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1

Abhor

(V) to regard with horror or loathing; to hate deeply
Synonym: detest
Antonym: admire

2

Amend

(V) to change in a formal way; to change for the better
Synonym: modify, improve

3

Buffet

(V) to slap or cut off; to strike repeatedly; to drive or force with blow, to force one’s way with difficulty
Synonym: pummel

4

Chaos

(N) great confusion, disorder
Synonym: anarchy
Antonym: order

5

Commodious

(Adj) roomy, spacious
Synonym: comfortable
Antonym: controlled

6

Corrosive

(Adj) eating away gradually, acid like; bitterly sarcastic
Synonym: spiteful
Antonym: bland

7

Discern

(V) to see clearly, recognize
Synonym: perceive
Antonym: overlook

8

Extant

(Adj) still existing; not exterminated, destroyed or lost
Synonym: surviving
Antonym: extinct

9

Implicate

(V) to involve in; to connect with or be related to
Synonym: incriminate
Antonym: absolve

10

Inter

(V) to bury, commit to the earth; to consign to oblivion
Synonym: unearth

11

Martinet

(N) a strict disciplinarian; a stickler for the rules
Synonym: taskmaster

12

Obviate

(V) to anticipate and prevent; to remove, dispose of
Synonym: preclude

13

Renegade

(N) one who leaves a group; a deserter, outlaw
Synonym: turncoat
Antonym: loyalist

14

Reprehensible

(Adj) deserving blame or punishment
Synonym: blameworthy
Antonym: commendable

15

Somber

(Adj) dark, gloomy; depressed or melancholy in spirit
Synonym: mournful
Antonym: bright

16

Squalid

(Adj) filthy, wretched, debased
Synonym: dingy
Antonym: neat

17

Turbulent

(Adj) disorderly, violent; stormy
Synonym: unruly
Antonym: clam

18

Vociferous

(Adj) loud and noisy; compelling attention
Synonym: clamorous
Antonym: quiet

19

Voluminous

(Adj) of great size; numerous; writing or speaking at great length
Synonym: bulky
Antonym: scant

20

Waive

(V) to do without, give up; voluntarily; to put off temporarily, defer
Synonym: decline
Antonym: claim