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Anathema
(n)
things devoted to evil/curse
Ant: saint/prayer
Anomalous *
(adj)

irregular, abnormal
Ant: regular, normal
Deriv: ~ly (adv)
~ness (n)
French - homalos=even
Antipathy
(N)
strong dislike
Ant: liking
Deriv: antipathetic (adj)
Brusque
(adj)
short, abrupt terse
Ant: lengthy, wordy
Deriv: ~ly (adv)
~ness (n)
Choleric
(adj)
hot-tempered, easily angered
Ant: passive
Deriv: ~ly (adv)
Circuitous
(adj)
indirect
Ant: Direct
Deriv: ~ly (adv)
~ness (n)
Diagnosis
(n)
act of indentifying a disease
Deriv: diagnostic (adj)
diagnostician (n)
Diatribe
(n)
critical discourse, abusive speech
Ant: praise
Esoteric
(adj)
understood by only a few
Deriv: ~ly (adv)
Espouse
(v)
to marry, become attached to
Ant: divorce, remove yourself
Deriv: ~r (n)
Estrange
(v)
remove from environment
Ant: unite, welcome
Deriv: ~r (n)
~d (adj)
Foible *
(n)
a minor flaw or peculiarity
Old French - feble=weak
Homogenous *
(adj)
like in nature or similar
Ant: heterogeneous
Deriv: ~ly (adv)
~ness (n)
Greek - homo=same
genes=born
Indolent
(adj)
disinclined to work, habitually lazy
Ant: active, busy, energetic
Deriv: indolence (n)
Indomitable
(adj)
incapable of being subdued or dominated
Ant: conquerable
Deriv: ~ly (adv)
~ness (n)
Inebriety
(n)
drunkenness
Ant: sobriety
Deriv: ~ed (adj)
Lucid *
(adj)
easily understood, clear
Ant: Esoteric
Deriv: ~ity (n)
~ly (adv)
Latin - lucere=to shine
Mollify *
(v)
to calm, to soften
Ant: aggravate
Deriv: ~iable (adj)
~cation (n)
Latin - mollis=soft
Oscillate
(v)
to fluctuate or vary
Ant: maintain, remain steady
Deriv: ~tory (adj)
~tion (n)
Remuneration
(n)
payment