Opposite Drills p 85-87

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  1. Blithe
    • 1: of a happy lighthearted character or disposition
    • 2: lacking due thought or consideration : casual, heedless
  2. Disconsolate
    • 1: cheerless
    • 2: dejected, downcast
  3. Dispirit
    : to deprive of morale or enthusiasm
  4. doldrums
    • 1 a spell of listlessness or despondency
    • 2 often capitalized : a part of the ocean near the equator abounding in calms, squalls, and light shifting winds
    • 3 a state or period of inactivity, stagnation, or slump
  5. Dolorous
    : causing, marked by, or expressing misery or grief
  6. Ebullience
    : the quality of lively or enthusiastic expression of thoughts or feelings : exuberance
  7. Provident
    1: making provision for the future : prudent
  8. Woe
    —used to express grief, regret, or distress
  9. Apocryphal
    • 1: of doubtful authenticity : spurious
    • 2often capitalized : of or resembling the Apocrypha
  10. Calumny
    • 1: a misrepresentation intended to harm another's reputation
    • 2: the act of uttering false charges or misrepresentations maliciously calculated to harm another's reputation
  11. Canard
    1 : a false or unfounded report or story; especially : a fabricated report
  12. Candor
    • a : whiteness, brilliance b obsolete : unstained purity
    • 2: freedom from prejudice or malice : fairness
    • 3archaic : kindliness
    • 4: unreserved, honest, or sincere expression : forthrightness
  13. Chicanery
    • 1: deception by artful subterfuge or sophistry : trickery
    • 2: a piece of sharp practice (as at law) : trick
  14. Dissemble
    • 1: to hide under a false appearance
    • 2: to put on the appearance of : simulate
  15. Dissimulate
    to hide under a false appearance
  16. Duplicity
    • 1: contradictory doubleness of thought, speech, or action; especially : the belying of one's true intentions by deceptive words or action
    • 2: the quality or state of being double or twofold
  17. Equivocate
    • 1: to use equivocal language especially with intent to deceive
    • 2: to avoid committing oneself in what one says
    • Note: Equivocal: subject to two or more interpretations and usually used to mislead or confuse
  18. Erroneous
    1: containing or characterized by error : mistaken
  19. Ersatz
    : being a usually artificial and inferior substitute or imitation
  20. fealty
    • 1 a : the fidelity of a vassal or feudal tenant to his lord b : the obligation of such fidelity
    • 2: intense fidelity
  21. foist
    • 1 a : to introduce or insert surreptitiously or without warrant b : to force another to accept especially by stealth or deceit
    • 2: to pass off as genuine or worthy
  22. Guile
    • 1: deceitful cunning : duplicity
    • 2 obsolete : stratagem, trick
  23. Malinger
    : to pretend or exaggerate incapacity or illness (as to avoid duty or work)
  24. Mendacious
    : given to or characterized by deception or falsehood or divergence from absolute truth
  25. Perfidy
    : the quality or state of being faithless or disloyal :
  26. Prevaricate
    : to deviate from the truth : equivocate
  27. Probity
    : adherence to the highest principles and ideals :
  28. Spurious
    • 2: outwardly similar or corresponding to something without having its genuine qualities : false
    • 3a : of falsified or erroneously attributed origin : forged b : of a deceitful nature or quality
  29. Verity
    1: the quality or state of being true or real

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