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Archetype
classic, exemplar, form, ideal, model, original, paradigm, pattern, perfect specimen, prime example, prototype, standard
Antonyms: anomaly, atypical
prototype, primitive pattern
Ardor
avidity, devotion, eagerness, earnestness, feeling, fervor, fierceness, fire, gusto, heat, hot pants, intensity, jazz*, keenness, oomph*, passion, pep talk*, spirit, turn on*, vehemence, verve, warmth, weakness*, zeal, zest, zing
Antonyms: apathy, coldness, coolness, indifference
enthusiasm, zeal
Argot
cant, dialect, idiom, lingo, parlance, patois, slang, terminology, vernacular, vocabulary
jargon
Aria
operatic solo
descant, hymn, song
Arraign
blame, charge, criminate, hang on, incriminate, inculpate, indict, pin on, summon
Antonyms: absolve, acquit, discharge, exonerate, free, let go
accuse
Array
apparel, attire, drapes*, dress, duds*, feathers, finery, full dress, garb, garments, getup*, glad rags, rig*, threads*
Antonyms: rags


align, display, exhibit, form, group, line up, methodize, organize, parade, range, set, show, systematize
Antonyms: disarrange, mess up, mix up

attire, bedeck, clothe, deck, deck out, decorate, dog out*, doll up, drape, dud, dude up*, fit, fit out, garb, outfit, rag out, rag up, rig out, rig up, suit up, tog, try on, turn out, wrap
Antonyms: disarray

attire, bedeck, clothe, deck, decorate, fit, garb, outfit, wrap
Antonyms: disarrange, disarray, undress
collection
clothes
arrange
decorate
dress
Arroyo
abysm, abyss, alienation, blank, breach, cavity, cleavage, cleft, clough, clove, crater, crevasse, fissure, flume, gorge, gulch, gulf, hiatus, hole, hollow, omission, opening, oversight, preterition, ravine, rent, rift, schism, skip, split, void
Antonyms: closure, junction, juncture
pathway
Ascendancy
advantage, ascendency, authority, command, control, dominance, dominion, edge, influence, jump, leg up, mastery power, pre-eminence, predominance, prepotence, prevalence, reign, rule, sovereignty, superiority, supremacy, sway, upper hand, whip hand
Antonyms: inferiority, subordination, weakness
domination
Askew
askance, askant, aslant, awry, bent, buckled, catawampus*, cockeyed*, crookedly, curved, knotted, lopsided, oblique, obliquely, off-center, slanted, slanting, topsy-turvy, turned, twisted, zigzag*
Antonyms: aligned, centered, even, in line, plumb, straight, true
crooked
Asperity
acerbity, acrimony, bitterness, churlishness, crabbiness, crossness, difficulty, disagreeableness, harshness, irascibility, irritability, moroseness, peevishness, roughness, sharpness, sullenness, tartness
Antonyms: amenity, good cheer, mildness, softness
meanness
Aspersion
abuse, animadversion, backbiting, backhanded compliment, black eye*, calumny, defamation, detraction, dirty dig*, dump, hit*, invective, knock*, libel, obloquy, put-down*, rap*, slam*, slander, smear*, vituperation
Antonyms: applause, compliment, extolling, kindness, laudation, praise
Notes: baptism by sprinkling is aspersion, by dipping is immersion, by pouring water is affusion
criticism
Assiduous
active, attentive, busy, constant, diligent, eager, exacting, grind, indefatigable, industrious, laborious, persevering, plugging, scrupulous, sedulous, steady, studious, unflagging, untiring, whiz, zealous
Antonyms: casual, lax, lazy, laid-back, neglectful, negligent
hard-working
Assuage
allay, alleviate, appease, calm, compose, conciliate, cool*, ease, fill, lessen, lighten, lull, make nice*, mitigate, moderate, mollify, pacify, palliate, placate, propitiate, quench, quiet, relieve, sate, satisfy, soften, still, surfeit, sweeten, temper, tranquilize
Antonyms: aggravate, exacerbate, intensify, upset
soothe