South America) pampas, campo; plateau, tableland, mesa; marsh, morass, bog, swamp, swampland, marshland, wetlands. lowly, adj. 1. humble, poor, plebian, proletarian, earth-born, of low birth, lowborn, low; unequal, inferior, baseborn, of low or mean parentage, untitled; simple, plain, homespun, homely, rustic, countrified; common, commonplace, ordinary, average, humdrum; inconsequential, of little or small importance, insignificant, Archaic, inglorious, unknown, obscure, undistinguished; subordinate, mean, low-ranking, second-rate; trivial, paltry, petty, puny, trifling, peddling, piddling, niggling, Inf. measly, Sl. small potatoes, Inf small time.
2. wretched, sorry, abject, squalid, destitute, miserable, dismal, abysmal, dreary, Literary, drear.
3. modest, unpretentious, unpretending, unpresum-ing, unassuming, unaspiring; free from pride, without arrogance, unostentatious, reserved, restrained, unobtrusive; meek, mild, docile, submissive, passive, placid, peaceable, peaceful, lamblike; dutiful, obedient, servile, menial, slavish, subservient, bowed-down. low-minded, adj. coarse, vulgar, obscene, rude, crude, uncouth, crass, gross; lewd, lurid, scurrilous, Fescennine; ribald, bawdy, smutty, Sl. raunchy; foul, foul-mouthed, sordid, rank, filthy, dirty; indelicate, indecent, unseemly, improper, offensive, disgusting, revolting; corrupt, ignoble, base, degraded, debauched, degenerate, depraved, immoral, dissolute. loyal, adj. 1. faithful, allegiant, true, Scot. leal, true-hearted; devoted, pledged, patriotic, dedicated; steadfast, fast, steady-going, unchanging, constant, incorruptible; staunch, true-blue, yeomanly, unwavering, unswerving, firm, stable, solid; supportive, dutiful, obedient.
2. reliable, trusted, dependable, good, trustworthy, trusty, tried and true; honest, sincere, earnest, conscientious, scrupulous; truthful, veracious, straight, true to one's word, as good as one's word; unbought, unbribed, uncorrupted. loyalist, n. patriot, true supporter, adherent, sus-tainer, upholder, maintainer, faithful person, devotee; follower, admirer, votary, partisan; die-hard, Inf stand-patter, conservative, reactionary, reactionist, member of the old guard, right-winger; U.S. Hist. Tory, Sp. Civil War. Republican, Brit. Hist. Stuart supporter; Bourbonist. loyalty, n. 1. loyalness, faithfulness, fidelity, fealty, trueness, true-heartedness; allegiance, patriotism, devotion, dedication, single-heartedness; steadfastness, steadiness, unchangingness, constancy, abidingness, lastingness, enduringness, permanence; staunchness, unswervingness, firmness, resoluteness; stability, stableness, solidity, solidness, strength, incorruptibility, incorruptibleness.
2. trustworthiness, trustiness, reliability, reliableness, dependability, dependableness, responsibleness, responsibility; honesty, honestness, credibility, credibleness; truthfulness, veracity, veraciousness; sincerity, sincereness, earnestness, conscientiousness, scrupulousness; uprightness, integrity, probity, righteousness, honorableness, upstandingness. lozenge, n. tablet, pill, pastille, drop, cough drop. Pharm. troche, Both Pharm., Vet. Med. bolus, electuary; comfit, bonbon, sweet, sweetmeat, sugarplum, jujube. lubber, n. 1. lout, dolt, oaf, clod, clodhopper, clodpoll or clodpate, gawk, looby, ox, clown, slouch, Chiefly Scot. cuddy, Inf. lummox, Sl. klutz, Sl. galoot, Sl. lug, Chiefly Brit. Sl. joskin; bungler, bumbler, fumbler, botcher, blunderer, boggier, Inf. butterfingers, Inf stumblebum, Sl. slob; Naut. landlubber.