Antonyms are opposite in meaning to synonyms.

Antonyms rapidly augment the acquisition of vocabulary, regardless of proficiency level in the target language, while bestowing an opportunity to acquire morphemic formulation strategies and at the same time, imparting a basis for extrapolating the full range of lexical possibilities based on the semantic dualism opposites render.

deft ≠ unskilled
adroit ≠ clumsy
prowess ≠ cowardice
candidness ≠ cunning

undoubtful ≠ dubious
assured ≠ diffident
indisputable ≠ disputable
unfabled ≠ falsehood

abundant ≠ scarce
abundance ≠ scarcity
plentiful ≠ sparse
ample ≠ scant

rising ≠ declining
ascending ≠ descending
promoted ≠ demoted
giant ≠ dwarf

Deft Skill When your life is on the line.
Dubious Certainty Totally unsure of herself.
Scarce Amount A necessity not to be without.
Rising Elevation When things are looking up.
Clumsy Skill A damsel in distress?
Assured Certainty When you radiate confidence.
Abundance Amount Life, as it should be.
Descending Elevation Diving into the sunset.
Prowess Skill Better to err on the side of caution.
Disputable Certainty When should you just walk away?
Plentiful Amount A plethora of deliciousness.
Promoted Elevation Just watch out for the glass ceiling.
Cunning Skill You have just been outfoxed.
Unfabled Certainty Too good to be true?
Scant Amount Minimalistic interior design at its best.
Dwarf Elevation Dwarves are not just mythology.

Note: Students are encouraged to take notes throughout this section. Although the main idea is to focus on your teacher's voice, take advantage of the opportunity to improve your lexical development skills. Review, reorganize, and study your notes as much as your schedule allows.