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What is the difference between antonyms and negations?

Antonym is a popular (i.e, non-technical) term that is often learned in school along with the term synonym, which is equally non-technical. Hence neither have fixed meanings, since everybody has their ...
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What is the difference between antonyms and negations?

There are a number of different relationships between x and y that can be expressed by saying that x is an antonym of y. All of them are covered by the standard dictionary definition of antonym as a ...
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A word that means the opposite of "shoehorned", something that fits its purpose well

'Fits like a glove' would be the appropriate phrase. Therefore, 'suited', I suggest. a. transitive. To be suitable or appropriate for (something); to be fitted or adapted to; to meet the requirements ...
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