Definition: (adjective) Large in amount or extent or degree. Synonyms: sizable, tidy, hefty, respectable, healthy. Usage: I was ravenous, so I heaped a goodly portion ..
Definition: (noun) An enclosed compartment from which a vessel can be navigated. Synonyms: wheelhouse. Usage: Alone in the pilothouse, Captain Anderson enjoyed the tranquil expanse ..
Definition: (noun) Loud confused noise from many sources. Synonyms: hubbub, katzenjammer, uproar. Usage: The judge tried in vain to silence the spectators and end the ..
Definition: (noun) A room or establishment where alcoholic drinks are served over a counter. Synonyms: bar, ginmill, saloon. Usage: I go to a local taproom ..
Definition: (noun) Something of sentimental value. Synonyms: souvenir, relic, token. Usage: I had no keepsake to speak to me of my lost darling but the ..
Definition: (verb) To waste time, especially in indecision; dawdle or vacillate. Synonyms: drag one’s feet, procrastinate, stall, shillyshally. Usage: If you continue to dilly-dally, we ..
Definition: (noun) Something serving to conceal plans; a fictitious reason that is concocted in order to conceal the real reason. Synonyms: pretext. Usage: Steve said ..
Definition: (verb) Realize beforehand. Synonyms: foreknow, foresee, anticipate. Usage: Sadly, I did not previse the trouble that would arise from showing up at my ex-wife’s ..
Definition: (adjective) Incapable of being justified or explained. Synonyms: unwarrantable, indefensible. Usage: No matter how hard the candidate’s aides tried, they could not spin his ..
Definition: (adjective) Marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint. Synonyms: angelic, saintly. Usage: As I focused on her beatific smile, I ..