||benefit (bnft) noun,verb
1. Financial assistance in time of need.
2. Something that aids or promotes well-being.
|Synonyms: ||welfare, benediction, prosperity, boon, interest|
|Antonyms: ||disadvantage, loss, detriment, harm, damage, evil, low|
||calculate (klkylt) verb
1. Solve a problem by using math.
2. Judge to be probable.
3. Keep an account of.
4. Predict in advance.
|Synonyms: ||compute, determine, figure|
|Antonyms: ||guess, conjecture, hit|
||capital (kptl) noun,adjective
1. Wealth in the form of money or property owned by a person or business and human resources of economic value.
2. Punishable by death. "a capital offense"
3. A seat of government.
4. Of primary important. "our capital concern was to avoid defeat"
5. One of the large alphabetic characters used as the first letter in proper names and sometimes for emphasis; (printers once kept type for capitals and small letters in separate cases; capitals were kept in the upper half of the type case and so became known as upper-case letters).
|Synonyms: ||rank, flagrant, famous, cash, savings, gross, funds, money, main, assents|
|Antonyms: ||inferior, poor, unimportant, subordinate|
||chord (kôrd) noun,verb
1. A straight line connecting two points on a curve.
2. A combination of musical notes played at the same time.
|Rhymes: ||board, gourd, hoard, horde, sword, aboard, accord, adored, afford, award, reward, toward, untoward|
||dispute (dspyt) noun,verb
1. A disagreement or argument about something important. "he had a dispute with his wife"
2. Take exception to.
3. Coming into conflict with.
|Rhymes: ||boot, brute, chute, cute, flute, fruit, hoot, jute, moot, mute, root, route, shoot, astute, dilute, impute, pollute, pursuit, recruit, refute, repute, disrepute|
|Synonyms: ||quibble, quarrel, wrangle, moot, squabble, challenge, argue, clash|
|Antonyms: ||concede, acknowledge, confirm, allow, forgo, waive|
||embrace (mbrs) noun,verb
1. Include in scope; include as part of something broader; have as one's sphere or territory.
2. Hug, usually with fondness. "They embraced"
3. Take up the cause, ideology, practice, method, of someone and use it as one's own.
|Rhymes: ||ace, base, brace, case, chase, face, grace, lace, pace, place, trace, vase, debase, deface, disgrace, erase, misplace|
|Synonyms: ||hug, encompass, cuddle, accept, clasp, squeeze, include|
|Antonyms: ||exclude, reject, scorn, except, omit, spurn|
||exceed (ksd) verb
1. Go beyond. "Their loyalty exceeds their national bonds"
2. Be or do something to a greater degree. "This exceeds all my expectations"
|Rhymes: ||bead, bleed, breed, cede, creed, deed, feed, fried, heed, knead, lead, plead, read, reed, seed, speed, weed, concede, impede, mislead, precede, proceed, recede, stampede, succeed, intercede|
|Synonyms: ||top, pass, surpass, best, excel, transcend, better, beat, outdo, overrun|
||feud (fyd) noun,verb
A bitter quarrel between two parties.
|Rhymes: ||crude, lewd, mood, nude, rude, allude, conclude, delude, elude, exclude, include, intrude, obtrude, preclude, protrude|
|Synonyms: ||vendetta, disagreement, fight, squabble, quarrel, row, conflict, dispute|
|Antonyms: ||peace, harmony, agree, cooperate|
||hail (hl) noun,verb
1. Precipitation of ice pellets when there are strong rising air currents.
2. Greet enthusiastically or joyfully.
|Rhymes: ||bail, braille, fail, flail, frail, gale, hale, jail, mail, male, nail, pale, quail, rail, sail, sale, scale, shale, stale, tail, tale, trail, whale, avail, curtail, entail, exhale, inhale, prevail, travail, unveil|
|Synonyms: ||flag, call, greet, signal|
||trio (troh) noun
A set of three similar things considered as a unit.