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  1. home
    abode

    a residence or home


    Ex.



    Neither of the two giant planets is a likely abode for life as we know it.

    Many neighborhoods lack local markets becauseno one wants traffic in or around   their abode .


    Being nomads, the Bedouin struggle to provideproof of abode .
  2. to complain
    gripe:

    • verb (intransitive)
    • Informal. to complain naggingly or constantly; grumble.


    verb (transitive)

    to seize and hold firmly; grip; grasp; clutch.


    5.to produce pain in (the bowels) as if by constriction.


    6.to distress or oppress.


    7.to annoy or irritate: His tone of voice gripes me.


    8.to grasp or clutch, as a miser.


    Ex. 


    What inveterate wearers sometimes gripe  aboutis the niggling pain felt when forced to walk withtheir feet flat.

    Many drivers gripe  that the jams are madeworse by the traffic inspectors, who stand atevery major intersection.


    Some gripe  that high commodity prices are oflittle benefit to those who forward-sold theircrops.
  3. stylish
    swanky:


    elegant, stylish, chic


    Ex. 

    He smelled nicer than the inside of a swanky men's fashion magazine.
  4. heavenly, refined, airy, magical
    ethereal:

    1.light, airy, or tenuous: an ethereal world created through the poetic imagination.


    2.extremely delicate or refined: ethereal beauty.


    3.heavenly or celestial: gone to his ethereal home.


    4.of or pertaining to the upper regions of space.


    Ex. 


    He produced some majestic and ethereal imagery.

    Margaret was small, fair and ethereal .


    It's one of those times when a movement thatseemed ethereal  and idealistic   became a realityand took on political substance.


    In the book you convey this somewhat ethereal thing about her.
  5. slugishness, lack of energy
    languor:

    slugishness, lack of energy


    Ex. 


    Perhaps he stood in order to avoid the temptationto languor  on any decision.


    Aristocratic languor , critics thought, made himtoo diffident sometimes on the field.

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