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Word: ambience

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


More Vocab Words

::: gist - essence; main point; substance
::: shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
::: import - significance; importance; meaning
::: extemporaneous - not planned; impromptu; extempore
::: doctrinaire - unable to compromise about points of doctrine; dogmatic; unyielding; marked by inflexible attachment to a doctrine without regard to its practical difficulties
::: resurge - rise again; flow to and fro; N. resurgence; ADJ. resurgent: (of ideas or beliefs) experiencing revival; surging again
::: accost - approach and speak first to a person
::: quizzical - curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance
::: introspective - looking within oneself; N. introspection: self-examination
::: spatula - broad-bladed instrument used for spreading or mixing