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antipathy
N. a strong dislike, hostile feeling

S. hostility, enmity, aversion,
A. attraction, appeal,sympathy
applicable
ADJ. capable of being applied; relevant,

S. appropriate, lit, apt
A. inappropriate, unsuitable
asset
N. somthing of value; a resource, an advantage

S. property, possession, holding,
A. drawback, handicap, liability
beset
V. to attack from all sides; to surround hem

S. v, assail, harass, badger, pester
compassion
N. sympathy for another's suffering

S. concern, commiseration
A. indifference, callousness
decorum
N. proper behavior, good taste; orderliness

S. seemliness, good form, propriety
A. impropriety, bad form, bad taste
duress
N. compulsion by threat; forcible confinement

S. intimidation, coercion
A. persuasion, coaxing, sweet talk
exuberant
ADJ. high-spirited, enthusiastic, abundant

S. lively, ebullient, irrepressible
A. depressed, despondent, sulky
facsimile
N. an exact copy

S. replica, duplicate, reproduction
A. variation, modification, permutation
imbibe
V. to drink; to take in; absorb

S. swallow, guip, quaff, assimilate
A. eject, emit, expel, discharge
infinitesimal
ADJ. small as shyt; minute

S. tiny, minuscule, microscopic
A. vast, immense
innocuous
ADJ. harmless, inoffensive; insignificant

S. feeble, impotent, unobjectionable
A. harmful, dangerous, pernicious
militate
V. to fight against

S. counter, oppose, work against
patent
N. exclusive rights over an invention; conyright

S. n. exclusive license, evident
A. adj, concealed, hidden
prowess
N. distinguished bravery; superior skill

S. valor, courage, heroism, mastery
A. cowardice, incompetence
sedate
ADJ. quiet, settled, sober; to tranquilzie

S. unruffled, composed
A. loud, brash, flash, flamboyant
stentorian
ADJ. extremely loud

S. thundering, booming
A. hushed, inaudible
stipulate
V. to arrange specifically; diplomate

S. specify, contract, provide for
ultimatum
N. a final proposal

S. final terms
implacable
ADJ. not to be satisfied; unyielding

S. relentless, inexorable
A. lenient, indulgent, permissive