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{adj: addlebrained, addlepated, potty, puddingheaded, muddleheaded} stupid and confused; used especially of persons
"blathering like the addlepated nincompoop that you are"
"a confused puddingheaded, muddleheaded fellow"- Isaac Sterne

{adj: indifferent} marked by no especial liking or dislike or preference for one thing over another
"indifferent about which book you would give them"
"was indifferent to their acceptance or rejection of her invitation"

{adj: many} a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `as' or `too' or `so' or `that'; amounting to a large but indefinite number
"many temptations"
"the temptations are many"
"a good many"
"a great many"
"many directions"
"take as many apples as you like"
"too many clouds to see"
"never saw so many people"
<-> few

{adj: sad} of things that make you feel sad
"sad news"
"she doesn't like sad movies"
"it was a very sad story"
"When I am dead, my dearest, / Sing no sad songs for me"- Christina Rossetti


{adv: ahead, forward} toward the future; forward in time
"I like to look ahead in imagination to what the future may bring"
"I look forward to seeing you"
<-> back, backward

{adv: ahead, in advance, beforehand} ahead of time; in anticipation
"when you pay ahead (or in advance) you receive a discount"
"We like to plan ahead"
"should have made reservations beforehand"


{adv: always} at any time or in any event
"you can always resign if you don't like it"
"you could always take a day off"

{adv: either} after a negative statement used as an intensive meaning something like `likewise' or `also'
"he isn't stupid, but he isn't exactly a genius either"
"I don't know either"
"if you don't order dessert I won't either"

{adv: infrequently} not many times
"in your 1850 church you not infrequently find a dramatic contrast between the sumptuous appointments of the building itself and the inhuman barrack-like living conditions in the church room"
<-> frequently


{adv: well, easily} indicating high probability; in all likelihood
"I might well do it"
"a mistake that could easily have ended in disaster"
"you may well need your umbrella"
"he could equally well be trying to deceive us"

{n: achiever, winner, success, succeeder} a person with a record of successes
"his son would never be the achiever that his father was"
"only winners need apply"
"if you want to be a success you have to dress like a success"
<-> loser

{n: cup of tea, bag, dish} an activity that you like or at which you are superior
"chemistry is not my cup of tea"
"his bag now is learning to play golf"
"marriage was scarcely his dish"

{n: disinclination} that toward which you are inclined to feel dislike
"his disinclination for modesty is well known"
<-> inclination

{n: monopoly} (economics) a market in which there are many buyers but only one seller
"a monopoly on silver"
"when you have a monopoly you can ask any price you like"

{n: reaction} doing something in opposition to another way of doing it that you don't like
"his style of painting was a reaction against cubism"

{n: snowshoe} a device to help you walk on deep snow; a lightweight frame shaped like a racquet is strengthened with cross pieces and contains a network of thongs; one is worn on each foot

{n: taste, mouthful} a small amount eaten or drunk
"take a taste--you'll like it"

{n: wakefulness, sleeplessness} a temporary state in which you are unable (or unwilling) to sleep
"accept your wakefulness and sleep in its own contrary way is more likely to come"
<-> sleepiness

{v: act, behave, do} behave in a certain manner ; show a certain behavior ; conduct or comport oneself
"You should act like an adult"
"Don't behave like a fool"
"What makes her do this way?"
"The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people"

{v: believe} credit with veracity
"You cannot believe this man"
"Should we believe a publication like the National Inquirer?"

{v: come to life} be lifelike, as of a paintings
"If you look at it long enough, this portrait comes to life!"

{v: compare, liken, equate} consider or describe as similar, equal, or analogous
"We can compare the Han dynasty to the Romans"
"You cannot equate success in financial matters with greed"

{v: compartmentalize, compartmentalise, cut up} separate into isolated compartments or categories
"You cannot compartmentalize your life like this!"

{v: ride, sit} sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions
"She never sat a horse!"
"Did you ever ride a camel?"
"The girl liked to drive the young mare"

{v: share} communicate
"I'd like to share this idea with you"


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