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obliteration, erasure, cancel, cancellation, deletion, blot, tabula, rasa, effacement, extinction, efface, obliterate, erase, expunge, cancel, blot out, take out, rub out, scratch out, strike out, wipe out, wash out, sponge, out, wipe off, rub off, wipe away, deface, render illegible, draw the, pen through, apply the sponge, be effaced, leave no trace, leave not a rack behind, obliterated, out of print, leaving no trace, intestate, unrecorded, unregistered, unwritten,


recorder, notary, clerk, registrar, register, prothonotary, amanuensis, secretary, scribe, bookkeeper, custos rotulorum, Master of the Rolls, annalist, historian, historiographer, chronicler, journalist, biographer, narrator, antiquary, antiquity, interviewer,


representation, imitation, illustration, delineation, imagery, portraiture, iconography, design, designing, art, fine arts, painting, sculpture, engraving, photography, cinematography, radiography, autoradiography, fluorography, personation, personification, impersonation, drama, picture, photo, photograph, daguerreotype, snapshot, X-ray photo, movie film, movie, tracing, scan, TV image, video image, image file, graphics, computer graphics, televideo, closed-circuit T, copy, drawing, sketch, draught, draft, plot, chart, figure, scheme, image, likeness, icon, portrait, striking likeness, speaking, likeness, very image, effigy, facsimile, figure, figure head, puppet, doll, figurine, manikin, lay-, figure, model, marionette, waxwork, bust, statue, statuette, ideograph, hieroglyphic, anaglyph, kanji, diagram, monogram, map, plan, chart, ground plan, projection, elevation, plan, cartography, atlas, outline, scheme, view, painting, radiograph, spectrogram, represent, delineate, depict, portray, take a likeness, catch a likeness, hit off, photograph, daguerreotype, snapshot, figure, shadow forth, shadow out, adumbrate, body forth, describe, trace, copy, mold, dress up, illustrate, symbolize, paint, carve, engrave, personate, personify, impersonate, assume a character, pose as, act, play, drama, mimic, imitate, hold the mirror up to, nature, represent, representing, representative, illustrative, represented, imitative, figurative, iconic, like, graphic, descriptive, cinquecento quattrocento,


misrepresentation, distortion, exaggeration, daubing, bad likeness, daub, sign painting, scratch, caricature, burlesque, falsification, misstatement, parody, lampoon, take-off, travesty, misrepresent, distort, overdraw, exaggerate, caricature, daub, burlesque, parody, travesty, misrepresented,


painting, depicting, drawing, design, perspective, chiaroscuro, light, composition, treatment, historical painting, portrait painting, miniature painting, landscape painting, marine painting, still life, flower painting, scene, painting, school, style, the grand style, high art, genre, portraiture, ornamental art, monochrome, polychrome, grisaille, pallet, palette, easel, brush, pencil, stump, black lead, charcoal, crayons, chalk, pastel, paint, coloring matter, watercolor, body color, oil color, oils, oil paint, varnish, priming, gouache, tempera, distemper, fresco, water glass, enamel, encaustic painting, mosaic, tapestry, photography, heliography, color photography, sun painting, graphics, computer graphics, picture, painting, piece, tableau, canvas, oil painting, fresco, cartoon, easel picture, cabinet picture, draught, draft, pencil, drawing, water color drawing, etching, charcoal, pen-and-ink, sketch, outline, study, photograph, color photograph, black-and-white photograph, holograph, heliograph, daguerreotype, negative, positive, print, glossy print, matte print, enlargement, reduction, life-size print, instant photo, Polaroid photo, technicolor, Kodachrome, Ektachrome, Polaroid, portrait, representation, whole length, full length, half, length, kitcat, head, miniature, shade, silhouette, profile, landscape, view, scene, prospect, panorama, diorama, still life, picture gallery, exhibit, studio, atelier, paint, design, limn draw, sketch, pencil, scratch, shade, stipple, hatch, dash off, chalk out, square up, color, dead color, wash, varnish, draw in pencil, paint in oils, stencil, depict, represent, painted, pictorial, graphic, picturesque, pencil, oil, in pencil,


sculpture, carving, statuary, high relief, low relief, bas relief, relief, relieve, intaglio, medal, medallion, cameo, marble, bronze, terra cotta, papier-mache, ceramic ware, pottery, porcelain, china, earthenware, cloisonne, enamel, faience, Laocoon, satsuma, statue, image, cast, copy, sculpture, carve, cut, chisel, model, mold, cast, sculptured, in relief, ceramic, marble,


engraving, line engraving, mezzotint, engraving, stipple engraving, chalk engraving, dry point, bur, etching, chiseling, plate engraving, copperplate engraving, steel, engraving, wood engraving, xylography, lithography, photolithography, glyphography, xylograph, lithograph, chromolithograph, photolithograph, holograph, impression, print, engraving, plate, steelplate, copperplate, etching, mezzotint, aquatint, cut, woodcut, stereotype, graver, etching point, style, plate, stone, wood block, negative, die, punch, stamp, printing, plate printing, copperplate printing, anastatic, color printing, lithographic printing, type printing, three-color process, illustration, illumination, half tone, photogravure, vignette, initial letter, cul de lampe, tailpiece, lapidary, lapidarian, engrave, grave, stipple, scrape, etch, bite, bite in, lithograph, print, engraved, lapidary,


artist, painter, limner, drawer, sketcher, designer, engraver, master, old master, draftsman, draughtsman, copyist, dauber, hack, enamel, enameler, enamelist, caricaturist, historical painter, landscape painter, marine painter, flower, painter, portrait painter, miniature painter, miniaturist, scene, painter, sign painter, coach painter, engraver, sculptor, carver, chaser, modeler, statuary, Phidias, Praxiteles, Royal Academician, photographer, cinematographer, lensman, cameraman, camera, technician, camera buff, wildlife photographer,


language, phraseology, speech, tongue, lingo, vernacular, mother tongue, vulgar tongue, native tongue, household words, King's English, Queen's English, dialect, confusion of tongues, Babel, pantomime, signs, onomatopoeia, mimmation, lexicology, philology, linguistics, paleography, comparative grammar, literature, letters, polite literature, belles lettres, muses, humanities, literae humaniores, republic of letters, dead, languages, classics, genius of language, scholarship, scholar, express by words, lingual, linguistic, dialectic, vernacular, current, bilingual, polyglot, literary,


letter, character, hieroglyphic, writing, type, printing, capitals, digraph, trigraph, ideogram, ideograph, majuscule, minuscule, majuscule, minuscule, alphabet, christcross-row, consonant, vowel, diphthong, triphthong, mute, liquid, labial, dental, guttural, syllable, monosyllable, polysyllable, affix, suffix, spelling, phonetic spelling, cipher, monogram, anagram, spell, literal, alphabetical, abecedarian, syllabic, uncial, writing,


word, term, vocable, name, phrase, root, etymon, derivative, part of speech, grammar, dictionary, vocabulary, lexicon, glossary, index, concordance, thesaurus, gradus, delectus, etymology, derivation, paleology, philology, lexicography, glossographer, scholar, lexicologist, verbal, literal, titular, nominal, conjugate, derivative, verbally, verbatim, exactly,


neology, neologism, newfangled expression, nonce, expression, back-formation, barbarism, archaism, black letter, monkish Latin, corruption, malapropism, pun, play upon words, word play, wit, double-, entendre, ambiguity, palindrome, anagram, clinch, abuse of language, abuse of terms, dialect, brogue, idiom, accent, patois, provincialism, regionalism, localism, broken English, lingua franca, Anglicism, Briticism, Gallicism, Scotticism, Hibernicism, Gypsy, lingo, Romany, pidgin, pidgin English, pigeon English, Volapuk, Chinook, Esperanto, Hindustani, kitchen Kaffir, dog Latin, gibberish, confusion of tongues, Babel, chi-chi, figure of speech, metaphor, byword, colloquialism, informal speech, informal language, substandard language, vernacular, vulgar language, obscene language, obscenity, vulgarity, jargon, technical terms, technicality, lingo, slang, cant, argot, St, Gile's Greek, thieves' Latin, peddler's French, flash tongue, Billingsgate, Wall Street slang, pseudonym, misnomer, Mr, So-and-so, whatchacallim, what's his name, thingumbob, je ne sais quoi, coiner of words, coin words, coin a term, backform, Americanize, Anglicize, archaic, obsolete, old, colloquial,


nomenclature, naming, nomination, baptism, onomatopoeia, name, designation, title, heading, rubric, caption, denomination, by-name, epithet, style, proper name, praenomen, cognomen, patronymic, surname, eponym, description, antonym, empty title, empty name, handle to one's name, namesake, term, expression, noun, byword, convertible terms, technical term, cant, name, call, term, denominate designate, style, entitle, dub, christen, baptize, characterize, specify, define, distinguish by the, name of, label, mark, be called, take the name of, bean the name of, go by the, name of, be known by the name of, go under the name of, pass under the, name of, rejoice in the name of, named, ycleped, known as, what one may well, call, fairly, call properly, call fitly, nuncupative, titular, nominal,


misnomer, lucus a non lucendo, Mrs, Malaprop, what d'ye call 'em, neologism, Hoosier, nickname, sobriquet, by-name, assumed name, assumed title, alias, nom de course, nom de theatre, nom de guerre, nom de plume, pseudonym, pseudonymy, misname, miscall, nickname, assume a name, misnamed, pseudonymous, soi-disant, self called, self, styled, self christened, so-called, nameless, anonymous, without a having no name, innominate, unnamed, unacknowledged, in no sense,


phrase, expression, set phrase, sentence, paragraph, figure of speech, idiom, turn of expression, style, paraphrase, synonym, periphrase, circumlocution, motto, proverb, phraseology, express, phrase, word, word it, give words to, give expression to, voice, arrange in words, clothe in words, put into words, express by, words, couch in terms, find words to express, speak by the card, call, denominate, designate, dub, expressed, idiomatic, in round terms, in set terms, in good set terms, set terms, in set, phrases,


grammar, accidence, syntax, praxis, punctuation, parts of speech, syllabication, inflection, case, declension, conjugation, us et norma loquendi, Lindley Murray, schoolbook, correct style, philology, language, parse, punctuate,


solecism, bad grammar, false grammar, faulty, grammar, slip of the pen, slip of the tongue, lapsus linguae, bull, barbarism, impropriety, use bad grammar, faulty grammar, commit a solecism, murder, the King's English, murder the Queen's English, break Priscian's head, ungrammatical, incorrect, inaccurate, faulty, improper, incongruous, solecistic,


style, diction, phraseology, wording, manner, strain, composition, mode of expression, choice of words, mode of speech, literary power, ready pen, pen of a ready writer, command of language, eloquence, authorship, la morgue litteraire, express by words, write,


perspicuity, perspicuousness, intelligibility, plain speaking, manifestation, definiteness, definition, exactness, explicitness, lucidness, lucid, intelligible, explicit, manifest, exact,


obscurity, unintelligibility, involution, hard words, ambiguity, unintelligibleness, vagueness, inexactness, what d'ye call 'em, neologism, darkness of meaning, obscure, crabbed, involved, confused,


conciseness, brevity, the soul of wit, Tacitus, ellipsis, syncope, abridgment, shortening, compression, epitome, brunch word, portmanteau, word, be concise, condense, abridge, abstract, come to the point, concise, brief, short, terse, close, to the point, exact, neat, compact, compressed, condensed, pointed, laconic, curt, pithy, trenchant, summary, pregnant, compendious, compendium, succinct, elliptical, epigrammatic, quaint, crisp, sententious, concisely, briefly, summarily, in brief, in short, in a, word, in a few words, for shortness sake, to come to the point, to make, a long story short, to cut the matter short, to be brief, it comes to, this, the long and the short of it is,


diffuseness, amplification, dilating, verbosity, verbiage, cloud of words, copia verborum, flow of words, loquacity, looseness, tautology, pleonasm, exuberance, redundancy, thrice-told tale, prolixity, circumlocution, periphrasis, roundabout phrases, episode, expletive, pennya-lining, richness, be diffuse, run out on, descant, expatiate, enlarge, dilate, amplify, expand, inflate, launch out, branch out, rant, maunder, prose, harp upon, repeat, dwell on, insist upon, digress, ramble, battre la campagne, beat about the bush, perorate, spin a long yarn, protract, spin out, swell out, draw out, diffuse, profuse, wordy, verbose, copious, exuberant, pleonastic, lengthy, long-winded, long, drawn out, spun out, protracted, prolix, prosing, maundering, circumlocutory, periphrastic, roundabout, digressive, discursive, excursive, loose, rambling episodic, flatulent, frothy, diffusely, at large, in extenso, about it and about, it,


vigor, power, force, boldness, raciness, intellectual, force, spirit, point, antithesis, piquance, piquancy, verve, glow, fire, warmth, strong language, gravity, sententiousness, elevation, loftiness, sublimity, eloquence, command of words, command of language, vigorous, nervous, powerful, forcible, trenchant, incisive, impressive, sensational, spirited, lively, glowing, sparkling, racy, bold, slashing, pungent, piquant, full of point, pointed, pithy, antithetical, sententious, lofty, elevated, sublime, eloquent, vehement, petulant, impassioned, poetic, in glowing terms, in good set terms, in no measured terms,


feebleness, feeble, bald, tame, meager, jejune, vapid, bland, trashy, lukewarm, cold, frigid, poor, dull, dry, languid, colorless, enervated, proposing, prosy, prosaic, unvaried, monotonous, weak, washy, wishy-, washy, sketchy, slight, careless, slovenly, loose, lax, negligent, slipshod, inexact, puerile, childish, flatulent, rambling, diffuse,


plainness, simplicity, severity, plain, terms, plain English, Saxon English, household words, call a spade 'a spade', plunge in medias res, come to the point, plain, simple, unornamented, unadorned, unvarnished, homely, homespun, neat, severe, chaste, pure, Saxon, commonplace, matter-of-, fact, natural, prosaic, dry, unvaried, monotonous, in plain terms, in plain words, in plain English, in plain common, parlance, point-blank,


