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48 terms

english grammer

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definitely
in a definite manner
(absolutely, doubtless, expressly, surely)
anonymous
without any name acknowledged, of unknown name
(nameless, secret, unidentified)
exhibited
to offer or expose to view; to place on show
(advertise, display, feature)
successful
achieving or having achieved success
(acknowledged, victorious, advantageous)
loneliness
affected with, characterized by, or causing a depressing feeling of being alone
(alienation, seolation, aloneness)
unnecessarily
not necessary or essential
(avoidable, optionally, uselessly)
approximate
nearly exact; not perfectly accurate or correct
(almost, close to, rough)
ambiguous
open to o rhaving several possible meaning or interpretations
(indefinite, unclear, vague)
unequivocal
absolute; not suspect to conditions or exceptions
(absolute, undeniable, straight)
alcohol
intoxicating liquour including gin, whisky, vodka
(spirits, drink, booze)
professionally
following an occupation as a means of livelihood or for gain
incessant
continuing without interruption
(ceaseless, unending, everlasting, continuous)
dissemination
the act of disseminating or spreading widely
(broadcasting, spread, circulation
penalties
a punishment imposed or incurred for a violatiion of law or rule
(discipline, cost, price)
ultimately
last; furthest or farthest; ending a process or series
(in conclusion, conclusively, basically)
descendant
a person or animal that is descended from a specific ancestor ; an offspring
(kin, product, offspring)
desist
to cease, as from some action or proceeding; stop
(avoid, suspend, yield)
repetition
the act of repeating; repeated action, performance
(reoccurrence, repeat, restatement)
hostility
a hostile state, condition, or attitude
(agression, bitterness, war)
saccharine
of the nature of or resembling that of sugar
(sweet, candied, honeyed)
cyncism
cynical disposition, character, or belief
(distrust, doubt, bitterness)
obscured
not clear to the understanding; hard to perceive
(misrepresent, confuse)
melefactor
a person who violated the law
(criminal, convict, bad, rascal)q
malevolent
wishing evil or harm to another or others
(bad-natured, evil-minded, vindictive)
plundered
to rob of goods or valuables by open force, as in war, hostile raids
(devastate, raid, snap)
apprehended
to take into custody; arrest by legal warrant or authority
(grab, capture, seize)
evasion
an act or instance of escaping, avoiding, or shirking something
(excuse, routine, shift)
discerning
showing good or outstanding judgement and understanding
(anticipate, ascertain, behold)
matriarch
the female head of a family or tribal line
(dignified woman, mother, queen)
martyr
a person who willingly suffers death rather than renounce his or her religion
(offering, saint)
robust
strong and healthy
(athletic, muscular, powerful)
brittle
easily damaged or destroyed
(breakable, delicate, frail)
bleak
without hope or encouragement
(bare, flat, raw)
simultaneously
existing, occuring, or operating at the same time
(as one, together, synchronously)
spontaneously
given to acting upon sudden impulses
(immediately, impromptu)
congestion
overcrowding; clogging
(jam, mass, crowdedness)
tautology
use of different words to say the same thing twice in the same statement
(repetition, verbosity)
grotesque
odd or unnatural in shape; fantastically ugly
(weird, freakish, obsured)
uninhabitable
to exist or be situated withing, dwell in
(unlivable, unoccupiable)
glamour
excitement, adventure and unusual activity
(allure, romance, appeal)
clamour
a loud uproar, as from a crowd of people
(express, verbalize)
seldom
on only a few occasions; rarely
(hardly, sometimes, not often)
verbosity
the state or quality of being verbose
(verbiage, talkativeness)
ambiguity
doubtfull or uncertainty of meaning or intention
(doubt, obsurity, double meaning)
expository
the nautre of exposition; serving to expound, set forth, or explain
(critical, explanatory)
meticulous
taking or showing extreme care about minute details
(precise, thorough, accurate)
excellence
possessing outstanding quality or superior merit
(desirable, magnificent, finest)
anxious
full of mental distress or uneasiness because of fear of danger and misfortune
(nervous, afraid, uneasy)