Đồng nghĩa của earnest

Alternative for earnest

earnests

Đồng nghĩa: decided, determined, devoted, resolute, serious, sincere,

Trái nghĩa: idle, indolent, lazy,

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Of great seriousness or importance
grave serious significant important solemn consequential critical crucial momentous exigent major profound urgent weighty considerable heavyweight key pivotal portentous sedate severe somber sombre staid substantial vital acute decisive sober humorless humourless uncomic underlined far-reaching high-priority of consequence of great import of great importance of moment of significance all-important life and death life-and-death no-nonsense big deal no laughing matter of great consequence no joke monumental heavy-duty material heavy big historic conspicuous principal fundamental appreciable tough influential eventful major league prominent powerful extensive large-scale special exceptional hefty meaningful cardinal big-time remarkable large difficult uppermost especial dire overriding hard leading sensational telling ponderous unforgettable paramount sizable fateful landmark front-page newsworthy capital impressive burning central core eminent big league notable noteworthy outstanding necessary requisite high-level essential earth-shattering intrinsic forceful mighty pressing great intense emphatic earthshaking glum stern gloomy dour grim austere downbeat quiet sad cold sober prime super dynamic germane pertinent primary imperative invaluable salient matter of life and death strategic tectonic super colossal valuable main mammoth conclusive glaring much strong distinctive headline noticeable preponderant obvious rare signal unusual extreme resonant pronounced impactful unordinary deep ponderable potent memorable striking climacteric glorious marked keynote particular worthy of attention carrying a lot of weight quantum uncommon generous imposing extraordinary milestone worthwhile commanding prodigious unmissable page-one tremendous integral seminal top distinguished of import of great moment determining reputable high profile high-up highly regarded honourable honoured puissant well known preeminent needed indispensable major-league noted superior high-ranking skookum top-drawer dominant top-notch trusted celebrated of high standing big time noble honored big-league illustrious foremost top-ranking pre-eminent high-powered honorable epoch-making final deciding definitive earth-shaking life-changing good settling dramatic determinative apocalyptic renowned chief relevant respectable trenchant exciting ample world-shaking world-shattering cogent earthshattering sound indicative massive healthy fat of importance famous attention-grabbing eye-catching sweeping shaping huge solid valid wide-ranging broad famed persuasive abundant sizeable convincing absolute substantive certain compelling useful effective devastating revealing real wholesale full comprehensive unlucky expansive wide well-known authoritative eloquent expressive satisfying grand across-the-board sententious vast voluminous fatal copious clear reasonable mondo out of the ordinary reminiscent evocative meaty worrying interesting red-letter drastic overwhelming egregious active purposeful lively busy groundbreaking topical arresting ground-breaking last responsible defining causal evaluative buzzworthy ill-fated doomful direful inauspicious ominous resultful pithy notorious event-filled strenuous almighty predestined foreordained inevitable doomed destined hectic action-packed of note of substance in the limelight tidy fair must-see controlling effectual measurable detectable perceptible visible epochal life-saving forcible definite unprecedented worth seeing goodly vitally important now or never life-or-death life or death operative satisfactory imperious kenspeckle surprising unexpected moulding guiding of vital importance widespread gross extremely important decided incisive handsome excessive crisp settled peremptory developmental forming immeasurable lavish plentiful plenteous stunning firm sturdy litmus test princely blanket all-embracing overarching radical suggestive global durable formative molding far-flung ambitious extended rangy pervasive loaded profuse superabundant steady bountiful liberal wide-reaching exhaustive mass charged meaning pointed far-ranging in-depth exorbitant extravagant universal nationwide big-deal efficient across the board acclaimed capable spacious bulky roomy strapping enormous packed husky walloping capacious bull oversize international whopper commodious chock-full burly whopping thundering jumbo hulking stuffed monster intercontinental a whale of a immense detailed awash all-encompassing colossal humongous worldwide gigantic brimming crowded venerable imaginative revelatory moving able coherent dynamite super-duper much touted something unreal highly rated fab doozie rational reasoned sufficient successful inventive creative original of repute well thought of well received of distinction plausible on the ball aggressive logical vehement lucid punchy charming energetic histrionical well-founded articulate well reasoned irresistible credible enthusiastic hard-hitting vivid unanswerable direct theatric graceful well founded performant powerhouse solid gold something else rich fecund pregnant redolent to the max most important most influential

