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1. gravel

noun. ['ˈgrævəl'] rock fragments and pebbles.

Synonyms

  • crushed rock
  • bank gravel
  • stone
  • pit-run gravel
  • pit run
  • shingle
  • ballast

Antonyms

  • soothe
  • better
  • stifle
  • reassure

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Words that Rhyme with Gravel Pit

  • transmit
  • resubmit
  • presplit
  • recommit
  • readmit
  • clampitt
  • submit
  • mcnitt
  • boblitt
  • unfit
  • splitt
  • split
  • savitt
  • remit
  • refit
  • politte
  • permit
  • legit
  • lafitte
  • laffitte
  • it-wit
  • gillett
  • douthitt
  • douthit
  • dewitt
  • devitt
  • davitt
  • commit
  • burditt
  • befit

Example sentences of the word gravel-pit


1. Noun Phrase
Fine rocks and gravel pit the surface of the lens, contributing to the development of cloudiness.

2. gravel

verb. ['ˈgrævəl'] be a mystery or bewildering to.

Synonyms

  • confuse
  • vex
  • mix up
  • throw
  • baffle
  • beat
  • discombobulate
  • flummox
  • stick
  • elude
  • pose
  • befuddle
  • puzzle
  • bewilder
  • fuddle
  • dumbfound
  • riddle
  • bedevil
  • perplex
  • stump
  • get
  • confound
  • stupefy
  • escape
  • mystify
  • amaze
  • nonplus

Antonyms

  • bore
  • refrain
  • calm
  • cultivated plant

3. gravel

verb. ['ˈgrævəl'] cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations.

Synonyms

  • irritate
  • chivvy
  • vex
  • harass
  • molest
  • hassle
  • get to
  • provoke
  • rile
  • antagonise
  • chevvy
  • bother
  • devil
  • nark
  • chivy
  • eat into
  • get at
  • harry
  • grate
  • chafe
  • antagonize
  • nettle
  • annoy
  • chevy
  • get under one's skin
  • rankle
  • get
  • peeve
  • displease
  • fret
  • beset
  • plague
  • ruffle

Antonyms

  • lend
  • refuse
  • sell
  • stay

4. pit

noun. ['ˈpɪt'] a sizeable hole (usually in the ground).

Synonyms

  • quicksand
  • tar pit
  • trou-de-loup
  • hollow
  • cavity
  • divot
  • sawpit
  • sandpit
  • borrow pit
  • barbecue pit
  • fire pit

Antonyms

  • proportional font
  • leeward
  • front
  • rear

Etymology

  • pit (Dutch)
  • pitte (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

5. pit

verb. ['ˈpɪt'] set into opposition or rivalry.

Synonyms

  • match
  • face
  • confront
  • play off

Antonyms

  • kern
  • muzzle
  • hire
  • stand still

Etymology

  • pit (Dutch)
  • pitte (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

6. pit

noun. ['ˈpɪt'] (commodity exchange) the part of the floor of a commodity exchange where trading in a particular commodity is carried on.

Synonyms

  • area
  • commodities market
  • commodity exchange

Antonyms

  • malfunction
  • natural object
  • artifact
  • achromatic

Etymology

  • pit (Dutch)
  • pitte (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

7. pit

noun. ['ˈpɪt'] an enclosure in which animals are made to fight.

Synonyms

  • cockpit

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • differ

Etymology

  • pit (Dutch)
  • pitte (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

8. pit

noun. ['ˈpɪt'] a workplace consisting of a coal mine plus all the buildings and equipment connected with it.

Synonyms

  • work
  • workplace
  • coal mine
  • colliery
  • coalpit

Antonyms

  • fill
  • full
  • solid
  • hollowness

Etymology

  • pit (Dutch)
  • pitte (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

9. pit

verb. ['ˈpɪt'] mark with a scar.

Synonyms

  • incise
  • disfigure
  • cicatrize
  • score
  • blemish
  • cicatrise
  • nock
  • deface
  • pock
  • pockmark
  • mark

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • advance
  • open
  • invest

Etymology

  • pit (Dutch)
  • pitte (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))

10. pit

noun. ['ˈpɪt'] the hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.

Synonyms

  • cherry stone
  • stone
  • endocarp
  • peach pit
  • pericarp

Antonyms

  • avoid
  • back
  • uncover
  • pack

Etymology

  • pit (Dutch)
  • pitte (Middle Dutch (ca. 1050-1350))
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