Allen's synonyms and antonyms

9781150849848: Allen's synonyms and antonyms

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 Excerpt: ...wallow. Antonyms: see Abstain. indulgence, n. 1. Spec, favor, humoring, licensing, indulgency, easiness, lenience or leniency, lenity, toleration, tolerance, pampering, gratification, self-gratification, self-indulgence, gentleness, fostering, excuse. Antonyms: see Severity; cf. Persecute. 3. See Grant. Indulgent, a. favoring, humoring, easy, lenient; see Pampering, Self-gratifying. industrious, a. 1. diligent, operóse (rare), worksome (rare), laborious, hard-working; spec, sedulous. Antonyms: see Lazy, Inactive. 2. See Active. industry, n. 1. See Application. 2. diligence, operosity (rare), laboriousness, industriousness. Antonyms: cf. Lazy. S. Spec, trade, business, manufacture, art, painting, farming, gardening, etc. ineffaceable, a. indestructible (contextual), indelible, inexpungible, inerasable. ineffectual, a. Spec, ineffective, inefficient, inefficacious, useless, futile, unproductive, barren, empty, vain, blank, fruitless, infructuous (learned for "fruitless"), infructuose (rare), resultless (rare), idle, inoperative, vain, dead, void, unavailing, lame, inofficious (rare), ill, virtuelees, Danaidean (fig.), Sisyphean (fig.), unsuccessful, dintless. Antonyms: see Effective, Impressive. inelastic, a. nonelastic; spec, plastic. Antonyms: see Elastic. ineioquent, a. plain-spoken, plain; spec. rude, crude. inequality, n. inequalness (rare), impar ity (rare), odd (rare), disparity; spec, inadéquation (archaic), inadequacy. Antonyms: see Equality. inert, a. 1. dead (spec, or fig.). 2. See Inactive, Dull, Sluggish, Lazy, Apathetic, Incorrosive. inertness, n. 1. deadness (rare). 3. inertia (the more common word); spec. inactivity, dullness, sluggishness, laziness, apathy, incorrosiveness. inexact, a. loose, rough, crude (derogatory), car...

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