(adj.: LABYRINTHINE): A structure or intricate passage out of which it is difficult to find one’s way (also applied to spiritual and intellectual complexities) – confused by a labyrinth of intellectual discussions.
Causing or given to shedding tears – a lachrymose tragedy.
Saying much in few words – a laconic reply that spoke volumes.
Synonyms:concise, pithy, terse, succinct, taciturn, reticent
Antonyms:verbose, prolix, redundant, diffuse, tautological, turgid, garrulous, voluble
Theft – indicted for grand larceny.
Hidden; present but not fully developed – latent talent that time will reveal.
Synonyms:dormant, quiescent, covert, potential
(1) Profuse or generous – lavish in praise.
Synonyms: ample, superabundant
(2) Given to extravagance – a lavish spender.
Synonyms: prodigal, munificent, magnanimous.
Antonyms: parsimonious, niggardly, frugal, penurious
Deadly – a lethal weapon.
Synonyms: mortal, fatal
Prolonged duration of life – a country remarkable for the longevity of its inhabitants.
To bellow softly like cattle – the lowing herd in the meadow.
Clear; transparent; easily understood – a lucid explanation of a difficult text.
Synonyms: pellucid, perspicuous, intelligible, limpid, luminous, translucent
Antonyms: abstruse, obscure
Ridiculous; producing laughter – a ludicrous remark that set them all to roaring.
Synonyms: mirthful, droll, comical, absurd
Antonyms: doleful, lugubrious, dismal
An eminent person; a celestial body – the platform graced by a number of luminaries.read more