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laudator

  • noun someone who communicates high praise
    extoller; lauder.

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oleaginous

  • adjective satellite unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
    fulsome; buttery; unctuous; soapy; smarmy; oily.
    • buttery praise
    • gave him a fulsome introduction
    • an oily sycophantic press agent
    • oleaginous hypocrisy
    • smarmy self-importance
    • the unctuous Uriah Heep
    • soapy compliments
  • adjective satellite containing an unusual amount of grease or oil
    sebaceous; oily; greasy.
    • greasy hamburgers
    • oily fried potatoes
    • oleaginous seeds

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looking

  • noun the act of directing the eyes toward something and perceiving it visually
    looking at; look.
    • he went out to have a look
    • his look was fixed on her eyes
    • he gave it a good looking at
    • his camera does his looking for him
  • noun the act of searching visually
    looking for.

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redemptive

  • adjective of or relating to or resulting in redemption
    redemptional; redemptory.
    • a redemptive theory about life"- E.K.Brown
  • adjective satellite bringing about salvation or redemption from sin
    saving; redeeming.
    • saving faith
    • redemptive (or redeeming) love

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pleasing

  • noun the act of one who pleases
  • verb give pleasure to or be pleasing to
    delight; please.
    • These colors please the senses
    • a pleasing sensation

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worth

  • noun an indefinite quantity of something having a specified value
    • 10 dollars worth of gasoline
  • noun the quality that renders something desirable or valuable or useful

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dandy

  • noun a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
    gallant; clotheshorse; fop; beau; swell; dude; sheik; fashion plate.
  • noun a sailing vessel with two masts; a small mizzen is aft of the rudderpost
    yawl.

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stupefying

  • adjective satellite so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm
    astonishing; staggering; astounding.
    • such an enormous response was astonishing
    • an astounding achievement
    • the amount of money required was staggering
    • suffered a staggering defeat
    • the figure inside the boucle dress was stupefying
  • verb make dull or stupid or muddle with drunkenness or infatuation
    besot; stupefy.

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exalted

  • adjective satellite of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
    idealistic; noble-minded; elevated; rarefied; rarified; grand; high-flown; high-minded; sublime; lofty.
    • an exalted ideal
    • argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks
    • a noble and lofty concept
    • a grand purpose
  • verb praise, glorify, or honor
    exalt; glorify; extol; laud; proclaim.
    • extol the virtues of one's children
    • glorify one's spouse's cooking

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bonnie

  • adjective satellite very pleasing to the eye
    sightly; comely; fair; bonny.
    • my bonny lass
    • there's a bonny bay beyond
    • a comely face
    • young fair maidens

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valued

  • adjective satellite (usually used in combination) having value of a specified kind
    • triple-valued
  • verb fix or determine the value of; assign a value to
    value.
    • value the jewelry and art work in the estate

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minded

  • adjective satellite (used in combination) mentally oriented toward something specified
    • civic-minded
    • career-minded
  • verb be offended or bothered by; take offense with, be bothered by
    mind.
    • I don't mind your behavior

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rattling

  • noun a rapid series of short loud sounds (as might be heard with a stethoscope in some types of respiratory disorders)
    rattle; rale.
    • the death rattle
  • verb make short successive sounds
    rattle.

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awful

  • adjective satellite exceptionally bad or displeasing
    dreadful; atrocious; terrible; unspeakable; abominable; painful.
    • atrocious taste
    • abominable workmanship
    • an awful voice
    • dreadful manners
    • a painful performance
    • terrible handwriting
    • an unspeakable odor came sweeping into the room
  • adjective satellite causing fear or dread or terror
    dreadful; direful; horrific; fearful; frightening; terrible; dread; dire; horrendous; dreaded; fearsome.
    • the awful war
    • an awful risk
    • dire news
    • a career or vengeance so direful that London was shocked
    • the dread presence of the headmaster
    • polio is no longer the dreaded disease it once was
    • a dreadful storm
    • a fearful howling
    • horrendous explosions shook the city
    • a terrible curse

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cum_laude

  • adjective satellite with honor; with academic distinction
    • a cum laude graduate
  • adverb with honor
    • he graduated cum laude

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impressive

  • adjective making a strong or vivid impression
    • an impressive ceremony
  • adjective satellite producing a strong effect
    telling.
    • gave an impressive performance as Othello
    • a telling gesture

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marvellous

  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    fantastic; marvelous; 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
  • adjective satellite being or having the character of a miracle
    marvelous; miraculous.

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laud

  • verb praise, glorify, or honor
    exalt; glorify; extol; proclaim.
    • extol the virtues of one's children
    • glorify one's spouse's cooking

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eye-popping

  • adjective satellite amazingly impressive; suggestive of the flashing of lightning
    fulgurous; dazzling; fulgurant.
    • the skater's dazzling virtuosic leaps
    • these great best canvases still look as astonishing and as invitingly new as they did...when...his fulgurant popularity was in full growth"- Janet Flanner
    • adventures related...in a style both vivid and fulgurous"- Idwal Jones

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noted

  • adjective satellite widely known and esteemed
    renowned; illustrious; famed; celebrated; notable; famous; far-famed.
    • a famous actor
    • a celebrated musician
    • a famed scientist
    • an illustrious judge
    • a notable historian
    • a renowned painter
  • verb make mention of
    note; mention; remark; observe.
    • She observed that his presentation took up too much time
    • They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing

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favour

  • noun a feeling of favorable regard
    favor.
  • noun an inclination to approve
    favor.
    • that style is in favor this season

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encomiastic

  • adjective satellite formally expressing praise
    panegyrical; eulogistic; panegyric.

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lustre

  • noun a surface coating for ceramics or porcelain
    luster.
  • noun a quality that outshines the usual
    splendour; brilliancy; splendor; luster.

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splendiferous

  • adjective satellite having great beauty and splendor
    splendid; glorious; resplendent.
    • a glorious spring morning
    • a glorious sunset
    • splendid costumes
    • a kind of splendiferous native simplicity

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adulation

  • noun servile flattery; exaggerated and hypocritical praise

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honourable

  • adjective worthy of being honored; entitled to honor and respect
    honorable.
    • an honorable man
    • led an honorable life
    • honorable service to his country
  • adjective satellite adhering to ethical and moral principles
    ethical; honorable.
    • it seems ethical and right
    • followed the only honorable course of action

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further

  • verb promote the growth of
    foster.
    • Foster our children's well-being and education
  • verb contribute to the progress or growth of
    advance; encourage; promote; boost.
    • I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom

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angelical

  • adjective of or relating to angels
    angelic.
    • angelic messenger
  • adjective satellite having a sweet nature befitting an angel or cherub
    cherubic; seraphic; angelic; sweet.
    • an angelic smile
    • a cherubic face
    • looking so seraphic when he slept
    • a sweet disposition

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hymn

  • noun a song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)
    anthem.
  • verb sing a hymn

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panegyrist

  • noun an orator who delivers eulogies or panegyrics
    eulogist.

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choral

  • noun a stately Protestant (especially Lutheran) hymn tune
    chorale.
  • adjective related to or written for or performed by a chorus or choir
    • choral composition
    • choral ensemble

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stately

  • adjective satellite impressive in appearance
    imposing; noble; baronial.
    • a baronial mansion
    • an imposing residence
    • a noble tree
    • severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses
    • stately columns
  • adjective satellite of size and dignity suggestive of a statue
    statuesque.

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anthem

  • noun a song of devotion or loyalty (as to a nation or school)
  • noun a song of praise (to God or to a saint or to a nation)
    hymn.

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celebrated

  • adjective satellite widely known and esteemed
    renowned; illustrious; famed; notable; noted; famous; far-famed.
    • a famous actor
    • a celebrated musician
    • a famed scientist
    • an illustrious judge
    • a notable historian
    • a renowned painter
  • verb behave as expected during of holidays or rites
    observe; celebrate; keep.
    • Keep the commandments
    • celebrate Christmas
    • Observe Yom Kippur

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palatial

  • adjective relating to or being a palace
    • the palatial residence
  • adjective satellite suitable for or like a palace
    • palatial furnishings
    • a palatial yacht

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commercial

  • noun a commercially sponsored ad on radio or television
    commercial message.
  • adjective connected with or engaged in or sponsored by or used in commerce or commercial enterprises
    • commercial trucker
    • commercial TV
    • commercial diamonds

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favourable

  • adjective encouraging or approving or pleasing
    favorable.
    • a favorable reply
    • he received a favorable rating
    • listened with a favorable ear
    • made a favorable impression
  • adjective (of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate
    favorable.
    • the days were fair and the winds were favorable

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lustrous

  • adjective satellite made smooth and bright by or as if by rubbing; reflecting a sheen or glow
    bright; burnished; shiny; shining.
    • bright silver candlesticks
    • a burnished brass knocker
    • she brushed her hair until it fell in lustrous auburn waves
    • rows of shining glasses
    • shiny black patents
  • adjective satellite brilliant
    • set a lustrous example for others to follow
    • lustrous actors of the time

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cajolery

  • noun flattery intended to persuade
    palaver; blandishment.

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great

  • noun a person who has achieved distinction and honor in some field
    • he is one of the greats of American music
  • adjective satellite relatively large in size or number or extent; larger than others of its kind
    • a great juicy steak
    • a great multitude
    • the great auk
    • a great old oak
    • a great ocean liner
    • a great delay

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kudos

  • noun an expression of approval and commendation
    congratulations; extolment; praise.
    • he always appreciated praise for his work

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awe-inspiring

  • adjective satellite inspiring awe or admiration or wonder
    awful; awing; amazing; awesome.
    • New York is an amazing city
    • the Grand Canyon is an awe-inspiring sight
    • the awesome complexity of the universe
    • this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath"- Melville
    • Westminster Hall's awing majesty, so vast, so high, so silent

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fulgurant

  • adjective satellite amazingly impressive; suggestive of the flashing of lightning
    fulgurous; eye-popping; dazzling.
    • the skater's dazzling virtuosic leaps
    • these great best canvases still look as astonishing and as invitingly new as they did...when...his fulgurant popularity was in full growth"- Janet Flanner
    • adventures related...in a style both vivid and fulgurous"- Idwal Jones

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effusive

  • adjective satellite uttered with unrestrained enthusiasm
    burbly; burbling; gushing.
    • a novel told in burbly panting tones
  • adjective satellite extravagantly demonstrative
    gushing; gushy.
    • insincere and effusive demonstrations of sentimental friendship
    • a large gushing female
    • write unrestrained and gushy poetry

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brilliant

  • adjective satellite of surpassing excellence
    superb.
    • a brilliant performance
    • a superb actor
  • adjective satellite having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence
    smart as a whip; brainy.
    • some men dislike brainy women
    • a brilliant mind
    • a brilliant solution to the problem

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inspired

  • adjective satellite being of such surpassing excellence as to suggest inspiration by the gods
    elysian; divine.
    • her pies were simply divine
    • the divine Shakespeare
    • an elysian meal
    • an inspired performance
  • verb heighten or intensify
    invigorate; enliven; animate; inspire; exalt.
    • These paintings exalt the imagination

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important-looking

  • adjective satellite impressive in appearance

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priceless

  • adjective satellite having incalculable monetary, intellectual, or spiritual worth
    invaluable.

