flamboyant confidence of style or manner.
"he entertained Palm Springs society with great panache"
synonyms: flamboyant confidence, flamboyance, confidence, self-assurance, style, stylishness, flair, elan, dash, flourish, verve, zest, spirit, brio, éclat, vivacity, vigor, gusto, animation, liveliness, vitality, enthusiasm, energy;
of or characteristic of a miser. ADJ. synonyms: meager, inadequate, paltry, limited, insufficient, deficient, negligible, insubstantial, skimpy, miserable, lamentable, pitiful, puny, niggardly, beggarly; NOUN elaborate display or ceremony. synonyms: spectacle, display, ceremony, ceremoniousness, magnificence, pomp, glory, splendor, grandeur, glamour, flourish, glitter, theatricality, drama, show, showiness ADJ behaving or looking as though one thinks one is superior to others. synonyms; arrogant, haughty, conceited, disdainful, overbearing, pompous, condescending, superior, patronizing, imperious, proud, lofty, lordly, snobbish, snobby, overweening, smug; VERB (of a bird) sing softly and with a succession of constantly changing notes. synonyms; trill, sing, chirp, chirrup, chirr, cheep, twitter, tweet, whistle, chatter, squeak, pipe, peep ADJ excessively talkative, especially on trivial matters. synonyms: talkative, loquacious, voluble, verbose, long-winded, chatty, chattery, chattering, gossipy, gossiping, babbling, blathering, prattling, prating, jabbering, gushing, effusive, expansive, forthcoming, conversational, communicative; More
antonyms: taciturn, reticent, concise
ADJ having a good reputation. synonyms: well thought of, highly regarded, well respected, respected, respectable, with a good reputation, of repute, of good repute, creditable, esteemed, prestigious, estimable; More
antonyms: disreputable, untrustworthy
VERB to act in an excessively subservient manner. synonyms: grovel, behave obsequiously, be obsequious, be servile, be sycophantic, fawn on, bow and scrape, toady, truckle, abase oneself, humble oneself, prostrate oneself; VERB speak to someone or about something in a scornfully derisive or mocking way.
""You, a scientist?" he __________."
synonyms; mock, deride, ridicule, sneer at, be scornful about, treat contemptuously, jeer at, jibe at, make fun of, poke fun at, laugh at, scorn, laugh to scorn, dismiss, pooh-pooh, make light of, belittle; More
ADJ cheerful and lighthearted.
synonyms: cheerful, happy, jolly, merry, bright, glad, sunny, joyful, joyous, lighthearted, in good spirits, in high spirits, sparkling, bubbly, exuberant, ebullient, cock-a-hoop, elated, gleeful, breezy, airy, cheery, sprightly, jaunty, animated, radiant, smiling, grinning, laughing, mirthful, frolicsome;
NOUN the fact or condition of being magnanimous; generosity. synonyms: generosity, charitableness, charity, benevolence, beneficence, open-handedness, big-heartedness, great-heartedness, liberality, humanity, nobility, chivalry, kindness, munificence, bountifulness, bounty, largesse, altruism, philanthropy; More
antonyms: meanness, selfishness
ADJ like a cavern in size, shape, or atmosphere synonyms: vast, huge, large, immense, spacious, roomy, airy, commodious, capacious, voluminous, ample, rambling, extensive, high, deep; More
antonyms: small, poky
VERB prevent (something considered wrong or undesirable) from succeeding. synonyms: thwart, frustrate, counter, oppose, balk, disappoint, impede, obstruct, hamper, hinder, snooker, cripple, scotch, derail, smash, dash; More
ADJ having a meaning that is mysterious or obscure. synonyms: enigmatic, mysterious, hard to understand, confusing, mystifying, perplexing, puzzling, obscure, abstruse, arcane, oracular, Delphic, ambiguous, elliptical, oblique; as clear as mud
"his cryptic comments taxed her powers of comprehension"
antonyms: straightforward, clear
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