Nouns (12)
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qualifying, pass, passing
n. success in satisfying a test or requirement; "his future depended on his passing that test"; "he got a pass in introductory chemistry"
overtaking, passing
n. going by something that is moving in order to get in front of it; "she drove but well but her reckless passing of every car on the road frightened me"
passing game, passing play, passing, pass
n. (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate; "the coach sent in a passing play on third and long"
passing, passage
n. a bodily reaction of changing from one place or stage to another; "the passage of air from the lungs"; "the passing of flatus"
passing
n. the end of something; "the passing of winter"
Verbs (0)
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Adverbs (8)
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amain, exceedingly, extremely, passing
adv. to an extreme degree or extent; "his eyesight was exceedingly defective"
super, passing, exceedingly, extremely
adv. to an extreme degree; "extremely cold"; "extremely unpleasant"
Adjectives (12)
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passing, perfunctory, cursory, casual
adj. hasty and without attention to detail; not thorough; "a casual (or cursory) inspection failed to reveal the house's structural flaws"; "a passing glance"; "perfunctory courtesy"
passing
adj. allowing you to pass (e.g., an examination or inspection) satisfactorily; "a passing grade"
fugacious, short-lived, transitory, transient, passing, ephemeral
adj. lasting a very short time; "the ephemeral joys of childhood"; "a passing fancy"; "youth's transient beauty"; "love is transitory but it is eternal"; "fugacious blossoms"
passing
adj. allowing you to pass (e.g., an examination or inspection) satisfactorily; "a passing grade"
Fuzzynyms (61)
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soul
n. a secular form of gospel that was a major Black musical genre in the 1960s and 1970s; "soul was politically significant during the Civil Rights movement"
nonchalant, insouciant, casual
adj. marked by blithe unconcern; "an ability to interest casual students"; "showed a casual disregard for cold weather"; "an utterly insouciant financial policy"; "an elegantly insouciant manner"; "drove his car with nonchalant abandon"; "was polite in a teasing nonchalant manner"
indifferent
adj. neither too great nor too little; "a couple of indifferent hills to climb"
fast, quick, flying
adj. hurried and brief; "paid a flying visit"; "took a flying glance at the book"; "a quick inspection"; "a fast visit"
hasty
adj. excessively quick; "made a hasty exit"; "a headlong rush to sell"
brief
adj. of short duration or distance; "a brief stay in the country"
momentaneous, momentary, fugitive, fleeting
adj. lasting for a markedly brief time; "a fleeting glance"; "fugitive hours"; "rapid momentaneous association of things that meet and pass"; "a momentary glimpse"
momentaneous, momentary, fugitive, fleeting
adj. lasting for a markedly brief time; "a fleeting glance"; "fugitive hours"; "rapid momentaneous association of things that meet and pass"; "a momentary glimpse"
mortal
adj. subject to death; "mortal beings"
passing
adj. allowing you to pass (e.g., an examination or inspection) satisfactorily; "a passing grade"
fugacious, short-lived, transitory, transient, passing, ephemeral
adj. lasting a very short time; "the ephemeral joys of childhood"; "a passing fancy"; "youth's transient beauty"; "love is transitory but it is eternal"; "fugacious blossoms"
facile
adj. arrived at without due care or effort; lacking depth; "too facile a solution for so complex a problem"
hit-or-miss, haphazard
adj. dependent upon or characterized by chance; "a haphazard plan of action"; "his judgment is rather hit-or-miss"
migratory, migrant
adj. habitually moving from place to place especially in search of seasonal work; "appalled by the social conditions of migrant life"; "migratory workers"
migratory, migrant
adj. habitually moving from place to place especially in search of seasonal work; "appalled by the social conditions of migrant life"; "migratory workers"
grossly
adv. in a gross manner
quite, rather, pretty, jolly
adv. intensifier, as in "pretty big"
more or less, somewhat, slightly
adv. to a small degree or extent; "his arguments were somewhat self-contradictory"; "the children argued because one slice of cake was slightly larger than the other"
devilishly, deucedly, deadly, insanely, madly
adv. (used as intensives) extremely; "she was madly in love"; "deadly dull"; "deadly earnest"; "deucedly clever"; "insanely jealous"
extraordinarily, inordinately
adv. extremely; "she was inordinately smart"; "it will be an extraordinarily painful step to negotiate"
to a fault, too, overly, excessively
adv. to a degree exceeding normal or proper limits; "too big"
greatly
adv. to an extraordinary extent or degree; "he improved greatly"
extra
adv. unusually or exceptionally; "an extra fast car"
unco, outstandingly, remarkably, unusually
adv. to a remarkable degree or extent; "she was unusually tall"
notably
adv. especially; in particular; "notably in the social sciences, the professors teach too much"
exceptionally
adv. to an exceptional degree; "it worked exceptionally well"
uncommonly
adv. exceptionally; "a common remedy is uncommonly difficult to find"
Synonyms (88)
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effortless, unstudied
adj. "careless grace"
sloppy, slipshod, slapdash, haphazard
adj. marked by great carelessness; "a most haphazard system of record keeping"; "slapdash work"; "slipshod spelling"; "sloppy workmanship"
