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gape
(verb) to utter taunting word; (noun) an expression of scorn
Synonym: mock
Antonym: praise
intimation
(adj.) a hint, indirect suggestion
Synonym: clue
belligerent
(adj) given to fighting, (n) one engaged at war SYN: assertive
ANT: peaceful
feasible
(adj) possible, able to be done
SYN: workable, viable
ANT: unworkable, impractical
adversary
(noun)
an enemy, opponent
Syn: antagonist
Ant: ally
harass
(verb)
to disturb, worry; to trouble by repeated attacks Syn: annoy
affiliated
(adj.) associated, connected

Syn.: attached
Ant.: unconnected
esteem
(verb) to regard highly; (noun) a highly favorable opinion or judgment

Syn.: (verb) respect
Ant.: (verb) disdain
discrepancy
(noun) a difference

Syn.: disagreement
Ant.: agreement
destitute
(adj.) deprived of the necessities of life; lacking in
Syn.: wanting, penniless
Ant.: rich
explicit
(adj.) definite, clearly stated
Syn.: distinct, clear
Ant.: vague, implied
ironic
(adj.) suggesting an incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens; given to irony, sarcastic
Syn.: satiric, sardonic
Ant.: straightforward
suppress
(verb) to stop by force, put down
Syn.: subdue, silence
Ant.: provoke, spur
amend
(verb) to change in a formal way; to change for the better

Syn.: modify
somber
(adj.) dark, gloomy; depressed or melancholy in spirit

Syn.: mournful
Ant.: bright
commend
(verb) to praise, express approval

Syn: applaud
Ant: loathe
compatible
(adjective)able to get along or work well together

Syn: in agreement
Ant: mismatched
suave
(adjective) smoothly agreeable or polite; pleasing to the senses

Syn: sophisticated
Ant: crude
emaciated
(adjective participle)
unnaturally thin
Syn: withered
Ant: plump
spontaneous
(adjective)arising naturally; not planned or engineered in advance
Syn: unplanned
Ant: premeditated