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Abridge
verb
def-to make shorter
syn-shorten condense, abbreviate
ant-expand, enlarge
Adherent
noun-a follower,supporter
adjective-attached, sticking to
syn-(n)disciple
ant-(n)opponent, adversary, critic, detractor
Altercation
noun-an angry argument
syn-quarrel, dispute, squabble
ant-agreement, accord
Cherubic
adj-resembling an angel portrayed as a little child with a beautiful, round, or chubby face; sweet and innocent
syn-angelic, seraphic, beatific
ant-impish, devilish, diabolic, fiendish
Condone
verb-to pardon or overlook
syn-ignore, wink at, turn a blind eye to
ant-censure, condemn, disapprove, deprecate
Dissent
verb-to disagree
noun-disagreement
syn-(V)differ,dispute
ant-(v)agree,concur (n)unanimity, harmony
Eminent
adj-famous, outstanding, distinguished, projecting
syn-illustrious, renowned
ant- obscure, nameless, unsung, lowly, humble
Exorcise
verb-to drive out by magic, to dispose of something troublesome or menacing
syn-expel, dispel
Fabricate
verb-to make, manufacture; to make up, invent
syn-put together, devise, contrive, concoct
ant-take apart, undo, destroy, demolish
Irate
adj-angry
syn-incensed, infuriated, livid
ant-calm, composed, cool, unruffled
Marauder
noun-a raider, plunderer
syn-looter, pirate, freebooter
Obesity
noun-excessive fatness
syn-serious overweight, extreme corpulence
ant-emaciation, gauntness, scrawniness
Pauper
noun-an extremely poor person
syn-destitute person
ant-millionaire, tycoon
Pilfer
verb- to steal in small quantities
syn-filch, rob, swipe, purloin
Rift
noun- a split, break, breach
syn-crack, fissure, gap, cleft
ant-reconciliation
Semblance
noun-a likeness, an outward appearance, an apparition
syn-appearance,air,aura, veneer,facade
ant-dissimilarity,contrast, total lack
Surmount
verb-to overcome, rise above
syn-conquer, triumph over
ant-be vanquished, be defeated, succumb to
Terminate
verb- to bring to an end
syn-conclude, finish, discontinue
ant-begin, commence, initiate
Trite
adj-commonplace, overused, stale
syn-banal, hackneyed, corny
ant-original, novel, fresh, innovative
Usurp
verb-to seize and hold a position by force or without right
syn-seize illegally,commandeer, supplant