riverbanks: Associated Words Filter by Noun/Verb/Adjective/Adverb, Position, Positive/Negative, Common/Rare, Syllables & more. Words described by riverbanks & Words describing riverbanks
- verb dirty with mud
- verb cause to become muddy
- These data would have muddied the prediction
- noun the facility where wild animals are housed for exhibition
menagerie; zoological garden.
- noun (geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)
wearing; eating away; erosion; wearing away.
- verb become ground down or deteriorate
eat at; gnaw; erode; gnaw at; wear away.
- Her confidence eroded
- adjective concerning the study of animals and their classification and properties
- zoological research
- adjective of or relating to animals or animal groups
- zoological garden
- adjective satellite covered with forest
- efforts to protect forested lands of the northwest
- verb establish a forest on previously unforested land
- afforest the mountains
- adjective satellite bordered by a line of things
- tree lined streets
- verb be in line with; form a line along
run along; line.
- trees line the riverbank
- adjective satellite (of soil) soft and watery
mucky; swampy; soggy; boggy; quaggy; muddy; sloughy; sloppy; miry; waterlogged; squashy.
- the ground was boggy under foot
- a marshy coastline
- miry roads
- wet mucky lowland
- muddy barnyard
- quaggy terrain
- the sloughy edge of the pond
- swampy bayous
- verb move towards
go up; come near; draw near; draw close; come on; approach.
- We were approaching our destination
- They are drawing near
- The enemy army came nearer and nearer
- adjective not far distant in time or space or degree or circumstances
- near neighbors
- in the near future
- they are near equals
- his nearest approach to success
- a very near thing
- a near hit by the bomb
- she was near tears
- she was close to tears
- had a close call
- adjective abounding in grass
- adverb in or to a place that is lower
beneath; to a lower place; at a lower place.
- adverb at a later place
- see below
- adjective covered with growing trees and bushes etc
- wooded land
- a heavily wooded tract
- adverb with a forward motion
- we drove along admiring the view
- the horse trotted along at a steady pace
- the circus traveled on to the next city
- move along
- march on
- adverb in accompaniment or as a companion
- his little sister came along to the movies
- I brought my camera along
- working along with his father
- noun a steep place (as on a hill)
- verb devote (oneself) fully to
plunge; immerse; absorb; soak up; engross; engulf.
- He immersed himself into his studies
- adverb from first to last
- the play was excellent end-to-end
- adverb used to refer to cited works
- verb enter or assume a certain state or condition
- He became annoyed when he heard the bad news
- It must be getting more serious
- her face went red with anger
- She went into ecstasy
- Get going!
- verb undergo a change or development
- The water turned into ice
- Her former friend became her worst enemy
- He turned traitor
- adjective satellite of hair color; pale yellowish to yellowish brown
- flaxen locks
- adjective resembling or containing or abounding in sand; or growing in sandy areas
- arenaceous limestone
- arenaceous grasses
- verb make stable and keep from fluctuating or put into an equilibrium
- The drug stabilized her blood pressure
- stabilize prices
- verb support or hold steady and make steadfast, with or as if with a brace
steady; brace; stabilise.
- brace your elbows while working on the potter's wheel
- noun Israeli statesman (born in Russia) who (as prime minister of Israel) negotiated a peace treaty with Anwar Sadat (then the president of Egypt) (1913-1992)
- verb take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
get; start out; set about; start; set out; get down; commence.
- We began working at dawn
- Who will start?
- Get working as soon as the sun rises!
- The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia
- He began early in the day
- Let's get down to work now
- noun a person who drinks alcohol to excess habitually
souse; alcoholic; alky; boozer; dipsomaniac; soaker.
- adjective satellite produced or growing in extreme abundance
luxuriant; profuse; riotous; exuberant.
- their riotous blooming
Taverners until them told the same. Piers Plowman.
He roused himself full blithe, and hastened them until. Spenser.
- adjective satellite worn away as by water or ice or wind
- verb become ground down or deteriorate
eat at; gnaw; erode; gnaw at; wear away.
- Her confidence eroded
- noun an earlier section of a written text
- for instructions refer to the above
- adjective satellite appearing earlier in the same text
- flaws in the above interpretation
- adjective satellite covered with water
awash; afloat; overflowing; inundated.
- the main deck was afloat (or awash)
- the monsoon left the whole place awash
- a flooded bathroom
- inundated farmlands
- an overflowing tub
- verb fill quickly beyond capacity; as with a liquid
flood; inundate; deluge; swamp.
- the basement was inundated after the storm
- The images flooded his mind
- noun the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees
due south; S; southward.
- noun the region of the United States lying to the south of the Mason-Dixon line
- verb give a certain impression or have a certain outward aspect
- She seems to be sleeping
- This appears to be a very difficult problem
- This project looks fishy
- They appeared like people who had not eaten or slept for a long time
- verb seem to be true, probable, or apparent
- It seems that he is very gifted
- It appears that the weather in California is very bad
- adjective satellite (of businesses and businessmen) unscrupulous
- a shady operation
- adjective satellite of questionable taste or morality
- a louche nightclub
- a louche painting
- adjective satellite having finished or arrived at completion
done; through with.
- certain to make history before he's done
- it's a done deed
- after the treatment, the patient is through except for follow-up
- almost through with his studies
- adjective satellite (of a route or journey etc.) continuing without requiring stops or changes
- a through street
- a through bus
- through traffic
- adjective satellite having an oblique or slanted direction
aslope; aslant; diagonal; sloped; slanted; slanting.
- verb be at an angle
slope; incline; pitch.
