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1. sentence

noun. ['ˈsɛntəns'] a string of words satisfying the grammatical rules of a language.

Synonyms

  • word string
  • declaratory sentence
  • interrogative sentence
  • question
  • interrogation
  • run-on sentence
  • clause
  • compound sentence
  • simple sentence
  • topic sentence
  • complex sentence
  • grammatical constituent
  • declarative sentence
  • string of words
  • interrogative
  • constituent

Antonyms

  • declaratory
  • software
  • inessential
  • approval

Etymology

  • sentence (French)
  • sententia (Latin)

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  • repentance

2. periodic

adjective. ['ˌpɪriːˈɑːdɪk'] happening or recurring at regular intervals.

Synonyms

  • nightly
  • day-after-day
  • triennial
  • semimonthly
  • hourly
  • biannual
  • semestral
  • semiannual
  • hebdomadal
  • oscillatory
  • day-by-day
  • half-yearly
  • cyclic
  • day-to-day
  • monthly
  • semestrial
  • diurnal
  • half-hourly
  • daily
  • hebdomadary
  • oscillating
  • biyearly
  • fortnightly
  • biennial
  • yearly
  • semiweekly
  • bimestrial
  • midweekly
  • weekly
  • annual
  • periodical
  • biweekly

Antonyms

  • formal
  • annual
  • perennial
  • short

Etymology

  • iodic (English)
  • per- (English)
  • périodique (French)
  • periodicus (Latin)

3. sentence

noun. ['ˈsɛntəns'] (criminal law) a final judgment of guilty in a criminal case and the punishment that is imposed.

Synonyms

  • condemnation
  • rape conviction
  • final judgment
  • murder conviction
  • robbery conviction
  • final decision
  • conviction

Antonyms

  • answer
  • certainty
  • misconstruction
  • construction

Etymology

  • sentence (French)
  • sententia (Latin)

4. sentence

verb. ['ˈsɛntəns'] pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law.

Synonyms

  • condemn
  • doom
  • declare
  • reprobate
  • foredoom

Antonyms

  • deny
  • incorrupt
  • approbate
  • accept

Etymology

  • sentence (French)
  • sententia (Latin)

5. sentence

noun. ['ˈsɛntəns'] the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned.

Synonyms

  • term
  • life sentence
  • prison term
  • time
  • hard time

Antonyms

  • conviction
  • unbelief
  • applaud
  • desecrate

Etymology

  • sentence (French)
  • sententia (Latin)

6. periodic

adjective. ['ˌpɪriːˈɑːdɪk'] recurring or reappearing from time to time.

Synonyms

  • sporadic

Antonyms

  • noncyclic
  • acyclic

Etymology

  • iodic (English)
  • per- (English)
  • périodique (French)
  • periodicus (Latin)

Example sentences of the word periodic-sentence


1. Noun Phrase
He is fond of the periodic sentence which traps a subject in the middle like when he wrote "Under a government which imprisons any unjustly, the true place for a just man is always prison."

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