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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