1. weak and likely to lose consciousness

    Synonyms : faint, light, light-headed, lightheaded
    Examples :
    • a swooning fit


  1. reluctant to draw attention to yourself

    Synonyms : reticent, retiring


  1. the act of subverting; as overthrowing or destroying a legally constituted government

    Synonyms : subversive activity
    Type Of : overthrow
  2. destroying someone's (or some group's) honesty or loyalty; undermining moral integrity

    Synonyms : corruption
    Type Of : debasement, degradation
    Examples :
    • the big city's subversion of rural innocence


  1. charge falsely or with malicious intent; attack the good name and reputation of someone

    Synonyms : asperse, besmirch, calumniate, defame, denigrate, smear, smirch, sully
    Type Of : accuse, charge
  2. an abusive attack on a person's character or good name

    Synonyms : aspersion, calumny, defamation, denigration
    Type Of : attack
  3. words falsely spoken that damage the reputation of another

    Type Of : defamation, calumny, calumniation, hatchet job, traducement, obloquy, speech act


  1. take off weight

    Synonyms : melt off, reduce, slenderize, slim down, thin
    Type Of : turn, change state
  2. being of delicate or slender build

    Synonyms : slender, slight, svelte
    Examples :
    • a slim girl with straight blonde hair
  3. small in quantity

    Synonyms : slender
    Examples :
    • a slim chance of winning


  1. young plant or tree grown from a seed

    Type Of : phanerogam, seed plant, spermatophyte


  1. inactivity of liquids; being stagnant; standing still; without current or circulation

    Synonyms : stagnation
    Type Of : inaction, inactivity, inactiveness
  2. a state of inactivity (in business or art etc)

    Synonyms : doldrums, stagnation
    Type Of : inactivity, inaction, inactiveness


  1. a title used before the name of knight or baronet

    Type Of : male aristocrat
  2. term of address for a man

    Type Of : man, adult male


  1. extremely pleasing to the sense of taste

    Synonyms : delectable, delicious, luscious, pleasant-tasting, toothsome, yummy


  1. the official emblem of the Nazi Party and the Third Reich; a cross with the arms bent at right angles in a clockwise direction

    Synonyms : hakenkreuz
    Type Of : tetraskelion, emblem, tetraskele, allegory