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all

  • adjective quantifier; used with either mass or count nouns to indicate the whole number or amount of or every one of a class
    • we sat up all night
    • ate all the food
    • all men are mortal
    • all parties are welcome
  • adjective satellite completely given to or absorbed by
    • became all attention

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conditioned_emotion

  • noun an emotional response that has been acquired by conditioning
    CER; conditioned emotional response.

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posturing

  • noun adopting a vain conceited posture
  • verb behave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others
    pose; posture.
    • Don't pay any attention to him--he is always posing to impress his peers!
    • She postured and made a total fool of herself

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infatuation

  • noun a foolish and usually extravagant passion or love or admiration
  • noun temporary love of an adolescent
    crush; puppy love; calf love.

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hate

  • noun the emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action
    hatred.
  • verb dislike intensely; feel antipathy or aversion towards
    detest.
    • I hate Mexican food
    • She detests politicians

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superciliousness

  • noun the trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior
    condescension; disdainfulness.

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liveliness

  • noun general activity and motion
    animation.
  • noun animation and energy in action or expression
    life; sprightliness; spirit.
    • it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it

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anticipation

  • noun an expectation
    expectancy.
  • noun something expected (as on the basis of a norm)
    expectancy.
    • each of them had their own anticipations
    • an indicator of expectancy in development

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vacuous

  • adjective satellite devoid of intelligence
    mindless; inane; fatuous; asinine.
  • adjective satellite devoid of significance or point
    empty; hollow.
    • empty promises
    • a hollow victory
    • vacuous comments

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flash

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

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jubilance

  • noun a feeling of extreme joy
    jubilancy; jubilation; exultation.

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arrogance

  • noun overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors
    high-handedness; haughtiness; hauteur; lordliness.

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jubilancy

  • noun a feeling of extreme joy
    jubilation; jubilance; exultation.

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charge

  • noun an impetuous rush toward someone or something
    • the wrestler's charge carried him past his adversary
    • the battle began with a cavalry charge
  • noun (criminal law) a pleading describing some wrong or offense
    complaint.
    • he was arrested on a charge of larceny

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unpleasant

  • adjective disagreeable to the senses, to the mind, or feelings
    • an unpleasant personality
    • unpleasant repercussions
    • unpleasant odors

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fervor

  • noun feelings of great warmth and intensity
    fervidness; fire; ardor; fervour; ardour; fervency.
    • he spoke with great ardor
  • noun the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
    excitement; fervour; inflammation; excitation.
    • his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled
    • he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation

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dislike

  • noun an inclination to withhold approval from some person or group
    disfavor; disapproval; disfavour.
  • noun a feeling of aversion or antipathy
    • my dislike of him was instinctive

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pride

  • noun a feeling of self-respect and personal worth
    pridefulness.
  • noun satisfaction with your (or another's) achievements
    • he takes pride in his son's success

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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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creepy-crawlies

  • noun feelings of dislike and anxiety
    • the cave gave me the creepy-crawlies
  • noun an animal that creeps or crawls (such as worms or spiders or insects)
    creepy-crawly.

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belonging

  • noun happiness felt in a secure relationship
    • with his classmates he felt a sense of belonging
  • verb be owned by; be in the possession of
    belong.
    • This book belongs to me

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haughtiness

  • noun overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors
    high-handedness; hauteur; lordliness; arrogance.

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selfish_person

  • noun a person who is unusually selfish

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compassion

  • noun a deep awareness of and sympathy for another's suffering
    compassionateness.
  • noun the humane quality of understanding the suffering of others and wanting to do something about it
    pity.

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egotistic

  • adjective satellite characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance
    narcissistic; self-loving; egotistical.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
    swollen-headed; swollen; conceited; self-conceited; vain; egotistical.
    • a conceited fool
    • an attitude of self-conceited arrogance
    • an egotistical disregard of others
    • so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty
    • growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary
    • vain about her clothes

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unfriendliness

  • noun dislike experienced as an absence of friendliness
  • noun an unfriendly disposition

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rabidness

  • noun unrestrained excitement or enthusiasm
    rabidity; madness.
    • poetry is a sort of divine madness

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felicity

  • noun pleasing and appropriate manner or style (especially manner or style of expression)
    felicitousness.
  • noun state of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy
    happiness.

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prig

  • noun a person regarded as arrogant and annoying
    snob; snoot; snot.

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surprise

  • noun the astonishment you feel when something totally unexpected happens to you
  • noun a sudden unexpected event

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affect

  • noun the conscious subjective aspect of feeling or emotion
  • verb have an effect upon
    impact; touch on; bear upon; bear on; touch.
    • Will the new rules affect me?

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discouragement

  • noun the feeling of despair in the face of obstacles
    dismay; disheartenment.
  • noun the expression of opposition and disapproval

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screaming

  • noun sharp piercing cry
    screech; screeching; shriek; scream; shrieking.
    • her screaming attracted the neighbors
  • noun a high-pitched noise resembling a human cry
    shriek; screech; screeching; scream; shrieking.
    • he ducked at the screechings of shells
    • he heard the scream of the brakes

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imperturbableness

  • noun calm and unruffled self-assurance
    imperturbability; coolness.
    • he performed with all the coolness of a veteran

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elated

  • adjective exultantly proud and joyful; in high spirits
    • the elated winner
    • felt elated and excited
  • verb fill with high spirits; fill with optimism
    intoxicate; uplift; elate; pick up; lift up.
    • Music can uplift your spirits

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heaven

  • noun any place of complete bliss and delight and peace
    promised land; Eden; nirvana; Shangri-la; paradise.
  • noun the abode of God and the angels

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respectful

  • adjective full of or exhibiting respect
    • respectful behavior
    • a respectful glance
  • adjective satellite feeling or manifesting veneration
    venerating; reverential.

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unrest

  • noun a state of agitation or turbulent change or development
    ferment; tempestuousness; fermentation; agitation.
    • the political ferment produced new leadership
    • social unrest
  • noun a feeling of restless agitation

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harbor

  • noun a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
    haven; harbour; seaport.
  • noun a place of refuge and comfort and security
    harbour.

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die

  • noun a small cube with 1 to 6 spots on the six faces; used in gambling to generate random numbers
    dice.
  • noun a device used for shaping metal

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loneliness

  • noun the state of being alone in solitary isolation
    solitariness.
  • noun sadness resulting from being forsaken or abandoned
    forlornness; desolation.

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self-loving

  • adjective satellite characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance
    egotistic; narcissistic; egotistical.

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tenderness

  • noun a tendency to express warm and affectionate feeling
  • noun a pain that is felt (as when the area is touched)
    soreness; rawness.
    • the best results are generally obtained by inserting the needle into the point of maximum tenderness
    • after taking a cold, rawness of the larynx and trachea come on

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vaunter

  • noun a very boastful and talkative person
    braggart; line-shooter; boaster; blowhard; bragger.

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jump_for_joy

  • verb feel extreme happiness or elation
    be on cloud nine; walk on air; exult.

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friendliness

  • noun a feeling of liking for another person; enjoyment in their company
  • noun a friendly disposition

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triumph

  • noun a successful ending of a struggle or contest
    victory.
    • a narrow victory
    • the general always gets credit for his army's victory
    • clinched a victory
    • convincing victory
    • the agreement was a triumph for common sense
  • noun the exultation of victory

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enthrallment

  • noun a feeling of great liking for something wonderful and unusual
    enchantment; fascination; captivation.

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brave

  • noun a North American Indian warrior
  • noun people who are brave
    • the home of the free and the brave

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weepiness

  • noun sadness expressed by weeping
    tearfulness.

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regret

  • noun sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment
    sorrow; ruefulness; rue.
    • he drank to drown his sorrows
    • he wrote a note expressing his regret
    • to his rue, the error cost him the game
  • verb feel remorse for; feel sorry for; be contrite about
    repent; rue.

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crow

  • noun black birds having a raucous call
  • noun the cry of a cock (or an imitation of it)

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jump

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

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exuberant

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

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languor

  • noun a relaxed comfortable feeling
    dreaminess.
  • noun a feeling of lack of interest or energy
    lassitude; listlessness.

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emptiness

  • noun the state of containing nothing
  • noun having an empty stomach

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aphrodisiac

  • noun a drug or other agent that stimulates sexual desire
  • adjective exciting sexual desire
    sexy; aphrodisiacal.

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conscience

  • noun motivation deriving logically from ethical or moral principles that govern a person's thoughts and actions
    scruples; sense of right and wrong; moral sense.
  • noun conformity to one's own sense of right conduct
    • a person of unflagging conscience

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distaste

  • noun a feeling of intense dislike
    aversion; antipathy.

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heaviness

  • noun the property of being comparatively great in weight
    weightiness.
    • the heaviness of lead
  • noun persisting sadness
    • nothing lifted the heaviness of her heart after her loss

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good_humour

  • noun a cheerful and agreeable mood
    good temper; good humor; amiability.

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euphoriant

  • noun a psychoactive drug that tends to produce elation and euphoria
  • adjective satellite tending to produce euphoria

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storminess

  • noun the state of being stormy
    • he dreaded the storminess of the North Atlantic in winter
  • noun violent passion in speech or action
    • frightened by the storminess of their argument

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know-it-all

  • noun someone who thinks he knows everything and refuses to accept advice or information from others
    know-all.

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seventh

  • noun position seven in a countable series of things
  • noun one part in seven equal parts
    one-seventh.

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nurse

  • noun one skilled in caring for young children or the sick (usually under the supervision of a physician)
  • noun a woman who is the custodian of children
    nursemaid; nanny.

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painfulness

  • noun emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid
    pain.
    • the pain of loneliness
  • noun the quality of being painful
    distressingness.
    • she feared the painfulness of childbirth

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fearlessness

  • noun feeling no fear
    bravery.
  • noun the trait of feeling no fear

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turmoil

  • noun a violent disturbance
    upheaval; convulsion.
    • the convulsions of the stock market
  • noun violent agitation
    tumult.

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melancholy

  • noun a feeling of thoughtful sadness
  • noun a constitutional tendency to be gloomy and depressed

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pose

  • noun affected manners intended to impress others
    airs.
    • don't put on airs with me
  • noun a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes

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oversensitiveness

  • noun sensitivity leading to easy irritation or upset

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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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self-disgust

  • noun shame resulting from strong dislike of yourself or your actions
    self-hatred.

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vivification

  • noun quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous
    animation; brio; spiritedness; invigoration.
  • noun the activity of giving vitality and vigour to something
    animation; invigoration.

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abandon

  • noun the trait of lacking restraint or control; reckless freedom from inhibition or worry
    wantonness; unconstraint.
    • she danced with abandon
  • noun a feeling of extreme emotional intensity
    wildness.
    • the wildness of his anger

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hopelessness

  • noun the despair you feel when you have abandoned hope of comfort or success

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conceited

  • adjective satellite characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
    swollen-headed; egotistic; swollen; self-conceited; vain; egotistical.
    • a conceited fool
    • an attitude of self-conceited arrogance
    • an egotistical disregard of others
    • so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty
    • growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary
    • vain about her clothes

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fervency

  • noun feelings of great warmth and intensity
    fervor; fervidness; fire; ardor; fervour; ardour.
    • he spoke with great ardor

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humility

  • noun a disposition to be humble; a lack of false pride
    humbleness.
    • not everyone regards humility as a virtue
  • noun a humble feeling
    humbleness.
    • he was filled with humility at the sight of the Pope

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ingratitude

  • noun a lack of gratitude
    ungratefulness.

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respect

  • noun (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point
    regard.
    • it differs in that respect
  • noun the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)
    regard; esteem.
    • it is held in esteem
    • a man who has earned high regard

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proud_of

  • adjective satellite feeling pleasurable satisfaction over something by which you measures your self-worth
    pleased.
    • proud of their child

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celebration

  • noun a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event
    jubilation.
  • noun any joyous diversion
    festivity.

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insouciance

  • noun the cheerful feeling you have when nothing is troubling you
    lightsomeness; lightheartedness; carefreeness.

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scunner

  • noun a strong dislike
    • they took a scunner against the United States

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merriment

  • noun a gay feeling
    gaiety.
  • noun activities that are enjoyable or amusing
    fun; playfulness.
    • I do it for the fun of it
    • he is fun to have around

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fellow_feeling

  • noun sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)
    sympathy.

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boast

  • noun speaking of yourself in superlatives
    self-praise; boasting; jactitation.
  • verb show off
    blow; gasconade; gas; brag; tout; swash; bluster; shoot a line; vaunt.

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conceit

  • noun feelings of excessive pride
    self-love; amour propre; vanity.
  • noun an elaborate poetic image or a far-fetched comparison of very dissimilar things

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involved

  • adjective connected by participation or association or use
    • we accomplished nothing, simply because of the large number of people involved
    • the problems involved
    • the involved muscles
    • I don't want to get involved
    • everyone involved in the bribery case has been identified
  • verb connect closely and often incriminatingly
    involve; affect; regard.
    • This new ruling affects your business

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dispiritedness

  • noun a feeling of low spirits
    dejectedness; low-spiritedness; lowness; downheartedness.
    • he felt responsible for her lowness of spirits

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creepy

  • adjective satellite annoying and unpleasant
    • some creepy kids were bothering her
  • adjective satellite causing a sensation as of things crawling on your skin
    creepy-crawly.
    • a creepy story
    • I had a creepy-crawly feeling

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persnickety

  • adjective satellite (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
    snotty; snot-nosed; bigheaded; stuck-up; too big for one's breeches; uppish; snooty.
    • a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage
    • they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety
  • adjective satellite characterized by excessive precision and attention to trivial details
    pernickety.
    • a persnickety job
    • a persnickety school teacher

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gleeful

  • adjective satellite full of high-spirited delight
    elated; jubilant; joyful.
    • a joyful heart

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vaunt

  • noun extravagant self-praise
  • verb show off
    blow; boast; gasconade; gas; brag; tout; swash; bluster; shoot a line.

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honor

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

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wonderment

  • noun the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising
    admiration; wonder.

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love

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

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impassiveness

  • noun apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions
    stolidity; unemotionality; impassivity; indifference; emotionlessness; phlegm.

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humour

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

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inferiority_complex

  • noun a sense of personal inferiority arising from conflict between the desire to be noticed and the fear of being humiliated

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keenness

  • noun a quick and penetrating intelligence
    sharpness; acuteness; acuity.
    • he argued with great acuteness
    • I admired the keenness of his mind
  • noun a positive feeling of wanting to push ahead with something
    avidity; avidness; eagerness.

