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antithesis - contrast; direct opposite of or to; ADJ. antithetic or antithetical
retrench - cut down; cut down expenses; economize
transpose - reverse the order or position of
cogitate - think over; ponder
interdict - prohibit; forbid; N.
infer - deduce; conclude; N. inference
pestilential - (pestilent) causing plague; tending to cause death; baneful; N. pestilence: fatal epidemic disease (esp. bubonic plague)
noose - loop formed in a rope
repress - hold back (the natural expression of); restrain; crush; oppress; Ex. repressed child; Ex. repress a laugh/rebellion
buttress - support; prop up; N. stationary structure to support wall; Ex. flying buttress