Machicolated, which means to have projecting stone structures used for defensive purposes, can have several antonyms depending on the context. For instance, in a siege war, the antonym of machicolated can be breachable or vulnerable. In architecture, where machicolated refers to a style of building, the antonyms can be plain, simple, or undecorated. Conversely, in military usage, the antonyms of machicolated can also be peaceful, friendly, or unarmed. As suggested, the appropriate antonym of machicolated depends on its application, but the word can be associated with the opposite of defending, such as attacking, invading or exposing.
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