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apparel
clothing, that which serves as dress or decoration; (v) to put clothes on, dress up
synonyms: attire, garments (v) deck out
Antonyms (v) undress, unclothe, strip, denude
besiege
to attack by surrounding with military forces; to cause worry or trouble
synonyms: blockade, encircle, pressure, hound
compress
to press together; to reduce in size or volume; a folded cloth or pad applied to an injury
synonyms: condense, shrink, shorten
antonyms: expand, enlarge
denounce
to condemn openly, to accuse formally
synonyms: criticize, censure
antonyms: hail, acclaim
dispatch
to send off or out for a purpose; to kill; an ofical message; promptness, speed; the act of killing
synonyms: slay, report, communication
antonyms: recall, withhold
douse
to plunge into a liquid, drench; to put out quickly, extinguish
synonyms: submerge, soak, dunk, immerse
antonyms: dry out, dehydrate, kindle, ignite
expressly
plainly in so many words; for a particular purpose
synonyms: clearly, pointedly, explicity
antonyms: implicityly, accidentally
famished
suffering severly from hunger or from lack of something
synonyms: hungry, starving, ravenous
antonyms: well fed, full, satisfied, satiated
forsake
to give up, renounce, to leave, abandon
synonyms: dessert, disown
antonymns: keep, hold on to, stand by
gainful
profitable; bringing in money or some special advantage
synonyms: moneymaking, paying
anthonyms: unprofitable, unrewarding, nonpaying
immense
very large or great; beyond ordinary means of measurement

synonyms: vast, enormous, immeasurable, gigantic
antonyms: small, tiny, minute infinitesimal
inept
totally without skill or appropriateness
synonyms: clumsy, unskilled, bungling, incompetent
antonyms: skillful, accomplished, adroit
ingenious
showing remarkable originality, inventiveness, or resourcefulness; clever
synonyms: imaginative, inventive, resourceful
antonyms: unimaginative, unoriginal, uninventive
instantaneous
done in an instant; immediate
synonyms: prompt, quick, speedy
antonyms: delayed, slow, gradual
irk
to annoy, trouble, make weary
synonyms: bother, irritate, vex
antonyms: please, delight, cheer, gladden
libel
a written statement that unfairly or falsely harms the reputation of the person about whom it is made; to write or publish such a statement
synonyms: (n) slur, (v) smear, defame
misgiving
a feeling of fear, doubt, or uncertainty
synonyms: worry, qualm, hesitation
antonymns: felling of confidence, assurance
oaf
a stupid person; a big, clumsy, slow individual
synonyms: bonehead, dunce, clod, lout
recede
to go or move backware; to become more distant
synonyms: retreat, go back , back up
antonyms: advance, come closer
repast
a meal, food

synonym: victuals