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1

realism, lifelikeness, authencity

SYNS for versimilitude

2

menial, minion, servile

SYNS for vassal

3

overlord

ANT for vassal

4

misusage, blunder, faux pas

SYNS for solecism

5

correct usage

ANT for solecism

6

flushed, rosy

SYNS for sanguine

7

bloodless, ashen, pessimistic, gloomy

ANTS for sanguine

8

jurisdiction, orbit

SYNS for purview

9

split, divide, alienate, estrange

SYNS for polarize

10

unite, unify, reconcile

ANTS for polarize

11

benevolence, solicitude, fatherliness

SYNS for paternalism

12

muddy the waters

SYN for obfuscate

13

clarify, elucidate, explicate

ANTS for obfuscate

14

infinitesimal, insignificant

SYNS for miniscule

15

huge, massive, monumental

ANTS for miniscule

16

epitome, world in little

SYNS for microcosm

17

universe, macrocosm, cosmos, totality

ANTS for microcosm

18

fracas, brawl, scuffle, donnybrook

SYNS for melee

19

friendly chat, peace and quiet

ANTS for melee

20

wordbook, glossary

SYNS for lexicon

21

tearful, doleful, dolorous

SYNS for lachrymose

22

dry-eyed, cheerful, merry, hilarious

ANTS for lachrymose

23

endemic, domestic, homegrown

SYNS for indigenous

24

foreign, alien, exoteric, imported

ANTS for indigenous

25

philanthropic, beneficent

SYNS for eleemosynary

26

selfish, self-seeking, uncharitable

ANTS for eleemosynary

27

extirpate, eradicate, expunge

SYNS for deracinate

28

implant, nurture, foster, instill

ANTS for deracinate

29

fan club, flatterers, hangers-on

SYNS for claque

30

inebrious, alcoholic

SYNS for bibulous

31

teetotaling, abstemious, temperate

ANTS for bibulous

32

acquaint, notify

SYNS for apprise

33

keep secret, withhold information

ANTS for apprise

34

auspices

SYN for aegis