Meaning: no longer fashionable; out of date.
Synonym: out of date, outdated, out, dated, unfashionable, out of fashion, old-fashioned
Sentence: "minis are passé—the best skirts are knee-length"
Meaning: characterized by friendliness and absence of discord.
Synonym: friendly, good-natured, cordial,
Antonym: unfriendly, hostile
Sentence: "an amicable settlement of the dispute"
Meaning: a strong supporter of a party, cause, or person
Synonym: supporter, follower, adherent, devotee,
Sentence: "partisans of the exiled Stuarts"
Meaning: an official pardon for people who have been convicted of political offences.
Synonym: pardon, pardoning, reprieve;
Sentence: "an amnesty for political prisoners"
Meaning: property inherited from one's father or male ancestor.
Synonym: heritage, inheritance, birthright;
Sentence: "owners refuse to part with their patrimony in the interests of agricultural development"
Meaning: extremely impressive.
Synonym: amazing, astounding, astonishing,
Antonym: run-of-the-mill, ordinary, minute, tiny
Sentence: "the most stupendous views"
Meaning: (of regulations, requirements, or conditions) strict, precise, and exacting.
Synonym: strict, firm, rigid, rigorous, severe, harsh,
Antonym: lenient, flexible
Sentence: "stringent guidelines on air pollution"
Meaning: (especially of a man) charming, confident, and elegant.
Synonym: charming, sophisticated, debonair, urbane, worldly
Antonym: unsophisticated, rude
Sentence: "all the waiters were suave and deferential"
Meaning: bored or lacking enthusiasm, typically after having had too much of something.
Synonym: satiated, sated, surfeited, glutted, cloyed, gorged
Sentence: "meals to tempt the most jaded appetites"
Meaning: special words or expressions used by a profession or group that are difficult for others to understand.
Synonym: specialized language, technical language, slang, vernacular
Sentence: "legal jargon"