- The terrain sloped down
- adverb in the area or vicinity
- a few spectators standing about
- hanging around
- waited around for the next flight
- adverb by a circular or circuitous route
- He came all the way around the base
- the road goes around the pond
- adjective capable of reproducing
- adjective satellite intellectually productive
- a prolific writer
- a fecund imagination
- adjective protected from heat and light with shade or shadow
- shaded avenues
- o'er the shaded billows rushed the night"- Alexander Pope
- verb cast a shadow over
shadow; shade off; shade.
- adjective satellite located below or beneath something else
- nether garments
- the under parts of a machine
- adjective satellite lower in rank, power, or authority
- an under secretary
- adverb side by side
- anchored close aboard another ship
- adverb in the interval
- dancing all the dances with little rest between
- adverb in between
- two houses with a tree between
- adjective satellite close at hand
- the nearby towns
- concentrated his study on the nearby planet Venus
- adverb not far away in relative terms
- she works nearby
- the planets orbiting nearby are Venus and Mars
- noun the present location; this place
- where do we go from here?
- noun queen of the Olympian gods in ancient Greek mythology; sister and wife of Zeus remembered for her jealously of the many mortal women Zeus fell in love with; identified with Roman Juno
- adjective satellite abounding in rocks or stones
bouldery; stony; bouldered.
- rocky fields
- stony ground
- bouldery beaches
- adjective causing or characterized by jolts and irregular movements
jumpy; jolty; jolting; bumpy; rough.
- a rough ride
- adjective located at a great distance in time or space or degree
- we come from a far country
- far corners of the earth
- the far future
- a far journey
- the far side of the road
- far from the truth
- far in the future
- noun a terrorist organization that seeks to overthrow the government dominated by Tutsi and to institute Hutu control again
Army for the Liberation of Rwanda; Interahamwe; ALIR; Former Armed Forces.
- in 1999 ALIR guerrillas kidnapped and killed eight foreign tourists
- adverb on the inside
- inside, the car is a mess
- adjective satellite (used with count nouns) two considered together; the two
- both girls are pretty
- noun the momentary present
- Now is a good time to do it
- it worked up to right now
- adverb in the historical present; at this point in the narration of a series of past events
- President Kennedy now calls in the National Guard
- Washington now decides to cross the Delaware
- the ship is now listing to port
- adverb earlier in time; previously
- I had known her before
- as I said before
- he called me the day before but your call had come even earlier
- her parents had died four years earlier
- I mentioned that problem earlier
- adverb at or in the front
in front; ahead.
- I see the lights of a town ahead
- the road ahead is foggy
- staring straight ahead
- we couldn't see over the heads of the people in front
- with the cross of Jesus marching on before
- verb shield from danger, injury, destruction, or damage
- Weatherbeater protects your roof from the rain
- verb use tariffs to favor domestic industry
- adjective satellite with no protection or shield
- the exposed northeast frontier
- open to the weather
- an open wound
- verb expose or make accessible to some action or influence
- Expose your students to art
- expose the blanket to sunshine
- noun the deliberate act of deviating from the truth
- verb be located or situated somewhere; occupy a certain position
- noun green color or pigment; resembling the color of growing grass
- noun a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area
park; commons; common.
- they went for a walk in the park
- noun a lofty level or position or degree
- summer temperatures reached an all-time high
- noun an air mass of higher than normal pressure
- the east coast benefits from a Bermuda high
- adjective separated in space or coming from or going to a distance
- distant villages
- the sound of distant traffic
- a distant sound
- a distant telephone call
- adjective far apart in relevance or relationship or kinship
- a distant cousin
- a remote relative
- a distant likeness
- considerations entirely removed (or remote) from politics
- noun a word that expresses a meaning opposed to the meaning of another word, in which case the two words are antonyms of each other
opposite word; antonym.
- to him the antonym of `gay' was `depressed'
- noun a relation of direct opposition
- we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true
- adjective overlaid or spread or topped with or enclosed within something; sometimes used as a combining form
- women with covered faces
- covered wagons
- a covered balcony
- verb provide with a covering or cause to be covered
- cover her face with a handkerchief
- cover the child with a blanket
- cover the grave with flowers
- noun a reformer who opposes the use of intoxicating beverages
- verb remove the moisture from and make dry
- dry clothes
- dry hair
- noun the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one or a numeral representing this number
II; deuce; 2.
- noun one of the four playing cards in a deck that have two spots
- noun someone regarded as certain to succeed
- he's a natural for the job
- noun a notation cancelling a previous sharp or flat
- noun a level tract of land
- the salt flats of Utah
- noun a shallow box in which seedlings are started
- noun an air mass of lower pressure; often brings precipitation
- a low moved in over night bringing sleet and snow
- noun British political cartoonist (born in New Zealand) who created the character Colonel Blimp (1891-1963)
David Low; Sir David Alexander Cecil Low; Sir David Low.
- noun soft fine feathers
- noun (American football) a complete play to advance the football
- you have four downs to gain ten yards
- noun (cricket) the division of play during which six balls are bowled at the batsman by one player from the other team from the same end of the pitch
- adjective satellite having come or been brought to a conclusion
concluded; terminated; complete; ended; all over.
- the harvesting was complete
- the affair is over, ended, finished
- the abruptly terminated interview
- adjective a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `as' or `too' or `so' or `that'; amounting to a large but indefinite number
- many temptations
- the temptations are many
- a good many
- a great many
- many directions
- take as many apples as you like
- too many clouds to see
- never saw so many people
- noun past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')
- adjective (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age
- his mother is very old
- a ripe old age
- how old are you?
- adjective same in identity
- the same man I saw yesterday
- never wore the same dress twice
- this road is the same one we were on yesterday
- on the same side of the street
- noun a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer
Saame; Lapp; Sami; Saami; Lapplander.
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