1. avoiding waste

    Synonyms : economical, frugal, scotch, sparing
    Examples :
    • stinting in bestowing gifts


  1. someone chosen to judge and decide a disputed issue

    Synonyms : arbiter, umpire
    Type Of : evaluator, judge
    Examples :
    • the arbitrator's authority derived from the consent of the disputants


  1. having a slippery surface or quality

    Examples :
    • slithery mud
    • slithery eels


  1. ripen and generate pus

    Synonyms : maturate, suppurate
    Type Of : discharge, eject, exhaust, expel, release
    Examples :
    • her wounds are festering
  2. a sore that has become inflamed and formed pus

    Synonyms : suppurating sore
    Type Of : sore


  1. alternative names for the body of a human being

    Synonyms : anatomy, bod, build, chassis, figure, form, frame, human body, material body, physical body, physique, shape, soma
    Type Of : body, organic structure
    Examples :
    • the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak
  2. a soft moist part of a fruit

    Synonyms : pulp
    Type Of : plant tissue
  3. remove adhering flesh from (hides) when preparing leather manufacture

    Type Of : remove, get rid of
  4. the soft tissue of the body of a vertebrate: mainly muscle tissue and fat

    Type Of : animal tissue


  1. leisure time away from work devoted to rest or pleasure

    Synonyms : holiday
    Type Of : leisure time, leisure
    Examples :
    • we get two weeks of vacation every summer
  2. spend or take a vacation

    Synonyms : holiday
    Type Of : spend, pass
  3. the act of making something legally void

    Type Of : annulment, abrogation, repeal


  1. an Asian temple; usually a pyramidal tower with an upward curving roof

    Type Of : temple


  1. flow in an irregular current with a bubbling noise

    Synonyms : babble, bubble, burble, guggle, gurgle
    Type Of : sound, go
  2. stir up (water) so as to form ripples

    Synonyms : cockle, riffle, ruffle, undulate
    Type Of : flux, flow
  3. a small wave on the surface of a liquid

    Synonyms : riffle, rippling, wavelet
    Type Of : moving ridge, wave
  4. (electronics) an oscillation of small amplitude imposed on top of a steady value

    Type Of : vibration, oscillation


  1. the act of ejecting someone or forcing them out

    Synonyms : ousting
    Type Of : ejection, expulsion, exclusion, riddance
  2. a person who ousts or supplants someone else

    Synonyms : ejector
    Type Of : individual, soul, someone, somebody, person, mortal
  3. a wrongful dispossession

    Type Of : eviction, legal ouster, dispossession


  1. expose to ridicule or public scorn

    Synonyms : gibbet
    Type Of : expose, display, exhibit
  2. criticize harshly or violently

    Synonyms : blast, crucify, savage
    Type Of : knock, pick apart, criticise, criticize
  3. a wooden instrument of punishment on a post with holes for the wrists and neck; offenders were locked in and so exposed to public scorn

    Type Of : instrument of punishment
  4. punish by putting in a pillory

    Type Of : penalize, penalise, punish