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Adversary
(n.) an enemy opponent

SYNONYMS: angtagonist, rival, foe
ANTONYMS: friend, ally, supporter, confederate
alienate
(v.) to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfer, convey

SYNONYMS: Seperate, drive apart, estrange
ANTONYMS: befriend, attract, captivate, reconcile
artifice
(n.) a skillful or ingenious device; a clever trick; a clever skill; trickery

SYNONYMS: ruse, stratagem, contrivance
coerce
(v.) to compel, force

SYNONYMS: pressure, bully, intimidate, constrain
ANTONYMS: persuade, cajole
craven
(adj.) cowardly; (n.) a coward

SYNONYMS: (adj.) fearful, faintheated, pussillanimous
ANTONYMS: (adj.) brave, courageous, valiant
Culinary
(adj.) of or related to cooking or the kitchen
delete
(v.) to earase, wipe out, cut out

SYNONYMS: remove, cancel, expunge
ANTONYMS: insert, add, retain, include
demise
(n.) a death, especially of a person in a lofty position

SYNONYMS: decease, passing away, downfall
ANTONYMS: birth, beginning, commencement
exhilarate
(v.) to enliven, cheer, give spirit or liveliness to

SYNONYMS: stimulate, excite, gladden
ANTONYMS: discourage, dispirit, dishearten, inhibit
fallow
(adj.) plowed but not seeded; inactive; redish-yellow; (n.) land left unseeded; (v.) to plow but not seed

SYNONYMS: (adj.) unproductive, inert, dormat
ANTONYMS: (adj.) productive, fertile, prolific
harass
(v.) to disturb, worry; to trouble bye repeated attacks

SYNONYMS: annoy, pester, bedevil, beleaguer
inclement
(adj.) stormy, harsh; severe in attitude or action

SYNONYMS: blustery, tempestuous, implacable
ANTONYMS: mild. gentle, balmy, tranquil
muse
(v.) to think about in a dreamy way, ponder

SYNONYMS: meditate, contemplate, daydream
negligible
(adj.) so unimportant that it cen be disregarded

SYNONYMS: trival, inconsequential, insignificant
ANTONYMS: significant, crusial, momentous
perpetuate
(v.) to make permanent or long lasting

SYNONYMS: continue, preserve, prolong indefinitely
ANTONYMS: discontinue, abolish, abandon
precedent
(n.) an example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later action

SYNONYMS: guide, tradition, model
punitive
(adj.) inflicting or aiming at punishment

SYNONYMS: penalizing, retaliatory
redress
(v.) to set right, remedy; (n.) relief from wrong or injury

SYNONYMS: (v.) rectify, correct, mitigate
sojourn
(n.) a temporary stay; (v.) to stay for a time

SYNONYMS: (n.) visit, stopover, brief stay
urbane
(adj.) refined in manner or style, suave

SYNONYM: elegant
ANTONYMS: crude, uncouth boorish
adroit
(adj.) skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind

SYNONYMS: clever, deft, dexterous, slick
ANTONYMS: clumsy, inept, all thumbs
amicable
(adj.) peaceable, friendly

SYNONYMS: congenial, neighborly, cordial
ANTONYMS: hostile, antagonistic
averse
(adj.) having a deep-seated distaste; opposed, unwilling

SYNONYMS: disinclined, loath
ANTONYMS: favorably, disposed, eager, keen
belligerent
(adj.) given to fighting, warlike; combative, aggressive; (n.) one at war, one engaged in war

SYNONYMS: (adj.) assertive, truculent, pugnacious
ANTONYMS: (adj.) peaceful, conciliatory, placid
benevolent
(adj.) kindly, chariatable

SYNONYMS: benign, well-meaning
ANTONYMS: malicious, spiteful, malevolent
cursory
(adj.) hasy, not thorough

SYNONYMS: quick, superficial, perfunctory
ANTONYMS: thorough, painstaking, careful
duplicity
(n.) treachery, deceitfulness

SYNONYMS: fraud, double-dealing, chicanery
extol
(v.) to praise extravagantly

SYNONYMS: glorify, applaud, acclaim, hail
ANTONYMS: critisize, belittle, disparage
feasible
(adj.) possible, able to be done

SYNONYMS: workable, practicable, viable
grimace
(n.) a wry face, facial distortion; (v.) to make a wry face

SYNONYMS: (n.) pained expression, facial contortion
ANTONYMS: (n.) smile, grin; (v.) beam
holocaust
(n.) a large-scale destruction, especially by fire; a vast slaughter; a burnt offering

SYNONYMS: conflagration, devastation, annihilation
ANTONYMS: porous, permeable, vulnerable
impervious
(adj.) not affected or hurt by; admitting of no passage or entrace

SYNONYMS: impenetrable, resistant, proof against
ANTONYMS: porous, permeable, vulnerable
impetus
(n.) a moving force, impulse, stimulus

SYNONYMS: impule, incentive, spur
ANTONYMS: curb, hindrance, impediment, constraint
jeopardy
(n.) danger

SYNONYMS: risk, hazard, peril
ANTONYMS: safety, security