jibe

  1. an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect

    Synonyms : barb, dig, gibe, shaft, shot, slam
    Type Of : comment, input, remark
  2. shift from one side of the ship to the other

    Synonyms : change course, gybe, jib
    Type Of : sail
  3. be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics

    Synonyms : agree, check, correspond, fit, gibe, match, tally
    Type Of : be, equal

jade

  1. exhaust or get tired through overuse or great strain or stress

    Synonyms : fag, fag out, fatigue, outwear, tire, tire out, wear, wear down, wear out, wear upon, weary
    Type Of : indispose
  2. an old or over-worked horse

    Synonyms : hack, nag, plug
    Type Of : horse, equus caballus
  3. lose interest or become bored with something or somebody

    Synonyms : fatigue, pall, tire, weary
    Type Of : drop, degenerate, deteriorate, devolve
  4. a semiprecious gemstone that takes a high polish; is usually green but sometimes whitish; consists of jadeite or nephrite

    Synonyms : jadestone
    Type Of : opaque gem
  5. a woman adulterer

    Synonyms : adulteress, fornicatress, hussy, loose woman, slut, strumpet, trollop
    Type Of : adulterer, fornicator
  6. a light green color varying from bluish green to yellowish green

    Synonyms : jade green
    Type Of : viridity, green, greenness
  7. of something having the color of jade; especially varying from bluish green to yellowish green

    Synonyms : jade-green

juxtapose

  1. place side by side

    Type Of : lay, place, pose, position, put, set
    Examples :
    • The fauvists juxtaposed strong colors

jurisprudence

  1. the collection of rules imposed by authority

    Synonyms : law
    Type Of : accumulation, assemblage, aggregation, collection
    Examples :
    • the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order
  2. the branch of philosophy concerned with the law and the principles that lead courts to make the decisions they do

    Synonyms : law, legal philosophy
    Type Of : philosophy

judicious

  1. marked by the exercise of good judgment or common sense in practical matters

    Synonyms : heady, wise
    Examples :
    • judicious use of one's money

jubilant

  1. full of high-spirited delight

    Synonyms : elated, gleeful, joyful
  2. joyful and proud especially because of triumph or success

    Synonyms : exultant, exulting, prideful, rejoicing, triumphal, triumphant

jollity

  1. feeling jolly and jovial and full of good humor

    Synonyms : jolliness, joviality
    Type Of : amiability, gaiety, good humor, good humour, good temper, merriment

jocular

  1. with humor

    Synonyms : jocosely
    Examples :
    • they tried to deal with this painful subject jocularly
  2. characterized by jokes and good humor

    Synonyms : jesting, jocose, joking

jingoistic

  1. fanatically patriotic

    Synonyms : chauvinistic, flag-waving, nationalistic, superpatriotic, ultranationalistic

jeopardize

  1. pose a threat to; present a danger to

    Synonyms : endanger, imperil, jeopardise, menace, peril, threaten
    Type Of : be, exist
  2. put at risk

    Synonyms : adventure, hazard, stake, venture
    Type Of : lay on the line, put on the line, risk