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altercation

definition - a heated argument

lexicon

definition - a dictionary; a specialized vocabulary used in a particular field or place

hue

definition - a particular shade of given color

galvanize

definition - to startle into sudden activity

sanction

definition - permission; support

hyperbole

definition - extreme exaggeration for effect and not meant to be taken literally

ominous

definition - threatening; foreboding evil

audacity

definition - rude boldness; nerve

evince

definition - to demonstrate clearly; to prove

implacable

definition - unable to be appeased or pacified

exhort

definition - to urge on with stirring words

incarcerate

definition - to put into prison; to confine

incisive

definition - sharp; keen; cutting straight to the heart of the matter

expedient

definition - practical; providing an immediate advantage (especially when serving one's self-interest)

pertinent

definition - having to do with the subject at hand; relevant

altercation

synonym - quarrel; dispute

altercation

antonym - agreement

altercation

antonym - harmony

lexicon

synonym - jargon; argot; cant

galvanize

synonym - stimulate

galvanize

antonym - enervate

hyperbole

antonym - understatement

ominous

synonym - sinister

ominous

antonym - comforting

audacity

synonym - insolence; impudence

audacity

antonym - decorum

evince

synonym - manifest

implacable

synonym - inflexible; relentless

implacable

antonym - pacified

implacable

antonym - assuaged

exhort

synonym - encourage

incarcerate

synonym - imprison; constrain

incarcerate

antonym - liberate

incarcerate

antonym - free

incisive

synonym - piercing; acute

incisive

antonym - superficial

incisive

antonym - dull

expedient

synonym - effective

expedient

antonym - feckless

pertinent

antonym - unrelated

pertinent

antonym - extraneous

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