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feelings

  • noun emotional or moral sensitivity (especially in relation to personal principles or dignity)
    • the remark hurt his feelings
  • noun the experiencing of affective and emotional states
    feeling.
    • she had a feeling of euphoria
    • he had terrible feelings of guilt
    • I disliked him and the feeling was mutual

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hardy

  • adjective satellite having rugged physical strength; inured to fatigue or hardships
    stalwart; stout; sturdy.
    • hardy explorers of northern Canada
    • proud of her tall stalwart son
    • stout seamen
    • sturdy young athletes
  • noun United States slapstick comedian who played the pompous and overbearing member of the Laurel and Hardy duo who made many films (1892-1957)
    Oliver Hardy.

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uppish

  • adjective satellite (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
    snotty; snot-nosed; bigheaded; stuck-up; persnickety; too big for one's breeches; snooty.
    • a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage
    • they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety

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unpleasantness

  • noun the feeling caused by disagreeable stimuli; one pole of a continuum of states of feeling
  • noun the quality of giving displeasure
    • the recent unpleasantness of the weather

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avidness

  • noun a positive feeling of wanting to push ahead with something
    keenness; avidity; eagerness.

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cloud

  • noun any collection of particles (e.g., smoke or dust) or gases that is visible
  • noun a visible mass of water or ice particles suspended at a considerable altitude

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devastation

  • noun the state of being decayed or destroyed
    desolation.
  • noun the feeling of being confounded or overwhelmed
    • her departure left him in utter devastation

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self-love

  • noun feelings of excessive pride
    conceit; amour propre; vanity.
  • noun an exceptional interest in and admiration for yourself
    narcism; narcissism.
    • self-love that shut out everyone else

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hungriness

  • noun a physiological need for food; the consequence of food deprivation
    hunger.
  • noun prolonged unfulfilled desire or need
    longing; yearning.

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whipping

  • noun beating with a whip or strap or rope as a form of punishment
    flogging; lashing; tanning; flagellation.
  • noun a sound defeat
    trouncing; drubbing; thrashing; slaughter; debacle; walloping.

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superiority_complex

  • noun an exaggerated estimate of your own value and importance

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snobbism

  • noun the trait of condescending to those of lower social status
    snobbery; snobbishness.

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calm

  • noun steadiness of mind under stress
    equanimity; calmness; composure.
    • he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity
  • noun wind moving at less than 1 knot; 0 on the Beaufort scale
    calm air.

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strike

  • noun a group's refusal to work in protest against low pay or bad work conditions
    work stoppage.
    • the strike lasted more than a month before it was settled
  • noun an attack that is intended to seize or inflict damage on or destroy an objective
    • the strike was scheduled to begin at dawn

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gladfulness

  • noun experiencing joy and pleasure
    gladsomeness; gladness.

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high-handedness

  • noun overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors
    haughtiness; hauteur; lordliness; arrogance.

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sunniness

  • noun lightness created by sunlight
  • noun the quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom
    cheer; sunshine; cheerfulness.
    • flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room

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loving

  • adjective feeling or showing love and affection
    • loving parents
    • loving glances
  • verb have a great affection or liking for
    love.
    • I love French food
    • She loves her boss and works hard for him

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dismay

  • noun the feeling of despair in the face of obstacles
    discouragement; disheartenment.
  • noun fear resulting from the awareness of danger
    alarm; consternation.

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humbleness

  • noun the state of being humble and unimportant
    obscureness; unimportance; lowliness.
  • noun a humble feeling
    humility.
    • he was filled with humility at the sight of the Pope

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tranquillity

  • noun an untroubled state; free from disturbances
    tranquility; quiet.
  • noun a state of peace and quiet
    quietness; tranquility; quietude.

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condescension

  • noun the trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior
    disdainfulness; superciliousness.
  • noun a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient
    patronage; disdain.

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trait

  • noun a distinguishing feature of your personal nature

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impress

  • noun the act of coercing someone into government service
    impressment.
  • verb have an emotional or cognitive impact upon
    strike; affect; move.
    • This child impressed me as unusually mature
    • This behavior struck me as odd

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growing_pains

  • noun pain in muscles or joints sometimes experienced by children and often attributed to rapid growth
  • noun emotional distress arising during adolescence

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hurt

  • noun any physical damage to the body caused by violence or accident or fracture etc.
    harm; injury; trauma.
  • noun psychological suffering
    suffering; distress.
    • the death of his wife caused him great distress

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insincerity

  • noun the quality of not being open or truthful; deceitful or hypocritical
    falseness; hollowness.

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sore

  • noun an open skin infection
  • adjective satellite hurting
    raw; sensitive; tender.
    • the tender spot on his jaw

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impulse

  • noun an instinctive motive
    urge.
    • profound religious impulses
  • noun a sudden desire
    caprice; whim.
    • he bought it on an impulse

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imperturbability

  • noun calm and unruffled self-assurance
    coolness; imperturbableness.
    • he performed with all the coolness of a veteran

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hold

  • noun the act of grasping
    grip; clutches; clutch; clench; grasp; clasp.
    • he released his clasp on my arm
    • he has a strong grip for an old man
    • she kept a firm hold on the railing
  • noun understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something
    grasp; appreciation.
    • he has a good grasp of accounting practices

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pathos

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

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glad

  • noun any of numerous plants of the genus Gladiolus native chiefly to tropical and South Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided spikes of brightly colored funnel-shaped flowers; widely cultivated
    gladiolus; sword lily; gladiola.
  • adjective showing or causing joy and pleasure; especially made happy
    • glad you are here
    • glad that they succeeded
    • gave a glad shout
    • a glad smile
    • heard the glad news
    • a glad occasion

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incline

  • noun an elevated geological formation
    slope; side.
    • he climbed the steep slope
    • the house was built on the side of a mountain
  • noun an inclined surface connecting two levels
    ramp.

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shoot

  • noun a new branch
  • noun the act of shooting at targets
    • they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer

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self-involved

  • adjective satellite absorbed in your own interests or thoughts etc
    self-absorbed.

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shame

  • noun a painful emotion resulting from an awareness of inadequacy or guilt
  • noun a state of dishonor
    disgrace; ignominy.
    • one mistake brought shame to all his family
    • suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison

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oedipal_complex

  • noun a complex of males; desire to possess the mother sexually and to exclude the father; said to be a source of personality disorders if unresolved
    Oedipus complex.

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ebullience

  • noun overflowing with eager enjoyment or approval
    enthusiasm; exuberance.

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soul

  • noun the immaterial part of a person; the actuating cause of an individual life
    psyche.
  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; person; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do

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jocundity

  • noun a feeling facetious merriment
    jocularity.

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peeve

  • noun an annoyed or irritated mood
  • verb cause to be annoyed, irritated, or resentful

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exhilaration

  • noun the feeling of lively and cheerful joy
    excitement.
    • he could hardly conceal his excitement when she agreed

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nine

  • noun the cardinal number that is the sum of eight and one
    IX; niner; Nina from Carolina; ennead; 9.
  • noun a team of professional baseball players who play and travel together
    club; baseball club; ball club.
    • each club played six home games with teams in its own division

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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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growing

  • noun (biology) the process of an individual organism growing organically; a purely biological unfolding of events involved in an organism changing gradually from a simple to a more complex level
    development; ontogenesis; maturation; ontogeny; growth.
    • he proposed an indicator of osseous development in children
  • noun (electronics) the production of (semiconductor) crystals by slow crystallization from the molten state

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supercilious

  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; haughty; swaggering; prideful; imperious; lordly; disdainful; sniffy.
    • some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines
    • haughty aristocrats
    • his lordly manners were offensive
    • walked with a prideful swagger
    • very sniffy about breaches of etiquette
    • his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air
    • a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer
  • adjective satellite expressive of contempt
    sneering; snide.
    • curled his lip in a supercilious smile
    • spoke in a sneering jeering manner
    • makes many a sharp comparison but never a mean or snide one

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poseur

  • noun a person who habitually pretends to be something he is not
    poser.

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self-regard

  • noun the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect
    dignity; self-respect; self-worth.
    • it was beneath his dignity to cheat
    • showed his true dignity when under pressure

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heart

  • noun the locus of feelings and intuitions
    bosom.
    • in your heart you know it is true
    • her story would melt your bosom
  • noun the hollow muscular organ located behind the sternum and between the lungs; its rhythmic contractions move the blood through the body
    pump; ticker.
    • he stood still, his heart thumping wildly

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crazy

  • noun someone deranged and possibly dangerous
    loony; weirdo; looney; nutcase.
  • adjective satellite affected with madness or insanity
    unhinged; brainsick; demented; disturbed; mad; sick; unbalanced.
    • a man who had gone mad

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radiance

  • noun the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface
    glowing; glow.
  • noun the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light
    shine; effulgence; refulgency; refulgence; radiancy.

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joyous

  • adjective full of or characterized by joy
    • felt a joyous abandon
    • joyous laughter

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earnestness

  • noun an earnest and sincere feeling
    seriousness; sincerity.
  • noun the trait of being serious
    seriousness; serious-mindedness; sincerity.
    • a lack of solemnity is not necessarily a lack of seriousness"- Robert Rice

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coolness

  • noun calm and unruffled self-assurance
    imperturbability; imperturbableness.
    • he performed with all the coolness of a veteran
  • noun the property of being moderately cold
    chilliness; nip.
    • the chilliness of early morning

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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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fanatism

  • noun excessive intolerance of opposing views
    zealotry; fanaticism.

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want

  • noun a state of extreme poverty
    neediness; deprivation; privation.
  • noun the state of needing something that is absent or unavailable
    deficiency; lack.
    • there is a serious lack of insight into the problem
    • water is the critical deficiency in desert regions
    • for want of a nail the shoe was lost

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contempt

  • noun lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
    scorn; despite; disdain.
    • he was held in contempt
    • the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary
  • noun a manner that is generally disrespectful and contemptuous
    disrespect.

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hog

  • noun a person regarded as greedy and pig-like
    pig.
  • noun a sheep up to the age of one year; one yet to be sheared
    hogget; hogg.

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blissfulness

  • noun a state of extreme happiness
    cloud nine; bliss; seventh heaven; walking on air.

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boasting

  • noun speaking of yourself in superlatives
    self-praise; boast; jactitation.
  • verb show off
    blow; boast; gasconade; gas; brag; tout; swash; bluster; shoot a line; vaunt.

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comfort

  • noun a state of being relaxed and feeling no pain
    comfortableness.
    • he is a man who enjoys his comfort
    • she longed for the comfortableness of her armchair
  • noun a feeling of freedom from worry or disappointment

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neurotic

  • noun a person suffering from neurosis
    mental case; psychoneurotic.
  • adjective characteristic of or affected by neurosis
    • neurotic disorder
    • neurotic symptoms

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glowing

  • noun the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface
    radiance; glow.
  • verb emit a steady even light without flames
    glow.
    • The fireflies were glowing and flying about in the garden

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ambivalency

  • noun mixed feelings or emotions
    ambivalence.

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attachment

  • noun a feeling of affection for a person or an institution
    fond regard.
  • noun a supplementary part or accessory

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dog_in_the_manger

  • noun someone who prevents you from enjoying something that they themselves have no need for

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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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disdainfulness

  • noun the trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior
    condescension; superciliousness.

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resignation

  • noun acceptance of despair
    surrender.
  • noun the act of giving up (a claim or office or possession etc.)

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dignified

  • adjective having or expressing dignity; especially formality or stateliness in bearing or appearance
    • her dignified demeanor
    • the director of the school was a dignified white-haired gentleman
  • verb confer dignity or honor upon
    dignify; ennoble.
    • He was dignified with a title

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fanaticism

  • noun excessive intolerance of opposing views
    fanatism; zealotry.

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zestfulness

  • noun vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment
    gusto; zest; relish.

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spot

  • noun a point located with respect to surface features of some region
    topographic point; place.
    • this is a nice place for a picnic
    • a bright spot on a planet
  • noun a short section or illustration (as between radio or tv programs or in a magazine) that is often used for advertising

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exhibitionism

  • noun extravagant and conspicuous behavior intended to attract attention to yourself
  • noun the perverse act of exposing and attracting attention to your own genitals
    immodesty.

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walk

  • noun the act of traveling by foot
    walking.
    • walking is a healthy form of exercise
  • noun (baseball) an advance to first base by a batter who receives four balls
    base on balls; pass.
    • he worked the pitcher for a base on balls

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exhibitionist

  • noun someone with a compulsive desire to expose the genitals
    flasher.
  • noun someone who deliberately behaves in such a way as to attract attention
    show-off.

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listlessness

  • noun a feeling of lack of interest or energy
    languor; lassitude.
  • noun inactivity resulting from lethargy and lack of vigor or energy
    torpor; torpidity; torpidness.

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pridefulness

  • noun a feeling of self-respect and personal worth
    pride.

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compatibility

  • noun a feeling of sympathetic understanding
  • noun capability of existing or performing in harmonious or congenial combination

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egotistical

  • adjective satellite characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance
    egotistic; narcissistic; self-loving.
  • adjective satellite characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
    swollen-headed; egotistic; swollen; conceited; self-conceited; vain.
    • a conceited fool
    • an attitude of self-conceited arrogance
    • an egotistical disregard of others
    • so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty
    • growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary
    • vain about her clothes

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disagreeable

  • adjective not to your liking
    • a disagreeable situation
  • adjective satellite unpleasant to interact with
    • a disagreeable old man

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snotty

  • adjective satellite (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
    snot-nosed; bigheaded; stuck-up; persnickety; too big for one's breeches; uppish; snooty.
    • a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage
    • they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety
  • adjective satellite dirty with nasal discharge
    snot-nosed.
    • a snotty nose
    • a house full of snot-nosed kids

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psychoneurotic

  • noun a person suffering from neurosis
    mental case; neurotic.
  • adjective affected with emotional disorder
    neurotic.

