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1. shaft

noun. ['ˈʃæft'] an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect.

Synonyms

  • barb
  • dig
  • comment
  • jibe
  • cheap shot
  • remark
  • input
  • gibe
  • shot

Antonyms

  • defeat
  • open
  • differ
  • disagree

Etymology

  • sceaft (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Air Shaft

  • redraft
  • staffed
  • kraft
  • krafft
  • graft
  • draught
  • draft
  • craft
  • taft
  • raft
  • laughed
  • daft
  • calfed

2. shaft

noun. ['ˈʃæft'] a line that forms the length of an arrow pointer.

Synonyms

  • line
  • pointer

Antonyms

  • ride
  • nonmember
  • walk

Etymology

  • sceaft (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. shaft

noun. ['ˈʃæft'] a long rod or pole (especially the handle of an implement or the body of a weapon like a spear or arrow).

Synonyms

  • rod
  • thill

Antonyms

  • chaste
  • fatty
  • well

Etymology

  • sceaft (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. shaft

noun. ['ˈʃæft'] the hollow spine of a feather.

Synonyms

  • quill
  • feather
  • plume
  • plumage
  • calamus

Antonyms

  • bright
  • dull
  • dullness
  • light

Etymology

  • sceaft (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. air

noun. ['ˈɛr'] a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of.

Synonyms

  • Kr
  • Ar
  • breath
  • Xe
  • nitrogen
  • atomic number 54
  • atomic number 10
  • atomic number 8
  • liquid air
  • N
  • wind
  • air current
  • neon
  • atomic number 18
  • xenon
  • gas
  • hot air
  • current of air
  • krypton
  • Ne
  • oxygen
  • atomic number 7
  • O
  • atomic number 36

Antonyms

  • unstrain
  • polyphonic music
  • monophony
  • polyphony

Etymology

  • air (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • aeir (Anglo-Norman)

6. air

noun. ['ˈɛr'] the region above the ground.

Synonyms

  • region

Antonyms

  • attach
  • stay

Etymology

  • air (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • aeir (Anglo-Norman)

7. air

noun. ['ˈɛr'] a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing.

Synonyms

  • vibe
  • quality
  • atmosphere
  • vibration
  • mystique
  • aura

Antonyms

  • leaded gasoline
  • unleaded gasoline
  • defend
  • untune

Etymology

  • air (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • aeir (Anglo-Norman)

8. air

noun. ['ˈɛr'] a slight wind (usually refreshing).

Synonyms

  • zephyr
  • light air
  • sea breeze
  • air current
  • current of air
  • breath
  • fresh breeze
  • gentle breeze
  • breeze
  • moderate breeze
  • light breeze
  • wind
  • strong breeze

Antonyms

  • arrive
  • stand still
  • wholly
  • conception

Etymology

  • air (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • aeir (Anglo-Norman)

9. air

noun. ['ˈɛr'] the mass of air surrounding the Earth.

Synonyms

  • part
  • airspace
  • Earth
  • globe
  • atmosphere
  • world
  • ionosphere
  • earth
  • air space

Antonyms

  • end
  • misconception
  • beginning
  • join

Etymology

  • air (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • aeir (Anglo-Norman)

10. air

verb. ['ˈɛr'] expose to fresh air.

Synonyms

  • air out
  • aerate

Antonyms

  • confine
  • spell
  • birth

Etymology

  • air (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • aeir (Anglo-Norman)

Example sentences of the word air-shaft


1. Noun Phrase
Keeping your hair properly moisturized helps keep tangles at bay by softening the hair shaft, making it harder to become entwined with other individual hairs.

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