- UPBEAT(ADJECTIVE): buoyant
Synonyms: happy, cheery Antonyms: depressed, discouraged
He is a very upbeat person.
- SPUR (NOUN):incitement
Synonyms: catalyst, excitant Antonyms: deterrent, hindrance
Redundancy is the spur for many to embark on new careers.
- CAUTION (NOUN):alertness
Synonyms: attention, discretion Antonyms: negligence, ignorance
She is applying pesticides with great caution.
- DURABLE (ADJECTIVE): dependable
Synonyms: enduring, lasting Antonyms: temporary, ephemeral
Mexican spices are pretty much durable.
- BUTTRESS (VERB): bolster
Synonyms: reinforce, uphold Antonyms: undermine, weaken
His tough line is buttressed by a democratic mandate.
Synonyms: extension, increase Antonyms: compression, abridgement
He made an expansion in his business.
- REVIVE (VERB): energize
Synonyms: encourage, invigorate Antonyms: dissuade, discourage
Patriotic song revived all of us.
- EFFECTIVE (ADJECTIVE): impressive
Synonyms: competent, useful Antonyms: insufficient, ineffective
Her effective speech had blown everybody away.
- DISRUPTIVE (ADJECTIVE): rowdy
Synonyms: troublesome, disturbing Antonyms: well-behaved, disciplined
This disruptive activity made me restless all over the night.
- CREDIBILITY (NOUN): integrity
Synonyms: reliability, plausibility Antonyms: improbability, implausibility
There should be some credibility with every agreement.