a cheerful readiness, liveliness and eagerness
The boy accepted the gift with allacrity.
to relieve, make more bearable
I alleviated my headache by taking Alleve.
the direct opposite; a sharp contrast
My mom says I am her antithesis.
to fill with dismay or horror
My grades are appalling.
warlike in manner or temperament
Atila the Hun was bellicose towards other people.
to belittle, speak slightly of
It isn't nice to desparage little kids.
My old neighbor had a droll sense of humor.
to clarify, explain
Teachers need to elucidate directions better.
Many people laud a famous person.
talkative, wordy; fond of talking
Some girls at my school are loquacious in the halls.
generous in forgiving, above small meaningnesses
Some people are magnanimous if you appologize to them directly.
ordinary, not outstanding
The tree was nondescript among the forset of trees.
to repeal, cancel
If an order online doesn't go through, they may rescind the offer.
lively, sprightly, full of energy
The girl in the movie was very vivacious.
to sharpen, make keen, or eager
Teachers can help whet your appetite for learning.
to refer to casually or indirectly
I tend to allude my parents when asking questions.
The island was very placid at dawn.
not able to be erased or removed; memorable
The day was most indelible because I had so much fun.
incisive, keen; forceful, effective; cutting, caustic; distinct, clear-cut
I am very trenchant when it comes to finding hidden items.
have a strong antipathy toward veggies.
distinguished bravery; superior skill or ability
Some people have prowess in dancing.