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ornate (Also ornatest, ornater) : Related Words Words similar in meaning to ornate

lace

  • noun a cord that is drawn through eyelets or around hooks in order to draw together two edges (as of a shoe or garment)
    lacing.
  • noun a delicate decorative fabric woven in an open web of symmetrical patterns

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rhetorician

  • noun a person who delivers a speech or oration
    orator; public speaker; speechmaker; speechifier.

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yellow

  • noun yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons
    yellowness.
  • verb turn yellow
    • The pages of the book began to yellow

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windy

  • adjective satellite abounding in or exposed to the wind or breezes
    blowy; breezy.
    • blowy weather
    • a windy bluff
  • adjective satellite not practical or realizable; speculative
    airy; visionary; impractical; Laputan.
    • airy theories about socioeconomic improvement
    • visionary schemes for getting rich

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clinquant

  • adjective satellite glittering with gold or silver
    tinseled; tinselly.

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ornate

  • adjective satellite marked by elaborate rhetoric and elaborated with decorative details
    flowery.
    • a flowery speech
    • ornate rhetoric taught out of the rule of Plato"-John Milton

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lacy

  • adjective satellite made of or resembling lace
    lacelike.
    • a lacy gown
    • a lacy leaf
  • adjective satellite having open interstices or resembling a web
    weblike; netted; webby; webbed; netlike.

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two-dimensional

  • adjective involving two dimensions
    planar.
  • adjective satellite lacking the expected range or depth; not designed to give an illusion or depth
    flat; 2-dimensional.
    • a film with two-dimensional characters
    • a flat two-dimensional painting

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compact

  • noun a small cosmetics case with a mirror; to be carried in a woman's purse
    powder compact.
  • noun a signed written agreement between two or more parties (nations) to perform some action
    covenant; concordat.

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speechify

  • verb make speeches; hold forth, or harangue with a certain degree of formality
    • These ministers speechify on every occasion

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earthbound

  • adjective satellite confined to the earth
  • adjective satellite lacking wit or imagination
    pedestrian; prosaic; prosy.
    • a pedestrian movie plot

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flash

  • noun a sudden intense burst of radiant energy
  • noun a momentary brightness

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literary

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of literature
    • literary criticism
  • adjective satellite knowledgeable about literature
    • a literary style

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device

  • noun an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
    • the device is small enough to wear on your wrist
    • a device intended to conserve water
  • noun something in an artistic work designed to achieve a particular effect

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honorific

  • noun an expression of respect
    • the Japanese use many honorifics
  • adjective satellite conferring or showing honor or respect
    • honorific social status commonly attaches to membership in a recognized profession

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portentous

  • adjective satellite of momentous or ominous significance
    prodigious.
    • such a portentous...monster raised all my curiosity"- Herman Melville
    • a prodigious vision
  • adjective satellite ominously prophetic
    foreboding; fateful.

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analogous

  • adjective satellite similar or equivalent in some respects though otherwise dissimilar
    correspondent.
    • brains and computers are often considered analogous
    • salmon roe is marketed as analogous to caviar
  • adjective corresponding in function but not in evolutionary origin
    • the wings of a bee and those of a hummingbird are analogous

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overwrought

  • adjective satellite deeply agitated especially from emotion
    distraught.
    • distraught with grief

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tub-thumper

  • noun a noisy and vigorous or ranting public speaker

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stump_speech

  • noun political oratory

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pontifical

  • noun the vestments and other insignia of a pontiff (especially a bishop)
  • adjective proceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles
    papal; apostolical; apostolic.
    • papal dispensation

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spoon

  • noun a piece of cutlery with a shallow bowl-shaped container and a handle; used to stir or serve or take up food
  • noun as much as a spoon will hold
    spoonful.
    • he added two spoons of sugar

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plushy

  • adjective satellite (of textures) resembling plush
    plush-like.
  • adjective satellite characterized by extravagance and profusion
    lavish; lush; lucullan; plush.
    • a lavish buffet
    • a lucullan feast

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bathos

  • noun triteness or triviality of style
  • noun insincere pathos
    mawkishness.

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ranting

  • noun a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion
    rant; harangue.
  • verb talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner
    rabbit on; spout; rant; rave; mouth off; jabber.

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ornately

  • adverb in an ornate manner
    • the cradle was ornately carved

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large

  • noun a garment size for a large person
  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    big.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world

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conventionalize

  • verb make conventional or adapt to conventions
    conventionalise.
    • conventionalized behavior
  • verb represent according to a conventional style
    stylize; stylise.
    • a stylized female head

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flashy

  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; gaudy; brassy; meretricious; tatty; tawdry; flash; cheap; tacky; gimcrack; loud; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments
  • adjective satellite (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display
    showy; gaudy; sporty; jazzy.

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epicurean

  • noun a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink)
    foodie; gourmet; gastronome; bon vivant; epicure.
  • adjective of Epicurus or epicureanism
    • Epicurean philosophy

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winded

  • adjective satellite breathing laboriously or convulsively
    pursy; short-winded; blown.
  • verb to move or cause to move in a sinuous, spiral, or circular course
    wander; meander; thread; wind; weave.
    • the river winds through the hills
    • the path meanders through the vineyards
    • sometimes, the gout wanders through the entire body

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antiphonary

  • noun bound collection of antiphons
    antiphonal.
  • adjective relating to or resembling an antiphon or antiphony
    antiphonal.

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monotonous

  • adjective satellite tediously repetitious or lacking in variety; all work and no play"
    humdrum.
    • a humdrum existence
    • nothing is so monotonous as the sea
  • adjective satellite sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch
    flat; monotonic; monotone.
    • the owl's faint monotonous hooting

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feathery

  • adjective satellite resembling or suggesting a feather or feathers
    featherlike.
    • feathery palm trees
  • adjective satellite characterized by a covering of feathers
    • the feathery congregation of jays

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concise

  • adjective expressing much in few words
    • a concise explanation

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tinseled

  • adjective satellite glittering with gold or silver
    clinquant; tinselly.
  • verb impart a cheap brightness to
    tinsel.
    • his tinseled image of Hollywood

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tea

  • noun a beverage made by steeping tea leaves in water
    • iced tea is a cooling drink
  • noun a light midafternoon meal of tea and sandwiches or cakes
    afternoon tea; teatime.
    • an Englishman would interrupt a war to have his afternoon tea

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repetitive

  • adjective satellite repetitive and persistent
    insistent.
    • the bluejay's insistent cry
  • adjective characterized by repetition
    repetitious.
    • repetitive movement

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crocketed

  • adjective satellite (of a gable or spire) furnished with a crocket (an ornament in the form of curved or bent foliage)
    • a crocketed spire

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exuberant

  • adjective satellite joyously unrestrained
    high-spirited; ebullient.
  • adjective satellite unrestrained, especially with regard to feelings
    extravagant; overweening; excessive.
    • extravagant praise
    • exuberant compliments
    • overweening ambition
    • overweening greed

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pretentious

  • adjective making claim to or creating an appearance of (often undeserved) importance or distinction
    • a pretentious country house
    • a pretentious fraud
    • a pretentious scholarly edition
  • adjective intended to attract notice and impress others
    ostentatious.
    • an ostentatious sable coat

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expressive

  • adjective satellite characterized by expression
    • a very expressive face

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panegyrist

  • noun an orator who delivers eulogies or panegyrics
    eulogist.

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voluptuous

  • adjective satellite having strong sexual appeal
    toothsome; luscious; red-hot; juicy.
    • juicy barmaids
    • a red-hot mama
    • a voluptuous woman
    • a toothsome blonde in a tight dress
  • adjective satellite (of a woman's body) having a large bosom and pleasing curves
    busty; sonsie; stacked; full-bosomed; bosomy; buxom; curvaceous; curvy; well-endowed; sonsy.
    • Hollywood seems full of curvaceous blondes
    • a curvy young woman in a tight dress

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brief

  • noun a document stating the facts and points of law of a client's case
    legal brief.
  • noun a condensed written summary or abstract

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salutatory_oration

  • noun an opening or welcoming statement (especially one delivered at graduation exercises)
    salutatory; salutatory address.

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oration

  • noun an instance of oratory
    • he delivered an oration on the decline of family values

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succinct

  • adjective satellite briefly giving the gist of something
    compact; summary; compendious.
    • a short and compendious book
    • a compact style is brief and pithy
    • succinct comparisons
    • a summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject

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plush

  • noun a fabric with a nap that is longer and softer than velvet
  • adjective satellite characterized by extravagance and profusion
    lavish; lush; lucullan; plushy.
    • a lavish buffet
    • a lucullan feast

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prosaic

  • adjective satellite not fanciful or imaginative
    matter-of-fact.
    • local guides describe the history of various places in matter-of-fact tones
    • a prosaic and unimaginative essay
  • adjective satellite lacking wit or imagination
    pedestrian; prosy; earthbound.
    • a pedestrian movie plot

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gemmed

  • adjective satellite covered with beads or jewels or sequins
    spangled; beady; jewelled; sequined; spangly; jeweled.

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rich

  • noun people who have possessions and wealth (considered as a group)
    rich people.
    • only the very rich benefit from this legislation
  • adjective possessing material wealth
    • her father is extremely rich
    • many fond hopes are pinned on rich uncles

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honour

  • noun the state of being honored
    honor; laurels.
  • noun a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction
    accolade; honor; award; laurels.
    • an award for bravery

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terse

  • adjective satellite brief and to the point; effectively cut short; `yes'"
    laconic; curt; crisp.
    • a crisp retort
    • a response so curt as to be almost rude
    • the laconic reply
    • short and terse and easy to understand

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quoin

  • noun expandable metal or wooden wedge used by printers to lock up a form within a chase
    coigne; coign.
  • noun the keystone of an arch
    coigne; coign.

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address

  • noun (computer science) the code that identifies where a piece of information is stored
    reference; computer address.
  • noun the place where a person or organization can be found or communicated with

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carbuncled

  • adjective satellite afflicted with or resembling a carbuncle
    carbuncular.
  • adjective satellite set with carbuncles

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piquant

  • adjective satellite having an agreeably pungent taste
    savory; savoury; spicy; zesty.
  • adjective satellite engagingly stimulating or provocative
    salty.
    • a piquant wit
    • salty language

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elaborate

  • verb add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing
    expound; lucubrate; dilate; expatiate; enlarge; exposit; flesh out; expand.
    • She elaborated on the main ideas in her dissertation
  • verb produce from basic elements or sources; change into a more developed product
    • The bee elaborates honey

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salutatory_address

  • noun an opening or welcoming statement (especially one delivered at graduation exercises)
    salutatory oration; salutatory.

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pretentiousness

  • noun lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity
    splashiness; pompousness; ostentation; puffiness; inflation; pomposity; ostentatiousness.
  • noun the quality of being pretentious (behaving or speaking in such a manner as to create a false appearance of great importance or worth)
    pretension; largeness.

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tinselly

  • adjective satellite glittering with gold or silver
    tinseled; clinquant.

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circumlocutious

  • adjective satellite roundabout and unnecessarily wordy; (`ambagious' is archaic)
    periphrastic; circumlocutory; ambagious.
    • had a preference for circumlocutious (or circumlocutory) rather than forthright expression
    • A periphrastic study in a worn-out poetical fashion,/ Leaving one still with the intolerable wrestle/ With words and meanings."-T.S.Eliot

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processional

  • noun religious music used in a procession
    prosodion.
  • adjective intended for use in a procession
    • processional music
    • processional cross

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unglamorous

  • adjective satellite not challenging; dull and lacking excitement
    humdrum; prosaic; commonplace; unglamourous.
    • an unglamorous job greasing engines

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fantastic

  • adjective satellite ludicrously odd
    grotesque; antic; fantastical.
    • Hamlet's assumed antic disposition
    • fantastic Halloween costumes
    • a grotesque reflection in the mirror
  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    marvelous; marvellous; grand; terrific; howling; wonderful; wondrous; rattling; tremendous.
    • a fantastic trip to the Orient
    • the film was fantastic!
    • a howling success
    • a marvelous collection of rare books
    • had a rattling conversation about politics
    • a tremendous achievement

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love

  • noun a strong positive emotion of regard and affection
    • his love for his work
    • children need a lot of love
  • noun any object of warm affection or devotion;
    passion.
    • the theater was her first love
    • he has a passion for cock fighting

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verbose

  • adjective satellite using or containing too many words
    tedious; windy; wordy; long-winded.
    • long-winded (or windy) speakers
    • verbose and ineffective instructional methods
    • newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials
    • proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes

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humour

  • noun a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling
    humor; temper; mood.
    • whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time
    • he was in a bad humor
  • noun a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
    witticism; wittiness; wit; humor.

