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SYNONYMS AND ANTONYMS


1. AWKWARD

Syn:     clumsy, ungainly, ponderous, rough

Ant:      clever, dexterous, apt, skilful

2. APARENT

Syn:     evident, obvious, perceptible, distinct

Ant:      masked, obscure, indistinct, doubtful

3. ALLURE

Syn:     entice, fascinate, tempt, seduce

Ant:      repulse, repel, deter, distaste

4. ABORTIVE

Syn:     vain, useless, fruitless, unproductive

Ant:      effectual, productive, successful, progressive

5. ABOMINABLE

Syn:     odious, detestable, repugnant, aversion

Ant:      likeable, pleasant, affectionate, enjoyable

6. ALLAY

Syn:     pacify, soothe, lighten, assuage

Ant:      aggravate, heighten, agitate, excite

7. AXIOM

Syn:     maxim, saying, dictum, truth

Ant:      absurdity, blunder, ridiculousness, irrelevant

8. ASSIDOUS

Syn:     constant, diligent, attentive, persevering

Ant:      indifference, careless, indolent, lethargic

9. ABJURE

Syn:     forsake, renounce, retract, revoke

Ant:      approve, sanction, patronise, adopt

10. ABJECT

Syn:     despicable, servile, base, contemptible

Ant:      exalted, commendable, praiseworthy, imposing

11. AVERSION

Syn:     dislike, hatred, indifferent, apathy

Ant:      affection, fondness, niceness, kindness

12. AUTHENTIC

Syn:     genuine, reliable, valid, guaranteed

Ant:      fictitious, counterfeit, unreal, false

13. AUDACITY

Syn:     boldness, arrogance, insolence, haughtiness

Ant:      mildness, humility, cowardice, submission

14. ASTUTE

Syn:  clever, intelligent, wise, brilliant

Ant:   dull, unintelligent, shallow, stolid

15. ABETTOR

Syn:  assistant, accomplice, colleague, associate

Ant:   opponent, adversary, antagonist, rival

16. ABATE

Syn:  moderate, mitigate, lessen, decrease

Ant:   aggravate, intensify, augment, supplement

17. ARRAIGN

Syn:  charge, blame, accuse, complain

Ant:   exculpate, pardon, condone, exonerate

18. APATHY

Syn:  unconcern, indifference, insensitivity, aloofness

Ant:   concern, care, anxiety, eagerness

19. ALIEN

Syn:  foreigner, outsider, stranger, emigrant

Ant:   native, citizen, resident, occupant

20. ALACRITY

Syn:  swiftness, briskness, promptness, speed

Ant:   laziness, sluggishness, indolence, lethargy

21. AFFRONT

Syn:  provoke, exasperate, indignity, irreverence

Ant:   conciliate, appease, mollify, assuage

22. ADVERSITY

Syn:  misfortune, calamity, misery, affliction

Ant:   prosperity, fortune, assistance, favour

23. ANTIQUE

Syn:  ancient, old fashioned, primitive, of past

Ant:   modern, recent, novelty, vogue

24. ANTIPATHY

Syn:  hostility, aversion, disillusion, dislike

Ant:   admiration, approval, fascination, devotion

25. AMPLIFY

Syn:  enlarge, extend, dialation, elevate

Ant:   curtail, lessen, diminution, contraction

26. AMASS

Syn:  gather, accumulate, store, collect

Ant:   disperse, dissipate, spend, scatter

27. ALLEVIATE

Syn:  abate, relieve, mitigate, lessen

Ant:   intensify, augment, aggravate, enhance

28. ADMONISH

Syn:  counsel, reprove, warm, chastise

Ant:   approve, applaud, praise, flattery

29. ADJACENT

Syn:  adjoining, beside, proximity, closeness

Ant:   distant, separate, remoteness, aloofness

30. ADHERENT

Syn:  follower, disciple, dependent, supporter

Ant:   rival, adversary, opponent, antagonist

31. ACCOMPLISH

Syn:  attain, succeed, triumph, exploit

Ant:   forsake, deter, disappoint, collapse

32. ABSOLVE

Syn:  pardon, forgive, reprieve, relent

Ant:   compel, accuse, charge, blind

33. ACRIMONY

Syn:  harshness, bitterness, inhumanity, enmity

Ant:   sweetness, courtesy, humanity, benevolence

34. ACCUMULATION

Syn:  store, amass, preservation, conservation

Ant:   scattering, dissipation, separation, division

35. ACCORD

Syn:  agreement, harmony, consonance, unison

Ant:   diagreement, denial, controversy, discord

36. ABOUND

Syn:  flourish, swell, teem, plentiful

Ant:   deficient, destitute, want, scarce

37. ADAMANT

Syn:  stubborn, obdurate, inflexible, rigid

Ant:   flexible, soft, suppleness, tender

38. ABASH

Syn:  discourage, confound, embarrass, discompose

Ant:   encourage, uphold, embolden, hearten

39. ADJUNCT

Syn:  appendage, complement, addition, joining

Ant:   lessening, separation, subtraction, removal

40. ADROIT

Syn:  proficient, expert, skilful, adept

Ant:   inept, clumsy, unskilled, awkward

41. BUSTLE

Syn:  haste, tumult, stir, flurry

Ant:   slowness, sluggishness, quiet, inertness

42. BRITTLE

Syn:  frail, fragile, delicate, breakable

Ant:   tough, enduring, unbreakable, strong

43. BLEMISH

Syn:  fault, smirch, stigma, stain

Ant:   purity, impeccable, spotless, stainless

44. BLEAK

Syn:  dismal, gloomy, chilly, dreary

Ant:   bright, pleasant, balmy, cheerful

45. BLAME

Syn:  reprove, upbraid, censure, reproach

Ant:   commend, applaud, laud, praise

46. BENEVOLENCE

Syn:  humanity, generosity, charity, liberality

Ant:   malevolence, inhumanity, malignity, unkindness

47. BARBAROUS

Syn:  uncivilized, savage, untamed, brutal

Ant:   cultured, humane, refined, gentle

48. BAFFLE

Syn:  confound, elude, frustrate, perplex

Ant:   poise, composure, facilitate, co-operate

49. BEWITCHING

Syn:  magical, fascinating, tantalizing, spell binding

Ant:   repulsive, repugnant, nauseating, disgusting

50. CRITERION

Syn:  measurement, test, standard, touchstone

Ant:   fancy, probability, haphazard, conjecture

51. COVETOUS

Syn:  cupidity, avarice, greed, voracity

Ant:   liberality, benevolence, selfless, magnanimous

52. CORPULENT

Syn:  obese, ugly, fat, awkward

Ant:   thin, lean, slim, delicate

53. CONVERT

Syn:  change, transform, transmute, proselytise

Ant:   persist, maintain, enduring, perpetual

54. CONVENIENT

Syn:  handy, suited, comfortable, advantageous

Ant:   unsuitable, tedious, unpractical, fatiguing

55. CONTRARY

Syn:  dissimilar, conflicting, contradictory, opposite

Ant:   similar, alike, homogeneous, resembling

56. CONTRADICT

Syn:  impugn, deny, oppose, confront

Ant:   approve, confirm, sanction, endorse

57. CONTEMPT

Syn:  scorn, disregard, disdain, despicable

Ant:   regard, approval, praise, recommend

58.CONSTERNATION

Syn:  fear, disappointment, dismay, hopelessness

Ant:   peace, repose, calm, fearless

59. CONSPICUOUS

Syn:  distinguished, prominent, obvious, visible

Ant:   concealed, obscure, hidden, unapparent

60. CONSOLIDATE

Syn:  combine, condense, compact, strong

Ant:   separate, sever, weak, scattering

61. CONSEQUNCE

Syn:  effect, outcome, repercussion, result

Ant:   origin, start, beginning, incipient

62. CONSENT

Syn:  agree, permit, exceed, assent

Ant:   object, disagree, dissent, differ