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commendable

  • adjective satellite worthy of high praise
    applaudable; praiseworthy; laudable.
    • applaudable efforts to save the environment
    • a commendable sense of purpose
    • laudable motives of improving housing conditions
    • a significant and praiseworthy increase in computer intelligence
  • adverb in an admirable manner
    admirably; laudably; praiseworthily.
    • the children's responses were admirably normal

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eulogise

  • verb praise formally and eloquently
    eulogize.
    • The dead woman was eulogized at the funeral

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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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doxology

  • noun a hymn or verse in Christian liturgy glorifying God

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te_deum

  • noun an ancient liturgical hymn

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eulogist

  • noun an orator who delivers eulogies or panegyrics
    panegyrist.

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marvelous

  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    fantastic; 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
  • adjective satellite too improbable to admit of belief
    marvellous; improbable; tall.
    • a tall story

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eye

  • noun the organ of sight
    optic; oculus.
  • noun good discernment (either visually or as if visually)
    • she has an eye for fresh talent
    • he has an artist's eye

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vivid

  • adjective satellite evoking lifelike images within the mind
    graphic; lifelike; pictorial.
    • pictorial poetry and prose
    • graphic accounts of battle
    • a lifelike portrait
    • a vivid description
  • adjective satellite having the clarity and freshness of immediate experience
    • a vivid recollection

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puff_up

  • verb make larger or distend
    • The estimates were puffed up
  • verb to swell or cause to enlarge, "Her faced puffed up from the drugs"
    puff; blow up; puff out.
    • puffed out chests

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unctuous

  • adjective satellite unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
    fulsome; buttery; soapy; oleaginous; smarmy; oily.
    • buttery praise
    • gave him a fulsome introduction
    • an oily sycophantic press agent
    • oleaginous hypocrisy
    • smarmy self-importance
    • the unctuous Uriah Heep
    • soapy compliments

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meritable

  • adjective satellite deserving reward or praise
    meritorious.
    • a lifetime of meritorious service
    • meritorious conduct

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dithyramb

  • noun a wildly enthusiastic speech or piece of writing
  • noun (ancient Greece) a passionate hymn (usually in honor of Dionysus)

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recommend

  • verb push for something
    urge; advocate.
    • The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day
  • verb express a good opinion of
    commend.

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chip

  • noun a small fragment of something broken off from the whole
    bit; fleck; flake; scrap.
    • a bit of rock caught him in the eye
  • noun a triangular wooden float attached to the end of a log line

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ravishing

  • adjective satellite stunningly beautiful
    • a ravishing blonde
  • verb force (someone) to have sex against their will
    violate; ravish; dishonor; assault; dishonour; outrage; rape.
    • The woman was raped on her way home at night

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pretty

  • adjective satellite pleasing by delicacy or grace; not imposing
    • pretty girl
    • pretty song
    • pretty room
  • adjective satellite (used ironically) unexpectedly bad
    • a pretty mess
    • a pretty kettle of fish

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staggering

  • adjective satellite so surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm
    astonishing; stupefying; astounding.
    • such an enormous response was astonishing
    • an astounding achievement
    • the amount of money required was staggering
    • suffered a staggering defeat
    • the figure inside the boucle dress was stupefying
  • verb walk as if unable to control one's movements
    swag; lurch; stagger; keel; careen; reel.
    • The drunken man staggered into the room

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acceptable

  • adjective worthy of acceptance or satisfactory
    • acceptable levels of radiation
    • performances varied from acceptable to excellent
  • adjective satellite judged to be in conformity with approved usage
    • acceptable English usage

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ensky

  • verb exalt to the skies; lift to the skies or to heaven with praise

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approving

  • noun the formal act of approving
    approval; blessing.
    • he gave the project his blessing
    • his decision merited the approval of any sensible person
  • verb give sanction to
    O.K.; okay; approve; sanction.
    • I approve of his educational policies

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known

  • adjective apprehended with certainty
    • a known quantity
    • the limits of the known world
    • a musician known throughout the world
    • a known criminal
  • verb be cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information; possess knowledge or information about
    know; cognize; cognise.
    • I know that the President lied to the people
    • I want to know who is winning the game!
    • I know it's time

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bang-up

  • adjective satellite very good
    groovy; dandy; corking; bully; not bad; swell; smashing; great; keen; slap-up; neat; cracking; nifty; peachy.
    • he did a bully job
    • a neat sports car
    • had a great time at the party
    • you look simply smashing

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word

  • noun a unit of language that native speakers can identify
    • words are the blocks from which sentences are made
    • he hardly said ten words all morning
  • noun a brief statement
    • he didn't say a word about it

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famed

  • adjective satellite widely known and esteemed
    renowned; illustrious; celebrated; notable; noted; famous; far-famed.
    • a famous actor
    • a celebrated musician
    • a famed scientist
    • an illustrious judge
    • a notable historian
    • a renowned painter

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extolment

  • noun an expression of approval and commendation
    congratulations; kudos; praise.
    • he always appreciated praise for his work

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praise

  • noun an expression of approval and commendation
    congratulations; kudos; extolment.
    • he always appreciated praise for his work
  • noun offering words of homage as an act of worship
    • they sang a hymn of praise to God

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blarney

  • noun flattery designed to gain favor
    coaxing; soft soap; sweet talk.
  • verb influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering
    wheedle; coax; inveigle; cajole; sweet-talk; palaver.
    • He palavered her into going along

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beautiful

  • adjective delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration
    • a beautiful child
    • beautiful country
    • a beautiful painting
    • a beautiful theory
    • a beautiful party
  • adjective satellite (of weather) highly enjoyable
    • what a beautiful day

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well-favoured

  • adjective satellite pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
    fine-looking; better-looking; well-favored; good-looking; handsome.
    • a fine-looking woman
    • a good-looking man
    • better-looking than her sister
    • very pretty but not so extraordinarily handsome"- Thackeray
    • our southern women are well-favored"- Lillian Hellman

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awesome

  • adjective satellite inspiring awe or admiration or wonder
    awful; awing; amazing; awe-inspiring.
    • New York is an amazing city
    • the Grand Canyon is an awe-inspiring sight
    • the awesome complexity of the universe
    • this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath"- Melville
    • Westminster Hall's awing majesty, so vast, so high, so silent

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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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wonderful

  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    fantastic; marvelous; marvellous; grand; terrific; howling; 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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keen

  • noun a funeral lament sung with loud wailing
  • verb express grief verbally
    lament.
    • we lamented the death of the child

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semiprecious

  • adjective satellite used of gemstones having less commercial value than precious stones
    • such semiprecious stones as amethyst, garnet, jade, and tourmaline

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far

  • adjective located at a great distance in time or space or degree
    • we come from a far country
    • far corners of the earth
    • the far future
    • a far journey
    • the far side of the road
    • far from the truth
    • far in the future
  • noun a terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the government dominated by Tutsi and to institute Hutu control again
    Army for the Liberation of Rwanda; Interahamwe; ALIR; Former Armed Forces.
    • in 1999 ALIR guerrillas kidnapped and killed eight foreign tourists

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hot

  • adjective used of physical heat; having a high or higher than desirable temperature or giving off heat or feeling or causing a sensation of heat or burning
    • hot stove
    • hot water
    • a hot August day
    • a hot stuffy room
    • she's hot and tired
    • a hot forehead
  • adjective satellite characterized by violent and forceful activity or movement; very intense
    raging.
    • the fighting became hot and heavy
    • a hot engagement
    • a raging battle
    • the river became a raging torrent

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sacred

  • adjective concerned with religion or religious purposes
    • sacred texts
    • sacred rites
    • sacred music
  • adjective satellite worthy of respect or dedication
    • saw motherhood as woman's sacred calling

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deification

  • noun the condition of being treated like a god
  • noun an embodiment of the qualities of a god
    • the capitalists' deification of capital

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luster

  • noun a quality that outshines the usual
    splendour; lustre; brilliancy; splendor.
  • noun the visual property of something that shines with reflected light
    lustre; shininess; sheen.

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fine-looking

  • adjective satellite pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
    well-favoured; better-looking; well-favored; good-looking; handsome.
    • a fine-looking woman
    • a good-looking man
    • better-looking than her sister
    • very pretty but not so extraordinarily handsome"- Thackeray
    • our southern women are well-favored"- Lillian Hellman

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okay

  • noun an endorsement
    okey; OK; O.K.; okeh.
    • they gave us the O.K. to go ahead
  • verb give sanction to
    O.K.; approve; sanction.
    • I approve of his educational policies

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praiseworthy

  • adjective satellite worthy of high praise
    commendable; applaudable; laudable.
    • applaudable efforts to save the environment
    • a commendable sense of purpose
    • laudable motives of improving housing conditions
    • a significant and praiseworthy increase in computer intelligence

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good_enough

  • adjective satellite adequately good for the circumstances
    • if it's good enough for you it's good enough for me

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magisterial

  • adjective of or relating to a magistrate
    • official magisterial functions
  • adjective satellite offensively self-assured or given to exercising usually unwarranted power
    peremptory; dominating; high-and-mighty; autocratic; bossy.
    • an autocratic person
    • autocratic behavior
    • a bossy way of ordering others around
    • a rather aggressive and dominating character
    • managed the employees in an aloof magisterial way
    • a swaggering peremptory manner

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splendid

  • adjective satellite having great beauty and splendor
    splendiferous; glorious; resplendent.
    • a glorious spring morning
    • a glorious sunset
    • splendid costumes
    • a kind of splendiferous native simplicity
  • adjective satellite very good; of the highest quality
    fantabulous; first-class; excellent.
    • made an excellent speech
    • the school has excellent teachers
    • a first-class mind

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picturesque

  • adjective satellite suggesting or suitable for a picture; pretty as a picture
    • a picturesque village
  • adjective satellite strikingly expressive
    • a picturesque description of the rainforest

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rarified

  • adjective satellite having low density
    rarefied; rare.
    • rare gasses
    • lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air
  • adjective satellite of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
    idealistic; exalted; noble-minded; elevated; rarefied; grand; high-flown; 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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ultimate

  • noun the finest or most superior quality of its kind
    • the ultimate in luxury
  • adjective furthest or highest in degree or order; utmost or extreme
    • the ultimate achievement
    • the ultimate question
    • man's ultimate destiny
    • the ultimate insult
    • one's ultimate goal in life

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pulchritudinous

  • adjective satellite used of persons only; having great physical beauty
    • pulchritudinous movie stars

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talk

  • noun an exchange of ideas via conversation
    talking.
    • let's have more work and less talk around here
  • noun discussion; (`talk about' is a less formal alternative for `discussion of')
    • his poetry contains much talk about love and anger

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sonnet

  • noun a verse form consisting of 14 lines with a fixed rhyme scheme
  • verb praise in a sonnet

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noteworthy

  • adjective satellite worthy of notice
    notable.
    • a noteworthy advance in cancer research
  • adjective satellite worthy of notice
    remarkable.
    • a noteworthy fact is that her students rarely complain
    • a remarkable achievement

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clapper

  • noun someone who applauds
    applauder.
  • noun a mobile mass of muscular tissue covered with mucous membrane and located in the oral cavity
    tongue; lingua; glossa.

