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Removed in thought from the immediate situation
-Definition
Abstracted
Attentive
-Antonym
Abstracted
Bottomless hole, a vast expanse or depth
-Definition
Abyss
Something added, usually to a book
-Definition
Addendum
addition, supplement
-Synonym
Addendum
Relating or pertaining to a sense of beauty or art
-Definition
Aesthetic
Having more than one meaning.
-Definition
Ambiguous
enigmatic
-synonym
Ambiguous
cryptic
equivocal, obscure
-synonym
Ambiguous
clear; certain
-Antonym
Ambiguous
shapeless, having no definite form
-Definition
Amorphous
Preceding a cause
-Definition
Antecedent
Structured
-Antonym
Amorphous
following; later
-Antonym
Antecedent
A lack of concern or feeling, indifference
-Definition
Apathy
Phlegm, stoicism
-Synonyms
Apathy
Stoicism, stolidness
-Synonyms
Apathy
Enthusiastic devotion
-Antonym
Apathy
To add in a supplementary manner
-Definition
Append
To detach, to delete
-Antonym
Append
To speak in a witty or teasing manner
-Definition
Banter
Out of the ordinary, odd
-Definition
Bizarre
Ordinary
-Antonym
Bizarre
Rowdy, rough, and stormy
-Definition
Boisterous
Blatant, clamorous
-Synonyms
Boisterous
Obstreperous, strident, vociferous
-Synonyms
Boisterous
Serene
-Antonym
Boisterous
Capable of floating; cheerful
-Definition
Buoyant
Likely to sink
-Antonym
Buoyant
Loud noise or shouting
-Definition
Clamor
Capable of burning
-Definition
Combustable
Unable to burn
-Antonym
Combustable
Equal
-Definition
Commensurate
Disproportionate; unequal
-Antonym
Commensurate
The state of being self-satisfied
-Definition
Complacency
Dissatisfaction
-Antonym
Complaceny
To cause one to become confused
-Definition
Confound
To distinguish between
-Antonym
Confound
Scorn, extreme dislike or disdain
-Definition
Contempt
Despicableness, pitiableness, scurviness
-Synonyms
Contempt
respect
--Antonym
contempt
fond of good company and of festivity
--definition
convivial
friendly, sociable
--synonym
convivial
state of being very fat
--definition
corpulence
unsociable
--antonym
convivial
obesity
--synonym
corpulence
emaciation
--antonym
corpulence
confirmation
--definition
corroboration
authentication, substantiation, validation
--synonyms
corroboration
refutation
--antonym
corroboration
bent into folds
--definition
corrugated
smooth
--antonym
corrugated
believing on slight evidence, gullible
--definition
credulous
suspicious
--antonym
credulous
a gradual increase in volume and intensity
--definition
crescendo
decrease in sound
--antonym
crescendo
given to faultfinding, sneering, and sarcasm
--definition
cynical
exhibiting mocking disbelief
--definition
cynical
misanthropic, pessimistic, misogynic
--antonym
cynical
moral corruption
--definition
debauchery
temperance
--antonym
debauchery
abasement, corruption, debasement, perversion
--synonym
debauchery
skillful, adroit
--definition
deft
clever, cunning, dexterous, ingenous
--synonym
deft
clumsy
--antonym
deft
no longer existing, dead
--def
defunct
existing
--antonym
defunct
deserted, without inhabitants, barren
--def
desolate
populous
--antonym
desolate
hopeless, despondent, discouraged
--definition
despairing
hopeful
--antonym
despairing
delaying, slow
--definition
dilatory
proceeding
--antonym
dilatory
loud and discordant noises, cacophony
--definition
din
euphony
--antonym
din
lack of agreement, tension, strift
--definition
discord
upsetting, frustrating
--definition
disconcerting
harmony; agreement
--antonym
discord
contention, dissension, variance
--synonym
discord
refreshing; calming
--antonym
disconcerting
intense dislike, to reject as unworthy, to treat with scorn or contempt
--definition
disdain
favor; admiration; to love
--antonym
disdain
(to be) arrogant, haughty, high-handed, solent, lordly
--synonym
disdain
extreme happiness
--definition
ecstasy
wretchedness
--antonym
ecstasy
rapture, transport
--synonyms
ecstasy
whirlpool
--synonym
eddy
a current of air or water moving contrary to the main current (circularly)
--def
eddy
to bring out a response, to evoke
--definition
elicit
educe, extort, extract
--synonyms
elicit
to inhibit
--antonym
