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SYN. strong dislike
(n)animosity
SYN. bitter hostility
(n)animosity
SYN. enmity
(n)animosity
SYN. rancor
(n)animosity
SYN. antipathy
(n)animosity
ANT. affection
(n)animosity
ANT. fondness
(n)animosity
ANT. rapport
(n)animosity
ANT. amity
(n)animosity
The deep___________ between the Montagues and Capulets could not prevent Romeo and Juliet from falling in love.
(n)animosity
SYN. a lack of feeling, emotion or interest
(n)apathy
SYN. indifference
(n)apathy
SYN. disinterest
(n)apathy
SYN. detachment
(n)apathy
ANT. enthusiasm
(n)apathy
ANT. fervor
(n)apathy
ANT. ardor
(n)apathy
ANT. concern
(n)apathy
I was horrified when the sales froce greeted my great idea for an ad campaign with total __________.
(n)apathy
SYN. fearful or anxious about the future
(n)apprehensive
SYN. worried
(n)apprehensive
SYN. nervous
(n)apprehensive
SYN. fretful
(n)apprehensive
SYN. jittery
(n)apprehensive
ANT. unworried
(n)apprehensive
ANT. assured
(n)apprehensive
ANT. confident
(n)apprehensive
ANT. certain
(n)apprehensive
As the hurricane approached, ___________ residents all along the coast prepared for the worst
(n)apprehensive
SYN. to praise
(v)commend
SYN. to express approval
(v)commend
SYN. to presemt as worthy of attention
(v)commend
SYN. to commit to the care of
(v)commend
SYN. applaud
(v)commend
SYN. entrust
(v)commend
ANT. abhor
(v)commend
ANT. loathe
(v)commend
The mayor __________ the young people for their volunteer work at local hospitals and soup kitchens
(v)commend
SYN. able to get along or work together
(adj) compatible
SYN. capable of use with some other model or system
(adj) compatible
SYN. harmonious
(adj) compatible
SYN. in agreement
(adj) compatible
SYN. like-minded
(adj) compatible
ANT. mismatched
(adj) compatible
ANT. incongruous
(adj) compatible
ANT. antagonistic
(adj) compatible
SYN. an expression of sympathy
(n) condolence
SYN. commiseration
(n) condolence
SYN. solace
(n) condolence
SYN. sympathy
(n) condolence
SYN. to make sacred, hallow
(v) consecrate
SYN. to set apart for a special purpose
(v) consecrate
SYN. devote
(v) consecrate
SYN. dedicate
(v) consecrate
SYN. sanctify
(v) consecrate
ANT. desecrate
(v) consecrate
ANT. defile
(v) consecrate
ANT. profane
(v) consecrate
ANT. dishonor
(v) consecrate
Eye witness accounts of an accident rarely are totallyy _______.
(adj) compatible
A few well-chosen words of ________ can be a great comfort to someone who has lost a loved one.
(n)condolence
Tradionally most religious denominations hold special ceremines to _________ a new house of worship.
(v) consecrate
SYN. old and feeble
(adj) decrepit
SYN. worn-out
(adj) decrepit
SYN. ruined
(adj) decrepit
SYN. infirm
(adj) decrepit
SYN. broken-down
(adj) decrepit
SYN. rickety
(adj) decrepit
SYN. dilapidated
(adj) decrepit
ANT. vigorous
(adj) decrepit
ANT. robust
(adj) decrepit
ANT. sturdy
(adj) decrepit
SYN. to ridicule
(v) deride
SYN. laugh at with contempt
(v) deride
SYN. mock
(v) deride
SYN. scorn
(v) deride
SYN. disparage
(v) deride
SYN. jeer at
(v) deride
ANT. praise
(v) deride
ANT. extol
(v) deride
ANT. acclaim
(v) deride
ANT. applaud
(v) deride
SYN. innocent
(adj) ingenuous
SYN. simple
(adj) ingenuous
SYN. frank
(adj) ingenuous
SYN. sincere
(adj) ingenuous
SYN. naive
(adj) ingenuous
SYN. artless
(adj) ingenuous
SYN. guileless
(adj) ingenuous
SYN candid
(adj) ingenuous
ANT. artful
(adj) ingenuous
ANT. crafty
(adj) ingenuous
ANT. wordly
(adj) ingenuous
ANT. sophisticated
(adj) ingenuous
In his novels, Dickens has harsh words for those who take cruel advantage of _________ young people
(adj) ingenuous
SYN. having great variety
(adj) multifarious
SYN. numerous and diverse
(adj) multifarious
SYN. varied
(adj) multifarious
SYN. manifold
(adj) multifarious
SYN. heterogeneous
(adj) multifarious
ANT. unvaried
(adj) multifarious
ANT. uniform
(adj) multifarious
ANT. homogeneous
(adj) multifarious