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proverbial

  • adjective of or relating to or resembling or expressed in a proverb
    • he kicked the proverbial bucket
    • the proverbial grasshopper
  • adjective satellite widely known and spoken of
    • her proverbial lateness
    • the proverbial absentminded professor
    • your proverbial dizzy blonde

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trade

  • noun the commercial exchange (buying and selling on domestic or international markets) of goods and services
    • Venice was an important center of trade with the East
    • they are accused of conspiring to constrain trade
  • noun the skilled practice of a practical occupation
    craft.
    • he learned his trade as an apprentice

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plausive

  • adjective satellite expressing or manifesting praise or approval
    approbative; affirmative; approbatory; approving.
    • approbative criticism
    • an affirmative nod

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deity

  • noun any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
    god; divinity; immortal.

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amazing

  • adjective satellite surprising greatly
    astonishing.
    • she does an amazing amount of work
    • the dog was capable of astonishing tricks
  • verb affect with wonder
    amaze; astonish; astound.
    • Your ability to speak six languages amazes me!

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better

  • noun something superior in quality or condition or effect
    • a change for the better
  • noun someone who bets
    wagerer; punter; bettor.

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not_bad

  • adjective satellite very good
    groovy; dandy; corking; bully; swell; smashing; great; keen; slap-up; neat; cracking; nifty; peachy; bang-up.
    • he did a bully job
    • a neat sports car
    • had a great time at the party
    • you look simply smashing

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nifty

  • adjective satellite very good
    groovy; dandy; corking; bully; not bad; swell; smashing; great; keen; slap-up; neat; cracking; peachy; bang-up.
    • he did a bully job
    • a neat sports car
    • had a great time at the party
    • you look simply smashing

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impressiveness

  • noun splendid or imposing in size or appearance
    magnificence; grandness; richness.
    • the grandness of the architecture
    • impressed by the richness of the flora
  • noun the quality of making a strong or vivid impression on the mind

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goodish

  • adjective satellite moderately good of its kind
    • a goodish wine
  • adjective satellite large in amount or extent or degree
    sizeable; respectable; healthy; hefty; tidy; sizable; goodly.
    • it cost a considerable amount
    • a goodly amount
    • received a hefty bonus
    • a respectable sum
    • a tidy sum of money
    • a sizable fortune

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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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admirable

  • adjective satellite deserving of the highest esteem or admiration
    • an estimable young professor
    • trains ran with admirable precision
    • his taste was impeccable, his health admirable
  • adjective satellite inspiring admiration or approval
    • among her many admirable qualities are generosity and graciousness

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glorify

  • verb praise, glorify, or honor
    exalt; extol; laud; proclaim.
    • extol the virtues of one's children
    • glorify one's spouse's cooking
  • verb bestow glory upon
    • The victory over the enemy glorified the Republic

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richness

  • noun the property of being extremely abundant
    profusion; cornucopia; profuseness.
    • the profusion of detail
    • the idiomatic richness of English
  • noun abundant wealth
    affluence.
    • they studied forerunners of richness or poverty
    • the richness all around unsettled him for he had expected to find poverty

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eulogy

  • noun a formal expression of praise for someone who has died recently
    eulogium.
  • noun a formal expression of praise
    pean; paean; panegyric; encomium.

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laudableness

  • noun the quality of being worthy of praise
    praiseworthiness; laudability.

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bang

  • noun a vigorous blow
    knock; belt; bash; smash.
    • the sudden knock floored him
    • he took a bash right in his face
    • he got a bang on the head
  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; blast; eruption; clap.

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legendary

  • adjective satellite so celebrated as to having taken on the nature of a legend
    • the legendary exploits of the arctic trailblazers
  • adjective satellite celebrated in fable or legend
    fabled.
    • the fabled Paul Bunyan and his blue ox
    • legendary exploits of Jesse James

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not

  • adverb negation of a word or group of words
    non.
    • he does not speak French
    • she is not going
    • they are not friends
    • not many
    • not much
    • not at all

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prize

  • noun something given for victory or superiority in a contest or competition or for winning a lottery
    award.
    • the prize was a free trip to Europe
  • noun goods or money obtained illegally
    swag; booty; pillage; plunder; dirty money; loot.

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gushing

  • adjective satellite flowing profusely
    pouring.
    • a gushing hydrant
    • pouring flood waters
  • verb gush forth in a sudden stream or jet
    spurt; spout; spirt; gush.
    • water gushed forth

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trade-last

  • noun a compliment that I heard about you that I offer to trade for a compliment you have heard about me

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scenic

  • adjective satellite used of locations; having beautiful natural scenery
    • scenic drives
  • adjective of or relating to the stage or stage scenery
    • scenic design

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far-famed

  • adjective satellite widely known and esteemed
    renowned; illustrious; famed; celebrated; notable; noted; famous.
    • a famous actor
    • a celebrated musician
    • a famed scientist
    • an illustrious judge
    • a notable historian
    • a renowned painter

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deify

  • verb consider as a god or godlike
    • These young men deify financial success
  • verb exalt to the position of a God
    • the people deified their King

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identified

  • adjective satellite having the identity known or established
    • the identified bodies were released for burial
  • verb recognize as being; establish the identity of someone or something
    place; identify.
    • She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster

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herald

  • noun (formal) a person who announces important news
    trumpeter.
    • the chieftain had a herald who announced his arrival with a trumpet
  • noun something that precedes and indicates the approach of something or someone
    predecessor; forerunner; harbinger; precursor.

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circular

  • noun an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    handbill; flier; bill; broadside; flyer; broadsheet; throwaway.
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers
  • adjective having a circular shape
    round.

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exquisite

  • adjective satellite intense or sharp
    keen.
    • suffered exquisite pain
    • felt exquisite pleasure
  • adjective satellite lavishly elegant and refined
    recherche.

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lofty

  • adjective satellite of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
    idealistic; exalted; noble-minded; elevated; rarefied; rarified; grand; high-flown; high-minded; sublime.
    • an exalted ideal
    • argue in terms of high-flown ideals"- Oliver Franks
    • a noble and lofty concept
    • a grand purpose
  • adjective satellite of imposing height; especially standing out above others
    towering; soaring; eminent.
    • an eminent peak
    • lofty mountains
    • the soaring spires of the cathedral
    • towering icebergs

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apotheosis

  • noun model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    nonesuch; nonsuch; paragon; ideal; saint; nonpareil.
  • noun the elevation of a person (as to the status of a god)
    exaltation; deification.

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popping

  • noun a sharp explosive sound as from a gunshot or drawing a cork
    pop.
  • verb bulge outward
    bulge; bug out; pop; come out; start; pop out; protrude; bulge out.
    • His eyes popped

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praiseful

  • adjective satellite full of or giving praise
    praising; laudatory.
    • a laudatory remark

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apotheosise

  • verb deify or glorify
    apotheosize; apotheose.

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quality

  • noun an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone
    • the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
  • noun a degree or grade of excellence or worth
    caliber; calibre.
    • the quality of students has risen
    • an executive of low caliber

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blue-chip

  • adjective satellite extremely valuable
    • Rembrandt is considered a blue-chip artist

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puffery

  • noun a flattering commendation (especially when used for promotional purposes)

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content

  • noun everything that is included in a collection and that is held or included in something
    • he emptied the contents of his pockets
    • the two groups were similar in content
  • noun what a communication that is about something is about
    message; substance; subject matter.

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worthful

  • adjective satellite having worth or merit or value
    valuable.
    • a valuable friend
    • a good and worthful man

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wondrous

  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    fantastic; marvelous; marvellous; grand; terrific; howling; wonderful; 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
  • adverb (used as an intensifier) extremely well
    wondrously; marvellously; terrifically; superbly; toppingly; wonderfully; marvelously.
    • her voice is superbly disciplined
    • the colors changed wondrously slowly

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honorable

  • adjective not disposed to cheat or defraud; not deceptive or fraudulent
    honest.
    • honest lawyers
    • honest reporting
  • adjective worthy of being honored; entitled to honor and respect
    honourable.
    • an honorable man
    • led an honorable life
    • honorable service to his country

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reformist

  • noun a disputant who advocates reform
    reformer; meliorist; social reformer; crusader.
  • adjective satellite favoring or promoting reform (often by government action)
    reform-minded; progressive.

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palaver

  • noun flattery intended to persuade
    cajolery; blandishment.
  • noun loud and confused and empty talk
    rhetoric; empty talk; empty words; hot air.
    • mere rhetoric

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swell

  • noun the undulating movement of the surface of the open sea
    crestless wave.
  • noun a rounded elevation (especially one on an ocean floor)

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salute

  • noun an act of honor or courteous recognition
    salutation.
    • a musical salute to the composer on his birthday
  • noun a formal military gesture of respect
    military greeting.

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expansive

  • adjective able or tending to expand or characterized by expansion
    • Expansive materials
    • the expansive force of fire
  • adjective satellite of behavior that is impressive and ambitious in scale or scope
    heroic; grand.
    • an expansive lifestyle
    • in the grand manner
    • collecting on a grand scale
    • heroic undertakings

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bully

  • noun a cruel and brutal fellow
    yobo; ruffian; tough; roughneck; hooligan; rowdy; yob; yobbo.
  • noun a hired thug

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favored

  • adjective satellite preferred above all others and treated with partiality
    preferent; pet; favorite; preferred; favourite; best-loved.
    • the favored child
  • verb promote over another
    favor; prefer; favour.
    • he favors his second daughter

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standard

  • noun a basis for comparison; a reference point against which other things can be evaluated
    measure; criterion; touchstone.
    • the schools comply with federal standards
    • they set the measure for all subsequent work
  • noun the ideal in terms of which something can be judged
    criterion.
    • they live by the standards of their community

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flyer

  • noun an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    handbill; flier; bill; broadside; broadsheet; throwaway; circular.
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers
  • noun someone who travels by air
    flier.

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saving

  • noun an act of economizing; reduction in cost
    economy.
    • it was a small economy to walk to work every day
    • there was a saving of 50 cents
  • noun recovery or preservation from loss or danger
    delivery; rescue; deliverance.
    • work is the deliverance of mankind
    • a surgeon's job is the saving of lives

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heroic

  • noun a verse form suited to the treatment of heroic or elevated themes; dactylic hexameter or iambic pentameter
    heroic verse; heroic meter.
  • adjective satellite very imposing or impressive; surpassing the ordinary (especially in size or scale)
    epic; larger-than-life.
    • an epic voyage
    • of heroic proportions
    • heroic sculpture

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advance

  • noun a movement forward
    progress; progression.
    • he listened for the progress of the troops
  • noun a change for the better; progress in development
    betterment; improvement.

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round

  • noun a charge of ammunition for a single shot
    one shot; unit of ammunition.
  • noun an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
    rhythm; cycle.
    • the never-ending cycle of the seasons

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cheering

  • noun encouragement in the form of cheers from spectators
    shouting.
    • it's all over but the shouting
  • verb give encouragement to
    embolden; cheer; recreate; hearten.

