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Ascendancy

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Meaning
controlling influence; position of controlling influence; CF. in the ascendant

Synonyms:
advantage, domininace, influence, command

Antonyms:
inferiority, weakness

Ascendancy
Ascetic

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Meaning
practicing self-denial; avoiding physical pleasures and comforts; austere; Ex. ascetic life of Buddhist monks; N. asceticism

Synonyms:
Spartan, austere, puritanical, abstaining

Antonyms:
fun loving, sociable

Ascetic
Ascribe

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Meaning
refer; attribute; assign

Synonyms:
admonish, attribute, censure, accredit

Antonyms:
applaud, commend

Ascribe
Aseptic

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Meaning
preventing infection; having a cleansing effect

Synonyms:
barren, lifeless, purifying, sterile

Antonyms:
adulterated, unsterile

Aseptic
Askance
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Meaning
with a sideways or indirect look (with disapproval or distruct); Ex. look askance at

Synonyms:
askew, disapprovingly, dsdainfully, dubiously

Askance
Askew

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Meaning
crookedly; slanted; at an angle

Synonyms:
awry, crippled, bent, twisted

Antonyms:
correct, valid

Askew
Aspersion

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Meaning
slanderous remark; Ex. cast aspersions on

Synonyms:
calumny, defamation, obloquy, slander

Antonyms:
mildness, compliment

Aspersion
Aspirant
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Meaning
seeker after position or status

Synonyms:
applicant, candidate, competitor, contestant

Aspirant
Assail
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Meaning
assault

Synonyms:
abuse, assault, bash, berate

Assail
Assassinate

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Meaning
murder prominent or important person ;destroy; exhaust

Synonyms:
eliminate, excute, slaughter, shatter

Antonyms:
bear, create

Assassinate

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