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1. pencil

noun. ['ˈpɛnsəl'] a thin cylindrical pointed writing implement; a rod of marking substance encased in wood.

Synonyms

  • tip
  • peak
  • rubber eraser
  • rubber
  • lead pencil
  • pencil eraser
  • writing implement
  • slate pencil

Antonyms

  • node
  • middle
  • end
  • beginning

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Rhymes with Pencil

  • stencel
  • wensel
  • vensel
  • tensile
  • hensil
  • hensel
  • gensel
  • bensel

How do you pronounce pencil?

Pronounce pencil as ˈpɛnsəl.

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Sentences with pencil


1. Noun, singular or mass
Draw the symbol for the ring you are making in the middle of the paper circle with a pencil.

Quotes about pencil


1. Film will only became an art when its materials are as inexpensive as pencil and paper.
- Jean Cocteau

2. Lying in bed would be an altogether perfect and supreme experience if only one had a colored pencil long enough to draw on the ceiling.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

3. It's not because I want to make out with her."Hold on."He grabbed a pencil and scrawled excitedly at the paper as if he'd just made a mathematical breakthrough and then looked back up at me. "I just did some calculations, and I've been able to determine that you're full of shit
- John Green, Looking for Alaska

2. blue-pencil

verb. cut or eliminate.

Synonyms

  • delete
  • edit

Antonyms

  • legalize
  • decriminalise
  • add

3. pencil

noun. ['ˈpɛnsəl'] a cosmetic in a long thin stick; designed to be applied to a particular part of the face.

Antonyms

  • break

4. pencil

noun. ['ˈpɛnsəl'] a figure formed by a set of straight lines or light rays meeting at a point.

Antonyms

  • unpointedness

5. pencil

noun. ['ˈpɛnsəl'] graphite (or a similar substance) used in such a way as to be a medium of communication.

Synonyms

  • plumbago
  • graphite

Antonyms

  • pull
  • ride
  • bottom out

6. pencil

verb. ['ˈpɛnsəl'] write, draw, or trace with a pencil.

Synonyms

  • delineate
  • line
  • trace
  • describe

Antonyms

  • minimum
  • maximum
  • good
  • adduct
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