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Felt or believed deeply and sincerely
heartfelt wholehearted ardent devout fervent fervid impassioned intense passionate sincere urgent burning devoted passional perfervid vehement zealous deep eager enthusiastic keen profound strong warm from the heart deeply felt full-hearted fiery emotional torrid red-hot flaming feverish committed fanatical charged hot-blooded fierce warm-blooded genuine demonstrative incandescent superheated religious true heated hearty blazing glowing spirited deep-seated dedicated unfeigned powerful consuming serious honest staunch animated acute excited vigorous steadfast firm violent avid bona fide heightened extreme all-consuming thorough loyal inflamed furious deep-rooted emphatic real energetic cordial complete great raging forceful frenzied excessive uncontrollable severe dinkum unwavering wild impetuous solemn faithful ferocious heavy explosive hellacious whole-souled stirring card-carrying blistering thoroughgoing resolute hot frantic mad keen true blue hopped up sworn unconditional forcible absolute total extraordinary messianic entrenched exceptional raw ghastly almighty abject exquisite rooted hard steady lively intrenched assiduous dreadful pious unqualified constant terrible inveterate intensive vicious unshakeable fearful fearsome settled supreme frightful potent excruciating rousing enduring stalwart hard-core authentic enthused deepest true-blue heavy-duty whole-hearted deep-dyed vivid moving adoring confirmed rabid melodramatic emotive overemotional sentimental heart-to-heart bred-in-the-bone gung ho steamed up formal convinced overwhelming overpowering red-blooded rash tempestuous heartrending feeling grave allegiant excitable vivacious sultry immoderate uncontrolled marked ecstatic open inordinate intemperate penetrating piercing inspired dear intensified tender warmhearted responsive ablaze upfront very great mushy romantic touching clamorous outspoken vocal loud noisy vociferous unpretending meant relentless tumultuous forthright insistent strident gotta have dying to keen as mustard hot for actual pretensionless undissembled undesigning impulsive ungovernable compelling worked up starry-eyed on fire fired up white-hot desperate angry full-throated pronounced opinionated concentrated hyper delirious major fond dutiful big doting exuberant supportive inspiring eloquent poignant high-pressure hotblooded stimulated expressive precipitate thrilling affecting headlong quickened high-powered twenty-four carat drastic sharp honest to God significant on the make active fast good pledged down-the-line stanch unstinting full unreserved categorical unambiguous critical solid unlimited unrestricted unequivocal determined unflinching positive undivided unmitigated heart-and-soul worshiping adherent venerating goody-goody revering worshipping pietistic cut-throat sure unswerving unadulterated unfaltering utter unalloyed undiluted unquestioning outright hardened seasoned goody two-shoes habitual chronic fullhearted abiding entire established perennial lifelong set fixed incorrigible proved immutable uncompromising indelible unyielding obsessive persistent irredeemable unshakable unreformable compulsive intransigent longtime stubborn ineradicable obstinate inexorable diehard unapologetic impenitent unashamed hundred percent ingrained definite incurable explicit accustomed staid inured habituated sicker out-and-out without reservations never-failing dyed-in-the-wool long-established long-standing through and through hard-line firmly established well established deep-set die-hard well-established hard-shell hectic stormy temperamental incensed volatile aroused dithyrambic meaningful fuming amorous irascible sensitive wrathful mad acrimonious stirred hysterical volcanic mercurial hot-tempered enraged mournful desirous effusive mighty tremendous seething dramatic frenetic sexy titillating arousing aflutter nutty mettlesome spunky high-spirited scintillating bubbling over sad fevered bitter peppery gingery gung-ho uplifting doleful susceptible reinvigorated revitalized reborn overzealous importunate neurotic agitable very angry exciting loving heartwarming overcharged roused overactive overwrought agitated hyperactive soulful demanding raucous turbulent rough sentient verklempt paroxysmal cyclonic touchy savage convulsive vociferant obstreperous touchy-feely off the air very excited on the warpath foaming at the mouth fit to be tied short-fuse hot-headed high-strung highly strung indignant irate ireful knock-down-and-drag-out blood-and-guts ill-tempered hammer and tongs bad-tempered bang-bang distracted irresistible irrepressible unmanageable unquenchable unstoppable uncontainable revitalised born-again elated gripping engrossing absorbing unruly crazed maniacal manic raving delighted crazy euphoric enthralling carried away articulate silver-tongued besetting preoccupying devouring persuasive fluent beside yourself intoxicated intriguing riveting dominating interesting immersing involving fascinating arresting engaging like one possessed pregnant revealing graceful exhausting suggestive effective telling glib lucid smooth-tongued revelatory meaning pointed graphic well-spoken orgasmic well-expressed indicative grandiloquent rhetorical smooth-spoken well spoken voluble impressive magniloquent well expressed sententious facund

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Diligent or focused in one's efforts
diligent committed focussed focused dedicated resolute resolved assiduous determined industrious intent sedulous constant dogged purposeful steady firm fixed perseverant persevering persistent hard-working tenacious steadfast unwavering indefatigable driven single-minded unrelenting spirited zealous obstinate stubborn staunch unfaltering untiring strong-minded strong-willed active unyielding ardent unflagging pertinacious vigorous enthusiastic unbending unflinching keen eager unhesitating unswerving forceful strong unshakeable stalwart strenuous bold obdurate uncompromising undaunted assertive tireless set indomitable mettlesome insistent plucky energetic avid motivated conscientious steely decided intense gritty inflexible ambitious intransigent aggressive studious rigorous serious enterprising adamant immovable relentless rock-ribbed passionate pushy devoted deliberate brave stout wholehearted unshakable courageous bent gutsy aspiring fanatical faithful stout-hearted indurate fierce purposive full of determination militant bulldog decisive unshaken laborious go-getting stiff true hard-driving unbendable goal-oriented self-assertive undeviating self-starting eager beaver loyal bent upon self-driven hungry striving desirous thirsty inspired attentive ruthless demanding manful devout solid implacable fervent entreating exacting painstaking dead set vehement fervid spunky sworn unchanging obsessed emphatic unremitting dynamic four-square unswervable persisting bent on dutiful dyed-in-the-wool bound progressive pioneering meaning business clamorous careful hell-bent pleading meticulous concentrated self-asserting busy urgent clamant self-seeking get up and go power-loving high-reaching power-hungry sincere thorough punctilious impassioned settled stanch begging intensive particular beseeching set on obsessive fixated heedful pious bustling compulsive valiant persuasive true-blue gung ho operose definite hardworking feisty pledged good adventurous suppliant hopeful full-blooded unmalleable assured iron-willed out sure high-pressure confident self-confident deep-dyed card-carrying mad keen true blue do-or-die like a ball of fire on the make hell-bent on hell-bent upon desiring success hardboiled buckled down genuine restless firmly-based tried-and-true responsible tried inveterate direct cast-iron iron daring radical forcible straight trusty reliable dependable all-out absorbed engrossed thrusting honest heartfelt positive resounding violent muscular Herculean resilient intrepid hard go-ahead upwardly mobile concerted immutable high-powered cocksure iron-jawed mulish observant concentrating red-blooded lusty vital hard-nosed in earnest meaning what one says serious-minded clear-sighted all out flat-out straight out entire preoccupied all occupied enrapt exclusive whole undivided sagacious through and through fast intent on irrepressible hardy tough pressing exigent deep alert watchful immersed consumed compelled determined to committed to the idea of tall in the saddle on one's mettle insistent on hell bent on dead set on intent upon independent perceptive heroic take charge mean possessed down-the-line supplicating competitive out-and-out as keen as mustard single-hearted old faithful given over to true to the end galvanized monomaniacal impelled firm in spirit two-fisted keen as mustard animated tough-minded ironclad resourceful certain scrupulous supplicant engagé attached adherent obsessional induced rigid cutthroat sustained ferocious wrapped up compelling imperious instant dire imperative burning necessitous crying emergent nagging acute critical soliciting unabated bloodthirsty stringent impulsive besetting pushed steered galvanised guided warlike gladiatorial defiant brutal scrappy bullheaded fussy disturbing annoying troublesome overeager solicitous harassing searching ultra-careful red-hot self-willed self-assured can-do cut-throat self-possessed hang-tough intensely competitive go for broke in-your-face fiercely competitive bound and determined stop at nothing having killer instinct dog-eat-dog imploring strict close correct elaborate loving thoroughgoing minute accurate religious urged on importunate engaged prayerful supplicatory pedantic conscionable fussbudget stickler picky persnickety punctual exact finicky employed slogging swotty plugging working plodding overly solicitous by the numbers by the book unflappable unmovable inexorable grim

