIANT lithe, limber, yielding, bending, sup-
ple, flexible, pliable.
PLIGHT predicament, situation, state, condi-
tion, case, conjuncture.
PLOT plan, arrangement, conspiracy, combi-
nation, project, scheme, intrigue.
POLITE courteous, well-bred, polished, civil,
refined, genteel, affable.
POLITENESS good manners, courtesy, civility,
good breeding, suavity.
POLITIC wise, careful, artful, civil, cunning,
POLLUTE corrupt, taint, defile, contaminate,
POMPOUS lofty, stately, ostentatious, showy,
PONDER study, reflect, think, muse, consider.
PORTION piece, part, quantity, share, division,
POSITIVE confident, certain, real, dogmatic,
POSSESS keep, hold, have, enjoy, occupy.
POSTPONE retard, delay, prolong, protract,
POSTURE figure, gesture, position, action, at-
POTENT powerful, strong, mighty, vigorous,
POVERTY want, need, penury, indigence, suf-
PRACTICABLE possible, feasible, available.
PRACTICE custom, style, form, manner, use,
PRAISE eulogize, applaud, laud, admire, com-
PRAYER application, suit, petition, request,
PRECARIOUS uncertain, doubtful, dubious,
PRECEDENCE priority, superiority, preference.
PRECEDING anterior, previous, prior, ante-
cedent, former, foregoing.
PRECEPT maxim, rule, principle, injunction,
law, doctrine, mandate, command.
PRECIOUS choice, costly, valuable, expensive,
PRECISE careful, particular, exact, accurate,
PRECLUDE intercept, prevent, hinder, obviate.
PREDICAMENT condition, position, situation,
PREDICT -prophesy, foretell.
PREDOMINANT prevalent, controlling, over-
ruling, prevailing, supreme.
PREDOMINATE prevail, rule over.
PREFERENCE advancement, choice, priority.
PREJUDICE bias, injury, hurt, disadvantage.
PRELIMINARY previous, introductory, ante-
PREPARE arrange, qualify, equip, fit, make
PREPOSTEROUS impossible, absurd, foolish,
PREROGATIVE privilege, immunity.
PRESCRIBE dictate, ordain, appoint.
PRESERVE uphold, maintain, protect, spare,
PRESSING urgent, emergent, crowding, im-
portunate, forcing, squeezing.
PRESUME guess, suppose, surmise, think, con-
PRESUMING forward, presumptuous, arrogant.
PRETEXT excuse, pretence, pretension.
PRETTY lovely, beautiful, fine, agreeable.
PREVAILING dominant, ruling, overcoming,
PREVENT impede, obstruct, hinder, obviate,
PREVIOUS before, prior, anterior, preliminary,
PRICE cost, expense, value, worth.
PRIDE self-esteem, arrogance, haughtiness,
conceit, ostentation, loftiness, vanity.
PRIMARY elemental, original, first, pristine.
PRINCIPAL main, chief, capital, head, leading,
PRINCIPLE motive, doctrine, tenet, element,
PRINT impress, stamp, mark.
PRIOR before, previous, former, antecedent,
PRIORITY preference, precedence, pre-emi-
PRISTINE original, primitive, first.
PRIVACY seclusion, solitude, secrecy, retire-
PRIVILEGE prerogative, right, advantage, im-
PROBABILITY supposition, likelihood, chance.
PROBITY reliability, uprightness, honesty, in-
PROCEED progress, arise, advance, emanate,
PROCEEDING transaction, course, progression,
PROCLAIM declare, publish, announce, tell,
PROCLIVITY liking, tendency, proneness, in-
PROCURE obtain, acquire, gain.
PRODIGAL lavish, extravagant, wasteful.
PRODIGIOUS great, astonishing, vast, large,
PROFANE secular, irreverent, impious, irre-
PROFESSION calling, employment, business,
vocation, work, labor.
PROFICIENCY advancement, progress, im-
PROFIT gain, advantage, emolument, benefit.
PROFLIGATE depraved, wicked, corrupt, sin-
ful, vicious, abandoned.
PROFUSE lavish, wasteful, prodigal, extrava-
PROGENY descendants, offspring, race, issue.
PROJECT invent, design, plan, scheme.
PROLIFIC productive, fertile, fruitful.
PROLIX tiresome, tedious, long, diffuse.
