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5. at the end of one's rope desperate, without hope, in despair; wretched, miserable, disconsolate, careworn, worried; frantic, frenzied, not knowing which way to turn, sick at heart.
6. enough rope latitude, free rein, free hand, elbow-room, range, scope, room, tolerance, margin, swing, play, long rope or tether, Inf. leeway.
7. know the ropes
Informal, be knowledgable, be informed, be aware, be familiar, be comfortable, be at home; be in the know, have savvy, know the score, know how to get along or by, SI. have the inside dope, SI. know the poop.
-v. 8. tie, bind, fasten, secure, moor, attach, hitch, lash; tether, picket, restrain, curb; tow, pull, pull in; lasso, longe, harness; check, rein in, hold back.
9. rope in
Slang, take in, dupe, gull, victimize; set a snare for, lay a trap for, bait the hook, spread the toils; delude, entrap, hook, waylay; ensnare, inveigle, lure, tempt, intrigue, sniggle.
ropy,
adj. 1. viscid, viscous, mucilaginous, gluti nous, gelatinous, mucous, oozy, tacky, sticky, thick, gummy; stringy, thready, threadlike, fibrous, filamentous, filamentary, filar, filiform, fibrillose.
2. tough, wiry, sinewy, leathery, strapping, roster,
n. list, rota, roll, beadroll, register; catalog, directory, table, index, inventory, file, record; cadastre, grand list; docket, schedule, agenda, calendar; ticket, slate, rostrum, n. platform, dais, stage; lectern, reading stand; pulpit, ambo, desk; stand, witness stand, witness box; hustings, Fig. stump. rosy, adj. 1. rose-colored, roseate, pink, pinkish-red, salmon, coral; red, rose-red, reddish, cherry, cerise.
2.
(of persons, the cheeks, lips etc.) ruby, apple-red; rubicund, ruddy, florid; blushing, erubescent, flushed, burning, glowing, blooming; sunburned, windburned, inflamed.
3. promising, full of promise, likely, auspicious, favorable, looking good; encouraging, reassuring, inspiriting, cheering.
4. cheerful, sunny, bright, upbeat, beamish, enthusiastic; positive, optimistic, confident, sanguine, hopeful, full of hope. rot, v.
1. decay, decompose, putrefy, fester, spoil, go bad; mold, molder, rust; suppurate, Pathol, gangrene, Pathol, mortify.
2. deteriorate, disintegrate, fall apart, come apart, go to pieces, crumble; degenerate, retrograde.
3. eat away, eat at, erode, wear away, break down, gnaw at the root of, undermine; impair, harm, injure.

4. corrupt, canker, abase, degrade; debase, vitiate, pervert, warp, deprave, demoralize; defile, ruin, deflower; taint, stain, sully, blemish, poison.
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5. decay, decomposition, putrefaction, putres cence, putrescency, spoilage; mold, moldiness, mildew, dry rot, blight; deterioration, dissolution, disintegration; suppuration, purulence, Pathol, gangrene, Pathol, mortification.
6. corruption, perversion, degradation, debasement, vitiation; decadence, the skids, dissoluteness, degeneracy, degenerateness, demoralization; pollution, contamination.
7.
Informal, nonsense, tommyrot, twaddle, rubbish, SI. applesauce, SI. baloney, balderdash, hogwash; idiocy, absurdness, craziness. rotary, adj. 1. rotating, rotational, revolving, turning, vertiginous; gyral, gyratory, gyrating, spinning; vortical, vorticose, vortiginous, whirling; cir-cumrotatory, circumvolutory, circumgyratory.

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