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antics

n. pl. ridiculous and unpredictable behavior or actions

antics

synonyms: pranks, shenanigans

avowed

adj., part. declared openly and without shame, acknowledged

avowed

synonyms: admitted, sworn

avowed

antonyms: unacknowledged, undisclosed

banter

v. to exchange playful remarks, tease

banter

n. talk that is playful and teasing

banter

synonyms: joking, raillery

banter

antonym: serious talk

bountiful

adj. giving freely, generous; plentiful, given abundantly

bountiful

synonyms: liberal, abundant, copious

bountiful

antonyms: scarce, scanty, in short supply

congested

adj., part. overcrowded, filled or occupied to excess

congested

synonyms: jammed, packed, choked

congested

antonyms: uncluttered, unimpeded

detriment

n. harm or loss; injury, damage; a disadvantage; a cause of harm, injury, loss, or damage

detriment

synonyms: hindrance, liability

detriment

antonyms: advantage, help, plus

durable

adj. sturdy, not easily worn out or destroyed; lasting for a long time

durable

n. pl. consumer goods used repeatedly over a series of years

durable

synonyms: long-lasting, enduring

durable

antonyms: fragile, perishable, fleeting, ephemeral

enterprising

adj. energetic, willing and able to start something new; showing blodness and imagination

enterprising

synonyms: vigorous, ambitious, aggresive, audacious

enterprising

antonyms: lazy, indolent, timid, diffident

frugal

adj. economical, avoiding waste and luxury; scanty, poor, meager

frugal

synonyms: thrifty, skimpy

frugal

antonyms: wasteful, improvident, lavish, extravagant

gingerly

adj., adv. with extreme care or caution

gingerly

synonyms: cautiously, warily, circumspectly

gingerly

antonyms: firmly, confidently, aggressively

glut

v. to provide more than is needed or wanted; to feed or fill to the point of overstuffing

glut

n. an oversupply

glut

synonyms: flood, inundate; surplus, plethora

glut

antonyms: shortage, scarcity, dearth, paucity

incognito

adj., adv. in a disguised state, under an assumed name or identity

incognito

n. the state of being disguised; a person in disguise

incognito

antonym: undisguised

invalidate

v. to make valueless, take away all force or effect

invalidate

synonyms: cancel, annul, disapprove, discredit

invalidate

antonyms: support, confirm, back up, legalize

legendary

adj. described in well-known stories; existing in old stories rather than in real life

legendary

synonyms: mythical, fabulous, famous, celebrated

maim

v. to cripple, disable, injure, mar, disfigure, mutilate

minimize

v. to make as small as possible, make the least of; to make smaller than before

minimize

synonyms: belittle, downplay, underrate

minimize

antonyms: magnify, enlarge, exaggerate

oblique

adj. slanting or sloping; not straightforward or direct

oblique

synonyms: diagonal, indirect

oblique

antonyms: direct, straight to the point

veer

v. to change direction or course suddenly, turn aside, shift, swerve

venerate

v. to regard with reverence, look up to with great respect

venerate

synonyms: worship, rever, idolize

venerate

antonyms: despise, detest, ridicule, deride

wanton

adj. reckless; heartless, unjustifiable; loose in morals

wanton

n. a spoiled, pampered person; one with low morals

wanton

synonyms: rash, malicious, spiteful, unprovoked

wanton

antonyms: justified, morally strict, responsible

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