Saturday, November 12, 2005

 

786 GOOD DICTIONARY TALK 7 OF 35


1 dear
2 decent
3 decide
4 decorous
5 defend
6 defense
7 defensive
8 deft
9 deliberate
10 delicate
11 delight
12 delighted
13 delightful
14 deliver
15 demand
16 design
17 desire
18 develop
19 dignify
20 direct
21 disburden
22 discipline
23 display
24 dissuade
25 distinguished

(1) dear

:beloved

:loved

:highly esteemed

:precious in one's regard heartfelt

:earnest
:worthy
:honorable
:one who is dear
:a beloved one

(2) decent

:fitting
:appropriate
:conforming to the recognized standard of propriety in behavior
:conforming to the recognized standard of good taste in behavior
:conforming to the recognized standard of modesty in behavior

:conforming to the recognized standard of propriety in speech

:conforming to the recognized standard of good taste in speech
:conforming to the recognized standard of modesty inspeech
:respectable
:worthy
:of fairly attractive appearance
:adequate
:fair passable kind
:obliging
:generous

(3) decide

:to determine a question by giving the decision to one side
:to adjust anything

:to settle anything

:to bring a person to a decision

:to settle something in doubt

:to come to a conclusion
:settling upon a purpose and being able to adhere to it

:to make up one's mind promptly as to what shall be done and the way to do it

:to make up one's mind clearly as to what should be done and the way to do it

:t make up one's mind firmly as to what shall be done and the way todo it
(4) decorous
:characterized by propriety in conduct
:characterized by propriety in manners
:characterized by propriety in appearance
:characterized by propriety in character seemly
(5) defend
:to guard against injury
:to maintain by evidence
:to uphold
:to support a theory
:to prove the validity of a dissentation by answering questions
:to prove the validity of a thesis by answering questions
to keep safe
:to strive to keep safe
(6 )defense
:protection
:something that defends
:defending a cause by a speech
:minimizing
(7) defensive
:serving to defend protective
:made for the purpose of resisting
:an attitude of defense
:something that serves to defend
(8) deft
:dexterous
:nimble
:skillful
:clever
(9) deliberate
:carefully weighed
:carefully considered
:studied
intentional
:characterized by deliberation
:careful in deciding
:leisurely in movement
:leisurely in action
:steady in movement
:steady in action
:slow and even
:unhurried
:to weigh in the mind
:to consider
:to think carefully
:to think attentively
:to reflect
:to consult formally to confer formally
:something not happening by chance
:what is done not hastily but with full realization of what one is doing
(10)delicate
:fine in quality
:fine in construction
:soft
:exquisite in perception
:exquisite in feeling
:refined in perception
:refined in feeling
:distinguishing subtle differences
:fine in action
:precise in action
:capable of responding to the slightest influence
:requiring great care
:requiring great tact
:regardful of what is becoming
:regardful of what is proper
:mindful of the feelings of others
:primarily fastidious
:a choice of food
:a choice of food
:a choice delicacy
:a source of pleasure
:delightful

:beauty belonging to surroundings which need careful treatment
:very fine workmanship
(11) delight
:a high degree of pleasure
:a high degree of enjoyment
:boy
:rapture
:something that gives great pleasure
:to give great pleasure
:to give great satisfaction
:to give great enjoyment to
:to please highly
:to have great pleasure
:to take pleasure

(12)delighted
:highly pleased
:delightful
(13) delightful
:affording delight
:highly pleasing

(14) deliver:to carry and turn over to the intended receiver
:to give into another's keeping
:to surrender
:to give forth in words

:to utter
:to pronounce
:to give forth
:to emit
:to direct
:to set free
:to liberate
:to release to save
:to assist in bringing forth young
:to assist in the birth of
:to give birth to
:to disburden oneself of thoughts
:to disburden oneself of opinions
:to make known
:to assert
:to give birth
:to provide a delivery service for goods
:to provide a delivery service for products
:agile
:quick
(15) demand
:to ask for with authority
:to claim as of right
:to call for as just
:to require as just to call for as proper
:to require as proper
:to call for as necessary
:to require as necessary
:to inquire
:to ask
:an urgent requirement
:a pressing requirement
:the desire to purchase
:the desire to possess

