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#300. [Forcible ingress.] Insertion. -- N. insertion

  • implantation
  • introduction
  • insinuation
  • planting
  • injection
  • inoculation
  • importation
  • infusion
  • forcible ingress
  • immersion
  • submersion
  • submergence
  • dip
  • plunge
  • bath
  • 337;
  • interment
  • clyster[Med]
  • enema
  • lavage
  • V. insert
  • introduce
  • intromit
  • put into
  • run into
  • import
  • inject;
  • interject
  • infuse
  • instill
  • inoculate
  • impregnate
  • imbue
  • imbrue
  • graft
  • bud
  • plant
  • implant
  • dovetail
  • obtrude
  • thrust in
  • stick in
  • ram in
  • stuff in
  • tuck in
  • press
  • in
  • drive in
  • pop in
  • whip in
  • drop in
  • put in
  • impact
  • empierce|
  • imbed
  • immerse
  • immerge
  • merge
  • bathe
  • soak
  • dip
  • plunge
  • bury
  • insert
  • plunge in medias res
  • Adj. inserted

#301. [Forcible egress.] Extraction. -- N. extraction

  • extracting
  • v
  • removal
  • elimination
  • extrication
  • eradication
  • evolution
  • wrench
  • expression
  • squeezing;
  • extirpation
  • extermination
  • ejection
  • export
  • extractor
  • corkscrew
  • forceps
  • pliers
  • V. extract
  • draw
  • take out
  • draw out
  • pull out
  • tear out
  • pluck out
  • pick out
  • get out
  • wring from
  • wrench
  • extort
  • root up
  • weed up
  • grub up
  • rake up
  • root out
  • weed out
  • grub out
  • rake out
  • eradicate
  • pull up by the
  • roots
  • pluck up by the roots
  • averruncate|
  • uproot
  • pull up
  • extirpate
  • dredge
  • remove
  • educe
  • elicit
  • evolve
  • extricate
  • eliminate
  • eviscerate
  • express
  • squeeze out
  • press out
  • Adj. extracted

#302. [Motion through.] Passage. -- N. passage

  • transmission;
  • permeation
  • penetration
  • interpenetration
  • transudation
  • infiltration;
  • endosmosis[Chem]
  • ingress
  • egress
  • path
  • conduit
  • opening
  • journey
  • voyage
  • V. pass
  • pass through
  • perforate
  • penetrate
  • permeate
  • thread
  • enfilade
  • go through
  • go across
  • go over
  • pass over;
  • cut across
  • ford
  • cross
  • pass and repass
  • work
  • make one's way
  • thread
  • one's way
  • worm one's way
  • force one's way
  • make a passage form a passage;
  • cut one's way through
  • find its way
  • find its vent
  • transmit
  • make way
  • clear the course
  • traverse
  • go over the ground
  • Adj. passing
  • endosmotic[Chem]
  • Adv. en passant

#303. [Motion beyond] Transcursion -- N. transcursion|

  • transgression
  • trespass
  • encroachment
  • infringement;
  • extravagation|
  • transcendence
  • redundancy
  • V. transgress
  • surpass
  • pass
  • go beyond
  • go by
  • show in front
  • come to
  • the front
  • shoot ahead of
  • steal a march upon
  • steal a gain upon
  • overstep
  • overpass
  • overreach
  • override
  • overleap
  • overlap
  • overshoot the mark
  • outstrip
  • outleap
  • outjump
  • outgo
  • outrun
  • outride
  • outrival
  • outdo;
  • beat
  • beat hollow
  • distance
  • leave in the lurch
  • leave in the rear
  • throw
  • into the shade
  • exceed
  • transcend
  • surmount
  • soar
  • encroach
  • trespass
  • infringe
  • trench upon
  • entrench on
  • intrench
  • strain
  • stretch a point
  • strain a point
  • cross the Rubicon
  • Adj. surpassing
  • Adv. beyond the mark
  • ahead

