- A room to stay in or other place to stay; the act of accommodation
When I go on business trips, the accommodations my company pays for are usually quite bad.
- Wealthy; having a large amount of money
Only the most affluent individuals can afford a Lamborghini.
- Slightly open or almost closed: said of a door.
found the door ajar, and I stood a moment gazing at the hateful man who claimed a right to rule me, body and soul. - Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
- Suitable; befitting; proper.
Boardshorts are not appropriate attire for the office.
- To excite into action; stir or put in motion or exertion; awaken: as, to arouse attention; to arouse one from sleep; to arouse dormant faculties.
They would send agents and emissaries about the kingdom to arouse, and encourage, and assemble such Saxon forces as were yet to be found. - King Alfred of England
- To add to; increase
I teach English in the evenings to augment my family's income.
- Excessive desire for wealth; extreme greed
Corruption is a product of avarice and thirst for power.
- To close off or block with a barricade.
The police set up a barricade to keep voters away from the polling stations.
- To confuse or befuddle, especially with numerous conflicting situations, objects, or statements. See Synonyms at puzzle.
I am absolutely bewildered by the new tax forms. I have no idea how to fill them out.
- Difficult or distasteful to accept, admit, or bear: the bitter truth; bitter sorrow.
The coffee was too bitter for Max. He had to add a lot of sugar.