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Antonym

two words that express opposing concepts

apartheid

brutal racial discrimination

aqueous

similar to or containing or dissolved in water

aquiline

curved down like an eagle's beak

archipelago

a group of many islands in a large body of water

arduous

difficult to accomplish

armistice

a state of peace agreed to between opponents so they can discuss peace terms

aspersion

an abusive attack on a person's character or good name

asterisk

a star-shaped character * used in printing

baccalaureate

an academic degree conferred on someone who has successfully completed undergraduate studies

ballerina

a female ballet dancer

barnacle

European goose smaller than the brant, marine crustaceans with feathery food-catching appendages

baroque

having elaborate symmetrical ornamentation

basmati

type of rice

bereavement

state of sorrow over the death or departure of a loved one

bibliophile

someone who loves (and usually collects) books

biennial

occurring every second year

blancmange

sweet almond-flavored milk pudding thickened with gelatin or cornstarch

blasphemously

in a blasphemous manner

bonsai

a dwarfed ornamental tree or shrub grown in a tray or shallow pot

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