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best-known

  • adjective satellite most familiar or renowned
    • Stevenson's best-known work is probably `Treasure Island'

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saintlike

  • adjective satellite marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint
    saintly; angelic; sainted; beatific; angelical.
    • angelic beneficence
    • a beatific smile
    • a saintly concern for his fellow men
    • my sainted mother

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hymeneal

  • noun a wedding hymn
  • adjective of or relating to a wedding or marriage
    • hymeneal rites

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angelic

  • adjective satellite marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint
    saintly; sainted; beatific; saintlike; angelical.
    • angelic beneficence
    • a beatific smile
    • a saintly concern for his fellow men
    • my sainted mother
  • adjective of or relating to angels
    angelical.
    • angelic messenger

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striking

  • noun the physical coming together of two or more things
    impinging; contact.
    • contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull
  • noun the act of contacting one thing with another
    hitting; hit.
    • repeated hitting raised a large bruise
    • after three misses she finally got a hit

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resplend

  • verb be resplendent or radiant; to shine brightly
    • The Queen's garments resplended in velvet and jewels

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felicitous

  • adjective exhibiting an agreeably appropriate manner or style
    • a felicitous speaker
  • adjective satellite marked by good fortune
    happy.
    • a felicitous life
    • a happy outcome

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well-known

  • adjective satellite widely or fully known
    • a well-known politician
    • well-known facts
    • a politician who is well known
    • these facts are well known
  • adjective satellite frequently experienced; known closely or intimately
    long-familiar.
    • a long-familiar face
    • a well-known voice reached her ears

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soapy

  • adjective resembling or having the qualities of soap
    saponaceous.
    • a soapy consistency
  • adjective satellite unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
    fulsome; buttery; unctuous; oleaginous; smarmy; oily.
    • buttery praise
    • gave him a fulsome introduction
    • an oily sycophantic press agent
    • oleaginous hypocrisy
    • smarmy self-importance
    • the unctuous Uriah Heep
    • soapy compliments

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pretty-pretty

  • adjective satellite ostentatiously or inappropriately pretty

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salutary

  • adjective satellite tending to promote physical well-being; beneficial to health
    good.
    • beneficial effects of a balanced diet
    • a good night's sleep
    • the salutary influence of pure air

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reference

  • noun a remark that calls attention to something or someone
    mention.
    • she made frequent mention of her promotion
    • there was no mention of it
    • the speaker made several references to his wife
  • noun a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
    acknowledgment; mention; citation; credit; cite; quotation.
    • the student's essay failed to list several important citations
    • the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book
    • the article includes mention of similar clinical cases

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indulgent

  • adjective characterized by or given to yielding to the wishes of someone
    • indulgent grandparents
  • adjective satellite tolerant or lenient
    lenient; soft.
    • indulgent parents risk spoiling their children
    • too soft on the children
    • they are soft on crime

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quotable

  • adjective able or fit to be repeated or quoted
    repeatable.
    • what he said was not repeatable in polite company
    • he comes up with so many quotable phrases
  • adjective satellite suitable for or worthy of quotation
    • a quotable slogan
    • his remarks are not quotable in mixed company

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dishy

  • adjective satellite (informal British) sexually attractive
    • a dishy blonde

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mind-boggling

  • adjective satellite intellectually or emotionally overwhelming
    • a mind-boggling display
    • a mind-boggling puzzle

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white

  • noun the quality or state of the achromatic color of greatest lightness (bearing the least resemblance to black)
    whiteness.
  • noun a member of the Caucasoid race
    White person; Caucasian.

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behave

  • verb behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself
    do; act.
    • You should act like an adult
    • Don't behave like a fool
    • What makes her do this way?
    • The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people
  • verb behave in a certain manner
    acquit; comport; bear; conduct; carry; deport.
    • She carried herself well
    • he bore himself with dignity
    • They conducted themselves well during these difficult times

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advertize

  • verb make publicity for; try to sell (a product)
    push; advertise; promote.
    • The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model
    • The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops
  • verb call attention to
    publicise; advertise; publicize.
    • Please don't advertise the fact that he has AIDS

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brainy

  • adjective satellite having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence
    brilliant; smart as a whip.
    • some men dislike brainy women
    • a brilliant mind
    • a brilliant solution to the problem

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well-favored

  • adjective satellite pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
    fine-looking; well-favoured; better-looking; good-looking; handsome.
    • a fine-looking woman
    • a good-looking man
    • better-looking than her sister
    • very pretty but not so extraordinarily handsome"- Thackeray
    • our southern women are well-favored"- Lillian Hellman

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sweet

  • noun a dish served as the last course of a meal
    dessert; afters.
  • noun English phonetician; one of the founders of modern phonetics (1845-1912)
    Henry Sweet.

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favorable

  • adjective encouraging or approving or pleasing
    favourable.
    • a favorable reply
    • he received a favorable rating
    • listened with a favorable ear
    • made a favorable impression
  • adjective (of winds or weather) tending to promote or facilitate
    favourable.
    • the days were fair and the winds were favorable

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congratulatory

  • adjective satellite expressive of sympathetic pleasure or joy on account of someone's success or good fortune
    gratulatory.
    • a congratulatory telegram
    • the usual congratulatory crowd was conspicuously absent
    • a gratulatory address

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fulgurous

  • adjective satellite amazingly impressive; suggestive of the flashing of lightning
    eye-popping; dazzling; fulgurant.
    • the skater's dazzling virtuosic leaps
    • these great best canvases still look as astonishing and as invitingly new as they did...when...his fulgurant popularity was in full growth"- Janet Flanner
    • adventures related...in a style both vivid and fulgurous"- Idwal Jones

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deserving

  • adjective satellite worthy of being treated in a particular way
    worth.
    • an idea worth considering
    • the deserving poor" (often used ironically)
  • verb be worthy or deserving
    deserve; merit.
    • You deserve a promotion after all the hard work you have done

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blandishment

  • noun flattery intended to persuade
    cajolery; palaver.
  • noun the act of urging by means of teasing or flattery
    wheedling.

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affirmatory

  • adjective affirming or giving assent
    affirmative.
    • an affirmative decision
    • affirmative votes

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distinguished

  • adjective satellite (used of persons) standing above others in character or attainment or reputation
    • our distinguished professor
  • verb mark as different
    secernate; severalise; separate; severalize; tell apart; differentiate; distinguish; tell; secern.
    • We distinguish several kinds of maple

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sublime

  • verb vaporize and then condense right back again
    sublimate.
  • verb change or cause to change directly from a solid into a vapor without first melting
    sublimate.
    • sublime iodine
    • some salts sublime when heated

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acclaim

  • noun enthusiastic approval
    plaudits; acclamation; eclat; plaudit.
    • the book met with modest acclaim
    • he acknowledged the plaudits of the crowd
    • they gave him more eclat than he really deserved
  • verb praise vociferously
    herald; hail.
    • The critics hailed the young pianist as a new Rubinstein

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sumptuous

  • adjective satellite rich and superior in quality
    gilded; princely; opulent; luxurious; grand; deluxe.
    • a princely sum
    • gilded dining rooms

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mind

  • noun that which is responsible for one's thoughts and feelings; the seat of the faculty of reason
    psyche; brain; head; nous.
    • his mind wandered
    • I couldn't get his words out of my head
  • noun recall or remembrance
    • it came to mind

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slap

  • noun a blow from a flat object (as an open hand)
    smack.
  • noun the act of smacking something; a blow delivered with an open hand
    smacking; smack.

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affirmative

  • noun a reply of affirmation
    • he answered in the affirmative
  • adjective affirming or giving assent
    affirmatory.
    • an affirmative decision
    • affirmative votes

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high-minded

  • adjective satellite of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
    idealistic; exalted; noble-minded; elevated; rarefied; rarified; grand; high-flown; 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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praising

  • adjective satellite full of or giving praise
    praiseful; laudatory.
    • a laudatory remark
  • verb express approval of
    praise.
    • The parents praised their children for their academic performance

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applauder

  • noun someone who applauds
    clapper.

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terrific

  • adjective satellite very great or intense
    • a terrific noise
    • a terrific thunderstorm storm
    • fought a terrific battle
  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    fantastic; marvelous; marvellous; grand; 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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ideal

  • noun the idea of something that is perfect; something that one hopes to attain
  • noun model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    nonesuch; nonsuch; paragon; apotheosis; saint; nonpareil.

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idealization

  • noun a portrayal of something as ideal
    idealisation; glorification.
    • the idealization of rural life was very misleading
  • noun (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that splits something you are ambivalent about into two representations--one good and one bad
    idealisation.

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thundering

  • adjective satellite sounding like thunder
    • the thundering herd
  • verb move fast, noisily, and heavily
    thunder.
    • The bus thundered down the road

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soap

  • noun a cleansing agent made from the salts of vegetable or animal fats
  • noun money offered as a bribe

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panegyrical

  • adjective satellite formally expressing praise
    encomiastic; eulogistic; panegyric.

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blue

  • noun blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime
    blueness.
    • he had eyes of bright blue
  • noun blue clothing
    • she was wearing blue

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time-honored

  • adjective satellite acceptable for a long time
    time-honoured.
    • time-honored customs
  • adjective satellite honored because of age or long usage
    time-honoured.
    • time-honored institutions

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grandness

  • noun a prominent status
    importance.
    • a person of importance
  • noun unusual largeness in size or extent or number
    immenseness; vastness; immensity; greatness; wideness; enormousness; sizeableness.

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adulatory

  • adjective satellite obsequiously complimentary
    • they listened with flattering interest

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resplendent

  • adjective satellite having great beauty and splendor
    splendiferous; splendid; glorious.
    • a glorious spring morning
    • a glorious sunset
    • splendid costumes
    • a kind of splendiferous native simplicity

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rarefied

  • adjective satellite having low density
    rarified; rare.
    • rare gasses
    • lightheaded from the rarefied mountain air
  • verb lessen the density or solidity of
    rarefy.
    • The bones are rarefied

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cracking

  • noun a sudden sharp noise
    snap; crack.
    • the crack of a whip
    • he heard the cracking of the ice
    • he can hear the snap of a twig
  • noun the act of cracking something
    fracture; crack.

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sainted

  • adjective satellite marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint
    saintly; angelic; beatific; saintlike; angelical.
    • angelic beneficence
    • a beatific smile
    • a saintly concern for his fellow men
    • my sainted mother
  • verb hold sacred
    enshrine; saint.

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awe

  • noun an overwhelming feeling of wonder or admiration
    • he stared over the edge with a feeling of awe
  • noun a feeling of profound respect for someone or something
    fear; veneration; reverence.
    • the fear of God
    • the Chinese reverence for the dead
    • the French treat food with gentle reverence
    • his respect for the law bordered on veneration

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creditable

  • adjective satellite worthy of often limited commendation
    • the student's effort on the essay--though not outstanding--was creditable

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proud

  • adjective feeling self-respect or pleasure in something by which you measure your self-worth; or being a reason for pride
    • proud parents
    • proud of his accomplishments
    • a proud moment
    • proud to serve his country
    • a proud name
    • proud princes
  • adjective satellite having or displaying great dignity or nobility
    gallant; majestic; lofty.
    • a gallant pageant
    • lofty ships
    • majestic cities
    • proud alpine peaks

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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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gushy

  • adjective satellite extravagantly demonstrative
    gushing; effusive.
    • insincere and effusive demonstrations of sentimental friendship
    • a large gushing female
    • write unrestrained and gushy poetry

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astonishing

  • adjective satellite surprising greatly
    amazing.
    • she does an amazing amount of work
    • the dog was capable of astonishing tricks
  • verb affect with wonder
    amaze; astonish; astound.
    • Your ability to speak six languages amazes me!

