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- Vile – extremely unpleasant.
Synonyms – bad, disagreeable, horrid, horrible, dreadful, abominable, atrocious, offensive, obnoxious, odious, unsavory, repulsive, off-putting, repellent, revolting, repugnant, disgusting, distasteful, loathsome
Wile – devious or cunning stratagems employed in manipulating or persuading someone to do what one wants.
Synonyms – tricks, ruses, ploys, schemes, dodges, gambits, subterfuges, cunning stratagems, artifices, devices
2. Severe – strict or harsh.
Synonyms – harsh, hard, bitter, bitterly cold, cold, bleak, freezing, acute, very bad, serious, grave, critical, dire, drastic, grievous, extreme, dreadful, terrible, awful
Sewer – an underground conduit for carrying off drainage water and waste matter.
3. Sight –the faculty or power of seeing.
Synonyms – eyesight, vision, eyes, faculty of sight, power of sight, ability to see, visual perception, observation
Site – an area of ground on which a town, building, or monument is constructed.
Synonyms – plot, lot, area
Cite – refer to as evidence for or justification of an argument or statement
Synonyms – quote, reproduce
4. Shear – break off or cause to break off, owing to a structural strain.
Sheer –nothing other than
Synonyms – utter, complete, absolute, total, pure, perfect, downright, out-and-out, thorough, thoroughgoing
5. Naval –relating to a navy or navies.
Navel –a rounded knotty depression in the center of a person’s belly caused by the detachment of the umbilical cord after birth
Synonyms – belly button, tummy button; technical umbilicus
6. Pore –a minute opening in a surface
Synonyms – opening, orifice, aperture, hole, outlet, inlet, vent
Pour –flow rapidly in a steady stream.
Synonyms – stream, flow, run, gush, cascade, course, spout, jet, spurt, flood, surge, spill, rush, well
7. Fatal –causing death.
Synonyms – deadly, lethal, mortal, causing death, death dealing
Fateful –having far-reaching and often disastrous consequences or implications.
Synonyms – decisive, determining, critical, crucial, pivotal
8. Forego –go before
Forgo –go without
Synonyms – do without, go without, give up, waive, renounce, surrender
9. Ingenious –clever, original, and inventive.
Synonyms – inventive, creative, imaginative, original, innovative, resourceful, enterprising, insightful, inspired
Ingenuous –innocent and unsuspecting.
Synonyms – naive, innocent, simple, childlike, trusting, trustful, over-trusting, unwary, unsuspicious, unguarded
10. Perpetrate – carry out or commit
Synonyms – commit, carry out, perform, execute, do, effect, bring about, be guilty of, be to blame for
Perpetuate –make continue indefinitely.
Synonyms – keep alive, keep going, keep in existence, preserve, conserve, sustain, maintain.