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Adverse
unfavorable, negative, working against, hostile.

Synonyms: difficult, trying

Antonyms: favorable, positive,helpful, beneficial
Arid
extremely dry; uninteresting dull

Synonyms: waterless, parched, boring, unimaginative

Antonyms: waterlogged, soggy, fertile, lush
Assailant
a person who attacks violently (with blows or words)

Synonyms: assaulter, attacker, mugger

Antonyms: victim, prey, injured party
Billow
a large wave; to rise or swell like a wave.

Synonyms: breaker, surge, bulge, balloon


Antonyms: trough, deflate, collapse
Confront
to meet face to face, especially as a challenge, come to grips with.

Synonyms: face encounter

Antonyms: avoid, evade, sidestep
Constrain
to force compel; to restrain, hold back

Synonyms: pressure, restrict, confine, limit

Antonyms: loosen, liberate, unfetter, relax
Contemporary
belonging to the same period of time as oneself; (n) a person of the same time


Synonyms: present-day, modern, current; (n)peer

Antonyms: ancient, prehistoric, antique, antiquated