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sweet_talk

  • noun flattery designed to gain favor
    coaxing; blarney; soft soap.

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idealisation

  • noun (psychiatry) a defense mechanism that splits something you are ambivalent about into two representations--one good and one bad
    idealization.
  • noun something that exists only as an idea
    idealization.

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brilliance

  • noun a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted
    glare; blaze.
    • a glare of sunlight
  • noun the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
    grandness; splendour; magnificence; grandeur; splendor.
    • for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel
    • his `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects
    • it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor
    • an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art
    • advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products

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brilliancy

  • noun a quality that outshines the usual
    splendour; lustre; splendor; luster.

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bright

  • adjective emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts
    • the sun was bright and hot
    • a bright sunlit room
  • adjective satellite having striking color
    brilliant; vivid.
    • bright dress
    • brilliant tapestries
    • a bird with vivid plumage

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beatific

  • adjective satellite experiencing or bestowing celestial joy
    • beatific peace
  • adjective satellite marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint
    saintly; angelic; sainted; saintlike; angelical.
    • angelic beneficence
    • a beatific smile
    • a saintly concern for his fellow men
    • my sainted mother

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fine

  • noun money extracted as a penalty
    amercement; mulct.
  • verb issue a ticket or a fine to as a penalty
    ticket.
    • I was fined for parking on the wrong side of the street
    • Move your car or else you will be ticketed!

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gilded

  • adjective satellite having the deep slightly brownish color of gold
    aureate; gilt; gold; golden.
    • long aureate (or golden) hair
    • a gold carpet
  • verb decorate with, or as if with, gold leaf or liquid gold
    gild; engild; begild.

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inspiring

  • adjective stimulating or exalting to the spirit
  • verb heighten or intensify
    invigorate; enliven; animate; inspire; exalt.
    • These paintings exalt the imagination

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divinity

  • noun any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
    god; deity; immortal.
  • noun the quality of being divine
    • ancient Egyptians believed in the divinity of the Pharaohs

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lauder

  • noun someone who communicates high praise
    extoller; laudator.
  • noun Scottish ballad singer and music hall comedian (1870-1950)
    Harry Lauder; Sir Harry MacLennan Lauder.

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fulsome

  • adjective satellite unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
    buttery; unctuous; soapy; oleaginous; smarmy; oily.
    • buttery praise
    • gave him a fulsome introduction
    • an oily sycophantic press agent
    • oleaginous hypocrisy
    • smarmy self-importance
    • the unctuous Uriah Heep
    • soapy compliments

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coaxing

  • noun flattery designed to gain favor
    blarney; soft soap; sweet talk.
  • verb influence or urge by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering
    wheedle; coax; inveigle; cajole; sweet-talk; blarney; palaver.
    • He palavered her into going along

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beauteous

  • adjective satellite (poetic )beautiful, especially to the sight

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historied

  • adjective satellite having an illustrious past
    celebrated; storied.

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godlike

  • adjective satellite appropriate to or befitting a god
    divine.
    • the divine strength of Achilles
    • a man of godlike sagacity
    • man must play God for he has acquired certain godlike powers"-R.H.Roveref
  • adjective satellite being or having the nature of a god; 'tis God-like to create"-J.G.Saxe
    divine.
    • the custom of killing the divine king upon any serious failure of his...powers"-J.G.Frazier
    • the divine will
    • the divine capacity for love
    • 'Tis wise to learn

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approbatory

  • adjective satellite expressing or manifesting praise or approval
    plausive; approbative; affirmative; approving.
    • approbative criticism
    • an affirmative nod

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upstanding

  • adjective satellite meriting respect or esteem
    solid.
    • an upstanding member of the community

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goody-goody

  • noun a person who behaves extremely well in order to please a superior
  • adjective satellite affectedly or smugly good or self-righteous

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exaltation

  • noun a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion
    rapture; ecstasy; raptus; transport.
    • listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens
  • noun the location of a planet in the zodiac at which it is believed to exert its maximum influence

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paean

  • noun a formal expression of praise
    pean; eulogy; panegyric; encomium.
  • noun (ancient Greece) a hymn of praise (especially one sung in ancient Greece to invoke or thank a deity)
    pean.

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famous

  • adjective satellite widely known and esteemed
    renowned; illustrious; famed; celebrated; notable; noted; far-famed.
    • a famous actor
    • a celebrated musician
    • a famed scientist
    • an illustrious judge
    • a notable historian
    • a renowned painter

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revered

  • adjective satellite profoundly honored
    venerable; august.
    • revered holy men
  • verb love unquestioningly and uncritically or to excess; venerate as an idol
    idolise; hero-worship; worship; revere; idolize.
    • Many teenagers idolized the Beatles

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boggle

  • verb startle with amazement or fear
  • verb hesitate when confronted with a problem, or when in doubt or fear

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proclaim

  • verb declare formally; declare someone to be something; of titles
    • He was proclaimed King
  • verb state or announce
    exclaim; promulgate.
    • `I am not a Communist,' he exclaimed
    • The King will proclaim an amnesty

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bad

  • noun that which is below standard or expectations as of ethics or decency
    badness.
    • take the bad with the good
  • adjective having undesirable or negative qualities
    • a bad report card
    • his sloppy appearance made a bad impression
    • a bad little boy
    • clothes in bad shape
    • a bad cut
    • bad luck
    • the news was very bad
    • the reviews were bad
    • the pay is bad
    • it was a bad light for reading
    • the movie was a bad choice

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gush

  • noun a sudden rapid flow (as of water)
    outpouring; flush.
    • he heard the flush of a toilet
    • there was a little gush of blood
    • she attacked him with an outpouring of words
  • noun an unrestrained expression of emotion
    effusion; ebullition; outburst; blowup.

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well_behaved

  • adjective satellite (usually of children) someone who behaves in a manner that the speaker believes is correct
    well-behaved.
    • a well-behaved child

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eulogium

  • noun a formal expression of praise for someone who has died recently
    eulogy.

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unworthy

  • adjective lacking in value or merit
    • dispel a student whose conduct is deemed unworthy
    • unworthy of forgiveness
  • adjective satellite not deserving
    undeserving.
    • the undeserving poor

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fair

  • noun a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.
    funfair; carnival.
  • noun gathering of producers to promote business
    • world fair
    • trade fair
    • book fair

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imposing

  • adjective satellite impressive in appearance
    noble; baronial; stately.
    • a baronial mansion
    • an imposing residence
    • a noble tree
    • severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses
    • stately columns
  • verb compel to behave in a certain way
    impose; enforce.
    • Social relations impose courtesy

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bare

  • verb lay bare
    • bare your breasts
    • bare your feelings
  • verb make public
    publicize; publicise; air.
    • She aired her opinions on welfare

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optimum

  • noun most favorable conditions or greatest degree or amount possible under given circumstances
  • adjective satellite most desirable possible under a restriction expressed or implied
    optimal.
    • an optimum return on capital
    • optimal concentration of a drug

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best

  • noun the supreme effort one can make
    • they did their best
  • noun the person who is most outstanding or excellent; someone who tops all others
    topper.
    • he could beat the best of them

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laureate

  • noun someone honored for great achievements; figuratively someone crowned with a laurel wreath
  • adjective satellite worthy of the greatest honor or distinction
    • The nation's pediatrician laureate is preparing to lay down his black bag"- James Traub

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superb

  • adjective satellite of surpassing excellence
    brilliant.
    • a brilliant performance
    • a superb actor
  • adjective satellite surpassingly good
    • a superb meal

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enough

  • noun an adequate quantity; a quantity that is large enough to achieve a purpose
    sufficiency.
    • enough is as good as a feast
    • there is more than a sufficiency of lawyers in this country
  • adjective satellite sufficient for the purpose
    decent; adequate.
    • an adequate income
    • the food was adequate
    • a decent wage
    • enough food
    • food enough

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recessional

  • noun the withdrawal of the clergy and choir from the chancel to the vestry at the end of a church service
    recession.
  • noun a hymn that is sung at the end of a service as the clergy and choir withdraw

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compliment

  • noun a remark (or act) expressing praise and admiration
  • verb say something to someone that expresses praise
    congratulate.
    • He complimented her on her last physics paper

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august

  • adjective satellite of or befitting a lord
    lordly; grand.
    • heir to a lordly fortune
    • of august lineage
  • noun the month following July and preceding September
    Aug.

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good-looking

  • adjective satellite pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
    fine-looking; well-favoured; better-looking; well-favored; handsome.
    • a fine-looking woman
    • a good-looking man
    • better-looking than her sister
    • very pretty but not so extraordinarily handsome"- Thackeray
    • our southern women are well-favored"- Lillian Hellman

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magna

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precious

  • adjective satellite characterized by feeling or showing fond affection for
    cherished; wanted; treasured.
    • a cherished friend
    • children are precious
    • a treasured heirloom
    • so good to feel wanted
  • adjective satellite of high worth or cost
    • diamonds, sapphires, rubies, and emeralds are precious stones

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glorification

  • noun a state of high honor
    glory.
    • he valued glory above life itself
  • noun a portrayal of something as ideal
    idealization; idealisation.
    • the idealization of rural life was very misleading

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last

  • noun the temporal end; the concluding time
    finish; finis; finale; close; stopping point; conclusion.
    • the stopping point of each round was signaled by a bell
    • the market was up at the finish
    • they were playing better at the close of the season
  • noun the last or lowest in an ordering or series
    • he was the last to leave
    • he finished an inglorious last

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summa

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estimable

  • adjective deserving of respect or high regard
  • adjective satellite deserving of esteem and respect
    honorable; good; respectable.
    • all respectable companies give guarantees
    • ruined the family's good name

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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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puff

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

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glorious

  • adjective having or deserving or conferring glory
    • a long and glorious career
    • our glorious literature
  • adjective satellite characterized by grandeur
    brilliant; magnificent; splendid.
    • the brilliant court life at Versailles
    • a glorious work of art
    • magnificent cathedrals
    • the splendid coronation ceremony

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exemplary

  • adjective satellite worthy of imitation
    model.
    • exemplary behavior
    • model citizens
  • adjective satellite being or serving as an illustration of a type;
    typic; emblematic.
    • the free discussion that is emblematic of democracy
    • an action exemplary of his conduct

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o.k.

  • noun an endorsement
    okey; OK; okay; okeh.
    • they gave us the O.K. to go ahead
  • verb give sanction to
    okay; approve; sanction.
    • I approve of his educational policies

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smashing

  • noun the act of breaking something into small pieces
    shattering.
  • verb hit hard
    nail; smash; blast; boom.
    • He smashed a 3-run homer

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commend

  • verb express approval of
  • verb present as worthy of regard, kindness, or confidence
    • His paintings commend him to the artistic world

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fulsomeness

  • noun excessive but superficial compliments given with affected charm
    unction; smarm.
  • noun smug self-serving earnestness
    oleaginousness; unction; oiliness; smarminess; unctuousness.

