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to corrupt, make worse by the addition of something of lesser value

adulterate

2

purify, purge, expurgate/ adulterate

antonyms

3

contaminate, sully, pollute/ adulterate

synonyms

4

deprived of

bereft

5

replete, well provided/ bereft

antonyms

6

bereaved/ bereft

synonyms

7

made unhappy through a loss

bereft

8

courage in facing difficulties

fortitude

9

resolve, steadfastness, mettle/ fortitude

synonyms

10

fearfulness, faintheartedness/ fortitude

antonyms

11

wealthy, luxurious; ample, grandiose

opulent

12

lavish, rich, plentiful, abundant/ opulent

synonyms

13

poverty-stricken, wretched, destitute/ opulent

antonyms

14

experimental in nature

tentative

15

confirmed, conclusive, definite/ tentative

antonyms

16

provisional, inconclusive/ tentative

synonyms

17

uncertain, hesitant

tentative

18

word for word; exactly as written or spoken

verbatim

19

congenial, neighborly, cordial/ amicable

synonyms

20

malicious, spiteful/ benevolent

antonyms

21

exact, precisely/ verbatim

synonyms

22

peaceable, friendly

amicable

23

benign, well-meaning/ benevolent

synonyms

24

hostile, antagonistic/ amicable

antonyms

25

kindly, charitable

benevolent

26

paraphrased/ verbatim

antonyms

27

able to be done

feasible

28

double-dealing, chicanery/ duplicity

synonyms

29

workable, viable, practical/ feasible

synonyms

30

treachery, deceitfulness

duplicity

31

forward-looking approach/ nostalgia

antonyms

32

unworkable impractical/ feasible

antonyms

33

yearning/ nostalgia

synonyms

34

particular about details

meticulous

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paragon, exemplar/ quintessence

synonyms

36

a longing for something past; homesickness

nostalgia

37

careless, negligent, sloppy/ meticulous

antonyms

38

the purest essence or form of something

quintessence

39

fearful, fainthearted, pusillanimous/ craven

synonyms

40

fastidious, fussy, painstaking/ meticulous

synonyms

41

extremely careful

meticulous

42

the most typical example

quintessence

43

brave, courageous, valiant/ craven

antonyms

44

cowardly; a coward

craven

45

to compel, force

coerce

46

severe in attitude or action

inclement

47

pressure, bully, constrain/ coerce

synonyms

48

mild, gentle, balmy/ inclement

antonyms

49

stormy, harsh

inclement

50

persuade, cajole/ coerce

antonyms

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blustery, tempestuous, implacable/ inclement

synonyms

52

trivial, inconsequential, insignificant/ negligible

synonyms

53

guide, tradition, model, pretense/ precedent

synonyms

54

significant, crucial, momentous/ negligible

antonyms

55

an example that may serve as a basis for imitation or later action

precedent

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so unimportant that it can be disregarded

negligible

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ridicule, mock, deride, jeer/ gibe

synonyms

58

restate, recapitulate, rehash/ reiterate

synonyms

59

impulse, spur/ impetus

synonyms

60

peaceful, conciliatory, placid/ belligerent

antonyms

61

compliment, praise/ gibe

antonyms

62

to say again, repeat

reiterate

63

to utter taunting words

gibe

64

assertive, truculent, pugnacious, confrontational/ belligerent

synonyms

65

curb, hindrance, impediment, constraint/ impetus

antonyms

66

refused to repeat/ reiterate

antonyms

67

an expression of scorn

gibe

68

a moving force, impulse, stimulus

impetus

69

to find out

ascertain

70

transit, bestow/ bequeath

synonyms

71

malicious, wicked, sinister, malignant/ malevolent

synonyms

72

discover, establish/ ascertain

synonyms

73

perturbed, agitated, disconcerted, abashed/ nonchalant

antonyms

74

to give or pass on as an inheritance

bequeath

75

spiteful, showing ill will

malevolent

76

composed, unruffled, blasé/ nonchalant

synonyms

77

kind, benevolent, compassionate/ malevolent

antonyms

78

cool and confident, unconcerned

nonchalant

79

universal cure/ panacea

synonyms

80

civil, valiant, courtly/ chivalrous

synonyms

81

harshness, severity, cruelty, inflexibility/ clemency

antonyms

82

a remedy for all ills; cure-all; an answer to all problems

panacea

83

uncouth, churlish, loutish/ chivalrous

antonyms

84

leniency, forbearance, gentleness/ clemency

synonyms

85

surplus, oversupply, glut, abundance/ dearth

antonyms

86

marked by honor, courtesy, and courage; knightly

chivalrous

87

mercy, humaneness; mildness, moderateness

clemency

88

insufficiency, want, paucity/ dearth

synonyms

89

imperfect/ infallible

antonyms

90

unappetizing, colorless, insipid/ pungent

antonyms

91

a lack, scarcity, inadequate supply; a famine

dearth

92

unerring, certain/ infallible

synonyms

93

sharp, spicy, piquant, racy/ pungent

synonyms

94

genuine, heartfelt/ unfeigned

synonyms

95

free from error; absolutely dependable

infallible

96

causing a sharp sensation

pungent

97

insincere, simulated, phony/ unfeigned

antonyms

98

harmless, benign/ virulent

antonyms

99

stinging, biting

pungent

100

genuine, heartfelt/ unfeigned

synonyms

101

noxious, baneful, hateful/ virulent

synonyms

102

sincere, real, without pretense

unfeigned

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extremely poisonous; full of malice; spiteful

