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Eco 2016-04-09 (B)

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Flashcards 54
Language English
Category English
Level University
Created / Updated 16.04.2016 / 24.04.2016
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adjective informal (of a person, typically one who is relatively small) lively, determined, and courageous. "a love story with a ... heroine who's more than a pretty face" touchy and aggressive. "he got a bit … and tried to hit me"


adjective (especially of an old person) active; lively. "he continued to look ... and active well into his eighties" synonyms: sprightly, lively, energetic, active, full of life, full of energy, vigorous, spirited, animated, vivacious, playful, jaunty, perky, frisky, agile, nimble


adjective 1. happy and cheerful. "he was a ... man full of jokes" synonyms: cheerful, happy, cheery, good-humoured, jovial, merry, sunny, bright, joyful, light-hearted, in high spirits, in good spirits, sparkling, bubbly, exuberant, effervescent, ebullient, breezy, airy, lively, vivacious, full of life, sprightly, jaunty verb informal 1. encourage (someone) in a friendly way. "he ... people along" synonyms: encourage, urge, coax, cajole, persuade, wheedle "he tried to ... her along" adverb BRITISH informal 1. very; extremely. "that's a ... good idea" noun BRITISH informal 1. a party or celebration. "these events were ...s"


adjective 1. (of a woman) attractively tall, graceful, and dignified. "her ... beauty" synonyms: tall and dignified, imposing, striking, stately, majestic, noble, magnificent, splendid, impressive, regal, well proportioned, handsome, beautiful "the headmistress was ..." 2. reminiscent of a statue in size, posture, or stillness. "frozen, … attitudes"


adjective 1. containing bubbles. "bake until the top is crisp and ..." synonyms: sparkling, fizzy, carbonated, aerated, effervescent, gassy, frothy, foamy, bubbling 2. (of a person) full of cheerful high spirits. "a bright and ... personality" synonyms: vivacious, animated, ebullient, lively, full of life, spirited, high-spirited, scintillating, vibrant, zestful, energetic, dynamic noun informal 1. champagne. "I'll get us a little bottle of ..." synonyms: champagne, sparkling wine


adjective (especially of a woman) attractively lively and animated. "her ... and elegant mother" synonyms: lively, animated, full of life, spirited, high-spirited, effervescent, bubbling, bubbly, ebullient, buoyant, sparkling, scintillating, light-hearted, carefree, happy-go-lucky, jaunty, merry, happy, jolly, joyful, full of fun, full of the joys of spring, cheery, cheerful, perky, sunny, airy, breezy, bright, enthusiastic, irrepressible, vibrant, vivid, vital, zestful, energetic, dynamic, vigorous, full of vim and vigour, lusty


adjective 1. having or showing the ability to speak fluently and coherently. "she was not very ..." synonyms: eloquent, fluent, communicative, effective, persuasive, coherent, lucid, vivid, expressive, silver-tongued, vocal 2. technical having joints or jointed segments. "delicate ... plants with a slender central stem" verb 1. pronounce (something) clearly and distinctly. "he ... each word with precision" 2. form a joint. "the mandible is a solid piece … with the head"


noun 1. a bridge-like overhead structure with a platform supporting equipment such as a crane, signals, or cameras. "the TV cameras on … alongside the 17th and 18th holes" 2. (in a bar) a structure containing inverted bottles and fitted with optics for serving measures.