ornament, turgidity, declamation, well-rounded periods, elegance, orotundity, inversion, antithesis, alliteration, paronomasia, figurativeness, metaphor, flourish, flowers of speech, flowers of rhetoric, frills of style, euphemism, big-sounding words, high-sounding words, sesquipedalia, verba, Alexandrine, inflation, pretension, rant, bombast, fustian, prose run mad, fine writing, Minerva press, phrasemonger, euphemist, ornament, overlay with ornament, overcharge, smell of the lamp, ornament, beautified, ornate, florid, rich, flowery, euphemistic, sonorous, high-sounding, big-sounding, inflated, swelling, tumid, turgid, turgescent, pedantic, pompous, stilted, orotund, high flown, high flowing, sententious, rhetorical, declamatory, grandiose, grandiloquent, magniloquent, sesquipedalian, Johnsonian, mouthy, bombastic, fustian, frothy, flashy, flaming, antithetical, alliterative, figurative, artificial, inelegant, ore rutundo,


elegance, purity, grace, ease, gracefulness, readiness, euphony, classicism, well rounded periods, well turned periods, flowing periods, the, right word in the right place, antithesis, purist, point an antithesis, round a period, elegant, polished, classical, Attic, correct, Ciceronian, artistic, chaste, pure, Saxon, graceful, easy, readable, fluent, flowing, tripping, unaffected, natural, mellifluous, euphonious, euphemism, euphemistic, rhythmical, felicitous, happy, neat, well put, neatly put, well expressed, neatly expressed,


inelegance, stiffness, barbarism, slang, solecism, mannerism, affectation, fustian, cacophony, words that, break the teeth, words that dislocate the jaw, be inelegant, inelegant, graceless, ungraceful, harsh, abrupt, dry, stiff, cramped, formal, guinde, forced, labored, artificial, mannered, ponderous, awkward, unpolished, turgid, affected, barbarous, uncouth, grotesque, rude, crude, halting, offensive to ears polite, Spoken Language,


voice, organ, lungs, bellows, good voice, fine voice, powerful voice, loud, musical voice, intonation, tone of voice, sound, vocalization, cry, strain, utterance, exclamation, ejaculation, vociferation, enunciation, articulation, articulate sound, distinctness, clearness, of, articulation, stage whisper, delivery, accent, accentuation, emphasis, stress, broad accent, strong, accent, pure accent, native accent, foreign accent, pronunciation, homonym, euphony, melody, ventriloquism, ventriloquist, phonology, sound, utter, breathe, give utterance, give tongue, cry, shout, ejaculate, rap out, vocalize, articulate, enunciate, pronounce, accentuate, aspirate, deliver, mouth, whisper in the ear, vocal, phonetic, oral, ejaculatory, articulate, distinct, stertorous, euphonious, melodious,


dumbness, absence of voice, want of voice, silence, taciturnity, harsh voice, unmusical voice, falsetto, childish treble mute, dummy, keep silence, speak low, speak softly, whisper, faintness, silence, render mute, render silent, muzzle, muffle, suppress, smother, gag, strike dumb, dumfounder, drown the voice, put to silence, stop one's mouth, cut one short, stick in the throat, dumb, mute, deafmute, deaf and dumb, mum, tongue-tied, breathless, tongueless, voiceless, speechless, wordless, mute as a, fish, mute as a mackerel, silent, taciturn, muzzled, inarticulate, inaudible, croaking, raucous, hoarse, husky, dry, hollow, sepulchral, hoarse, as a raven, rough, with bated breath, with the finger on the lips, sotto voce, in a low tone, in a cracked voice, in a broken voice,


speech, faculty of speech, locution, talk, parlance, verbal intercourse, oral communication, word of mouth, parole, palaver, prattle, effusion, oration, recitation, delivery, say, speech, lecture, harangue, sermon, tirade, formal speech, peroration, speechifying, soliloquy, allocution, conversation, salutatory : screed:, valedictory, oratory, elocution, eloquence, rhetoric, declamation, grandiloquence, burst of eloquence, flow of, words, command of words, command of language, copia verborum, power of speech, gift of the gab, usus loquendi, speaker, spokesman, prolocutor, interlocutor, mouthpiece, Hermes, orator, Demosthenes, Cicero, rhetorician, stump orator, platform orator, speechmaker, speak of, say, utter, pronounce, deliver, give utterance to, utter, forth, pour forth, breathe, let fall, come out with, rap out, blurt out, have on one's lips, have at the end of one's tongue, have at the tip of, one's tongue, break silence, open one's lips, open one's mouth, lift one's, voice, raise one's voice, give the tongue, wag the tongue, talk, put in a word or two, hold forth, make a speech, deliver a, speech, speechify, harangue, declaim, stump, flourish, recite, lecture, sermonize, discourse, be on one's legs, have one's say, say, one's say, spout, rant, rave, vent one's fury, vent one's rage, expatiate, speak at length, speak one's mind, go on the stump, take the stump, soliloquize, tell, inform, speak to, talk, together, be eloquent, have a tongue in one's head, have the gift of, the gab, pass one's lips, escape one's lips, fall from the lips, fall from the mouth, speaking, spoken, oral, lingual, phonetic, not written, unwritten, outspoken, eloquent, elocutionary, oratorical, rhetorical, declamatory, grandiloquent, talkative, Ciceronian, nuncupative, Tullian, orally, by word of mouth, viva voce, from the lips of,


inarticulateness, stammering, hesitation, impediment in one's speech, whisper, faint sound, lisp, drawl, nasal tone, nasal accent, twang, falsetto, want of voice, broken voice, broken accents, broken sentences, brogue, slip of the tongue, lapsus linouae, stammer, stutter, hesitate, falter, hammer, haw, hum and haw, be unable to put two words together, mumble, mutter, whisper, mince, lisp, jabber, gibber, sputter, splutter, muffle, drawl, mouth, croak, speak thick, speak through the nose, snuffle, clip one's words, murder, the language, murder the King's English, murder the Queen's English, mispronounce, stammering, inarticulate, guttural, nasal, tremulous, affected, sotto voce, faintly,


loquacity, loquaciousness, talkativeness, garrulity, much speaking, jaw, gabble, jabber, chatter, prate, prattle, cackle, clack, twaddle, twattle, rattle, caquetterie, blabber, small talk, converse, fluency, flippancy, volubility, flowing, tongue, flow of words, flux de bouche, flux de mots, copia verborum, cacoethes loquendi, furor loquendi, verbosity, diffuseness, gift of the gab, eloquence, talker, chatterer, chatterbox, babbler, rattle, ranter, sermonizer, driveler, blatherskite, gossip, converse, magpie, jay, parrot, poll, Babel, moulin a paroles, be loquacious, talk glibly, pour forth, patter, prate, palaver, prose, chatter, prattle, clack, jabber, jaw, blather, rattle, rattle on, twaddle, twattle, babble, gabble, outtalk, talk oneself out of breath, talk oneself hoarse, expatiate, speak at, length, gossip, converse, din in the ears, repeat, talk at random, talk nonsense, be hoarse with talking, loquacious, talkative, garrulous, chattering, chatty, sociable, declamatory, open-mouthed, fluent, voluble, glib, flippant, long tongued, long winded, diffuse, trippingly on the tongue, glibly, off the reel,


silence, muteness, taciturnity, curtness, reserve, reticence, concealment, man of few words, be silent, keep silence, keep mum, hold one's tongue, hold, one's peace, hold one's jaw, not speak, say nothing, keep one's counsel, seal the lips, close the, lips, button the lips, zipper the lips, put a padlock on the lips, put, a padlock on the mouth, put a bridle on one's tongue, bite one's, tongue, keep one's tongue between one's teeth, make no sign, not let a, word escape one, keep a secret, not have a word to say, hush up, hush, lay the finger on the lips, place the finger on the lips, render, mute, stick in one's throat, silent, mute, mum, silent as a post, silent as a stone, silent as, the grave, still, dumb, taciturn, sparing of words, closetongued, curt, reserved, reticent, concealing,


allocution, address, speech, apostrophe, interpellation, appeal, invocation, salutation, word in the, ear, platform, plank, audience, interview, speak to, address, accost, make up to, apostrophize, appeal to, invoke, ball, salute, call to, halloo, take aside, take by the button, talk to in private, lecture, make a speech, halloo!, hey!, hist!,


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conversation, interlocution, colloquy, converse, confabulation, talk, discourse, verbal intercourse, oral communication, commerce, dialogue, duologue, trialogue, causerie, chat, chitchat, small talk, table talk, town talk, village talk, idle talk, tattle, gossip, tittle-tattle, babble, cackle, cancan, on dit, talk of the town, talk of the village, conference, parley, interview, audience, pourparler, tete-a-tete, reception, conversazione, congress, council, powwow, hall of audience, palaver, debate, war of words, gossip, tattler, Paul Pry, tabby, chatterer, loquacity, interlocutor, spokesman, talk together, converse, confabulate, hold on a conversation, carry, on a conversation, join in a conversation, engage in a conversation, put in a word, shine in conversation, bandy words, parley, palaver, chat, gossip, tattle, prate, loquacity, powwow, discourse with, confer with, commune with, commerce with, hold, converse, hold conference, hold intercourse, talk it over, be closeted, with, talk with one in private, tete-a-tete, conversing, interlocutory, conversational, discursive, chatty, sociable, colloquial,


soliloquy, monologue, apostrophe, Soliloquize, say to oneself, talk to oneself, say aside, think, aloud, apostrophize, soliloquizing, aside, Written Language,


writing, chirography, penmanship, quill driving, typewriting, writing, manuscript, literae scriptae, these presents, stroke of the pen, dash of the pen, coupe de plume, line, headline, pen and ink, letter, uncial writing, cuneiform character, arrowhead, Ogham, Runes, hieroglyphic, contraction, Devanagari, Nagari, script, shorthand, stenography, secret, writing, writing in cipher, cryptography, stenography, copy, transcript, rescript, rough copy, fair copy, handwriting, signature, sign manual, autograph, monograph, holograph, hand, fist, calligraphy, good hand, running hand, flowing hand, cursive hand, legible hand, bold hand, bad hand, cramped hand, crabbed hand, illegible hand, scribble, pattes de mouche, ill-formed letters, pothooks and hangers, stationery, pen, quill, goose quill, pencil, style, paper, foolscap, parchment, vellum, papyrus, tablet, slate, marble, pillar, table, blackboard, ink bottle, ink horn, ink pot, ink stand, ink well, typewriter, transcription, copy, inscription, record, superscription, indication, graphology, composition, authorship, cacoethes scribendi, writer, scribe, amanuensis, scrivener, secretary, clerk, penman, copyist, transcriber, quill driver, stenographer, typewriter, typist, writer for the press, author, write, pen, copy, engross, write out, write out fair, transcribe, scribble, scrawl, scrabble, scratch, interline, stain paper, write down, record, sign, attest, compose, indite, draw up, draft, formulate, dictate, inscribe, throw on paper, dash off, manifold, take up the pen, take pen in hand, shed ink, spill ink, dip one's, pen in ink, writing, written, in writing, in black and white, under one's hand, uncial, Runic, cuneiform, currente calamo, pen in hand,


printing, block printing, type-printing, plate, printing, engraving, the press, publication, composition, print, letterpress, text, context, note, page, column, typography, stereotype, electrotype, type, black letter, font, fount, pi, pie, capitals, letters, bourgeois, pica boldface, capitals, catchword, composing-frame, composing room, composing rule, composing stand, composing stick, italics, justification, linotype, live matter, logotype, lower case, upper case, make-up, matrix, matter, 4-1/2, point, 5 point, 5-1/2 point, 6 point, 7 point, 8 point, press room, press work, roman, running head, running title, scale, serif, shank, sheet work, shoulder, signature, slug, underlay, folio, book, copy, impression, pull, proof, revise, author's proof, galley proof, press proof, press revise, printer, compositor, reader, printer's devil copyholder, print, compose, put to press, go to press, pass through the press, see through the press, publish, bring out, appear in print, rush, into print, distribute, makeup, mortise, offset, overrun, rout, printed, in type, typographical, solid in galleys,


correspondence, letter, epistle, note, billet, post card, missive, circular, favor, billet-doux, chit, letter card, picture post card, postal, card, despatch, dispatch, bulletin, these presents, rescript, post, messenger, correspond with, write to, send a letter to, keep up a, correspondence, epistolary,


booklet, writing, work, volume, tome, tract, brochure, libretto, handbook, codex, manual, pamphlet, circular, publication, chap book, part, issue, number livraison, album, portfolio, periodical, serial, magazine, ephemeris, annual, journal, paper, bill, sheet, leaf, leaflet, fly leaf, page, quire, ream, chapter, section, head, article, paragraph, passage, clause, endpapers, frontispiece, cover, binding, folio, quarto, octavo, encyclopedia, library, press, publication, definitive work, treatise, comprehensive, treatise, dissertation, writer, author, litterateur, essayist, journalism, pen, scribbler, the scribbling race, literary, hack, Grub-street writer, writer for the press, gentleman of the press, representative of the press, ghost, hack, writer, ink slinger, publicist, reporter, penny a liner, editor, playwright, poet, bookseller, publisher, librarian, bookstore, bookshop, bookseller's shop, knowledge of books, bibliography, book learning, knowledge,


description, account, statement, report, expose, disclosure, specification, particulars, state of facts, summary of facts, brief, abstract, return, record, catalogue raisonne, list, guidebook, information, delineation, representation, sketch, monograph, minute, account, detailed particular account, circumstantial account, graphic, account, narration, recital, rehearsal, relation, historic Muse, Clio, history, biography, autobiography, necrology, obituary, narrative, history, memoir, memorials, annals, chronicle, saga, tradition, legend, story, tale, personal narrative, journal, life, adventures, fortunes, experiences, confessions, anecdote, trait, work of fiction, novel, romance, Minerva press, fairy tale, nursery tale, fable, parable, dime novel, penny dreadful, shilling shocker relator, raconteur, historian, recorder, biographer, novelist, describe, set forth, state, draw a picture, picture, portray, represent, characterize, particularize, narrate, relate, recite, recount, sum up, run over, recapitulate, rehearse, fight one's, battles over again, unfold a tale, disclose, tell, give an account of, render, an account of, report, make a report, draw up a statement, detail, enter into particulars, enter into details, descend to, particulars, descend to details, itemize, descriptive, graphic, narrative, epic, suggestive, well-drawn, historic, traditional, traditionary, legendary, storied, described,