virulent

104

demur, balk at/ accede

antonyms

105

rich, luxurious, bountiful, full, replete/ destitute

antonyms

106

incongruous, satiric, sardonic, wry/ ironic

synonyms

107

consent, concur, comply, assent/ accede

synonyms

108

straightforward, unequivocal/ ironic

antonyms

109

wanting, devoid, penniless/ destitute

synonyms

110

to yield to; to assume an office or dignity

accede

111

suggesting an incongruity between what might be expected and what actually happens

ironic

112

deprived of the necessities of life; lacking in

destitute

113

given to irony, sarcastic

ironic

114

propitious, auspicious, promising/ ominous

antonyms

115

controlled, restrained/ rampant

antonyms

116

soothe, reassure, cheer up/ solace

synonyms

117

unpropitious, inauspicious, portentous/ ominous

synonyms

118

detest, despise, abominate/ abhor

synonyms

119

unfavorable, threatening, of bad omen

ominous

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widespread, unrestrained, extravagant, prevalent/ rampant

synonyms

121

vex, aggravate, upset/ solace

antonyms

122

modify, improve, correct/ amend

synonyms

123

growing without check, running wild

rampant

124

admire, cherish, respect, relish/ abhor

antonyms

125

comfort, relief

solace

126

order, regularity, tranquility/ chaos

antonyms

127

to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply

abhor

128

roomy, spacious

commodious

129

to comfort, console

solace

130

comfortable, ample, capacious/ commodious

synonyms

131

to change in a formal way; to change for the better

amend

132

anarchy, turmoil/ chaos

synonyms

133

perceive, detect, distinguish/ discern

synonyms

134

cramped, claustrophobic, insufficient/ commodious

antonyms

135

overlook/ discern

antonyms

136

great confusion, disorder

chaos

137

to see clearly, recognize

discern

138

surviving, in existence/ extant

synonyms

139

taskmaster, slave driver/ martinet

synonyms

140

unearth, exhume/ inter

antonyms

141

extinct, vanished/ extant

antonyms

142

turncoat, heretic/ renegade

synonyms

143

bright, sunny, lighthearted, jaunty/ somber

antonyms

144

to bury, commit to the earth; to consign to oblivion

inter

145

a strict disciplinarian; a stickler for the rules

martinet

146

still existing; not exterminated, destroyed, or lost

extant

147

preclude, forestall, ward off/ obviate

synonyms

148

neat, spruce, exalted, lofty/ squalid

antonyms

149

loyalist, patriot/ renegade

antonyms

150

mournful, dismal/ somber

synonyms

151

to anticipate and prevent; to remove, dispose of

obviate

152

tumultuous, unruly, agitated/ turbulent

synonyms

153

dingy, sordid, foul, vile, abject/ squalid

synonyms

154

one who leaves a group; a deserter, outlaw

renegade

155

quiet, soft-spoken, muted, subdued/ vociferous

antonyms

156

dark, gloomy; depressed or melancholy in spirit

somber

157

traitorous; unconventional, unorthodox

renegade

158

calm, placid, tranquil, still/ turbulent

antonyms

159

filthy, wretched, debased

squalid

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clamorous, uproarious, blustering/ vociferous

synonyms

161

disorderly, riotous, violent; stormy

turbulent

162

loud and noisy; compelling attention

vociferous

163

bi-

two

164

com-, con-

together, with

165

de-, dis-

lower, opposite

166

fore-, pre-

before, ahead of time

167

il-, im-, in-, ir-, non-, un-

not

168

in-, im-

in, into

169

mid-

middle

170

-acy, -ance, -ence, -hood, -ity, -ment, -ness, -ship

state, quality, or condition of, act or process of

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-ant, -eer, -ent, -er, -ian, -ier, -ist, -or

one who does or makes something

172

-ation, -ition, -ion

act or result of

173

-ate

to become, produce, or treat

174

-en

to make, cause to be

175

-fy, -ify, -ize

to cause, make

176

-able, -ible

able, capable of

177

-astr, -aster, -astro

star

178

-auto-

self

179

-bio-

life

180

-chron-, -chrono-

time

181

-cosm-, -cosmo-

universe, order

182

-chryph-, -crypt-

hidden, secret

183

-dem-, -demo-

people

184

-dia-

through, across, between

185

-dog-, -dox-

opinion, teaching

186

-gen-

race, kind, origin, birth

187

-gnos-

know

188

-graph-, -graphy-, -gram-

write

189

-log-, -logue-

speech, word, reasoning

190

-lys-

break down

191

-metr-, -meter-

measure

192

-micro-

small

193

-morph-

form, shape

194

-naut-

sailor

195

-phon-, -phone-, -phono-

sound, voice

196

-pol-, -polis-

city, state

197

-scop-, -scope-

watch, look at