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Having or showing eagerness or enthusiasm towards an activity
keen eager ardent avid enthusiastic fervent impassioned fervid passionate zealous athirst dedicated industrious perfervid excited wholehearted willing assiduous crazy raring spirited driven hopeful intense longing voracious conscientious enthused intent warmblooded diligent ebullient hungry motivated vehement desirous devoted fanatical solicitous wild ambitious committed craving lively yearning desiring fierce interested zestful mad keen bright-eyed and bushy-tailed keen as mustard gung ho antsy thirsty hot agog as keen as mustard pumped ready and willing champing at the bit greedy impatient fiery hearty energetic stoked juiced ready afire hot to trot hopped-up hepped up raring to go rabid pining vigorous acquisitive hankering self-starting covetous breathless appetent obsessed forceful great dying to wishful geeked nuts anxious passional exuberant exhilarated animated vivacious titillated rarin' to go dynamic itching determined aflame high-spirited keyed up full of beans chomping at the bit insatiable bursting heated ravenous grasping restless restive avaricious rapacious gotta have thirsting burning inspired militant stirred inspirited galvanized stimulated roused energized encouraged moved aroused uplifted influenced activated amenable prepared sincere devout disposed single-minded pushy purposeful energised galvanised up obsessive itchy ripe zealotic extreme fired go-ahead frenetic fanatic fireball possessed gung-ho wild-eyed stirred up psyched set inclined aching dying fain minded game self-driven favourably inclined coming on strong in the mood of a mind pysched up warm up for on for waiting with bated breath thrilled fascinated rhapsodic animate nutty wacky tantalized concerned unqualified active gaga tantalised pleased sprightly bugged zesty turnt gone on red-hot wishing gagging engaged glad happy hung up intent on desperate diehard impetuous restored refreshed revitalized habitual hoping revitalised psyched up full of enthusiasm set on bent on desirous of on tenterhooks unreluctant hankering after on pins and needles chafing at the bit in a hurry go-getting upbeat confident positive longing for hoping for wanting on the edge of one's seat keen on anxious for yearning for eager for ambitious for ready for willing for avid for aspiring towards prehensile amorous aspiring lustful keen for hopeful for envious thirsty for itching for craving for greedy for ravening for wishing for hungry for turned on aspiring to dying for joyful delighted elated buoyant joyous jovial excitable enlivened euphoric enraptured ecstatic overjoyed can-do electrified jolly exultant giddy piqued peppy elevated tickled tickled pink awakened sparky on cloud nine intoxicated blissful jubilant tumultuous alive beside oneself cock-a-hoop

