Synonyms: Restore, Reinstate, Re-establish, Regenerate
Antonyms: Break, Destroy, Weaken, Ruin
Example: The court ordered the people living in the house to restitute it to its rightful owners.
Synonyms: Summarize, Sum up, Condense, Digest, Compact
Antonyms: Expand, Lengthen, Extend, Broaden
Example: The poem encapsulates many of the central themes of her writing.
Synonyms: Blatantly, Vehemently, Clamorously
Antonyms: Quietly, Silently
Example: The country vociferously opposed the war.
Synonyms: Greasy, Slavish, Sycophantic
Antonyms: Imperious, Dominant
Example: He bowed his head in a servile manner.
Synonyms: Intermittent, Infrequent, Irregular
Antonyms: Frequent, Regular, Constant
Example: It all adds up to a very uneven, sporadic film experience.
Synonyms: Entangle, Embroil, Mix up, Mire
Antonyms: Disentangle, Liberate
Example: He is enmeshed in an adulterous affair.
Synonyms: Dissatisfied, Displeased, Annoyed, Irritated
Antonyms: Contented, Pleased, Satisfied
Example: Judges receive letters from disgruntled members of the public.
Synonyms: Viewpoint, Standpoint, Outlook, Perspective, Angle
Example: The past is continuously reinterpreted from the vantage point of the present.
Synonyms: Immure, Put away, Lock up, Put in prison
Antonyms: Free, Release, Liberate
Example: Many are incarcerated for property offences.
Synonyms: Harmless, Safe, Innocuous, Inoffensive, Gentle
Antonyms: Harsh, Harmful, Malignant
Example: The industry's environmental impact is relatively benign, even positive.
Synonyms: Set aside, Reserve, Appropriate, Allocate
Antonyms: Waste, Misuse, Consume, Squander
Example: The cash had been earmarked for a big expansion of the programme.
Synonyms: Cite, Adduce, Refer to, Instance
Antonyms: Misrepresent, Misquote, Distort, Misstate
Example: It is unlikely that libel laws will be invoked.
Synonyms: Furtiveness, Slyness, Covertness
Antonyms: Openness, Public, Overt
Example: The government was accused of trying to introduce the tax by stealth.
Synonyms: Violate, Defy, Disobey, Contravene, Flout
Antonyms: Obey, Follow, Comply, Abide by
Example: She had transgressed an unwritten social law.
Synonyms: Repeal, Abrogate, Cancel, Nullify
Antonyms: Enact, Approve, Validate
Example: The government eventually rescinded the directive.
Synonyms: Hostile, Unfriendly, Antagonistic
Antonyms: Friendly, Cordial, Amicable
Example: The police officer had an inimical attitude towards criminals.
Synonyms: Bring up, Mention, Introduce
Example: He broached the subject he had been avoiding all evening.
Synonyms: Encourage, Stimulate, Cultivate, Strengthen
Antonyms: Hinder, Ignore, Suppress
Example: The teacher's task is to foster learning.
Synonyms: Occasion, Generate, Give rise to, Engender
Antonyms: Destroy, Kill, End
Example: The decade spawned a bewildering variety of books on the forces.
Synonyms: Extensive, Wide, All-inclusive
Antonyms: Limited, Restricted, Specific
Example: A mainstream newspaper is therefore an omnibus vehicle that packages a number of distinct products.