(ADJECTIVE) Noisy in a coarse, offensive way; obvious or conspicuous, especially in an unfavorable sense.
(SYN: flagrant, glaring, egregious, disagreeably loud)
(ANT: inconsequential, trifling, piddling, petty)
(ADJECTIVE) Suitable or convenient for a particular purpose; occurring at an appropriate time.
(SYN: timely, appropriate, felicitous)
(ANT: untimely, inconvenient, inappropriate)
(ADJECTIVE) Relating to Hercules; characterized by great strength; very hard to do in the sense of requiring unusual strength.
(SYN: mighty, powerful, arduous, onerous)
(ANT: puny, Lilliputian, bantam)
(VERB) To promote trouble or rebellion; to apply warm liquids to, warm.
(SYN: instigate, incite, stir up)
(ANT: quell, quash, squelch, suppress)
(VERB) To weigh down or burden (with difficulties, cares, debt, etc.); to fill up, block up, hinder.
(SYN: overload, clog)
(ANT: unburden, unload, relieve)
(VERB) To encourage, assist, aid, support (especially in something wrong or unworthy)
(ANT: hamper, hinder, impede, frustrate)
(NOUN) Noisy revelry or merrymaking (often with a suggestion of heavy drinking.)
(SYN: binge, jamboree)
(NOUN) An expert; one who is well qualified to pass critical judgments, especially in one of the fine arts.
(SYN: savant, pundit)
(ANT: ignoramus, philistine)
(VERB) To compare critically in order to note differences, similarities, etc.; to arrange in order for some specific purpose.
(SYN: sort out, cross-check)
(VERB) To bring up or begin to talk about (a subject); to announce, introduce; to break the surface of the water; to turn sideways to the wind and the waves; to pierce (a keg or cask) in order to draw off liquid; (NOUN) a spit for roasting; a tool for tapping casks.
(NOUN) A reply to a reply, especially from the defendant in a legal suit.
(SYN: reply, response, riposte, retort)
(VERB) To support, prop up, strengthen; (NOUN) A supporting structure.
(SYN: bolster, reinforce, brace, shore up)
(ANT: undermine, weaken, impair)