Scarcely (Adverb) (25 occurrences)
-Only just; almost not.
‘her voice is so low I can scarcely hear what she is saying’
-Only a very short time before.
‘she had scarcely dismounted before the door swung open’
-Used to suggest that something is unlikely to be or certainly not the case.
‘they could scarcely all be wrong
-a feeling of triumphant elation or jubilation; rejoicing.
"she laughs in exultation"
Contrary (Adjective) (19)
-opposite in nature, direction, or meaning.
"he ignored contrary advice and agreed on the deal"
- (of two or more statements, beliefs, etc.) opposed to one another.
"his mother had given him contrary messages"
-perversely inclined to disagree or to do the opposite of what is expected or desired.
"she is sulky and contrary where her work is concerned"
-A feeling of being perplexed and confused.
‘the three of them looked at him in bewilderment’
-Causing shock or dismay; horrific.
‘the wartime conditions were appalling for many soldiers’
-Very bad; awful.
‘his conduct was appalling’
Scent (9) (noun)
-a distinctive smell, especially one that is pleasant.
"the scent of freshly cut hay"
-pleasant-smelling liquid worn on the skin; perfume.
"she sprayed scent over her body"
-In poor condition through long use or lack of care.
‘a man in a shabby uniform saluted the car’
- Dressed in old or worn clothes.
‘a shabby fellow in slippers and an undershirt’
-Change in character or composition, typically in a comparatively small but significant way.
with object ‘Eliot was persuaded to alter the passage’
no object ‘our outward appearance alters as we get older’
Now that we have a baby, we seldom get the chance to go to the cinema.
Weary (Adj/verb) Weariness (noun)
Weary adj- feeling or showing extreme tiredness, especially as a result of excessive exertion.
"he gave a long, weary sigh"
Weary –verb cause to become tired.
"she was wearied by her persistent cough"
Weariness- extreme tiredness; fatigue.
"he began to feel weariness"