Synonyms and Antonyms Units 3 and 4

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abridge

synonyms: shorten, condense, abbreviate antonyms: expand, enlarge, augment

adherent

synonyms: disciple antonyms: opponent, adversary, critic, detractor

altercation

synonym: quarrel, dispute, squabble antonyms: agreement, accord

cherubic

synonyms: angelic, seraphic, beatific antonyms: impish, devilish, diabolic, fiendish

condone

synonyms: ignore, wink at, turn a blind eye to antonyms: censure, condemn, disapprove, deprecate

dissent

synonyms: differ, dispute antonyms: agree, concur, unanimity, harmony

eminent

synonyms: illustrious, renowned antonyms: obscure, nameless, unsung, lowly, humble

exorcise

synonyms: expel, dispel

fabricate

synonyms: put together, devise, contrive, concoct

irate

synonyms: incensed, infuriated, enraged, livid

marauder

synonyms: looter, pirate, freebooter

obesity

synonyms: serious overweight, extreme corpulence

pauper

synonyms: destitue person antonyms: millionare, tycoon

pilfer

synonyms: fich, rob, swie, purloin

rift

synonyms: crack, fissure, gap, cleft antonyms: reconciliation

semblance

synonyms: appearance, air, aura, veneer, facade antonyms: dissimilarity, contrast, total lack

surmount

synonyms: conquer, triumph over antonyms: be vanquished, be defeated, succumb to

terminate

synonyms: conclude, finish, discontinue antonyms: begin, commence, initiate

trite

synonyms: banal, hackeyed, corny antonyms: original, novel, fresh, innovative

usurp

synonyms: seize illegally, commandeer, supplant

abscond

synonyms: bolt, make off, skip town

access

synonyms: entry, admittance antonyms: total exclusion

anarchy

synonyms: chaos, disorder, turmoil, pandemonium antonyms: law and order, peace and quiet

arduous

synonyms: hard, dificult, laborious, fatiguing antonyms: easy, simple, effortless

auspicious

synonyms: pomising, encouraging, propitious antonyms: ill-omened, ominous, sinister

biased

synonyms: unfair, partial, bigoted antonyms: fair, imparital, unprejudice, just

daunt

synonyms: dismay, cow antonyms: encourage, embolden, reassure

disentangle

synonyms: unravel, unwind, unscramble, unsnarl antonyms: tangle up, ensnarl, snag

fated

synonyms: destined, preordained, doomed antonyms: accidental, fortuitous, chance, random

hoodwink

synonyms: dupe, put one over on antonyms: undeceive, disabuse, clue in

inanimate

synonyms: lifeless, dead, inert, spiritless antonyms: living, alive, energetic, lively, sprightly

incinerate

synonyms: burn up, cremate, reduce to ashes

intrepid

synonyms: valiant, courageous, audacious, daring antonyms: timid, cowardly, craven, pusillanimous

larceny

synonyms: stealing, robbery, burglary

pliant

synonyms: supple, flexible, elastic, plastic antonyms: rigid, stiff, inflexible, set in stone

pompous

synonyms: pretentious, highfalutin, bombastic antonyms: unpretentious, unaffected, plain

precipice

synonyms: cliff, crag, bluff, promontory, ledge antonyms: abyss, chasm, gorge

rectify

synonyms: remedy, set right antonyms: mess up, blotch, bungle

reprieve

synonyms: stay, respite, postpone, delay antonyms: proceed

revile

synonyms: inveigh against, malign, vilify, denounce antonyms: praise, acclaim, revere, idolize

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