elicit
to provide with income or property, to supply with a talent or quality
--definition
endow
completely occupied or absorbed
--definition
engrossed
preoccupied
--synonym
engrossed
substitution of an inoffensive term for one that is offensive
--definition
euphemism
coarse expression
--antonym
euphemism
to glorify, to praise, to raise in rank
--definition
exalt
to defame; to deprecate
--antonym
exalt
a false appearance, a fake punch to occupy defenses allowing a real blow
--definition
feint
artifice, ruse, stratagem, trick, wile
--synonyms
feint
savagery
--definition
ferocity
mildness
--antonym
ferocity
ardent, showing great emotion, impassioned
--definition
fervent
fervid, passionate, perfervid
--synonyms
fervent
indifferent
--antonym
fervent
flowery, flushed with color
--definition
florid
plain; simple; pale
--antonym
florid
leaves of a plant, leafage
--definition
foliage
menacing, causing fear or awe
--definition
formidable
harmless; unimportant
--antonym
formidable
something that happens by accident or chance (usually good)
--definition
fortuitous
predetermined
--antonym
fortuitous
unruly
--definition
fractious
manageable; easy to handle
--antonym
fractious
to decorate
--definition
garnish
to remove decoration
--antonym
garnish
talkative, rambling
--definition
garrulous
taciturn
--antonym
garrulous
voluble
--synonym
garrulous
arrogant, excessively proud and vain
--definition
haughty
disdainful, high-handed, insolent, lordly, supervilious
--synonyms
haughty
humble
--antonym
haughty
seriousness, importance
--definition
gravity
unimportance
--antonym
gravity
earnestness, sedateness, sobriety, colemnity, staidness
--synonyms
gravity
boisterous merriment, mirth
--definition
hilarity
glee, jollity
--synonyms
hilarity
gloominess
--antonym
hilarity
of the same kind
--definition
homogeneous
heterogeneous
--antonym
homogeneous
colors
--definition
hues
violent, hasty, rash, impulsive
--definition
impetuous
reserved
--antonym
impetuous
uninterrupted
--definition
incessant
intermittent
--antonym
incessant
constant, perennial, perpetual, unremitting
--synonym
incessant
anger as a result of something unjust
--definition
indignation
fury, ire, rage, wrath
--synonyms
indignation
serenity
--antonym
indignation
incapable of being expressed in speech or words
--definition
ineffable
easily expressed
--antonym
ineffable
lack of competence or judgment
--definition
ineptness
expertise
--antonym
ineptness
to make an effort to gain good favor ith someone
--definition
ingratiate
to alienate
--antonym
ingratiate
very many; more than can be counted
--definition
innumerable
very few
--antonym
innumerable
treacherous or dangerous in a secret sort of way
--definition
insidious
harmless
--antonym
insidious
insulting or contemptuous behavior
--definition
insolence
arrogance, haughtiness, high-handedness, inpertinence
--synonyms
insolence
having or seeming to have no end, wearisomely protracted
--definition
interminable
short and limited
--antonym
interminable
secure from violation or from being profaned
--definition
inviolable
destructible
--antonym
inviolable
stylish and lively in manner or appearance
--definition
jaunty
depressed
--antonym
jaunty
to place close together or side by side
--definition
juxtapose
to set far apart
--antonym
juxtapose
like a maze, very convoluted and intricate
--definition
labyrinthine
mazy
--antonym
labyrinthine
slow, sluggish, listless, weak
--definition
languid
animated
--antonym
languid
lethargic, stuporous, torpid
--synonyms
languid
to praise, to extol
--definition
laud
revere
--synonym
laud
to defame
--antonym
laud
a gift by will, something handed down by an ancestor or predecessor
--definition
legacy
sluggish, languid
--definition
lethargic
stuporous, torpid
--synonym
lethargic
energetic
--antonym
lethargic
excessive frivolity, flippancy
--definition
levity
seriousness
--antonym
levity
abundant in growth, very fertile
--definition
luxuriant
scanty
--antonym
luxuriant
lavish, lush, prodigal, profuse
--synonyms
luxuriant
greed; stinginess
--antonym
magnanimity
having a lofty, generous, and courageous spirit
--definition
magnanimity