CWOD: 04/07/2016

VANQUISH: defeat thoroughly. SYNONYMS: conquer, defeat, beat        ANTONYMS: defeat, lost, lose EXAMPLE: When in battle, you must VANQUISH your opponent before he defeats you! Advertisements

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CWOD: 04/06/2016

MALARIA: an intermittent and remittent fever caused by a protozoan parasite that invades the red blood cells. The parasite is transmitted by mosquitoes in many tropical and subtropical regions. SYNONYMS:  ague, miasm, jungle fever     ANTONYMS: non-parasitic, healthy, clean EXAMPLE: My sister had MALARIA for 3 weeks, she had to stay in bed!

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SWELTER: an uncomfortably hot atmosphere SYNONYMS: roast, boil, broil                      ANTONYMS: freeze, chilly, blizzard EXAMPLE: Last summer was SWELTER!

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03/22/2016 CWOD

DAUNTLESS: showing fearlessness and determination SYNONYMS: fearless, determined, resolute    ANTONYMS: scared, weak, shameful EXAMPLE: He was DAUNTLESS jumping from that plane.

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03/21/2016 CWOD

COMBUSTION: The process of burning something. SYNONYMS: burning, kindling, ignition                                    ANTONYMS: Calm, order, peace EXAMPLE: There was a lot of COMBUSTION in the house, the fire department had to put it out.

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AMELIORATE: make (something bad or unsatisfactory) better. SYNONYMS: improve, better, enhance               ANTONYMS: worsen, break, destroy EXAMPLE: I AMELIORATE my grades last semester.

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CWOD 02/23/2016

BEGUILE: charm or enchant (someone), sometimes in a deceptive way. SYNONYMS: Hypnotize,  dazzle, attract                                  ANTONYMS: bore, repel, sober EXAMPLE: Friar Lawrence BEGUILE’d Juliet with a sleeping potion.

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