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eulogist

  • noun an orator who delivers eulogies or panegyrics
    panegyrist.

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puffed

  • adjective satellite gathered for protruding fullness
    puff.
    • puff sleeves
  • verb smoke and exhale strongly
    puff; whiff.
    • puff a cigar
    • whiff a pipe

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doric_order

  • noun the oldest and simplest of the Greek orders and the only one that normally has no base
    Dorian order.

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catafalque

  • noun a decorated bier on which a coffin rests in state during a funeral

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speechmaker

  • noun a person who delivers a speech or oration
    orator; public speaker; speechifier; rhetorician.

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sesquipedalian

  • noun a very long word (a foot and a half long)
    sesquipedalia.
  • adjective satellite given to the overuse of long words
    • sesquipedalian orators
    • this sesquipedalian way of saying one has no money

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two

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
    II; deuce; 2.
  • noun one of the four playing cards in a deck that have two spots
    deuce.

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frog

  • noun any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species
    toad; batrachian; salientian; anuran; toad frog.
  • noun a person of French descent
    Gaul.

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figurative

  • adjective (used of the meanings of words or text) not literal; using figures of speech
    nonliteral.
    • figurative language
  • adjective satellite consisting of or forming human or animal figures
    figural.
    • a figural design
    • the figurative art of the humanistic tradition"- Herbert Read

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music

  • noun an artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
  • noun any agreeable (pleasing and harmonious) sounds
    euphony.
    • he fell asleep to the music of the wind chimes

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grandiloquent

  • adjective satellite lofty in style
    tall; magniloquent.
    • he engages in so much tall talk, one never really realizes what he is saying
  • adjective satellite puffed up with vanity
    pompous; portentous; overblown; pontifical.
    • a grandiloquent and boastful manner
    • overblown oratory
    • a pompous speech
    • pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey"- Newsweek

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flat

  • noun a level tract of land
    • the salt flats of Utah
  • noun a shallow box in which seedlings are started

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bombast

  • noun pompous or pretentious talk or writing
    blah; fustian; claptrap; rant.

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highfalutin

  • adjective satellite affectedly genteel
    grandiose; la-di-da; highfaluting; hoity-toity; hifalutin.

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plumy

  • adjective satellite resembling a plume
    plumelike.
    • the dog's plumy tail
  • adjective satellite having or covered with or abounding in plumes
    plumed.
    • the plumed serpent
    • white-plumed egrets

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on

  • adjective in operation or operational
    • left the oven on
    • the switch is in the on position
  • adjective (of events) planned or scheduled
    • the picnic is on, rain or shine
    • we have nothing on for Friday night

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crested

  • adjective satellite bearing an heraldic device
  • verb lie at the top of
    cap; crest.
    • Snow capped the mountains

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hoity-toity

  • adjective satellite affectedly genteel
    grandiose; highfalutin; la-di-da; highfaluting; hifalutin.

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mass

  • noun the property of a body that causes it to have weight in a gravitational field
  • noun (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
    plenty; great deal; pot; sight; flock; mint; slew; mountain; deal; wad; muckle; pile; lot; mickle; raft; quite a little; passel; hatful; mess; spate; heap; peck; stack; good deal; batch; tidy sum.
    • a batch of letters
    • a deal of trouble
    • a lot of money
    • he made a mint on the stock market
    • see the rest of the winners in our huge passel of photos
    • it must have cost plenty
    • a slew of journalists
    • a wad of money

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rabbit

  • noun any of various burrowing animals of the family Leporidae having long ears and short tails; some domesticated and raised for pets or food
    cony; coney.
  • noun the fur of a rabbit
    lapin.

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particular

  • noun a fact about some part (as opposed to general)
    specific.
    • he always reasons from the particular to the general
  • noun a small part that can be considered separately from the whole
    item; detail.
    • it was perfect in all details

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orator

  • noun a person who delivers a speech or oration
    public speaker; speechmaker; speechifier; rhetorician.

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mounted

  • adjective satellite assembled for use; especially by being attached to a support
  • verb attach to a support
    mount.
    • They mounted the aerator on a floating

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pretense

  • noun the act of giving a false appearance
    pretence; feigning; pretending; simulation.
    • his conformity was only pretending
  • noun pretending with intention to deceive
    pretence; dissembling; feigning.

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pathos

  • noun a quality that arouses emotions (especially pity or sorrow)
    poignancy.
    • the film captured all the pathos of their situation
  • noun a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others
    pity; commiseration; ruth.
    • the blind are too often objects of pity

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off-colour

  • adjective satellite in violation of good taste even verging on the indecent
    indelicate; off-color.
    • an indelicate remark
    • an off-color joke

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cloisonne

  • noun enamelware in which colored areas are separated by thin metal strips
  • adjective satellite (for metals) having areas separated by metal and filled with colored enamel and fired
    champleve.

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unglamourous

  • adjective satellite not challenging; dull and lacking excitement
    humdrum; prosaic; commonplace; unglamorous.
    • an unglamorous job greasing engines

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over-embellished

  • adjective satellite excessively elaborate or showily expressed
    purple; empurpled.
    • a writer of empurpled literature
    • many purple passages
    • an over-embellished story of the fish that got away

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bombastic

  • adjective satellite ostentatiously lofty in style
    tumid; orotund; large; turgid; declamatory.
    • a man given to large talk
    • tumid political prose

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unexciting

  • adjective not stimulating
    unstimulating.
  • adjective not exciting
    • an unexciting novel
    • lived an unexciting life

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pretend

  • noun the enactment of a pretense
    make-believe.
    • it was just pretend
  • verb make believe with the intent to deceive
    affect; feign; dissemble; sham.
    • He feigned that he was ill
    • He shammed a headache

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thump

  • noun a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)
    thud; clump; clunk; thumping.
  • noun a heavy blow with the hand

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long-winded

  • adjective satellite using or containing too many words
    tedious; windy; wordy; verbose.
    • long-winded (or windy) speakers
    • verbose and ineffective instructional methods
    • newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials
    • proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes

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inflamed

  • adjective satellite resulting from inflammation; hot and swollen and reddened
    • eyes inflamed with crying
  • verb cause inflammation in
    inflame.
    • The repetitive motion inflamed her joint

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frilled

  • adjective satellite having decorative ruffles or frills
    frilly; ruffled.

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stimulating

  • adjective rousing or quickening activity or the senses
    • a stimulating discussion
  • verb act as a stimulant
    excite; stimulate.
    • The book stimulated her imagination
    • This play stimulates

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pleonastic

  • adjective satellite repetition of same sense in different words
    tautological; redundant; tautologic.
    • `a true fact' and `a free gift' are pleonastic expressions
    • the phrase `a beginner who has just started' is tautological
    • at the risk of being redundant I return to my original proposition"- J.B.Conant

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epideictic_oratory

  • noun a type of oratory used to eulogize or condemn a person or group of people
    • Pericles' funeral oration for Athenians killed in the Peloponnesian War is a famous example of epideictic oratory

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high-sounding

  • adjective satellite pretentious (especially with regard to language or ideals)
    high-flown; inflated.
    • high-flown talk of preserving the moral tone of the school
    • a high-sounding dissertation on the means to attain social revolution

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high

  • noun a lofty level or position or degree
    • summer temperatures reached an all-time high
  • noun an air mass of higher than normal pressure
    • the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high

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fanciful

  • adjective satellite indulging in or influenced by fancy
    notional.
    • a fanciful mind
    • all the notional vagaries of childhood
  • adjective satellite not based on fact; unreal
    notional; imaginary.
    • the falsehood about some fanciful secret treaties"- F.D.Roosevelt
    • a small child's imaginary friends
    • to create a notional world for oneself

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phrase

  • noun an expression consisting of one or more words forming a grammatical constituent of a sentence
  • noun a short musical passage
    musical phrase.

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nonliteral

  • adjective (used of the meanings of words or text) not literal; using figures of speech
    figurative.
    • figurative language

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oratory

  • noun addressing an audience formally (usually a long and rhetorical address and often pompous)
    • he loved the sound of his own oratory

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magniloquence

  • noun high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation
    grandiosity; grandiloquence; rhetoric; ornateness.
    • the grandiosity of his prose
    • an excessive ornateness of language

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dress

  • noun a one-piece garment for a woman; has skirt and bodice
    frock.
  • noun clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion
    garb; attire.
    • formal attire
    • battle dress

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eloquent

  • adjective satellite expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively
    silver-tongued; facile; fluent; smooth-spoken; silver.
    • able to dazzle with his facile tongue
    • silver speech

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poetry

  • noun literature in metrical form
    verse; poesy.
  • noun any communication resembling poetry in beauty or the evocation of feeling

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magpie

  • noun long-tailed black-and-white crow that utters a raucous chattering call
  • noun someone who collects things that have been discarded by others
    scavenger; pack rat.

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lamp

  • noun an artificial source of visible illumination
  • noun a piece of furniture holding one or more electric light bulbs

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insistent

  • adjective satellite repetitive and persistent
    repetitive.
    • the bluejay's insistent cry
  • adjective satellite demanding attention
    instant; clamant; crying; exigent.
    • clamant needs
    • a crying need
    • regarded literary questions as exigent and momentous"- H.L.Mencken
    • insistent hunger
    • an instant need

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utterer

  • noun an organism that can utter vocal sounds
    vocalizer; vocaliser.
    • an utterer of foul oaths
    • is the giraffe a vocalizer?
  • noun someone who circulates forged banknotes or counterfeit coins

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circumlocutory

  • adjective satellite roundabout and unnecessarily wordy; (`ambagious' is archaic)
    periphrastic; ambagious; circumlocutious.
    • had a preference for circumlocutious (or circumlocutory) rather than forthright expression
    • A periphrastic study in a worn-out poetical fashion,/ Leaving one still with the intolerable wrestle/ With words and meanings."-T.S.Eliot

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embellish

  • verb add details to
    dramatize; dramatise; blow up; pad; embroider; lard; aggrandise; aggrandize.
  • verb be beautiful to look at
    deck; beautify; decorate; grace; adorn.
    • Flowers adorned the tables everywhere

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turgidness

  • noun pompously embellished language
    turgidity; flatulence.

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silver-tongued

  • adjective satellite expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively
    facile; eloquent; fluent; smooth-spoken; silver.
    • able to dazzle with his facile tongue
    • silver speech

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frilly

  • adjective satellite having decorative ruffles or frills
    frilled; ruffled.

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claptrap

  • noun pompous or pretentious talk or writing
    blah; fustian; bombast; rant.

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cicero

  • noun a linear unit of the size of type slightly larger than an em
  • noun a Roman statesman and orator remembered for his mastery of Latin prose (106-43 BC)
    Tully; Marcus Tullius Cicero.

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bouffant

  • noun a woman's hairstyle in which the hair gives a puffy appearance
  • adjective satellite being puffed out; used of hair style or clothing
    puffy.
    • a bouffant skirt

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bluff

  • noun a high steep bank (usually formed by river erosion)
  • noun pretense that your position is stronger than it really is
    • his bluff succeeded in getting him accepted

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prolix

  • adjective tediously prolonged or tending to speak or write at great length
    • editing a prolix manuscript
    • a prolix lecturer telling you more than you want to know

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flourish

  • noun a showy gesture
    • she entered with a great flourish
  • noun an ornamental embellishment in writing

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speechifier

  • noun a person who delivers a speech or oration
    orator; public speaker; speechmaker; rhetorician.

