Meaning: not easily upset or excited., calm and peaceful, with little movement or activity.
Synonym: even-tempered, calm, equable, tranquil, imperturbable,
Antonym: excitable, temperamental
Sentence: "a placid, contented man"
Meaning: take (the work or an idea of someone else) and pass it off as one's own.
Synonym: infringe the copyright of, pirate, steal, poach, borrow,
Sentence: "he was fined $6,000 for having plagiarized the song"
Meaning: sounding sad and mournful.
Synonym: mournful, sad, wistful, doleful, pathetic, pitiful, piteous, melancholy,
Antonym: delighted, exulting, glorying, happy, joyful, rejoicing, triumphant;
Sentence: "a plaintive cry"
Meaning: (of love or friendship) intimate and affectionate but not sexual.
Synonym: utopian, ideal, idealistic
Sentence: "their relationship is purely platonic"
Meaning: a sudden feeling of annoyance or anger when someone has offended you
Sentence: He slammed the door in a fit of pique.
Meaning: (of a disease or poison) extremely severe or harmful in its effects.
Synonym: vitriolic, malicious, malevolent, malignant, malign,
Sentence: "a virulent attack on liberalism"
Meaning: ostentatiously costly and luxurious
Synonym: splendid, magnificent,
Sentence: "the opulent comfort of a limousine"
Meaning: generous or forgiving, especially towards a rival or less powerful person.
Synonym: generous, charitable, benevolent
Sentence: "she should be magnanimous in victory"
Meaning:entertain or amuse (someone) with talk.
Synonym:entertain, amuse, divert, delight, fascinate
Antonym:anger, annoy, bore, dull, tire, upset
Sentence: "he regaled her with a colourful account of that afternoon's meeting"
Meaning:deep regret or guilt for a wrong committed.
Synonym:contrition, deep regret, repentance, penitence
Sentence: "they were filled with remorse and shame"