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Moizza
05-27-2003, 02:03 AM
Noisy/ Loud
Boisterous
Blare
Clamorous
Clarion (shrill sound)
Carousal (drunken revel)
Clangor
Din
Obstreperous
Raucous
Revelry
Strident
Stentorian
Vociferous

Threaten / Frighten
Browbeat
Bait
Cow
Daunt
Formidable
Harry
Heckler (verbal harasser)
Intimidate
Menacing
Minatory
Redoubtable
Ruffian (Bully)

Careful
Chary
Circumspect
Conscientious
Meticulous
Prudent
Scrupulous
Thrifty

Hazy/ Vague
Equivocal
Murky
Nebulous
Obscure
Waffle

Hint
Inkling
Innuendo
Insinuation
Intimate
Whiff

Difficult to please
Fastidious
Finicky
Squeamish
Imitation
Caricature
Burlesque

Greed
Avarice
Covetous
Cupidity


Guess
Conjecture
Surmise
Extrapolation

Pertaining to marriage
Conjugal
Connubial
Nuptial

Antique
Antediluvian
Archaic

Serving as an accessory
Ancillary
Auxiliary

Teachings
Doctrine
Dogma
Tenet
Creed (credo, credence)

On the spur
Improvise
Impromptu
Extempore

Denying existence of God
Atheistic
Agnostic

Self denial
Ascetic
Austere
Spartan (also disciplined)

At an angle/ Sideways
Askew
Awry
Furtive
Stealthy
Sneaky

Dilemma
Quandary
Predicament

Excited/ Excitement
Ardent
Fervid
Furor
Fervor
Fervent
Gusto

Blunder
Bungle
Maladroit
Gaffe (Social blunder)

Rural
Bucolic
Pastoral
Rustic