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antics
ridiculous and unpredictable behavior or actions.
syn: pranks, shenanigans
avowed
declared openly and without shame, acknowledged
syn:admitted, sworn
ant:unacknowledged, undisclosed
banter
to exchange playful remarks, tease; talk that is playful and teasing

syn:joking, raillery
ant:serious talk
bountiful
giving freely, generous; plentiful, given abundantly
syn: liberal, abundant, copious
ant: scarce, scanty, in short supply
congested
overcrowded, filled or occupied to excess
syn:jammed, packed, choked
ant:uncluttered, unimpeded
detriment
harm or loss; injury, damage;a disadvantage; cause of harm, injury, loss, or damage
syn:hindrance, liability
ant:advantage, help, plus
durable
sturdy,not easily worn out or destroyed;
lasting for a long time; consumer goods used repeatedly over
syn:long-lasting, enduring
ant:fragile, perishable, fleeting, ephemeral
enterprising
energetic, willing and able to start something new; showing boldness and imagination
syn:vigorous, ambitious, aggressive, audacious
ant:lazy, indolent, timid, different
frugal
economical, avoiding waste and luxury; scanty, poor, meager
syn:thrifty, skimpy
ant:wasteful, improvident, lavish, extravagant
gingerly
with extreme care or caution
syn:cautiously, warily, circumspectly
ant:firmly, confidently, aggressively
glut
to provide more than is needed or wanted; to feed or fill to the point of overstuffing; and oversupply
syn:flood, inundate; surplus, plethora
ant:shortage, scarcity dearth, paucity
incognito
in a disguising state, under an assumed name or identity; the state of being disguised; a person in disguise
ant:undisguised
invalidate
to make valueless, take away all force or effect
syn:cancel, annul, disapprove, discredit
ant:support, confirm, back up, legalize
legendary
described in a well-known stories; existing in old stories rather than in real life
syn:mythical, fabulous, famous, celebrated
maim
to cripple, disable, injure, mar, disfigure, mutilate
minimize
to make as small as possible, make the least of; to make smaller than before
syn:belittle, downplay, underrate
ant:magnify, enlarge, exaggerate
oblique
slanting or sloping; not straight-forward or direct
syn:diagonal, indirect
ant:direct, straight to the point
veer
to change direction or course suddenly, turn aside, shift, swerve
venerate
to regard with reverence, look up to with great respect
syn:worship, revere, idolize
ant:despise, detest, ridicule, deride
wanton
reckless; heartless, unjustifiable; loose in morals; a spoiled, pampered person; one with low morals
syn:rash, malicious, spiteful, unprovoked
ant:justified,morally strict, responsible