(Definition) adjective: full of or characterized by enthusiasm; ardent
He seems very ___________ about his role in the play.
He is enthusiastic about tennis.
(Definition) adjective: having or regarding the self or the individual as the center of all things
(Definition) Verb: to make a distinction in favor of or against a person or thing on the basis of the group, class, or category to which the person or thing belongs rather than according to actual merit; show partiality
The new law _________ against foreigners. He discriminates in favor of his relatives.
(Synonyms) See distinguish
(Definition) adjective: making a splendid appearance or show; of exceptional beauty, size, etc.
Prince George and his parents are enjoying their first Christmas in their ___________ country home.
(Definition) noun: a nightgown.
(Definition) Verb: to reduce in amount, degree, intensity, etc.; lessen; diminish
That modern science has repeatedly affirmed their findings does little to _______ the continuing doubt.
When my boss started to_________at my project book loudly, I felt myself go red.
(Definition) Verb: to struggle or fight in a rough, confused manner.
(Definition) noun: the act of estimating or judging the nature or value of something or someone.
Holbrooke was friends with Kissinger but he remained unflinchingly honest in his _________.
________ for time
(Definition) noun: any material or substance used for grinding, polishing, etc., as emery, pumice, or sandpaper.
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