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arrogant
Part of Speech: adjective

Definition: having exaggerated self-opinion

Synonyms: aloof, assuming, audacious, autocratic, biggety, bossy, bragging, cavalier, cheeky, cocky, cold-shoulder, conceited, contemptuous, cool*, disdainful, domineering, egotistic, haughty, high and mighty, high-handed, imperious, insolent, know-it-all, lordly, on an ego trip, overbearing, peremptory, pompous, presumptuous, pretentious, proud, puffed up, scornful, self-important, smarty, smug, sniffy, snippy, snooty, snotty, stuck up, supercilious, superior, swaggering, uppity, vain, wise guy
Antonyms: humble, meek, servile, unconceited
accustomed
Part of Speech: verb

Definition: get used to

Synonyms: acclimatize, acculturate, acquaint, adapt, familiarize, habituate, season
enmity
Part of Speech: noun

Definition: hatred, animosity

Synonyms: acrimony, alienation, animus, antagonism, antipathy, aversion, bad blood, bitterness, daggers, detestation, dislike, hate, hostility, ill will, loathing, malevolence, malice, malignancy, malignity, rancor, spite, spleen, uncordiality, unfriendliness, venom
Antonyms: affinity, fellowship, friendship, good will, kindness, love
despicable
Part of Speech: adjective

Definition: hateful; beyond contempt

Synonyms: abject, awful, base, beastly, cheap, contemptible, degrading, detestable, dirty, disgraceful, disreputable, down, ignominious, infamous, insignificant, loathsome, low, low-life, mean, no-good, pitiful, reprehensible, shameful, slimy*, sordid, vile, worthless, wretched
Antonyms: desirous, honorable, likeable, loveable, respectable, virtuous, worthy
sterile
Part of Speech: adjective

Definition: unproductive, clean

Synonyms: antiseptic, arid, aseptic, bare, barren, bleak, dead, decontaminated, desert, desolate, disinfected, dry, effete, empty, fallow, fruitless, futile, gaunt, germ-free, hygienic, impotent, infecund, infertile, pasteurized, sanitary, septic, sterilized, unfruitful, uninfected, unprofitable, unprolific, vain, waste, without issue
Antonyms: dirty, fruitful, productive
stimulate
Part of Speech: verb

Definition: excite, provoke

Synonyms: activate, animate, arouse, build a fire under, commove, dynamize, elate, encourage, energize, enliven, exhilarate, fan, fire, fire up, foment, foster, galvanize, get one going, get one started, goad, grab, hook, impel, incite, inflame, innervate, innerve, inspire, instigate, jazz, juice*, key up, motivate, move, perk, pique, prod, prompt, quicken, rouse, send, set up, spark, spirit, spur, steam up, stir up, support, trigger, turn on, urge, vitalize, vivify, wake up, whet, work up
Antonyms: calm, depress, discourage
volatile
Part of Speech: adjective

Definition: explosive, changeable

Synonyms: airy, buoyant, capricious, effervescent, elastic, elusive, ephemeral, erratic, expansive, fickle, fleeting, flighty, flippant, frivolous, fugacious, fugitive, gaseous, gay, giddy, impermanent, imponderable, inconsistent, inconstant, light, lively, lubricious, mercurial, momentary, playful, resilient, short-lived, sprightly, subtle, temperamental, ticklish, transient, transitory, unsettled, unstable, unsteady, up-and-down, vaporous, variable, whimsical
Antonyms: calm, firm, stable, steadfast
hyperbole
Part of Speech: noun

Definition: exaggeration

Synonyms: PR, amplification, big talk, coloring, distortion, embellishment, embroidering, enlargement, hype*, laying it on thick, magnification, metaphor, mountain out of molehill, overstatement, tall talk
Antonyms: understatement
jetty
Part of Speech: noun

Definition: pier

Synonyms: barrier, breakwater, dock, groin, landing, quay, seawall, slip, wharf