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buck
n. mature male of various mammals (especially deer or antelope)
buck, sawbuck, horse, sawhorse
n. a framework for holding wood that is being sawed
Pearl Sydenstricker Buck, Pearl Buck, Buck
n. United States author whose novels drew on her experiences as a missionary in China (1892-1973)
one dollar bill, dollar bill, clam, buck, dollar
n. a piece of paper money worth one dollar
vaulting horse, long horse, buck
n. a padded gymnastic apparatus which is placed horizontally for hand support durring vaulting exercises
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hitch, jerk, buck
v. jump vertically, with legs stiff and back arched; "the yung filly bucked"
shoot down, buck, charge, tear, shoot
v. move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"
go against, buck
v. resist; "buck the trend"
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buck
adj. of the lowest rank in a category: "a buck private"
bucked, buck
adj. (of teeth) "buck teeth"
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smash
v. hit (a tennis ball) in a powerful overhead stroke
repugn, contend, contest
v. to make the subject of dispute, contention, or litigation; "They contested the outcome of the race"
combat, battle
v. battle or contend against in or as if in a battle; "The Kurds are combating Iraqi troops in Northern Iraq"; "We must combat the prejudices against other races"; "they battled over the budget"
pull
v. hit in the direction that the player is facing when carrying through the swing; "pull the ball"
tug
v. move by pulling hard; "The horse finally tugged the cart out of the mud"
pull along, schlep, shlep
v. pull along heavily, like a heavy load against a resistance; "Can you shlep this bag of potatoes upstairs?"; "She pulled along a large trunk"
tug, tote, lug
v. carry with difficulty; "You'll have to lug this suitcase"
tow
v. drag behind; "Horses used to tow barges along the canal"
drag
v. use a computer mouse to move icons on the screen and select commands from a menu; "drag this icon to the lower right hand corner of the screen"
heave up, heft, heave, heft up
v. lift or elevate
jerk, yank
v. pull, or move with a sudden movement; "He turned the handle and jerked the door open"
hitch up, hike up
v. pull up; "He hitched up his socks and pants"
fly
v. be dispersed or disseminated; "Rumors and accusations are flying"
spirt, spurt, forge
v. move or act with a sudden increase in speed or energy
dart, fleet, flutter, flit
v. move along rapidly and lightly; skim or dart; "The hummingbird flitted among the branches"
wing, fly
v. travel through the air; be airborne; "Man cannot fly"
dive
v. swim under water; "the children enjoyed diving and looking for shells"
jump off, leap, jump
v. jump down from an elevated point; "the parachutist didn't want to jump"; "every year, hundreds of people jump off the Golden Gate bridge"; "the widow leapt into the funeral pyre"
bolt
v. move or jump suddenly; "She bolted from her seat"
overleap, vault
v. jump across or leap over (an obstacle)
thrust, hurtle, hurl, lunge
v. make a thrusting forward movement
make off, go off, run off, absquatulate, decamp, bolt, abscond
v. run away; usually includes taking something or somebody along; "The thief made off with our silver"; "the accountant absconded with the cash from the safe"
take flight, fly, flee
v. run away quickly; "He threw down his gun and fled"
hurtle
v. move with or as if with a rushing sound; "The cars hurtled by"
institutionalise, charge, send, institutionalize, commit
v. cause to be admitted; of persons to an institution; "After the second episode, she had to be committed"; "he was committed to prison"
struggle
v. to exert strenuous effort against opposition; "he struggled to get free from the rope"
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shoot up
v. rise dramatically; "Prices shot up overnight"
assistant, adjunct
adj. of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another
associate
adj. having partial rights and privileges or subordinate status; "an associate member"; "an associate professor"
deputy, proxy
adj. acting as substitute for another
ruled
adj. subject to a ruling authority; "the ruled mass"
secondary
adj. belonging to a lower class or rank
dependent, subject
adj. being under the power or sovereignty of another or others; "subject peoples"; "a dependent prince"
subservient
adj. compliant and obedient to authority; "editors and journalists who express opinions in print that are opposed to the interests of the rich are dismissed and replaced by subservient ones"-G. B. Shaw
under
adj. lower in rank, power, or authority; "an under secretary"
beetle, beetling
adj. jutting or overhanging; "beetle brows"
bulb-shaped, bulbous, bulblike
adj. shaped like a bulb
obtrusive
adj. sticking out; protruding
sticking out, sticking, relieved, protruding, projecting, projected, jutting
adj. extending out above or beyond a surface or boundary; "the jutting limb of a tree"; "massive projected buttresses"; "his protruding ribs"; "a pile of boards sticking over the end of his truck"
overshot
adj. having an upper part projecting beyond the lower; "an overshot jaw"
undershot, underslung, underhung
adj. having a lower part projecting beyond the upper; "an underhung jaw"; "undershot bulldog"
ventricous, ventricose
adj. having a swelling on one side; "the ventricose gullet of an insect"
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Parts Of Speech
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  • Adjectives
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