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    • The Sense Of Sight Andrew Ernest Ritz May 8, 2011Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 1 / 196
    • admire verb –1. (13) admire, look up to – (feel admiration for) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 2 / 196
    • appear verb –1. (121) look, appear, seem – (give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect; ”She seems to be sleeping”; ”This appears to be a very difficult problem”; ”This project looks fishy”; ”They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 3 / 196
    • appearance noun –1. (19) appearance, visual aspect – (outward or visible aspect of a person or thing) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 4 / 196
    • array noun –1. (4) array – (an orderly arrangement; ”an array of troops in battle order”) verb –1. (1) range, array, lay out, set out – (lay out orderly or logically in a line or as if in a line; ”lay out the clothes”; ”lay out the arguments”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 5 / 196
    • attractive adj –1. (4) attractive – (pleasing to the eye or mind especially through beauty or charm; ”a remarkably attractive young man”; ”an attractive personality”; ”attractive clothes”; ”a book with attractive illustrations”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 6 / 196
    • auburn adj –. auburn – ((of hair) colored a moderate reddish-brown; ”auburn hair”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 7 / 196
    • beautiful adj –1. (25) beautiful – (delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration; ”a beautiful child”; ”beautiful country”; ”a beautiful painting”; ”a beautiful theory”; ”a beautiful party”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 8 / 196
    • beauty noun –1. (16) beauty – (the qualities that give pleasure to the senses) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 9 / 196
    • becoming verb –1. (327) become, go, get – (enter or assume a certain state or condition; ”He became annoyed when he heard the bad news”; ”It must be getting more serious”; ”her face went red with anger”; ”She went into ecstasy”; ”Get going!”) adj –1. becoming, comely, comme il faut, decent, decorous, seemly – (according with custom or propriety; ”her becoming modesty”; ”comely behavior”; ”it is not comme il faut for a gentleman to be constantly asking for money”; ”a decent burial”; ”seemly behavior”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 10 / 196
    • binoculars noun –. (1) binoculars, field glasses, opera glasses – (an optical instrument designed for simultaneous use by both eyes) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 11 / 196
    • black noun –1. (4) black, blackness, inkiness – (the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)) verb –. blacken, melanize, melanise, nigrify, black – (make or become black; ”The smoke blackened the ceiling”; ”The ceiling blackened”) adj –1. (52) black – (being of the achromatic color of maximum darkness; having little or no hue owing to absorption of almost all incident light; ”black leather jackets”; ”as black as coal”; ”rich black soil”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 12 / 196
    • blank noun –1. space, blank – (a blank character used to separate successive words in writing or printing; ”he said the space is the most important character in the alphabet”) verb –. blank – (keep the opposing (baseball) team from winning) adj –1. (1) blank, clean, white – ((of a surface) not written or printed on; ”blank pages”; ”fill in the blank spaces”; ”a clean page”; ”wide white margins”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 13 / 196
    • blare noun –. (1) blare, blaring, cacophony, clamor, din – (a loud harsh or strident noise) verb –1. (1) blast, blare – (make a strident sound; ”She tended to blast when speaking into a microphone”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 14 / 196
    • blaze noun –1. (4) blaze, blazing – (a strong flame that burns brightly; ”the blaze spread rapidly”) verb –1. (5) blaze – (shine brightly and intensively; ”Meteors blazed across the atmosphere”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 15 / 196
    • blazing noun –. blaze, blazing – (a strong flame that burns brightly; ”the blaze spread rapidly”) verb –1. (5) blaze – (shine brightly and intensively; ”Meteors blazed across the atmosphere”) adj –1. (3) blazing, blinding, dazzling, fulgent, glaring, glary – (shining intensely; ”the blazing sun”; ”blinding headlights”; ”dazzling snow”; ”fulgent patterns of sunlight”; ”the glaring sun”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 16 / 196
    • bleached verb –1. (1) bleach, bleach out, decolor, decolour, decolorize, decolourize, decolorise, decolourise, discolorize, discolourise, discolorise – (remove color from; ”The sun bleached the red shirt”) adj –1. (1) bleached, faded, washed-out, washy – (having lost freshness or brilliance of color; ”sun-bleached deck chairs”; ”faded jeans”; ”a very pale washed-out blue”; ”washy colors”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 17 / 196
    • bleary adj –1. (1) bleary, blear, bleary-eyed, blear-eyed – (tired to the point of exhaustion) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 18 / 196
    • blind noun –1. (5) blind – (people who have severe visual impairments, considered as a group; ”he spent hours reading to the blind”) verb –1. (2) blind – (render unable to see) adj –1. (11) blind, unsighted – (unable to see; ”a person is blind to the extent that he must devise alternative techniques to do efficiently those things he would do with sight if he had normal vision”–Kenneth Jernigan) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 19 / 196
    • blink noun –. blink, eye blink, blinking, wink, winking, nictitation, nictation – (a reflex that closes and opens the eyes rapidly) verb –1. (11) blink, wink, nictitate, nictate – (briefly shut the eyes; ”The TV announcer never seems to blink”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 20 / 196
    • blond noun –1. blond, blonde – (a person with fair skin and hair) adj –. (2) blond, blonde, light-haired – (being or having light colored skin and hair and usually blue or grey eyes; ”blond Scandinavians”; ”a house full of light-haired children”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 21 / 196
    • blot noun –1. (7) smudge, spot, blot, daub, smear, smirch, slur – (a blemish made by dirt; ”he had a smudge on his cheek”) verb –1. blot – (dry (ink) with blotting paper) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 22 / 196
    • blue noun –1. (9) blue, blueness – (blue color or pigment; resembling the color of the clear sky in the daytime; ”he had eyes of bright blue”) verb –. blue – (turn blue) adj –1. (48) blue, bluish, blueish – (of the color intermediate between green and violet; having a color similar to that of a clear unclouded sky; ”October’s bright blue weather”- Helen Hunt Jackson; ”a blue flame”; ”blue haze of tobacco smoke”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 23 / 196
    • blur noun –. (4) blur, fuzz – (a hazy or indistinct representation; ”it happened so fast it was just a blur”; ”he tried to clear his head of the whisky fuzz”) verb –1. (2) film over, glaze over, blur – (become glassy; lose clear vision; ”Her eyes glazed over from lack of sleep”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 24 / 196