:the state of being in request for purchase
:the state of being in request for use
:to entrust
:making an authoritative request
:to ask in an authoritative way
(16) design
:to prepare the preliminary sketch for

;to prepare the preliminary plans for
:to plan the form of

:to plan the structure of
:to plan artistically
:to plan skilfully

:to fashion artistically
:to intend for a definite purpose
:to form in the mind

:to conceive in the mind
:to plan

;to assign in thought
:to assign in intention
:purpose
:to mark out by sign

:to indicate
:to make drawings
:to make preliminary sketches
:to make preliminary plans
:to plan the form of an object
:to fashion the form of an object
:to plan the structure of an object
:to fashion the structure of an object
:to plan the structure of a work of art

:to fashion the structure of a work of art
:an outline of the form of a work of art
:an outline of the structure of a work of art
:a sketch of the form of an edifice
:a sketch of the structure of an edifice
pages 61 to 68


 

786 GOOD DICTIONARY TALK 6 OF 35

:easily understood
:entirely comprehensible
:completely understood
:distinct
:evident plain
:perceiving distinctly
:discerning distinctly
:convinced
:certain
:serene
:calm
:open
:without limitation
:without qualification
:absolute
in a clear manner
in a distinct manner
:entirely clean
:completely clean
:to make clear
:to make transparent
:to make free
:to make understandable
:to make lucid
:to free from obstruction to free of tension
:to free one's name
:to prove innocent
:to declare innocent
:to pass by without contact
:to pass over without contact
:to pass through
:to process things
:to free from debt
:to gain as profit
:to give clearance to
:to authorize
:to become clear
:to become free of doubt to make clear

:to explain

:to solve

:to put in order

:to tidy up
:to become better
:to become brighter
:absolved of guilt
:free of blame

(17) clever
:mentally bright
:having quick intelligence
:able
:original in character
:original in construction
:adroit with hands
:adroit with body
:dexterous
:nimble
:showing inventiveness
:showing originality
:ingenious

:suitable

:convenient satisfactory

:good natured

:handsome

:in good health

(18) close:
to bring together the parts of
:to join
:to unite
:to arrange the final details of
:to come together
:to unite
:to end a segment of time near
:an enclosed place
:any piece of land held as private property :a union

(19) collected
:having control of one's faculties
:self-possessed
:brought together
:placed together
:forming an aggregation from various sources

(20)comfort

to soothe to console :to cheer someone
:to make comfortable :to aid
:to encourage :consolation
:solace:a feeling of relief
:a feeling of consolation:a person that gives consolation
:a thing that gives consolation :a cause of relief
:a matter of relief
:a matter of satisfaction
:a state of easy of bodily wants
:freedom to love
:that which promotes such a state
strengthening aid

