UNIT 2 Synonyms and Antonyms

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Adroit

Synonyms: clever, deft, dexterous,slick
Antonyms: clumsy, inept, all thumbs

Amicable

Synonyms: congenial, neighborly, cordial
Antonyms: hostile, antagonistic

Averse

Synonyms: disinclined, loath
Antonyms: favorable disposed, eager, keen

Belligerent

Synonyms: assertive, truculent, pugnacious
Antonyms: peaceful, conciliatory, placid

Benevolent

Synonyms: benign, well-meaning
Antonyms: malicious, spiteful, malevolent

Cursory

Synonyms: quick, superficial, perfunctory
Antonyms: thorough, painstaking, careful

Duplicity

Synonyms: fraud, double-dealing, chicanery

Extol

Synonyms: glorify, applaud, acclaim, hail
Antonyms: criticize, belittle, disparage

Feasible

Synonyms: workable, practicable, viable
Antonyms: unworkable, impractical

Grimace

Synonyms: pained expression, facial expression
Antonyms: smile, grin, beam

Holocaust

Synonyms: conflagration, devastation, annihilation
Antonyms: deluge, inundation

Impervious

Synonyms: impenetrable, resistant, proof against
Antonyms: porous, permeable, vulnerable

Impetus

Synonyms: impulse, incentive, spur
Antonyms: curb, hindrance, impediment, constraint

Jeopardy

Synonyms: risk, hazard, peril
Antonyms: safety, security

Meticulous

Synonyms: fastidious, painstaking, fussy
Antonyms: careless, negligent, sloppy

Nostalgia

Synonyms: none
Antonyms: none

Quintessence

Synonyms: paragon, exemplar

Retrogress

Synonyms: revert, degenerate, decline
Antonyms: advance, evolve, progress

Scrutinize

Synonyms: inspect, pore over
Antonyms: skim, scan, glance at

Tepid

Synonyms: insipid, halfhearted, wishy-washy
Antonyms: heated, excited, enthusiastic

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