    • blurred verb –1. (2) film over, glaze over, blur – (become glassy; lose clear vision; ”Her eyes glazed over from lack of sleep”) adj –1. (5) bleary, blurred, blurry, foggy, fuzzy, hazy, muzzy – (indistinct or hazy in outline; ”a landscape of blurred outlines”; ”the trees were just blurry shapes”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 25 / 196
    • bright adj –1. (16) bright – (emitting or reflecting light readily or in large amounts; ”the sun was bright and hot”; ”a bright sunlit room”) adv –. (1) brilliantly, brightly, bright – (with brightness; ”the stars shone brilliantly”; ”the windows glowed jewel bright”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 26 / 196
    • brighten verb –1. (1) brighten, lighten up, lighten – (make lighter or brighter; ”The paint will brighten the room”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 27 / 196
    • brightness noun –1. (11) brightness – (the location of a visual perception along a continuum from black to white) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 28 / 196
    • brilliance noun –1. (1) glare, blaze, brilliance – (a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted; ”a glare of sunlight”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 29 / 196
    • brindle adj –. (3) brindled, brindle, brinded, tabby – (having a grey or brown streak or a pattern or a patchy coloring; used especiall y of the patterned fur of cats) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 30 / 196
    • brown noun –1. (2) brown, brownness – (an orange of low brightness and saturation) verb –1. (1) brown – (fry in a pan until it changes color; ”brown the meat in the pan”) adj –1. (38) brown, brownish, chocolate-brown, dark-brown – (of a color similar to that of wood or earth) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 31 / 196
    • brunette noun –. brunet, brunette – (a person with dark (brown) hair) adj –. brunet, brunette – (marked by dark or relatively dark pigmentation of hair or skin or eyes; ”a brunette beauty”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 32 / 196
    • clean noun –. (1) clean and jerk, clean – (a weightlift in which the barbell is lifted to shoulder height and then jerked overhead) verb –1. (16) clean, make clean – (make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from; ”Clean the stove!”; ”The dentist cleaned my teeth”) adj –1. (17) clean – (free from dirt or impurities; or having clean habits; ”children with clean shining faces”; ”clean white shirts”; ”clean dishes”; ”a spotlessly clean house”; ”cats are clean animals”) adv –1. (1) clean, plumb, plum – (completely; used as intensifie rs; ”clean forgot the appointment”; ”I’m plumb (or plum) tuckered out”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 33 / 196
    • clear noun –1. clear – (the state of being free of suspicion; ”investi gation showed that he was in the clear”) verb –1. (16) unclutter, clear – (rid of obstructions; ”Clear your desk”) adj –1. (55) clear – (readily apparent to the mind; ”a clear and present danger”; ”a clear explanation”; ”a clear case of murder”; ”a clear indication that she was angry”; ”gave us a clear idea of human nature”) adv –1. (3) clear, all the way – (completely; ”read the book clear to the end”; ”slept clear through the night”; ”there were open fields clear to the horizon”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 34 / 196
    • color noun –1. (48) color, colour, coloring, colouring – (a visual attribute of things that results from the light they emit or transmit or reflect; ”a white color is made up of many different wavelengths of light”) verb –1. (7) color, colorize, colorise, colourise, colourize, colour, color in, colour in – (add color to; ”The child colored the drawings”; ”Fall colored the trees”; ”colorize black and white film”) adj –. (4) color, colour – (having or capable of producing colors; ”color film”; ”he rented a color television”; ”marvelous color illustrations”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 35 / 196
    • colorful adj –1. (6) colorful, colourful – (having striking color; ”colorful autumn leaves”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 36 / 196
    • colored noun –. colored person, colored – (a United States term for Blacks that is now considered offensive) verb –1. (7) color, colorize, colorise, colourise, colourize, colour, color in, colour in – (add color to; ”The child colored the drawings”; ”Fall colored the trees”; ”colorize black and white film”) adj –1. (13) colored, coloured, colorful – (having color or a certain color; sometimes used in combination; ”colored crepe paper”; ”the film was in color”; ”amber-colored heads of grain”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 37 / 196
    • colorless adj –1. colorless, colourless – (lacking in variety and interest ; ”a colorless and unimaginative person”; ”a colorless description of the parade”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 38 / 196
    • crystal noun –1. (4) crystal – (a solid formed by the solidification of a chemical and having a highly regular atomic structure) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 39 / 196
    • dappled verb –. mottle, dapple, cloud – (colour with streaks or blotches of different shades) adj –. (1) dappled, mottled – (having spots or patches of color) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 40 / 196
    • dark noun –1. (9) dark, darkness – (absence of light or illumination) adj –1. (49) dark – (devoid of or deficient in light or brightne ss; shadowed or black; ”sitting in a dark corner”; ”a dark day”; ”dark shadows”; ”dark as the inside of a black cat”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 41 / 196
    • darken verb –1. (4) darken – (become dark or darker; ”The sky darkened” ) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 42 / 196
    • dazzle noun –. dazzle – (brightness enough to blind partially and temporarily) verb –1. (3) dazzle, bedazzle, daze – (to cause someone to lose clear vision, especially from intense light; ”She was dazzled by the bright headlights”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 43 / 196
    • dazzling verb –1. (3) dazzle, bedazzle, daze – (to cause someone to lose clear vision, especially from intense light; ”She was dazzled by the bright headlights”) adj –1. (2) dazzling, eye-popping, fulgurant, fulgurous – (amazingly impressive; suggestive of the flashing of lightning; ”the skater’s dazzling virtuosic leaps”; ”these great best canvases still look as astonishing and as invitingly new as they did...when...h is fulgurant popularity was in full growth”- Janet Flanner; ”adventure s related...in a style both vivid and fulgurous”- Idwal Jones) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 44 / 196
    • dim verb –1. dim, dip – (switch (a car’s headlights) from a higher to a lower beam) adj –1. (4) dim, subdued – (lacking in light; not bright or harsh; ”a dim light beside the bed”; ”subdued lights and soft music”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 45 / 196
    • dingy adj –1. (4) begrimed, dingy, grimy, grubby, grungy, raunchy – (thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot; ”a miner’s begrimed face”; ”dingy linen”; ”grimy hands”; ”grubby little fingers”; ”a grungy kitchen”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 46 / 196
