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Synonyms and antonyms for jack-in-the-pulpit

1. jack-in-the-pulpit (n.)

common American spring-flowering woodland herb having sheathing leaves and an upright club-shaped spadix with overarching green and purple spathe producing scarlet berries

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2. jack-in-the-pulpit (n.)

common European arum with lanceolate spathe and short purple spadix; emerges in early spring; source of a starch called arum

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3. jack-in-the-box (n.)

plaything consisting of a toy clown that jumps out of a box when the lid is opened

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4. in (adv.)

to or toward the inside of

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5. pulpit (n.)

a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it

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6. jack-by-the-hedge (n.)

European herb that smells like garlic

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7. head-in-the-clouds (adj.)

guided by whim and fancy

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8. toad-in-the-hole (n.)

sausage baked in batter

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9. stick-in-the-mud (adj.)

(used pejoratively) out of fashion; old fashioned

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10. stick-in-the-mud (n.)

someone who moves slowly

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