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matter-of-fact

  • adjective satellite not fanciful or imaginative
    prosaic.
    • local guides describe the history of various places in matter-of-fact tones
    • a prosaic and unimaginative essay
  • adjective satellite concerned with practical matters
    pragmatical; pragmatic.
    • a matter-of-fact (or pragmatic) approach to the problem
    • a matter-of-fact account of the trip

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raver

  • noun a participant in a rave dancing party
  • noun someone who rants and raves; speaks in a violent or loud manner
    ranter.

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facile

  • adjective satellite arrived at without due care or effort; lacking depth
    • too facile a solution for so complex a problem
  • adjective satellite performing adroitly and without effort
    • a facile hand

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spout

  • noun an opening that allows the passage of liquids or grain
  • verb gush forth in a sudden stream or jet
    spurt; spirt; gush.
    • water gushed forth

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redundant

  • adjective satellite more than is needed, desired, or required
    supererogatory; extra; surplus; spare; excess; superfluous; supernumerary.
    • trying to lose excess weight
    • found some extra change lying on the dresser
    • yet another book on heraldry might be thought redundant
    • skills made redundant by technological advance
    • sleeping in the spare room
    • supernumerary ornamentation
    • it was supererogatory of her to gloat
    • delete superfluous (or unnecessary) words
    • extra ribs as well as other supernumerary internal parts
    • surplus cheese distributed to the needy
  • adjective satellite repetition of same sense in different words
    pleonastic; tautological; tautologic.
    • `a true fact' and `a free gift' are pleonastic expressions
    • the phrase `a beginner who has just started' is tautological
    • at the risk of being redundant I return to my original proposition"- J.B.Conant

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legalese

  • noun a style that uses the abstruse technical vocabulary of the law

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sententious

  • adjective satellite abounding in or given to pompous or aphoristic moralizing
    • too often the significant episode deteriorates into sententious conversation"- Kathleen Barnes
  • adjective satellite concise and full of meaning
    pithy.
    • welcomed her pithy comments
    • the peculiarly sardonic and sententious style in which Don Luis composed his epigrams"- Hervey Allen

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castellated

  • adjective satellite having or resembling repeated square indentations like those in a battlement
    embattled; battlemented; castled.
    • a crenelated molding

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blither

  • verb to talk foolishly
    babble; blather; smatter; blether.
    • The two women babbled and crooned at the baby
  • adjective satellite lacking or showing a lack of due concern
    blithe.
    • spoke with blithe ignorance of the true situation

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tall

  • noun a garment size for a tall person
  • adjective great in vertical dimension; high in stature
    • tall people
    • tall buildings
    • tall trees
    • tall ships

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crafty

  • adjective satellite marked by skill in deception
    tricky; wily; knavish; sly; slick; foxy; guileful; tricksy; dodgy; cunning.
    • cunning men often pass for wise
    • deep political machinations
    • a foxy scheme
    • a slick evasive answer
    • sly as a fox
    • tricky Dick
    • a wily old attorney

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adorned

  • adjective provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction
    decorated.
  • verb make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
    ornament; embellish; beautify; decorate; grace; adorn.
    • Decorate the room for the party
    • beautify yourself for the special day

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hifalutin

  • adjective satellite affectedly genteel
    grandiose; highfalutin; la-di-da; highfaluting; hoity-toity.

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over

  • noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
  • adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
    concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
    • the harvesting was complete
    • the affair is over, ended, finished
    • the abruptly terminated interview

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henry

  • noun a unit of inductance in which an induced electromotive force of one volt is produced when the current is varied at the rate of one ampere per second
    H.
  • noun English chemist who studied the quantities of gas absorbed by water at different temperatures and under different pressures (1775-1836)
    William Henry.

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trick

  • noun a cunning or deceitful action or device
    fast one.
    • he played a trick on me
    • he pulled a fast one and got away with it
  • noun a period of work or duty

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scandalmongering

  • noun spreading malicious gossip
  • adjective satellite typical of tabloids
    sensationalistic; yellow.
    • sensational journalistic reportage of the scandal
    • yellow press

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inaugural

  • noun an address delivered at an inaugural ceremony (especially by a United States president)
    inaugural address.
  • noun the ceremonial induction into a position
    inauguration.
    • the new president obviously enjoyed his inauguration

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stylize

  • verb represent according to a conventional style
    conventionalize; stylise.
    • a stylized female head

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arabesque

  • noun position in which the dancer has one leg raised behind and arms outstretched in a conventional pose
  • noun an ornament that interlaces simulated foliage in an intricate design

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elocutionary

  • adjective of or relating to elocution
    • elocutionary recitals
  • adjective satellite (used of style of speaking) overly embellished
    • an elocutionary Oxonian delivery

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euphuism

  • noun any artificially elegant style of language
  • noun an elegant style of prose of the Elizabethan period; characterized by balance and antithesis and alliteration and extended similes with and allusions to nature and mythology

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style

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    fashion; manner; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
    expressive style.
    • all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper

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swank

  • noun elegance by virtue of being fashionable
    stylishness; smartness; last word; chicness; chichi; modishness; chic.
  • verb display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously
    flash; flaunt; show off; ostentate.
    • he showed off his new sports car

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fit

  • noun a display of bad temper
    conniption; tantrum; scene.
    • he had a fit
    • she threw a tantrum
    • he made a scene
  • noun a sudden uncontrollable attack
    paroxysm; convulsion.
    • a paroxysm of giggling
    • a fit of coughing
    • convulsions of laughter

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la

  • noun a white soft metallic element that tarnishes readily; occurs in rare earth minerals and is usually classified as a rare earth
    atomic number 57; lanthanum.
  • noun a state in southern United States on the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
    Louisiana; Pelican State.

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valedictory_address

  • noun a farewell oration (especially one delivered during graduation exercises by an outstanding member of a graduating class)
    valedictory; valedictory oration; valediction.

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writing

  • noun the act of creating written works
    authorship; penning; composition.
    • writing was a form of therapy for him
    • it was a matter of disputed authorship
  • noun the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect)
    written material; piece of writing.
    • the writing in her novels is excellent
    • that editorial was a fine piece of writing

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speech

  • noun the act of delivering a formal spoken communication to an audience
    address.
    • he listened to an address on minor Roman poets
  • noun (language) communication by word of mouth
    oral communication; spoken language; language; voice communication; speech communication; spoken communication.
    • his speech was garbled
    • he uttered harsh language
    • he recorded the spoken language of the streets

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high-flown

  • adjective satellite pretentious (especially with regard to language or ideals)
    inflated; high-sounding.
    • high-flown talk of preserving the moral tone of the school
    • a high-sounding dissertation on the means to attain social revolution
  • adjective satellite of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
    idealistic; exalted; noble-minded; elevated; rarefied; rarified; grand; high-minded; sublime; lofty.
    • an exalted ideal
    • argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks
    • a noble and lofty concept
    • a grand purpose

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ambagious

  • adjective satellite roundabout and unnecessarily wordy; (`ambagious' is archaic)
    periphrastic; circumlocutory; circumlocutious.
    • had a preference for circumlocutious (or circumlocutory) rather than forthright expression
    • A periphrastic study in a worn-out poetical fashion,/ Leaving one still with the intolerable wrestle/ With words and meanings."-T.S.Eliot

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driveller

  • noun someone whose talk is trivial drivel
    jabberer.
  • noun a person who dribbles; he needs a bib"
    dribbler; drooler; slobberer.
    • that baby is a dribbler

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enrich

  • verb make better or improve in quality
    • The experience enriched her understanding
    • enriched foods
  • verb make wealthy or richer
    • the oil boom enriched a lot of local people

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idiomatic

  • adjective of or relating to or conforming to idiom
    idiomatical.
    • idiomatic English

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declamatory

  • adjective satellite ostentatiously lofty in style
    tumid; bombastic; orotund; large; turgid.
    • a man given to large talk
    • tumid political prose

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multidimensional

  • adjective having or involving or marked by several dimensions or aspects
    • multidimensional problems
    • a multidimensional proposition
    • a multidimensional personality

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feathered

  • adjective satellite adorned with feathers or plumes
    plumy; feathery.
  • verb join tongue and groove, in carpentry
    feather.

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pompous

  • adjective satellite puffed up with vanity
    portentous; grandiloquent; overblown; pontifical.
    • a grandiloquent and boastful manner
    • overblown oratory
    • a pompous speech
    • pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey"- Newsweek
  • adjective characterized by pomp and ceremony and stately display
    ceremonious.

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patrick_henry

  • noun a leader of the American Revolution and a famous orator who spoke out against British rule of the American colonies (1736-1799)
    Henry.

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tumid

  • adjective satellite ostentatiously lofty in style
    bombastic; orotund; large; turgid; declamatory.
    • a man given to large talk
    • tumid political prose
  • adjective satellite abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas
    tumescent; puffy; intumescent; turgid.
    • hungry children with bloated stomachs
    • he had a grossly distended stomach
    • eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids
    • swollen hands
    • tumescent tissue
    • puffy tumid flesh

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archaistic

  • adjective imitative of an archaic style or manner
    • archaistic writing

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rhetoric

  • noun using language effectively to please or persuade
  • noun high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation
    grandiosity; grandiloquence; ornateness; magniloquence.
    • the grandiosity of his prose
    • an excessive ornateness of language

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marcus_tullius_cicero

  • noun a Roman statesman and orator remembered for his mastery of Latin prose (106-43 BC)
    Cicero; Tully.

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fringed

  • adjective satellite surrounded as with a border or fringe; sometimes used in combination
    • a large suburban community...fringed by an industrial area
    • a grass-fringed stream
  • verb adorn with a fringe
    fringe.
    • The weaver fringed the scarf

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sybaritic

  • adjective satellite displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses
    voluptuous; luxurious; epicurean; voluptuary; luxuriant.
    • an epicurean banquet
    • enjoyed a luxurious suite with a crystal chandelier and thick oriental rugs
    • Lucullus spent the remainder of his days in voluptuous magnificence
    • a chinchilla robe of sybaritic lavishness

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laconic

  • adjective satellite brief and to the point; effectively cut short; `yes'"
    terse; curt; crisp.
    • a crisp retort
    • a response so curt as to be almost rude
    • the laconic reply
    • short and terse and easy to understand

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metaphoric

  • adjective satellite expressing one thing in terms normally denoting another
    metaphorical.
    • a metaphorical expression
    • metaphoric language

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valediction

  • noun a farewell oration (especially one delivered during graduation exercises by an outstanding member of a graduating class)
    valedictory address; valedictory; valedictory oration.
  • noun the act of saying farewell

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eloquence

  • noun powerful and effective language
    fluency; smoothness.
    • his eloquence attracted a large congregation
    • fluency in spoken and written English is essential
    • his oily smoothness concealed his guilt from the police

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shocking

  • adjective satellite glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism
    lurid.
    • lurid details of the accident
  • verb surprise greatly; knock someone's socks off
    take aback; shock; ball over; blow out of the water; floor.
    • I was floored when I heard that I was promoted

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tray

  • noun an open receptacle for holding or displaying or serving articles or food

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flair

  • noun a natural talent
    genius.
    • he has a flair for mathematics
    • he has a genius for interior decorating
  • noun distinctive and stylish elegance
    dash; elan; panache; style.
    • he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer

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tatty

  • adjective satellite showing signs of wear and tear
    ratty; moth-eaten; shabby.
    • a ratty old overcoat
    • shabby furniture
    • an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains
  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; gaudy; brassy; meretricious; tawdry; flash; cheap; flashy; tacky; gimcrack; loud; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments

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inflated

  • adjective satellite enlarged beyond truth or reasonableness
    hyperbolic.
    • a hyperbolic style
  • verb exaggerate or make bigger
    inflate; blow up; expand; amplify.
    • The charges were inflated

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out

  • noun (baseball) a failure by a batter or runner to reach a base safely in baseball
    • you only get 3 outs per inning
  • verb to state openly and publicly one's homosexuality
    come out of the closet; come out.
    • This actor outed last year

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embattled

  • adjective satellite prepared for battle
    • an embattled city
  • verb fortify by furnishing with battlements for defense
    embattle.
    • an embattled castle

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studded

  • adjective satellite dotted or adorned with or as with studs or nailheads; usually used in combination
    • star-studded heavens
    • diamond-studded belt
  • verb scatter or intersperse like dots or studs
    constellate; stud; dot.
    • Hills constellated with lights

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showy

  • adjective satellite marked by ostentation but often tasteless
    splashy; flamboyant.
    • a cheap showy rhinestone bracelet
    • a splashy half-page ad
  • adjective satellite displaying brilliance and virtuosity

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lacelike

  • adjective satellite made of or resembling lace
    lacy.
    • a lacy gown
    • a lacy leaf

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ranter

  • noun someone who rants and raves; speaks in a violent or loud manner
    raver.

