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1. rationalize

verb. ['ˈræʃənəˌlaɪz'] defend, explain, clear away, or make excuses for by reasoning.

Synonyms

  • justify
  • rationalise
  • colour
  • palliate
  • mitigate
  • support
  • plead
  • fend for
  • extenuate
  • apologise
  • gloss
  • defend
  • color
  • excuse

Antonyms

  • irritate
  • increase
  • forbid
  • disallow

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2. rationalize

verb. ['ˈræʃənəˌlaɪz'] weed out unwanted or unnecessary things.

Synonyms

  • cut
  • extinguish
  • do away with
  • get rid of
  • eliminate
  • prune

Antonyms

  • blame
  • discolor
  • chromatic color
  • uncolored

3. away

adverb. ['əˈweɪ'] from a particular thing or place or position (`forth' is obsolete).

Synonyms

  • forth

Antonyms

  • exact
  • right

Etymology

  • onweg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. away

adverb. ['əˈweɪ'] from one's possession.

Antonyms

  • inaccuracy

Etymology

  • onweg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. away

adverb. ['əˈweɪ'] out of the way (especially away from one's thoughts).

Antonyms

  • internal

Etymology

  • onweg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. away

adverb. ['əˈweɪ'] at a distance in space or time.

Antonyms

  • likely

Etymology

  • onweg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. away

adjective. ['əˈweɪ'] not present; having left.

Antonyms

  • satisfactory

Etymology

  • onweg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. away

adverb. ['əˈweɪ'] in reserve; not for immediate use.

Synonyms

  • aside

Antonyms

  • inside
  • indoor

Etymology

  • onweg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. away

adverb. ['əˈweɪ'] in a different direction.

Antonyms

  • intrinsic

Etymology

  • onweg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. away

adjective. ['əˈweɪ'] (of a baseball pitch) on the far side of home plate from the batter.

Synonyms

  • outside

Antonyms

  • unsoured
  • on

Etymology

  • onweg (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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