Cynic, sardonic, de- risive, sarcastic, jocular, flippant, non- chalant, sportive, sprightful, buoyant. Lachrymose, plaintive, maun- dering, querimonious, plaintive, dole- some, lackadaisical, grumbling, croak- ing, lugubrious.
Abhorrent, foul, accursed, detestable, hateful, horrible, loathsome, odious, offensive, execra- ble, nauseous, impure. Delectable, desirable, admira- ble, enjoyable, lovable, charming, de- lightful, grateful, pure.
Loathing, de- testation, hatred, abhorrence, plague, nuisance, evil, annoyance, infliction, curse. Love, affection, desire, enjoy- ment, longiug, acquisition, gratifica- tion, blessing, treat, delight, benefit.
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.
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.
L,ato Professor elect of Logic and Rhetoric in the University of Wisconsin, late Superintendent of Public Instruction State of Wisconsin, Ei-Presiaent Illinois Wesleyan University, Member of tho Philosophical Society of Great Britain, author of "The Sup- plemental Dictionary," "Hand Book of Abbreviations," &c. The special works of Roget, Soule, Skeats, Campbell, Archdeacon Smith, etc., and the various standard dic- tionaries, have been laid under contribution for this work.
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. Hate, abominate, detest, loathe, despise, dislike, eschew, nau- seate. Love, admire, enjoy, approve, affect, covet, relish, crave, desire. Dwell, stay, inhabit, con- tinue, rest, tarry, lodge, reside, live, wait, sojourn, remain, expect, endure, ABO tolerate, anticipate, confront, await, bear, face, watch. Deport, migrate, move, jour- ney, proceed, resist, mislike, forefend, avoid, shun, reject, abandon, forfeit. ABO berth, quarters : with the idea of per- manence. Halt, perch, tent, bivouac.car- avansary : with the idea of transience. 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. Abstraction, sub- traction, deprivation, ablution, rape, seizure, appropriation. Addition, adduction, replace- ment, restitution, restoration, surren- der, reinstatement.