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1. chalk

noun. ['ˈtʃɑːk, ˈtʃɔk'] a piece of calcite or a similar substance, usually in the shape of a crayon, that is used to write or draw on blackboards or other flat surfaces.

Synonyms

  • tailor's chalk
  • writing implement

Antonyms

  • linger
  • slow
  • fast

Etymology

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

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Rhymes with Chalk Dust

  • ustrust
  • clevetrust
  • antitrust
  • nonplussed
  • mistrust
  • distrust
  • unadjust
  • readjust
  • incrust
  • entrust
  • encrust
  • disgust
  • discussed
  • combust
  • unjust
  • robust
  • trust
  • thrust
  • prust
  • crust
  • brust
  • blust
  • adjust
  • yust
  • rust
  • must
  • lust
  • knust
  • just
  • hust

Sentences with chalk-dust


1. Noun Phrase
Make chalk dust from each of the pastel colors chosen by scraping it through a fine wire screen.

2. chalk

noun. ['ˈtʃɑːk, ˈtʃɔk'] a pure flat white with little reflectance.

Synonyms

  • white

Antonyms

  • low
  • inferior

Etymology

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

3. chalk

noun. ['ˈtʃɑːk, ˈtʃɔk'] a soft whitish calcite.

Synonyms

  • calcite

Antonyms

  • bottom
  • flatter

Etymology

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

4. chalk

noun. ['ˈtʃɑːk, ˈtʃɔk'] an amphetamine derivative (trade name Methedrine) used in the form of a crystalline hydrochloride; used as a stimulant to the nervous system and as an appetite suppressant.

Synonyms

  • chicken feed
  • Methedrine
  • ice
  • amphetamine
  • meth
  • shabu
  • upper
  • methamphetamine hydrochloride
  • trash
  • controlled substance
  • deoxyephedrine
  • methamphetamine
  • crank
  • pep pill
  • glass

Antonyms

  • acceleration
  • decelerate
  • heat
  • uncover

Etymology

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

5. chalk

verb. ['ˈtʃɑːk, ˈtʃɔk'] write, draw, or trace with chalk.

Synonyms

  • delineate
  • line
  • trace
  • describe

Antonyms

  • unbend
  • stable
  • unfasten
  • stop

Etymology

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

6. dust

noun. ['ˈdʌst'] fine powdery material such as dry earth or pollen that can be blown about in the air.

Synonyms

  • particulate
  • radioactive dust
  • fallout
  • particulate matter

Antonyms

  • gather
  • convict
  • invest
  • mobilize

Etymology

  • dust (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dust (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. dust

noun. ['ˈdʌst'] the remains of something that has been destroyed or broken up.

Synonyms

  • slack
  • scrap
  • rubbish
  • trash
  • rubble
  • junk
  • detritus

Antonyms

  • understate
  • stay in place
  • untwine
  • concentration

Etymology

  • dust (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dust (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. dust

verb. ['ˈdʌst'] remove the dust from.

Synonyms

  • withdraw
  • remove
  • make clean
  • take
  • take away

Antonyms

  • increase
  • strengthen
  • tightness
  • dehydrate

Etymology

  • dust (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dust (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. dust

verb. ['ˈdʌst'] rub the dust over a surface so as to blur the outlines of a shape.

Synonyms

  • smudge
  • blur
  • smutch

Antonyms

  • diligent
  • stiffen
  • running
  • flatter

Etymology

  • dust (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dust (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. dust

verb. ['ˈdʌst'] cover with a light dusting of a substance.

Antonyms

  • unfair

Etymology

  • dust (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • dust (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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