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1. agent

noun. ['ˈeɪdʒənt'] an active and efficient cause; capable of producing a certain effect.

Synonyms

  • teratogen
  • weakener
  • retardation
  • quickener
  • lethal agent
  • eliminator
  • vasoconstrictor
  • invigorator
  • shortener
  • represser
  • mutagen
  • transmitter
  • retardent
  • stressor
  • infectious agent
  • vector
  • biological agent
  • satisfier
  • motor
  • biohazard
  • retardant
  • infective agent
  • relaxer
  • impairer
  • enlivener
  • cause
  • causal agency
  • vasoconstrictive
  • causal agent
  • repressor

Antonyms

  • synergist
  • antagonist
  • abstain
  • bring to

Etymology

  • agens (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Nerve Agent

  • reagent
  • bagent

Example sentences of the word nerve-agent


1. Noun Phrase
Chemical exposure includes organophosphates and nerve agents.

2. nerve

noun. ['ˈnɝːv'] any bundle of nerve fibers running to various organs and tissues of the body.

Synonyms

  • afferent
  • nervus radialis
  • ulnar nerve
  • nervus spinalis
  • motor nerve
  • afferent nerve
  • cranial nerve
  • sciatic nerve
  • nervus saphenus
  • cubital nerve
  • depressor
  • splanchnic nerve
  • efferent nerve
  • sensory nerve
  • nervus ulnaris
  • nervus
  • nerve fibre
  • musculospiral nerve
  • fascicle
  • saphenous nerve
  • radial nerve
  • nerve fiber
  • depressor nerve
  • fibre bundle
  • nervus ischiadicus
  • spinal nerve
  • radicle
  • synapse
  • fiber bundle
  • fasciculus

Antonyms

  • leeward
  • front
  • rear
  • windward

3. agent

noun. ['ˈeɪdʒənt'] a substance that exerts some force or effect.

Synonyms

  • bleaching agent
  • alkaliser
  • emmenagogue
  • nerve gas
  • diluent
  • hypoglycaemic agent
  • virucide
  • lactogen
  • antifungal
  • blanching agent
  • precipitant
  • whitener
  • antiflatulent
  • antimycotic
  • lactifuge
  • gastric antacid
  • antacid
  • thinner
  • disinfectant
  • viricide
  • drug
  • antimycotic agent
  • alkalizer
  • hypnagogue
  • chemical agent
  • coagulator
  • vermicide
  • galactagogue
  • coolant
  • germicide
  • mitogen
  • fungicide
  • hypoglycemic agent
  • coagulant
  • substance
  • dilutant
  • solvating agent
  • antiacid
  • inducer
  • nerve agent
  • antimicrobic
  • cause
  • causal agency
  • antimicrobial
  • causal agent
  • antifungal agent
  • bleach

Antonyms

  • afferent
  • noncausative
  • biological
  • nonrepresentative

Etymology

  • agens (Latin)

4. agent

noun. ['ˈeɪdʒənt'] a representative who acts on behalf of other persons or organizations.

Synonyms

  • deputy
  • special agent
  • talent agent
  • parliamentary agent
  • proxy
  • intelligence officer
  • next friend
  • general agent
  • purchasing agent
  • shopper
  • intelligence agent
  • government agent
  • shipping agent
  • surrogate
  • universal agent
  • placeholder
  • business agent
  • representative
  • secret agent
  • booking agent
  • mill agent
  • procurator
  • handler
  • operative
  • literary agent
  • employment agent
  • bailee
  • booker

Antonyms

  • general agent
  • dissuade
  • blacken
  • black

Etymology

  • agens (Latin)

5. nerve

noun. ['ˈnɝːv'] the courage to carry on.

Synonyms

  • braveness
  • courageousness
  • bravery
  • mettle
  • spunk
  • heart

Antonyms

  • fear
  • timidity
  • agreeableness
  • fixed-width font

6. agent

noun. ['ˈeɪdʒənt'] a businessman who buys or sells for another in exchange for a commission.

Synonyms

  • businessperson
  • underwriter
  • investment banker
  • travel agent
  • real estate broker
  • insurance broker
  • securities firm
  • general agent
  • insurance agent
  • auctioneer
  • syndic
  • land agent
  • house agent
  • ship broker
  • bourgeois
  • broker
  • factor
  • brokerage
  • stockbroker
  • estate agent
  • real estate agent

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • activator
  • inhibitor
  • unhealthful

Etymology

  • agens (Latin)

7. nerve

verb. ['ˈnɝːv'] get ready for something difficult or unpleasant.

Synonyms

  • steel
  • brace

Antonyms

  • back
  • uncover
  • timid

8. nerve

noun. ['ˈnɝːv'] impudent aggressiveness.

Synonyms

  • brass
  • aggressiveness
  • face
  • boldness
  • audaciousness
  • cheek

Antonyms

  • efferent
  • faintheartedness
  • cowardly
  • fearfulness

9. agent

noun. ['ˈeɪdʒənt'] the semantic role of the animate entity that instigates or causes the happening denoted by the verb in the clause.

Synonyms

  • semantic role
  • participant role

Antonyms

  • synergistic
  • septic
  • generic drug

Etymology

  • agens (Latin)

10. agent

noun. ['ˈeɪdʒənt'] any agent or representative of a federal agency or bureau.

Synonyms

  • official
  • trustbuster
  • federal official
  • federal agent
  • Federal
  • Fed
  • Indian agent

Antonyms

  • intelligence
  • acceleration
  • curve
  • walk

Etymology

  • agens (Latin)
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