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(n.) an enemy, opponent

Syn: antagonist, rival, foe
Ant.: friend, ally, supporter, confederate
adversary
(v) to turn away; to make indifferent or hostile; to transfer, convey

Syn: separate, drive apart, estrange
Ant.: befriend, attract, captivate, reconcile
alienate
(n) a skillful or ingenious device; a clever trick; trickery

Syn: ruse, stratagem, contrivance
artifice
(v) to compel, force

Syn: pressure, bully, intimidate, constrain
Ant: persuade, cajole
coerce
(adj) cowardly (n) a coward


Syn: fearful, fainthearted, pusillanimous
Ant: brave, courageous, valiant
craven
(adj) of or related to cooking or the kitchen
culinary
(v) to erase, wipe out, cut out

Syn: remove, cancel, expunge
delete
(n) a death, especially of a person in a lofty position

Syn: decease, passing away
Ant: birth, beginning, commencement
demise
(v) to enliven, cheer, give spirit or liveliness to

Syn: stimulate, excite, gladden
Ant: discourage, dispirit, dishearten, inhibit
exhilerate
(adj) plowed but not seeded; inactive; reddish-yellow (n) land left unseeded (v)to plow but not seed

Syn:unproductive, inert, dormant
Ant: productive, fertile, prolific
fallow
(v) to diturb, worry; to trouble by repeated attacks

Syn: annoy, pester, bedevil, beleaguer
harass
(adj) stormy, harsh; severe in attitude or action

Syn: blustery, tempestuous, implacable
Ant: mild, gentle, balmy, tranquil
inclement
(v) to think about in a dreamy way, ponder

Syn: meditate, contemplate, daydream
muse
(adj) so unimportant that it can be disregarded

Syn: trivial, inconsequential, insignificant
Ant: significant, crucial, momentous
negligible
(v) to make permanent or long lasting

Syn: continue, preserve, prolong indefinitely
Ant: discontinue, abolish, abandon
perpetuate
(n) an example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later action

Syn: guide, tradition, model
precedent
(adj) inflicting or aiming at punishment
punitive
(v) to set right, remedy (n) refief from wrong or injury

Syn: rectify,correct, mitigate
redress
(n) temporary stay (v) to stay for a time

Syn: visit, stopover, brief stay
sojourn
(adj) refined in manner or style, suave

Syn: elegant
Ant: crude, uncouth, boorish
urbane