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adversary
(n.) an enemy, opponent
syn- antagonist,rival,foe
ant- friend, ally, supporter, confederate
alienate
(v.) to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfer, convey
syn- seperate, drive apart, estrange
ant- befriend, attract, captivate, reconcile
artifice
(n.)a skill or ingenious device; a clever trick; a clever skill; trickery
syn-ruse, stratagem, contrivance
coerce
(v.) to compel, force
syn-pressure,bully, intimidate, constrain
ant-persuade,cajole
craven
(adj)cowardly (n)a coward
syn-fearful, fainthearted, pussillanimous
ant-brave,courageous,valiant
culinary
(adj) of or related to cooking or the kithchen
delete
(v) to erase,wipe out,cut out
syn- remove, cancel, expunge
ant- insert, add, retain, include
demise
(n) a death, especially of a person in a lofty position
syn-decease, passing away
ant- birth, beggining, commencement
exhilarate
(v) to enliven, cheer, give spirit or liveliness to
syn- stimulate,excite,gladden
ant- discourage, dispirit, dishearten, inhibit
fallow
(adj) plowed but not seeded, inactive;reddish-yellow;(n) land left unseeded;(v)to plow but not seed
syn-unproductive, inert, dormant
ant-productive, fertile, prolific
harass
(v)to disturb,worry; to trouble by repeated attacks
syn-annoy,pester,bedevil, beleaguer
inclement
(adj)stormy,harsh;severe in attidue or action
syn-blustery,tempestuous, implacable
ant-mild,gentle,balmy, tranquil
muse
(v.)to think about in a dreamy way, ponder
syn-meditate,contemplate, daydream
negligible
(adj)so unimporant that it can be disregarded
syn-trivial,inconsequential, insignificant
ant-significant,crucial, momentous
perpetuate
(v)to make permanent or long lasting
syn-continue,preserve, prolong indefinitely,
ant-discontinue,abolish, abandon
precedent
(n)an example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later action
syn- guide, tradition, model
punitive
(adj)inflicting or aiming at punishment
syn-penalizing,retaliatory
redress
(v)to set right, remedy; (n) releif from wrong or injury
syn- rectify,correct,mitigate
sojourn
(n)a temporary stay;(v)to stay for a time
syn-visit,stopover, brief stay
urbane
(adj)refined in a manner or style, suave
syn- elegant
ant- crude, uncouth, boorish