I adjective adverse, against, antagonistic, antipathetic, antipathetical, averse, aversus, balking, contrary, counter, demurring, disaffected, dissenting, dissident, faltering, grudging, hesitant, indisposed, laggard, loath, noncooperating, not in the mood, opposed, qualmish, recalcitrant, refusing, reluctant, restive, shirking, shrinking from, slow to, squeamish, unaccommodating, unconsenting, uncooperative, unenthusiastic, uninclined, unpersuadable, unpersuaded, unreconciled, unwilling, unzealous II index adverse (hostile), averse, dissident, reluctant, renitent, restive

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