Create an account
(adj.) dull, lacking in distinction and originality; matter-of-fact, straightforward; Something prose-like, lacking the creativity of poetry.
To assert; Mitt Romney.... that his comments are not arrogant examples of atrocious mispeak, but rather present the true basis of his beliefs. Seriously.
To feel remorse. The athlete, filled with ...., wished she only would have tried a little harder to manage her time instead of quitting the team.
Of few words. Batman was ..... And he had a lisp. And a very goofy voice that was supposed to somehow sound intimidating.
Verbally aggressive. Berkley has a ....attitude and he is not afraid to let everyone know it.
Fundamentally different. Two ..... images are linked in a modern piece of poetry to create a desired effect.
Standing out in a bad way. Remember greg is flock, but out of the flock in a bad way. Like Claude Lemiuex committed an ..... error when he chose to break Kris Draper's jaw with a blind hit from behind. He paid.Nuff said.
Harmless. My airhead comment to Que, so clearly .... in context and connotation, was not received in the same manner by Que...or her mom. Whoops.
Open, up front, and honest. A more .....approach may have been better, where I simply explain to Que that she needs to stop questioning everything I say. all the time.
Wildly unpredictable. Sometimes teenagers can exhibit ..... behavior based on the hormones charging through their bodies.
Depressing view. Orwell may have had a ..... outlook on humanity, but I can't help but agree with him.
Over abundance of. Luckily Dan has a ..... amount of chest hair to showcase, which is a feature much admired by his fiancee.
In existence. Book dealing better be ..... generations from now because I can never replace the satisfaction I get from reading a physical book.
Disagreeable. Some of my athletes tend to be highly ....., and no matter what I do, I can never make them happy.
Favorable. An ..... start to our season will not be overshadowed by recent tensions and concerns.
Sap energy from. Rather than leaving invigorated by our workout sessions, my athletes are often left ...... after practice. This could be due to lack of proper nutrition, ie eating only a bean burrito prior to practice. mmmm,, healthy.
State vaguely with the intent to deceive. Mitt Romney uses ..... language to avoid ever actually revealing anything about his budget plans....in fear that we might realize they aren't actually feasible. Prevaricate is a great synonym for this one.
To have mixed emotions. This is not the same as apathetic; because you actually have feelings on both sides as opposed to no feelings at all. I am feeling ...... towards the length of dress for my bridesmaids.
Diligent w/careful attention. I try to coach in a ..... fashion, taking everything into account in a pre-planned manner, as much as I can.
To flow the tide of. She .... the round of gossip spreading through the team by having them take a simple vote as to practice time.
Limited outlook or understanding. Her ..... reasoning of formation placement made it impossible for her to understand why she was placed in the back row.
Disreputable. Though Kristen may boast a .... past, she is now a well intentioned stay at home momma.
Complicated. Some of my student blog questions were too .... for my high school students to accurately answer.
Communicative and sociable. Though I would never refer to myself as ...., alcohol has truly helped me to learn how to be interesting and open.
Contemptible and ignoble. The 47% of the population that mooches off of the government is a .... ..... to be sure.
Drink in copiously- liquid or wisdom. The teacher .... her wisdom upon the pupil....who wasn't even listening. Oh well.
Become overwhelmed by too many things. I often feel ..... by the minutia of my daily schedule. Then I sing a little song and I'm ok.
To limit; usually in the context of an opinion. I love coaching cheerleading, but I sure could do without all of the drama.
Careful about money, positive connotation. No one would ever call me ....., as I spend money frivolously on a routine basis.
Object-show reluctance. When the team voted on practice time, she ..... when the group tried to change plans.
Careless and routine. When your job boils down to a ..... attitude, you should know that it's time to move on.
Bossy and Domineering. Sometimes I give direction in a ..... way because asking nicely is getting us nowhere.
Very poor. The ..... in America make up the 47% Mitt Romney is so repulsed by. A Very nice thing to publicly state.
Feel anger over a perceived injustice. Que felt ..... towards the remark I made, as innocuous as it was. This injustice was perceived only within her mind.
Complete and utter. Mitt Romney is an ..... fool and I would cringe wholeheartedly should he ever be elected as my president.
Wandering path. With such ..... behavior and hapless commentary, how could he ever make a good president?
Cunning and wily; the opposite of innocent refers to artless. Neither refer to art itself. A very ..... way to define a term.
Censor- remove objectionable material. The racy scenes in the movie were quickly ...... to allow its showing on the big screen. Meanwhile, they remained intact for the DVD version.
Remove completely from the record. I wish someone would ...... the silly act from his record so he could move on with his life. Or we could just leave him in a quandary forever. That's cool too.
To express strong disapproval of. Many republicans came out to publicly ...... the comments made by Romney as they would do nothing to bolster votes or the party image.
Move slow in a labored fashion. When Dutchess was near her end, the intensity of her pain was evident in the ...... way she limped around the room. My poor baby.
Impossible to fathom. How long would it take you to drive around the world? Right. That's .......
Very versatile. You may regard Heath Ledger as a protean actor as he was able to adapt from silly chick flicks, to serious cowboy love, to dangerous evil joker.
Haughty and disdainful. You raise your eyebrows (cilia) to look down at someone in a disdainful way. Oh yes, you are so much better than them.
Having to do with clothing. There was a muscle tailors would cross when they worked on clothes and so the word comes from this...
Cheerful and optimistic. Blood is rushing to your face as you are filled with positive energy!
Strict disciplinarian- the one holding all of the strings. This is an example of an eponym.
An amalgamate of different schools of thought. A religion that combines bits and pieces of other religions into a new one.
Someone or something that is the source of one's hatred. Petty issues and lack of dedication are anathema to my very core.
Renunciation of one's faith. I wonder if this works too if you renounce your country and its values...
To suggest something subtly. She tried to intimate to him what she really wanted to eat, but he didn't care.
Spend recklessly almost to the point of immorality. Governments can often be accused of profligating the nation's funds.
Sounds as sweet as honey. The voice of Ella Fitzgerald rings..... to the ears of multitudes.
Launch into a diatribe or tirade. Frothing at the mouth, this is only used in extreme cases.
series of images that appear as if they are from a dream; whether real or imagined, oooh spooky!
an act so horrible or deplorable it leaves everyone aghast; something in excess of what is deemed tolerable
having strong moral principles; uprightness. When someone _____ you, you tense up and stand straight. LOL
Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.
Having trouble? Click here for help.
We can’t access your microphone!
Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again
Reload the page to try again!Reload
Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom
Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom
It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.
Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.
For more help, see our troubleshooting page.
Your microphone is muted
For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.
Star this term
You can study starred terms together