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1. ex-boyfriend

noun. ['ˈɛksˈbɔɪˌfrɛnd'] a man who is no longer a woman's boyfriend.

Synonyms

  • adult male

Antonyms

  • female
  • juvenile

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2. ex-president

noun. a former president.

3. ex-husband

noun. ['ˈɛksˈhʌzbənd'] a man who was formerly a certain woman's husband.

Synonyms

  • ex
  • adult male

Antonyms

  • female
  • juvenile
  • draftee

4. ex-gambler

noun. a former gambler.

Antonyms

  • loser

5. ex-mayor

noun. a former mayor.

Synonyms

  • mayor

6. ex-wife

noun. ['ˈɛkˈswaɪf'] a woman who was formerly a particular man's wife.

Synonyms

  • woman
  • ex

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • male
  • husband

7. ex

noun. ['ˈɛks'] the 24th letter of the Roman alphabet.

Synonyms

  • x
  • alphabetic character
  • letter of the alphabet
  • X
  • Latin alphabet
  • Roman alphabet

Antonyms

  • male
  • husband
  • female
  • draftee

8. ex

noun. ['ˈɛks'] a man who was formerly a certain woman's husband.

Synonyms

  • man
  • adult male

Antonyms

  • white
  • snappy
  • faddish

9. ex

adjective. ['ˈɛks'] out of fashion.

Synonyms

  • unfashionable
  • old-fashioned
  • antique
  • passe
  • demode
  • unstylish
  • old-hat
  • outmoded

Antonyms

  • new
  • stylish
  • original
  • ordinal

10. ex

noun. ['ˈɛks'] a woman who was formerly a particular man's wife.

Synonyms

  • ex-wife
  • woman

Antonyms

  • volunteer
  • civilian
  • black

Sentences with deus-ex-machina


1. Noun Phrase
The deus ex machina, or “god out of the machine,” was a crane used to lower an actor into the scene.

2. Noun Phrase
Comic books often use radiation as a sort of "deus ex machina" to explain the origins of superpowers.

3. Noun Phrase
A man, a woman, a family are threatened, say, by some deadly force; they escape or are rescued by a savior, a last-minute added character, a deus ex machina.

4. Noun Phrase
The detective solves the crime by using logical deduction, not through a deus ex machina, a supernatural occurrence or an accident.

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