63. CONSCIOUS

Syn:  aware, apprised, knowledge, informed

Ant:   unaware, ignorant, unfeeling, faint

64. CONCEDE

Syn:  yield, assent, permit, sanction

Ant:   deny, reject, dissent, disallow

65. COMPRISE

Syn:  include, contain, consist, compose

Ant:   reject, lack, exclude, except

66.COMPASSION

Syn:  kindness, sympathy, clemency, commiseration

Ant:   cruelty, barbarity, persecution, apathy

67. CONCUR

Syn:  approve, agree, consent, endorse

Ant:   differ, disagree, dissent, oppose

68. COMMODIOUS

Syn:  convenient, suitable, roomy, comfortable

Ant:   inconvenient, unsuitable, uncomfortable, confined

69. COLLISION

Syn:  encounter, clash, conflict, dissenting

Ant:   agreement, harmony, compatible, union

70. CHERISH

Syn:  nurture, treasure, foster, encourage

Ant:   abandon, forsake, renounce, discard

71. CHASTISE

Syn:  punish, admonish, scold, reprove

Ant:   cheer, comfort, encourage, stimulate

72. CHASTE

Syn:  virtuous, pure, honourable, immaculate

Ant:   defined, licentious, sullied, lustful

73. CESSATION

Syn:  intermission, pause, discontinuity, hindrance

Ant:   continuity, perpetuation, unceasing, prolongation

74. CATASTROPHE

Syn:  disaster, calamity, misfortune, mishap

Ant:   prosperity, blessing, restoration, resurgence

75. CARICATURE

Syn:  exaggeration, imitation, ridicule, misrepresentation

Ant:   travesty, parody, exactness, precision

76. CARESS

Syn:  fondle, embrace, hug, snuggle

Ant:   strike, repulse, spurn, displease

77. CAPTIVITY

Syn:  imprisonment, confinement, apprehend, restrain

Ant:   freedom, liberty, liberation, release

78. CAPTIVATE

Syn:  charm, fascinate, enchant, lure

Ant:   disillusion, offend, scorn, despise

79. CAPTIOUS

Syn:  irritate, fretful, critical, carping

Ant:   appreciative, considerate, laudatory, thoughtful

80. CAPABLE

Syn:  competent, suitable, qualified, able

Ant:   incompetent, inefficient, imbecile, inept

81. CALUMNY

Syn:  defamation, aspersion, accusation, libel

Ant:   commendation, praise, vindication, goodwill

82. CALLOUS

Syn:  obdurate, unfeeling, heartless, indifferent

Ant:   compassionate, tender, kind, sympathetic

83. CALCULATE

Syn:  enumerate, estimate, evaluate, consider

Ant:   miscalculate, blunder, predetermine, misconceive

84. CALAMITY

Syn:  adversity, misfortune, misery, mishap

Ant:   happiness, benefit, prosperity, fortune

85. CAVITY

Syn:  depth, depression, hole, aperture

Ant:   elevation, projection, mound, height

86. CEASE

Syn:  terminate, pause, desist, discontinue

Ant:   commence, continue, initiate, originate

87. CIRCUMLOCUTION

Syn:  redundancy, verbosity, tediousness, verbiage

Ant:   terseness, compression, directness, brevity

88. COMMOTION

Syn:  turmoil, disturbance, agitation, excitement

Ant:   tranquility, stillness, quietness, calm

89. DISASTER

Syn:  misfortune, calamity, mishap, catastrophe

Ant:   prosperity, boon, happiness, auspicious

90. DESPICABLE

Syn:  contemptible, worthless, shameless, base

Ant:   worthy, decent, honourable, respectable

91. DISDAIN

Syn:  detest, despise, loathe, scorn

Ant:   approve, praise, love, laud

92. DERIDE

Syn:  mock, taunt, ridicule, jeer

Ant:   inspire, encourage, stimulate, comfort

93. DEPRIVE

Syn:  despoil, divest, dispossess, disinherit

Ant:   restore, renew, invest, endow

94. DEPLORE

Syn:  lament, bemoan, complain, regret

Ant:   rejoice, cheer, applaud, celebrate

95. DENOUNCE

Syn:  indict, condemn, censure, reprimand

Ant:   praise, commend, vindicate, laud

96. DEMOLISH

Syn:  ruin, devastate, dismantle, raze

Ant:   repair, construct, create, erect

97. DELUSION

Syn:  deception, hallucination, illusion, fallacy

Ant:   reality, certainty, veracity, fact

98. DELICIOUS

Syn:  palatable, tasteful, appetizing, dainty

Ant:   distasteful, unsavoury, tolerable, inedible

99. DELIBRATE

Syn:  ponder, intentional, mediate, consider

Ant:   rash, sudden, indifferent, discard

100. DEGRADATION

Syn:  disagree, dishonour, humiliation, debase

Ant:   exaltation, praise, triumphant, honour

101. DEFRAY

Syn:  meet, bear, spend, pay

Ant:   declaim, decline, refuse, abjure

102. DEFILE

Syn:  contaminate, pollute, profane, desecrate

Ant:   purity, sanctity, cleanse, disinfect

103. DEFICIENT

Syn:  scanty, inadequate, lacking, wanting

Ant:   adequate, ample, sufficient, abundant

104. DEFER

Syn:  prolong, suspend, postpone, delay

Ant:   accelerate, expedite, stimulate, hasten

105. DEFAULT

Syn:  failure, omission, negligence, lapse

Ant:   perfection, vigilance, attentive, observance

106. DEDICATE

Syn:  devote, consecrate, loyal, surrender

Ant:   refuse, negate, prohibit, reject

107. DECIPHER

Syn:  interpret, reveal, decode, transcribe

Ant:   misinterpret, distort, confuse, pervert

108. DECEIT

Syn:  deception, artifice, treachery, duplicity

Ant:   veracity, sincerity, truth, honesty

109. DECAY

Syn:  collapse, decomposition, deteriorate, putrefication

Ant:   flourish, progress, growth, development

110. DAUNT

Syn:  discourage, frighten, agitate, intimidate

Ant:   encourage, animate, embolden, inspire

111. DAINTY

Syn:  elegant, delicate, refined, exquisite

Ant:   clumsy, coarse, unpleasant, insipid

112. EXULT

Syn:  brag, rejoice, applaud, triumph

Ant:   deplore, lament, bemoan, grieve

113. EXPLICIT

Syn:  definite, intelligible, obvious, apparent

Ant:   hidden, vague, unintelligible, doubtful

114. EXTEMPT

Syn:  release, excuse, exclude, absolve

Ant:   confine, hold, retard, enforce

115. EXALT

Syn:  extol, dignify, glorify, elevate

Ant:   dishonour, disgrace, degrade, denounce

116. EVIDENT

Syn:  obvious, apparent, distinct, conspicuous

Ant:   obscure, concealed, hidden, invisible

117. EVADE

Syn:  avoid, elude, dodge, shun

Ant:   acknowledge, confront, verify, confirm

118. ETERNAL

Syn:  perpetual, endless, imperishable, immortal

Ant:   temporary, momentary, transient, fleeting

119. ESTEEM

Syn:  respect, regards, honour, reverence

Ant:   ridicule, spurn, despise, humiliate

120. ERADICATE

Syn:  destroy, exterminate, abolish, remove

Ant:   secure, plant, restore, revive

121. EQUIVOCAL

Syn:  uncertain, hazy, ambiguous, vague

Ant:   obvious, lucid, clear, plain

122. EPITOME

Syn:  precise, example, miniature, summary

Ant:   increment, expansion, lengthen, enlargement

123. ENORMOUS

Syn:  colossal, mammoth, immense, spacious

Ant:   insignificant, diminutive, trivial, negligible

124. ENLIGHTEN

Syn:  elucidate, educate, illumine, inculcate

Ant:   ignorance, distortion, delude, obscure

125. ENJOIN

Syn:  direct, counsel, exhort, command

Ant:   prohibit, forbid, revolt, dissuade

126. ENDURANCE