dissertation, treatise, essay, thesis, theme, monograph, tract, discourse, memoir, disquisition, lecture, sermon, homily, excursus, commentary, review, critique, criticism, article, leader, leading, article, editorial, running commentary, investigation, inquiry, study, consideration, discussion, reasoning, exposition, explanation, commentator, critic, essayist, pamphleteer, expound upon a subject, descant upon a, subject, write upon a subject, touch upon a subject, treat a subject, treat a subject thoroughly, treat of a subject, take up a subject, ventilate a subject, discuss a subject, deal with a subject, go into a, subject, go into a subject at length, canvass a subject, handle a, subject, do justice to a subject, hold forth, discourse, delve into, discursive, expository,


compend, compendium, abstract, precis, epitome, multum in parvo, analysis, digest, sum and substance, brief, abridgment, summary, apercu, draft, minute, note, excerpt, synopsis, textbook, conspectus, outlines, syllabus, contents, heads, prospectus, album, scrap book, note book, memorandum book, commonplace book, extracts, cuttings, fugitive pieces, fugitive writing, flowers, anthology, compilation, recapitulation, resume, review, abbreviation, contraction, shortening, compression, abridge, abstract, epitomize, summarize, make an abstract, prepare, an abstract, draw an abstract, compile an abstract, recapitulate, review, skim, run over, sum up, abbreviate, shorten, condense, compress, compile, collect, compendious, synoptic, abrege, abridged, in short, in epitome, in substance, in few words,


poetry, poetics, poesy, Muse, Calliope, tuneful Nine, Parnassus, Pierides, Pierian spring, versification, rhyming, making verses, prosody, poem, epic, epic poem, epopoea, ode, idyl, lyric, eclogue, pastoral, bucolic, dithyramb, sonnet, roundelay, rondeau, rondo, madrigal, monody, elegy, amoebaeum, palinode, dramatic poetry, lyric poetry, opera, posy, anthology, disjecta, membra poetae song, ballad, lay, love song, drinking song, war, song, sea song, lullaby, music, nursery rhymes, doggerel, prose run mad, leonine verse, runes, canto, stanza, distich, verse, line, couplet, triplet, quatrain, strophe, verse, rhyme, assonance, meter, measure, foot, numbers, strain, rhythm, accentuation, voice, dactyl, spondee, trochee, anapest, hexameter, pentameter, Alexandrine, blank verse, ictus, elegiacs, elegiac verse, elegaic meter, elegaic poetry, poet, poet laureate, laureate, bard, scald, troubadour, trouvere, minstrel, minnesinger, meistersinger, versifier, sonneteer, rhymer, rhymester, ballad monger, poetaster, genus irritabile vatum, poetize, sing, versify, make verses, rhyme, scan, poetic, poetical, lyric, lyrical, tuneful, epic, dithyrambic, metrical, elegiac, iambic, trochaic, amoebaeic, Melibean, Ionic, Sapphic, Pindaric,


prose, prose writer, prose, write prose, write in prose, prosy, prosaic, unpoetic, unrhymed, in prose, not in verse,

The Drama[szerkesztés]

the drama, the stage, the theater, the play, film, the film, movies, motion pictures, cinema, cinematography, theatricals, dramaturgy, histrionic art, buskin, sock, Melpomene and, Thalia, Thespis, play, drama, stage play, piece, five-act play, tragedy, comedy, opera, vaudeville, lever de rideau, interlude, farce, divertissement, extravaganza, pantomime, burlesque, opera bouffe, ballet, spectacle, masque, drame comedie drame, melodrama, comidie larmoyante, sensation drama, tragicomedy, farcical-comedy, monodrame monologue, charade, proverbs, mystery, miracle play, musical, musical comedy, western, horse opera, flick, spy film, love, story, adventure film, documentary, nature film, pornographic film, smoker, skin flick, X-rated film, act, scene, tableau, induction, introduction, prologue, epilogue, libretto, performance, representation, mise en scene, jeu de, theatre, acting, gesture, impersonation, stage, business, gag, buffoonery, light comedy, genteel comedy, low comedy, theater, playhouse, opera house, house, music hall, amphitheater, circus, hippodrome, theater in the round, puppet show, marionettes, Punch and Judy, auditory, auditorium, front of the house, stalls, boxes, pit, gallery, parquet, greenroom, coulisses, flat, drop, drop scene, wing, screen, side scene, transformation, scene, curtain, act drop, proscenium, stage, scene, scenery, the boards, trap, mezzanine floor, flies, floats, footlights, offstage, orchestra, theatrical costume, theatrical properties, movie studio, back lot, on location, part, role, character, dramatis personae, repertoire, actor, thespian, player, method actor, stage player, strolling, player, stager, performer, mime, artists, comedian, tragedian, tragedienne, Roscius, star, movie star, star of stage and screen, superstar, idol, sex symbol, supporting actor, supporting cast, ham, hamfatter, pantomimist, clown harlequin, buffoon, farceur, grimacer, pantaloon, columbine, extra, bit-, player, walk-on role, cameo appearance, mute, general, utility, super, supernumerary, company, first tragedian, prima donna, protagonist, jeune, premier, debutant, debutante, light comedian, genteel, comedian, low comedian, walking gentleman, heavy father, ingenue, jeune veuve, mummer, masque, mountebank, Jack Pudding, tumbler, posture master, acrobat, contortionist, ballet dancer, ballet girl, chorus singer, coryphee, danseuse, property man, costumier, machinist, prompter, call boy, manager, director, stage manager, acting manager, producer, entrepreneur, impresario, backer, investor, angel, dramatic author, dramatic writer, play writer, playwright, dramatist, act, play, perform, put on the stage, personate, mimic, imitate, enact, play a part, act a part, go through a part, perform a part, rehearse, spout, gag, rant, strut and fret one's hour, upon a stage, tread the boards, tread the stage, come out, star it, dramatic, theatric, theatrical, scenic, histrionic, comic, tragic, farcical, tragicomic, melodramatic, operatic, stagy, on the stage, on the boards, on film, before the floats, before an, audience, behind the scenes,


will, volition, velleity, liberum arbitrium, will and pleasure, free will, freedom, discretion, option, choice, spontaneity, spontaneousness, originality, pleasure, wish, mind, desire, frame of mind, inclination, intention, predetermination, selfcontrol, determination, resolution, force of will, will, list, see fit, think fit, determine, resolve, enjoin, settle, choose, volunteer, have a will of one's own, do what one chooses, freedom, have it all, one's own way, have one's will, have one's own way, use one's discretion, exercise one's discretion, take upon, oneself, take one's own course, take the law into one's own hands, do, of one's own accord, do upon one's own authority, originate, cause, voluntary, volitional, willful, free, optional, discretional, discretionary, minded, willing, prepense, predetermined, intended, autocratic, unbidden, bid, spontaneous, original, casual, unconstrained, voluntarily, at will, at pleasure, a volonte, a discretion, al piacere, ad libitum, ad arbitrium, as one, thinks proper, as it seems good to, a beneplacito, of one's won accord, of one's own free will, proprio motu, suo motu, ex meromotu, out of one's won head, by choice, purposely, intentionally, deliberately,


involuntariness, instinct, blind impulse, inborn, proclivity, innate proclivity, native tendency, natural tendency, natural impulse, predetermination, necessity, necessitation, obligation, compulsion, subjection, stern necessity, hard necessity, dire necessity, imperious necessity, inexorable necessity, iron necessity, adverse, necessity, fate, what must be, destiny, destination, fatality, fate, kismet, doom, foredoom, election, predestination, preordination, foreordination, lot fortune, fatalism, inevitableness, spell, star, stars, planet, planets, astral influence, sky, Fates, Parcae, Sisters three, book of fate, God's will, will of Heaven, wheel, of Fortune, Ides of March, Hobson's choice, last shift, last resort, dernier ressort, pis aller, substitute, necessaries, requirement, fatalist, automaton, lie under a necessity, be doomed, be destined, in for, under the necessity of, have no choice, have no alternative, be one's fate, to be pushed to the wall to be driven into a corner, to be, unable to help, destine, doom, foredoom, devote, predestine, preordain, cast a, spell, necessitate, compel, necessary, needful, requisite, fated, destined, elect, spellbound compulsory, compel, uncontrollable, inevitable, unavoidable, irresistible, irrevocable, inexorable, resistless, involuntary, instinctive, automatic, blind, mechanical, unconscious, unwitting, unthinking, unintentional, undesigned, impulsive, necessarily ad, of necessity, of course, ex necessitate rei, needs must, perforce, nolens volens, will he nil, he, willy nilly, bon gre mal gre, willing or unwilling, coute que, coute, faute de mieux, by stress of, if need be,


willingness, willing, mind, heart, disposition, inclination, leaning, animus, frame of mind, humor, mood, vein, bent, turn of mind, penchant, desire, aptitude, docility, pliability, softness, geniality, cordiality, goodwill, alacrity, readiness, earnestness, forwardness, eagerness, desire, asset, compliance, pleasure, will, gratuitous service, labor of love, volunteer, volunteering, be willing, incline, lean to, mind, propend, had as lief, lend a willing ear, give a willing ear, turn a willing ear, have a half, a mind to, have a great mind to, hold to, cling to, desire, see fit, think good, think proper, acquiesce, assent, comply with, swallow the bait, nibble at the bait, gorge the hook, have no, scruple of, make no scruple of, make no bones of, jump at, catch at, meet halfway, volunteer, willing, minded, fain, disposed, inclined, favorable, favorably-, minded, favorably inclined, favorably disposed, nothing loth, in the, vein, in the mood, in the humor, in the mind, ready, forward, earnest, eager, bent upon, desirous, predisposed, docile, persuadable, persuasible, easily persuaded, facile, easy-going, tractable, pliant, genial, gracious, cordial, cheering, hearty, content, assenting, voluntary, gratuitous, spontaneous, unasked, ask, unforced, free, willingly, fain, freely, as lief, heart and soul, with, pleasure, with all one's heart, with open arms, with good will, with, right will, de bonne volonte, ex animo, con amore, heart in hand, nothing loth, without reluctance, of one's own accord, graciously, with a good grace, a la bonne heure, by all means, by all manner of means, to, one's heart's content, yes, assent,


unwillingness, indisposition, disinclination, renitency, reluctance, indifference, backwardness, slowness, want of alacrity, want of readiness, indocility, obstinacy, scrupulousness, scrupulosity, qualms of conscience, twinge of, conscience, delicacy, demur, scruple, qualm, shrinking, recoil, hesitation, irresolution, fastidiousness, averseness, dislike, dissent, refusal, be unwilling, nill, dislike, grudge, begrudge, not be, able to find it in one's heart to, not have the stomach to, demur, stick at, scruple, stickle, hang fire, run rusty, recoil, shrink, swerve, hesitate, avoid, oppose, dissent, refuse, unwilling, not in the vein, loth, loath, shy of, disinclined, indisposed, averse, reluctant, not content, adverse, opposed, laggard, backward, remiss, slack, slow to, indifferent, scrupulous, squeamish, fastidious, repugnant, dislike, restive, demurring, unconsenting, refusing, involuntary, unwillingly, grudgingly, with a heavy heart, with a bad, with an ill grace, against one's wishes, against one's will, against, the grain, sore against one's wishes, sore against one's will, sore, against one's grain, invita Minerva, a contre caeur, malgre soi, in spite of one's teeth, in spite of oneself, nolens, volens, necessity, perforce, under protest, no, not for the world, far be it from me,


determination, will, iron will, unconquerable, will, will of one's own, decision, resolution, backbone, clear grit, true grit, grit, sand, strength of mind, strength of will, resolve, intent, firmness, stability, energy, manliness, vigor, game, pluck, resoluteness, courage, zeal, aplomb, desperation, devotion, devotedness, mastery over self, self control, self command, self possession, self reliance, self government, self restraint, self conquest, self, denial, moral courage, moral strength, perseverance, tenacity, obstinacy, bulldog, British lion, have determination, know one's own mind, be resolved, make up one's mind, will, resolve, determine, decide, judgment, form a determination, come to a determination, come to a resolution, come to a resolve, conclude, fix, seal, determine once for all, bring, to a crisis, drive matters to an extremity, take a decisive step, choice, take upon oneself, undertake, devote oneself to, give oneself up to, throw away the scabbard, kick down the ladder, nail one's colors to the mast, set one's back, against the wall, set one's teeth, put one's foot down, take one's, stand, stand firm, stability, steel oneself, stand no nonsense, not listen to the voice of the charmer, buckle to, buckle oneself put one's shoulder to the wheel, lay, one's shoulder to the wheel, set one's shoulder to the wheel, put one's, heart into, run the gauntlet, make a dash at, take the bull by the, horns, rush in medias res, plunge in medias res, go in for, insist, upon, make a point of, set one's heart upon, set one's mind upon, stick at nothing, stop at nothing, make short work of, activity, not stick at trifles, go all lengths, go the limit, go the whole hog, persist, persevere, go through, fire and water, ride the tiger, ride in the whirlwind and direct the, storm, resolved, determined, strong-willed, strong-minded, resolute, brave, self-possessed, decided, definitive, peremptory, unhesitating, unflinching, firm, iron, gritty, indomitable, game to the backbone, inexorable, relentless, not, to be shaken, not to be put down, tenax propositi, inflexible, hard, obstinate, steady, persevering, earnest, serious, set upon, bent upon, intent upon, steel against, proof against, in utrumque paratus, resolutely, in earnest, in good earnest, seriously, joking, apart, earnestly, heart and soul, on one's mettle, manfully, like a, man, with a high hand, with a strong hand, exertion, at any rate, at any risk, at any hazard, at any price, at any, cost, at any sacrifice, at all hazards, at all risks, at all events, a', bis ou a blanc, cost what it may, coute, a tort et a, once for all, neck or nothing, rain or shine,


