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Thursday, 9 February 2017

Synonyms and Antonyms Part: 7

  GKPlanet Team       Thursday, 9 February 2017
CALUMNIATE: To accuse falsely or maliciously in order to injure another's reputation; slander - calumniated his political opponent by spreading false rumors.
Synonyms: asperse, vilify, defame, scandalize.

CANDID (noun: CANDOR): Frank, outspoken; impartial a candid reply that could hardly be more forthright.
Synonyms: artless, ingenuous, unbiased.
Antonyms: guileful, evasive.

CANTANKEROUS: Ill-natured; quarrelsome – showed a cantankerous and sullen disposition.
Synonyms: petulant, peevish, contentious, pugnacious, testy, choleric, fretful.
Antonyms: amiable, affable, equable.

CAPRICIOUS: Inclined, through some whim or fancy change the mind, purpose, or actions suddenly - a capricious person, undependable in mood or temper.
Synonyms: fickle, fitful, changeable, erratic, inconstant, crotchety, whimsical, mercurial.
Antonyms: steadfast, constant, even-tempered.

CAPTIOUS: Quick to find fault about trifles- a captious critic pouncing on slight laws.
Synonyms: hypercritical, carping, carviling, censorious.

CARICATURE: A picture or other description of a person which exaggerates ludicrously one or more of his distinctive features - not a realistic portrait but a malicious caricature.

CASTIGATE: To punish or criticize severely - castigated for using improper language.
Synonyms: reprove, upbraid, reprehend, censure, reprimand, chasten.
Antonyms: commend, eulogize, laud. 

CELESTIAL: Pertaining to the sky; heavenly-a celestial pageant of bright stars.
Synonyms: ethereal; (noun) firmament.

CHAUVINIST: An extreme patriot-a chauvinist with most pride in his country.
Synonym: jingoist.

CHICANERY: Trickery, deception,- practised chicanery all his shady dealings.
Synonyms: duplicity, craft, stratagem, wile, subterfuge.

CHRONIC: Continuing a long time; habitual-a. chronic complaint, persisting for years.
Synonyms: persistent, unremitting, inveterate, incessant, constant.
Antonyms: intermittent, sporadic, infrequent.



CIRCUMSPECT: Cautious - looked about him circumspectly.
Synonyms: prudent, vigilant, discreet, wary.
Antonyms: rash, indiscreet, reckless, precipitate, foothardy, temerarious, headstrong. 

CIRCUMVENT: To gain an advantage by the use of trick to evade by the use of deception; to go around - circumvented the law by evasive practices.
Synonyms: thwart, balk, outwit, delude.

CIVIL: (1) Of or having to do with citizens or the state - civil duties as well as civil liberties. 2) Polite, courteous - answered in a civil fashion.
Synonyms: respectful, gracious.

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