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Expressing something forcibly and clearly
emphatic forceful energetic vigorous certain direct vehement absolute assertive decided definite forcible insistent categorical firm unequivocal wholehearted ardent determined explicit out-and-out positive aggressive clear distinct dynamic full-blooded muscular resounding strenuous unambiguous unconditional unmistakable unqualified violent downright outright accented assured cogent confident definitive dogmatic evident express flat glaring important impressive obvious pointed potent ringing significant sober solemn stressed sure trenchant one hundred per cent no mistake for a face conclusive decisive unquestionable undeniable indubitable incontestable clear-cut plain indisputable incontrovertible irrefutable compelling convincing final strong manifest complete unanswerable undebatable total unarguable inarguable unassailable irrefragable real resolute thorough patent beyond question thoroughgoing unchallengeable beyond doubt ultimate sound true straightforward undoubted transparent utter beyond dispute self-evident apodictic unwavering unmitigated powerful authoritative proven determinate watertight all-out full accomplished zealous palpable set not in doubt unfaltering perfect accurate unshakeable unswerving flat-out intense pure unadulterated unalloyed beyond a shadow of a doubt consummate hard specific pronounced undisputable fixed clinching marked clean demonstrable all out active lucid fervent well founded reliable point-blank dogged enthusiastic genuine purposeful undisputed unreserved hearty inflexible unyielding committed crystal clear unbending serious valid solid exhaustive open and shut demonstrative persuasive obdurate unrestricted uncompromising obstinate unrelenting unmalleable sheer rank simple stark categoric authentic intransigent stubborn weighty intent arrant whole bent plausible regular profound veritable blunt settled airtight fair plumb determinative very stone dead cotton-picking whole-hearted bodacious deadly dreadful blooming apparent observable actual unalterable crashing blank uncontroversial perspicuous univocal strong-willed straight-out nailed-on open-and-shut sure thing straight out unhesitating as plain as a pikestaff staring one in the face unstinting spirited undivided credible unlimited factual comprehensive devoted unflinching steadfast robust irrevocable keen straight resolved precise staunch indurate entire eager undiluted unquestioning stalwart passionate unrestrained overt adamant telling effective exact constant rock-ribbed dead set hard-hitting uncontrolled unbridled substantial nonambiguous tenacious unambivalent whole-souled binding open guaranteed strong-minded persistent unshakable accepted acknowledged vital right peremptory pellucid bald sharp well grounded bound concrete uncontestable satisfying efficacious barefaced influential infallible broad understandable deep-dyed inexpugnable out and out without reservations dyed-in-the-wool single-minded on ice bald-faced never-failing for sure no catch pulling no punches no holds barred in the bag bright-line well defined hard-and-fast do-or-die no ifs ands or buts hell-bent on no strings attached no fine print hell-bent upon bent on bent upon clearly expressed tireless grand established considerable unmodified overwhelming faultless obligatory necessary compulsory surefire unequivocable undoubtable unimpeachable focused out focussed noticeable striking blatant sure-fire full-blown overall full-scale runaway bold Herculean indefatigable stout unchallenged hands-down uncontested prominent proper undisguised rational point blank nailed down well-proven particular double-checked veridical unfabled gross no two ways about it reasoned reasonable systematic unimpaired maximal unabridged unremitting pertinacious clear-sighted no ifs and or buts cinched sensible detailed mettlesome beyond the shadow of a doubt not in question red-blooded lusty sweeping intensive no ifs ands or buts about it that's a fact deciding irresistible minute stated fiery arduous tough taxing wild irreversible all-embracing punchy in-your-face rigorous exhausting brisk coercive compulsive immutable official principal determining virile hardy unmixed on the nose easily understandable incisive permanent unappealable loud well reasoned closing sincere effectual well-defined material pertinent urgent well-founded relevant intuitive intelligent formidable ingenious insightful great well-established crystalline invariable confirmable predestined verifiable known provable trustworthy establishable supreme ascertained unerring safe destined dedicated steady unchangeable irremediable unreversible concluding key settling enduring heartfelt unfeigned warm lasting indelible changeless unrectifiable finished unrepealable strict sonorous resonant piercing faithful salted away loyal impassioned abiding fullhearted prime last dependable trusty luculent having down pat immovable candid unblurred comprehensible luminous intelligible in earnest hard-line implacable dominant relentless stable prevailing hardened undeviating unshaken domineering persevering seasoned lucent crystal limpid clarion audible hundred percent bona fide going consistent logical easily understood black and white cut-and-dried crystal-clear straight from the shoulder black-and-white stand pat hang tough through-and-through dead set on deliberate cocksure mulish bell-like as clear as a bell iron-jawed forthright wholesale unconstrained extreme plenary wide through and through in every respect no kicker no strings full-bore right-down frank honest upfront outspoken plain-spoken conspicuous unconcealed unvarnished visible truthful plainspoken free-spoken bluff forthcoming unguarded no-nonsense brutal uninhibited openhearted freehearted discernible perceptible recognizable matter-of-fact self-explanatory up-front round recognisable distinguishable out-front harsh salient not afraid to call a spade a spade foursquare perceivable abrupt graspable straight-talking tangible writ large unadorned naked undiplomatic clear cut realistic free cut and dried tactless graphic warts and all fathomable up front sticking out a mile standing out a mile straight-shooting detectable standing out like a sore thumb sticking out like a sore thumb unembellished apprehensible unexaggerated coherent axiomatic flagrant bare curt guileless hard and fast brazen as plain as the nose on your face articulate true to life written all over someone speaking as one finds brusque crisp literal vivid comprehendible unceremonious severe unsubtle inescapable user friendly user-friendly unveiled knowable unsparing artless rude straight-from-the-shoulder to the point upright natural ingenuous aboveboard straight to the point plain to see bare-faced as clear as day beyond a doubt staring someone in the face from the hip like it is call a spade a spade as plain as day naive clearly defined short appreciable distinctive defined transpicuous legible square accessible gruff digestible snippy short-spoken crusty brusk terse unevasive clean-cut plain-speaking blinding readable vocal glaringly obvious brief raw on the level unfiltered as plain as daylight clear as a bell plain as day sharply defined as clear as crystal easy to understand not beating about the bush as plain as the nose on one's face not beating around the bush lay it on the line saying what one thinks talking turkey plain as the nose on your face calling spade a spade on the up and up laying it on the line monosemous shallow simplistic glib pat jejune perspicacious forward understood brutally honest fundamental easily seen notable noncontroversial joined-up basic manifestly res ipsa loquitur cut and dry easily grasped heartless vociferous unquestioned telltale evinced divulged disclosed austere unique obtrusive undissembling crystalling pinpoint spelled out scrutable discernable revealed evidenced prima facie instantly recognizable inimitable grim clear as day outstanding enunciated dramatic strident unreticent opinionated cold no beating around the bush unbiased unprejudiced well constructed penetrable no lie egregious stunning unornamented plain vanilla undecorated uncomplicated believable colorable ostensible seeming remarkable arresting meticulous exposed public not pulling any punches patently true rough frontal unpretended parrhesiastic written all over one right under one's nose of one syllable speaking straight from the shoulder exclusive controlled correct patchy threadbare worn telling it like it is right up front good-natured genial approachable easily distinguishable decipherable for real friendly for certain seeable confirmed snippety blustering breviloquent tart laconic cheery bearish error-free notorious dinkum in depth uninvolved make no bones much in evidence staring you in the face out in the open under one's nose stone cold convinced easy familiar scrupulous heart-to-heart recognized well-marked undubitable silhouetted recognised well-grounded noteworthy easy to read orderly flowing tidy fluent easily deciphered smooth licit legal pukka legitimate lawful legit kosher not vague above board by the book fair and square indelicate caustic expressive impolite uncivil unpolished discourteous lively pictorial descriptive illustrative picturesque snappy shocking lurid rich startling colourful visual delineated photographic well-drawn highly coloured calling a spade a spade moving well drawn eloquent stirring figurative lifelike colorful well delineated well expressed leaving nothing to the imagination not mincing one's words speaking one's mind