Syn:  submission, forbearance, tolerance, patience

Ant:   break down, despair, volatile, agitating

127. ENDOWMENT

Syn:  grant, benefit, bequest, gift

Ant:   draw back, damage, loss, disinherit

128. ENDEAVOUR

Syn:  undertake, aspire, venture, struggle

Ant:   cease, quit, shun, idle

129. ENCUMBRANCE

Syn:  hindrance, obstacle, burden, impediment

Ant:   incentive, stimulant, patronize, vantage

130. ENCROACH

Syn:  infringe, intrude, trespass, violate

Ant:   avoid, evade, shun, abide

131. EMBRACE

Syn:  cling, hug, adopt, caress

Ant:   reject, neglect, shun, slight

132. EMBEZZLE

Syn:  forge, swindle, defraud, peculate

Ant:   redeem, restitute, reimburse, compensate

133. ELUCIDATE

Syn:  enlighten, clarify, expound, illustrate

Ant:   equivocate, confuse, distort, confound

134. ELOQUENCE

Syn:  expression, fluency, peroration, oration

Ant:   halting, stammering, indistinct, inarticulate

135. ELIMINATE

Syn:  expel, oust, exclude, remove

Ant:   restore, accept, retain, include

136. ELEVATE

Syn:  dignify, heighten, promote, raise

Ant:   deprecate, denounce, lower, recline

137. ELEGANT

Syn:  graceful, distinguished, refined, polished

Ant:   obnoxious, unrefined, ridiculous, coarse

138. ELATION

Syn:  joy, exaltation, delight, enthusiasm

Ant:   gloom, despair, depression, melancholy

139. EFFACE

Syn:  destroy, obliterate, annihilate, abolish

Ant:   retain, maintain, regenerate, resurrect

140. ECSTASY

Syn:  delight, exultation, over joy, rapture

Ant:   despair, calamity, doldrums, depression

141. ECCENTRIC

Syn:  strange, abnormal, cranky, odd

Ant:   natural, conventional, uniform, methodical

142. EARNEST

Syn:  ardent, sincere, resolute, determined

Ant:   unheeding, frivolous, negligent, careless

143. EVASION

Syn:  prevaricate, avoid, neglect, pretext

Ant:   response, defence, compliance, action

144. FABRICATE

Syn:  construct, produce, manipulate, build

Ant:   destroy, dismantle, wreck, demolish

145. FRUGALITY

Syn:  economy, providence, thrift, parsimony

Ant:   lavishness, extravagance, prodigality, improvidence

146. FRIVOLOUS

Syn:  petty, worthless, capricious, volatile

Ant:   solemn, significant, essential, pertinent

147. FRANTIC

Syn:  violent, agitated, frenzied, wild

Ant:   subdued, genetic, lucid, coherent

148. FRANCHISE

Syn:  suffrage, right, privilege, patronise

Ant:   bondage, oppression, serfdom, irresolute

149. FRAGMENTS

Syn:  scraps, residue, segment, section

Ant:   total, entire, gross, aggregate

150. FRAGILE

Syn:  weak, infirm, brittle, frail

Ant:   enduring, tough, robust, tenacious

151. FORSAKE

Syn:  desert, renounce, relinquish, disown

Ant:   hold, maintain, retain, claim

152. FORMIDABLE

Syn:  dangerous, invincible, redoubtable, dreadful

Ant:   harmless, insignificant, weak, feeble

153. FORERUNNER

Syn:  precursor, predecessor, ancestor, pioneer

Ant:   descendant, follower, heir, successor

154. FOE

Syn:  opponent, antagonist, adversary, contender

Ant:   comrade, helper, friend, fellow

155. FLUENT

Syn:  fast, smooth, voluble, glib

Ant:   hesitant, slow, sluggish, halting

156. FLUCTUATE

Syn:  deflect, facilitate, vary, deviate

Ant:   stable, resolute, constant, inalterable

157. FLOURISH

Syn:  prosper, triumph, thrive, blossom

Ant:   decay, collapse, wither, deteriorate

158. FLIMSY

Syn:  trifling, transparent, brittle, unsubstantial

Ant:   firm, tenacious, durable, retentive

159. FLEETING

Syn:  transient, temporary, ephemeral, transitory

Ant:   enduring, eternal, perpetual, unceasing

160. FIDELITY

Syn:  loyalty, trustworthiness, obedience, devotion

Ant:   treachery, unfaithfulness, chicanery, defiance

161. FICKLE

Syn:  wavering, unreliable, unsteady, volatile

Ant:   resolute, determined, inalterable, invariable

162. FEUD

Syn:  strife, quarrel, row, contention

Ant:   fraternity, harmony, reconciliation, recompose

163. FEROCIOUS

Syn:  untamed, barbarous, fierce, dangerous

Ant:   gentle, innocent, benevolent, sympathetic

164. FEEBLE

Syn:  weak, frail, impotent, defenceless

Ant:   strong, robust, vigorous, resolute

165. FATIGUE

Syn:  weariness, exhaustion, exertion, tiredness

Ant:   vigour, liveliness, vivacity, briskness

166. FANTASY

Syn:  imagination, vision, image, visualization

Ant:   reality, substantiality, actuality, existence

167. FANTASTIC

Syn:  fanciful, uncommon, imaginary, marvellous

Ant:   ordinary, normal, customary, common

168. FANATICAL

Syn:  narrow minded, stubborn, orthodox, biased

Ant:   liberal, tolerant, unprejudiced, generous

169. FALTER

Syn:  fluctuate, demur, dither, waver

Ant:   persist, endure, stable, unerring

170. FALLACY

Syn:  delusion, mistake, deception, illusion

Ant:   veracity, truth, honesty, certainty

171. FACSIMILE

Syn:  miniature, reproduction, copy, replica

Ant:   distinction, dissimilarity, novelty, originality

172. FABULOUS

Syn:  legendry, amazing, remarkable, marvellous

Ant:   historical, common, mediocre, substantial

173. FACILE

Syn:  dexterous, quick, skilful, effortless

Ant:   clumsy, slow, labourious, arduous

174. GUILE

Syn:  cunning, deceit, duplicity, chicanery

Ant:   honesty, frankness, sincerity, integrity

175. GRUDGE

Syn:  hatred, aversion, unwilling, objection

Ant:   benevolence, affection, goodwill, kindness

176. GRISLY

Syn:  disgusting, atrocious, monstrous, loathsome

Ant:   pleasing, attractive, beautiful, alluring

177. GRACIOUS

Syn:  courteous, beneficent, magnificent, dignified

Ant:   rude, unforgiving, discourteous, uncourtly

178.   GORGEOUS

Syn:  magnificent, dazzling, brilliant, grand

Ant:   dull, unpretentious, modest, plain

179. GULT

Syn:  stuff, satiate, overflow, cram

Ant:   reduce, abstain, moderate, restrain

180. GLOOM

Syn:  obscurity, darkness, dejection, disillusion

Ant:   delight, mirth, exhilaration, joviality

181. GIGNATIC

Syn:  huge, enormous, immense, monstrous

Ant:   small, diminutive, miniature, slight

182. GENUINE

Syn:  real, authentic, creative, original

Ant:   deceptive, spurious, imitative, derivative

183. GENIAL

Syn:  cheerful, pleasant, joyful, affable

Ant:   sullen, dismal, morose, melancholy

184. GENEROUS

Syn:  liberal, unselfish, benevolent, hospitable

Ant:   miserly, stingy, covetous, greedy

185. GARRULOUS

Syn:  loquacious, talkative, communicative, informative

Ant:   reserved, quiet, taciturn, reticent

186. GALLANT

Syn:  heroic, intrepid, valorous, chivalrous

Ant:   coward, timid, craven, base

187. GAUDY

Syn:  garish, brilliant, glittering, tawdry

Ant:   faded, dull, sober, solemn

188. HUSTLE

Syn:  hurry, haste, bustle, activity

Ant:   lull, quiet, idle, motionless

189. HYPOCRISY

