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Synonyms Dictionary

rustle, v. 1. swish, whisper, whoosh, susurrate, sibilate; crinkle, tinkle, ripple; swash, plash.
2. move, stir, sway, agitate, flutter, wave, flap.
3.
U.S. Informal, poach, abduct, plunder, kidnap, pirate; steal, purloin, filch, SI. lift, SI. liberate.
4. rustle up
U.S. Informal, hunt, find, forage, get, gather, assemble, scout out.
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n. 5. whoosh, froufrou, whisper, susurration, susurrus, rustling, crinkling, crinkle, ripple, rippling, swash, plash.

rustling, adj. swishing, whooshing, susurrous, susur-rant, whispering, sibilant, crinkling, rippling; stirring, waving, swaying, rusty, adj. 1. oxidized, patinated, aeruginous; cor

roded, rusted, incrusted, stained, tarnished.
2. rust-colored, reddish, reddish-yellow, reddish-brown, yellowish-red. See russet.
3.
(of clothes, drapery, etc.) faded, shabby, worn, worn thin, worn-out, time-worn, dilapidated, holey, falling apart, coming apart, needing mending or patching.
4. impaired, diminished, weak, feeble; below par, unpracticed, out of practice; out of shape, soft, stiff, sluggish, poorly; unalert,
SI. without the old pizzazz.
rut,
n. 1. furrow, groove, crack, track, cart or car path or track, slough; hollow, indentation, depression, gouge, stria; gutter, ditch, fosse, trench, channel, canal; wrinkle, line, seam, scar.
2. routine, pattern, system, habit, custom; grind, daily grind, treadmill, assembly line,
Inf. rat race; dead end, stagnation.
-v. 3. furrow, dig, excavate, scoop out, hollow out, groove.
4. be in heat, be in estrus,
Chiefly Brit, tup, oe sexually excited.
ruthful,
adj. compassionate, pitiful, merciful; clement, mild, lenient, soft-hearted, kind-hearted, kind; indulgent, forbearing, exorable; forgiving, humane, long-suffering, tolerant; nice, gracious, hospitable; beneficent, benign, benevolent, philanthropic; sympathetic, understanding, empathic; sorrowful, comforting, commiserative, condolatory; obliging, friendly, brotherly, amicable, loving, good, ruthless, adj. merciless, unmerciful, pitiless, unpity-ing, compassionless, uncompassionate; relentless, unrelenting, remorseless, implacable, inexorable, unsparing, unforgiving; heartless, unfeeling, cold, stony, steely, inflexible, inclement; hard, harsh, severe, stern; fell, grim, dire; adamant, hard-hearted, marble-hearted, adamantine; cruel, vicious, barbarous, inhuman, truculent, rancorous; vindictive, revengeful, vengeful, retaliatory; ferocious, savage, brutal, ferine; malevolent, malign, malignant, maleficent; cutthroat, murderous, bloodthirsty.
ruthlessly,
adv. heartlessly, mercilessly, pitilessly, unmercifully, unpityingly; relentlessly, remorselessly, inexorably, implacably; with a vengeance, without mercy, spitefully, unforgivingly; unscrupulously, without feeling, without compassion, without compunction; cold-bloodedly, in cold blood, with malice aforethought, deliberately; cruelly, harshly, severely, savagely, brutally, inhumanly, barbarously, ruthlessness, n. mercilessness, pitilessness, heartlessly, unkindness, hard-heartedness; relentlessness, remorselessness, implacability, inexorability, uncompas-sionateness, unforgivingness; unfeelingness, coldness, inflexibility, hardness, harshness, severeness, severity, grimness, sternness; cruelty, viciousness, barbarity, barbarousness, ferocity, fierceness, savagery, truculence; brutality, brutishness, inhumanity; sadism, masochism; fiendishness, deviltry, diablery.

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Brakes

Controls held in each of the pilots hands connect to the trailing edge of the left and right sides of the wing. These controls are called brakes and provide the primary and most general means of control in a paraglider. The brakes are used to adjust speed, to steer in addition to weight shift, and to flare during landing.

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