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what is the definition of altercation?

Noisy dispute, a vehement argument

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What is the definition of altruistic?

Selflessness; unselfish concern for welfare of others

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What is the definition of ambiguous?

Uncertain; subject to multiple interpretation

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What is the definition of brusque?

Abrupt in manner or speech

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What is the definition of complacent?

Indifferent or self satisfied

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What is the synonym of contrite?

Apologetic, compunctious, regretful

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What is the synonym of depreciate?

To decrease, dwindle, depress

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What is the synonym of derelict?

Dilapidated, neglected, ruined

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What is the synonym of extol?

To acclaim, applaud, bless

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What is then synonym of fortuitous?

Unexpected, unplanned, serendipitous

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What is the antonym of altercation?

Accord, agreement, harmony

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What is the antonym of altruistic?

Egoistic, narcissistic, self centered

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What is the antonym of ambiguous?

Certain, definite, unequivocal

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What is the antonym of brusque?

Considerate, gracious, polite

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What is the antonym of complacent?

Insecure, unsatisfied, discontented

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What is the definition of contrite?

Remorseful; penitent

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What is the definition of depreciate

To devalue

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What is the definition of derelict

Abandoned, neglectful of duty

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What is the definition of extol?

To comment or praise

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What is the definition of fortuitous?

Accidental or by chance

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What is the synonym of altercation?

A quarrel, dispute, disagreement

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What is the synonym of altruistic?

Benevolent, magnanimous, philanthropic

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What is the synonym of ambiguous?

Unclear, amorphous, undefined, cryptic

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What is the synonym of brusque?

Abrupt, blunt, discourteous

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What is the synonym of complacent?

Contented, smug, unconcerned

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What is the antonym of contrite?

Unrepentant, defiant, unremorseful

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What is the antonym of depreciate?

To appreciate, grow, increase

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What is the antonym of derelict?

Maintained, preserved, intact

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What is the antonym of extol

To condemn, criticize, decry

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What is the antonym of fortuitous?

Intentional, by design, purposeful