:ssistance

:to strengthen by inspiring with hope:to strengthen by inspiring a cheerful outlook
(21) comfortable
:producing comfort
:producing support
:producing ease
:being in a state of physical comfort
:being in a state of mental comfort
:contented
:at ease
:producing mental comfort
:producing mental ease
:easy to associate with
:adequate
sufficient
:cheerful
a comforter
(22) commend
:to present as worthy of confidence
:to mention as worthy of confidence
:to present as worthy of notice
:to mention as worthy of notice
:to present as worthy of kindness
:to mention as worthy of kindness
:to recommend
:to entrust
:to give in charge
:to deliver with confidence
:to cite with approval
:to name with special praise
:to recommend a person to the kind remembrance of another
(23) common
:belonging equally to two or more
:shared alike by two or more belonging equally to all in question
:shared alike by all in question
:pertaining equally to an entire community
:pertaining equally to an entire nation
:pertaining equally to an entire culture belonging equally to an entire community
:belonging equally to an entire nation belonging equally to an entire culture public
joint united
:widely known
:widespread
:general
:of frequent occurrence
:usual
:familiar
:formed by two or more parts
:noting a word that may refer to either male or female
:food prepared for a common table
:food for any group
:provisions for any group
:the community
:the public
:the common people
: in joint possession in joint use
:shared equally
:what is accustomed
:usually experienced
(24) compassionate
:having compassion
:showing compassion
:to have compassion for
:a feeling of deep sympathy to remove a cause of suffering
(25) compatible
:capable of existing together in harmony
:able to exist together with something else
:consistent with
:congruous with
(26) complete
:having all its parts
:having all its elements
:lacking nothing
:whole
entire
:full
:having all the required characteristics
:having all the required skills
:having all the customary characteristics
:having all the customary skills
:consummate
:perfect in kind :perfect in quality
:thorough
:entire
:total
:undivided
:having all complementary elements included
:accomplished
skilled
:to make whole
:to make entire
:to make perfect
:to consummate
:to fill up
:to fulfill
:-that there is no lack
:that there is no defect
:that a unit has all its parts fully developed
:that a unit has all its parts fully perfected
:applying to a process carried to fulfillment
:applying to a purpose carried to fulfillment
(27) compliments
:an expression of praise
:an expression of commendation
:an expression of admiration
:an expression of civility
:an expression of respect
:an expression of regard
:a courteous greeting
:good wishes
regards
:a gift
:a present
:pay a compliment to
:to show kindness for by a gift
:to show regard for by a favor
:to congratulate
:to felicitate
:to pay compliments
(28)pomplimentary
:of the nature of a compliment that is politely flattering
:conveying a compliment that is politely flattering
:expressing a compliment that is politely flattering
:free

(29) compose
:to make by combining things
:to form by combining parts
:to form by combining elements to be a part of
:to constitute an element of
:to make up the basis of
to form the basis of
:to put in proper form
:to put in proper order
:to organize the parts of
:to organize the elements of
:to create a literary work
:to create a musical work
:to create a choreographical work, etc.
:to settle
:to bring the body to a condition of calmness
:to bring the mind to a condition of calmness
:to bring the emotions to a condition of calmness
:to bring the body to a condition of repose
:to bring the mind to a condition of repose
:to bring the emotions to a condition of repose
:calm
:quiet
:to engage in composition
:to engage in musical composition
:to enter into composition
:to fall into an arrangement

(30) composed
:calm

:tranquil
:serene
(31) composure
:a serene state of mind
:calmness
:tranquility
(32) comprehend
:to understand the nature of :to understand the meaning of
:to grasp with the mind
:to perceive
:to take in
:to embrace
:to include
:to comprise
(33) conceive
:to form
:to form an opinion
:to form a purpose
:to form a notion of
:to form an idea of
:to imagine
:to hold an opinion of
:to think
:to believe
:to experience a feeling
:to form a feeling
:to express in words
:to beget
:to become pregnant with
:to being something in a particular passive way
:to originate something in a particular passive way
:to found something in a particular passive way
:to understand
:to comprehend to form an idea
:to think
:to become pregnant
(34) concentrate
:to bring to a common center of union
:to draw to a common point of union
:to direct towards one point
:to focus
:to put into a single place
:to bring into a single group
:to intensify by removing the inessential
:to make dense by removing the inessential
:to make stronger by removing the inessential
:to make purer by removing the inessential
:to come to a common center
:to come towards a common centre to converge
:to collect
:to bring all efforts to bear on one thing
:to bring all efforts to bear on one activity
:to bring all faculties to bear on one thing
:to bring all faculties to bear on one activity
:to bring all activities to bear on one thing
:to bring all activities to bear on one activity