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incandescent

  • adjective satellite emitting light as a result of being heated
    candent.
    • an incandescent bulb
  • adjective satellite characterized by ardent emotion or intensity or brilliance
    • an incandescent performance

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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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laudable

  • adjective satellite worthy of high praise
    commendable; applaudable; praiseworthy.
    • applaudable efforts to save the environment
    • a commendable sense of purpose
    • laudable motives of improving housing conditions
    • a significant and praiseworthy increase in computer intelligence

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testimonial

  • noun something that serves as evidence
    testimony.
    • his effort was testimony to his devotion
  • noun something given or done as an expression of esteem
    tribute.

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tremendous

  • adjective satellite extraordinarily large in size or extent or amount or power or degree; that a whole civilization should be dependent on technology"- Walter Lippman
    enormous.
    • an enormous boulder
    • enormous expenses
    • tremendous sweeping plains
    • a tremendous fact in human experience
    • a plane took off with a tremendous noise
  • adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
    fantastic; marvelous; marvellous; grand; terrific; howling; wonderful; wondrous; rattling.
    • 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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decent

  • adjective satellite socially or conventionally correct; refined or virtuous
    nice.
    • from a decent family
    • a nice girl
  • adjective satellite according with custom or propriety
    comme il faut; becoming; seemly; comely; decorous.
    • her becoming modesty
    • comely behavior
    • it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money
    • a decent burial
    • seemly behavior

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noble-minded

  • adjective satellite of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
    idealistic; exalted; elevated; rarefied; rarified; grand; high-flown; 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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dazzling

  • adjective satellite amazingly impressive; suggestive of the flashing of lightning
    fulgurous; eye-popping; fulgurant.
    • the skater's dazzling virtuosic leaps
    • these great best canvases still look as astonishing and as invitingly new as they did...when...his fulgurant popularity was in full growth"- Janet Flanner
    • adventures related...in a style both vivid and fulgurous"- Idwal Jones
  • verb to cause someone to lose clear vision, especially from intense light
    dazzle; bedazzle; daze.
    • She was dazzled by the bright headlights

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lovely

  • noun a very pretty girl who works as a photographer's model
    cover girl; pin-up.
  • adjective satellite appealing to the emotions as well as the eye

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champion

  • noun someone who has won first place in a competition
    champ; title-holder.
  • noun someone who fights for a cause
    hero; paladin; fighter.

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meritorious

  • adjective satellite deserving reward or praise
    meritable.
    • a lifetime of meritorious service
    • meritorious conduct

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chorale

  • noun a stately Protestant (especially Lutheran) hymn tune
    choral.

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laudability

  • noun the quality of being worthy of praise
    laudableness; praiseworthiness.

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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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sound

  • noun the particular auditory effect produced by a given cause
    • the sound of rain on the roof
    • the beautiful sound of music
  • noun the subjective sensation of hearing something
    auditory sensation.
    • he strained to hear the faint sounds

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approbative

  • adjective satellite expressing or manifesting praise or approval
    plausive; affirmative; approbatory; approving.
    • approbative criticism
    • an affirmative nod

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solid

  • noun matter that is solid at room temperature and pressure
  • noun the state in which a substance has no tendency to flow under moderate stress; resists forces (such as compression) that tend to deform it; and retains a definite size and shape
    solidness; solid state.

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stunning

  • adjective satellite commanding attention
    arresting; sensational.
    • an arresting drawing of people turning into animals
    • a sensational concert--one never to be forgotten
    • a stunning performance
  • verb make senseless or dizzy by or as if by a blow
    stun; stupefy.
    • stun fish

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neat

  • adjective satellite clean or organized
    orderly.
    • her neat dress
    • a neat room
  • adjective satellite showing care in execution
    • neat homework
    • neat handwriting

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congratulation

  • noun the act of acknowledging that someone has an occasion for celebration
    felicitation.
  • noun (usually plural) an expression of pleasure at the success or good fortune of another
    felicitation.
    • I sent them my sincere congratulations on their marriage

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ripe

  • adjective fully developed or matured and ready to be eaten or used
    mature.
    • ripe peaches
    • full-bodied mature wines
  • adjective satellite fully prepared or eager
    • the colonists were ripe for revolution

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unction

  • noun excessive but superficial compliments given with affected charm
    fulsomeness; smarm.
  • noun smug self-serving earnestness
    oleaginousness; fulsomeness; oiliness; smarminess; unctuousness.

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summa_cum_laude

  • adjective satellite with highest honor; with the highest academic distinction
    • a summa cum laude graduate
  • adverb with highest honor
    • he graduated summa cum laude

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good

  • noun benefit
    • for your own good
    • what's the good of worrying?
  • noun moral excellence or admirableness
    goodness.
    • there is much good to be found in people

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applaudable

  • adjective satellite worthy of high praise
    commendable; praiseworthy; laudable.
    • applaudable efforts to save the environment
    • a commendable sense of purpose
    • laudable motives of improving housing conditions
    • a significant and praiseworthy increase in computer intelligence

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splendour

  • noun a quality that outshines the usual
    lustre; brilliancy; splendor; luster.
  • noun the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
    grandness; brilliance; magnificence; grandeur; splendor.
    • for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel
    • his `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects
    • it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor
    • an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art
    • advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products

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well-behaved

  • adjective satellite (usually of children) someone who behaves in a manner that the speaker believes is correct
    well behaved.
    • a well-behaved child

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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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spectacular

  • noun a lavishly produced performance
    • they put on a Christmas spectacular
  • adjective satellite sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
    dramatic; 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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eulogize

  • verb praise formally and eloquently
    eulogise.
    • The dead woman was eulogized at the funeral

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elevated

  • noun a railway that is powered by electricity and that runs on a track that is raised above the street level
    el; elevated railway; overhead railway; elevated railroad.
  • verb give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
    advance; upgrade; kick upstairs; elevate; promote; raise.
    • John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired
    • Women tend not to advance in the major law firms
    • I got promoted after many years of hard work

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time-honoured

  • adjective satellite acceptable for a long time
    time-honored.
    • time-honored customs
  • adjective satellite honored because of age or long usage
    time-honored.
    • time-honored institutions

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romance

  • noun a relationship between two lovers
    love affair.
  • noun an exciting and mysterious quality (as of a heroic time or adventure)
    romanticism.

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grand

  • noun the cardinal number that is the product of 10 and 100
    yard; G; thou; thousand; M; chiliad; one thousand; K; 1000.
  • noun a piano with the strings on a horizontal harp-shaped frame; usually supported by three legs
    grand piano.

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magna_cum_laude

  • adjective satellite with high honor; with high academic distinction
    • a magna cum laude graduate
  • adverb with high honor
    • he graduated magna cum laude

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crack_up

  • verb suffer a nervous breakdown
    crock up; break up; collapse; crack.
  • verb rhapsodize about

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grandeur

  • noun the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
    grandness; brilliance; splendour; magnificence; splendor.
    • for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel
    • his `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects
    • it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor
    • an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art
    • advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products
  • noun the quality of elevation of mind and exaltation of character or ideals or conduct
    nobleness; nobility; magnanimousness.

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noble

  • noun a titled peer of the realm
    nobleman; Lord.
  • adjective satellite impressive in appearance
    imposing; baronial; stately.
    • a baronial mansion
    • an imposing residence
    • a noble tree
    • severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses
    • stately columns

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saintly

  • adjective satellite marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint
    angelic; sainted; beatific; saintlike; angelical.
    • angelic beneficence
    • a beatific smile
    • a saintly concern for his fellow men
    • my sainted mother

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applaud

  • verb clap one's hands or shout after performances to indicate approval
    acclaim; spat; clap.
  • verb express approval of
    • I applaud your efforts

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eulogistic

  • adjective satellite formally expressing praise
    encomiastic; panegyrical; panegyric.

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opulent

  • adjective satellite rich and superior in quality
    gilded; princely; sumptuous; luxurious; grand; deluxe.
    • a princely sum
    • gilded dining rooms

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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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moving

  • adjective in motion
    • a constantly moving crowd
    • the moving parts of the machine
  • verb change location; move, travel, or proceed, also metaphorically
    go; travel; move; locomote.
    • How fast does your new car go?
    • We travelled from Rome to Naples by bus
    • The policemen went from door to door looking for the suspect
    • The soldiers moved towards the city in an attempt to take it before night fell
    • news travelled fast

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peachy

  • adjective satellite very good
    groovy; dandy; corking; bully; not bad; swell; smashing; great; keen; slap-up; neat; cracking; nifty; bang-up.
    • he did a bully job
    • a neat sports car
    • had a great time at the party
    • you look simply smashing
  • adjective satellite of something resembling a peach in color
    peachy-colored; peachy-coloured.

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smart_as_a_whip

  • adjective satellite having or marked by unusual and impressive intelligence
    brilliant; brainy.
    • some men dislike brainy women
    • a brilliant mind
    • a brilliant solution to the problem

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good_word

  • noun something that recommends (or expresses commendation of) a person or thing as worthy or desirable
    testimonial; recommendation.
  • noun good news

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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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bonny

  • adjective satellite very pleasing to the eye
    sightly; comely; bonnie; fair.
    • my bonny lass
    • there's a bonny bay beyond
    • a comely face
    • young fair maidens

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cheer

  • noun a cry or shout of approval
  • noun the quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom
    sunshine; cheerfulness; sunniness.
    • flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room

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slap-up

  • adjective satellite very good
    groovy; dandy; corking; bully; not bad; swell; smashing; great; keen; neat; cracking; nifty; peachy; bang-up.
    • he did a bully job
    • a neat sports car
    • had a great time at the party
    • you look simply smashing

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model

  • noun a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
    framework; theoretical account.
    • the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems
  • noun a type of product
    • his car was an old model

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throwaway

  • noun (sometimes offensive) a homeless boy who has been abandoned and roams the streets
    gamin; street arab.
  • noun an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    handbill; flier; bill; broadside; flyer; broadsheet; circular.
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers

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just

  • adjective used especially of what is legally or ethically right or proper or fitting
    • a just and lasting peace"- A.Lincoln
    • a kind and just man
    • a just reward
    • his just inheritance
  • adjective fair to all parties as dictated by reason and conscience
    equitable.
    • equitable treatment of all citizens
    • an equitable distribution of gifts among the children

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sightly

  • adjective satellite very pleasing to the eye
    comely; bonnie; fair; bonny.
    • my bonny lass
    • there's a bonny bay beyond
    • a comely face
    • young fair maidens

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elysian

  • adjective relating to the Elysian Fields
  • adjective satellite being of such surpassing excellence as to suggest inspiration by the gods
    divine; inspired.
    • her pies were simply divine
    • the divine Shakespeare
    • an elysian meal
    • an inspired performance

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valuable

  • noun something of value
    • all our valuables were stolen
  • adjective having great material or monetary value especially for use or exchange
    • a valuable diamond

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extol

  • verb praise, glorify, or honor
    exalt; glorify; laud; proclaim.
    • extol the virtues of one's children
    • glorify one's spouse's cooking

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smarm

  • noun excessive but superficial compliments given with affected charm
    unction; fulsomeness.

