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Colossal







Colossus

Gigantic statue




Mammoth







Gigantic







Titanic







Enormous







Monumental

massive




Gargantuan







Cataract

  1. large waterfall

  2. eye abnormality


Behemoth


  1. huge creature, company or organization

  2. something of monstrous size or power




Monstrous







Elephantine







Leviathan

Huge sea monster




Prodigious

marvelous, enormous




Herculean

Large and powerful




Stupendous

  1. Awesome, wonder, astounding

  2. extremely large




Astronomical

Enormously large or extensive




Cosmic

Pertaining to the universe; vast.























STATUE

Colossus

Gigantic statue




Figurine

small ornamental statue used for decorative purpose




Pedestal

the base that a column, statue, etc. rests on




Torso

  1. trunk or body of statue with head and limbs missing

  2. human body,




Centaur

mythical figure, creature, (statue), half man and half horse




Sphinx

ancient Egyptian stone statue of a creature with a human head and the body of a lion























RULE/ RULER

Anarchy

  1. absence of governing body

  2. state of disorder




Monarchy

government under a single ruler




Matriarch

woman who rules a family or larger social group




Patriarch

father and ruler of a family, ruled by father




Aristocracy

  1. government by privileged class or royal class

  2. privileged class




Autocracy

Ruled by dictator





Bureaucracy

government in which there are a large number of state officials who are not elected and also overregulated administrative system




Plutocracy

society ruled by the wealthy people




Theocracy

government run by religious leaders




Gerontocracy

government ruled by old people




Oligarchy

government by a privileged few people






















MEDICINE RELATED

Antidote

Substance that counteracts poison or disease





Analgesic

Causing insensitivity to pain, pain reliever




Anodyne

Drug that relieves pain; Painkiller

Ointment: cream

Anesthetic

Sth that removes sensation with or without loss of consciousness

Unguent: ointment

Antiseptic

Substance that prevents infection




Aseptic

  1. preventing infection

  2. having a cleansing effect, i.e. free from harmful bacteria




Placebo

harmless substance prescribed as a dummy pill




Elixir

  1. cure-all medicine

  2. sth highly energizing or filling with life: invigorating


Panacea


cure-all medicine; remedy for all diseases or problems




Cure-all

Sth that can cure any problem or any disease




Nostrum

Questionable medicine or ineffective medicine




Prophylactic

Sth done or used in order to prevent a disease




Prophylaxis

action that is taken in order to prevent disease




Opiate

  1. a drug containing opium

  2. medicine to induce sleep or deaden pain

  3. something that relieves emotions or causes inaction




Cathartic

purgative: a medicine that causes emptying of the bowels




Purgative

a medicine, that causes your bowels to empty





Laxative

a medicine, food or drink that makes sb empty their bowels






















FOOD AND FOOD RELATED

Viand

Food




Victuals

Food and drink




Venison

Meat of deer




Fodder

Dry food, for animals




Provender

Dry food, for animals



Ambrosia


Food of the GOD




Bouillon

Clear beef soup




Collation

Light meal




Gruel

Thin liquid meal




Porridge

Thin liquid meal




Tureen

Deep bowl for serving soup




Condiment

Food seasoning; spice




Seasoning

spice




Banquet

Feast; a large impressive meal




Repast

A meal, feast, banquet




Refection

A light meal or refreshment esp. in form of food or drink




Buffet

  1. meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set out usually on a table

  2. slap, batter: hit repeatedly; knock about (beat sb), blow




Caldron

A large kettle or metal pot for boiling or cooking sth




Regale

  1. a royal feast

  2. to entertain with royal feast, stories etc.




Comestible

Sth eatable




Edible

Sth eatable




Potable

Drinkable




Potion

a dose (some liquid of medicine or poison)




Culinary

relating to cooking: relating to food or cooking




Gastronomy

Science of preparing and serving good food




Cuisine

Style of cooking




Larder

pantry; place where food is kept




Refectory

dining hall




Purveyor

furnisher of foodstuffs; caterer







People having rich or fine taste/ lovers or experts of food




Connoisseur

an expert on matters involving the judgment of beauty, quality or skill in art, food or music