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beatification

  • noun a state of supreme happiness
    beatitude; blessedness.
  • noun the action of rendering supremely blessed and extremely happy

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lordly

  • adjective satellite of or befitting a lord
    august; grand.
    • heir to a lordly fortune
    • of august lineage
  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; haughty; swaggering; prideful; imperious; disdainful; supercilious; sniffy.
    • some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines
    • haughty aristocrats
    • his lordly manners were offensive
    • walked with a prideful swagger
    • very sniffy about breaches of etiquette
    • his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air
    • a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer

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savor

  • noun the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
    nip; tang; flavour; savour; sapidity; smack; flavor; relish.
  • verb derive or receive pleasure from; get enjoyment from; take pleasure in
    enjoy; savour; bask; relish.
    • She relished her fame and basked in her glory

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nosed

  • adjective having a nose (either literal or metaphoric) especially of a specified kind
  • verb search or inquire in a meddlesome way
    horn in; intrude; poke; pry; nose.
    • This guy is always nosing around the office

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ego

  • noun an inflated feeling of pride in your superiority to others
    self-importance; egotism.
  • noun your consciousness of your own identity
    self.

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alienation

  • noun the feeling of being alienated from other people
    estrangement; disaffection.
  • noun separation resulting from hostility
    estrangement.

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meekness

  • noun the feeling of patient, submissive humbleness
    submission.
  • noun a disposition to be patient and long suffering
    subduedness.

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pleasure

  • noun a fundamental feeling that is hard to define but that people desire to experience
    pleasance.
    • he was tingling with pleasure
  • noun something or someone that provides a source of happiness
    delight; joy.
    • a joy to behold
    • the pleasure of his company
    • the new car is a delight

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lordliness

  • noun formality in bearing and appearance
    dignity; gravitas.
    • he behaved with great dignity
  • noun overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors
    high-handedness; haughtiness; hauteur; arrogance.

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dream

  • noun a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep
    dreaming.
    • I had a dream about you last night
  • noun imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake
    dreaming.
    • he lives in a dream that has nothing to do with reality

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blusterer

  • noun a person who causes trouble by speaking indiscreetly
    loudmouth.

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move

  • noun the act of deciding to do something
    • he didn't make a move to help
    • his first move was to hire a lawyer
  • noun the act of changing your residence or place of business
    relocation.
    • they say that three moves equal one fire

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closeness

  • noun a feeling of being intimate and belonging together
    intimacy.
    • their closeness grew as the night wore on
  • noun the quality of being close and poorly ventilated
    stuffiness.

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self-centeredness

  • noun concern for your own interests and welfare
    self-interest; egocentrism; egoism; self-concern.

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comfortableness

  • noun a state of being relaxed and feeling no pain
    comfort.
    • he is a man who enjoys his comfort
    • she longed for the comfortableness of her armchair
  • noun a feeling of being at ease in a relationship

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genteel

  • adjective satellite marked by refinement in taste and manners
    civilised; polite; cultured; civilized; cultivated.
    • cultivated speech
    • cultured Bostonians
    • cultured tastes
    • a genteel old lady
    • polite society

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brio

  • noun quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous
    vivification; animation; spiritedness; invigoration.

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disaffection

  • noun the feeling of being alienated from other people
    estrangement; alienation.
  • noun disloyalty to the government or to established authority
    • the widespread disaffection of the troops

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cheerfulness

  • noun the quality of being cheerful and dispelling gloom
    cheer; sunshine; sunniness.
    • flowers added a note of cheerfulness to the drab room
  • noun a feeling of spontaneous good spirits
    blitheness.
    • his cheerfulness made everyone feel better

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arrogant

  • adjective satellite having or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of overbearing pride
    self-important; chesty.
    • an arrogant official
    • arrogant claims
    • chesty as a peacock

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eros

  • noun a desire for sexual intimacy
    concupiscence; physical attraction; sexual desire.
  • noun (Greek mythology) god of love; son of Aphrodite; identified with Roman Cupid

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splurge

  • noun an ostentatious display (of effort or extravagance etc.)
  • noun any act of immoderate indulgence
    binge; orgy.
    • an orgy of shopping
    • an emotional binge
    • a splurge of spending

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swank

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

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hardheartedness

  • noun an absence of concern for the welfare of others
    heartlessness; coldheartedness.

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haughty

  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; swaggering; prideful; imperious; lordly; disdainful; supercilious; sniffy.
    • some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines
    • haughty aristocrats
    • his lordly manners were offensive
    • walked with a prideful swagger
    • very sniffy about breaches of etiquette
    • his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air
    • a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer

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glee

  • noun great merriment
    mirth; gleefulness; mirthfulness; hilarity.
  • noun malicious satisfaction
    gloating; gloat.

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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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cock-a-hoop

  • adjective satellite exhibiting self-importance
    crowing; braggart; big; boastful; bragging; self-aggrandizing; braggy; self-aggrandising.
    • big talk

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relish

  • noun vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment
    zestfulness; gusto; zest.
  • noun spicy or savory condiment

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swellhead

  • noun a conceited and self-centered person
    egotist; egoist.

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attraction

  • noun the force by which one object attracts another
    attractive force.
  • noun an entertainment that is offered to the public

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antipathy

  • noun a feeling of intense dislike
    distaste; aversion.
  • noun the object of a feeling of intense aversion; something to be avoided
    • cats were his greatest antipathy

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stuck-up

  • adjective satellite (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
    snotty; snot-nosed; bigheaded; persnickety; too big for one's breeches; uppish; snooty.
    • a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage
    • they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety

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titillation

  • noun a tingling feeling of excitement (as from teasing or tickling)
  • noun an agreeable arousal

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savour

  • noun the taste experience when a savoury condiment is taken into the mouth
    nip; tang; flavour; savor; sapidity; smack; flavor; relish.
  • verb have flavor; taste of something
    taste; savor.

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stewing

  • noun an extreme state of worry and agitation
    • his stewing over the fight kept him awake most of the night
  • noun cooking in a liquid that has been brought to a boil
    boiling; simmering.

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flex

  • noun the act of flexing
    • he gave his biceps a flex to impress the ladies
  • verb contract
    • flex a muscle

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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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distress

  • noun psychological suffering
    suffering; hurt.
    • the death of his wife caused him great distress
  • noun a state of adversity (danger or affliction or need)
    • a ship in distress
    • she was the classic maiden in distress

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seeking

  • noun the act of searching for something
    quest.
    • a quest for diamonds
  • noun an attempt to acquire or gain something

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conceitedness

  • noun the trait of being unduly vain and conceited; false pride
    conceit; vanity.

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bigheaded

  • adjective satellite (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
    snotty; snot-nosed; stuck-up; persnickety; too big for one's breeches; uppish; snooty.
    • a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage
    • they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety

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impassivity

  • noun apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions
    stolidity; impassiveness; unemotionality; indifference; emotionlessness; phlegm.

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invigoration

  • noun quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous
    vivification; animation; brio; spiritedness.
  • noun the activity of giving vitality and vigour to something
    animation; vivification.

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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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euphory

  • noun a feeling of great (usually exaggerated) elation
    euphoria.

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ambition

  • noun a cherished desire
    aspiration; dream.
    • his ambition is to own his own business
  • noun a strong drive for success
    ambitiousness.

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seriousness

  • noun an earnest and sincere feeling
    earnestness; sincerity.
  • noun the quality of arousing fear or distress
    distressfulness.
    • he learned the seriousness of his illness

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ebullient

  • adjective satellite joyously unrestrained
    high-spirited; exuberant.

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clannishness

  • noun tendency to associate with only a select group
    cliquishness; exclusiveness.

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thrill

  • noun the swift release of a store of affective force
    rush; boot; charge; bang; flush; kick.
    • they got a great bang out of it
    • what a boot!
    • he got a quick rush from injecting heroin
    • he does it for kicks
  • noun an almost pleasurable sensation of fright
    frisson; quiver; shudder; shiver; tingle; chill.
    • a frisson of surprise shot through him

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stir

  • noun a prominent or sensational but short-lived news event
    splash.
    • he made a great splash and then disappeared
  • noun emotional agitation and excitement

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unconcern

  • noun the trait of remaining calm and seeming not to care; a casual lack of concern
    nonchalance; indifference.
  • noun a feeling of lack of concern

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concupiscence

  • noun a desire for sexual intimacy
    physical attraction; sexual desire; eros.

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predilection

  • noun a predisposition in favor of something
    preference; orientation.
    • a predilection for expensive cars
    • his sexual preferences
    • showed a Marxist orientation
  • noun a strong liking
    taste; penchant; preference.
    • my own preference is for good literature
    • the Irish have a penchant for blarney

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rejoicing

  • noun a feeling of great happiness
  • noun the utterance of sounds expressing great joy
    jubilation; exultation.

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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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expectancy

  • noun an expectation
    anticipation.
  • noun something expected (as on the basis of a norm)
    anticipation.
    • each of them had their own anticipations
    • an indicator of expectancy in development

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whim

  • noun a sudden desire
    caprice; impulse.
    • he bought it on an impulse
  • noun an odd or fanciful or capricious idea
    whimsey; notion; whimsy.
    • the theatrical notion of disguise is associated with disaster in his stories
    • he had a whimsy about flying to the moon
    • whimsy can be humorous to someone with time to enjoy it

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exhilarated

  • adjective satellite made joyful
    gladdened.
    • the sun and the wind on his back made him feel exhilarated--happy to be alive
  • verb fill with sublime emotion
    thrill; tickle pink; inebriate; exalt; 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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mental

  • adjective involving the mind or an intellectual process
    • mental images of happy times
    • mental calculations
    • in a terrible mental state
    • mental suffering
    • free from mental defects
  • adjective of or relating to the mind
    • mental powers
    • mental development
    • mental hygiene

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house

  • noun a dwelling that serves as living quarters for one or more families
    • he has a house on Cape Cod
    • she felt she had to get out of the house
  • noun the members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
    firm; business firm.
    • he worked for a brokerage house

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exclusiveness

  • noun tendency to associate with only a select group
    cliquishness; clannishness.

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downheartedness

  • noun a feeling of low spirits
    dejectedness; low-spiritedness; lowness; dispiritedness.
    • he felt responsible for her lowness of spirits

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avidity

  • noun a positive feeling of wanting to push ahead with something
    keenness; avidness; eagerness.

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low-spiritedness

  • noun a feeling of low spirits
    dejectedness; lowness; downheartedness; dispiritedness.
    • he felt responsible for her lowness of spirits

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lightsomeness

  • noun the cheerful feeling you have when nothing is troubling you
    lightheartedness; carefreeness; insouciance.
  • noun the gracefulness of a person or animal that is quick and nimble
    nimbleness; agility; lightness; legerity.

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sorrow

  • noun an emotion of great sadness associated with loss or bereavement
    • he tried to express his sorrow at her loss
  • noun sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment
    ruefulness; regret; rue.
    • he drank to drown his sorrows
    • he wrote a note expressing his regret
    • to his rue, the error cost him the game

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carefreeness

  • noun the cheerful feeling you have when nothing is troubling you
    lightsomeness; lightheartedness; insouciance.
  • noun the trait of being without worry or responsibility

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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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veneration

  • noun a feeling of profound respect for someone or something
    fear; awe; 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
  • noun religious zeal; the willingness to serve God
    idolatry; cultism; devotion.

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gladdened

  • adjective satellite made joyful
    exhilarated.
    • the sun and the wind on his back made him feel exhilarated--happy to be alive
  • verb make glad or happy
    gladden; joy.

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sentiment

  • noun tender, romantic, or nostalgic feeling or emotion
  • noun a personal belief or judgment that is not founded on proof or certainty
    thought; opinion; persuasion; view.
    • my opinion differs from yours
    • I am not of your persuasion
    • what are your thoughts on Haiti?

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monopolizer

  • noun someone who monopolizes the means of producing or selling something
    monopoliser; monopolist.

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crowing

  • noun an instance of boastful talk
    crow; vaporing; bragging; brag; line-shooting; gasconade.
    • his brag is worse than his fight
    • whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade
  • verb dwell on with satisfaction
    crow; triumph; gloat.

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jolly

  • noun a happy party
  • noun a yawl used by a ship's sailors for general work
    jolly boat.

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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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cer

  • noun an emotional response that has been acquired by conditioning
    conditioned emotion; conditioned emotional response.

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be_on_cloud_nine

  • verb feel extreme happiness or elation
    walk on air; exult; jump for joy.

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self-important

  • adjective satellite having or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of overbearing pride
    chesty; arrogant.
    • an arrogant official
    • arrogant claims
    • chesty as a peacock

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pleasantness

  • noun the feeling caused by agreeable stimuli; one pole of a continuum of states of feeling
  • noun the quality of giving pleasure
    sweetness.
    • he was charmed by the sweetness of her manner
    • the pleasantness of a cool breeze on a hot summer day

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domineeringness

  • noun the trait of being imperious and overbearing
    overbearingness; imperiousness.

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mirthfulness

  • noun great merriment
    mirth; gleefulness; glee; hilarity.

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one

  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    ace; I; unity; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun a single person or thing
    • he is the best one
    • this is the one I ordered

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philia

  • noun a positive feeling of liking
    heart; warmness; warmheartedness; tenderness; affection; affectionateness; fondness.
    • he had trouble expressing the affection he felt
    • the child won everyone's heart
    • the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home

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amour_propre

  • noun feelings of excessive pride
    conceit; self-love; vanity.

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inferiority

  • noun the state of being inferior
    lower rank; lower status.
  • noun an inferior quality
    low quality.

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disrespect

  • noun an expression of lack of respect
    discourtesy.
  • noun a disrespectful mental attitude

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heartlessness

  • noun an absence of concern for the welfare of others
    hardheartedness; coldheartedness.

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swash

  • noun the movement or sound of water
    • the swash of waves on the beach
  • verb make violent, noisy movements

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amazement

  • noun the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising
    astonishment.
    • he looked at me in astonishment

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craving

  • noun an intense desire for some particular thing
  • verb have a craving, appetite, or great desire for
    lust; starve; crave; thirst; hunger.

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jubilant

  • adjective satellite joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success
    triumphal; rejoicing; prideful; triumphant; exulting; exultant.
    • rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day
    • a triumphal success
    • a triumphant shout
  • adjective satellite full of high-spirited delight
    elated; joyful; gleeful.
    • a joyful heart

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purse-proud

  • adjective satellite proud or arrogant because of your wealth (especially in the absence of other distinction)

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emotional_state

  • noun the state of a person's emotions (especially with regard to pleasure or dejection)
    spirit.
    • his emotional state depended on her opinion
    • he was in good spirits
    • his spirit rose

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jocoseness

  • noun the trait of merry joking
    merriness; humorousness; jocosity.