perseverance, continuance, inaction, permanence, absence of change, firmness, stability, constancy, steadiness, singleness of purpose, tenacity of purpose, persistence, plodding, patience, sedulity, industry, pertinacity, pertinaciousness, iteration, bottom, game, pluck, stamina, backbone, grit, indefatigability, indefatigableness, bulldog, courage, persevere, persist, hold on, hold out, die in the last ditch, be in, at the death, stick to, cling to, adhere to, stick to one's text, keep, on, keep to one's course, keep to one's ground, maintain one's course, maintain one's ground, go all lengths, go through fire and water, bear, up, keep up, hold up, plod, stick to work, work, continue, follow up, die in harness, die at one's post, persevering, constant, steady, steadfast, undeviating, unwavering, unfaltering, unswerving, unflinching, unflagging, steady as time, unrelenting, unremitting, plodding, industrious, strenuous, pertinacious, persisting, persistent, solid, sturdy, staunch, stanch, true to oneself, unchangeable, unconquerable, strong, indomitable, game to the last, indefatigable, untiring, unwearied, never tiring, through evil report and good report, through thick and thin, through fire and water, per fas et nefas, without fail, sink or, swim, at any price, vogue la galere,


irresolution, infirmity of purpose, indecision, indetermination, unsettlement, uncertainty, demur, suspense, hesitating, hesitation, hesitancy, vacillation, changeableness, fluctuation, alternation, oscillation, caprice, fickleness, levity, legerete, pliancy, softness, weakness, timidity, cowardice, half measures, waverer, ass between two bundles of hay, shuttlecock, butterfly, wimp, doughface, be irresolute, hang in suspense, keep in suspense, leave "ad, referendum", think twice about, pause, dawdle, inactivity, remain neuter, dillydally, hesitate, boggle, hover, hum and, haw, demur, not know one's own mind, debate, balance, dally with, coquet with, will and will not, go halfway, compromise, make a compromise, be thrown off one's balance, stagger, like a drunken man, be afraid, falter, waver vacillate, change, retract, fluctuate, alternate, oscillate, keep off and on, play fast and loose, blow hot and cold, caprice, shuffle, palter, blink, trim, irresolute, infirm of purpose, double-minded, half-hearted, undecided, unresolved, undetermined, shilly-shally, fidgety, tremulous, hesitating, off one's balance, at a loss, uncertain, vacillating, unsteady, changeable, fickle, without ballast, capricious, volatile, frothy, light, lightsome, light-minded, giddy, fast and loose, weak, feeble-minded, frail, timid, wimpish, wimpy, cowardly, dough-faced, facile, pliant, soft, unable to say, 'no', easy-going revocable, reversible, irresolutely, in faltering, accents, off and on, from pillar to post, seesaw,


obstinateness, obstinacy, tenacity, cussedness, perseverance, immovability, old school, inflexibility, hardness, obduracy, dogged, resolution, resolution, ruling passion, blind side, self-will, contumacy, perversity, bigotry, intolerance, dogmatism, opiniativeness, fixed, idea, prejudgment, fanaticism, zealotry, infatuation, monomania, mule, stickler, dogmatist, bigot, zealot, enthusiast, fanatic, be obstinate, stickle, take no denial, fly in the face of, facts, opinionate, be wedded to an opinion, hug a belief, have one's, own way, will, persist, persevere, have the last, word, insist on having the last word, die hard, fight against destiny, not yield an inch, stand out, obstinate, tenacious, stubborn, obdurate, casehardened, inflexible, hard, balky, immovable, unshakable, not to be moved, inert, unchangeable, inexorable, determined, mulish, obstinate as a mule, pig-headed, dogged, sullen, sulky, unmoved, uninfluenced unaffected, willful, self-willed, perverse, restive, wayward, refractory, unruly, heady, headstrong, entete, contumacious, arbitrary, dogmatic, positive, bigoted, prejudiced, creed-, bound, prepossessed, infatuated, stiff-backed, stiff necked, stiff, hearted, hard-mouthed, hidebound, unyielding, impervious, impracticable, unpersuadable, intractable, incorrigible, deaf to advice, impervious to reason, crotchety, obstinately,


change of mind, change of intention, change, of purpose, afterthought, tergiversation, recantation, palinode, renunciation, abjurement, defection, relinquishment, going over, apostasy, retraction, withdrawal, disavowal, negation, revocation, reversal, repentance, redintegratio amoris, coquetry, vacillation, backsliding, volte-face, turn coat, rat, apostate, renegade, convert, pervert, proselyte, deserter, backslider, blackleg, crawfish, scab, mugwump, recidivist, time server, Vicar of Bray, trimmer, weathercock, changeable, Janus, change one's mind, change one's intention, change one's purpose, change one's note, abjure, renounce, withdraw from, relinquish, waver, vacillate, wheel round, turn round, veer round, turn a, pirouette, go over from one side to another, pass from one side to, another, change from one side to another, skip from one side to, another, go to the rightabout, box the compass, shift one's ground, go, upon another tack, apostatize, change sides, go over, rat, recant, retract, revoke, rescind, abrogate, recall, forswear, unsay, come over, come, round to an opinion, crawfish, crawl, draw in one's horns, eat one's words, eat the leek, swallow the, leek, swerve, flinch, back out of, retrace one's steps, think better of, it, come back return to one's first love, turn over a new leaf, repent, trim, shuffle, play fast and loose, blow hot and cold, coquet, be, on the fence, straddle, bold with the hare but run with the hounds, nager entre deux eaux, wait to see how the cat jumps, wait to see, how the wind blows, changeful, irresolute, ductile, slippery as an eel, trimming, ambidextrous, reactionary,


caprice, fancy, humor, whim, whimsy, crotchet, capriccio, quirk, freak, maggot, fad, vagary, prank, fit, flimflam, escapade, boutade, wild-goose chase, capriciousness, kink, be capricious, have a maggot in the brain, take it into, one's head, strain at a gnat and swallow a camel, blow hot and cold, play fast and loose, play fantastic tricks, tourner casaque, capricious, erratic, eccentric, fitful, hysterical, full of whims, maggoty, inconsistent, fanciful, fantastic, whimsical, crotchety, kinky, particular, freakish, skittish, wanton, wayward, contrary, captious, arbitrary, unconformable, penny wise and pound foolish, fickle, irresolute, frivolous, sleeveless, giddy, volatile, by fits and starts, without rhyme or reason,


choice, option, discretion, volition, alternative, dilemma, embarras de choix, adoption, decision, judgment, election, political election, politics, selection, excerption, gleaning, eclecticism, gleanings, cuttings, scissors and paste, pick, best, preference, opinion poll, survey, predilection, desire, offers one's choice, set before, hold out the alternative, present, the alternative, offer the alternative, put to the vote, use option, use discretion, exercise option, exercise discretion, one's option, adopt, take up, embrace, espouse, choose, elect, opt for, take one's choice, make one's choice, make choice of, fix upon, vote, poll, hold up one's hand, divide, settle, decide, adjudge, list, will, make up one's, mind, resolve, select, pick and choose, pick out, single out, cull, glean, winnow, sift the chaff from the wheat, separate the chaff from the, wheat, winnow the chaff from the wheat, pick up, pitch upon, pick one's, way, indulge one's fancy, set apart, mark out for, mark, prefer, have rather, have as lief, fancy, desire, be, persuaded, take a decided step, take a decisive step, commit oneself to a, course, pass the Rubicon, cross the Rubicon, cast in one's lot with, take for better or for worse, optional, discretional, voluntary, eclectic, choosing, preferential, chosen, choice, good, optionally, at pleasure, will, either the one or, the other, or at the option of, whether or not, once and for all, for, one's money, by choice, by preference, in preference, rather, before,

Absence of Choice[szerkesztés]

no choice, Hobson's choice, first come, first served, random selection, necessity, not a pin to choose, equality, any, the first that comes, that or nothing, neutrality, indifference, indecision, irresolution, arbitrariness, coercion, compulsion, be neutral, have no choice, have no election, waive, not, vote, abstain from voting, refrain from voting, leave undecided, make a, virtue of necessity, neutral, neuter, indifferent, uninterested, undecided, irresolute, either, choice,


rejection, repudiation, exclusion, refusal, declination, reject, set aside, lay aside, give up, decline, refuse, exclude, except, pluck, spin, cast, repudiate, scout, set at naught, fling to the winds, fling to the, dogs, fling overboard, fling away, cast to the winds, cast to the dogs, cast overboard, cast away, throw to the winds, throw to the dogs, throw, overboard, throw away, toss to the winds, toss to the dogs, toss, overboard, toss away, send to the right about, disclaim, deny, discard, eject, have done with, rejected, reject, not chosen, to be thought of, out of the question, neither, neither the one nor the other, no,


predestination, preordination, premeditation, predetermination, foregone conclusion, fait accompli, parti pris, resolve, intention, project, fate, foredoom, necessity, predestine, preordain, predetermine, premeditate, resolve, concert, resolve beforehand, predesignate, premeditated, predesignated, advised, studied, designed, calculated, aforethought, intended, foregone, well-laid, well-devised, well-weighed, maturely considered, cunning, advisedly, with premeditation, deliberately, all things, considered, with eyes open, in cold blood, intentionally,


impulse, sudden thought, impromptu, improvisation, inspiration, flash, spurt, creature of impulse, flash on the mind, say what comes uppermost, improvise, extemporize, extemporaneous, impulsive, snap, improvised, unpremeditated, unmeditated, improvise, unprompted, unguided, natural, unguarded, spontaneous, voluntary, instinctive, extempore, extemporaneously, offhand, impromptu, a limproviste, on the spur of the moment, on the spur of the, occasion,


habit, habitude, wont, run, way, common state of things, general state of things, natural state of, things, ordinary state of things, ordinary course of things, ordinary, run of things, matter of course, beaten path, beaten track, beaten, ground, prescription, custom, use, usage, immemorial usage, practice, prevalence, observance, conventionalism, conventionality, mode, fashion, vogue, etiquette, gentility, order of the day, cry, conformity, consuetude, one's old way, old school, veteris vestigia flammae, laudator temporis acti, rule, standing order, precedent, routine, red-tape, pipe clay, rut, groove, cacoethes, bad habit, confirmed habit, inveterate habit, intrinsic habit, addiction, trick, training, education, seasoning, second nature, acclimatization, knack, be wont, fall into a rut, fall into a custom, conform to, tread the beaten track, follow the beaten track, tread the beaten, path, follow the beaten, stare super antiquas vias, move in a, rut, run on in a groove, go round like a horse in a mill, go on in the, old jog trot way, habituate, inure, harden, season, caseharden, accustom, familiarize, naturalize, acclimatize, keep one's hand in, train, educate, get into the way, get into the knack of, learn, cling to, adhere to, repeat, acquire a habit, contract a habit, fall into, a habit, acquire a trick, contract a trick, fall into a trick, addict, oneself to, take to, get into, be habitual, prevail, come into use, become a habit, take, root, gain upon one, grow upon one, habitual, prescriptive, accustomed, of daily, occurrence, of everyday occurrence, wonted, usual, general, ordinary, common, frequent, everyday, household, garden, variety, jog, trot, well-trodden, well-known, familiar, vernacular, trite, commonplace, conventional, regular, set, stock, established, stereotyped, prevailing, prevalent, current, received, acknowledged, recognized, accredited, of course, admitted, understood, conformable, according to use, according to custom, according to, routine, in vogue, in fashion, in, with it, fashionable, genteel, wont, used to, given to, addicted to, attuned to, habituated, in the habit of, habitue, at home in, skillful, seasoned, imbued with, devoted to, wedded to, hackneyed, fixed, rooted, deep-rooted, permanent, inveterate, besetting, naturalized, ingrained, intrinsic, habitually, always, uniformly, as usual, as is one's wont, as things go, as the world goes, as, the sparks fly upwards, more suo, more solito, ex more, as a rule, for the most part, usually, generally, typically, most often, most frequently,


desuetude, obsolescence, disuse, want of habit, want of practice, newness to, new brooms, infraction of usage, unconformity, a custom, be unaccustomed, leave off a habit, cast off a habit, break, off a habit, wean oneself of a habit, violate a habit, break through a, habit, infringe a habit, leave off a custom, cast off a custom, break, off a custom, wean oneself of a custom, violate a custom, break through, a custom, infringe a custom, leave off a usage, cast off a usage, break, off a usage, wean oneself of a usage, violate a usage, break through a, usage, infringe a usage, disuse, wear off, unaccustomed, unused, unwonted, unseasoned, untrained, new, green, unskilled, unhackneyed, unusual, unconformable, disused, Causes of Volition,


motive, springs of action, wellsprings of action, reason, ground, call, principle, by end, by purpose, mainspring, primum mobile, keystone, the why and the wherefore, pro and con, reason why, secret motive, arriere pensee, intention, inducement, consideration, attraction, loadstone, magnet, magnetism, magnetic force, temptation, enticement, allurement, witchery, bewitchment, bewitchery, charm, spell, fascination, blandishment, cajolery, seduction, seducement, honeyed words, voice of the tempter, song of the Sirens, forbidden fruit, golden apple, impressibility, susceptibility, softness, persuasiveness, attractiveness, influence, prompting, dictate, instance, impulse, impulsion, incitement, incitation, press, instigation, provocation, excitation, of feeling, inspiration, persuasion, suasion, encouragement, advocacy, exhortation, advice, solicitation, request, lobbyism, pull, incentive, stimulus, spur, fillip, whip, goad, rowel, provocative, whet, dram, bribe, lure, decoy, decoy duck, bait, trail of a red herring, bribery and corruption, sop, sop for Cerberus, prompter, tempter, seducer, instigator, firebrand, incendiary, Siren, Circe, agent provocateur, lobbyist, induce, move, draw, draw on, bring in its train, give an impulse, to, inspire, put up to, prompt, call up, attract, beckon, stimulate, excite, spirit up, inspirit, rouse, arouse, animate, incite, foment, provoke, instigate, set on, actuate, act upon, work upon, operate upon, encourage, pat on the back, pat on the, shoulder, clap on the back, clap on the shoulder, influence, weigh with, bias, sway, incline, dispose, predispose, turn the scale, inoculate, lead by the nose, have influence with, have, influence over, have influence upon, exercise influence with, exercise, influence over, exercise influence upon, go round, come round one, turn, the head, magnetize, lobby, persuade, prevail with, prevail upon, overcome, carry, bring round, to one's senses, bring to one's senses, draw over, win over, gain over, come over, talk over, procure, enlist, engage, invite, court, tempt, seduce, entice, allure, captivate, fascinate, bewitch, carry away, charm, conciliate, wheedle, coax, lure, inveigle, tantalize, cajole, deceive, tamper with, bribe, suborn, grease the palm, bait with a silver, hook, gild the pill, make things pleasant, put a sop into the pan, throw a sop to, bait the hook, enforce, force, impel, push, propel, whip, lash, goad, spur, prick, urge, egg on, hound, hurry on, drag, exhort, advise, call upon, press, request, advocate, set an example, set the fashion, keep in countenance, be persuaded, yield to temptation, come round, concede, consent, obey a call, follow advice, follow the bent, follow the, dictates of, act on principle, impulsive, motive, suasive, persuasive, hortative, hortatory, inviting, tempting, suasive, seductive, attractive, fascinating, pleasing, provocative, exciting, induced, disposed, persuadable, docile, spellbound, instinct with, smitten with, infatuated, inspired, by, because, therefore, cause, from this motive, from that, motive, for this reason, for that reason, for, by reason of, for the, sake of, count of, out of, from, as, forasmuch as, for all the world, on principle,

