Synonyms & Antonyms

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EXULT

Syn: brag, rejoice, applaud, triumph

Ant: deplore, lament, bemoan, grieve

 

Explicit

Syn: definite, intelligible, obvious, apparent

Ant: hidden, vague, doubtful, implicit

 

EXEMPT

Syn: release, excuse, exclude, absolve

Ant: confine, hold, retard, enforce

 

EXALT

Syn: extol, dignify, glorify, elevate

Ant: dishonour, disgrace, degrade, denounce

 

EVIDENT

Syn: obvious, apparent, distinct, conspicuous

Ant: obscure, concealed, hidden, invisible

 

EVADE

Syn: avoid, elude, dodge, shun

Ant: acknowledge, confront, verify, confirm

 

ETERNAL

Syn: perpetual, endless, imperishable, immortal

Ant: temporary, momentary, transient, fleeting

 

ESTEEM

Syn: respect, regard, honor, reverence

Ant: ridicule, spurn, despise, humiliate

 

ERADICKTE

Syn: destroy, exterminate, abolish, remove

Ant: secure, plant, restore, revive

 

EQUVIVOCAL

Syn: uncertain, hazy, ambiguous, vague

Ant: obvious, lucid, clear, plain

 

EPITOME

Syn: precise, example, miniature, summary

Ant: increment, expansion, lengthen, Enlargement

 

ENORMOUS

Syn: colossal, mammoth, immense, spacious

Ant: insignificant, diminutive, trivial, negligible

 

ENLIGHTEN

Syn: elucidate, educate, illumine, inculcate

Ant: ignorance, distortion, delude, obscure

 

ENJOIN

Syn: direct, counsel, exhort, command

Ant: prohibit, forbid, revolt, dissuade

 

ENDURANCE

Syn: submission, forbearance, tolerance, patience

Ant: break down, despair, volatile, agitating

 

ENDOWMENT

Syn: grant, benefit, bequest, gift

Ant: drawback, damage, loss, disinherit

 

ENDEAVOUR

Syn: undertake, aspire, venture, struggle

Ant: cease, quit, shun, idle

 

ENCUMBRANCE

Syn: hindrance, obstacle, burden, impediment

Ant: incentive, stimulant, patronize, vantage

 

ENCROACH

Syn: infringe, intrude, tresspass, violate

Ant: avoid, evade, shun, abide

 

EMBRACE

Syn: cling, hug, adopt, caress

Ant: reject, neglect, shun, slight

 

EMBEZZLE

Syn: forge, swindle, defraud, peculate

Ant: redeem, restitute, reimburse, compensate

 

ELUCIDATE

Syn: enlighten, clarify expound, illustrate

Ant: equivocate, confuse distort, confound

 

ELOQUENCE

Syn: expression, fluency, peroration, oration

Ant: halting, stammering, indistinct, inarticulate

 

ELIMINATE

Syn: expel, oust exclude, remove

Ant: restore, accept, retain, include

 

ELEVATE

Syn: dignify, heighten, promote, raise

Ant: deprecate, denounce, lower, decline

 

ELEGANT

Syn: graceful, distinguished, refined, polished

Ant: obnoxious, unrefined, ridiculous, coarse

 

ELATION

Syn: joy, exaltation, delight, enthusiasm

Ant: gloom, despair, depression, melancholy

 

EFFACE

Syn: destroy, obliterate, annihilate, abolish

Ant: retain, maintain, regenerate, resurrect

 

ECSTASY

Syn: delight, exultation, overjoy, rapture

Ant: despair, calamity, doldrums, depression

 

ECCENTRIC

Syn: strange, abnormal, cranky, odd

Ant: natural, conventional, uniform, methodical

 

EARNEST

Syn: ardent, sincere, resolute, determined

Ant: unheeding, frivolous, negligent, careless

 

EVASION

Syn: prevaricate, avoid, neglect, prefix

Ant: response, defence, compliance, action

 

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FABRICATE

Syn: construct, produce, manipulate, build

Ant: destroy dismantle, wreck, demolish

 

FRUGALITY

Syn: economical, Providence, thrift, parsimony

Ant: lavishness, extravagance, prodigamy, improvidence

 

FRIVOLOUS

Syn: petty, worthless, capricious, volatile

Ant:  solemn, significant, essential Pertinent

 

FRANTIC

Syn: violent, agitated, frenzied, wild

Ant: subdued, gentle, lucid, coherent

 

FANCHISE

Syn: Suffrage, right, privilege, patronise

Ant: bondage, oppression, serfdom, irresolute

 

