shellfire: Associated Words Filter by Noun/Verb/Adjective/Adverb, Position, Positive/Negative, Common/Rare, Syllables & more. Words described by shellfire & Words describing shellfire
- adjective recurring in scattered and irregular or unpredictable instances
- a city subjected to sporadic bombing raids
- noun (`cease' is a noun only in the phrase `without cease') end
- verb put an end to a state or an activity
quit; discontinue; lay off; stop; give up.
- Quit teasing your little brother
- noun an opposing military force
- the enemy attacked at dawn
- noun an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force)
foeman; opposition; foe.
- a soldier must be prepared to kill his enemies
- noun an actor who plays villainous roles
- noun a serious (or tragic) role in a play
- noun the dressed skin of an animal (especially a large animal)
- noun seam made by turning under or folding together and stitching the seamed materials to avoid rough edges
- noun a brief swim in water
- noun a steep and rapid fall
- adjective without stop or interruption
- to insure the continued success of the war
- the continued existence of nationalism
- the continued popularity of Westerns
- verb continue a certain state, condition, or activity
go along; keep; continue; proceed; go on.
- Keep on working!
- We continued to work into the night
- Keep smiling
- We went on working until well past midnight
- adjective satellite uninterrupted in time and indefinitely long continuing
ceaseless; constant; unceasing; perpetual; never-ending; unremitting.
- the ceaseless thunder of surf
- in constant pain
- night and day we live with the incessant noise of the city
- the never-ending search for happiness
- the perpetual struggle to maintain standards in a democracy
- man's unceasing warfare with drought and isolation
- unremitting demands of hunger
- noun events that provide the generative force that is the origin of something
- they are trying to determine the cause of the crash
- noun a justification for something existing or happening
- he had no cause to complain
- they had good reason to rejoice
- noun the act of entering
entry; entrance; ingress; entering.
- she made a grand entrance
- adjective arriving at a place or position
- incoming class
- incoming mail
- noun the act of drawing spatially closer to something
- the hunter's approach scattered the geese
- noun arrival that has been awaited (especially of something momentous)
- the advent of the computer
- adjective satellite stopping and starting at irregular intervals
- intermittent rain showers
- 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
- adjective satellite characteristic of or capable of or having a tendency toward killing another human being
- a homicidal rage
- murderous thugs
- noun the thick white fluid containing spermatozoa that is ejaculated by the male genital tract
semen; ejaculate; seminal fluid; seed; cum.
- verb move toward, travel toward something or somebody or approach something or somebody
- He came singing down the road
- Come with me to the Casbah
- come down here!
- come out of the closet!
- come into the room
- adjective satellite relevant and appropriate
- he asks questions that are germane and central to the issue
Taverners until them told the same. Piers Plowman.
He roused himself full blithe, and hastened them until. Spenser.
- noun a native or inhabitant of Israel
- adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Israel or its people
- 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
- 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
- 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 satellite marked by lack of definite plan or regularity or purpose; jumping from one thing to another
- desultory thoughts
- the desultory conversation characteristic of cocktail parties
- 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
- noun a quantity that does not vary
invariable; constant quantity.
- noun a number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context
- the velocity of light is a constant
- 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 possessing or displaying a distinctive feature to a heightened degree
- intense heat
- intense anxiety
- intense desire
- intense emotion
- the skunk's intense acrid odor
- intense pain
- enemy fire was intense
- adjective satellite extremely sharp or intense
- acute pain
- felt acute annoyance
- intense itching and burning
- adjective satellite produced by a manufacturing process; rope and nails"
- bought some made goods at the local store
- verb engage in
- make love, not war
- make an effort
- do research
- do nothing
- make revolution
- adjective satellite very great or intense
- a terrific noise
- a terrific thunderstorm storm
- fought a terrific battle
- adjective satellite extraordinarily good or great; used especially as intensifiers
fantastic; marvelous; marvellous; grand; howling; wonderful; wondrous; rattling; tremendous.
- a fantastic trip to the Orient
- the film was fantastic!
- a howling success
- a marvelous collection of rare books
- had a rattling conversation about politics
- a tremendous achievement
Our host upon his stirrups stood anon. Chaucer.
Thou shalt take of the blood that is upon the altar. Ex. xxix. 21.
The Philistines be upon thee, Samson. Judg. xvi. 9.
As I did stand my watch upon the hill. Shak.
He made a great difference between people that did rebel upon wantonness, and them that did rebel upon want. Bacon.
This advantage we lost upon the invention of firearms. Addison.
Upon the whole, it will be necessary to avoid that perpetual repetition of the same epithets which we find in Homer. Pope.
He had abandoned the frontiers, retiring upon Glasgow. Sir. W. Scott.
Philip swore upon the Evangelists to abstain from aggression in my absence. Landor.
- adjective conforming exactly or almost exactly to fact or to a standard or performing with total accuracy
- an accurate reproduction
- the accounting was accurate
- accurate measurements
- an accurate scale
- adjective satellite (of ideas, images, representations, expressions) characterized by perfect conformity to fact or truth; strictly correct
- a precise image
- a precise measurement
- noun a unit of length equal to one twelfth of a foot
- noun a unit of measurement for advertising space
- adjective continuing in time or space without interruption
- a continuous rearrangement of electrons in the solar atoms results in the emission of light"- James Jeans
- a continuous bout of illness lasting six months
- lived in continuous fear
- a continuous row of warehouses
- a continuous line has no gaps or breaks in it
- moving midweek holidays to the nearest Monday or Friday allows uninterrupted work weeks
- adjective of a function or curve; extending without break or irregularity
- adjective occurring without interruption; chiefly restricted to what recurs regularly or frequently in a prolonged and closely spaced series
- the continual banging of the shutters
- adjective satellite `continual' (meaning seemingly uninterrupted) is often used interchangeably with `continuous' (meaning without interruption)
- adjective satellite occurring from time to time
- took an occasional glass of wine
- adjective satellite occurring or appearing at usually irregular intervals
- episodic in his affections
- occasional headaches
- 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
- adjective gathered together or made less diffuse
- their concentrated efforts
- his concentrated attention
- concentrated study
- a narrow thread of concentrated ore
- verb make denser, stronger, or purer
- concentrate juice
Jacob saw the angels of God come against him. Tyndale.
- 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
- noun an area in which something acts or operates or has power or control: "the range of a supersonic jet"
ambit; reach; orbit; compass; scope.
- a piano has a greater range than the human voice
- the ambit of municipal legislation
- within the compass of this article
- within the scope of an investigation
- outside the reach of the law
- in the political orbit of a world power
- noun the limits within which something can be effective
- range of motion
- he was beyond the reach of their fire
- verb command with authority
- He directed the children to do their homework
- verb intend (something) to move towards a certain goal
aim; point; place; target.
- He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face
- criticism directed at her superior
- direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself
- adjective satellite detected or perceived by the sense of hearing
- a conversation heard through the wall
- verb perceive (sound) via the auditory sense
- noun a small amount or duration
- he accepted the little they gave him
- adjective limited or below average in number or quantity or magnitude or extent
- a little dining room
- a little house
- a small car
- a little (or small) group
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