1. a pillow that is often put across a bed underneath the regular pillows

    Synonyms : long pillow
    Type Of : pillow
  2. support and strengthen

    Synonyms : bolster up
    Type Of : reenforce, reinforce
    Examples :
    • bolster morale
  3. add padding to

    Synonyms : pad
    Type Of : fill, fill up, make full
  4. prop up with a pillow or bolster

    Type Of : shore up, prop, prop up, shore


  1. a short musket of wide bore with a flared muzzle

    Type Of : musket


  1. carefree and happy and lighthearted

    Synonyms : blithesome, light-hearted, lighthearted, lightsome
    Examples :
    • was loved for her blithe spirit
    • a merry blithesome nature
  2. lacking or showing a lack of due concern

    Examples :
    • spoke with blithe ignorance of the true situation


  1. affected by blight; anything that mars or prevents growth or prosperity

    Synonyms : spoilt
    Examples :
    • a blighted rose
    • blighted urban districts


  1. without any attempt at concealment; completely obvious

    Synonyms : blazing, conspicuous
    Examples :
    • blatant disregard of the law
    • a blatant appeal to vanity
  2. conspicuously and offensively loud; given to vehement outcry

    Synonyms : clamant, clamorous, strident, vociferous
    Examples :
    • blatant radios


  1. blasphemous behavior; the act of depriving something of its sacred character

    Synonyms : desecration, profanation, sacrilege
    Type Of : irreverence, violation
  2. blasphemous language (expressing disrespect for God or for something sacred)

    Type Of : discourtesy, disrespect, profanity


  1. characterized by great swelling waves or surges

    Synonyms : billowy, surging
    Examples :
    • the restless billowing sea


  1. escape, either physically or mentally

    Synonyms : elude, evade
    Type Of : escape, break loose, get away
  2. hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of

    Synonyms : baffle, cross, foil, frustrate, queer, scotch, spoil, thwart
    Type Of : foreclose, forbid, forestall, preclude, prevent
  3. cheat somebody out of what is due, especially money

    Type Of : rip off, chisel, cheat
  4. evade payment to

    Type Of : deprive
    Examples :
    • He bilked his creditors


  1. a prejudiced person who is intolerant of any opinions differing from his own

    Type Of : partisan, drumbeater, zealot


  1. the front of the trunk from the neck to the abdomen

    Synonyms : chest
    Type Of : external body part
    Examples :
    • he beat his breast in anger
  2. reach the summit (of a mountain)

    Synonyms : summit
    Type Of : reach, arrive at, attain, gain, hit, make
    Examples :
    • They breasted the mountain
  3. confront bodily

    Synonyms : front
    Type Of : face, confront
    Examples :
    • breast the storm
  4. meat carved from the breast of a fowl

    Synonyms : white meat
    Type Of : serving, helping, portion
  5. either of two soft fleshy milk-secreting glandular organs on the chest of a woman

    Synonyms : boob, bosom, knocker, tit, titty
    Type Of : mamma, mammary gland
  6. meet at breast level

    Type Of : meet, converge
    Examples :
    • The runner breasted the tape
  7. the part of an animal's body that corresponds to a person's chest

    Type Of : external body part