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adroit
skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind.
s: clever, deft, dextrous, slick
a: clumsy, inept, all thumbs
amicable
peaceable, friendly
s: congenial, neighborly, cordial
a: hostile, antagonistic
averse
haveing a deep-seated distaste; opposed, unwilling.
s: disclined, loath
a: favorably diposed, eager, keen
belligerent
given to fighting, warlike, combative, aggressive, on at war, one engaged in war
s: assertive, truculent, pugnacious
a: peaceful, conciliatory, placid
benevolent
kindly, charitable
s: benign,well-meaning
a: malicious, spiteful, malevolent
cursory
hasty, not thorough
s: quick, superficial, perfunctory
a: thorough, painsraking, careful
dulicity
treachery, deceitfulness
s: fraud, double-dealing, chicanery
extol
to praise, deceitfulness
s: glorify, applaud, acclaim, hail
a: critize, belittle, disparage
feasible
possible, able to be done
s: workable, practicable, viable
a: unworkable, impractical
grimace
a wry face, facial distortion, to make a wry face.
s: pained expression, facial contortion
a: smile, grin, beam
holocaust
a large-scale destruction, espexially by fire, a vast slaughter, a burnt offering
s: conflagration, devastation, annihilation
a: deluge, inundation
impervious
not affected or hurt by, admitting of no passage or enterance
s: impenetrable, resistant, proof against
a: porous, permeable, vulnerable
impentus
a moving force, impulse, stimulus
s: impulse, incentive, spur
a: curb, hindrance, impediment, contraint
jeopardy
danger
s: risk, hazard, peril
a: safety, security
meticulous
extremely careful, particular about details
s: fastidious, painstaking, fussy
a: careless, negligent, sloppy
nostaligia
a longing for something past, homesickness
quintessence
the purest essence or form of something, the most typical example
s: paragon, exemplar
retrogress
to move backward, to return to an earlier condition.
s: revert, degenerate, decline
a: advance, evolve, progress
scrutinize
to examine closely
s: inspect, pour over
a: skim, scan, glance at
tepid
lukewarm, unenthusiastic, marked by an absence of interest
s: insipid, halfhearted, wishy-washy
a: heated, excited, ethusiastic