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gusto

  • noun vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment
    zestfulness; zest; relish.

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jolliness

  • noun feeling jolly and jovial and full of good humor
    jollity; joviality.

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caprice

  • noun a sudden desire
    whim; impulse.
    • he bought it on an impulse

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thing

  • noun a special situation
    • this thing has got to end
    • it is a remarkable thing
  • noun an action
    • how could you do such a thing?

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smoulder

  • noun a fire that burns with thick smoke but no flame
    smolder.
    • the smoulder suddenly became a blaze
  • verb have strong suppressed feelings
    smolder.

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egoistical

  • adjective limited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs
    self-centered; egocentric; egoistic; self-centred.

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bragger

  • noun a very boastful and talkative person
    braggart; line-shooter; boaster; blowhard; vaunter.

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self-conceited

  • adjective satellite characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
    swollen-headed; egotistic; swollen; conceited; vain; egotistical.
    • a conceited fool
    • an attitude of self-conceited arrogance
    • an egotistical disregard of others
    • so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty
    • growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary
    • vain about her clothes

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thankfulness

  • noun warm friendly feelings of gratitude
    appreciativeness; gratefulness.

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user

  • noun a person who makes use of a thing; someone who uses or employs something
  • noun a person who uses something or someone selfishly or unethically
    exploiter.

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feel

  • noun an intuitive awareness;
    • he has a feel for animals" or "it's easy when you get the feel of it
  • noun the general atmosphere of a place or situation and the effect that it has on people
    flavour; look; tone; flavor; feeling; smell; spirit.
    • the feel of the city excited him
    • a clergyman improved the tone of the meeting
    • it had the smell of treason

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hoop

  • noun a light curved skeleton to spread out a skirt
  • noun a rigid circular band of metal or wood or other material used for holding or fastening or hanging or pulling
    ring.
    • there was still a rusty iron hoop for tying a horse

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vainglorious

  • adjective satellite feeling self-importance
    big; swelled.
    • too big for his britches
    • had a swelled head
    • he was swelled with pride

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fancy

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

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heartedness

Earnestness; sincerity; heartiness. R. Clarendon. ✍ See also the Note under Hearted. The analysis of the compounds gives hard-hearted + -ness, rather than hard + heartedness, etc.

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sympathy

  • noun an inclination to support or be loyal to or to agree with an opinion
    understanding.
    • his sympathies were always with the underdog
    • I knew I could count on his understanding
  • noun sharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)
    fellow feeling.

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carry

  • noun the act of carrying something
  • verb move while supporting, either in a vehicle or in one's hands or on one's body
    transport.
    • You must carry your camping gear
    • carry the suitcases to the car
    • This train is carrying nuclear waste
    • These pipes carry waste water into the river

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comic

  • noun a professional performer who tells jokes and performs comical acts
    comedian.
  • adjective satellite arousing or provoking laughter
    funny; risible; mirthful; amusing; laughable; comical.
    • an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls
    • an amusing fellow
    • a comic hat
    • a comical look of surprise
    • funny stories that made everybody laugh
    • a very funny writer
    • it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much
    • a mirthful experience
    • risible courtroom antics

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in_high_spirits

  • adjective satellite happy and excited and energetic
    high.

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preference

  • noun a strong liking
    predilection; taste; penchant.
    • my own preference is for good literature
    • the Irish have a penchant for blarney
  • noun a predisposition in favor of something
    predilection; orientation.
    • a predilection for expensive cars
    • his sexual preferences
    • showed a Marxist orientation

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euphoric

  • adjective exaggerated feeling of well-being or elation

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euphoria

  • noun a feeling of great (usually exaggerated) elation
    euphory.

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too

  • adverb to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits
    to a fault; excessively; overly.
    • too big
  • adverb in addition
    also; as well; besides; likewise.
    • he has a Mercedes, too

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pains

  • noun an effortful attempt to attain a goal
    strain; striving; nisus.
  • noun a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
    hurting; pain.
    • the patient developed severe pain and distension

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stupefaction

  • noun a feeling of stupefied astonishment
  • noun marginal consciousness
    semiconsciousness; grogginess; stupor.
    • his grogginess was caused as much by exhaustion as by the blows
    • someone stole his wallet while he was in a drunken stupor

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festivity

  • noun any joyous diversion
    celebration.

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overbearingness

  • noun the trait of being imperious and overbearing
    domineeringness; imperiousness.

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centered

  • adjective satellite being or placed in the center
  • verb center upon
    center on; revolve about; revolve around; focus on; concentrate on; center.
    • Her entire attention centered on her children
    • Our day revolved around our work

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anglophobia

  • noun dislike (or fear) of Britain and British customs

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snooty

  • adjective satellite (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
    snotty; snot-nosed; bigheaded; stuck-up; persnickety; too big for one's breeches; uppish.
    • a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage
    • they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety

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megalomanic

  • adjective satellite suffering from megalomania
    megalomaniacal.

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fidget

  • noun a feeling of agitation expressed in continual motion
    fidgetiness; restlessness.
    • he's got the fidgets
    • waiting gave him a feeling of restlessness
  • verb move restlessly
    • The child is always fidgeting in his seat

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megalomania

  • noun a psychological state characterized by delusions of grandeur

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vaporing

  • noun an instance of boastful talk
    crow; crowing; bragging; brag; line-shooting; gasconade.
    • his brag is worse than his fight
    • whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade

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sex

  • noun activities associated with sexual intercourse
    sexual activity; sex activity; sexual practice.
    • they had sex in the back seat
  • noun either of the two categories (male or female) into which most organisms are divided
    • the war between the sexes

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self-respectful

  • adjective satellite having or showing self-esteem
    self-respecting; dignified.

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show_off

  • verb display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously
    swank; flash; flaunt; ostentate.
    • he showed off his new sports car

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kind

  • noun a category of things distinguished by some common characteristic or quality
    sort; form; variety.
    • sculpture is a form of art
    • what kinds of desserts are there?
  • adjective having or showing a tender and considerate and helpful nature; used especially of persons and their behavior
    • kind to sick patients
    • a kind master
    • kind words showing understanding and sympathy
    • thanked her for her kind letter

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anxiety

  • noun (psychiatry) a relatively permanent state of worry and nervousness occurring in a variety of mental disorders, usually accompanied by compulsive behavior or attacks of panic
    anxiousness.
  • noun a vague unpleasant emotion that is experienced in anticipation of some (usually ill-defined) misfortune

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exultation

  • noun a feeling of extreme joy
    jubilancy; jubilation; jubilance.
  • noun the utterance of sounds expressing great joy
    jubilation; rejoicing.

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quietness

  • noun the property of making no sound
    soundlessness.
  • noun a state of peace and quiet
    tranquility; quietude; tranquillity.

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razbliuto

  • noun the sentimental feeling you have about someone you once loved but no longer do

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aspiration

  • noun a will to succeed
  • noun a cherished desire
    dream; ambition.
    • his ambition is to own his own business

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solemnity

  • noun a trait of dignified seriousness
    solemness; staidness; sedateness.
  • noun a solemn and dignified feeling
    gravity.

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optimism

  • noun the optimistic feeling that all is going to turn out well
  • noun a general disposition to expect the best in all things

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jollity

  • noun feeling jolly and jovial and full of good humor
    joviality; jolliness.

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halcyon

  • noun a mythical bird said to breed at the time of the winter solstice in a nest floating on the sea and to have the power of calming the winds and waves
  • noun (Greek mythology) a woman who was turned into a kingfisher
    Alcyone.

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guilt

  • noun the state of having committed an offense
    guiltiness.
  • noun remorse caused by feeling responsible for some offense
    guilty conscience; guilt feelings; guilt trip.

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cavalier

  • noun a gallant or courtly gentleman
    chevalier.
  • noun a royalist supporter of Charles I during the English Civil War
    Royalist.

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mirth

  • noun great merriment
    gleefulness; glee; mirthfulness; hilarity.

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feeling

  • noun the experiencing of affective and emotional states
    • she had a feeling of euphoria
    • he had terrible feelings of guilt
    • I disliked him and the feeling was mutual
  • noun a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    impression; belief; opinion; notion.
    • his impression of her was favorable
    • what are your feelings about the crisis?
    • it strengthened my belief in his sincerity
    • I had a feeling that she was lying

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spiritedness

  • noun quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous
    vivification; animation; brio; invigoration.

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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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inanity

  • noun total lack of meaning or ideas
    pointlessness; vacuity; senselessness; mindlessness.

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placidness

  • noun a feeling of calmness; a quiet and undisturbed feeling
    placidity.

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captivation

  • noun the state of being intensely interested (as by awe or terror)
    fascination.
  • noun a feeling of great liking for something wonderful and unusual
    enchantment; fascination; enthrallment.

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respect

  • noun (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point
    regard.
    • it differs in that respect
  • noun the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)
    regard; esteem.
    • it is held in esteem
    • a man who has earned high regard

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pessimism

  • noun the feeling that things will turn out badly
  • noun a general disposition to look on the dark side and to expect the worst in all things

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compassionateness

  • noun a deep awareness of and sympathy for another's suffering
    compassion.

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electra_complex

  • noun a complex of females; sexual attraction to the father

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joviality

  • noun feeling jolly and jovial and full of good humor
    jollity; jolliness.
  • noun a jovial nature
    conviviality.

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sincerity

  • noun an earnest and sincere feeling
    earnestness; seriousness.
  • noun the quality of being open and truthful; not deceitful or hypocritical
    • his sincerity inspired belief
    • they demanded some proof of my sincerity

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sulk

  • noun a mood or display of sullen aloofness or withdrawal
    sulkiness.
    • stayed home in a sulk
  • verb be in a huff and display one's displeasure
    pout; brood.
    • She is pouting because she didn't get what she wanted

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anger

  • noun a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance
    choler; ire.
  • noun the state of being angry
    angriness.

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blissful

  • adjective satellite completely happy and contented
    • blissful young lovers
    • in blissful ignorance

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seventh_heaven

  • noun a state of extreme happiness
    cloud nine; blissfulness; bliss; walking on air.

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walk_on_air

  • verb feel extreme happiness or elation
    be on cloud nine; exult; jump for joy.

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self

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

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boastful

  • adjective satellite exhibiting self-importance
    crowing; braggart; big; cock-a-hoop; bragging; self-aggrandizing; braggy; self-aggrandising.
    • big talk

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gravity

  • noun (physics) the force of attraction between all masses in the universe; especially the attraction of the earth's mass for bodies near its surface
    gravitation; gravitational force; gravitational attraction.
    • the more remote the body the less the gravity
    • the gravitation between two bodies is proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them
    • gravitation cannot be held responsible for people falling in love"--Albert Einstein
  • noun a manner that is serious and solemn
    sobriety; graveness; soberness; sombreness; somberness.

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distemper

  • noun any of various infectious viral diseases of animals
  • noun an angry and disagreeable mood
    ill humor; ill humour.

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self-hatred

  • noun shame resulting from strong dislike of yourself or your actions
    self-disgust.

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elation

  • noun an exhilarating psychological state of pride and optimism; an absence of depression
  • noun a feeling of joy and pride
    high spirits; lightness.

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animation

  • noun the condition of living or the state of being alive
    living; life; aliveness.
    • while there's life there's hope
    • life depends on many chemical and physical processes
  • noun the property of being able to survive and grow
    vitality.
    • the vitality of a seed

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absorbed

  • adjective satellite giving or marked by complete attention to
    enwrapped; engrossed; captive; wrapped; intent.
    • that engrossed look or rapt delight
    • then wrapped in dreams
    • so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare
    • rapt with wonder
    • wrapped in thought
  • verb become imbued
    absorb.
    • The liquids, light, and gases absorb

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depression

  • noun a mental state characterized by a pessimistic sense of inadequacy and a despondent lack of activity
  • noun a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment
    slump; economic crisis.

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smolder

  • noun a fire that burns with thick smoke but no flame
    smoulder.
    • the smoulder suddenly became a blaze
  • verb burn slowly and without a flame
    smoulder.
    • a smoldering fire

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snob

  • noun a person regarded as arrogant and annoying
    snoot; snot; prig.

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swelled

  • adjective satellite feeling self-importance
    big; vainglorious.
    • too big for his britches
    • had a swelled head
    • he was swelled with pride
  • verb increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity
    swell.
    • The music swelled to a crescendo

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narcist

  • noun someone in love with themselves
    narcissist.

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pain

  • noun a symptom of some physical hurt or disorder
    hurting.
    • the patient developed severe pain and distension
  • noun emotional distress; a fundamental feeling that people try to avoid
    painfulness.
    • the pain of loneliness

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swollen

  • adjective satellite characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
    swollen-headed; egotistic; conceited; self-conceited; vain; egotistical.
    • a conceited fool
    • an attitude of self-conceited arrogance
    • an egotistical disregard of others
    • so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty
    • growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary
    • vain about her clothes
  • verb increase in size, magnitude, number, or intensity
    swell.
    • The music swelled to a crescendo

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reverence

  • noun a feeling of profound respect for someone or something
    fear; veneration; awe.
    • 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
  • noun a reverent mental attitude

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narcism

  • noun an exceptional interest in and admiration for yourself
    narcissism; self-love.
    • self-love that shut out everyone else

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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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grave

  • noun death of a person
    • he went to his grave without forgiving me
    • from cradle to grave
  • noun a place for the burial of a corpse (especially beneath the ground and marked by a tombstone)
    tomb.
    • he put flowers on his mother's grave

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glow

  • noun an alert and refreshed state
    freshness.
  • noun light from nonthermal sources
    luminescence.

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jocularity

  • noun a feeling facetious merriment
    jocundity.
  • noun fun characterized by humor
    jocosity.

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reward

  • noun a recompense for worthy acts or retribution for wrongdoing
    wages; payoff.
    • the wages of sin is death
    • virtue is its own reward
  • noun payment made in return for a service rendered

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unemotionality

  • noun apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions
    stolidity; impassiveness; impassivity; indifference; emotionlessness; phlegm.
  • noun absence of emotion
    emotionlessness.

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hot_dog

  • noun someone who performs dangerous stunts to attract attention to himself
    hotdog.
  • noun a frankfurter served hot on a bun
    red hot; hotdog.