Syn:  deception, affectation, trickery, illusion

Ant:   sincerity, integrity, honesty, ingenuousness

190. HIDEOUS

Syn:  frightful, shocking, abominable, monstrous

Ant:   attractive, alluring, splendid, appealing

191. HERETIC

Syn:  nonconformist, secularist, dissident, offender

Ant:   conformable, adaptable, religious, believer

192. HAZARD

Syn:  presumption, danger, peril, risk

Ant:   conviction, security, assurance, certainly

193. HAUGHTY

Syn:  arrogant, pompous, obstinate, imperious

Ant:   humble, submissive, modest, inoffensive

194. HARASS

Syn:  irritable, molest, suppress, tyranny

Ant:   assist, comfort, tolerant, connive

195. HAPLESS

Syn:  unfortunate, ill-fated, hostile, doomed

Ant:   fortunate, lucky, favoured, satisfied

196. HAPHAZARD

Syn:  random, sudden, unsorted, reckless

Ant:   deliberate, considered, thoughtful, discerning

197. HAMPER

Syn:  retard, prevent, hinder, obstruct

Ant:   promote, facilitate, foster, assist

198. HAGGARD

Syn:  exhausted, lean, emaciated, gaunt

Ant:   exuberant, active, lively, robust

199. HOMELY

Syn:  plain, coarse, unadorned, simple

Ant:   sauve, polished, dignified, refined

200. HAIL

Syn:  greet, welcome, acclaim, honour

Ant:   disregard, belittle, avoid, despise

201. HEINOUS

Syn:  outrageous, vile, awful, wicked

Ant:   righteous, pleasing, exquisite, appealing

202. IRREPRESSIBLE

Syn:  irresistible, unconfined, unhindered, unshackled

Ant:   composed, hesitant, submissive, grave

203. INVINCIBLE

Syn:  unconquerable, impregnable, unsubdued, unbeatable

Ant:   effeminate, languid, crippled, fragile

204. INTIMIDATE

Syn:  frighten, dictate, hopeless, irresolute

Ant:   console, encourage, appease, hearten

205. INTREPID

Syn:  brave, courageous, valorous, chivalrous

Ant:   sacred, frightened, timid, cowardly

206. INTRICATE

Syn:  tangled, complicated, formidable, arduous

Ant:   regulated, orderly, manageable, ductile

207. INTRIGUE

Syn:  scheme, conspiracy, manipulation, counterplot

Ant:   candour, sincerity, bluntness, honesty

208. INTRINSIC

Syn:  genuine, fundamental, inherent, congenital

Ant:   extraneous, incidental, extrinsic, derived

209. INVECTIVE

Syn:  accusation, censure, malediction, denunciation

Ant:   approval, acclamation, admiration, approbation

210. INSTIL

Syn:  inculcate, inject, infuse, implant

Ant:   eradicate, extract, eliminate, expel

211. INSOLVENT

Syn:  indigent, destitute, bankrupt, defaulter

Ant:   wealthy, solvent, affluent, substantial

212. INSIPID

Syn:  tasteless, vapid, savourless, unflavoured

Ant:   delicious, luscious, pungent, piquant

213. INSINUATE

Syn:  communicate, allude, hint, suggest

Ant:   conceal, camouflage, suppress, mask

214. INQUISITIVE

Syn:  inquiring, curious, searching, studious

Ant:   distracted, negligent, indifferent, impassive

215. INNOCUOUS

Syn:  salutary, wholesome, innocent, harmless

Ant:   deleterious, baneful, insanitary, injurious

216. INGENUOUS

Syn:  undisguised, naïve, candid, guileless

Ant:   wily, crafty, perfidious, treacherous

217. INFRINGE

Syn:  violate, encroach, transgress, trespass

Ant:   comply, concur, conform, observe

218. INEVITABLE

Syn:  unavoidable, ascertained, imminent, substantial

Ant:   unlikely, doubtful, indefinite, uncertain

219. INGENIOUS

Syn:  deft, proficient, dexterous, adroit

Ant:   unskilled, incompetent, immature, unqualified

220. INDULGE

Syn:  gratify, pamper, comfort, satisfy

Ant:   annoy, trouble, torment, displease

221. INDOLENT

Syn:  lazy, listless, languid, sluggish

Ant:   energetic, vivacious, prompt, agile

222. INDESPENSABLE

Syn:  essential, expedient, requisite, unavoidable

Ant:   superfluous, redundant, needless, tranquility

223. INDIGNATION

Syn:  resentment, ire, wrath, rage

Ant:   modesty, tranquility, forbearance, equanimity

224. INDIGENCE

Syn:  privation, destitution, insolvency, penury

Ant:   affluence, abundance, opulence, luxury

225. INCONGRUOUS

Syn:  inappropriate, absurd, ridiculous, awkward

Ant:   compatible, harmonious, homogeneous, consistent

226. INCOMPETENT

Syn:  inefficient, unskilled, immature, unqualified

Ant:   dexterous, skilled, ingenious, competent

227. INCLINATION

Syn:  disposition, affection, proneness, propensity

Ant:   neutrality, indifference, apathy, unresponsive

228. INCITE

Syn:  instigate, provoke, motivate, arouse

Ant:   defer, discourage, restrain, dissuade

229. INCENTIVE

Syn:  motive, allurement, inducement, spur

Ant:   dissuasion, reluctance, deterrence, discouragement

230. IMPUTE

Syn:  attribute, ascribe, charge, indict

Ant:   exculpate, support, vindicate, excuse

231. IMPUDENCE

Syn:  sauciness, impertinence, insolence, arrogance

Ant:   submissiveness, modesty, humility, meekness

232. IMPIOUS

Syn:  irreligious, unholy, irreverent, hypocritical

Ant:   pious, devout, spiritual, venerate

233. IMPETUOUS

Syn:  violent, impulsive, imprudence, indiscretion

Ant:   considerate, composed, discretion, prudence

234. IMPEDIMENT

Syn:  hurdle, obstruction, hindrance, retardation

Ant:   assistance, concurrence, deliverance, aid

235. IMPARTIAL

Syn:  just, unbiased, equitable, evenhanded

Ant:   prejudiced, biased, unjust, inequitable

236. IMPART

Syn:  divulge, bestow, inform, convey

Ant:   withhold, conceal, suppress, deny

237. IMPAIR

Syn:  diminish, deteriorate, decompose, worsen

Ant:   restore, revive, resurrect, survive

238. IMMUNITY

Syn:  prerogative, privilege, exemption, non-liability

Ant:   blame, censure, prescription, interdiction

239. IMMINENT

Syn:  impending, brewing, overhanging, approaching

Ant:   distant, receding, retreating, withdrawing

240. IMMERSE

Syn:  submerge, involve, descend, drown

Ant:   emerge, uncover, restore, recover

241. IMMENSE

Syn:  huge, enormous, gigantic, colossal

Ant:   puny, insignificant, paltry, trifling

242. IMMACULATE

Syn:  unsullied, spotless, untarnished, untainted

Ant:   defiled, tarnished, obscene, profane

243. IMBECILE

Syn:  weak, senile, feeble, unsound

Ant:   sane, sagacious, astute, wise

244. IMAGINARY

Syn:  illusory, visionary, insubstantial, subjective

Ant:   factual, tangible, genuine, evident

245. IGNORANCE

Syn:  illiteracy, darkness, unawareness, unconsciousness

Ant:   knowledge, enlightenment, apprehension, recognition

246. IGNOMINIOUS

Syn:  disgraceful, shameful, dishonourable, scandulous

Ant:   dignified, distinguished, creditable, stately

247. JUVENILE

Syn:  young, tender, youthful, adolescent

Ant:   dotage, antiquated, senile, old

248. JUSTIFY

Syn:  defend, exculpate, warrant, vindicate

Ant:   impute, arraigne, accuse, incriminate

249. JUST

