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1. great-aunt

noun. an aunt of your father or mother.

Synonyms

  • aunty
  • grandaunt
  • auntie

Antonyms

  • granduncle
  • kinsman
  • great-uncle
  • benefactor

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Words that Rhyme with Agony Aunt

  • st_laurent
  • poissant
  • laplant
  • toutant
  • pylant
  • coutant
  • schwandt
  • flaunt
  • want
  • taunt
  • jaunt
  • haunt
  • gauntt
  • gaunt
  • daunt
  • conte

2. agony

noun. ['ˈægəni'] intense feelings of suffering; acute mental or physical pain.

Synonyms

  • torture
  • suffering
  • hurt

Antonyms

  • happy
  • untroubled
  • pleasantness
  • good health

Etymology

  • ἀγωνία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. agony

noun. ['ˈægəni'] a state of acute pain.

Synonyms

  • hurting
  • Passion of Christ
  • suffering
  • throe
  • Passion
  • pain

Antonyms

  • be well
  • uninjured
  • undamaged

Etymology

  • ἀγωνία (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. aunt

noun. ['ˈænt, ˈɔnt'] the sister of your father or mother; the wife of your uncle.

Synonyms

  • aunty
  • maiden aunt
  • grandaunt
  • auntie
  • great-aunt

Antonyms

  • nephew
  • male sibling
  • granduncle
  • kinsman

Etymology

  • aunte (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • aunte (Anglo-Norman)

Example sentences of the word agony-aunt


1. Noun Phrase
When your British colleague makes an offhand comment about an agony aunt, it may take you a few minutes to figure out she means a newspaper advice columnist.

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