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acrimonious
(adj.) stinging, bitter in temper or tone
SYNONYMS- biting, caustic, rancorous, hostile, peevish

ANTONYMS- gentle, warm, mild, friendly, cordial
bovine
(adj.) resembling a cow or ox; sluggish, unresponsive
SYNONYMS- stolid, dull, slow, stupid

ANTONYMS- alert, sharp, bright, keep, quick
consternation
(n.) dismay, confusion
SYNONYMS-
ANTONYMS-
corpulent
(adj.) fat; having a large, bulky body
SYNONYMS- overweight, heacy, obese, stout, abjure

ANTONYMS- slender, lean, spare, gaunt, emaciated
disavow
(v.) to deny responsibility for or connection with
SYNONYMS- disown, disclaim, retract, abjure

ANTONYMS- acknowledge, admit, grant, certify
dispassionate
(adj.) impartial; calm, free from emotion
SYNONYMS- unbiased, disinterested, cool, detached

ANTONYMS- committed, engaged, partial, biased
dissension
(n.) disagreement, sharp difference of opinion
SYNONYMS- strife, discord, contention

ANTONYMS- agreement, accord, harmony
dissipate
(v.) to cause to disappear; to scatter, dispel; to spend foolishly, squander; to be extravagant in pursuit of pleasure
SYNONYMS- disperse, strew, diffuse, waste

ANTONYMS- gather, collect, conserve, husband
expurgate
(v.) to remove objectional passages or words from a written text; to be extravagant in pursuit of pleasure
SYNONYMS- purge, censor, bowdlerize
gauntlet
(n.) 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
SYNONYMS- dare, provocation, trial, punishment
hypothetical
(adj.) based on an assumption or guess; used as a provisional or tentative idea to guide or direct investigation
SYNONYMS- assumed, supposed, confectural, conditional

ANTONYMS- actual, real, tested, substantiated
ignoble
(adj.) mean, low, base
SYNONYMS- inferior, unworthy, dishonorable, sordid

ANTONYMS- admirable, praiseworthy, lofty, noble
impugn
(v.) to call into question; to attack as false
SYNONYMS- challenge, deny, dispute, query, question

ANTONYMS- confirm, prove, verify, validate
intemperate
(adj.) immoderate, lacking in self-control; inclement
SYNONYMS- excessive, extreme, unrestrained, inordinate

ANTONYMS- moderate, restrained, cool and collected
odium
(n.) hatred, contempt; disgrace or infamy resulting from hateful conduct
SYNONYMS- abhorrence, opprobrium, shame, ignominy

ANTONYMS- esteem, admiration, approbation
perdify
(n.) faithlessness, treachery
SYNONYMS- betrayal, disloyalty, treason, duplicity

ANTONYMS- faithfulness, loyalty, steadfastness
relegate
(v.) to place in a lower position; to assign, refer, turn over; to banish
SYNONYMS- transfer, consign, demote, exile

ANTONYMS- promote, elevate, advance, recall
squeamish
(adj.) inclined to nausea; easily shocked or upset; excessively fastidious or refined
SYNONYMS- nauseated, queasy, delicate, oversensitive, priggish
subservient
(adj.) subordinate in capacity or role; submissively obedient; serving to promote some end
SYNONYMS- secondary, servile, obsequious, useful

ANTONYMS- primary, principal, bossy, domineering
susceptible
(adj.) open to; easily influenced; lacking in resistance
SYNONYMS- vulnerable, receptive, impressionable

ANTONYMS- resistant, immune