1. the degree of hotness or coldness of a body or environment (corresponding to its molecular activity)

    Type Of : fundamental quantity, fundamental measure, physical property
  2. the somatic sensation of cold or heat

    Type Of : somatic sensation, somesthesia, somaesthesia, somatesthesia


  1. the act of transgressing; the violation of a law or a duty or moral principle

    Synonyms : evildoing
    Type Of : wrongful conduct, misconduct, actus reus, wrongdoing
    Examples :
    • the boy was punished for the transgressions of his father
  2. the action of going beyond or overstepping some boundary or limit

    Type Of : action
  3. the spreading of the sea over land as evidenced by the deposition of marine strata over terrestrial strata

    Type Of : geological phenomenon


  1. a book containing a classified list of synonyms

    Synonyms : synonym finder
    Type Of : wordbook


  1. a government tax on imports or exports

    Synonyms : duty
    Type Of : indirect tax
  2. charge a tariff

    Type Of : tax
    Examples :
    • tariff imported goods


  1. rule or exercise power over (somebody) in a cruel and autocratic manner

    Synonyms : domineer, tyrannise
    Type Of : boss around, browbeat, bully, bullyrag, hector, push around, ballyrag, strong-arm
    Examples :
    • her husband and mother-in-law tyrannize her
  2. rule a country as a tyrant

    Synonyms : grind down, tyrannise
    Type Of : dictate


  1. a state of peace and quiet

    Synonyms : quietness, quietude, tranquility
    Type Of : calmness
  2. an untroubled state; free from disturbances

    Synonyms : quiet, tranquility
    Type Of : order
  3. a disposition free from stress or emotion

    Synonyms : placidity, quiet, repose, serenity, tranquility
    Type Of : calm, composure, equanimity, calmness


  1. the act of influencing by exciting hope or desire

    Synonyms : enticement
    Type Of : influence
  2. something that seduces or has the quality to seduce

    Synonyms : enticement
    Type Of : influence
  3. the desire to have or do something that you know you should avoid

    Type Of : desire
    Examples :
    • he felt the temptation and his will power weakened


  1. a long flexible snout as of an elephant

    Synonyms : proboscis
    Type Of : snout, neb
  2. the main stem of a tree; usually covered with bark; the bole is usually the part that is commercially useful for lumber

    Synonyms : bole, tree trunk
    Type Of : stalk, stem
  3. the body excluding the head and neck and limbs

    Synonyms : body, torso
    Type Of : body part
  4. compartment in an automobile that carries luggage or shopping or tools

    Synonyms : automobile trunk, boot, luggage compartment
    Type Of : compartment
    Examples :
    • he put his golf bag in the trunk
  5. luggage consisting of a large strong case used when traveling or for storage

    Type Of : luggage, baggage


  1. an essay expressing a view on the subject of death

    Type Of : essay


  1. in a disloyal and faithless manner

    Synonyms : faithlessly, false, treacherously, treasonably