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Synonyms disagreeable, nasty, unpleasant.
Antonyms agreeable, pleasant, delightful.
His obnoxious behaviour is most upsetting.
Obsequious (ob-sekwi-us) too willing to obey or serve somebody.
Synonyms servile, fawning, sychophantic.
Antonyms arrogant, haughty.
Our boss wants his employees to be obsequious.
Iconoclast (i-kono-klast) a person who is against popular beliefs or established customs.
Synonyms dissenter, rebel, non-conformist.
Antonym conformist traditional.
Its strange that
hes the only iconoclast in his family which is so deeply religious.
Synonyms persuasive, stirring, spirited.
Antonyms routine, unimpressive.
Mr Khanna is an eloquent speaker.
Convivial (kon-vivi-a l) sociable, cheerful and friendly.
Synonyms affable, gregarious.
Antonyms unsociable, unfriendly, solemn.
Its great fun to go on a picnic with convivial people.
Bounteous (bownti-us) giving or given generously.
Synonyms plentiful, abundant.
Antonyms sparse, scant.
The bounteous harvest enabled him to earn a good profit.
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Dandiprat was a small coin used in England in the 16th century. It was worth three halfpence. Later the word was used for an insignificant or contemptible fellow.
Of all bad things by which mankind are curst, their own bad tempers surely are worst. Cumberland
teeming, copious, profuse, ample, prolific, lavish, abounding.