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20 terms

Synonyms and Antonyms Unit 2

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(s) postpone, suspend discontinue, (a) open, call to order
adjourn
(s) exotic, unfamiliar, (a) native, endemic, familiar
alien
(s) good looking, attractive, bonny, (a) plain, homely, ugly, repulsive
comely
(s) pay back, reimburse, recompense, (a) fail to reward, stiff
compensate
(s) dissipated, debauched, immoral, corrupt, (a) virtuous, chaste, moral, seemly, proper
dissolute
(s) irregular, inconsistent, unpredictable, (a) steady, consistent, dependable
erratic
(s) ejection, ouster, eviction, (a) admittance, admission
expulsion
(s) trick, ruse, subterfuge, dodge, bluff
feint
(s) feed, provender
fodder
(s) reinforce, shore up, (a) weaken, undermine, sap, impair
fortify
(s) unreadable, scribbled, (a) readable, distinct, clear
illegible
(s) laugh at, mock, taunt, (a) applause, plaudits, accolades
jeer
(s) gainful, money making, (a) unprofitable, losing, in the red
lucrative
(s) run of the mill, (a) exceptional, outstanding, distinguished
mediocre
(s) multiply, mushroom, burgeon, (a) decrease, diminish, dwindle, slack off
proliferate
(s) subdue, vanquish, master, (s) be conquered, submit, surrender
subjugate
(s) pollute, taint, smear, (a) cleanse, purify, decontaminate
sully
(s) tempt, lead on, make ones mouth water, (a) satisfy, fulfill, gratify
tantalize
(s) concise, succinct, crisp, short and sweet, (a) verbose, wordy, diffuse, prolix
terse
(s) resolute, steadfast, unwavering, (a) irresolute, wavering, vacillating
unflinching