Absence of Motive[szerkesztés]

absence of motive, aimlessness, caprice, chance, absence of design, have no motive, scruple, be unwilling, without rhyme or reason, aimless, capricious, whimsical, chance, out of mere caprice,


dissuasion, expostulation, remonstrance, deprecation, discouragement, damper, wet blanket, disillusionment, disenchantment, cohibition, restraint, curb, means of restraint, check, hindrance, reluctance, unwillingness, contraindication, dissuade, cry out against, remonstrate, expostulate, warn, contraindicate, disincline, indispose, shake, stagger, dispirit, discourage, dishearten, deter, repress, hold back, keep back, restrain, render averse, repel, turn aside, deviation, wean from, act as a drag, hinder, throw cold water on, damp, cool, chill, blunt, calm, quiet, quench, deprecate, disenchant, disillusion, deflate, take down a peg, pop one's, balloon, prick one's balloon, burst one's bubble, disabuse, correction, dissuading, dissuasive, monitory, dissuaded, admonitory, uninduced, induce, unpersuadable, obstinate, averse, unwilling, repugnant, dislike, repressed,


pretext, pretense, pretension, allegation, advocation, ostensible, motive, ostensible ground, ostensible reason, phony reason, excuse, vindication, subterfuge, color, gloss, guise, cover, loop hole, starting hole, how to creep out of, salvo, come off, way of escape, handle, peg to hang on, room locus standi, stalking-horse, cheval de bataille, cue, pretense, untruth, put off, dust thrown in the eyes, blind, moonshine, mere pretext, shallow pretext, lame excuse, lame, apology, tub to a whale, false plea, sour grapes, makeshift, shift, white lie, special pleading, sophistry, soft sawder, flattery, pretend, plead, allege, shelter oneself under the plea of, excuse, vindicate, lend a color to, furnish a handle, make a, pretext of, make a handle of, use as a plea, take one's stand, upon, make capital out of, pretend, lie, ostensibly, manifest, alleged, apologetic, pretended, ostensibly, under color, under the plea, under the pretense of, under the guise of, Objects of Volition,


good, benefit, advantage, improvement, greatest, good, supreme good, interest, service, behoof, behalf, weal, main, chance, summum bonum, common weal, consummation devoutly to be, wished, gain, boot, profit, harvest, boon, gift, good turn, blessing, world of good, piece of, good luck, piece of good fortune, nuts, prize, windfall, godsend, waif, treasure-trove, good fortune, prosperity, happiness, goodness, utility, remedy, pleasure giving, commendable, useful, good, beneficial, well, aright, satisfactorily, favorably, not amis, all for, the best, to one's advantage, in one's favor, in one's interest,


evil, ill, harm, hurt, mischief, nuisance, machinations of the devil, Pandora's box, ills that flesh is heir to, blow, buffet, stroke, scratch, bruise, wound, gash, mutilation, mortal blow, wound, immedicabile vulnus, damage, loss, deterioration, disadvantage, prejudice, drawback, disaster, accident, casualty, mishap, misfortune, bad job, devil to pay, calamity, bale, catastrophe, tragedy, ruin, destruction, adversity, mental suffering, demon, Evil spirit, bane, cause of evil, badness, Production of Evil, painfulness, evil doer, outrage, wrong, injury, foul play, bad turn, ill turn, disservice, spoliation, grievance, crying evil, be in trouble, adversity, disastrous, bad, awry, out of joint, disadvantageous, amis, wrong, ill, to one's cost,


intent, intention, intentionality, purpose, quo, animo, project, undertaking, predetermination, design, ambition, contemplation, mind, animus, view, purview, proposal, study, look, out, final cause, raison d'etre, cui bono, object, aim, end, the be all and the end all, drift, meaning, tendency, destination, mark, point, butt, goal, target, bull's-eye, quintain, prey, quarry, game, decision, determination, resolve, fixed set purpose, settled, purpose, ultimatum, resolution, wish, arriere pensee, motive, teleology, intend, purpose, design, mean, have to, propose to oneself, harbor a, design, have in view, have in contemplation, have in one's eye, have in, petto, have an eye to, bid for, labor for, be after, aspire after, endeavor after, be at, aim at, drive at, point at, level at, aspire at, take aim, set before, oneself, study to, take upon oneself, undertake, take into one's head, meditate, contemplate of, think of, dream of, talk of, premeditate, compass, calculate, destine, propose, project, plan, have a mind to, be willing, desire, pursue, intended, intentional, advised, express, determinate, prepense, bound for, intending, minded, bent upon, earnest, at stake, on the anvil, in view, in, prospect, in the breast of, in petto, teleological, intentionally, advisedly, wittingly, knowingly, designedly, purposely, on purpose, by design, studiously, pointedly, with intent, deliberately, with premeditation, with one's, eyes open, in cold blood, for, with a view, with an eye to, in order to, in order that, to, the end that, with the intent that, for the purpose of, with the view, of, in contemplation of, on account of, in pursuance of, pursuant to, quo animo, to all intents and, purposes,


chance, lot, fate, necessity, luck, good luck, good, mascot, speculation, venture, stake, game of chance, mere shot, random, shot, blind bargain, leap in the dark, pig in a poke, uncertainty, fluke, potluck, faro bank, flyer, limit, uncertainty, uncertainty principle, Heisenberg's uncertainty, principle, drawing lots, rouge et noir, hazard, ante, chuck-a-luck, crack-loo, craps, faro, roulette, pitch and toss, chuck, farthing, cup tossing, heads or tails cross and pile, poker-dice, wager, bet, betting, gambling, the turf, gaming house, gambling house, betting house, bucket shop, gambling, joint, totalizator, totalizer, hell, betting ring, dice, dice box, gambler, gamester, man of the turf, adventurer, chance, hap, stand a chance, be possible, toss up, cast lots, draw lots, leave to chance, trust to chance, leave to the chapter of accidents, trust to the chapter of accidents, tempt fortune, chance it, take one's chance, take a shot at it, attempt, run the risk, run the chance, incur the risk, incur the, chance, encounter the risk, encounter the chance, stand the hazard of, the die, speculate, try one's luck, set on a cast, raffle, put into a, lottery, buy a pig in a poke, shuffle the cards, risk, venture, hazard, stake, ante, lay, lay a wager, make a bet, wager, bet, gamble, game, play for, play at chuck farthing, fortuitous, unintentional, unintended, accidental, not, meant, undesigned, purposed, unpremeditated, unforeseen, uncontemplated, never thought of, random, indiscriminate, promiscuous, undirected, aimless, purposeless, causeless, without purpose, possible, unforeseeable, unpredictable, chancy, risky, speculative, dicey, randomly, by chance, fortuitously, unpredictably, unforeseeably, casually, unintentionally, unwittingly, en passant, by the way, incidentally, as it may happen, at, random, at a venture, at haphazard,


pursuit, pursuing, prosecution, pursuance, enterprise, undertaking, business, adventure, essay, quest, search, scramble, hue and, cry, game, hobby, still-hunt, chase, hunt, race, steeple chase, hunting, coursing, venation, venery, fox chase, sport, sporting, shooting, angling, fishing, hawking, shikar, Geog loc:India, pursuer, hunter, huntsman, shikari, Geog loc:India, sportsman, Nimrod, hound, pursue, prosecute, follow, run after, make after, be after, hunt, after, prowl after, shadow, carry on, do, engage in, undertake, set about, begin, endeavor, court, request, seek, search, aim at, intention, follow, the trail, trace, fish for, experiment, press on, haste, run a race, velocity, chase, give chase, course, dog, hunt, hound, tread on the heels, follow on the heels of, sequence, rush upon, rush headlong, violence, ride full tilt at, run, full tilt at, make a leap at, jump at, snatch at run down, start game, tread a path, take a course, hold a course, shape one's steps, direct one's steps, bend one's steps, course, play a game, fight one's, way, elbow one's way, follow up, take to, take up, go in for, ride, one's hobby, pursuing, in quest of, inquiry, in pursuit, in full, cry, in hot pursuit, on the scent, in pursuance of, intention, after,


abstention, abstinence, for, refraining, inaction, neutrality, avoidance, evasion, elusion, seclusion, flight, escape, retreat, recoil, departure, rejection, shirker, truant, fugitive, refugee, runaway, runagate, maroon, abstain, refrain, spare, not attempt, not do, maintain the, even tenor of one's way, eschew, keep from, let alone, have nothing to do with, keep aloof, keep off, stand aloof, stand off, hold aloof, hold off, take no part, in, have no hand in, avoid, shun, steer clear of, keep clear of, fight shy of, keep, one's distance, keep at a respectful distance, keep out of the way, get, out of the way, evade, elude, turn away from, set one's face against, oppose, deny oneself, shrink back, hang back, hold back, draw back, recoil, retire, recede, flinch, blink, blench, shy, shirk, dodge, parry, make way for, give place to, beat a retreat, turn tail, turn one's back, take to one's heels, runaway, run for one's life, cut and run, be off like a shot, fly, flee, fly away, flee away, run away from, take flight, take to flight, desert, elope, make off, scamper off, sneak off, shuffle off, sheer, off, break away, tear oneself away, slip away, slink away, steel away, make away from, scamper away from, sneak away from, shuffle away from, sheer away from, slip cable, part company, turn one's heel, sneak out, of, play truant, give one the go by, give leg bail, take French leave, slope, decamp, flit, bolt, abscond, levant, skedaddle, absquatulat, cut one's stick, walk one's chalks, show a light pair of heels, make oneself scarce, escape, go away, depart, abandon, reject, lead one a dance, lead one a pretty dance, throw off the scent, play at hide and seek, unsought, unattempted, avoiding, neutral, shy of, unwilling, elusive, evasive, fugitive, runaway, shy, wild, lest, in order to avoid,


relinquishment, abandonment, desertion, defection, secession, withdrawal, nolle prosequi, discontinuance, cessation, renunciation, recantation, abrogation, resignation, retirement, desuetude, cession, of property, relinquish, give up, abandon, desert, forsake, leave in the lurch, go back on, depart from, secede from, withdraw from, back out of, leave, quit, take leave of, bid a long farewell, vacate, resign, renounce, abjure, forego, have done with, drop, disuse, discard, wash one's hands of, drop all idea of, break off, leave off, desist, stop, cease, hold one's, hand, stay one's hand, quit one's hold, give over, shut up shop, throw up the game, throw up the cards, give up the point, give up, the argument, pass to the order of the day, move to the previous, question, relinquished, relinquishing,


business, occupation, employment, pursuit, what one is doing, what one is about, affair, concern, matter, case, matter in hand, irons in the fire, thing to do, agendum, task, work, job, chore, errand, commission, mission, charge, care, duty, part, role, cue, province, function, lookout, department, capacity, sphere, orb, field, line, walk, walk of life, beat, round, routine, race, career, office, place, post, incumbency, living, situation, berth, employ, service, servitude, engagement, undertaking, vocation, calling, profession, cloth, faculty, industry, art, industrial arts, craft, mystery, handicraft, trade, commerce, exercise, work, action, avocation, press of business, activity, pass one's time in, employ one's time in, spend one's time in, employ oneself in, employ oneself upon, occupy oneself with, concern, oneself with, make it one's business, undertake, enter a, profession, betake oneself to, turn one's hand to, have to do with, do, office, place, post, incumbency, living, situation, berth, employ, service, servitude, engagement, undertaking, drive a trade, carry on a trade, do a trade, transact a trade, carry on business, do business, transact business, keep a shop, ply one's task, ply one's trade, labor in one's vocation, pursue the, even tenor of one's way, attend to business, attend to one's work, officiate, serve, act, act one's part, play one's part, do duty, serve the office of, discharge the office of, perform the office of, perform the duties of, perform the functions of, hold an office, fill, an office, fill a place, fill a situation, hold a portfolio, hold a, place, hold a situation, be about, be doing, be engaged in, be employed in, be occupied, with, be at work on, have one's hands in, have in hand, have on one's, hands, have on one's shoulders, bear the burden, have one's hands full, activity, be in the hands of, be on the stocks, be on the anvil, pass, through one's hands, businesslike, workaday, professional, official, functional, busy, actively employed, on hand, in hand, in one's hands, afoot, on, foot, on the anvil, going on, acting, in the course of business, all in one's day's work, professionally,


