mow, v. 1. cut, clip, shear, prune, shave, trim; mow the lawn, cut the grass.
mow down butcher, maul, savage, hew, hack, hack to pieces, cut to pieces, chop to pieces, mutilate, tear limb from limb; wade in blood, run amuck, go berserk, give no quarter, show no mercy; slaughter, massacre, decimate, kill a great number; kill off, annihilate, exterminate, eradicate, eliminate, liquidate.
much, adj. 1. abundant, plenteous, plentiful, plenty, replete; ample, sufficient, large, considerable, Archaic. mickle; saturated, full, brimming, chock-full, brimful, overflowing, fulsome; liberal, generous, luxuriant, extravagant, riotous, bountiful; profuse, numerous, countless, multitudinous, inexhaustible, bottomless; swarming, teeming, rife, rampant, flush, fraught. -n. 2. a lot, a great deal, abundance, plenty, plenitude, repletion, galore, Archaic, muchness; amplitude, exuberance, myriad, lavishness, profusion, extravagance; wealth, fullness, opulence, riot, bonanza; shower, gush, stream, cascade, deluge, avalanche, volley, plethora; superfluity, superabundance, spate, satiety; fill, surfeit, copiousness, cornucopia; lots, quantities, Sl. scads, Sl. gobs, Sl. wads, Inf. oodles; tons, barrels, pecks, bushels, Brit. Inf. bags, Chiefly Brit. Inf. lashings; loads, piles, heaps, lumps, mounds, masses, stacks; raft, Inf slew, mess, batch, mint, pot, stock, store; volumes, reams, pages, numbers, scores; acres, mountains, worlds, oceans, seas; host, legion, swarm, multitude, drove, flock; crowd, littqr, shoal, hive, flight, pack, herd, school.
3. make much of a. amplify, overstate, heighten, emphasize, stress,
b. pamper, flatter, coddle, indulge. See - make (def 26). -adv. 4. greatly, well, largely, abundantly, highly; to a great extent, to a large degree, considerably, muchly, so, ever so; a lot, a great deal, Inf. no end of, galore, Fr. beaucoup, in abundance; in the large, in a big way, on a large scale, in great measure, at length, wholesale; freely, without stint, Inf to the skies, to one's heart's content; copiously, bountifully, liberally, generously, exuberantly; riotously, profusely, plentifully, Inf. aplenty; vastly, immensely, enormously, hugely.
5. nearly, approximately, close, closely; about, nigh, well-nigh, almost, around, towards; just about, all but, not quite, Inf. pretty much; roughly, Inf. practically, more or less, give or take a little, for all practical purposes, for the most part; generally, roundly, in round numbers.
6. frequently, often, oftentimes, over and over, again and again, repeatedly; recurrently, time and again, time after time, many times, a number of times; habitually, persistently, repetitively, chronically.
mucilage, n. gum, putty, fixative, adhesive, resin, Inf gunk, Inf. goo, Inf. glop; glue, paste, cement, epoxy, size, lute; syrup, molasses, treacle; mucus, Physiol. synovia, Vulgar, snot.
mucilaginous, adj. gluey, gummy, pasty, doughy, tacky, Archaic, sizy; sticky, adhesive, cohesive, clinging, tenacious; viscous, glutinous, gumbo, syrupy, treacly; mucous, albuminous, ropy, stringy, Physiol.