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Animosity

N.)


- A strong dislike


- Bitter hostility




Ant.) Affection




My sister and I have an animosity for eachother that keeps us from having a sisterly bond.

Apathy

N.)


- A lack of feeling, emotion or interest




Ant.) Enthusiasm




I have total apathy when it comes to romantic movies, I will laugh at their pain, not cry.

Apprehensive

Adj.)


-Fearful or anxious, especially about the future




Syn.) Worried, Nervous




I am apprehensive when it comes to clowns, I will cry if one gets near me.

Commend

V.)


- To praise, express approval


- To commit to the care of




Syn.) Applaud




My mom will commend me with ice cream if I get good grades.

Compatible

Adj.)


- Able to get along or work well together




Syn.) Harmonious

Condolence

N.)


- An expression of sympathy




Syn.) Sympathy




I gave my most sincere condolences to the family that lost their dad.

Consecrate

V.)


- To make sacred, hallow




Syn.) Devote

Decrepit

Adj.)


- Old and feeble


- Worn out, ruined




Ant.) Sturdy

Deride

V.)


- To ridicule




Syn.) Mock




My sister will deride my outfit, even though hers is worse.

Ingenuous

Adj.)


- Innocent, simple


- Frank, sincere




Syn.) Naive




I can be very ingenuous, you need a dictionary to understand most girls, I just want ice cream.

Multifarious

Adj.)


- Having great variety


- Numerous and diverse

Obsolete

Adj.)


- Out-Of-Date, no longer in use




Ant.) Current, Up-To-Date




My mom is obsolete when it comes to technology, she knows nothing.

Omnivorous

Adj.)


- Eating every kind of food




Syn.) All-devouring




Most humans are omnivorous, we eat all kinds of food.

Parsimonious

Adj.)


- Stingy, miserly


- Meager, poor, small




Ant.) Generous

Quandary

N.)


- A state of perplexity or doubt




Syn.) Confusion

Recalcitrant

Adj.)


- Stubbornly disobedient , resisting authority




Ant.) Obedient

Reprisal

N.)


- An injury done in return for injury




Syn.) Revenge




My friend hit me in reprisal for pushing him into a Bush and giving him a bloody nose.

Revel

V.)


- To take great pleasure in




Syn.) Savor




N.)


- Wild celebration

Stultify

V.)


- To make ineffective, useless, cripple


- To have a dulling effect on




Ant.) Excite

Suave

Adj.)


- Smoothly agreeable or polite




Syn.) Sophisticated