Synonyms

1. jack-in-the-pulpit

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

Synonyms

  • genus Arum
  • aroid
  • lords-and-ladies
  • cuckoopint
  • Arum maculatum

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Words that Rhyme with Bully Pulpit

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1. Noun Phrase
The office of the presidency provides its own gravitas, sense of legitimacy and the famed bully pulpit.

2. jack-in-the-pulpit

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

Synonyms

  • arum
  • wake-robin
  • Indian turnip
  • Arisaema
  • aroid
  • Arisaema atrorubens
  • genus Arisaema

3. pulpit

noun. ['ˈpʊlpɪt'] a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it.

Synonyms

  • rostrum
  • podium
  • platform
  • ambo
  • stump
  • soapbox

Etymology

  • pulpitum (Latin)

4. bully

noun. ['ˈbʊli'] a cruel and brutal fellow.

Synonyms

  • assailant
  • aggressor
  • yobo
  • ruffian
  • tough guy
  • assaulter
  • roughneck
  • yob
  • bullyboy
  • muscle
  • tough
  • muscleman
  • plug-ugly
  • yobbo
  • rowdy
  • hooligan
  • skinhead

Antonyms

  • soft
  • sensitive
  • easy
  • comfortable

5. bully

adjective. ['ˈbʊli'] very good.

Synonyms

  • slap-up
  • good
  • bang-up
  • cracking
  • dandy
  • corking
  • groovy
  • neat
  • nifty
  • peachy
  • keen
  • not bad
  • great
  • swell

Antonyms

  • tender
  • edible
  • delicate
  • inexperienced

6. bully

verb. ['ˈbʊli'] discourage or frighten with threats or a domineering manner; intimidate.

Synonyms

  • palaver
  • swagger
  • inveigle
  • wheedle
  • sweet-talk
  • cajole
  • browbeat
  • coax

Antonyms

  • unrespectable
  • worst
  • export
  • import

7. bully

noun. ['ˈbʊli'] a hired thug.

Synonyms

  • goon
  • punk
  • tough
  • hood
  • thug
  • strong-armer
  • toughie

Antonyms

  • good
  • orderly
  • disobedient
  • worse

8. bully

verb. ['ˈbʊli'] be bossy towards.

Synonyms

  • tyrannise
  • strong-arm
  • boss around
  • ballyrag
  • hector
  • intimidate
  • domineer
  • browbeat
  • bullyrag
  • push around

Antonyms

  • evil
  • immoral
  • evilness
  • wicked
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