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Skeptic

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Meaning
Sceptic; doubter; person who suspends judgment until he has examined the evidence

Synonyms:
Cynic, Infidel, pagan, Pessimist

Antonyms:
Devotee, Optimist

Skeptic
Simulate

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Meaning
Imitate the appearance or character of.

Synonyms:
Affect, Copy, Feature, Mimic

Antonyms:
Destroy, Idle

Simulate
Simplistic

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Meaning
Treating complex issues and problems as if they were much simpler than they really are

Synonyms:
Childish, Condensed, Overly simplified, Oversimplified

Antonyms:
Complicated

Simplistic
Simile

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A figure of speech involving the comparison of one thing with another thing of a different kind, used to make a description more emphatic or vivid

Synonyms:
Similitude, Metaphor, Analogy, Vivid

Antonyms:
Dissimilarity

Simile
Significant

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Meaning
Sufficiently great or important to be worthy of attention

Synonyms:
Heavy, Important, Sound, Valid

Antonyms:
Insignificant, Minor

Significant
Sift

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Put (a fine or loose substance) through a sieve so as to remove lumps or large particles

Synonyms:
Comb, Investigate, Explore, Clean

Antonyms:
Combine, Dirty

Sift
Sidetrack

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Meaning
Switch (a railroad car) to a siding; divert from a main issue

Synonyms:
Avert, Deviate, Fluster, Perplex

Antonyms:
Clarify, Explain

Sidetrack
Shun

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Meaning
Persistently avoid, ignore, or reject

Synonyms:
Despise, Cut, Ditch, Neglect

Antonyms:
Accept, Admire

Shun
Shuffle

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Meaning
Walk by dragging one’s feet along or without lifting them fully from the ground.

Synonyms:
Drag, Limp, Pad, Stumble

Antonyms:
Rush, Order

Shuffle
Shudder

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Meaning
Shake uncontrollably

Synonyms:
Convulse, Jitter, Apprehend, Flinch

Antonyms:
Encourage, Steady

Shudder