abundant: a lot, in great quantity
Canada has an abundant supply of fresh water.
At this time of year the river is abundant with salmon.
alike: similar, with few differences
She thinks that all politicians are alike.
All those cars look alike to me.
bright: filled with light
The room was big and bright with floor to ceiling windows.
You’ll need your sunglasses because it’s very bright outside.
On the weekends they like to wear casual clothes.
This is a casual company where everyone uses first names.
definite: clearly defined, known for sure
It’s definite that Professor Wight is leaving at the end of this term.
I need a definite answer by tomorrow morning.
energetic: full of energy, lively
For a person in her eighties, she seems very energetic.
I don’t want to go for a walk. I’m not feeling very energetic.
external: on the outside
This medicine says it’s for external use only.
This computer has an external hard drive.
feminine: of a female quality, like a woman
Her deep voice is not very feminine.
When she puts on a dress, it makes her feel more feminine.
internal: on the inside
He was rushed to the hospital with internal bleeding.
In that family there’s a lot of internal fighting.
logical: the result of good thinking
That seems like a logical solution to our problem.
Her logical mind told her that he was no good for her.
masculine: of a male quality, like a man
He looks much more masculine with that beard.
There are many masculine qualities other than strength.
vacant: empty, with nothing inside
That building has been vacant for years.
The community started a vegetable garden in the vacant lot.
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