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Antipode

Direct opposite of something else

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Salient

Most noticeable or important

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Facilitate

Make easy or easier

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Sobriquet

Nickname you give to someone that fits personality or size

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An apostrophe

Often indicates that at least one letter has been omitted from a word

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Guideline #1 for Possession

If a singular noun doesn't end in -s, its possessive ends in -'s

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Guideline #2 for Possession

When you have plural nouns that end in -s (most do), add an apostrophe after the final -s

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Guideline #3 for Possession

If a singular word ends in -s, form its possessive by adding -'s

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Guideline #4 for Possession

If a singular word ends in -s, form its possessive by adding an apostrophe after the -s

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Truculent

Eager or quick to argue or fight; aggressively defiant