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empurpled

  • adjective satellite excessively elaborate or showily expressed
    purple; over-embellished.
    • a writer of empurpled literature
    • many purple passages
    • an over-embellished story of the fish that got away
  • verb color purple
    purple; empurple; purpurate.

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banker

  • noun a financier who owns or is an executive in a bank
  • noun the person in charge of the bank in a gambling game

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valedictory_oration

  • noun a farewell oration (especially one delivered during graduation exercises by an outstanding member of a graduating class)
    valedictory address; valedictory; valediction.

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trashy

  • adjective satellite cheap and inferior; of no value
    rubbishy.
    • rubbishy newspapers that form almost the sole reading of the majority
    • trashy merchandise
  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; gaudy; brassy; meretricious; tatty; tawdry; flash; cheap; flashy; tacky; gimcrack; loud.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments

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antiphonal

  • noun bound collection of antiphons
    antiphonary.
  • adjective containing or using responses; alternating
    responsive.
    • responsive reading
    • antiphonal laughter

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hairdresser

  • noun someone who cuts or beautifies hair
    stylist; hairstylist; styler.

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monotone

  • noun an unchanging intonation
    droning; drone.
  • noun a single tone repeated with different words or different rhythms (especially in rendering liturgical texts)

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tea_tray

  • noun a tray that accommodates a tea service

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spouter

  • noun an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker
    prater; chatterer; magpie; chatterbox; babbler.
  • noun an oil well that is spouting

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toity

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2-dimensional

  • adjective satellite lacking the expected range or depth; not designed to give an illusion or depth
    flat; two-dimensional.
    • a film with two-dimensional characters
    • a flat two-dimensional painting

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isocrates

  • noun Athenian rhetorician and orator (436-338 BC)

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broekie

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parvenue

  • adjective satellite characteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position
    parvenu; upstart; nouveau-riche.
  • adjective satellite of or characteristic of a parvenu
    parvenu.

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turn

  • noun a circular segment of a curve
    twist; crook; bend.
    • a bend in the road
    • a crook in the path
  • noun the act of changing or reversing the direction of the course
    turning.
    • he took a turn to the right

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loud

  • adjective characterized by or producing sound of great volume or intensity
    • a group of loud children
    • loud thunder
    • her voice was too loud
    • loud trombones
  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; gaudy; brassy; meretricious; tatty; tawdry; flash; cheap; flashy; tacky; gimcrack; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments

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silver

  • noun a soft white precious univalent metallic element having the highest electrical and thermal conductivity of any metal; occurs in argentite and in free form; used in coins and jewelry and tableware and photography
    atomic number 47; Ag.
  • noun coins made of silver

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spoken

  • adjective uttered through the medium of speech or characterized by speech; sometimes used in combination
    • a spoken message
    • the spoken language
    • a soft-spoken person
    • sharp-spoken
  • verb express in speech
    verbalise; verbalize; mouth; utter; talk; speak.
    • She talks a lot of nonsense
    • This depressed patient does not verbalize

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lucullan

  • adjective satellite characterized by extravagance and profusion
    lavish; lush; plush; plushy.
    • a lavish buffet
    • a lucullan feast

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fancy

  • noun something many people believe that is false
    phantasy; fantasy; illusion.
    • they have the illusion that I am very wealthy
  • noun a kind of imagination that was held by Coleridge to be more casual and superficial than true imagination

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valedictory

  • noun a farewell oration (especially one delivered during graduation exercises by an outstanding member of a graduating class)
    valedictory address; valedictory oration; valediction.
  • adjective of or relating to an occasion or expression of farewell
    • a valedictory address
    • valedictory praise for his uniformly manly course
    • a suitable valedictory gesture

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rant

  • noun a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion
    ranting; harangue.
  • noun pompous or pretentious talk or writing
    blah; fustian; bombast; claptrap.

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set

  • noun a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
    • a set of books
    • a set of golf clubs
    • a set of teeth
  • noun (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
    • the set of prime numbers is infinite

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long

  • verb desire strongly or persistently
    yearn; hanker.
  • adjective primarily temporal sense; being or indicating a relatively great or greater than average duration or passage of time or a duration as specified
    • a long life
    • a long boring speech
    • a long time
    • a long friendship
    • a long game
    • long ago
    • an hour long

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bland

  • adjective satellite lacking taste or flavor or tang
    flat; vapid; flavorless; insipid; savorless; savourless; flavourless.
    • a bland diet
    • insipid hospital food
    • flavorless supermarket tomatoes
    • vapid beer
    • vapid tea
  • adjective satellite lacking stimulating characteristics; uninteresting
    flat.
    • a bland little drama
    • a flat joke

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jabber

  • noun rapid and indistinct speech
    gabble; jabbering.
  • verb talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner
    rabbit on; spout; rant; rave; mouth off.

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metonymic

  • adjective satellite using the name of one thing for that of another with which it is closely associated
    metonymical.
    • to say `he spent the evening reading Shakespeare' is metonymic because it substitutes the author himself for the author's works

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elocutionist

  • noun a public speaker trained in voice production and gesture and delivery

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bedaubed

  • adjective satellite ornamented in a vulgar or showy fashion
  • verb spread or daub (a surface)
    bedaub; besmear.

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speaking

  • noun the utterance of intelligible speech
    speech production.
  • noun delivering an address to a public audience
    speechmaking; oral presentation; public speaking.
    • people came to see the candidates and hear the speechmaking

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brummagem

  • noun a city in central England; 2nd largest English city and an important industrial and transportation center
    Birmingham.
  • adjective satellite cheap and showy
    • a cheap Brummagem imitation

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gaudy

  • noun (Britain) a celebratory reunion feast or entertainment held a college
  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; brassy; meretricious; tatty; tawdry; flash; cheap; flashy; tacky; gimcrack; loud; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments

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monocled

  • adjective satellite wearing, or having the face adorned with, eyeglasses or an eyeglass
    bespectacled; spectacled.
    • a bespectacled grandmother
    • the monocled gentleman

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aureate

  • adjective satellite elaborately or excessively ornamented
    florid; flamboyant.
    • flamboyant handwriting
    • the senator's florid speech
  • adjective satellite having the deep slightly brownish color of gold
    gilded; gilt; gold; golden.
    • long aureate (or golden) hair
    • a gold carpet

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tapestried

  • adjective satellite hung or decorated with tapestry

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flowery

  • adjective of or relating to or suggestive of flowers
    • a flowery hat
    • flowery wine
  • adjective satellite marked by elaborate rhetoric and elaborated with decorative details
    ornate.
    • a flowery speech
    • ornate rhetoric taught out of the rule of Plato"-John Milton

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expressive_style

  • noun a way of expressing something (in language or art or music etc.) that is characteristic of a particular person or group of people or period
    style.
    • all the reporters were expected to adopt the style of the newspaper

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uninteresting

  • adjective arousing no interest or attention or curiosity or excitement
    • a very uninteresting account of her trip
  • adjective satellite characteristic or suggestive of an institution especially in being uniform or dull or unimaginative
    • institutional food

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rhetorical

  • adjective of or relating to rhetoric
    • accepted two or three verbal and rhetorical changes I suggested"- W.A.White
    • the rhetorical sin of the meaningless variation"- Lewis Mumford
  • adjective given to rhetoric, emphasizing style at the expense of thought
    • mere rhetorical frippery

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tawdry

  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; gaudy; brassy; meretricious; tatty; flash; cheap; flashy; tacky; gimcrack; loud; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments
  • adjective satellite cheap and shoddy
    shoddy; cheapjack.
    • cheapjack moviemaking...that feeds on the low taste of the mob"- Judith Crist

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chatterer

  • noun an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker
    prater; spouter; magpie; chatterbox; babbler.
  • noun passerine bird of New World tropics
    cotinga.

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forensic

  • adjective satellite of, relating to, or used in public debate or argument
  • adjective satellite used or applied in the investigation and establishment of facts or evidence in a court of law
    • forensic photograph
    • forensic ballistics

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vocal

  • noun music intended to be performed by one or more singers, usually with instrumental accompaniment
    vocal music.
  • noun a short musical composition with words
    song.
    • a successful musical must have at least three good songs

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matter

  • noun a vaguely specified concern
    thing; affair.
    • several matters to attend to
    • it is none of your affair
    • things are going well
  • noun some situation or event that is thought about
    topic; issue; subject.
    • he kept drifting off the topic
    • he had been thinking about the subject for several years
    • it is a matter for the police

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profuse

  • adjective satellite produced or growing in extreme abundance
    luxuriant; lush; riotous; exuberant.
    • their riotous blooming

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palace

  • noun a large and stately mansion
    castle.
  • noun the governing group of a kingdom
    • the palace issued an order binding on all subjects

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turn_of_phrase

  • noun a distinctive spoken or written expression
    turn of expression.
    • John's succinct turn of phrase persuaded her that it would not be a good idea

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hairstylist

  • noun someone who cuts or beautifies hair
    stylist; styler; hairdresser.

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dash

  • noun distinctive and stylish elegance
    elan; panache; style; flair.
    • he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer
  • noun a quick run
    sprint.

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pedestrian

  • noun a person who travels by foot
    walker; footer.
  • adjective satellite lacking wit or imagination
    prosaic; prosy; earthbound.
    • a pedestrian movie plot

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manner

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; way; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun a way of acting or behaving
    personal manner.

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nominate

  • verb propose as a candidate for some honor
    put up; put forward.
  • verb put forward; nominate for appointment to an office or for an honor or position
    propose.
    • The President nominated her as head of the Civil Rights Commission

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tongued

  • adjective provided with or resembling a tongue; often used in combination
    • tongued shoes
    • tongued boards
    • toungued lightning
    • long-tongued
  • verb articulate by tonguing, as when playing wind instruments
    tongue.

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flatness

  • noun the property of having two dimensions
    two-dimensionality; planeness.
  • noun a want of animation or brilliance
    • the almost self-conscious flatness of Hemingway's style

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sounding

  • noun a measure of the depth of water taken with a sounding line
  • noun the act of measuring depth of water (usually with a sounding line)

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fluent

  • adjective satellite smooth and unconstrained in movement
    smooth; fluid; liquid.
    • a long, smooth stride
    • the fluid motion of a cat
    • the liquid grace of a ballerina
  • adjective satellite expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively
    silver-tongued; facile; eloquent; smooth-spoken; silver.
    • able to dazzle with his facile tongue
    • silver speech

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churrigueresque

  • adjective satellite having elaborate symmetrical ornamentation
    baroque; churrigueresco.
    • the building...frantically baroque"-William Dean Howells

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florid

  • adjective satellite elaborately or excessively ornamented
    aureate; flamboyant.
    • flamboyant handwriting
    • the senator's florid speech
  • adjective satellite inclined to a healthy reddish color often associated with outdoor life
    rubicund; sanguine; ruddy.
    • a ruddy complexion
    • Santa's rubicund cheeks
    • a fresh and sanguine complexion

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self

  • noun your consciousness of your own identity
    ego.
  • noun a person considered as a unique individual
    • one's own self

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synecdochic

  • adjective satellite using the name of a part for that of the whole or the whole for the part; or the special for the general or the general for the special; or the material for the thing made of it
    synecdochical.
    • to use `hand' for `worker' or `ten sail' for `ten ships' or `steel' for `sword' is to use a synecdochic figure of speech

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musical_genre

  • noun an expressive style of music
    genre; musical style; music genre.