on the move, active
adj. being in physical motion: "active fish in the aquarium"; "a nurse is on the move all day"
afoot
adj. traveling by foot; "she was afoot when I saw her this morning"
tossing, agitated
adj. thrown from side to side; "a tossing ship"
oncoming
adj. moving toward one
self-propelling, self-propelled, automotive
adj. containing within itself the means of propulsion or movement; "a self-propelled vehicle"
awheel
adj. traveling by wheeled vehicle such as bicycle or automobile e.g.; "the public was awheel"
circling
adj. moving in a circle
circulating
adj. moving or flowing in a circuit and returning to the same point: "steam circulating through the pipes"; "the circulating thyroid hormones"
creeping, crawling
adj. moving or progressing very slowly or laboriously esp by or as if by dragging the body along close to the ground: "huge crawling reptiles"; "a creeping tractor"
streaming, flowing
adj. moving smoothly and continuously; "crowds flowing through the canyons of the streets"; "fan streaming into the concert hall"
pouring, gushing
adj. flowing profusely; "a gushing hydrant"; "pouring flood waters"
flittering, fluttering
adj. moving rapidly to and fro (as wings): "fluttering birds"; "the flittering wings of a fledgling"
squirting, spurting, spouting, jetting
adj. propelled violently in a usually narrow stream
itinerant
adj. traveling from place to place to work; "itinerant labor"; "an itinerant judge"
kinetic
adj. characterized by motion; "modern dance has been called kinetic pantomime"
marching
adj. "marching orders"
milling, shuffling
adj. moving about or around: "the milling crowd"
mobile
adj. having transportation available
rotating, revolving, turning, wheeling
adj. turning about an axis
rushing
adj. moving or as if moving with extreme rapidity: "the typical mountain stream is a rushing torrent"; "the rushing yellow of the developing day"
shifty, shifting
adj. changing position or direction; "he drifted into the shifting crowd"; "their nervous shifting glances"; "shifty winds"
spinning, whirling
adj. moving or driven rapidly in a rotary or twisting motion; "a tornado's whirling winds"; "swirling currents"
wriggly, writhing, wriggling, wiggly
adj. moving in a twisting or snake-like or wormlike fashion; "wiggly worms"
waving, streaming
adj. "banners waving in the breeze"
sweeping
adj. taking in or moving over (or as if over) a wide area; often used in combination; "a sweeping glance"; "a wide-sweeping view of the river"
afoot, underway
adj. currently in progress; "there is mischief afoot"; "plans are afoot"; "preparations for the trial are underway"
unreeling, unwinding
adj. unwinding from or as if from a reel; "recorded on the unreeling film inside her"; "a long unwinding silk cocoon"
swirling, whirling
adj. moving or driven rapidly in a rotary or twisting motion; "a tornado's whirling winds"; "swirling currents"
interim
adj. serving during an intermediate interval of time; "an interim agreement"
episodic
adj. limited in duration to a single episode; "an account concerned primarily with episodic events such as the succession of rulers"
fly-by-night
adj. ephemeral; "the symphony is no fly-by-night venture"
jury-rigged, makeshift, improvised
adj. done or made using whatever is available; "crossed the river on improvised bridges"; "the survivors used jury-rigged fishing gear"; "the rock served as a makeshift hammer"
temporal
adj. not eternal; "temporal matters of but fleeting moment"- F.D.Roosevelt
terminable
adj. capable of being terminated after a designated time; "terminable employees"; "a terminable annuity"
guest, visiting
adj. staying temporarily: "a visiting foreigner"; "guest conductor"
acceptable
adj. worthy of acceptance or satisfactory; "acceptable levels of radiation"; "performances varied from acceptable to excellent"
fair to middling, tolerable, passable, adequate
adj. about average; acceptable; "more than adequate as a secretary"
hunky-dory, o.k., all right, okay, ok, fine
adj. being satisfactory or in satisfactory condition; "an all-right movie"; "the passengers were shaken up but are all right"; "is everything all right?"; "everything's fine"; "things are okay"; "dinner and the movies had been fine"; "another minute I'd have been fine"
alright
adj. nonstandard usage
satisfying, cheering, comforting
adj. providing freedom from worry
copesettic, copesetic, copasetic, copacetic
adj. completely satisfactory; "his smile said that everything was copacetic"; "You had to be a good judge of what a man was like, and the English was copacetic"- John O'Hara
right
adj. in or into a satisfactory condition; "things are right again now"; "put things right"
Antonyms (16)
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flunk, failing
n. failure to reach a minimum required performance; "his failing the course led to his disqualification"; "he got two flunks on his report"
violent death, killing
n. an event that causes someone to die
perpetual, incessant
adj. occurring so frequently as to seem ceaseless or uninterrupted; "a child's incessant questions"; "your perpetual (or continual) complaints"
lasting, permanent
adj. continuing or enduring without marked change in status or condition or place; "permanent secretary to the president"; "permanent address"; "literature of permanent value"
eonian, aeonian, unceasing, unending, perpetual, everlasting, eternal, ageless
adj. continuing forever or indefinitely; "the ageless themes of love and revenge"; "eternal truths"; "life everlasting"; "hell's perpetual fires"; "the unending bliss of heaven"
passing
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