    • dirty verb –. dirty, soil, begrime, grime, colly, bemire – (make soiled, filthy, or dirty; ”don’t soil your clothes when you play outside!”) adj –1. (12) dirty, soiled, unclean – (soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime; ”dirty unswept sidewalks”; ”a child in dirty overalls”; ”dirty slums”; ”piles of dirty dishes”; ”put his dirty feet on the clean sheet”; ”wore an unclean shirt”; ”mining is a dirty job”; ”Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 47 / 196
    • discolor verb –1. discolor – (lose color or turn colorless; ”The painting discolored”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 48 / 196
    • discolored verb –1. discolor – (lose color or turn colorless; ”The painting discolored”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 49 / 196
    • distinct adj –1. (14) distinct, distinguishable – ((often followed by ‘from’) not alike; different in nature or quality; ”plants of several distinct types”; ”the word ‘nationalism’ is used in at least two distinct senses”; ”gold is distinct from iron”; ”a tree related to but quite distinct from the European beech”; ”management had interests quite distinct from those of their employees”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 50 / 196
    • drab noun –. olive drab, drab – (a dull greyish to yellowish or light olive brown) adj –1. (2) drab, dreary – (lacking in liveliness or charm or surprise; ”her drab personality”; ”life was drab compared with the more exciting life style overseas”; ”a series of dreary dinner parties”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 51 / 196
    • dusky adj –1. (1) dusky, twilight, twilit – (lighted by or as if by twilight; ”The dusky night rides down the sky/And ushers in the morn”-Henry Fielding; ”the twilight glow of the sky”; ”a boat on a twilit river”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 52 / 196
    • dye noun –. dye, dyestuff – (a usually soluble substance for staining or coloring e.g. fabrics or hair) verb –. (1) dye – (color with dye; ”Please dye these shoes”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 53 / 196
    • eye noun –1. (263) eye, oculus, optic – (the organ of sight) verb –. (11) eye, eyeball – (look at) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 54 / 196
    • eyewitness noun –. eyewitness – (a spectator who can describe what happened ) verb –. eyewitness – (be present at an event and see it with one’s own eyes) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 55 / 196
    • fade noun –1. slice, fade, slicing – (a golf shot that curves to the right for a right-handed golfer; ”he took lessons to cure his slicing”) verb –1. (6) fade, melt – (become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly; ”The scene begins to fade”; ”The tree trunks are melting into the forest at dusk”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 56 / 196
    • faded verb –1. (6) fade, melt – (become less clearly visible or distinguishable; disappear gradually or seemingly; ”The scene begins to fade”; ”The tree trunks are melting into the forest at dusk”) adj –1. (7) bleached, faded, washed-out, washy – (having lost freshness or brilliance of color; ”sun-bleached deck chairs”; ”faded jeans”; ”a very pale washed-out blue”; ”washy colors”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 57 / 196
    • faint noun –. faint, swoon, syncope, deliquium – (a spontaneous loss of consciousness caused by insufficient blood to the brain) verb –. (1) faint, conk, swoon, pass out – (pass out from weakness, physical or emotional distress due to a loss of blood supply to the brain) adj –1. (5) faint, weak – (deficient in magnitude; barely perceptible; lacking clarity or brightness or loudness etc; ”a faint outline”; ”the wan sun cast faint shadows”; ”the faint light of a distant candle”; ”weak colors”; ”a faint hissing sound”; ”a faint aroma”; ”a weak pulse”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 58 / 196
    • fair noun –1. (1) carnival, fair, funfair – (a traveling show; having sideshows and rides and games of skill etc.) verb –. (1) fair – (join so that the external surfaces blend smoothly) adj –1. (10) fair, just – (free from favoritism or self-interest or bias or deception; conforming with established standards or rules; ”a fair referee”; ”fair deal”; ”on a fair footing”; ”a fair fight”; ”by fair means or foul”) adv –1. fairly, fair, clean – (in conformity with the rules or laws and without fraud or cheating; ”they played fairly”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 59 / 196
    • farsighted adj –1. farsighted, presbyopic – (able to see distant objects clearly) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 60 / 196
    • flash noun –1. (7) flash – (a sudden intense burst of radiant energy) verb –1. (9) flash, blink, wink, twinkle, winkle – (gleam or glow intermittently; ”The lights were flashing”) adj –. brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy – (tastelessly showy; ”a flash car”; ”a flashy ring”; ”garish colors”; ”a gaudy costume”; ”loud sport shirts”; ”a meretricious yet stylish book”; ”tawdry ornaments”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 61 / 196
    • flashy adj –1. (1) brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack , loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy – (tastelessly showy; ”a flash car”; ”a flashy ring”; ”garish colors”; ”a gaudy costume”; ”loud sport shirts”; ”a meretricious yet stylish book”; ”tawdry ornaments”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 62 / 196
    • flicker noun –1. flicker, spark, glint – (a momentary flash of light) verb –1. (3) flicker, waver, flitter, flutter, quiver – (move back and forth very rapidly; ”the candle flickered”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 63 / 196
    • foggy adj –1. dazed, foggy, groggy, logy, stuporous – (stunned or confused and slow to react (as from blows or drunkenness or exhaustion)) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 64 / 196
    • freckled verb –1. freckle – (become freckled; ”I freckle easily”) adj –. freckled, lentiginous, lentiginose – (relating to or covered with or resembling freckles) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 65 / 196
    • gaudy noun –. gaudy – ((Britain) a celebratory reunion feast or entertainment held a college) adj –1. (1) brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, garish, gaudy, gimcrack , loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy – (tastelessly showy; ”a flash car”; ”a flashy ring”; ”garish colors”; ”a gaudy costume”; ”loud sport shirts”; ”a meretricious yet stylish book”; ”tawdry ornaments”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 66 / 196
    • gawk noun –. lout, clod, stumblebum, goon, oaf, lubber, lummox, lump, gawk – (an awkward stupid person) verb –. (1) goggle, gape, gawp, gawk – (look with amazement; look stupidly) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 67 / 196
    • gaze noun –. (8) gaze, regard – (a long fixed look; ”he fixed his paternal gaze on me”) verb –. (25) gaze, stare – (look at with fixed eyes; ”The students stared at the teacher with amazement”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 68 / 196
