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. Suspension, reser- vation, dormancy, expectation, inter- mission. Revival, renewal, operation, resuscitation, action, enjoyment, pos- session, exercise, force.
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. Aid, support, promote, countenance, uphold, assist, instigate, encourage, incite, advocate, sanction, subsidize, embolden. Thwart, contradict, obstruct, oppose, baffle, confound, discourage, disapprove, disconcert, counteract,de- ter, dissuade, frustrate, impede, de- nounce, expose. Supporter, advocate, instigator, promoter, assistant, com- panion, accomplice, ally, encourager, associate, adviser, confederate, par- ticfjis criminis, coadjutor, accessary, helper. Opponent, connteracter, foe, adversary, detector, baffler, antago- nist, disconcerter, dissuader, rival. 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.
Degraded, outcast, mis- erable, vile, pitiable, worthless, des- picable, groveling, fawning, squalid, base-minded, slavish, beggarly,servile, cringing, low, wretched, sordid. Honorable, dignified, eminent, exalted, esteemed, worthy, venerable, noble, princely, illustrious, independ- ent, self-assertive, self-reliant, vain, arrogant, insolent, haughty.
Renounce, deny, apos- tatize, discard, recant, disclaiir, disa- vow, repudiate, revoke, retract, dis- own. Profess, assert, demand, vindi- cate, claim, cherish, advocate, retain, acknowledge, appropriate, hug.
Retain, maintain, claim, occu- py, assert, grasp, seize, usurp.
Abstraction, sub- traction, deprivation, ablution, rape, seizure, appropriation. Addition, adduction, replace- ment, restitution, restoration, surren- der, reinstatement.
Home, stay, placa, resi- dence, domicile, habitation, lodging*. Destroy, eradicate, in- validate, make void, obliterate, extir- pate, abrogate, annul, subvert, cancel, revoke, quash, nullify, overthrow, an- nihilate, supersede, suppress,expunge. Support, sustain, cherish, pro- mote, continue, confirm, restore, re- pair, revive, reinstate, enact, institute, re-enact.