4. lost, at a loss, at sea, confused, perplexed, puzzled; astray, stray, wandering, homeless.
adroit, adj.1. dexterous, ambidextrous, deft, handy, neat, Brit. Dial,
feat; nimble, agile, active, quick, rapid, brisk, swift, lively; facile, ready, proficient, adept, skillful, skilled, experienced, Fr. au fait. 2. clever, ingenious, inventive, resourceful; shrewd, Archaic, parlous, Inf.cute; cunning, canny, guileful, subtle, artful, crafty, slick; sagacious, astute, keen, acute, sharp, sharp-witted, sharp as a tack, quickwitted; apt, smart, witty.
adroitness, n.1. dexterity, ambidexterity, deftness, sleight, sleight of hand, legerdemain; nimbleness, agility, quickness, rapidity, briskness, swiftness, liveliness; handiness, right-handedness, neatness; skillfulness, skill, faculty, knack, talent; finesse, felicity, readiness; artistry, craft, proficiency, adeptness, address, mastery, expertness.
2. cleverness, ingenuity, ingeniousness, inventiveness, resourcefulness; shrewdness, cunning, canniness, guile, subtleness, artfulness, craftiness, Inf.cuteness; sagaciousness, sagacity, astuteness, keenness, acuteness, sharpness, sharp-wittedness; aptness, smartness, wittiness.
adulate, v. 1. worship, hero-worship, idolize, adore, worship the ground [s.o.] walks on, stand in awe of; deify, put on a pedestal; (all to an excessive degree)
praise, glorify, exalt, extol.
2. fawn, toady, truckle, toadeat, flatter, puff, inflate, SI.play up to, SI.suck up to, SI.shine up to, apple-polish, SI.butter-up, SI.brown-nose; lickspittle, SI.bootlick, court, pay court to, curry favor, dance attendance upon.
3. kowtow, bow, bow and scrape, stoop, crouch; kneel, fall at the feet of, prostrate oneself; grovel, crawl, slither, worm, creep, squirm.
adulation, n.1. worship, hero-worship, idolization, adoration, deification; glorification, exaltation, extolment.
2. sycophancy, toadyism, toadeating, tufthunting, flattery, lip-homage, lip-service, Rare,
blandation; cajolery, blandishment, blarney, palaver, Inf.soft-soap, Inf.sweet talk, Inf.honeyed words, SI.line, SI.snow job, Archaic, gloze.
3. servility, slavishness, obsequiousness, obsequence, subservience, Obs.vernility; prostration, obeisance, abjection, self-abasement.
adulator, n.toady, toadeater, sycophant, flatterer, fawner, fawning flatterer, truckler, tufthunter, courtier, backslapper, timeserver, apple-polisher, SI. brown-nose, Archaic, pickthank; flunky, lackey, yes-man, jackal, bootlick, lickspittle, Uncle Tom, SI.oreo; worshiper, hero-worshiper, idolizer, kowtower, groveler.
adulatory, adj.1. sycophantic, toadyish, toad-eating, flattering, fawning, truckling, ingratiating, timeserving, SI.bootlicking, SI.apple-polishing, SI. brown-nosing; unctuous, oily, buttery, candied, honeymouthed, smooth-talking, smooth-tongued, sweet-talking.
2. servile, slavish, obsequious, subservient, Obs., Rare,
vernile; submissive, docile, compliant, acquiescent, Uncle Tomish, tractable, mealy-mouthed; prostrate, obeisant, on one's knees; groveling, crawling, creeping, slithering; kowtowing, stooping, bowing and scraping.
adult, adj.1. mature, grown-up, full-grown, fully grown, grown; of age, at the age of consent, at the age of majority; ripe, ripened, fully developed.
2. (of schools)
postgraduate, night, evening.
3. (of movies and literature)
X-rated, pornographic, obscene.
My Account / Test History
Her room's window is open.
The window of her room is open.
However, we do Say: a day's work, a night's rest, a week's holiday,a pound's worth, etc., especially with similar measures of time. With inanimate objects we usually use the of structure. The door of the car. The leg of the table The surface of the water. With the names of places and organisations we can use either: London's streets = The streets of London Italy's climate. = The climate of Italy The school's main office =. The main office of the school.