affidavit

  1. written declaration made under oath; a written statement sworn to be true before someone legally authorized to administer an oath

    Type Of : legal instrument, official document, testimony, instrument, legal document

euphemistically

  1. in a euphemistic manner

    Examples :
    • his violent death was euphemistically referred to as a passing away

limning

  1. a drawing of the outlines of forms or objects

    Synonyms : delineation, depiction, line drawing
    Type Of : drawing

sensitivity

  1. the ability to respond to affective changes in your interpersonal environment

    Synonyms : sensitiveness
    Antonyms : insensitivity
    Type Of : ability
  2. susceptibility to a pathogen

    Synonyms : predisposition
    Type Of : susceptibility, susceptibleness
  3. sensitivity to emotional feelings (of self and others)

    Synonyms : sensitiveness
    Type Of : feeling
  4. (physiology) responsiveness to external stimuli; the faculty of sensation

    Synonyms : sensibility, sensitiveness
    Type Of : sentience, sense, sensory faculty, sensation, sentiency
    Examples :
    • sensitivity to pain
  5. the ability to respond to physical stimuli or to register small physical amounts or differences

    Synonyms : sensitiveness
    Type Of : physical property
    Examples :
    • a galvanometer of extreme sensitivity

altogether

  1. informal terms for nakedness

    Synonyms : birthday suit, raw
    Type Of : nakedness, nudeness, nudity
    Examples :
    • in the altogether
  2. with everything considered (and neglecting details)

    Synonyms : all in all, on the whole, tout ensemble
    Examples :
    • altogether, I'm sorry it happened
  3. with everything included or counted

    Synonyms : all told, in all
    Examples :
    • altogether he earns close to a million dollars
  4. to a complete degree or to the full or entire extent (`whole' is often used informally for `wholly')

    Synonyms : all, completely, entirely, right, totally, whole, wholly
    Examples :
    • it was not altogether her fault
    • an altogether new approach

crystal ball

  1. a glass or crystal globe used in crystal gazing by fortunetellers

    Type Of : ball, globe, orb

transcends

  1. be greater in scope or size than some standard

    Synonyms : exceed, surpass
  2. be superior or better than some standard

    Synonyms : exceed, go past, overstep, pass, top
    Type Of : excel, stand out, surpass

corporeal

  1. affecting or characteristic of the body as opposed to the mind or spirit

    Synonyms : bodily, corporal, somatic
    Examples :
    • corporeal suffering
  2. having material or physical form or substance

    Synonyms : material
    Antonyms : incorporeal
    Examples :
    • that which is created is of necessity corporeal and visible and tangible

feast

  1. an elaborate party (often outdoors)

    Synonyms : fete, fiesta
    Type Of : party
  2. provide a feast or banquet for

    Synonyms : banquet, junket
    Type Of : host
  3. partake in a feast or banquet

    Synonyms : banquet, junket
    Type Of : eat
  4. a ceremonial dinner party for many people

    Synonyms : banquet
    Type Of : dinner, dinner party
  5. a meal that is well prepared and greatly enjoyed

    Synonyms : banquet, spread
    Type Of : repast, meal
    Examples :
    • the Thanksgiving feast
  6. gratify

    Synonyms : feed
    Type Of : regale, treat
  7. something experienced with great delight

    Type Of : thing
    Examples :
    • a feast for the eyes

edifying

  1. enlightening or uplifting so as to encourage intellectual or moral improvement

    Synonyms : enlightening
    Antonyms : unedifying
    Examples :
    • the paintings in the church served an edifying purpose even for those who could not read