plan, scheme, design, project, proposal, proposition, suggestion, resolution, motion, precaution, provision, deep-, laid plan, premeditated, system, order, organization, arrangement, germ, cause, sketch, skeleton, outline, draught, draft, ebauche, brouillon, rough cast, rough draft, draught copy, copy, proof, revise, drawing, scheme, schematic, graphic, chart, flow chart, representation, forecast, program, programme, prospectus, carte du pays, card, bill, protocol, order of the day, list of agenda, bill of fare, food, base of operations, platform, plank, slate, ticket, role, policy, line of conduct, contrivance, invention, expedient, receipt, nostrum, artifice, device, pipelaying, stratagem, cunning, trick, deception, alternative, loophole, shift, substitute, last, shift, necessity, measure, step, stroke, stroke of policy, master stroke, trump, card, court card, cheval de bataille, great gun, coup, coup, d'etat, clever stroke, bold stroke, good move, good hit, good, stroke, bright thought, bright idea, intrigue, cabal, plot, conspiracy, machination, subplot, counterplot, schemer, strategist, machinator, projector, artist, promoter, designer, conspirator, intrigant, cunning, plan, scheme, design, frame, contrive, project, forecast, sketch, devise, invent, imagine, set one's wits to work, spring, a project, fall upon, hit upon, strike out, chalk out, cut out, lay, out, map out, lay down a plan, shape out a course, mark out a course, predetermine, concert, preconcert, preestablish, prepare, hatch, hatch a plot concoct, take steps, take measures, cast, recast, systematize, organize, arrange, digest, mature, plot, counter-plot, counter-mine, dig a mine, lay a train, intrigue, cunning, planned, strategic, strategical, planning, prepared, in course of preparation, under consideration, on, the carpet, on the floor,


method, way, manner, wise, gait, form, mode, fashion, tone, guise, modus operandi, MO, procedure, line of, conduct, path, road, route, course, line of way, line of road, trajectory, orbit, track, beat, tack, steps, stair, staircase, flight of stairs, ladder, stile, bridge, footbridge, viaduct, pontoon, steppingstone, plank, gangway, drawbridge, pass, ford, ferry, tunnel, pipe, door, gateway, opening, channel, passage, avenue, means of, access, approach, artery, lane, loan, alley, aisle, lobby, corridor, back-door, back-stairs, secret passage, covert way, roadway, pathway, stairway, express, thoroughfare, highway, turnpike, freeway, royal road, coach road, broad highway, King's, highway, Queen's highway, beaten track, beaten path, horse road, bridle, road, bridle track, bridle path, walk, footpath, pavement, flags, sidewalk, crossroad, byroad, bypath, byway, cut, short cut, mid-course, private road, occupation road, highways, and byways, railroad, railway, tram road, tramway, towpath, causeway, canal, conduit, street, abode, speedway, how, in what way, in what manner, by what mode, so, in this, way, after this fashion, one way or another, anyhow, somehow or other, instrumentality, by way of, via, in transitu, on the high road to,


middle course, midcourse, mean, middle, juste milieu, mezzo termine, golden mean, ariston metron, aurea mediocritas, straight, direct, straight course, straight path, short, cut, cross cut, great circle sailing, neutrality, half measure, half and half measures, compromise, keep in a middle course, preserve a middle course, preserve an even, course, go straight, direct, go halfway, compromise, make a compromise, straight, direct,


circuit, roundabout way, digression, detour, circumbendibus, loop, winding, circuition, zigzag, deviation, perform a circuit, go round about, go out of one's way, make a, detour, meander, deviate, lead a pretty dance, beat about the bush, make two bites of a, cherry, circuitous, indirect, roundabout, zigzag, deviating, backhanded, by a side wind, by an indirect course, in a roundabout way, from, pillar to post,


requirement, need, wants, necessities, necessaries, necessaries of life, stress, exigency, pinch, sine qua, non, matter of necessity, case of need, case of life or death, needfulness, essentiality, necessity, indispensability, urgency, requisition, request, exaction, run upon, demand, call for, charge, claim, command, injunction, mandate, order, precept, desideratum, desire, want, deficiency, require, need, want, have occasion for, not be able to do without, not be able to dispense with, render necessary, necessitate, create a, necessity for, call for, put in requisition, make a requisition, ask for, demand, stand in need of, lack, desire, be, necessary, required, requisite, needful, necessary, imperative, essential, indispensable, prerequisite, called for, in demand, in, request, urgent, exigent, pressing, instant, crying, absorbing, in want of, destitute of, ex necessitate rei, necessarily, of necessity,


instrumentality, aid, subservience, subserviency, mediation, intervention, medium, vehicle, hand, agency, minister, handmaid, midwife, accoucheur, accoucheuse, obstetrician, gobetween, cat's-paw, stepping-stone, opener, key, master key, passkey, latchkey, open sesame, passport, passe-partout, safe-conduct, password, instrument, expedient, plan, means, subserve, minister, mediate, intervene, be instrumental, pander to, officiate, tend, instrumental, useful, ministerial, subservient, intermediate, intervening, conducive, through, by, per, whereby, thereby, hereby, by the agency of, by dint of, by virtue of, in virtue of, through the medium of, along with, on the shoulders of, by means of, by the aid of, with the aid of, assistance, per fas et nefas, by fair means or foul, somehow, somehow, or other, by hook or by crook,


means, resources, wherewithal, ways and means, capital, money, revenue, stock in trade, provision, a shot in the locker, appliances, machinery, means and, appliances, conveniences, cards to play, expedients, measures, two strings to one's bow, sheet anchor, safety, aid, medium, find means, have means, possess means, instrumental, mechanical, by means of, with, by what means, by all means, by any means, by, some means, wherewith, herewith, therewith, wherewithal, how, in what manner, through, by the instrumentality, of, with the aid of, by the aid of, assistance, by the, agency of,


machinery, mechanism, engineering, instrument, organ, tool, implement, utensil, machine, engine, lathe, gin, mill, air engine, caloric engine, heat engine, gear, tackle, tackling, rig, rigging, apparatus, appliances, plant, materiel, harness, trappings, fittings, accouterments, equipment, appointments, furniture, upholstery, chattels, paraphernalia, belongings, mechanical powers, lever, leverage, mechanical advantage, crow, crowbar, jimmy, arm, limb, wing, oar, paddle, pulley, wheel and axle, wheelwork, clockwork, wheels within, wheels, pinion, crank, winch, cam, pedal, capstan, lift, wheel, rotation, inclined plane, wedge, screw, spring, mainspring, can hook, glut, jenny, water wheel, handle, hilt, haft, shaft, heft, shank, blade, trigger, tiller, helm, treadle, key, turnscrew, screwdriver, knocker, hammer, impulse, edge tool, cut, borer, vice, teeth, hold, nail, rope, join, peg, hang, support, spoon, vehicle, arms, oar, navigation, cardiograph, snowplow, instrumental, mechanical, brachial,


substitute, deputy,


material, raw material, stuff, stock, staple, adobe, brown stone, chinking, clapboard, daubing, puncheon, shake, shingle, bricks and mortar, metal, stone, clay, brick crockery, compo, composition, concrete, reinforced concrete, cement, wood, ore, timber, materials, supplies, munition, fuel, grist, household stuff, pabulum, food, ammunition, arms, contingents, relay, reinforcement, baggage, personal property, means, calico, cambric, cashmere, raw, unprepared, wooden, adobe,


stock, fund, mine, vein, lode, quarry, spring, fount, fountain, well, wellspring, milch cow, stock in trade, supply, heap, collection, treasure, reserve, corps de reserve, reserved fund, nest egg, savings, bonne, bouche, crop, harvest, mow, vintage, store, accumulation, hoard, rick, stack, lumber, relay, provision, storehouse, storeroom, depository, depot, cache, repository, repertory, warehouse, entrepot, magazine, buttery, larder, garner, granary, cannery, safe-deposit vault, thesaurus, bank, treasury, armory, arsenal, dock, gallery, museum, conservatory, menagerie, reservoir, cistern, tank, pond, mill pond, budget, quiver, bandolier, portfolio, coffer, receptacle, conservation, storing, storage, store, put by, lay by, set by, stow away, set apart, lay apart, store treasure, hoard treasure, lay up, heap up, put up, garner up, save up, bank, cache, accumulate, amass, hoard, fund, garner, save, reserve, keep back, hold back, husband, husband one's resources, deposit, stow, stack, load, harvest, heap, collect, lay in, store, keep, file, papers, lay in, provide, preserve, stored, in store, in reserve, in ordinary, spare, supernumerary,


provision, supply, grist, grist for the mill, subvention, aid, resources, means, groceries, grocery, providing, purveyance, reinforcement, commissariat, provender, food, ensilage, viaticum, caterer, purveyor, commissary, quartermaster, feeder, batman, victualer, grocer, comprador, restaurateur, jackal, pelican, sutler, merchant, grocery shop, grocery store, provide, make provision, make due provision for, lay in, lay in a, stock, lay in a store, supply, furnish, find, find one in, arm, cater, victual, provision, purvey, forage, beat up for, stock, stock with, make good, replenish, fill, fill up, recruit, feed, have in store, have in reserve, keep, keep by one, keep on foot, keep on hand, have to fall back upon, store, provide against a, rainy day, economy,


consumption, expenditure, exhaustion, dispersion, ebb, leakage, exudation, loss, wear and tear, waste, prodigality, misuse, wasting, rubbish, useless, mountain in labor, spend, expend, use, consume, swallow up, exhaust, impoverish, spill, drain, empty, disperse, cast away, fool away, muddle away, throw away, fling away, fritter, away, burn the candle at both ends, waste, squander, cast one's bread, upon the waters, cast pearls before swine, employ a steam engine to, crack a nut, waste powder and shot, break a butterfly on a wheel, labor, in vain, useless, cut blocks with a razor, pour water into a, sieve, leak, run out, run to waste, ebb, melt away, run dry, dry, up, wasted, at a low ebb, wasteful, prodigal, penny wise and pound foolish,


sufficiency, adequacy, enough, withal, satisfaction, competence, no less, quantum sufficit, mediocrity, average, fill, fullness, completeness, plenitude, plenty, abundance, copiousness, amplitude, galore, lots, profusion, full measure, good measure pressed down and running, over, luxuriance, fertility, affluence, wealth, fat of, the land, a land flowing with milk and honey, cornucopia, horn of, plenty, horn of Amalthaea, mine, stock, outpouring, flood, great quantity, tide, river, repletion, redundancy, satiety, be sufficient, suffice, do, just do, satisfy, pass muster, have enough, eat, one's fill, drink one's fill, have one's fill, roll in, swim in, wallow in, superabundance, wanton, abound, exuberate, teem, flow, stream, rain, shower down, pour, pour in, swarm, bristle with, superabound, render sufficient, replenish, fill, sufficient, enough, adequate, up to the mark, commensurate, competent, satisfactory, valid, tangible, measured, moderate, temperate, full, complete, ample, plenty, plentiful, plenteous, plenty as blackberries, copious, abundant, abounding, replete, enough and to spare, flush, choke-full, chock-full, well-stocked, well-, provided, liberal, unstinted, unstinting, without stint, unsparing, unmeasured, lavish, wholesale, rich, luxuriant, fertile, affluent, wealthy, big with, pregnant, exhaustless, inexhaustible, sufficiently, amply, full, in abundance, with no sparing hand, to one's heart's content, ad libitum, without stint, das Beste ist gut genug,


insufficiency, inadequacy, inadequateness, incompetence, impotence, deficiency, incompleteness, imperfection, shortcoming, paucity, stint, scantiness, smallness, none to spare, bare subsistence, scarcity, dearth, want, need, lack, poverty, exigency, inanition, starvation, famine, drought, dole, mite, pittance, short allowance, short commons, half, rations, banyan day, emptiness, poorness, depletion, vacancy, flaccidity, ebb, tide, low water, a beggarly account of empty boxes, indigence, insolvency, nonpayment, be insufficient, not suffice, come short of, run dry, want, lack, need, require, caret, be in want, poor, live, from hand to mouth, render insufficient, drain of resources, impoverish, waste, stint, begrudge, put on short allowance, do insufficiently ad, scotch the snake, insufficient, inadequate, too little, not enough, unequal to, incompetent, impotent, weighed in the balance and, found wanting, perfunctory, neglect, deficient, incomplete, wanting, imperfect, ill-furnished, ill-provided, ill-, stored, ill-off, slack, at a low ebb, empty, vacant, bare, short of, out of, destitute of, devoid of, bereft of, denuded of, dry, drained, unprovided, unfurnished, unreplenished, empty-handed, meager, poor, thin, scrimp, sparing, spare, stinted, starved, starving, halfstarved, famine-stricken, famished, jejune, scant, small, scarce, not to be had, not to be had for love, or money, not to be had at any price, scurvy, stingy, at the end, of one's tether, without resources, in want, poor, in, debt, insufficiently, in default of, for want of, failing,