    • glance noun –. (31) glance, glimpse, coup d’oeil – (a quick look) verb –1. (34) glance, peek, glint – (throw a glance at; take a brief look at; ”She only glanced at the paper”; ”I only peeked–I didn’t see anything interesting”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 69 / 196
    • glare noun –1. (5) glare, blaze, brilliance – (a light within the field of vision that is brighter than the brightness to which the eyes are adapted; ”a glare of sunlight”) verb –1. (9) glower, glare – (look at with a fixed gaze; ”The girl glared at the man who tried to make a pass at her”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 70 / 196
    • glasses noun –1. (4) spectacles, specs, eyeglasses, glasses – (optical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision) Overview of noun glass The noun glass has 7 senses (first 4 from tagged texts) 1. (22) glass – (a brittle transparent solid with irregular atomic structure) verb –1. glass, glaze – (furnish with glass; ”glass the windows” ) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 71 / 196
    • gleam noun –1. (3) gleam, gleaming, glow, lambency – (an appearance of reflected light) verb –1. (3) glitter, glisten, glint, gleam, shine – (be shiny, as if wet; ”His eyes were glistening”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 72 / 196
    • gleaming noun –1. (1) gleam, gleaming, glimmer – (a flash of light (especially reflected light)) verb –1. (3) glitter, glisten, glint, gleam, shine – (be shiny, as if wet; ”His eyes were glistening”) adj –. (3) agleam, gleaming, nitid – (bright with a steady but subdued shining; ”from the plane we saw the city below agleam with lights”; ”the gleaming brass on the altar”; ”Nereids beneath the nitid moon”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 73 / 196
    • glimmer noun –1. (1) gleam, gleaming, glimmer – (a flash of light (especially reflected light)) verb –. gleam, glimmer – (shine brightly, like a star or a light) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 74 / 196
    • glimpse noun –1. (6) glance, glimpse, coup d’oeil – (a quick look) verb –. (5) glimpse – (catch a glimpse of or see briefly; ”We glimpsed the Queen as she got into her limousine”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 75 / 196
    • glint noun –1. (1) flicker, spark, glint – (a momentary flash of light) verb –1. (4) glitter, glisten, glint, gleam, shine – (be shiny, as if wet; ”His eyes were glistening”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 76 / 196
    • glitter noun –1. (2) glitter, glister, glisten, scintillation, sparkle – (the quality of shining with a bright reflected light) verb –. (4) glitter, glisten, glint, gleam, shine – (be shiny, as if wet; ”His eyes were glistening”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 77 / 196
    • glittering verb –. (4) glitter, glisten, glint, gleam, shine – (be shiny, as if wet; ”His eyes were glistening”) adj –. (6) aglitter, coruscant, fulgid, glinting, glistering, glittering, glittery, scintillant, scintillating, sparkly – (having brief brilliant points or flashes of light; ”bugle beads all aglitter” ; ”glinting eyes”; ”glinting water”; ”his glittering eyes were cold and malevolent”; ”shop window full of glittering Christmas trees”; ”glittery costume jewelry”; ”scintillant mica”; ”the scintilla ting stars”; ”a dress with sparkly sequins”; ”‘glistering’ is an archaic term”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 78 / 196
    • glisten noun –. glitter, glister, glisten, scintillation, sparkle – (the quality of shining with a bright reflected light) verb –. (3) glitter, glisten, glint, gleam, shine – (be shiny, as if wet; ”His eyes were glistening”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 79 / 196
    • glistening verb –. (3) glitter, glisten, glint, gleam, shine – (be shiny, as if wet; ”His eyes were glistening”) adj –. (2) glistening, glossy, lustrous, sheeny, shiny, shining – (reflecting light; ”glistening bodies of swimmers”; ”the horse’s glossy coat”; ”lustrous auburn hair”; ”saw the moon like a shiny dime on a deep blue velvet carpet”; ”shining white enamel”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 80 / 196
    • gloom noun –1. (10) gloom, somberness, sombreness – (a state of partial or total darkness; ”he struck a match to dispel the gloom”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 81 / 196
    • gloomy adj –1. (1) glooming, gloomy, gloomful, sulky – (depressingly dark; ”the gloomy forest”; ”the glooming interior of an old inn”; ”‘gloomful’ is archaic”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 82 / 196
    • gloss noun –1. gloss, rubric – (an explanation or definition of an obscure word in a text) verb –1. gloss – (give a shine or gloss to, usually by rubbing) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 83 / 196
    • glossy noun –1. slick, slick magazine, glossy – (a magazine printed on good quality paper) adj –1. glossy, calendered – ((of paper and fabric and leather) having a surface made smooth and glossy especially by pressing between rollers; ”calendered paper”; ”glossy paper”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 84 / 196
    • glow noun –1. (3) freshness, glow – (an alert and refreshed state) verb –1. (5) glow – (emit a steady even light without flames; ”The fireflies were glowing and flying about in the garden”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 85 / 196
    • glowing noun –. radiance, glow, glowing – (the amount of electromagnetic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface) verb –1. (5) glow – (emit a steady even light without flames; ”The fireflies were glowing and flying about in the garden”) adj –. (1) glowing – (highly enthusiastic; ”glowing praise”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 86 / 196
    • goggle verb –. goggle, gape, gawp, gawk – (look with amazement; look stupidly) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 87 / 196
    • gorgeous adj –. (1) gorgeous – (dazzlingly beautiful; ”a gorgeous Victorian gown”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 88 / 196
    • gray noun –1. (6) gray, grayness, grey, greyness – (a neutral achromatic color midway between white and black) verb –1. grey, gray – (make grey; ”The painter decided to grey the sky”) adj –1. (38) grey, gray, greyish, grayish – (of an achromatic color of any lightness intermediate between the extremes of white and black; ”the little grey cells”; ”gray flannel suit”; ”a man with greyish hair”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 89 / 196
    • green noun –1. (6) green, greenness, viridity – (green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass) verb –. green – (turn or become green; ”The trees are greening”) adj –1. (26) green, greenish, light-green, dark-green – (of the color between blue and yellow in the color spectrum; similar to the color of fresh grass; ”a green tree”; ”green fields”; ”green paint”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 90 / 196
    • grimy adj –. (4) begrimed, dingy, grimy, grubby, grungy, raunchy – (thickly covered with ingrained dirt or soot; ”a miner’s begrimed face”; ”dingy linen”; ”grimy hands”; ”grubby little fingers”; ”a grungy kitchen”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 91 / 196
    • homely adj –1. (5) homely, plain – (lacking in physical beauty or proportion; ”a homely child”; ”several of the buildings were downright homely”; ”a plain girl with a freckled face”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 92 / 196