:to become more intense
:to become stronger :to become purer
:a product of concentration
(35) concerned
:interested :participating
:having a connection
:having an involvement
(36) confident
:having strong belief
:having full assurance
:sure
:sure of one's self
:having no uncertainty about one's own abilities
:having no uncertainty about one's own correctness
:having no uncertainty about one's own successfulness
:trustful
:confiding
:a confidant
(37) confront
:to stand facing
:to meet facing
:to face
:to bring together for examination
:to bring together for comparison
(38) considerable
:rather great in size
:rather great in distance
:rather great in extent
:worthy of respect
:worthy of attention
:important
:distinguished
(39) consistent
:agreeing
:accordant
:compatible
:constantly adhering to the same principles
:constantly adhering to the same course
:constantly adhering to the same form
:holding firmly together
:cohering fixed
:firm
:solid
(40) console
:to give solace
:to give comfort
:to cheer up
(41) consonant
:a speech sound
:in agreement
:agreeable
in accord :consistent
:words corresponding in sound
:harmonious sounds
42) conspicuous
:easily seen
:easily noticed
:readily observable
:attracting special attention by outstanding qualities
:attracting special attention by outstanding eccentricities
:visible

(43) constant
:not changing
:not varying
:uniform regular
:invariable
:continuing without pause
:continuing without let up
:unceasing
:continual persistent
:faithful :unswerving in love
:unswerving in devotion
:steadfast
:firm in mind
:firm in purpose _
:resolute
:certain
:confident
:something that does not change
:something that cannot change
:something that cannot vary

(44) construction
:the act of constructing
:the art of constructing
:the way in which a thing is constructed
:structure
:something that is constructed
:a structure
:explanation interpretation
:a putting together
:building

(45) constructive
:constructing
:tending to construct
:helping to improve
:of the nature of construction
:pertaining to the nature of construction
:structural
:deduced by inference deduced by interpretation

(46) contented

:satisfied with what one has
:satisfied with something mentioned
:content

(47) control
:to exercise restraint
:to exercise direction over
:to hold in check
:to curb
:to test by a parallel experiment
:to verify by another standard of comparison
:to check
:to regulate
:the act of controlling
:the power of controlling
:regulation
:the situation of being under the control of another
:the situation of being under the command of another
:to restrain
:a standard of comparison in scientific experimentation
:a person who acts as a check
:a controller

(48)convergance
:an act of converging
:an instance of converging
:a convergant state
:a convergant quality
:the degree at which,lines converge
:the point at which objects converge
:similarity of form caused by environment
:similarity of structure caused by environment

(49)convince
:to persuade by proof
:to persuade by argument
:to cause to believe in the truth of what is said
:to prove something true
(50) cool
:feeling comfortable
:calm
:unmoved
:deliberate
:not excited
:great
:fine
:excellent
:to moderate
:to become calmer
:to become more reasonable

(51) courageous

:possessing courage

:characterized by courage
:brave
:reliant

(52) courteous
:having good manners
:showing good manners :polite

(53)createslcreating

:to cause to come into being something that would not naturally evolve
:to cause to come into being something that is not made
:by ordinary processes
:to evolve from one's own thought
:to evolve from one's own imagination :to make by :investingwith new functions
:to make by investing with new character
:to constitute
:to appoint
:to be the cause of
:to be the occasion of
:to give rise to
:to cause to happen
:to bring about
:to arrange by intention
:to arrange by design
:to do that which is creative
:to do that which is constructive
:created
(54) creation
:the act of creating
:the act of producing
:the act of causing to exist
:the fact of being creative
:the original bringing into existence of the universe by Good
:that which is created
:that which has been created
:the world
:the universe
:creatures collectively
:an original product of the mind
:specially designed wearing apparel
:an imaginative artistic work
(55),creative
:having the quality of creating
:having the power of creating
:resulting from originality of thought
:resulting from originality of expression
:originative
:productive

