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aberration
syn: anomaly, deviation
ant: conformity, norm
There were events that were aberrations from the norm.
acquiesce
syn: comply, concur
ant: resist, defy
I am disinclined to acquiesce to your request.
affinity
sny: fondness, partiality
ant: aversion, enmity
I've got a particular affinity for grapes.
aggrandizement
syn: exaltation, amassment
ant: degradation, disbursement
The governor's aggrandizement of the winners was flattering.
bequeath
syn: bestow, impart, legate
ant: deprive, disown
The couple bequeathed to their children a certain respect for hard work.
bombastic
syn: turgid, pompous, flamboyant
ant: subtle, modest
His speech was bombastic and rousing.
cacophony
syn: fracas, din, stridency
ant: harmony, euphony
The cacophony from his neighbor's party kepy Mr. John up all night.
celestial
syn: elysian, ethereal, seraphic
ant: secular, mortal
chimerical
syn: mythical, quixotic, fallacious
ant: prosaic, pragmatic
circumspect
syn: prudent, sagacious
ant: inept, audacious
coalesce
syn: consolidate, mingle
ant: dissipate, disperse
commiserate
syn: lament, empathize
ant: disregard, ignore

copious
syn: ample, affluent
ant: meager, scant

decadence
syn: corruption, deterioration
ant: morality, virtue
deference
syn: compliance, capitulation
ant: rebellion, dissent
despot
syn: autocrat, dictator
ant: anarchist, democrat
dogmatic
syn: arbitrary, preemptory
ant: amenable, equivocal
ebb
syn: languish, dwindle
ant: intensify, dilate
emulate
syn: rival, simulate
ant: abandon, share
enervate
syn: debilitate, emasculate
ant: invigorate, fortify