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Characterized by an atmosphere or expression lacking in cheer
somber dismal bleak miserable dreary depressing desolate gloomy grim sombre comfortless drab funereal solemn forlorn unhappy joyless morose sad cheerless depressive doleful glum sedate sullen wretched dire disconsolate dispiriting drear grave humorless humourless melancholy morbid mournful stern cold depressed dour godforsaken lugubrious plutonian saturnine sepulchral severe tenebrific tenebrous weighty black blue dreich elegiac elegiacal gray grey lonely lonesome serious sober staid unsmiling chill Cimmerian darkening down hurting muted sourpuss subdued no-nonsense poker-faced stony-faced sobersided uncomic po-faced forbidding austere strict intense hard deadpan businesslike dull unamusing rigid serious-minded flinty despondent dejected steely stiff dry unfriendly stony unamused unfeeling gruff aloof intimidating fierce icy frosty frigid louring straight boring tedious sour rough lowering rugged unhumorous ungentle in low spirits grim-faced long-faced heavy-going with a long face douce puritanical downbeat moody pokerfaced harsh formal leaden sage dignified rigorous quiet thoughtful ponderous impassive owlish blank straight-faced studious bookish expressionless cold sober reserved unrelenting unemotional chilly stringent stuffy exacting inflexible distant unsympathetic uncharitable tough unforgiving authoritarian unyielding unbending illiberal strictly business stone-faced remote solid ramrod hard-nosed obdurate hard-boiled mean-looking astringent inexorable heavy-handed disheartening discouraging shocking worrying dangerous grievous disapproving harrowing deadly ill-fated sobering fatal urgent destructive ruinous ugly strenuous devastating acute critical far-reaching ill-starred frowning menacing glowering stark overbearing unpleasant wicked strait-laced tight-lipped

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Spending a lot of time studying or reading
studious academic intellectual scholarly serious bookish thoughtful erudite learned book-loving brainy diligent donnish hard-working meditative reflective swotty assiduous cerebral sedulous bookworm busy contemplative determined eager grubbing lettered well-informed well-read pedantic highbrow scholastic educated ivory-towerish impractical egghead clerkly formalistic precise dry pedagogic literary cultured knowledgeable accomplished pedagogical bluestocking well educated widely read smart labored well read intelligent formal well informed laboured cultivated literate clever enlightened civilized schooled wise civilised genius discerning well-educated didactic sophisticated sharp versed sagacious sage sapient schoolish doctrinaire bright inkhorn abstruse brilliant informed trained illuminated tutored scientific taught pompous ostentatious stilted punctilious arid egotistic fussy priggish hairsplitting sententious overnice particular nit-picking dull pedantical educational switched-on intellectualist intellectualistic esoteric recondite coached highbrowed well versed eggheaded geeky intellective quick-witted perceptive experienced longhair fast gifted ultrasmart alert exceptional supersmart keen hyperintelligent instructed nerdish blue nerdy insightful rational well-versed sensible knowing deep well-taught in the know sussed schoolmasterly obscure pointy-headed well schooled savvy into classical belletristic bookly wise up long-haired aware book-learned psychologic sharp-witted quick nimble well versed in creative precocious with great knowledge inventive academical school percipient competent logical genial prudent heady perspicacious astute whip-smart able polished very smart discriminating nurtured professional formed fitted developed shaped enriched acquainted corrected prepared finished initiated college collegiate university intellectually aware book smart expert skilled solid philosophical grounded posted philosophic well-rounded judicious well-grounded conversant omniscient sound polymath solemn grave studied pansophic professorial

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Making or characterized by a noisy outcry
vociferous clamorous outspoken clamant loud noisy obstreperous strident vehement vocal candid direct eager forthright frank loudmouthed open plain-spoken uninhibited blatant caterwauling demanding emphatic enthusiastic full-throated insistent loud-mouthed ranting raucous shouting squawking uproarious vigorous vociferant vociferating yauping yawping yowling boisterous distracting rowdy shrill voluble brash stentorian screaming zealous forceful blunt rackety fervent impassioned fiery importunate urgent fervid clattering harsh heated fierce shrieking blustering deafening riotous keen plainspoken free-spoken obtrusive piercing angry inflamed free round rabid opinionated chattering talkative turbulent roisterous crying scurrilous ear-splitting vulgar bawling expressive articulate bellowing big-voiced bigmouthed obnoxious eloquent facile fluent smooth-spoken glib venting tumultuous leather-lunged resounding clangorous clattery blaring clamorsome repeated strong ardent intense passionate unremitting incessant constant repetitive grating jarring violent powerful rasping persistent iterative screeching discordant flaming forcible spirited stridulous unmusical animated intrusive superheated torrid charged religious emotional glowing warm fanatical feverish perfervid blazing passional red-hot demonstrative hot-blooded warm-blooded incandescent burning clashing rough stridulant ear-piercing unmelodious jangling dissonant unharmonious desperate impetuous frantic hot pronounced potent lively concentrated hyper hearty delirious wild stridulatory stentorious unreserved on the make hopped up honest upfront straight straightforward hoarse stertorous persuasive squawky baying squeaky explicit plain point-blank brusque unguarded unceremonious undissembling bluff unequivocal unevasive unambiguous openhearted forthcoming abrupt artless downright unreticent freehearted square foursquare unconcealed undisguised up-front up front out-front talking turkey laying it on the line straight from the shoulder calling spade a spade truthful sincere guileless bald unvarnished matter-of-fact ingenuous real outright no-nonsense genuine unqualified like it is not afraid to call a spade a spade undiplomatic brutal natural tactless transparent straight-talking straight-shooting bare-faced curt lay it on the line from the hip stark unrestricted realistic clear warts and all rude saying what one thinks categorical simple aboveboard call a spade a spade unrestrained short bold unembellished on the level speaking as one finds gruff naked unadorned sharp terse snippy brazen to the point true to life straight-out on the up and up unfiltered crusty bare impolite snappy uncivil discourteous upright man-to-man undissembled unexaggerated naive unveiled plain-speaking caustic indelicate short-spoken crisp tart point blank straight to the point scrupulous raw true unfeigned not beating about the bush calling a spade a spade specific snappish unsparing distinct severe patent brusk insensitive barefaced easy apparent familiar heart-to-heart unsympathetic brisk straight-from-the-shoulder innocent brief offhand impolitic unaffected literal unpretentious abrasive flat-out unpretending pulling no punches not beating around the bush dinkum not mincing one's words meaning what one says speaking one's mind gritty forward authentic unconstrained brutally honest indiscreet decisive free-speaking unstinting unmistakable communicative unmodified businesslike surly flagrant open-hearted unstudied cavalier fair palpable heartless complete total austere above board churlish no beating around the bush speaking straight from the shoulder clear-cut no lie dusty exact not pulling any punches open-and-shut unmannerly unornamented plain vanilla undecorated definite no holds barred unartificial unartful monosyllabic good-natured genial approachable absolute express threadbare worn patchy out-and-out unbiased unprejudiced friendly trustworthy pretenseless level cheery bearish snippety breviloquent laconic unhypocritical naïve unpretended frontal parrhesiastic peremptory plain-dealing on the square two-fisted laid on the line straight-arrow square-shooting right-on honest-to-goodness no fooling for real open and shut faithful reliable right up front veracious telling it like it is truth-telling righteous true-blue proper just believable precise legit veritable kosher inconsiderate disrespectful critical hard-hitting trenchant unfeeling impertinent unpolished uncomplimentary uncaring unkind thoughtless hurtful uncompromising uncharitable unladylike cruel uncivilized unconsiderate ungentlemanly unfavourable attacking uncivilised scathing biting hostile disapproving uncalled for faultfinding unappealing unflattering insulting unfavorable

