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admonish
VERB
to scold mildly
Synonyms:scold
Antonyms:praise
breach
NOUN
an opening,gap,ripture,rift
Antonyms:close
brigand
NOUN
a bandit,robber,outlaw,highwayman

*Not to describe one after 1900
circumspect
ADJECTIVE
careful,cautious
Synonyms:cautious
Antonyms:incautious
commander
VERB
to seise for military or official use
Antonyms:expropriate
cumbersome
ADJECTIVE
clumsy,hard to handle,slow-moving
Synonyms:unweildy
Antonyms:manageable
*Not used for people
deadlock
NOUN
a standstill between two opposing forces
Synonyms:standoff
Antonyms:agreement
debris
NOUN
scattered fragments;wreckage
Synonyms:rubble
diffuse`
VERB
to spread or scatter freely r wildly
Synonyms:disperse
Antonyms:concentrate
dilemma
NOUN
a difficult or perplexing situation or problem
Synonyms:predicament
Antonyms:cinch
efface
VERB
to wipe out;keep oneself for being noticed
Synonyms:erase
Antonyms:etch
muddle
NOUN
a hopeless mess
Synonyms:disorder
Antonyms:neatness
opinionated
ADJECTIVE
stubborn and often unreasonable in holding to one's own ideas, having a closed mind
Synonyms:inflexible
Antonyms:reasonable
perennial
ADJECTIVE
lasting for a long time
Synonyms:recurring
Antonyms:brief
predispose
VERB
to incline to beforehand
Synonyms:prejudice
relinquish
VERB
to let go,give up
Synonyms:abandon
Antonyms:keep
salvage
VERB
to save from fire or shipwreck
Synonyms:rescue
Antonyms:abandon
*Not used for people
spasmodic
ADJECTIVE
sudden and violent but brief,fitful, intermittent
Synonyms:irregular
Antonyms:steady
spurious
ADJECTIVE
not genuine;not valid;not true
Synonyms:false
Antonyms:genuine
unbridled
ADJECTIVE
uncontrolled, lacking in restraint
Synonyms:unrestrained
Antonyms:restrained
illegible
ADJECTIVE
difficult or impossible to read
Synonyms:scribbled
Antonyms:weaken
adjourn
VERB
to stop proceedings temporarily
Synonyms:postpone
Antonyms:open
alien
ADJECTIVE
foreign,strange
Synonyms:unfamiliar
Antonyms:familiar
jeer
VERB
to make fun of rudely or unkindly
Synonyms:mock
Antonyms:applause
comely
ADJECTIVE
having a pleasing appearance
Synonyms:pretty
Antonyms:ugly
*Only used for pretty females or cute cottage
compensate
VERB
to make up for; repay for services
Synonyms:reimburse
Antonyms:stiff
lucrative
ADJECTIVE
bringing money;profitable
Synonyms:profitable
Antonyms:unprofitable
dissolute
ADJECTIVE
loose in one's morals and beliefs
Synonyms:immoral
Antonyms:moral
*Not used for criminal activity
erratic
ADJECTIVE
not regular or consistant
Synonyms:inconsistent
Antonyms:consistent
explusion
NOUN
the process of forcing out
Synonyms:ejection
Antonyms:admission
mediocre
ADJECTIVE
average,ordinary
Synonyms:average
Antonyms:exceptional
feint
NOUN
a deliberatly deceptive movement
Synonyms:trick
*Usually used in sports not for acting
proliferate
VERB
to reproduce;spread freely or rapidly
Synonyms:multiply
Antonyms:decrease
fodder
NOUN
food for horses or cattle
Synonyms:feed
fortify
VERB
to stregnthen;build up
Synonyms:reinforce
Antonyms:weaken
subjugate
VERB
to conquer by force;bring under complete control
Synonyms:master
Antonyms:surrender
sully
VERB
to soil;stain;tarnish
Synonyms:taint
Antonyms:purify
tantalize
VERB
to tease;torment by teasing
Synonyms:tempt
Antonyms:satisfy
terse
ADJECTIVE
brief and to the point
Synonyms:concise
Antonyms:wordy
unflinching
ADJECTIVE
firm;showing to signs of fear
Synonyms:resolute
Antonyms:unresolute
abridge
VERB
to make shorter
Synonyms:shorten
Antonyms:expand
adherent
NOUN
a follower;supporter
Synonyms:disciple
Antonyms:opponent
altercation
NOUN
an angry argument
Synonyms:quarrel
Antonyms:agreement
cherubic
ADJECTIVE
resembling an angel portayed as a little child with a beautiful,round, or chubby face, sweet and innocent
Synonyms:angelic
Antonyms:devilish
condone
VERB
to pardon or overlook
Synonyms:ignore
Antonyms:disapprove
dissent
VERB
to disagree
Synonyms:disagree
Antonyms:agree
eminent
ADJECTIVE
famous;outstanding;distinguished
Synonyms:renowned
Antonyms:obscure
exorcise
VERB
to drive out with magic
Synonyms:expel
fabricate
VERB
to make;manufacture;make up;invent
Synonyms:concoct
Antonyms:destroy
irate
ADJECTIVE
angry
Synonyms:enraged
Antonyms:calm
marauder
NOUN
a raider,plunderer
Synonyms:looter
obesity
NOUN
excessive fatness
Synonyms:overweight
Antonyms:scrawniness
pauper
NOUN
an extremely poor person
Synonyms:poor
Antonyms:millionaire
pilfer
VERB
to steal in small quantities
Synonyms:rob
rift
NOUN
a split,break,breach
Synonyms:gap
Antonyms:reconciliation
semblance
NOUN
a likeness;an outward appearance
Synonyms:appearance
Antonyms:contrast
*not used for costume or mask
surmount
VERB
to overcome;rise above
Synonyms:conquer
Antonyms:fail
terminate
VERB
to bring to an end
Synonyms:finish
Antonyms:begin
trite
ADJECTIVE
common,overused,stale
Synonyms:overused
Antonyms:original
usurp
VERB
to seise and hold a position by force or without right
Synonyms:supplant