redundancy, too much, too many, superabundance, superfluity, saturation, transcendency, exuberance, profuseness, profusion, plenty, repletion, enough in all conscience, satis superque, lion's, share, more than enough, plethora, engorgement, congestion, load, surfeit, turgescence, expansion, overdose, oversupply, overflow, inundation, water, avalanche, accumulation, store, heap, drug, drug in the market, glut, crowd, burden, excess, surplus, margin, remainder, duplicate, expletive, work of supererogation, bonus, bonanza, luxury, intemperance, extravagance, prodigality, exorbitance, pleonasm, diffuseness, too many irons in the fire, embarras de richesses, superabound, know no bounds, swarm, meet one at every, turn, creep with, crawl with, bristle with, overflow, run over, flow, over, well over, brim over, run riot, overrun, overstock, overlay, overcharge, overdose, overfeed, overburden, overload, overdo, overwhelm, overshoot the mark, go beyond, surcharge, supersaturate, gorge, glut, load, drench, whelm, inundate, deluge, flood, drug, drug the market, choke, cloy, suffocate, pile up, lay on thick, impregnate, with, lavish, squander, send coals to Newcastle, carry coals to Newcastle, carry owls to, teach one's grandmother to suck eggs, pisces natare docere, kill the slain, gild refined gold, gild the lily, butter one's, bread on both sides, put butter upon bacon, employ a steam engine to, crack a nut, waste, exaggerate, wallow in roll in, plenty, remain on, one's hands, hang heavy on hand, go a begging, redundant, too much, too many, exuberant, inordinate, superabundant, excessive, overmuch, replete, profuse, lavish, prodigal, exorbitant, overweening, extravagant, overcharged, supersaturated, drenched, overflowing, running over, running to waste, running down, crammed to overflowing, filled to overflowing, gorged, ready to, burst, dropsical, turgid, plethoric, obese, superfluous, unnecessary, needless, uncalled for, to spare, in excess, over and above, remainder, de trop, adscititious, additional, supernumerary, reserve, on, one's hands, spare, duplicate, supererogatory, expletive, un peu fort, over, too, over and above, overmuch, too much, too far, without, measure, beyond measure, out of measure, with a to spare, over head and, ears, up to one's eyes, up to one's ears, extra, beyond the mark, transcursion, acervatim,


importance, consequence, moment, prominence, consideration, mark, materialness, import, significance, concern, emphasis, interest, greatness, superiority, notability, repute, weight, influence, value, goodness, usefulness, gravity, seriousness, solemnity, no joke, no laughing matter, pressure, urgency, stress, matter of life and death, memorabilia, great doings, red-letter day, great thing, great point, main chance, cardinal point, substance, gist, essence, sum and, substance, gravamen, head and front, important part, principal part, prominent part, essential part, half the battle, sine qua non, breath, of one's nostrils, life, cream, salt, core, kernel, heart, nucleus, keynote, keystone, corner stone, trump card, device, salient points, top sawyer, first fiddle, prima donna, chief, triton among, the minnows, 'it', be important, be somebody, be something, import, signify, matter, boot, be an object, carry weight, influence, make a, figure, repute, be in the ascendant, come to the front, lead, the way, take the lead, play first fiddle, throw all else into the, shade, lie at the root of, deserve notice, merit notice, be worthy of, notice, be worthy of regard, be worthy of consideration, attach importance to, ascribe importance to, give importance to, value, care for, set store upon, set store by, mark, mark, with a white stone, underline, write in italics, put in italics, print, in italics, print in capitals, print in large letters, put in large, type, put in letters, of gold, accentuate, emphasize, lay stress on, make a fuss about, make a fuss over, make a stir about, make a, piece of work about, make much ado about, make much ado of, make, much of, important, of importance, momentous, material, to the point, not to be overlooked, not to be despised, not to be sneezed at, egregious, weighty, influential, of note, repute, notable, prominent, salient, signal, memorable, remarkable, unforgettable, worthy of remark, worthy of notice, never to be, forgotten, stirring, eventful, grave, serious, earnest, noble, grand, solemn, impressive, commanding, imposing, urgent, pressing, critical, instant, paramount, essential, vital, all-absorbing, radical, cardinal, chief, main, prime, primary, principal, leading, capital, foremost, overruling, of vital importance in the front rank, first-rate, superior, considerable, great, marked, rare, significant, telling, trenchant, emphatic, pregnant, tanti, materially, in the main, above all, kat' exochin, par excellence, to crown all, to beat all,


unimportance, insignificance, nothingness, immateriality, triviality, levity, frivolity, paltriness, poverty, smallness, vanity, uselessness, matter of indifference, no object, nothing, nothing to signify, nothing worth speaking of, nothing, particular, nothing to boast of, nothing to speak of, small matter, no, great matter, trifling matter, mere joke, mere nothing, hardly, anything, scarcely anything, nonentity, small beer, cipher, no great, shakes, peu de chose, child's play, kinderspiel, toy, plaything, popgun, paper pellet, gimcrack, gewgaw, bauble, trinket, bagatelle, Rickshaw, knickknack, whim-wham, trifle, trifles, light as air, yankee notions, trumpery, trash, rubbish, stuff, frippery, leather or, prunello, chaff, drug, froth bubble smoke, cobweb, weed, refuse, inutility, scum, dirt, joke, jest, snap of the fingers, fudge, unmeaning, pack of nonsense, mere farce, straw, pin, fig, button, rush, bulrush, feather, halfpenny, farthing, brass farthing, peppercorn, jot, rap, pinch of snuff, old son, cent, mill, picayune, red cent, minutiae, details, minor details, small fry, dust in the balance, feather in the scale, drop in the ocean, flea-bite, molehill, nine days' wonder, ridiculus mus, flash in the pan, impotence, much ado about nothing, overestimation, be unimportant, not matter, go for nothing, matter, nothing, signify nothing, matter little, matter little or nothing, not, matter a straw, make light of, underestimate, catch at, straws, overestimate, unimportant, of little account, of small account, of no account, of little importance, of no importance, immaterial, unessential, nonessential, indifferent, subordinate, inferior, mediocre, average, passable, fair, respectable, tolerable, commonplace, uneventful, mere, common, ordinary, habitual, inconsiderable, so-so, insignificant, inappreciable, trifling, trivial, slight, slender, light, flimsy, frothy, idle, puerile, foolish, airy, shallow, weak, powerless, frivolous, petty, niggling, piddling, peddling, inane, ridiculous, farcical, finical, fiddle-faddle, namby-pamby, wishy-washy, milk and water, poor, paltry, pitiful, contemptible, contempt, sorry, mean, meager, shabby, miserable, wretched, vile, scrubby, weedy, niggardly, scurvy, beggarly, worthless, twopennyhalfpenny, cheap, trashy, catchpenny, gimcrack, trumpery, one-, horse, not worth the pains, not worth while, not worth mentioning, not, worth speaking of, not worth a thought, not worth a curse, not worth a, straw, beneath notice, unworthy of notice, beneath regard, unworthy of regard, beneath consideration, unworthy of consideration, de lana caprina, vain, useless, slightly, rather, somewhat, pretty well, tolerably, for aught one cares,


utility, usefulness, efficacy, efficiency, adequacy, service, use, stead, avail, help, aid, applicability, subservience, instrumentality, function, business, value, worth, goodness, money's worth, productiveness, cui bono, intention, utilization, use, step, in the right direction, common weal, commonwealth public good, public interest, utilitarianism, philanthropy, be useful, avail, serve, subserve, be instrumental to, conduce, tend, answer, serve one's turn, answer a purpose, serve a purpose, act a part, action, perform a function, discharge a, function, render a service, render good service, render yeoman's, service, stand one in good stead be the making of, help, bear fruit, produce, bring grist to the mill, profit, remunerate, benefit, do good, find one's account in, find one's advantage in, reap the benefit, of, be better for, render useful, use, useful, of use, serviceable, good for, subservient, instrumental, conducive, tending, subsidiary, helping, advantageous, beneficial, profitable, gainful, remunerative, worth one's salt, valuable, prolific, productive, adequate, efficient, efficacious, effective, effectual, expedient, applicable, available, ready, handy, at hand, tangible, commodious, adaptable, of all work, usefully, pro bono publico,


inutility, uselessness, futility, ineptitude, inaptitude, inadequacy, insufficiency, inefficiency, incompetence, unskillfulness, disservice, unfruitfulness, unproductiveness, labor in vain, labor lost, labor of Sisyphus, lost trouble, lost labor, work of Penelope, sleeveless errand, wild, goose chase, mere farce, tautology, repetition, supererogation, redundancy, vanitas vanitatum, vanity, inanity, worthlessness, triviality, unimportance, caput mortuum, waste paper, dead letter, blunt tool, litter, rubbish, junk, lumber, odds and ends, cast-off clothes, button top, shoddy, rags, trash, refuse, sweepings, scourings, waste, rubble, debris, detritus, stubble, leavings, broken meat, dregs, dirt, weeds, tares, rubbish heap, dust, hole, drone, be useless, go a begging, redundant, fail, seek after impossibilities, strive after impossibilities, use vain, efforts, labor in vain, roll the stone of Sisyphus, beat the air, lash, the waves, battre l'eau avec un baton, donner un coup d'epee dans, l'eau, fish in the air, milk the ram, drop a bucket into an empty, well, sow the sand, bay the moon, preach to the winds, speak to the, winds, whistle jigs to a milestone, kick against the pricks, se battre, contre des moulins, lock the stable door when the steed is, stolen, lock the barn door after the horse is stolen, too late, hold a farthing candle to the sun, cast pearls before swine, waste, carry coals to Newcastle, redundancy, wash a blackamoor, white, impossible, render useless, dismantle, dismast, dismount, disqualify, disable, unrig, cripple, lame, injure, spike guns, clip the, wings, put out of gear, useless, inutile, inefficacious, futile, unavailing, bootless, inoperative, inadequate, insufficient, unsubservient, inept, inefficient, impotent, of no avail, use, ineffectual, failure, incompetent, unskillful, stale, flat and unprofitable, superfluous, redundant, dispensable, thrown away, wasted, abortive, immature, worthless, valueless, priceless, unsalable, not worth a straw, trifling, dear at any price, vain, empty, inane, profitless, fruitless, unserviceable, unprofitable, ill-spent, unproductive, hors de, combat, effete, past work, impaired, obsolete, old, fit for the dust hole, good for nothing, of no earthly use, not, worth having, not worth powder and shot, leading to no end, uncalled, for, unnecessary, unneeded, uselessly, to little purpose, to no purpose, to little or, no purpose,


expedience, expediency, desirableness, desirability, fitness, agreement, utility, propriety, opportunism, advantage, high time, occasion, be expedient, suit, agree, befit, suit the time, befit the time, suit the season, befit the season, suit the occasion, befit the occasion, conform, expedient, desirable, advisable, acceptable, convenient, worth, while, meet, fit, fitting, due, proper, eligible, seemly, becoming, befitting, opportune, in season, in loco, suitable, accordant, applicable, useful, in the right place, conveniently,


inexpedience, inexpediency, undesirableness, undesirability, impropriety, unfitness, disagreement, inutility, disadvantage, be inexpedient, come amiss, disagree, embarrass, hinder, put to inconvenience, pay too dear for one's whistle, inexpedient, undesirable, unadvisable, inadvisable, objectionable, inapt, ineligible, inadmissible, inconvenient, incommodious, disadvantageous, inappropriate, unfit, inconsonant, ill-contrived, ill-advised, unsatisfactory, unprofitable, unsubservient, useless, inopportune, unseasonable, out, of place, in the wrong place, improper, unseemly, clumsy, awkward, cumbrous, cumbersome, lumbering, unwieldy, unmanageable, impracticable, impedient, in the way, unnecessary, redundant,


goodness, excellence, merit, virtue, value, worth, price, super-excellence, supereminence, superiority, perfection, coup de maitre, masterpiece, chef d'ouvre, prime, flower, cream, elite, pick, nonesuch, nonpareil, creme de la, creme, flower of the flock, cock of the roost, salt of the earth, champion, prodigy, tidbit, gem, gem of the first water, bijou, precious stone, jewel, pearl, diamond, ruby, brilliant, treasure, good thing, rara avis, one in a thousand, beneficence, good man, be beneficial, produce good, do good, profit, be, of use, benefit, confer a benefit, be the making of, do a world of good, make a man of, produce a good effect, do a good turn, confer an obligation, improve, do no harm, break no bones, be good, excel, transcend, be superior, bear away, the bell, stand the proof, stand the test, pass muster, pass an examination, challenge comparison, vie, emulate, rival, harmless, innocuous, innocent, inoffensive, beneficial, valuable, of value, serviceable, useful, advantageous, edifying, profitable, salutary, healthful, favorable, propitious, hope-giving, fair, good, good as gold, excellent, better, superior, above par, nice, fine, genuine, true, best, choice, select, picked, elect, recherche, rare, priceless, unparalleled, supreme, superlatively, good, bully, crackajack, giltedged, superfine, of the first water, first-rate, first-class, high-, wrought, exquisite, very best, crack, prime, tiptop, capital, cardinal, standard, perfect, inimitable, admirable, estimable, praiseworthy, approve, pleasing, couleur de rose, precious, of great price, costly, dear, worth its weight in gold, worth a Jew's eye, priceless, invaluable, inestimable, precious as the apple of the eye, tolerable, not very good, up to the mark, unexceptionable, unobjectionable, satisfactory, tidy, in good condition, in fair condition, fresh, sound, perfect, beneficially, well,


hurtfulness, virulence, evil doer, bane, plague spot, insalubrity, evil star, ill wind, hoodoo, Jonah, snake in the grass, skeleton in the, closet, amari aliquid, thorn in the side, malignity, malevolence, tender mercies, ill-treatment, annoyance, molestation, abuse, oppression, persecution, outrage, misusage, injury, damage, knockout, drops, badness, abomination, painfulness, pestilence, disease, guilt, depravity, be hurtful, cause evil, produce evil, inflict evil, work, evil, do evil, hurt, harm, injure, damage, pain, wrong, aggrieve, oppress, persecute, trample upon, tread upon, bear hard upon, put upon, overburden, weigh down, weigh heavy on, victimize, run down, molest, maltreat, abuse, ill-use, ill-treat, buffet, bruise, scratch, maul, smite, scourge, do violence, do harm, do a mischief, stab, pierce, outrage, do mischief, make mischief, bring into trouble, destroy, hurtful, harmful, baneful, baleful, injurious, deleterious, detrimental, noxious, pernicious, mischievous, full of, mischief, mischief-making, malefic, malignant, nocuous, noisome, prejudicial, disadvantageous, wide-wasting, unlucky, sinister, obnoxious, untoward, disastrous, oppressive, burdensome, onerous, malign, malevolent, corrupting, corrupt, virulent, venomous, envenomed, corrosive, poisonous, morbific, deadly, killing, destructive, destroying, inauspicious, bad, ill, arrant, as bad as bad can be, dreadful, horrid, horrible, dire, rank, peccant, foul, fulsome, rotten, rotten at the, core, vile, base, villainous, mean, paltry, injured, deteriorated, unsatisfactory, exceptionable indifferent, below, par, imperfect, illcontrived, ill-conditioned, wretched, sad, grievous, deplorable, lamentable, pitiful, pitiable, woeful, painful, evil, wrong, depraved, shocking, reprehensible, disapprove, hateful, hateful as a toad, abominable, detestable, execrable, cursed, accursed, confounded, damned, damnable, infernal, diabolic, malevolent, unadvisable, inexpedient, unprofitable, useless, incompetent, unskillful, irremediable, hopeless, badly, wrong, ill, to one's cost, where the shoe pinches,


