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adverse
(adj.) unfavorable,hostile

synonyms-difficult,trying

antonyms-favorable,helpful
arid
(adj.)extremely dry; dull

synonyms-waterless,boring

antonyms-waterlogged,soggy
assailant
(n.)person who attacks

synonyms-assaulter,mugger

antonyms-victim,prey
billow
(n.)large wave
(v.) to rise like a wave

synonyms-breaker,bulge

antonyms-trough,deflate
confront
(v.)to meet face-to face

synonyms-face,encounter

antonyms-avoid,sidestep
constrain
(v.)to force,compel,hold back

synonyms-pressure,limit

antonyms-loosen,relax
contemporary
(adj.)belonging to the same period of time as oneself
(n.)a person of the same time

synonyms-modern,current

antonyms-ancient,antique
depict
(v.)to portray

synonyms-sketch,draw
disinterested
(adj.)fair-minded,indifferent

synonyms-neutral,impartial

antonyms-partial,prejudiced
encompass
(v.)to encirlce,to enclose

synonyms-surround,comprise

antonyms-leave out,omit
groundless
(adj.)without any good reason

synonyms-baseless,unsupported

antonyms-justified,reasonable
hypocrite
(n.)person who pretends to be what he/she is not

synonyms-phony,fraud
incomprehensible
(adj.)impossible to understand

synonyms-baffling,confusing

antonyms-clear,plain
manipulate
(v.)to handle skillfully

synonyms-work,influence
mimic
(n.)person who imitates
(v.)to make fun of

synonym-copycat,parrot
ruffle
(v.)to wrinkle,to annoy
(n.)a ripple

synonym-disturb,frill

antonyms-smooth out
serene
(adj.)peaceful,calm

synonyms-tranquil,composed

antonyms-agitated,stormy
sheepish
(adj.)embarrassed,timid

synonyms-shamefaced,meek

antonyms-bold,saucy
stamina
(n.)the strength needed to keep going

synonyms-endurance
maximum
(n.)greatest possible amount
(adj.)reaching the greatest possible amount

synonyms-largest,highest

antonyms-least,lowest