Cognoscente

a person who has expert knowledge in a subject: connoisseur




Cognoscenti

a person who has expert knowledge in a subject: connoisseur




Gastronome

A connoisseur of good food




Gourmet

connoisseur of food and drink




Epicure

  1. connoisseur of food and drink

  2. sb who has developed a refined taste for food and drink

Gorge: (1) stuff oneself with food (2) narrow canyon with steep rocky walls

Glutton

someone who eats too much, greedy for food




Bon vivant

A person who enjoys good food, drink and luxury


Gourmand


epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink or eating







Tasty/ Delicious or Dull/ Tasteless




Savory

tasty: pleasing, attractive




Sapid

having a strong and pleasant taste




Delectable

having a delicious taste and also very delightful




Palatable

  1. pleasant-tasting

  2. agreeable: acceptable and pleasing

Quaff: drink with relish

Luscious

pleasing to taste or smell




Relishing

to have a characteristic or pleasing taste


Insipid

lacking in flavor; dull




Vapid

  1. insipid and flavorless

  2. dull and unimaginative




Unsavory

  1. distasteful; lacking in taste

  2. morally offensive; not considered morally acceptable




Unpalatable

  1. distasteful: dull in taste or tasteless

  2. disagreeable: hard to accept: not pleasant




Bland

  1. Insipid; dullness of taste

  2. pleasing, smooth and soothing in manner or quality, mild




Piquant

  1. pleasantly sharp or strong tasting

  2. stimulating, interesting, full of interest or excitement




Gustatory

affecting the sense of taste or related to sense of taste




Relish

savor; enjoy, to get great pleasure from sth




Savor

enjoy; have a distinctive flavor, smell, or quality




Palate

  1. roof of the mouth, the top part of the inside of the mouth

  2. sense of taste: a personal sense of taste and flavor






















RUDE

Insolent

extremely rude and showing a lack of respect; arrogant also




Boorish







Sullen

  1. Rude, ill-tempered or bad tempered
  2. gloomy, dark and unpleasant





Impertinent

extremely rude and showing a lack of respect




Brazen

Insolent; shamelessly bold




Impudent

rude; not showing respect for other people




Haughtiness

behaving in a rude and arrogant way




Audacious

  1. Brave and courageous

  2. Rude, shamelessly bold




Dour

Stubborn and sullen (rude, ill-tempered and gloomy)




Surly

bad-tempered and rude




Barefaced

Rude and disrespectful


Saucy


Rude and disrespectful




Brassy

shamelessly bold and rude




Effrontery

Shamelessly bold, rude, and arrogant and disrespectful




Churlish

boorish; rude




Curmudgeon

  1. Rude or arrogant, ill-tempered

  2. miserly individual




Pert

  1. Rude and disrespect

  2. lively in temper, conduct, or spirit




Presumptuous

Rude, arrogant and bold; taking liberties or crossing limits




















HAPPENING BY CHANCE/ STRIKE OF FORTUNE

Windfall

  1. fallen fruit from a tree

  2. unexpected lucky event




Checkered

marked by changes in fortune; marked by many problems or failures and success




Fortuitous

accidental; happening by chance, esp. a lucky chance




Serendipity

  1. gift for finding valuable or desirable things by accident

  2. accidental good fortune or luck




Hap

chance; luck, fortune




Godsend

sth good that happens unexpectedly, sth/ sb very useful




Fluke

unlikely occurrence, stroke of fortune or luck





Vicissitude

change of fortune; unexpected changes, esp. in sb fortune




Adventitious

happening by accident; not planned






















TRICKERY/ CHEAT

Artifice






Deception

the act/trick of making sb believe sth that is not true or fool sb




Chicanery







Bluff

  1. pretense (of strength): deception


  2. high and cliff

  3. rough but good-natured




Deceit

dishonest behavior that is intended to make sb fool or mislead

Subterfuge

Deceive

to make sb believe sth that is not true/ fool sb




Swindle







Delude







Bilk







Cozen







Beguile

  1. cheat, make sb fool or deceive

  2. pass time, esp. in pleasant way




Guile

Cunning and deceitfulness


Gull


  1. cheat, trick

  2. a person who can be easily cheated

Plagiarize: steal another's ideas and pass them off as one's own

Hoax

  1. trick, cheat

  2. trick or cheat esp. with a purpose of practical joke

Quack: questionable doctor or fraud doctor

Hoodwink

Cheat, trick sb




Dupe

  1. a person who can be easily cheated

  2. to cheat or fool sb

Shyster: a dishonest person, especially a lawyer

Chisel

  1. to cheat sb

  2. a cutting tool

  3. to cut sth with a chisel or carve sth with chisel

Pastiche: imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing or art

Skulduggery

dishonest behavior or activities




Skullduggery

dishonest behavior or activities




Mulct

To cheat sb esp. about money by illegal means




Defraud

To cheat sb by illegal means




Embezzlement

Stealing or cheating with funds




Defalcation

the act or an instance of embezzling






















Spread/ Scatter

Disseminate

distribute; spread; scatter (esp. ideas and information)




