Lexicon: convulsive – coral

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convulsive, adv. [see convulsive, adj.]

Through violent turmoil; by extreme disturbance; in an agitated manner.

cool (cooler), adj. [OE < L. gel-, cold; see cold, adj.] (webplay: air, blood, blow, cold, day, evening, finger, fond, friend, hot, light, lose, love, morning, tongues, water).

  1. Low in temperature; [fig.] calmer; more serene; more peaceful.
  2. Moderately cold; not warm to the touch; [fig.] lacking physical warmth because of death.
  3. Detached; aloof; passionless; unmoved; indifferent; confident; self-assured; lacking emotion; not heated by passion.
  4. Calm; composed; serene; sans excitement; without excessive emotion.
  5. More chilling; more aloof; more detached; more passionless; less moved by emotion.
  6. Easier; more endurable.
  7. More persistent; more piercing; more noticeable.
  8. Dull; boring; lusterless; tepid; not fulfilling.

cool (-ed, -s), v. [OE < Old Germanic kôlôjan, cold or cool.] (webplay: air, blood, cold, day, friend, speak, tongue).

  1. Refresh; allay excessive heat; soothe by lowering the temperature.
  2. Ease; calm; cause to lose the heat of excitement, passion, or emotion.
  3. Lose heat; cause to become lower in temperature.

cooling, verbal adj. [see cool, adj.]

Refreshing; soothing; that which lowers temperature.

coolly, adv. [see cool, adj.] (webplay: day).

Nonchalantly; casually; calmly; with an air of indifference; in an emotionally detached manner; with unabashed assurance.

copy, n. [Fr. < L. copia, abundance, plenty, multitude.]

Text; written message; engraved communication.

copy (copied), v. [Fr. < med. L. copiāre, transcribe.]

Imitate; resemble; become like.

coquette, adv. [Fr. coquete-r, cock, in reference to the strutting gait and amorous characteristics of a cock, hence 'a beau' or 'a belle'.]

Flirtatiously; playfully; in a teasing manner; like a flirt.

coquettish, adj. [Fr. coquet, forward, wanton, gallant; see coquette, adv.] (webplay: air, love, lover, maid, vain).

Flirtatious; playful; appealing; bantering; witty; attracting attention to oneself.

coral (-s), adj. [see coral, n.] (webplay: earth).

Yellowish-red; [fig.] frilly; jagged; ruffled; zigzagged.