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Definition:
stinging, bitter in temper or tone
acrimonious
Synonyms:
biting, caustic, rancorous, hostile, peevish
acrimonious
Antonyms:
gentle, warm, mild, friendly, cordial
acrimonious
Definition:
resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
bovine
Synonyms:
stolid, dull, slow, stupid
bovine
Antonyms:
alert, sharp, bright, keen, quick
bovine
Definition:
dismay, confusion
consternation
Synonyms:
shock, amazement, bewilderment, dismay
consternation
Antonyms:
calm, composure, aplomb
consternation
Definition:
fat; having a large, bulky body
corpulent
Synonyms:
overweight, heavy, obese, stout, portly
corpulent
Antonyms:
slender, lean, spare, gaunt, emaciated
corpulent
Definition:
to deny responsibility for or connection with
disavow
Synonyms:
disown, disclaim, retract, abjure
disavow
Antonyms:
acknowledge, admit, grant, certify
disavow
Definition
impartial; calm, free from emotion
dispassionate
Synonyms
unbiased, disinterested, cool, detached
dispassionate
Antonyms
committed, engaged, partial, biased
dispassionate
Definition
disagreement, sharp difference of opinion
dissension
Synonyms
strife, discord, contention
dissension
Antonyms
agreement, accord, harmony
dissension
Definition
to cause to disappear; to scatter, dispel; to spend foolishly, squander; to be extravagant in pursuit of pleasure
expurgate
Synonyms
purge, cesor, bowdlerize
expurgate
Definition
an armored or protective glove; a challenge; two lines of men armed with weapons with which to beat a person forced to run between them; an ordeal
gauntlet
Synonyms
dare, provocation, trial, punishment
gauntlet
Definition
based on an assumption or guess; used as a provisional or tentative idea to guide or direct investigation
hypothetical
Synonyms
assumed, supposed, conjectural, conditional
hypothetical
Antonyms
actual, real, tested, substantiated
hypothetical
Definition
mean, low, base
ignoble
Synonyms
inferior, unworthy, dishonorable, sordid
ignoble
Antonyms
admirable, praiseworthy, lofty, noble
ignoble
Definition
to call into question; to attack as false
impugn
Synonyms
challenge, deny, dispute, query, question
impugn
Antonyms
confirm, prove, verify, validate
impugn
Definition:
immoderate, lacking in self-control; inclement
intemperate
Synonyms:
excessive, extreme, unrestrained, inordinate
intemperate
Antonyms:
moderate, restrained, cool and collected
intemperate
Definition:
hatred, contempt; disgrace or infamy resulting from hateful conduct
odium
Synonyms:
abhorrence, opprobium, shame, ignominy
odium
Antonyms:
esteem, admiration, approbation
odium
Definition:
faithlessness, treachery
perfidy
Synonyms:
betrayal, disloyalty, treason, duplicity
perfidy
Antonyms:
faithfulness, loyalty, steadfastness
perfidy
Definition:
to place in a lower position; to assign, refer, turn over; to banish
relegate
Synonyms:
transfer, consign, demote, exile
relegate
Antonyms:
promote, elevate, advance, recall
relegate
Definition:
inclined to nausea; easily shocked or upset; excessively fastidious or refined
squeamish
Synonyms:
nauseated, queasy, delicate, oversensitive, priggish
squeamish
Definition:
subordinate in capacity or role; submissively obedient; serving to promote some end
squeamish
Synonyms:
secondary, servile, obsequious, useful
subservient
Antonyms:
primary, principal, bossy, domineering
subservient
Definition:
open to; easily influenced; lacking in resistance
susceptible
Synonyms:
vulnerable, receptive, impressionable
susceptible
Antonyms:
resistant, immune
susceptible