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Mike Nichols (1931-2014) Tribute List

Mike Nichols first achieved fame as part of the improvisational comedy pair Nichols & May. He and Elaine May were among the first to stage sketches grounded in reality but willing to embrace the...
apprehend, mystify, catastrophe, transcend, peculiar, nadir, mediocrity, opportunism, benign, more...
10 words

Out in the Cold

Arguably worse than being physically cold is being frozen out of a social group or situation. The steely-eyed gaze, the dismissive sneer -- give me a frigid wind or the common cold over the cold...
snub, rebuff, spurn, scorn, disdain, derision, contempt, slight, repudiate, more...
15 words

In the Mood? 100 Ways to Describe How You Feel

Creative writers, this one's for you! One teacher's chart tracking the way words describing a large variety of emotional states all boil down to fear, anger, happiness, anger, disgust, provides and...
abandoned, accepted, aggressive, alienated, amazed, amused, anxious, apathetic, ashamed, more...
100 words

Can I depend on you?

Human beings can, broadly speaking, be divided into two groups. One group of people can be counted on when things go down to the wire, or when the chips are down and everyone needs to focus and rally...
dubious, erratic, capricious, fickle, inconsistent, mercurial, wayward, haphazard, arbitrary, more...
10 words

Comfy Cozy

Here's a list about relaxation and taking it easy. Whether it is for protection from a winter chill or relishing comfort no matter what the season, there are a bunch of words that evoke this feeling...
ensconce, nestled, cuddle, huddle, swathe, envelop, bundle, cocoon, snug, more...
11 words

Ben Bradlee (1921-2014) Tribute List

Ben Bradlee died on Oct. 21, 2014 at the age of 93. Bradlee was the editor of the Washington Post, one of the nation's premier newspapers, at a time when everyone got their news from the newspaper....
clout, gloat, convene, spiel, spar, cater, incalculable, precise, momentum, more...
10 words

Jan Hooks (1957-2014) Tribute List

Jan Hooks died on October 9, 2014 after a serious illness at the age of 57. As a cast member of Saturday Night Live (From 1986-1991), Hooks could inspire laughter with the slightest mannerism or the...
rebuke, compulsion, abrogate, dowdy, vanity, despicable, liquid, Brahma, tribulation, more...
12 words

Right on Time

There is no substitute for good timing and luck. These words are about the appropriate moment, being at the right place, or saying the right thing, at the right time. These words describe that feeling...
opportune, auspicious, propitious, felicitous, apropos, apposite, germane, fortuitous, providential, more...
10 words
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