Antonyms
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1. quicksand

noun. ['ˈkwɪkˌsænd'] a treacherous situation that tends to entrap and destroy.

Antonyms

  • equilibrium

Etymology

  • quyksande (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cwecesand (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Quicksand

  • adarand
  • &ampersand
  • ampersand
  • armband
  • backhand
  • badland
  • bandstand
  • beckstrand
  • beforehand
  • bergland
  • bergstrand
  • broadband
  • businessland
  • computerland
  • contraband
  • cropland
  • crossland
  • discland
  • disneyland
  • dixieland

Example sentences of the word quicksand


1. Noun, singular or mass
Being indebted for more than you owe can make your financial hole feel like quicksand.

Quotes containing the word quicksand


1. Quicksand is nature’s way of saying slow down. Me pushing you in quicksand is my way of saying be still and let me love you. Isn’t it funny how a lasso looks like a noose?
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

2. Love is a bronze statue sinking in quicksand. But if I hand you a lasso, will you try to save the statue—or use the lasso to hang yourself? If you need me, I’ll be here to kick the chair out from under your feet.
- Jarod Kintz, Love quotes for the ages. And the ageless sages.

2. quicksand

noun. ['ˈkwɪkˌsænd'] a pit filled with loose wet sand into which objects are sucked down.

Synonyms

  • cavity
  • sand

Antonyms

  • roughen
  • exclusion
  • disequilibrium

Etymology

  • quyksande (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cwecesand (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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