Strew

spread randomly; sprinkle; scatter


Dispel


  1. scatter; drive away

  2. cause to vanish or disappear

Intersperse: to break up the continuity; to put sth in sth else or among or between other things

Disperse







Dissipate

  1. to scatter

  2. to waste (time, energy, money etc)




Disband

  1. dissolve (an organization, or break an organization or sth)

  2. disperse, scatter




Diaspora

Scattering




Diffuse

  1. wordy: verbose

  2. spread out (like a gas), scatter




















KIND AND GENEROUS


Magnanimous

very generous, kind, or forgiving




Munificent

very generous




Humane

marked by kindness or generousness




Samaritan







Eleemosynary

Pertaining to charity




Benevolent

generous; charitable




Benign

  1. kindly

  2. favorable

  3. harmless




Altruistic

unselfishly generous; concerned for others




Avuncular

  1. like an uncle


  2. esp. one who is friendly, helpful, or good-humored




Big-hearted

kind and generous




Openhearted

kindly: sincere and generous in spirit toward other people




Philanthropist

lover of mankind; doer of good for mankind




Beneficent

  1. kindly; doing good or charitable acts

  2. producing benefits or advantages






















WISE (HAVING OR SHOWING GOOD JUDGMENT/ WISHDOM)

Shrewd

Clever, understanding and making judgments about a situation, wise





Astute

wise; shrewd; keen




Sage

a very wise person, esp. having a lot of experience




Sagacious

perceptive; shrewd; having insight, wise




Pundit

authority on a subject; learned person; expert




Judicious

sound in judgment; wise, careful and sensible




Politic

based on good judgment, prudent, wise, well chosen or suitable




Prudent

cautious; careful, judicious, wise




Acumen

sharpness of mind, mental keenness, keenness in understanding


Lettered: knowledgeable educated, cultured

Erudite

learned; scholarly




Scholar







Sapient

having great intelligence or knowledge




Learned

Knowledgeable, having a great knowledge




Savant

learned person: a wise or scholarly person






















CAUTIOUS/ CAREFUL

Chary

cautious; sparing or restrained about giving


Wary


very cautious




Prudent

cautious; careful, judicious, wise




Shrewd

Clever, understanding and making judgments about a situation, wise




Astute

wise; shrewd; keen




Gingerly

very carefully, very cautiously




Scrupulous

very carefully, very cautiously, esp. abt. moral, ethics or principles




Conscientious

taking care to do things carefully and correctly, esp. taking in care moral, ethics and principles into account




Meticulous

  1. excessively careful; scrupulous

  2. painstaking: showing hard work; taking great care


Pharisaical


  1. pertaining to the Pharisees, who paid scrupulous attention to tradition

  2. self-righteous; hypocritical




Canny

shrewd; thrifty, intelligent, careful and showing good judgment, especially in business or politics




Circumspect

prudent; cautious




Leery

suspicious; cautious






















FOOL

Asinine




Dimwit

Inane

silly; senseless

Halfwit

Dolt


stupid person

Slow-wit

Dunce

unintelligent person

Nit wit

Dullard




Moron

Witless

foolish; idiotic

Dunderhead

Ignoramus




Knucklehead

Crass




Blockhead

Drivel

nonsense; foolishness

Bonehead

Obtuse

  1. blunt

  2. stupid

Ninny

Yokel

  1. country bumpkin

  2. unsophisticated person

Numskull

Oaf





Lunatic

Vacuous

  1. empty

  2. lacking in ideas; stupid

Nutcase

Fatuous

  1. brainless; inane; foolish

  2. self-satisfied



Simpleton

Imbecile

Weakness of mind






















FLEXIBLE

Supple







Ductile







Resilient





Elastic







Pliable

flexible; yielding; adaptable




Pliant

flexible; easily influenced




Plastic

ability to be molded, flexible




Lithe







Nimble







Malleable







Limber







Lissome







Agile







Spry

  1. vigorously active

  2. nimble

Acrobat: marked by speediness and flexibility










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