Syn:  honest, impartial, righteous, upright

Ant:   unequal, unfair, discriminatory, unseasonable

250. JUDICIOUS

Syn:  thoughtful, prudent, discerning, discriminating

Ant:   irrational, foolish, misconception, fatuous

251. JUBILANT

Syn:  rejoicing, triumphant, gay, cheerful

Ant:   melancholy, depressing, gloomy, despondent

252. JOVIAL

Syn:  frolicsome, cheerful, merry, exultant

Ant:   solemn, morose, malcontent, sad

253. JADED

Syn:  tired, exhausted, fatigued, languish

Ant:   renewal, recreation, restorative, refreshed

254. JEJUNE

Syn:  dull, boring, uninteresting, monotonous

Ant:   interesting, exciting, piquant, thrilling

255. KINDRED

Syn:  relation, species, relative, affinity

Ant:   unrelated, dissimilar, heterogeneous, disparate

256. KEEN

Syn:  sharp, poignant, eager, acute

Ant:   vapid, insipid, blunt, undesiring

257. KNAVE

Syn:  dishonest, scoundrel, vagabond, rogue

Ant:   paragon, innocent, benefactor, idealist

258. KNELL

Syn:  death knell, last blow, demolish, suppress

Ant:   reconstruction, rediscovery, procreation, resurrection

259. KNOTTY

Syn:  complicated, difficult, arduous, onerous

Ant:   simple, manageable, tractable, flexible

260. LUXURIANT

Syn:  profuse, abundant, dense, plentiful

Ant:   scanty, meagre, inadequate, deficient

261. LUSCIOUS

Syn:  palatable, delicious, delectable, delightful

Ant:   unsavoury, tart, sharp, sour

262.LURE

Syn:  attract, entice, tempt, induce

Ant:   repel, dissuade, confute, threaten

263. LUNACY

Syn:  delusion, insanity, madness, imbecility

Ant:   normalcy, sanity, sagacity, shrewdness

264. LUDICROUS

Syn:  absurd, bizarre, preposterous, grotesque

Ant:   balanced, congruous, consistent, solemn

265. LUCID

Syn:  sound, rational, coherent, sane,

Ant:   obscure, hidden, incomprehensible, unintelligible

266. LISTLESS

Syn:  lazy, inattentive, spiritless, incurious

Ant:   brisk, attentive, diligent, agile

267. LINGER

Syn:  loiter, prolong, hesitate, delay

Ant:   hasten, quicken, dart, hurry

268. LIBERATE

Syn:  emancipate, rescue, unshackle, absolve

Ant:   suppress, menacle, obstruct, detain

269. LIBERAL

Syn:  magnanimous, hospitality, generous, benevolence

Ant:   stingy, niggardly, malevolent, malicious

270. LIABLE

Syn:  accountable, bound, responsible, likely

Ant:   unaccountable, apt to, irresponsible, exempt

271. LENIENT

Syn:  compassionate, merciful, moderate, tolerant

Ant:   cruel, severe, violent, vehement

272. LAX

Syn:  slack, careless, negligence, indifferent

Ant:   firm, reliable, meticulous, scrupulous

273. LAVISH

Syn:  abundant, excessive, profuse, extravagant

Ant:   scarce, deficient, frugal, conserve

274. LASSITUDE

Syn:  languor, tiredness, weariness, lethargy

Ant:   vivacity, agility, animate, lively

275. LAUDABLE

Syn:  deserving, honourable, praiseworthy, acceptable

Ant:   vicious, blame worthy, venomous, condemnable

276. LANGUID

Syn:  pensive, lethargic, exhausted, fatigued

Ant:   lively, animated, refreshed, restored

277. LAMENT

Syn:  grieve, deplore, regret, bemoan

Ant:   amuse, entertain, enliven, solace

278. LAG

Syn:  retard, falter, linger, dawdle

Ant:   quicken, accelerate, expedite, spurt

279. LACONIC

Syn:  brief, condensed, concise, compact

Ant:   dilated, profused, diffuse wordy

280. MUTUAL

Syn:  joint, identical, correlative, reciprocal

Ant:   separate, distinct, divergent, individual

281. MUTINOUS

Syn:  recalcitrant, insurgent, unruly, revolutionary

Ant:   submissive, faithful, compliant, loyal

282. MURKY

Syn:  dusky, dreary, dismal, bleak

Ant:   bright, shining, luminous, radiant

283. MUNIFICENT

Syn:  liberal, hospitable, benevolent, kind

Ant:   frugal, penurious, moderate, economical

284. MULTITUDE

Syn:  crowd, throng, mass, swarm

Ant:   minority, handful, paucity, scarcity

285. MOROSE

Syn:  surly, sulky, sullen, depressed

Ant:   sprightly, animated, buoyant, blithe

286. MONOTONOUS

Syn:  irksome, tedious, humdrum, insipid

Ant:   varied, pleasant, appealing, captivating

287. MOMENTOUS

Syn:  notable, eventful, consequential, stirring

Ant:   trivial, insignificant, commonplace, immaterial

288. MOLLIFY

Syn:  appease, assuage, relieve, mitigate

Ant:   irritate, infuriate, aggravate, exasperate

289. MOLEST

Syn:  pester, harass, vex, misbehave

Ant:   console, soothe, comfort, cheer

290. MODEST

Syn:  reserved, unpretentious, humble, courteous

Ant:   audacious, arrogant, pompous, vain

291. MODERATE

Syn:  limited, reasonable, lenient, temperate

Ant:   excessive, extravagant, violent, vehement

292. MITIGATE

Syn:  alleviate, relieve, lessen, assuage

Ant:   augment, enhance, intensify, aggravate

293. MIRACULOUS

Syn:  marvelous, extraordinary, astounding, amazing

Ant:   ordinary, trivial, familiar, natural

294. MINUTE

Syn:  diminutive, miniature, small, microscopic

Ant:   large, colossal, stupendous, immense

295. METTLE

Syn:  courage, determination, stamina, spirit

Ant:   timidity, fear, cowardice, diffident

296. MERITORIOUS

Syn:  commendable, admirable, deserving, praiseworthy

Ant:   unworthy, infamous, disreputable, culpable

297. MERCURIAL

Syn:  variable, changeable, unstable, erratic

Ant:   stable, constant, steady, steadfast

298. MENDACITY

Syn:  falsehood, deception, perjury, perfidious

Ant:   probity, honesty, veracity, candour

299. MELODIOUS

Syn:  dulcet, musical, harmonious, sweet

Ant:   grating, dissonant, discordant, rancour

300. NUMEROUS

Syn:  profuse, various, multitude, plenteous

Ant:   scarce, deficient, paucity, sparse

301. NULLIFY

Syn:  cancel, annul, obliterate, invalidate

Ant:   confirm, uphold, empower, endorse

302. NOXIOUS

Syn:  baneful, injurious, pernicious, disastrous

Ant:   healing, profitable, innocuous, salubrious

303. NOVICE

Syn:  tyro, beginner, debutant, apprentice

Ant:   veteran, ingenious, experienced, mentor

304. NOURISH

Syn:  sustain, nurture, tend, foster

Ant:   exhaust, starve, weaken, enervate

305. NONCHALANT

Syn:  indifferent, negligent, uncaring, heedless

Ant:   attentive, considerate, vigilant, scrupulous

306. NIMBLE

Syn:  prompt, brisk, lively, agile

Ant:   sluggish, languid, weary, tardy

307. NIGGARDLY

Syn:  miserly, covetous, inadequacy, deficiency

Ant:   generous, profuse, redundant, excessive

308. NEGLIGENT

Syn:  inattentive, careless, heedless, perfunctory

Ant:   vigilant, careful, considerate, alert

309. NEFARIOUS

Syn:  detestable, atrocious, heinous, unlawful

Ant:   commendable, worthy, upright, inoffensive

310. NAUSEOUS

Syn:  unsavoury, loathsome, abominable, repellent

Ant:   commendable, worthy, benevolent, inoffensive

311. NATIVE

Syn:  original, vernacular, indigenous, aboriginal