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oedipus_complex

  • noun a complex of males; desire to possess the mother sexually and to exclude the father; said to be a source of personality disorders if unresolved
    Oedipal complex.

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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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dog

  • noun a member of the genus Canis (probably descended from the common wolf) that has been domesticated by man since prehistoric times; occurs in many breeds
    domestic dog; Canis familiaris.
    • the dog barked all night
  • noun a dull unattractive unpleasant girl or woman
    frump.
    • she got a reputation as a frump
    • she's a real dog

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calmness

  • noun steadiness of mind under stress
    equanimity; calm; composure.
    • he accepted their problems with composure and she with equanimity
  • noun an absence of strong winds or rain

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gratefulness

  • noun warm friendly feelings of gratitude
    thankfulness; appreciativeness.

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aggrandize

  • verb add details to
    dramatize; dramatise; embellish; blow up; pad; embroider; lard; aggrandise.

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spirits

  • noun an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
    hard drink; liquor; John Barleycorn; booze; hard liquor; strong drink.
  • noun the vital principle or animating force within living things
    spirit.

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walking

  • noun the act of traveling by foot
    walk.
    • walking is a healthy form of exercise
  • verb use one's feet to advance; advance by steps
    walk.
    • Walk, don't run!
    • We walked instead of driving
    • She walks with a slight limp
    • The patient cannot walk yet
    • Walk over to the cabinet

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ennoble

  • verb confer dignity or honor upon
    dignify.
    • He was dignified with a title
  • verb give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility
    gentle; entitle.

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liking

  • noun a feeling of pleasure and enjoyment
    • I've always had a liking for reading
    • she developed a liking for gin
  • verb prefer or wish to do something
    wish; like; care.
    • Do you care to try this dish?
    • Would you like to come along to the movies?

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show

  • noun the act of publicly exhibiting or entertaining
    • a remarkable show of skill
  • noun something intended to communicate a particular impression
    display.
    • made a display of strength
    • a show of impatience
    • a good show of looking interested

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opportunist

  • noun a person who places expediency above principle
    self-seeker.
  • adjective satellite taking immediate advantage, often unethically, of any circumstance of possible benefit
    timeserving; opportunistic.

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fond

  • adjective satellite having or displaying warmth or affection
    lovesome; affectionate; tender; warm.
    • affectionate children
    • a fond embrace
    • fond of his nephew
    • a tender glance
    • a warm embrace
  • adjective satellite extravagantly or foolishly loving and indulgent
    adoring; doting.
    • adoring grandparents
    • deceiving her preoccupied and doting husband with a young captain
    • hopelessly spoiled by a fond mother

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ostentate

  • verb display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously
    swank; flash; flaunt; show off.
    • he showed off his new sports car

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jactitation

  • noun speaking of yourself in superlatives
    self-praise; boasting; boast.
  • noun (law) a false boast that can harm others; especially a false claim to be married to someone (formerly actionable at law)

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fervour

  • noun the state of being emotionally aroused and worked up
    excitement; fervor; inflammation; excitation.
    • his face was flushed with excitement and his hands trembled
    • he tried to calm those who were in a state of extreme inflammation
  • noun feelings of great warmth and intensity
    fervor; fervidness; fire; ardor; ardour; fervency.
    • he spoke with great ardor

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cliquishness

  • noun tendency to associate with only a select group
    clannishness; exclusiveness.

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elan

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

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monopolist

  • noun someone who monopolizes the means of producing or selling something
    monopolizer; monopoliser.

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self-pride

  • noun a feeling of pride in yourself
    self-esteem.

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fear

  • noun an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
    fearfulness; fright.
  • noun an anxious feeling
    care; concern.
    • care had aged him
    • they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction

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pleased

  • adjective experiencing or manifesting pleasure
  • verb give pleasure to or be pleasing to
    delight; please.
    • These colors please the senses
    • a pleasing sensation

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self-absorbed

  • adjective satellite absorbed in your own interests or thoughts etc
    self-involved.

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egoistic

  • adjective limited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs
    self-centered; egocentric; egoistical; self-centred.

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bonheur

  • noun (French) happiness and good humor

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rodomontade

  • noun vain and empty boasting
    rhodomontade; bluster; braggadocio.

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bliss

  • noun a state of extreme happiness
    cloud nine; blissfulness; seventh heaven; walking on air.

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disgust

  • noun strong feelings of dislike
  • verb fill with distaste
    gross out; repel; revolt.
    • This spoilt food disgusts me

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fiend

  • noun a cruel wicked and inhuman person
    ogre; devil; demon; monster.
  • noun an evil supernatural being
    daemon; devil; demon; daimon.

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self-praise

  • noun speaking of yourself in superlatives
    boasting; boast; jactitation.

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enthusiasm

  • noun a feeling of excitement
  • noun overflowing with eager enjoyment or approval
    exuberance; ebullience.

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indifference

  • noun unbiased impartial unconcern
  • noun apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions
    stolidity; impassiveness; unemotionality; impassivity; emotionlessness; phlegm.

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hope

  • noun a specific instance of feeling hopeful
    • it revived their hope of winning the pennant
  • noun the general feeling that some desire will be fulfilled
    • in spite of his troubles he never gave up hope

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antagonism

  • noun a state of deep-seated ill-will
    enmity; hostility.
  • noun the relation between opposing principles or forces or factors
    • the inherent antagonism of capitalism and socialism

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ardor

  • noun a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)
    zeal; elan; ardour.
    • they were imbued with a revolutionary ardor
    • he felt a kind of religious zeal
  • noun intense feeling of love
    ardour.

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expectation

  • noun belief about (or mental picture of) the future
    prospect; outlook.
  • noun anticipating with confidence of fulfillment
    anticipation.

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bear

  • noun massive plantigrade carnivorous or omnivorous mammals with long shaggy coats and strong claws
  • noun an investor with a pessimistic market outlook; an investor who expects prices to fall and so sells now in order to buy later at a lower price

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exulting

  • adjective satellite joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success
    triumphal; rejoicing; prideful; triumphant; exultant; jubilant.
    • rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day
    • a triumphal success
    • a triumphant shout
  • verb feel extreme happiness or elation
    be on cloud nine; walk on air; exult; jump for joy.

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beam

  • noun a signal transmitted along a narrow path; guides airplane pilots in darkness or bad weather
    radio beam.
  • noun long thick piece of wood or metal or concrete, etc., used in construction

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high-handed

  • adjective satellite given to haughty disregard of others
    cavalier.

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despite

  • noun lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
    scorn; contempt; disdain.
    • he was held in contempt
    • the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary
  • noun contemptuous disregard
    • she wanted neither favor nor despite

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exultant

  • adjective satellite joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success
    triumphal; rejoicing; prideful; triumphant; exulting; jubilant.
    • rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day
    • a triumphal success
    • a triumphant shout

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swollen-headed

  • adjective satellite characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
    egotistic; swollen; conceited; self-conceited; vain; egotistical.
    • a conceited fool
    • an attitude of self-conceited arrogance
    • an egotistical disregard of others
    • so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty
    • growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary
    • vain about her clothes

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overbearing

  • adjective satellite expecting unquestioning obedience
    authoritarian; dictatorial.
    • the timid child of authoritarian parents
    • insufferably overbearing behavior toward the waiter
  • verb overcome
    overbear.
    • overbear criticism, protest, or arguments

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tumult

  • noun a state of commotion and noise and confusion
    garboil; tumultuousness; uproar.
  • noun violent agitation
    turmoil.

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imperious

  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; haughty; swaggering; prideful; lordly; disdainful; supercilious; sniffy.
    • some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines
    • haughty aristocrats
    • his lordly manners were offensive
    • walked with a prideful swagger
    • very sniffy about breaches of etiquette
    • his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air
    • a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer

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egoism

  • noun (ethics) the theory that the pursuit of your own welfare in the basis of morality
  • noun concern for your own interests and welfare
    self-centeredness; self-interest; egocentrism; self-concern.

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breeches

  • noun trousers ending above the knee
    knee pants; knee breeches; knickers; knickerbockers.
  • noun opening in the rear of the barrel of a gun where bullets can be loaded
    rear of tube; breech; rear of barrel.

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mile

  • noun a unit of length equal to 1,760 yards or 5,280 feet; exactly 1609.344 meters
    mi; stat mi; statute mile; land mile; international mile.
  • noun a unit of length used in navigation; exactly 1,852 meters; historically based on the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude
    naut mi; mi; nautical mile; international nautical mile; knot; air mile.

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self-centred

  • adjective limited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs
    self-centered; egocentric; egoistical; egoistic.

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egoist

  • noun a conceited and self-centered person
    swellhead; egotist.
  • noun a self-centered person with little regard for others
    egocentric.

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flaunt

  • noun the act of displaying something ostentatiously
    • his behavior was an outrageous flaunt
  • verb display proudly; act ostentatiously or pretentiously
    swank; flash; show off; ostentate.
    • he showed off his new sports car

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placidity

  • noun a feeling of calmness; a quiet and undisturbed feeling
    placidness.
  • noun a disposition free from stress or emotion
    tranquility; quiet; repose; serenity; tranquillity.

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manger

  • noun a container (usually in a barn or stable) from which cattle or horses feed
    trough.

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forlornness

  • noun sadness resulting from being forsaken or abandoned
    loneliness; desolation.

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sensitivity

  • noun (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation
    sensitiveness; sensibility.
    • sensitivity to pain
  • noun the ability to respond to physical stimuli or to register small physical amounts or differences
    sensitiveness.
    • a galvanometer of extreme sensitivity
    • the sensitiveness of Mimosa leaves does not depend on a change of growth

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kind-heartedness

  • noun sympathy arising from a kind heart
    kindheartedness.

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gladness

  • noun experiencing joy and pleasure
    gladfulness; gladsomeness.

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yearning

  • noun prolonged unfulfilled desire or need
    hungriness; longing.
  • verb desire strongly or persistently
    yearn; long; hanker.

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tender

  • noun something that can be used as an official medium of payment
    legal tender; stamp.
  • noun someone who waits on or tends to or attends to the needs of another
    attendant; attender.

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concern

  • noun something that interests you because it is important or affects you
    • the safety of the ship is the captain's concern
  • noun an anxious feeling
    fear; care.
    • care had aged him
    • they hushed it up out of fear of public reaction

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spirited

  • adjective displaying animation, vigor, or liveliness
  • verb infuse with spirit
    spirit up; spirit; inspirit.
    • The company spirited him up

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playfulness

  • noun a festive merry feeling
    gaiety.
  • noun a disposition to find (or make) causes for amusement
    fun.
    • her playfulness surprised me
    • he was fun to be with

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temptation

  • noun something that seduces or has the quality to seduce
    enticement.
  • noun the desire to have or do something that you know you should avoid
    • he felt the temptation and his will power weakened

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cheerlessness

  • noun a feeling of dreary or pessimistic sadness
    uncheerfulness.

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egocentrism

  • noun concern for your own interests and welfare
    self-centeredness; self-interest; egoism; self-concern.

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inebriate

  • noun a chronic drinker
    drunk; sot; wino; drunkard; rummy.
  • verb fill with sublime emotion
    thrill; tickle pink; exalt; 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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state

  • noun the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
    province.
    • his state is in the deep south
  • noun the way something is with respect to its main attributes
    • the current state of knowledge
    • his state of health
    • in a weak financial state

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know-all

  • noun someone who thinks he knows everything and refuses to accept advice or information from others
    know-it-all.

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exploiter

  • noun a person who uses something or someone selfishly or unethically
    user.

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soft_spot

  • noun a place of especial vulnerability
    weak part; weak spot.
  • noun a sentimental affection
    • she had a soft spot for her youngest son

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scorn

  • noun lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
    despite; contempt; disdain.
    • he was held in contempt
    • the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary
  • noun open disrespect for a person or thing
    contempt.

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hauteur

  • noun overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors
    high-handedness; haughtiness; lordliness; arrogance.

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emotionlessness

  • noun apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions
    stolidity; impassiveness; unemotionality; impassivity; indifference; phlegm.
  • noun absence of emotion
    unemotionality.

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sexual_pleasure

  • noun pleasure derived from sexual activities

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egotist

  • noun a conceited and self-centered person
    swellhead; egoist.

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importance

  • noun the quality of being important and worthy of note
    • the importance of a well-balanced diet
  • noun a prominent status
    grandness.
    • a person of importance

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joy

  • noun the emotion of great happiness
    joyfulness; joyousness.
  • noun something or someone that provides a source of happiness
    delight; pleasure.
    • a joy to behold
    • the pleasure of his company
    • the new car is a delight

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self-centered

  • adjective limited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs
    egocentric; egoistical; egoistic; self-centred.

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embarrassment

  • noun the shame you feel when your inadequacy or guilt is made public
  • noun the state of being embarrassed (usually by some financial inadequacy)
    • he is currently suffering financial embarrassments

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disdainful

  • adjective satellite expressing extreme contempt
    scornful; insulting; contemptuous.
  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; haughty; swaggering; prideful; imperious; lordly; supercilious; sniffy.
    • some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines
    • haughty aristocrats
    • his lordly manners were offensive
    • walked with a prideful swagger
    • very sniffy about breaches of etiquette
    • his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air
    • a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer

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approval

  • noun the formal act of approving
    blessing; approving.
    • he gave the project his blessing
    • his decision merited the approval of any sensible person
  • noun a feeling of liking something or someone good
    • although she fussed at them, she secretly viewed all her children with approval

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lightness

  • noun a feeling of joy and pride
    elation; high spirits.
  • noun the property of being comparatively small in weight
    weightlessness.
    • the lightness of balsa wood

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egotism

  • noun an exaggerated opinion of your own importance
    swelled head; self-importance.
  • noun an inflated feeling of pride in your superiority to others
    self-importance; ego.

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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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pity

  • noun a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others
    commiseration; ruth; pathos.
    • the blind are too often objects of pity
  • noun an unfortunate development
    shame.
    • it's a pity he couldn't do it

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empathy

  • noun understanding and entering into another's feelings

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ill_humor

  • noun an angry and disagreeable mood
    distemper; ill humour.

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warmness

  • noun a positive feeling of liking
    heart; philia; warmheartedness; tenderness; affection; affectionateness; fondness.
    • he had trouble expressing the affection he felt
    • the child won everyone's heart
    • the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home
  • noun the quality of having a moderate degree of heat
    warmth.
    • an agreeable warmth in the house

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disdain

  • noun lack of respect accompanied by a feeling of intense dislike
    scorn; despite; contempt.
    • he was held in contempt
    • the despite in which outsiders were held is legendary
  • noun a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient
    condescension; patronage.

