Adj. Easy-going; friendly Ex. After a few minutes of awkwardness, we loosened up and had a nice ________ conversation.
Adj. Responsive; agreeable Ex. I would be _________ to a snow day right about now.
N. Good will between friends or group members Ex. We realized that the coach's screaming was really to build a sense of _________ among his players.
Adj. Friendly; sincere Ex. Even after a terrible break-up, they were able to maintain a _________ relationship in social situations.
Adj. Treating a serious issue with intentionally inappropriate humor; flippant. Ex. The teacher announced that no one had every actually passed the Macbeth test; one student broke out in tears before we realized he was being _________.
V. Hinder; interfere with Ex. The judge ruled that the school would _________ upon the students' rights of self-expression.
V, N. Express grief for; mourn Ex. A soldier's _________ was read at the graveside in Arlington Cemetery.
N. Sadness; depression Ex. Late autumn always brings a sense of _________ to the campus.
N. An economic or military measure put in place to punish another country Ex. The US responded with stricter _________ after the weapons inspectors were kicked out of the country.
Adj. Shortened; cut-off Ex. I couldn't sit through the full three-hour version of the movie; I watched a _________ version.
Adj. N. Having to do with the appreciation of beauty; a look or style Ex. Edmund Burke famously attempted to articulate a philosophy of _________.
N. A collection of literary pieces Ex. I needed to save up to buy the English _________ this semester.
Adj. Current; modern; from the same time Ex. There is no better _________ director than Judd Apatow. He's a modern-day Orson Welles.
N. One with an amateurish or superficial understanding of a field of knowledge Ex. Garcia was awarded the cabinet position even though he confessed to be a _________ when it came to current energy issues.
Adj. Made up of a variety of sources or styles Ex. When the concerto was followed by a BeeJees' song, I knew he had _________ tastes in music.