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1

mitigate; moliffy; assuage; alleviate

-verb
-to relieve
-to lessen
-to ease

2

covet

-verb
-to strongly desire
-to crave

3

antithesis; antithetical

-noun
-the direct opposite
-the complete reverse
-ANTIPODE

4

prototype

-noun
-an original model

5

aloof

-adjective
-detached
-not friendly and forthcoming
-distant physically or emotionally
-reseved
-standing near but apart

6

trite; hackneyed; banal; platitudinous; insipid

-adjective
-unoriginal
-commonplace
-onverused
-CHLICHED

7

antecedent

-noun
-a preceding event
-a FORERUNNER
-a precersor

8

plausible

-adjective
-believable
-credible

9

implausible

-adjective
-unbelievable
-incredible

10

prudent

-adjective
-careful
-cautious
-sensible

11

aesthetic

-adjective
-realting to what is beautiful
-an appreciation of what is beautiful or attractive