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jabberer

  • noun someone whose talk is trivial drivel
    driveller.

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tasselled

  • adjective satellite fringed or adorned with tassels
    tasseled.

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commonplace

  • noun a trite or obvious remark
    banality; platitude; cliche; bromide.
  • adjective satellite completely ordinary and unremarkable
    • air travel has now become commonplace
    • commonplace everyday activities

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spangled

  • adjective satellite covered with beads or jewels or sequins
    gemmed; beady; jewelled; sequined; spangly; jeweled.
  • verb glitter as if covered with spangles
    spangle.

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chatterbox

  • noun orchid growing along streams or ponds of western North America having leafy stems and 1 greenish-brown and pinkish flower in the axil of each upper leaf
    stream orchid; giant helleborine; Epipactis gigantea.
  • noun an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker
    prater; chatterer; spouter; magpie; babbler.

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mouth

  • noun the opening through which food is taken in and vocalizations emerge
    oral fissure; oral cavity; rima oris.
    • he stuffed his mouth with candy
  • noun the externally visible part of the oral cavity on the face and the system of organs surrounding the opening
    • she wiped lipstick from her mouth

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gilt

  • noun a coating of gold or of something that looks like gold
    gilding.
  • verb decorate with, or as if with, gold leaf or liquid gold
    gild; engild; begild.

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voluptuary

  • noun a person addicted to luxury and pleasures of the senses
    sybarite.
  • adjective satellite displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses
    voluptuous; luxurious; sybaritic; epicurean; luxuriant.
    • an epicurean banquet
    • enjoyed a luxurious suite with a crystal chandelier and thick oriental rugs
    • Lucullus spent the remainder of his days in voluptuous magnificence
    • a chinchilla robe of sybaritic lavishness

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idiomatical

  • adjective of or relating to or conforming to idiom
    idiomatic.
    • idiomatic English

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delivery

  • noun the act of delivering or distributing something (as goods or mail)
    bringing.
    • his reluctant delivery of bad news
  • noun the event of giving birth
    • she had a difficult delivery

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allegorical

  • adjective satellite used in or characteristic of or containing allegory
    allegoric.
    • allegorical stories
    • an allegorical painting of Victory leading an army

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rococo

  • noun fanciful but graceful asymmetric ornamentation in art and architecture that originated in France in the 18th century
  • adjective satellite having excessive asymmetrical ornamentation
    • an exquisite gilded rococo mirror

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salty

  • adjective satellite engagingly stimulating or provocative
    piquant.
    • a piquant wit
    • salty language
  • adjective containing or filled with salt
    • salt water

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camp

  • noun temporary living quarters specially built by the army for soldiers
    encampment; bivouac; cantonment.
    • wherever he went in the camp the men were grumbling
  • noun a group of people living together in a camp
    • the whole camp laughed at his mistake

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panegyric

  • noun a formal expression of praise
    pean; paean; eulogy; encomium.
  • adjective satellite formally expressing praise
    encomiastic; panegyrical; eulogistic.

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multitiered

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fact

  • noun a piece of information about circumstances that exist or events that have occurred
    • first you must collect all the facts of the case
  • noun a statement or assertion of verified information about something that is the case or has happened
    • he supported his argument with an impressive array of facts

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fussy

  • adjective satellite annoyed and irritable
    crabby; grouchy; ill-tempered; crabbed; cross; bad-tempered; grumpy.
  • adjective satellite overcrowded or cluttered with detail
    busy.
    • a busy painting
    • a fussy design

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tufted

  • adjective satellite (of plants) growing in small dense clumps or tufts
    cespitose; caespitose.
  • adjective satellite having or adorned with tufts
    • a tufted bedspread

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moorish

  • noun a style of architecture common in Spain from the 13th to 16th centuries; characterized by horseshoe-shaped arches
    Moorish architecture.
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of the Moors
    Moresque.
    • Moorish courtyard

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cheap

  • adjective relatively low in price or charging low prices
    inexpensive.
    • it would have been cheap at twice the price
    • inexpensive family restaurants
  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; gaudy; brassy; meretricious; tatty; tawdry; flash; flashy; tacky; gimcrack; loud; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments

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elan

  • noun a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)
    zeal; ardor; ardour.
    • they were imbued with a revolutionary ardor
    • he felt a kind of religious zeal
  • noun distinctive and stylish elegance
    dash; panache; style; flair.
    • he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer

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chandelier

  • noun branched lighting fixture; often ornate; hangs from the ceiling
    pendent; pendant.

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spangly

  • adjective satellite covered with beads or jewels or sequins
    gemmed; spangled; beady; jewelled; sequined; jeweled.

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utter

  • verb articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise
    give tongue to; express; verbalise; verbalize.
    • She expressed her anger
    • He uttered a curse
  • verb express audibly; utter sounds (not necessarily words)
    let loose; emit; let out.
    • She let out a big heavy sigh
    • He uttered strange sounds that nobody could understand

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turgidity

  • noun pompously embellished language
    turgidness; flatulence.

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babbler

  • noun an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker
    prater; chatterer; spouter; magpie; chatterbox.
  • noun any of various insectivorous Old World birds with a loud incessant song; in some classifications considered members of the family Muscicapidae
    cackler.

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busy

  • verb keep busy with
    occupy.
    • She busies herself with her butterfly collection
  • adjective actively or fully engaged or occupied
    • busy with her work
    • a busy man
    • too busy to eat lunch

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journalese

  • noun the style in which newspapers are written

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black

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)
    inkiness; blackness.
  • noun total absence of light
    lightlessness; pitch blackness; blackness; total darkness.
    • they fumbled around in total darkness
    • in the black of night

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dissembling

  • noun pretending with intention to deceive
    pretence; pretense; feigning.
  • noun the act of deceiving
    deceit; dissimulation; deception.

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buttony

  • adjective satellite small and round and shiny like a shiny bead or button
    beady; beadlike; buttonlike.
    • bright beady eyes
    • black buttony eyes
  • adjective satellite ornamented with many buttons

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tautologic

  • adjective satellite repetition of same sense in different words
    pleonastic; tautological; redundant.
    • `a true fact' and `a free gift' are pleonastic expressions
    • the phrase `a beginner who has just started' is tautological
    • at the risk of being redundant I return to my original proposition"- J.B.Conant

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writing_style

  • noun a style of expressing yourself in writing
    genre; literary genre.

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metonymical

  • adjective satellite using the name of one thing for that of another with which it is closely associated
    metonymic.
    • to say `he spent the evening reading Shakespeare' is metonymic because it substitutes the author himself for the author's works

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di

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da

  • noun an official prosecutor for a judicial district
    district attorney.

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inornate

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wedding

  • noun the social event at which the ceremony of marriage is performed
    hymeneals; wedding ceremony; nuptials.
  • noun the act of marrying; the nuptial ceremony
    marriage; marriage ceremony.
    • their marriage was conducted in the chapel

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self-expression

  • noun the expression of one's individuality (usually through creative activities)

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wordy

  • adjective satellite using or containing too many words
    tedious; windy; long-winded; verbose.
    • long-winded (or windy) speakers
    • verbose and ineffective instructional methods
    • newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials
    • proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes

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finical

  • adjective satellite exacting especially about details
    particular; fussy; finicky; picky.
    • a finicky eater
    • fussy about clothes
    • very particular about how her food was prepared

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nouveau

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grandiloquence

  • noun high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation
    grandiosity; rhetoric; ornateness; magniloquence.
    • the grandiosity of his prose
    • an excessive ornateness of language

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nominating_address

  • noun an address (usually at a political convention) proposing the name of a candidate to run for election
    nominating speech; nomination.
    • the nomination was brief and to the point

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beady

  • adjective satellite small and round and shiny like a shiny bead or button
    buttony; beadlike; buttonlike.
    • bright beady eyes
    • black buttony eyes
  • adjective satellite covered with beads or jewels or sequins
    gemmed; spangled; jewelled; sequined; spangly; jeweled.

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verbosity

  • noun an expressive style that uses excessive or empty words
    verboseness.

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craftsy

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public

  • noun people in general considered as a whole
    world; populace.
    • he is a hero in the eyes of the public
  • noun a body of people sharing some common interest
    • the reading public

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barbaric

  • adjective satellite without civilizing influences
    savage; barbarian; uncivilized; uncivilised; wild.
    • barbarian invaders
    • barbaric practices
    • a savage people
    • fighting is crude and uncivilized especially if the weapons are efficient"-Margaret Meade
    • wild tribes
  • adjective satellite unrestrained and crudely rich
    • barbaric use of color or ornament

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baroque

  • noun elaborate and extensive ornamentation in decorative art and architecture that flourished in Europe in the 17th century
    baroqueness.
  • noun the historic period from about 1600 until 1750 when the baroque style of art, architecture, and music flourished in Europe
    Baroque era; Baroque period.

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corinthian

  • noun a man devoted to the pursuit of pleasure
    playboy; man-about-town.
  • noun a resident of Corinth

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mouth_off

  • verb talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner
    rabbit on; spout; rant; rave; jabber.

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stump

  • noun the base part of a tree that remains standing after the tree has been felled
    tree stump.
  • noun the part of a limb or tooth that remains after the rest is removed

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crackle

  • noun the sharp sound of snapping noises
    crepitation; crackling.
  • noun glazed china with a network of fine cracks on the surface
    crackle china; crackleware.

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artsy

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verboseness

  • noun an expressive style that uses excessive or empty words
    verbosity.

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jump

  • noun a sudden and decisive increase
    leap.
    • a jump in attendance
  • noun an abrupt transition
    leap; saltation.
    • a successful leap from college to the major leagues

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ornament

  • noun something used to beautify
    decoration; ornamentation.
  • verb make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
    embellish; beautify; decorate; grace; adorn.
    • Decorate the room for the party
    • beautify yourself for the special day

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terseness

  • noun a neatly short and concise expressive style

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wise

  • noun a way of doing or being
    • in no wise
    • in this wise
  • noun United States Jewish leader (born in Hungary) (1874-1949)
    Stephen Samuel Wise.

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keynote

  • noun the principal theme in a speech or literary work
  • noun a fundamental or central idea

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panache

  • noun distinctive and stylish elegance
    dash; elan; style; flair.
    • he wooed her with the confident dash of a cavalry officer
  • noun a feathered plume on a helmet

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jewelled

  • adjective satellite covered with beads or jewels or sequins
    gemmed; spangled; beady; sequined; spangly; jeweled.
  • verb adorn or decorate with precious stones
    jewel; bejewel.
    • jeweled dresses

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parvenu

  • noun a person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class
    arriviste; upstart; nouveau-riche.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position
    upstart; parvenue; nouveau-riche.

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poetical

  • adjective of or relating to poetry
    poetic.
    • poetic works
    • a poetic romance
  • adjective satellite characteristic of or befitting poetry
    poetic.
    • poetic diction

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genre

  • noun a kind of literary or artistic work
  • noun a style of expressing yourself in writing
    literary genre; writing style.

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tub

  • noun a relatively large open container that you fill with water and use to wash the body
    bathing tub; bathtub; bath.
  • noun a large open vessel for holding or storing liquids
    vat.

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impromptu

  • noun an extemporaneous speech or remark
    • a witty impromptu must not sound premeditated
  • noun a short musical passage that seems to have been made spontaneously without advance preparation

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broadside

  • noun an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    handbill; flier; bill; flyer; broadsheet; throwaway; circular.
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers
  • noun a speech of violent denunciation
    tirade; philippic.

