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Adroit def.

skillful, expert in the use of the hands or mind

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Adroit stress

adroit'

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Adroit syn.

clever, deft, dexterous, slick

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Adroit ant.

clumsy, inept, all thumbs

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Adroit p/s

adj.

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Amicable p/s

adj.

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Amicable def.

peaceable, friendly

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Amicable stress

am'icable

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Amicable syn.

congenial, neighborly, cordial

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Amicable ant.

hostile, antagonistic

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Averse def.

having a deep-seated distance; opposed, unwilling

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Averse stress

averse'

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Averse syn.

disinclined, loath

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Averse ant.

favorably disposed, eager, keen

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Averse p/s

adj.

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Belligerent p/s

adj. and noun

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Belligerent syn.

adj. assertive, truculent, pugnacious

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Belligerent ant.

adj. peaceful, conciliatory, placid

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Belligerent def.

adj. given to fighting, warlike; combative, aggressive; n. one at war, one engaged in war

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Belligerent stress

bellig'erent

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benevolent stress

benev'olent

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benevolent syn.

benign, well-meaning

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benevolent ant,

malicious, spiteful, malevolent

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benevolent def.

kindly, charitable

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benevolent p/s

adj.

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cursory def.

hasty, not thorough

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cursory p/s

adj.

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cursory stress

cur'sory

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cursory syn.

quick, superficial, perfunctory

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cursory ant.

thorough, painstaking, careful