careen

  1. move sideways or in an unsteady way

    Synonyms : shift, tilt, wobble
    Type Of : move
    Examples :
    • The ship careened out of control
  2. pitching dangerously to one side

    Synonyms : rock, sway, tilt
    Type Of : lurch, pitch, pitching
  3. walk as if unable to control one's movements

    Synonyms : keel, lurch, reel, stagger, swag
    Type Of : walk

coggle

  1. move unsteadily

    Synonyms : wobble
    Type Of : move
  2. walk unsteadily

    Synonyms : dodder, paddle, toddle, totter, waddle
    Type Of : walk

crosshatch

  1. shading consisting of multiple crossing lines

    Synonyms : hachure, hatch, hatching
    Type Of : shading
  2. shade with multiple crossing lines

    Type Of : fill in, shade
    Examples :
    • the draftsman crosshatched the area

concerts

  1. a performance of music by players or singers not involving theatrical staging

    Type Of : performance, public presentation
  2. contrive (a plan) by mutual agreement

    Type Of : design, contrive, plan, project
  3. settle by agreement

    Type Of : square up, settle, determine, square off
    Examples :
    • concert one's differences

considerate

  1. showing concern for the rights and feelings of others

    Antonyms : inconsiderate
    Examples :
    • friends considerate enough to leave us alone

crushing

  1. forceful prevention; putting down by power or authority

    Synonyms : quelling, stifling, suppression
    Type Of : bar, prevention
  2. physically or spiritually devastating; often used in combination

    Synonyms : devastating
    Examples :
    • a crushing blow
    • a crushing rejection
    • bone-crushing

caulescent

  1. (of plants) producing a well-developed stem above ground

    Synonyms : cauline, stemmed
    Antonyms : acaulescent

cauline

  1. (of plants) producing a well-developed stem above ground

    Synonyms : caulescent, stemmed
  2. especially of leaves; growing on a stem especially on the upper part of a stem

    Antonyms : radical
    Examples :
    • cauline leaves

commerce

  1. the United States federal department that promotes and administers domestic and foreign trade (including management of the census and the patent office); created in 1913

    Synonyms : commerce department, department of commerce, doc
    Type Of : executive department
  2. transactions (sales and purchases) having the objective of supplying commodities (goods and services)

    Synonyms : commercialism, mercantilism
    Type Of : dealing, transaction, dealings
  3. social exchange, especially of opinions, attitudes, etc.

    Type Of : conversation

cardiology

  1. the branch of medicine dealing with the heart and its diseases

    Type Of : medical specialty, medicine