FRAGMENTS

Syn: scraps, residue, segment, section

Ant: total, entire, gross, aggregate

 

FRAGILE

Syn: weak, infirm, brittle, frail

Ant: enduring, tough, robust, tenacious

 

FORSAKE

Syn: desert, renounce, relinquish, disown

Ant: hold, maintain, retain, claim

 

FORMIDABLE

Syn: dangerous, invincible, redoubtable, dreadful

Ant: harmless, insignificant, weak, feeble

 

FORERUNNER

Syn: precursor, predecessor, ancestor, pioneer

Ant: descendant, follower, heir, successor

 

FOE

Syn: opponent, antagonist, adversary, contender

Ant: comrade, helper, friend, fellow

 

FLUENT

Syn: fast, smooth, voluble, glib

Ant: hesitant, slow, sluggish, halting

 

FLUCTUATE

Syn: deflect, vacillate, vary, deviate

Ant: stable, resolute, constant, inalterable

 

FLOURISH

Syn: Prosper, triumph, thrive, blossom

Ant: decay, collapse, wither, deteriorate

 

FLIMSY

Syn: trifling, transparent, brittle, unsubstantial

Ant: firm, tenacious, durable, retentive

 

FLEETING

Syn: transient, temporary, ephemeral, transitory

Ant: enduring, eternal, perpetual, unceasing

 

FIDELITY

Syn: loyality, trustworthiness, obedience, devotion

Ant: treachery, unfaithfulness, chicanery, defiance

 

FICKLE

Syn: wavering, unreliable, unsteady, volatile

Ant: resolute, determined, inalterable, invariable

 

FEUD

Syn: strife, quarrel, row, contention

Ant: fraternity, harmony, reconciliation, recomposes

 

FEROCIOUS

Syn: untamed, barbarous, fierce, dangerous

Ant: gentle, innocent, benevolent, sympathetic

 

FEEBLE

Syn: weak, frail, impotent, defenceless

Ant: strong, robust, vigorous, resolute

 

FATIGUE

Syn: weariness, exhaustion, exertion, tiredness

Ant: vigour, liveliness, vivacity, briskness

 

FANTASY

Syn: imagination, vision, image, visualization

Ant: reality, substantiality, actuality, existence

 

FANTASTIC

Syn: fanciful, uncommon, imaginary, marvellous

Ant: ordinary, normal, customary, common

 

FANATICAL

Syn: narrow minded, stubborn, orthodox, biased

Ant: liberal tolerant unprejudiced, generous

 

FALTER

Syn: fluctuate, demur, dither, waver

Ant: Persist, endure, stable, unerring

 

FALLACY

Syn: delusion, mistake, deception, illusion

Ant: veracity, truth, honesty, certainity

 

FACSIMILE

Syn: miniature, reproduction, copy, replica

Ant: distinction, dissimilarity, novelty, originality

 

FABULOUS

Syn: legendry, amazing, remarkable, marvelous

Ant: historical, common, medicore, substantial

 

FACILE

Syn: dexterous, quick, skilful, effortless

Ant: clumsy, slow laborious, arduous

 

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GUILE

Syn: cunning, deceit, duplicity, chicanery

Ant: honesty, frankness. Sincerity, integrity

 

GRUDGE

Syn: hatred, aversion, unwilling, objection

Ant: benevolence, affection, goodwill, kindness

 

GRISLY

Syn: disgusting, atrocious, monstrous, loathsome

Ant: pleasing, attractive, beautiful, alluring

 

GRACIOUS

Syn: courteous, beneficent, magnificent, dignified

Ant: rude, unforgiving, discourteous, uncourtly

 

GORGEOUS

Syn: magnificient, dazzling, brilliant, grand

Ant: dull, unpretentious, modest, plain

 

GLUT

Syn: stuff, satiate, overflow, cram

Ant: reduce, abstain, moderate, restrain

 

GLOOM

Syn: obscurity, darkness, dejection, disillusion

Ant: delight, mirth, joviality, bright

 

GIGANTIC

Syn: huge, enormous, immense, monstrous

Ant: small, diminutive, miniature, slight

 

GENUINE

Syn: real, authentic, creative, original

Ant: deceptive, spurious, imitative, derivative

 

GENIAL

Syn: cheerful, pleasant, joyful, affable

Ant: sullen, dismal, morose, melancholy

 

GENEROUS

Syn: liberal, unselfish, benevolent, hospitable

Ant: miserly, stingy; covetous, greedy

 

