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unfavorable, negative; working against, hostile

S: difficutl, trying
A: favorable, positive, helpful, beneficial
adverse
extremely dry; uninteresting, dull

S: waterless, parched, boring, unimaginative
A: waterlogged, soggy, fertile, lush
arid
a person who attacks violently (with blow or workds)

S: assaulter, attacher, mugger
A: victim, prey, injured party
assailant
a large wave; to rise or swell like a wave

S: breaker; surge, bulge, balloon
A: trough; deflate, collapse
billow
to meet face-to-face, especially as a challenge; come to grips with

S: face, encounter
A: avoid, evade, sidestep
confront
to force, compel; to restrain, hold back

S: pressure, restrict, confine, limit
A: loosen, liberate, unfetter, relax
constrain
belonging to the same period of time as oneself; a person of the same time

S: present-day, moder, current; peer
A: ancient, prehistoric, antique, antiquated
contemporary
to portray; to represent or show in the form of a picture

S: sketch, draw, picture, illustrate
depict
fair-minded, free from selfish motives; indifferent

S: neutral, impartial, unbiased, apathetic
A: partial, biased, prejudiced
disinterested
to encircle, go or reach around; to enclose; to include with a certain group or class

S: surround, envelop, comprise
A: leave out, omit, exclude
encompass
without any good reason or cause, unjustified

S: Basekless, unsupported
A: well-founded, reasonable, justified
groundless
a person who pretends to be what he or she is not or better than he or she really is; a two-faced person

S: phony, charlatan, fraud
A: ------
hypocrite
impossible to understand

S: baffling, confusing, bewildering
A: understandable, clear, plain, intelligible
incomprehensible
to handle or use skillfully; to manage or control for personal gain or advantage

S: work, maneuver, exploit, influence
A: ----
manipulate
the greatest possible amount or degree; reaching the greatest possible amount or degree

S: largest, highest, utmost
A: least, lowest, minimum, smallest
maximum
a person who does imitations; to imitate; to make fun of

S: copycat, impersonator, parrot, impersonate
A: ----
mimic
to wrinkle, make uneven; to annoy, upset; to flip through; a gathered strip of material used for trimming edges; a ripple; a low drumbeat

S: disturb; frill
A: smoothout, soothe
ruffle
peasceful, clam; free of emothional upset; clear and free of storm; majestic, grand

S: tranquil, composed, fair, august
A: agitated, troubled, stormy, inclement
serene
embarrassed; resembling a sheep in meekness, timid

S: shamefaced, meek
A: bold, saucy, brazen, confident
sheepish
the strength needed to keep going or overcome physical or mental strain; staying power

S: endurance
A: ----
stamina