Grammar Patterns

adj N

The 'qualities' group

These nouns are used when indicating a quality that someone or something has.
The small port of San Felipe had a festive air.
This blue vein cheese has a strong flavour and a crumbly texture.
Inevitably, however, Mr Blewett's visit had political overtones.
Their mother, Julie Hansford, said her former husband had many special qualities as a father and a friend.
The scenario has a familiar ring.
  • aftertaste
  • air
  • aroma
  • aspect
  • atmosphere
  • character
  • complexion
  • connotation
  • consistency
  • feel
  • flavour
  • fragrance
  • front
  • guise
  • lines
  • nature
  • note
  • overtones
  • qualities
  • quality
  • ring
  • streak
  • subtext
  • taste
  • texture
  • touch
  • undercurrent
  • undertone
  • undertow
  • veneer
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