(56) credit

:trustworthiness
:credibility
:commendation given for some action
:honor given for some quality
:a source of commendation
:a source of honor
:the acknowledgement of something as properly attributable to a person
:time allowed for payment of goods attained on trust
:time allowed for payment of services obtained on trust
:confidence in a person's ability to pay
:confidence in a person's intention to pay
:reputation of probity entitling a person to be trusted in borrowing
:reputation of probity entitling a person to be trusted in buying
:a sum of money due to a person
:a sum of money due from a person
:any sum of money against which one may draw
:belief
:trust
:faith
:influence resulting from confidence of others
:authority resulting from confidence of others
:repute
:reputation
:favorable estimation
:esteem
:to be a source of honor to someone
:to be a source of distinction to someone
:deserving of praise
:deserving of recognition
:to believe
:to put confidence in
:to trust
:to have faith in
:to bring honor to
:to bring esteem to
:to ascribe to a person
:one's status in the estimation of a family
:one's status in the estimation of a group of persons
:one's financial status
:the amount of money for which a man will be trusted

(57)cultivated

:subject to cultivation :produced by cultivation

:improved by cultivation
:to cultivate
:educated
:refined
:cultured

(58) cultured

:cultivated
:enlightened
:refined

(59) cure
:restoration to health
:a means of healing:a means of restoring to health

:a remedy
:spiritual change of the people in a certain district
:to restore to health
:to relieve of a habit
:to become cured
;to take care of
;making well
;making whole
;making right

pages 41 to 60



 

786 GOOD DICTIONARY TALK 5 OF 35

:brightly
:that which gives forth light
:that which is filled with light
:that which reflects light

(16) brighten
:to become bright
:to make bright
:to make brighter

(17) brisk
:quick
:active lively sharp
:stimulating to make brisk :to become brisk
:to liven up
:crisp
(18) build
:to construct something complex by assembling and joining parts
:to construct something complex by assembling and joining materials
;to establish
:to increase to strengthen to mold
:to form
:to create to base

:found
:to make words from letters
:to engage in the art of building
:to engage in the practice of building
:to form a plan of thought on
:to construct a plan of thought on
:to form a system of thought upon
:to construct a system of thought upon
:to prepare in stages
the manner of construction the form of construction
(19) busy
:actively engaged in work
:attentively engaged in a past time
:full of activity
:characterized by activity
:to keep occupied
to make busy
:to keep busy
:active effort to accomplish something
:a habitual attitude of earnestness in accomplishing
:actively employed temporarily
:actively employed habitually

1 calm 31 composure
2 candid 32 comprehend
3 capable 33 conceive
4 care 34 concentrate
5 careful 35 concerned
6 caution 36 confident
7 cautious 37 confront
8 certain 38 considerable
9 certainty 39 consistent
10 chaste 40 console
11 cheer 41 consonant
12 cheerful 42 conspicuous
13 civilized 43 constant
14 claim 44 construction
15 clean 45 constructive
16 clear 46 contented
17 clever 47 control
18 close 48 converge
19 collected convergance
20 comfort 49 convince
21 comfortable 50 cool
22 commend 51 courageous
23 common 52 courteous
24 compassionate 53 create/creating
25 compatible 54 creation
26 complete 55 creative
27 compliment 56 credit
28 complementary 57 cultivated
29 compose 58 cultured
30 composed 59 cure

(1) calm
:still
:nearly still
:tranquil
:stillness
:tranquility
:serenity
:to make calm
:to become calm
:free to be serene
:free to be tranquil
(2) candid
:open
:sincere
:without reservation
:straight forward informal
:honest
:clear pure
:shining white
(3) capable
:having intelligence
:having ability
:efficient
:competent
:having the ability for
:having the capability for

(4)care
:to be alert
:to be careful
:to watch over
:to be responsible for
:to act on
:to deal with
:to attend to
:to be solicitous
:to have thought to have regard
:to make provision
:to look out
:to have an inclination for
:to have a liking for
:.to have a fondness for
:to have an affection for
:watchful effort to do something exactly right
:conscientious effort to do something exactly right
(5)careful
:cautious in one's action
:exact
:thorough
:done with accuracy
:performed with accuracy
:solicitously mindful
:a watchful guardian
:paying strict attention to details and trying to use good judgement
:paying close attention to details and trying to use good judgement

