assemble

  1. collect in one place

    Synonyms : foregather, forgather, gather, meet
    Type Of : interact
    Examples :
    • We assembled in the church basement
  2. get people together

    Synonyms : gather, get together
    Examples :
    • assemble your colleagues
  3. create by putting components or members together

    Synonyms : piece, put together, set up, tack, tack together
    Antonyms : disassemble
    Type Of : create, join, make

downwind

  1. toward the wind

    Synonyms : windward
    Antonyms : upwind
  2. towards the side away from the wind

    Synonyms : lee
  3. with the wind; in the direction the wind is blowing

    Antonyms : upwind
    Examples :
    • they flew downwind

weekday

  1. any day except Sunday (and sometimes except Saturday)

    Type Of : day of the week

abrogation

  1. the act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation

    Synonyms : annulment, repeal
    Type Of : cancellation

attention

  1. the process whereby a person concentrates on some features of the environment to the (relative) exclusion of others

    Synonyms : attending
    Antonyms : inattention
    Type Of : basic cognitive process
  2. the work of providing treatment for or attending to someone or something

    Synonyms : aid, care, tending
    Type Of : work
    Examples :
    • the old car needs constant attention
  3. a courteous act indicating affection

    Type Of : courtesy
    Examples :
    • she tried to win his heart with her many attentions
  4. a general interest that leads people to want to know more

    Type Of : magnet, attracter, attractor, attractive feature, attraction
    Examples :
    • She was the center of attention
  5. a motionless erect stance with arms at the sides and feet together; assumed by military personnel during drill or review

    Type Of : stance
    Examples :
    • the troops stood at attention
  6. the faculty or power of mental concentration

    Type Of : module, faculty, mental faculty
    Examples :
    • keeping track of all the details requires your complete attention

brat

  1. a small pork sausage

    Synonyms : bratwurst
    Type Of : pork sausage
  2. a very troublesome child

    Synonyms : holy terror, little terror, terror
    Type Of : monkey, rapscallion, rascal, scalawag, scallywag, imp, scamp

perception

  1. becoming aware of something via the senses

    Synonyms : sensing
    Type Of : sensory activity
  2. the representation of what is perceived; basic component in the formation of a concept

    Synonyms : percept, perceptual experience
    Type Of : internal representation, mental representation, representation
  3. a way of conceiving something

    Type Of : conceptualisation, conceptualization, conceptuality
    Examples :
    • Luther had a new perception of the Bible
  4. knowledge gained by perceiving

    Type Of : cognition, knowledge, noesis
    Examples :
    • a man admired for the depth of his perception
  5. the process of perceiving

    Type Of : basic cognitive process

transcendence

  1. the state of excelling or surpassing or going beyond usual limits

    Synonyms : superiority, transcendency
    Type Of : supremacy, domination, mastery
  2. a state of being or existence above and beyond the limits of material experience

    Synonyms : transcendency
    Type Of : existence, beingness, being, face of the earth

savoury

  1. pleasing to the sense of taste

    Synonyms : mouth-watering, savory
  2. an aromatic or spicy dish served at the end of dinner or as an hors d'oeuvre

    Synonyms : savory
    Type Of : dainty, treat, goody, kickshaw, delicacy
  3. morally wholesome or acceptable

    Synonyms : savory
  4. either of two aromatic herbs of the mint family

    Synonyms : savory
    Type Of : herb
  5. having an agreeably pungent taste

    Synonyms : piquant, savory, zesty

divisive

  1. dissenting (especially dissenting with the majority opinion)

    Synonyms : dissentious, factious