GARRULOUS

Syn: loquacious talkative, communicative, informative

Ant: reserved, quiet, taciturn, reticent

 

GALLANT

Syn: heroic, intrepid, valorous, chivalrous

Ant: coward, timid, craven, base

 

GAUDY

Syn: garish, brilliant, glittering, tawdry

Ant: faded, dull, sobre, solemn

 

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HUSTLE

Syn: hurry, haste, bustle, activity

Ant: lull, quiet, idle, motionless

 

HYPOCRISY

Syn: deception, affectafion, trickery, illusion

Ant: sincerity, integrity, honesty, ingenuousness

 

HIDEOUS

Syn: frightful, shocking, abominable, monstrous

Ant: attractive, alluring, splendid, appealing

 

HERETIC

Syn: nonconformist, secularist, dissident, offender

Ant: conformable, adaptable, religious, believer

 

HAZARD

Syn: presumption, danger, peril, risk, presume

Ant: conviction, security, assurance, certainty

 

HAUGHTY

Syn:  arrogant, pompous, obstinate, imperious

Ant: humble, submissive, modest, inoffensive

 

HARASS

Syn: irritable, molest, suppress, tyranny

Ant: assist, comfort, tolerant, connive

 

HAPLESS

Syn:  unfortunate, ill-fated, hostile, doomed

Ant: fortunate, lucky, favoured, Satisfied

 

HAPHAZARD

Syn: random, sudden, unsorted, reckless

Ant: deliberate, considered, thoughtful, discerning

 

HAMPER

Syn: hard, prevent, hinder, obstruct

Ant: promote, facilitate, foster, assist

 

HAGGARD

Syn: exhausted, lean, emaciated, gaunt

Ant: exuberant, active, lively, robust

 

HOMELY

Syn: plain, coarse unadorned, simple

Ant: suave, polished, dignified, refined

 

HAILY

Syn: greet, welcome, aclaim, honour

Ant: disregard, belittle, avoid, despise

 

HEINOUS

Syn: outrageous, vile, awful, wicked

Ant: righteous, pleasing, exquisite, appealing

 

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IRREPRESSIBLE

Syn: irresistible, unconfined, unhindered, unshackled

Ant: composed, hesitant, submissive, grave

 

INVINCIBLE

Syn: unconquerable, impregnable, unsubdued, unbeatable

Ant: effeminate, languid, crippled, fragile

 

INTIMIDATE

Syn: frighten, dictate, hopeless, it-resolute

Ant: console, encourage, appease, hearten

 

INTREPID

Syn: brave, courageous, valorous, chivalrous

Ant: scared, frightened, timid, cowardly

 

INTRICATE

Syn: tangled, complicated, formidable, arduous

Ant: regulated, orderly, manageable, ductile

 

INTRIGUE

Syn: scheme, conspiracy manipulation counterplot

Ant: candour, sincerity, bluntness, honesty

 

INTRINSIC

Syn: genuine, fundamental, inherent, congenital

Ant: extraneous, incidental, extrinsic derived

INVECTIVE

Syn: accusation, censure, malediction, denunciation

Ant: approval, acclamation, admiration, approbation

 

INSTIL

Syn: Inculcate, inject, infuse, implant

Ant: eradicate, extract, eliminate, expel

 

INSOLVENT

Syn: indigent, destitute, bankrupt, defaulter

Ant: wealthy, solvent, affluent, substantial

 

INSIPID

Syn: tasteless, vapid, savourless, unflavoured

Ant: delicious, luscious, pungent, piquant

 

INSINUATE

Syn: communicate, allude, hint, suggest

Ant: conceal, camouflage, Suppress, mask

 

INQUISITIVE

Syn: inquiring, curious, searching, studious

Ant: distracted, negligent, indifferent, impassive

 

INNOCUOUS

Syn: salutary, wholesome, innocent, harmless

Ant: deleterious, baneful, insanitary, injurious

 

INGENUOUS

Syn: undisguised, naive, Candid, guileless

Ant: wily, crafty, perfidious, treacherous

 

INFRINGE

Syn: violate, encroach, transgress, tresspass

Ant: comply, concur, conform, 0b5el”/9

 

INEVITABLE

Syn: unavoidable, ascertained, imminent, substantial

Ant: unlikely, doubtful, indefinite, uncertain

 

INGENIOUS

Syn: deft, proficient, dexterous, adorit

Ant: unskilled, incompetent, immature unqualified

 

