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Flashcards in #14 ANTS and SYNS Deck (36):
1

hone, excite, stimulate

SYNS for whet

2

blunt, deaden, stifle, dampen

ANTS for whet

3

spirited, animated, ebullient

SYNS for vivacious

4

dull, spiritless, listless, indolent

ANTS for vivacious

5

withdraw, retract, annul, abrogate

SYNS for rescind

6

affirm, endorse, uphold, ratify

ANTS for rescind

7

lethargic, indolent, torpid, impassive

SYNS for phlegmatic

8

emotional, sensitive, thin-skinned, excitable

ANTS for phlegmatic

9

plain, unremarkable. unimpressive

SYNS for nondescript

10

remarkable, vivid, prepossessing

ANTs for nondescript

11

compulsory, requisite, imperative

SYNS for mandatory

12

optional, voluntary, discretionary

ANTS for mandatory

13

unselfish, charitable, noble, bighearted

SYNS for magnanimous

14

petty, selfish, unforgiving, spiteful

ANTS for magnanimous

15

gossipy, voluble, garrulous, long-winded

SYNS for loquacious

16

silent, reticent, closemouthed, terse, taciturn

ANTS for loquacious

17

loaf, loiter, sag, dangle

SYNS for loll

18

hail. extol, glorify, exalt

SYNS for laud

19

criticize, censure, belittle, disparage

ANTS for laud

20

interpret, expound, explicate

SYNS for elucidate

21

obscure, becloud, muddy, obfuscate

ANTS for elucidate

22

command, decree, proclamation

SYNS for edict

23

comical, humorous, whimsical, zany

SYNS for droll

24

humorless, solemn, dour

ANTS for droll

25

grating, unmelodious, irreconcilable

SYNS for dissonant

26

harmonious, agreeing, euphonious

ANTS for dissonant

27

degrade, decry, run down, underrate

SYNS for disparage

28

praise, extol, laud, plug

ANTS for disparage

29

aggressive, combative, belligerent

SYNS for bellicose

30

amicable, peaceable. pacific

ANTS for bellicose

31

shock, stupefy, horrify

SYNS for appall

32

please, cheer, gladden, elate, exhilarate

ANTS for appall

33

contrary, antipode

SYNS for antithesis

34

lessen, allay, mitigate, assuage

SYNS for alleviate

35

promptness, willingness, celerity

SYNS for alacrity

36

reluctance, unwillingness, hesitancy

ANTS for alacrity