a distinctive but intangible quality that seems to surround a person or thingThe girl had a kind aura.
cc: feeling, good/bad
to unroll, unfold or release somethingThe scroll unfurled. cc: uncurl, open
to speak to or about in an insulting way"I hate you!" she reviled. cc: angry, bad connotation, mean
outlandish or extravagant acts or gesturesThe girl created a crazy antic to steal the candy. cc: crazy, absurd, bad connotation
present everywhere simultaneously The omnipresent store was all over the country. cc: all around, everywhere, good/bad
having no flaws, incapable of wrong doing; perfect"Your timing is impeccable," I said. cc: flawless, good connotation
located near the outer edges (boundary/retina)I saw the man through my peripheral vision.cc: outside, around the edges
expressing strong displeasure; angryThe man was indignant after he was robbed.cc: upset, bad connotation
full of mixed emotions of respect, wonder and dreadI was awestruck after seeing the motorcycle do a backflip during the show. cc: amazing, dangerous
to act as if one were better than anotherHer voice was very patronizing when she talked about how well she had done at the race. cc: stuck-up, bratty, bad connotation
something that was caused to last a long timeThe woman provided perpetual help to all homeless people.
cc: steadfast, continue on
prone to showing strong emotion or affection. Her demonstrative technique made the lesson very clear to the class.cc: informative, explanation
a state of alarm or dreadHer trepidation grew when she heard the tree branches scrape against the window pane.cc: scared, worried, bad connotation
bold, fearless, daringShe had the audacity to tell the President that his idea was faulty.
cc: argumentative, negative
enthusiastic; giving off bubblesThe soda was so effervescent that it made Charlie and his grandpa float.cc: floating, happy
physically and emotionally strongShe knew her stalwart father could keep her family together through the difficult time.cc: admirable, tough, good
one guilty of a fault or crimeThe culprit was caught due to the matching fingerprints.cc: thief, negative connotation
mental acceptance of something as true or realThe man gave credence to Joe's claim that he was home all night.
cc: correct, support
causing annoyance or vexation; bothersomeThe boy's constant laughter was irksome to the girls who were trying to focus on the lesson.cc: distracting, annoying, negative connotation
act of using intimidation to make someone do something involuntarilyThe dog found bacon a good reward for the coercion of doing tricks.cc: forced, unwilling
amusing, not taken seriously or literallyThe young girl was not afraid when her older brother taunted her with the facetious statement, "Don't let the bed bugs bite," because she knew there were no bugs in her bed.
cc: silly, not true, exaggeration
to please someone with great entertainmentThe drama group planned to regale the crowd and receive a standing ovation.cc: please, gratify
having an oddly dreamlike qualityThe early morning hike through the pine forest was so surreal the girl thought she might see a fairy.cc: fantasy, super natural
to make something deeply apart of something else; firmly establishedHer family heritage was so deeply ingrained into her mind from the many years spend with her grandmother that she almost recipes and stories of past generations by heart. cc: fixed, put in
discussion and consideration of all sides of an issueThe jury retired to their room for deliberations on the case.
cc: reasoning, reviewing all parts
a dishonest, deceitful personThe knave was sentenced to five years in the dungeon by the King. cc: thief, old English