noun: A college athlete who practices with the team, but does not take part in official games. verb tr., intr.: 1. To extend eligibility by a year by making an athlete practice, but not participate, in official games. 2. To delay enrolling a child by a year to avoid their being one of the youngest … Lire la suite
Definition: (noun) Unusual largeness in size or extent or number. Synonyms: vastness, enormousness, grandness, greatness, wideness. Usage: This projectile was but an atom in the immensity of the ocean. Discuss
Definition: (adjective) Joyously unrestrained. Synonyms: ebullient, exuberant. Usage: These beer busts were a diversion of these high-spirited young fellows whereby they whiled away the tedium of existence by making fools of their betters. Discuss
Definition: (adjective) Free from artificiality. Synonyms: natural. Usage: The mannequin's appearance is so lifelike that customers often mistake it for a salesperson. Discuss
adjective: Cultured; refined; sophisticated. noun: Refinement; sophistication.
Definition: (adjective) Feeling or showing profound hopelessness, dejection, discouragement, or gloom. Synonyms: heartsick. Usage: I did my best to take Mike's mind off his problems, but he was too despondent to smile at my corny jokes. Discuss
noun: 1. A fraudulent scheme or practice. 2. A wild party.