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Adroit
skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind
Amicable
peacable, friendly

synonym: congenial, neighborly, cordial

antonym: hostile, antagonistic
Averse
have a deep-seated distaste, opposed, unwilling

sy: dissinclined, opposed, loath

an: favorably disposed, eager, keen
Belligerent
given to fighting, war-like, combative, aggressive; one at war, one engaged in war

sy: assertive, truculent, pugnacious

an: peaceful, placid, concilatory
Benevolent
kindly, charitable

sy: kindly, benign, well-meaning

an: malicious, spiteful, malevolent
cursory
hasty, not thorough

sy: quick, superficial, perfunctory

an: thorough, painstaking, careful
duplicity
treachery, deceitfulness

sy: fraud, double-dealing, chicanery

an: truthfulness
extol
to praise extravigantly

sy: glorify, applaud, hail

an: critize, belittle, disparge
feasable
possible, able to be done

sy: workable, practicable, viable

an: unworkable, impractical
grimace
wry face, facial distortion; make a wry face

s: pained expression, facial contortion

a: smile, beam, grin
holocaust
large scale destruction, by fire, vast slaughter, burnt offering

s: conflagration, devistation, annihilation

a: deluge, inundation
impervious
not affected or hurt by, admitting of no passage or entrance

s:impenetrable,resistant,proof against

a: porus, permiable, vulnerable
impetus
a moving force, impulse, stimulus

s: impulus, incentive, stimulus, spur

a: curb, hinderance, impediment, constraint
jeopardy
danger

s: risk, hazard, peril

a: safety security
meticulous
extremely careful, particular about details

s: careful, fastidiuos, painstaking, fussy

a: careless negligent sloppy
nostalgia
longing for the past, homesickness

s: long for the past, homesickness

a: not wanting the past
quintessence
purest essence or form, typical example

s: purest essence, paragon, exemplar

a: bad example
retrogress
move backward, return to earlier condition

s: revert, degenerate, decline

a: advance, evolve, progress
jeopardy
danger

s: risk, hazard, peril

a: safety security
scrutinize
examine closely

s: inspect, examine, pore over

a: skim, glance, scan
tepid
lukewarm, unenthusiatic, absence of interest

s: lukewarm, insipid, wishy-washy, halfhearted

a: heated, enthusiastic, excited