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ill

  • noun an often persistent bodily disorder or disease; a cause for complaining
    complaint; ailment.
  • adjective affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
    sick.
    • ill from the monotony of his suffering

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self-interest

  • noun taking advantage of opportunities without regard for the consequences for others
    opportunism; expedience; self-seeking.
  • noun concern for your own interests and welfare
    self-centeredness; egocentrism; egoism; self-concern.

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sensitive

  • noun someone who serves as an intermediary between the living and the dead
    spiritualist; medium.
    • he consulted several mediums
  • adjective responsive to physical stimuli
    • a mimosa's leaves are sensitive to touch
    • a sensitive voltmeter
    • sensitive skin
    • sensitive to light

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brag

  • noun an instance of boastful talk
    crow; vaporing; crowing; bragging; line-shooting; gasconade.
    • his brag is worse than his fight
    • whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade
  • verb show off
    blow; boast; gasconade; gas; tout; swash; bluster; shoot a line; vaunt.

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vainglory

  • noun outspoken conceit
    boastfulness.

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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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sensitiveness

  • noun sensitivity to emotional feelings (of self and others)
    sensitivity.
  • noun (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation
    sensitivity; sensibility.
    • sensitivity to pain

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self-seeker

  • noun a person who places expediency above principle
    opportunist.

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loudmouth

  • noun a person who causes trouble by speaking indiscreetly
    blusterer.

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self-respect

  • noun the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect
    dignity; self-regard; self-worth.
    • it was beneath his dignity to cheat
    • showed his true dignity when under pressure

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madness

  • noun obsolete terms for legal insanity
    lunacy; insaneness.
  • noun an acute viral disease of the nervous system of warm-blooded animals (usually transmitted by the bite of a rabid animal); rabies is fatal if the virus reaches the brain
    lyssa; hydrophobia; rabies.

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gloat

  • noun malicious satisfaction
    glee; gloating.
  • verb dwell on with satisfaction
    crow; triumph.

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swaggering

  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; haughty; prideful; imperious; lordly; disdainful; supercilious; sniffy.
    • some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines
    • haughty aristocrats
    • his lordly manners were offensive
    • walked with a prideful swagger
    • very sniffy about breaches of etiquette
    • his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air
    • a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer
  • verb to walk with a lofty proud gait, often in an attempt to impress others
    sashay; ruffle; tittup; strut; prance; swagger; cock.
    • He struts around like a rooster in a hen house

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headed

  • adjective satellite having a heading or course in a certain direction
    • westward headed wagons
  • verb to go or travel towards
    head.
    • where is she heading
    • We were headed for the mountains

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sexual_desire

  • noun a desire for sexual intimacy
    concupiscence; physical attraction; eros.

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vain

  • adjective satellite characteristic of false pride; having an exaggerated sense of self-importance
    swollen-headed; egotistic; swollen; conceited; self-conceited; egotistical.
    • a conceited fool
    • an attitude of self-conceited arrogance
    • an egotistical disregard of others
    • so swollen by victory that he was unfit for normal duty
    • growing ever more swollen-headed and arbitrary
    • vain about her clothes
  • adjective satellite unproductive of success
    fruitless; sleeveless; bootless; futile.
    • a fruitless search
    • futile years after her artistic peak
    • a sleeveless errand
    • a vain attempt

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wonder

  • noun the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising
    admiration; wonderment.
  • noun something that causes feelings of wonder
    marvel.
    • the wonders of modern science

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harbour

  • noun a sheltered port where ships can take on or discharge cargo
    harbor; haven; seaport.
  • noun a place of refuge and comfort and security
    harbor.

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hollow

  • noun a cavity or space in something
    • hunger had caused the hollows in their cheeks
  • noun a small valley between mountains
    holler.
    • he built himself a cabin in a hollow high up in the Appalachians

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satisfaction

  • noun the contentment one feels when one has fulfilled a desire, need, or expectation
    • the chef tasted the sauce with great satisfaction
  • noun state of being gratified or satisfied
    gratification.
    • dull repetitious work gives no gratification
    • to my immense gratification he arrived on time

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gaiety

  • noun a gay feeling
    merriment.
  • noun a festive merry feeling
    playfulness.

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lyricism

  • noun the property of being suitable for singing
    lyricality; songfulness.
  • noun unrestrained and exaggerated enthusiasm

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disgrace

  • noun a state of dishonor
    shame; ignominy.
    • one mistake brought shame to all his family
    • suffered the ignominy of being sent to prison
  • verb bring shame or dishonor upon
    dishonour; dishonor; attaint; shame.
    • he dishonored his family by committing a serious crime

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buoyancy

  • noun cheerfulness that bubbles to the surface
    perkiness.
  • noun the property of something weightless and insubstantial
    airiness.

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trust

  • noun something (as property) held by one party (the trustee) for the benefit of another (the beneficiary)
    • he is the beneficiary of a generous trust set up by his father
  • noun certainty based on past experience
    reliance.
    • he wrote the paper with considerable reliance on the work of other scientists
    • he put more trust in his own two legs than in the gun

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jubilate

  • verb celebrate a jubilee
  • verb to express great joy
    exuberate; rejoice; exult; triumph.
    • Who cannot exult in Spring?

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coldheartedness

  • noun an absence of concern for the welfare of others
    heartlessness; hardheartedness.

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gratitude

  • noun a feeling of thankfulness and appreciation
    • he was overwhelmed with gratitude for their help

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light

  • noun (physics) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation
    visible light; visible radiation.
    • the light was filtered through a soft glass window
  • noun any device serving as a source of illumination
    light source.
    • he stopped the car and turned off the lights

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fervidness

  • noun feelings of great warmth and intensity
    fervor; fire; ardor; fervour; ardour; fervency.
    • he spoke with great ardor

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pointlessness

  • noun total lack of meaning or ideas
    vacuity; senselessness; mindlessness; inanity.

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taste

  • noun the sensation that results when taste buds in the tongue and throat convey information about the chemical composition of a soluble stimulus
    gustatory sensation; taste sensation; gustatory perception; taste perception.
    • the candy left him with a bad taste
    • the melon had a delicious taste
  • noun a strong liking
    predilection; penchant; preference.
    • my own preference is for good literature
    • the Irish have a penchant for blarney

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passionateness

  • noun a strong feeling or emotion
    passion.

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line-shooting

  • noun an instance of boastful talk
    crow; vaporing; crowing; bragging; brag; gasconade.
    • his brag is worse than his fight
    • whenever he won we were exposed to his gasconade

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interest

  • noun a sense of concern with and curiosity about someone or something
    involvement.
    • an interest in music
  • noun a reason for wanting something done
    sake.
    • for your sake
    • died for the sake of his country
    • in the interest of safety
    • in the common interest

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self-aggrandizing

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of self-aggrandizement
    self-aggrandising.
  • adjective satellite exhibiting self-importance
    crowing; braggart; big; boastful; cock-a-hoop; bragging; braggy; self-aggrandising.
    • big talk

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upbeat

  • noun a contented state of being happy and healthy and prosperous
    eudaemonia; wellbeing; well-being; welfare; eudaimonia.
    • the town was finally on the upbeat after our recent troubles
  • noun an unaccented beat (especially the last beat of a measure)
    offbeat.

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vacuity

  • noun the absence of matter
    vacuum.
  • noun a region that is devoid of matter
    vacuum.

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self-importance

  • noun an inflated feeling of pride in your superiority to others
    ego; egotism.
  • noun an exaggerated opinion of your own importance
    swelled head; egotism.

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empty

  • noun a container that has been emptied
    • return all empties to the store
  • verb make void or empty of contents
    • Empty the box
    • The alarm emptied the building

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uplifted

  • adjective satellite exalted emotionally especially with pride
  • verb fill with high spirits; fill with optimism
    intoxicate; uplift; elate; pick up; lift up.
    • Music can uplift your spirits

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knockabout

  • noun a sloop with a simplified rig and no bowsprit
  • adjective satellite full of rough and exuberant animal spirits
    boisterous.
    • boisterous practical jokes
    • knockabout comedy

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faintness

  • noun a feeling of faintness and of being ready to swoon
  • noun the property of being without strength
    • the faintness or potency of the feeling

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wish

  • noun a specific feeling of desire
    wishing; want.
    • he got his wish
    • he was above all wishing and desire
  • noun an expression of some desire or inclination
    indirect request.
    • I could tell that it was his wish that the guests leave
    • his crying was an indirect request for attention

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sprightliness

  • noun animation and energy in action or expression
    liveliness; life; spirit.
    • it was a heavy play and the actors tried in vain to give life to it

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humorousness

  • noun the trait of merry joking
    merriness; jocoseness; jocosity.

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gay

  • noun someone who practices homosexuality; having a sexual attraction to persons of the same sex
    homo; homosexual; homophile.
  • adjective satellite bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer
    cheery; sunny.
    • a cheery hello
    • a gay sunny room
    • a sunny smile

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blitheness

  • noun a feeling of spontaneous good spirits
    cheerfulness.
    • his cheerfulness made everyone feel better

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fire

  • noun the event of something burning (often destructive)
    • they lost everything in the fire
  • noun the act of firing weapons or artillery at an enemy
    firing.
    • hold your fire until you can see the whites of their eyes
    • they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire

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sunshine

  • noun the rays of the sun
    sun; sunlight.
    • the shingles were weathered by the sun and wind
  • noun moderate weather; suitable for outdoor activities
    temperateness; fair weather.

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gas

  • noun the state of matter distinguished from the solid and liquid states by: relatively low density and viscosity; relatively great expansion and contraction with changes in pressure and temperature; the ability to diffuse readily; and the spontaneous tendency to become distributed uniformly throughout any container
    gaseous state.
  • noun a fluid in the gaseous state having neither independent shape nor volume and being able to expand indefinitely

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sentimentality

  • noun falsely emotional in a maudlin way
    soupiness; drippiness; mushiness; mawkishness; sloppiness.
  • noun extravagant or affected feeling or emotion

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self-respecting

  • adjective satellite having or showing self-esteem
    dignified; self-respectful.

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ostentation

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

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uppityness

  • noun assumption of airs beyond one's station
    uppishness.

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pig

  • noun domestic swine
    grunter; hog; squealer; Sus scrofa.
  • noun a coarse obnoxious person
    slovenly person; sloven; slob.

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spirit

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

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self-esteem

  • noun a feeling of pride in yourself
    self-pride.

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wallow

  • noun a puddle where animals go to wallow
  • noun an indolent or clumsy rolling about
    • a good wallow in the water

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kindheartedness

  • noun sympathy arising from a kind heart
    kind-heartedness.

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joyfulness

  • noun the emotion of great happiness
    joy; joyousness.

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walking_on_air

  • noun a state of extreme happiness
    cloud nine; blissfulness; bliss; seventh heaven.

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air

  • noun a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
    • air pollution
    • a smell of chemicals in the air
    • open a window and let in some air
    • I need some fresh air
  • noun the region above the ground
    • her hand stopped in mid air
    • he threw the ball into the air

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cloud_nine

  • noun a state of extreme happiness
    blissfulness; bliss; seventh heaven; walking on air.

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depreciation

  • noun a decrease in price or value
    • depreciation of the dollar against the yen
  • noun decrease in value of an asset due to obsolescence or use
    wear and tear.

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wild

  • noun a wild primitive state untouched by civilization
    natural state; state of nature.
    • he lived in the wild
    • they collected mushrooms in the wild
  • noun a wild and uninhabited area left in its natural condition
    wilderness.
    • it was a wilderness preserved for the hawks and mountaineers

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cock

  • noun obscene terms for penis
    shaft; prick; tool; dick; putz; peter; pecker.
  • noun faucet consisting of a rotating device for regulating flow of a liquid
    stopcock; turncock.

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lassitude

  • noun a state of comatose torpor (as found in sleeping sickness)
    sluggishness; lethargy.
  • noun a feeling of lack of interest or energy
    languor; listlessness.

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amiability

  • noun a cheerful and agreeable mood
    good humour; good temper; good humor.
  • noun a disposition to be friendly and approachable (easy to talk to)
    geniality; amiableness; affableness; affability; bonhomie.

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joyousness

  • noun the emotion of great happiness
    joyfulness; joy.

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agitation

  • noun a mental state of extreme emotional disturbance
  • noun a state of agitation or turbulent change or development
    ferment; unrest; tempestuousness; fermentation.
    • the political ferment produced new leadership
    • social unrest

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appreciativeness

  • noun warm friendly feelings of gratitude
    thankfulness; gratefulness.

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purse

  • noun a container used for carrying money and small personal items or accessories (especially by women)
    handbag; bag; pocketbook.
    • she reached into her bag and found a comb
  • noun a sum of money spoken of as the contents of a money purse
    • he made the contribution out of his own purse
    • he and his wife shared a common purse

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it

  • noun the branch of engineering that deals with the use of computers and telecommunications to retrieve and store and transmit information
    information technology.

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encouragement

  • noun the expression of approval and support
  • noun the act of giving hope or support to someone
    boost.

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conditioned

  • adjective established by conditioning or learning
    learned.
    • a conditioned response
  • verb establish a conditioned response
    condition.

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ecstasy

  • noun a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion
    rapture; raptus; transport; exaltation.
    • listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens
  • noun a state of elated bliss
    rapture.

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monopoliser

  • noun someone who monopolizes the means of producing or selling something
    monopolizer; monopolist.

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experience

  • noun the accumulation of knowledge or skill that results from direct participation in events or activities
    • a man of experience
    • experience is the best teacher
  • noun the content of direct observation or participation in an event
    • he had a religious experience
    • he recalled the experience vividly

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too_big_for_one's_breeches

  • adjective satellite (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
    snotty; snot-nosed; bigheaded; stuck-up; persnickety; uppish; snooty.
    • a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage
    • they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety

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in

  • noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
    inch.
  • noun a rare soft silvery metallic element; occurs in small quantities in sphalerite
    indium; atomic number 49.

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amour

  • noun a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
    affair; liaison; involvement; affaire; intimacy.