#304. [motion short of] Shortcoming -- N. shortcoming

  • failure;
  • falling short
  • default
  • defalcation
  • leeway
  • labor in vain
  • no go
  • incompleteness
  • imperfection
  • insufficiency
  • noncompletion
  • failure
  • V. 30
  • come short of
  • fall short of
  • stop short of
  • come short
  • fall
  • short
  • stop short
  • not reach
  • want
  • keep within bounds
  • keep within the
  • mark
  • keep within the compass
  • break down
  • stick in the mud
  • collapse
  • flat out [U.S.]
  • come to
  • nothing
  • fall through
  • fall to the ground
  • cave in
  • end in smoke
  • miss the
  • mark
  • fail
  • lose ground
  • miss stays
  • Adj. unreached
  • deficient
  • short
  • short of
  • minus
  • out of depth;
  • perfunctory
  • Adv. within the mark
  • within the compass
  • within the bounds;
  • behindhand
  • re infecta[Lat]
  • to no purpose
  • for from it
  • Phr. the bubble burst

#305. [Motion upwards] Ascent. -- N. ascent

  • ascension
  • rising
  • 30
  • acclivity
  • hill
  • flight of steps
  • flight of stairs
  • ladder
  • rocket
  • lark
  • sky rocket
  • sky lark
  • Alpine Club
  • V. ascend
  • rise
  • mount
  • arise
  • uprise
  • go up
  • get up
  • work one's way
  • up
  • start up
  • shoot up
  • go into orbit
  • float up
  • bubble up
  • aspire
  • climb
  • clamber
  • ramp
  • scramble
  • surmount
  • shin
  • shinny
  • shinney
  • scale
  • scale the heights
  • [cause to go up] raise
  • elevate
  • go aloft
  • fly aloft
  • tower
  • soar
  • take off
  • spring up
  • pop up
  • jump
  • up
  • catapult upwards
  • explode upwards
  • hover
  • spire
  • plane
  • swim
  • float
  • surge
  • leap
  • Adj. rising
  • buoyant
  • supernatant
  • superfluitant|;
  • excelsior
  • Adv. uphill

#306. [Motion downwards] Descent. -- N. descent

  • declension
  • declination
  • fall
  • falling
  • drop
  • plunge
  • plummet
  • cadence
  • subsidence
  • collapse
  • lapse
  • downfall
  • tumble
  • slip
  • tilt
  • trip
  • lurch
  • cropper
  • stumble
  • fate
  • of Icarus
  • avalanche
  • debacle
  • landslip
  • landslide
  • declivity
  • dip
  • hill
  • [equipment for descending by rappeling] rappel
  • V. descend
  • go down
  • drop down
  • come down
  • fall
  • gravitate
  • drop
  • slip
  • slide
  • rappel
  • settle
  • plunge
  • plummet
  • crash
  • decline
  • set
  • sink
  • droop
  • come down a peg
  • slump
  • dismount
  • alight
  • light
  • get down
  • swoop
  • stoop
  • fall
  • prostrate
  • precipitate oneself
  • let fall
  • tumble
  • trip
  • stumble
  • lurch
  • pitch
  • swag
  • topple
  • topple over
  • tumble over
  • topple down
  • tumble down
  • tilt
  • sprawl
  • plump
  • down
  • come down a cropper
  • Adj. descending
  • descendent
  • deciduous
  • nodding to its fall
  • Adv. downhill
  • downwards
  • Phr. the bottom fell out

#307. Elevation. -- N. elevation

  • raising
  • erection
  • lift;
  • upheaval
  • sublimation
  • exaltation
  • prominence
  • (convexity) 250
  • lever
  • crane
  • derrick
  • windlass
  • capstan
  • winch
  • dredge
  • dredger
  • dredging machine
  • dumbwaiter
  • elevator
  • escalator
  • lift
  • V. heighten
  • elevate
  • raise
  • lift
  • erect
  • set up
  • stick up
  • perch up
  • perk up
  • tilt up
  • rear
  • hoist
  • heave
  • uplift
  • upraise
  • uprear
  • upheave
  • buoy
  • weigh mount
  • give
  • a lift
  • exalt
  • sublimate
  • place on a pedestal
  • set on a pedestal
  • [ref] escalate (increase)
  • 194
  • take up
  • drag up
  • fish up
  • dredge
  • stand up
  • rise up
  • get up
  • jump up
  • spring to one's feet
  • hold
  • oneself
  • hold one's head up
  • drawn oneself up to his full height
  • Adj. elevated
  • stilted
  • rampant
  • Adv. on stilts
  • on the shoulders of
  • on one's legs
  • on one's hind
  • legs

