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acrimonious
Synonyms: stinging, bitter
in temper or tone,
biting, caustic,
rancorous,
hostile, peevish

Antonyms: gentle, warm,
mild, friendly,
cordial
bovine
Synonyms: resembling a cow
or ox; sluggish,
unresponsive,
stolid, dull,
slow, stupid

Antonyms: alert, sharp,
bright, keen, quick
consternation
Synonyms: dismay, confusion,
shock, amazement,
bewilderment

Antonyms: calm, composure,
aplomb
corpulent
Synonyms: fat,having a bulky
body, overweight,
heavy, obese,
stout, portly

Antonyms: slender, lean,
spare, gaunt,
emaciated
disavow
Synonyms: to deny
responsibility for
or connection
with, disown,
disclaim, retract,
abjure
dispassionate
Synonyms: impartial, calm,
free from emotion,
unbiased, cool,
disinterested,
detactched

Antonyms: commited, engaged,
partial, biased
dissension
Synonyms: disagreement,
sharp difference
in opinion,
strife, discord,
contention

Antonyms: agreement, sccord,
harmony
dissipate
Synonyms: to cause to
disappear, to
scatter, dispel,
strew, disperse,
diffuse, waste,
squander, to spend
foolishly, to be
extravagant in
pursuit of pleasure
expurgate
Synonyms: to remove
objectionable
passages or words
from a writtern
text, to cleanse,
purify, purge,
censor, bowdlerize
gauntlet
Synonyms: an armored or
protective glove,
a challenge, two
lines of men armed
with weapons with
which to beat a
person forced to
run between them,
an ordeal, dare,
provocation,
trial, punishment
hypothetical
Synonyms: based on an
assumption or
guess, used as a
provisional or
tentative idea to
guide or direct an
investigation,
assumed, supposed,
conjectural,
conditional

Antonyms: actual, real,
tested,
substantiated
ignoble
Synonyms: mean, low, base,
inferior, sordid,
unworthy,
dishonorable

Antonyms: admirable, lofty,
praiseworthy, noble
impugn
Synonyms: to call into
question, to
attack as false,
challenge, deny,
dispute, query,
question

Antonyms: confirm, prove,
verify, validate
intemperate
Synonyms: immoderate,
extreme, lacking
self-control,
excessive,
inclement,
unrestrained,
inordinate

Antonyms: moderate,
restrained, cool
and collected
odium
Synonyms: hatred, contempt,
disgrace or infamy
resulting from
hateful conduct,
abhorrence, shame,
opprobrium,
ignominy

Antonyms: esteem,
admiration,
approbation