Terminate, remove, sup- press, lower, reduce, mitigate, dimiu- ish,moderate,lessen, subside,decrease. Prolong, continue, revive, de- velop, increase, aggravate, magnify, brew, ferment, rage, extend, enlarge, amplify, raise, enhance.
Shorten, reduce, abridge, contract, curtail, epitomize, condense, prune, compress. Lengthen, prolong, extend,en- large, produce, elongate, amplify, ex- pand, dilate.
The author believes that the Antonyms will be of as great assistance in furnishing words of opposite meaning as the Synonyms in supplying synonymous words. Backwards, rearwards, aft, abaft, astern, behind, back. Onwards, forwards, ahead, be- fore, afront, beyond, afore.
This work is designed to aid students, literary men, public speakers and others, in finding the best word to express the thought they wish to convey. Leave, forsake, de- sert, renounce, cease, relinquish, dis- continue, cast off, resign, retire, quit, 1 forego, forswear, depart from, vacate, surrender, abjure, repudiate. Pursue, prosecute, undertake, seek, court, cherish, favor, protect, claim, maintain, defend, advocate, re- tain, support, uphold, occupy, haunt, hold, assert, vindicate, keep.
Dwell, stay, inhabit, con- tinue, rest, tarry, lodge, reside, live, wait, sojourn, remain, expect, endure, ABO tolerate, anticipate, confront, await, bear, face, watch. Deport, migrate, move, jour- ney, proceed, resist, mislike, forefend, avoid, shun, reject, abandon, forfeit.
Power, cleverness, fac- ulty, skill, capacity, talent, expertness, aptitude, dexterity, efficiency, compe- tency, qualification. Weakness, incapacity, imbe- cility, inability, unreadiness, rnala- droitness.
Suspension, reser- vation, dormancy, expectation, inter- mission. Revival, renewal, operation, resuscitation, action, enjoyment, pos- session, exercise, force.
Hate, abominate, detest, loathe, despise, dislike, eschew, nau- seate. Love, admire, enjoy, approve, affect, covet, relish, crave, desire.
Confound, confuse, dis- compose, bewilder, daunt, cow, hum- ble, disconcert, dishearten, moitlty, shame, humiliate. Countenance, cheer, uphold, encourage, rally, inspirit, animate, in- cite, embolden, abet, buoy.
Strong, powerful, clever, skillful, talented, capable, fitted, effi- cient, effective, learned, gifted, mas- terly, telling, nervous, vigorous. Weak, inefficient, unskillful, silly, stupid, incapable, ineffective, unqualified.
Washing, purifica- tion, cleansing, abstersion, defecation.
Erratic, devious, di- vergent, incontinuous, desultory, dis- connected, wandering, idiotic, incon- sistent, inconsecutive, abnormal, ex- ceptional. Continuous, rectilineal, true, consistent, uniform, consecutive, nor- mal, natural, faithful, regular.
Wandering, diver- gence, deviation, desultoriness, ram- bling, disconnectedness, hallucination, inconsecutiveness, idiocy, insanity, ex- ception, abnormity. Uniformity, consecutiveness, continuity, connectedness, principle, law, order, type, norm, project, line, tenor, progression, rectiliuearity, reg- ularity.
For the solution of -Cross Word Puzzles special attention is called also to the lists of Americanisms and Briticisms and the immensely valuable table of Homonyms (words spelt alike but differing in use) original features of easily recognized importance.