#308. Depression. -- N. lowering

  • depression
  • dip
  • (concavity)
  • abasement
  • reduction
  • overthrow
  • overturn
  • upset
  • prostration
  • subversion
  • precipitation
  • bow
  • courtesy
  • curtsy
  • genuflection
  • kowtow
  • obeisance
  • salaam
  • V. depress
  • lower
  • let down
  • take down
  • let down a peg
  • take down a
  • peg
  • cast
  • let drop
  • let fall
  • sink
  • debase
  • bring low
  • abase
  • reduce
  • pitch
  • precipitate
  • overthrow
  • overturn
  • upset
  • subvert
  • prostate
  • level
  • fell
  • cast down
  • take down
  • throw down
  • fling down
  • dash down
  • pull down
  • cut down
  • knock down
  • hew down
  • raze
  • raze to the ground
  • rase to the
  • trample in the dust
  • pull about one's ears
  • sit
  • sit down
  • couch
  • squat
  • crouch
  • stoop
  • bend
  • bow
  • courtesy
  • curtsy
  • bob
  • duck
  • dip
  • kneel
  • bend the knee
  • bow the knee
  • bend the head
  • bow the head
  • cower
  • recline
  • Adj. depressed
  • at a low ebb
  • prostrate
  • Phr. facinus quos inquinat aequat [Lat][Lucan]

#309. Leap. -- N. leap

  • jump
  • hop
  • spring
  • bound
  • vault
  • ance
  • caper
  • curvet
  • caracole
  • gambade|
  • gambado|
  • capriole
  • buck
  • buck jump
  • hop skip and jump
  • kangaroo
  • jerboa
  • chamois
  • goat
  • frog
  • grasshopper
  • flea;
  • wallaby
  • V. leap
  • jump up
  • jump over the moon
  • hop
  • spring
  • bound
  • vault
  • ramp
  • cut capers
  • trip
  • skip
  • dance
  • caper
  • buck
  • buck jump
  • curvet
  • caracole;
  • foot it
  • bob
  • bounce
  • flounce
  • start
  • frisk
  • jump about
  • trip it on the light fantastic toe
  • trip the light
  • fantastic
  • dance oneself off one's legs
  • dance off one's shoes
  • Adj. leaping
  • frisky
  • Adv. on the light fantastic toe
  • Phr. di salto in salto[It]

#310. Plunge -- N. plunge

  • dip
  • dive
  • header
  • ducking
  • diver
  • V. plunge
  • dip
  • souse
  • duck
  • dive
  • plump
  • take a plunge
  • take a
  • header
  • make a plunge
  • bathe
  • submerge
  • submerse
  • immerse
  • douse
  • sink
  • engulf
  • send to the bottom
  • get out of one's depth
  • go to the bottom
  • go down like a stone
  • drop
  • like a lead balloon
  • founder
  • welter
  • wallow
  • circulation
  • turn
  • curvet
  • excursion
  • circumvention
  • circumnavigation
  • circumambulation
  • northwest passage
  • circuit
  • turning
  • wrench
  • evolution
  • coil
  • corkscrew
  • V. turn
  • bend
  • wheel
  • go about
  • put about
  • heel
  • go round to the right
  • about
  • turn round to the right about
  • turn on one's heel
  • make a circle
  • make a complete circle
  • describe a circle
  • describe a complete circle
  • go
  • through 180x
  • go through 360x
  • pass through 180x
  • pass through 360x
  • circumnavigate
  • circumambulate
  • circumvent
  • "put a girdle round about
  • the earth" [M.N.D.]
  • go the round
  • make the round of
  • wind
  • circulate
  • meander
  • whisk
  • twirl
  • twist
  • make a detour
  • Adj. turning
  • circuitous
  • Adv. round about

