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1. QUASH (VERB): destroy
Synonyms: quell, extirpate Antonyms: assist, support
Why do you always quash my plans?
2. QUISLING (NOUN): traitor
Synonyms: betrayer, defecator Antonyms: faithful, steadfast
He called him a quisling once.
3. QUIXOTIC (ADJECTIVE): dreamy
Synonyms: impractical, unrealistic Antonyms: practical, pragmatic
This is a quiotic situation.
4. ABATE (VERB): decrease
Synonyms: lessen, diminish Antonyms: extend, expand
Apply the ointment it will abate your pain.
5. REPRIEVE (NOUN): a cancellation or postponement of a punishment.
Synonyms: absolution, amnesty Antonyms: accusation, denunciation
Shabana accepted the death sentence and refused to appeal for a reprieve.
6. QUEER (ADJECTIVE): odd
Synonyms: weird, eccentric Antonyms: common, normal
Burping all the time is your queer habit.
7. RAMPART (NOUN): barricade
Synonyms: barrier, bastion Antonyms: open, ditch
There was a castle with ramparts and a moat.
8. RENEGADE (ADJECTIVE): reactionary
Synonyms: apostate, outlaw Antonyms: obedient, submissive
He was an agent who later turned out to be a renegade.
9. QUIRK (NOUN): Aberration
Synonyms: idiosyncrasy, ordain Antonyms: normality, usualness
The teacher accepted his attitude as one of her little quirks.
10. RAZE (NOUN): demolish
Synonyms: extinguish, obliterate Antonyms: create, construct
Enormous buildings were razed to the ground.