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character

  • noun an imaginary person represented in a work of fiction (play or film or story)
    fictional character; fictitious character.
    • she is the main character in the novel
  • noun a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something
    lineament; quality.
    • each town has a quality all its own
    • the radical character of our demands

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arresting

  • adjective satellite commanding attention
    sensational; stunning.
    • an arresting drawing of people turning into animals
    • a sensational concert--one never to be forgotten
    • a stunning performance
  • verb take into custody
    nab; cop; pick up; apprehend; nail; arrest; collar.
    • the police nabbed the suspected criminals

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exalt

  • verb praise, glorify, or honor
    glorify; extol; laud; proclaim.
    • extol the virtues of one's children
    • glorify one's spouse's cooking
  • verb fill with sublime emotion
    thrill; tickle pink; inebriate; exhilarate; beatify.
    • The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies
    • He was inebriated by his phenomenal success

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attractive

  • adjective pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm
    • a remarkably attractive young man
    • an attractive personality
    • attractive clothes
    • a book with attractive illustrations
  • adjective satellite having power to arouse interest
    • an attractive opportunity
    • the job is attractive because of the pay

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crack

  • noun a long narrow opening
    crevice; cleft; scissure; fissure.
  • noun a narrow opening
    gap.
    • he opened the window a crack

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cum

  • noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
    semen; ejaculate; seminal fluid; seed; come.

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righteous

  • adjective characterized by or proceeding from accepted standards of morality or justice
    • the...prayer of a righteous man availeth much"- James 5:16
  • adjective satellite morally justified
    • righteous indignation

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smart

  • noun a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore
    smartness; smarting.
  • verb be the source of pain
    ache; hurt.

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resplendency

  • noun brilliant radiant beauty
    resplendence; glory.
    • the glory of the sunrise

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resplendence

  • noun brilliant radiant beauty
    resplendency; glory.
    • the glory of the sunrise

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sensational

  • adjective causing intense interest, curiosity, or emotion
  • adjective satellite commanding attention
    arresting; stunning.
    • an arresting drawing of people turning into animals
    • a sensational concert--one never to be forgotten
    • a stunning performance

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ok

  • noun a state in south central United States
    Oklahoma; Sooner State.
  • noun an endorsement
    okey; okay; O.K.; okeh.
    • they gave us the O.K. to go ahead

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empyrean

  • noun the apparent surface of the imaginary sphere on which celestial bodies appear to be projected
    firmament; vault of heaven; welkin; sphere; celestial sphere; heavens.
  • adjective of or relating to the sky or heavens
    empyreal.
    • the empyrean sphere

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signal

  • noun any nonverbal action or gesture that encodes a message
    signaling; sign.
    • signals from the boat suddenly stopped
  • noun any incitement to action
    • he awaited the signal to start
    • the victory was a signal for wild celebration

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empyreal

  • adjective of or relating to the sky or heavens
    empyrean.
    • the empyrean sphere
  • adjective satellite inspiring awe
    empyrean; sublime.
    • well-meaning ineptitude that rises to empyreal absurdity"- M.S.Dworkin
    • empyrean aplomb"- Hamilton Basso
    • the sublime beauty of the night

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splendor

  • noun a quality that outshines the usual
    splendour; lustre; brilliancy; luster.
  • noun the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
    grandness; brilliance; splendour; magnificence; grandeur.
    • for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel
    • his `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects
    • it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor
    • an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art
    • advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products

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invaluable

  • adjective satellite having incalculable monetary, intellectual, or spiritual worth
    priceless.

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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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soft

  • adjective yielding readily to pressure or weight
  • adjective compassionate and kind; conciliatory
    • he was soft on his children

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clap

  • noun a sudden very loud noise
    bam; bang; blast; eruption.
  • noun a common venereal disease caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae; symptoms are painful urination and pain around the urethra
    gonorrhoea; gonorrhea.

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superlative

  • noun an exaggerated expression (usually of praise)
    • the critics lavished superlatives on it
  • noun the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
    pinnacle; acme; top; height; summit; peak; elevation; tiptop; meridian.
    • his landscapes were deemed the acme of beauty
    • the artist's gifts are at their acme
    • at the height of her career
    • the peak of perfection
    • summer was at its peak
    • ...catapulted Einstein to the pinnacle of fame
    • the summit of his ambition
    • so many highest superlatives achieved by man
    • at the top of his profession

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beneficial

  • adjective satellite promoting or enhancing well-being
    good.
    • an arms limitation agreement beneficial to all countries
    • the beneficial effects of a temperate climate
    • the experience was good for her

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right

  • noun an abstract idea of that which is due to a person or governmental body by law or tradition or nature; it is something that nobody can take away"
    • they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights
    • Certain rights can never be granted to the government but must be kept in the hands of the people"- Eleanor Roosevelt
    • a right is not something that somebody gives you
  • noun location near or direction toward the right side; i.e. the side to the south when a person or object faces east
    • he stood on the right

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honored

  • adjective satellite having an illustrious reputation; respected
    esteemed; prestigious.
    • our esteemed leader
    • a prestigious author
  • verb bestow honor or rewards upon
    honour; reward; honor.
    • Today we honor our soldiers
    • The scout was rewarded for courageous action

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flatter

  • verb praise somewhat dishonestly
    blandish.
  • adjective satellite having a surface without slope, tilt in which no part is higher or lower than another
    flat; plane; level.
    • a flat desk
    • acres of level farmland
    • a plane surface
    • skirts sewn with fine flat seams

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magnificent

  • adjective satellite characterized by grandeur
    brilliant; splendid; glorious.
    • the brilliant court life at Versailles
    • a glorious work of art
    • magnificent cathedrals
    • the splendid coronation ceremony

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back

  • noun the posterior part of a human (or animal) body from the neck to the end of the spine
    dorsum.
    • his back was nicely tanned
  • noun the side that goes last or is not normally seen
    rear.
    • he wrote the date on the back of the photograph

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hail

  • noun precipitation of ice pellets when there are strong rising air currents
  • noun many objects thrown forcefully through the air
    • a hail of pebbles
    • a hail of bullets

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immortal

  • noun a person (such as an author) of enduring fame
    • Shakespeare is one of the immortals
  • noun any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
    god; deity; divinity.

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majestic

  • adjective satellite majestic in manner or bearing; superior to mundane matters
    olympian.
    • his majestic presence
    • olympian detachment
    • olympian beauty and serene composure
  • adjective satellite having or displaying great dignity or nobility
    gallant; proud; lofty.
    • a gallant pageant
    • lofty ships
    • majestic cities
    • proud alpine peaks

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insincere

  • adjective lacking sincerity
    • a charming but thoroughly insincere woman
    • their praise was extravagant and insincere

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recommendation

  • noun something (as a course of action) that is recommended as advisable
  • noun something that recommends (or expresses commendation of) a person or thing as worthy or desirable
    good word; testimonial.

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smarmy

  • adjective satellite unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
    fulsome; buttery; unctuous; soapy; oleaginous; oily.
    • buttery praise
    • gave him a fulsome introduction
    • an oily sycophantic press agent
    • oleaginous hypocrisy
    • smarmy self-importance
    • the unctuous Uriah Heep
    • soapy compliments

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advertise

  • verb call attention to
    publicise; publicize; advertize.
    • Please don't advertise the fact that he has AIDS
  • verb make publicity for; try to sell (a product)
    push; promote; advertize.
    • The salesman is aggressively pushing the new computer model
    • The company is heavily advertizing their new laptops

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divine

  • noun a clergyman or other person in religious orders
    cleric; ecclesiastic; churchman.
  • noun terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
    Jehovah; Creator; God Almighty; Almighty; Lord; Maker; Godhead.

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redeeming

  • adjective satellite bringing about salvation or redemption from sin
    redemptive; saving.
    • saving faith
    • redemptive (or redeeming) love
  • verb save from sins
    redeem; save; deliver.

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congratulate

  • verb say something to someone that expresses praise
    compliment.
    • He complimented her on her last physics paper
  • verb express congratulations
    felicitate.

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character_reference

  • noun a formal recommendation by a former employer to a potential future employer describing the person's qualifications and dependability
    character; reference.
    • requests for character references are all too often answered evasively

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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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dies_irae

  • noun the first words of a medieval Latin hymn describing the Last Judgment (literally `day of wrath')

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corking

  • adjective satellite very good
    groovy; dandy; bully; not bad; swell; smashing; great; keen; slap-up; neat; cracking; nifty; peachy; bang-up.
    • he did a bully job
    • a neat sports car
    • had a great time at the party
    • you look simply smashing
  • verb close a bottle with a cork
    cork up; cork.

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idealistic

  • adjective of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of the reality of ideas
    ideal.
  • adjective satellite of high moral or intellectual value; elevated in nature or style
    exalted; noble-minded; elevated; rarefied; rarified; grand; high-flown; 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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notable

  • noun a celebrity who is an inspiration to others
    luminary; guiding light; leading light; notability.
    • he was host to a large gathering of luminaries
  • adjective satellite worthy of notice
    noteworthy.
    • a noteworthy advance in cancer research

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awing

  • adjective satellite inspiring awe or admiration or wonder
    awful; amazing; awe-inspiring; awesome.
    • New York is an amazing city
    • the Grand Canyon is an awe-inspiring sight
    • the awesome complexity of the universe
    • this sea, whose gently awful stirrings seem to speak of some hidden soul beneath"- Melville
    • Westminster Hall's awing majesty, so vast, so high, so silent
  • verb inspire awe in
    awe.
    • The famous professor awed the undergraduates

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worthy

  • noun an important, honorable person (word is often used humorously)
    • he told his story to some conservative worthies
    • local worthies rarely challenged the chief constable
  • adjective having worth or merit or value; being honorable or admirable
    • a worthy fellow
    • a worthy cause

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encomium

  • noun a formal expression of praise
    pean; paean; eulogy; panegyric.

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better-known

  • adjective satellite more familiar or renowned than the other of two
    • the better-known book of the two

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goody

  • noun something considered choice to eat
    kickshaw; delicacy; treat; dainty.

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comely

  • adjective satellite according with custom or propriety
    comme il faut; decent; becoming; seemly; decorous.
    • her becoming modesty
    • comely behavior
    • it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money
    • a decent burial
    • seemly behavior
  • adjective satellite very pleasing to the eye
    sightly; bonnie; fair; bonny.
    • my bonny lass
    • there's a bonny bay beyond
    • a comely face
    • young fair maidens

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plus

  • noun a useful or valuable quality
    asset.
  • noun the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers
    summation; addition.
    • the summation of four and three gives seven
    • four plus three equals seven

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complimentary

  • adjective conveying or resembling a compliment
    • a complimentary remark
  • adjective satellite costing nothing
    costless; gratis; free; gratuitous.
    • complimentary tickets
    • free admission

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satisfactory

  • adjective giving satisfaction
    • satisfactory living conditions
    • his grades were satisfactory
  • adjective satellite meeting requirements
    acceptable.
    • the step makes a satisfactory seat

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respectable

  • adjective characterized by socially or conventionally acceptable morals
    • a respectable woman
  • adjective satellite deserving of esteem and respect
    honorable; good; estimable.
    • all respectable companies give guarantees
    • ruined the family's good name

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formidable

  • adjective satellite extremely impressive in strength or excellence
    • a formidable opponent
    • the challenge was formidable
    • had a formidable array of compositions to his credit
    • the formidable army of brains at the Prime Minister's disposal
  • adjective satellite inspiring fear
    redoubtable; unnerving.
    • the formidable prospect of major surgery
    • a tougher and more redoubtable adversary than the heel-clicking, jackbooted fanatic"- G.H.Johnston
    • something unnerving and prisonlike about high grey wall

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troll

  • noun (Scandanavian folklore) a supernatural creature (either a dwarf or a giant) that is supposed to live in caves or in the mountains
  • noun a partsong in which voices follow each other; one voice starts and others join in one after another until all are singing different parts of the song at the same time
    round.
    • they enjoyed singing rounds

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utility

  • noun a company that performs a public service; subject to government regulation
    public utility company; public-service corporation; public utility.
  • noun the quality of being of practical use
    usefulness.

