Synonyms: Conduct, Do, Fulfill, Make
Antonyms: Cease, Destroy, Fail, Forget
Example: Neither nation, accordingly, prepared for total war nor possessed adequate plans for waging it.
Synonyms: Exhort, Teach, Address, Deliver
Antonyms: Attack, Deny, Disagree, Disallow
Example: The minister preached to the congregation about the need for tolerance.
Synonyms: Summon, Muster, Call, Assemble
Antonyms: Disperse, Divide, Scatter, Separate
Example: He managed not only to become convener of the committee, but succeeded in getting men chiefly of his own opinion placed on it.
Synonyms: Advancement, Evolution, Expansion, Improvement
Antonyms: Decline, Decrease, Halt, Retreat
Example: Good nutrition is important for proper muscle development.
Synonyms: Arraigned, Implicated, Incriminated, Indicted
Antonyms: Acquitted, Clear, Discharged
Example: He was accused of stealing the money.
Synonyms: Explore, Follow, Investigate, Pursue
Antonyms: Ignore, Shun, Answer, Find
Example: The office is seeking a salesperson.
Synonyms: Censure, Reproval, Condemnation, Denunciation
Antonyms: Approve, Commend, Compliment, Exonerate.
Example: There was much public criticism directed at the senator.
Synonyms: Notwithstanding, In Spite Of, Even With, Regardless Of
Antonyms: Because Of, Accept, Admire
Example: He laughed despite himself.
Synonyms: Blocked, Clogged, Swollen, Wedged
Antonyms: Impermanent, Unfixed, Clear, Empty
Example: The workers were lodged in temporary camps.
Synonyms: Crusade, Drive, Push, Effort.
Antonyms: Inaction, Prevent, Hinder, Inhibit.
Example: I'd better get my campaign manager cracking.
Synonyms: Specify, Demand, Require, Prescribe
Antonyms: Break, Calculate, Confuse, Decline
Example: The cease-fire was stipulated by the treaty.
Synonyms: Striptease, Peel, Despoil, Disrobe
Antonyms: Cover, Fill, Fix, Give
Example: It scares me, like I'm stripping naked in front of strangers.
Synonyms: Encouraging, Reassuring, Refreshing, Soothing
Antonyms: Aggravating, Depressing, Dispiriting, Distressing
Example: The storm/wind/rain has started to abate.
Synonyms: Skirmish, Clash, Fight, Battle
Antonyms: Truce, Calm, Peace, Quiet
Example: There was a scuffling noise in the background.
Synonyms: Alleged, Assumed, Putative, Regarded
Antonyms: Real, Actual, True
Example: The story was deemed too controversial and so they spiked it.
Synonyms: Accredit, Certify, Endorse, Sanction
Antonyms: Reject, Deny, Disapprove, Disallow
Example: I don't care if all the other parents are letting their kids do it; I still don't approve.
Synonyms: Descent, Dive, Fall, Jump
Antonyms: Ascent, Rise, Increase
Example: He plunged the knife into the cake.
Synonyms: Battle, Clash, Combat, Competition
Antonyms: Peace, Truce, Agreement, Calm
Example: There was a lot of conflict between him and his father.
Synonyms: Antagonistic, Combative, Testy, Argumentative
Antonyms: Unargumentative, Unaggressive, Noncontentious, Unchallengeable
Example: She has some very contentious views on education.
Synonyms: Dishonesty, Deceit, Deception, Duplicity
Antonyms: Honesty, Decency, Goodness, Honor.
Example: I deplore the poverty and corruption of my country.
Synonyms: Consultation, Discussion, Forum, Interview
Antonyms: Silence, Quiet, Disassembly
Example: The organization held its annual conference in New York this year.
Synonyms: Consider, Examine, Explore, Inspect
Antonyms: Answer, Forget, Ignore, Neglect
Example: The police are still investigating the murder.
Synonyms: Call, Declare, Disclose, Issue
Antonyms: Conceal, Hide, Hold, Keep
Example: The government announced a cut in taxes.
Synonyms: Expected, Planned, Prospective, Recommended
Antonyms: Answer, Discourage, Dissuade, Ignore
Example: The scientists proposed a new theory.
Synonyms: Titled, Baptized, Called, Christened
Antonyms: Demote, Dishonor, Agitate, Lowborn
Example: They dubbed in the music.
Synonyms: Appreciably, Far, Greatly, Markedly
Antonyms: Insignificantly, Little, Slightly, Unappreciably
Example: He's considerably fatter than he was when I knew him.
Synonyms: Captured, Collected, Seized, Accomplished
Antonyms: Deprived, Forfeited, Lost
Example: She reached the conclusion that there was no more she could do.
Synonyms: Request, Ask, Call On, Entreat
Antonyms: Refuse, Reject, Dismiss, Disregard
Example: She filed a petition for divorce.
Synonyms: Contravene, Breach, Infringe, Infract
Antonyms: Aid, Assist, Help, Obey
Example: He was arrested for violating his parole.
Synonyms: Association, League, Compact, Concordat
Antonyms: Dissociation, Disaffiliation, Separation, Severance
Example: We need to form a closer alliance between government and industry.
Synonyms: Beneficiary, Awardee, Heir, Legatee
Antonyms: Donor, Benefactor, Patron, Donator
Example: He was a worthy recipient of the Nobel Prize.
Synonyms: Outplay, Outrun, Overcome, Overtake
Antonyms: Lose, Surrender, Fail, Guard
Example: Against all the odds, Frederick was ultimately victorious.
Synonyms: Application, Bid, Call, Claim
Antonyms: Answer, Reply, Denial, Disavowal
Example: The mayor made an appeal to the people of the city to stay calm.
Synonyms: Boost, Hike, Increment, Accession
Antonyms: Decrease, Decline, Deduction, Fall
Example: He raised his head and looked around.
Synonyms: Acceptance, Affinity, Association, Attachment
Antonyms: Dislike, Hatred, Opposition, Antipathy
Example: All her clothes and belongings remain exactly as she left them.
Synonyms: Anticipated, Expected, Becoming, Coming
Antonyms: Improper, Inappropriate, Incorrect, Ugly
Example: He has been forced to adjust his schedule.
Synonyms: Clout, Consequence, Control, Domination
Antonyms: Beginning, Cause, Commencement, Insignificance
Example: His health problems may have had some influence on his decision.
Synonyms: Debated, Argued, Challenged, Impugned
Antonyms: Agreement, Calm, Peace, Quiet
Example: It will have a contested election for executive director.
Synonyms: Notably, Remarkably, Importantly, Seriously
Antonyms: Slightly, Doubtfully, Apparently, Superficially.
Example: Another store sold the game for a significantly lower price.
Synonyms: Arthritic, Creaky, Rigid, Solid
Antonyms: Bending, Flexible, Loose, Pliable
Example: The furniture was stiff, uncomfortable, too delicate, and too neat.