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Pertaining to or consisting in disposition or desire

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Marked by curiosity or fascination
interested curious keen fascinated eager excited moved attentive captivated gripped intent riveted absorbed engrossed affected attracted focussed focused into rapt agog drawn inquiring enquiring inquisitive intrigued stimulated beady-eyed nosy responsive snoopy all ears awakened caught enticed entranced fired gone hooked inspired inspirited lured obsessed occupied predisposed roused taken impressed open sold struck sympathetic touched burning with curiosity on the case eat sleep and breathe investigative questioning probing engaged prying involved intrusive immersed searching scrutinizing preoccupied busy examining analytical inquisitorial scrutinising enthralled meddlesome meddling interfering consumed wrapped up inspecting caught up interrogative hung up charmed desirous mesmerized lost deep tampering mesmerised focused on intent on peering impertinent prurient head over heels spellbound nosey quizzical snooping held really into hypnotized hypnotised officious spying tied up turned on presumptuous nebby inquisitory caught up in up to here eavesdropping peeping disquisitive tempted besotted fixated employed smitten riveted by devoted infatuated observant fact-finding of a mind to gripped by passionate about devoted to querying hooked on interested in enthusiastic about concerned obtrusive crazy about nuts about gone on preoccupied by intruding enthusiastic intense heavily into up to here in taken up locked in dialed in up to your ears deep in thought presuming protrusive bewitched puzzled speculative ardent intermeddling working enraptured ecstatic penetrating rapturous enchanted euphoric enamoured enamored active busybody exhilarated elated exploratory researching sedulous diligent assiduous industrious hopping bustling forward enrapt rhapsodic giddy elevated rhapsodical heady beguiled fanatical passionate fixated by sent distracted mesmerized by tied-up personal buried captivated by intoxicated beguiled by monomaniacal queer intrigued by happy preoccupied with sunk in single-minded single-minded about taken over hell-bent potty about engrossed in absorbed in wrapped up in obsessive about stuck on dedicated to dotty about involved in possessed by wild on wound up hung up on immersed in having a one-track mind interviewing interrogational cross-examining entertained research fixed analytic concentrating wondering pushy investigating undercover inspective exploring doubtful over-curious over-interested busy with enthused ambitious nosy-parkering nosy-parker pushing desiring inclined allured seduced avid outward-looking catechistic heuristic investigatory studious Socratic big-eyed challenging poking sifting dying to know up to one's ears in bent on dizzy high participating monopolized bugged submerged committed piqued galvanized beside oneself galvanised turned-on extremely happy delirious quickened engaged with monopolised engaged in dedicated dutiful hypnotized by fiend for influential fervent faithful devout activist motivated contributing taken up with all wound up energetic transported connected fond crazed delighted thrilled go-getting two-fisted go-ahead blissful ravished hard-pressed laborious absent joyful inattentive carried away dreaming absent-minded overwhelmed content abstracted blissed out daydreaming wrapped unconscious oblivious at work mad keen on enthralled by on the job utilized utilised struck on addicted to mad about enamored of attached to in harness twitterpated by attracted to on the hop too much on plate rushed off your feet hard at it clocked up hard at work on the go on the trot bewitched by besotted with infatuated with hungry for fascinated by smitten with eager for sweet on enchanted by charmed by love-struck by clever pointed canny perceptive thorough subtle discerning discriminating ingenious judicious insightful sensitive smart incisive trenchant sharp perspicacious acute piercing intuitive astute quick-witted fond of wild about partial to in love with taken with enamoured of obsessed with