#312. [Motion in a continued circle.] Rotation. -- N. rotation

  • revolution
  • spinning
  • gyration
  • turning about an axis
  • turning around an
  • axis
  • circulation
  • roll
  • circumvolution
  • circination|
  • pirouette
  • convolution
  • verticity|
  • whir
  • whirl
  • eddy
  • vortex
  • whirlpool
  • countercurrent
  • Maelstrom
  • Charybdis
  • Ixion
  • [rotating air] cyclone
  • tornado
  • whirlwind
  • dust devil
  • [rotation of an automobile] spin-out
  • axis
  • axis of rotation
  • swivel
  • pivot
  • pivot point
  • axle
  • spindle
  • pin
  • hinge
  • pole
  • arbor
  • bobbin
  • mandrel
  • axle shaft
  • gymbal
  • hub
  • hub of
  • rotation
  • [rotation and translation together] helix
  • helical motion
  • [measure of rotation] angular momentum
  • angular velocity
  • revolutions
  • per minute
  • RPM
  • [result of rotation] centrifugal force
  • surge
  • vertigo
  • dizzy round;
  • coriolus force
  • [things that go around] carousel
  • merry-go-round
  • Ferris wheel
  • top
  • gyroscope
  • turntable
  • lazy suzan
  • screw
  • whirligig
  • water wheel
  • windmill
  • wheel
  • pulley wheel
  • roulette
  • wheel
  • potter's wheel
  • pinwheel
  • gear
  • roller
  • flywheel
  • jack
  • caster;
  • centrifuge
  • ultracentrifuge
  • bench centrifuge
  • refrigerated centrifuge
  • gas
  • centrifuge
  • microfuge
  • drill
  • augur
  • oil rig
  • wagon wheel
  • wheel
  • tire
  • tyre[Brit][Brit]
  • [person who rotates] whirling dervish
  • V. rotate
  • roll along
  • revolve
  • spin
  • turn round
  • circulate
  • gyre
  • gyrate
  • wheel
  • whirl
  • pirouette
  • twirl
  • trundle
  • troll
  • bowl
  • roll up
  • furl
  • wallow
  • welter
  • box the compass
  • spin like a top
  • spin
  • like a teetotum|!
  • [of an automobile] spin out
  • Adj. rotating
  • rotary
  • rotary
  • vertiginous
  • gyratory
  • vortical
  • Adv. head over heels
  • round and round
  • like a horse in a mill
  • <-- most of this should go under change (make a 146a)... develop not in
  • change section!!
  • revolution

evolution. revolution = change = #146-->

#313. [Motion in the reverse circle.] Evolution. -- N. evolution

  • unfolding
  • development
  • evolvement
  • unfoldment
  • eversion
  • 218
  • V. evolve
  • unfold
  • unroll
  • unwind
  • uncoil
  • untwist
  • unfurl
  • untwine
  • unravel
  • untangle
  • disentangle
  • develop
  • Adj. evolving
  • evolved

#314. [Reciprocating motion

  • motion to and fro.] Oscillation. -- N
  • oscillation
  • vibration
  • libration
  • motion of a pendulum
  • nutation;
  • undulation
  • pulsation
  • pulse
  • alternation
  • coming and going
  • ebb and flow
  • flux and reflux
  • ups and down
  • fluctuation
  • vacillation
  • wave
  • swing
  • beat
  • shake
  • wag
  • seesaw
  • dance
  • lurch
  • dodge
  • rocking-stone
  • V. oscillate
  • vibrate
  • alternate
  • undulate
  • wave
  • rock
  • swing
  • pulsate
  • beat
  • wag
  • waggle
  • nod
  • bob
  • courtesy
  • curtsy
  • tick
  • play;
  • dangle
  • swag
  • fluctuate
  • dance
  • curvet
  • reel
  • quake
  • quiver
  • quaver
  • shake
  • flicker;
  • wriggle
  • roll
  • toss
  • pitch
  • flounder
  • stagger
  • totter
  • move up and down
  • bob up and down
  • pass and repass
  • ebb and flow
  • come and go;
  • vacillate
  • teeter [U.S.]
  • brandish
  • shake
  • flourish
  • Adj. oscillating
  • oscillatory
  • undulatory
  • libratory
  • rectilinear
  • vibratory
  • pendulous
  • Adv. to and fro
  • up and down
  • backwards and forwards
  • hither and yon
  • seesaw
  • zigzag
  • in and out
  • from side to side
  • like
  • buckets in a well

