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precept
a rule of conduct or action

synonyms: principle, maxim
salutary
beneficial, helpful, healthful

synonyms: salubrious, curative

antonyms: detrimental, deleterious
scathing
bitterly severe, withering, causing great harm

synonyms: searing, harsh

antonyms: bland, mild
scourge
to whip, punish severely, a cause of affliction or suffering, a source of severe punishment or criticism

synonyms: flog, beat
antonyms: godsend, boon
sepulchral
funeral, typical of the tomb, extremely gloomy

synonyms: doleful, lugubrious
soporific
tending to cause sleep, relating to sleepiness or lethargy

synonyms: narcotic, anesthetic
antonyms: stimulating, stimulant
straitlaced
extremely strict in regard tgo moral standards and conduct, prudish

synonyms: highly convential, overly strict

antonyms: lax, loose, indulgent
transient
lasting only a short time, fleeting, one who stays only a short time

synonyms: impermanent, ephemeral

antonyms: permanent, immortal
unwieldy
not easily carried, handled, or managed

synonyms: cumbersome, bulky, clumsy

antonyms: manageable, easy to handle
vapid
dull, uninteresting, tiresome

synonyms: insipid, lifeless, colorless

antonyms: zesty, spicy, savory, colorful