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affluence
(part of speech)
noun
affluence
(accent)
1st
(n.) wealth, riches, prosperity; great abundance, plenty
affluence
(definition)
Education, hard-work, and a very strong desire to succeed can raise a person from poverty to affluence.
affluence
(sentence)
poverty, want, destitution, scarcity
affluence
(antonyms)
affluence
(synonym)
opulence
arrears
(part of speech)
noun
arrears
(accent)
2nd
(n.) unpaid or overdue debts and unfinished duty
arrears
(definition)
Bad spending habits and unexpected expenses left my aunt in arrears.
arrears
(sentence)
in default, in the red, late, over-due
arrears
(synonyms)
cascade
(part of speech)
noun, verb
cascade
(accent)
2nd
(n.) a steep, narrow waterfall; something fallen or rushing forth in quantity; (v.) to flow downward (like a waterfall)
cascade
(definition)
We were thrilled when we hit the jackpot, which produced a cascade of loudly jangling coins.
cascade
(sentence)
(n.) drip, drop; (v.) trickle, ooze
cascade
(antonyms)
(v.) plunge, rush, tumble
cascade
(synonyms)
cringe
(part of speech)
verb
(v.) to shrink back or hide in fear of submissiveness
cringe
(definition)
My father told me to be brave and not to cringe when the doctor vaccinated me.
cringe
(sentence)
strut, swagger
cringe
(antonyms)
flinch, duck, cower, fawn
cringe
(synonyms)
crotchety
(part of speech)
adjective
crotchety
(accent)
1st
(adj.) cranky, ill-tempered; full of odd whims
crotchety
(definition)
It is unfortunate that the teacher asked me to work with the most crotchety partner in the class.
crotchety
(sentence)
grumpy, grouchy, crabby, disagreeable
crotchety
(antonyms)
social, friendly, agreeable, amiable
crotchety
(synonyms)