1. tastelessly showy

    Synonyms : brassy, cheap, flash, flashy, gaudy, gimcrack, loud, meretricious, tacky, tatty, tawdry, trashy
    Examples :
    • garish colors


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

    Type Of : essay


  1. become shallow

    Synonyms : shoal
    Type Of : change
    Examples :
    • the lake shallowed over time
  2. a stretch of shallow water

    Synonyms : shoal
    Type Of : body of water, water
  3. make shallow

    Synonyms : shoal
    Type Of : alter, modify, change
    Examples :
    • The silt shallowed the canal
  4. lacking depth of intellect or knowledge; concerned only with what is obvious

    Examples :
    • shallow people
    • his arguments seemed shallow and tedious
  5. lacking physical depth; having little spatial extension downward or inward from an outer surface or backward or outward from a center

    Antonyms : deep
    Examples :
    • shallow water
    • a shallow dish
    • a shallow cut
    • a shallow closet
    • established a shallow beachhead
    • hit the ball to shallow left field
  6. not deep or strong; not affecting one deeply

    Antonyms : deep
    Examples :
    • shallow breathing
    • a night of shallow fretful sleep
    • in a shallow trance


  1. succeed in passing through, around, or over

    Synonyms : negociate
    Type Of : pass
  2. discuss the terms of an arrangement

    Synonyms : negociate, talk terms
    Type Of : talk over, discuss, hash out
    Examples :
    • They negotiated the sale of the house


  1. any supernatural being worshipped as controlling some part of the world or some aspect of life or who is the personification of a force

    Synonyms : deity, god, immortal
    Type Of : supernatural being, spiritual being
  2. the rational and systematic study of religion and its influences and of the nature of religious truth

    Synonyms : theology
    Type Of : subject, discipline, subject field, field, field of study, bailiwick, study, subject area
  3. white creamy fudge made with egg whites

    Synonyms : divinity fudge
    Type Of : fudge
  4. the quality of being divine

    Type Of : quality
    Examples :
    • ancient Egyptians believed in the divinity of the Pharaohs


  1. necessarily or demonstrably true

    Synonyms : demonstrable
  2. impossible to deny or disprove

    Synonyms : irrefutable, positive
    Examples :
    • incontrovertible proof of the defendant's innocence


  1. a reeling sensation; a feeling that you are about to fall

    Synonyms : dizziness, giddiness, lightheadedness
    Type Of : symptom


  1. exercise designed to extend the limbs and muscles to their full extent

    Synonyms : stretching
    Type Of : workout, exercising, physical exertion, exercise, physical exercise
  2. occupy a large, elongated area

    Synonyms : stretch along
    Type Of : be
    Examples :
    • The park stretched beneath the train line
  3. corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones

    Synonyms : adulterate, debase, dilute, load
    Type Of : corrupt, spoil
  4. lie down comfortably

    Synonyms : stretch out
    Type Of : lie down, lie
    Examples :
    • To enjoy the picnic, we stretched out on the grass
  5. the act of physically reaching or thrusting out

    Synonyms : reach, reaching
    Type Of : motion, move, motility, movement
  6. extend or stretch out to a greater or the full length

    Synonyms : extend, stretch out, unfold
    Type Of : deform, change form, change shape
    Examples :
    • stretch out that piece of cloth
  7. increase in quantity or bulk by adding a cheaper substance

    Synonyms : extend
    Type Of : increase
    Examples :
    • stretch the soup by adding some more cream
  8. make long or longer by pulling and stretching

    Synonyms : elongate
    Type Of : lengthen
    Examples :
    • stretch the fabric
  9. an unbroken period of time during which you do something

    Synonyms : stint
    Type Of : duration, continuance
    Examples :
    • there were stretches of boredom
    • he did a stretch in the federal penitentiary
  10. the capacity for being stretched

    Synonyms : stretchability, stretchiness
    Type Of : elasticity, snap
  11. extend one's body or limbs

    Synonyms : stretch out
    Type Of : move
    Examples :
    • Let's stretch for a minute--we've been sitting here for over 3 hours
  12. extend one's limbs or muscles, or the entire body

    Synonyms : extend
    Type Of : tense up, tense, strain
  13. a large and unbroken expanse or distance

    Type Of : expanse
    Examples :
    • a stretch of highway
    • a stretch of clear water
  14. a straightaway section of a racetrack

    Type Of : straight, straightaway
  15. become longer by being stretched and pulled

    Antonyms : shrink
    Type Of : grow
    Examples :
    • The fabric stretches
  16. easily stretched

    Examples :
    • stretch hosiery
  17. extend the scope or meaning of; often unduly

    Type Of : broaden, extend, widen
    Examples :
    • stretch my patience
    • stretch the imagination
  18. extension to or beyond the ordinary limit

    Type Of : extension
    Examples :
    • running at full stretch
    • by no stretch of the imagination
    • beyond any stretch of his understanding
  19. having an elongated seating area

    Examples :
    • a stretch limousine
  20. pull in opposite directions

    Type Of : pull, draw
    Examples :
    • During the Inquisition, the torturers would stretch their victims on a rack


  1. main force of a blow etc

    Type Of : force, forcefulness, strength
    Examples :
    • bore the brunt of the attack


  1. the military forces of a nation

    Synonyms : armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machine
    Type Of : personnel, force
    Examples :
    • their military is the largest in the region
    • the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker
  2. associated with or performed by members of the armed services as contrasted with civilians

    Antonyms : civilian
    Examples :
    • military police
  3. characteristic of or associated with soldiers or the military

    Antonyms : unmilitary
    Examples :
    • military uniforms
  4. of or relating to the study of the principles of warfare

    Examples :
    • military law