fabricate

31 01 2012

Verbs
1. (verb) construct, fabricate, manufacture;
  – put together out of artificial or natural components or parts;
  – “the company fabricates plastic chairs”; “They manufacture small toys”; “He manufactured a popular cereal”;

2. (verb) cook up, fabricate, invent, make up, manufacture;
  – make up something artificial or untrue;

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diaphanous

31 01 2012

Adjectives
1. (adj.) cobwebby, diaphanous, filmy, gauze-like, gauzy, gossamer, see-through, sheer, transparent, vaporous, vapourous;
  – so thin as to transmit light;
  – “a hat with a diaphanous veil”; “filmy wings of a moth”; “gauzy clouds of dandelion down”; “gossamer cobwebs”; “sheer silk stockings”; “transparent chiffon”; “vaporous silks”;

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nil

31 01 2012

Nouns
1. (n.) aught, cipher, cypher, goose egg, nada, naught, nil, nix, nothing, null, zero, zilch, zip, zippo;
  – a quantity of no importance;
  – “it looked like nothing I had ever seen before”; “reduced to nil all the work we had done”; “we racked up a pathetic goose egg”; “it was all for naught”; “I didn’t hear zilch about it”;

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ambrosial

31 01 2012

Adjectives
1. (adj.) ambrosial, ambrosian, nectarous;
  – extremely pleasing to the taste; sweet and fragrant;
  – “a nectarous drink”; “ambrosial food”;

2. (adj.) ambrosial, ambrosian;
  – worthy of the gods;


   


gosling

31 01 2012

Nouns
1. (n.) gosling;
  – young goose;

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