Synonyms: Audacious, Unabashed, Impudent
Antonyms: Timid, Meek, Modest
Example: She had become brazen about the whole affair.
Synonyms: Relentless, Unremitting, Implacable
Antonyms: Intermittent, Relenting
Example: Those farm overalls represented hard, long days in the harsh sun and remorseless winters.
Synonyms: Alliance, Union, Confederation
Example: This would create opportunities for Irish syndicates and consortiums.
Synonyms: Extensive, Wide-ranging, Global, Broad
Antonyms: Restricted, Limited, Partial
Example: We cannot recommend any sweeping alterations.
Synonyms: Minor Criticism, Trivial Objection, Adverse Comment, Grumble
Antonyms: Concurrence, Consent, Conjunction, Concord
Example: The only quibble about this book is the lack of colour illustrations.
Synonyms: Bluff, Ruse, Deception, Trick
Example: It is a quest for the truth that drops vital clues and red herrings along the way.
Synonyms: Harsh, Strident, Grating, Squawky
Antonyms: Calm, Soft, Peaceful
Example: She threw the keys back and forth, causing them to fill the air with raucous noise
Synonyms: Overthrow, Dethrone, Oust, Bring down
Example: Disagreement had threatened to topple the government.
Synonyms: Inquire, Investigate, Delve
Example: Protect your privacy and keep anyone from snooping into your information.
Synonyms: Discussion, Treatise, Critique
Antonyms: Agreement, Accord, Pact
Example: It is one of the few discourses to address the topic of lay ethics.
Synonyms: Pull, Seize, Snatch, Remove by force
Antonyms: Let go, Liberate, Loosen
Example: In 1990 both seats were wrested from the coalition.
Synonyms: Dissonance, Screeching, Discordance
Example: Birds form a group and create a cacophony of sound to ward off the attacks.
Synonyms: Admiration, High esteem, Approval, Recognition
Antonyms: Scorn, Disrespect
Example: Rituals showed honour and reverence for the dead.
Synonyms: Artistically, Gracefully, Elegantly
Example: The buildings and gardens of the factory have been aesthetically designed and laid out.
Synonyms: Careful, Meticulous, Diligent, Attentive
Antonyms: Lenient, Careless
Example: It was critical to be rigorous and thorough in that process.
Synonyms: Alleviate, Palliate, Assuage, Attenuate, Extenuate
Antonyms: Aggravate, Intensify, Worsen, Increase
Example: Soil erosion was mitigated by the planting of trees.
Synonyms: Juncture, Connection, Joint
Example: Information from one neuron flows to another neuron across a synapse.
Synonyms: Lacking, Deprived of, Free of
Antonyms: Full, Filled
Example: The only problem with these theories is that they are entirely devoid of evidence.
Synonyms: Enormous, Immense, Huge, Tremendous, Profuse
Antonyms: Small, Insignificant, Trivial, Little
Example: The overwhelming majority of those present were in favour of the plan.
Synonyms: Concern, Related to, Be connected with
Antonyms: Disconnect, Part
Example: Matters pertaining to the organization of government.