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1. cushion

verb. ['ˈkʊʃən'] protect from impact.

Synonyms

  • soften
  • modify

Antonyms

  • depersonalize
  • dissimilate
  • increase

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Words that Rhyme with Cushion

  • abbreviation
  • abdication
  • abduction
  • abduction
  • aberration
  • abolition
  • abomination
  • abortion
  • abrogation
  • absolution
  • absorption
  • absorption
  • abstraction
  • acceleration
  • accession
  • acclamation
  • acclimation
  • accommodation
  • accreditation
  • accretion

Example sentences of the word cushion


1. Noun, singular or mass
This is another cushion you can take with you where ever you go.

2. Verb, base form
This will cushion it, making it less likely that you will irritate and re-open it.

Quotes containing the word cushion


1. Hope is not a resting place but a starting point - a cactus, not a cushion.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

2. Not being the sort to throw a book, she pounded her fist on her cushion.
- Ellen Kushner

2. cushion

noun. ['ˈkʊʃən'] a mechanical damper; absorbs energy of sudden impulses.

Synonyms

  • air spring
  • muffler
  • air cushion
  • suspension
  • shock
  • shock absorber
  • damper

Antonyms

  • stand
  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize
  • enable

3. cushion

noun. ['ˈkʊʃən'] a soft bag filled with air or a mass of padding such as feathers or foam rubber etc..

Synonyms

  • pillow
  • inflatable cushion
  • air cushion
  • gaddi
  • hassock
  • head restraint
  • throw pillow
  • pincushion
  • headrest
  • seat cushion
  • padding

Antonyms

  • activity
  • action
  • activeness
  • spread

4. cushion

noun. ['ˈkʊʃən'] the layer of air that supports a hovercraft or similar vehicle.

Synonyms

  • layer

Antonyms

  • enliven
  • harden
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