synonyms and antonyms 2 Flashcards

Terms Definitions
lucid
clear
Avert
Preclude
Preserve (ant)
Obliterate
Compassion
Ant: indifference
Stentorian
Ant: inaudible
bigot
syn: racist
denounce
antonym: approve, compliment
dissidence
Sym)disagreement, dissent, disaffection
insular
Synonyms:narrow-minded, parochial, provincial
face / surface
s
Antonym for impair
enhance
persiflage
banter, jester, repartee, badinage
inevitable
syn: inescapable, fainted
ant: avoidable, escapable,preventable
joc'ular
synonym:waggish, facetious, droll, witty
antonym:humorless, solemn, grave, earnest, grim
Antonym(s) of denizen
emigrant; alien
aggrandize
Antonyms: reduce, decrease, diminish
meritorious
Synonyms: praiseworthy, laudable, commendable
transmute
Antonyms: maintain unchanged, preserve
proficient
synonyms: competent, adept, able antonyms: incompetent, inept, unskilled, ignorant
magnanimous
S: unselfish, charitable, noble, bighearted
A: petty, selfish, unforgiving, spiteful
synonym of circular
ring shaped, brochure
irate
S: incensed, infuriated, enraged, livid
A: calm, composed, cool, unruffled
Sleazy
syn: inferior, cheesy, tawdre, tatty
ant: superior, first-rate, quality, sturdy
poignant
(ant) unaffecting, bland, vapid, insipid, funny
limpid
(adj.) clear, transparent; readily understood.
accommodate
syn: oblige, lodge, house, adapt
ant: disoblige, inconvenience, trouble
persist
pain that will ENDURE despite medication (syn)
submissive
humbly obedient; tending to give in authority, obeying without protest
SYNONYMS:meek, compliant, servile, subservient
ANTONYMS:rebellious, defiant, insubordinate
comply
(v.) to yield to a request or command
synonyms: submit to, consent to, acquiesence in
antonyms: reject, refuse, decline
inkling
clue
Meddlesome
Officious
Antipathy
Ant: allure
Innocuous
Ant: virulent
Applicable
Syn: apposite
sedulous
syn- studious
ant- lazy
discern
syn-distinguish, perceive, detect
ant-overlook
crony
ant: enemy, rival
sangfroid
Antonym: excitability, hysteria
announce / withhold
a
aspersion
Synonyms: innuendo, denigration
Enormity
Synonyms: atrociousness, heinousness, atrocity, vastness
synonym of marine
nautical, aquatic
unassuming
ant: conceited, pretentious, self-important
precedent
S: guide, tradition, model
drivel
Synonym: balderdash, hogwash, tommyrot
emaciated
(syn) gaunt, withered, shriveled
bulwark
Synonyms: stronghold, citadel, bastion, rampart ; antonyms: breach, weak point in defense
Antonyms for staid
gaudy, jaunty, unconventional
transform
syn: alter, convert
ant: maintain, preserve
an EXEMPLAR of team spirit
paragon
embark
syn.- commence, launch, begin, board
propensity
Synonyms: natural bent, proclivity, penchant
tarry
S= dawdle daily A=rush depart
monologue
S: soliloquy, recitation A: dialogue, conversation, colloquy
alias
syn: pseudonym
ant: real name, given name, legal name
inhabitant
S= resident tenant A= outsider foreigner
stifle
attempted to HOLD BACK a sob (syn)
condone
S: ignore, wink at, turn a blind eye to
A: censure, condemn, disapprove, deprecate
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