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amiss
faulty, imperfect, not as it should be, in a mistaken or improper way, wrongly

synonym: awry
antonym: properly
brawl
a noisy quarrel or fight, to quarrel or fight noisily

synonyms: scuffle, donnybrook, spar, scrap
detest
to hate, dislike very much, loathe

synonyms: despise, abhor
antonyms: relish, love, admire, esteem
domestic
native to a country, not foreign, relating to the life or affairs of a household, a household servant

synonyms: household, native, servant
antonyms: foreign, alien
flagrant
extremely bad, glaring, scandalous, notorious

synonyms: blatant, gross, outrageous
antonyms: petty, piddling, trifling, inconsequential
flaw
a slight fault, defect, crack

synonyms: imperfection, blemish
antonyms: faultlessness, perfection
fledgling
an inexperienced person, beginner; a young bird about to leave the nest; inexperienced, budding

synonyms: novice, tyro, neophyte
antonyms: pro, expert, veteran
fluster
to make or become confused, agitated, or nervous; a state of confusion or agitation

synonyms: agitate, rattle, disconnect
antonyms: reassure, soothe, quiet
foremost
chief, most important, primary; in the first place

synonyms: leading, principal, paramount
antonyms: hindmost, last, secondary
momentum
the force or speed with which something moves

synonyms: drive, thrust, impetus
notable
striking, remarkable; a person who is well known, distinguished, or outstanding in some way

synonyms: noteworthy, impressive
antonyms: undistinguished, unremarkable, unknown
nurture
to bring up, care for, train, nourish; rearing, training, upbringing

synonyms: raise, rear, foster
antonyms: neglect, ignore, discourage, hinder
paradox
a self-contradictory statement that on closer examination proves true; a person or thing with seemingly contradictory qualities

synonyms: riddle, enigma, anomaly, absurdity
perjury
the act of swearing to a lie

synonyms: false witness
presume
to take for granted, assume or suppose; to dare, take upon oneself, take liberties

synonyms: surmise, trespass, infringe
prior
earlier, former

synonyms: previous, anterior
antonyms: subsequent, later, ensuring, following
proficient
skilled, expert, or capable in any field or activity

synonyms: competent, adept, able
antonyms: incompetent, inept, unskilled, ignorant
salvo
a burst of gunfire or cannon shot, often as a tribute or salute; a sudden burst of anything; a spirited verbal attack

synonyms: barrage, volley
vigilant
wide-awake, alert, watchful

synonyms: attentive, on one's toes
antonyms: sleepy, inattentive, unobservant
wrath
intense anger

synonyms: rage, fury, ire, choler, indignation
antonyms: favor, approval, pleasure, blessing