    • hue noun –. (6) hue, chromaticity – (the quality of a color as determined by its dominant wavelength) verb –1. hue – (take on color or become colored; ”In highlights it hued to a dull silver-grey”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 93 / 196
    • illusion noun –1. (23) illusion, semblance – (an erroneous mental representation) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 94 / 196
    • image noun –1. (31) image, mental image – (an iconic mental representa tion; ”her imagination forced images upon her too awful to contemplate ”) verb –1. image – (render visible, as by means of MRI) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 95 / 196
    • indistinct adj –. (1) indistinct – (not clearly defined or easy to perceive or understand; ”indistinct shapes in the gloom”; ”an indistinct memory”; ”only indistinct notions of what to do”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 96 / 196
    • invisible adj –1. (5) invisible, unseeable – (impossible or nearly impossible to see; imperceptible by the eye; ”the invisible man”; ”invisible rays”; ”an invisible hinge”; ”invisible mending”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 97 / 196
    • light noun –1. (46) light, visible light, visible radiation – ((physic s) electromagnetic radiation that can produce a visual sensation; ”the light was filtered through a soft glass window”) verb –1. (12) light, illume, illumine, light up, illuminate – (make lighter or brighter; ”This lamp lightens the room a bit”) adj –1. (14) light – (of comparatively little physical weight or density; ”a light load”; ”magnesium is a light metal–having a specific gravity of 1.74 at 20 degrees C”) adv –. lightly, light – (with few burdens; ”experienced travelle rs travel light”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 98 / 196
    • look noun –1. (24) expression, look, aspect, facial expression, face – (the feelings expressed on a person’s face; ”a sad expression” ; ”a look of triumph”; ”an angry face”) verb –1. (274) look – (perceive with attention; direct one’s gaze towards; ”She looked over the expanse of land”; ”Look at your child!”; ”Look–a deer in the backyard!”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 99 / 196
    • magnify verb –1. (4) magnify, amplify – (increase in size, volume or significance; ”Her terror was magnified in her mind”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 100 / 196
    • microscope noun –. (7) microscope – (magnifier of the image of small objects; ”the invention of the microscope led to the discovery of the cell”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 101 / 196
    • mirage noun –1. mirage – (an optical illusion in which atmospheric refraction by a layer of hot air distorts or inverts reflections of distant objects) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 102 / 196
    • mirror noun –1. (8) mirror – (polished surface that forms images by reflecting light) verb –1. (4) mirror – (reflect as if in a mirror; ”The smallest pond at night mirrors the firmament above”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 103 / 196
    • misty adj –1. (1) brumous, foggy, hazy, misty – (filled or abounding with fog or mist; ”a brumous October morning”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 104 / 196
    • mottled verb –1. (2) mottle, streak, blotch – (mark with spots or blotches of different color or shades of color as if stained) adj –. (1) dappled, mottled – (having spots or patches of color) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 105 / 196
    • murky adj –1. (2) cloudy, muddy, mirky, murky, turbid – ((of liquids) clouded as with sediment; ”a cloudy liquid”; ”muddy coffee”; ”murky waters”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 106 / 196
    • nearsighted adj –. (1) nearsighted, shortsighted, myopic – (unable to see distant objects clearly) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 107 / 196
    • notice noun –1. (8) notice – (an announcement containing information about an event; ”you didn’t give me enough notice”; ”an obituary notice”; ”a notice of sale) verb –1. (39) detect, observe, find, discover, notice – (discove r or determine the existence, presence, or fact of; ”She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water”; ”We found traces of lead in the paint”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 108 / 196
    • observe verb –1. (39) detect, observe, find, discover, notice – (discove r or determine the existence, presence, or fact of; ”She detected high levels of lead in her drinking water”; ”We found traces of lead in the paint”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 109 / 196
    • observant adj –1. (2) observant – (paying close attention especially to details) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 110 / 196
    • observer noun –1. (11) perceiver, percipient, observer, beholder – (a person who becomes aware (of things or events) through the senses) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 111 / 196
    • observation noun –1. (26) observation – (the act of making and recording a measurement) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 112 / 196
    • ogle verb –. (2) ogle – (look at with amorous intentions) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 113 / 196
    • orange noun –1. (4) orange – (round yellow to orange fruit of any of several citrus trees) adj –. (7) orange, orangish – (of the color between red and yellow; similar to the color of a ripe orange) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 114 / 196
    • pale noun –. (1) picket, pale – (a wooden strip forming part of a fence) verb –. (1) pale, blanch, blench – (turn pale, as if in fear) adj –1. (12) pale – (very light colored; highly diluted with white; ”pale seagreen”; ”pale blue eyes”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 115 / 196
    • pastel noun –. (1) pastel – (any of various pale or light colors) adj –1. (1) pastel – (lacking in body or vigor; ”faded pastel charms of the naive music”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 116 / 196
    • peek noun –. peek, peep – (a secret look) verb –. glance, peek, glint – (throw a glance at; take a brief look at; ”She only glanced at the paper”; ”I only peeked–I didn’t see anything interesting”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 117 / 196
    • peep noun –1. cheep, peep – (the short weak cry of a young bird) verb –1. (1) peep – (look furtively; ”He peeped at the woman through the window”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 118 / 196
    • peer noun –1. (4) peer, equal, match, compeer – (a person who is of equal standing with another in a group) verb –. (30) peer – (look searchingly; ”We peered into the back of the shop to see whether a salesman was around”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 119 / 196
    • periscope noun –. periscope – (an optical instrument that provides a view of an otherwise obstructed field) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 120 / 196
    • perceive verb –1. (26) perceive, comprehend – (to become aware of through the senses; ”I could perceive the ship coming over the horizon”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 121 / 196
    • perception noun –1. (6) percept, perception, perceptual experience – (the representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 122 / 196
