carrion

  1. the dead and rotting body of an animal; unfit for human food

    Type Of : body, dead body

congruent

  1. corresponding in character or kind

    Synonyms : congruous
  2. coinciding when superimposed

    Antonyms : incongruent

cloture

  1. a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body

    Synonyms : closure, gag law, gag rule
    Type Of : parliamentary procedure, rules of order, order, parliamentary law
  2. terminate debate by calling for a vote

    Synonyms : closure
    Type Of : end, terminate
    Examples :
    • cloture the discussion

chauvinist

  1. an extreme bellicose nationalist

    Synonyms : flag-waver, hundred-percenter, jingo, jingoist, patrioteer
    Type Of : nationalist, patriot
  2. a person with a prejudiced belief in the superiority of his or her own kind

    Type Of : bigot

conscript

  1. someone who is drafted into military service

    Synonyms : draftee, inductee
    Type Of : military personnel, serviceman, man, military man
  2. enroll into service compulsorily

    Type Of : enlist
    Examples :
    • The men were conscripted

caulk

  1. a waterproof filler and sealant that is used in building and repair to make watertight

    Synonyms : caulking
    Type Of : sealant, sealer
  2. seal with caulking

    Synonyms : calk
    Type Of : seal, seal off
    Examples :
    • caulk the window

condescension

  1. the trait of displaying arrogance by patronizing those considered inferior

    Synonyms : disdainfulness, superciliousness
    Type Of : lordliness, haughtiness, hauteur, high-handedness, arrogance
  2. a communication that indicates lack of respect by patronizing the recipient

    Synonyms : disdain, patronage
    Type Of : disparagement, depreciation, derogation
  3. affability to your inferiors and temporary disregard for differences of position or rank

    Synonyms : condescendingness
    Type Of : amiableness, bonhomie, affability, affableness, amiability, geniality
    Examples :
    • the queen's condescension was intended to make us feel comfortable

cognitive

  1. of or being or relating to or involving cognition

    Examples :
    • cognitive psychology
    • cognitive style

commingle

  1. mix together different elements

    Synonyms : blend, coalesce, combine, conflate, flux, fuse, immix, meld, merge, mix
    Type Of : change integrity
  2. mix or blend

    Type Of : blend, immingle, intermingle, intermix
    Examples :
    • His book commingles sarcasm and sadness

coda

  1. the closing section of a musical composition

    Synonyms : finale
    Type Of : conclusion, end, ending, closing, close