1. of the grey-green color of sage leaves

    Synonyms : sage-green
  2. any of various plants of the genus Salvia; a cosmopolitan herb

    Synonyms : salvia
    Type Of : herb, herbaceous plant
  3. a mentor in spiritual and philosophical topics who is renowned for profound wisdom

    Type Of : wise man, mentor
  4. aromatic fresh or dried grey-green leaves used widely as seasoning for meats and fowl and game etc

    Type Of : herb
  5. having wisdom that comes with age and experience


  1. an authoritative person who divines the future

    Synonyms : oracle, prophesier, prophet, vaticinator
    Type Of : diviner
  2. a person with unusual powers of foresight

    Synonyms : illusionist, visionary
    Type Of : intellect, intellectual
  3. an observer who perceives visually

    Type Of : beholder, perceiver, percipient, observer
    Examples :
    • an incurable seer of movies


  1. plant growing in the sea, especially marine algae

    Type Of : alga, algae


  1. an impression that something might be the case

    Synonyms : hunch, intuition
    Type Of : feeling, opinion, belief, notion, impression
  2. being of a suspicious nature

    Synonyms : suspiciousness
    Type Of : distrustfulness, mistrust, distrust
  3. doubt about someone's honesty

    Synonyms : distrust, misgiving, mistrust
    Type Of : incertitude, uncertainty, doubt, doubtfulness, dubiety, dubiousness
  4. the state of being suspected

    Type Of : enmity, antagonism, hostility
    Examples :
    • he tried to shield me from suspicion


  1. work very hard, like a slave

    Synonyms : break one's back, buckle down, knuckle down
    Type Of : do work, work
  2. someone who works as hard as a slave

    Synonyms : hard worker, striver
    Type Of : worker
  3. a person who is owned by someone

    Type Of : someone, soul, individual, mortal, person, somebody
  4. someone entirely dominated by some influence or person

    Type Of : person, individual, mortal, somebody, someone, soul
    Examples :
    • a slave to fashion
    • a slave to cocaine
    • his mother was his abject slave


  1. become chocked with silt

    Synonyms : silt up
    Type Of : foul, clog up, congest, back up, choke, choke off, clog
    Examples :
    • The river silted up
  2. mud or clay or small rocks deposited by a river or lake

    Type Of : soil, dirt


  1. a program that controls the execution of other programs

    Synonyms : executive program, supervisory program
    Type Of : program, computer programme, computer program, programme
  2. one who supervises or has charge and direction of

    Type Of : higher-up, superordinate, superior


  1. without qualification; used informally as (often pejorative) intensifiers

    Synonyms : arrant, complete, consummate, double-dyed, everlasting, gross, perfect, pure, sodding, staring, thorough, thoroughgoing, unadulterated, utter
    Examples :
    • stark staring mad
  2. providing no shelter or sustenance

    Synonyms : bare, barren, bleak, desolate
    Examples :
    • a stark landscape
  3. devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment

    Synonyms : blunt, crude
    Examples :
    • facing the stark reality of the deadline
  4. severely simple

    Synonyms : austere, severe, stern
    Examples :
    • a stark interior
  5. complete or extreme

    Examples :
    • stark poverty
    • a stark contrast


  1. anything that accompanies X and is regarded as an indication of X's existence

    Type Of : indicant, indication
  2. (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease

    Type Of : evidence, grounds


  1. the quality of being difficult to detect or analyze

    Synonyms : niceness
    Type Of : difficultness, difficulty
    Examples :
    • you had to admire the subtlety of the distinctions he drew
  2. a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude

    Synonyms : nicety, nuance, refinement, shade
    Type Of : import, meaning, significance, signification