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1. brio

noun. ['ˈbraɪoʊ'] quality of being active or spirited or alive and vigorous.

Synonyms

  • vivification
  • animation
  • liveliness
  • life
  • activity
  • chirpiness
  • spirit
  • sprightliness
  • spirited
  • activeness
  • invigoration
  • spiritless

Antonyms

  • inactiveness
  • spiritless
  • nonbeing
  • dead

Etymology

  • brio (Italian)
  • briu (Old Provençal (to 1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Con Brio

  • transohio
  • sohio
  • inbio
  • chimayo
  • ohio
  • tyo
  • pio
  • ghio

Example sentences of the word con-brio


1. Noun Phrase
5 in C minor starts with an Allegro con brio, which means "with vigor."

2. con

noun. ['ˈkɑːn'] an argument opposed to a proposal.

Synonyms

  • statement

Antonyms

  • high
  • long

Etymology

  • connen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cunnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. con

verb. ['ˈkɑːn'] deprive of by deceit.

Synonyms

  • cheat
  • diddle
  • gyp
  • mulct
  • gip
  • hornswoggle
  • nobble
  • victimize
  • defraud
  • swindle
  • rip off
  • short
  • rook
  • short-change
  • scam
  • goldbrick
  • chisel

Antonyms

  • acquit
  • untrustworthy
  • undependable
  • unreliable

Etymology

  • connen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cunnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. con

noun. ['ˈkɑːn'] a person serving a sentence in a jail or prison.

Synonyms

  • yard bird
  • trusty
  • yardbird
  • captive
  • lifer
  • prisoner
  • inmate

Antonyms

  • sufficient
  • courteous
  • provident
  • retentive

Etymology

  • connen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cunnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. con

noun. ['ˈkɑːn'] a swindle in which you cheat at gambling or persuade a person to buy worthless property.

Synonyms

  • gyp
  • hustle
  • bunco
  • confidence trick
  • bunko
  • sting
  • cheat
  • bunco game
  • confidence game
  • flimflam
  • con game
  • sting operation
  • rig
  • bunko game

Antonyms

  • undercharge
  • enable
  • right
  • tall

Etymology

  • connen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cunnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. con

verb. ['ˈkɑːn'] commit to memory; learn by heart.

Synonyms

  • study
  • learn
  • hit the books
  • alternate
  • understudy
  • memorise

Antonyms

  • unbreakable
  • stand still
  • linger
  • dissuade

Etymology

  • connen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cunnan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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