INDULGE

Syn: gratify, pamper, comfort, satisfy

Ant: annoy, trouble, torment, displease

 

INDOLENT

Syn: lazy, listless, languid, Sluggish

Ant: energetic, vivacious, prompt, agile

 

INDISPENSABLE

Syn: essential, expedient, requisite, unavoidable

Ant: superfluous, redundant needless, tranquility

 

INDIGNATION

Syn: resentment, ire, wrath, rage

Ant: modesty, tranquility, forbearance, equanimity

 

INDIGENCE

Syn: privation, destitution, insolvency, penury

Ant: affluence, abundance, opulence, luxury

 

INCONGRUOUS

Syn: inappropriate, absurd, ridiculous, awkward

Ant: compatible, harmonious, homogeneous, consistent

 

INCOMPETENT

Syn: inefficient, unskilled, immature, unqualified

Ant: dexterous, skilled, ingenious, competent

 

INCLINATION

Syn: disposition, affection, proneness, propensity

Ant: neutrality, indifference, apathy, unresponsive

 

INCITE

Syn: instigate, provoke, motivate, arouse

Ant: deter, discourage, restrain, dissuade

 

INCENTIVE

Syn: Motivations, allurement, inducement, spur

Ant: dissuasion, reluctance, deterrent, discouragement

 

IMPUTE

Syn: attribute, ascribe, charge, indict

Ant: exculpate, support, vindicate, excuse

 

IMPUDENCE

Syn: sauciness, impertinence, insolence, arrogance

Ant: submissiveness, modesty humility, meekness

 

IMPIOUS

Syn: irreligious, unholy, irreverent, hypocritical

Ant: pious, devout, spiritual, venerate

 

IMPETUOUS

Syn: violent, impulsive, imprudence, indiscretion

Ant: considerate, composed, discretion, prudence

 

IMPEDIMENT

Syn: hurdle, Obstruction, hindrance, retardation

Ant: assistance, concurrence, deliverance aid .

 

IMPARTIAL

Syn: just, unbiased, equitable, evenhanded

Ant: prejudiced, biased, unjust, inequitable

 

IMPART

Syn: divulge, bestow, inform, convey

Ant:  withhold, conceal, suppress, deny

 

IMPAIR

Syn: diminish, deteriorate, decompose, worsen

Ant: restore, revive, resurrect, repair

 

IMMUNITY

Syn: prerogative, privilege, exemption, non-liability

Ant: blame, censure, prescription, interdiction

 

IMMINENT

Syn: impending, brewing, overhanging, approaching

Ant: distant, receding, retreating, withdrawing

 

IMMERSE

Syn: submerge, involve, descend, drown

Ant: emerge, uncover, restore, recover

 

IMMENSE

Syn: huge, enormous, gigantic, colossal

Ant:  puny, insignificant, paltry, trifling

 

IMMACULATE

Syn:  unsullied, spotless, untamished, untamed

Ant: defiled, tamished, obscene, profane

 

IMBEQILE

Syn: Weak, senile, feeble,

Ant: sane, sagacious, astute, wise

 

IMAGINARY

Syn: illusory, visionary, insubstantial, subjective

Ant: factual, tangible, genuine, evident

 

IGNORANCE

Syn: illiteracy, darkness, unawareness, unconsciousness

Ant: knowledge, enlightenment, apprehension, recognition

 

IGNOMINOUS

Syn: disgraceful, shameful, dishonourable, scandulous

Ant: dignified, distinguished, creditable, stately

 

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JUVENILE

Syn: young, tender, youthful, adolescent

Ant: dotage, antiquated, senile, Old

 

JUSTIFY

Syn: defend, exculpate, warrant, Vindicate

Ant: impure, arraigne, accuse, incriminate

 

JUST

Syn: honest, impartial, righteous, upright

Ant: unequal, unfair, discriminatory, unseasonable

 

JUDICIOUS

Syn: thoughtful, prudent, discerning, discriminating

Ant: irrational, foolish, misconception, fatuous

 

JUBILANT

Syn: rejoicing, triumphant, gay, cheerful

Ant: melancholy, depressing, gloomy, despondent

 

JOVIAL

Syn: frolicsome, cheerful, merry, exultant

Ant: solemn, morose, malcontent, sad

 

JADED

Syn: tired, exhausted, fatigued, languish

Ant: renewal, recreation, restorative, refreshed

 

JEJUNE

Syn: dull, boring, uninteresting, monotonous

Ant: interesting, exciting, piquant, thrilling

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