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indelicate

  • adjective satellite in violation of good taste even verging on the indecent
    off-color; off-colour.
    • an indelicate remark
    • an off-color joke
  • adjective lacking propriety and good taste in manners and conduct
    indecorous.
    • indecorous behavior

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nominating_speech

  • noun an address (usually at a political convention) proposing the name of a candidate to run for election
    nomination; nominating address.
    • the nomination was brief and to the point

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puff

  • noun a short light gust of air
    whiff; puff of air.
  • noun a light inflated pastry or puff shell

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demosthenes

  • noun Athenian statesman and orator (circa 385-322 BC)

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expression

  • noun the feelings expressed on a person's face
    facial expression; look; aspect; face.
    • a sad expression
    • a look of triumph
    • an angry face
  • noun expression without words
    reflexion; reflection; manifestation.
    • tears are an expression of grief
    • the pulse is a reflection of the heart's condition

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color

  • noun a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect
    colour; coloring; colouring.
    • a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light
  • noun interest and variety and intensity
    vividness; colour.
    • the Puritan Period was lacking in color
    • the characters were delineated with exceptional vividness

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excess

  • noun a quantity much larger than is needed
    nimiety; surplusage; surplus.
  • noun immoderation as a consequence of going beyond sufficient or permitted limits
    inordinateness; excessiveness.

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pop

  • noun an informal term for a father; probably derived from baby talk
    dad; dada; papa; pappa; pa; daddy.
  • noun a sweet drink containing carbonated water and flavoring
    tonic; soda pop; soda water; soda.
    • in New England they call sodas tonics

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dimensional

  • adjective of or relating to dimensions
  • adjective satellite having dimension--the quality or character or stature proper to a person; he is pasty, bland, faceless"- Norman Cousins
    • never matures as a dimensional character

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smooth-spoken

  • adjective satellite expressing yourself readily, clearly, effectively
    silver-tongued; facile; eloquent; fluent; silver.
    • able to dazzle with his facile tongue
    • silver speech

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rave

  • noun a dance party that lasts all night and electronically synthesized music is played
    • raves are very popular in Berlin
  • noun an extravagantly enthusiastic review
    • he gave it a rave

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bespectacled

  • adjective satellite wearing, or having the face adorned with, eyeglasses or an eyeglass
    monocled; spectacled.
    • a bespectacled grandmother
    • the monocled gentleman

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churrigueresco

  • adjective satellite having elaborate symmetrical ornamentation
    baroque; churrigueresque.
    • the building...frantically baroque"-William Dean Howells

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nomination

  • noun the act of officially naming a candidate
    • the Republican nomination for Governor
  • noun the condition of having been proposed as a suitable candidate for appointment or election
    • there was keen competition for the nomination
    • his nomination was hotly protested

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brassy

  • adjective resembling the sound of a brass instrument
    brasslike.
  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; gaudy; meretricious; tatty; tawdry; flash; cheap; flashy; tacky; gimcrack; loud; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments

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hoity

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tropical

  • adjective satellite relating to or situated in or characteristic of the tropics (the region on either side of the equator)
    tropic.
    • tropical islands
    • tropical fruit
  • adjective of or relating to the tropics, or either tropic
    • tropical year

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summary

  • noun a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form
    sum-up.
    • he gave a summary of the conclusions
  • adjective satellite performed speedily and without formality
    drumhead.
    • a summary execution
    • summary justice

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jabbering

  • noun rapid and indistinct speech
    gabble; jabber.
  • verb talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner
    rabbit on; spout; rant; rave; mouth off; jabber.

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haranguer

  • noun a public speaker who delivers a loud or forceful or angry speech

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tasteless

  • adjective lacking flavor
  • adjective lacking aesthetic or social taste

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upstart

  • noun an arrogant or presumptuous person
  • noun a person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class
    arriviste; parvenu; nouveau-riche.

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ostentation

  • noun a gaudy outward display
    flash; fanfare.
  • noun lack of elegance as a consequence of being pompous and puffed up with vanity
    splashiness; pompousness; pretentiousness; puffiness; inflation; pomposity; ostentatiousness.

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dramatic

  • adjective suitable to or characteristic of drama
    • a dramatic entrance in a swirling cape
    • a dramatic rescue at sea
  • adjective satellite sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
    spectacular; striking.
    • a dramatic sunset
    • a dramatic pause
    • a spectacular display of northern lights
    • it was a spectacular play
    • his striking good looks always created a sensation

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representative

  • noun a person who represents others
  • noun an advocate who represents someone else's policy or purpose
    spokesperson; interpreter; voice.
    • the meeting was attended by spokespersons for all the major organs of government

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well-mannered

  • adjective satellite of good upbringing
    well-bred.
  • adjective satellite socially correct in behavior
    mannerly.

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spirit

  • noun the vital principle or animating force within living things
  • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    flavour; look; feel; tone; flavor; feeling; smell.
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason

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present

  • noun the period of time that is happening now; any continuous stretch of time including the moment of speech
    nowadays.
    • that is enough for the present
    • he lives in the present with no thought of tomorrow
  • noun something presented as a gift
    • his tie was a present from his wife

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pretence

  • noun a false or unsupportable quality
    pretension; pretense.
  • noun an artful or simulated semblance
    guise; pretense; pretext.
    • under the guise of friendship he betrayed them

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black_humor

  • noun the juxtaposition of morbid and farcical elements (in writing or drama) to give a disturbing effect
    black humour.

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sensationalistic

  • adjective satellite typical of tabloids
    yellow; scandalmongering.
    • sensational journalistic reportage of the scandal
    • yellow press

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dressy

  • adjective satellite in fancy clothing

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brocaded

  • adjective satellite embellished with a raised pattern created by pressure or embroidery
    embossed; raised.
    • brocaded silk
    • an embossed satin
    • embossed leather
    • raised needlework
    • raised metalwork
  • verb weave a design into (textiles)
    brocade.

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nouveau-riche

  • noun a person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class
    arriviste; upstart; parvenu.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position
    parvenu; upstart; parvenue.

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vermiculate

  • verb decorate with wavy or winding lines
  • adjective satellite infested with or damaged (as if eaten) by worms
    worm-eaten; wormy.

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prosy

  • adjective satellite lacking wit or imagination
    pedestrian; prosaic; earthbound.
    • a pedestrian movie plot

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saltiness

  • noun language or humor that is down-to-earth
    coarseness.
    • the saltiness of their language was inappropriate
    • self-parody and saltiness riddled their core genre
  • noun the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth
    salt; salinity.

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castled

  • adjective satellite having or resembling repeated square indentations like those in a battlement
    embattled; castellated; battlemented.
    • a crenelated molding
  • verb move the king two squares toward a rook and in the same move the rook to the square next past the king
    castle.

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lush

  • noun a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
    souse; alcoholic; alky; boozer; dipsomaniac; soaker.
  • adjective satellite produced or growing in extreme abundance
    luxuriant; profuse; riotous; exuberant.
    • their riotous blooming

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salutatory

  • noun an opening or welcoming statement (especially one delivered at graduation exercises)
    salutatory oration; salutatory address.

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sequined

  • adjective satellite covered with beads or jewels or sequins
    gemmed; spangled; beady; jewelled; spangly; jeweled.

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blah

  • noun pompous or pretentious talk or writing
    fustian; bombast; claptrap; rant.

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prose

  • noun ordinary writing as distinguished from verse
  • noun matter of fact, commonplace, or dull expression

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wainscoted

  • adjective satellite fitted or decorated with panels or wainscoting
    paneled.

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riotous

  • adjective satellite produced or growing in extreme abundance
    luxuriant; lush; profuse; exuberant.
    • their riotous blooming
  • adjective satellite characterized by unrest or disorder or insubordination
    tumultuous; troubled; turbulent; disruptive.
    • effects of the struggle will be violent and disruptive
    • riotous times
    • these troubled areas
    • the tumultuous years of his administration
    • a turbulent and unruly childhood

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edmund_burke

  • noun British statesman famous for his oratory; pleaded the cause of the American colonists in British Parliament and defended the parliamentary system (1729-1797)
    Burke.

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ostentatious

  • adjective intended to attract notice and impress others
    pretentious.
    • an ostentatious sable coat
  • adjective satellite (of a display) tawdry or vulgar
    pretentious.

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grandiose

  • adjective satellite impressive because of unnecessary largeness or grandeur; used to show disapproval
  • adjective satellite affectedly genteel
    highfalutin; la-di-da; highfaluting; hoity-toity; hifalutin.

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allegoric

  • adjective satellite used in or characteristic of or containing allegory
    allegorical.
    • allegorical stories
    • an allegorical painting of Victory leading an army

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literary_genre

  • noun a style of expressing yourself in writing
    genre; writing style.

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poetic

  • adjective of or relating to poetry
    poetical.
    • poetic works
    • a poetic romance
  • adjective satellite characterized by romantic imagery
    • Turner's vision of the rainbow...was poetic

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speaker

  • noun someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous)
    verbalizer; talker; utterer; verbaliser.
    • the speaker at commencement
    • an utterer of useful maxims
  • noun electro-acoustic transducer that converts electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance
    loudspeaker; speaker unit; loudspeaker system; speaker system.

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battlemented

  • adjective satellite protected with battlements or parapets with indentations or embrasures for shooting through
  • adjective satellite having or resembling repeated square indentations like those in a battlement
    embattled; castellated; castled.
    • a crenelated molding

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gopura

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sham

  • noun something that is a counterfeit; not what it seems to be
    postiche; fake.
  • noun a person who makes deceitful pretenses
    fraud; shammer; imposter; impostor; pseudo; faker; pseud; role player; fake; pretender.

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garish

  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    gaudy; brassy; meretricious; tatty; tawdry; flash; cheap; flashy; tacky; gimcrack; loud; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments

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inlaid

  • adjective satellite adorned by inlays
  • verb decorate the surface of by inserting wood, stone, and metal
    inlay.

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extended

  • adjective satellite relatively long in duration; tediously protracted
    lengthy; protracted; prolonged; drawn-out.
    • a drawn-out argument
    • an extended discussion
    • a lengthy visit from her mother-in-law
    • a prolonged and bitter struggle
    • protracted negotiations
  • verb extend in scope or range or area
    broaden; widen; extend.
    • The law was extended to all citizens
    • widen the range of applications
    • broaden your horizon
    • Extend your backyard

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edged

  • adjective satellite having a specified kind of border or edge
    • a black-edged card
    • rough-edged leaves
    • dried sweat left salt-edged patches
  • verb advance slowly, as if by inches
    inch; edge.
    • He edged towards the car

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highfaluting

  • adjective satellite affectedly genteel
    grandiose; highfalutin; la-di-da; hoity-toity; hifalutin.

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tasseled

  • adjective satellite fringed or adorned with tassels
    tasselled.

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monotonic

  • adjective of a sequence or function; consistently increasing and never decreasing or consistently decreasing and never increasing in value
    monotone.
  • adjective satellite sounded or spoken in a tone unvarying in pitch
    monotonous; flat; monotone.
    • the owl's faint monotonous hooting

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pimpmobile

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fly

  • noun two-winged insects characterized by active flight
  • noun flap consisting of a piece of canvas that can be drawn back to provide entrance to a tent
    rainfly; tent flap; fly sheet; tent-fly.

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fustian

  • noun pompous or pretentious talk or writing
    blah; bombast; claptrap; rant.
  • noun a strong cotton and linen fabric with a slight nap

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correspondent

  • noun someone who communicates by means of letters
    letter writer.
  • noun a journalist employed to provide news stories for newspapers or broadcast media
    newspaperman; newswriter; pressman; newspaperwoman.

