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attrition - noun
definition: a reduction or decrease in numbers, size, or strength.
Synonyms: erosion, abrasion
Antonyms: building, strengthening
botch - verb
definition: carry out (a task) badly or carelessly
Synonyms: bungle, bobble, bumble, flub
Antonyms: succeed, accomplish, achieve
deride - verb
definition: make fun of
Synonyms: disdain, disparage, mock, ridicule, insult, scoff
Antonyms: admire, praise, approve, compliment
internecine - adjective
definition: destructive to both sides in a conflict
Synonyms: deadly, bloody, violent, fierce, destructive, ruinous
Antonyms: animating, energizing, harmless, invigorating
requite - verb
definition: make appropriate return for (a favour, service, or wrongdoing).
Synonyms: indemnify, reciprocate, repay, avenge
Antonyms: ask, depart, dissaude, forgive
voracious - adjective
definition: wanting or devouring great quantities of food.
Synonyms: avid, insatiable, prodigious, rapacious, ravenous
Antonyms: full, content, satisfied
mollify - verb
definition: appease the anger or anxiety of (someone).
Synonyms: appease, placate, pacify, conciliate, allay
Antonyms: aggravate, agitate, excite, incite, increase
hiatus - noun
definition: a pause or break in continuity in a sequence or activity.
Synonyms: pause, break, interval, interruption, suspension, intermission
Antonyms: completeness, fullness, continuation, continuity
doleful - adjective
definition: expressing or suggesting mourning
Synonyms: aching, agonized, anguished, bemoaning, bewailing
Antonyms: delighted, exulting, glorying, happy, joyful, rejoicing
chimerical - adjective
definition: existing only as the product of unchecked imagination
Synonyms: imaginary, fabulous, fanciful, fictitious
Antonyms: actual, existent, existing, real
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