SYN. out-of-date
(adj) obsolete
SYN. no longer in use
(adj) obsolete
SYN. outmoded
(adj) obsolete
SYN. antiquated
(adj) obsolete
SYN. passe
(adj) obsolete
SYN. old hate
(adj) obsolete
ANT. current
(adj) obsolete
ANT. up-to-date
(adj) obsolete
ANT. brand new
(adj) obsolete
in order to remain competitive manufacturing companies periodically replace _____________ machinery
(adj) obsolete
SYN. eating very kind of food
(adj) omnivorous
SYN. eargerly taking in everything
(adj) omnivorous
SYN. having a wide variety of tastes
(adj) omnivorous
SYN. all-devouring
(adj) omnivorous
SYN. voracious
(adj) omnivorous
An _______________ animal has a greater chance of survivalthan one that depends on a singe food source
(adj) omnivorous
SYN. stingy
(adj) parsimonious
SYN. miserly
(adj) parsimonious
SYN. meager
(adj) parsimonious
SYN. poor
(adj) parsimonious
SYN. small
(adj) parsimonious
SYN. frugal
(adj) parsimonious
SYN. niggardly
(adj) parsimonious
SYN. penny-pinching
(adj) parsimonious
SYN. cheap
(adj) parsimonious
ANT. generous
(adj) parsimonious
ANT. openhanded
(adj) parsimonious
Many people who lost money in the Great Depression later adhered to a __________ lifestyle even during nire prosperous times
(adj) parsimonious
SYN. state of perplexity or doubt
(n) quandary
SYN. confusion
(n) quandary
SYN. dilemma
(n) quandary
SYN. predicament
(n) quandary
SYN. miserly
(adj) parsimonious
SYN. meager
(adj) parsimonious
SYN. poor
(adj) parsimonious
SYN. small
(adj) parsimonious
SYN. frugal
(adj) parsimonious
SYN. niggardly
(adj) parsimonious
SYN. penny-pinching
(adj) parsimonious
SYN. cheap
(adj) parsimonious
ANT. generous
(adj) parsimonious
ANT. openhanded
(adj) parsimonious
Many people who lost money in the Great Depression later adhered to a __________ lifestyle even during nire prosperous times
(adj) parsimonious
SYN. state of perplexity or doubt
(n) quandary
SYN. confusion
(n) quandary
SYN. dilemma
(n) quandary
SYN. predicament
(n) quandary
Try as I might, I could see no way out of the ethical __________ in which I found myself
(n) quandary
SYN. stubbornly disobiedient
(adj) recalcitrant
SYN. resisting authority
(adj) recalcitrant
SYN. unruly
(adj) recalcitrant
SYN. obstinate
(adj) recalcitrant
SYN. contrary
(adj) recalcitrant
SYN. ornery
(adj) recalcitrant
ANT. obedient
(adj) recalcitrant
ANT.docile
(adj) recalcitrant
ANT. cooperative
(adj) recalcitrant
ANT. complaint
(adj) recalcitrant
SYN. an injury done in return for injury
(n) reprisal
A ____________ individual may have great difficulty adjusting to a job that requires a good deal of teamwork
(adj) recalcitrant
SYN. retaliation
(n) reprisal
SYN. revenge
(n) reprisal
SYN. retribution
(n) reprisal
The highland clans of scotland engaged in cattle rustling in ___________ for real or imagined injuries
(n) reprisal
SYN. take great pleasure in
(v)(n)revel
SYN. a wild celebration
(n)revel
SYN. relish
(v)revel
SYN. savor
(v)revel
SYN. bask in
(v)revel
SYN. carouse
(v)revel
ANT. abhor
(v)revel
ANT. loathe
(v)revel
SOme movie stars do not ___________ in the attention of their fans and the media pay them
(v)revel
SYN. to make ineffective or useless
(v) stultify
SYN. cripple
(v) stultify
SYN. to have a dulling effect on
(v) stultify
SYN. smother
(v) stultify
SYN. stifle
(v) stultify
SYN. neutralize
(v) stultify
SYN. negate
(v) stultify
ANT. arouse
(v) stultify
ANT. excite
(v) stultify
ANT. inspire
(v) stultify
ANT. stimulate
(v) stultify
Oppressive heat may __________ the mind and spirit as well as the body
(v) stultify
SYN. smoothly agreeable or polite
(adj) suave
SYN. pleasing to the senses
(adj) suave
SYN. sophisticated
(adj) suave
SYN. urbane
(adj) suave
SYN. polished
(adj) suave
ANT. crude
(adj) suave
ANT. clumsy
(adj) suave
ANT. unpolished
(adj) suave
ANT. oafish
(adj) suave
ANT. loutish
(adj) suave
Nick Charles the clever dectective in the Thin Man Movies is a_____________ man-about-town
(adj) suave