Ant:   alien, extraneous, exotic, foreign

312. NASTY

Syn:  offensive, defiled, malevolent, malignant

Ant:   pleasing, gratifying, benevolent, attractive

313. NOMINAL

Syn:  trifling, insubstantial, bare, negligible

Ant:   substantial, considerable, excessive, exorbitant

314. OVERWROUGHT

Syn:  excited, agitated, fervent, intense

Ant:   quiet, tranquil, composed, cool

315. OVERWHELM

Syn:  triumph, subjugate, overpower, vanquish

Ant:   flounder, falter, restore, impotent

316. OVERSIGHT

Syn:  omission, error, fault, slip

Ant:   precision, observance, circumspection, caution

317. OVERBEARING

Syn:  oppressive, domineering, intimidating, despotic

Ant:   submissive, humble, lenient, forbearing

318. OUTRAGE

Syn:  offence, maltreatment, assault, irreverent

Ant:   praise, favour, esteem, reverence

319. OUTBREAK

Syn:  eruption, insurrection, explosion, outburst

Ant:   compliance, subjection, passivity, harmony

320. OSTENTATION

Syn:  display, pretension, vaunt, pomposity

Ant:   modesty, constraint, diffidence, economy

321. OSTENSIBLE

Syn:  apparent, evident, obvious, overt

Ant:   concealed, covert, obscure, vague

322. ORNAMENTAL

Syn:  decorative, adorned, glamorous, picturesque

Ant:   unseemly, plain, blemished, disfigured

323. ORDAIN

Syn:  order, impose, prescribe, proclaim

Ant:   revoke, abolish, violate, abrogate

324. ORACULAR

Syn:  cryptic, vague, enigmatic, profound

Ant:   lucid, distinct, intelligible, unambiguous

325. OPAQUE

Syn:  filmy, dim, obscure, shady

Ant:   transparent, bright, translucent, revealing

326. ONEROUS

Syn:  arduous, troublesome, inconvenient, formidable

Ant:   facile, agreeable, uncomplicated, flexible

327. OMINOUS

Syn:  threatening, inauspicious, forebode, menacing

Ant:   consoling, auspicious, propitious, comforting

328. OFFSPRING

Syn:  descendants, siblings, posterity, progeny

Ant:   ancestors, forefathers, pedigree, progenitors

329. OFFENSIVE

Syn:  abhorrent, arrogant, insolent, impudent

Ant:   docile compliant, courteous, captivating

330. ODIOUS

Syn:  abhorrent, obnoxious, prejudice, malevolent

Ant:   engaging, fascinating, endearing, captivating

331. OCCULT

Syn:  latent, ambiguous, esoteric, elusive

Ant:   intelligible, transparent, fathomable, scrutable

332. OBVIOUS

Syn:  evident, apparent, distinct, conspicuous

Ant:   obscure, ambiguous, indiscernible, confusing

333. OBSTRUCT

Syn:  impede, prevent, restrain, retard

Ant:   hasten, encourage, expedite, promote

334. OBSTINATE

Syn:  stubborn, resolute, unyielding, obdurate

Ant:   submissive, obedient, amenable, pliable

335. OBSOLETE

Syn:  outworn, archaic, antiquated, obsolescent

Ant:   modern, novel, vogue, contemporary

336. OBSEQUIOUS

Syn:  slavish, servile, sycophantic, subservient

Ant:   insolent, arrogant, defiant, assertive

337. OBNOXIOUS

Syn:  pernicious, detestable, abhorrent, offensive

Ant:   attractive, gratifying, beneficial, desirable

338. OBJECTIVE

Syn:  goal, purpose, intention, resolve

Ant:   origin, inception, deviating, subjective

339. PUNGENT

Syn:  acute, penetrating, sharp, strong

Ant:   mild, soothing, pleasant, palatable

340. PUERILE

Syn:  shallow, immature, childish, trivial

Ant:   wise, farsighted, profound, sensible

341. PRUDENT

Syn:  cautious, discreet, judicious, circumspect

Ant:   impetuous, unwise, reckless, rash

342. PROVOKE

Syn:  inflame, incite, agitate, aggravate

Ant:   pacify, comfort, dissuade, placate

343. PROTRACT

Syn:  prolong, delay, stretch, procrastinate

Ant:   abbreviate, curtail, abridge, compress

344. PROSCRIBE

Syn:  prohibit, exclude, ban, forbid

Ant:   solicit, include, permit, sanction

345. PROPITIATE

Syn:  appease, soothe, pacify, placate

Ant:   aggravate, annoy, scorn, displease

346. PROMULGATE

Syn:  declare, proclaim, notify, announce

Ant:   reserve, suppress, disguise, withhold

347. PROMISCUOUS

Syn:  confused, indiscriminate, casual, random,

Ant:   regular, discriminate, orderly, select

348. PROFUSE

Syn:  lavish, abundant, generous, plentiful

Ant:   scarce, scanty, meagre, paucity

349. PROFLIGATE

Syn:  dissolute, degenerate, immoral, flagitious

Ant:   virtuous, upright, moral, ethical

350. PRODIGY

Syn:  miracle, marvel, wonder, extraordinary

Ant:   normal, average, mediocre, common

351. PRODIGIOUS

Syn:  vast, enormous, immense, huge

Ant:   unimpressive, diminutive, slight, puny

352. PRESUMPTUOUS

Syn:  presuming, arrogant, affected, insolent

Ant:   unassuming, modest, bashful, unobtrusive

353. PREMATURE

Syn:  precious, untimely, mistimed, inopportune

Ant:   belated, opportune, timely, mellow

354. PREDICAMENT

Syn:  plight, dilemma, fix, quandary

Ant:   resolution, confidence, firmness, certainty

355. PRECARIOUS

Syn:  doubtful, insecure, unreliable, uncertain

Ant:   assured, undeniable, reliable, substantial

356. POMPOUS

Syn:  haughty, arrogant, flamboyant, florid

Ant:   unpretentious, humble, coy, modest

357. POISE

Syn:  equanimity, composure, equilibrium, patience

Ant:   excitement, vehemence, frenzy, outburst

358. PLIGHT

Syn:  predicament, perplexity, adversity, difficulty

Ant:   facility, confidence, certainty, assurance

359. PLIANT

Syn:  docile, amenable, pliable, submissive

Ant:   defiant, adamant, rigid, obdurate

360. PIQUE

Syn:  offence, resentment, indignation, displeasure

Ant:   joy, rejoice, gratification, pleasure

361. PIQUANT

Syn:  interesting, charming, tasteful, exciting

Ant:   insipid, nauseating, unpalatable, unsavoury

362.   PILLAGE

Syn:  ransack, ravage, despoil, plunder

Ant:   recompense, recover, redeem, restoration

363. PERVERSE

Syn:  petulant, obstinate, stubborn, unyielding

Ant:   complacent, docile, willing, consenting

364. PERTNESS

Syn:  flippancy, impudence, impertinence, petulance

Ant:   modesty, diffidence, subservient, obedient

365. PERSPICUITY

Syn:  transparency, discernment, lucidity, intelligibility

Ant:   perplexity, intricacy, obscurity, vagueness

366. PERSEVERANCE

Syn:  persistence, endurance, tenacity, steadfastness

Ant:   indolence, lethargy, stupor, sloth

367. PERSECUTE

Syn:  torment, harass, intimidate, domineer

Ant:   recompense, redress, comfort, console

368. PERPLEX

Syn:  puzzle, confound, frustrate, baffle

Ant:   convince, ascertain, confident, assure

369. PERPETUAL

Syn:  uninterrupted, lasting, perennial, incessant

Ant:   passing, transient, ephemeral, fleeting

370. PERIL

Syn:  hazard, danger, jeopardy, compulsory

Ant:   caution, security, safely, assurance

371. PEREMPTORY

Syn:  overbearing, absolute, arbitrary, compulsory

Ant:   tolerant, indecisive, optional, indulgent

372. PENETRATE

