2. commerce, buying and selling, business, barter, truck, exchange, trade. See - trade (def. 1).
3. smuggling, bootlegging, rumrunning, drug or dope dealing, drug or dope peddling.
-v. 4. buy and sell, merchandise, deal, truck, bar
gain, trade, See - trade (def. 3).
5. smuggle, bootleg, deal drugs, push drugs,
tragedy, n. 1. tragic drama, buskin; drama, play, Fr. tragedie, Fr. comi-tragedie.
2. calamity, catastrophe, disaster; blow, heavy or nasty or staggering blow, shock; adversity, misfortune, stroke of ill or bad luck or fortune, bitter pill or cup, setback, Inf. comedown, reversal, reverse, Literature. peripeteia; mishap, mischance, miscarriage, misadventure, Scot and North Eng. mishanter; accident, casualty, glitch; wreck, shipwreck, crash, car crash, collision, smash-up, crack-up, pileup; natural disaster, act of God, fire, flood, earthquake, tornado, hurricane,
tragic, adj. 1. pathetic, pathetical, pitiful, pitiable, piteous, lamentable, deplorable, miserable, wretched; touching, moving, disturbing, distressing, upsetting.
2. melancholy, sad, unhappy, doleful, sorrowful; mournful, lachrymose, grievous, dolorous, lugubrious; morose, gloomy, dismal, funereal, cheerless, forlorn; despondent, hopeless.
3. tragical, calamitous, catastrophic, disastrous, ruinous, fatal, deadly; destructive, destroying, devastating, crushing; dire, dreadful, terrible, awful, horrible, shocking, appalling; unlucky, luckless, unfortunate, hapless, ill-fated, ill-starred, star-crossed; inauspicious, unpropitious, unfavorable, unproviden-tial, untoward.
trail, v. 1. drag, draw, draw along, haul, hale, pull along; tag along, trawl, tow, tug, lug, train.
2. follow, pursue, trace, hunt, track down. See - trace (def. 7).
3. draw out, prolong, stretch out, protract; extend, lengthen, drag on or out, elongate, expand; spin out, linger on, continue.
4. hang down, dangle, depend, pend; droop, sag, swag; swing, flap, daggle, drabble; bob, ripple, flutter; wave, stream from, float from, flow.
trail off wander off, drift off, fall off, go off; fade, fade out, disappear, Inf. fizzle out.
6. drop behind, fall behind, lag, bring up the rear: hang back, straggle, linger behind, dawdle; All Sports. be losing, be behind, be down.
7. creep, crawl, slide, glide; steal, sneak, worm along, inch along, slink.
-n. 8. path, track, way, course; beaten path, bridle path, towpath, bicycle path; footpath, pathway, footway, horse-track, garden path; walkway, walk, sidewalk, aisle, catwalk; by-path, byway, shortcut, crosscut; pass, passage, passageway, lane, alley.
9. track, scent, smell, whiff, spoor, Fr. piste; wake, tail, train, queue, trailer, tab, afterpart; aftermath, aftereffect, afterclap, aftercrop, aftergrowth. 10. puff of smoke, stream of dust, cloud of dust; whir, whoosh, flurry.
train, n. 1. order, sequence, consecution, succession, progression, gradation; procession, following, consecutiveness; series, chain, linkage, catenation, concatenation; course, flow, run; continuity, continuousness, continuance, extension, prolongation.
2. parade, cavalcade, Fr. d&filt, retinue, convoy, line, file, column, queue; suite, attendance, cortege, entourage, court; following, satellites, Archaic, meiny, escort, bodyguard, guard; personnel, staff, Inf. hangers-on.
3. trail, stream, track, path; wake, wash, backwash, backflow, aftermath.