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off

  • verb kill intentionally and with premeditation
    murder; slay; dispatch; remove; hit; bump off; polish off.
    • The mafia boss ordered his enemies murdered
  • adjective not in operation or operational
    • the oven is off
    • the lights are off

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picky

  • adjective satellite exacting especially about details
    particular; fussy; finicky; finical.
    • a finicky eater
    • fussy about clothes
    • very particular about how her food was prepared

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demosthenic

  • adjective of or relating to Demosthenes or his oratory

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colour

  • noun any material used for its color
    color; coloring material; colouring material.
    • she used a different color for the trim
  • noun a race with skin pigmentation different from the white race (especially Blacks)
    color; people of color; people of colour.

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well

  • noun a deep hole or shaft dug or drilled to obtain water or oil or gas or brine
  • noun a cavity or vessel used to contain liquid

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declamation

  • noun vehement oratory
  • noun recitation of a speech from memory with studied gestures and intonation as an exercise in elocution or rhetoric

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gabble

  • noun rapid and indistinct speech
    jabber; jabbering.
  • verb speak (about unimportant matters) rapidly and incessantly
    prate; chatter; tattle; piffle; blab; gibber; clack; tittle-tattle; prattle; maunder; palaver; blabber; twaddle.

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campy

  • adjective satellite providing sophisticated amusement by virtue of having artificially (and vulgarly) mannered or banal or sentimental qualities
    camp.
    • they played up the silliness of their roles for camp effect
    • campy Hollywood musicals of the 1940's

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raving

  • noun declaiming wildly
    • the raving of maniacs
  • verb participate in an all-night techno dance party
    rave.

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musical

  • noun a play or film whose action and dialogue is interspersed with singing and dancing
    musical comedy; musical theater.
  • adjective characterized by or capable of producing music
    • a musical evening
    • musical instruments

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humdrum

  • noun the quality of wearisome constancy, routine, and lack of variety
    monotony; sameness.
    • he had never grown accustomed to the monotony of his work
    • he was sick of the humdrum of his fellow prisoners
    • he hated the sameness of the food the college served
  • adjective satellite not challenging; dull and lacking excitement
    prosaic; commonplace; unglamourous; unglamorous.
    • an unglamorous job greasing engines

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mannerly

  • adjective satellite socially correct in behavior
    well-mannered.

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lavish

  • verb expend profusely; also used with abstract nouns
    shower.
    • He was showered with praise
  • adjective satellite very generous
    overgenerous; unstinting; unstinted; munificent; too-generous; unsparing.
    • distributed gifts with a lavish hand
    • the critics were lavish in their praise
    • a munificent gift
    • his father gave him a half-dollar and his mother a quarter and he thought them munificent
    • prodigal praise
    • unsparing generosity
    • his unstinted devotion
    • called for unstinting aid to Britain

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periphrastic

  • adjective satellite roundabout and unnecessarily wordy; (`ambagious' is archaic)
    circumlocutory; ambagious; circumlocutious.
    • had a preference for circumlocutious (or circumlocutory) rather than forthright expression
    • A periphrastic study in a worn-out poetical fashion,/ Leaving one still with the intolerable wrestle/ With words and meanings."-T.S.Eliot

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artsy-craftsy

  • adjective satellite pretentiously artistic; cloyingly charming
    arty-crafty.

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repetitious

  • adjective characterized by repetition
    repetitive.
    • repetitive movement

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officialese

  • noun the style of writing characteristic of some government officials: formal and obscure

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plumed

  • adjective satellite having or covered with or abounding in plumes
    plumy.
    • the plumed serpent
    • white-plumed egrets
  • verb rip off; ask an unreasonable price
    fleece; soak; plume; pluck; hook; overcharge; rob; gazump; surcharge.

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musical_style

  • noun an expressive style of music
    genre; music genre; musical genre.

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spectacled

  • adjective satellite wearing, or having the face adorned with, eyeglasses or an eyeglass
    bespectacled; monocled.
    • a bespectacled grandmother
    • the monocled gentleman

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shamiyanah

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mannered

  • adjective satellite having unnatural mannerisms
    • brief, mannered and unlifelike idiom

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jeweled

  • adjective satellite covered with beads or jewels or sequins
    gemmed; spangled; beady; jewelled; sequined; spangly.
  • verb adorn or decorate with precious stones
    jewel; bejewel.
    • jeweled dresses

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embossed

  • adjective satellite embellished with a raised pattern created by pressure or embroidery
    raised; brocaded.
    • brocaded silk
    • an embossed satin
    • embossed leather
    • raised needlework
    • raised metalwork
  • verb raise in a relief
    stamp; emboss; boss.
    • embossed stationery

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rhetorical_device

  • noun a use of language that creates a literary effect (but often without regard for literal significance)

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elaborately

  • adverb with elaboration
    in an elaborate way; intricately.
    • it was elaborately spelled out

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public_speaker

  • noun a person who delivers a speech or oration
    orator; speechmaker; speechifier; rhetorician.

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styler

  • noun someone who cuts or beautifies hair
    stylist; hairstylist; hairdresser.

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la-di-da

  • adjective satellite affectedly genteel
    grandiose; highfalutin; highfaluting; hoity-toity; hifalutin.

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metaphorical

  • adjective satellite expressing one thing in terms normally denoting another
    metaphoric.
    • a metaphorical expression
    • metaphoric language

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pizzicato

  • noun a note or passage that is played pizzicato
  • adjective satellite (of instruments in the violin family) to be plucked with the finger

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flatulence

  • noun a state of excessive gas in the alimentary canal
    flatulency; gas.
  • noun pompously embellished language
    turgidness; turgidity.

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coarseness

  • noun language or humor that is down-to-earth
    saltiness.
    • the saltiness of their language was inappropriate
    • self-parody and saltiness riddled their core genre
  • noun the quality of being composed of relatively large particles
    graininess; granularity.

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pithy

  • adjective satellite concise and full of meaning
    sententious.
    • welcomed her pithy comments
    • the peculiarly sardonic and sententious style in which Don Luis composed his epigrams"- Hervey Allen

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crisp

  • noun a thin crisp slice of potato fried in deep fat
    Saratoga chip; potato chip; chip.
  • verb make wrinkles or creases on a smooth surface; make a pressed, folded or wrinkled line in
    scrunch; crease; crinkle; ruckle; wrinkle; scrunch up.
    • The dress got wrinkled
    • crease the paper like this to make a crane

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stylist

  • noun an artist who is a master of a particular style
  • noun someone who cuts or beautifies hair
    hairstylist; styler; hairdresser.

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gilt-edged

  • adjective satellite of the highest quality or value
    • gilt-edged securities
    • gilt-edged credentials
  • adjective satellite having gilded edges as the pages of a book

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vermiculated

  • adjective satellite decorated with wormlike tracery or markings
    vermicular; vermiculate.
    • vermicular (or vermiculated) stonework
  • verb decorate with wavy or winding lines
    vermiculate.

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music_genre

  • noun an expressive style of music
    genre; musical style; musical genre.

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stylise

  • verb represent according to a conventional style
    conventionalize; stylize.
    • a stylized female head

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keynote_address

  • noun a speech setting forth the keynote
    keynote speech.

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smoothness

  • noun a texture without roughness; smooth to the touch
    • admiring the slim smoothness of her thighs
    • some artists prefer the smoothness of a board
  • noun powerful and effective language
    eloquence; fluency.
    • his eloquence attracted a large congregation
    • fluency in spoken and written English is essential
    • his oily smoothness concealed his guilt from the police

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topknotted

  • adjective satellite (of a bird or animal) having a usually ornamental tuft or process on the head; often used in combination
    crested; tufted.
    • golden crested
    • crested iris
    • crested oriole
    • tufted duck
    • tufted loosestrife

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classical

  • noun traditional genre of music conforming to an established form and appealing to critical interest and developed musical taste
    classical music; serious music.
  • adjective of or relating to the most highly developed stage of an earlier civilisation and its culture
    classic.
    • classic Cinese pottery

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largeness

  • noun the capacity to understand a broad range of topics
    breadth; comprehensiveness.
    • a teacher must have a breadth of knowledge of the subject
    • a man distinguished by the largeness and scope of his views
  • noun large or extensive in breadth or importance or comprehensiveness
    extensiveness.
    • the might have repercussions of unimaginable largeness
    • the very extensiveness of his power was a temptation to abuse it

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compendious

  • adjective satellite briefly giving the gist of something
    compact; summary; succinct.
    • a short and compendious book
    • a compact style is brief and pithy
    • succinct comparisons
    • a summary formulation of a wide-ranging subject

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pretension

  • noun a false or unsupportable quality
    pretense; pretence.
  • noun the advancing of a claim
    • his pretension to the crown
    • the town still puts forward pretensions as a famous resort

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headlinese

  • noun using the abbreviated style of headline writers

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black_humour

  • noun the juxtaposition of morbid and farcical elements (in writing or drama) to give a disturbing effect
    black humor.

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inwrought

  • adjective satellite having a decorative pattern worked or woven in
    • an inwrought design

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burke

  • noun British statesman famous for his oratory; pleaded the cause of the American colonists in British Parliament and defended the parliamentary system (1729-1797)
    Edmund Burke.
  • noun United States frontierswoman and legendary figure of the Wild West noted for her marksmanship (1852-1903)
    Calamity Jane; Martha Jane Burk; Burk; Martha Jane Burke.

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humor

  • noun a message whose ingenuity or verbal skill or incongruity has the power to evoke laughter
    witticism; wittiness; wit; humour.
  • noun the trait of appreciating (and being able to express) the humorous
    sense of humor; sense of humour; humour.
    • she didn't appreciate my humor
    • you can't survive in the army without a sense of humor

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ruffled

  • adjective satellite shaken into waves or undulations as by wind
    rippled.
    • the rippled surface of the pond
    • with ruffled flags flying
  • verb stir up (water) so as to form ripples
    ripple; riffle; undulate; ruffle; cockle.

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tully

  • noun a Roman statesman and orator remembered for his mastery of Latin prose (106-43 BC)
    Cicero; Marcus Tullius Cicero.

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purple

  • noun a purple color or pigment
    purpleness.
  • noun of imperial status
    • he was born to the purple

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allegory

  • noun a short moral story (often with animal characters)
    parable; apologue; fable.
  • noun a visible symbol representing an abstract idea
    emblem.

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jumped-up

  • adjective satellite (British informal) upstart

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damask

  • noun a table linen made from linen with a damask pattern
  • noun a fabric of linen or cotton or silk or wool with a reversible pattern woven into it

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meretricious

  • adjective like or relating to a prostitute
    • meretricious relationships
  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; gaudy; brassy; tatty; tawdry; flash; cheap; flashy; tacky; gimcrack; loud; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments

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jazzy

  • adjective satellite resembling jazz (especially in its rhythm)
  • adjective satellite (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display
    showy; gaudy; sporty; flashy.

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gimcrack

  • noun ornamental objects of no great value
    gimcrackery; trumpery; falderol; frill; nonsense; folderal.
  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; gaudy; brassy; meretricious; tatty; tawdry; flash; cheap; flashy; tacky; loud; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments

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tautological

  • adjective satellite repetition of same sense in different words
    pleonastic; redundant; tautologic.
    • `a true fact' and `a free gift' are pleonastic expressions
    • the phrase `a beginner who has just started' is tautological
    • at the risk of being redundant I return to my original proposition"- J.B.Conant

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finicky

  • adjective satellite exacting especially about details
    particular; fussy; picky; finical.
    • a finicky eater
    • fussy about clothes
    • very particular about how her food was prepared

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sporty

  • adjective satellite exhibiting or calling for sportsmanship or fair play
    sporting; clean; sportsmanlike.
    • a clean fight
    • a sporting solution of the disagreement
    • sportsmanlike conduct
  • adjective satellite (used especially of clothes) marked by conspicuous display
    showy; gaudy; flashy; jazzy.