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(of a question or subject) Being of current or continuing interest and importance
live current important pertinent topical burning dominant popular pressing prevalent relevant running vital widespread active circulating common contemporary controversial prevailing alive debatable unsettled effective of current interest critical urgent imperative crucial acute essential dire exigent compelling significant clamant importunate major emergent pivotal imperious necessitous crying clamorous instant climacteric lively of interest key necessary paramount life-and-death serious high-priority grave consequential all-important fundamental indispensable required requisite integral needed of great consequence desperate of the essence pre-eminent central of the utmost importance mandatory cardinal must-have needful drastic vitally important primary extreme principal heavy capital prerequisite overriding great called for compulsory obligatory decisive weighty momentous severe intense prime immediate big chief forceful meaningful far-reaching demanding terrible parlous sore profound insistent core main intrinsic focal foremost large leading basic substantial considerable material monumental especial substantive heavy-duty large-scale exceptional determining historic all important earth-shattering persistent dogged tenacious dangerous obstinate unrelenting exacting persevering pertinacious peremptory unyielding predominant pushy worthwhile top emphatic premier ponderous supreme preeminent quintessential remarkable appreciable influential very great telling notable pronounced sizable noteworthy imposing salient radical eventful impactful striking mighty top-priority constitutive grand sensational extensive special portentous unforgettable conspicuous high-level life and death much needed very important front-page outstanding meat-and-potatoes newsworthy life-or-death impressive binding coercive unavoidable immoderate overruling primal deciding climactic determinative ruling master mission-critical business-critical demanding attention emergency impelling underlined driving nitty-gritty world-shaking bottom-line name-of-the-game coal-and-ice demanded characteristic inherent structural uppermost perilous rudimental staple natural underlying rudimentary elementary called-for foundational constitutional elemental constituent hazardous awful connected component innate prodigious unmissable page-one tremendous precarious at the heart of determined greatest constraining dreadful conclusive glaring much fateful strong distinctive headline noticeable preponderant obvious rare landmark signal unusual resonant hefty unordinary deep ponderable potent memorable glorious marked keynote particular worthy of attention carrying a lot of weight quantum uncommon generous earthshaking extraordinary milestone adamant of great import of moment of import of great moment unremitting intransigent stubborn indefatigable tireless alarming highest inescapable egregious firm unfaltering assertive bad first sudden afflictive aggressive obdurate nagging entreating clamouring hurry-up persuasive claiming clamoring distressing forcing requiring obliging heat-on irresistible decided unwavering inexorable resolute patient life-threatening commanding arch basal resolved pushful sweeping suppliant avid overeager disturbing solicitous high-pressure harassing annoying troublesome resounding monotonous reiterative continuous relentless perseverant high priority now or never pointed prominent heavyweight instrumental powerful almighty top-level overshadowing big-time of concern life-changing major-league high-profile of note grievous of consequence big-league big league overly solicitous most important

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Feeling or showing love or great care
loving affectionate tender devoted fond warm adoring ardent caring doting kind benevolent gentle dear friendly nurturing supportive amatory considerate cordial passionate sympathetic thoughtful amiable attentive close concerned demonstrative faithful fervent generous loyal reverent reverential sentimental solicitous tenderhearted warm-hearted bound up close-knit expressing adoration compassionate kindly indulgent charitable humane kind-hearted magnanimous benign understanding soft selfless good-natured kindhearted warmhearted soft-hearted helpful altruistic gracious unselfish mild motherly tender-hearted comforting beneficent merciful good-hearted maternal liberal benignant humanitarian softhearted fatherly responsive chivalrous amicable noble genial sweet neighborly big-hearted congenial neighbourly good chummy affable sociable lenient intimate goodhearted touchy-feely sensitive pleasant decent approachable open-handed hospitable philanthropic buddy-buddy lovey-dovey feeling forbearing large-hearted tolerant giving disinterested self-sacrificing denying incorruptible self-effacing extroverted self-denying obliging self-forgetting matey open pally amorous inseparable paternal empathetic familiar great-hearted self-forgetful companionable forgiving protective emotional pitying gallant good-humoured attached good-humored comradely patient pleasing fatherlike nice brotherly constant fast special cherished all heart thick firm agreeable clement mushy forthcoming tight empathic public-spirited easy complaisant philanthropical bighearted maternalistic welcoming well-disposed cheerful munificent likeable palsy-walsy accommodating lovesome likable mellow cuddly confidential treasured valued enamoured bleeding-heart well meaning boon easygoing convivial enamored civil well-mannered courteous overindulgent unstinting bosom especial delightful commiserative inward good-tempered expressive polite near personal sisterly cozy encouraging cosy bonhomous hearty greathearted open-hearted effusive lovable thick as thieves angelic as thick as thieves gushing soothing mother bland sweet-tempered sheltering unreserved communicative conciliatory receptive ungrudging watchful expansive unrestrained happy patriarchal best unconstrained candid uninhibited heroic cooperative peaceful peaceable on good terms sparing careful easy-going permissive romantic courtly parental valiant favourite condoling interested commiserating consoling tactful honourable honorable free bounteous bountiful openhanded freehanded moderate dearest favorite big moral comprehending benefic sympathizing temperate sympathising having heart in right place bleeding heart openhearted respectful unassuming engaging urbane unoffensive mild-mannered loving and giving regardful well intentioned unctuous princely stately suave harmless soppy parent admiring worshipping fraternal venerating matriarchal cliquey guiding adulatory idolizing courageous clannish melting avuncular lovesick soft-centred clubbable vigilant clubby diplomatic ladylike decorous gentlemanly civilized worshiping idolising besotted infatuated bubbly regular very dear paternalistic brave personable appreciating vicarious nearest and dearest protecting supporting caretaking confident genteel well-bred well mannered mannerly unsparing foolish lovely mindful wholesome fearless intrepid stout-hearted bold dauntless couth like-minded amusing confiding outgoing hilarious favorable conversable jocose entertaining kindred social vibrant funny happy-go-lucky compatible amical comical jocular jovial overfond enduring deep-rooted abiding durable reliable long-standing long-lasting eleemosynary soft touch propitious dutiful deferential calm lavish heart in right place quiet placid unpresumptuous charming prepossessing winsome fascinated struck serving silly fatuous simple partial huggy worried anxious civilised predisposed addicted impassioned noble-minded valorous as nice as pie appealing taking captivating simpatico reasonable sweet-natured barley-sugar winning enchanting even-tempered staunch steadfast stable steady freehearted fulsome meek humble soft-spoken shy non-confrontational pacific laid back lamblike demure dovelike modest retiring cool dove-like all over heedful human knightly piteous ruthful silly over fervid erotic anacreontic amative favourable crazy over old softie open-minded well disposed do-good well-intentioned nutty about honest moralistic virtuous ethical principled respectable upstanding righteous conscientious upright soft on pampering permitting soft-shell emollient assuaging mollycoddling assuasive lax compliant pardoning favoring humoring spoiling excusing light condoning yielding letting allowing humouring favouring high-minded just fair going easy on live with being big elevated high lordly goodish lofty great on top of each other enthusiastic heartfelt wholehearted genuine cheery sincere inviting eager deep palsy submissive docile passive serene amenable acquiescent balmy subdued resigned manageable tame tractable biddable tranquil nonbelligerent long-suffering peace-loving pacifistic gregarious pliant equable longanimous pacifist accepting dovish nonaggressive stoical down-to-earth non-aggressive non-violent non-combative non-belligerent conflict-free obedient relaxed unassertive unresisting anti-war willing subservient uncomplaining delicate unflappable accessible stoic smooth natural nonabrasive sensible still compromising casual lowly chirpy nonresistant persuadable obsequious carefree unobtrusive unwarlike timid spiritless undemanding unprotesting cowed adaptable pliable unambitious ingratiating perky spineless malleable orderly fearful flexible nonviolent irenic complacent philosophical perceptive nonchalant broad-minded restrained self-controlled self-restrained free and easy softened refreshing company-loving wonderful unconfrontational chilled easy-oasy unemotional easy to get along with jejune vapid dull flat obeisant forbearant reserved nonmalignant nonthreatening unargumentative noncombative noncontentious oily debonair harmonious swell hail-fellow-well-met collegial hail-fellow unpretentious unaffected couthy informal healthful beneficial bright accommodative cosseting gratifying pitiful composed appreciative reassuring non-malignant ductile soft-shelled overpermissive nonjudgmental advantageous deceivable servile dupable placatory hushed hushful silent low-keyed low-pitched low close-mouthed muffled living with going easy with trusting naive unsuspicious deludable unoppressive unburdensome gullible susceptible fleeceable at ease imperturbable unexcitable intuitive teachable diffident without hostility free from strife auspicious able to live with going along with persistent persevering conformable law-abiding controllable manipulable unresistant fatalistic reconciled non-resistant tolerating placating neutralist peacemaking bloodless inoffensive fiery irritable sensorial perceiving conscious sensory vulnerable reactive high-strung nervous impressionable fragile cognizant sheepish resistless supplicatory equanimous untiring mild-tempered unruffled self-possessed inexcitable mitigative lenitive palliative weak-kneed childlike well-behaved governable milky persuasible usable docious laid-back profitable timorous sycophantic hesitant tentative apprehensive pabulum Milquetoast nothing wishy-washy zero plain adapted phlegmatic satisfied adjusted renouncing nonresisting quiescent relinquishing accommodated ready impassive philosophic fortitudinous convincible easily manipulated easily handled mim self-conscious with the patience of Job restful undisturbed healing assenting assentive easily influenced ordered pacificatory salutary willing to compromise easily persuaded willing to please weak boneless