    • picture noun –1. (25) picture, image, icon, ikon – (a visual representat ion (of an object or scene or person or abstraction) produced on a surface; ”they showed us the pictures of their wedding”; ”a movie is a series of images projected so rapidly that the eye integrates them”) verb –1. (5) visualize, visualise, envision, project, fancy, see, figure, picture, image – (imagine; conceive of; see in one’s mind; ”I can’t see him on horseback!”; ”I can see what will happen”; ”I can see a risk in this strategy”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 123 / 196
    • pigment noun –1. (2) pigment – (dry coloring material (especially a powder to be mixed with a liquid to produce paint, etc.)) verb –1. pigment – (acquire pigment; become colored or imbued) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 124 / 196
    • pink noun –1. (2) pink – (a light shade of red) verb –1. tap, rap, knock, pink – (make light, repeated taps on a surface; ”he was tapping his fingers on the table impatiently”) adj –. (12) pink, pinkish – (of a light shade of red) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 125 / 196
    • polished verb –1. (7) polish, smooth, smoothen, shine – (make (a surface) shine; ”shine the silver, please”; ”polish my shoes”) adj –1. (2) polished – (perfected or made shiny and smooth; ”his polished prose”; ”in a freshly ironed dress and polished shoes”; ”freshly polished silver”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 126 / 196
    • pretty adj –1. (20) pretty – (pleasing by delicacy or grace; not imposing; ”pretty girl”; ”pretty song”; ”pretty room”) adv –. (35) reasonably, moderately, pretty, jolly, somewhat, fairly, middling, passably – (to a moderately sufficient extent or degree; ”pretty big”; ”pretty bad”; ”jolly decent of him”; ”the shoes are priced reasonably”; ”he is fairly clever with computers”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 127 / 196
    • purple noun –1. (2) purple, purpleness – (a purple color or pigment) verb –1. purple – (become purple) adj –1. (9) purple, violet, purplish – (of a color intermediate between red and blue) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 128 / 196
    • radiance noun –1. (2) radiance, glow, glowing – (the amount of electromag netic radiation leaving or arriving at a point on a surface) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 129 / 196
    • radiant adj –. (2) beaming, beamy, effulgent, radiant, refulgent – (radiating or as if radiating light; ”the beaming sun”; ”the effulgent daffodils”; ”a radiant sunrise”; ”a refulgent sunset”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 130 / 196
    • recognize verb –1. (33) acknowledge, recognize, recognise, know – (accept (someone) to be what is claimed or accept his power and authority; ”The Crown Prince was acknowledged as the true heir to the throne”; ”We do not recognize your gods”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 131 / 196
    • red noun –1. (9) red, redness – (red color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of blood) adj –1. (43) red, reddish, ruddy, blood-red, carmine, cerise, cherry, cherry-red, crimson, ruby, ruby-red, scarlet – (of a color at the end of the color spectrum (next to orange); resembling the color of blood or cherries or tomatoes or rubies) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 132 / 196
    • reflect verb –1. (41) reflect – (manifest or bring back; ”This action reflects his true beliefs”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 133 / 196
    • reflection noun –1. (8) contemplation, reflection, reflexion, rumination, musing, thoughtfulness – (a calm, lengthy, intent consideration) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 134 / 196
    • reflector noun –1. (6) reflector – (device that reflects radiation) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 135 / 196
    • reveal verb –1. (34) uncover, bring out, unveil, reveal – (make visible; ”Summer brings out bright clothes”; ”He brings out the best in her”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 136 / 196
    • review noun –1. (4) reappraisal, revaluation, review, reassessment – (a new appraisal or evaluation) verb –1. (13) review, reexamine – (look at again; examine again; ”let’s review your situation”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 137 / 196
    • scan noun –1. (3) scan – (the act of scanning; systematic examination of a prescribed region; ”he made a thorough scan of the beach with his binoculars”) verb –1. (9) scan – (examine minutely or intensely; ”the surgeon scanned the X-ray”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 138 / 196
    • scene noun –1. (18) scene – (the place where some action occurs; ”the police returned to the scene of the crime”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 139 / 196
    • scrutiny noun –1. (3) examination, scrutiny – (the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 140 / 196
    • see noun –. see – (the seat within a bishop’s diocese where his cathedral is located) verb –1. (613) see – (perceive by sight or have the power to perceive by sight; ”You have to be a good observer to see all the details”; ”Can you see the bird in that tree?”; ”He is blind–he cannot see”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 141 / 196
    • shade noun –1. (9) shade, shadiness, shadowiness – (relative darkness caused by light rays being intercepted by an opaque body; ”it is much cooler in the shade”; ”there’s too much shadiness to take good photographs”) verb –1. (2) shadow, shade, shade off – (cast a shadow over) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 142 / 196
    • shadowy adj –1. (1) shady, shadowed, shadowy, umbrageous – (filled with shade; ”the shady side of the street”; ”the surface of the pond is dark and shadowed”; ”we sat on rocks in a shadowy cove”; ”cool umbrageous woodlands”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 143 / 196
    • sheen noun –. shininess, sheen, luster, lustre – (the visual property of something that shines with reflected light) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 144 / 196
    • sheer verb –1. (1) swerve, sheer, curve, trend, veer, slue, slew, cut – (turn sharply; change direction abruptly; ”The car cut to the left at the intersection”; ”The motorbike veered to the right”) adj –1. (6) absolute, downright, out-and-out, rank, right-down, sheer – (complete and without restriction or qualification; sometimes used informally as intensifiers; ”absolute freedom”; ”an absolute dimwit”; ”a downright lie”; ”out-and-out mayhem”; ”an out-and-out lie”; ”a rank outsider”; ”many right-down vices”; ”got the job through sheer persistence”; ”sheer stupidity”) adv –1. sheer, perpendicularly – (straight up or down without a break) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 145 / 196
    • shimmer noun –. shimmer, play – (a weak and tremulous light; ”the shimmer of colors on iridescent feathers”; ”the play of light on the water”) verb –1. shimmer – (shine with a weak or fitful light; ”Beech leaves shimmered in the moonlight”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 146 / 196
    • shimmering verb –1. shimmer – (shine with a weak or fitful light; ”Beech leaves shimmered in the moonlight”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 147 / 196
