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antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
somber - dark; gloomy; melancholy; depressing; CF. shadow
millennium - thousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity
invective - abuse
viable - capable of maintaining life; feasible; practical or workable; Ex. viable scheme
waft - move gently (in air or in seas) by wind or waves; Ex. leaves wafting past the window
horoscope - diagram of the positions of stars at a given moment (eg. of a person's birth) used by astrologers
proponent - supporter; backer; opposite of opponent
ichthyology - study of fish; CF. ichthyo-: fish
disband - dissolve; disperse; (of a group) break up and separate; Ex. The club has disbanded.