Syn:  pierce, perforate, insert, infiltrate

Ant:   discharge, leak, seep emerge

373. PEEVISH

Syn:  perverse, sullen, irritable, fretful

Ant:   suave, amiable, polite, pleasant

374. PEERLESS

Syn:  matchless, unrivalled, unique, surpassing

Ant:   mediocre, commonplace, inferior, imperfect

375. PARAMOUNT

Syn:  foremost, eminent, supreme, unrivalled

Ant:   trivial, inferior, subsidiary, ordinary

376. PANIC

Syn:  apprehension, dismay, alarm, dread

Ant:   calm, confidence, security, tranquility

377. PAMPER

Syn:  spoil, indulge, flatter, please

Ant:   chasten, correct, deny, disparage

378. PALPABLE

Syn:  distinct, prominent, plain, concrete

Ant:   concealed, obscure, intangible, covert

379. PALLIATE

Syn:  extenuate, moderate, alleviate, soften

Ant:   denounce, condemn, reproach, reprehend

380. PLACID

Syn:  tranquil, calm, compose, unruffled

Ant:   turbulent, hostile, agitated, volatile

381. QUESTONABLE

Syn:  uncertain, disputable, dubious, unverifiable

Ant:   positive, authentic, reliable, substantial

382. QUELL

Syn:  subdue, reduce, suppress, extinguish

Ant:   exacerbate, agitate, foment, instigate

383. QUAINT

Syn:  queer, strange, odd, ridiculous

Ant:   familiar, usual, common, normal

384. QUACK

Syn:  impostor, deceiver, dissembler, knave

Ant:   upright, unfeigned, trained, genuine

385. QUIBBLE

Syn:  equivocate, prevaricate, evade, dissemble

Ant:   unfeign, plain, scrupulous, conscientious

386. QUASH

Syn:  abrogate, annul, cancel, revoke

Ant:   uphold, empower, authorize, permit

387. QUARANTINE

Syn:  isolate, separate, seclude, screened

Ant:   gregarious, amiable, sociable, companionable

388. RUTHLESS

Syn:  remorseless, inhuman, savage, unrelenting

Ant:   compassionate, lenient, benevolent, humanitarian

389. RUSTIC

Syn:  pastoral, bucolic, rural, uncivilized

Ant:   cultured, refined, urban, urbane

390. ROUT

Syn:  defeat, overthrow, vanquish, subjugate

Ant:   succumb, withdraw, retreat, consolidate

391. RIGHTEOUS

Syn:  virtuous, honest, upright, just

Ant:   unjust, immortal, unprincipled, unfair

392. REVERENCE

Syn:  respect, esteem, regard, veneration

Ant:   disrespect, dishonour, affront, offence

393. REVEAL

Syn:  disclose, expose, unfold, divulge

Ant:   hide, conceal, confine, cover

394. RETRACT

Syn:  recant, repudiate, revoke, withdraw

Ant:   confirm, assert, declare, affirm

395. REMOTE

Syn:  inaccessible, farther, distant, slight

Ant:   adjoining, adjacent, proximate, contiguous

396. REMORSE

Syn:  regret, penitence, deplore, lament

Ant:   ruthless, obduracy, pitiless, relentless

397. RESENTMENT

Syn:  displeasure, wrath, ire, bitterness

Ant:   content, cheer, pleasure, agreement

398. RESCIND

Syn:  annul, abrogate, revoke, repeal

Ant:   delegate, permit, authorize, propose

399. REPULSIVE

Syn:  repellent, forbidding, hideous, detestable

Ant:   agreeable, enticing, attractive, alluring

400. REPUGNANT

Syn:  hostile, offensive, disagreeable, distasteful

Ant:   agreeable, pleasant, friendly, tasteful

401. REMONSTRATE

Syn:  censure, protest, argue, expostulate

Ant:   agree, laud, endorse, commend

402.   REMNANT

Syn:  residue, piece, part, remainder

Ant:   entire, whole, complete, unbroken

403. RELINQUISH

Syn:  forsake, abandon, surrender, abdicate

Ant:   persist, continue, occupy, hold

404. REDRESS

Syn:  relief, restoration, remedy, repair

Ant:   retribution, forfeiture, harm, degenerate

405. REDEEM

Syn:  recover, liberate, fulfill, rescue

Ant:   lose, barter, neglect, conserve

406. RAZE

Syn:  demolish, destroy, annihilate, dismantle

Ant:   restore, construct, repair, build

407. RAVISH

Syn:  captivate, enchant, seize, charm

Ant:   disgust, annoy, displease, oppress

408. RAVAGE

Syn:  devastate, destroy, ruin, despoil

Ant:   restore, organize, reconstruct, renovate

409. RATIFY

Syn:  consent, approve, endorse, corroborate

Ant:   deny, contradict, dissent, oppose

410. RAPTURE

Syn:  bliss, delight, pleasure, ecstasy

Ant:   melancholy, distress, sorrow, agonize

411. RAPID

Syn:  swift, fast, speedy, accelerate

Ant:   sluggish, lethargic, languid, listless

412. RANCOUR

Syn:  hatred, malice, resentment, bitterness

Ant:   love, regards, respect, friendliness

413. RADIANCE

Syn:  glow, brilliance, splendour, gleaming

Ant:   dullness, shady, overcast, dusky

414. SYCOPHANT

Syn:  parasite, flatterer, cringing, servile

Ant:   devoted, loyal, truthful, faithful

415. SWAY

Syn:  influence, control, command, power

Ant:   impotence, futility, disability, incapacity

416. SUPERFLUOUS

Syn:  excessive, surplus, redundant, unnecessary

Ant:   scanty, inadequate, dearth, scarce

417. SUPERFICIAL

Syn:  partial, shallow, cursory, flimsy

Ant:   profound, discerning, substantial, deep

418. SUBVERT

Syn:  overthrow, suppress, demolish, sabotage

Ant:   accomplish, sustain, generate, organize

419. SUBSTANTIAL

Syn:  durable, lasting, concrete, tangible

Ant:   tenuous, abstract, fragile, immaterial

420. SUBSEQUENT

Syn:  consequent, following, later, afterwards

Ant:   preceding, previous, prior, earlier

421. STUPOR

Syn:  lethargy, insensibility, unconsciousness, coma

Ant:   consciousness, sensibility, sensitive, feeling

422. STERN

Syn:  harsh, severe, austere, rigorous

Ant:   lenient, considerate, benevolent, generous

423. STAIN

Syn:  blemish, tarnish, disgrace, stigma

Ant:   honour, purify, virtuous, noble

424. STABLE

Syn:  abiding, lasting, steadfast, constant

Ant:   erratic, wavering, unsteady, restless

425. SQUALID

Syn:  dirty, soiled, filthy, odious

Ant:   attractive, tidy, polished, spruce

426. SPURIOUS

Syn:  counterfeit, adulterated, fake, fraudulent

Ant:   genuine, positive, original, sincere

427. SPORADIC

Syn:  intermittent, scattered, isolated, infrequent

Ant:   incessant, frequent, constant, regular

428. SPONTANEOUS

Syn:  unforced, instinctive, sudden, unintentional

Ant:   intended, devised, premeditated, intentional

429. SOLICIT

Syn:  entreat, implore, approach, accost

Ant:   protest, oppose, prohibit, disapprove

430. SNEER

Syn:  mock, scorn, despise, spurn

Ant:   flatter, praise,  encourage, laud

431. SLANDER

Syn:  defame, malign, detract, despise

Ant:   applaud, approve, commend, exalt

432. SINISTER

Syn:  woeful, disastrous, evil, ruinous

Ant:   auspicious, fortunate, propitious, harmless

433. SHREWD

Syn:  running, observant, crafty, artful

Ant:   thoughtless, rash, simple, imbecile

434. SHALLOW

Syn:  trivial, slight, superficial, insubstantial

Ant:   profound, wise, substantial, deep

435. SHABBY

Syn:  miserable, impoverished, deteriorated, impaired

Ant:   prosperous, thriving, restoring, flourishing

