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Skill or expertise in a particular activity or field; Bravery in battle
Antonyms : inability, ineptitude, cowardice
Synonyms : skill, skilfulness, expertise, effectiveness, masteryUsage:
Her culinary prowess.
His prowess as a fisherman.
The hereditary nobility had no monopoly of skill and prowess in war.
An act of improving the form, structure, or appearance of something; Give new and improved form, structure, or appearance to
Synonyms : renovate, redecorate, refurbish, recondition, rehabilitateUsage:
The brand was given a $1 million revamp.
An attempt to revamp the museum's image.
A revamped magazine.
A short period of rest or relief from something difficult or unpleasant; Postpone (a sentence, obligation, etc.)
Synonyms : rest, break, breathing space, interval, intermissionUsage:
A brief respite from the heat.
The refugee encampments will provide some respite from the suffering.
The execution was only respited a few months.
The record of descent of an animal, showing it to be pure-bred; The recorded ancestry or lineage of a person or family; (of an animal) pure-bred
Synonyms : pure-bred, thoroughbred, pure, pure-blooded, full-bloodedUsage:
A spaniel of distinguished pedigree.
They are looking for animals with pedigrees.
The debate about pedigree and family fortunes.
Curious or unusual in a way that provokes dry amusement
Antonyms : serious
Synonyms : funny, humorous, amusing, comic, comicalUsage:
His unique brand of droll self-mockery.
An act of pinching someone; Grip (something, typically a person's flesh) tightly and sharply between finger and thumb; Move one's finger and thumb apart or bring them together on (a touchscreen) in order to zoom into or out of an image, activate a function, etc.
Synonyms : nip, tweak, squeeze, small quantity, bitUsage:
He gave her a gentle pinch.
She pinched his cheek.
You can pinch on the screen and all the open apps will appear.
A place that is frequented for holidays or recreation or for a particular purpose; The action of resorting to a course of action in a difficult situation; Turn to and adopt (a course of action, especially an extreme or undesirable one) so as to resolve a difficult situation
Synonyms : holiday destination, holiday centre, tourist centre, centre, spotUsage:
A seaside resort.
A health resort.
Germany and Italy tried to resolve their economic and social failures by resort to fascism.
An act of parrying something; Ward off (a weapon or attack) with a countermove
Synonyms : ward off, fend off, stave off, turn aside, evadeUsage:
The swords clashed in a parry.
Her question met with a polite parry.
He parried the blow by holding his sword vertically.
Lively and noisy festivities, especially when these involve drinking a large amount of alcohol
Synonyms : celebration, celebrations, partying, parties, revelsUsage:
Sounds of revelry issued into the night.
New Year revelries.
(of a monarch) renounce one's throne; Fail to fulfil or undertake (a responsibility or duty)
Antonyms : be crowned, accede to, accept, take on
Synonyms : resign, retire, quit, stand down, step downUsage:
Ferdinand abdicated the throne in favour of the emperor's brother.
In 1918 Kaiser Wilhelm abdicated as German emperor.
The government was accused of abdicating its responsibility.