V ocabulary. Group 21. affection uh fek shuhn. N emotion Fondness or feeling To show his love and affection for his wife, Albert surprised her with flowers. anguish ang gwish. N emotion Great pain, sorrow, or worry
Fondness or feeling
To show his love and affection for his wife, Albert surprised her with flowers.
Great pain, sorrow, or worry
The death of the long-time religious leader left the people in anguish, grieving for their loss, and fearful of the coming changes.
Uneasy or fearful about the future
When the weather report predicted a snowstorm, my mother became apprehensive about driving in the snow.
1) Serious or 2) in significant amounts
Normally playful and joking, Evan became earnest when he started to talk about the need to plan for the future.
The couple was elated when they heard they would soon be grandparents.
Sad, inferior, or causing pity
We waited over forty minutes before we were helped because the service in the store was so pathetic.
To be joyful or delighted
The whole family rejoiced when my sister announced her engagement to a wonderful, upstanding man.
a playful trick or prank
When we found several telltale signs of practical jokes, we realized the twins were up to their usual antics.
kind and gracious
Her benevolent smile helped to calm the scared child.
courteous and friendly
Although my neighbor is always very cordial to me, we have never become friends.