    • shine noun –. radiance, radiancy, shine, effulgence, refulgence, refulgency – (the quality of being bright and sending out rays of light) verb –1. (9) reflect, shine – (be bright by reflecting or casting light; ”Drive carefully–the wet road reflects”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 148 / 196
    • shining noun –. (1) shining, polishing – (the work of making something smooth and shiny by rubbing or waxing it; ”the shining of shoes provided a meager living”; ”every Sunday he gave his car a good polishing”) verb –1. (9) reflect, shine – (be bright by reflecting or casting light; ”Drive carefully–the wet road reflects”) adj –1. (2) shining – (marked by exceptional merit; ”had shining virtues and few faults”; ”a shining example”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 149 / 196
    • shiny adj –1. (2) glistening, glossy, lustrous, sheeny, shiny, shining – (reflecting light; ”glistening bodies of swimmers”; ”the horse’s glossy coat”; ”lustrous auburn hair”; ”saw the moon like a shiny dime on a deep blue velvet carpet”; ”shining white enamel”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 150 / 196
    • show noun –1. (18) show – (the act of publicly exhibiting or entertai ning; ”a remarkable show of skill”) verb –1. (136) show, demo, exhibit, present, demonstrate – (give an exhibition of to an interested audience; ”She shows her dogs frequently”; ”We will demo the new software in Washington”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 151 / 196
    • showy adj –1. (1) flamboyant, showy, splashy – (marked by ostentation but often tasteless; ”a cheap showy rhinestone bracelet”; ”a splashy half-page ad”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 152 / 196
    • sight noun –1. (17) sight – (an instance of visual perception; ”the sight of his wife brought him back to reality”; ”the train was an unexpected sight”) verb –1. (4) spy, sight – (catch sight of; to perceive with the eyes; ”he caught sight of the king’s men coming over the ridge”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 153 / 196
    • smeared verb –1. smear – (stain by smearing or daubing with a dirty substance) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 154 / 196
    • smudged verb –. smear, blur, smudge, smutch – (make a smudge on; soil by smudging) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 155 / 196
    • soiled verb –. (1) dirty, soil, begrime, grime, colly, bemire – (make soiled, filthy, or dirty; ”don’t soil your clothes when you play outside!”) adj –. (10) dirty, soiled, unclean – (soiled or likely to soil with dirt or grime; ”dirty unswept sidewalks”; ”a child in dirty overalls”; ”dirty slums”; ”piles of dirty dishes”; ”put his dirty feet on the clean sheet”; ”wore an unclean shirt”; ”mining is a dirty job”; ”Cinderella did the dirty work while her sisters preened themselves”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 156 / 196
    • sooty adj –1. (1) coal-black, jet, jet-black, pitchy, sooty – (of the blackest black; similar to the color of jet or coal) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 157 / 196
    • sparkle noun –1. (2) sparkle, twinkle, spark, light – (merriment expressed by a brightness or gleam or animation of countenance; ”he had a sparkle in his eye”; ”there’s a perpetual twinkle in his eyes”) verb –1. (1) sparkle, scintillate, coruscate – (reflect brightly ; ”Unquarried marble sparkled on the hillside”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 158 / 196
    • sparkling noun –. twinkle, scintillation, sparkling – (a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash) verb –1. (1) sparkle, scintillate, coruscate – (reflect brightly ; ”Unquarried marble sparkled on the hillside”) adj –1. (2) sparkling – (shining with brilliant points of light like stars; ”sparkling snow”; ”sparkling eyes”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 159 / 196
    • speckled verb –1. stipple, speckle – (produce a mottled effect; ”The sunlight stippled the trees”) adj –. (1) dotted, flecked, specked, speckled, stippled – (having a pattern of dots) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 160 / 196
    • spectacle noun –1. (8) spectacle – (something or someone seen (especially a notable or unusual sight); ”the tragic spectacle of cripples trying to escape”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 161 / 196
    • spectator noun –1. (12) spectator, witness, viewer, watcher, looker – (a close observer; someone who looks at something (such as an exhibition of some kind); ”the spectators applauded the performance”; ”television viewers”; ”sky watchers discovered a new star”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 162 / 196
    • spectrum noun –1. (18) spectrum – (an ordered array of the components of an emission or wave) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 163 / 196
    • splotched verb –. splotch – (blotch or spot) adj –. blotched, blotchy, splotched – (marked with irregularly shaped spots or blots) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 164 / 196
    • spy noun –1. (3) spy, undercover agent – ((military) a secret agent hired by a state to obtain information about its enemies or by a business to obtain industrial secrets from competitors) verb –1. (2) descry, spot, espy, spy – (catch sight of) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 165 / 196
    • squint noun –1. strabismus, squint – (abnormal alignment of one or both eyes) verb –1. (3) squint, squinch – (cross one’s eyes as if in strabismus; ”The children squinted so as to scare each other”) adj –. askance, askant, asquint, squint, squint-eyed, squinty, sidelong – ((used especially of glances) directed to one side with or as if with doubt or suspicion or envy; ”her eyes with their misted askance look”- Elizabeth Bowen; ”sidelong glances”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 166 / 196
    • stain noun –1. (5) stain, discoloration, discolouration – (a soiled or discolored appearance; ”the wine left a dark stain”) verb –1. (19) stain – (color with a liquid dye or tint; ”Stain this table a beautiful walnut color”; ”people knew how to stain glass a beautiful blue in the middle ages”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 167 / 196
    • streak noun –1. (1) streak, run – (an unbroken series of events; ”had a streak of bad luck”; ”Nicklaus had a run of birdies”) verb –1. (2) streak – (move quickly in a straight line; ”The plane streaked across the sky”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 168 / 196
    • streaked verb –1. (2) streak – (move quickly in a straight line; ”The plane streaked across the sky”) adj –. (2) streaked, streaky – (marked with or as if with stripes or linear discolorations; ”streaked hair”; ”fat legs and dirty streaky faces”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 169 / 196
    • stripe noun –1. (1) band, banding, stripe – (an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material) verb –. stripe – (mark with stripes) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 170 / 196
    • striped verb –. stripe – (mark with stripes) adj –. (1) striped, stripy – (marked or decorated with stripes) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 171 / 196
    • sunny adj –. (2) cheery, gay, sunny – (bright and pleasant; promoting a feeling of cheer; ”a cheery hello”; ”a gay sunny room”; ”a sunny smile”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 172 / 196