436. SCANTY

Syn:  scarce, insufficient, paucity, sparseness

Ant:   lavish, luxuriant, multitude, several

437. SCANDAL

Syn:  disgrace, disrepute, indignity, defamation

Ant:   praise, admiration, flattery, adulation

438. SAUCY

Syn:  impudent, insolent, brazen, impertinent

Ant:   modest, humble, esteem, meek

439. SARCASTIC

Syn:  derisive, ironical, sardonic, invective

Ant:   courteous, complaisant, gracious, polite

440. SANGUINE

Syn:  hopeful, optimistic, buoyant, confident

Ant:   despondent, pessimistic, depressed, despairing

441. SALUTARY

Syn:  wholesome, salubrious, healthful, beneficial

Ant:   harmful, deleterious, pernicious, ruinous

442. TYRO

Syn:  beginner, learner, novice, debutant

Ant:   proficient, veteran, dept, connoisseur

443. TUMULTUOUS

Syn:  uproarious, violent, disorderly, riotous

Ant:   peaceful, passive, orderly, harmonious

444. TRIVIAL

Syn:  trifling, insignificant, frivolous, worthless

Ant:   significant, important, consequential, essential

445. TRITE

Syn:  ordinary, commonplace, stale, hackneyed

Ant:   interesting, extraordinary, becoming, proper

446. TRENCHANT

Syn:  assertive, forceful, sharp, spirited

Ant:   feeble, ambiguous, shallow, vacillating

447. TREACHEROUS

Syn:  faithless, deceitful, disloyal, unreliable

Ant:   faithful, reliable, dependable, trustworthy

448. TRANSIENT

Syn:  temporal, transitory, fleeting, passing

Ant:   lasting, enduring, perpetual, immortal

449. TRANQUIL

Syn:  peaceful, composed, calm, placid

Ant:   violent, furious, restless, distracting

450. TORTURE

Syn:  torment, agony, pang, oppress

Ant:   comfort, consolation, pleasure, delight

451. TIMID

Syn:  modest, humble, diffident, apprehensive

Ant:   bold, intrepid, undaunted, courageous

452. THRONG

Syn:  assembly, gathering, congregation, crowd

Ant:   dispersion, scattering, handful, sparsity

453. TENACIOUS

Syn:  resolved, resolute, determined, dogged

Ant:   vacillating, timid, wavering, unstable

454. TEMPERATE

Syn:  cool, moderate, reasonable, lenient

Ant:   boisterous, vehement, violent, excessive

455. TEMERITY

Syn:  boldness, audacity, imprudence, indiscretion

Ant:   discretion, prudence, caution, wisdom

456. TEDIOUS

Syn:  wearisome, irksome, tiring, monotonous

Ant:   exhilarating, lively, delightful, diverting

457. TAINTED

Syn:  contaminated, corrupt, vitiated, polluted

Ant:   unblemished, wholesome, restorative, pure

458. TACITURN

Syn:  reserved, uncommunicative, silent, reticent

Ant:   talkative, loquacious, garrulous, extrovert

459. TABOO

Syn:  prohibit, prevent, forbid, ban

Ant:   permit, sanction, consent, license

460. UTTERLY

Syn:  completely, entirely, extremely, wholly

Ant:   deficient, incomplete, insufficient, partial

461. USURP

Syn:  seize, wrest, encroach, coup

Ant:   restore, compensate, grant, reinstate

462. UNSEEMLY

Syn:  undesirable, inappropriate, uncouth, awkward

Ant:   becoming, acceptable, decorous, admirable

463. UNGAINLY

Syn:  clumsy, unskilled, immature, slovenly

Ant:   active, expert, skilful, dexterous

464. UNCOUTH

Syn:  awkward, ungraceful, inelegant, vulgar

Ant:   elegant, graceful, distinguished, shapely

465. UMBRAGE

Syn:  resentment, bitterness, dissatisfaction, offence

Ant:   sympathy, goodwill, amity, esteem

466. VULGAR

Syn:  inelegant, offensive, nasty, ungraceful

Ant:   refined, graceful, elegant, civil

467. VOUCH

Syn:  confirm, consent, approve, endorse

Ant:   repudiate, prohibit, recant, retract

468. VOLATILE

Syn:  light, changing, transient, temporal

Ant:   heavy, ponderous, perpetual, stable

469.VIGILANT

Syn:  cautious, alert, wary, circumspect

Ant:   careless, negligent, inattentive, casual

470. VICIOUS

Syn:  corrupt, obnoxious, degraded, demoralized

Ant:   noble, virtuous, innocent, under-filed

471. VIBRATE

Syn:  swing, oscillate, fluctuate, undulate

Ant:   cease, pause, rest, discontinue

472. VENOM

Syn:  poison, resentment, malevolence, rancour

Ant:   antidote, remedy, benevolent, sympathetic

473. VENERABLE

Syn:  esteemed, honoured, respectable, worthy

Ant:   unworthy, immature, degrade, degenerate

474. VANITY

Syn:  conceit, pretension, immodesty, pride

Ant:   modesty, humility, meek, bashful

475. VALOUR

Syn:  bravery, prowess, heroism, chivalry

Ant:   fear, cowardice, unmanliness

476. VALID

Syn:  sound, authentic, genuine, reliable

Ant:   fallacious, deceptive, dubious, uncertain

477. VALIANT

Syn:  brave, gallant, courageous, chivalrous

Ant:   fearful, afraid, coward, dastardly

478. VAGRANT

Syn:  idle, roaming, wanderer, roving

Ant:   steady, settled, stationary, stable

479.  WAIVE

Syn:  relinquish, remove, abjure, renounce

Ant:   impose, clamp, grasp, retain

480. WARY

Syn:  cautious, circumspect, prudent, chary

Ant:   heedless, negligent, impulsive, reckless

481. WICKED

Syn:  immoral, dissolute, vicious, nefarious

Ant:   virtuous, ethical, innocent, noble

482. WITHHOLD

Syn:  reserve, restrain, hamper, retard

Ant:   emancipate, liberate, dispense, release

483. WANE

Syn:  decline, dwindle, decrease, deteriorate

Ant:   ameliorate, rise, revive, wax

484. WAYWARD

Syn:  volatile, capricious, unstable, inconstant

Ant:   stable, determined, resolute, straight

485. WILT

Syn:  wither, perish, deteriorate, smother

Ant:   revive, bloom, refresh, restore

486. WIELD

Syn:  use, exercise, exert, employ

Ant:   abstain, avoid, forbear, forgo

487. WAN

Syn:  pale, fade, discolour, feeble

Ant:   bright, healthy, colourful, gaudy

488. WILFUL

Syn:  stubborn, obstinate, obdurate, inexorable

Ant:   amenable, irresolute, pliable, yielding

489. YOKE

Syn:  connect, harness, hitch, shackle

Ant:   liberate, release, detach, disconnect

490. YIELD

Syn:  surrender, abdicate, succumb, consent

Ant:   resist, protest, prohibit, forbid

491. YELL

Syn:  shout, shriek, exclaim, gesticulate

Ant:   suppress, whisper, muffled, muted

492. YEARN

Syn:  languish, crave, require, pine

Ant:   content, unwanted, satisfied, gratified

493. YAWN

Syn:  gape, sleepy, slumber, doze

Ant:   close, active, brisk, wakeful

494. ZIGZAG

Syn:  oblique, crooked, winding, wayward

Ant:   straight, even, direct, unbent

495. ZEST

Syn:  delight, enthusiasm, various, energetic

Ant:   disgust, passive, detriment, languid

496. ZENITH

Syn:  summit, apex, maximum, pinnacle

Ant:   nadir, base, bottom, floor

497. ZEALOT

Syn:  fanatic, partisan, bigot, chauvinist

Ant:   tolerant, liberal, blasphemy, impious

498. ZEAL

Syn:  eagerness, fervour, enthusiasm, ardour

Ant:   apathy, lethargy, indifference, reluctant

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