thrallment, decolonization; release, relief from, riddance from, deregulation, decontrol; discharge, nonconfinement, parole, furlough.
3. latitude, range, elbowroom, Lebenstraum; scope, play, swing, margin, discretion, wide berth, rope; nonintervention, noninterference, laissez faire; laxity, looseness, abandon, unrestraint, lawlessness; licentiousness, profligacy.
4. free will, volition, will, Psychol, conation, velleity; noncoercion, noncompulsion; choice, option, preference, alternative.
5. privilege, prerogative, right, authority; exemption, exception, immunity; license, franchise, authorization; unrestricted use, blanket permission, unconditional authority, carte blanche, SI.the run of the place.
6. leisure, free time, spare time, It. dolce far niente; idleness, otiosity, idle hours, time on one's hands.
7. frankness, openness, sincerity, ‘candor, candidness; informality, unceremoniousness, casualness; unrestraint, unreservedness, unconstraint; naturalness, artlessness, ingenuousness, outspokenness, downrightness, directness, bluntness.
8. overfamiliarity, disrespect, impertinence, impudence; forwardness, presumption, arrogance; impropriety, unseemliness, indecorum.
free-handed, adj. generous, munificent, giving, openhanded, unselfish, unsparing, unstinting, free, liberal; charitable, altruistic, philanthropic, benevolent, beneficent.
free-hearted, adj. light-hearted, gay, glad, blithe, happy, joyful, joyous; spontaneous, natural, automat ic, instinctive; willing, freewill, free, ungrudging, unre-luctant; generous, liberal, magnanimous; frank, unreserved, unreticent, straightforward,
freely, adv. 1. openly, candidly, frankly; unreservedly, unconstrainedly, naturally, artlessly; casually, informally, unceremoniously.
2. lavishly, liberally, generously; munificently, unstintingly, open-handedly; like water, profusely, copiously, bountifully; immoderately, extravagantly, excessively; handsomely, considerably, amply.
3. independently, autonomously; voluntarily, of one's own accord, of one's own volition, on one's own.
free spirit, n. nonconformist, maverick, loner, lone wolf, solitary man, deviator; hippie, yippie, longhair, freak, Jesus freak, bohemian, beatnik; crackpot, crank, SI.flake; eccentric, original, one of a kind, exception, rare bird, queer duck; curiosity, rarity, peculiarity; All SI.
weirdo, oddball, screwball, nut, ding-a-ling.
free-spoken, adj. outspoken, plain-spoken, unreserved; frank, open, candid, sincere, unequivocal, honest, ingenuous; blunt, not mincing words, calling a spade a spade; forthright, to the point, direct,
freethinker, n. skeptic, doubter, cynic, questioner, agnostic. See - agnostic (def 1). free will, n. free choice, volition, option, discretion, voluntariness; velleity, wish, mind; freedom, free rein, latitude, liberty, license,
freeze, v. 1. ice, frost, chill, refrigerate, flash freeze, deep freeze; congeal, harden, stiffen, petrify; immobilize, anaesthetize, benumb.
2. shiver, quake, shake, tremble; get goose flesh or pimples, turn blue, get chilblains, go numb, get chilled to the bones or marrow, feel Jack Frost's fingers.
3. bite, nip, sting, pierce, whip through, lash.
4. stop, go rigid, stand still, stop dead in one's tracks,
freight, n. conveyance, means of transport, transportation, freightage, cartage, truckage, portage; cargo, lading, shipment, haul, load, burden, charge,