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Adroit Skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind. Synonyms:Clever, Deft, Dexterous, Slick Antonyms:Clumsy, Inept, All thumbs
Amicable Peaceable, friendly. Synonyms:Congenial, Neighborly, Cordial Antonyms:Hostile, Antagonistic
Averse Having a deep-seated distaste; opposed, unwilling. Synonyms:Disinclined, Loath Antonyms: Favorably disposed, eager, keen
Belligerent Given to fighting, warlike; combative, aggressive; one at war, one engaged in war Synonyms:Assertive, Truculent, Pugnacious Antonyms:Peaceful, Conciliatory, Placid
Benevolent Kindly, charitable. Synonyms:Benign, Well-meaning Antonyms:Malicious, spiteful, malevolent
Cursory Hasty, not thorough. Synonyms:Quick, Superficial, Perfunctory Antonyms:Thorough, Painstaking, Careful
Duplicity Treachery, deceitfulness. Synonyms:Fraud, Double-Dealing, Chicanery
Extol To praise extravagantly. Synonyms: Glorify, Applaud, Acclaim, Hail Antonyms: Criticize, Belittle, Disparage
Feasible Possible, able to be done. Synonyms:Workable, Practicable, Viable Antonyms:Unworkable, impractical
Grimace A wry face, facial distortion; To make a wry face. Synonyms:Pained expression, facial contortion Antonyms:Smiles, Grin; Beam
Holocaust A large-scale destruction, especially by fire; a vast slaughter; a burnt offering. Synonyms:Conflagration, Devastation, Annihilation Antonyms:Deluge, Inundation
Impervious Not affected or hurt by; admitting of no passage or entrance. Synonyms:Impenetrable, Resistant, Proof against Antonyms:Vulnerable, Delicate
Impetus A moving force, impulsive, stimulus. Synonyms:Impulse, Incentive Antonyms:Impediment, constraint, curb
Jeopardy Danger. Synonyms:Risk, Hazard, Peril Antonyms:Safety, Security
Meticulous Extremely careful; Particular about details. Synonyms:Fussy, Painstaking, Fastidious Antonyms:Careless, Sloppy
Nostalgia A longing for something past; Homesickness.
Quintessence The purest essence or form of something; the most typical example. Synonyms:Good example, Model
Retrogress To move backward; to return to an earlier condition. Synonyms:Decline, Revert, Degenerate Antonyms:Advance, Evolve, Progress
Scrutinize To examine closely. Synonyms:Inspect Antonyms:Skim, Scan, Glance at
Tepid Lukewarm; unenthusiastic, marked by an absence of interest. Synonyms:Halfhearted, Wishy-Washy Antonyms:Heated, Excited, Enthusiastic
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