perfection, perfectness, impeccability, pink, beau ideal, phenix, paragon, pink of perfection, acme of, perfection, ne plus ultra, summit, cygne noir, philosopher's stone, chrysolite, Koh-i-noor, model, standard, pattern, mirror, admirable Crichton, trump, very, prince of, masterpiece, superexcellence, goodness, transcendence, superiority, be perfect, transcend, be supreme, bring to perfection, perfect, ripen, mature, complete, put, in trim, prepare, maturate, perfect, faultless, indefectible, immaculate, spotless, impeccable, free from imperfection, unblemished, uninjured, sound, sound as a roach, in perfect, condition, intact, harmless, seaworthy, safe, right, as a trivet, consummate, complete, finished, best, good, model, standard, inimitable, unparalleled, supreme, superhuman, divine, beyond all praise, approbation, sans peur et sans reproche, to perfection, perfectly, ad unguem, clean, clean, as a whistle, the perfection of,


imperfection, imperfectness, deficiency, inadequacy, insufficiency, peccancy, badness, immaturity, fault, defect, weak point, screw loose, flaw, break, gap, twist, taint, attainder, bar sinister, hole in one's coat, blemish, weakness, half blood, shortcoming, drawback, seamy side, mediocrity, no great shakes, no great catch, not much to boast of, one-horse shay, be imperfect, have a defect, lie under a disadvantage, spring a leak, not pass muster, barely pass muster, fall short, imperfect, not perfect, deficient, defective, faulty, unsound, tainted, out of order, out of tune, cracked, leaky, sprung, warped, distort, lame, injured, deteriorated, peccant, bad, frail, weak, inadequate, insufficient, crude, unprepared, incomplete, found wanting, below par, short-handed, below its full strength, under its full strength, below, its full complement, indifferent, middling, ordinary, mediocre, average, so-so, coucicouci, milk and water, tolerable, fair, passable, pretty well, pretty good, rather good, moderately good, good, good enough, well, enough, adequate, decent, not bad, not amiss, unobjectionable, admissible, bearable, only better than nothing, secondary, inferior, second-rate, second-best, one-horse, almost, to a limited extent, rather, pretty, moderately, passing, only, considering, all things considered, enough,


cleanness, cleanliness, purity, cleaning, purification, defecation, purgation, ablution, disinfection, drainage, sewerage, lavatory, laundry, washerwoman, laundress, laundryman, scavenger, sweep, white wings brush, broom, mop, rake, shovel, sieve, riddle, screen, filter, blotter, napkin, cloth, handkerchief, towel, doily, duster, sponge, mop, swab, cover, wash, lotion, detergent, cathartic, purgative, purifier, disinfectant, benzene, benzine benzol, bleaching, powder, chloride of lime, dentifrice, laxative, be clean, render clean, clean, cleanse, rinse, wring, flush, full, wipe, mop, sponge, scour, swab, scrub, brush up, wash, lave, launder, buck, clear, purify, defecate, purge, expurgate, elutriate, clarify, refine, rack, filter, filtrate, drain, strain, disinfect, fumigate, ventilate, deodorize, whitewash, castrate, emasculate, sift, winnow, pick, weed, comb, rake, brush, sweep, rout out, clear out, sweep out, make a clean sweep of, clean, cleanly, pure, immaculate, spotless, stainless, taintless, trig, without a stain, unstained, unspotted, unsoiled, unsullied, untainted, uninfected, sweet, sweet as a nut, neat, spruce, tidy, trim, gimp, clean as a new penny, like a cat, in pattens, cleaned, cathartic, cleansing, purifying, neatly, clean as a whistle,


uncleanness, impurity, impurity, defilement, contamination, abomination, leaven, taint, fetor, decay, putrescence, putrefaction, corruption, mold, must, mildew, dry rot, mucor, slovenliness, squalor, dowdy, drab, slut, slattern, sloven, scrub, draggle-tail, dust-man, sweep, beast, dirt, filth, soil, slop, dust, cobweb, flue, smoke, soot, smudge, smut, grit, grime, dregs, grounds, lees, sediment, settlement, dross, precipitate, scoriae, ashes, cinders, slag, scum, froth, hogwash, dishwater, rinsings, cheeseparings, sweepings, useless refuse, off scum, caput mortuum, residuum, sprue, fecula, clinker, scurf, exuviae, morphea, fur, dandruff, tartar, riffraff, vermin, louse, flea, bug, mud, mire, quagmire, alluvium, silt, sludge, slime, slush, slosh, sposh, spawn, offal, gurry, garbage, carrion, excreta, slough, peccant humor, pus, matter, suppuration, faeces, feces, excrement, ordure, dung, crap, shit, sewage, sewerage, muck, coprolite, guano, manure, compost, dunghill, midden, bog, sink, privy, jakes, toilet, john, head, cesspool, sump, sough, cloaca, latrines, drain, sewer, common sewer, Cloacina, dust hole, sty, pigsty, lair, den, sink of corruption, slum, rookery, be unclean, become unclean, rot, putrefy, ferment, fester, rankle, reek, stink, mold, molder, go bad, render, unclean, dirt, dirty, daub, blot, blur, smudge, soil, smoke, tarnish, slaver, spot, smear, smirch, dabble, draggle, spatter, slubber, besmear, bemire, begrime, befoul, splash, stain, maculate, sully, pollute, defile, debase, contaminate, taint, leaven, corrupt, injure, cover with dust, roil, wallow in the mire, slobber, dirty, filthy, grimy, unclean, impure, soiled, not to be, handled with kid gloves, dusty, smutty, sooty, smoky, thick, turbid, dreggy, slimy, mussy, slovenly, untidy, messy, uncleanly, unkempt, sluttish, dowdy, draggle-tailed, uncombed, unwashed, unstrained, squalid, nasty, coarse, foul, offensive, abominable, beastly, reeky, fetid, decayed, moldy, musty, mildewed, rusty, moth-eaten, rancid, weak, bad, gone bad, touched, fusty, effete, rotten, corrupt, tainted, high, flyblown, maggoty, putrid, putrefactive, putrescent, putrefied, saprogenic, purulent, carious, peccant, fecal, feculent, scurfy, scurvy, gory, bloody, rotting, rotten as a pear, rotten as cheese, crapulous, intemperate, gross, impure in mind,


health, sanity, soundness, vigor, good, health, perfect health, excellent health, rude health, robust health, bloom, mens sana in corpore sano, incorruption, incorruptibility, good state of health, clean bill of health, euphoria, be in health, bloom, flourish, keep body and soul together, keep on one's legs, enjoy good, health, enjoy a good state of health, have a clean bill of health, return to health, recover, get better, improve, take a new lease of life, fresh lease of life, recruit, restore to, health, cure, restore, tinker, healthy, healthful, in health, well, sound, hearty, hale, fresh, green, whole, florid, flush, hardy, stanch, staunch, brave, robust, vigorous, weatherproof, unscathed, uninjured, unmarred, untainted, sound of wind, and limb, safe and sound, on one's legs, sound as a roach, sound as a bell, fresh as a, daisy, fresh as a rose, hearty as a buck, in fine, feather, in high feather, in good case, in full bloom, tolerably well, as well as can be expected, sanitary, health-giving, sanatory, remedial,


disease, illness, sickness, ailing, morbidity, infirmity, ailment, indisposition, complaint, disorder, malady, distemper, visitation, attack, seizure, stroke, fit, delicacy, loss of health, invalidation, cachexia, atrophy, indigestion, dyspepsia, decay, deterioration, decline, consumption, palsy, paralysis, prostration, taint, pollution, infection, sepsis, infestation, epidemic, pandemic, endemic, epizootic, murrain, plague, pestilence, pox, sore, ulcer, abscess, fester, boil, pimple, wen, swelling, carbuncle, gathering, peccant humor, issue, rot, canker, cold sore, fever sore, cancer, carcinoma, leukemia, neoplastic disease, malignancy, tumor, caries, mortification, corruption, gangrene, leprosy, eruption, rash, breaking out, fever, temperature, inflammation, ague, angina pectoris, appendicitis, spasmodic cholera, biliary calculus, kidney stone, black death, bubonic, plague, pneumonic plague, blood, poisoning, bloody flux, brash, dengue, fever, malarial fever, Q-fever, heart attack, cardiac arrest, cardiomyopathy, hardening of the arteries, arteriosclerosis, atherosclerosis, bronchocele, canker rash, cardialgia, carditis, endocarditis, cholera, asphyxia, chlorosis, chorea, dartre, erysipelas, exanthema, gallstone, goiter, gonorrhea, green sickness, grip, grippe, influenza, flu, hay fever, heartburn, heaves, rupture, hernia, hemorrhoids, piles, herpes, itch, king's evil, lockjaw, measles, polio, necrosis, pertussis, pneumonia, pyrosis, quinsy, ringworm, rubeola, St, Vitus's dance, scabies, scarlatina, scarlet fever, scrofula, seasickness, tetanus, tonsillitis, tracheocele, trachoma, trismus, varicella, varicosis, variola, water qualm, whooping cough, yellow fever, yellow jack, fatal disease, hopeless, dangerous illness, galloping, consumption, churchyard cough, general breaking up, break up of the, system, idiocy, insanity, martyr to disease, cripple, the halt the lame and the blind, valetudinarian, invalid, patient, case, sickroom, sick-, chamber, pathology, etiology, anthrax, bighead, blackleg, cattle, plague, mange, scrapie, milk sickness, heartworm, feline, leukemia, roundworms, quarter-evil, quarter-ill, rinderpest, virus, bacterium, bacteria, rhabdovirus, picornavirus, cytomegalovirus, human, immunodefficiency virus, HI, be ill, ail, suffer, labor under, be affected with, complain, of, have, droop, flag, languish, halt, sicken, peak, pine, gasp, keep one's bed, feign sickness, falsehood, lay by, lay up, take a disease, catch a disease, catch an, infection, break out, diseased, ailing, ill, ill of, taken ill, seized with, indisposed, unwell, sick, squeamish, poorly, seedy, affected with, illness, afflicted with illness, laid up, confined, bedridden, invalided, in hospital, on the sick list, out of health, out of sorts, under the weather, unsound, unhealthy, sickly, morbid, infirm, chlorotic, drooping, flagging, lame, crippled, halting, morbid, tainted, vitiated, peccant, contaminated, poisoned, mangy, leprous, cankered, rotten, rotten to the core, rotten at the, core, withered, palsied, paralytic, dyspeptic, pneumonic, pulmonic, rachitic, varicose, touched in the wind, broken-winded, spavined, gasping, hors de, combat, useless, weakly, weakened, weak, decrepit, decayed, deteriorated, incurable, hopeless, in declining health, cranky, in a bad way, in danger, prostrate, moribund, death, morbific, epidemic, endemic,


salubrity, healthiness, fine air, fine, climate, hygiene, valetudinarian, valetudinarianism, sanitarian, sanitarium, sanitOrium, be salubrious, agree with, assimilate, salubrious, salutary, wholesome, healthy, healthful, sanitary, prophYlactic, benign, bracing, tonic, invigorating, good for, nutritious, hygienic, innocuous, innocent, harmless, uninjurious, uninfectious, sanative, remedial, restorative, reinstate, useful,


insalubrity, unhealthiness, plague spot, malaria, poison, death in the pot, contagion, toxicity, insalubrious, unhealthy, unwholesome, noxious, noisome, mephitic, septic, deleterious, pestilent, pestiferous, pestilential, virulent, venomous, envenomed, poisonous, toxic, teratogenic, narcotic, contagious, infectious, catching, taking, epidemic, epizootic, indigestible, ungenial, uncongenial, disagreeing, deadly, killing,


improvement, amelioration, melioration, betterment, mend, amendment, emendation, mending, advancement, advance, progress, ascent, promotion, preferment, elevation, increase, cultivation, civilization, culture, march of intellect, race-culture, eugenics, reform, reformation, revision, radical reform, second thoughts, correction, limoe labor, refinement, elaboration, purification, oxidation, repair, restoration, recovery, revise, new edition, reformer, radical, improve, be better, become better, get better, mend, amend, advance, progress, ascend, increase, fructify, ripen, mature, pick up, come about, rally, take a favorable, turn, turn over a new leaf, turn the corner, raise one's head, sow, one's wild oats, recover, be better, be improved by, turn to right account, turn to, good account, turn to best account, profit by, reap the benefit of, make good use of, make capital out of, place to good account, render better, improve, mend, amend, better, ameliorate, meliorate, correct, improve upon, refine upon, rectify, enrich, mellow, elaborate, fatten, promote, cultivate, advance, forward, enhance, bring forward, bring on, foster, invigorate, strengthen, touch up, rub up, brush up, furbish up, bolster up, vamp up, brighten up, warm up, polish, cook, make the most of, set off to, advantage, prune, repair, restore, put in order, arrange, review, revise, make corrections, make improvements, doctor, remedy, purify, relieve, refresh, infuse new blood into, recruit, reform, remodel, reorganize, new model, view in a new light, think better of, appeal from Philip drunk to, Philip sober, palliate, mitigate, lessen an evil, improving,