1. MAYHEM (NOUN): Chaos
Synonyms: bedlam, tumult
Antonyms: peace, harmony
There was mayhem all around the premises.
2. DETERENT (NOUN): Impediment
Synonyms: restraint, hindrance Antonyms: assistance, help
The distance between us was a huge deterrent.
3. INCONGRUOUS (ADJECTIVE): Bizarre
Synonyms: incoherent, inappropriate Antonyms: congruous, harmonious
His dressing sense is incongruous.
4. QUIBBLE (NOUN): Objection
Synonyms: criticism, disapproval Antonyms: approval, praise
The fact has been tested again and again with the same result—that of quibble and simple evasion.
4. ESPOUSE (VERB): Support
Synonyms: adopt, embrace Antonyms: reject, desert
I espouse your idea.
6. REBUT (VERB): Deny
Synonyms: disprove, invalidate Antonyms: allow, validate
It is hard to rebut the rumour among the people.
7. TANTAMOUNT (ADJECTIVE): Identical
Synonyms: same, equivalent Antonyms: different, polar
To apologize now, is tantamount to admit our defeat.
8. BREVITY(NOUN): Concision
Synonyms: conciseness, curtness Antonyms: longevity, lengthiness
Leo uses the same brevity in his messages.
9. VENGEANCE (NOUN): Reprisal
Synonyms: retribution, revenge Antonyms: forgiveness, pardon
Len vowed for vengeance.
10. DISPEL (VERB): Disperse
Synonyms: allay, banish Antonyms: accept, welcome
Tia could dispel it.