Spontaneity (n.): voluntary or undetermined action or movement

Synonyms: naturalness, ease

Example Sentence: Some people think that Seth Rogan and James Franco wrote the Interview in favor of spontaneity.


Reclusive (adj.): avoiding the company of other people; solitary.

Synonyms: secluded, isolated

Example Sentence: North Korea is known as one of the most reclusive nations in the world.


Decorous (adj.): in keeping with good taste and propriety; polite and restrained.

Synonyms: proper, decent

Example Sentence: North Korea did not believe that the Interview was decorous towards their supreme leader.



Folly (n.): lack of good sense; foolishness.

Synonyms: madness, craziness

Example Sentence: By reacting to the movie, the Interview as if it was a direct attack towards North Korea, Kim Jong Un can be described with folly.

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Vicarious (adj.): experienced in the imagination through the feelings or actions of another person.

Synonyms: indirect, secondhand

Example Sentence: By watching the Interview on Christmas, many Americans will vicariously feel what North Korea is like.

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Dearth (n.): A scarcity or lack of something.

Synonyms: lack, shortage

Example Sentence: Due to the Sony hackers, many movie theater companies will not be screening The Interview; this will cause a dearth of revenue for Sony.

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