inimical

31 03 2010

Adjectives
1. (adj.) inimical, unfriendly;
  – not friendly;
  – “an unfriendly act of aggression”; “an inimical critic”;

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resplendent

31 03 2010

Adjectives
1. (adj.) glorious, resplendent, splendid, splendiferous;
  – having great beauty and splendor;
  – “a glorious spring morning”; “a glorious sunset”; “splendid costumes”; “a kind of splendiferous native simplicity”;

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epicure

31 03 2010

Nouns
1. (n.) bon vivant, epicure, epicurean, foodie, gastronome, gourmet;
  – a person devoted to refined sensuous enjoyment (especially good food and drink);

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semblance

30 03 2010

Nouns
1. (n.) color, colour, gloss, semblance;
  – an outward or token appearance or form that is deliberately misleading;
  – “he hoped his claims would have a semblance of authenticity”; “he tried to give his falsehood the gloss of moral sanction”; “the situation soon took on a different color”;

2. (n.) illusion, semblance;
  – an erroneous mental representation;

3. (n.) likeness, semblance;
  – picture consisting of a graphic image of a person or thing;

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impending

30 03 2010

Adjectives
1. (adj.) at hand, close at hand, imminent, impendent, impending;
  – close in time; about to occur;
  – “retribution is at hand”; “some people believe the day of judgment is close at hand”; “in imminent danger”; “his impending retirement”;