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Admonish
(v) to caution or advise against something; to scold midly; to remind of duty

Antonyms: praise, pat on the back
Breach
(n)an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infraction; (v) to create an opening, break through

Antonyms: close, seal
Brigand
(n)a bandit, robbeer, outlaw, highwayman
Circumspect
(adj) careful, cautious

Antonyms: incautious, rash, reckless, heedless
Commandeer
(v) to seize for military or official use
Deadlock
(n) a standstill resulting from the opposition of two equal forces or factions, (v) to bring to such a standstill

Antonyms: agreement, accord, break through
Cumbersome
(adj) clumbsy, hard to handle; slow moving

Antonyms: manageble, easy to handle
Debris
(n) scattered fragments, wreckage
Diffuse
(v) to spread or scatter freely or widely; (adj) wordy, long-winded, or unfocused; scattered or widely spread

Antonyms: concentrate, breif, concise
Dilemma
(n) a difficult or perplexing situation or problem

Antonym: cinch
Efface
(v) to wipe out; to keep oneself from being noticed
Muddle
(v) to make a mess of; muddle through; to get by; (n) a hopeless mess

Antonyms: orderliness, tidiness, neatness
Opiniated
(adj) stubborn and often unreasonable in holding to one's own ideas, having closed mind

Antonyms: open-minded, reasonable
Perennial
(adj) lasting for a long time, persistent; (n) a plant that lives for many years

Antonyms: brief, short-lived, fleeting, ephemeral
Predispose
(v) to incline to beforehand

Antonyms: immunize against, shield from
Admonish
(v) to caution or advise against something; to scold midly; to remind of duty

Antonyms: praise, pat on the back
Breach
(n)an opening, gap, rupture, rift; a violation or infraction; (v) to create an opening, break through

Antonyms: close, seal
Brigand
(n)a bandit, robbeer, outlaw, highwayman
Circumspect
(adj) careful, cautious

Antonyms: incautious, rash, reckless, heedless
Commandeer
(v) to seize for military or official use
Deadlock
(n) a standstill resulting from the opposition of two equal forces or factions, (v) to bring to such a standstill

Antonyms: agreement, accord, break through
Cumbersome
(adj) clumbsy, hard to handle; slow moving

Antonyms: manageble, easy to handle
Debris
(n) scattered fragments, wreckage
Diffuse
(v) to spread or scatter freely or widely; (adj) wordy, long-winded, or unfocused; scattered or widely spread

Antonyms: concentrate, breif, concise
Dilemma
(n) a difficult or perplexing situation or problem

Antonym: cinch
Efface
(v) to wipe out; to keep oneself from being noticed
Muddle
(v) to make a mess of; muddle through; to get by; (n) a hopeless mess

Antonyms: orderliness, tidiness, neatness
Opiniated
(adj) stubborn and often unreasonable in holding to one's own ideas, having closed mind

Antonyms: open-minded, reasonable
Perennial
(adj) lasting for a long time, persistent; (n) a plant that lives for many years

Antonyms: brief, short-lived, fleeting, ephemeral
Predispose
(v) to incline to beforehand

Antonyms: immunize against, shield from
Relinquish
(v)to let go, give up

Antonyms: hold on to, keep, retain, cling to
Salvage
(v) to save from fire or shipwreck; (n) property thus saved

Antonyms: abandon, scrap, junk
Spasmodic
(adj) sudden and violent but brief; fitful; intermittent

Antonyms: steady, continuous, chronic
Spurious
(adj) not genuine, not true, not valid

Antonyms: genuine, authentic, bona fide, valid
Unbridled
(adj) uncontrolled, lacking in restraint

Antonyms: restrained, held in check, muted