Quickness, accuracy and keenness of judgment or insight. Insightfulness, intelligence, judgment. "His business ** help to burgeon the company."
To reduce purity by combining it with inferior ingredients.
To combine several elements into a whole.
Outdated, associated with an earlier, primitive time.
To affirm positively. To declare. To state as a fact. Declare, assert, allege. "Her friends ** that he found her very attractive."
To provide support or reinforcement. To add padding. "To ** my morale."
Pompous speech or writing, grandiloquent. "The ** style of his oratory."
A harsh or abusive denunciation. Violent criticism. Tirade, invective, denunciation. "An extensive ** against the academia."
To disguise behind a false appearance. To make a false show of. Disguise, pretend, sham. " He is ready to dissemble when it helps his purpose."
Departing from conventional norms. Deviating from a circular path. Strange, odd, bizarre.
Characteristic of or often found in a particular location.
To dissipate or disappear like vapor. Vanishing.
To make worse or more severe. To compound.
Characterized by intense emotion. Extremely hot, glowing. "* hope, * protest."
Happening by accident or chance.
Being both pertinent and fitting. Relevant. "And idea ** to the conversation."
Pompous speech or expression.
Repeated too often, overfamiliar through overuse. Trite, commonplace, clichéd. "That's an old ** phrase."
Calm and peaceful. Tranquil. "** days."
Pursue of or the devotion of pleasure of the senses.
The consistence dominance of one state or ideology over others. Domination, supremacy.
One who attacks or undermines traditional conventions or institutions. One who destroys sacred religious images. Rebel, radical, heretic.
Given to intense or excessive devotion to something.
Revealing no emotion. Expressionless. Imperturbable, calm, serene.
Incapable of being pacified or appeased. Inexorable, inflexible, intractable.
Immunity from punishment or penalty.
In an initial or early stage. Not fully formed. Insipient.
Inappropriate, unfortunate. Marked by or producing unhappiness. "** circumstances."
Without taste or flavor.
Extremely talkative. Articulated.
Characterized by brightness and the emission of light.
Having or showing vicious or ill will or hatred.
Capable of being shaped.
A lie, a falsehood, the condition of being untruthful, dishonest, mendacious.
Characterized by extreme care and precision.
One who hates or mistrusts humankind.
To make or become less severe or intense, To moderate. Ease, palliate. Alleviate. "** the pain."
Impervious to persuasion, hardhearted. Obstinate, fixed. " He was an old ** man."
Exhibiting a servile compliance. Submissive. Attentive to win people by flattery. "She is obsequious to anyone with a doctorate degree."
To obstruct or block.
Disgrace resulting from shameful conduct. Extreme dishonor. Disgrace, ignominy, shame.
The profession or principles of teaching or instructing.
Extreme poverty or scarcity. Indigence, pauperism. "To be reduced to **."
Having the quality to pervade or permeate. "Pervasive odor of garlic."
To grieve or mourn. To lose vigor. Languish, yearn.
To illegally use or reproduce.
The essential or the most important part. "The ** of the argument."
Precisely meaningful. "A ** comment."
To appease. To calm by making concessions.
A superficial remark or statement as if it were original or significant. Banality, cliché.
Something that weights down or oppresses. a burden. To drop straight down. Drop. "Stock prices **ed."
Extravagantly wasteful. Giving or given in abundance, lavish, profuse.
Given or coming forth abundantly.
To increase swiftly and abundantly.
Questions, doubts in mind.
Prone to complaining.
Characterized by long-lasting resentment.
Obstinately defiant of authority. Difficult to manage.
To reject the validity of. To refuse to have anything to do with. Disown, reject.
To make void. To invalidate, to retract. To cancel officially. " you have to ** that order immediately."
Expressing feeling of profound respect.
Using language effectively to please or persuade. Grandiloquence.
Promoting health or well-being.
Able to meet financial obligations.
Seeming true but actually being fallacious. Spurious, deceptive. "He wasn't convinced by such ** arguments."
A court order requiring appearance or testimony.
Exceeding what is sufficient or necessary. Pointless, excess, extra.
An overabundant supply. Excess, overabundance.
The quality of adherence or persistence to something valued. Persistent determination.
Having little substance or strength. Flimsy, week.
A long and extremely critical speech. A harsh denunciation.
Fleeting, passing quickly. Brief.
Enthusiastic devotion to a cause or an ideal. Fervent, impassioned.