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indirect antonym

Definitions of indirect antonym
  1. noun
    antonyms whose opposition is mediated (e.g., the antonymy of `wet' and `parched' is mediated by the similarity of `parched' to `dry')
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    antonym, opposite, opposite word
    a word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each other
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