Affable. adj. courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to. Synonyms: genial, amicable, agreeable, cordial Antonyms: surly, cantankerous, dour, inhospitable. I was relieved to find that my new roommate was quite affable . . Amorphous.
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adj. courteous and pleasant, sociable, easy to speak to
Synonyms: genial, amicable, agreeable, cordial
Antonyms: surly, cantankerous, dour, inhospitable
I was relieved to find that my new roommate was quite affable.
adj. shapeless, without definite form; of no particular type or character; without organization
Synonyms: formless, unstructured, nebulous, inchoate
Antonyms: definite, well-defined, clear-cut
In science class, I made an amorphous glob of liquid that would turn into a solid if you applied pressure.
To many people, James Dean was the archetype for the “bad boy” we see in movies.
Achilles is the archetype of the epic hero.
n. illegal traffic, smuggled goods;
adj. illegal, prohibited
Synonyms: illicit, bootleg, unlawful
Antonyms: legal, lawful, licit
Tom Buchanan accused Jay Gatsby of selling contraband through a chain of drug stores
adj. thin, light, delicate, insubstantial
n. A very thin, light cloth
Synonyms: filmy, diaphanous, sheer, airy, feathery, gauzy
Antonyms: thick, dense, solid, massive
Flowers and lace tend to be extremely gossamer.
(adj.) incapable of being changed or called back
Synonyms: irreversible, unrecallable, unalterable
Antonyms: reversible, changeable
In most cases, getting a tattoo is irrevocable, so be sure to think it through before getting one.
The official’s call was irrevocable.
(n.) a natural inclination or predilection toward
Synonyms: natural bent, proclivity, penchant
Antonyms: natural incapacity or inability
My brother, who has a propensityfor aimlessly driving around, refused to stop and ask for directions.
Synonyms: springy, elastic, buoyant, bouncy
Antonyms: rigid, stiff, inflexible, unyielding.
(Adj.) able to return to an original shape or form; able to recover quickly
After the biking accident, resilientEmily was able to compete in the race after just two weeks of recovery.
(V.) to re-echo, resound; to reflect or be reflected repeatedly
The choirs’ singing reverberated off of the walls of the enormous church.
Synonyms: rumble, thunder, boom, echo
(Adj.) thin or flimsy in texture; cheap; shoddy or inferior in quality or character; ethically low, mean, or disreputable.
Synonyms: inferior, cheesy, tawdry, tatty
Antonyms: superior, first-rate, quality, sturdy
Thesleazynews reporter was so desperate that he took a random picture and started making up a story without the facts.
The mission of Amnesty International is to prevent abuses of human rights.
A judge can give a criminal amnesty if he feels he deserves it.
A caveat to reading only Sparknotes, is you may not know all the answers on the test.
Many advertisements for new drugs end with numerous caveats at the end.
Because athletic prowess is transient, the coach always stresses the importance of a college degree.
Our vacation at the beach felt transient; I tried to savor every moment.
The vapid look on the face of the students told us that they were in need of a break.