1. an ethical system that evaluates the pursuit of pleasure as the highest good

    Type Of : ethics, moral philosophy
  2. the pursuit of pleasure as a matter of ethical principle

    Type Of : ethical motive, ethics, morality, morals


  1. habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition

    Synonyms : froward, self-willed, wilful, willful


  1. overbearing pride evidenced by a superior manner toward inferiors

    Synonyms : arrogance, hauteur, high-handedness, lordliness
    Type Of : pride, superbia


  1. speed up the progress of; facilitate

    Synonyms : expedite
    Type Of : help, assist, aid
  2. move hurridly

    Synonyms : belt along, bucket along, cannonball along, hie, hotfoot, pelt along, race, rush, rush along, speed, step on it
    Type Of : travel, go, locomote, move
  3. cause to occur rapidly

    Synonyms : induce, rush, stimulate
    Type Of : effect, set up, effectuate
  4. act or move at high speed

    Synonyms : festinate, hurry, look sharp, rush
    Type Of : act, move


  1. a loud bombastic declamation expressed with strong emotion

    Synonyms : rant, ranting
    Type Of : declamation
  2. deliver a harangue to; address forcefully

    Type Of : address, speak


  1. a large structure at an airport where aircraft can be stored and maintained

    Synonyms : airdock, repair shed
    Type Of : construction, structure


  1. prevent the progress or free movement of

    Synonyms : cramp, halter, strangle
    Type Of : bound, confine, restrict, throttle, trammel, limit
    Examples :
    • He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather
  2. a restraint that confines or restricts freedom (especially something used to tie down or restrain a prisoner)

    Synonyms : bond, shackle, trammel
    Type Of : restraint, constraint
  3. put at a disadvantage

    Synonyms : handicap, hinder
    Type Of : disadvantage, disfavor, disfavour
  4. a basket usually with a cover

    Type Of : basket, handbasket


  1. marked by or causing boisterous merriment or convulsive laughter

    Synonyms : screaming, uproarious
    Examples :
    • hilarious broad comedy


  1. a sloping rear car door that is lifted to open

    Synonyms : hatch, hatchback door, liftgate
    Type Of : car door
  2. a car having a hatchback door

    Type Of : auto, automobile, car, machine, motorcar