(6) caution

:alertness in a situation :prudence in a situation

:care

:to give advise to :to advise

(7) cautious
:manifesting caution
:characterized by caution

(8) certain

:free from reservation

:confident

:sure

:destined to

:sure to inevitable

:bound to come

:established as true

:established as sure

:unquestionable
:indisputable
:agreed upon settled
:that which may be depended upon trustworthy
:reliable steadfast
:without a doubt
:surely

9) certainty
:state of being certain
:something certain
:as assured fact
:without a doubt

(10) chaste
:virtuous
:decent
:stainless
:pure in style
:subdued
:simple

(11) cheer

:a shout of encouragement
:a shout of approval
:a shout of congratulations
:that which gives joy
:that which gives gladness
:encouragement
:comfort
:a state of good feeling
:a state of good spirit :gladness
:gaiety
:animation
:food provisions
:facial expression
:to be cheerful
:cheerfully
:willingly
:to gladden
:to cause joy
:to inspire with cheer
:to encourage
:to utter cheers of approval
:to utter cheers of encouragement
:to utter cheers of triumph
:to become more cheerful
:to be in a particular state of mind
:to be in a particular state of spirit to make happy
:to make lively :to comfort
to restore hope to
:to restore cheerfulness to
:to bring pleasure of someone
:to bring happiness to someone
(12) cheerful
:full of cheer in good spirit
:promoting cheer
:inducing cheer pleasant
:bright
:characterized by good spirit
:expression of good spirit
:expression of good cheerfulness
:hearty

(13) civilized
:polite refined
:to enlighten
:having an advanced society
:having an advanced culture

14) claim
:to demand by virtue of a right
:to demand the recognition of a right
:to demand the recognition of a possession
:to require as due
:to require as fitting
:an assertion of a right
:an assertion of something as a fact
:a right to claim a just title to something
:a right to demand a just title to something

(15) clean

:free from extraneous matter
:pure
:having few corrections
:easily readable
:free from all writing
:characterized by a fresh quality
:characterized by a wholesome quality
:morally pure
innocent
:upright
:honorable
:exhibiting regard for the practices of good sportsmanship
:having no physical blemish so as to make impure
:having no moral blemish so as to make impure
:having no language blemish so as to make inpure
:neatly made
:evenly proportioned
:gracefully spare
:forceful and simple
:dexterously performed
:adroit
:complete
:unobjectionable in language
:unobjectionable in concept in a clean manner

:so as to be clean

:completely

:wholly

:to tell the truth
:to make clean
:to perform a process of cleaning
:to undergo a process of cleaning
:to empty in order to clean
:to wash :to tidy up
:to rid of undesirable elements
:to rid of undesirable features
:clear
:freedom from soiling
:freedom from flaw
:freedom from mixture

(16) clear

:free from darkness

:light

:bright
:shining
:transparent
:of pure color
:of even color
:without defect
:without blemish
:easily seen
:sharply defined
:distinctly perceptible to the ear
:easily heard

pages 31 to 40


 

786 GOOD DICTIONARY TALK 4 OF 35

:to place in desired order
:to place in convenient order
:to adjust properly
:to come to an agreement regarding
:to come to an understanding regarding
:to prepare
:to plan
:to make preparations
:to make a settlement
:to come to an agreement

(50) arrive

:to come to a certain point in the course of travel
:to reach one's destination
:to come
:to attain a position of success in the world
:to reach
:to come to
:to attain the objective in a course
:to attain the objective in a process
:directing the attention to the final point of an activity

:directing the attention to the final point of a state

(51) artless

:ingenious
:natural
:simple

(52) aspire

:to long ambitiously for something of high value
:to aim ambitiously for something of high value

:to seek ambitiously for something of high value
:to be eagerly desirous for something of high value
:to rise up to soar :to mount

(53) assist

:to give support to
:to give aid to
:to give help to
:to be associated with as an assistant
:a helpful act

:a helpful act to stand by
:to help

(54) attract

:to draw by a force causing approach
:to draw by a force tending to cause union
:to pull

:to invite

:to win

:to possess the power of attraction
:to exert the power of attraction

(55) attraction
:the act of attracting
:the power of attracting
:the property of attracting
:the attraction quality

