1. full of spirit and vitality

    Examples :
    • a sprightly young girl
    • a sprightly dance


  1. a young child

    Synonyms : bambino, tot, yearling
    Type Of : child, fry, kid, minor, nestling, nipper, shaver, small fry, tiddler, tike, tyke, youngster


  1. profane or obscene expression usually of surprise or anger

    Synonyms : curse, curse word, cuss, expletive, swearing, swearword
    Type Of : profanity
  2. a commitment to tell the truth (especially in a court of law); to lie under oath is to become subject to prosecution for perjury

    Synonyms : swearing
    Type Of : commitment, dedication
  3. a solemn promise, usually invoking a divine witness, regarding your future acts or behavior

    Type Of : promise
    Examples :
    • they took an oath of allegiance


  1. relating to or involving money

    Synonyms : pecuniary
    Examples :
    • monetary rewards


  1. a final climactic stage

    Synonyms : culmination
    Type Of : phase, stage
  2. apoapsis in Earth orbit; the point in its orbit where a satellite is at the greatest distance from the Earth

    Antonyms : perigee
    Type Of : apoapsis, point of apoapsis


  1. examine (a body part) by palpation

    Synonyms : feel
    Type Of : touch
    Examples :
    • The nurse palpated the patient's stomach


  1. used of animals that do not migrate

    Synonyms : nonmigratory
  2. a physician (especially an intern) who lives in a hospital and cares for hospitalized patients under the supervision of the medical staff of the hospital

    Synonyms : house physician, resident physician
    Type Of : medico, doctor, dr., physician, doc, md
    Examples :
    • the resident was receiving special clinical training at the hospital
  3. someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there

    Synonyms : occupant, occupier
    Antonyms : nonresident
    Type Of : denizen, indweller, dweller, inhabitant, habitant
  4. living in a particular place

    Antonyms : nonresident
    Examples :
    • resident aliens


  1. any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force

    Synonyms : divinity, god, immortal
    Type Of : spiritual being, supernatural being


  1. an irrational belief arising from ignorance or fear

    Synonyms : superstitious notion
    Type Of : belief


  1. of or relating to or having the properties of a colloid