7. hussy, harlot, whore, demirep, slut, Jezebel, co-cotte, demimondaine, Inf. pick-up, Pathol, nymphomaniac, Sl. bitch, Sl. broad, Sl. chippy; prostitute, lady of the evening, woman of the profession, Fr. fille de joie, trollop, strumpet, Archaic, wench, trull, drab, quean, painted woman, woman of the streets, streetwalker, bar girl, call girl, Sl. cat, Sl. tart, Sl. hustler, Sl. bim, Sl. moll, Sl. hooker, Sl. floozie, Brit. Sl. bird, Mexican Sl. caliente; paramour, courtesan, mistress, concubine, kept woman, Sl. doxy; flirt, light-o'-love, coquette, minx. -v. 8. dissipate, debauch, indulge, pursue pleasure, live fast, be dissolute; be promiscuous, wench, whore, Sl. sleep around, lecher, Sl. letch.
9. squander, waste, misspend, fritter away, be prodigal. wantonness, n. licentiousness, looseness, dissoluteness, dissipation, profligacy, debauchery, rakishness; lechery, lubricity, lust, libidinousness, salaciousness, salacity, promiscuity; abandon, unrestraint, self-indulgence, intemperance, incontinence, war, n. 1. combat, warfare, fighting, hostilities; clash, conflict, struggle, strife, contention; battle, contest, bout, skirmish, action, brush; collision, engagement, encounter, rencounter; fight, donnybrook, duel, joust, tilt; confrontation, showdown; uprising, resistance; dissension, brawl, affray, fray, tussle, scuffle.
2. slaughter, carnage, bloodshed, massacre, butchery; death, destruction, holocaust.
3. hostility, antagonism, animus, ill will, bad blood, ill feeling; enmity, hatred, hate, odium; malevolence, maliciousness, malice. -v. 4. wage war, do combat, engage in hostilities; struggle, contend, battle, combat, fight, clash, skirmish, conflict; joust, tilt, duel, cross swords with.
5. militate against, go against, side against, contend against; contradict, belie, counter; rebuff, spurn, foil, counteract; countervail, counterpoise, cancel out, annul; antagonize, oppose, counterattack, oppugn, resist.
6. disagree, differ, fail to agree, disaccord, be at variance, be at odds, be on the outs; think differently, stand in opposition, diverge; argue, quarrel, dispute, spar, have words, fall out; bicker, wrangle, debate, take issue with. ward, v. 1. Usu. ward off repel, drive back, push back, thrust back, beat back, force back; throw off, check, scotch, repulse, chase away, run off, put to flight, rout, Inf. send packing; scatter, disperse.
2. oppose, withstand, make a stand against; resist, hold off, fend off, stave off, keep at bay, keep at arm's length, parry; avert, avoid, deflect, turn aside; foil, checkmate, frustrate, contravene, Inf. cross, confound, nonplus; rebuff, reject, spurn, slight, warden, n. 1. custodian, keeper, guardian, caretaker; guard, warder, watchman, watchdog; conservator, protector, preserver, defender.
2. steward, curator, overseer, superintendent, Inf. super; janitor, concierge, maintenance man. ware, n. Usu. wares merchandise, goods, commodities, vendibles, produce, stock in trade, stock, staples, supplies; dry goods, yard goods, foodstuffs, hardware; cargo, freight. warehouse, n. storehouse, depository, depot, repository; hold, storeroom, stockroom; loft, attic, cellar, closet, cabinet; vault, bunker; armory, arsenal, magazine.
warfare, n. See war (def. 1). warlike, adj. 1. militant, militaristic, aggressive, hawkish; bellicose, belligerent, combative, pugnacious, truculent, full of fight, Sl. scrappy; hostile, antagonistic.