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TUMULTUOUS

fervid
Pronunciation (US):
ADJECTIVE
1Intensely enthusiastic or passionate,
Dictionary entry overview: What does
especially to an excessive degree. tumultuous mean?
his fervid protestations of love TUMULTUOUS (adjective)
More example sentences The adjective TUMULTUOUS has 1 sense:

Synonyms 1. characterized by unrest or disorder or


insubordination
2literary Hot, burning, or glowing. Familiarity
information: TUMULTUOUS used as an

apathetic adjective is very rare.

Dictionary entry details


[ap-uh-thet-ik]
Spell Syllables TUMULTUOUS (adjective)

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Characterized by unrest or disorder or
adjective insubordination
1. Synonyms:
disruptive;
having or showing little or no emotion: tumultuous; turbulent; riotous; troubled
apathetic behavior. Context examples:

2. effects of the struggle will be violent and


disruptive / riotous times / these troubled
not interested or concerned; indifferent or areas / the tumultuous years of his
unresponsive: administration / a turbulent and unruly
childhood
an apathetic audience.
Similar:
unquiet (characterized by unrest or
Definition of INDOLENT disorder)
1. 1a : causing little or no painb : slow
to develop or

formless
heal indolent tumors indolent ulcers
2. 2a : averse to activity, effort, or
movement : habitually
lazyb : conducive to or encouraging [fawrm-lis]
laziness indolent heatc : showing an
inclination to laziness an indolent sigh Spell Syllables
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1.
adjective
full of or suggesting repose; calm; quiet.
1.
lacking a definite or regular form or shape;
shapeless. tantalizing
[tan-tl-ahy-zing]

errant
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adjective
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having or exhibiting something that
adjective provokes or arouses expectation, interest,
or desire, especially that which remains
1.
unobtainable or beyond one's reach:
deviating from the regular or proper cours
a tantalizing taste of success.
e; erring; straying.
2. Definition of ACRID
journeying or traveling, as a medieval knig
1. 1: sharp and harsh or
ht in quest of adventure;roving adventurou unpleasantly pungent in taste or
sly. odor : IRRITATING acrid smoke
3. 2. 2: deeply or violently
bitter : ACRIMONIOUS an acrid denunci
moving in an aimless or lightly changing m
ation
anner:
acridity
an errant breeze. play\a-kri-d-t, -\ noun

reposeful
acridly
play\a-krd-l\ adverb
acridness
[ri-pohz-fuh l] noun

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Vivid
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Word Origin vivid - Dictionary definition and meaning for word vivid
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keen
Definition
(adj) evoking lifelike images within the mind
1
Synonyms : graphic , lifelike , pictorial

Example Sentence
[keen]
pictorial poetry and prose
graphic accounts of battle
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a lifelike portrait Synonyms
a vivid description Examples
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Definition adjective, keener, keenest.


(adj) having the clarity and freshness of immediate
experience 1.

finely sharpened, as an edge; so shaped as


Example Sentence to cut or piercesubstances readily:

a vivid recollection a keen razor.

2.

nuance sharp, piercing, or biting:

a keen wind; keen satire.

[noo-ahns, nyoo-, noo-ahns, nyoo- 3.


; French ny-ahns] characterized by strength and distinctness
of perception; extremelysensitive or respo
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Synonyms keen eyes; keen ears.
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having or showing great mental penetratio
noun, plural nuances n or acumen:

[noo-ahn-siz, nyoo-, noo-ahn-siz, nyoo- keen reasoning; a keen mind.


; French ny-ahns] (Show IPA) 5.
1. animated by or showing strong feeling or d
a subtle difference or distinction in express esire:
ion, meaning, response,etc. keen competition.
2. 6.
a very slight difference or variation in color intense, as feeling or desire:
or tone.
keen ambition; keen jealousy.
7.
eager; interested; enthusiastic (often follo 2. 2: the act or an instance
wed by about, on, etc., oran infinitive):
of exasperating
She is really keen on going swimming.

bewilderment Circuitous
(sr-kyoo-ts)
[bih-wil-der-muh nt] adj.
1. Being or taking a roundabout, lengthy course: took a c
ircuitous route to avoid the accident site.
2. Characterized by indirectness, evasiveness, or compl
exity, as in action or language: a circuitous method of inq
Spell Syllables uiry;a circuitous argument.
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noun
1.

bewildered state.

2.

a confusing maze or tangle, as of objects


or conditions:

a bewilderment of smoke, noise, and


pushing people.

exasperation
play

noun exasperation \ig-za-sp-


r-shn\
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Examples: EXASPERATION in a Sentence

Definition of EXASPERATION
1. 1: the state of being exasperated