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
verb tr.: To search into; too investigate.
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
noun: A hiccup.
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
adjective: Of or relating to the internal organs or viscera.
Definition: (adjective) Close in time; about to occur. Synonyms: imminent, at hand. Usage: After a long and grueling career at the factory, Larry was eagerly anticipating his impendent retirement. Discuss