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What is the definition of abate

To decrease; to recede

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What is the definition of abet

To aid; to act as an accomplice

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What is the definition of abhor

To detest; to loathe

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What is the definition of banal?

Common place; boring

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What is the definition of calamitous

Disastrous

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What is the synonym for abate?

To decrease, lessen, subside

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What is the synonym for abet?

To assist, support, sustain

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What is the synonym of abhor?

To detest,despise,loathe

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What is the synonym of banal

Trite, mundane, pedestrian

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What is the synonym for calamitous?

Adverse, hapless, catastrophic

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What is the definition of callous

Insensitive

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What is the definition of dauntless?

Fearless

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What is the definition of debase?

To lower in quality or value

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What is the definition of eclectic

Comprised of elements from various organs, varied

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What is the definition of fastidious?

Very attentive in details

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What are the synonyms of callous?

Hard hearted, uncaring, cavalier

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What are the synonyms of dauntless?

Courageous, daring, intrepid

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What are the synonyms of debase?

To degrade, demean, lower

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What are the synonyms of eclectic

Diverse, multifaceted, heterogeneous

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What are the synonyms of fastidious?

Meticulous, scrupulous,exacting

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What are the antonyms of abate

To intensify, increase, amplify

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What are the antonyms of abet

To sabotage, obstruct, hinder

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What are the antonyms of abhor

To adore, love, cherish

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What are the antonyms of banal

Sublime, new, original

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What are the antonyms of calamitous

Fortunate, favorable, lucky

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What are the antonyms of callous

Caring, compassionate, sympathetic,

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What are the antonyms of dauntless

Timorous, cautious, cowardly

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What are the antonyms of debase

To elevate, honor, laud

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What are the antonyms of eclectic

Unvaried, limited, narrow

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What are the antonyms of Fastidious

Nonchalant, cursory, perfunctory