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UNIT 2 Synonyms and Antonyms

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Adroit
Synonyms: clever, deft, dexterous,slick
Antonyms: clumsy, inept, all thumbs
Amicable
Synonyms: congenial, neighborly, cordial
Antonyms: hostile, antagonistic
Averse
Synonyms: disinclined, loath
Antonyms: favorable disposed, eager, keen
Belligerent
Synonyms: assertive, truculent, pugnacious
Antonyms: peaceful, conciliatory, placid
Benevolent
Synonyms: benign, well-meaning
Antonyms: malicious, spiteful, malevolent
Cursory
Synonyms: quick, superficial, perfunctory
Antonyms: thorough, painstaking, careful
Duplicity
Synonyms: fraud, double-dealing, chicanery
Extol
Synonyms: glorify, applaud, acclaim, hail
Antonyms: criticize, belittle, disparage
Feasible
Synonyms: workable, practicable, viable
Antonyms: unworkable, impractical
Grimace
Synonyms: pained expression, facial expression
Antonyms: smile, grin, beam
Holocaust
Synonyms: conflagration, devastation, annihilation
Antonyms: deluge, inundation
Impervious
Synonyms: impenetrable, resistant, proof against
Antonyms: porous, permeable, vulnerable
Impetus
Synonyms: impulse, incentive, spur
Antonyms: curb, hindrance, impediment, constraint
Jeopardy
Synonyms: risk, hazard, peril
Antonyms: safety, security
Meticulous
Synonyms: fastidious, painstaking, fussy
Antonyms: careless, negligent, sloppy
Nostalgia
Synonyms: none
Antonyms: none
Quintessence
Synonyms: paragon, exemplar
Retrogress
Synonyms: revert, degenerate, decline
Antonyms: advance, evolve, progress
Scrutinize
Synonyms: inspect, pore over
Antonyms: skim, scan, glance at
Tepid
Synonyms: insipid, halfhearted, wishy-washy
Antonyms: heated, excited, enthusiastic