#315. [Irregular motion] Agitation. -- N. agitation

  • stir
  • tremor
  • shake
  • ripple
  • jog
  • jolt
  • jar
  • jerk
  • shock
  • trepidation
  • quiver
  • quaver
  • dance
  • jactitation|
  • quassation|
  • shuffling 7c. v.;
  • twitter
  • flicker
  • flutter
  • turbulence
  • perturbation
  • commotion
  • turmoil
  • disquiet
  • tumult
  • tumultuation|
  • hubbub
  • rout
  • bustle
  • fuss
  • racket
  • staggers
  • megrims
  • epilepsy
  • fits
  • chorea
  • the jerks
  • St. Vitus's dance
  • spasm
  • throe
  • throb
  • palpitation
  • convulsion
  • disturbance
  • chaos
  • restlessness
  • (changeableness) 149
  • ferment
  • fermentation
  • ebullition
  • effervescence
  • hurly-burly
  • tempest
  • storm
  • ground swell
  • heavy sea
  • whirlpool
  • vortex
  • whirlwind
  • V. be agitated
  • shake
  • tremble
  • tremble like an aspen leaf;
  • quiver
  • quaver
  • quake
  • shiver
  • twitter
  • writhe
  • toss
  • shuffle
  • tumble
  • stagger
  • bob
  • reel
  • sway
  • wag
  • waggle
  • wriggle
  • wriggle like an
  • eel
  • dance
  • stumble
  • shamble
  • flounder
  • totter
  • flounce
  • flop
  • curvet
  • prance
  • cavort [U.S.]
  • squirm
  • throb
  • pulsate
  • beat
  • palpitate
  • go pitapat
  • flutter
  • flitter
  • flicker
  • bicker
  • bustle
  • ferment
  • effervesce
  • foam
  • boil
  • boil over
  • bubble up
  • simmer
  • toss about
  • jump about
  • jump like a parched pea
  • shake like an aspen
  • leaf
  • shake to its center
  • shake to its foundations
  • be the sport of the
  • winds and waves
  • reel to and fro like a drunken man
  • move from post to
  • pillar and from pillar to post
  • drive from post to pillar and from pillar
  • to post
  • keep between hawk and buzzard
  • agitate
  • shake
  • convulse
  • toss
  • tumble
  • bandy
  • wield
  • brandish
  • flap
  • flourish
  • whisk
  • jerk
  • hitch
  • jolt
  • jog
  • joggle
  • jostle
  • buffet
  • hustle
  • disturb
  • stir
  • shake up
  • churn
  • jounce
  • wallop
  • whip
  • Adj. shaking
  • agitated
  • tremulous
  • desultory
  • subsultory|;
  • shambling
  • giddy-paced
  • convulsive
  • unquiet
  • restless
  • all of a twitter
  • Adv. by fits and starts
  • subsultorily|
  • per
  • saltum[Lat]
  • hop skip and jump
  • in convulsions
  • in fits

#316. MATERIALITY. -- N. materiality

  • materialness
  • substantiality
  • substantialness
  • flesh and blood
  • plenum
  • physical condition
  • matter
  • body
  • substance
  • brute matter
  • stuff
  • element
  • principle
  • parenchyma[Biol]
  • material
  • substratum
  • corpus
  • pabulum
  • frame
  • object
  • article
  • thing
  • something
  • still life
  • stocks and stones;
  • materials
  • [Science of matter] physics
  • somatics
  • natural
  • philosophy
  • experimental philosophy
  • physical science
  • materialism
  • materialist
  • physicist;
  • Adj. material
  • bodily
  • corporeal
  • corporal
  • physical
  • somatic
  • sensible
  • tangible
  • ponderable
  • palpable
  • substantial
  • objective
  • impersonal
  • neuter
  • unspiritual
  • materialistic

#317. Immateriality. -- N. immateriality

  • immaterialness;
  • spirituality
  • astral plane
  • personality
  • I
  • myself
  • me
  • ego
  • spirit
  • astral body;
  • spiritualism
  • spiritualist
  • V. disembody
  • spiritualize
  • Adj. immaterial
  • incorporeal
  • incorporate
  • disembodied
  • extramundane
  • unearthly;
  • spiritual
  • personal
  • subjective
  • nonobjective

