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Synonyms for antic

conceived or done with no reference to reality or common sense

Synonyms for antic

a ludicrous or grotesque act done for fun and amusement

act as or like a clown

Related Words

ludicrously odd

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Antic, the centre half of the Rome Olympics squad in 1960 that won the silver medal, is survived by son William and daughter Rita.
8 kilometres as Barca crashed out of Europe and Antic has likened Messi's situation under Gerardo Martino to that of Rivaldo under Louis van Gl during the 1999-2000 campaign, Goal reported.
Antic (above) believes that it will take more than Benitez's arrival for that strike rate to improve - particularly as the former Liverpool manager tries to win over the fans.
Antic, who like Indian hockey, has his own personal reasons to wonder what if, was overlooked in the 1956 Olympic call-up despite sound performances for Brihunmumbai Electric and Western Railway.
Antic, however, was more disappointed that Tim Cahill was not penalised when the ball struck his arm in the area in the closing minutes.
But, with it being their opening appearance of the tournament, Antic admits there will be additional pressure on the players.
Antic has a fully-fit squad at his disposal, but Ghana must do without their star player Michael Essien for the whole tournament.
The new joint venture will be 40%-owned by ANTIC and 60%-owned by GWIH.
The Serbian Football Association (FSS) said reaching the European Championships would then see Antic, 61, stay on for the 2012 finals in Poland and Ukraine.
Privileging writing, Hamlet goes on in this same speech, however, to clown and improvise himself: "the First Quarto was marked," Weimann argues, "by a hybrid source of authority, one that was as 'divided against itself' as the double-dealing poetics that, simultaneously, informed Hamlet's antic clowning and his own advice against it" (28).
Serbian Minister of Mining and Energy Aleksandar Antic and China's ambassador in Belgrade Li Manchang agreed at a Sept.
Antic has recently called for revision of the succession agreement yet experts argue this cannot be done without consent from all successor countries.
BRANISLAV Ivanovic may be serving a three-match domestic ban, but Raddy Antic says he holds the key if Chelsea are to dump Barcelona out of the Champions League.
RADOMIR Antic has warned his team they will have to play better than they ever have if they are to see off the stand-out team of the World Cup to date.
MY ambitions are much bigger than qualification," said coach Raddy Antic after the draw was made in December.