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How Big Is Your Vocabulary?

Is your locution fulgurously salutary or, you know, just sorta OK.

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    Averse = Unwilling

    Averse - adjective - having a strong feeling of opposition, antipathy, repugnance, etc. Unwilling - adjective - not willing; reluctant; loath; averse

    Averse = Unwilling
    Via dictionary.reference.com
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    Ascetic = Disciplined

    Ascetic - adjective - rigorously abstinent; austere. Disciplined - adjective - having or exhibiting discipline; rigorous.

    Ascetic = Disciplined
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    Apprise = Inform

    Apprise - verb - to give notice to; inform; advise (often followed by of)." Disciplined - verb - to give or impart knowledge of a fact or circumstance to.

    Apprise = Inform
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    Ascent = Climb

    Ascent - noun - an act of ascending; upward movement; a rising movement. Climb - noun - a climbing; an ascent by climbing.

    Ascent = Climb
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    Complementary = Corresponding

    Complementary - adjective - forming a complement; completing. Corresponding - adjective - associated in a working or other relationship.

    Complementary = Corresponding
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    Dissemble = Conceal

    Dissemble - verb - to give a false or misleading appearance to; conceal the truth or real nature of. Conceal - verb - to keep secret; to prevent or avoid disclosing or divulging.

    Dissemble = Conceal
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    Exacerbate = Aggravate

    Exacerbate - verb - to increase the severity, bitterness, or violence of (disease, ill feeling, etc.); aggravate. Aggravate - verb - to make worse or more severe; intensify, as anything evil, disorderly, or troublesome.

    Exacerbate = Aggravate
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    Hoard = Trove

    Hoard - noun - a supply or accumulation that is hidden or carefully guarded for preservation, future use, etc. Trove - noun - a collection of objects.

    Hoard = Trove
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    Invariably = Perpetually

    Invariably - adverb - not variable; not changing or capable of being changed; static or constant. Perpetually - adverb - continuing or enduring forever; everlasting.

    Invariably = Perpetually
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    Ironic = Unexpected

    Ironic - adjective - using words to convey a meaning that is the opposite of its literal meaning; containing or exemplifying irony: coincidental; unexpected. Unexpected - adjective - not expected; unforeseen; surprising.

    Ironic = Unexpected
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    Macerate = Liquefy

    Macerate - verb - to soften or separate into parts by steeping in a liquid. Liquefy - verb - to make or become liquid.

    Macerate = Liquefy
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    Pallet = Cot

    Pallet - noun - a small or makeshift bed. Cot - noun - a light portable bed, especially one of canvas on a folding frame.

    Pallet = Cot
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    Perspective = Outlook

    Perspective - noun - a mental view or prospect. Outlook - noun - the view or prospect from a particular place.

    Perspective = Outlook
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    Regimen = Procedure

    Regimen - noun - a regulated course, as of diet, exercise, or manner of living, intended to preserve or restore health or to attain some result. Procedure - noun - a series of steps taken to accomplish an end.

    Regimen = Procedure
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    Taut = Tense

    Taut - adjective - tightly drawn; tense; not slack. Tense - adjective - stretched tight, as a cord, fiber, etc.; drawn taut; rigid.

    Taut = Tense
 
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