1. doubtful or suspect

    Synonyms : so-called, supposed
  2. declared but not proved

    Examples :
    • alleged abuses of housing benefits


  1. a defendant in a criminal proceeding

    Type Of : defendant, suspect


  1. having or showing a feeling of mixed reverence and respect and wonder and dread

    Synonyms : awed, awestricken
    Examples :
    • in grim despair and awestruck wonder


  1. an expectation

    Synonyms : expectancy
    Type Of : expectation
  2. the act of predicting (as by reasoning about the future)

    Synonyms : prediction, prevision
    Type Of : abstract thought, logical thinking, reasoning
  3. something expected (as on the basis of a norm)

    Synonyms : expectancy
    Type Of : prospect, expectation, outlook
    Examples :
    • each of them had their own anticipations
  4. anticipating with confidence of fulfillment

    Synonyms : expectation
    Type Of : hopefulness


  1. highly excited by eagerness, curiosity, etc.

    Examples :
    • I've been agog all afternoon, waiting for the next episode in your mystery story


  1. science and technology of electronic systems and devices for aeronautics and astronautics

    Type Of : aeronautics, astronautics
    Examples :
    • avionics has become even more important with the development of the space program


  1. of or relating to avionics


  1. so extremely old as seeming to belong to an earlier period

    Synonyms : antediluvian, antiquated
    Examples :
    • archaic laws
  2. little evolved from or characteristic of an earlier ancestral type

    Synonyms : primitive
    Examples :
    • archaic forms of life


  1. run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along

    Synonyms : absquatulate, bolt, decamp, go off, make off, run off
    Type Of : flee, fly, take flight
    Examples :
    • the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe


  1. a state of misfortune or affliction

    Synonyms : hard knocks, hardship
    Type Of : bad luck, ill luck, tough luck, misfortune
    Examples :
    • debt-ridden farmers struggling with adversity
  2. a stroke of ill fortune; a calamitous event

    Type Of : misfortune, bad luck