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Antithesis
Opposite, direct contrast; reverse, converse
Ascend
To go or move upward; rise
Austere
Strict or severe in discipline; severe
Autonomous
Not controlled by others; independent
Banal
Often predictable; ordinary trite, boring
Benign
Showing gentleness and mildness; kind, favorable
Capricious
Impulsive and unpredictable; whimsical, erratic, unreliable
Dawdle
Take more time than necessary; waste time
Defamtion
Abusive attack on a person's good name or character;insult, offense
Esoteric
Intended for or understood by only a particular group; mysterious, confined to a small group
Exacerbate
Make worse; aggrevate
Extol
To praise highly; praise, laud
Fastidious
Hard to please; displaying careful attention to detail; picky, fussy
Furtive
Expressive of hidden motives or purposes; secret, sly, cautious
Gregarious
Seeking and enjoying the company of others; socialable, extoverted, unreserved
Hypocrite
A person given to falsness; phoney, prentender
Innate
Possed at birth; inborn inherent; native, natural
Lethargic
Deficient in alertness or activity; lazy, indolent, languid
Melancholy
Sadness or depression; gloom, down, low
Opaque
Difficult
Prolific
Producing offspring or fruit; fertile, creative, plentiful
Reprove
To find fault with; admonish, criticize, take to task
Symmetry
Beuaty as a result of balance
Tranquil
Peaceful; free from disturbance
Venerate
To regard with respect; reverence, fear, revere