Endearing (adjective)

Definition:

 endearing refers to something or someone that is charming or attractive.

Example Sentences:

– His gracious and gentlemanly behavior endeared him to her. (attracted)
– Her child-like behavior was so endearing, I couldn’t help but smile. (charming) adjective
– The dog was a scruffy mutt with a limp, which somehow made him even more endearing. (attractive, charming, likeable) adjective
– He tried to endear himself to her with flowers and chocolate, but this just made her think he was a sap. (make himself liked)

Synonyms:

 charm, attract

Antonyms:

repulse

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calibrate (verb)

Definition:

1. to mark, test, or check the accuracy of measurements or of a measuring device; 2. to make a precise adjustment

Example Sentences:

– The physics students were told to calibrate their instruments before measuring the ball’s velocity. (adjust, standardize)
– The auto manufacturer employed several people whose job it was to calibrate the dipsticks used to check engine oil levels. (mark, measure, graduate)
– The graphic designer needed to calibrate her computer monitor to match the output colors of her printer. (adjust, set)
– Your measurements don’t need to be calibrated so precisely; just estimate them. (measured)

Synonyms:

set, tune, graduate, fine-tune,

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