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uplift

  • noun (geology) a rise of land to a higher elevation (as in the process of mountain building)
    upthrust; upheaval; upthrow.
  • noun a brassiere that lifts and supports the breasts

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anguish

  • noun extreme mental distress
    torment; torture.
  • noun extreme distress of body or mind

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braggy

  • adjective satellite exhibiting self-importance
    crowing; braggart; big; boastful; cock-a-hoop; bragging; self-aggrandizing; self-aggrandising.
    • big talk

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funny

  • noun an account of an amusing incident (usually with a punch line)
    funny story; funny remark; good story.
    • she told a funny story
    • she made a funny
  • adjective satellite arousing or provoking laughter
    risible; mirthful; amusing; laughable; comic; comical.
    • an amusing film with a steady stream of pranks and pratfalls
    • an amusing fellow
    • a comic hat
    • a comical look of surprise
    • funny stories that made everybody laugh
    • a very funny writer
    • it would have been laughable if it hadn't hurt so much
    • a mirthful experience
    • risible courtroom antics

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choler

  • noun an irritable petulant feeling
    irritability; crossness; fretfulness; petulance; peevishness; fussiness.
  • noun a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance
    anger; ire.

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snobbery

  • noun the trait of condescending to those of lower social status
    snobbism; snobbishness.

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dishonor

  • noun a state of shame or disgrace
    dishonour.
    • he was resigned to a life of dishonor
  • noun lacking honor or integrity
    dishonour.

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complex

  • noun a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
    composite.
    • the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town
  • noun a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated
    coordination compound.

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exuberance

  • noun joyful enthusiasm
  • noun overflowing with eager enjoyment or approval
    enthusiasm; ebullience.

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affectionateness

  • noun a positive feeling of liking
    heart; warmness; philia; warmheartedness; tenderness; affection; fondness.
    • he had trouble expressing the affection he felt
    • the child won everyone's heart
    • the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home
  • noun a quality proceeding from feelings of affection or love
    lovingness; fondness; warmth.

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tout

  • noun someone who buys tickets to an event in order to resell them at a profit
    ticket tout.
  • noun someone who advertises for customers in an especially brazen way
    touter.

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ruth

  • noun a feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others
    pity; commiseration; pathos.
    • the blind are too often objects of pity
  • noun United States professional baseball player famous for hitting home runs (1895-1948)
    George Herman Ruth; Babe Ruth; Sultan of Swat.

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conflict

  • noun an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
    battle; struggle.
    • the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine
    • police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs
  • noun opposition between two simultaneous but incompatible feelings
    • he was immobilized by conflict and indecision

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itch

  • noun a contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite; characterized by persistent itching and skin irritation
    scabies.
    • he has a bad case of the itch
  • noun a strong restless desire
    urge.
    • why this urge to travel?

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enjoyment

  • noun the pleasure felt when having a good time
  • noun act of receiving pleasure from something
    delectation.

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misery

  • noun a state of ill-being due to affliction or misfortune
    wretchedness; miserableness.
    • the misery and wretchedness of those slums is intolerable
  • noun a feeling of intense unhappiness
    • she was exhausted by her misery and grief

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rabidity

  • noun unrestrained excitement or enthusiasm
    rabidness; madness.
    • poetry is a sort of divine madness

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guilt_pang

  • noun pangs of feeling guilty

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delight

  • noun a feeling of extreme pleasure or satisfaction
    delectation.
    • his delight to see her was obvious to all
  • noun something or someone that provides a source of happiness
    joy; pleasure.
    • a joy to behold
    • the pleasure of his company
    • the new car is a delight

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house-proud

  • adjective satellite proud of your house or its furnishings or upkeep

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grandstand

  • noun the audience at a stadium or racetrack
  • noun a stand at a racecourse or stadium consisting of tiers with rows of individual seats that are under a protective roof
    covered stand.

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ardour

  • noun a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)
    zeal; ardor; elan.
    • they were imbued with a revolutionary ardor
    • he felt a kind of religious zeal
  • noun intense feeling of love
    ardor.

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self-worth

  • noun the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect
    dignity; self-respect; self-regard.
    • it was beneath his dignity to cheat
    • showed his true dignity when under pressure

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stolidity

  • noun apathy demonstrated by an absence of emotional reactions
    impassiveness; unemotionality; impassivity; indifference; emotionlessness; phlegm.
  • noun an indifference to pleasure or pain
    stolidness; stoicism.

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recapture

  • noun a legal seizure by the government of profits beyond a fixed amount
  • noun the act of taking something back
    retaking.

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centre

  • noun a low-lying region in central France
  • noun an area that is approximately central within some larger region
    heart; middle; eye; center.
    • it is in the center of town
    • they ran forward into the heart of the struggle
    • they were in the eye of the storm

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longing

  • noun prolonged unfulfilled desire or need
    hungriness; yearning.
  • verb desire strongly or persistently
    yearn; long; hanker.

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off

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

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boaster

  • noun a very boastful and talkative person
    braggart; line-shooter; blowhard; vaunter; bragger.

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person

  • noun a human being
    someone; somebody; soul; individual; mortal.
    • there was too much for one person to do
  • noun a human body (usually including the clothing)
    • a weapon was hidden on his person

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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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gladsomeness

  • noun experiencing joy and pleasure
    gladfulness; gladness.

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blessedness

  • noun a state of supreme happiness
    beatitude; beatification.

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rush

  • noun the act of moving hurriedly and in a careless manner
    hurry; haste; rushing.
    • in his haste to leave he forgot his book
  • noun a sudden forceful flow
    upsurge; spate; surge.

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hotdog

  • noun someone who performs dangerous stunts to attract attention to himself
    hot dog.
  • noun a frankfurter served hot on a bun
    hot dog; red hot.

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fume

  • noun a cloud of fine particles suspended in a gas
    smoke.
  • verb be mad, angry, or furious

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dignify

  • verb confer dignity or honor upon
    ennoble.
    • He was dignified with a title
  • verb raise the status of
    • I shall not dignify this insensitive remark with an answer

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warmheartedness

  • noun a warmhearted feeling
    warmth.
  • noun a positive feeling of liking
    heart; warmness; philia; tenderness; affection; affectionateness; fondness.
    • he had trouble expressing the affection he felt
    • the child won everyone's heart
    • the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home

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unpleasant_person

  • noun a person who is not pleasant or agreeable
    disagreeable person.

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exuberate

  • verb to express great joy
    jubilate; rejoice; exult; triumph.
    • Who cannot exult in Spring?

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ire

  • noun a strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance
    anger; choler.
  • noun belligerence aroused by a real or supposed wrong (personified as one of the deadly sins)
    anger; ira; wrath.

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hollowness

  • noun the state of being hollow: having an empty space within
  • noun the property of having a sunken area

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rhodomontade

  • noun vain and empty boasting
    rodomontade; bluster; braggadocio.

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happiness

  • noun state of well-being characterized by emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy
    felicity.
  • noun emotions experienced when in a state of well-being

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contemptuousness

  • noun the manifestation of scorn and contempt
    • every subordinate sensed his contemptuousness and hated him in return

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blow

  • noun a powerful stroke with the fist or a weapon
    • a blow on the head
  • noun an impact (as from a collision)
    bump.
    • the bump threw him off the bicycle

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penchant

  • noun a strong liking
    predilection; taste; preference.
    • my own preference is for good literature
    • the Irish have a penchant for blarney

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line-shooter

  • noun a very boastful and talkative person
    braggart; boaster; blowhard; vaunter; bragger.

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dolefulness

  • noun sadness caused by grief or affliction

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disheartenment

  • noun the feeling of despair in the face of obstacles
    dismay; discouragement.
  • noun a communication that leaves you disheartened or daunted

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eager

  • noun a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary)
    bore; eagre; aegir; tidal bore.
  • adjective having or showing keen interest or intense desire or impatient expectancy
    • eager to learn
    • eager to travel abroad
    • eager for success
    • eager helpers
    • an eager look

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astonishment

  • noun the feeling that accompanies something extremely surprising
    amazement.
    • he looked at me in astonishment

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shoot_a_line

  • verb show off
    blow; boast; gasconade; gas; brag; tout; swash; bluster; vaunt.

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vanity

  • noun feelings of excessive pride
    conceit; self-love; amour propre.
  • noun the quality of being valueless or futile
    emptiness.
    • he rejected the vanities of the world

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joyful

  • adjective full of or producing joy
    • make a joyful noise
    • a joyful occasion
  • adjective satellite full of high-spirited delight
    elated; jubilant; gleeful.
    • a joyful heart

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kick

  • noun the act of delivering a blow with the foot
    kicking; boot.
    • he gave the ball a powerful kick
    • the team's kicking was excellent
  • noun the swift release of a store of affective force
    rush; thrill; boot; charge; bang; flush.
    • they got a great bang out of it
    • what a boot!
    • he got a quick rush from injecting heroin
    • he does it for kicks

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narcissism

  • noun an exceptional interest in and admiration for yourself
    narcism; self-love.
    • self-love that shut out everyone else

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grandstander

  • noun someone who performs with an eye to the applause from spectators in the grandstand

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exult

  • verb feel extreme happiness or elation
    be on cloud nine; walk on air; jump for joy.
  • verb to express great joy
    exuberate; jubilate; rejoice; triumph.
    • Who cannot exult in Spring?

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big

  • adjective above average in size or number or quantity or magnitude or extent
    large.
    • a large city
    • set out for the big city
    • a large sum
    • a big (or large) barn
    • a large family
    • big businesses
    • a big expenditure
    • a large number of newspapers
    • a big group of scientists
    • large areas of the world
  • adjective satellite significant
    • graduation was a big day in his life

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earnest

  • noun something of value given by one person to another to bind a contract
  • adjective satellite characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions
    solemn; sincere.
    • both sides were deeply in earnest, even passionate
    • an entirely sincere and cruel tyrant
    • a film with a solemn social message

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suffering

  • noun a state of acute pain
    excruciation; agony.
  • noun misery resulting from affliction
    woe.

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know

  • noun the fact of being aware of information that is known to few people
    • he is always in the know
  • verb be cognizant or aware of a fact or a specific piece of information; possess knowledge or information about
    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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uncheerfulness

  • noun a feeling of dreary or pessimistic sadness
    cheerlessness.
  • noun not conducive to cheer or good spirits

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poser

  • noun a person who habitually pretends to be something he is not
    poseur.
  • noun a person who poses for a photographer or painter or sculptor
    model.
    • the president didn't have time to be a model so the artist worked from photos

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fond_regard

  • noun a feeling of affection for a person or an institution
    attachment.

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bravery

  • noun a quality of spirit that enables you to face danger or pain without showing fear
    courageousness; braveness; courage.
  • noun feeling no fear
    fearlessness.

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moody

  • adjective satellite showing a brooding ill humor
    saturnine; dour; morose; sour; dark; glum; glowering; sullen.
    • a dark scowl
    • the proverbially dour New England Puritan
    • a glum, hopeless shrug
    • he sat in moody silence
    • a morose and unsociable manner
    • a saturnine, almost misanthropic young genius"- Bruce Bliven
    • a sour temper
    • a sullen crowd
  • noun United States tennis player who dominated women's tennis in the 1920s and 1930s (1905-1998)
    Helen Newington Wills; Helen Wills Moody; Helen Wills.

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desire

  • noun the feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
  • noun an inclination to want things
    • a man of many desires

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dignity

  • noun the quality of being worthy of esteem or respect
    self-respect; self-regard; self-worth.
    • it was beneath his dignity to cheat
    • showed his true dignity when under pressure
  • noun formality in bearing and appearance
    lordliness; gravitas.
    • he behaved with great dignity

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triumphal

  • adjective relating to or celebrating a triumph
    • a triumphal procession
    • a triumphal arch
  • adjective satellite joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success
    rejoicing; prideful; triumphant; exulting; exultant; jubilant.
    • rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day
    • a triumphal success
    • a triumphant shout

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quietude

  • noun a state of peace and quiet
    quietness; tranquility; tranquillity.

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submission

  • noun something (manuscripts or architectural plans and models or estimates or works of art of all genres etc.) submitted for the judgment of others (as in a competition)
    entry.
    • several of his submissions were rejected by publishers
    • what was the date of submission of your proposal?
  • noun the act of submitting; usually surrendering power to another
    compliance.

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disinclination

  • noun that toward which you are inclined to feel dislike
    • his disinclination for modesty is well known
  • noun a certain degree of unwillingness
    hesitation; hesitancy; reluctance; indisposition.
    • a reluctance to commit himself
    • his hesitancy revealed his basic indisposition
    • after some hesitation he agreed

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snot-nosed

  • adjective satellite (used colloquially) overly conceited or arrogant
    snotty; bigheaded; stuck-up; persnickety; too big for one's breeches; uppish; snooty.
    • a snotty little scion of a degenerate family"-Laurent Le Sage
    • they're snobs--stuck-up and uppity and persnickety
  • adjective satellite dirty with nasal discharge
    snotty.
    • a snotty nose
    • a house full of snot-nosed kids

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mindlessness

  • noun total lack of meaning or ideas
    pointlessness; vacuity; senselessness; inanity.
  • noun the trait of acting rashly and without prudence
    heedlessness; rashness.

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zeal

  • noun a feeling of strong eagerness (usually in favor of a person or cause)
    ardor; elan; ardour.
    • they were imbued with a revolutionary ardor
    • he felt a kind of religious zeal
  • noun excessive fervor to do something or accomplish some end
    • he had an absolute zeal for litigation

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blowhard

  • noun a very boastful and talkative person
    braggart; line-shooter; boaster; vaunter; bragger.

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superiority

  • noun the quality of being superior
    high quality.
  • noun the quality of being at a competitive advantage
    favorable position; favourable position.

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response

  • noun a result
    • this situation developed in response to events in Africa
  • noun a bodily process occurring due to the effect of some antecedent stimulus or agent
    reaction.
    • a bad reaction to the medicine
    • his responses have slowed with age

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snot

  • noun a person regarded as arrogant and annoying
    snob; snoot; prig.
  • noun nasal mucus

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senselessness

  • noun total lack of meaning or ideas
    pointlessness; vacuity; mindlessness; inanity.

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shabby

  • adjective satellite showing signs of wear and tear
    ratty; moth-eaten; tatty.
    • a ratty old overcoat
    • shabby furniture
    • an old house with dirty windows and tatty curtains
  • adjective satellite mean and unworthy and despicable
    • shabby treatment

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urge

  • noun an instinctive motive
    impulse.
    • profound religious impulses
  • noun a strong restless desire
    itch.
    • why this urge to travel?