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Shy and fond of being on one's own
demure modest bashful coy retiring shy diffident reserved unassuming reticent decorous meek prim mild prissy proper prudish quiet timid decent ladylike respectable sedate seemly shrinking sober staid strait-laced timorous chaste innocent maidenly priggish pure virginal virtuous backward coquettish down-to-earth goody-goody humble introverted kittenish lowly old-maidish puritanical recessive self-effacing sheepish starchy straight unpretentious withdrawn affected niminy-piminy retired square uptight blushing close nice serious silent skittish solemn unassertive unassured prim and proper restrained unobtrusive gentle cool vestal undefiled peaceful reclusive immaculate subdued self-restrained unsullied virgin uncommunicative secretive moral placid serene conventional inhibited undemonstrative solitary standoffish mousy uncorrupted unostentatious soft-spoken clean simple unsociable fearful unpresuming taciturn formal distant aloof cold self-contained cautious collected sinless close-mouthed self-conscious insecure offish wholesome media-shy nervous unconfident apprehensive unblemished plain hesitant discreet constrained unforthcoming composed soft polite G-rated unapproachable private eremitic aw-shucks docile embarrassed introvert celibate unaffected deferential refined uncompanionable abstinent lamblike incorrupt controlled intact unambitious withdrawing pure as the driven snow shamefaced detached maiden unboastful frigid unresponsive rabbity unwed peaceable misanthropic icy ceremonious noncommittal spotless stand-offish self-denying unmarried temperate reverent uncontaminated mim good elegant angelic faint-hearted inconspicuous submissive unpretending ordinary reluctant overmodest resigned becoming befitting low-key calm genteel inward-looking yielding fit dignified compliant fitting remote tentative wary suitable abashed unfriendly acquiescent forbearing closemouthed gentlemanly guarded laconic cowed self-controlled mannerly chary hermitic untainted tender pleasant upright right snobbish affable thoughtful tame manageable compassionate nongregarious guiltless pacific respectful moderate caring tight-lipped obliging stainless conforming done comely courteous lenient benevolent benign continent meet de rigueur well-mannered sympathetic austere in good taste softhearted untarnished mellow neat intemerate monogamous inexperienced impotent warmhearted gracious harmless free of sin squeaky clean unoffensive good-natured comme il faut tender-hearted mild-mannered non-confrontational arch flirtatious simpering genuine natural evasive artless ingenuous severe girlish delicate doubtful unsure introspective unaggressive apologetic low-profile unnoticeable independent honourable honorable orthodox unstained platonic antisocial isolated prudent self-doubting uncertain indrawn weak-kneed trembling quaking cowering unsocial ungregarious insular ashamed socially inhibited hermit-like hermitical contemplative self-absorbed self-interested pensive obsequious servile dubious suspicious flinching distrustful blenching unpoised subtle understated toned-down repressed low-keyed muted unflashy unrevealing eremetic easily frightened lacking courage casual unconcerned aseptic disinterested incurious retreated recluse uncurious uninterested indifferent egoless obedient unprotesting spineless unresisting spiritless ruminative meditative reflective inner-directed self-centred in line keeping a low profile reverential subservient by the numbers by the book free from vanity hiding one's light under a bushel self-deprecating ill at ease patient self-centered wimpish mousey yellow scary fearsome gutless yellow-bellied tremulous chicken sissy trepidatious fainthearted biddable resistless supplicatory