the sky, the heavens
The firmament, or sky, is where the clouds are at.
The trite joke was used over and over .
a trite, overused expression
Even though the phrase was a cliche it still was a useful tip .
The teacher grew impatient when she had to reiterate what she said 5 times in a row.
to spread out, to pervade
The Christians tried to permeate the teachings of Jesus.
inclined to be spread throughout
The pervasive smell of smoke came from a fire in the kitchen.
relating to existence
If the ozone layer was gone, it would be a existential threat to living things on earth.
I was sedentary, or sitting, on a bench because my legs hurt.
calm, serene, peaceful
The tranquil old man was meditating to keep himself calm and peaceful.
The labyrinthine was mazlelike and had many twists and turns that lead to dead ends.
The boisterous young man was loud and energetic when speaking to the class.
There was a manifold of cockroaches in the house.
a pipe, passage, channel
There was a conduit, or pipe, that connected water to the faucet.
one's work or professional calling
I still don't know what I want my vocation, or one's work, to be.
experienced through another's actions
Since Johnny's grandfather died from smoking, he vicariously didn't try to ever smoke.
relating to family
We had a familial dinner on Chinese New Year with my family.
to gather, amass
They tried to aggregate as many people as they can for the party.
serving as an example
The model volcano was a exemplary to a actual volcano.
having contradictory feelings
I felt ambivalent from moving because I would miss my apartment but we will move to a house.
to go back and forth, fluctuate
The scholar was vacillating, going back and forth, because he was waiting to see if he got the job.
relating to or showing love
His amorous feelings to animals made him become a zoo keeper.
without shape or borders
The airplane passed an amorphous cloud as if it had no shape.
I felt very nebulous, or indistinct, when I woke up in the back of my mother's car.
to give up unfinished
They needed to abort their mission because there was no chance of completing it.
The placid student didn't cower in fear when the bully said invectives at him
I had to get some repose since it was late at night.
I reveled, or enjoyed, the summer where we stayed in Pennsylvania with my cousins.
The kind neighbors gave me a salutations when I walked past them.
The little boy became sordid when he fell into the mud.
to cause disgust or distaste, or to drive back, repel
The smell was very repulse to me and repeled me from going any further.
amoral, lawless, lewd
The adult was licentious and didn't follow the rules.
of sound judgment
The student wanted his lie to sound judicious so she wouldn't get caught by the teacher.
I was stupefied when I went to see Niagara Falls.
The job interview will be pithy since it determines what will occur in the future.
feeling another's pain as one's own
The young child felt empathetic as the bullies attacked his best friend while he can only stand there and watch.
The sympathetic young adult was compassionate about the loss of a little girl's dog that has passed away.
an expression of pity for another, compassion
The malicious old man didn't show any sympathy when attacking the child.
the experience of another's feelings as one's own
I had the same empathy as my brother's when my parents announced that we wouldn't go to Orlando.
The celebrity had a inundate of letters from her fans.
The food storage was rife, or full, so that it can last a year or so.
The strife, or conflict, of the story was trying to find food and water in the desert.