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admonish definition
to caution or advise against something; to scold mildly, to remind of a duty
admonish part of speech
verb
admonish synonyms
warn, call on the carpet
admonish antonyms
praise, pat on the back
breach part of speech
noun
breach definition
an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infraction
breach 2 part of speech
verb
breach 2 definition
to create an opening, break through
breach 2 antonyms
close, seal
brigand part of speech
noun
brigand definition
a bandit, robber, outlaw, highwayman
circumspect part of speech
adjective
circumspect definition
careful, cautious
circumspect synonyms
wary, prudent, guarded
circumspect antonyms
incautious, rash, reckless, heedless
commandeer part of speech
verb
commandeer definition
to seize for military or official use
commandeer synonyms
take over, requisition, expropriate
cumbersome part of speech
adjective
cumbersome definition
clumsy, hard to handle; slow-moving
cumbersome synonyms
unwieldy, ponderous
cumbersome antonyms
manageable, easy to handle
deadlock part of speech
noun
deadlock definition
a standstill resulting from the opposition of two equal forces or factions
deadlock 2 part of speech
verb
deadlock 2 definition
to bring to such a standstill
deadlockn synonyms
standoff, stalemate, impasse
deadlock antonyms
agreement, accord, breakthrough
debris part of speech
noun
debris definition
saccctered fragments, wreckage
debris synonyms
rubble, detritus, flotsam and jetsam
diffuse part of speech
verb
diffuse definition
to spread of scatter freely or widely
diffuse synonyms
disperse
diffuse antonyms
concentrate
diffuse 2 part of speech
adjective
diffuse 2 definition
wordy, long-winded, or unfocused; scattered or widely spread
diffuse 2 synonyms
rambling, verbose, prolix
diffuse 2 antonyms
brief, concise, succinct
dilemma part of speech
noun
dilemma definition
a difficult or perplexing situation or problem
dilemma synonyms
predicament, quandary, pickle, bind
dilemma antonym
cinch
efface part of speech
verb
efface definition
to wipe out; to keep oneself from being noticed
efface synonyms
eradicate, blot out, erase, obliterate, expunge
muddle part of speech
verb
muddle definition
to make a mess of; muddle through: to get by
muddle synonyms
jumble, mess up
muddle 2 part of speech
noun
muddle 2 definition
a hopeless mess
muddle 2 synonyms
confusion, disorder
muddle 2 antonyms
orderliness, tidiness, neatness
opinionated part of speech
adjective
opinionated definition
stubborn and often unreasonable in holding to one's own ideas, having a closed mind
opinionated synonyms
obsinate, pigheaded, inflexible, dogmatic
opionated antonyms
open-minded, reasonable
perennial part of speech
adjective
perennial definition
lasting a long time, persistent
perennial synonyms
enduring, recurring
perennial antonyms
brief, short-lived, fleeting, ephemeral
perennial 2 part of speech
noun
perennial 2 definition
a plant that lives for many years
predispose definition
verb
predispose definition
to incline to beforehand
predispose synonyms
make susceptible to
predispose antonyms
immunize against, shield from
relinquish part of speech
verb
relinquish definition
to let go, give up
relinquish synonyms
surrender, abandon
relinquish antonyms
hold on to, keep, retain, cling to
salvage part of speech
verb
salvage definition
to save from fire or shipwreck
salvage synonyms
rescue, recover, retrieve, reclaim
salvage antonyms
adandon, scrap, junk
salvage 2 part of speech
noun
salvage 2 definiton
property saved from shipwreck or fire
spasmodic part of speech
adjective
spasmodic definition
sudden and violent but brief; fitful; intermittent
spasmodic synonyms
irregular, occasional
spasmodic antonyms
steady, continuous, chronic
spurious part of speech
adjective
spurious definition
not genuine, not true, not valid
spurious synonyms
false, counterfeit, fraudulent, bogus
spurious antonyms
genuine, authentic, bona fide, valid
unbridled part of speech
adjective
unbridled definition
uncontrolled, lacking in restraint
unbridled synonyms
unrestrained, unchecked
unbridled antonyms
restrained, held in check, muted