PROLONG extend, delay, protract, postpone,
PROMINENT eminent, conspicuous, distiu-
PROMISE agreement, engagement, assurance,
declaration, word, obligation, pledge.
PROMOTE raise, forward, encourage, advance.
PROMPT quick, active, ready, assiduous.
DICTIONARY OF SYNONYMOUS WOEDS.
PRONOUNCE say, speak, utter, declare, affirm,
PROOF evidence, testimony, argument.
PROPAGATE multiply, increase, disseminate,
diffuse, circulate, spread, extend.
PROPENSITY liking, inclination, pronenees,
PROPER fit, right, suitable, appropriate, just.
PROPITIOUS favorable, auspicious.
PROPITIATE conciliate, appease, reconcile.
PROPORTIONATE equal, adequate, commensu-
PROPOSE offer, apply, tender, purpose, bid,
PROSPECT view, landscape, survey.
PROSPECTIVE future, foreseeing, hereafter,
PROSPEROUS fortunate, lucky, flourishing,
PROTECT maintain, uphold, guard, shield, de-
fend, cherish, foster, patronize.
PROTRACT withhold, retard, delay, prolong,
PROUD haughty, assuming, arrogant, lofty,
PROVERB maxim, saying, adage.
PROVIDE procure, furnish, supply, prepare.
PROVIDENT cautious, prudent, economical,
PROVISO requirement, condition, stipulation.
PROVOKE excite, irritate, enrage, aggravate,
PRUDENCE forethought, carefulness, wisdom,
PUBLISH announce, promulgate, proclaim, ad-
PUERILE infantile, boyish, juvenile, childish.
PULL bring, haul, draw, drag.
PUNCTUAL prompt, particular, exact.
PUNISH whip, chastise, correct, discipline.
PURSUE follow, prosecute, chase, persist, con-
PUZZLE confound, perplex, bewilder, embar-
QUACK impostor, pretender, empiric, charla-
QUALIFIED capable, fit, competent, adapted.
QUARREL fight, affray, riot, battle, contest,
contention, altercation, dispute, tumult.
QUERY question, interrogatory, inquiry.
QUESTION ask, examine, doubt, dispute, con-
sider, inquire, interrogate.
QUESTIONABLE suspicious, doubtful.
QUICK rapid, active, lively, swift, prompt, ex-
QUIET calm, repose, tranquillity, rest, ease,
peaceable, placid, still.
QUIT depart, leave, resign, abandon, forsake,
QUOTA rate, share, proportion.
QUOTE copy, relate, cite, adduce.
RACE lineage, family, breed, course, genera-
RADIANCE light, brightness, brilliancy, glory.
RAGE indignation, anger, fury.
RAISE heighten, elevate, exalt, erect, collect,
RANK class, degree, place, position.
RANSOM purchase, free, redeem.
RAPACIOUS voracious, ravenous, greedy.
RAPIDITY swiftness, speed, celerity, fleetness,
RAPTURE joy, delight, transport, ecstacy.
RARE scarce, uncommon, singular, excellent,
unusual, incomparable, raw.
RASH impulsive, hasty, thoughtless, violent,
RATE price, quota, proportion, ratio, value,
RAVENOUS voracious, greedy, rapacious.
RAY dawn, beam, gleam, streak, glimmer.
REAL certain, true, genuine, positive, actual.
REALIZE reach, procure, achieve, consum-
mate, accomplish, effect.
REASON purpose, proof, motive, argument,
REASONABLE fair, probable, moderate, just,
equitable, honest, rational.
REBUKE -reprimand, reproach, reproof, cen-
RECANT revoke, recall, renounce, withdraw,
RECEDE retire, retrograde, retreat, fall back.
RECITE repeat, rehearse.
RECKON count, number, estimate, calculate,
RECLAIM reform, recover,"correct.
RECOLLECTION remembrance, reminiscence,
RECOMPENSE satisfaction, pay, price, reward,
RECONCILE propitiate, conciliate.
RECRUIT repair, retrieve, replace, recover.
RECTIFY mend, improve, correct, amend, re-
REDEEM restore, rescue, recover, ransom.
REDRESS relief, remedy.
REFER propose, suggest, allude, intimate,
REFINED graceful, genteel, polished, polite,
REFORM correct, amend, rectify, improve,
REFRACTORY unmanageable, unruly, contu-
REFRAIN forego, forbear, abstain, spare.
