1. ceremonial elegance and splendor

    Synonyms : eclat
    Type Of : elegance
  2. cheap or pretentious or vain display

    Synonyms : gaudery
    Type Of : display, show


  1. tiny bits of protoplasm found in vertebrate blood; essential for blood clotting

    Synonyms : blood platelet, thrombocyte
    Type Of : living substance, protoplasm


  1. United States coloratura soprano (born in France) (1904-1976)

    Synonyms : alice-josephine pons, lily pons
  2. a band of nerve fibers linking the medulla oblongata and the cerebellum with the midbrain

    Synonyms : pons varolii
    Type Of : neural structure


  1. an obnoxious and foolish and loquacious talker

    Synonyms : babbler, chatterbox, chatterer, magpie, spouter
    Type Of : speaker, talker, utterer, verbaliser, verbalizer


  1. a feeling of calmness; a quiet and undisturbed feeling

    Synonyms : placidness
    Type Of : calmness
  2. a disposition free from stress or emotion

    Synonyms : quiet, repose, serenity, tranquility, tranquillity
    Type Of : calm, calmness, composure, equanimity


  1. tending to penetrate; having the power of entering or piercing

    Synonyms : penetrative
    Examples :
    • a cold penetrating wind
    • a penetrating odor
  2. having or demonstrating ability to recognize or draw fine distinctions

    Synonyms : acute, discriminating, incisive, keen, knifelike, penetrative, piercing, sharp
    Examples :
    • penetrating insight


  1. Italian open pie made of thin bread dough spread with a spiced mixture of e.g. tomato sauce and cheese

    Synonyms : pizza pie
    Type Of : dish


  1. without interruption

    Synonyms : always, constantly, forever, incessantly
  2. everlastingly; for all time

    Examples :
    • rays...streaming perpetually from the sun


  1. the reflex act of ejecting the contents of the stomach through the mouth

    Synonyms : disgorgement, emesis, regurgitation, vomit, vomiting
    Type Of : unconditioned reflex, expulsion, forcing out, reflex, reflex action, reflex response, ejection, inborn reflex, innate reflex, instinctive reflex, physiological reaction, projection


  1. a flowery and highly rhetorical oration

    Type Of : oration
  2. (rhetoric) the concluding section of an oration

    Type Of : conclusion, end, close, ending, closing
    Examples :
    • he summarized his main points in his peroration