Antigone Flashcard Example #24736

Decree
POS: Noun
Definition: An order having the force of a law, a judgement, ruling, verdict
Antonym: A request
Carrion
POS: Noun
Definition: Dead, decaying flesh
Meddling
POS: Verb
Definition: Interfering, prying, intervening, to be officious.
Antonym: To be neutral, ignore
Sated
POS: Adjective
Definition: Satisfied, satiated
Antonym: Insatiable
Bray
POS: Adjective
Definition: To make a harsh, loud cry
Antonym: Verb
Auspicious
POS: Adjective
Definition: favorable, promising
Antonym: Inauspicious, unfavorable
Contempt
POS: Noun
Definition: Strong dislike
Antonym: Admiration
Pious
POS: Adjective
Definition: Sacred, religious, self-righteous
Antonym: Irreverent
Anarchist
POS: Noun
Definition: Someone who goes against government
Antonym: Conformist
Sententiously
POS: Adjective
Definition: Pithy, concisely, tersely, in a manner which is full or meaning or wisdom
Antonym: Verbosely, prolix, wordy
Lithe
POS: Adjective
Definition: Limber, flexible, nimble, supple, pliant
Antonym: Inflexible, stiff, rigid
Edict
POS: Noun
Definition: See Decree
Insolence
POS: Adjecive
Definition: Impertience, rudeness, lacking good manners
Antonym: Polite, refined
Stealthy
POS: Adjective
Definition: Sly, circumspect, furtive, surreptitious, clandestine, inconspicuous
Antonym: Blatant, conspicuous
Deference
POS: Noun
Definition: Respect or honor, obsequiousness
Antonym:Disrespect, insolence
Subordinate
POS: Adjective
Definition: Lesser in importance, inferior, subsidiary
Antonym: Superior
Perverse
POS: Adjective
Definition: Not upright, wicked or bad, vicious
Antonym: Upright, virtuous, appropriate, and chaste
Lamentation
POS: Noun
Definition: An act of sorrow, mournful outcry of grief
Antonym: Celebration, euphoria
Transgress
POS: Verb
Definition: To misbehave, to contravene, to break a law
Antonym: To behave, to obey
Profane
POS: Verb
Definition: desecrated, to be disrespectful or irreverent towards God or religious things, blasphemed
Antonym: Purify, to revere
Implacable
POS: Adjective
Defintion: Ruthless, obdurate, merciless, callous, cannot be persuaded or appeased
Antonym: Forgiving, contrite; appeased, mollified, pacified
Augury
POS: Noun
Definition: The practice or reading omens, portents
Recoils
POS: Verb
Definition: Cowers, flinches, draws back in fear, rebound
Antonym: Stands your ground, defends
Trifles
POS: Noun
Definition: Things of little value, significance
Antonym: Priceless value
Defile
POS: Verb
Definition: To mar, besmirch, taint, sully
Antonym: To restore, respect or enhance
Aphorism
POS: Noun
Definition: A statement of principle or general truth, a maxim, an adage, apothegm
Clement
POS: Adjective
Definition: Inclined to be merciful, lenient, forgiving, balmy, mild weather
Antonym: Severe, harsh, wintry
Dirge
POS: Noun
Definition: A funeral hymn, elegy, requiem.

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