1. common name for an inedible or poisonous agaric (contrasting with the edible mushroom)

    Antonyms : mushroom
    Type Of : agaric


  1. pronounce not guilty of criminal charges

    Synonyms : acquit, assoil, clear, discharge, exonerate
    Type Of : label, pronounce, judge


  1. a person who buys

    Synonyms : buyer, purchaser, vendee
    Type Of : client, customer


  1. an accident that destroys a ship at sea

    Synonyms : shipwreck
    Type Of : accident
  2. smash or break forcefully

    Synonyms : bust up, wrack
    Type Of : ruin, destroy
  3. a serious accident (usually involving one or more vehicles)

    Synonyms : crash
    Type Of : accident
  4. a ship that has been destroyed at sea

    Type Of : ship
  5. something or someone that has suffered ruin or dilapidation

    Type Of : declination, decline
    Examples :
    • the house was a wreck when they bought it
    • thanks to that quack I am a human wreck


  1. anemic looking from illness or emotion

    Synonyms : blanched, bloodless, livid, white
    Examples :
    • a face turned ashen
  2. made of wood of the ash tree


  1. marked by or showing unaffected simplicity and lack of guile or worldly experience

    Synonyms : naif
    Antonyms : sophisticated
    Examples :
    • a teenager's naive ignorance of life
    • the naive assumption that things can only get better
    • this naive simple creature with wide friendly eyes so eager to believe appearances
  2. lacking information or instruction

    Synonyms : unenlightened, uninstructed
  3. of or created by one without formal training; simple or naive in style

    Synonyms : primitive
  4. not initiated; deficient in relevant experience

    Synonyms : uninitiate, uninitiated
    Examples :
    • he took part in the experiment as a naive subject
  5. inexperienced


  1. a movable chair mounted on large wheels; for invalids or those who cannot walk; frequently propelled by the occupant

    Type Of : chair


  1. marked by rude or peremptory shortness

    Synonyms : brusk, brusque, short
    Examples :
    • a curt reply
  2. brief and to the point; effectively cut short

    Synonyms : crisp, laconic, terse
    Examples :
    • a response so curt as to be almost rude


  1. brief description accompanying an illustration

    Synonyms : caption
    Type Of : title
  2. a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events

    Synonyms : fable
    Type Of : story


  1. ridicule with satire

    Synonyms : satirise, satirize
    Type Of : blackguard, guy, jest at, laugh at, make fun, poke fun, rib, ridicule, roast
  2. a composition that imitates or misrepresents somebody's style, usually in a humorous way

    Synonyms : burlesque, mockery, parody, pasquinade, put-on, send-up, sendup, spoof, takeoff, travesty
    Type Of : caricature, imitation, impersonation