:fascination
:one who draws chat which draws
:one who attracts :that which attracts
:a characteristic that provides pleasure
:a quality that provides pleasure
:an attraction feature
:an entertainment offered to the public

(56) attractive
:appealing to one's senese of beauty
:providing pleasure
:providing delight in appearance

:providing delight in manner

:providing delight in thought

:pleasing

:charming :arousing interest
:engaging one's thought
:engaging one's consideration
:having the quality of attracting
:with drawing power
:providing delight in emotion

(57) august

:inspiring reverence

:inspiring admiration

:of supreme dignity

:of supreme grandeur

:majestic

:venerable
:eminent
:sacred
:grand

:to increase

(58) awaken

:to awake
:to waken

(59)aware
:having knowledge
:conscious
:cognizant
:informed
:alert
:knowledgeable

1 beautify 11 bold
2 becoming 12 bound
3 begin 13 brave
4 beginning 14 bravery
5 benefactor 15 bright
6 beneficial 16 brighten
7 benefit 17 brisk
8 benevolent 18 build
9 beseech 19 busy
10 blameless

(1) beautify

:to make beautiful
:to become beautiful

(2)becoming

:a person tending to give a pleasing effect
:a thing tending to suit a pleasing effect
:to person tending to suit an attractive appearance
:a thing tending to give an attractive effect
:suitable
:proper
:any process of change

(3)begin
:to proceed to perform the first part of some action
:to proceed to perform the earliest part of some action:commence
:start
:to come into existence
:arise
:to originate
:to be the originator of
:setting into motion something that continues for some time
:setting into progress something that continues for some time

(4)beginning
:act of entering into an action
:act of entering into a state
:circumstance of entering into an action
:the point of time at which anything begins
:the point of space at which anything begins
:the first part of anything
:the initial stage of anything :origin

:source
:first cause

(5) benefactor

:one who confers a benefit

:kindly helper

:one who makes a bequest to an institution
:one who makes an endowment to an institution

(6)beneficial

:conferring benefit
:advantageous
:helpful
:helpful in the meeting of needs
:involving the personal enjoyment of proceeds

(7)benefit

:anything that is advantageous to a person

:anything that is for the good of a person

:anything that is advantageous to a thing

:anything that is for the good of a thing

:an act of kindness

:a good deed
:a benefaction
:to produce a calculated effect in one's mind
:to do good to

:to be of service to

:to derive advantage

:to derive profit

:to make improvement

,(8) benevolent

:desiring to do good to others

:intended for benefits rather than profit

:characterized by good will

:expressing good will

:characterized by friendly feelings
:expressing friendly feelings

(9) beseech

:to implore
:to beg eagerly for
:to solicit

:to make urgent appeal

(10) blameless

:free from blame
:guiltless

(11) bold

:not hesitating in the face of possible rebuff
:courageous
:necessitating courage

:challenging

:imaginative

:beyond the usual limits of conventional thought

:beyond the usual limits of conventional action

:conspicuous to, the eye
:to venture

(12) bound

:under a moral obligation

:destined

:sure :certain

:determined

:resolved
:held with another substance in union
:occurring only in combination with other forms
:inseparably connected with
:devoted to
:attached to

(13) brave

:possessing courage

:exhibiting courage

:courageous endurance

:making a fine appearance

:excellent

:fine

:admirable

:a brave person

:to challenge

:to make splendid
:means confident bearing in the face of difficulties
:that confident fortitude that actively faces anything threatening

(14) bravery

:brave spirit

:brave conduct

:courage

:valor

:splendor
:magnificence

(15) bright

:radiating light

:reflecting light

:luminous

:shining

:filled with light
:vivid
:brilliant

:clear

:translucent

:radiant

:splendid

:illustrious

:glorious

:quick witted

:intelligent

:clever

:witty

:animated
:lively
:cheerful
:characterized by happiness
:characterized by gladness
:favorable
:auspicious

:brightness

:splendor

:in a bright manner

pages 21 to 30


This page is powered by Blogger. Isn't yours?