opulence

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Definition: (noun) Wealth as evidenced by sumptuous living. Synonyms: luxuriousness, sumptuousness. Usage: The estate had formerly belonged to a gentleman of opulence and taste, who had bestowed some considerable attention to the adornment of his grounds. Discuss

nitty-gritty

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Definition: (noun) The choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience. Synonyms: essence, heart and soul, inwardness, gist, pith, substance, meat, nub, kernel, sum, core, marrow, center. Usage: While I will devote some time to Thomas Edison's personal life, his many inventions will compose the nitty-gritty of my presentation. Discuss

seemly

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Definition: (adjective) Conforming to standards of conduct and good taste; suitable. Synonyms: becoming, comely, comme il faut, decent, decorous. Usage: Her friends think it is not seemly for her to be dating a man half her age, but she only cares that he makes her happy. Discuss