#318. World. -- N. world

  • creation
  • nature
  • universe
  • earth
  • globe
  • wide world
  • cosmos
  • sphere;
  • macrocosm
  • music of the spheres
  • heavens
  • sky
  • welkin|
  • empyrean
  • starry cope
  • starry heaven
  • starry
  • host
  • firmament
  • Midgard
  • varuna
  • vault of
  • heaven
  • canopy of heaven
  • celestial spaces
  • heavenly bodies
  • stars
  • asteroids
  • nebulae
  • galaxy
  • milky way
  • galactic circle
  • via lactea[Lat]
  • ame no kawa [Jap.]
  • sun
  • orb of day
  • Phoebus
  • photosphere
  • chromosphere;
  • solar system
  • planet
  • planetoid
  • comet
  • satellite
  • moon
  • orb of night
  • Diana
  • silver-footed queen
  • meteor
  • planetary ring
  • falling
  • star
  • shooting star
  • meteorite
  • constellation
  • zodiac
  • signs of the zodiac
  • Charles's wain
  • Big
  • Dipper
  • Little Dipper
  • Great Bear
  • Southern Cross
  • Orion's belt
  • Cassiopea's chair
  • Pleiades
  • equator
  • ecliptic
  • orbit
  • [Science of heavenly bodies] astronomy
  • uranography
  • cosmology
  • cosmogony
  • orrery
  • geodesy
  • star gazing
  • astronomer;
  • observatory
  • planetarium
  • Adj. cosmic
  • mundane
  • terrestrial
  • terrestrious|
  • terrene
  • terreous|
  • telluric
  • earthly
  • under the sun
  • solar
  • lunar
  • celestial
  • heavenly
  • starry
  • stellar
  • sidereal
  • astral
  • nebular
  • uranic
  • Adv. in all creation
  • on the face of the globe
  • here below
  • under the
  • sun
  • Phr. die Weltgeschichte ist das Weltergesicht[Ger]
  • "earth is but the
  • frozen echo of the silent voice of God" [Hageman]
  • "green calm below
  • blue
  • quietness above" [Whittier]
  • "hanging in a golden chain this pendant World"
  • [Paradise Lost]
  • "nothing in nature is unbeautiful" [Tennyson]
  • "silently
  • as a dream the fabric rose" [Cowper]
  • "some touch of nature's genial glow"
  • [Scott]
  • "this majestical roof fretted with golden fire" [Hamlet]
  • "through
  • knowledge we behold the World's creation" [Spenser]

#319. Gravity. -- N. gravity

  • gravitation
  • weight
  • heaviness
  • specific gravity
  • pressure
  • load
  • burden
  • ballast
  • counterpoise
  • lump of
  • mass of
  • weight of
  • lead
  • millstone
  • mountain
  • Ossa on Pelion
  • weighing
  • trutination|
  • weights
  • avoirdupois
  • weight
  • troy weight
  • apothecaries' weight
  • grain
  • scruple
  • ounce
  • pound
  • lb
  • load
  • stone
  • hundredweight
  • cwt
  • ton
  • long
  • ton
  • metric ton
  • quintal
  • carat
  • pennyweight
  • [metric weights] gram
  • centigram
  • milligram
  • microgram
  • kilogram;
  • nanogram
  • picogram
  • femtogram
  • attogram
  • [Weighing Instrument] balance
  • scale
  • scales
  • steelyard
  • beam
  • spring balance
  • piezoelectric balance
  • analytical
  • balance
  • two-pan balance
  • one-pan balance
  • postal scale
  • baby scale
  • [Science of gravity] statics
  • V. be heavy
  • gravitate
  • weigh
  • press
  • cumber
  • load
  • [Measure the weight of] weigh
  • poise
  • Adj. weighty
  • weighing
  • heavy as lead
  • ponderous
  • ponderable;
  • lumpy
  • cumbersome
  • burdensome
  • cumbrous
  • unwieldy
  • massive
  • incumbent
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