    • survey noun –1. (5) survey, study – (a detailed critical inspection) verb –1. (6) survey, appraise – (consider in a comprehensive way; ”He appraised the situation carefully before acting”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 173 / 196
    • tarnish noun –. tarnish – (discoloration of metal surface caused by oxidation) verb –. (1) tarnish, stain, maculate, sully, defile – (make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically; ”The silver was tarnished by the long exposure to the air”; ”Her reputation was sullied after the affair with a married man”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 174 / 196
    • tarnished verb –. (1) tarnish, stain, maculate, sully, defile – (make dirty or spotty, as by exposure to air; also used metaphorically; ”The silver was tarnished by the long exposure to the air”; ”Her reputation was sullied after the affair with a married man”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 175 / 196
    • telescope noun –. telescope, scope – (a magnifier of images of distant objects) verb –1. (1) telescope – (crush together or collapse; ”In the accident, the cars telescoped”; ”my hiking sticks telescope and can be put into the backpack”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 176 / 196
    • tinge noun –1. touch, hint, tinge, mite, pinch, jot, speck, soupcon – (a slight but appreciable amount; ”this dish could use a touch of garlic”) verb –1. tinge, color, colour, distort – (affect as in thought or feeling; ”My personal feelings color my judgment in this case”; ”The sadness tinged his life”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 177 / 196
    • tint noun –. (1) shade, tint, tincture, tone – (a quality of a given color that differs slightly from another color; ”after several trials he mixed the shade of pink that she wanted”) verb –. (1) tint, tinct, tinge, touch – (color lightly; ”her greying hair was tinged blond”; ”the leaves were tinged red in November”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 178 / 196
    • transparent adj –1. (5) crystalline, crystal clear, limpid, lucid, pellucid, transparent – (transmitting light; able to be seen through with clarity; ”the cold crystalline water of melted snow”; ”crystal clear skies”; ”could see the sand on the bottom of the limpid pool”; ”lucid air”; ”a pellucid brook”; ”transparent crystal”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 179 / 196
    • twinkle noun –1. twinkle, scintillation, sparkling – (a rapid change in brightness; a brief spark or flash) verb –1. (1) flash, blink, wink, twinkle, winkle – (gleam or glow intermittently; ”The lights were flashing”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 180 / 196
    • twinkling noun –. (1) blink of an eye, flash, heartbeat, instant, jiffy, split second, trice, twinkling, wink, New York minute – (a very short time (as the time it takes the eye to blink or the heart to beat); ”if I had the chance I’d do it in a flash”) verb –1. (1) flash, blink, wink, twinkle, winkle – (gleam or glow intermittently; ”The lights were flashing”) adj –. (1) twinkling – (shining intermittently with a sparkling light; ”twinkling stars”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 181 / 196
    • ugly adj –1. (3) ugly – (displeasing to the senses; ”an ugly face”; ”ugly furniture”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 182 / 196
    • ugliness noun –1. (1) ugliness – (qualities of appearance that do not give pleasure to the senses) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 183 / 196
    • unattractive adj –1. (1) unattractive – (lacking beauty or charm; ”as unattractive as most mining regions”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 184 / 196
    • view noun –1. (36) position, view, perspective – (a way of regarding situations or topics etc.; ”consider what follows from the positivist view”) verb –1. (19) see, consider, reckon, view, regard – (deem to be; ”She views this quite differently from me”; ”I consider her to be shallow”; ”I don’t see the situation quite as negatively as you do”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 185 / 196
    • viewpoint noun –1. (14) point of view, viewpoint, stand, standpoint – (a mental position from which things are viewed; ”we should consider this problem from the viewpoint of the Russians”; ”teaching history gave him a special point of view toward current events”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 186 / 196
    • visible adj –1. (14) visible, seeable – (capable of being seen; or open to easy view; ”a visible object”; ”visible stars”; ”mountains visible in the distance”; ”a visible change of expression”; ”visible files”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 187 / 196
    • vision noun –1. (13) vision – (a vivid mental image; ”he had a vision of his own death”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 188 / 196
    • vista noun –. (1) view, aspect, prospect, scene, vista, panorama – (the visual percept of a region; ”the most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 189 / 196
    • visual adj –1. (27) ocular, optic, optical, visual – (relating to or using sight; ”ocular inspection”; ”an optical illusion”; ”visual powers”; ”visual navigation”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 190 / 196
    • visualize verb –1. (4) visualize, visualise, envision, project, fancy, see, figure, picture, image – (imagine; conceive of; see in one’s mind; ”I can’t see him on horseback!”; ”I can see what will happen”; ”I can see a risk in this strategy”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 191 / 196
    • watch noun –1. (9) watch, ticker – (a small portable timepiece) verb –1. (77) watch – (look attentively; ”watch a basketball game”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 192 / 196
    • watchful adj –1. alert, watchful – (engaged in or accustomed to close observation; ”caught by a couple of alert cops”; ”alert enough to spot the opportunity when it came”; ”constantly alert and vigilant, like a sentinel on duty”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 193 / 196
    • white noun –1. (10) White, White person, Caucasian – (a member of the Caucasoid race) verb –. whiten, white – (turn white; ”This detergent will whiten your laundry”) adj –1. (61) white – (being of the achromatic color of maximum lightness; having little or no hue owing to reflection of almost all incident light; ”as white as fresh snow”; ”a bride’s white dress”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 194 / 196
    • witness noun –1. (7) witness, witnesser, informant – (someone who sees an event and reports what happened) verb –1. (17) witness – (be a witness to; ”She witnessed the accident and had to testify in court”) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 195 / 196
    • yellow noun –. (8) yellow, yellowness – (yellow color or pigment; the chromatic color resembling the hue of sunflowers or ripe lemons) verb –. (2) yellow – (turn yellow; ”The pages of the book began to yellow”) adj –1. (26) yellow, yellowish, xanthous – (of the color intermediate between green and orange in the color spectrum; of something resembling the color of an egg yolk) Andrew Ernest Ritz () The Sense Of Sight May 8, 2011 196 / 196