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Opalescent

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Meaning
Iridescent; lustrous; like an opal; n. Opalescence

Synonyms:
Bright, Pearly, Opaline, Polychromatic

Antonyms:
Monochromatic

Opalescent
Opiate

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Meaning
Medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain; something that relieves emotions or causes inaction; sleep-producing drug containing opium

Synonyms:
Narcotic, Tranquilizer, Hypnotic, Sedative

Opiate
Opus

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Meaning
Work (esp. Musical composition); ex. Magnum opus: masterpiece; cf. Opera

Synonyms:
Composition, Creation, Piece, Oeuvre

Antonyms:
Destruction, Ruin

Opus
Oracular

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Of an oracle; prophetic; uttered as if with divine authority; mysterious or ambiguous; hard to understand; n. Oracle: wiser person; prophecy made by an oracle

Synonyms:
Ambiguous, Dogmatic, Foreboding, Prophetic

Antonyms:
Uncertain, Skeptical

Oracular
Orgy

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Meaning
Wild drunken revelry; unrestrained indulgence in an activity; ex. Orgy of shopping

Synonyms:
Excess, Bout, Binge, Spree

Antonyms:
Want, Moderation

Orgy
Orient

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Meaning
Get one’s bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate

Synonyms:
Determine, Adapt, Conform, Align

Antonyms:
Disorder, Unfit

Orient
Ostracize

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Meaning
Banish from a group; exclude from public favor; ban; ex. His friends ostracized him. N. Ostracism

Synonyms:
Displace, Cut, Drop, Embrace

Antonyms:
Welcome

Ostracize
Overture

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Meaning
Musical introduction to a long musical piece; first offer or proposal (to begin talks in the hope of reaching an agreement); ex. Overtures for peace

Synonyms:
Bid, Invitation, Offer, Conclusion

Antonyms:
Finish, Epilogue

Overture
Overwhelm

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Meaning
(of water) cover completely; defeat completely by much greater force; ex. Overwhelmed by grief

Synonyms:
Inundate, Crush, Overflow, Drown

Antonyms:
Underwhelm, Lose

Overwhelm
Overwrought

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Meaning
Nervous or excited; extremely agitated; hysterical; wrought-up; cf. Wrought: made or done

Synonyms:
Agitated, Nervous, Weary, Distraught

Antonyms:
Collected, Calm

Overwrought