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feigning

  • noun pretending with intention to deceive
    pretence; pretense; dissembling.
  • noun the act of giving a false appearance
    pretence; pretense; pretending; simulation.
    • his conformity was only pretending

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have

  • noun a person who possesses great material wealth
    rich person; wealthy person.
  • verb have or possess, either in a concrete or an abstract sense
    hold; have got.
    • She has $1,000 in the bank
    • He has got two beautiful daughters
    • She holds a Master's degree from Harvard

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off-color

  • adjective satellite in violation of good taste even verging on the indecent
    indelicate; off-colour.
    • an indelicate remark
    • an off-color joke
  • adjective satellite humorously vulgar
    bawdy; ribald.
    • bawdy songs
    • off-color jokes
    • ribald language

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polysyllabic

  • adjective satellite having or characterized by words of more than three syllables
  • adjective satellite (of words) long and ponderous; having many syllables
    sesquipedalian.
    • sesquipedalian technical terms

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analysis

  • noun an investigation of the component parts of a whole and their relations in making up the whole
  • noun the abstract separation of a whole into its constituent parts in order to study the parts and their relations
    analytic thinking.

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raised

  • adjective located or moved above the surround or above the normal position
    • a raised design
    • raised eyebrows
  • verb raise the level or amount of something
    raise.
    • raise my salary
    • raise the price of bread

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epideictic

  • adjective satellite designed primarily for rhetorical display
    epideictical.
    • epideictic orations

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articulate

  • verb provide with a joint
    joint.
    • the carpenter jointed two pieces of wood
  • verb put into words or an expression
    phrase; word; formulate; give voice.
    • He formulated his concerns to the board of trustees

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earring

  • noun jewelry to ornament the ear; usually clipped to the earlobe or fastened through a hole in the lobe

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overblown

  • adjective satellite puffed up with vanity
    pompous; portentous; grandiloquent; pontifical.
    • a grandiloquent and boastful manner
    • overblown oratory
    • a pompous speech
    • pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey"- Newsweek
  • adjective satellite past the stage of full bloom
    • overblown roses

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manner_of_speaking

  • noun your characteristic style or manner of expressing yourself orally
    delivery; speech.
    • his manner of speaking was quite abrupt
    • her speech was barren of southernisms
    • I detected a slight accent in his speech

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turn_of_expression

  • noun a distinctive spoken or written expression
    turn of phrase.
    • John's succinct turn of phrase persuaded her that it would not be a good idea

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way

  • noun how something is done or how it happens
    style; fashion; manner; mode.
    • her dignified manner
    • his rapid manner of talking
    • their nomadic mode of existence
    • in the characteristic New York style
    • a lonely way of life
    • in an abrasive fashion
  • noun how a result is obtained or an end is achieved
    agency; means.
    • a means of control
    • an example is the best agency of instruction
    • the true way to success

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tricked-out

  • adjective satellite decorated in a particular way
    • tricked-out cupboards looking like Georgian cabinets

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keynote_speech

  • noun a speech setting forth the keynote
    keynote address.

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lurid

  • adjective satellite horrible in fierceness or savagery
    • lurid crimes
    • a lurid life
  • adjective satellite glaringly vivid and graphic; marked by sensationalism
    shocking.
    • lurid details of the accident

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dastan

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orotund

  • adjective satellite ostentatiously lofty in style
    tumid; bombastic; large; turgid; declamatory.
    • a man given to large talk
    • tumid political prose
  • adjective satellite (of sounds) full and rich
    rotund; round; pear-shaped.
    • orotund tones
    • the rotund and reverberating phrase
    • pear-shaped vowels

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damascene

  • noun a design produced by inlaying gold or silver into steel
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Damascus

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tacky

  • adjective satellite (of a glutinous liquid such as paint) not completely dried and slightly sticky to the touch
    • tacky varnish
  • adjective satellite tastelessly showy
    garish; gaudy; brassy; meretricious; tatty; tawdry; flash; cheap; flashy; gimcrack; loud; trashy.
    • a flash car
    • a flashy ring
    • garish colors
    • a gaudy costume
    • loud sport shirts
    • a meretricious yet stylish book
    • tawdry ornaments

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harangue

  • noun a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion
    rant; ranting.
  • verb deliver a harangue to; address forcefully

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luxuriant

  • adjective satellite marked by complexity and richness of detail
    elaborate.
    • an elaborate lace pattern
  • adjective satellite displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses
    voluptuous; luxurious; sybaritic; epicurean; voluptuary.
    • an epicurean banquet
    • enjoyed a luxurious suite with a crystal chandelier and thick oriental rugs
    • Lucullus spent the remainder of his days in voluptuous magnificence
    • a chinchilla robe of sybaritic lavishness

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paneled

  • adjective satellite fitted or decorated with panels or wainscoting
    wainscoted.
  • verb decorate with panels
    panel.
    • panel the walls with wood

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flamboyant

  • noun showy tropical tree or shrub native to Madagascar; widely planted in tropical regions for its immense racemes of scarlet and orange flowers; sometimes placed in genus Poinciana
    flame tree; Poinciana regia; royal poinciana; peacock flower; Delonix regia.
  • adjective satellite marked by ostentation but often tasteless
    splashy; showy.
    • a cheap showy rhinestone bracelet
    • a splashy half-page ad

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caller

  • noun a social or business visitor
    company.
    • the room was a mess because he hadn't expected company
  • noun an investor who buys a call option

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smooth

  • noun the act of smoothing
    • he gave his hair a quick smooth
  • verb make smooth or smoother, as if by rubbing
    smoothen.
    • smooth the surface of the wood

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up

  • verb raise
    • up the ante
  • adjective being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level
    • the anchor is up
    • the sun is up
    • he lay face up
    • he is up by a pawn
    • the market is up
    • the corn is up

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oratorical

  • adjective satellite characteristic of an orator or oratory
    • oratorical prose
    • harangued his men in an oratorical way"- Robert Graves

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cake

  • noun a block of solid substance (such as soap or wax)
    bar.
    • a bar of chocolate
  • noun small flat mass of chopped food
    patty.

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rabbit_on

  • verb talk in a noisy, excited, or declamatory manner
    spout; rant; rave; mouth off; jabber.

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adorn

  • verb make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
    ornament; embellish; beautify; decorate; grace.
    • Decorate the room for the party
    • beautify yourself for the special day
  • verb be beautiful to look at
    deck; embellish; beautify; decorate; grace.
    • Flowers adorned the tables everywhere

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curt

  • adjective satellite marked by rude or peremptory shortness
    brusque; short; brusk.
    • try to cultivate a less brusque manner
    • a curt reply
    • the salesgirl was very short with him
  • adjective satellite brief and to the point; effectively cut short; `yes'"
    laconic; terse; crisp.
    • a crisp retort
    • a response so curt as to be almost rude
    • the laconic reply
    • short and terse and easy to understand

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tessellated

  • adjective satellite having a checkered or mottled appearance
  • verb fit together exactly, of identical shapes
    tessellate.
    • triangles tessellate

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synecdochical

  • adjective satellite using the name of a part for that of the whole or the whole for the part; or the special for the general or the general for the special; or the material for the thing made of it
    synecdochic.
    • to use `hand' for `worker' or `ten sail' for `ten ships' or `steel' for `sword' is to use a synecdochic figure of speech

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unornate

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arty-crafty

  • adjective satellite pretentiously artistic; cloyingly charming
    artsy-craftsy.

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unmodulated

  • adjective characterized by lack of variation in pitch, tone, or volume
    • he lectured in an unmodulated voice edged with hysteria

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vermicular

  • adjective satellite decorated with wormlike tracery or markings
    vermiculate; vermiculated.
    • vermicular (or vermiculated) stonework

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trendy

  • adjective satellite in accord with the latest fad
    voguish.
    • trendy ideas
    • trendy clothes
    • voguish terminology

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formulation

  • noun a substance prepared according to a formula
    preparation.
    • the physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine
  • noun inventing or contriving an idea or explanation and formulating it mentally
    conceptualisation; conceptualization.

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jargon

  • noun a characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
    patois; argot; cant; vernacular; slang; lingo.
    • they don't speak our lingo
  • noun a colorless (or pale yellow or smoky) variety of zircon
    jargoon.

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voguish

  • adjective satellite elegant and stylish
    chic; smart.
    • chic elegance
    • a smart new dress
    • a suit of voguish cut
  • adjective satellite in accord with the latest fad
    trendy.
    • trendy ideas
    • trendy clothes
    • voguish terminology

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fluency

  • noun powerful and effective language
    eloquence; smoothness.
    • his eloquence attracted a large congregation
    • fluency in spoken and written English is essential
    • his oily smoothness concealed his guilt from the police
  • noun skillfulness in speaking or writing

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magniloquent

  • adjective satellite lofty in style
    tall; grandiloquent.
    • he engages in so much tall talk, one never really realizes what he is saying

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analogical

  • adjective satellite expressing, composed of, or based on an analogy
    • the analogical use of a metaphor

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tedious

  • adjective satellite so lacking in interest as to cause mental weariness
    slow; ho-hum; boring; wearisome; deadening; tiresome; dull; irksome.
    • a boring evening with uninteresting people
    • the deadening effect of some routine tasks
    • a dull play
    • his competent but dull performance
    • a ho-hum speaker who couldn't capture their attention
    • what an irksome task the writing of long letters is"- Edmund Burke
    • tedious days on the train
    • the tiresome chirping of a cricket"- Mark Twain
    • other people's dreams are dreadfully wearisome
  • adjective satellite using or containing too many words
    windy; wordy; long-winded; verbose.
    • long-winded (or windy) speakers
    • verbose and ineffective instructional methods
    • newspapers of the day printed long wordy editorials
    • proceedings were delayed by wordy disputes

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prater

  • noun an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker
    chatterer; spouter; magpie; chatterbox; babbler.

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stylistic

  • adjective satellite of or relating to style (especially in the use of language)
    • stylistic devices

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ornament

  • noun something used to beautify
    decoration; ornamentation.
  • verb make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
    embellish; beautify; decorate; grace; adorn.
    • Decorate the room for the party
    • beautify yourself for the special day

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champleve

  • adjective satellite (for metals) having areas separated by metal and filled with colored enamel and fired
    cloisonne.

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splashy

  • adjective characterized by water flying about haphazardly
  • adjective satellite marked by ostentation but often tasteless
    flamboyant; showy.
    • a cheap showy rhinestone bracelet
    • a splashy half-page ad

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luxurious

  • adjective satellite displaying luxury and furnishing gratification to the senses
    voluptuous; sybaritic; epicurean; voluptuary; luxuriant.
    • an epicurean banquet
    • enjoyed a luxurious suite with a crystal chandelier and thick oriental rugs
    • Lucullus spent the remainder of his days in voluptuous magnificence
    • a chinchilla robe of sybaritic lavishness
  • adjective satellite rich and superior in quality
    gilded; princely; sumptuous; opulent; grand; deluxe.
    • a princely sum
    • gilded dining rooms

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ornateness

  • noun high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation
    grandiosity; grandiloquence; rhetoric; magniloquence.
    • the grandiosity of his prose
    • an excessive ornateness of language
  • noun an ornate appearance; being elaborately (even excessively) decorated
    elaborateness.

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decorated

  • adjective provided with something intended to increase its beauty or distinction
    adorned.
  • verb make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
    ornament; embellish; beautify; decorate; grace; adorn.
    • Decorate the room for the party
    • beautify yourself for the special day

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vein

  • noun a blood vessel that carries blood from the capillaries toward the heart
    venous blood vessel; vena.
    • all veins except the pulmonary vein carry unaerated blood
  • noun a distinctive style or manner
    • he continued in this vein for several minutes

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jeremitaylorically

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grandiosity

  • noun high-flown style; excessive use of verbal ornamentation
    grandiloquence; rhetoric; ornateness; magniloquence.
    • the grandiosity of his prose
    • an excessive ornateness of language

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turgid

  • adjective satellite ostentatiously lofty in style
    tumid; bombastic; orotund; large; declamatory.
    • a man given to large talk
    • tumid political prose
  • adjective satellite abnormally distended especially by fluids or gas
    tumid; tumescent; puffy; intumescent.
    • hungry children with bloated stomachs
    • he had a grossly distended stomach
    • eyes with puffed (or puffy) lids
    • swollen hands
    • tumescent tissue
    • puffy tumid flesh

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