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extoller

  • noun someone who communicates high praise
    lauder; laudator.

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better-looking

  • adjective satellite pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
    fine-looking; well-favoured; well-favored; good-looking; handsome.
    • a fine-looking woman
    • a good-looking man
    • better-looking than her sister
    • very pretty but not so extraordinarily handsome"- Thackeray
    • our southern women are well-favored"- Lillian Hellman

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illustrious

  • adjective satellite widely known and esteemed
    renowned; famed; celebrated; notable; noted; famous; far-famed.
    • a famous actor
    • a celebrated musician
    • a famed scientist
    • an illustrious judge
    • a notable historian
    • a renowned painter
  • adjective satellite having or conferring glory
    • an illustrious achievement

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spat

  • noun a quarrel about petty points
    squabble; fuss; bicker; pettifoggery; bickering; tiff.
  • noun a cloth covering (a legging) that covers the instep and ankles
    gaiter.

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baronial

  • adjective satellite impressive in appearance
    imposing; noble; stately.
    • a baronial mansion
    • an imposing residence
    • a noble tree
    • severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses
    • stately columns

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gorgeous

  • adjective satellite dazzlingly beautiful
    • a gorgeous Victorian gown

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buttery

  • noun a small storeroom for storing foods or wines
    larder; pantry.
  • noun a teashop where students in British universities can purchase light meals

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upright

  • noun a vertical structural member as a post or stake
    vertical.
    • the ball sailed between the uprights
  • noun a piano with a vertical sounding board
    upright piano.

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promote

  • verb contribute to the progress or growth of
    advance; encourage; boost; further.
    • I am promoting the use of computers in the classroom
  • verb give a promotion to or assign to a higher position
    advance; upgrade; kick upstairs; elevate; raise.
    • John was kicked upstairs when a replacement was hired
    • Women tend not to advance in the major law firms
    • I got promoted after many years of hard work

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handsome

  • adjective satellite pleasing in appearance especially by reason of conformity to ideals of form and proportion
    fine-looking; well-favoured; better-looking; well-favored; good-looking.
    • a fine-looking woman
    • a good-looking man
    • better-looking than her sister
    • very pretty but not so extraordinarily handsome"- Thackeray
    • our southern women are well-favored"- Lillian Hellman
  • adjective satellite given or giving freely
    liberal; giving; big; openhanded; bountiful; freehanded; bighearted; bounteous.
    • was a big tipper
    • the bounteous goodness of God
    • bountiful compliments
    • a freehanded host
    • a handsome allowance
    • Saturday's child is loving and giving
    • a liberal backer of the arts
    • a munificent gift
    • her fond and openhanded grandfather

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groovy

  • adjective satellite very good
    dandy; corking; bully; not bad; swell; smashing; great; keen; slap-up; neat; cracking; nifty; peachy; bang-up.
    • he did a bully job
    • a neat sports car
    • had a great time at the party
    • you look simply smashing
  • adjective satellite (British informal) very chic
    swagger.
    • groovy clothes

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congratulations

  • noun an expression of approval and commendation
    kudos; extolment; praise.
    • he always appreciated praise for his work
  • noun the act of acknowledging that someone has an occasion for celebration
    congratulation; felicitation.

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storied

  • adjective satellite having an illustrious past
    historied; celebrated.
  • adjective satellite having stories as indicated
    storeyed.
    • a six-storied building

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glory

  • noun a state of high honor
    glorification.
    • he valued glory above life itself
  • noun brilliant radiant beauty
    resplendence; resplendency.
    • the glory of the sunrise

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characteristic

  • noun a prominent attribute or aspect of something
    feature.
    • the map showed roads and other features
    • generosity is one of his best characteristics
  • noun a distinguishing quality

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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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oily

  • adjective satellite containing an unusual amount of grease or oil
    oleaginous; sebaceous; greasy.
    • greasy hamburgers
    • oily fried potatoes
    • oleaginous seeds
  • adjective satellite unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech
    fulsome; buttery; unctuous; soapy; oleaginous; smarmy.
    • buttery praise
    • gave him a fulsome introduction
    • an oily sycophantic press agent
    • oleaginous hypocrisy
    • smarmy self-importance
    • the unctuous Uriah Heep
    • soapy compliments

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felicitation

  • noun (usually plural) an expression of pleasure at the success or good fortune of another
    congratulation.
    • I sent them my sincere congratulations on their marriage
  • noun the act of acknowledging that someone has an occasion for celebration
    congratulation.

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canonise

  • verb treat as a sacred person
    canonize.
    • He canonizes women
  • verb declare (a dead person) to be a saint
    canonize; saint.
    • After he was shown to have performed a miracle, the priest was canonized

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worthwhile

  • adjective satellite sufficiently valuable to justify the investment of time or interest
    • a worthwhile book

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praiseworthiness

  • noun the quality of being worthy of praise
    laudableness; laudability.

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howling

  • noun a long loud emotional utterance
    ululation; howl.
    • he gave a howl of pain
    • howls of laughter
    • their howling had no effect
  • verb emit long loud cries
    wail; roar; yawl; yaup; howl; ululate.
    • wail in self-pity
    • howl with sorrow

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as

  • noun a very poisonous metallic element that has three allotropic forms; arsenic and arsenic compounds are used as herbicides and insecticides and various alloys; found in arsenopyrite and orpiment and realgar
    arsenic; atomic number 33.
  • noun a United States territory on the eastern part of the island of Samoa
    American Samoa; Eastern Samoa.

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graceful

  • adjective characterized by beauty of movement, style, form, or execution
  • adjective satellite suggesting taste, ease, and wealth
    elegant; refined.

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nonpareil

  • noun model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal
    nonesuch; nonsuch; paragon; apotheosis; ideal; saint.
  • noun colored beads of sugar used as a topping on e.g. candies and cookies

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renowned

  • adjective satellite widely known and esteemed
    illustrious; famed; celebrated; notable; noted; famous; far-famed.
    • a famous actor
    • a celebrated musician
    • a famed scientist
    • an illustrious judge
    • a notable historian
    • a renowned painter

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canonize

  • verb declare (a dead person) to be a saint
    canonise; saint.
    • After he was shown to have performed a miracle, the priest was canonized
  • verb treat as a sacred person
    canonise.
    • He canonizes women

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whip

  • noun an instrument with a handle and a flexible lash that is used for whipping
  • noun a legislator appointed by the party to enforce discipline
    party whip.

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nice

  • adjective pleasant or pleasing or agreeable in nature or appearance
    • what a nice fellow you are and we all thought you so nasty"- George Meredith
    • nice manners
    • a nice dress
    • a nice face
    • a nice day
    • had a nice time at the party
    • the corn and tomatoes are nice today
  • noun a city in southeastern France on the Mediterranean; the leading resort on the French Riviera

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gallant

  • noun a man who is much concerned with his dress and appearance
    dandy; clotheshorse; fop; beau; swell; dude; sheik; fashion plate.
  • noun a man who attends or escorts a woman
    squire.

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venerable

  • adjective satellite impressive by reason of age
    • a venerable sage with white hair and beard
  • adjective satellite profoundly honored
    revered; august.
    • revered holy men

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princely

  • adjective satellite rich and superior in quality
    gilded; sumptuous; opulent; luxurious; grand; deluxe.
    • a princely sum
    • gilded dining rooms
  • adjective satellite having the rank of or befitting a prince
    • a princely bearing
    • princely manner

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time

  • noun an instance or single occasion for some event
    clip.
    • this time he succeeded
    • he called four times
    • he could do ten at a clip
  • noun a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something
    • take time to smell the roses
    • I didn't have time to finish
    • it took more than half my time

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astounding

  • adjective satellite bewildering or striking dumb with wonder
    dumbfounding; dumfounding.
  • verb affect with wonder
    amaze; astonish; astound.
    • Your ability to speak six languages amazes me!

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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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pean

  • noun (ancient Greece) a hymn of praise (especially one sung in ancient Greece to invoke or thank a deity)
    paean.
  • noun a formal expression of praise
    paean; eulogy; panegyric; encomium.

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soft_soap

  • noun flattery designed to gain favor
    coaxing; blarney; sweet talk.
  • noun a soft (or liquid) soap made from vegetable oils; used in certain skin diseases
    green soap.

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important

  • adjective of great significance or value
    of import.
    • important people
    • the important questions of the day
  • adjective important in effect or meaning
    significant.
    • a significant change in tax laws
    • a significant change in the Constitution
    • a significant contribution
    • significant details
    • statistically significant

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magnificence

  • noun splendid or imposing in size or appearance
    impressiveness; grandness; richness.
    • the grandness of the architecture
    • impressed by the richness of the flora
  • noun the quality of being magnificent or splendid or grand
    grandness; brilliance; splendour; grandeur; splendor.
    • for magnificence and personal service there is the Queen's hotel
    • his `Hamlet' lacks the brilliance that one expects
    • it is the university that gives the scene its stately splendor
    • an imaginative mix of old-fashioned grandeur and colorful art
    • advertisers capitalize on the grandness and elegance it brings to their products

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laudatory

  • adjective satellite full of or giving praise
    praiseful; praising.
    • a laudatory remark

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laud

  • verb praise, glorify, or honor
    exalt; glorify; extol; proclaim.
    • extol the virtues of one's children
    • glorify one's spouse's cooking

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gratulatory

  • adjective satellite expressive of sympathetic pleasure or joy on account of someone's success or good fortune
    congratulatory.
    • a congratulatory telegram
    • the usual congratulatory crowd was conspicuously absent
    • a gratulatory address

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assentient

  • adjective satellite expressing agreement or consent
    • an assenting nod

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god

  • noun any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force
    deity; divinity; immortal.
  • noun the supernatural being conceived as the perfect and omnipotent and omniscient originator and ruler of the universe; the object of worship in monotheistic religions
    Supreme Being.

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push

  • noun the act of applying force in order to move something away
    pushing.
    • he gave the door a hard push
    • the pushing is good exercise
  • noun the force used in pushing
    thrust.
    • the push of the water on the walls of the tank
    • the thrust of the jet engines

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serious

  • adjective concerned with work or important matters rather than play or trivialities
    • a serious student of history
    • a serious attempt to learn to ski
    • gave me a serious look
    • a serious young man
    • are you serious or joking?
    • Don't be so serious!
  • adjective satellite of great consequence
    • marriage is a serious matter

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deluxe

  • adjective satellite rich and superior in quality
    gilded; princely; sumptuous; opulent; luxurious; grand.
    • a princely sum
    • gilded dining rooms
  • adjective satellite elegant and sumptuous
    luxe; de luxe.
    • a deluxe car
    • luxe accommodations

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