synonyms 78

Test # 78

Login/Register to access massive collection of FREE questions and answers.
Login/Register

1.
SLOPPY

Synonyms
Quiz Index
1540 questions in 154 tests. Each test contains 10 questions.
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
32
33
34
35
36
37
38
39
40
41
42
43
44
45
46
47
48
49
50
51
52
53
54
55
56
57
58
59
60
61
62
63
64
65
66
67
68
69
70
71
72
73
74
75
76
77
78
79
80
81
82
83
84
85
86
87
88
89
90
91
92
93
94
95
96
97
98
99
100
101
102
103
104
105
106
107
108
109
110
111
112
113
114
115
116
117
118
119
120
121
122
123
124
125
126
127
128
129
130
131
132
133
134
135
136
137
138
139
140
141
142
143
144
145
146
147
148
149
150
151
152
153
154

Synonyms Dictionary

dexterous; light-footed, spry, flitting, lightsome, winged, tripping, Brit. Inf. nippy.

3. smart, bright, alert, Inf.on the ball; quick-witted, keen sharp, acute,

agility, n.1. nimbleness, sprightliness, litheness, coordination, Dial,

gainliness; quickness, fleet-footedness, fleetness, swiftness, rapidity.
2. activity, liveliness, aliveness, bustle, briskness, dapperness; suppleness, deftness, dextrousness; light-footedness, spryness, sprightliness; celerity, alacrity, legerity, Brit. Inf. nippiness.

3. smartness, alertness, wit, quick wit, quick-wittedness; acumen, perception, discernment.

agitate, v. 1. disturb, shake, shake up, churn, churn up, (of water, wine, etc.)

roil, (of water, wine, etc.) Chiefly U.S.

rile; commove, convulse, upheave, heave; toss, wave, brandish.
2. perturb, disquiet, discompose, discountenance, ruffle, fluster, flutter, flurry, distract, unsettle, put out; alarm, trouble, upset; shock, jolt, jar, stagger, rock, rattle, pull one up short.
3. arouse, excite, suscitate, foment, impassion, stir

up, work up, wind up, whip up, fire up, inflame, en kindle, ignite, touch off, light the spark; incite, instigate, provoke, sow the seeds of, stir the embers, fan the fire, add fuel to the flames, Inf.start something.
4. debate, discuss, moot, bandy words oropinions; canvass, talk over, go over, SI.kick orknock around; argue, dispute, contend, controvert, wrangle, Scot. argle-bargle, SI.hassle.
5. consider, weigh, deliberate; contemplate, muse, brood, reflect, ponder, meditate, excogitate; revolve, turn over, sort out, think out, puzzle out; plan, devise, plot.

agitated, adj.1. uneasy, ill-at-ease, restless, restive, shaky, jumpy, nervous, twitchy, jittery, fidgety.
2. disturbed, perturbed, distracted, unsettled, disquieted, discomposed, ruffled, flustered; aquiver, atwitter, wrought-up, worked-up, in an uproar, in a dither, in a titter, Archaic, in a pucker, Inf.in a tizzy, Inf.in a stew orsweat, Inf.steamed-up, SI.worked up into a lather, SI.lathered-up, SI.in a lather, SI.all shook up, SI.all hot and bothered, U.S. SI.

hopped-up; frantic, frenzied, mad, maddened, corybantic, blue in the face.

3. aroused, excited, impassioned, stirred-up, woundup, whipped-up, whipped into a frenzy, fired-up, in

flamed.

agitation, n.1. arousal, excitation, fomentation,

suscitation, inflammation; demagoguery, rabble-rousing, agitprop; incitement, instigation, provocation.
2. turbulence, turmoil, storm, upheaval, chaos; tumult, uproar, commotion, ado, to-do, hubbub, bother, stir, Inf.stew, Inf.tizzy, SI.lather, Archaic, pucker.

3. disquiet, unrest, disturbance, excitement, distraction; trepidation, uneasiness, fear and trembling.

4. debate, open orpublic debate, discussion, argument, disputation.

agitator, n.1. demagogue, rabble-rouser, soap-box orator; inciter, instigator, provoker, fomenter, agitprop, labor baiter, Fr. agent provocateur;

firebrand, incendiary, rebel, insurgent, insurrectionist, radical; troublemaker, mischief maker, stormy petrel, ringleader.
2. mixer, beater, blender, churn; shaker, jiggler, vi brator; whisk, eggbeater, paddle,

agnostic, n.1. skeptic, nullifidian, unbeliever, doubter, disbeliever, questioner, cynic, doubting Thomas, Pyrrhonist; empiricist, materialist, phenome-nalist; freethinker, atheist; heretic, scismatic, backslider; infidel, pagan, heathen.

-adj.2. skeptical, doubting, nullifidian, unbelieving, incredulous, cynical, disbelieving, questioning, distrustful, Pyrrhonistic; free-thinking, atheistic, godless, faithless; pagan, heathen, heathenish, infidel; irreligious, irreverent, scoffing,

agnosticism, n.skepticism, unbelief, Pyrrhonism, doubt, disbelief; incredulity, incredulousness, cynicism; empiricism, materialism, phenomenalism; heresy, atheism, freethinking.

ago, adj.1. gone, gone by, bygone, past, Archaic. agone; former, quondam, earlier, previous, aforetime, prior, antecedent.

More Synonyms ...

My Account / Test History


Set a watch by, not put a watch with

Don't Say:
I put my watch with the radio news.

Say:
I set my watch by the radio news.
.. Next ...
Home
My Account
English Test
Verbal Reasoning
GK Quiz
Grammar Test