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Detraction

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Meaning
Slandering; aspersion; detracting

Synonyms:
Aspersion, Defamation, Innuendo, Pejorative

Antonyms:
Adulation, Flattery

Detraction
Deterrent

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Meaning
Something that discourages or deters

Synonyms:
Check, Bridle, Leash, Rein

Antonyms:
Catalyst, Incentive

Deterrent
Destitute

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Meaning
Extremely poor; lacking means of subsistence

Synonyms:
Bereft, Impecunious, Indigent, Impoverished

Antonyms:
Prosperous, Wealthy

Destitute
Despot

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Tyrant; harsh, authoritarian ruler

Synonyms:
Bully, Dictator, Martinet, Oppressor

Antonyms:
Democrat, Orator

Despot
Despondent

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Without hope and courage; depressed; gloomy

Synonyms:
Forlorn, Melancholy, Wretched, Woebegone

Antonyms:
Elated, Spirited

Despondent
Despoil

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Meaning
Plunder; sack

Synonyms:
Denude, Deprive, Divest, Spoil

Antonyms:
Build, Improve

Despoil
Despise

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Meaning
Look on with scorn; regard as worthless or distasteful

Synonyms:
Abominate, Eschew, Shun, Loathe

Antonyms:
Admire, Cherish

Despise
Desperado

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Meaning
Reckless, desperate outlaw

Synonyms:
Outlaw, Muscle, Hood, Crook

Antonyms:
Law, Police

Desperado
Desiccate

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Meaning
Dry up

Synonyms:
Dehydrate, Deplete, Shrivel, Wither

Antonyms:
Moisten, Moisturize

Desiccate
Deserts

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Meaning
What someone deserves

Synonyms:
Compensation, Deserving, Payment, Penalty

Deserts