A noun- The verdure of the garden was her pride and joy.
greenery; fresh and ripe vegetation
An adjective- the verdant garden was her pride and joy.
green; lush with vegetation
Noun- the veridity of the freshman on the football team was easily seen.
lack of experience; innocence
A candid statement from a politician is not common.
open and sincere- someone being honest- not hiding anything-
Jack's candor was refreshing...= someone's truthfulness
frankness or sincerity of expression; openness
Adjective- The incandescent nature of Lucie's hair...
Noun- the pallor of the man's skin...
extreme or unnatural paleness
Adjective- The pallid flower....
lacking color; dull
Verb- It appalled the teacher to see so many cheaters.
to fill with horror or disapproval
An adjective- the livid student
Verb- she denigrated the student...
to attack the character of; to mock
Noun- the child's peccadillo was something that didn't concern the mother.
a small sin or fault
Adj.- The impeccable paper was praised by the teacher.
having no flaws
Adj.- The peccant remark made to the young girls uncomfortable.
violating a moral law; sinful
Adj.- She didn't appreciate the pejorative comments.
negative and critical; insulting
Verb- Drinking impairs your reaction time.
to cause to diminish, as in strength, value, or quality
Verb- The student maligned the teacher when the teacher stepped out of the room.
to speak of maliciously; insult
Verb- Many students malinger during the spring months.
to pretend to be sick in order to avoid something
Noun- The malaise of the student could be seen in her sad eyes.
a sense of unease; depression
Adj.- The accident happened because of her negligent behavior.
not properly attentive
Adj.- The negligible mistakes made on the paper didn't affect her grade.
Verb- His foul language negated the effect of his apology.
to cancel the effect of; nullify