Synonyms and Antonyms 4 Flashcards

Terms Definitions
palatable
appetizing
Insightful
Perceptive
Infinitesimal
Ant: immense
Prowess
Syn: heroism
mutable
Sym)changeable, variable
elucidate
syn- explain
ant- obscure
debauchery
syn: excess; dissipation
Undulate
Synonyms: ripple, fluctuate
resolute
S: steadfast
A: indecisive
variable / constant
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indigent
synonyms- destitute, impecunious, penniless, poverty, stricken
Wry
Antonyms: humorless, solemn, straight
antonym of focus
blur, ignore
Maelstrom
Synonyms: vortex, turbulence, tumult
craven
S: fearful, fainthearted, pusillanimous
A: brave, courageous, valiant
nominal
Synonym: token, trifling, inconsequential
gnarled
(ant) smooth, unblemished, straight
turgid
synonyms: inflated, pompous, bombastic, overblown ; Antonyms: muted, understand, unadorned, austere
Antonyms for deplore
approve, comment, extol
aspersion
synonyms: an innuendo, slander, calumny, denigration
antonyms: an endorsement, testimonial; praise
nett'le
synonym:peeve, annoy, incense, gall, irk
antonym:please, delight, soothe, pacify
implicit
synonyms- inferred, inherent, tacit, unspoken, complete, unqualified, unconditional
affable
Synonyms: genial, amicable, agreeable, cordial
negligent
syn- careless, neglectful, remiss, derelict
ant- careful, attentive, contentious
Synonyms for ornate
fancy, elaborate, flashy, flamboyant
expunge
delete, efface, annihilate / insert, mark, imprint, impress
Churlish
adj. lacking politness or good maner;lacking sensitivity;difficult to work with or deal with; rude
synonyms: surley, ill tempered
Antonyms: curteous, civil, well-mannered
circuitous
Antonym: straight, direct, as the crow flies
recourse
(n.) a person or thing turned to for help or advice; the act of seeking help or protection
synonyms: redress, remedy, resort
exulted
rejoiced
Inclination
Propensity
Innocuous
Ant: dangerous
seraphic
Atm)devilish, impish
prognosis
S: prediction, projection
blandishment
syn: overpraise; bootclicking
Perjorative
Antonyms: complimentary, ameliorate
decadence
Synonyms: degeneration, corruption
probable / impossible
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ingenious
synonyms- brilliant, inventive, creative, imaginative, talented, shrewd, cunning, crafty, astute, masterly, daedalian
Impediment
Synonyms: obstruction, stumbling block
synonym of coarse
rugged, scratchy
Avid
Synonyms: keen, enthusiastic, grasping
Antonyms: reluctant, indifferent, unenthusiastic
intimation
S: clue, indication, inkling
deference
Synonyms: respect, consideration, courtesy; antonyms: contempt, disrespect, scorn, disdain
Antonyms for annul
validate, authorize, ratify
enhance
synonyms: to improve, magnify, heighten, elevate
antonyms: to diminish, reduce, lessen, degrade
glean
synonym: collect, cull, pick up
impugn
synonyms- question, query, challenge, deny, gainsay, dispute, malign
propensity
Antonyms: natural incapacity or inability
opus
syn- work, composition, piece, oeuvre
ant- none
Synonyms for muster
mobilize, marshal; roster, inventory
buffet
syn-pummel, batter, sock, thump, toss about
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discordant
disagreeable in sound jarring lacking in harmony conflicting (verb)
synonyms: granting, shrill, different, divergent
antonyms: harmonious, in agreement
capricious
(adj.) subject to whims or passing fancies.
instigate
(v.) to urge on; to stir up, provoke, start, incite
antonyms: few, scant, sparse
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