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nonentity
a person or thing of no importance
Synonym: nobody
Antonyms: celebrity, superstar
obsess
to trouble, or fill the mind
Synonym: preoccupy
Ornate
elaborately docorate; showily splendid
Synonyms: fancy, elaborate, flashy, flamboyant
Antonyms: simple, plain, stark, austere
Oust
to remove, drive out of a position or place
Synonyms: expel, eject
Antonyms: admit, welcome
peruse
to read thoroughly and carefully
Snynonyms: study, pore over, scurtinize
porous
full of tiny holes; able to be penetrated by air or water
Synonyms: leaky, permeable
Antonyms: airtight, waterproof, impermeable
promontory
a high point of land extending into water
Synonyms: cliff, headland
prone
lying face down; inclined; likely
Snynonyms: prostrate. liable,apt
Antonyms: standing upright, unlikely
quaim
a pang of conscience, uneasiness, misgiving, or doubt; a feeling of faintness or nausea
Synonyms: regret, second thought, scruple
recourse
a person or thing turned to for help or advice; the act of seeking help or protection
Synonyms: redress. remedy, resort
residue
a remainder; that which remains when a part has been used up or removed
Synonyms: remnant, remains, leavings
solicitous
showing concern or care; fearful or anxious about someone or something
Snyonmys: concerned
Antonyms: unconcerned, indifferent, apathetic
staid
serious and dignified; quiet or subdued in character or conduct
Synonyms: sedate, sober, prim
Antonyms: gaudy, jaunty, uncoventional
sustain
to support, nourish, keep up; to suffer, undergo; to bear up under, withstand; to affirm the validity of
Synonyms: foster, maintain