Flashcards in 1.4: "Good, Thanks" Deck (13):
Mr. King is the BENEFACTOR who generously donated the money for the new children's wing in the hospital.
One who supports or helps another
(Bene- good + fact to make)
She was relived to find out that her tumor was BENIGN.
The BENEVOLENT god sent rain instead of drought.
(Bene- good + vole wish)
At the reception, the father of the bride offered a BENEDICTION, wishing the couple never-ending love and happiness.
An expression of good wishes
(Bene- good + dictus declaration)
A good journalist avoids the EUPHEMISMS of war, like "ordnance" for bombs and "collateral damage" for casualties.
The substitution of an inoffensive term for an offensive one
(Eu- good + pheme speech)
His touching EULOGY for his fallen friend left all the mourners weeping.
A praising tribute
(Eu- good + logia discourse)
When starting a new school, Mary sought to INGRATIATE herself with her classmates by being excessively nice.
To put oneself in good favor with another
(In- in + grat to please)
He met me borrow his car GRATIS.
Free of charge
Each BENEFICIARY receives a debit card which is charged up every month.
One who receives benefits
(Bene- good + fic to make)
Many restaurants add a GRATUITY to the bill for parties of six or more.
A small payment in gratitude
Mud pies GRATIFY one of our first and best instincts.
People who have the disorder often cycle from EUPHORIA to deep depression.
A feeling of extreme happiness