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1. water

noun. ['ˈwɔtɝ'] binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent.

Synonyms

  • body of water
  • binary compound
  • hydrogen
  • perspiration
  • limewater
  • sudor
  • ice
  • teardrop
  • bilge water
  • dishwater
  • atomic number 8
  • distilled water
  • meltwater
  • ground water
  • seawater
  • water ice
  • tear
  • well water
  • liquid
  • saltwater
  • water of crystallisation
  • snowflake
  • fresh water
  • snow mist
  • diamond dust
  • atomic number 1
  • water of crystallization
  • ice crystal
  • flake
  • bilge
  • freshwater
  • frost snow
  • bath water
  • ice needle
  • H2O
  • sweat
  • H
  • frost mist
  • soft water
  • holy water
  • spring water
  • slush
  • oxygen
  • hard water
  • water of hydration
  • O
  • poudrin
  • tap water

Antonyms

  • fresh water
  • hard water
  • saltwater
  • unmusical

Etymology

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

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Rhymes with Hard Water

  • straughter
  • bowater
  • slaughter
  • vawter
  • sautter
  • lawter
  • daughter
  • boughter

Sentences with hard-water


1. Noun Phrase
The acid in the vinegar breaks down rust and hard water spots.

2. water

noun. ['ˈwɔtɝ'] the part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean).

Synonyms

  • pool
  • sea
  • ford
  • estuary
  • thing
  • inlet
  • flowage
  • shoal
  • international waters
  • high sea
  • lake
  • crossing
  • watercourse
  • briny
  • falls
  • polynya
  • waterway
  • shallow
  • bay
  • gulf
  • offing
  • main
  • sound
  • Earth's surface
  • stream
  • drink
  • channel
  • mid-water
  • surface
  • seven seas
  • hydrosphere
  • H2O
  • backwater
  • embayment
  • puddle
  • waterfall
  • territorial waters
  • ocean
  • recess

Antonyms

  • international waters
  • high sea
  • tearless
  • nondisposable

Etymology

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

3. water

verb. ['ˈwɔtɝ'] supply with water, as with channels or ditches or streams.

Synonyms

  • flush
  • hose down
  • wet
  • irrigate
  • hush

Antonyms

  • unimportant
  • dependent
  • mild
  • consonant

Etymology

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

4. water

noun. ['ˈwɔtɝ'] a facility that provides a source of water.

Synonyms

  • water system
  • infrastructure
  • reservoir
  • facility
  • man-made lake
  • water supply
  • water main
  • artificial lake
  • installation

Antonyms

  • uncover
  • linger
  • laugh
  • gaseous

Etymology

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

5. hard

adjective. ['ˈhɑːrd'] not easy; requiring great physical or mental effort to accomplish or comprehend or endure.

Synonyms

  • delicate
  • problematic
  • tall
  • difficultness
  • troublesome
  • difficulty
  • thorny
  • elusive
  • arduous
  • serious
  • challenging
  • fractious
  • demanding
  • awkward
  • knotty
  • herculean
  • rugged
  • embarrassing
  • vexed
  • ambitious
  • touchy
  • rocky
  • catchy
  • tough
  • unenviable
  • tricky
  • sticky
  • nasty
  • trying
  • difficult
  • problematical
  • tight
  • effortful
  • hard-fought
  • ticklish
  • baffling

Antonyms

  • ease
  • effortless
  • undemanding
  • polished

Etymology

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

6. hard

adjective. ['ˈhɑːrd'] dispassionate; .

Synonyms

  • shrewd
  • conniving
  • steely
  • case-hardened
  • tough
  • hardened
  • calculative
  • calculating
  • hard-boiled
  • unmerciful
  • insensitive
  • merciless
  • scheming

Antonyms

  • sensitive
  • easy
  • merciful
  • tender

Etymology

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

7. hard

adjective. ['ˈhɑːrd'] resisting weight or pressure.

Synonyms

  • stony
  • woody
  • firm
  • adamantine
  • semihard
  • al dente
  • granitelike
  • set
  • stonelike
  • horny
  • tumid
  • granitic
  • hardness
  • unyielding
  • solid
  • steely
  • erect
  • petrous
  • hornlike
  • rocklike
  • hardened

Antonyms

  • softness
  • simple
  • euphonious
  • exact

Etymology

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

8. hard

adjective. ['ˈhɑːrd'] very strong or vigorous.

Synonyms

  • strong
  • severe

Antonyms

  • tough
  • unrefined
  • unskilled

Etymology

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

9. hard

adjective. ['ˈhɑːrd'] characterized by effort to the point of exhaustion; especially physical effort.

Synonyms

  • toilsome
  • arduous
  • effortful
  • gruelling
  • laborious
  • operose
  • grueling
  • backbreaking
  • heavy

Antonyms

  • regular
  • even
  • fine
  • ironed

Etymology

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

10. hard

adverb. ['ˈhɑːrd'] with firmness.

Antonyms

  • little

Etymology

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