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Thesaurus for
innocuous
adjective
harmless
Synonyms: banal, bland, flat, innocent, innoxious, inobnoxious, inoffensive, insipid, jejune, kind, painless, safe, sapless, unobjectionable, unoffending, weak
Antonyms: bad, damaging, destructive, harmful, hurtful, injurious

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formidable
adjective
horrible, terrifying
Synonyms: appalling, awful, dangerous, daunting, dire, dismaying, dreadful, fearful, fierce, frightful, horrific, imposing, impregnable, intimidating, menacing, redoubtable, shocking, terrible, terrific, threatening
Antonyms: feeble, friendly, harmless, nice, pleasant, powerless, weak
formidable
adjective
difficult, overwhelming
Synonyms: all-powerful, arduous, awesome, ballbuster, challenging, colossal, dismaying, effortful, great, hard, impressive, indomitable, intimidating, labored, laborious, mammoth, mighty, murder*, onerous, overpowering, powerful, puissant, rough go, rough*, staggering, strenuous, tall order, toilsome, tough proposition, tough*, tremendous, uphill
Antonyms: easy, not hard, pleasant, trivial
* = informal/non-formal usage

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efficacy
noun
efficiency; productiveness
Synonyms: ability, adequacy, capability, capableness, capacity, competence, effect, effectiveness, efficaciousness, energy, force, influence, performance, potency, power, strength, success, sufficiency, use, vigor, virtue, weight
Antonyms: failure, inefficacy, inefficiency, unproductiveness, uselessness, weakness

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Thesaurus for Visceral
visceral
adjective
instinctive
Synonyms: accustomed, automatic, congenital, habitual, inborn, ingrained, inherent, innate, instinctual, intrinsic, intuitional, intuitive, knee-jerk, natural, reflex, rooted, second-nature

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Thesaurus for Apropos
apropos
adjective
relevant, suitable
Synonyms: applicable, apposite, appropriate, apt, befitting, belonging, correct, fit, fitting, germane, kosher*, legit, material, on the button, on the nose, opportune, pertinent, proper, related, right, right on, seemly
Antonyms: inappropriate, irrelevant, unsuitable

apropos
adverb
relevantly, suitably
Synonyms: appropriately, aptly, opportunely, pertinently, suitably, timely
Antonyms: inappropriately, irrelevantly, unsuitably

apropos
preposition
in respect of
Synonyms: about, against, as for, as regards, as to, concerning, on the subject of, regarding, respecting, touching, toward, with reference to, with respect to

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Thesaurus for Proverbial
proverbial
adjective
conventional, traditional
Synonyms: accepted, acknowledged, archetypal, axiomatic, current, customary, famed, familiar, famous, general, legendary, notorious, self-evident, time-honored, typical, unquestioned, well-known
Antonyms: abnormal, atypical, different, unconventional, unknown, untraditional

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Thesaurus for Detritus
detritus
– noun
debris
Synonyms: deposit, fragments, grains, leavings, rubble, scree, sediment, shavings

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Thesaurus for Vacillate
vacillate
– verb
go back and forth
Synonyms: alternate, be indecisive, be irresolute, change, change mind, dither, fence-straddle, fluctuate, hedge, hem and haw, hesitate, hover, oscillate, pause, pussyfoot around, reel, rock, run hot and cold, seesaw, shilly-shally, stagger, straddle, sway, swing, waffle, waver, whiffle, yo-yo
Antonyms: remain, stay

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anathema
– noun
something hated
Synonyms: abomination, bane, bugbear, detestation, enemy, hate, pariah
Antonyms: love
– noun
denouncement
Synonyms: ban, censure, commination, condemnation, curse, damnation, denunciation, excommunication, execration, imprecation, malediction, proscription, reprehension, reprobation, reproof, taboo