Construe: interpret (a word or action) in a particular way
Intrinsic: belonging naturally; essential
Reticent: not revealing one's thoughts or feelings readily
Cordial: warm and friendly
Quaint: attractively unusual or old-fashioned. "quaint
Deft: neatly skillful and quick in one's movements
Inundate: overwhelm (someone) with things or people to be dealt
been inundated with complaints from listeners"
Contend: struggle to surmount (a difficulty)."she had to contend
with his uncertain temper"
Eccentric: (of a person or their behaviour) unconventional and
noted her eccentric appearance"
Exuberant: full of energy, excitement, and cheerfulness. "a
noisy bunch of exuberant youngsters"
Equivocal: open to more than one interpretation; ambiguous. "the
equivocal nature of her remarks"
Sumptuous: splendid and expensive-looking. "the banquet was a
sumptuous, luxurious meal"
Audacious: showing a willingness to take surprisingly bold risks.
"a series of audacious takeovers"
Preclude: prevent from happening; make impossible. "the secret
nature of his work precluded official recognition"
Refurbish: renovate and redecorate (something, especially a
building). "the premises have been completely refurbished in our corporate
Boisterous: noisy, energetic, and cheerful. "a group of
boisterous lads" synonyms: lively
Intransigent: unwilling or refusing to change one's views or to agree
about something. "her father had tried persuasion, but she was
intransigent" synonyms: uncompromising, inflexible
Frugal: sparing or economical as regards money or food. "I'm
a bit too frugal to splash out on designer clothes" synonyms: thrifty
Impetuous: acting or done quickly and without thought or care.
"she might live to rue this impetuous decision" synonyms: impulsive
prevent (someone) from accomplishing
something. "he never did anything to thwart his father"
a hidden or unsuspected danger or
difficulty. "the pitfalls of buying goods at public auctions"
synonyms: hazard, danger, risk
with: rife (with something) full of
something bad or unpleasant “Los Angeles is rife with gossip about the stars'
Dreary: depressingly dull and bleak or repetitive. "the
dreary round of working, eating, and trying to sleep" synonyms: dull
extremely tiring and demanding.
"a gruelling schedule" synonyms: exhausting
able to adapt or be adapted to many
different functions or activities. "a versatile sewing machine" synonyms:
extremely high or steep.
"vertiginous drops to the valleys below" relating to or affected by
an outline representing or bounding
the shape or form of something. "she traced the contours of his face with
her finger" synonyms: outline, shape
the establishment or starting point
of an institution or activity. "she has been on the board since its
inception two years ago"
a brief or temporary failure of
concentration, memory, or judgement. "a lapse of concentration in the
second set cost her the match" synonyms: failure
interval or passage of time. "there was a considerable lapse of time
between the two events"
showing contempt; scornful. "she
was intolerant and contemptuous of the majority of the human race"
lack of good sense; foolishness.
"an act of sheer folly"
be favorably disposed towards or
willing to do something. "he was inclined to accept the offer"
a short statement that expresses a
general truth or principle
anxiety; mental uneasiness. "she
sensed her friend's perturbation"
(of a crowd or a natural force) move
suddenly and powerfully forward or upward. "the journalists surged
forward" synonyms: gush, rush
being a part of a whole. "The
constituent minerals of the rock" synonyms: component, integral
leave a place suddenly or secretly.
"now he has decamped to Hollywood"
revoke or annul (a law or act of
parliament). "the legislation was repealed five months later"
synonyms: revoke, rescind, cancel
a risky or daring journey or
undertaking. "pioneering ventures into little-known waters"
a public speaker, especially one
who is eloquent or skilled. "a theatrically effective orator" synonyms:
characterized by severe
self-discipline and abstention from all forms of indulgence, typically for
an unbroken view of the whole
region surrounding an observer. "the tower offers a wonderful panorama of
Prague" synonyms: view, vista