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sulkiness

  • noun a mood or display of sullen aloofness or withdrawal
    sulk.
    • stayed home in a sulk
  • noun a feeling of sulky resentment
    huffishness.

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flush

  • noun the period of greatest prosperity or productivity
    prime; flower; blossom; efflorescence; peak; bloom; heyday.
  • noun a rosy color (especially in the cheeks) taken as a sign of good health
    rosiness; blush; bloom.

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selfishness

  • noun stinginess resulting from a concern for your own welfare and a disregard of others

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chesty

  • adjective satellite marked by a large or well-developed chest
    big-chested.
    • he was big-chested, big-shouldered and heavy-armed
  • adjective satellite having or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of overbearing pride
    self-important; arrogant.
    • an arrogant official
    • arrogant claims
    • chesty as a peacock

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fanfare

  • noun a gaudy outward display
    flash; ostentation.
  • noun (music) a short lively tune played on brass instruments
    flourish; tucket.
    • he entered to a flourish of trumpets
    • her arrival was greeted with a rousing fanfare

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sadness

  • noun emotions experienced when not in a state of well-being
    unhappiness.
  • noun the state of being sad
    sorrow; sorrowfulness.
    • she tired of his perpetual sadness

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transport

  • noun something that serves as a means of transportation
    conveyance.
  • noun an exchange of molecules (and their kinetic energy and momentum) across the boundary between adjacent layers of a fluid or across cell membranes

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humor

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

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mood

  • noun a characteristic (habitual or relatively temporary) state of feeling
    humor; temper; humour.
    • whether he praised or cursed me depended on his temper at the time
    • he was in a bad humor
  • noun the prevailing psychological state
    climate.
    • the climate of opinion
    • the national mood had changed radically since the last election

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for

In the most general sense, indicating that in consideration of, in view of, or with reference to, which anything is done or takes place.

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beatitude

  • noun a state of supreme happiness
    blessedness; beatification.
  • noun one of the eight sayings of Jesus at the beginning of the Sermon on the Mount; in Latin each saying begins with `beatus' (blessed)
    • her favorite Beatitude is `Blessed are the meek for they shall inherit the earth'

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delectation

  • noun a feeling of extreme pleasure or satisfaction
    delight.
    • his delight to see her was obvious to all
  • noun act of receiving pleasure from something
    enjoyment.

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fascination

  • noun the state of being intensely interested (as by awe or terror)
    captivation.
  • noun a feeling of great liking for something wonderful and unusual
    enchantment; enthrallment; captivation.

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passion

  • noun a strong feeling or emotion
    passionateness.
  • noun the trait of being intensely emotional
    heat; warmth.

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lightheartedness

  • noun the cheerful feeling you have when nothing is troubling you
    lightsomeness; carefreeness; insouciance.

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narcissistic

  • adjective satellite characteristic of those having an inflated idea of their own importance
    egotistic; self-loving; egotistical.

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self-concern

  • noun concern for your own interests and welfare
    self-centeredness; self-interest; egocentrism; egoism.

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inclination

  • noun an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
    tendency; disposition.
    • he had an inclination to give up too easily
    • a tendency to be too strict
  • noun (astronomy) the angle between the plane of the orbit and the plane of the ecliptic stated in degrees
    inclination of an orbit.

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be

  • noun a light strong brittle grey toxic bivalent metallic element
    atomic number 4; glucinium; beryllium.
  • verb have the quality of being; (copula, used with an adjective or a predicate noun)
    • John is rich
    • This is not a good answer

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egocentric

  • noun a self-centered person with little regard for others
    egoist.
  • adjective limited to or caring only about yourself and your own needs
    self-centered; egoistical; egoistic; self-centred.

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zest

  • noun vigorous and enthusiastic enjoyment
    zestfulness; gusto; relish.
  • noun a tart spicy quality
    piquantness; tanginess; piquance; tang; nip; piquancy.

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burn

  • noun pain that feels hot as if it were on fire
    burning.
  • noun a browning of the skin resulting from exposure to the rays of the sun
    sunburn; tan; suntan.

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snoot

  • noun a person regarded as arrogant and annoying
    snob; snot; prig.
  • noun informal terms for the nose
    hooter; nozzle; schnoz; snout; beak; schnozzle; honker.

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rue

  • noun European strong-scented perennial herb with grey-green bitter-tasting leaves; an irritant similar to poison ivy
    herb of grace; Ruta graveolens.
  • noun leaves sometimes used for flavoring fruit or claret cup but should be used with great caution: can cause irritation like poison ivy

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braggadocio

  • noun vain and empty boasting
    rhodomontade; rodomontade; bluster.

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conditioned_emotional_response

  • noun an emotional response that has been acquired by conditioning
    conditioned emotion; CER.

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vivacity

  • noun characterized by high spirits and animation

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security

  • noun the state of being free from danger or injury
    • we support the armed services in the name of national security
  • noun defense against financial failure; financial independence
    protection.
    • his pension gave him security in his old age
    • insurance provided protection against loss of wages due to illness

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fondness

  • noun a predisposition to like something
    fancy; partiality.
    • he had a fondness for whiskey
  • noun a positive feeling of liking
    heart; warmness; philia; warmheartedness; tenderness; affection; affectionateness.
    • he had trouble expressing the affection he felt
    • the child won everyone's heart
    • the warmness of his welcome made us feel right at home

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sniffy

  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; haughty; swaggering; prideful; imperious; lordly; disdainful; supercilious.
    • some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines
    • haughty aristocrats
    • his lordly manners were offensive
    • walked with a prideful swagger
    • very sniffy about breaches of etiquette
    • his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air
    • a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer

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chafe

  • noun soreness and warmth caused by friction
    • he had a nasty chafe on his knee
  • noun anger produced by some annoying irritation
    annoyance; vexation.

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on

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

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restlessness

  • noun the quality of being ceaselessly moving or active
    • the restlessness of the wind
  • noun a lack of patience; irritation with anything that causes delay
    impatience.

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conviviality

  • noun a jovial nature
    joviality.
  • noun a boisterous celebration; a merry festivity
    jollification; merrymaking.

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miles_gloriosus

  • noun a braggart soldier (a stock figure in comedy)

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have

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

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high_spirits

  • noun a feeling of joy and pride
    elation; lightness.

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megalomaniacal

  • adjective satellite suffering from megalomania
    megalomanic.

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sublimity

  • noun nobility in thought or feeling or style

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despair

  • noun a state in which all hope is lost or absent
    desperation.
    • in the depths of despair
    • they were rescued from despair at the last minute
    • courage born of desperation
  • noun the feeling that everything is wrong and nothing will turn out well
    • they moaned in despair and dismay
    • one harsh word would send her into the depths of despair

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physical_attraction

  • noun a desire for sexual intimacy
    concupiscence; sexual desire; eros.

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shabby-genteel

  • adjective satellite trying to maintain dignity and self respect despite shabbiness

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hatred

  • noun the emotion of intense dislike; a feeling of dislike so strong that it demands action
    hate.

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bluster

  • noun noisy confusion and turbulence
    • he was awakened by the bluster of their preparations
  • noun a swaggering show of courage
    bravado.

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faint

  • noun a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain
    swoon; deliquium; syncope.
  • verb pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain
    swoon; pass out; conk.

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swelled_head

  • noun an exaggerated opinion of your own importance
    self-importance; egotism.

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braggart

  • noun a very boastful and talkative person
    line-shooter; boaster; blowhard; vaunter; bragger.
  • adjective satellite exhibiting self-importance
    crowing; big; boastful; cock-a-hoop; bragging; self-aggrandizing; braggy; self-aggrandising.
    • big talk

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prideful

  • adjective satellite having or showing arrogant superiority to and disdain of those one views as unworthy
    overbearing; haughty; swaggering; imperious; lordly; disdainful; supercilious; sniffy.
    • some economists are disdainful of their colleagues in other social disciplines
    • haughty aristocrats
    • his lordly manners were offensive
    • walked with a prideful swagger
    • very sniffy about breaches of etiquette
    • his mother eyed my clothes with a supercilious air
    • a more swaggering mood than usual"- W.L.Shirer
  • adjective satellite joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success
    triumphal; rejoicing; triumphant; exulting; exultant; jubilant.
    • rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day
    • a triumphal success
    • a triumphant shout

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popinjay

  • noun a vain and talkative person (chatters like a parrot)
  • noun an archaic term for a parrot

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ruefulness

  • noun sadness associated with some wrong done or some disappointment
    sorrow; regret; rue.
    • he drank to drown his sorrows
    • he wrote a note expressing his regret
    • to his rue, the error cost him the game

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esteem

  • noun the condition of being honored (esteemed or respected or well regarded)
    respect; regard.
    • it is held in esteem
    • a man who has earned high regard
  • noun a feeling of delighted approval and liking
    admiration.

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rapture

  • noun a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion
    ecstasy; raptus; transport; exaltation.
    • listening to sweet music in a perfect rapture"- Charles Dickens
  • noun a state of elated bliss
    ecstasy.

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imperiousness

  • noun the trait of being imperious and overbearing
    domineeringness; overbearingness.

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mental_anguish

  • noun sustained dull painful emotion

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rejoice

  • verb feel happiness or joy
    joy.
  • verb to express great joy
    exuberate; jubilate; exult; triumph.
    • Who cannot exult in Spring?

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disapproval

  • noun a feeling of disliking something or what someone is doing
  • noun the expression of disapproval

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stuck

  • adjective caught or fixed
    • stuck in the mud
  • verb put, fix, force, or implant
    lodge; wedge; stick; deposit.
    • lodge a bullet in the table
    • stick your thumb in the crack

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aggrandise

  • verb add details to
    dramatize; dramatise; embellish; blow up; pad; embroider; lard; aggrandize.

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seeker

  • noun someone making a search or inquiry
    quester; searcher.
    • they are seekers after truth
  • noun a missile equipped with a device that is attracted toward some kind of emission (heat or light or sound or radio waves)

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low

  • noun an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation
    depression.
    • a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow
  • noun British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963)
    David Low; Sir David Alexander Cecil Low; Sir David Low.

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zealotry

  • noun excessive intolerance of opposing views
    fanatism; fanaticism.

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self-aggrandising

  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of self-aggrandizement
    self-aggrandizing.
  • adjective satellite exhibiting self-importance
    crowing; braggart; big; boastful; cock-a-hoop; bragging; self-aggrandizing; braggy.
    • big talk

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fearfulness

  • noun an emotion experienced in anticipation of some specific pain or danger (usually accompanied by a desire to flee or fight)
    fear; fright.
  • noun the trait of being afraid

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happy

  • adjective enjoying or showing or marked by joy or pleasure
    • a happy smile
    • spent many happy days on the beach
    • a happy marriage
  • adjective satellite marked by good fortune
    felicitous.
    • a felicitous life
    • a happy outcome

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uppishness

  • noun assumption of airs beyond one's station
    uppityness.

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head

  • noun the upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals; contains the face and brains
    caput.
    • he stuck his head out the window
  • noun a single domestic animal
    • 200 head of cattle

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fanatic

  • noun a person motivated by irrational enthusiasm (as for a cause)
    fiend.
    • A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject"--Winston Churchill
  • adjective satellite marked by excessive enthusiasm for and intense devotion to a cause or idea
    rabid; overzealous; fanatical.
    • rabid isolationist

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enchantment

  • noun a feeling of great liking for something wonderful and unusual
    fascination; enthrallment; captivation.
  • noun a psychological state induced by (or as if induced by) a magical incantation
    trance; spell.

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tranquility

  • noun a disposition free from stress or emotion
    quiet; repose; serenity; tranquillity; placidity.
  • noun an untroubled state; free from disturbances
    quiet; tranquillity.

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regard

  • noun (usually preceded by `in') a detail or point
    respect.
    • it differs in that respect
  • noun paying particular notice (as to children or helpless people)
    paying attention; attentiveness; heed.
    • his attentiveness to her wishes
    • he spends without heed to the consequences

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unhappiness

  • noun emotions experienced when not in a state of well-being
    sadness.
  • noun state characterized by emotions ranging from mild discontentment to deep grief

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jubilation

  • noun a feeling of extreme joy
    jubilancy; jubilance; exultation.
  • noun a joyful occasion for special festivities to mark some happy event
    celebration.

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fidgetiness

  • noun a feeling of agitation expressed in continual motion
    restlessness; fidget.
    • he's got the fidgets
    • waiting gave him a feeling of restlessness

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plume

  • noun anything that resembles a feather in shape or lightness
    • a plume of smoke
    • grass with large plumes
  • noun a feather or cluster of feathers worn as an ornament

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intoxication

  • noun the physiological state produced by a poison or other toxic substance
    toxic condition; poisoning.
  • noun a temporary state resulting from excessive consumption of alcohol
    tipsiness; insobriety; drunkenness; inebriety; inebriation.

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line

  • noun a formation of people or things one beside another
    • the line of soldiers advanced with their bayonets fixed
    • they were arrayed in line of battle
    • the cast stood in line for the curtain call
  • noun a mark that is long relative to its width
    • He drew a line on the chart

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surrender

  • noun acceptance of despair
    resignation.
  • noun a verbal act of admitting defeat
    yielding; giving up.

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sexual_urge

  • noun all of the feelings resulting from the urge to gratify sexual impulses
    sex.
    • he wanted a better sex life
    • the film contained no sex or violence

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tearfulness

  • noun sadness expressed by weeping
    weepiness.

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admiration

  • noun a feeling of delighted approval and liking
    esteem.
  • noun the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising
    wonderment; wonder.

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show-off

  • noun someone who deliberately behaves in such a way as to attract attention
    exhibitionist.

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lowness

  • noun a position of inferior status; low in station or rank or fortune or estimation
    low status; lowliness.
  • noun a feeling of low spirits
    dejectedness; low-spiritedness; downheartedness; dispiritedness.
    • he felt responsible for her lowness of spirits

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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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self-seeking

  • noun taking advantage of opportunities without regard for the consequences for others
    opportunism; expedience; self-interest.
  • adjective satellite interested only in yourself
    self-serving.

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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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triumphant

  • adjective satellite joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success
    triumphal; rejoicing; prideful; exulting; exultant; jubilant.
    • rejoicing crowds filled the streets on VJ Day
    • a triumphal success
    • a triumphant shout
  • adjective satellite experiencing triumph
    victorious.