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1. millstone

noun. ['ˈmɪlˌstoʊn'] one of a pair of heavy flat disk-shaped stones that are rotated against one another to grind the grain.

Synonyms

  • stone

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • derestrict

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Rhymes with Millstone

  • acetone
  • baritone
  • blackstone
  • bloodstone
  • bluestone
  • blystone
  • bridgestone
  • brookstone
  • brownstone
  • capstone
  • cherrystone
  • cobblestone
  • cornerstone
  • coverstone
  • curbstone
  • dialtone
  • dialtone
  • executone
  • eyestone
  • featherstone

Sentences with millstone


1. Noun, singular or mass
The grain is poured through a hole in the revolving millstone and the motion grinds it into flour.

2. millstone

noun. ['ˈmɪlˌstoʊn'] (figurative) something that hinders or handicaps.

Synonyms

  • albatross
  • check
  • impediment
  • balk
  • hinderance
  • deterrent
  • baulk
  • handicap

Antonyms

  • stay
  • obey
  • permissive
  • fitness

3. millstone

noun. ['ˈmɪlˌstoʊn'] any load that is difficult to carry.

Synonyms

  • burden
  • load

Antonyms

  • action
  • activeness
  • attack
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