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-verb (used with object), -horred, -hor·ring.
to regard with extreme repugnance or aversion; detest utterly; loathe; abominate.
Syn: Despise
Ant: Adore
I abhor doing pointless homework.


a person who is utterly intolerant of any differing creed, belief, or opinion.
Synchauvinist, diehard
Ant: Humanitarian
My dad is a bigot, because he never listens to me.


1.made in imitation so as to be passed off fraudulently or deceptively as genuine; not genuine; forged: counterfeit dollar bills.
-noun imitation intended to be passed off fraudulently or deceptively as genuine; forgery.
Syn: Fake
Ant: real
You can go to jail for producing counterfeit money.


-verb (used with object), -chised, -chis·ing. grant a franchise to; admit to citizenship, esp. to the right of voting. endow (a city, constituency, etc.) with municipal or parliamentary rights. set free; liberate, as from slavery.
African Americans were enfranchised by the Emancipation Proclamation.


-verb (used with object) hold back; hinder; impede:
3.Nautical . gear that, although necessary to the operations of a vessel, is sometimes in the way.
A steady rain hampered the progress of the work.


-verb (used with object)
1. to start (a fire); cause (a flame, blaze, etc.) to begin burning.
Syn: blaze
Ant: extinguish
At camp we learned how to Kindle a fire.


1.harmful or injurious to health or physical well-being: noxious fumes.
Syn: Harmful
Ant: Helpful, safe


pleasantly calm or peaceful; unruffled; tranquil; serenely quiet or undisturbed: placid waters.
Syn: calm
Ant: Chaotic
Carbon monoxide is odorless yet noxious.


1.the act of remunerating.
2.something that remunerates; reward; pay:
Syn: commision
Ant: n/a
He received little remuneration for his services.


-noun, plural -mans.
1.a stone, ring, or other object, engraved with figures or characters supposed to possess occult powers and worn as an amulet or charm.
Syn: good-luck piece
Ant: n/a
Aladdin's Talisman was his genie lamp! ;)

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