REGALE refresh, entertain, feast, gratify.
REGARD respect, esteem, value, reverence,
REGARDLESS careless, negligent, indifferent,
unconcerned, unobservant, heedless.
REGION section, quarter, district, country.
REGRET sorrow, complaint, lament, grief.
REGULATE control, rule, direct, govern, dis-
REHEARSE detail, repeat, recite, recapitulate.
REJECT refuse, deny, decline, repel.
REJOINDER response, answer, reply.
RELIANCE trust, belief, confidence, repose, de-
RELIEVE assist, help, succor, alleviate, aid,
RELIGIOUS pious, devout, holy.
REMAIN continue, stay, abide, tarry, sojourn.
REMAINDER rest, residue, remnant.
REMARK comment, observation, note.
REMINISCENCE recollection, remembrance.
REMISS heedless, negligent, careless, inat-
REMIT send, transmit, liberate, abate, forgive,
REMORSE penitence, distress, contrition.
RENEW revive, refresh, renovate.
RENOUNCE leave, resign, abdicate, abandon,
forego, relinquish, quit.
RENOWN fame, reputation, celebrity.
REPAIR improve, retrieve, recover, restore.
REPARATION restitution, amends, restoration.
REPEAL cancel, annul, revoke, abolish, abro-
REPEAT detail, rehearse, recite.
REPETITION tautology, prolixity, iteration,
REPLENISH supply, fill, refill.
REPOSE ease, sleep, rest, quiet.
REPROACH blame, reprove, censure, condemn,
REPUGNANCE aversion, abhorrence, antipathy,
REPUGNANT hostile, adverse, opposite, con-
REPUTATION repute, fame, honor, character,
REQUEST solicit, ask, demand, entreat, beg,
REQUISITE important, necessary, essential,
RESEARCH investigation, study, examination,
RESEMBLANCE similarity, semblance, simili-
RESIDENCE home, abode, house, dwelling,
RESIDUE leavings, remainder, rest.
RESIGN yield, abdicate, renounce, relinquish,
RESIGNATION patience, endurance, submis-
RESIST endure, oppose, withstand.
RESOLUTION firmness, determination, forti-
tude, courage, decision.
RESORT visit, frequent, haunt.
RESPECT esteem, regard, deference, attention,
consideration, good-will, estimation.
RESPECTFUL deferential, dutiful, obedient,
RESPITE delay, suspension, interval, reprieve.
RESPONSE reply, answer, rejoinder.
RESPONSIBLE amenable, answerable, account-
REST quiet, ease, repose, intermission, stop,
cessation, others, remainder.
RESTORE cure, renew, return, repay, rebuild.
RESTRAIN confine, repress, restrict, coerce,
RESTRICT limit, circumscribe, hold, bind.
RESULT effect, issue, ultimate, consequence,
RETAIN hold, detain, keep, reserve.
RETARD hinder, defer, protract, postpone, de-
lay, procrastinate, prolong, prevent, impede.
RETIRE recede, withdraw, retreat, secede.
RETRACT annul, take back, revoke, recant,
RETRIEVE renew, recover, regain.
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REVEAL impart, divulge, communicate, dis-
REVENGE vindicate, avenge.
REVERE adore, worship, reverence, venerate.
REVIEW examine, survey, notice, revision.
REVIVE enliven, renew, reanimate, refresh,
REVOKE cancel, annul, abolish, repeal, abro-
gate, efface, retract.
REWARD recompense, remuneration, compen-
RICHES wealth, opulence, affluence.
RIDICULE deride, banter, laugh at.
RIDICULOUS droll, absurd, ludicrous, prepos-
terous, unreasonable, improbable.
RIGHT correct, just, honest, proper, privilege,
claim, direct, straight, immunity.
RIGHTEOUS just, godly, upright, honest, incor-
RITE form, custom, ceremony, observance.
ROAD path, way, course, route.
ROAM wander, ramble, stroll, range, rove.
ROOM chamber, apartment, space, place.
ROUGH harsh, uncivil, rude, uncouth, unman-
nerly, unpolished, rugged, severe, stormy.
ROUND globular, spherical, circuit, orb, tour.
ROUTE path, coarse, way, road.
RUDE rough, impertinent, coarse, impudent,