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Word: ambience

Definition: environment; atmosphere; Ex. restraurant with a pleasant ambience; ADJ. ambient: completely surrounding; Ex. ambient temperature


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::: astringent - binding; causing contraction (stopping bleeding); harsh or severe; stringent; Ex. astringent criticism
::: fawning - courting favor by cringing and flattering; V. fawn: exhibit affection as a dog; seek favor or attention by obsequiousness
::: guile - deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning; Ex. persuade her by guile
::: clamor - loud continous noise; continuous demand or complaint made by a large number of people; V: make a clamor; express (a demand) continually and loudly; ADJ. clamorous
::: verdant - green; covered with green plants or grass; lush in vegetation; Ex. verdant meadows
::: cavil - quibble; make frivolous objections; find fault unnecessarily
::: supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
::: dilettante - aimless follower of an art or a field of knowledge (not taking it seriously); amateur; dabbler; CF. delight
::: quorum - minimal number of members necessary to conduct a meeting
::: longevity - long life; long duration